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Tracy Margolies Named CMO at Saks Fifth Avenue

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New York—After tapping an outsider, Marigay McKee of Harrods, Saks Fifth Avenue announced today that it is bringing back a former … [Read more...]

H&M, Olivia Wilde, and Conscious Commerce Celebrate The Launch Of The Conscious Pop-Up

Actress/Founder of Conscious Commerce Olivia Wilde attends the H&M, Olivia Wilde, and Conscious Commerce celebration of the opening of The Conscious Pop-Up Shop  on April 14, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for H&M)

New York—In honor of H&M’s new Conscious Exclusive Collection’;s pop-up store, the Swedish retail giant--along with Olivia … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With… Cynthia Rowley on Athleisure

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Having tested the sports waters (literally) with her surf line, Cynthia Rowley has expanded her fashion brand into athleisure with … [Read more...]

Legendary Handbag Designer Carlos Falchi Dies at 70

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New York—Carlos Falchi, the Brazilian-born accessories designer, who started out dressing rockers in 1970s eventually rising to … [Read more...]

Allen Questrom, Wife Give $50 Million to BU School of Management

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Boston-- Boston University's School of Management was today renamed the Questrom School of Business, the result of an … [Read more...]

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

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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...]