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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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Alexander Wang to Take the Reins at Balenciaga! (Forum Buzz)

Though many forum members seem less than thrilled with this announcement, it seems that New York based fashion designer Alexander Wang will be taking the reins at Balenciaga. It was announced earlier this month that Nicolas Ghesquière, who has been serving as Balenciaga’s creative director since 1997, would end his working relationship with the brand […]

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Questions “You” Should Ask Kristen Stewart at Her Balenciaga Live Interview

Next Thursday at 8 p.m., public apologizer Kristen Stewart will answer questions "submitted by you" live on the Balenciaga fragrance site, as part of her contract with the brand's Florabotanica scent. The interview will be exclusively about Stewart's "collaboration with Balenciaga," and don't worry — the fragrance company publicists will ensure the half-hour is exactly […]

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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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