#SuzyNYFW: Michael Kors – Marshalling The Military

In this moment of transition and political confusion that has made New York Fashion Week seem almost irrelevant, few designers have hit the right note. But Michael Kors did just that – and not only because a live orchestra was telling us hopefully that ‘Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This’. Day to night – and back again – at Michael Kors A post shared by Suzy Menkes (@suzymenkesvogue) on Feb 15, 2017 at 8:37am PST Three quarters of the show

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Michael Kors Is To Buy Jimmy Choo For £900 Million

Michael Kors is to buy British luxury shoe and accessory brand Jimmy Choo for £900 million, reports The Guardian. At auction, bids came from a host of competitive international names with the luxury goods brand coming out on top. Getty Images The US-based business has agreed on a sum of 230p per share, with board directors – who currently own 1.3 per cent – agreeing to the “fair and reasonable” terms of acquisition. Additionally, unless a third party presents an

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Feet First: Michael Kors Buying Jimmy Choo

The news that Michael Kors plans to buy Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion (£896 million) confirms that footwear is hot. From Dior to Prada and Valentino, all luxury brands have footwear as a cornerstone of their retail strategies; it rivals handbags as the current cash cow. Michael Kors who has just bought Jimmy Choo was in London in June hosting Tatler’s English Roses 2017 at the Saatchi Gallery Getty Department stores from Harrods and Selfridges in London, Level Shoes in

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A Christmas Need To Be Remembered

Enough of the mad rush shopping, last-minute Christmas e-cards and burnt turkey. This year we’re taking the time to embrace all the special little moments that put the sparkle into the festive season, as Vogue partners with Michael Kors to bring you the best of Christmas. A good way to kick off the festive season – before any of the events and even the to-do lists get under way – is an evening of pampering. A bubble bath with scented

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A Christmas To Remember

A good way to kick off the festive season – before any of the events and even the to-do lists get under way – is an evening of pampering. A bubble bath with scented candles is a must, as is giving your skin a good cleanse with Cowshed’s range of aromatic scrubs. Throw in a luxurious hair mask to get your locks ready for a month of styling, and you will be ready to take on the world. Start off

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Cutting The Mustard

WITH warm mustard tones back on the agenda for autumn/winter 2008-9, Michael Kors has done some snooping in the pantry to work out which shades work best for key pieces. “Gold, honey, mustard – you can do these colours in lightweight fabrics, so it’s a head start on fall without the bulk,” he says. “I think mustard has an automatic warmth to it. A lot of the trick of modern fashion is seasonless clothes. No one wants to wear heavy

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But Of Kors

MICHAEL KORS is preparing to bring his signature brand of all-American cool to London, opening his first UK standalone store within New Bond Street’s Time & Life Building. “I am a born-and-bred New Yorker, and when we first opened on Madison Avenue, it was certainly very exciting,” says the designer, whose personal fame is at an all-time high thanks a regular spot on the judging panel of Project Catwalk in the US. “But if you really had to say, regardless

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Kors Effect

Updated Monday March 12, 9.41am: Michael Kors is set to sell another 25 million shares of the company, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, WWD reports today. The company, which went public in December 2011, has seen stock prices almost double since the initial IPO – and this second sale is thought to be set to raise in excess of $1.2 billion (almost £800 million), the proceeds of which will go directly to the founder, as

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All In A Good Kors

IF Michael Kors has learned anything in 27 years at the forefront of the fashion industry, it’s that, conversely, you should never judge by appearances. “I have fully explained to my sales force, ‘Do not look at anyone and profile them because you have no idea.’ The chic maven still needs flip-flops and the girl in the overalls and tube top may be buying a serious handbag,” he told guests at a recent Fashion Workshop luncheon in New York, WWD

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Behind The Scenes

I find myself in NYC. Hadn’t expected to be here this season for Fashion Week but Michael Kors rang up and asked if I’d come and do his show and I couldn’t resist. It was fun. The clothes were beautiful – quite architectural this season – and I got a buzz from the whole thing having been away from the shows for a while. The music was a mix of Madonna and Lady Gaga and it felt a bit like

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