Emilio Pucci Goes Italian: Taps MSGM’s Giorgetti

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    LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has netted one of Italy’s contemporary fashion stars and print wizards — MSGM designer Massimo Giorgetti — and named him creative director of Emilio Pucci.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Will.i.am and Marco Bizzarri

Watches

Tag Heuer, Google, Intel Unveil Smart Watch

The three companies unveiled a partnership to launch one of the first Swiss smart watches in the luxury market by year’s end.

clock March 19, 2015Sharon Edelson and Joelle Diderich

Sears

Financial

Sears’ REIT Date Expected in June

The real estate investment trust will generate $2 billion in liquidity for Sears Holdings.

clock March 19, 2015Vicki M. Young

Vince Holding Corp

Financial

Vince’s Q4 Results Show Growth

2015 outlook reflects expectations of continued growth.

clock March 19, 2015Vicki M. Young

Peter Dundas

Designer and Luxury

Peter Dundas Appointed Creative Director of Roberto Cavalli

Dundas’ first collection will bow in Milan in September.

clock March 19, 2015Luisa Zargani

Kathy O'Brien

Marketing and Promotion

Kathy O’Brien: The Transformation of Marketing in a Digital World

The growth of digital has transformed the power of marketing from brands to the consumer.

clock February 27, 2015Faye Brookman

Alicia Yoon

Marketing and Promotion

Peach and Lily’s Alicia Yoon Talks Korean Beauty in Digital Means

In order to sell Korean beauty products, it’s imperative to understand the culture.

clock February 27, 2015Jayme Cyk

Grace Choi

Retail

Grace Choi on 3-D Beauty Printing

Come summer, consumers will be able to print makeup from the comfort of their homes. At least, that’s Grace Choi’s plan.

clock February 27, 2015Anna Dysinger

Marita Burke and Dorthy Grouios

Retail

Mecca’s Marita Burke Talks Digital Strategy

When it comes to its digital strategy, Australian retailer Mecca lives by a key concept: adapt or die.

clock February 27, 2015Julie Naughton

David Olsen

Marketing and Promotion

Net-a-porter’s David Olsen on Buying Without Trying

According to Olsen, beauty at Net-a-porter, which launched about two years ago, has been a huge success.

clock February 27, 2015Jayme Cyk

Linda Wells

Human Resources

Allure’s Linda Wells Talks Digital

In Allure’s view, there is a point where editorial content meets commerce, and the digital universe makes that intersection all the more seamless.

clock February 27, 2015Molly Prior

Courtney Jerden

Hair

Priv’s Take on Personalizing the On-Demand Market

Priv isn’t just another on-demand beauty company hoping to attract an array of consumers strapped for time.

clock February 27, 2015Jayme Cyk

Nicole Tiberia and Alessio Rossi

Marketing and Promotion

Alessio Rossi and Nicole Tiberia on the Power of User-Generated Content

Brands are now understanding the power of user-generated content and how it can be utilized in visual marketing.

clock February 27, 2015Anna Dysinger

Francisco Gimenez

Beauty Features

Francisco Gimenez: Enhancing At-Home Hair Color

Seventy-five percent of women color their hair, but many relying on boxed colors aren’t pleased with the results.

clock February 27, 2015Faye Brookman

The Modiface Mirror

Marketing and Promotion

Modiface Takes Virtual Makeovers to the Next Level

The company has found a way to evolve this digital platform and blend technology with in-store retail.

clock March 18, 2015Jayme Cyk

Aurelie Brisac

Beauty Features

Aurelie Brisac on Cultivating a Grassroots Strategy in China

One key to success in the country is relationships with its retail partners.

clock February 27, 2015Crystal Martin

Katia Beauchamp

Retail

Birchbox’s Katia Beauchamp: Digital a Key Driver

For Katia Beauchamp, cofounder and co-chief executive officer of Birchbox, digital is a key driver behind her business’s success.

clock February 27, 2015Julie Naughton

Tommy Bahama Island Life.

Fragrance

Tommy Bahama to Launch Fragrance Brand

It is hoped the masterbrand Island Life will help grow a younger audience and revenue.

clock March 19, 2015Julie Naughton

The Songe d'Iris fragrance.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Inter Parfums SA Acquires Rochas

This marks the first step into fashion for the French beauty company.

clock March 19, 2015Jennifer Weil

James Mitarotonda

Financial

Barington/Hilco On the Hunt for New Venture

The activist investor and financial services firm raised $43 million for a blank check company.

clock March 19, 2015Evan Clark

A No Excuses ad from Eileen Fisher for spring '15.

