Scents that sold in 2010, Menswear’s back, Tumblr at NYFW, Ones to watch at Pitti, Sarah Burton’s way

Daphne Guinness | Source: Zoo Magazine

Smells like 2010 (NY Times) “It’s long been known that December sales of fragrances can make or break the entire year. Indeed, a perfume’s annual performance can be determined by purchases not only the week before Christmas, but those of the morning of the 25th.” Is Men’s Wear Back? (WWD) “Yes — and you can credit the recession. Behavioral experts say shopping doesn’t come naturally to most men, yet men’s

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China’s top bloggers, Frugality in fashion, The enduring espadrille, Battle brewing for NYFW, Smith’s new virtues

Urban Outfitters Retail | Source: Sneakpeak

China’s Fashion Bloggers: Five to Watch (Jing Daily) “In the US and the UK, fashion bloggers have long been considered ahead-of-the-curve influencers… With China’s growing appetite for luxury, there’s room for China’s fashion bloggers to gain industry traction as well.” Frugality in Fashion Amid Economic Slump (WWD) “Never before has it been so chic to be cheap. And the looming threat of a double-dip

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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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