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Monday, May 25, 2015 at 10:53pm
BIRTHDAY BASH: Two hundred people feted the Australian Fashion Chamber‘s first birthday on Monday night on the rooftop of the AMP Building overlooking Sydney’s Circular Quay. They also enjoyed a bird’s eye view of UK design studio Universal Everything’s spectacular light show... read more
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9:02pm
Palm Angels, the Italian men’s wear label founded by Francesco Ragazzi, is bowing globally in a range of high-end multibrand stores. The in-store launch will start in Paris, where Colette will dedicate one of its windows to the brand beginning Tuesday. “The window will be... read more
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9:01pm
Demand for unique statement pieces is high, and designers responded by revamping the traditional moto-jacket-and-skinny-jeans biker look for fall. Leather jackets got youthful updates with fur accents, hardware elements and oversize cuts. No-fuss dressing couldn’t be easier for... read more
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9:01pm
BEHIND THE CFDA SCENES: Guests heading to this year’s CFDA Awards won’t have to wait until they find their seats in Alice Tully Hall to check out the 2016 CFDA Journal. Through a new alliance with the CFDA, Lexus will deliver the hardcover editions (another first) to attendees... read more
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9:01pm
BEHIND THE CFDA SCENES: Guests heading to this year’s CFDA Awards won’t have to wait until they find their seats in Alice Tully Hall to check out the 2016 CFDA Journal. Through a new alliance with the CFDA, Lexus will deliver the hardcover editions (another first) to attendees... read more
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9:01pm
PARIS — Persistence pays off in fashion, as the outcome of the second annual LVMH Prize attests. Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida, the Portuguese duo behind the London-based Marques’ Almeida label, scooped up the main prize, which comes with 300,000 euros, or $331,000 at current... read more
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9:01pm
Happy Socks is going for viral gold with its newest video campaign. The video, which will be released today on the sock brand’s You Tube and Facebook accounts, features snowboarder Adrian “Wildman” Cenni hanging from a helicopter and weaving through clouds on a Happy Socks-... read more
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 5:11pm
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will slash import tariffs on consumer goods including skincare products, Western-style clothes and diapers from June, potentially giving a fillip to global brands and bolstering domestic consumption amid faltering economic growth. The Ministry of... read more
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 4:49pm
LONDON –  Johann Rupert remains an Internet skeptic. The chairman of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA may be about to complete a merger of his Net-a-Porter Group with Yoox Group to create a fashion e-commerce behemoth with revenues of 1.3 billion euros, or $1.45 billion, a... read more
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 4:48pm
The shopping center industry partied like it was 1999 at ReCon 2015 held last week in Las Vegas. Unlike the post-Reagan era boom, the current upturn – if there really is one, and it holds – is tempered by analytics, past experience and a new group of retail entrepreneurs that... read more

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