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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:54am
LONDON — Sunspel has inked a wholesale agreement with Anglobal Ltd. for the Japanese market, WWD has learned. An announcement is expected later today. Sunspel principals said the company has a longstanding relationship with Japan. The upscale knitwear and underwear brand was... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:51am
PARIS — In a bid to raise its fragrance profile in Europe and attract new, younger consumers there, Shiseido is launching this fall a women’s scent called Ever Bloom. It is the Japanese beauty giant’s first fragrance to debut in Europe — where half of overall beauty sales are... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:29am
MILAN — Growth at all brands and gains in all markets, led by Asia and the Middle East, lifted Giorgio Armani Group’s profitability and revenues in 2014. In the year ended Dec. 31, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization rose 5.7 percent to 507 million... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 1:00am
Malawian-Swedish afropop duo The Very Best have released a music video for their title track, “Makes A King.” Filmed in collaboration with Ethiopia Skate, – a grassroots skateboard community started two years ago by then 16-year-old Abenezer Temesgen – the music video uses... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 12:00am
Last Thursday night, the annual Cinema Against AIDS event took place at the Hotel de Cap-Eden-Roc just outside of Cannes. The get-together acts as a yearly fundraiser to aid in research development for AIDS. This year they raised roughly $36.1 million USD, with a large part... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 9:01pm
On Monday at 11:55 a.m., consumers anxiously sit at their desks across the country waiting for the clock to strike noon. The world comes to a halt for two minutes as riders strategically pick their bikes for the week at SoulCycle because it’s just as important as applying their... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 9:01pm
TYING THE KNOT: Former Gucci creative director Frida Giannini and president and chief executive officer Patrizio di Marco are starting a new chapter. The designer and di Marco, who are partners in life and share a daughter, are planning to tie the knot on June 5, according to... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 9:01pm
TYING THE KNOT: Former Gucci creative director Frida Giannini and president and chief executive officer Patrizio di Marco are starting a new chapter. The designer and di Marco, who are partners in life and share a daughter, are planning to tie the knot on June 5, according to... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 9:01pm
It was 10 a.m. but Josep Font’s clock, as he settled into a leather banquette at the New York outpost of Sant Ambroeus in SoHo, was badly out of sync thanks to transatlantic jet lag that kept him up all night. “Terrible,” he said, shaking his head, sipping an iced tea to revive... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 9:01pm
In its newest exhibition, London’s Fashion and Textile Museum is chronicling the history of cruise wear, from voluminous Edwardian bathing bloomers to today’s body-sculpting swimsuits. The most striking part of the exhibition — called “Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear Since... read more

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