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Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:01pm
CHANGES AT ARMANI AND BRIONI: The Giorgio Armani company has tapped Claudio Calò to coordinate the company’s communication activities. He will be based in Milan and will report directly to Giorgio Armani. Previously, Calò was marketing director at Emilio Pucci, a position he... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:01pm
CHANGES AT ARMANI AND BRIONI: The Giorgio Armani company has tapped Claudio Calò to coordinate the company’s communication activities. He will be based in Milan and will report directly to Giorgio Armani. Previously, Calò was marketing director at Emilio Pucci, a position he... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:01pm
BROADLY SPEAKING: Vice Media is starting a new chapter of expansion, following its September infusion of $500 million from minority investors, and it’s looking to an unlikely target for growth — women. Last week, the Brooklyn-based company said it hired Jezebel veteran Tracie... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:01pm
BROADLY SPEAKING: Vice Media is starting a new chapter of expansion, following its September infusion of $500 million from minority investors, and it’s looking to an unlikely target for growth — women. Last week, the Brooklyn-based company said it hired Jezebel veteran Tracie... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:01pm
PARIS — The Alexander Wang era at Balenciaga is gathering steam. Coming off a year of accelerating double-digit growth, the French house with roots in Spain is to officially christen its first boutique in its spiritual homeland this month — and later this year start moving into... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:01pm
JACK OF ALL TRADES: Jack Huston is adding a new title to his CV: eyewear designer. The British actor serves as the face of Oliver Peoples, and for spring will increase his involvement by codesigning a pair of frames. “I’m a sunglass fanatic,” Huston told WWD, calling from set... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:01pm
Polo Red Intense is more than Polo Red with a racing stripe on the fragrance’s bottle. Intense, a line extension of the briskly selling Polo Red men’s fragrance, embodies a number of trends now percolating through the men’s fragrance market. First, the new version of Red, which... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:01pm
PARIS — When Lanvin owner Shaw-Lan Wang hired Alber Elbaz as artistic director in 2001, she invited the Israeli-born designer to come wake up a “sleeping beauty.” And when Elbaz began working on the “Jeanne Lanvin” retrospective at the Palais Galliera here, he was reminded of... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:01pm
CHEERS FOR NICKY: On a cold night in New York City, Lee Radziwill, regal, resilient, impeccably coiffured, was keeping warm in a corner of La Grenouille. She cut through an intimate space heaving with a distinguished crowd — Carolina and Reinaldo Herrera, Mercedes Bass, Mica... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 8:46pm
MUMBAI, India — Godrej Consumer Products Ltd., a strong player in the Indian personal care market has just enlarged its global footprint. Godrej, a leader in the Indian hair market, has ramped up its regional influence by acquiring Frika Hair (Pty), a South African hair... read more

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