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Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:46am
LET’S DANCE: It was all about bare gams and covered arms as Beyoncé kicked off her Formation World Tour in Miami on Wednesday night in a custom, long-sleeve Balmain bodysuit. The singer, who made headlines this week for releasing her controversy-tinged “Lemonade” album, dressed... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:28am
Japanese stocks tanked Thursday after the Bank of Japan decided against implementing new economic stimulus measures. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 plunged 3.6 percent to end the day at 16,666. Investors had been hoping Japan would intervene to give the country’s economy a boost. Meanwhile... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:47pm
PARIS — In uncertain times, luxury handbags represent a more solid investment than a scarf, a belt, or a sweater. That seems to be the case chez Hermès International, which on Thursday reported revenue declines in the first quarter across all product lines except leather goods... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:30pm
Spring in Berlin brings wind, rain, hail and storms — sometimes all on the same day. But the skies cleared Wednesday evening just in time for the performative installation of Michael Sailstorfer’s Silver Cloud. The German artist teamed with COS, the H&M-owned fashion chain... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:30pm
Lion Capital has taken a minority stake in Authentic Brands Group. The consumer-focused investment firm Lion is known for its current or previous stakes in AllSaints, Jimmy Choo, John Varvatos, Alex and Ani and Perricone MD. It also has good connections with international... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Tiffany & Co. has enlisted Grace Coddington as its first outside creative partner. The former Vogue creative director has styled and wrangled celebrity talent for the American jeweler’s fall campaign, presently in production in New York. More about the nature of the... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Tiffany & Co. has enlisted Grace Coddington as its first outside creative partner. The former Vogue creative director has styled and wrangled celebrity talent for the American jeweler’s fall campaign, presently in production in New York. More about the nature of the... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Giuseppe Zanotti is entering the children’s footwear arena. The designer has established a new label, called Giuseppe Junior, dedicated to shoes for babies, little boys and girls, to launch in May. The collection will be produced by Vicini, the company that also manufactures... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Awear Solutions is using technology to build a frequent flyer program for fashion. Liron Slonimsky and Oren Zoner, cofounders and cochief executive officers of the technology company — which has developed a button-sized, low-energy bluetooth chip and a corresponding app — want... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Coconut Grove is the poster child for authenticity. Settled in the 1800s and blessed with the natural beauty of Biscayne Bay, leafy tree-lined streets and parks, its downtown retail district developed organically. But while the area has continued to attract residential real... read more

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