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The Biz: Couture Kicks Off

January 24th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Iekeliene Stange & Liu Wen at Dior Couture | Image Credit Now Fashion

Couture starts off strong, with a beautiful showing from John Galliano at Dior. Fashionologie reports on the so called death of couture and its triumphant return | Fashionologie

Take a look at the show as well, with behind the scenes at WWD and the full extravaganza at Now Fashion.

Cathy Horyn sounds off on the menswear season in Paris and their play on androgyny | NYT

In sad news Cerutti folds their womenswear label | Fashion United

Karl Lagerfeld says doesn’t want an ‘intellectual image’ and yet he remains fashion’s number one source for amusing quotes in a interview by Hilary Alexander (via Huffington Post)

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The Biz: The Globes & Then Some

January 18th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Mad Men actress January Jones in a stunning red number from Versace | Image Credit – tFS

What did the wise Cathy Horyn think of the fashion at this weekend’s Golden Globes ceremony? Surprisingly, she liked it, she really liked it! Particularly Jolie’s sequinned Versace and Natalie Portman’s pink Viktor and Rolf frock. Read Cathy’s full thoughts over at NYT And catch up with all the parties and pictures at Just Jared. What was your favorite look of the evening? We liked the daring Versace on January and Emma Stone’s peachy Calvin Klein look.

In other Horyn updates, she doesn’t seem to like the new era of boundary pushing fashion that much. Go figure. | NYT

Milan menswear is all about color and vitality, Suzy Menkes sounds off. | International Herald Tribune.

Sites like Gilt Groupe are expected to generate 50 billion in sales by 2014! | Lux Daily

Lady Gaga is expected to provide an original tune for Nicola Formichetti‘s first Mugler showing. Exciting news for fashion and music fans alike. | WWD

Retailers cut out the middlemen and market directly to consumers, is this another blow for the publishing industry? | NYT

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