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Marc The Money Machine? And More Of Today’s Top Stories

It’s a good day for Louis Vuitton. For the seventh year in a row, the label helmed by Marc Jacobs (pictured) has been named the most valuable luxury brand in the world. According to Millward Brown Optimor’s 2012 Top 100 BrandZ study, LV is worth $25.9 billion, which accounts for approximately one third of LVMH’s [...] Continue reading

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Mickey Drexler Is Everywhere At The J.Crew Headquarters, Three Finnish Designers Win Top Honors At The Hyères Festival, Fern Mallis Gets the Pratt Lifetime Achievement Award, And More…

At J.Crew’s office, out of sight isn’t out of mind. CEO Mickey Drexler installed a P.A. system to share thoughts, insights, and occasionally, Bruce Springsteen tracks with the entire staff—even when he’s not around. “”He…checks in from holiday,” Jenna Lyons tells the Observer. “He’s like: ‘Hey, I’m in Saint-Tropez; it’s gorgeous here! Anyway, I’m having [...] Continue reading

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Mickey Drexler Is Everywhere At The J.Crew Headquarters, Three Finnish Designers Win Top Honors At The Hyères Festival, Fern Mallis Gets the Pratt Lifetime Achievement Award, And More…

At J.Crew’s office, out of sight isn’t out of mind. CEO Mickey Drexler installed a P.A. system to share thoughts, insights, and occasionally, Bruce Springsteen tracks with the entire staff—even when he’s not around. “”He…checks in from holiday,” Jenna Lyons tells the Observer. “He’s like: ‘Hey, I’m in Saint-Tropez; it’s gorgeous here! Anyway, I’m having [...] Continue reading

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J.Crew Creative Director Jenna Lyons on CEO Mickey Drexler

When Mickey joined, it changed everything. He has so many ideas and so much energy. He goes in ten million different directions. He’s funny and charming and serious and driven and excitable and supportive and intuitive and never sleeps… I actually really love it. But it’s also chaos. He drives really hard. He will have [...] Continue reading

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Altuzarra, Pamela Love, And Creatures of The Wind Arrive At J.Crew

The winners and runners-up of the Vogue/CFDA Fashion Fund are once again getting an added boost with the accolade: capsule collections debuting this spring at J.Crew. Last week, the retailer hosted a dinner to toast Joseph Altuzarra, this year’s winner, as well as Pamela Love and Creatures of the Wind’s Shane Gabier and Chris Peters, [...] Continue reading

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On Our Radar: Rauwolf Clutches

“I wanted to challenge the standard formula for luxury,” says Kristine Johannes, the designer behind Rauwolf clutches. “So much of the industry seems to have settled into a comfort zone of simple designs in exotic skins. I wanted to create something different and unexpected, focusing on innovation and use of unusual materials.”That’s exactly what she’s [...] Continue reading

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On Our Radar: Rauwolf Clutches

“I wanted to challenge the standard formula for luxury,” says Kristine Johannes, the designer behind Rauwolf clutches. “So much of the industry seems to have settled into a comfort zone of simple designs in exotic skins. I wanted to create something different and unexpected, focusing on innovation and use of unusual materials.”That’s exactly what she’s [...] Continue reading

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Giorgio Armani Reveals Revamped Flagship, Miranda Kerr On The Aussie Runways, Jenna Lyons’ Look-Alike, And More…

Giorgio Armani has just unveiled his newly renovated Madison Avenue flagship store. The facelift of the 17-year-old store, which took three months of work, is part of his new vision for capturing market share in North America. [WWD]Miranda Kerr is skipping New York fashion week, opting instead to walk the runway in Sydney. The supermodel [...] Continue reading

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J. Crew Ludlow suit

Recently ranked very high by the Wall Street Journal, the J. Crew Ludlow suit for $600 is equal to Italian suits that cost 3 times more. Pictured below is the new double-breasted tuxedo-style blazer that epitomizes sharp dressing. Expertly tailored, it’s meticulously crafted from four-season world-class wool fabric by Loro Piana. Bespoke-inspired details include intricate [...] Continue reading

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New Balance 1300JP

One of the most expensive New Balance models is the M1300 in which it received a Retro dealing in celebration of the 1000 series. It first released in 1985 and now it is back bringing the nice side of its running features. For comfort and lightweight, the New Balance 1300JP Retro uses mesh-nylon with a [...] Continue reading

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J. Crew iPad 2 DODOcase

We love the DODOcase for J.Crew for iPad 2. A can’t-miss collaboration between J.Crew and DODOcase (the first-ever for the San Francisco-based maker of artisanal iPad cases). These old-school tech protectors are inspired by vintage books and old journals you could find at a local bookstore. And even though they’re rather cool looking, you can’t [...] Continue reading

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J.Crew Marshal jacket

We love the ever-so-cool Marshal jacket from J.Crew. Priced at $248.00. Product details: “Based off two of the coolest jackets we could dig up from U.S. Navy archives—the 1943 N-1 Deck Jacket and the 1964 A-2 Deck Jacket—the Marshal was designed to not only mimic their classic sea swagger but also give you a little [...] Continue reading

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Men’s Sorel Caribou boots

Pursuitist Recommended: Men’s Sorel Caribou boots. Founded in Ontario, Canada, in 1908, Sorel has long been synonymous with cold-weather footwear. The first company to combine durable leather uppers with waterproof rubber bottoms and a warm felt liner, Sorel makes boots that are as much a winter tradition as snowmen and sledding. This is their original [...] Continue reading

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J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons Park Slope Dream Home

Today’s Daily Dream Home belongs to Jenna Lyons, the J.Crew president and creative director. As she’s currently going through a divorce, having left her husband (artist Vincent Mazeau) for business executive Courtney Crangi (of jeweler Philip Crangi), Jenna has placed her amazing Park Slope townhouse on the market for only $3,750,000. Located at 178 Garfield [...] Continue reading

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Luxury Marketer and Blogger Named One Of The “Top 6 Coolest Guys in Fashion”

Joshua Linam of IGN’s Askmen.com has named the “Top 6 Coolest Guys in Fashion.” Christopher Parr, Pursuitist CEO & EIC, is included on this great list, which also includes Luis Fernandez, Timo Weiland, Michael Macko, James Andrew and Ryan Cook. The bloggers, designers and luxury marketing gurus showcased on the list share their favorite fashion [...] Continue reading

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Madonna Designs For An Older Material Girl, Terry Richardson’s Mom & Dad, Audrey Hepburn’s Oscar Dress On The Chopping Block, And More…

Truth or Dare? It’s true, that’s the name of Madonna’s new lifestyle brand launching in 2012. The Truth or Dare by Madonna line, aimed at an older customer (women ages 27 to 50) than the junior market targeted for Material Girl, will debut with a fragrance, followed by accessories. [WWD]Photographer Terry Richardson’s parents divorced when [...] Continue reading

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Edith A. Miller Heads To J.Crew

Edith A. Miller earned its stripes with easy basic tees and dresses, so when founders Jennifer Murray and Nancy Gibson sat down with executives from J.Crew, pairing up seemed like a natural step.“Both companies have an affinity for classic, all-American stripes,” Gibson tells Style.com. Of Edith A. Miller, J.Crew’s Tom Mora says it was a [...] Continue reading

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J Crew Launches E-Commerce for UK

With collections from Jenna Lyons that go from strength to strength, it is a great news that all-American brand J Crew has today announced that their website is now open to UK buyers. What started as a mail order company in 1983 in New York, providing&… Continue reading

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