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Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:35pm
MILAN — Cosmetica Italia, the Italian association of cosmetics companies, has appointed Luca Nava as new general director. Nava, previously the director of technical regulations of the national association of cosmetics companies, replaces former general director Maurizio Crippa... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:20pm
After a brief hiatus, Los Angeles-based designer Katherine Tsina Bird is back with her evening-focused collection of ready-to-wear, Avion Feminin, which is set to relaunch for resort. Bird debuted Avion Feminin in 2012 with a made-to-measure concept and counted Diane Kruger,... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:20pm
Alberta Ferretti unveiled her spectacular new Paris showroom Tuesday night — and along with it her limited-edition spring 2016 evening collection directly inspired by its ornate moldings, romantic frescoes and dramatic chandeliers. “The collection is dedicated to this space,”... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:02pm
Phil Knight has begun the process of removing himself from direct involvement in the sports footwear and apparel giant he founded 41 years ago. Knight, chairman of Nike Inc. since stepping down as its chief executive officer, said he intends to recommend to Nike’s board that... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:00pm
Avant-garde design and technological futurism define RETROSUPERFUTURE’s latest collection for Fall/Winter 2015. The Italian contemporary eyewear brand has released the “Zed” style, which features a single piece of curved acetate paired with a wide-covering lens for a... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:00pm
One of the most important designers in the history of American fashion, Donna Karan, is stepping down as chief designer of Donna Karan International. Karan, 66, plans to devote greater time to her Urban Zen company and foundation, but will remain a close adviser to DKI under a... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:00pm
One of the most important designers in the history of American fashion, Donna Karan, is stepping down as chief designer of Donna Karan International. Karan, 66, plans to devote greater time to her Urban Zen company and foundation, but will remain a close adviser to DKI under a... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 1:54pm
The potential contagion impact of Greece on global economies is still too early to predict, but already there’s been currency pressures on sales of fashion goods. Currency fluctuations — think of a rising U.S. dollar — have been a sore point for American apparel firms that do... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 1:51pm
Reebok and the UFC brought out a small army of athletes, a fog machine, bleacher seating and roaming spotlights to unveil the new Reebok “Fight Kit” Tuesday morning at Skylight Studios in Manhattan. Aside from being a first for the UFC, the event provided a little one-on-one... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 1:42pm
PARIS – Messe Frankfurt France announced on Tuesday it is launching a new trade fair dedicated to high-tech fabrics and research. The Avantex show, to be held at Le Bourget exhibition center from Sept. 14 to 17, will highlight intelligent, connected fabrics, materials that... read more

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