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PPR Acquires a 51% Stake in Christopher Kane

Following his unexpected departure from Versace's Versus brand and speculation that he might succeed Nicolas Ghesquiere at Balenciaga, Christopher Kane sold a 51% stake in his eponymous brand to French holding company PPR, securing the London-based designer's foothold on the luxury fashion scene.  The label joins Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen as PPR's British subsidiaries, […]

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Finally, Someone Gave Minnie Mouse a Makeover

If you thought NOTHING could follow Lady Gaga's holiday workshop at Barneys last year, you're wrong or whatever. Here's a list of things that would totally top the pop star: unicorns, Andy Warhol, mermaids, Michelle Obama, gooseberries, Marie Antoinette, world peace, Uranus, Disney characters. And indeed, the last item on the list — Disney characters […]

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