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Fashion Fodder: This week’s top stories

Angela Missoni (left) and Jean Paul Gaultier (right)

Since there is so much going on in the fashion world, I thought I would put together a post with the top stories of the week. Enjoy!

Armani to open more hotels: Armani may have cancelled his event in China this month, but he is eyeing other business opportunities on the mainland, including a possible hotel in Shanghai (

Puig buys majority stake in Jean Paul Gaultier: Hermes may not want Jean Paul Gaultier, but Spanish firm Puig does. They just acquired a 55 per cent stake in the brand (CPP Luxury).

Alessandro Sartori leaves ZZegna: Creative director Alessandro Sartori leaves Zegna for possible LVMH role, and Paul Surridge of Jil Sander steps in (WWD, subscription only).

Lanvin launches children’s wear: Alber Elbaz to launch clothing line for girls. Finally tots can match their stylish mothers (Elle UK).

Missoni collaborates with Target: American retailer announces its latest collaboration with Italian luxury brand Missoni (Refinery 29).

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