Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:43pm
BERLIN – Beiersdorf AG’s first-quarter sales dipped 1.9 percent to 1.67 billion euros, or $1.84 billion, impacted by negative exchange rates, particularly in the Americas, the company said. On a like-for-like basis, revenues at the maker of Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie grew 2.... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:01pm
Calvin Klein has tapped Margot Robbie as the face of its soon-to-launch Deep Euphoria women’s fragrance. The fragrance, the third of the Euphoria range, is slated for release in the fall and billed by Calvin Klein as the “more modern, empowered sister” to the existing two... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 7:28pm
HAVANA – Here’s a little-known fact about Karl Lagerfeld: He’s a massive fan of Latin music, which he reckons is in the throes of a comeback. “Mambo No. 5” by Xavier Cugat, who popularized the genre in America in the Forties and Fifties, is a particular favorite. Probably even... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:40pm
Old Navy is not backing away from its ad depicting an interracial couple, which went on social media Friday and triggered some strong reaction, both from protesters and supporters. The ad shows a black woman and a white man, with a child riding piggyback on the man, and serves... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:29pm
Macy’s is getting musical for its fourth annual “American Icons” campaign running May 12 to June 19. On the agenda, Macy’s is staging its first digital music festival on YouTube with emerging artists; singer Adam Lambert becomes the face of the INC International Concepts... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:24pm
Even after 35 years in business, Carolina Herrera is still all about ingenuity. With that in mind, the designer will use Danny Sangra’s short film titled, “Something Unpredictable,” to launch a limited-edition capsule collection with Kat Clements headlines what... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 3:57pm
ADIEU, LANVIN: Lanvin will close its Chicago boutique at 116 East Oak Street in the Gold Coast neighborhood, according to a source familiar with retail real estate in the area. The French house opened the store, which was once home to well-known retailer Ultimo, in March 2013.... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 3:55pm
FASHION TALKS: Maria Pinto is about to launch a quarterly salon series to engage her customers in a conversation about fashion, art and culture at her M2057 Style Studio in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. But first, the fashion designer, whose designs have been worn by First... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 3:53pm
Levi Strauss & Co. named Roy Bagattini executive vice president and president of Levi Strauss Americas, effective June 1. Anne Rohosy previously held the position before leaving the company in March. The company said that in his new position, “Bagattini will be responsible... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 3:48pm
NEW YORK — The Swatch Group marked the opening of its new Times Square flagship for the Americas on Tuesday night. The unit, measuring 4,300 square feet, is intended to provide shoppers with an interactive experience. Located at 1535 Broadway, the multilevel store is in the... read more