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Excelsior to Provide Liquidity to Diamond and Jewelry Industry

2016/08/16  13:13 - Excelsior Capital Ventures (ECV) LLC, announced today that it will be making substantial liquidity available to the mid-stream diamond and jewelry industry. The New York based firm, founded by industry leader Nehal Modi, said it expects to begin lending operations on October 3, 2016 and will provide loans secured by diamond and precious metal inventories.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival is on again at Sydney's Town Hall from 21st August to 24th August, 2013.

2013/05/26  18:36 - Sydney's premier fashion and lifestyle event will captivate fashion fans with an exciting schedule of runway shows and fashion events showcasing the contemporary Spring Summer Collections of Australia's leading designer brands and retailers as these collections land in store.

Urban Couture 2013 - Invitation Call for Expression of Interest

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.

Ghanaian Designer and Entrepreneur Confidence Haugen Announces Launch of New Brand KONFIDENCE

2012/09/21  08:34 - This September sees a new and special fashion debut from Ghanaian serial entrepreneur and socialite Confidence Haugen, with her label KONFIDENCE. The collection introduces a mix of African inspired items, taking inspiration from the mischievous, colourful and free-spirited Butterfly logo.

The Launch of A New Republic

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

Savoir Faire Perth Fashion Week: Jessica Bratich

2012/04/16  12:53 - (The Fashion Catalyst) - Dare to be different with bright burning colours and contrasting edgy zips from Jessica Bratich's Spring Summer 12/13 collection of clutches, handbags, travel bags, laptop bags and wallets!

Savoir Faire Perth Fashion Week All Set To Hit The Runway Next Week

2012/04/12  11:30 - For 5 days next week (April 19th-23rd) Perth will be abuzz with fashion glitz and glamour as West Australian designers showcase their Spring/Summer 2012/2013 collections at the inaugural Savoir Faire Perth Fashion Week (Savoir Faire PFW). They will be joined by a selection of the world's most exciting fashion designers showcasing the latest global fashion trends.

Fashion Retailer GASP Jeans Launches Integrated Ecommerce Website

2012/03/23  12:13 - Australian fashion label GASP, boutique stockist of international clothing labels Sherri Hill and Jovani, has launched a brand new online retail offering with Australasian ecommerce specialists, Solutionists. boasts full integration with their Point of Sale system, Counter Intelligence, delivering real time stock levels and pricing online.

New Jessica Bratich Collection Unveiled at Perth Fashion Week

2012/03/23  06:43 - 'Jessica Bratich' is the new label to know when it comes to handbags- and her brand new spring summer collection to be launched exclusively in the New Generation Show at Perth Fashion Week in April is full of must have pieces.

Global Fashion Wire Designer Spotlight: {r}evolution apparel

2012/03/21  08:41 - Global Fashion Wire (GFW) is pleased to introduce {r}evolution apparel, and its designers & co-founders, Kristin Glenn & Shannon Whitehead, who are often described as travellers, explorers and adventurers.

Young Republic Joins Forces With Bizarre Bazaar Twilight Fashion Market

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.

Coach (NYSE:COH) Opens First Official Online Store in China on Taobao Mall in Celebration of 70th Anniversary

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 ( - a leading business-to-consumer shopping website under Alibaba Group - in celebration of Coach's 70th anniversary.

Young Republic Introduces Its Latest Platform: The Establishment

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.

GFW Fashion Insight: Pierre Cardin Tablet PC to Rival Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad

2011/08/09  16:22 - Pierre Cardin, one of the world's most famous fashion empires has launched a tablet computer that combines elegant design with user-friendly technology. The design and user interface of the Pierre Cardin Tablet PC is underpinned by high performance technology and set to rival the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad.

Soon At Fashion Week Digital: An Exclusive Fashion Show From Jewelry Designer Rodrigo Otazu

2011/06/15  10:41 - Fashion Week Digital has a new attending Fashion Designer: Rodrigo Otazu. With his latest jewelry line and an exclusive show at Fashion Week Digital, he will be broadcasted worldwide. Everyone can take their seat front row at the first online Fashion Week, from August 25th until September 1st.

