Friday, May 6, 2016 at 1:19pm
As someone pounds the pavement in New York, Tania Ursomarzo knows how hard the city streets can be on shoes. As a designer, Ursomarzo developed Triptych, a collection of wearable shoes with unexpected details that are sturdy enough to stand up to the mean streets of Manhattan... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:17am
EYE ON THE PRIZE: Elie Tahari will launch eyewear this summer. The New York-based brand will deliver an assortment of optical designs to select retailers beginning this June. The brand has partnered with licensing firm Colors in Optics Ltd., which also produces eyewear for... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:08am
TABLEAU: Christie’s, beginning today, will meld elements of its art and jewelry departments into the first online sale of its kind. Its “Art as Jewelry” auction features wearable works by the likes of Alexander Calder and Man Ray. The auction house had previously sold artist... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 9:54am
Less than 10 years ago Dean and Melanie Flintoft founded Australian Fashion Labels in Adelaide, South Australia, with a single brand. Today it has a multibrand portfolio sold in more than 1,700 stores worldwide and Saturday celebrates the opening of its first U.S. BNKR store in... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 9:45am
LONDON – Five months after taking a majority stake its Belgian competitor, Vente-Privé has hit the acquisitions trail once again with the purchase of two Spanish and Swiss rivals. The French flash sales pioneer has purchased outright the Spanish company... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 7:15am
When it comes to marketing mediums aimed at women, television is tops, but online videos resonate well with Millennials. Researchers at digital marketing and “customer acquisition” firm Fluent conducted the “Marketing to Women Survey,” which revealed differences between... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 6:57am
TOKYO — Sales among Japanese department stores were uneven in April, as demand from international visitors to the country continued to increase, while overall sales of clothing waned. Fast Retailing said Friday that same-store sales at its Uniqlo units in Japan grew 1.3 percent... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 6:40am
Revlon Inc. reported a slight increase in net sales for the first quarter, impacted negatively from foreign currency exchange rates. Net income for the quarter was $11 million, or 21 cents a diluted share for the quarter. For the prior-year quarter, Revlon reported a loss of $... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 5:41am
MILAN — Kering and the 2016 Cannes Film Festival revealed on Friday that Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon are the recipients of the 2016 “Women in Motion” Awards. This is the second edition of the prize, whose goal is to support women professionals within the film industry. Last... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 5:01am
CRAZY FOR RIRI: The limited-edition footwear collaboration between Rihanna and Manolo Blahnik, which launched earlier this week, has caused the project’s dedicated microsite to crash several times. A limited number of 400 pairs were stocked within each of the London, New York... read more