“Dog Days” for Renowned German Jeweler

Sterling silver charm with a Boston Terrier, one of the AKC breeds available in Hellmuth's Hund dog charms.

Sterling silver charm with a Boston Terrier, one of the AKC breeds available in Hellmuth's Hund dog charms.Las Vegas—At this … [Read more...]

With Flat Q1 Profit, Tiffany Lowers Forecast as U.S. Jewelry Sales Soften

Elsa Peretti at Tiffany & Co.: is this iconic match up destined to end? It could, according to an SEC filing made Wednesday by Tiffany.

New York—Stung by softening sales in the Americas and its New York flagship, Tiffany & Co. reported today a … [Read more...]

Despite Sales Rise, Aeropostale Q1 Profit Hit by Costs

aeropostale spring

New York—Despite a sales increase, Aeropostale’s first quarter earnings dropped 35% on weaker margins and higher costs.For the … [Read more...]

Buckle Q1 Profit Beats Expectations

Summer at Buckle Inc.

Kearney, NE—The Buckle Inc., the specialty retailer that caters to young women and men, said today that its first quarter profit … [Read more...]

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DIAN MALOUF JEWELRY MOM RINGS

¡Feliz Dia de las Madres! (For those of you who no hablan español, that’s “Happy Mother’s Day!) That’s the greeting many of the 35 … [Read more...]

Kentucky Derby Fashion Winners: Headwear, Watches

Tennis Legends Stefanie Graf and Andre Agassi, Longines Ambassadors of Elegance, walk the Kentucky Derby Red Carpet (Diane Bondareff/AP Images for Longines)

Louisville, KY—The favorite expression around Churchill Downs during last Saturday’s 138th Annual Kentucky Derby was: “I’ll Have … [Read more...]

Kitson Trapped in Fur Fashion Faux Pas

This Street Level fur pochette was advertised on ShopKitson.com as being "faux leather and faux fur" but HSUS' testing found it to contain real fur.

Los Angeles—Trendy Kitson, a favorite specialty store to the Hollywood set, is the latest retailer to get caught in a labeling … [Read more...]

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Carolina Amato Pacifica ring

“She sells seashells by the seashore. The shells she sells are surely seashells. So if she sells shells on the seashore, I'm sure … [Read more...]

Shoe Fetish? Do We Have a Flick for You!

"God Save My Shoes"

New York—When the news broke back in the 1990s that exiled Filipino first lady Imelda Marcos had squirreled away some 1,060 pairs … [Read more...]

“Fairest” Footwear of Them All?

Snow White themed: bitten apple and mirror

New York—No need to ask the “mirror, mirror on the wall” about what’s fairest, just look as far as your feet.To celebrate the … [Read more...]

Design-It-Yourself Handbag Website Gets Personal with Clients

The cross-body style, "Zippy Purse," is one of eThreads' bestsellers

Somerville, MA—Although she and her team have made thousands of handbags over the years, Emily Worden has never made the same … [Read more...]

BaselWorld: The Big are Getting Even Bigger

Last look: Following the close of this year's show, construction continues on a vast new exhibition all that will hand over the Messeplatz.

Basel, Switzerland—Although BaselWorld 2012 drew only 1% more buyers this year—some 104,300 from more than 100 countries, show … [Read more...]