A new 1,098 carat diamond discovered in Botswana that is thought to be the world's third-largest diamond ever found.

Jewelry

World’s Third-Largest Diamond Discovered, Weighing Massive 1,098 Carats

A massive stone was discovered in Botswana earlier this month, thought to be the third-largest diamond ever found.

clock 22hMisty White Sidell

A look from Quay x Maluma collection.

Eyewear

EXCLUSIVE: Maluma Collaborates With Quay on Eyewear Collection

The Aussie eyewear brand and Maluma bring the energy this summer with their latest sunnies and opticals release.

clock June 16, 2021Luis Campuzano

Missoni sustainable sneaker developed in collaboration with ACBC

Footwear

Missoni Introduces Sustainable Sneakers

The Italian luxury brand has teamed up with Italian start-up ACBC to create Made in Italy sneakers crafted from eco-friendly materials crafted from wheat straw and recycled plastic bottles.

clock June 16, 2021Alessandra Turra

A style from the Pacha eyewear collection.

Eyewear

Italia Independent, Pacha Ink Eyewear Licensing Agreement

The first eyewear collection will debut next month at both Pacha and Italia Independent stores and e-commerce platforms.

clock June 15, 2021Sandra Salibian

The Bobo design by Qeelin

Jewelry

CEO Talks: Christophe Artaux on Qeelin’s Momentum

The Chinese luxury jeweler has emerged as Kering’s fastest-growing brand.

clock June 14, 2021Tiffany Ap

Oscar Mamooi sunglasses seen at Mido 2021.

Eyewear

Mido 2021 Digital Edition Highlights Key Eyewear Trends

The three-day digital showcase was hosted on a dedicated platform that will remain active until the end of the year.

clock June 14, 2021Martino Carrera

Vacheron Constantin N.Y. store

Watches

Vacheron Constantin to Open Its Biggest Global Store in Manhattan Flagship

Vacheron Constantin is opening a 4,500-square-foot flagship on 57th Street in New York.

clock June 14, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Tiffany & Co.'s new T1 campaign featuring Tracee Ellis Ross, Anya Taylor-Joy and Eileen Gu.

Jewelry

EXCLUSIVE: Tiffany & Co. Unveils Three New House Faces and a Sneak Peek of Collection

Tiffany & Co. has chosen three new brand ambassadors to help represent its new era under LVMH.

clock June 14, 2021Misty White Sidell

Jaeger-LeCoultre's 1931 Café.

Watches

Jaeger-LeCoultre to Open Temporary Café in Shanghai, Then Paris

The Swiss watchmaker is opening a temporary café with Art Deco references in Shanghai to mark the Reverso timepiece.

clock June 11, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Kyx World

Footwear

Sneaker Subscription Services Look to Simplify Collecting

SoleSavy and Kyx World are among the latest in a growing market of sneaker subscription services helping those secure styles.

clock June 10, 2021Obi Anyanwu

lightbox

Jewelry

Lightbox Sets Up Shop in Montauk

The summer pop-up allows customers to order jewelry on-site and have it shipped to their home out east.

clock June 10, 2021Thomas Waller

Dior Rose

Jewelry

Dior Takes to Chengdu With Its Largest High Jewelry Collection

Victoire de Castellane pushed the rose theme into futuristic and abstract territory.

clock June 10, 2021Mimosa Spencer

M.I.A. wearing the sunglasses she designed with Parley for the Oceans's Clean Waves brand

Eyewear

M.I.A. Designs Sustainable Eyewear Capsule With Parley for the Oceans

The London-based artist has teamed up with Parley for the Oceans’ new luxury circular brand Clean Waves.

clock June 7, 2021Alessandra Turra

Reservoir ambassador Maxime Sorel

Watches

Galeries Lafayette-Royal Quartz Paris Hosts Reservoir Watches Event

French watch start-up Reservoir is seeking to take space in multibrand watch stores as large labels focus on own-store networks.

clock June 4, 2021Mimosa Spencer

A look from Magnifica High Jewelry

Jewelry

Bulgari Unveils Magnifica High Jewelry Collection in Milan

The collection pays tribute to women, Italian craftsmanship and Milan with a two-day event as a sign of hope and new beginnings.

clock June 4, 2021Luisa Zargani

SIHH watch fair in 2019

Watches

Watches and Wonders Geneva Sets Dates for 2022 Show

Watches and Wonders Geneva will take place on March 30 to April 5.

