It's no longer insider-y enough to be a member of the online sample-sale service Gilt Groupe. Now the company has quietly launched Gilt Noir, a membership level for the top .01 percent of its customers....
Diego Della Valle, the charismatic chief of Tod’s, knows a thing or two
about la dolce vita—enough, in fact, to fill a weighty coffee-table
Having designed many significant royal jewels, including the engagement
ring Prince Charles gave Lady Diana Spencer in 1981, Garrard has
blueblooded roots. More recently, though, the 274-year-old company has
been trying to shake off its Queen Mum–sy image.
She still has her girlish figure and spends most of her days with
five-year-olds, but believe it or not, Barbie is turning 50 this year.
Dogs are man’s best friend, but at casa Roberto Cavalli, the designer’s
wife, Eva, is the most passionate animal lover....
For his new megaflagship on New York’s Fifth Avenue, Giorgio Armani took
his cue from the high-low mix currently dominating fashion....
Over the past few years, Pharrell
Williams has made quite a name for
himself outside the music world.…
When Western fashion designers talk about expanding into new global
markets, they're often referring to far-flung frontiers like China and