Sequential Acquires Ellen Tracy Rights

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Ellen Tracy and Caribbean Joe have been sold again. Sequential Brands Group has acquired the intellectual property rights to the two brands from Brand Matter.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

Traditional Media Adapting to Digital Trends Through Acquisitions

Traditional media are learning how to use technology in the digital space to serve their customer base.

clock March 26, 2013Vicki M. Young

Freida Pinto

Fashion Scoops

Proenza Schouler Hits London

Net-a-porter hosts dinner for the American design duo.

clock March 27, 2013Samantha Conti

Christophe Girard

Fashion Scoops

Christophe Girard Decorated in Paris

The LVMH executive and politician received a Legion of Honor distinction.

clock March 28, 2013Miles Socha

A view of the new BHV beauty department.


BHV Reveals Revamped Beauty Floor

The retailer is expanding space and adding brands including Guerlain and Creme de la Mer in what it claims is the widest beauty offer in the Marais district.

clock March 28, 2013Alex Wynne

The scene at Davines.

Beauty Features

Cosmoprof Tests Industry’s Fate

The Italian beauty industry is counting on a renewed Made in Italy campaign to ward off competition and restore vitality.

clock March 29, 2013Pete Born and Cynthia Martens

A view at the bareMinerals store.

Color Cosmetics

Bare Escentuals Plots Expansion

The brand sees a world where more of its mineral-based beauty products are sold in more places and to a wider audience.

clock March 29, 2013Molly Prior and Rachel Brown

Diane Kruger in Chanel with Joshua Jackson.


Diane Kruger, Saoirse Ronan Talk Aliens at ‘The Host’ Screening

The cast of the Stephenie Meyer sci-fi thriller walked the carpet Wednesday night.

clock March 28, 2013Alison Maney

Products from the ‪Jackie Fame line.‬

Beauty Features

Teens’ Growing Influence on Mass Market Beauty

The demographic’s love of social media is driving changes to the beauty assortment.

clock March 28, 2013Faye Brookman


PVH Plans Cuts to Right Calvin Klein Jeans

Distribution, store and staff rollbacks on tap as Warnaco purchase proves onerous.

clock March 28, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Officials in the Hot Seat in Washington

Government officials and the country’s main apparel organization faced a barrage of questions and scrutiny from U.S. government and labor officials.

clock March 28, 2013Kristi Ellis

The Olfactive Studio lineup.


Olfactive Studio to Make Stateside Debut

The brand, a bridge between the worlds of contemporary photography and perfumery, will launch in the U.S. on April 8 at Bergdorf Goodman.

clock March 29, 2013Belisa Silva

Marie-Hélène de Taillac


Marie-Hélène de Taillac Opens First U.S. Shop

The designer, who has split her time between Paris and Jaipur, India since launching her namesake line in 1996, is landing stateside.

clock March 28, 2013Rachel Strugatz

The Be Jeweled fragrance by Vera Wang.


Vera Wang Launching Next Scent at Kohl’s

The designer has a sparkly treat for her fans this spring: Be Jeweled, the Kohl’s exclusive fragrance, will hit counters in late April.

clock March 29, 2013Julie Naughton

Naeem Khan

Fashion Features

Naeem Khan Talks Past, Future and First Lady

During a Q&A Wednesday night at the Alliance Française with Pamela Golbin, the designer spared no details.

clock March 29, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Human Resources

Monika Chiang Taps Malinda Behrens

Brand’s new president joined Burch Creative Capital, Monika Chiang’s owner, as vice president of brand development in 2011.

clock March 29, 2013Sharon Edelson

Kay Krill


Ann Inc.’s Kay Krill Sees Pay Increase

Firm’s chief executive officer and president saw her total pay rise 17.6 percent to $12.7 million last year.

clock March 29, 2013Evan Clark


EBay Projects Strong Growth

Internet retailer is bullish on the next three years, projecting revenues to grow more than 50 percent to at least $21.5 billion in 2015.

clock March 29, 2013David Moin

Dresses from Ellen Tracy on

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sequential Buys Ellen Tracy, Caribbean Joe

The total value of the transaction between Brand Matter and Sequential Brands Group is about $81.9 million.

clock March 29, 2013Vicki M. Young

A photo from Elle Muliarchyk's "Escapes from Paradise."


Elle Muliarchyk’s Escape Plan

The photographer and former model sees “Escapes From Paradise,” her latest body of work, as her resurrection.

clock March 29, 2013Sharon Edelson

Tarun Tahiliani

Designer and Luxury

Fashion and Social Issues Merge in India

Each of the five days of Lakme Fashion Week were focused as much on causes as they were on the runways.

clock March 29, 2013Mayu Saini

Fashion Scoops

Clessidra Acquires Majority Stake in Buccellati Group

The Buccellati family retains a minority stake, along with Italian merchant bank Simest SpA.

clock March 29, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Diane von Furstenberg Recovering From Ski Accident

The designer is “resting and mending in my house in L.A.,” she said via e-mail.

clock March 29, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Qatar Investment Authority Continues to Invest in Tiffany

The sovereign wealth fund for the Middle Eastern nation spent $8.7 million to buy a total of 128,248 shares of the high-end jeweler on Tuesday and Wednesday.

clock March 29, 2013Evan Clark


Today's Must Read

Talitha Getty by Jeanloup Sieff for Vogue Paris, February 1970.


Saint Laurent Acquires Major Private Collection of Vintage YSL Clothes

clock 9hJoelle Diderich

Social Studies