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 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 8:40am
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
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 8:29am
The second time’s a charm? Giorgio Armani has decided to “exceptionally” hold his Emporio Armani spring 2017 fashion show in Paris. The designer said Wednesday that the restyling of the brand’s boutique and its Caffé on Boulevard Saint-Germain-des-Prés provided “the opportunity... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 8:25am
Concert merchandise pop-ups have become commonplace and successful for artists including Kanye West and Justin Bieber, who recently brought the concept to Barneys New York. But Fancy, a social shopping site, and rapper Future wanted to elevate that experience with his New York... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 4:52am
LONDON — U.K. retail sales for the month of July fell at their fastest pace in four years due to consumers’ post-referendum prudence, according to the Confederation of British Industry’s latest survey. According to the business lobby’s monthly Distributive Trades Survey, which... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 4:00am
Iconix Brand Group is on a celebrity rampage. Former Miss USA and up-and-coming actress Olivia Culpo has signed her first fashion campaign as the latest brand ambassador for its young contemporary brand Rampage, and will appear in the fall ad campaign breaking in September... read more