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Scotch & Soda Acquired by Bluestar Alliance

The acquisition is expected to allow continuation of the brand and products across key markets including the…

Olivela Launches Second Exclusive Capsule Collection to Support Girls’ Education

LaQuan Smith, Mark Cross, Simkhai and Anabela Chan are among those participating in the "Stand With Her"…

EXCLUSIVE: Arc’teryx Opens Up About Growth Strategy, With U.S. Seen Key

Arc'teryx is poised to grow 25 percent year-over-year, according to sources, as the company has gained…

Thomas Burkhardt on Plans to Bring Marchon Into the Future

Burkhardt, who was elevated to president from the role of chief marketing officer six months ago, sees…

Seven Specialty Optical Shops on the Trends and Challenges They Face as Small Eyewear Businesses

WWD speaks with seven optical shops from cities spanning New Orleans to Sherwood Park, Alberta.

Unpacking Performance Eyewear’s Responsibility and Potential

Two lead designers from Marchon's performance eyewear team talk about the pressures of creating glasses meant…

Maria Tash Launches AI-powered Virtual Try-on Tool

Jeweler Maria Tash has introduced virtual try-on software that helps shoppers map out piercings and ear…

Ramy Brook Enters Children’s Wear Category

The line will be introduced on and at her Madison Avenue boutique on Thursday.

EXCLUSIVE: Reed Krakoff Begins Reinvention of John Hardy

Reed Krakoff's first jewelry designs for John Hardy aim to revive its relevance in the wider jewelry market.

Retailers Dig Into Data to Rethink Locations, Footprint

Accenture's Jill Standish shares insights into the current state of retail as consumers flock to physical…

The 2023 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Application Process Opens

The Fashion Fund is returning to the competitive format with one winner and two runners-up.

PVH Taps Amber McCann as Chief Communications Officer

Most recently she was vice president of global brand and communications at Poshmark.

EXCLUSIVE: Bulgari’s New North America President Unveils Growth Strategy

Hervé Perrot is off to a running start, having traveled across North America to set forth a new strategy that…

SXSW 2023 Free Events to Attend: How to Party, Attend Concerts and Get Cultured Without Tickets

The annual culture festival celebrating the intersection of various industries returns Friday through March…

Roots Taps Joey Gollish as Creative Director in Residence

Roots will also acquire a minority stake in Gollish's company, Mr. Saturday.