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Sears Partners with UK’s Next on Online Exclusive

NEXT apparel, accessories and footwear are available through Sears.com

Hoffman Estates, IL—The British are coming again—to Sears. Only a week after Sears announced its agreement with French Connection … [Read more...]

NRF: After Spooky 2009, Halloween Spending to Rebound

Halloween costumes make up the largest portion of spending for the holiday.

Washington–There will be no shortage of ghosts or goblins this Halloween as 148 million Americans partake in some sort of holiday … [Read more...]

Material Girls: Madonna, Lourdes, Appear at Macy’s NYC

Material Girls: Madonna, Lourdes, Appear at Macy’s NYC

New York—While fashion news from across the pond this week circles around which A-lister went to Kate Moss’ party for her new … [Read more...]

AMEX: Fashionistas Still Spend (But Feel Guilty)

Fashionistas

New York—Just because times may be tough for some American consumers, don’t think that all fashionistas aren’t still interested in … [Read more...]

Italian Eyewear Exports See Rebound

Italian Accessories

Milan—Italy might be known for its chic eyewear style and designer labels, but it's not immune to global downturns. However, … [Read more...]

Ripley’s Believe It or Not Book Features Crazy Fashion

Ripley's Believe it or not Book features crazy fashion

Orlando--Fashion is often quite unbelievable, so it's no surprise that a bunch of fashion items have made it into the Ripley's … [Read more...]

Ashley Stewart, Urban Brands File for Bankruptcy

Designer Jill Scott at a personal appearance at Ashley Stewart, a popular plus-size retailer that has filed for Chapter 11.

New York--Urban Brands Inc., the owner of 210 Ashley Stewart stores, known as the “retailer for the plus-size urban woman,” filed … [Read more...]

Juicy Couture’s ‘Two-in-One’ Sunglass Concept

Juicy Couture interchangeable sunglasses

Parsippany, NJ—Suffering from an identity crisis? Well, a new Juicy Couture sunglass collection might be just the antidote. The … [Read more...]

ATS, Moda and Fame Shows this Week Present Spring ’11 in NYC

ATS

New York—Whether you’re looking for the latest designs coming out for Spring 2011 or looking to fill in with immediates for … [Read more...]

Pandora Targets $2.16 Billion in IPO

Pandora bracelet

Copenhagen—Pandora, one of the leaders in collectible bead jewelry, launched today up to $2.16 billion initial public offering of … [Read more...]

Wear Your Rubbers for Charity

Wear Your Rubbers for Charity

New York—Here’s a collection that makes you wish for a rainy day. As an effort to raise money for his AWEARNESS, The Kenneth Cole … [Read more...]

Forever 21 Opens in India

Women line up for the opening of Forever 21's first store in India

New Delhi--While Bollyhood movies often depict Indian women in traditional saris, the modern Indian consumer embraces the same … [Read more...]