2015/06/17 16:37 - The Fashion Institute of Technology and the FIT Foundation (www.fit.edu.org) held their annual gala, hosted by actress Debi Mazar on Monday night at Cipriani 42nd Street. This has long been considered to be one of the city's most important fashion business events, the proceeds of which benefit the Educational Development Fund and go to develop new programs, new initiatives, and scholarship funds to aid the school's star students in need. (As usual, well over one million dollars was raised).
2012/10/02 07:28 - Harrys of London, the innovative British men's footwear and accessories house has opened their second Kuwait store at the stunning new Al Hamra Tower, building on the growing popularity of the brand. The brand opened their first boutique outside of the UK in 2010 at the luxurious 360 Mall in Kuwait's Al Zahra district which has followed in January by openings in Abu Dhabi and Tokyo's Hankyu Men's store.
2012/09/28 07:48 - Urban Couture is a month long program of events that provide a platform for Western Australian fashion creatives and beyond. Urban Couture is about transforming unconventional spaces into popular fashion happenings. Now in its third year, Urban Couture is a key feature of the Joondalup Festival and brings together fashion designers, hair and makeup stylists, textile artists, runway models and fashion photographers. Showcasing Western Australian fashion creatives to Perth's northern metropolis, Urban Couture reaches new audiences and offers new opportunities for all involved.
2012/08/24 12:02 - A local online fashion destination has made the bold move to join the likes of 99Dresses, BigCommerce and the many other Australian-founded websites entering the global playing field. Sydney based Young Republic is setting their sights on becoming the go-to destination for designers and lovers of independent fashion all around the world with the launch of their new international online marketplace today. Visit http://www.youngrepublic.com.
2012/03/15 04:19 - Harrys of London, the innovative British men's footwear and accessories brand opens its third London retail store in the heart of The City at the prestigious Royal Exchange.
2012/01/10 14:09 - Online fashion hotspot Young Republic has joined forces with A Series Of Fortunate Events to transform monthly pop up fashion night market Bizarre Bazaar into an exclusive online shopping portal, accessible to all.
2011/12/13 13:55 - Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) (HKG:6388), a leading marketer of modern classic American accessories, today announced that the company will open its first official online store in China for one month on Taobao Mall (coach.tmall.com) - a leading business-to-consumer shopping website under Alibaba Group - in celebration of Coach's 70th anniversary.
2011/12/02 14:14 - The Marketplace meets The Establishment, Young Republic introduces its latest platform: The Establishment, designed to empower emerging designers from around the globe in a community of established and loved worldwide brands.
2011/07/05 10:25 - Milan is revered worldwide as an influential hub, boasting a horde of premium designer houses and labels, whilst the city's ready-to-wear fashion weeks are among the most anticipated on the schedule. We were in attendance for the SS12 round of menswear shows, pens poised to note down the prominent trends of the season.
2011/05/23 15:56 - Labelux has recently announced its intent to acquire luxury retailer Jimmy Choo, estimated worth of over GBP500 million. Jimmy Choo senior management have stated its full support of the transaction.
2011/05/17 09:53 - Don't miss the exciting 30th issue of MPDInsight as our in-house editorial team reveal key drivers for our Spring/Summer 13 trends. We explore the ideas around renaissance, referencing the trend for classicism within both art and culture. Creative thinking is further defined by the rise of the modern polymath while the avant-garde ideas of the academic revolutionaries storm back into relevance.
2011/02/18 14:36 - Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire HauteLook, Inc., a leader in the online private sale marketplace. The Company said the acquisition will enable Nordstrom to participate in the fast-growing private sale marketplace and provide a platform to increase innovation and speed in the way it serves customers in all channels.
2011/02/08 10:23 - The international fashion group HUGO BOSS (ETR:BOS3) has reached an agreement with its most important franchise partner in the United Kingdom Moss Bros (LON:MOSB) to acquire 15 monobrand stores and related assets. The transaction will take effect on April 1, 2011. The buyout includes the Regent Street store in the capital and the recently opened locations in London's New Bond Street and Manchester's New Cathedral Street.
2011/02/01 11:46 - The Tommy Hilfiger Group announced the appointment of Mr. Steve Chen as Chief Executive Officer of Tommy Hilfiger China, effective immediately. This follows the Group's announcement in March 2010 that it will assume direct control of the Tommy Hilfiger wholesale and retail distribution in China from its licensee Dickson Concepts (International) Limited (HKG:0113). The Group's takeover of the business is currently scheduled to take place in the second half of 2011.
2011/01/31 15:00 - Over twenty years ago Ashworth changed golf style with a fresh take on fit, fabric and color. In 2011, the iconic brand is poised to again cut through the clutter with a variety new, "must-have" offerings in golf lifestyle apparel and footwear, all ideally suited for on- and off-course wear.
2011/01/18 13:00 - Ermenegildo Zegna opens its second century with the premier "LIVE-D" fashion show experience. The Fall/Winter 2011 collection will be presented with a convergent reality experience, created in collaboration with director James Lima (who was a visual consultant on the film Avatar).
