Fashion News Roundup: Marchesa Reveals Their Chic Playboy Bunny Costume, Alaia to Show at Couture Week and a Look Back at Shopping Malls in 1989

Marchesa's Playboy Bunny Costume Revealed: To commemorate the opening of the Playboy club in London, the ladies at Marchesa re-imagined the iconic bunny costume. They glammed up the classic black leotard with embellishments and embroidery in true Marchesa fashion. {Telegraph} Neiman Marcus is Raking It In: Thanks to e-commerce, the department store's profits have doubled in the third-quarter. {WWD, Subscription Required} The Shopping Mall's Glory Days: Photographer Michael Galinsky traveled across America in 1989 to document malls. The hair! The acid wash denim! {Vice}
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Marchesa's Playboy Bunny Costume Revealed: To commemorate the opening of the Playboy club in London, the ladies at Marchesa re-imagined the iconic bunny costume. They glammed up the classic black leotard with embellishments and embroidery in true Marchesa fashion. {Telegraph} Neiman Marcus is Raking It In: Thanks to e-commerce, the department store's profits have doubled in the third-quarter. {WWD, Subscription Required} The Shopping Mall's Glory Days: Photographer Michael Galinsky traveled across America in 1989 to document malls. The hair! The acid wash denim! {Vice}
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Marchesa's Playboy Bunny Costume Revealed: To commemorate the opening of the Playboy club in London, the ladies at Marchesa re-imagined the iconic bunny costume. They glammed up the classic black leotard with embellishments and embroidery in true Marchesa fashion. {Telegraph}

Neiman Marcus is Raking It In: Thanks to e-commerce, the department store's profits have doubled in the third-quarter. {WWD, Subscription Required}

The Shopping Mall's Glory Days: Photographer Michael Galinsky traveled across America in 1989 to document malls. The hair! The acid wash denim! {Vice}

Luxury Brands Use Museum Exhibits to Connect With the Public: Hermes and Louis Vuitton are examples of luxury brands who have been part of a wave of fashion exhibitions lately. The exhibits act as a way to help shake negative connotations that come with being a high-end brand, and to create links with not just their regular customer, but the entire public. {WWD, Subscription Required}

All About the Olsen Twins: In a lengthy interview, MK & A share the inspiration (or lack of) behind their signature granny chic look, and say that a reason they don't usually do full-fledged fashion shows is that they feel bad for fashion critics and bloggers who have to "schlep everywhere" and then write reviews on their phones {Style.com}

J.Mendel Honored: The designer was named the winner of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum's National Design Award for fashion design. {WWD, Subscription Required}

The Music Industry Looks to Fashion to Boost Income: Universal has partnered with Tommy Hilfiger to create rock-’n'-roll inspired apparel for boutiques and department stores in an attempt to make up for the money the music industry has lost in the age of illegal downloads. {Ekke}

Alaia to Take Part in Paris Couture week: The designer, who typically prefers intimate viewings of his collections, will retreat from his Marais atelier for a show of what he calls "semi-couture" designs. {Vogue UK}

More in Food Fashion: Model Cintia Dicker dons a dress made out of M&M's for Virgine's first issue. {Fashion Gone Rogue}