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A serious retail uptick is happening with the opening of Gucci, Moncler, Givenchy, J Crew, and Nike stores in the heart of gay Marais in Paris.  Niche targeting or desperate…

Valery Demure To Launch E-Shop

Valery Demure, the 360-degree agency and go-to showroom for the latest in accessories and jewelry, is now moving into the realm of e-commerce. The Valery Demure e-shop will offer an…

Models Galore at the Met

We went to the Models As Muse: Embodying Fashion press preview today at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and we couldn’t help but pine for the days when lithe, doe-eyed…

Singapore's Hansel

At Tokyo fashion trade show Rooms I ran into Singaporean designer Jo Soh, whose brand Hansel has been called the next (err, first?) big thing to come out of the…

Terence Koh stars in United Bamboo

Terence Koh, the artist du moment, is United Bamboo's new ad campaign star. Check out the photos before it debuts on Fantastic Man March…

Raf Simons and Fred Perry: A Colorful Union

Raf Simons and Fred Perry was one of our favorite fashion collaborations last year, and this upcoming s/s '09 season, the pieces have switched chromatic gears. According to the project's…

An Homage to Bill Gibb

The International Herald Tribune's Suzy Menkes writes that the new retrospective exhibit "Billy: Bill Gibb's Moment in Time" is "striking, inspiring - and bittersweet." The affable Gibb died quite young…