The Daily Digest

  1. Kering Quarterly Sales Beat Estimates on Direct Store Growth

    “Kering SA reported first-quarter sales that beat analysts estimates as growth in its directly operated …More

  2. Grace Coddington on Nudes and Being a Hoarder

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

  3. 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

  4. North Korea’s Fashion Police

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

  5. Fashion Industry Calls for Boycott of Dorchester Collection Hotels

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

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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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