Designer and Luxury

Eileen Fisher Aims for Total Sustainability

The brand will launch a national ad campaign, supported through social media, PR, online and its retail stores.

clock March 19, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Nike

Financial

Dollar’s Power Hits Nike’s Top Line

Third-quarter profits top expectations as revenues fall short.

clock March 19, 2015Arnold J. Karr

Eric Wiseman

Human Resources

VF’s Eric Wiseman Sees Pay Increase to $17.8 Million

Total compensation up more than half and cash component nearly a third.

clock March 19, 2015Arnold J. Karr

EYE, Wolf Alice

People

She Wolf: Ellie Rowsell and Wolf Alice Take on SXSW

Ellie Rowsell, the lead singer of Wolf Alice, made time a few hours before one of the five back-to-back gigs they’ve booked at South by Southwest.

clock March 20, 2015Jenny Sundel

A look from the H&M Loves Coachella collection.

Fashion Scoops

H&M to Merge Retail and Tech at Coachella

Retail and technology will converge under the H&M tent at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival next month.

clock March 20, 2015Kari Hamanaka

Behati Prinsloo

Fashion Scoops

Elizabeth Arden Signs Behati Prinsloo

Elizabeth Arden has signed model Behati Prinsloo as the face of a new fragrance masterbrand coming from Juicy Couture in July.

clock March 20, 2015Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

Sir Paul Smith to Unveil Customized Land Rover

Sir Paul Smith has created a one-off edition Land Rover Defender, jazzing up the utilitarian vehicle with a rich patchwork of 27 colors.

clock March 20, 2015Samantha Conti

A look at Kanye West x Adidas Originals Yeezy Season 1

Fashion Scoops

Barneys New York Will Carry Kanye West’s Adidas Collaboration

Barneys New York has confirmed that it will carry Kanye West x Adidas Originals Yeezy Season 1.

clock March 20, 2015Jean E. Palmieri

The cover of Vogue's April '14 issue.

Media

Former Condé Nast Interns Can Collect on Lawsuit

Former Condé Nast interns have until June 16 to file legal forms if they want to collect their settlement in the class-action lawsuit against their ex-employer.

clock March 20, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Eva Mendes

Retail

Eva Mendes to Introduce ‘Eva Mini’

The capsule collection will range for girls ages 6 months to four years.

clock March 19, 2015Sharon Edelson

Marc by Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2015

Designer and Luxury

Hear Marc by Marc Jacobs Folding into Jacobs Line

Sources said the newly expanded, single-label Marc Jacobs brand will encompass a range of merchandise and price points currently divided between the two lines, from luxury to contemporary.

clock March 19, 2015Bridget Foley

Sean “Diddy” Combs on the set of the fragrance ad shoot.

Fragrance

Diddy’s New Day: Sean Combs Re-enters Fragrance

After a six-year hiatus from the fragrance business, Sean “Diddy” Combs is back with a new fragrance, 3AM, under a new partner, Parlux.

clock March 20, 2015Marcy Medina

Doug Williams

Fashion Scoops

Doug Williams Saves Ohio Hugo Boss Plant

Keystone Tailored Manufacturing LLC, a new company created by former HMX Group chief Doug Williams, has reached a deal to purchase all assets of the Hugo Boss plant in Brooklyn, Ohio.

clock March 20, 2015Jean E. Palmieri

Massimo Giorgetti dubs this photo of models on the roof of Palazzo Pucci as a “declaration of intention.”

Designer and Luxury

New Direction Seen for Pucci Under Massimo Giorgetti

New Direction Seen for Pucci Under Giorgetti

clock March 20, 2015Miles Socha

Jacquelyn Jablonski

Parties

Joan Smalls Brings Out Models to Toast True Religion

Smalls became the latest catwalk beauty to hook up with the denim brand.

clock March 19, 2015Ally Betker

Essentialist

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Emerald Fennell, Regina King, and Chloé Zhao

Eye

Get to Know the Female Directors Making History at the Golden Globes

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Social Studies

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