Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:58am
When Wall Street analysts had a chance to pepper the top brass at Facebook, Apple and Google with questions on earnings conference calls last week, they asked repeatedly about just how immersive digital life might become. “Any high-level thoughts on the virtual reality theme... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 8:48am
Twitter introduced a change that is meant to combat the cacophony that characterizes — and often plagues — the micro-blogging tool platform. Starting today, users will be able to select a new timeline feature that shows the best tweets from the accounts they follow first. The... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6:01am
NEW YORK — Public School wants to get in on wearables. The brand has teamed with Fitbit on a line of slick accessories that will walk down Public School’s women’s runway show on Sunday. “A big thing we’ve realized is that to make wearables mainstream we need to give people a... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 5:54am
CHOO AT CHOW: “Don’t worry, he’s only making noodles,” said the head waiter as the noodle chef repeatedly slammed a stretchy lump of dough onto a wooden board, sending shock waves through the private room at Mr. Chow in London. The lump was later transformed into an elegant... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 4:35am
NEXT GENERATION: Ujoh will show its women’s collection at Giorgio Armani’s Armani/Teatro during Milan Fashion Week later this month. Founded in 2009 by Mitsuru Nishizaki, the Japanese brand will present its fall 2016 collection on Feb. 27 in the show space. Nishizaki, who... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 2:00am
CONSUMER FIRST — The British Fashion Council has unveiled a series of initiatives aiming to engage consumers during London Fashion Week, including a new partnership with media company Ocean Outdoor. Ocean Outdoor, which specializes in large-format digital billboards, will be... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 12:30am
Cole Becker owes the makers of Manic Panic a muffin basket. It was his chartreuse-tinged locks, a DIY job done out of impulse and boredom that ruined his bathroom sink in Oakland, Calif., that got him cast in the Saint Laurent spring men’s show and from which a sort of... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 12:15am
PARIS — Citing economic, geopolitical and monetary uncertainties, Hermès International warned 2016 sales growth could be below its medium-term revenue goal of 8 percent at constant exchange rates. The dim outlook, which sent shares in the company down 3 percent in early trading... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 12:05am
Asian stocks faced another tough day on Wednesday and shed their value as investors continued to exercise caution amid fears of a recession in the United States. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 shed 2.3 percent to end the session at 15,713 after slumping 5.4 percent the day before. Sydney’s... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 12:00am
For last season’s New York Fashion Week, Uber hitched a ride on the “democratization of fashion” theme by pairing riders with Rag & Bone tickets. This time around, the transportation service jumps on what is becoming this season’s hot issue: Giving fashion followers... read more