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AAFA Names New Board Members

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association, today announced 10 new members to serve on its Board of … [Read more...]

Pharrell Williams to be Honored with CFDA Fashion Icon Award

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New York—Pharrell may be less than happy after a jury determined that he infringed on Marvin Gaye’s copyright last week, a$7.4 … [Read more...]

Kering’s New Eyewear CEO Roberto Vedovotto Appointed to Executive Committee

Roberto Vedovotto

Paris—As if it weren’t already clear, Kering  today appointed its CEO of eyewear Roberto Vedovotto as His appointment to Kering’s … [Read more...]

JCPenney’s Chief Marketing Officer Debra Berman Departs

Debra Berman, JCPenney's new senior vice president of marketing

Plano, TX—The Chief Marketing Officer for JCPenney, who helped CEO Mike Ullman restore the department store’s point of view after … [Read more...]

Olivia Wilde Shows Off H&M’s Sustainable Style with Conscious Exclusive

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New York--H&M is touting its new Conscious Exclusive collection as proof that “fashion can be sustainable using fabrics such … [Read more...]

Former Céline Exec to Helm Mulberry’s New Direction

The Arundel, Mulberry's new, multi-compartment tote

Somerset, England—Mulberry announced today the new chief executive who’s mission will be to return the British leathergoods makes … [Read more...]

MAD Celebrates Ralph Pucci and Fashion Mannequins in New Exhibit

Birdland, 1988: Inspired by surrealism and Alexander Calder, this half-bird, half-woman form was created by Pucci's longtime collaborator Ruben Toledo. It was originally made for jewelry and stood twenty-four inches tall, but was reimagined by Pucci as a full-size form for handbags and other accessories.

New York—They may be the quietest fixtures in the entire fashion industry. Now mannequins are getting their just desserts in a new … [Read more...]

Former JCP CEO Ron Johnson Emerges as Board Member for Nasty Gal

Attention Getter: Ron Johnson, JCPenney's CEO

Los Angeles—After being ousted after 20 months as JCPenney’s chief executive, Ron Johnson, who previously headed Apple’s retail … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With…Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie House of Harlow

The charming, talented and, yes, candid Nicole Richie talks business, baubles, her boho sensibility and her brand. By Lauren … [Read more...]

Accessories Honors 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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 New York—Accessories magazine is proud to announce the 5th round of inductees into its annual Merchants Hall of Fame. The … [Read more...]

MaryAnne Morin Named Chief Merchant at Hudson’s Bay Company

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Toronto--Hudson’s Bay Company has confirmed that MaryAnne Morin has been promoted to chief merchant of the HBC Department Store … [Read more...]

Controversial Lululemon Founder Steps Down from Board

Former Lululemon Chairman Chip Wilson

Vancouver--Chip Wilson, the controversial executive who led yoga brand Lululemon from its founding in 1998 until 2012, has … [Read more...]