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Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10:56am
Doc Brown and Marty McFly would be so proud. Recently, Catalin Alexandru Duru set a new Guinness World Record for Farthest Journey by Hoverboard. Duru was riding a prototype that he himself created, attempting to set the mark by journeying over Quebec’s Lake Ouareau. Catalin... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10:19am
Hollywood may have relocated to the Côte d’Azur for the Cannes Film Festival, but on Wednesday night the Museum of Art and Design brought the French Riviera to the Upper East Side for its annual young patrons gala. “If you can’t get [to Cannes], this is the next best thing — no... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9:53am
Luxottica Group’s employees decided to wish Leonardo Del Vecchio, the company’s founder and chairman, a happy 80th birthday through a full-page advertisement in the Italian daily Corriere della Sera on Friday. “77,395 wishes. Happy birthday president, from the whole world of... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9:53am
Luxottica Group’s employees decided to wish Leonardo Del Vecchio, the company’s founder and chairman, a happy 80th birthday through a full-page advertisement in the Italian daily Corriere della Sera on Friday. “77,395 wishes. Happy birthday president, from the whole world of... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9:23am
WASHINGTON — Pushed down by the men’s sector, retail apparel prices fell a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent in April, according to the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index released Friday. A 2.1 percent decline in men’s apparel prices tipped the sector’s overall price index... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9:10am
Marigay McKee is looking forward. The British retail queen, who recently was pushed out as president of Saks Fifth Avenue after a stormy 15-month tenure, celebrated her engagement to General Atlantic chief executive Bill Ford at a private bash Thursday night. The couple was... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 8:45am
Michael Kors will break ground next month on a distribution center in Trade Port North in Venlo, Netherlands. The distribution center will service the brand’s European and Middle Eastern retail, wholesale and eventually, e-commerce needs. The 1 million-square-foot center is... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 8:00am
Liquiproof, the same company that created the stain-free sneaker spray, has re-purposed the technology for a new fabric protection spray that promises to waterproof your entire wardrobe. The protectant spray creates an invisible coating on top of all fabric surfaces that... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:40am
CHICAGO — Lou & Grey, the casual sister to Loft and Ann Taylor, is focused on expanding its presence through a steady rollout of freestanding stores. The activewear-inspired lifestyle brand launched in January 2014 in Loft stores. “We really believe in this way of dressing... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:20am
Lithuanian model Edita Vilkeviciute appears in front of the lens of fashion photographer Pamela Hanson in a casual new editorial. Getting rid of any glamorous connotations, the shoot takes place inside a classically European hotel room and features the Baltic beauty in both... read more

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