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Gian Riccardo Marini Tapped as Rolex CEO

He succeeds Bruno Meier who has left the company.

Gap Future Scrutinized as Designer Exits

The $14.7 billion retailer needs a big fix — and it requires a lot more than just replacing chief designer Patrick Robinson, who was ousted Thursday.

Judge Details Dolce, Gabbana Ruling

In a ruling deposited with the court, Milan-based judge Simone Luerti chastised Italy’s Revenue Office and its interpretation of the law.

Oscar de la Renta, Alex Bolen, 550 Seventh Avenue, W 42nd Street, Salmon Tower Building, 11 W. 42nd Street, Alex Bolen,

Oscar de la Renta to Depart Seventh Ave.

The designer is relocating to West 42nd Street, gaining 10,000 square feet in the process.

Rolex Names New Chief Executive

Geneva-based watchmaker appoints veteran Gian Riccardo Marini to replace Bruno Meier.

John Galliano Hires New Lawyer

Aurélien Hamelle at Metzner Associés in Paris has been appointed to represent the designer in the face of allegations of public insult.

Spirit of Design award, Philadelphia University, Calvin Klein’s Francisco Costa, Mary McFadden, Carson Kressley,

Tommy Hilfiger Wins 2011 Spirit of Design Award

Philadelphia University tapped Carson Kressley to present the designer with the honor on Saturday.

Ric Hendee, “The Fabric of My Life”, ad campaign, Zooey Deschanel,

Cotton Inc. Taps Kate Bosworth for New Ads

Actress will star in the third installment of “The Fabric of My Life” campaign.

Alessandro Sartori Exiting Z Zegna

He will be succeeded by Paul Surridge, currently head designer of Jil Sander Menswear.

Li & Fung Exec Charged With Bribery

Doris Au Yeung Lai-hung, a senior merchandise manager, is alleged to have accepted bribes totaling more than 1.2 million Hong Kong dollars, or $155,700.

Workers United, Service Employees International Union, Mary Kay Henry,

Bruce Raynor Resigns From Workers United

One of the garment industry’s leading union advocates for 38 years is stepping down amid charges of misusing his expense account.

Olivier Rousteing, Christophe Decarnin

Olivier Rousteing In at Balmain

A key deputy of Christophe Decarnin at the French fashion house, he has been appointed designer of its women’s and men’s ready-to-wear collections.

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