Puma

Inside ComplexCon.

Footwear

Sneaker Brands Face Off

Both Nike and Adidas pulled in long lines, but the overall sentiment among attendees was that Nike won 2017.

clock November 8, 2017Aria Hughes and Kari Hamanaka

Yo GottiTIDAL X: Brooklyn 3rd Annual Benefit Concert, New York, USA - 17 Oct 2017

Fashion Scoops

Yo Gotti Joins Puma as a Brand Ambassador

The “Rake It Up” rapper joins the likes of Rihanna, Big Sean, The Weeknd and Selena Gomez.

clock October 26, 2017Alexa Tietjen

Selena Gomez in Puma ad campaign

Financial

Puma Q3 Strength Fuels Spin-off Talk

With an added boost from the star power of Rihanna and Selena Gomez, the German sportswear company continued its upward sales and earnings trajectory.

clock October 24, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Puma x Diamond Supply

Financial

Puma Raises Full-Year Target After Q3 Sales Rise 17 Percent

Releasing preliminary Q3 results Wednesday, the German sportswear company said it is still on track for a strong performance in 2017.

clock October 18, 2017Katya Foreman

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13:  Rihanna hosts a pep rally to celebrate the launch of the AW17 FENTY PUMA by Rihanna collection at Bloomingdales on 59th Street on October 13, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for FENTY PUMA by Rihanna)

Fashion Scoops

Rihanna Takes Center Stage at Bloomingdale’s

The pop star’s loyal fans thought nothing of waiting to see their idol.

clock October 13, 2017Sharon Edelson

A recent Instagram post from The 12ish Style,

Media

Influencers Still Can’t Get Behind Disclosing Paid Posts

Influencers behind The 12ish Style, Scout Sixteen and Hummingbird High bristled at the idea of disclosure during a panel discussion on marketing.

clock October 12, 2017Kali Hays

A look from Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang.

Legal

Adidas Ends Lawsuit Against Juicy Couture Over Stripes

The brands have reached their second settlement in recent years.

clock October 11, 2017Kali Hays

Teyana Taylor performs during the Philipp Plein Spring 2018 fashion show at New York Fashion Week, in New YorkFashion Philipp Plein, New York, USA - 09 Sep 2017

Lifestyle

Only at NYFW: 5 Runway Moments Everyone’s Talking About

From Teyana Taylor dancing at Philipp Plein to Rihanna ripping the runway on a bike.

clock September 11, 2017Alexa Tietjen

Rihanna on the catwalkFenty Puma by Rihanna show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 10 Sep 2017

Parties

Rihanna Mesmerizes Celebs With Pink Sand, Bike Stunts at Fenty Puma

The setup evoked a variety of thoughts from Ashley Graham, Ty Dolla Sign, Sita Abellan and more.

clock September 11, 2017Alexa Tietjen

The shoes will retail for $150.

Activewear

Maier Re-creates Sneaker for Puma

The sneaker is based on a model first created in 1968.

clock September 7, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

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Fashion Features

Does the Women’s Streetwear Category Have Growth Potential?

Men’s brands are looking to the women’s category to expand business, but it’s yet to be determined whether the strategy will work.

clock September 5, 2017Aria Hughes

Fenty Puma by Rihanna RTW Fall 2017

Financial

Which Fashion, Beauty and Retail Players Saw Sales Grow the Most?

The winners and losers of second-quarter earnings, according to WWD.

clock August 30, 2017Kali Hays

Elijah Blake

People

Singer Elijah Blake Is Baring It All

“This is the first time I don’t give a f—k,” reveals the former songwriter for Usher, Justin Bieber and Rihanna of his debut independent album.

clock August 24, 2017Andrew Nodell

Street style, shoe detailStreet Style, Tbilisi Fashion Week, Georgia - 09 May 2017

Legal

What to Watch: Legal Eye

Some ongoing lawsuits between brands could have broad implications for the fashion industry.

clock August 22, 2017Kali Hays

Model on the catwalkLanvin show, Autumn Winter 2017, Paris Fashion Week, France - 01 Mar 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions

Smaller Deals Seen Fueling Luxury M&A

Private equity funds are likely to be main actors as European conglomerates sit on the sidelines.

clock August 7, 2017Mimosa Spencer

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Saks Fifth Avenue's 2017 Holiday Display

Fashion

Holiday Windows 2017: Urban Odes and Outsize Spectacles

clock 22hSharon Edelson

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