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Marc Jacobs is the Latest to Finally Relent to the Internet

Marc Jacobs is the Latest to Finally Relent to the Internet

The Marc Jacobs fashion label is worth an estimated $5 million, but up to this point the brand had no e-commerce store of its own. The top American fashion designer’s lack of online retail until now is actually more interesting than the recent news that marcjacobs.com will begin selling clothes this September. In any other industry, just now breaking into e-commerce would be totally unheard of, ironic, inexcusable and perplexing.

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US Imports Mango For Mere Penneys

US Imports Mango For Mere Penneys

Mango, Barcelona’s sexy answer to H&M, will soon have a new home in the US in the most unlikely of places: JC Penney. JC Penney Co. has made an agreement with the European retailer to sell exclusive merchandise (under the brand name MNG by Mango) via mini-stores. The partnership is part of JCP’s attempt to […]

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Steve Madden Gets A Foot In The Door

Steve Madden Gets A Foot In The Door

Steve Madden Ltd. hopes to add another notch to its proverbial belt by foraying into the world of ready-to-wear women’s apparel. The as-yet-unnamed line will be available in various department stores in spring 2010 and has as licensing partner L’Koral, which has among its repertoire 7 For All Mankind and Elizabeth & James. In the […]

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For The Boys: Thread & Heirs At Macy’s

For The Boys: Thread & Heirs At Macy's

Tearing a page directly out of Target’s handbook for success, the execs at Macy’s have decided to create a diffusion line — but for men, which few mass-market retailers have done before. The line, called Thread & Heirs, will have guest designers each season and officially launches next year, with Ruffian designers Brian Wolk and […]

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Imran Amed's Signature9

Imran Amed's Signature9
The Business of Fashion editor introduces us to his signature style items

Diane Pernet's Signature9

Diane Pernet's Signature9
Fashion blogger and film festival creator, Diane Pernet, shares nine of her favorite things

Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

90 Seconds with Carine Roitfeld
In a Signature9 exclusive, we catch up with the Vogue Paris editor-in-chief

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