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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:30pm
Lion Capital has taken a minority stake in Authentic Brands Group. The consumer-focused investment firm Lion is known for its current or previous stakes in AllSaints, Jimmy Choo, John Varvatos, Alex and Ani and Perricone MD. It also has good connections with international... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Tiffany & Co. has enlisted Grace Coddington as its first outside creative partner. The former Vogue creative director has styled and wrangled celebrity talent for the American jeweler’s fall campaign, presently in production in New York. More about the nature of the... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Tiffany & Co. has enlisted Grace Coddington as its first outside creative partner. The former Vogue creative director has styled and wrangled celebrity talent for the American jeweler’s fall campaign, presently in production in New York. More about the nature of the... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Giuseppe Zanotti is entering the children’s footwear arena. The designer has established a new label, called Giuseppe Junior, dedicated to shoes for babies, little boys and girls, to launch in May. The collection will be produced by Vicini, the company that also manufactures... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Awear Solutions is using technology to build a frequent flyer program for fashion. Liron Slonimsky and Oren Zoner, cofounders and cochief executive officers of the technology company — which has developed a button-sized, low-energy bluetooth chip and a corresponding app — want... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Coconut Grove is the poster child for authenticity. Settled in the 1800s and blessed with the natural beauty of Biscayne Bay, leafy tree-lined streets and parks, its downtown retail district developed organically. But while the area has continued to attract residential real... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Miami is riding an unprecedented roller coaster. The city rebounded from the recession only to be hit by economic downturns in Brazil and Russia, major sources of tourism and second-home owners for the region. Rising sea levels threaten to engulf it within the next century — if... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Lil’ Kim’s new “look” is not well received, while big and broad Michael Strahan looks chic days before his ABC move. Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read More... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:23pm
Hanesbrands Inc. is set to acquire Pacific Brands Ltd. in a transaction valued at $800 million. Pacific Brands is the number one underwear and intimates firm in Australia.  With the deal, Hanesbrands is gaining control of Bonds, the number one men’s and women’s underwear brand... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6:34pm
PEARL LEE JOINS HILFIGER: Pearl Lee has joined Tommy Hilfiger as vice president, communications for North America, a new post. Most recently, Lee had been vice president of public relations at Ralph Lauren Corp., and before that held executive posts at Fendi Americas and BCBG... read more

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