Quickies: Armani hints at retirement, Mr. Blackwell dies at 86 and more

10.20.2008

By Seth Plattner


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Giorgio Armani (pictured) says designers need to learn to "not have any claims" over their label. He's had the fashion world guessing for years about his next move, but could he be finally hinting at retirement? [Stuff.co.nz]

Fashion critic Mr. Blackwell passes away at the age of 86. Having roasted everyone from Princess Margaret to Britney Spears on his annual worst dressed list, the biting one-time designer showed us gays the power of the "oh no she didn't!"  [IHT]

Seoul and India kick off their respective fashion weeks.
Why should you care? With the global economy being as shaky as it is, you never know where the next fashion capital is going to spring up. [Popseoul] and [Times of India]

Cosby sweaters are in for fall. Thanks, Williamsburg.  We're considering extended hibernation until this trend goes back to the depths of tacky hell from which it came. [The Cut

Open for business: Hugo Boss in NYC's Meatpacking district. Sebastian's Closet reopens in Atlanta.

-- SETH PLATTNER

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