The 10 Biggest Stories in Fashion This Week

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Backstage at Saint-Tokyo. Photo: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia

Backstage at Saint-Tokyo. Photo: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia

News

In and Out: After just 15 months on the job, Saks Fifth Avenue president Marigay McKee is leaving the company. What went wrong?

Brand on Fire: The eco-friendly clothing brand Reformation is gearing up for growth, having raised $12 million from investors, including Theory's Andrew Rosen and Karlie Kloss.

Second Time Around: Chanel brought its Metiers d'Art collection to New York, with a special performance by Cara Delevingne and Pharrell (a.k.a. the dream team). 

New Beginnings: After news came out that Marc by Marc Jacobs would be discontinued and folded into the main line, designers Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley have announced their next move — a joint line appropriately called Hillier Bartley.

Combining Forces: Yoox and Net-a-Porter, both powerhouses at the intersection of fashion and technology, are merging their businesses. Bigger and better, as they say.

Further reading

Secret Sauce: What kind of magic is driving Madewell's colossal success? Fashionista's Lauren Sherman investigates. 

Ones to Watch: Meet the coolest designers we saw at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia in Moscow. 

Overachiever: Shoe designer Sarah Flint walks us through her career thus far, from launching her line at 24 to landing in Barneys and on the feet of celebs like Blake Lively just two years later.

The Dark Side: Jane Park, the Korea-born founder of the beauty brand Julep, gives her take on the pros and cons of South Korea's beauty culture. 

Pro Tips: Ever wonder how a market editor — the person responsible for knowing designers' collections inside and out — shops for herself? Style.com's Rachael Wang takes us through her process.