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.
2011/11/29 17:05 - Fashion Future International MENTOR Program 2012, A Creative Fashion Enterprise -in building and strengthening Australian business, entrepreneurship and innovation culture on the international stage - is offering 20 global fashion opportunities for 20 emerging fashion & retail Australian talent throughout New York, London, Milan and Paris.
2011/08/11 13:50 - The global fashion & cosmetics company, Revlon (NYSE:REV) has announced its new global brand ambassadors, Olivia Wilde and the Golden Globe nominee Emma Stone. As brand ambassadors, the actresses will be appearing as the faces for new and existing Revlon products, starring in multimedia campaigns throughout print, in-store, television, social and electronic platforms as well as digital. The initial campaign featuring the actresses will be the unveiling of a new colour cosmetic and nail enamel, which will premiere around the world in early 2012.
2011/07/26 15:27 - Candice Swanepoel, Victoria's Secret model from South Africa, introduced the new VS Fantasies body care and fragrance collection in LA on July 19, 2011. VS Fantasies is Victoria's Secrets top selling body care and fragrance collection.
2011/07/07 13:27 - Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR) (EPA:ITP) today announced that it had entered into a ten-year exclusive worldwide fragrance license agreement, with two five-year renewal options, to create, produce and distribute perfumes and fragrance-related products under the Anna Sui brand. The agreement commences on January 1, 2012 and replaces a previous license with Procter & Gamble that terminates on December 31, 2011. In addition, Inter Parfums is in negotiations to purchase the current inventory of the existing licensee, which is subject to a definitive agreement, and will take over production and distribution of the existing Anna Sui fragrance collections. Sales of current fragrances are planned for early 2012 and a new women's scent is contemplated for fall 2012.
2011/06/17 12:12 - Fashion designer, filmmaker and perfumer Tom Ford is ready to launch a full collection of colour cosmetics this year. After the successful debut of 'Private Blend Lip Color Collection', in collaboration with Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL), Tom Ford is looking to expand and build on his beauty range with a 132 piece collection consisting of skin care and beauty pieces.
2011/06/07 12:11 - Flawless Fashion Show Welcomes aboard FLOURISH... Flourish is a proud supporter in Flawless Fashion Show's Charity Auction. Flourish is a supporter of all four Flawless charities, and has made donations of Flourish Perfumes to help raise funds & awareness for; Make A Wish, The Salvation Army, Save The Children & Boystown.
2011/06/02 17:14 - Fashion Label Yves Saint Laurent, owned by L'Oreal (EPA:OR) (PINK:LRLCY), has signed the French model and actress Marine Vacth as the face of the upcoming feminine perfume, said to launch during September 2011. The announcement comes just shortly after the brand announced Benjamin Millepied, French-born principal dancer and choreographer at the New York City Ballet, as the new face for the men's fragrance - L'Homme Libre.
2011/05/24 11:36 - Head perfumer at Chanel, Jacques Polge, has unveiled this week the French fashion house will be launching two new perfumes. Speaking with WWD (Women's Wear Daily) Polge revealed Chanel is reworking the classic Chanel No. 19, named 'No. 19 Poudre', which will focus on the more delicate, lighter aspects in the formula and introduced the upcoming Chanel Les Exclusifs, 'Jersey'.
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.
2011/01/24 15:11 - Limited Brands (NYSE:LTD) announced on January 20, 2011 that Ed Bucciarelli, who joined the company in 2005 in the dual role of president of Limited Brands Accessories and chief executive officer of Henri Bendel, will now broaden his focus beyond Henri Bendel to help strengthen and expand accessories development.
2011/01/20 14:26 - Following the launch of her first Shanghai boutique in December, Leona Edmiston one of Australia's leading fashion designers, is adding another two new Myer (ASX:MYR) concessions to her network.
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.
2011/01/13 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.
2011/01/06 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.
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.
2010/12/20 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.
2010/12/06 10:36 - Hermes International SCA's family shareholders will set up a holding company for more than 50 percent of the Hermes share capital, bolstering their defenses after LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA acquired a stake.
2010/11/30 17:24 - Cartier, the number one luxury jewelry brand in China, continues to ramp up its presence in the Asian country with the opening of yet another flagship on Friday. The new store, which spans 900 square meters (9,687 square feet), is housed inside the Prince's Building, an upscale shopping center. The three-story boutique replaces Cartier's old store, opened in 1970, that was located on the ground floor of the same building. The new space is opulently decorated with oak-clad and bronze interiors, chandeliers, and mirrored walls.
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.