Top editors, Balenciaga’s star, Primark’s performance stuns, ‘Style & Design’ suspended, Fashion looks back

Anna Wintour, Cindi Leive and Roberta Myers

Anna Wintour, Cindi Leive and Roberta Myers

2009′s Most Powerful Fashion Magazine Editors (Forbes)
“This year, moving pictures mattered to U.S. magazine editors like never before.”

Gucci Group sees Balenciaga as a rising star (Forbes)
Balenciaga, the trendy fashion house favoured by actresses such as Charlotte Gainsbourg, is the fastest growing brand within the Gucci Group and meeting all pre-crisis targets, its head said on Monday.”

Primark delivers ‘stunning’ sales (Independent)
“Primark, the discount fashion retailer, has posted recession-defying sales in its second half, and vowed to press ahead with its store opening programme.”

‘Time Style & Design’ Quarterly is No More (Media Post)
“Time Inc. is suspending publication of fashion quarterly Time Style & Design because of the collapse of the luxury market.”

A Decade Sophisticated but Louder (New York Times)
“With the spring 2010 collections beginning in less than a week, let’s take a moment to reflect on what designers have wrought over the decade that is coming to an end. What will fashion of the aughties be remembered for, if anything more than hipster uniforms and the Olsen twins?”