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Designer and Luxury

Ann Taylor Parent Said to Be Working With JPMorgan on Sale

Ann Inc., the $1.6 billion owner of the Ann Taylor and Loft women’s clothing stores, is exploring a sale and has reached out to potential buyers.

christopher kane, retail, store, mount street, london

Christopher Kane Opens First Store

The Mount St. shop, Kane’s first ever, was designed by him and the minimalist architect John Pawson.

Plac to Enter U.S. Retail Market

The brand is hosting its first men’s wear show during New York Fashion Week and opening a store in New York City this summer.

Emmanuel Diemoz, Balmain, London flagship, Olivier Rousteing

Balmain Unveils London Flagship

The store marks a new development phase for the French house, in recent years focused largely on fast-growing Asia.

Chinese Luxury Spending on the Rise

While Chinese consumers might be buying fewer luxury goods at home these days, they are doing more and more shopping abroad.

pamela skaist-levy, gela nash-taylor, juicy couture, pam&gela

Pam & Gela to Launch E-Commerce

The brains behind Juicy Couture have launched e-commerce for their eponymous brand.

michael kors, broadway, soho, luxury

Michael Kors Goes Big on Broadway

It is a defacto Michael Kors emporium, marking a series of firsts for the designer’s retail operations, not only in square footage terms.

Louis Vuitton, Series 2, Nicolas Ghesquière, Los Angeles, Rodeo Drive,

Louis Vuitton Unveils Revamped Rodeo Drive Store

Louis Vuitton is taking the show on the road with "Series 2," an immersive digital experience based around Nicolas Ghesquière's second collection.

Sacai, chistose abe, hong kong, store

Sacai Opens Store in Hong Kong

This is the brand's first standalone boutique outside of Japan and a Beijing location is in the works.

paul andrew, cfda vogue fashion fund, donna karan, london

CFDA/Vogue Winner Paul Andrew Opens Pop Up Shop

Last year's CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner opened his first pop up space on the second floor of Donna Karan’s boutique on Mayfair’s Conduit Street.

Maison Kitsune, Alma Jodorowsky, Olympia Le Tan, Daft Punk, Pigalle

Maison Kitsuné Celebrates New Paris Store and Café

Alma Jodorowsky, Olympia Le-Tan and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo were among the attendees.

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