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Cynthia Rowley Creates Fashion Band-Aids

Cynthia Rowley Creates Fashion Band-Aids

New York--Sometimes kissing a boo-boo just isn't enough.In what is hardly the last frontier for a designer collaboration, … [Read more...]

Brown Shoes Rolls Out Eco-Chic Brand Naya

Brown Shoes Rolls Out Eco-Chic Brand Naya

St. Louis--Brown Shoe Co. is taking a step in the right direction with its footwear collection, Naya, a brand featuring … [Read more...]

‘Real Fake’ Art Exhibition Examines Counterfeit Culture

‘Real Fake’ Art Exhibition Examines Counterfeit Culture

New York--Counterfeit luxury items might be the bane of the fashion industry’s existence, but they provide inspiration for Chinese … [Read more...]

French Court Upholds eBay Liability in LVMH Case

ebay-LVMH

Paris--A French appeals court has ordered online auction site eBay to pay 5.7 million euros in damages for selling counterfeit … [Read more...]

Mondani Launches Z-Spoke Zac Posen Handbags

Z Spoke Zac Posen Handbag

New York--Those lucky enough to attend Zac Posen's Z Spoke runway show during Fashion Week will get a peek at his new handbag … [Read more...]

Steve Madden Takes Over Betsey Johnson’s $48 Million Loan

Betsey Johnson

New York—A week after Steven Madden Inc. took a $5 million stake in financially strapped Bakers footwear chain, the footwear and … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Museum Exhibits North African Jewelry

Hand pendant with salamander motif, Khamsa 19th or 20th Century, Morocco Silver, bronze

Philadelphia—With “ethnic” and “global” jewelry so much in vogue, it’s nice to be able to go to the source for … [Read more...]

Charming Shoppes Swings into Q2 Loss

Charming Shoppes Logo

Charming Shoppes Inc. swung to a second quarter loss last week, blaming lower sales and heavy discounting to clear seasonal … [Read more...]

Lanvin Designs New H&M Collection

Lanvin Designs New H&M Collection

Stockholm—French brand Lavin is the latest luxury brand to collaborate with fast-fashion retailer H&M on a designer apparel … [Read more...]

Amazon, Walmart, eBay Top Favorite Online Retailer List

Amazon

Washington–Brand loyalty proves to be quite strong in the latest Stores Media Favorite 50 Online Retailers survey, conducted by … [Read more...]

August Sales Exceed Expectations

Shopping Bags

While temperatures heated up much of the United States in August, retail sales warmed up a bit too, beating Wall Street estimates. … [Read more...]

Converse “Goes with the Glow”

Converse glow in the dark sunglasses

Talk about a true day-to-evening accessory!Converse's glow-in-the-dark sunglasses soak up the sun's rays by day, then uses … [Read more...]