News

The first LensCrafters at Macy's Easton Town Center.

Accessories

Luxottica Sales Rise as Group Reshapes U.S. Retail Portfolio

The eyewear group envisions a future where it will fulfill consumer orders direct from the warehouse, meaning less inventory.

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Talitha Notting Hill

Business

Talitha Introduces Lifestyle Retail Concept in Notting Hill

The new space carries Talitha ready-to-wear as well as a series of objects, from antique furniture to vintage books.

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Plum Sykes

Eye

Dial O for Murder: Plum Sykes Goes Back in Time to Oxford in New Novel

The funny whodunit is Sykes’ first novel in more than a decade.

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Inside the Japanese beauty pop-up.

Beauty

Paris Gets a Healthy Dose of J-Beauty

The Japan Store Isetan Mitsukoshi x Bijo pop-up, which carries 14 Japanese beauty brands, runs through May 27.

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Backstage at Gucci RTW Fall 2017

Business

Luxury Sales Growth Seen Slowing Further

Altagamma and Boston Consulting Group unveiled the fourth edition of their “The True-Luxury Global Consumer Insight” report.

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Dress by Raf Simons for Christian Dior, haute couture fall-winter 2012

Business

French Government to Buy Five Designer Items Every Season

The culture ministry unveiled a series of measures to safeguard the country’s assets, including a permanent fashion collection.

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Lipstick Burt's Bees.

Beauty

Garden Variety: Fruit, Vegetable Beauty Wins Big at CEW U.K. Awards

Coffee beans, coconut and broccoli were everywhere.

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Gucci i-D magazine

Fashion

Gucci Swings Back to the Sixties With London Party

Italian label teamed with i-D to celebrate its pre-fall 2017 campaign in North London’s famed Mildmay Club.

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Business

Big Brands Bring Tally Sales at Harvey Nichols

The British store laid out its fall buy, which includes smaller labels, too.

– April 28, 2017

Olivier Van Herpt's limited edition series of vases for COS.

Fashion

Industrial Designer Olivier Van Herpt Teams With COS for Limited-Edition Vases

In line with its reputation for working with artists, COS selected Van Herpt partially due to how he pushes the limits of existing 3-D-printing technologies.

– April 28, 2017

Michele Della Valle's "Fragole" bracelet is one of the lots up for sale.

Fashion

Sotheby’s Geneva to Debut Regular Fine Jewelry Sales

The auction house’s first “Fine Jewels” event on June 1 will feature designs by Geneva-based Michele della Valle.

– April 28, 2017

Shu Uemura's 2016 holiday collection.

Beauty

Shu Uemura to Withdraw from U.K. Market

The brand’s parent L’Oréal said the focus in the country will shift to new brands within the company’s Luxury Division.

– April 28, 2017

Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronoworks

Business

CVC Capital Acquires Breitling

The deal ends months of speculation that the firm, one of Switzerland’s last remaining independent watchmakers, was ripe for acquisition.

– April 28, 2017

evoSPEED football boot by Puma

Fashion

Puma Teams Up With Humanitarian Organization Right to Play

The sporting-goods firm will help provide sporting activities for disadvantaged children and young people through the new initiative

– April 28, 2017

Bonpoint RTW Spring 2017

Business

Bonpoint Names Marie-Sabine Leclercq CEO

The executive currently heads up marketing and communications for the luxury children’s wear brand.

– April 28, 2017