Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 2:24pm
Two men have been arrested for blackmailing Lapo Elkann, the Italian entrepreneur and founder of trendy eyewear and lifestyle brand Italia Independent, bringing the total number of people involved in the case to three. A spokeswoman for Elkann acknowledged the arrests of... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 2:05pm
Major U.S. indices struggled to recover from yesterday’s selloff as Wall Street pondered a strong dollar’s impact on economic growth — particularly against the backdrop of low inflation. And for a third day in a row, investors wondered if interest rates will rise sooner than... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 1:45pm
New York skate shop DQM present their latest collaboration with Vans for the Spring 2015 season. Made exclusively for the Bowery mainstay, the “Brownstones” are appropriately inspired by the brownstone row houses of New York and the North East. In total, two silhouettes are... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 1:00pm
At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, movie and music fans alike were intrigued by the notion of an exploration of the life of rocker Kurt Cobain (Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck) that had the official blessing of both his daughter, Frances Bean, and wife, Courtney Love.... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 1:00pm
Watch out for Memebox. Why? Because the beauty e-commerce site with offerings to China, the U.S. and Korea announced today that it has raised $29.4 million in funding from Formation 8, Goodwater Capital, AME Cloud Ventures, Y Combinator, Pejman Mar Ventures, Winklevoss Capital... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 12:48pm
NEW YORK — Rebecca Minkoff has teamed up with Intel, which recently unfurled a $300 million Diversity and Inclusion initiative, with the goal of full representation for women and under-represented minorities in its U.S. workforce by 2020. Intel’s Chief Diversity Officer... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 12:36pm
The natural beauty segment is getting a retail concept of its very own. The brainchild of Shashi Batra, the former president of Victoria’s Secret Beauty and N.V. Perricone MD who helped establish Sephora in the U.S., Credo is being designed to provide an alternative to natural... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 12:23pm
Turkish Vogue was a long time coming. For years, the rumors swirled about which publishing house or which hot-shot entrepreneur was going to bring the international fashion bible to the country. But each time, the story was shot down. “It became a kind of urban legend over the... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 12:15pm
The ever-popular Nike Air Max 90 will undergo a unique re-design to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Taking visual cues from the highly sought after Air Max 90 “Infrared,” the “Cork” model sees the upper and tongue constructed entirely of the versatile natural material. The... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11:45am
MILAN — Bottega Veneta has opened its first directly operated Home store, an indication of the company’s commitment to the line. Located in Via Borgospesso, off Via Montenapoleone here, the store is designed by creative director Tomas Maier and exclusively dedicated to the... read more