J.C. Penney is breaking out another exclusive brand to try to give its fashion business a lift.
With fashion critical to Penney’s turnaround efforts, the retailer is launching Artesia, a private boho-style brand for women. It will be introduced in a big way, with nearly 400 of the retailer’s 860 stores and the company web site carrying the collection at the outset.
Are you ready for Goop TV? According to sources, the lifestyle site founded by Gwyneth Paltrow has inked a deal with Netflix to create a new wellness-inspired show.
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“As long as [companies] are peopled by humans, there’s always that opportunity [for authenticity.] When that doesn’t happen, it’ll hurt your [brand],” he says. “We’re human beings. Human meaning flesh, being meaning spirit. As long as we have that, there is the opportunity for growth and elevation.” — Pharrell Williams, WWD Original.
The Paris men’s calendar just gained another heavy hitter: Celine will stage a show in January, mere months after creative director Hedi Slimane launched its men’s wear division during a coed show on Sept. 28. 📸: @thekateowen
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