2011/01/18 11:49 - Some men live between two worlds, carrying in themselves a blend of West and East just as perfectly balanced as Yin and Yang. You can find them in Europe or America, although business, love or destiny will inevitably set their path towards the East. Ermenegildo Zegna celebrates these fascinating and deeply contemporary individuals by devoting the 2011 Fall/Winter collection to China, a country very well known to the brand: Zegna arrived there first 20 years ago, and has been successfully established ever since.
2011/01/17 13:11 - Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) announced on January 13, 2011 that it has agreed to pay C$1.825 billion to purchase from Zellers Inc., a subsidiary of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), the leasehold interests in up to 220 sites currently operated by Zellers Inc. This transaction will allow Target to open its first Target stores in Canada beginning in 2013.
2011/01/14 13:01 - Athleta announced the opening of its first full-scale retail location on San Francisco's renowned Fillmore Street. The store offers Athleta's collection of women's active lifestyle apparel for yoga, running, swim, gym, hiking and skiing - designed by and for female athletes - as well as an array of other products for both athletic and everyday pursuits.
2011/01/13 13:48 - David Jones Limited (ASX:DJS) today announced that it has introduced, on a department store exclusive basis, 12 Australian and international designers and 18 fashion and beauty brands. These 30 new brands will be added to and will complement the Company's extensive existing brand portfolio.
2011/01/10 14:36 - Asia's largest fashion event, HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter, will take place during 17-20 January 2011 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre to present the world with the latest trends of the fashion industry and a prominent wealth of business opportunities. The fair, which is also the 2nd largest fashion fair in the world, is expected to gather about 1,700 suppliers of garments, accessories and fashion-related products from around the world.
2011/01/06 12:20 - Jimmy Choo prepares to launch its very first fragrance, simply named 'Jimmy Choo', which features the entrepreneurial co-founder Tamara Mellon as the face of the fragrance campaign.
2011/01/04 13:37 - UK major style authority Topshop, part of the long-standing retail force the Arcadia Group, has revealed a first look at its Spring/Summer 2011 collection.
As Spring/Summer will be here before you know it, Topshop have delved into its collections to bring a first look at its favourite new trends! Take style notes as it reveals the pieces that will reinvent your wardrobe - these are the looks that are set to determine the fashion landscape and will be on every girl's wish list come spring!
2010/12/22 10:38 - According to local media reports, the Italian luxury brand Prada is researching the possibilities of launching initial public offering in Hong Kong in the first half of 2011. The insiders quoted in local reports said that if Prada chooses to be listed in Hong Kong, it may gain more capital than in its domestic Italian market, because the individual investors in Asia are more active.
2010/12/21 12:36 - Jimmy Choo is pleased to announce the launch of men's shoes for Autumn Winter 2011. The collection will be presented to the press during Milan Fashion Week in January 2011.
2010/12/20 17:46 - Opening its second store in Istanbul's luxurious shopping mall Istinye Park, global fashion giant Prada is aiming to solidify its position in the Turkish market while also moving eastward. Speaking to the Hurriyet Daily News & Economic Review, Prada global COO Sebastian Suhl says Turkish sales have been an overwhelming success so far.
2010/12/13 16:36 - "Mulberry has continued to increase sales and profitability during the first half of the year due to consistent demand for our products in all markets. Since September 2010, the pattern of strong demand has continued and the outlook for the second half of the year is very positive, with the full year performance likely to exceed market expectations. Despite the positive outlook we remain cautious about the global economic environment." Commented Godfery Davis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
2010/12/02 15:03 - South Korea's long-running textile company Kolon is going to own a fashion business that is worth one trillion won (US$867 million) by December 2. Surpassing one trillion own in the sum of the sales of Kolon Industries' Kolon FnC Corp. and Cambridge Kolon Company Ltd., Kolon's fashion unit is about to join the ranks of Cheil Industries and E Land Group, major fashion firms in Korea with more than one trillion in sales. LG Fashion, too, achieved one trillion in sales last month. That makes all of the four fashion giants in Korea post one trillion won in sales.
2010/11/30 17:38 - Sportlifestyle company PUMA today received the German Sustainability Award 2010 in the category "Most Sustainable Strategy". The jury rewarded PUMA's ambitious strategy that envisages the transition of the company's product portfolio to sustainable products. PUMA's sustainability concept PUMAVision combined the sustainable business process with creativity and innovation, said the jury headed by Dr. Gunther Bachmann, Secretary General of the Council for Sustainable Development.
2010/10/21 19:38 - Ralph Lauren has revealed his flagship new womens store on 888 Madison and 72nd Street, reminiscent of grand Beaux-Arts architecture of the early 20th Century, the exterior's Neoclassical French design was inspired by the rich architectural heritage of the Upper East Side. The stately four story building's scale and detailing are an elegant complement to the Rhinelander Mansion.