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Hammitt Launches ‘True Blood’ Handbags

Hammitt's True Blood Sookie bag

Watch out, these bags bite!HBO’s vampires-in-the-Deep-South series “True Blood” continues to be a bloody great hit. Now … [Read more...]

Kanye West to Offer ‘Twisted Fantasy’ Scarf Collection

Kanye West 'Twisted Fantasy' Scarf Collection

Paris—Superstar rapper Kayne West is once again is delving into fashion with the launch this spring of a 250 limited edition scarf … [Read more...]

Sophia Forero Raffles Necklaces for Japan Aid

Sophia Forero necklace for Japan Aid

Naperville, IL--In an effort to provide some relief for those affected by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, jewelry designer … [Read more...]

Toms Shoes Challenge: 1 Million to go Barefoot

Tom Shoes

Santa Monica, CA–Dare to go bare today—barefoot that is as TOMS Shoes once again asks the world to go without shoes so that kids … [Read more...]

Early 2011 Report: Women’s Apparel Sales Rise on Denim

Tommy Hilfiger denim at Macy's

Port Washington, NY–A surge in spending on denim is helping to keep apparel sales growing so far this year, The NPD Group, Inc., a … [Read more...]

Uniqlo March Sales Rocked by Earthquake Disaster

Uniqlo

Tokyo--Fast Retailing saw total sales at its domestic Uniqlo stores fall 10.5% in March due to the effect of the devastating … [Read more...]

FABB 2011 to Honor Michael Gould, Evan Mittman

Michael Gould, Bloomingdale's

New York—FABB, the Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball, will hold its 22nd annual accessories industry fundraiser on Tuesday, May 3, … [Read more...]

Cache Swings into Q4 Loss

Cache logo

New York--Cache has reported sloping sales and a net loss for the fourth quarter, but remained optimistic for the year … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy Looms as American Apparel Reports Loss

American Apparel

Los Angeles—American Apparel reported Thursday a nearly $86 million loss in 2010 and suggested that unless financing could be … [Read more...]

Art Jewelry Forum Creates Coffee-Stain Pins

Coffee stain pins

Mill Valley, CA--Representing those long hours spent designing, the Art Jewelry Forum has commissioned American jeweler Arthur … [Read more...]

MCM, Parsons on Wearable Technology Competition

MCM Handbag

New York—“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s founder and chairman. And this … [Read more...]

BaselWorld 2011 Marks End to Luxury Slump

Baselworld 2011

Basel, Switzerland—Despite a theft of several millions worth of gems in its final days, BaselWorld 2011 finished Thursday on a … [Read more...]