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Puig, Jean Paul Gaultier, JPG, couture, RTW, Gibò Co. SpA, fragrance, scent, ready-to-wear, Paris Fashion Week, PFW, Puig,

Jean Paul Gaultier Ending RTW to Focus on Couture, Beauty

The designer is opening a new chapter in a long and unconventional fashion career.

Oscar de la Renta, Peter Copping, lead design role, designer, Nina Ricci, Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martins, London

Hear Peter Copping to Join Oscar de la Renta

Rumors have been circulating for some time that de la Renta was scouting Copping, who has been creative director of Nina Ricci since 2009.

David Meister Sets Relaunch

The designer is expected to resume shipping his collection and broaden the offerings next year through a new licensing program.

Graeme Black Exits Les Copains

Stefania Bandiera is to design the collection for spring 2015.

Michael Kors Expansion in Asia on Track

It won’t be just John Idol and Kors overseeing the expansion. Two other original owners Lawrence Stroll and Silas Chou still will be involved.

China, HSBC, Erwan Rambourg, book, The Bling Dynasty, chinese consumers, luxury, spending, consumer spending,

Luxury in China: An Analyst's View

HSBC equity analyst Erwan Rambourg elaborates on his confidence in China in a new book, “The Bling Dynasty.”

Claire-Anne Stroll, Callens, Piazza Sempione, Milan Fashion Week,

Milan Preview: Ones to Watch

A new player and the return of a veteran.

Milan Fashion Week, MFW, Michele Norsa, Salvatore Ferragamo, Brunello Cucinelli, Chamber of Fashion, luxury, sales,

Milan Preview: Cloudy With a Chance of Luxury

It is a season of “light and dark” as the curtain rises on Milan Fashion Week Sept. 17.

Paula Sutter, DIane von Furstenberg, DVF, fashion apparel, contemporary market, milestone

Paula Sutter: Spearheading the DVF Revival

As president of DVF from 1999 to 2013, Sutter was instrumental in revitalizing the brand.

Joel HOROWITZ, diane von furstenburg, dvf, Tommy Hilfiger, Barry Diller, Alex von Furstenberg, business plan, cochairman,

Joel Horowitz Discusses the DNA of DVF

In a wide-ranging discussion of strategy and evolution, the brand's cochairman details the road to the next level and beyond.

Jason Wu, Gary Wassner, Allen Questrom, sale, stake, InterLuxe, retail, expansion, acquisition,

Jason Wu Sells Majority Stake to InterLuxe

The new investment firm leans on the fashion expertise of Gary Wassner and Allen Questrom.

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