Scarves make a comeback, Next counts losses, Hermès wins AMF ruling, Fresh fashion faces, The Sartorialist at work

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Fashion Ties the Knot (WSJ)
“Fashion’s most matronly accessory is experiencing a rejuvenation. Silk prints have evolved from hunting scenes to tattoo-like images. Scarves have loosened up… They have moved off the neck to substitute for belts, bandanas, bracelets and even a sling for a broken arm.”

Next Counts Cost of Big Freeze (Guardian)
“Britain’s second largest clothing chain had fared worse than last year during the important trading period with some analysts speculating like-for-like sales had tumbled more than 10 percent in the first two weeks of December as a result of the snow.”

Hermès Wins AMF Ruling (Bloomberg)
Hermès founding family can pool their shares in a holding company without having to bid for the rest of the luxury-goods maker, France’s stock market regulator said, bolstering its defense against LVMH.”

Spring/summer 2011 fashion ad campaigns (Telegraph)
“If you’re the kind of follower of fashion who thinks Kate Moss is still big in modelling, a cursory glance at the spring/summer 2011 ad campaigns which have broken in the new February magazine issues, will set you straight… who’s filling her shoes these days?”

Scott Schuman’s new documentary film (Fashionologie)
“Intel followed The Sartorialist’s Scott Schuman around just before the holidays to produce a seven-minute short documentary on how he works… he talks about how street photography is something he wants to do for 30 or 40 more years to come.”

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  1. What a riveting article ! …. and so reassuring that she admits to the utter difficulty of ‘getting it right’ without looking either mad or dowdy!
    Must admit to feeling inspired to look again at all my old, once loved scarves….. might even go totally mad and think of a bag design, that way I avoid the tying dilemma ! x

    AlikiBags from Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom