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La Perla Denies Negotiations With Mittal

NO CAN DO: La Perla is firmly denying the existence of any negotiations to sell the Italian lingerie brand to Megha Mittal, the daughter-in-law of billionaire steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal and representative of the Mittal family. This follows speculation initiated by a Mergermarket report that Mittal, who bought Escada in 2009, was targeting La Perla.Pacific Global Management, helmed by Italian entrepreneur Silvio Scaglia, bought La Perla in 2013 at an auction. A Milan-based market source said...

Statement Shades, Scandinavian Slickers, and More Fashion Worth Obsessing Over in August

MINIMAL CHIC“My style is rooted in minimalism; I like unfussy, comfortable clothes and clean lines that are practical yet unpredictable.” Meet Marisa Witkin, the New York-based women’s-wear designer destined for big things. Having launched her eponymous label in 2015, the California native is devoted to creating functional, elegant, and versatile clothes for the modern woman. Witkin’s new collection, unveiling next month, features a classic range of beautiful knits and luxury cashmere pieces...

Yellowcake fashion designer Valerie Mayen unveils new 'YC Everyday Woman' collection (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The sun glistens on Valerie Mayen's big, round gold sunglasses as she pushes her stroller through her Detroit Shoreway neighborhood.She tries to make it a point to take her 9-month-old daughter, Luna, for a spin every day. It's a way to take a break from the fashion designer's other daily ritual, sewing. Like a novelist who sets word count goals, Mayen has plenty of her own deadlines right now.As founder of Yellowcake fashion line, which she runs from her home, she's busy...