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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 12:09am
PARIS — Kering and H&M said they are to test a new recycling technology that separates and extracts polyester and cotton from used garments in order to create new textiles. The idea behind the technology — put in place by Worn Again, a U.K.-based textile up-cycling startup... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11:05pm
LONDON — Compagnie Financiere Richemont said it plans to merge its fashion e-commerce business Net-a-Porter Group with Yoox Group, confirming widespread market speculation. Richemont said in a statement it has entered into a binding, conditional agreement for an all-share... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
JOINING THE COUTURE CROWD: De Beers Diamond Jewellers has become an official jewelry member of the Fédération Française de la Couture du Prêt-à-Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode, the jewelry house will reveal today. De Beers will make its official debut on the... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
Kevin Mansell, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Kohl’s Corp., saw his total compensation rise 18.2 percent to $9.7 million from $8.2 million in 2013, with the $1.5 million increase stemming almost entirely from a boost in his stock awards, which rose to $7.5... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
GETTING MORE REFINED: In the midst of securing what is said to be $50 million in financing, Refinery29 has hired Paula Goldstein Di Principe as fashion director and Anne-Marie Guarnieri as deputy editor, fashion, beauty and shopping. Executives at Refinery29 declined comment... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
GETTING MORE REFINED: In the midst of securing what is said to be $50 million in financing, Refinery29 has hired Paula Goldstein Di Principe as fashion director and Anne-Marie Guarnieri as deputy editor, fashion, beauty and shopping. Executives at Refinery29 declined comment... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
With long, teal fingerless gloves, a miniature feathered top hat and big, blue eyes poking out from beneath a pair of oversize sunglasses, Esmeralda Seay-Reynolds made quite the entrance into WWD’s Bryant Park offices. “Today I was feeling kooky and Tim Burton-esque,” explained... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
SOUTH OF FORTY: Misha Nonoo, Story’s Rachel Shechtman, BaubleBar’s Amy Jain, American Ballet Theatre’s Misty Copeland and “Humans of New York” photographer Brandon Stanton are among the picks on Crain New York Business’ 2015 40 Under 40 list. Nonoo’s husband Aditya Julka,... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
SOUTH OF FORTY: Misha Nonoo, Story’s Rachel Shechtman, BaubleBar’s Amy Jain, American Ballet Theatre’s Misty Copeland and “Humans of New York” photographer Brandon Stanton are among the picks on Crain New York Business’ 2015 40 Under 40 list. Nonoo’s husband Aditya Julka,... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
ENK Vegas and Project are about to get more intimate. This August, ENK Vegas will be combined with Project and renamed Project Women’s. The shows will continue to be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center as part of the MAGIC Marketplace and will run Aug. 17 to 19, and all... read more

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