Eddie Bauer files for bankruptcy, Mulberry gains, Beth Ditto designs, Diesel Black Gold pulls out of NYFW

Eddie Bauer goose down slippers, courtesy of Eddie Bauer

Eddie Bauer Plots Its Next Ascent (WSJ) “Eddie Bauer Holdings Inc., the nearly 90-year-old outdoor retailer with a rich history, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, overcome by a heavy debt load.” British style captures mood of times, says Mulberry (Reuters) “The leather bags specialist said UK like-for-like sales leapt 21 percent in the first 10 weeks of its new financial year, helping to send its shares

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Transformer opens in Seoul, Fashion embraces 2.0, Consumer fashion shows, Ditto designs

Prada Transformer opens in Seoul, courtesy of Prada

Prada Transformer Opens in Seoul (Korea Times) “The Prada Transformer will be the venue for events devoted to art, film, fashion and of course, the Prada brand, for the next six months.” A fashion blog leads to the Paris runway (CNN Money) “Savvy new designers are using online stores, social networking sites and other do-it-yourself tactics to break into the fashion business.” New York Fashion Week Hottest

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