WEST NYACK, N.Y. — Hollister Co. is Abercrombie & Fitch’s lower-priced California-lifestyle, 49-store chain geared toward teens. This particular Hollister store was located in the mammoth-size Palisades Center Mall, here.
NEW YORK — Once upon a time, brides dreamed about a solitaire diamond engagement ring with a matching wedding band. Today, the reality is that brides want more individuality, style and functionality in their jewelry.
NEW YORK — Sara Lee Corp.’s Intimates and Underwear unit managed a hefty increase in operating profit in the fourth quarter and nearly matched year-ago sales levels despite the divestiture of numerous businesses.
LONDON — With London Fashion Week just around the corner, the city’s accessories scene is gathering some momentum, with the planned opening of Lara Bohinc’s first store and a new joint venture between Markus Lupfer and Katie Hillier…
WINSTON TAKES MANHATTAN: As part of its strategy to reach new customers and broaden its price offerings, Harry Winston is introducing the Manhattan Avenue Collection, a line of rings featuring semiprecious stones. The collection marks the…
NEW YORK — Beverly Miller Potter Navarro, cofounder of the fashion jewelry firm Navarro Alternatives, died July 18 at the Jewish Home for the Aged in San Francisco due to complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. She was 72.
NEW YORK — Sally A. Morrison, a former senior vice president of publicity at Miramax Films, has been named the director of the Diamond Information Center, the promotional arm of De Beers Group’s Diamond Trading Company.
NEW YORK — Just because socks and knee-highs are often hidden under pants doesn’t mean that they have to be boring. In fact, these newest looks — twisted argyles, Pucci-like abstracts and pretty florals — are meant to be shown off.
NEW YORK — In an ongoing effort to pump up legwear sales, sock vendors are saying farewell to hard-edged graphics and men’s wear looks and hello to whimsical prints and novelty styles for resort and early spring.
NEW YORK — The latest sleepwear market analysis data from NPDFashionworld shows continued strength in private label merchandise, a growing importance in price and the increased brand power of Jones New York and Nautica.
H&M’S SAFETY NET: Hennes & Mauritz will host Project KidCare, a national child safety program, at 27 of its mall stores on Aug. 24 and 25. Parents or guardians who visit H&M can have children photographed and fingerprinted at no cost and will be…
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Customs Service issued an order Thursday to detain all textile and apparel shipments from Saudi Arabia due to complaints of transshipments and lack of cooperation by Saudi officials.
NEW YORK — The latest look in handbags is long and lean. The shape of choice is the clutch, a perennial favorite that’s newly elongated and shown in everything from neutral textured leathers to fire-engine red exotic skins. Here, a pair of…
MOVE OVER J.LO: Gwen Stefani, front femme fatale of No Doubt and duet pal to Eve and Moby, told WWD on Friday night she’s in talks to produce her own contemporary line based on the clothes she already designs for herself. Although a favorite…
The lush Los Feliz garden of art patron Patric Reeves (mother of Keanu) came to life on Thursday night when a fleet of homespun forest nymphs fluttered through as part of a performance organized by New York designer Elisa Jimenez.
You’ve got to come out to Malibu! It’s our version of the Hamptons. But it’s a lot more mellow. Every summer, we rent a house right on the beach. I leave the Manolos at home and wear flip-flops in every color. Peter loves being by…
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — A good chef’s work begins before most gourmands are even out of bed. Situated two blocks from the beach in Santa Monica, the farmer’s market attracts nearly every top chef in town — most of whom visit…
Exclusive: @britneyspears is continuing to expand her brand. The pop icon, who appears in @kenzo ’s latest campaign, is partnering with Epic Rights to launch a line of branded merchandise. Read @hernameislex ‘s story, link in bio. #wwdnews #britneyspears
The Duchess of Cambridge channeled Princess Diana’s look upon giving birth to Prince Harry, when she and the Duke of Cambridge departed the hospital with the new baby Prince this afternoon in London. #wwdeye #princeofcambridge
The new Prince of Cambridge has arrived! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge posed with the 8-pound newborn. She wore a look from one of her go-to designers, @jennypackham. Tap link in bio for more. #wwdeye #princeofcambridge
Jewelry label @alisonlou has made a name for itself with fine jewelry that speaks to the Millennial market. Now @twallz21 reports that the label is bringing those playful ideas to a new affordable line of lucite hoops with the launch of Loucite by Alison Lou. Here’s a look from the line modeled by @emrata. #wwdaccessories
@sarahjessicaparker and @gilt are teaming up on a bridal ready-to-wear line. Tomorrow, Parker will launch SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Bridal — and as part of the launch, Gilt will offer 15 exclusive styles from the SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker footwear collection that were designed to complement the new line. Made out of 10 styles, the line is designed for a variety of occasions, from bridal showers to receptions. Get more details on WWD.com #wwdfashion
A grooming moment between @tanfrance and @antoni last night at the The LGBT Community Center Trailblazer Awards honoring Anna Wintour, Ricky Martin and more. See more photos at WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
“It was a very surreal feeling. It wasn’t like we were in the studio together coming up with it — it’s more like he discovered it and loved it. I didn’t let myself get my hopes up, but then it happened it was very exciting,” said singer-songwriter @nombe on discovering that @pharrell would be using his song, “Cant Catch Me” on his HBO documentary series “Outpost.” The German-born singer — named Noah MacBeth — talked to WWD about feminism, using art as a platform for political expression and personal style. Read more on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
This season, denim is going west – in influence. Brands like @fathersdaughterla (pictured here), @tommyhilfiger Jeans, @levis and more are opting for raw, top-stitching styles. (Styled by @thealexbadia; 📷: @ryanplett)