The Daily Digest

  1. Grace Coddington on Nudes and Being a Hoarder

    “Fashion icon and Vogue’s creative director, Grace Coddington, collects everything from ceramics to …More

  2. Kors and Kate Go Head-to-Head—Who’s the Better Buy?

    “They’re both popular with shoppers, sell luxury products at an affordable price and occupy the same …More

  3. North Korea’s Fashion Police

    “Unwritten rules on personal style are enforced by a small army of young communists, but that doesn’t …More

  4. Fashion Industry Calls for Boycott of Dorchester Collection Hotels

    “Several vocal personalities, including Decades boutique co-owner Cameron Silver and designers Brian Atwood …More

  5. Ilaria Urbinati: The Stylist for the Quieter Half of the Red Carpet

    “A decade after the ascendance of Rachel Zoe, who has become a star in her own right, Ms. Urbinati has …More

Op-Ed | The End of the $1 Billion Fashion Brand

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Armed with huge sums of money invested at sky-high valuations, fashion start-ups are setting themselves up for failure. But with the right capital structure, any company that can build a brand that delights its customers can be an economic win for all involved, argues Lawrence Lenihan.

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In Beirut, Sarah’s Bag Balances Style and Social Good

A woman working on a section for a Sarah’s Bag | Source: Courtesy

In battle-scarred Beirut, Sarah Beydoun of Sarah’s Bag has built an international accessories business built on unique bags handmade by former prostitutes and prisoners by putting her story second and fashion first.

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Sources Say Roberto Cavalli Nearing €450 Million Sale to Permira

Roberto Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2014 | Source: Cavalli

LONDON, United Kingdom — Italian designer Roberto Cavalli is in advanced talks to sell a majority stake in his eponymous fashion house to London-based buyout firm Permira in a sale worth about 450 million euros ($621 million), four sources close to the deal told Reuters.

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