Business

Goldman Downgrades Tiffany Citing Slow Turn on High-End Business

clock September 22, 2017Evan Clark

Fashion

German Museum Details Jil Sander Solo Exhibition

clock September 23, 2017WWD Staff

Fashion

Missoni RTW Spring 2018

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fine jewelry

John Hardy Opens Third U.S. Store in Westfield Century City

Fashion Scoops

John Hardy Opens Third U.S. Store in Westfield Century City Mall

The art-inspired jewelry house unveils a gallerylike concept in the newly renovated Westfield shopping center.

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Jewelry

Signet’s New CEO Could Be Eyeing More Acquisitions

The jewelry chain’s new leader Virginia Drosos has a long history of making acquisitions to aid growth.

clock September 8, 2017Kali Hays

An Arnold and Son Tourbillion Chronograph watch.

Watches

Resale Platform TrueFacet Adds Full-Price Option

Many of the site’s jewelry and watch buyers are Millennials.

clock August 22, 2017Vicki M. Young

Cameron Russell for Tiffany & Co.

Fashion Scoops

Tiffany Scores $19.4 Million Verdict in Costco Knock-off Ring Case

The famed jeweler sued Costco for trademark infringement in 2013.

clock August 14, 2017Kali Hays

Buccellati Acquisition Closing Ceremony

Mergers and Acquisitions

Gansu Gangtai Group Finalizes Acquisition of 85 Percent of Buccellati

The Buccellati family and private equity Clessidra SGR retain a 15 percent stake in the jewelry firm.

clock August 1, 2017Alessandra Turra

Jeweler Fred Leighton's store at 773 Madison Avenue.Fred Leighton Madison Avenue, New York

Jewelry

Jeweler Fred Leighton Dies at 85

“Mr. Leighton was a true legend in the jewelry business.”

clock July 28, 2017Sophia Chabbott

Gaia Repossi

Media

Repossi Taps Glen Luchford for Ad Campaign

Exploring a more realist direction, the house brought in a new creative team for the images, including stylist Melanie Ward.

clock July 28, 2017Katya Foreman

Nina Farran

Fashion Scoops

Ethical E-commerce Site Fashionkind to Launch Fine Jewelry Vault

The site, founded by former investment banker and wealth manager Nina Farran, is looking to grow its footprint in sustainable luxury.

clock July 27, 2017Marcy Medina

The Last Line gold and diamond sphere earrings

Fashion Scoops

The Last Line Launches Direct-to-Consumer Fine Jewelry Online

The Los Angeles-based e-commerce company is the latest entrant in the direct-to-consumer fine jewelry market.

clock July 20, 2017Marcy Medina

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Human Resources

Signet’s First Female CEO May Be Stepping Onto a ‘Glass Cliff’

Virginia Drosos is no doubt qualified to lead Signet, but she’s coming on at a tough time for the retailer.

clock July 18, 2017Kali Hays

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Human Resources

Signet Names First Female CEO in Wake of Harassment Claims

Current ceo Mark Light is retiring after 35 years with the company.

clock July 17, 2017Kali Hays

A piece from the Man Repeller collaboration with CVC Stones

Fashion Scoops

Leandra Medine Teams With CVC Stones on Jewelry Collaboration

CVC Stones breaks the less than $1,000 market in its collaboration with the Man Repeller founder.

clock July 12, 2017Misty White Sidell

A look from AUrate.

Financial

AUrate Secures $2.6M in Seed Round

The fine-jewelry firm plans to open two more New York stores and one in Los Angeles.

clock June 29, 2017Vicki M. Young

An ear ensemble by Alison Lou, designed for consumers with multiple piercings.

Jewelry

Jewelry Designers See Piercing Phenomenon as Big Business

With multiple piercings now commonplace among Millennial women, fine-jewelry designers are warming to the idea of selling five earrings at a time.

clock June 16, 2017Misty White Sidell

Larkspur & Hawk necklace

Jewelry

Couture Jewelry Show 2017 Highlights Unique Designs With Luxury Price Tags

The fine-jewelry fair showcased more one-off pieces that justified the price tags, while others hedged bets with entry-level offerings.

clock June 15, 2017Marcy Medina

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The Original Nineties Supermodels Close Versace Show as a Tribute to Gianni

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