Beyoncé Gets Active: Forms JV With Topshop

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She's arguably Topshop’s most famous customer. Now Beyoncé is connecting further by partnering with the brand.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Kaviar Gauche Cassio Sheen

Watches

Time To Sheen for Kaviar Gauche

The Berlin design duo now has a timepiece of their very own, thanks to a collaboration with Casio’s women’s watch brand Sheen.

clock October 27, 2014Susan Stone

Guess Sunglasses

Eyewear

Marcolin Completes Viva Integration

Following the acquisition of Viva International about a year ago, the Italian eyewear powerhouse has finalized the integration.

clock October 27, 2014Alessandra Turra

Diane von Furstenberg

Parties

FGI Night of Stars Honors Diane von Furstenberg With Superstar Award

Other designers receiving a trophy included Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton, Peter Copping, Joseph Altuzarra, Elie Tahari and Brunello Cucinelli.

clock October 23, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce

Legal

Dolce, Gabbana Found Innocent

Italy’s highest court on Friday found Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce not guilty of tax evasion, overturning two previous sentences at lower courts.

clock October 26, 2014Luisa Zargani

Hayden Lasher

Designer and Luxury

Hayden Lasher Launches Handbag Line

Lasher produces a single design: a structured, top-handle bag offered in colors and materials that vary from season to season.

clock October 27, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Business Features

Snapshot: Men’s Accessories Sales

The following data reflects sales for these men’s categories in the 12 months ended in August.

clock October 27, 2014David Yi

Designer and Luxury

Alex Woo Launches Fine Jewelry

Origins, the designer’s pendant line launched this month, is executed in 18-karat gold and diamonds.

clock October 27, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Karen Giberson

Jewelry

Accessories Council Continues Industry Support

The Council marks its 20th anniversary with new education initiatives and an emerging designers competition.

clock October 27, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Furla Zac Zac Posen Milly

Handbags

Cheap Thrill: Handbags Under $1000

Fortunately, there are plenty of well-designed and reasonably priced bags in the market this spring.

clock October 27, 2014Roxanne Robinson

Vava recycled glasses.

Eyewear

The New Look: Artisan Eyewear Meets High Tech

Independent eyewear brands are ramping up.

clock October 27, 2014Alessandra Turra

LuxCartel's Natalya Poniatowski.

Jewelry

Incubators Focus on Accessories Designers

A crop of companies is sprouting to help emerging accessories designers get their footing in the business.

clock October 27, 2014Lauren McCarthy

A look from Matchesfashion.com's new collection.

Fashion Features

Matchesfashion.com’s Adding Private Label

Raey is the retailer’s new men’s and women’s private label collection, a rebranding of its previous women’s collection, Freda, which launched in 2007.

clock October 24, 2014Jessica Iredale

Les Berglass

Human Resources

Industry to Dip into New Pools for Leaders

Retailing’s next generation of chief executive officers will be more likely to come from the world of technology.

clock October 27, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Kensie will launch bags in the spring.

Handbags

Kensie Evolves Into $200M Brand

The Kensie brand has grown to more than $200 million in annual volume from $50 million in just three years.

clock October 27, 2014Vicki M. Young

The Rodeo Drive flagship opening Tuesday will be the designer's 38th store.

Retail

Philipp Plein Sets Course for Growth

Plein plans to quickly ramp up his store count. By next year, he hopes to have 80 to 100 stores in operation.

clock October 27, 2014Sharon Edelson

Céline's calfskin bag with suede lining; Givenchy's calf leather, crystal strass, pearl and metal brass choker and Tom Ford's leather platform sandal.

Accessory Trends

Accessories Trend: Under the Influence

With all the fresh and renewed accessories ideas on spring runways, there are plenty of standout designs to inspire and lead the market.

clock October 27, 2014Roxanne Robinson

Negative Underwear founders: Marissa Vosper and  Lauren Schwab.

Retail

New Category Killers: Redefining E-Commerce by Staying Focused

The buzziest e-commerce players right now all have the same m.o.

clock October 27, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Human Resources

Paula Sutter Tapped as TSG Fashion CEO

Private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners has named Paula Sutter as chief executive officer of TSG Fashion.

clock October 27, 2014Vicki M. Young

Media

Bob Sauerberg’s L.A. Story

Condé Nast president Bob Sauerberg made a surprise visit to the company’s Los Angeles office on Friday.

clock October 27, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Evelyn H. Lauder's Platinum, Colored Stone, Diamond and Enamel 'Tutti Frutti' Cartier Bracelet.

Fashion Scoops

Leonard Lauder Auctioning Family Jewels

Leonard Lauder is raiding the family safe once again, but for a good cause.

clock October 27, 2014Lauren McCarthy

The Crazy Skull watch.

Fashion Scoops

De Grisogono Launches ‘Crazy Skull’ Watch

“You have to have a lot of character to wear it, because it’s quite visible,” warned De Grisogono creative director Fawaz Gruosi.

clock October 27, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Gemfields and Marina B's "Mila" ring

Fashion Scoops

Mila Kunis Designs Ring to Celebrate New Baby

Mila Kunis isn’t only a mom now, she’s also a jewelry designer — of sorts.

clock October 27, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

Luxottica Group Leads Italy’s Fashion, Textile and Accessories Companies

Luxottica still leads the pack of Italy’s largest fashion, textile and accessories companies, as merchant bank Mediobanca highlighted with its annual survey,

clock October 27, 2014Alessandra Turra

Kanye West and Jean Touitou

Fashion Scoops

Kanye West Attends A.P.C. Store Opening

The rapper was being shepherded by A.P.C. creative director Jean Touitou at the French label’s Los Angeles flagship at 8420 Melrose Plac.

clock October 27, 2014Ryma Chikhoune

Beyoncé and Topshop have formed a 50-50 joint venture company to produce an athletic streetwear brand.

Intimates

Beyoncé, Topshop Team For Ath-leisure Brand

Beyoncé Knowles and Topshop have formed a 50-50 joint venture company, Parkwood Topshop Athletic Ltd., to produce an athletic streetwear brand.

clock October 27, 2014David Moin

Pierre Bergé

Fashion Features

Pierre Bergé Unplugged in Paris

Betty Catroux, Vincent Darré and Doris Brynner attended the event at the Arab World Institute.

clock October 24, 2014Laure Guilbault

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