Lanvin in London, Delhi’s Emporio Mall, Newspaper crisis, Cartier’s massive Middle East boutique

Lanvin's London store, courtesy of FashionIndie

The New Lanvin Store Opens In London (Fashion Indie) Lanvin, the uber luxe womenswear line designed by Alber Elbaz, opens a new store London store. A marriage made in marble: Fashion local and global (IHT) In Delhi, “the Emporio Mall is an Indian temple to haute luxury.” US newspaper crisis deepens (FT) The New York Times and the Washington Post are in deep cost-cutting mode. Cartier Launches its Biggest Boutique in

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Recessionary designs, Rochas’ clothes, Gap’s boss takes pay cut, Hermes holds steady…

Lanvin A/W '09, courtesy of the New York Times

Two Words for Fall: Toughen Up (New York Times) The recession could turn out to make designers better. Do You Want Clothes to Go With That Perfume? (WSJ) At Rochas, there are now clothes that come with its legendary scent. Gap boss takes pay cut (Drapers) “Gap’s chairman and chief executive Glenn Murphy will take a 15% salary cut as part of plans to cut costs.” Hermès Net Up 0.8 Percent (WWD) Hermès post steady sales

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