Kenneth Cole

Global Retailing Conference

Retail

Retail’s Quest for What’s Next Draws From Unlikely Places 

Thinking outside the box means searching outside the industry, as executives at the annual Global Retailing Conference looked to winners in restaurants, travel and hospitality for inspiration. 

clock April 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka

A Kenneth Cole design.

Fashion Scoops

Kenneth Cole Signs EMEA Distribution Deal With GBG

GBG will grow Kenneth Cole’s resonance in the market.

clock March 22, 2018Misty White Sidell

Kenneth Cole

People

As Kenneth Cole Prepares to Exit, amfAR Tries to Regroup

As amfAR’s board tries to realign and move past months of controversy, a search is under way for a new chairman.

clock February 8, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Queen Latifah and Lee Daniels

Parties

AmfAR Gala Kicks Off NYFW

The evening honored Lee Daniels and Stefano Tonchi.

clock February 8, 2018Kristen Tauer

Kenneth Cole amfAR gala, New York, America - 11 Feb 2015

Business Features

Kenneth Cole Steps Down as amfAR Chairman After Controversy

Kenneth Cole announced he was leaving at the amfAR gala following controversy over a deal with Harvey Weinstein.

clock February 7, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg and Kristen Tauer

Kenneth Cole for Her and The Personalization Fragrances "Serenity" "Energy" and "Intensity."

Fragrance

Kenneth Cole Talks New Fragrance Masterbrand

This marks the brand’s most sizable pillar launch in 15 years.

clock February 1, 2018Rachel Strugatz

Dr. Mathilde Krim, Todd Michael KrimamfAR New York Inspiration Gala Celebrating Men's Style, New York, America - 14 Jun 2011

People

AIDS Activist and amfAR Founding Chairman Mathilde Krim Dead at 91

The recipient of 16 doctorates honoris causa alone, Krim received numerous other honors, most notably the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2000.

clock January 16, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Men's Wearhouse

Mens Retail Business

Men’s Wearhouse Creates Video for Veterans Day

Veterans were filmed working out in Kenneth Cole Awear-Tech suits.

clock November 10, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Natalia Vodianova, Jeff Koons

Parties

Me, Wear a Costume?

Held in New York for the first time, Natalia Vodianova’s Fabulous Fund Fair drew models and celebrities in their Halloween finest, while fashion folk in attendance were less inclined to dress up.

clock October 29, 2017Leigh Nordstrom

Kenneth Cole amfAR gala, New York, America - 11 Feb 2015

Fashion Features

Kenneth Cole Responds to Harvey Weinstein-Related Controversy

Some amfAR board members are still questioning Kenneth Cole’s leadership role at amfAR in the wake of a controversial deal he made with Harvey Weinstein.

clock October 19, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Aloe Blacc and Brielle Marie

Fragrance

Kenneth Cole Black Bold Fragrance Inspires New Aloe Blacc Single

The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter collaborated with emerging artist Brielle Marie, winner of the “Find Your Bold” talent contest.

clock October 16, 2017Marcy Medina

Kenneth Cole amfAR gala, New York, America - 11 Feb 2015

Fashion Scoops

Kenneth Cole Launches End Aids Coalition

The American designer and longtime activist introduced the coalition at the International AIDS Conference on HIV Science in Paris.

clock July 26, 2017Katya Foreman

The Kenneth Cole Pride KAM sneaker.

Fashion Scoops

Kenneth Cole Kicks Off Pride Month Campaign

The brand has released a special sneaker to benefit the Human Rights Campaign.

clock June 23, 2017Misty White Sidell

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 07:  Nadja Swarovski, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donna Karen attend the 2017 Stephan Weiss Apple Awards on June 7, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Urban Zen Foundation)

Parties

Hillary Clinton, Nadja Swarovski Honored at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation Gala

Vera Wang, Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole and Diane von Furstenberg were among the industry elites at the glittering affair.

clock June 8, 2017Andrew Nodell

Kenneth Cole amfAR gala, New York, America - 11 Feb 2015

Fashion Features

Kenneth Cole: Staying Woke After All These Years

Cole is the inaugural recipient of the CFDA’s new Swarovski Award for Positive Change.

clock June 5, 2017Jessica Iredale

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clock April 20, 2018Kristen Tauer

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