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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:54am
The triathlon community is a tight-knot group and in the case of Roka, it led to a major financial infusion. The three-year-old company recently closed on a $12 million Series A-1 equity financing. Madrone Capital Partners was the lead investor, and there was also participation... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:42am
Azaleas, long a mainstay for lingerie in the East Village, has opened a 1,200-square-foot flagship across town at 125 Greenwich Avenue at the corner of Horatio Street in the West Village. In addition to Azaleas’ lingerie offerings, the flagship features a year-round swimwear... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:34am
New York-based designer Ji Oh is launching e-commerce Friday. Oh, who is among the new crop of CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund contestants, worked with Hugo & Marie Interactive on the site design, which features look book images of the merchandise and a mood board/collagelike... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:34am
New York-based designer Ji Oh is launching e-commerce Friday. Oh, who is among the new crop of CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund contestants, worked with Hugo & Marie Interactive on the site design, which features look book images of the merchandise and a mood board/collagelike... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:52am
Castanea Partners and Main Post Partners are teaming up to buy makeup business Becca Cosmetics, according to sources familiar with the deal. The private equity companies will take 100 percent ownership, sources said. The firms will pay nearly $200 million for the business,... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:26am
Flora Nikrooz wants to go beyond bridal. The intimate apparel line, which was founded by Flora Nikrooz in 1982, has a new designer — Nikrooz is no longer involved in the business — and new ownership. Age Group Ltd. acquired the line in 2003, but earlier this year co-owner... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:06am
DuPont Industrial Biosciences on Wednesday revealed a collaboration with Chinese sports brand Anta in the design of uniforms for Chinese Olympic team members using DuPont Sorona, a sustainable, patented fiber made with renewable, plant-based ingredients. Sorona, which leverages... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 8:54am
While many would say that it’s been the year of Taylor Swift, she’s getting no love from MTV: the pop singer was completely ignored by the nominating committee of the MTV Video Music Awards, which revealed its picks Tuesday. It’s a stark departure from last year, when Swift... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 8:44am
Leading lady Mila Kunis is carving her place in the “chic mom” category. The actress — who’s expecting the birth of her second child soon — stepped onto the carpet for the world premiere of her latest movie “Bad Moms” last night in head-to-toe Atelier Versace. Kunis opted for a... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 8:40am
Gucci‘s latest video project, called #24HourAce, bowed Wednesday with a number of artists participating by taking over the brand’s Snapchat account for one hour. Throughout the day, artists from around the world posted content on Snapchat to illustrate and explain how they have... read more

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