Croc phenomenon, Tiffany loses lustre, Pre-Fall confusion, Moschino at LFW, Straight talking blogs

New breed of bloggers | Source: NY Times

How Crocs Moved from Fashion Trend to $1 Billion Phenom (Forbes) “If they weren’t exactly running out to buy a pair of those bulbous bright resin (please don’t say rubber) clogs sprinkled with holes, investors sure are clamoring to snap up stock in Crocs Inc (CROX). The company whose fugly footwear has been the foundation of its business just announced it expects its full-year revenue to exceed $1 billion for the first time

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Valli Couture, Pre-fall’s problem, Fakes in the digital age, 2011 in review, Joseph Altuzarra

Harper's Bazaar Screen Shot | Source: Harper's Bazaar

Giambattista Valli is Officially a Couturier Now (The Cut) “Giambattista Valli showed his first couture collection in Paris earlier this year, as a guest of France’s Chambre Syndicale… The process for designers to be granted full, official appellation and membership usually takes five years, but Valli’s status has been upgraded after hyst the one collection.” The problem with pre-fall (FT)

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