Fashion

Christian Dior Spring 2018 Couture

clock 11hBridget Foley

Business

Richemont's Bid to Buy YNAP Spurs M&A Speculation

clock 13hLuisa Zargani and Samantha Conti

Business

Abercrombie's Martinez to Retire as Executive Chairman

clock 16hVicki M. Young

Ath-leisure

Active Collective

Activewear

Activewear Grows Up as Businesses Evolve

The segment continues to shift, continuing to elevate design to bring newness to the market.

clock January 12, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Alexander McQueen was at the height of his runway creativity, staging unforgettable shows such as the chessboard of spring 2005.

Fashion Features

Making Sense of 21st-century Fashion? Not So Fast…

Carrie Bradshaw. Kardashians. Designer jeans and going-out tops. “It” bags. Ath-leisure. High-low. How will early millenium style go down in fashion history?

clock December 22, 2017Jessica Iredale

Entrepreneur Lindsay Jang, who founded MissBish and a series of successful restaurants including Yardbird and Ronin.

Fashion Scoops

Entrepreneur Lindsay Jang to Unveil Missbish Apparel

The “for females” Missbish platform is Alexander Wang meets Glossier.

clock December 20, 2017Tiffany Ap

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Fashion Scoops

Sweaty Betty Grows Ski Business With Aspen Store

The British activewear brand reports record growth in the ski category.

clock November 20, 2017Sophia Chabbott

The Lululemon storefront on Fifth Avenue.

Human Resources

Lululemon, Creative Director Lee Holman Parting Ways

Lee Holman is parting ways with the yoga-centric brand for “personal reasons.”

clock November 9, 2017Kali Hays

Jenna Dewan Tatum for Danskin

Financial

Iconix Shares Drop on Concerns Over Convertible Note Retirement

Iconix also amended its term loan facility and reduced the line to $225 million from $300 million.

clock October 30, 2017Vicki M. Young

Under Armour's “Unlike Any” campaign featuring Zoe Zhang.

Legal

Lululemon Drops Sports Bra Infringement Suit Against Under Armour

A patented bra design wasn’t enough to keep the rival athleticwear brands in court.

clock October 30, 2017Kali Hays

Vimmia's Brentwood store

Retail

Activewear Brand Vimmia Dives Into Retail

The company has opened a store in Brentwood with plans to open more and expand into new categories.

clock October 17, 2017Kari Hamanaka

The Lululemon storefront on Fifth Avenue.

Markets

Lululemon Looks to China for International Growth

Lululemon plans to have $4 billion in annual volume by 2020 through four categories — men’s, North America, international and digital sales.

clock October 17, 2017Vicki M. Young

Something Navy's Arielle Charnas in Bandier's exclusive Something Navy x Monrow collection.

Retail

Adrian Cheng-Led Fund Takes Minority Stake in Bandier

The ath-leisure retailer counts six stores and a burgeoning e-commerce business that accounts for half of total sales.

clock October 10, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The Adidas and JD Sports fall 2017 EQT campaign featuring Stormzy and Hailey Baldwin

Marketing and Promotion

Winners Win: Adidas, Nike, Under Armour Lead Activewear Vertical

The athletic companies have diversified products and tapped hard-hitting influencers to secure gains in earned media value.

clock October 10, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Chinese people walk next to a screen showing Chinese soldiers, at a shopping and tourist district in Beijing, China, 30 July 2017. China will mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army on 01 August 2017.Daily life in Beijing, at 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army, China - 30 Jul 2017

Financial

International Reach to Boost Apparel Companies’ Profits in 2018

Moody’s said international operations for America’s biggest apparel companies will have profits ticking up next year.

clock September 25, 2017Kali Hays

Under Armour's “Unlike Any” campaign featuring Zoe Zhang.

Financial

Nike, Under Armour, Lululemon Facing Dwindling Ath-leisure Trend

A new Wells Fargo report says the ath-leisure boom times for athletic giants are looking close to over.

clock September 19, 2017Kali Hays

Participants practice yoga at a Lululemon event in Chengdu.

Business Features

Chinese Women Present Major Opportunity for Sportswear Brands

A shift in beauty standards, increase in sports participation and desire for fashionable athletic attire drives a new generation of Chinese women.

clock September 19, 2017Casey Hall

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Financial

Lululemon Sales Grow in Q2, but Profits Still Down

The yoga-centric brand will incur millions in costs related to store closures, but $4 billion in revenue by 2020 is still the larger plan.

clock August 31, 2017Kali Hays

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On the street at the Sundance Film Festival 2018

Fashion

They Are Wearing: Sundance Film Festival 2018

clock 11hMarcy Medina

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