Tumi Shares Soar on Opening Day

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Tumi Holdings Inc. went public on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, selling nearly 18.8 million shares to raise $338 million on opening day.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Burning Ice, a men's fragrance by Iceberg.


Iceberg to Launch Burning Ice for Men

Italian fashion house’s new scent targets self-confident, sensual young men aged 20 to 30.

clock April 19, 2012Cynthia Martens

An ad visual for Blumarine's fragrance, Innamorata.


Blumarine Launching Innamorata Fragrance

Anna Molinari said the eau de parfum is “very seductive, sensual and romantic, and it follows the theme of our fashion.”

clock April 19, 2012Cynthia Martens

Color Cosmetics

PCPC Backs Cosmetics Safety Bill

Legislation introduced in the House Wednesday would give the FDA enhanced enforcement.

clock April 19, 2012Kristi Ellis

Rihanna and Steven Spielberg


Rihanna Makes Good at ‘Unforgettable Evening’

The singer played a rain check at the Los Angeles cancer benefit on Wednesday.

clock April 19, 2012Marcy Medina

The Physicians Formula Skin Care line.

Skin Care

Skin Care: Physicians Formula’s Second Act

The brand is hitting its stride once again, after dealing with a string of recession-era hurdles.

clock April 19, 2012Molly Prior

A view of the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida.


Critical Mass: Beauty to Be Top of Mind at NACDS

Former president George W. Bush will speak at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Annual Meeting this week.

clock April 19, 2012Faye Brookman

Dakota Johnson in Uniqlo’s easy leggings pants.

Marketing and Promotion

Dakota Johnson’s Uniqlo Turn

The ad is the latest in a series of celebrity campaigns that previously featured Charlize Theron, Orlando Bloom and Susan Sarandon.

clock April 19, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

Marisa Tomei in Preen.


Brooklyn Museum Hosts Annual Ball

Marisa Tomei, who served as honorary chair, took in the museum during cocktail hour.

clock April 19, 2012Matthew Lynch

Readying the tents at Lincoln Center.

Fashion Features

Deal Reached in Show Date Discord

Organizations say confirmation will allow all four fashion capitals “to successfully plan for the long term.”

clock April 19, 2012Nina Jones and Katya Foreman and Luisa Zargani and Marc Karimzadeh

Philippe Starck


Salone del Mobile’s Party Circuit

Philippe Starck, Brioni and Vionnet hosted parties during Milan Design week.

clock April 19, 2012Luisa Zargani

A piece from the Giorgio Armani home collection.

Designer and Luxury

Designers Show Home Collections at Salone del Mobile

Staying true to themselves was the mantra for Italian designers.

clock April 19, 2012Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

An ad visual from Clinique's Chubby Stick line.

Color Cosmetics

Clinique Eyes New Territory for Chubby Stick

Brand has a new category in its sights for the color cosmetics franchise: Chubby Stick Shadow Tint for Eyes, an eye shadow in crayonlike form.

clock April 19, 2012Julie Naughton

A look at Borghese's Professional Hair Care line for men.


Borghese Breaks Into Hair Care Category

The company, which in January introduced its first hair care collection, a women’s range, is preparing to launch a men’s hair line this fall.

clock April 19, 2012Belisa Silva

A view of Groupon's Web site.


Flash Sale vs. Local Sale: One Model Outperforms

When it comes to fashion online, it might be better to think national rather than local.

clock April 19, 2012Rachel Strugatz and Vicki M. Young

Inside Walin & Wolff.


Walin & Wolff Eyes Niche With Suburban Shoppers

The company is opening shops for designer shoes and accessories in towns with affluent clientele.

clock April 19, 2012David Moin

A rendering of the Rebecca Taylor store.


Rebecca Taylor to Open Uptown Flagship

In June, the designer will unveil an 1,870-square-foot flagship at 980 Madison Avenue, between 76th and 77th Streets.

clock April 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

BCBG Max Azria Group, Wal-Mart Named in Lawsuit

While Thursday’s suit generated lots of press attention, it isn’t the first time Jimmy Esebag and Max Azria have legally tangled.

clock April 20, 2012Vicki M. Young

Mario Sorrenti shot Carine Roitfeld for the MAC campaign.

Fashion Scoops

MAC Cosmetics, Carine Roitfeld Team Up

Brand is expected to reveal today that it will launch a limited edition color cosmetics line with the editor this fall.

clock April 20, 2012Julie Naughton

Kehinde Wiley

Fashion Scoops

Kehinde Wiley Turns Eye on Female Subjects

The New York-based contemporary artist found a fashion collaborator in Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci, who designed dresses for the models.

clock April 20, 2012Matthew Lynch


Guess vs. Gucci Trial Wraps Up

Lawyers from both sides, as well as for Marc Fisher, presented closing arguments in the trademark case.

clock April 20, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Fall looks from Carr.

Designer and Luxury

George Carr Launching New Brand for Fall

Simply called “Carr,” the label is loosely inspired by the late Zack Carr’s sketch books.

clock April 20, 2012Marc Karimzadeh


Tumi Latest IPO Success Story

Selling nearly 18.8 million shares, the upscale luggage and accessories firm raised $338 million on opening day.

clock April 20, 2012Vicki M. Young

Human Resources

Elizabeth Arden Taps Rebecca Restrepo

As the brand’s first global makeup artist, she will serve as a brand spokesperson and creative adviser on a range of projects.

clock April 20, 2012Julie Naughton


The New York Times Co.’s Digital Worries

While circulation was a bright spot during the period, the company didn’t have as much success on the ad side.

clock April 20, 2012Amy Wicks

Tunics by Calypso.


Calypso Launching Ads for New Girl’s Line

The campaign features high-profile New York women and their daughters, sisters, mothers and grandmothers.

clock April 20, 2012Sharon Edelson

“Secret times (Grand Palais I)” - Chanel, Grand Palais, Paris – 03.05.2010


Cathleen Naundorf’s Haute Shots Featured in New Book

For the last seven years, the German photographer has been making haunting large-format Polaroids of couture dresses in fantastical settings.

clock April 20, 2012Joelle Diderich


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Amanda Gorman Represents a New Kind of Style Icon for Fashion

clock January 22, 2021Tara Donaldson

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