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!'"
Balenciaga is said to be suing Nicolas Ghesquière over inflammatory comments he made regarding management at the fashion house in an exclusive interview to System magazine in April...
Lucky has a new editor-in-chief atop its masthead, replacing Brandon Holley, and the surprise factor isn't terribly high: Eva Chen will helm the shopping glossy. Chen is best known...
Since launching in 2008, Dannijo's sister act, Danielle and Jodie Snyder, accumulated enough hits in their bauble-crafting repertoire to launch a capsule collection in celebration ...