Today's headlines

February 10, 2011 BY CAPSULESNEWS

Is Less More? As New York Fashion Week kicks off today, many designers are scaling back, abandoning the extravagant productions of the past in favor of more pointedly exclusive affairs. (NYT)

Man Bags Emerge: “After a decade-long obsession with women’s ‘it’ bags, could men’s bags become the next powerhouse sellers for luxury brands? The likes of Brioni, Tom Ford and Zegna have recognised… an emerging market for men’s accessories.” (The Australian/BoF)

Hotels vs tents: Hotels are increasingly taking their marketing a step further by pairing up with designers and fashion purveyors to host their own shows and events. Here's what a few lodgings are doing this season. (NYT)