Few American designers were physically closer to the tragedy of 9/11 than Marc Jacobs. On Wednesday, in the Uptown Armory on Park Avenue, Jacobs addressed the disaster, with a call for cheerfulness and confidence.
"Positivity and optimism… Blue skies ahead… Spring 2020," enthused Michael Kors, whose show in the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Wednesday morning was illuminated by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City.
Condé Nast may be shuttering print issues of magazines in the USA and putting others on the block, but in Europe, the glossy publisher is launching a new title. Named Vogue Business, it debuts this Tuesday.
Shopping mall giant Westfield Corp ruled out trying to increase a $16 billion buyout from France’s Unibail-Rodamco SE after a decline in the European firm’s shares drove down the deal’s value, saying there was no Plan B.
Stealthy in-line store pull-outs and intensified competition to attract new retailers figure among the problems facing malls in 2018, which must diversify their offer and focus their investments on consumer experience.