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Chiara Ferragni to Tie the Knot in Dior

MILAN — Italy may not have any charming Ginger Prince but it has Chiara Ferragni filling the empty spot and providing the country with its share of a royal wedding. The influencer and entrepreneur behind The Blonde Salad digital platform and the Chiara Ferragni Collection footwear and accessories label will marry Italian singer Federico Lucia, better known as Fedez, in Noto, Sicily, on Sept. 1 in what is set to become a social — Instagram…

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Huf Worldwide CEO Eddie Miyoshi’s Balancing Act

LOS ANGELES – Prepare for a new trick out of Huf Worldwide LLC — no board required. The Los Angeles company, led by recently installed chief executive officer Eddie Miyoshi, has big plans for Huf that, if successfully achieved, would set up the brand for real longevity in the marketplace. The skate and streetwear brand, founded initially in 2002 as a San Francisco boutique by pro-skateboarder Keith Hufnagel, saw a 90 percent stake in the…

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Hervé Léger Has a New Creative Director

CHRISTIAN’S NEW GIG: Contemporary designer brand Hervé Léger, best known for its body-con “bandage” dresses, has a new creative director: Christian Juul Nielsen. According to Nielsen’s LinkedIn profile, he also has served as the creative director at advanced contemporary brand Land of Distraction since November 2016. It is understood that he will continue at the startup brand while bringing a shot of energy to the Hervé Léger brand. The latter was part of the BCBG…

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Martha Stewart and BloomsyBox.com Launch Floral Subscription Partnership

FLOWERS, ANYONE?: Martha Stewart is expanding her brand into the floral space. Stewart’s lifestyle brand — whose products run the gamut from cooking, entertaining and home renovating to crafting, gardening and pet supplies — has signed a floral subscription partnership with BloomsyBox.com, a startup floral subscription company founded in 2015. The floral collection will launch in December in time for the holidays and feature a monthly delivery of fresh-cut roses chosen by Stewart from sustainable flower…

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How a Young Designer Produces a Fashion Show

While the industry continues to question the importance of New York Fashion Week, Shanel Campbell, a 26-year-old Parsons graduate, believes the platform is still important. She will embark on her first fashion show on Sept. 5, a little bit ahead of the official start of fashion week, and here she outlines how she’s producing a show and what she hopes to achieve. This is the second story in a series that will follow Campbell as…

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Francesco Carrozzini’s New Film to Bow at Venice Film Festival

INSIDE FASHION: There’s always a spotlight on fashion at the Venice Film Festival, but this year, Francesco Carrozzini’s virtual reality film “X-Ray Fashion” will shift viewers’ gaze away from the red carpet to take a look at what’s wrong in the industry. “It’s not an accusation of fashion per se, but it’s a harsh exposé on the effects of some parts of it, such as fast fashion for example, on the environment and on people,…

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Issey Miyake Opens Accessories Store in Tokyo

ISSEY DOES GOOD: On Thursday, Issey Miyake revealed its latest retail venture: a store focused primarily on accessories selected from across the company’s various brands for both women and men. Good Goods Issey Miyake will open to the public on Saturday in the chic neighborhood of Daikanyama. The store’s interior was designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, whose work also appears in such locales as the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.…

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Jeffrey Lands in Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO — Forget hoodies and sneakers — Silicon Valley might just turn into the new “It” destination for designer fashions judging by Jeffrey’s long-awaited arrival in Palo Alto, Calif., on Wednesday. The luxury retailer chose the area’s Stanford Shopping Center as the site of its first store in nearly two decades. “I shopped the center, and I saw no other store like ours,” said founder Jeffrey Kalinsky. “I love that it’s open air. I love…

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Alabama Chanin Will Be Back in the City During New York Fashion Week

SOUTH OF THE CITY: After a nine-year break from New York Fashion Week, Alabama Chanin will be back on the scene with a private showing Sept. 4 to Sept. 7 at the Bowery Hotel. The label’s namesake, Natalie Chanin, has been quietly building the sustainable-focused business in Florence, Ala. Committed to cultivating craftsmanship via the artisans and seamstresses that help to produce the collection, the company has been rooted in sustainable production for nearly 20…

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Michael Vollbracht Tribute Planned for September at Parsons

The life and work of Michael Vollbracht will be celebrated Sept. 4 at a memorial at The New School’s Parsons School of Design. Iris Apfel, Bethann Hardison, Kay Unger, Joel Towers, Jeffrey Banks and Stan Herman will be among the 12 speakers who will pay tribute to the fashion designer and illustrator, who died in June at the age of 70. The event will start at 6 p.m. at the school’s auditorium at 66 West…

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