clock June 3, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Sean Lew wearing Converse x PLAY Comme des Garçons Chuck 70 - Blue Quartz High Top

Footwear

Converse x Play Comme des Garçons Launch New Chuck 70

The duo celebrate their decade-long partnership with a new release in Blue Quartz and Steel Gray.

clock June 3, 2021Luis Campuzano

Koio x Joe Jonas Retro Runner

Footwear

Koio and Joe Jonas Launch Collaboration Sneaker

The retro-inspired sneaker was born from a serendipitous partnership that began in early 2020.

clock June 3, 2021Obi Anyanwu

Converse x Carhartt WIP “Hinterland” Chuck 70.

Footwear

Converse x Carhartt WIP Drops Their ‘Hinterland’ Chuck 70 Sneaker

Converse and Carhartt WIP team up again for another collaboration of sneakers.

clock June 3, 2021Victor Vaughns Jr.

A campaign image from the Tamara Mellon x Irina Shayk collaboration.

Footwear

Tamara Mellon Teams Up With Irina Shayk

The new collaboration is made of three styles that drop throughout June.

clock June 3, 2021Thomas Waller

Geneva Watch Days in 2020

Watches

Geneva Watch Days Scheduled for End August

Bulgari, Breitling, Girard-Perregaux, H. Moser & Cie., Ulysse Nardin and other labels will host events around Geneva.

clock June 1, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Girard Perregaux aston martin watch

Watches

Girard-Perregaux Launches First Aston Martin Collaboration Watch

The tourbillon with three flying bridges watch sets the historical house design between clear, sapphire glass panes.

clock June 1, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Thick Laces founders Katie Alexis and Essie Golden

Footwear

Sneaker Culture Hasn’t Catered to Plus-Size Women, But Thick Laces Does

Katie and Essie are two Black women breaking down barriers for plus-size women in the streetwear and sneaker space.

clock May 27, 2021Victor Vaughns Jr.

oncept

Footwear

Footwear Veterans Megan Key Campos and Nick Lucio Launch Oncept

The new brand takes a less-is-more approach, curating five styles each season.

clock May 27, 2021Thomas Waller

Palm Angels spring 2021 eyewear campaign

Eyewear

New Guards Group Launches Eyewear Division With Palm Angels

NGG established its eyewear division in September 2020. Currently, it is focuses only on the creation of frames for Palm Angels and Off-White.

clock May 25, 2021Alessandra Turra

Furla

Handbags

Furla Unveils New Design, Production Plant in Tuscany

Furla’s industrial complex also houses an academy to train new artisans specialized in leather goods.

clock May 24, 2021Luisa Zargani

Kendra Scott chief executive officer Tom Nolan wearing Scott Bros. by Kendra Scott in a brand campaign.

Jewelry

Kendra Scott to Introduce Men’s Jewelry Line

Kendra Scott looks to fuel further growth with the introduction of Scott Bros. by Kendra Scott — the company’s first line of men’s jewelry.

clock May 21, 2021Misty White Sidell

Jewelry designer Elsa Peretti models her snake charmer belt-necklace and bone cuff bracelet.

Jewelry

Jewelry Designer Elsa Peretti’s Five Most Iconic Pieces

A fixture on the New York City social scene in the ’70s, model-turned-jewelry designer Elsa Peretti is once again in the spotlight alongside her frequent collaborator Halston.

clock May 20, 2021Thomas Waller

Yums footwear

Footwear

Streetwear Label Yums Revives Signature Sneaker

The brand that partnered with Playboy and the Dallas Mavericks relaunches its signature sneaker years after a long legal battle with Nike.

clock May 20, 2021Obi Anyanwu

Designs from Wildlike, a new piercing retail concept and jewelry line.

Jewelry

A New Piercing Retail Concept Lands in Dallas

Wildlike, a new piercing salon concept from Ylang23, will open its first location in Dallas next month, with plans for nationwide expansion.

clock May 20, 2021Misty White Sidell

A Chow Tai Fook Jewellery store.

Jewelry

Natural Diamond Council and Chow Tai Fook Ink Strategic Partnership

Chow Tai Fook, one of the world’s largest jewelry retailers, and the NDC will link on the marketing and advertising of natural diamonds in China.

clock May 20, 2021Misty White Sidell

The scene at Mido 2019.

