2009 July 7
Links of The Daily
(NEW YORK) In a Downturn, Jewelers Aren't So Precious [NY Times]
From “It’s become a little bit gauche in a way to walk around, to flaunt, whether you have it or not" to “The half-carat is the new three-carat” how the recession is hitting jewelers hard
Haute Couture Faces Uncertain Times [NY Times]
Suzy Menkes: "In the closeted world of satin and sequins that is Parisian haute couture, there is uncertainty about the future"
Burani to License Giambattista Valli Fashions [WSJ]
Giamba makes the switch from Gitmar Group to Burani for production and distribution
Make Your Own Matthew Williamson Kaftan [Guardian UK]
Williamson offers his pattern for a chic summer DIY project
How to wear sequins [Times UK]
In honor of Michael Jackson, perhaps?
Glenn O'Brien: Still Alive [Cityfile]
Quelle mix-up! A Glenn photo runs with the obituary of former Beatles manager Allen Klein
Luxury fragrance brand Kilian just opened its first U.S. brick and mortar retail store in the Meatpacking neighborhood this month. Before the store's big bash to fête its fashionable...
Karl Lagerfeld took the Chanel Pre-Fall show back to its retail roots by staging its runway show in Dallas this season. The iconic Parisian brand has a storied history with the city...
Jeffrey Kalinsky is shifting his role at Nordstrom in order to focus on his side projects. He'll no longer hold the title of executive vice president of designer merchandising for ...