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FASHION January 15, 2024
An examination of the online luxury retailer’s headaches—past and future—as it navigates the purgatory of Coupang’s bridge loan.
There’s significant upside for big talent agencies, like François-Henri Pinault’s CAA, in hoovering up smaller agencies that specialize in image-making.
FASHION January 11, 2024
As the rumor mill spins about the fate of Art Partner, it seems like neither CAA nor WME have truly figured out how to make money in the image-making game.
Raúl Martinez, Anna Wintour’s favorite creative director, is returning to Condé Nast after a two-year stint at Victoria’s Secret.Raúl Martinez, Anna Wintour’s favorite creative director, is returning to Condé Nast after a two-year stint at Victoria’s Secret.
FASHION January 8, 2024
Notes on the third, and likely final, creative collaboration between Anna Wintour and her favorite (print) designer, Raúl Martinez.
Two months after the initial launch of a brand that took more than two years to materialize, Phoebe Philo and her team are preparing for the real test: a second collection launch that is slated, according to press materials, for “Spring 2024.”
FASHION January 4, 2024
That is the question.

Will Kering C.E.O. François-Henri Pinault’s controlling position in CAA mean that the talent agency will have to overcompensate with the LVMHs and Chanels and Brunello Cucinellis of the world?
FASHION January 2, 2024
Seven predictions, questions, and concerns for the fashion business in 2024.
When it comes to Hailey Bieber, she mostly works with Dani Michelle for her street looks and Karla Welch (who also styles her husband, Justin) for red carpet.
FASHION December 28, 2023
Answers to all your burning mailbag questions and beyond as we sail into ’24.
The luxury retailer Matches, once worth $1 billion, was bought by former Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group for $63 million.
FASHION December 21, 2023
Matches’ fire sale and Farfetch’s predatory bridge loan are the latest examples of a great industry-wide correction as egos, business models, and reality collide.
Perhaps now, with a new backer, Farfetch C.E.O. José Neves will do what everyone wants him to do: focus on making the marketplace business profitable.
FASHION December 18, 2023
Assessing the collateral damage and lessons learned—particularly that “winner-takes-all” nonsense—from Farfetch’s humbling: the delisting, the bridge loan, and failed Yoox Net-a-Porter merger.

Alain Wertheimer, Chanel’s former global C.E.O. and a member of the family that owns the iconic brand.
FASHION December 14, 2023
For years, Chanel executives have been pondering ways to manage their brand on the secondary market. It’s been a journey that has included plenty of thoughtful decks, office gossip, and litigation, too.
FASHION December 11, 2023
Mansur Gavriel has experienced all the feels of our capricious industry in just a decade: a once-in-a-lifetime product, investor frenzy, a humbling, some misses, an executive shuffle, and more. And yet, they’ve lived to tell the tale, and with optimism.
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