Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 9:01pm
Ben Lerer is the managing director of venture capital firm Lerer Hippeau Ventures and cofounder and chief executive officer of The Thrillist Media Group. Along with his father, Ken Lerer, who cofounded The Huffington Post, Ben, 33, has made more than 300 investments in some of... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 9:01pm
Inside Arthur Elgort’s whitewashed studio in SoHo, Sophie, his only daughter and eldest child, is setting up a camera tripod. “Where’d you get that?” he wonders aloud. “It’s yours!” trills the baby-faced blonde. It’s safe to say she knows her way around. “She’s been here since... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 5:00pm
Back in 2012, storied sneaker magazine Sneaker Freaker – as a part of their 10 year anniversary – paired up with Saucony to create what was dubbed the “Bushwhacker” on the brand’s Grid 9000 silhouette. Now, three years later, the two companies team up once again to whip up... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4:54pm
Ulta Beauty’s growth tear continued in the first quarter, with net income surging 34 percent. The Bolingbrook, Ill.-based retailer, which reported quarterly results late on Thursday, said its net income was $66.9 million, or $1.04 a diluted share, compared with $50 million, or... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4:30pm
Google has re-entered the mobile wallet war with the unveiling of Android Pay, successor to – and a revamped version of – Google Wallet. Similar to Apple Pay, Android Pay will let people use their smartphone to make payments in brick-and-mortar stores, as well as to make in-... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4:00pm
FEIT’s pared-down aesthetic becomes clearer than ever with this new drop, consisting of handmade slippers. The moccasin-inspired slip-ons have arrived in two colorways, each making use of Italian vegetable suede, tanned using only natural tannins and organic materials,... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 3:20pm
To supplement its current lineup of denim products, mega-retailer Topman has tapped Japan’s Kurabo Mills for a an exclusive range of Japanese selvedge denim collection. As Japan’s oldest mill, Kurabo Mills is known for its adherence to superior indigo dyes, and for this... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 3:11pm
Liberty & Justice, Africa’s first fair trade apparel maker, is launching Uniform, a T-shirt label that will donate one school uniform to a child in Liberia for every T-shirt the company sells. L&J founder and chief executive officer Chid Liberty was born in Liberia but... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 2:50pm
George Melvin Ivey Jr., a retailer who expanded his grandfather’s Charlotte, N.C., department store chain, died May 21 after being hospitalized for a variety of illnesses at the Carolinas Medical Center. He was 91 years old. Ivey, who was born and raised in Charlotte, attended... read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 2:40pm
Celebrating the Fourth of July a little early, German sneaker giant PUMA has released a patriotic trio of kicks for their “Independence Day” pack.  Suitably titled, the collection consists of three styles of the Basket and Star silhouettes. The shoes come in three colorways:... read more