The Biz: H&M Expands, Dolce In Danger



Director Sofia Coppola with Anna Sui at the Lanvin <3 H&M event

After causing a stir with its Lanvin capsule collection and blow out party, H&M spreads its wings with new stores in Singapore and Fukuoka. | WWD

In shocking news, Dolce and Gabbana have been indicted in a tax case stemming from the 2004 sale of their brand. WWD reports: “The designers now may have to face a court trial, which would be the latest step in a case that began in 2008 and which could result in the designers, if they are found guilty, being personally liable for more than $1 billion in unpaid taxes and fines. Dolce and Gabbana have always denied any wrongdoing.” | WWD

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Business of Fashion chronicles the rise of Tumblr as a fashion platform, fascinating stuff! | BoF

Kim Kardashian, fashion entrepreneur? What does her successful brand represent exactly? | NYT

Now that a royal wedding is on the horizon, the Wall Street Journal wonders which Brit designer will have the pleasure of designing Ms. Middleton’s dress? Fingers crossed for something a little avant garde | WSJ

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