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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 6:11am
HARDER, BETTER, FASTER, STRONGER: Maison Kitsuné is the latest brand to land in the red-hot Upper Marais district of Paris, with the opening of its largest store and café so far in the French capital. The 2,150-square-foot split-level space on Boulevard des Filles du Calvaire... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 6:00am
For their second delivery for Summer 2015, Play Cloths pulls inspiration from its hometown of Virginia Beach. In addition, the brand has also incorporated the nostalgia of favorite pastimes, namely baseball, as various button-down jersey options are present throughout the... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 5:40am
While Apple’s headline-grabbing entry into the smartwatch market promises to revolutionize the gadgets on our wrists, it’s easy to forget the previous generation of watches which were, at the time, the height of technology. With all sorts of accoutrements from stopwatches to... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 5:30am
WESTWOOD’S WONDERLAND: Vivienne Westwood has teamed with Vintage Classics on a special gift edition of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” to mark the tale’s 150th anniversary. Westwood has created a cover that features her harlequin print and an image of Alice. She has also... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 5:30am
WESTWOOD’S WONDERLAND: Vivienne Westwood has teamed with Vintage Classics on a special gift edition of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” to mark the tale’s 150th anniversary. Westwood has created a cover that features her harlequin print and an image of Alice. She has also... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 5:20am
This week the Swoosh has dropped off a new take on its Internationalist model. The low-top iteration boast jacquard patterning on the upper, which then bears a photo blue finish. The white midsole underneath breaks things up a bit, while touches of black then provide further... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 5:13am
BERLIN — Douglas AG expects to be back on the stock market this year, it said today. A listing of existing shares and a capital increase of close to 70 million euros, or $76.4 million at current exchange, is being prepared, according to the company. Douglas, which also owns the... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 4:39am
PARIS — Dessange International posted 2014 sales up 5 percent year-on-year, driven by business from its three activities — salons, products and licenses. The hair care and beauty salon concern’s revenues in the period ended Dec. 31 reached 62.5 million euros, or $83.1 million.... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 3:06am
LONDON — Europe’s markets were again in negative territory Friday morning. The DAX in Frankfurt fell 1 percent to 11,592.90, followed by the CAC 40 in Paris, down 0.8 percent to 5,095.47. The FTSE 100 in London dipped 0.2 percent to 7,027.23, while the FTSE MIB in Milan edged... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:54am
LONDON — Sunspel has inked a wholesale agreement with Anglobal Ltd. for the Japanese market, WWD has learned. An announcement is expected later today. Sunspel principals said the company has a longstanding relationship with Japan. The upscale knitwear and underwear brand was... read more

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