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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 1:17pm
MILAN — Marni is tightening its relationship with Renzo Rosso’s OTB, which in 2012 acquired a majority stake in the Milanese brand designed by creative director Consuelo Castiglioni. Marni and Staff International, the manufacturing arm of OTB, have signed a licensing agreement... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 12:05pm
Class council: On Monday evening, members of the Accessories Council gathered to honor the Fashion Institute of Technology’s accessory and jewelry programs with a Hall of Fame Award. On hand to accept the distinction was FIT president Dr. Joyce Brown, who said that the evening... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 11:44am
Kristen Taekman of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of New York” used to dabble in hand modeling. Although it didn’t work out for the long haul, Taekman became obsessed with nail polish, and in May she’ll have a line of her own, Pop of Color by Kristen Taekman. “This season there’s a... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 11:24am
Kohl’s Corp. is charging ahead with its vision for beauty, but without BeautyBank by its side. Kohl’s and the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. ended their partnership last year, as the department store was developing a larger beauty concept filled with a broader mix of national brands,... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:11am
NYC HERE WE COME: Textiles and accessories trade show Milano Unica is coming to New York for the first time. From July 20 through 22 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, about 80 exhibitors will present their collections to a select group of buyers specifically invited by... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:11am
NYC HERE WE COME: Textiles and accessories trade show Milano Unica is coming to New York for the first time. From July 20 through 22 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, about 80 exhibitors will present their collections to a select group of buyers specifically invited by... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 9:28am
Complementing yesterday’s feature of the 20 Best Sneaker Worn at Sneakerness Zurich 2015, we present a recap of some of the best kicks displayed by exhibitors. In addition to the usual suspects like Ronnie Fieg collabs, and OG Air Jordan 1 and Air Max 1, some newer sneakers... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 9:22am
Levi Strauss & Co. will redeem $525 million in notes due in 2020 and use the proceeds for a new debt offering of up to $475 million due five years later. The new offering, which has yet to be priced, will be of senior unsecured notes, ranking equally with the company’s... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 9:20am
Danish label Newline has long since been at the forefront of technical apparel. The brand burst onto the seen years ago by crafting the first running suit made from parachute material. Since then, Newline has come through with collection after collection of innovative workout-... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 9:15am
PARIS — Kering said revenues rose 11.4 percent in the first quarter to 2.65 billion euros, or $2.99 billion. Luxury activities saw revenues rise 10.9 percent to 1.75 billion euros, or $1.98 billion, while the sport and lifestyle division registered a 12.7 percent increase to... read more

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