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Urban Outfitters’ Global President Leaves

Urban Outfitters storefront

Philadelphia--Shares of Urban Outfitters slumped 3% this morning upon news that Stephen Murray, global president of the Urban … [Read more...]

Eyebobs Gets a Scoop on Katie Couric (Her Eyewear, That Is)

Katie Couric

New York—Eyebobs has a scoop on CBS News anchor Katie Couric. But it doesn’t have to do the persistent rumors this week that the … [Read more...]

De Young Museum Celebrates Designer Cristobal Balenciaga

Detail of Cristóbal Balenciaga's cocktail dress of fuchsia silk shantung and black lace with black silk satin ribbons, summer 1966. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Eleanor Christenson de Guigné Collection (Mrs. Christian de Guigné III),

San Francisco—You can feel the pulse of Spain beat in every garment in “Balenciaga and Spain.” A dress ruffle inspired by the … [Read more...]

DVF’s Fave Mantras Featured in H. Stern Jewelry

Diane Von Furstenberg by H. Stern

New York—Inspirational messages that served as mantras for designer Diane Von Furstenberg are featured on her latest fine jewelry … [Read more...]

NJ “Real Housewive” Manzo Bows Handbags

Caroline Manzo

New York—“Let me tell you about my family…” has become somewhat of a signature phrase of Caroline Manzo, the feisty spitfire of a … [Read more...]

John Hardy Gives Design Award at Tribeca Ball

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New York—A drawing of a nymph crouching among bamboo shoots got one talented New York Academy of Art alumni a once in a lifetime … [Read more...]

FABB 2011 to Honor Michael Gould, Evan Mittman

Michael Gould, Bloomingdale's

New York—FABB, the Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball, will hold its 22nd annual accessories industry fundraiser on Tuesday, May 3, … [Read more...]

Christie’s to Auction off Liz Taylor Jewelry

Elizabeth Taylor

Los Angeles--Elizabeth Taylor collected two things: husbands and jewelry. The latter (and larger collection) is going to be … [Read more...]

Katie Holmes Launches Handbag Collab

Design partners Jeanne Yang and Katie Holmes

New York--Actress Katie Holmes holds many titles: wife to Tom, mom to Suri, and partner to Jeanne Yang, co-designer of upscale … [Read more...]

Michael Kors Inks Jewelry Licence with Fossil

Michael Kors on runway

New York--Michael Kors is on a roll. The fashion label recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, the designer is a continuing … [Read more...]

Tous Taps JLO for Face of Jewelry Brand

Jennifer Lopez

Barcelona—Jennifer Lopez is adding another job to her growing list of accomplishments this year. The “American Idol” judge is the … [Read more...]

Executive Changes at Coach, Timex, White House|Black Market

Executive Moves

Coach CFO to Retire New York--Coach announced that Michael F Devine III will retire as chief financial officer after nearly ten … [Read more...]