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Mary Katrantzou on Getting to Know Customers, Taking a Break From Digital Prints, and London Vs. Paris

Mary Katrantzou touched down in New York on Monday. She’s in town to celebrate the fifth anniversary of her London-based label and the U.S. launch of her e-commerce business, which is going gangbusters. MAC Cosmetics, a longtime supporter, is hosting tonight’s dinner at Indochine, and more than a few bold-faced names are expected to attend. In advance of the festivities, Katrantzou sat down with to discuss online profiles, why she’s turned her back on digital print (at least for the time being), and the day when she just might move her must-see show to Paris.

Mary Murcko Named Publisher At Self

Following yesterday's news that Self has snagged Cosmopolitan exec editor Joyce Chang as the fitness glossy's new EIC and said farewell to longtime editrix Lucy Danziger and VP/publisher Laura McEwen, the mag announced today the appointment of Mary Murcko as McEwen's successor. It's a homecoming of sorts of Murcko, who was on Self's ad team from 1991 to 1995. Most recently, Murcko was president of national sales at Gannett, overseeing USA Today, USA Weekend, and Gannett Digital.

Fantastic Man‘s New Issue Has a Great Cover Even if You’re Not Into Tennis

Though he might be a living legend to some, 46-year-old German athlete Boris “Boom Boom” Becker is not exactly who you’d expect to see on the cover of a men’s fashion magazine. Luckily for us (and tennis enthusiasts everywhere), Becker’s fellow countryman Juergen Teller shot the famed player and coach in action at the Wimbledon Tennis Club for the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Fantastic Man. The result is a cool follow-up to the magazine’s weird-but-good cover choices, which have most recently included director Spike Jonze and conceptual artist Jeremy Deller.

Nick Wooster Tries His Hand At Design For Menswear Label Lardini

Retail vet Nick Wooster is tightening his ties to Lardini, the family-run Italian suiting label that he's been consulting for this year. In an effort to enhance Lardini's presence in the U.S., the former men's fashion director of Bergdorf's and Neiman Marcus will be creating a 12- to 15-look capsule collection that will draw upon the label’s tailoring focus. The street style star will be infusing the line with his a messier touch; the buttoned-up looks will be combined with more casual, sportswear-inflected details.

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