Piperlime Joins Rush to Omni-channel World

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Fashion Scoops

Japan Fashion Week Moves to Shibuya

The official venue for the next edition of the shows will be in a new retail and entertainment complex set to open this week.

clock April 24, 2012Kelly Wetherille

Georg Jensen’s limited edition Koppel watch in midnight blue.


Georg Jensen Eyes Growth

Momentum at the Danish brand is building with an 8 percent bounce in 2011 sales, beefed-up product categories and a renewed focus on hand craftsmanship.

clock May 1, 2012Samantha Conti


‘A Smart Guide to Utopia’ Offers Tips for City Living

Published by LeCool of Barcelona, the book outlines clever city concepts for better living, working, eating, drinking and shopping in cities around the world.

clock May 7, 2012Melissa Drier


Fossil Leads Fashion Stocks Down

Euro jitters vexed global stock markets Tuesday, but Fossil Inc. took a direct hit after it warned of first-quarter sluggishness in Europe and cut its outlook.

clock May 8, 2012Alexandra Steigrad and Samantha Conti and Evan Clark

Palle Stenberg


Nudie Jeans Goes All-Organic for Fall

Five denim mills and two jeans producers help the Swedish brand achieve its long-standing goal.

clock May 8, 2012Arnold J. Karr

A view of the Superdry store in Times Square.


Superdry to Open Times Square Flagship

The store is the U.K.-based retailer’s largest in North America and third in New York, following Broadway in NoHo and South Street Seaport.

clock May 8, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Gregg Marrazzo

Government and Trade

INTA Launches Anticounterfeiting Effort

With new campaign, the International Trademark Association aims to raise awareness among teens about counterfeit risks.

clock May 8, 2012Kristi Ellis


Avon Earnings Prompt Downgrades

Direct seller continues to deal with the fallout from a lackluster first quarter.

clock May 8, 2012Molly Prior


Nordstrom Tops Luxe Experience Index

Retailer scores 8.41 out of 10 in survey gauging the satisfaction of wealthy shoppers.

clock May 8, 2012Evan Clark

Chadwick Bell’s silk and cotton jacket worn with Karen Walker’s wool and polyester dress layered over Carmen Marc Valvo Collection’s acetate and polyester dress.

Accessory Trends

Fall 2012 Trend: Brocade or Bust

Whoever said opulence is out hasn’t seen the pileup of gleaming brocades for fall.

clock May 9, 2012Catherine Peridis

Kate Bosworth in Prada with Michael Polish.


Inside the Costume Institute Gala’s After Parties

The gala was only the beginning for many a party goer.

clock May 8, 2012Marc Karimzadeh and Matthew Lynch and Alessandra Codinha

A look from Minnie Rose’s holiday line.

Ready To Wear

Minnie Rose to Open Pop-up Shop

The contemporary cashmere and sportswear firm is dipping its toes into retailing with a pop-up store at The Montauk Beach House, the new hip hotel.

clock May 9, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

ChinaFile: Western Start-ups Go East

More and more expatriates are starting their own design studios in major Chinese cities, with high-end children’s wear a strong market.

clock May 9, 2012Huang Hung


Elle.com in Hiring Mode

When the site’s former editorial director Keith Pollock decamped to Du Jour last month, he took a few colleagues with him.

clock May 9, 2012Amy Wicks


Elizabethstreet.com Makes Official Debut

The new digital platform for stylish moms launches today, just in time for Mother’s Day.

clock May 9, 2012Rachel Strugatz


Jimmy Choo Hits the Streets

Brand is dipping its toe into the world of street style photography with a new site, Choo 24:7 Stylemakers.

clock May 9, 2012Nina Jones

Coco Rocha in an ad for the Banana Republic Trina Turk collection.

Marketing and Promotion

Banana Republic Trina Turk Collection Channels Slim Aarons

The ad campaign for the capsule line, starring model Coco Rocha, has a gentle, retro feel.

clock May 9, 2012Sharon Edelson

Jennifer Gosselin


Piperlime Joins Rush to Omni-channel World

The e-commerce site, owned by Gap Inc., this fall will open its first store, marking its initial move into physical retailing.

clock May 9, 2012Sharon Edelson

Carolyne Roehm and Nina Griscom

Fashion Features

If These Clothes Could Talk: Nina Griscom and Carolyne Roehm Look Back

The friends and New York social fixtures are teaming up to sell a large portion of their designer wardrobes from the Eighties and Nineties.

clock May 9, 2012Taylor Harris

Fashion Scoops

Dennis Basso Hosts a New York Luncheon

Models weaved through the tables at Doubles, showing off looks from his fall line.

clock May 9, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Southern California Lifestyle Brand Tavik Sold

Incipio Technologies, which manufactures accessories and cases for cell phones and tablets, acquired the company.

clock May 9, 2012Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Advent Sells Off French Discounter Stokomani

Private equity firm Sagard and Stokomani’s management team have jointly acquired the retailer, which operates 37 units.

clock May 9, 2012Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Lingerie Française Exhibit to Honor French Lingerie Industry

The showcase will chronicle such moments as the invention of the bra in the late 19th century and the arrival of sheer underwear on the market in the Seventies.

clock May 9, 2012Camilla Vogt


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