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
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...