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Will J.Lo and Marc Anthony Fashions Be a Hit for Kohl's?

The debut of the Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Collections marks the biggest product launch in Kohl's history, says CEO Kevin Mansell. But star power doesn't always translate into shopper interest and strong sales. Do these recently split singers have what it takes to become fashion leaders?

Fashionistas, Recessionistas and Prepsters: Is Preppy Dead?

Lisa Birnbach's True Prep, the long-awaited sequel to her 1980 opus, The Official Preppy Handbook, looks at how the prep lifestyle has weathered the past thirty years. Although upper class styles in the U.S. seem to be more influential than ever, the question arises: have the old standards of taste and decorum been replaced by something completely -- and incompatibly -- different?