Fashion Week Digital Launched: Exclusive Fashion Shows, Online for Fashionista's

2011/06/08  14:10 - It is now possible for fashion lovers all over the world, to take a seat front row at an exclusive fashion show. As heard on the radio and seen on internet pages, Fashion Week Digital is since may 9th 2011 official online worldwide. Everyone can visit the website and be updated of the progress of several designers until the first online fashion week. The first online fashion week will be live broadcasted in the week of August 25th until September 1st.

Louis Vuitton (EPA:MC) Presents New Amble iPhone Application

2011/05/11  10:33 - LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (EPA:MC) (PINK:LVMUY) is once again changing the world of travel, introducing the first social network for luxury travel. "Amble with Louis Vuitton", is an avant-garde iPhone application that meshes perfectly with the Louis Vuitton City Guides. Designed for chic, modern travelers, the app shares the favourite addresses of stars in the world's great cities.

Fashion Week Digital Creates The First Online Fashion Week Available To Everybody In The World

2011/05/08  11:55 - For all of the fashion lovers out there, as of August 25th 2011 the world of fashion will never be the same again. Fashion Week Digital is the first and only one that provides an online fashion week for fashionista's all over the world. Watch and be amazed by the variety of designers showing their collections at FWD, in the week of August 25th until September 1st.

Givenchy Turns Its Focus On Asia as The Next Big Growth Market

2011/03/01  15:43 - The French fashion house synonymous with Audrey Hepburn and Breakfast At Tiffany's is eyeing Asia as its next big growth market, spurred by the rapidly rising incomes of the region's nouveau riche. Fifty-nine-year old label Givenchy, which is part of the world's largest luxury group LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (EPA:MC) (PINK:LVMUY), plans to open ten new stores across Asia this year, six of which will be in China, Fabrizio Malverdi, Givenchy's chief executive officer told Reuters in an interview.

Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) To Acquire HauteLook For US$180 Million In Nordstrom Stock

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.

Bean Pole of Korea Strengthens Its Mens Collection Line

2011/02/03  12:31 - Bean Pole Men's has completed the look of a British gentleman, as the brand strengthened its collection line this season. Bean Pole Men's, a classic trendy-casual brand affiliated with Jae-il Textiles of Korea, held its collection line photo shoot with Nicholas Hoult in London, UK. This collection line is far more elegant in style than the previous designs, because Bean Pole has reinterpreted the British sensibility through its modern eyes; the brand has achieved the delicate balance of tradition and modern through the medium of best possible materials.

Steve Chen Appointed New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) For Chinese Operations By Tommy Hilfiger Group

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.

Changes at Limited Brands (NYSE:LTD) For Further Growth in Accessories and Henri Bendel

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.

Womenswear Designer Leona Edmiston Adds Two New Myer Concessions Following Launch of Shanghai Boutique

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.

Ermenegildo Zegna Presents The Premier Live-D Fashion Show

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).

Ermenegildo Zegna Autumn Winter 2011, In The Mood For China

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.

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) to Acquire Interest in Canadian Real Estate from Zellers Inc., for C$1.825 Billion

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.

David Jones (ASX:DJS) Introduces 30 New Exclusive Brands and Cements Its Position as Australias Home of Brands

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.

Worldwide Suppliers Gather at Asia's Biggest Fashion Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter January, 2011

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.

Topshop Reveals A First Look For Spring/Summer 2011

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!

Prada Plans To IPO In Hong Kong

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.

Jimmy Choo To Launch Mens Shoes For Autum/Winter 2011

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.

Prada Opens Second Store in Istanbul As Part of An Aggressive Strategy to Expand Eastward

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.

Mulberry Continues To Deliver Significant Sales and Profit Growth

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.

Hermes Family to Create Holding Company for Half of Capital

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.

Louis Vuitton Becomes a Shareholder of Hermes International with 17.1% stake

2010/10/27  10:24 - LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's leading luxury products group, announces that it holds 15,016,000 shares of Hermes International, representing 14.2% of the share capital of the company.

Ralph Lauren New Flagship Store for Women at 888 Madison Avenue

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.

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