Kate Bowers


The Pleasures and Pains of Shoes on Show in Salem

More than 300 pairs are on show in the exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum.

clock November 18, 2016Kate Bowers

Stella McCartney, Saks Fifth Avenue, Boston

Fashion Features

Stella McCartney Meets Clients at Saks Fifth Avenue Boston

As she expands her retail reach, McCartney clearly sees that being “a woman designing for women” is a competitive advantage.

clock May 6, 2015Kate Bowers

Lisa Smilor, Jan Schlottmann, Jennifer Fisher, Derek Lam and Emily Weiss.

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Executives Talk Growth at Harvard

Speakers discussed how to spur growth, rekindle it and even rein it in when it’s too rapid.

clock February 25, 2015Kate Bowers

Professor Raffaella Sadun, Tommy Hilfiger and Fred Gehring

Business Features

Tommy Hilfiger, Fred Gehring Address Harvard Business School Students

The Hilfiger brand is the subject of a new HBS case study, “Transforming Tommy Hilfiger,” published earlier this year.

clock November 5, 2014Kate Bowers

Marketing and Promotion

Daniela Corte Previews Dressing Room System

At the touch of a tablet screen, a shopper can choose a desired image, have it projected across a nine-by-10-foot bank of monitors.

clock October 8, 2014Kate Bowers


Bluemercury Maintains Expansion Mode

The brand will open eight doors this summer, including in Portland, Ore., and up to 20 stores next year, she said.

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Avra Myers and Jennifer Hudner


A Ruby Aims to Solve Leggings Problem

Avra Myers tapped a former J. Jill colleague, Jennifer Hudner, a veteran of Banana Republic and Harper’s Bazaar, to help her bring the project to fruition.

clock June 10, 2014Kate Bowers

A photograph from Mike Toth’s new book, “US.: American Stories.”


Mike Toth Photographs Celebrate Americana

The renowned brand developer has published a photography book, “US: American Stories.”

clock February 11, 2014Kate Bowers

Inside the Chanel store on Newbury Street in Boston.

Designer and Luxury

Chanel Goes Bigger in Boston

After trying to secure a larger space for years, the brand today quintuples its selling space with a new 10,000-square-foot store.

clock December 3, 2013Kate Bowers

Designer and Luxury

Talking a Decade of Proenza Schouler

Louis Boston owner Debi Greenberg brought the duo to the Institute of Contemporary Art to discuss their design process.

clock September 30, 2013Kate Bowers

A look from Donna Karan RTW Fall 2013 at a Saks Fifth Avenue event in Boston.


Donna Karan Fetes New Boutique at Saks in Boston

The event gathered Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis and many others of his Los Angeles and New York flock.

clock September 24, 2013Kate Bowers

A view of the "Hippie Chic" exhibition.

Fashion Features

Boston Shows Off ‘Hippie Chic’

The Museum of Fine Arts’ newest fashion exhibition is a lighthearted look at a colorful fashion epoch.

clock August 1, 2013Kate Bowers

A view of "Zandra Rhodes: A Lifelong Love Affair with Textiles."

Fashion Features

On the Road With Zandra Rhodes

The designer went to Boston celebrate the opening of her traveling show, “Zandra Rhodes: A Lifelong Love Affair with Textiles.”

clock October 18, 2012Kate Bowers


TJX Plots Moves to Sustain Momentum

The $23.5 billion company is planning 2012 to be a more aggressive growth year, aiming to increase square footage by 5 percent.

clock June 13, 2012Kate Bowers

The Fred Perry store on Newbury Street.


Fred Perry Enters Newbury Street Fray

The brand has joined a growing list of British compatriots to arrive in Boston.

clock May 30, 2012Kate Bowers

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