Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 1:23pm
While recognizing famed fashion designers and labels when reading them is one thing, chances are even if you’re somewhat familiar with the industry, pronouncing them can prove to be an entirely different animal. To highlight just how tough it can be for some to properly say... read more
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 11:50am
ModCloth has just made a major statement about its views toward the word “plus.” The online retailer of women’s vintage-inspired clothing has dropped the “plus” tab from its Web site, and has begun removing the word from its site overall. Instead, it has integrated extended... read more
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 11:31am
Patti Smith made a stop on her book tour at Hearst Tower in New York Monday night. The musician and writer spoke with Esquire editor in chief David Granger about her second memoir, titled “M Train,” which has been described by critics as filled with “allusions” and told in a “... read more
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 10:17am
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, ShopRunner Inc. has expanded its stable of brands and retailers for its members via partnerships with Reebok, Avon, Derek Lam and Scotch & Soda. The company said the brands offered are “elevating” the shopping experience for... read more
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:49am
DALLAS – Keanu Reeves guest-starred at the launch of the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book here, blasting into the Design District event space on a flashy motorcycle he codesigned. Only three of the KRGT-W bikes by Arch Motorcycle Co. are available, and they are bundled with a two-... read more
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:47am
PARIS — “This is not what we expect of our elders.” So says designer Stefano Pilati, responding to comments from Pierre Bergé published last month by Suzy Menkes, international fashion editor for 19 Vogue Web sites. In the interview, Bergé took swings at Karl Lagerfeld and Yves... read more
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:24am
MILAN — Chinese demand for Italian fashion and clothing products is growing. At a press conference here Tuesday, Chinese group IFF drew a positive picture of Italian exports to China, predicting a bright future. According to Linda Tong, chief executive officer of IFF, the... read more
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:16am
Apparel companies and retailers are being told to think mobile-first and that mobile commerce is the future. That’s the problem, it’s in the future, not now. According to comScore media metrics, consumer spend 59 percent of their time on smartphones, but only 15 percent of... read more
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:15am
IMG said Tuesday that Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia will shift its dates and focus next year. The annual global event, hosted in Sydney, will move from April to May 15 to 21, and the focus will switch from spring to resort collections. The decision to focus MBFWA on... read more
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:05am
Analysts often discuss the knowledge gap between well-researched consumers and sales associates in the store. It’s problematic because it can sour the consumer’s experience with a brand. But David Harouche, founder, chief executive officer and chief technology officer at... read more