Hump Day Rag Trade Roundup
With just 24 hours to go before it opens, fashion writers are seriously sweating the new Tom Ford store. WWD writes:
"The pièce de résistance could be the octagonal marble and mercury
mirror perfumery room, where customers can buy a fragrance or order
their custom-made blends."
Ford: I am my own muse (Fashion Week Daily)
Luxury brands like Ferragamo and Versace are expanding their reach into yachts, private jets, and sports cars (WWD)
Not only does Diane von Furstenberg get pirated by off-brand Chinese manufacturers (Vogue UK), independent artists and designers get pirated by Urban Outfitters (Boing Boing)