Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 4:15pm
Executives from Hudson’s Bay Co., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp. gathered in New York Wednesday to pitch their growth stories to investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer and Retail Conference. While none had shareholders jumping for joy — shares of all... read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 4:00pm
Fledgling Italian brand LC23 presents their Fall/Winter 2015 collection on the heels of this season’s fashion exhibitions. Dubbed “Native,” the collection is based around wide-legged, pleated trousers, with the offerings blending bold, colorful basics with textured, seasonally... read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 4:00pm
LUXE BASICS: Knitwear producer 360Cashmere is officially open for business with New York being eyed for a second storefront sometime this year. The East Coast presence would be a follow-up to the Santa Monica, Calif.-based knitwear maker’s first outpost, which opened at the... read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:51pm
BUNNY PARTY: Tuesday’s Bunny Hop — the annual family friendly party thrown by The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — drew uptown socials Shoshanna Gruss, Annie and Ferebee Taube, Allison Aston and Jill Kargman, their tots in tow. The venue at 583 Park Avenue... read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:21pm
OSCAR GETTING HIS DUE: As it turns out, The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco’s plans to showcase the life and career of Oscar de la Renta in an exhibition next year was an idea that the designer had considered. With this year marking the 50th anniversary of the company that... read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:21pm
Randy Pearce, the retired president of Regis Corp., has been appointed to the new post of lead independent director of Ascena Retail Group Inc. Pearce has been an Ascena director since 2005 and, in addition to serving on its compensation committee, chairs its audit committee.... read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:20pm
RETROSUPERFUTURE‘s blossoming relationship with Carhartt WIP continues, with a new batch of sunglasses made in collaboration with the contemporary workwear label. A set of clean, highly wearable acetate frames boast Carl Zeiss optics in a variety of seasonally-appropriate... read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 2:58pm
DROP IT LIKE IT’S HOT: As if Etam’s annual lingerie and swimwear extravaganza wasn’t hot enough, the show in Paris received powerful backup from rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg on Tuesday night. Sporting a pair of raw jeans matched with an après-ski cardigan (which humbly read “born... read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 2:40pm
After teasing the LP via a minimix released last month, Paris-based producer Brodinski finally drops his long-awaited album Brava in its entirety. Having already set the vibe for Brava‘s bass-heavy, multi-genre alloyed sound through some bizarre music video efforts, “Can’t... read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 2:38pm
The WWD Global Stock Tracker closed today down 0.25 percent to 114.11 as investors took profits and continued to weigh options across all market sectors following record-setting gains in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and other major indices in February. Despite the decline,... read more