Skipping NYFW, My Wardrobe seeks investment, Evolving menswear, Burda Media, Joan Burstein

New York Fashion Week, Damrosch Park | Source: NY Times

Why Some Labels Will Sidestep Fashion Week (WSJ) “New York’s calendar has become noticeably more crowded as labels squeeze in with entrepreneurial zeal. While fashion shows used to be limited to high-style labels, midprice contemporary labels and menswear brands are now muscling into New York. One reason: No official body controls the calendar, unlike in Milan and Paris, where just a few dozen labels are invited to show

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Malls in danger, Mrs. B on luxury, Fashion is Valentine’s Day loser, Luxury still lures rich

Mall of America, photo courtesy of the New York Times

Our Love Affair With Malls Is on the Rocks (New York Times) “The mall we married has become the toxic spouse we can’t quit, though we really must quit, but just not any time soon. The mall, for its part, is wounded by our ambivalence and feels financially adrift.” London: Words of Wisdom from Mrs. B (The Luxe Chronicles) Mrs. B, the influential British retailer weighs in on the economic crisis affecting the luxury

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