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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 4:30pm
With summer well underway, visvim drops a new take on its “Skagway” Chuck Taylor bootleg sneaker sporting various doodlings across the raw canvas upper. Finished with contrasting suede heel counters and striped laces, the sneaker marks yet another extravagant display of expert... read more
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 4:07pm
STRICTLY BUSINESS: Five years after Vera Wang designed Olympic attire for American figure skater Evan Lysacek, the designer has enlisted him as a creative consultant for her company. The 30-year-old Chicago native hung up his skates some time ago and moved to New York last fall... read more
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 4:00pm
New York-based label ICNY have unveiled their latest summer offerings. Similar to their Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook, the designs include iconography and patterns rendered in mint greens, cool greys and bright whites, complemented by the brand’s signature details, which include... read more
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 3:20pm
Each summer Birkenstock has remained at the forefront of sandal manufacturing. Following their last collaboration with Japanese retailer BEAUTY & YOUTH, the brand is set to release this all-black edition of the Zurich sandal. Swapping the standard cork footbed for a solid... read more
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 3:20pm
ROAD-TRIPPING WITH TOMS: Toms is using virtual reality to prove that it’s virtuous. In an effort to quell the cynics who doubt that it actually provides shoes, glasses and water access to needy communities as part of its “One for One” philosophy, the Los Angeles-based company... read more
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 3:12pm
High-end Italian hair-care company Davines and New York City-based Ion Studio are teaming up to open an environmentally responsible flagship salon and education center, slated for a grand opening on July 10. Located at 41 Wooster Street in SoHo, Ion Studio is Davines’ newest... read more
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 3:11pm
The sharing economy that’s brought new currency to spare bedrooms and cars for hire is turning private closets into cottage industries. Harvard College graduate Julia Gudish Krieger has created a rental market for personal wardrobes through VillageLuxe.com. The invite-only... read more
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 3:05pm
Tata Harper Skincare, the Vermont-based natural beauty company founded in 2007 by wife and husband team Tata and Henry Harper, has a new minority investor: Alliance Consumer Growth. ACG, a private equity fund that provides growth capital to emerging brands, currently also holds... read more
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 2:55pm
Competing retailers waiting for the strong momentum in off-price retailing to abate might be in for a long wait. In a report on the sector this week, Moody’s Investors Service said off-price retailers of apparel and footwear will grow at a rate between 6 and 8 percent per year... read more
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 2:40pm
FUTUR are still relatively new to the scene but they’ve made a promising start in establishing themselves as serious streetwear contenders. Helping them to secure their identity, the brand has released a six-minute video to accompany the upcoming “Season 01″ collection. The... read more

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