DVF’s decade, Burberry profits decline, Burch vs Burch, Roitfeld talks, Vogue Hommes folds

Diane von Furstenberg by Patrick Demarchelier | Source: Interview Magazine

Icon of the Decade | the 1970s Diane von Furstenberg (W Magazine)
“At 65, Diane von Furstenberg still embodies sultry beauty and feminine power. She is womanly, sensual, and utterly bien dans sa peau as she lounges on a sofa in her office on West 14th Street in Manhattan, portraits and murals and photographs of her in all her feline splendor staring down from the walls.”

Burberry profits cut by move into perfumes (FT)
“A move to start making its own perfumes and cosmetics has fuelled a 29 per cent decline in first-half pre-tax profit at Burberry, but the British luxury goods maker said the decision would prove lucrative.”

Burch vs. Burch, Cont. (On the Runway)
Tory Burch injected a bit more juice into the already juicy legal battle with her ex-husband Chris Burch on Tuesday, filing a response and counterclaims to his earlier lawsuit against her.”

Carine Roitfeld Talks About New Harper’s Bazaar Job (Daily Beast)
“Despite her many high-profile projects, Carine Roitfeld still manages to maintain a sense of enigma in the public mind. So when the former editor of French Vogue, who now serves as the editor of her own magazine, CR Fashion Book, and as global fashion director of Harper’s Bazaar, sat down with Klaus Biesenbach…for a discussion about creativity, it’s safe to say that the audience was pretty intrigued.”

Vogue Hommes Folds (Fashionista)
“Sayōnara, Vogue Hommes Japan… and apparently, every other Conde Nast Men’s Vogue publication… VHJf ashion director Nicola Formichetti wrote that the publishing giant would be ceasing production of the international editions of Vogue Hommes in favor of GQ Style–and that Vogue Hommes Japan‘s Autumn/Winter issue would be its last.”