Anne Long hasn’t set foot inside Harrods in years, and the self-proclaimed shopaholic from west London doesn’t miss it at all.
Jeffrey Kalinsky opened a fashion boutique in Manhattan’s meatpacking district in 1999. In those days, he said, the neighborhood was “lawless.”
PPR SA named Alexander Wang creative director of its Balenciaga fashion and accessories brand to replace Nicholas Ghesquiere, who quit last month.
Hennes & Mauritz AB is looking to bring back the Lagerfeld effect.
Steven A. Cohen , head of SAC Capital Advisors, arrived with his wife, Alexandra, who wore red open- toed shoes that matched the carpet leading in to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Penelope Cruz entered with Oscar de la Renta, Beyonce with Jay-Z.
Money oils the party machinery at Art Basel Miami.
PPR SA, owner of the Gucci brand, bought a 51 percent stake in British fashion designer Christopher Kane, building on a collection of luxury labels that it is seeking to expand further.
You wouldn’t catch Fred Astaire in the 1935 men’s dressing gown at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. It’s a classic repurposing, made from a crazy quilt during the Great Depression.
In the David H. Koch Theater at New York’s Lincoln Center Thursday night, audience members craned and swiveled to catch a glimpse of Paul McCartney sitting in the first ring.