Fashion shows survival, Uniqlo acquisitions, Mugler returns, Wintour rumors

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Will Fashion Shows Survive The Economy? (WSJ)
Runway shows are expensive ventures, and this upcoming Autumn ’09 collections, designers may consider cheaper alternatives for presenting their collections.

Uniqlo considers UK acquisitions (Drapers)
Uniqlo, the Japanese fast fashion chain, is looking for acquisitions in the US and the UK.

Beyonce [Hearts] Thierry (WWD)
“Thierry Mugler is is diving — or rather, dancing — back into fashion via an ambitious collaboration with Beyoncé Knowles.”

S.I. Newhouse on Anna Wintour Speculation: “Silliest Rumor I Ever Heard” (WSJ)
The recent reports of Carine Roitfeld replacing Anna Wintour at American Vogue are “silly” according to S.I. Newhouse.

Runway show, photo courtesy of the New York Times.