ProcesSon of a Tailor's Zero Waste Rug Capsule collection.sed with VSCO with a6 preset

Accessory Trends

Son of a Tailor Unveils Second Rug Capsule Collection

The Danish band is again experimenting with upcycling, creating rugs from production scraps.

clock 11hThomas Waller

Zoe Cassavetes

Jewelry

Ileana Makri, Zoe Cassavetes Pay Homage to Greece With Jewelry Collaboration

The Athens-based jeweler and film director, who most recently worked on “Emily in Paris,” codesigned a jewelry capsule paying tribute to their shared Greek heritage.

clock July 27, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Tracy Reese

Footwear

Tracy Reese to Launch Sustainable Footwear Capsule With Naturalizer

The Hope for Flowers x Naturalizer line is set to launch in March and will be made up of nine styles.

clock July 27, 2021Nikara Johns

Rolex's Meatpacking District store.

Watches

Rolex and Tudor Watch Open NYC Meatpacking District Boutique in Partnership With Tourneau

In a 2-in-1 format, Rolex and the first Tudor Watch store in the U.S. opens in the Meatpacking District.

clock July 26, 2021Misty White Sidell

Best Crocs Collaborations

Footwear

How Crocs Are Helping Bring Shoe Industry Sales Back From the Brink

Shoe sales from the second quarter show a recovery that, at times, exceeds numbers set before the pandemic in 2019.

clock July 23, 2021Misty White Sidell

Philipp Plein

Watches

Philipp Plein Signs Licensing Agreement for Watches and Jewelry

The brand’s watch and jewelry collections will be developed, manufactured and distributed by Swiss company WorldTime Watches & Jewelry.

clock July 23, 2021Alessandra Turra

A look from the Purelei "Signature" collection.

Jewelry

Social Media Marketing Continues to Boost Purelei Growth

The five-year-old German democratic jewelry brand, which closed 2020 with revenues of 30 million euros, expects to double its business in 2021.

clock July 23, 2021Alessandra Turra

Lauren London x Diff

Eyewear

Lauren London x Diff Collection

Lauren London drew inspiration from her favorite healing crystals for her collaboration with Diff.

clock July 22, 2021Victor Vaughns Jr.

A look at Cartier's new exhibition at The Saatchi Gallery in London.

Jewelry

Inside Cartier’s Studio 7 Exhibition in London

The jeweler is celebrating its seven icons with a photography exhibition that transcends time. Historic portraits of Andy Warhol and Grace Kelly meet modern-day ones featuring Emma Corin, Ramla Ali — and some of the house’s VIP clients.

clock July 21, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Antonia, Perla and Margherita Alessandri, cofounders of footwear brand 3Juin.

Footwear

3Juin Is a New Accessible Footwear Brand to Watch

The brand launched during the pandemic by sisters Antonia, Perla and Margherita Alessandri offers versatile yet glamorous shoes at an affordable price point.

clock July 20, 2021Martino Carrera

Image architect Law Roach

Jewelry

A Virtual Gem Awards Toasts to a Resilient Year for the Fine Jewelry Industry

The evening’s event included a heart felt look at the industries response to the global pandemic.

clock July 20, 2021Thomas Waller

Franco Harris announces the Pittsburgh Steelers pick during the second round of the NFL Draft.

Hats, Gloves and More

Franco Harris Launches Pro Football Hall of Fame Socks

Game Day Socks feature the Silverclean anti-odor technology he developed in 2010.

clock July 16, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Phoenx sustainable carry-on

Handbags

Phoenx Makes Traveling More Sustainable

The Italian brand, that has opened a pop-up at Milan’s Rinascente department store, offers eco-friendly carry-ons and travel accessories.

clock July 16, 2021Alessandra Turra

Carolina Herrera Resort 2022

Eyewear

Carolina Herrera, Safilo Ink Five-year Eyewear License

The first collection under the new deal — which replaces the former license with competitor De Rigo Vision SpA — will bow for spring 2022.

clock July 15, 2021Martino Carrera

Styles from the debut of Short Cakes.

Footwear

Short Cakes Debuts

A new take on affordable and fashionable baby shoes has entered the market.

clock July 15, 2021Thomas Waller

An Hermès bag sold by Rebag.

Handbags

How Luxury Handbag Resale Platform, Rebag, Is Using AI to Grow Its Base

Rebag, with a stock of nearly 25,000 bags, is introducing a new AI technology that it hopes will promote a circular economy on its site.

clock July 15, 2021Misty White Sidell

The Aplomb candle.

