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‘Boardwalk Empire': The Next Cultural Touchstone?

‘Boardwalk Empire’: The Next Cultural Touchstone?

Come this Sunday, Emmy-award winning “Mad Men” may be getting some competition. That’s when HBO’s much ballyhooed new drama … [Read more...]

Oakley to Launch Optically Correct 3D Glasses

3D theater

Lake Forest, CA--Those who feel silly wearing the flimsy 3D glasses handed out in 3D movies can now step up their fashion … [Read more...]

G-III Apparel Group Signs Camuto Group Deal

Vince Camuto logo

New York--G-III Apparel Group has signed a joint venture deal with The Camuto Group that will open and operate footwear and … [Read more...]

Justice Boosts Dress Barn Q4 Profit

Justice

Suffern, NY--Dress Barn Inc.'s fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 64% as the women's apparel retailer benefited from the … [Read more...]

Maison Martin Margiela and Cutler and Gross Create Eyewear License

Maison Martin Margiela and Cutler and Gross

If having the same vision is the basis for a successful fashion license, then this one's off to a good start. The two edgy … [Read more...]

Sears to Launch Exclusive French Connection UK Collection

Sears to Launch Exclusive French Connection UK Collection

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears is stepping up its offering in the contemporary market with the launch in early 2011 of UK Style by … [Read more...]

Disney Introduces its Own ‘Minnie’ Bag

Minnie printed canvas and leather trimmed tote bag by Isabella Fiore for Disney

As women look to lighten their loads with small, lighter weight handbag silhouettes, the Disney Store is coming out with its own … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: August Retail Sales Up, Beating Forecasts

Retail Sales

While much of the fashion industry focuses during fashion week is on hemlines, those looking at current retail bottom lines got … [Read more...]

Pantone Releases Spring 2011 Colors

Pantone Spring 2011 Colors

Carlstadt, NJ--Citing exotic destinations like Africa, India, Peru and Turkey as inspiration for Spring 2011, designers continue … [Read more...]

Lacoste Launches Jewelry Line

Lacoste

New York—Lacoste fashion shows are always choc full of accessories, so it’s no surprise that the French company debuted its … [Read more...]

Get Ready: Fashion’s Night Out is Tonight

Get Ready: Fashion’s Night Out is Tonight

New York fashion insiders are already abuzz with Fashion Week, now it’s the public’s turn. The brainchild of Vogue Editor in … [Read more...]

Hue Kicks Off the Broadway Season

HUE will give away more than 800 pairs of colorful corduroy leggings to consumers who pose with cardboard cutouts of HUE's hottest fall leggings styles.

New York—Come and meet, those dancin’ feet—at HUE Legging’s free outdoor concert in Times Square. To kick off this year's Fall … [Read more...]