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Friday, July 29, 2016 at 3:32am
BIEBER FEVER: Urban Outfitters has announced the launch of its Justin Bieber “Purpose” tour collection on Aug. 5. Inspired by the singer’s most recent world tour, the men’s wear collection consists of five pieces, including T-shirts, a baseball cap and a bomber jacket all... read more
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 3:31am
LONDON — European stock markets were uneven in midmorning trading on Friday, as growth in the euro zone slowed to 0.3 percent in the second quarter. The FTSE MIB in Milan was up 1.8 percent to 16,818.41, followed by the DAX in Frankfurt, 0.4 percent to 10,320.04, while the FTSE... read more
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 3:10am
MILAN — Fashion and jewelry designer Countess Marta Marzotto died on Friday morning in Milan at the age of 85. “Marta Marzotto passed away in her sleep this morning after a brief illness,” said her family in a statement. “She was serene and surrounded by her children and... read more
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 2:59am
PARIS — Leila Yavari, Stylebop’s fashion director, will leave the online fashion retailer at the end of today, it said. She joined the Munich-based e-tailer in May 2011 as editor in chief of its site. In 2012, Yavari became its fashion director, playing an active role on the... read more
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 2:43am
MILAN — After years of speculation, Giorgio Armani is speaking up about the future of the company he founded more than four decades ago. On Friday, the designer confirmed he had established the long-rumored Giorgio Armani Foundation which, while aiming to fund social projects,... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
The vast potential of the Chinese e-commerce market is well-known to the readers of these pages. Yet equally well-known are the extensive challenges that brands face as they take advantage of these possibilities. Counterfeiters deceive consumers and put them at risk, while... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
Japan’s long-standing culture of cute, known as Kawaii, is toning down its froth. The style was once entirely focused on girlish femininity: encouraging women to exude a childlike sweetness through their wardrobe, restaurant preferences, and even their tone of voice, to an... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
Japan’s long-standing culture of cute, known as Kawaii, is toning down its froth. The style was once entirely focused on girlish femininity: encouraging women to exude a childlike sweetness through their wardrobe, restaurant preferences, and even their tone of voice, to an... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
Penhaligon’s has upped the ante in the game of fragrance storytelling as it launches a collection of scents aimed at freshening its Victorian origins and providing a modern sharp edge. It has become commonplace for artisanal and even major brands to launch a collection of six... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:34pm
Always on message, Hillary Clinton stayed the course Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention, keeping voters’ focus on her words and not her white pantsuit. And why not? Fans, delegates and even former Bernie Sanders supporters had waited all week to witness her... read more

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