Global Uncertainty Could Hit Retail IPOs

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There may not be an “Indian summer” to the so-called IPO window — and that could impact a string of retail offerings on deck.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A ring from the Vera Wang Love diamond collection for Zales.


Zale Corp. Returns to Profitability for Year

Narrower fourth-quarter losses get jeweler back into the black.

clock August 28, 2013Evan Clark

Express store in Brooklyn, N.Y.


Express Boosts Profit Outlook

Second-quarter profits rise 7.2 percent at retailer.

clock August 28, 2013Evan Clark

A look from Moncler on the runway.


Moncler Revenues Up 18%

First-half results were disclosed Wednesday by Paris-based investment firm Eurazeo, which took a 45 percent stake in the group in 2011.

clock August 28, 2013Miles Socha

Looks from Brunello Cucinelli at Pitti Uomo.

Business Features

Brunello Cucinelli Profits Up 10.6%

Gains in international markets, driven by the U.S. and Europe, helped the company achieve double-digit growth in the first six months of the year.

clock August 28, 2013Luisa Zargani


Questions Raised About Nestlé’s Stake in L’Oréal

An interview with the Swiss food giant’s chairman in a local newspaper stirs intrigue over holding.

clock August 28, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Food & Wine, Amex Skybox Team Up for NYFW

The magazine will partner with American Express Skybox at Mercedes-Benz’s New York Fashion Week to curate a culinary component for card members.

clock August 28, 2013Kristi Garced

A Mark Cross briefcase.

Designer and Luxury

Mark Cross Adds Men’s Line

The luxury leather goods firm will introduce a tight collection of men’s bags, luggage and small leather goods for spring.

clock August 29, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

The Runthrough homepage.


The Runthrough Completes Seed Investment

The digital showroom secured $1.2 million in funding led by the New York Angels.

clock August 28, 2013Jessica Iredale

The Seize sur Vingt store in West Hollywood.


Seize sur Vingt Opens West Hollywood Store

The 15-year-old brand known for its custom suits will open its first location on the West Coast on Sept. 3.

clock August 28, 2013Rachel Brown

Paul Marciano

Business Features

Guess Shares Lifted by Q2 Results

Earnings for the period fell far less than expected; company lifts full-year guidance.

clock August 28, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Farfetch Names Marketing Chief, Opens Office in Flatiron

The luxury e-commerce marketplace is branching out with new talent and new digs.

clock August 28, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Human Resources

Mark Mendelson Cutting Ties With LF USA

He plans to work through the spring market and will leave sometime in September, said sources.

clock August 28, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Skater Dave Willis in a Harold Hunter Kings tee.


Zoo York Turns 20

The skatewear label will launch a premium collection and plans for a significant rollout of the brand in both the U.S. and overseas.

clock August 28, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Alessandro Bogliolo


Diesel Names Alessandro Bogliolo CEO

Executive has extensive experience in luxury goods, having worked 16 years at Bulgari in various roles, including as chief operating officer.

clock August 28, 2013Alessandra Turra

Mark Lee with Lisa and Richard Perry.


Barneys Man’s Up at Event to Celebrate Redesign

Mark Lee teamed up with New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and UNICEF chairman David Sable.

clock August 28, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Protesters outside Macy’s.


Protesters Hand Petition to Macy’s

Petition of 90,000 signatures demanded that the retailer “stop lobbying against equal pay for women.”

clock August 28, 2013Karyn Monget

10.DEEP: 10.Deep's shirt and shorts, both in cotton. 10.Deep hat.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Street Smart

The street market is booming, influencing everything from designer runways to premium sportswear.

clock August 29, 2013Alex Badia

Luciano Benetton with works from “Imago Mundi.”


Luciano Benetton’s Art Project

The entrepreneur’s enduring passions for globe-trotting and art are at the heart of “Imago Mundi,” the exhibition unveiled in Venice on Tuesday.

clock August 29, 2013Luisa Zargani

Brian Lichtenberg's homage to Hermès.

Fashion Features

Designer Parodies Test Legal Boundaries in Streetwear

The status symbol du jour in hipster enclaves these days isn’t necessarily a luxury label — but rather a clever parody of a luxury label.

clock August 29, 2013David Lipke

An image from the Tse campaign.

Designer and Luxury

Tina Lutz Takes Lead Creative Role at Tse

Having quietly been working for the past year as creative director to the brand on a consultant basis, the designer has now officially joined the company.

clock August 29, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Items from Fiona Kotur’s new collection.


Fiona Kotur Adding Shoes

Established by Fiona Kotur in 2005, Kotur will introduce its shoe collection during New York Fashion Week.

clock August 29, 2013Jessica Iredale

Neiman Marcus


Global Uncertainty Could Hit Retail IPOs

There may not be an “Indian summer” to the so-called IPO window — and that could impact a string of offerings on deck.

clock August 29, 2013David Moin and Vicki M. Young and Evan Clark

The cover of the first Domino special edition.


Project Décor Reviving Domino Brand

This fall, possibly as early as September, the brand will return in the form of an e-commerce site with a quarterly print magazine, according to sources.

clock August 29, 2013Erik Maza

Nicole Richie


Style Awards Scheduled to Air on CNN

Hosted by Nicole Richie, the 10th annual event takes place Wednesday at Lincoln Center, kicking off Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week.

clock August 29, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Betsey Johnson's invite bottle.

Fashion Scoops

Dr. Betsey Johnson in the House

The fashion designer doled out invitations to her upcoming runway show in the form of real pill bottles filled with mini breath mints.

clock August 29, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

Bon Appétit Announces Third Installment of Feast or Fashion

The magazine’s New York Fashion Week events pair designers and chefs, “who are all having a major moment,” said publisher Pamela Drucker Mann.

clock August 29, 2013Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Moms to Return to the Runway at NYFW

Called “Strut: The Fashionable Mom Show,” the Lincoln Center event will star moms, in many shapes and sizes, in styles currently in stores.

clock August 29, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Caroline Constas' peplum vest and skirt, both done in ikat cotton jacquard and lambskin leather panels; Elie Tahari shoes.

Fashion Features

Caroline Constas’ Panel Study

Making a statement in spring structure, the designer “blended a Mediterranean exotic feeling with a classic silhouette” with her peplum vest and skirt.

clock August 29, 2013Mayte Allende


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