Hope for Haiti: The CFDA Presents the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund with $1 million

When the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, world leaders, politicians, philanthropists, executives, celebrities, and, well, fashionistas stepped up to lend a hand. In an effort to raise money for relief efforts, the Council of Fashion Designers of America rallied and designed the “Fashion For Haiti” t-shirt. Read More

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Vena Cava Launches ‘Viva Vena’ T-Shirts

New York-based brand Vena Cava, popular with fashion editors and Brooklyn hipsters alike, will be launching a printed T-shirt collection for Fall 2010. Beloved for their fashion-forward yet simple pieces and quirky detailing, the line will be a perfect complement to any wardrobe in need of basics with a twist. Read More

Diesel Black Gold to Expand As Separate Brand

After a flashy Fall 2010 runway show during New York Fashion week in February, Diesel Black Gold, the contemporary collection under the Diesel brand is making bigger news as it branches off as a separate division. Led by new General Manager Andrea Baldo, who previously helped launched Diesel’s successful underwear and swimwear divisions, and designed by London-based Greek designer Sophia Kokosalaki, the line will be launched with higher quality material, a higher price point, and less focus on denim. Read More

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Master Of His Craft: Phil Mickelson Wins Masters Amidst Publicity Surrounding Wife’s Illness

As everyone knows by now, Phil Mickelson was ultimately awarded the coveted green jacket in what was one of the more exciting Masters in golf history. Mickelson’s consistent play led to his win over notorious rival Tiger Woods, who finished five shots behind Mickelson in fourth place. Amazingly enough, most of the buzz surrounding the 2010 Masters did not involve Woods’ womanizing ways, nor even his expletive-laced outbursts during the tournament. Read More

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Haute 100 New York Update: Ian Schrager

Our Haute 100 list details the accomplishments of the most influential people in each of our markets—Miami, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. These people continue to make moves, so rather than waiting for the next Haute 100 issue to come out, we thought we’d provide you with regular updates on those Haute 100ers who are making headlines. Check back daily for more info on the most powerful people in your city. Today, New York’s Ian Schrager, who happened to be on the most recent cover of Haute Living New York. Read More

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Jil Sander Expands with the Launch of Jil Sander Navy

Will the real Jil Sander please stand up? When Jil Sander forfeited the rights to her eponymous label in 2004, it left the fashion world buzzing. Who would continue the designs for this successful women’s brand? After a period of turnovers, Raf Simons stepped up, and has produced critically acclaimed collections under the Jil Sander label. Read More

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