The Future Of Fashion: Olivier Zahm (Style.com)
"The French editor and founder of the twice-yearly independent publication Purple Fashion has many other passions... but in an increasingly conformist world, Zahm offers an original, entertaining, and astute voice."
Abercrombie Will Keep Discounting (WSJ)
"Abercrombie & Fitch said... it will continue its uncharacteristically high levels of discounting through the spring in order to boost store sales... it is willing to sacrifice margins if necessary to improve sales."
Burberry accuses TJX of selling counterfeit goods (Reuters)
"Burberry Group... has sued TJX, accusing the operator of the off-price TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores of selling counterfeit goods."
Céline starts from clean slate (Wealth Bulletin)
"After struggling for years to forge an identity, the label is finding influential retailers including Barneys New York, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bergdorf Goodman are clamoring to carry its collection, even as they cut back their portfolios to focus on best sellers."
Paris: A Rounder Season (NY Times)
"Louis Vuitton seemed to provide the perfect bookend to the Milan-Paris ready-to-wear season... Between Miuccia Prada in Milan and Marc Jacobs at Vuitton we saw the return of the lush, full-hipped woman, her breasts served up like ripe fruit."