The Oscar Niemeyer designed Bemge building.


Brazilian Industry Hopes for Upturn

Despite widening corruption scandals in Brazil, the industry hopes to get a boost from a recovering economy.

– April 24, 2017


Irving Penn Career to Be in Focus at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Before he bought his first Rolleiflex, the New Jersey native studied design under Alexey Brodovitch at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, and started out in New York a graphic artist.

– April 17, 2017


Mexico Pressed by WTO to Cut Apparel Duties

WTO partners laud Mexico’s unilateral cuts in tariffs but urge nation to slash peak duties in sheltered apparel lines.

– April 12, 2017


Colombian Mills Aim to Boost Investment, Expand Retail

The goal is to significantly increase revenues over the next four years.

– April 10, 2017

Street style at the the Festival de Viña del Mar.


They Are Wearing: Festival de Viña del Mar, Chile

In a style aptly described by one local as “reggaeton chic,” festivalgoers wore popping, floral prints and accessorized with primary colored sneakers.

– March 30, 2017

Johanna Ortiz RTW Fall 2017


Colombia’s Johanna Ortiz Works to Become a $10 Million Brand

The designer is planning capsule collections later this year with Bergdorf Goodman and Net-a-porter.

– March 30, 2017

Gracie Carvahlo wearing designs from her collaboration with Marshawn Lynch's Beast Mode label.


Marshawn Lynch Recruits Model Gracie Carvalho for Thai Boxing-Inspired Collaboration for Beast Mode Label

Model Gracie Carvalho “doesn’t know” whether her new collaborator Marshawn Lynch plans to return to the NFL, after retiring last year.

– March 30, 2017

A Lider store in Chile.


Wal-Mart Steps Up Chilean Business

Despite a tough economy, the retailer is poised to expand.

– March 22, 2017

Ivanka Trump


Mexican Activists Call for Amazon Boycott for Stocking Trump, Ivanka Lines

Activist groups plan to launch a social media campaign against the online giant.

– March 14, 2017


Brazil’s Lojas Americanas to Price $800 Million Stock Offering

The funds will be used to fuel the retailer’s ongoing expansion as the Brazilian economy shows signs of improvement.

– March 8, 2017

Sequential Brands And1


Sequential Signs Deal to Bring And1, Avia and DVS to Brazil

The collections will be introduced in late 2017 through Netshoes, one of the largest e-commerce retailers in Brazil.

– March 8, 2017


Despite Uncertainties, Thor Urbana Still Bullish on Mexico

The developer isn’t sitting out during uncertain economic and sensitive diplomatic environment.

– March 7, 2017


Brazil’s O’Boticário Bets Big on Colombia

The Brazilian beauty giant launches a major push in Latin America’s third-biggest market.

– March 7, 2017

Long evening dress in ivory rayon crinkle crepe printed with surrealist design of gray shattered monument stones with black shadows and yellow ancient inscriptions of keys, insects, eyes, timepieces, words, arrows, birds; deep-V suplice bodice with cap sleeves, asymmetrical black draped capelet, flared train


Hollywood Costume Designer Adrian’s Career to Be Explored at the Museum at FIT

During World War II, consumer-friendly designs by Adrian and others were sold in MGM cinema shops with major retailers like Macy’s.

– March 3, 2017

Donald J. Trump US President Donald J. Trump address Joint Session of Congress, Washington, USA - 28 Feb 2017US President Donald J. Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, DC, USA, 28 February 2017. Traditionally the first address to a joint session of Congress by a newly-elected president is not referred to as a State of the Union.


Mexican Developers Could Cancel 30 Projects Given Trump Impact

A renegotiation or collapse of NAFTA — and further drop in the peso — could cause developers to pull out of mall projects.

– March 1, 2017