Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1:45pm
(Bloomberg) — Private-equity firm Advent International is preparing a sale of French fashion retailer Gerard Darel, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Gerard Darel may be valued at about 150 million euros ($161 million) in the sale, which may start as soon as... read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1:44pm
Chanel, long a holdout in the rush to offer shopping by device, will soon launch e-commerce. The move could come as early as fourth-quarter 2016, according to Bruno Pavlovsky, Chanel’s president of fashion. In addition, three of the Métiers d’Art companies, owned by Chanel... read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1:20pm
Driven by the manifesto “Gentleman at Play,” UNITUS enters the market with a range of elegant menswear. The Japanese label draws on distinctly Western style, re-fixing conventional silhouettes with modern tailoring to great result. The choice of materials could be described as... read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1:00pm
While rumors were circulating that luxury fashion retailer Net-a-Porter (umbrella group of Highsnobiety favorite Mr. Porter) was to be bought out by e-commerce juggernaut Amazon for a princely sum of $1bn, it has since been announced that the London-based group will instead be... read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 12:40pm
Nike SB has released a luxurious take on one of the line’s most popular sneakers. Gold eyelets complement the black suede upper which is grounded in tradition by the indispensable white sole and Swoosh. The most exciting addition to the sneaker is the novel wingtip, a detail... read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 12:29pm
NEW DELHI, India — Dozens of models and many of India’s leading designers packed the runway while the audience rose to a standing ovation at the close of Amazon India Fashion Week. Showing two pieces each from 25 designers in glowing and burnished oranges, reds and pinks, the... read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 12:00pm
The Star Wars themed releases just keep coming. This time around Japanese game developer Square Enix has given the series’ iconic villains a bold redesign that has them looking more ominous than ever. Darth Vader, Boba Fett and the ever-anonymous storm trooper strike martial... read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 11:25am
If you didn’t catch Comedy Central’s “Roast of Justin Bieber” last night, you may want to find the highlights on YouTube. It was rather hilarious. But also at the end of the event, the young pop sensation used the opportunity to seemingly express that he is turning over a new... read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 11:20am
Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson will star as bumbling rednecks in the upcoming heist comedy Masterminds. While Owen Wilson has diversified his portfolio with (semi-)straight-faced turns in films such as The Royal Tenenbaums and Inherent Vice, Galifianakis continues to play... read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 10:44am
PARIS — L’Oréal said Tuesday it has finalized the acquisition of Niely Cosmeticos Group in Brazil. The French beauty giant, which announced the deal in September, described Niely as the largest independent hair-color and hair-care company in Brazil. Terms of the deal were not... read more