Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 5:46am
Jimmy Fallon and the hardest working band is show business, The Roots, team up with record-breaking artist Adele to perform her smash hit “Hello” using nothing but classroom instruments. One of the late-night program’s most popular recurring segments, the impromptu group does... read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 5:40am
High-end accessories brand PB 0110 has launched its Spring/Summer 2016 collection. Focusing on the concept that a bag is a personal extension of one’s style, design details like vegetable-tanned natural leather, brass fittings and pure linen ensure prolonged wear. Four new... read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 5:31am
PARIS — Ysé is taking root. Following a successful string of pop-up stores, which for three years saw the lingerie newcomer take over a different space in Paris every two months, the French brand, a specialist in small and medium-sized cups, has finally settled down at 117 Rue... read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 5:26am
Taking diehard fandom to new levels, some “private American collector” just recently dropped some serious coin on Wu-Tang Clan’s one-of-a-kind album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. Auctioned off by Paddle8, the album’s final selling price currently remains a mystery, however,... read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 5:00am
In honor of a decade of design and innovation inspired by skateboarding culture, last week Vans Syndicate celebrated its 10-year anniversary at Los Angeles’ Known Gallery. Attendees were surrounded by years of archived footwear, showcasing the history of the Vans label.... read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 4:27am
PARIS — Bonpoint has appointed Hugues de la Chevasnerie as chief executive officer. He is to succeed Sabine Brunner, who is leaving “to pursue a personal project abroad,” according to the brand. Brunner had joined the company in April 2014. She is credited with developing the... read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 2:33am
LONDON — European stock markets were on the upswing in midmorning trading Wednesday after a slow start to the week, blighted by ongoing antiterrorist activity in Europe, where all regions are on the alert for further attacks. The CAC 40 in Paris was up 1.3 percent to 4884.43,... read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 1:22am
HONG KONG — Chinese tourism to South Korea and Korean duty-free sales have rebounded after the drop off earlier this year due to an outbreak of the MERS virus, according to a new report from Daiwa Capital Markets. Chinese inbound tourists recovered by double-digit percentage... read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 12:51am
Fast Retailing is stepping up its support of refugees worldwide with a new agreement with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. The company has pledged to donate $10 million over three years, starting from 2016. It will also distribute winter clothing to new arrivals in Europe. “The... read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 12:07am
“It’s the first time I’ve come back in perhaps 10 or 15 years,” Philippe Starck said of Tokyo, a city he once called home. “And when I left you some years ago, you were, like always, very nice, charming people. But today I am very, very, very impressed. Because you are all so... read more