Collaborations with Costume Designers Continue to Grow

Banana Republic Mad Men Collection S/S 2013 | Source: Banana Republic

What was once a little-celebrated job — outfitting the characters that grace TV and film screens — is now the source of significant business opportunities for fashion brands, studios and networks, and the costume designers themselves.

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Ippolito Etro to Exit Family Business to Pursue ‘New Horizons’

Etro Spring/Summer 2014 Campaign | Source: Etro

MILAN, Italy — Ippolito Etro is stepping down from his role as general manager of Etro SpA, his family's company, effective April 1st, to "pursue new business horizons," according to his brother Jacopo, Etro's global communications vice president.

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Alessandra Carra Headed to Agnona as Chief Executive

Agnona Spring/Summer 2014 Campaign | Source: Agnona

MILAN, Italy — Alessandra Carra will take up the role of chief executive at Italian womenswear brand Agnona in May, the company has announced. Carra will exit her current role as chief executive of Emilio Pucci at the end of March.

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Colin’s Column | Remembering Yves Saint Laurent

A still from 'Yves Saint Laurent' | Source: 'Yves Saint Laurent' by Jalil Lespert

Given the intertwined beauty and troubled complexity of the lives of Yves Saint Laurent and his lover and business partner Pierre Bergé, Jalil Lespert’s biopic should have been much more interesting than it is, reports Colin McDowell.

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