2009 April 22
Links of the Daily
(NEW YORK) Gucci Coup [Vogue UK]
PPR's sales dip, but Gucci posts a sales increase of around 10% for the quarter
Affairs on Tap [Page Six]
Is Daphne Guinness over Andre Balazs already?
Past the Bouncers: What a Feeling [NY Times]
Topshop: "Everything looks so sarcastic and right-this-second trendy as to be planning for a near-immediate obsolescence. Despite my willingness to wait in the endless fitting-room line, I was unable to find one thing I really wanted to try on; I happen to know from experience that 1983 is unlikely to last forever."
Coco Chanel: A life on camera [Guardian UK]
From Audrey Tatou to Gabrielle herself, all of Coco's iconic looks
Matthew Williamson: designing for H&M, Cat Deeley and Kate Moss [Times UK]
"It was always quite clear to me that there are two career trajectories for a British designer. Hyped and bought out, or bankrupt and forgotten. I didn't see any middle ground. London is a great place to start - none better - you get huge support from the press and retailers at the start. But then they're like, ‘next!'"
Want to stay chez Karl Lagerfeld? The designer has signed on to create a signature hotel in Macau, China which will welcome guests come 2017. Lagerfeld's major hospitality endeavor...
Phoebe Arnold, formerly fashion director at Ponystep, has been named senior editor at LOVE...David Perel, formerly president at Next Act Media, has been named editorial director at...
Big shuffles at Bauer Publishing: Dan Wakeford is out as EIC of In Touch and Life & Style, 12 years after joining the European mag company's stateside HQ. David Perel has been named...