Photo Diary | NYFW, Day 5-6: Thom Browne, Tim Coppens, Rodarte, Marc by Marc Jacobs

Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2014 | Photo: Sonny Vandevelde

NEW YORK, United States — As New York Fashion Week continues, our trusty contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde provides us with behind-the-scenes images from the Tommy Hilfiger, Karen Walker, Thom Browne, Tim Coppens, Rodarte, Sass & Bide, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Sophie Theallet shows.

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Right Brain, Left Brain | Clouds Looming Over Australian Fashion

Westfield Sydney | Source: Westfield

BoF’s editor-in-chief reports from Sydney, Australia, on a local fashion market that’s being radically reshaped by the arrival of global fast fashion chains and the meteoric growth of international e-tailers.

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London retail sales drop, Shopping bags in Japan, Sass & Bide at LFW, Fashion bankruptcies

Clothing and footwear sales in London drop back during July (Drapers) “Clothing and footwear sales in London fell back during July as the wet weather during the month drove sales of indoor items such as homewares and furniture.” Paper Bags as Fashion Statements (New York Times) “It’s little wonder that, in spite of the recession, Tokyo’s closets continue to be crammed to the hilt — less so with Prada and Marc

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