Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas


Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg


Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman Stores Slowly Reopening

More than 300 locations across North America will be open for curbside and storefront pickups by this weekend.

clock May 14, 2020Kellie Ell

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Neiman Marcus Group’s Top Creditors

The retailer listed designer brands including Chanel, Gucci America and Stuart Weitzman among its top creditors with unsecured claims.

clock May 7, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Serena Williams poses for Stuart Weitzman.


Serena Williams Named Global Spokeswoman for Stuart Weitzman

She appears in the 2020 ad campaign, which launches today.

clock May 5, 2020Lisa Lockwood

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Tapestry’s 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report

The fashion house releases a report on how it’s stacking up on diversity, the planet and giving back to the community.

clock May 1, 2020Kellie Ell

Kate Spade


Tapestry’s Post-Coronavirus Playbook Focuses on Its Omnichannel

But for now, the retailer is navigating its way out of the crisis with curbside pickups, reduced inventory and possible rent abatements.

clock April 30, 2020Kellie Ell



COVID-19 Impact: Tapestry Reports $677M Loss

Revenues and profits fell during the quarter across all three brands. But the retailer said it would reopen some stores in North America as early as May 1.

clock April 30, 2020Kellie Ell

Kate Spade store


Tapestry Lays Off Roughly 2,100 Employees

Meanwhile, the Coach and Kate Spade parent company said the rest of its North American workforce will be furloughed if stores don’t reopen by June.

clock April 20, 2020Kellie Ell



Tapestry Provides Updated Response to the Coronavirus

Stores in North America and Europe will remain closed until at least April 10.

clock March 26, 2020Kellie Ell

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COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

JLo in Coach ads


Tapestry Shares Surge With New Leadership and Strong Earnings

The company tapped Liz Fraser to be ceo of Kate Spade and Giorgio Sarné to head Stuart Weitzman.

clock February 6, 2020Kellie Ell

Coach store

Business Features

Tapestry’s Big Comeback

New ceo Jide Zeitlin has his hands full looking for new talent to lead Kate Spade, continuing to expand Coach and updating product assortment across the portfolio. But will it work?

clock January 8, 2020Kellie Ell

Actresses Julia Garner (ÒOzarkÓ), Sadie Sink (ÒStranger Things,Ó) and KiKi Layne (ÒIf Beale Street Could TalkÓ) are once again featured in Kate SpadeÕs fall ad campaign. The ads were photographed in London by Tim Walker, a longtime collaborator who worked with the brand from 1999 to 2006 under Kate and Andy Spade. The campaign was styled by Sara Moonves.ÒFor the fall season, I started by imagining raiding an insanely glamorous womanÕs closet, and the rich, eclectic mix youÕd find that you could make your own. I was inspired by the idea of a womanÕs closet Ñ the thought of where clothes end up rather than where they originated. I envisioned women are looking for clothes that are spirited, feminine and fundamentally effortless,Ó said Nicola Glass, creative director of Kate Spade New York. Ads will break on Instagram July 29 and in the September issues of national and international magazines, other digital platforms and out-of-home as well as across social media. Ñ Lisa Lockwood

Human Resources

Kate Spade CEO Anna Bakst Is Out

Parent company Tapestry is now looking for a new ceo to lead the lagging brand.

clock December 12, 2019Kellie Ell

Coach Kate Moss


Tapestry Puts Focus on ‘Fixable’ Challenges

Tapestry ceo Jide Zeitlin says reevaluating the company’s history, omnichannel and core products are essential for continued growth.

clock November 5, 2019Kellie Ell

Kate Spade


Kate Spade Brand Continues to Drag on Tapestry

Tapestry was hurt by weakness at Kate Spade and in North America.

clock November 5, 2019Kellie Ell

BorderX Lab connects brands and retailers directly with global Millennial Chinese consumers, helping to mitigate the trade war's impact on tourism.


BorderX Lab Positions Luxury Brands for Consumption by Chinese

The technology company was founded by Dr. Albert Shen, a former Google engineer.

clock October 21, 2019Sharon Edelson

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clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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