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All Hail Pitti Uomo

Buyers attending the bellwether men’s wear fair lauded the lineup of shows and presentations, led by Givenchy and Salvatore Ferragamo.

Senior Chinese Official Signals Sino-U.S. Deal Possible

GENEVA — One of China’s most senior diplomats on Thursday signaled here that a U.S.-China deal is still doable if tensions between the world’s two biggest economies are limited to the trade conflict but not if they went beyond to policies aimed at containing China’s further development. Chen Xu, China’s new ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, and for many years the top official at the foreign ministry in Beijing responsible for multilateral diplomacy and European affairs, told a news conference that if the issue is limited to the trade conflict “we can work out a package. Maybe not 100 percent satisfactory to both sides, but both sides can go along with. ” “That is a win-win situation,” he added. Beijing, he noted, “is still ready, the door is still open” to work out a package, but he also pointed out “if we have to face a trade war…we don’t have another choice but we have to fight to the end.” The Chinese official also said, “to me it’s not a wise choice to resort to tariffs and trade war and extreme pressure.” A recent analysis by International Monetary Fund economists concluded that that U.S. trade tensions marked by tariff hikes by the U.S.

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A Spectacle for LuisaViaRoma

Carine Roitfeld and her son Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld organized a major fashion extravaganza on Thursday night in Florence, which included a concert by Lenny Kravitz.