Breaking News: Liz Claiborne Changing its Name to Fifth & Pacific

WWD reported this morning that the Liz Claiborne brand would no longer have its original holding name any longer. Thus, the brand will be changing its name to Fifth & Pacific Cos. Inc., effective May 2012. The group said last fall that it would rename itself in light of the fact that it had sold …

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Breaking News: Prada Finally Going Public

Finally, one of the biggest fashion luxury labels in the world will start it’s tour for world domination. Prada will be going public, following its record breaking year in sales. 2010 offered net profits that were up 150 percent. Sales were up 31.1 percent to $2.75 billion thanks to gains in all geographical markets, according …

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Breaking News! MAC and Rodarte's Juarez-Themed Collection Cancelled

A spooky ad for the MAC and Rodarte makeup line All the controversy surrounding the collaboration between MAC and Rodarte has finally come to a head. MAC has announced that they will be cancelling their partnership with Rodarte on their Juarez-themed makeup line. Last month the fashion house and cosmetics company fielded a heavy helping …

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The Voluptuous Finally Replace the Skin and Bones

  Victoria’s Secret Angel models Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio    Victoria’s Secret Angel models Doutzen Kroes, Isabeli Fontana  Models of the Prada Spring Summer 2010 Ready To Wear show   We’ve sat the fashion world through an intervention for its sickly-thin models, and finally one fashion house took its first step toward recovery!   Prada …

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Ultimo Closing After 40 Years

  A sad day to Chicago fashionistas everywhere. Ultimo, one of Chicago's premiere fashion boutique, an influential mecca of high-end fashion for more than four decades, is closing its doors to the public at the end of January. The Oak Street boutique founded by the late Joan Weinstein was introduced to Chicago to European designers such as …

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