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Swatch Group’s Latest Jewel: Harry Winston

"Jeweler to the Stars:" Actress Jessica Chastain wears a $1 million plus diamond
Queen by Harry Winston necklace, to a recent screening of "Mama" and the New York Film Critics Circle.

Biel Switzerland, and New York—Swatch Group, the world largest maker of watches, announced today that it has added a major jewel … [Read more...]

Earrings Win Golden Globe for Best Jewelry

Just when you thought Megan Fox couldn't get any more gorgeous, she spieces up her look with these dazzling earrings

Beverly Hills--Necklaces were a total no-show at the 70th Annual Golden Globes awards ceremony last night.While statement … [Read more...]

Juicy Couture Weighs Down Fifth & Pacific Preliminary Q4

Spring look from Juicy Couture

New York—While Fifth & Pacific today reported that Superstorm Sandy and Juicy Couture’s continued slump cut into its fourth … [Read more...]

Li & Fung Wams About 2012 Net Profit Decline

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Hong Kong—Li & Fung Ltd., the sourcing giant, warned Thursday that its 2012 net profit would likely fall as much as 40% due to … [Read more...]

Set those DVRs! Bringing Back the 80s with “The Carrie Diaries”

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New York--For anyone yearning to know what “Sex and the City’s” style icon Carrie Bradshaw wore as a teenager in the 1980s, the … [Read more...]

Fossil Acquires Latin America Distribution

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Richardson, TX—Fossil said Thursday that it acquired the distribution business for Latin America from its largest third-party … [Read more...]

Hermès Buys Tannery Specialist

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Paris—In another example of a luxurygoods house shoring up its supply chain, Hermès said today that it would be buy d'Annonay … [Read more...]

In Restructure, Payless Eliminates 142 Positions

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Topeka, Kansas—Payless ShoeSource announced Tuesday that 142 positions worldwide would be eliminated as part of a business … [Read more...]

Art Jewelry Forum Awards Creativity and Promise

A model shows off a winning link necklace by Noon Passema Sanpatchayapong, a Thai designer who won the Art Jewelry Forum for emerging art jeweler.

Mill Valley, California--Noon Passama Sanpatchayapong, a Thai designer currently studying in The Netherlands, has won Art Jewelry … [Read more...]

Gangster Style Coming Your Way Friday

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Los Angeles--If "Boardwalk Empire’s" Prohibition-era gangsters and the women who love them have left you wanting more, there’s a … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak: Late Season Shoppers Help Holiday ’12 Rally

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Chicago—Procrastinating shoppers—many of whom waited until the weekend before Christmas to finish their shopping—helped push total … [Read more...]

H&M Plans Both Online and Store Introduction for Its New “& Other Stories”

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Stockholm—H&M today revealed more about the upcoming launch of its new “& Other Stories” stores which will feature women’s … [Read more...]