Moneyed Milano, Branding the baby, China to cut luxury duties, CreateThe buys Morpheus, Brian Duffy’s genius

Bottega Veneta Mens Spring 2010 | Source: Style.com

In the Money! (IHT) “The changes are more profound than just strong sales figures, which, in the end, will be counterbalanced by weak numbers from other regions and financial fears about the euro zone. Italian fashion is undergoing the change from successful family-owned brands to multinational conglomerates.” Branding the Baby (WSJ) “Although there were a few early adopters, such as Armani and Stella

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The Fashionable Rise of Tumblr

Tumblr Page Views | Source: comScore Inc.

NEW YORK, United States — According to comScore, microblogging platform Tumblr hit an “inflection point” sometime last June. Page views on Tumblr.com — which lets users create mixed-media blog posts with the kind of extreme simplicity and immediacy not found in traditional blogging platforms — began to surge. By October 2010, page views in the U.S. were up a staggering 1,540 percent from the year before. According to the New

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