Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:21pm
MATERIAL MATTERS: British textile companies, retailers and designers gathered to honor industry creatives at the annual UK Fashion & Textiles Awards held in east London on Thursday night. “It celebrates all the people that you don’t normally hear about in the press,” said... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:28pm
If you’re traveling to the Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC and forget your swimsuit, you’re in luck. The hotel, which offers a rooftop and pool, has teamed  with Sans Sucre Swimwear for a pop-up shop this summer at the hotel. It will also offer New York’s first Bikini Concierge... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:17pm
Missoni has decked out Milan’s Malpensa international airport in vibrantly colored knits: through October, the end of Expo 2015, two 49.2-foot columns swathed in stripey textiles will connect the arrivals and departures areas at terminal one. Called “Tra le Righe #2,” which... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9:53am
Luxottica Group’s employees decided to wish Leonardo Del Vecchio, the company’s founder and chairman, a happy 80th birthday through a full-page advertisement in the Italian daily Corriere della Sera on Friday. “77,395 wishes. Happy birthday president, from the whole world of... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9:23am
WASHINGTON — Pushed down by the men’s sector, retail apparel prices fell a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent in April, according to the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index released Friday. A 2.1 percent decline in men’s apparel prices tipped the sector’s overall price index... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9:10am
Marigay McKee is looking forward. The British retail queen, who recently was pushed out as president of Saks Fifth Avenue after a stormy 15-month tenure, celebrated her engagement to General Atlantic chief executive Bill Ford at a private bash Thursday night. The couple was... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 8:45am
Michael Kors will break ground next month on a distribution center in Trade Port North in Venlo, Netherlands. The distribution center will service the brand’s European and Middle Eastern retail, wholesale and eventually, e-commerce needs. The 1 million-square-foot center is... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 8:00am
Liquiproof, the same company that created the stain-free sneaker spray, has re-purposed the technology for a new fabric protection spray that promises to waterproof your entire wardrobe. The protectant spray creates an invisible coating on top of all fabric surfaces that... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:40am
CHICAGO — Lou & Grey, the casual sister to Loft and Ann Taylor, is focused on expanding its presence through a steady rollout of freestanding stores. The activewear-inspired lifestyle brand launched in January 2014 in Loft stores. “We really believe in this way of dressing... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:20am
Lithuanian model Edita Vilkeviciute appears in front of the lens of fashion photographer Pamela Hanson in a casual new editorial. Getting rid of any glamorous connotations, the shoot takes place inside a classically European hotel room and features the Baltic beauty in both... read more