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Industry. Jimmy Choo Sold to Towerbrook Capital. Second City Style Fashion Blog

If you had a little under $400 million lying around a few days ago you could’ve had a pair of Choos for every day of the week. According to WWD’s Samantha Conti, TowerBrook Capital Partners LP has just purchased the luxury good brand from Lion Capital, who bought a major stake in the company only …

Fashion Week 2007. Tracy Reese Went For Baroque and Won. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Summary: Tracy Reese has grown up. In fact, it looks like she has positioned herself to grow her brand into the likes of former classmate, Marc Jacobs. From legwear with Hue, to nail polish with Sally Hansen, the name Tracy Reese is beginning to show up everywhere. Judging by her Fall ’07 runway, one can …

Fashion Week 2007. Twinkle by Wenlan, Layers, Chunky Knits and Silk Light Up the Runway. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Summary: Wenlan Chia sees the ‘Twinkle Girl’ jumping ship and heading for a life that is less predictable. That translated into chunky knit sweaters over a little showing of fine silk prints underneath. Slightly disheveled yet romantic, the ensembles were more fitting for a girl than a woman. However, there were some pieces like the …

Fashion Week 2007. Absolutely Adore Abaete Fall 2007. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Theme: If you build it they will come. She did and we will. Once again Lauren Poretzky has done everything right. Not only has she completely mastered the Deco (in both the Parisian and Berliner traditions) trends of the fall 2007 season, but you can trace the nuances, complexities and signature style all the way …

Fashion Week Fall '07. Where was the Joy in Alice Roi? Second City Style Fashion Blog

Summary: I was looking forward to this show more than most. I adored Alice Roi’s RTW collection Fall ’06, so I couldn’t wait. This year was very different. This season Roi went more unconstructed then in seasons past which made for a confusing and somewhat somber showing. There was a profusion of boiled wool chunky …