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Monday, July 6, 2015 at 6:44pm
With three goals for the U.S. in Sunday’s Women’s World Cup win, Carli Lloyd was catapulted into international fame — and a few of her teammates are also posed to be breakout stars. Weeks before she won the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and Golden Boot awards, the New... read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 at 6:07pm
TECH-TO-WEAR: Berlin-based Start-up ElektroCouture launched its first ready-to-wear collection on Asos Marketplace online on the eve of Berlin Fashion Week on Monday. The fashion technology house established in 2014 launched a collection of 10 pieces. The selection includes a... read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 at 6:03pm
BOSS GOING FUR-FREE: After a year of negotiating with The Humane Society of the United States and The Fur Free Alliance, Hugo Boss has agreed to stop using fur as of fall 2016. FFA is a coalition of 40 animal protection organizations in 28 countries trying to end the fur trade... read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 at 5:01pm
Tommy Hilfiger Corp. has named Abdel El Hamri senior vice president, marketing and communications, the Americas. He will continue in his role as head of global communications. El Hamri, who has been with Hilfiger for over 10 years, has held numerous posts at the company’s... read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 at 5:01pm
Tommy Hilfiger Corp. has named Abdel El Hamri senior vice president, marketing and communications, the Americas. He will continue in his role as head of global communications. El Hamri, who has been with Hilfiger for over 10 years, has held numerous posts at the company’s... read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 at 4:10pm
Burt Shavitz, a cofounder of Burt’s Bees and a pioneer of the eco-conscious beauty industry, died on Sunday in Maine of respiratory complications. He was 80 years old and is survived by a brother. Manhattan born-Shavitz grew up with a fondness for beekeeping, acquiring an... read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 at 3:58pm
WWD went off the runways and onto the streets and sidewalks for some of the best looks. Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read More... read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 at 3:25pm
Shares of leading European and Asian luxury and retail firms were hit Monday after Greek voters nixed the bailout terms proposed by the nation’s creditors. Stock markets in Europe and Asia — with the exception of Shanghai — all fell Monday after the Greek vote the day before.... read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 at 3:03pm
When director Sean Baker started working on his film “Tangerine” two and a half years ago, Caitlyn Jenner was still Bruce and Time magazine hadn’t published a cover story proclaiming transgender issues the next civil rights frontier. But his well-meaning and raucous dramedy... read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 at 2:38pm
Perry Pericleous has been promoted to senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of specialty apparel retailer Express Inc. Pericleous, who was previously the company’s vice president of finance, succeeds Paul Dascoli, who has left the firm. He reports to... read more

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