Hats, Gloves and More

Spotlight on Yasaf, Lit

Yasaf, Lit is a Black-owned candle line inspired by loved ones, paramount moments, and admiration for the city of New York.

clock July 14, 2021Victor Vaughns Jr.

JULY luggage

Accessory Trends

Australian Luggage Brand July Comes Stateside

Along with the U.S launch, the brand debuted its new Trunk Collection.

clock July 14, 2021Thomas Waller

Il Bisonte Heritage collection

Handbags

Il Bisonte Aims to Grow Internationally in 2021

The company, controlled by Japanese Look Holdings Inc., is doing significant investments to boost its digital transformation.

clock July 14, 2021Alessandra Turra

Tag Heuer

Watches

EXCLUSIVE: Tag Heuer to Launch Super Mario Connected Watch

Tag Heuer CEO Frédéric Arnault spoke to WWD about the label’s collaboration Super Mario watch.

clock July 13, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Aerosoles x Laura Ashley.

Footwear

Aerosoles Looks to Be the Next Fashionable Comfort Shoe Brand

Following in the footsteps of Crocs and Birkenstocks, Aerosoles launches a collaboration with Laura Ashley today as a first step toward growing its fashion quotient.

clock July 13, 2021Misty White Sidell

This 15-carat diamond ring is expected to fetch upward of $120,000 at auction.

Jewelry

Strong Diamond Market Fueled by Post-lockdown Emotions, Says NDC

The Natural Diamond Council is betting on momentum to continue in the second half of the year.

clock July 12, 2021Misty White Sidell

Chaumet Torsade tiara

Jewelry

Jewelry Houses Embrace Futuristic Designs in Paris

Jewelry houses showed pieces in Paris even as they scrambled to meet clients in other parts of the world.

clock July 11, 2021Mimosa Spencer and Lily Templeton

Lindberg

Eyewear

Kering Eyewear Takes Control of Luxury Lindberg Brand

The Danish Lindberg brand will continue to remain independent, leveraging Kering Eyewear’s organization to further grow globally.

clock July 8, 2021Luisa Zargani

Force 10 Winch from Fred

Jewelry

Fred Expands Force 10 Line With Masculine Winch Pieces

Under the direction of CEO Charles Leung, the label seeks to broaden its appeal with younger consumers.

clock July 8, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Larroudé's printed daisy mule.

Footwear

How Marina Larroudé Is Building Her Shoe Brand to Be The Warby Parker of Luxury Footwear

Former editor and Barneys New York fashion director Marina Larroudé’s namesake shoe brand has just taken investment and projects 30,000 pairs sold in its first year.

clock July 8, 2021Misty White Sidell

Mr Porter will offer used watches

Watches

Net-a-porter, Mr Porter Team Up With Watchfinder for Used Timepieces

Services on Mr Porter include the possibility of trading in used timepieces for credit.

clock July 7, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Brunello Cucinelli

Eyewear

Brunello Cucinelli to Launch First Eyewear Collection

The Italian luxury brand is collaborating with Oliver Peoples and will unveil the first designs at the end of September.

clock July 7, 2021Luisa Zargani

Arielle Baron shoes.

Footwear

Arielle Baron, Daughter of Fabien, Launches Namesake Shoe Line

Arielle Baron, who first intended to launch her line in fall 2020, will release a brand of shoes that mirror their environment.

clock July 7, 2021Misty White Sidell

Pomellato

Jewelry

Pomellato’s Second High Jewelry Collection Is an Ode to Sustainability, History of Brand

Pomellato’s creative director Vincenzo Castaldo revisited storied designs in a major sustainable development.

clock July 7, 2021Luisa Zargani

Web's special collection marking Marcolin's 60th anniversary.

Eyewear

Marcolin Marks 60th Anniversary With New Offices, Celebratory Sunglasses

The Italian eyewear manufacturer also welcomed Alessandro Beccarini in a newly created role as style and product development director.

clock July 6, 2021Sandra Salibian

Serge Ruffieux

Footwear

Serge Ruffieux, Who Made Funky Shoes for Carven, Is Launching an Accessories Brand

13 09 SR, cofounded by journalist Emilie Faure, will start with shoes and sunglasses.

clock July 6, 2021Miles Socha

Bulgari store on Place Vendôme

Jewelry

Bulgari Opens Refurbished Place Vendôme Flagship

Place Vendôme resonates worldwide for clients as the pinnacle of high jewelry, said Bulgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin.

clock July 6, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Boucheron's Holographique necklace.

