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Charmant Creates 100th Anniversary Trussardi Sunglasses

Trussardi Sunglass

Morris Plains, NJ--Italian fashion house Trussardi turns 100 this year and those who attend the festivities in Florence (or just … [Read more...]

Charming Shoppes in Q1 profit surge

Charming Shoppes Logo

Bensalem, PA--Charming Shoppes Inc. said Thursday that it had earned $26 million during its first quarter, a surge from $3.9 … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Q1 Profit Hindered by Tax Expenses

Vera Bradley Summer 2011

Fort Wayne, IN—Despite a 19% increase in sales, Vera Bradley Inc. reported Wednesday a decline in its first quarter profit as … [Read more...]

Yeardley Smith Launches Upscale Footwear Line

Yeardley Smith's Marchez Vous Valentine style

Los Angeles--Upon meeting Yeardley Smith, you feel like you know her from somewhere. Maybe you recognize her voice (she’s been the … [Read more...]

“Queen Beads:” Carved Pearl Collectible Beads

Queen Beads carved pearl beads

San Dimas, CA—You don’t have to be royalty to own Queen Beads, the new hand-carved pearl beads that are the latest evolution in … [Read more...]

BaselWorld: Sparkle Plenty

Stephen Webster crystal haze black opal 18K pendant

Luxury may be back but jewelry designers and watchmakers are keeping an eye on the bottom line. Jeff Prine ticks offAs the … [Read more...]

Stick-on-Soles Offer Louboutin Look

Rosso Solini stick-on soles

Kildare, Ireland--There are blanant knock-offs and there are those that are open to interpretation. Which are these? You … [Read more...]

Danica Patrick, the Face for William Rast Sunwear

Danica Patrick

Los Angeles—It’s a week for wins at William Rast, the apparel and accessories company begun in 2005 by singer Justin Timberlake … [Read more...]

Woman Sues Chanel After Getting Diamond Ring Stuck

Chanel store

File this one under “Oh no she di’int!”Here’s something we’ve all joked about but hopefully never experienced—at least not in … [Read more...]

Lodis Adds Belts to Growing Accessories


Culver City, CA--Lodis, known for its wallets and more recently, its handbags and tech accessories, has added belts to its … [Read more...]

Will 20ct Kardashian Ring Spark a Trend?

Kim Kardashian's 20ct engagement ring

Want to really keep up with the Kardashians? Then get yourself a 20-carat engagement ring, pronto!Celebrity (and royal) … [Read more...]

Q1 Profit Hikes at Rue21, Genesco

Rue 21

Rue21 Upbeat After Q1 Profit Hike Warrendale, PA—Teen-oriented specialty retailer rue21 posted better-than-expected first quarter … [Read more...]