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Michael Kors Scoops Up Jimmy Choo for $1.2B

Handbag maker trying to step up its game in luxury goods market with high-end shoes

(Newser) - Shoes and handbags go together like … well, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors, now that the latter has agreed to purchase the former for $1.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports. Michael Kors is looking to bolster its business with the luxury shoe brand as sales of its own... More »

At Fashion's 'Oscars,' Gaga Was ... Nervous

Naomi Watts, Kanye West, Jessica Alba present CFDA awards

(Newser) - On stage to accept an award as the year's top style icon, a soft-spoken, maybe even teary-eyed Lady Gaga said she was nervous. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and actress Naomi Watts also agreed: The crowd at yesterday evening’s Council of Fashion Designers of America awards felt pretty intimidating.... More »

Fashion Awards Draw A-List Crowd

Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors win top awards

(Newser) - Fashion's A-list gathered in New York last night for the Council of Fashion Designers of America's annual awards ceremony. Marc Jacobs won the womenswear designer of the year award, Michael Kors took home a lifetime achievement award, and model Iman was recognized as a Fashion Icon, the Daily Beast reports.... More »

Official Portrait of Michelle: Gun Show

First Lady's first formal photo highlights famous arms

(Newser) - The White House released the first official portrait of Michelle Obama today, People reports, and it calls attention to her most famous accessory. No, not the Kennedy-esque double strand of pearls—her rock-solid arms. In the photo, snapped in the Blue Room, the first lady also sports a sleek black... More »

Mad Men Invades Your Closet

Designers and labels copy, coordinate with hit show

(Newser) - Mad Men isn’t just one of the best shows on TV—it’s also a fashion trendsetter, Advertising Age reports. Bloomingdale’s features Mad Men-themed displays and clothing, GQ recently published a 6-page spread with a cast member, and the show’s network has started a Target-sponsored fashion blog.... More »

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