Friday, September 23, 2016 at 10:15am
Les Petits Joueurs, the bright, graphic luxury handbag brand based in Florence, this week opened its first store, a 862-square-foot flagship in that city. Founder and creative director Maria Sole Cecchi doesn’t take things too seriously, giving a wink here and a nod there to... read more
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 10:08am
Gigi Hadid is certainly one of the darlings of the spring collections, with the support of designers such as Donatella Versace, Karl Lagerfeld and Tommy Hilfiger — on and off the runway. Industry influencers such as Instagram’s Eva Chen, Victoria’s Secret model Devon Windsor,... read more
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 10:08am
Amal Clooney might have a fighter’s spirit in the courtroom, but when it comes to her closet, she’s a sartorial sweetheart. Clooney stepped out in New York earlier this week wearing a Gucci dress that seamlessly mixed business with a hint of romance. She wore a black silk... read more
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 10:04am
Ah, to be the runaway stars of summer’s most talked-about TV show, and the latest fascination of Nicolas Ghesquière — all before high school. The kids in the cast of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” (Millie Bobby Brown, 12; Caleb McLaughlin, 12, and Gaten Matarazzo, 13) are the ... read more
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 9:09am
Like mother, like daughter. “It feels incredible to be a part of the Chanel family,” Lily-Rose Depp said. As the face of Chanel’s new fragrance No.5 L’Eau, the ingenue, whose mother, Vanessa Paradis, was also a Chanel spokesmodel in her teen years, was on hand for a dinner held... read more
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 8:00am
DALLAS – Luxury weakness be damned — Forty Five Ten is gunning toward the Nov. 11 debut of its big new downtown store here. Boasting four times the selling space of the original boutique, the dramatic expansion is a bold risk for the 16-year-old retailer, which is known for an... read more
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 7:35am
PARIS – Tara Jarmon has changed hands. The French contemporary label, owned by co-founders Tara and David Jarmon for the past 30 years, has been acquired by AMS Industries. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “It’s a beautiful brand, one of the last French nuggets... read more
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 7:29am
Stocks are trading modestly lower as the post-Federal Reserve rally seems to have lost steam. The S&P 500 is slipping by 7 points to 2,169, the Dow Jones Industrial average is down by 38 points to 18,353 and the Nasdaq is off by 17 points to trade at 5,321. The S&P... read more
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 7:16am
Clarisonic is eliminating 120 employees as it moves to external manufacturing. The layoffs and manufacturing transition, which are expected to be completed by the end of next year, are taking place as the facial-cleansing device specialist is plagued with difficulties. In the... read more
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 6:45am
NEW YORK — Barbour has lofty goals. “We want to be the best British lifestyle brand globally by 2020,” said Helen Barbour, vice chairman and fifth generation of the founding family of the 122-year-old U.K. brand. Admitting that was an ambitious plan, she said. “Yes, but it’s... read more