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The Pajama Game

On Calvin Royal III, left: Calvin Klein Collection gray textured-mohair overcoat; Brioni pajamas; Salvatore Ferragamo leather gloves; Santiago Gonzalez crocodile...

He creates everything

He creates everything from power suits to chocolate. Is there anything Giorgio Armani doesn't design? His latest project is the Cavour220 residences in Rome,...

Trend

Giorgio Armani knows a thing or two about the jet-set lifestyle, so it makes perfect sense that his latest accessory venture is the Luxury Traveller Collection,...

Ginza Bonanza

Tokyo's Ginza district is rarely associated with bargain real estate, but the tender yen is making the area tempting for big brands looking to flaunt...

Keeping It All in the Family

VITAL STATISTICS: NAME SILVANA ARMANI CURRENT JOB CREATIVE DIRECTOR, EMPORIO ARMANI WOMEN FIRST JOB WORKED AT THE EMPORIO ARMANI STUDIO INSIDE TRACK SHE IS...

Kate Betts on the Best from the Milan shows

"I invented navy blue," said Giorgio Armani. The T.V. cameras were rolling in his attic office on the via Borgonuovo as the designer was carefully describing...

Evening Star

MARLENE DIETRICH canonized the masculine look for women when she appeared in Morocco in 1930 and sang Give Me the Man. These days, it's Giorgio Armani's job to...

Fashion: Crisis on the Catwalk

At least along the runways, the stars were in alignment last week. The usual stable of celebrities and editors lined the front rows at the couture shows in...

Flights of Fancy

Businesses these days are obsessed with outsourcing, and the fashion business is no different. You could say that the European designers on display at the spring...

Armani Mania: Happy Twenty-Fifth

Say what you will about Giorgio Armani — chances are it will be pretty much the same thing everyone else is saying. On this, his 25th year in business, Armani...

A Bronx Cowboy In Europe?

"It's like trying to sell ice to the Eskimos," says a London fashion writer. "It's like trying to sell sand to the Arabs," sniffs an executive at a competing...

Ralph's European Invasion

It's like trying to sell ice to the eskimos," says a london fashion writer. "it's like trying to sell sand to the Arabs," says an executive at a competing...

Living: A Spare Design for Living

What does a designer like Giorgio Armani do with three homes? Simple. As if they were so many jackets, he unconstructs them. Just a simple sweeping-clear, a...

Giorgio Armani: Suiting Up For Easy Street

Giorgio Armani defines the new shape of style Just the name . . . the name alone . . . the very mention of the name sends off sparks and sets up a clamor...

The Rise of Real People

On the runways of Milan last month, fashion designer Giorgio Armani made an unusual fashion statement. The man known for setting the standard for elegance —...

Crimson Tide

"When you're feeling blue, wear red," designer Pauline Trigère reportedly said. And despite an inclination toward a more somber palette in these sobering times,...

Meet the Experts

I'm not a menswear expert, but I keep a close eye on fashion trends, so I know when news percolates in any sector of the business. And I've heard the recent...

Multitaskers

INTERIOR DESIGNER Thomas O'Brien Growing up as the son of an IBM executive in upstate New York must have given classic American designer O'Brien, 46, a head for...