Jessica Simpson’s Billion-Dollar Brand Sold

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JESSICA SIMPSON’s billion-dollar brand has been sold by its owners, Camuto. The label has been picked up by Sequential Brands Group, which is set to expand it internationally into a two-to-three-billion-dollar company.
The company signed an agreement to acquire a “majority stake in the Jessica Simpson brand, including the Jessica Simpson Collection master licence and other rights, for an undisclosed amount of cash and stock,” WWD reports. The singer and reality television star-turned-designer will continue to own the remainder of the company. Read more »

What Jacobs Did Next

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AFTER a week in the headlines following the news that his diffusion line, Marc by Marc Jacobs, was being absorbed into his mainline, Marc Jacobs is keeping his name at the forefront by joining Instagram.
While signing up to the image-sharing platform isn’t ground-breaking, in Jacobs’s case it is a polarising move as he has previously been outspoken in his critique of social media, telling Vogue international editor Suzy Menkes as recently as last month that he was not interested in it at all. Read more »

Jourdan Dunn Turns Designer

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JOURDAN DUNN is launching her own clothing line for “children and young adults”. The model’s London agency, Storm Model Management, today confirmed a licensing deal between Dunn and Fluid World – which will result in at least two collections, for the moment. Read more »

Donatella’s Achilles’ Heel

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ONE would assume that running a global fashion empire throws up its fair share of problems, but far from any logistical nightmares, Donatella Versace has revealed that the trickiest part of her job lies closer to home.
“It’s my self-esteem,” she told the International New York Times when asked what she found the hardest. “I trained myself to hide my vulnerability and my insecurities for a long time. I give into these two emotions only when I am alone. At the end of the day, I’m just kind of thinking: ‘Is it good enough?’ The next day I wake up and I’m like, ‘Oh yeah, that was fine.’ But usually, in the evening, I have that half an hour when I think I did everything wrong.” Read more »

What to wear with a longuette?

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This kind of clothes will be a hit this fall

The most popular is longuette with knife pleats in white and silver color. Combine them with mohair sweaters of chalk tones or with a black tweed jacket.
Leather skirts turn into pencil longuettes. Wear them with unicolored blouses, denim blouses and jersey polo – necks of autumn forest color.
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Fall 2014 fashionable shoes

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The main trend of this fall is a steady convenient heel.
Designers give us a great opportunity to wear shoes of autumn colors and shades of autumn forest (wine red and its shades, green, brown, blue. Black is not in trend.
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Fashionable colors and prints autumn-winter 2014/15

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There will be no profound changes in fashion of a new season. But we can see several fashionable comebacks. Let’s start!
All shades of autumn forest (muted yellow, brown, orange and purple ) are still popular.
A major trend of this season is to match shades color in color. Colorful blocks recede to the past.
The main accent is made on all shades of green. Designers like this color palette because of beauty of autumn forest and military stile. You can find these colors in collections of Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Hermes, Isabel Marant, Just Cavalli.
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