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Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:05pm
LONDON — Solange Azagury-Partridge is the latest designer set to get paddles popping at Paddle8.com, curating an online auction of jewelry, design and art that starts today and runs until May 19. The sale features 55 works that together form a kaleidoscope of color and texture... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:01pm
POWERFUL MOMS: The fashion and retail crowd make a strong showing on Working Mother’s annual list of “50 Most Powerful Moms of 2015.” Victoria Beckham, Tory Burch, J. Crew president and creative director Jenna Lyons, Spanx chief executive officer Sara Blakely, Gisel Ruiz,... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:01pm
Nordstrom Inc. named Blake Nordstrom, Pete Nordstrom and Erik Nordstrom co-presidents of the corporation, in changes supporting its team approach to managing the business. “It’s a title change more than a promotion. Their roles and responsibilities as well as their compensation... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:01pm
Instagram might be a favorite of the fashion flock, but the picture-sharing platform hasn’t made it easy for brands to monetize their followings. Jumping in to fill that gap is RewardStyle’s Like to Know It, which is expanding its service beyond influencers and bloggers to help... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:01pm
Tel Aviv-based software brand Aimee Soft has become an affiliate member of The O Alliance, adding a service that helps brands identify products most likely to result in online transactions. Aimee Soft functions on multiple levels to establish and optimize a consumer’s potential... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 6:59pm
FILLING THE GAP: Condé Nast Entertainment has tapped Joy Marcus as executive vice president and general manager. Marcus fills the spot left open by Fred Santarpia, who moved over to parent company Condé Nast in the newly created role of executive vice president and chief... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 6:22pm
The wave of fashion folk migrating west continues to swell. To mark its 20th anniversary, New York-based creative agency Art Department is opening a West Coast outpost in Santa Monica, Calif. Founder Jordan Shipenberg, who began his career as an assistant at French photo agency... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 6:22pm
The wave of fashion folk migrating west continues to swell. To mark its 20th anniversary, New York-based creative agency Art Department is opening a West Coast outpost in Santa Monica, Calif. Founder Jordan Shipenberg, who began his career as an assistant at French photo agency... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 5:27pm
LONDON – The mobile phone is becoming an ever more potent tool, not just for browsing collections, but for luring customers into stores, according to Barbara Rybka, senior vice president, digital, at Gucci. “Mobile is powerful, and we’re viewing it as a bridge between online... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 5:08pm
Will she be invited ever again? Beyoncé showed up 90 minutes late to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala, an event cochair Anna Wintour has long run with authoritarianlike punctuality. All the other guests had long made their way up the museum’s vertiginous... read more

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