Eyewear

Exports of Italian Eyewear Drop 25.8% in 2020

The Italian eyewear industry is gearing up for the upcoming edition of Mido, running June 5 to 7 in a digital-only format.

clock May 19, 2021Martino Carrera

Mache 'Badlands' Runner NFT

Footwear

Sneaker Designer Mache to Launch First NFTs on Infinite by Suku

The designer is launching his recently released “Badlands” Runner as an NFT as part of Infinite’s first NFT launches.

clock May 19, 2021Obi Anyanwu

A visitor at Sneaker Unboxed Exhibition at London Design Museum

Footwear

Rare Sneakers Under the Spotlight at London’s Design Museum

StockX, the exhibition’s sponsor, helped source some of the rarest “auction house level” pairs from the resell platform’s customers.

clock May 18, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Calvin Klein small leather goods by Randa.

Leather Goods

PVH Licenses Randa for Men’s and Women’s Belts

The two companies have had a relationship for 40 years.

clock May 18, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Nice Footwear

Footwear

Italian R&D and Chinese Production Support Nice Footwear’s Growth

The Italian footwear company, specialized in the design, manufacturing and development of casual footwear, holds a licensing portfolio including Lotto and Ellesse.

clock May 17, 2021Alessandra Turra

Rheos x Southern Tide

Eyewear

Southern Tide, Rheos Team for Sunglass Collection

The collection features glasses that float if dropped in the water.

clock May 14, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Mounser's Ring Pop's collection

Jewelry

Mounser Launches First Ring Collection

The new Ring Pops collection is inspired by rave culture.

clock May 13, 2021Thomas Waller

Isabel Marant glasses by Safilo

Eyewear

Safilo First Quarter Rises Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

Safilo is turning the page on the negative impact of the COVID-19 lockdown and the loss of major licenses.

clock May 11, 2021Sofia Celeste

Tacori x Brilliant Earth.

Jewelry

Brilliant Earth to Sell Customizable Versions of Tacori Engagement Rings

Brilliant Earth continues to expand its design imprint through brand collaborations.

clock May 11, 2021Misty White Sidell

Nyjah Huston

Eyewear

Skateboarding Star Nyjah Huston Chats Summer Olympics, Collab With Privé Revaux

The eyewear brand was cofounded by actors Jamie Foxx, Ashley Benson and Hailee Steinfeld.

clock May 11, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Paris Texas’ gold slouchy boot. Alexandre Vauthier metallic blue stretch jersey micro crystal dress and Calzedonia micro flock polka-dot tights.

Footwear

Accessory Trends: Two Boots to Step Into Fall 2021

The lug sole and slouch boot are strong trends in the contemporary market.

clock May 10, 2021Thomas Waller

Patel Philippe 2523

Watches

A Patek Philippe Watch Just Sold for $7.8 Million at Auction

An anonymous bidder was the victor at the weekend sale, organized by Phillips.

clock May 10, 2021Miles Socha

Prada

Handbags

Prada Highlights Galleria Bag, Launches First Dedicated Campaign

The Italian luxury brand is launching its first campaign dedicated to one bag, the Galleria, fronted by American actress Hunter Schafer and directed by Xavier Dolan.

clock May 10, 2021Luisa Zargani

Mallet x Fred Segal

Footwear

Mallet Sneakers Launch in North America

Tommy Mallet has global ambitions.

clock May 7, 2021David Moin

Del Toro Footwear

Footwear

Del Toro Footwear Teams Up With Artist Alli Conrad

The collaboration is the next chapter for the recently relaunched footwear brand.

clock May 6, 2021Thomas Waller

Mejuri's new diamond necklace, its most expensive design yet.

Jewelry

Mejuri Soars Past 1.4 Million Pieces Sold as It Introduces Higher Price Point

Direct-to-consumer jeweler Mejuri launches into higher-value jewelry as its sales and brand recognition continue to grow.

clock May 5, 2021Misty White Sidell

Trucker hat styles WWD loves from the Aughts.

Hats, Gloves and More

Trend Watch: 12 Trucker Hats We’re Loving

2003 called and asked for their hats back — we said no.

clock April 30, 2021Victor Vaughns Jr.

Vashi's new Covent Garden store

Jewelry

Vashi to Open Flagship in Covent Garden, Unveil New Logo and Packaging

The new store will be the brand’s largest to date, and will also reveal a renewed vision for the jewelry shopping experience.

clock April 30, 2021Natalie Theodosi

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