Jewelry

Boucheron Launches Holographic High Jewelry Collection

The house made a pavéd-diamond Jack brooch covered in rock crystal.

clock July 6, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Rendering of the Cartier-Culture of Design Troy-Pop-Up at Somerset Collection.

Jewelry

Cartier Pops Up in Michigan

The Culture of Design Troy Pop-Up at the Somerset Collection will be open to the public from July 6 through Aug. 5.

clock July 2, 2021Thomas Waller

Alicia Vikander for Louis Vuitton

Jewelry

Louis Vuitton Emphasizes High Jewelry Thrust With Alicia Vikander Campaign

Louis Vuitton is launching its first high jewelry campaign with Alicia Vikander.

clock July 1, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Agnes

Eyewear

Agnes Eyewear Debuts

For every pair of eyewear sold, a tree is planted in the Amazon rain forest.

clock July 1, 2021Thomas Waller

A Borsalino hat for spring 2022.

Hats, Gloves and More

Borsalino Aims to Grow Bigger With Licenses, Co-Brandings, Store Openings

The storied hatmaker has signed licensing agreements for leather goods and soft accessories, is linking with Ami Paris on a co-branded collection and testing the pop-up strategy.

clock July 1, 2021Martino Carrera

Barney Waters and Garrett Leight

Eyewear

Garrett Leight Hires K-Swiss’ Barney Waters to Serve as President

He is credited with returning the heritage sneaker brand to profitability on his watch.

clock July 1, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Blue Nile CEO Sean Kell.

Jewelry

CEO TALKS: Blue Nile’s Sean Kell on Leading the Company Toward the $1 Billion Mark

Blue Nile CEO Sean Kell — now leading what claims to be the world’s largest online retailer of fine jewelry and diamonds — on charting a holistic overhaul toward $1 billion in sales.

clock July 1, 2021Misty White Sidell

Fendi

Eyewear

Fendi, Thélios Ink Partnership, Aim to Elevate Eyewear Category

Fendi and Thélios share the ambition of shaping the fashion brand into a force in the eyewear segment through an exclusive new partnership, whose first designs bow for fall 2021.

clock July 1, 2021Luisa Zargani

Delvaux store on Sloane Street

Handbags

Richemont Grows Leather Goods With Delvaux Purchase

Richemont acquired the Belgian brand Delvaux from First Heritage Brands, a vehicle of Hong Kong billionaire brothers Victor and William Fung.

clock June 30, 2021Miles Socha

Two looks from Puma x Pronounce collaboration.

Footwear

Puma Teams With China’s Pronounce on Pumapunku-inspired Capsule

The capsule features sportswear-inspired pieces and a selection of jackets in gradient earthy tones, as well as new Puma sneaker styles.

clock June 30, 2021Tianwei Zhang

From Pandora

Jewelry

Tiffany & Co. Executive Heads to Pandora to Lead North America Market

Pandora has hired a new general manager for North America to help lead its new omnichannel approach as it continues to grow sales.

clock June 29, 2021Misty White Sidell

Zenith at Le Bon Marché

Watches

Zenith Brings New Retail Concept to Le Bon Marché

The Swiss watch label is unrolling a new retail concept out across markets.

clock June 28, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Tourneau's new hybrid "Tourneau Bucherer" logo, which will transition to Bucherer only after one year.

Watches

EXCLUSIVE: Tourneau to Change Its Name to Bucherer Under New Acquisition Strategy

Tourneau’s 2018 acquisition strategy by Bucherer is beginning to take shape, including a name change.

clock June 28, 2021Misty White Sidell

A Nike Air Force 1 sneaker developed by Nike and Louis Vuitton.

Footwear

Nike Partners With Louis Vuitton on Air Force 1 Sneakers

The French luxury brand unveiled the sneakers as part of Virgil Abloh’s spring 2022 men’s collection.

clock June 24, 2021Joelle Diderich

Vintage Mark Cross for The Real Real.

Handbags

Vintage Handbags From Mark Cross Land on The RealReal

Mark Cross is continuing its work around circular fashion by launching a selection of vintage products on The RealReal.

clock June 24, 2021Misty White Sidell

The UNOde50 store in Salt Lake City.

Jewelry

UNOde50 Sets Post-bankruptcy Growth Strategy

The Spanish jewelry retailer launched a new airport retail concept and is planning to open additional U.S. stores.

clock June 23, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

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