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For Sale (Again): Jackie’s Pearls

Jackie Kennedy and her triple-strand faux pearl necklace

London—Some of the most iconic fashion jewelry pieces in the history of the United States are back up for sale: faux pearl jewelry … [Read more...]

Posh Purses: Victoria Beckham Plans Handbag Line

Victoria Beckham, who's own handbag collection is valued at more than $2 million, plans her own handbag collection

London—Victoria Beckham, who reportedly has amassed an “it” handbag collection worth more than $2 million, is the latest celebrity … [Read more...]

Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus Top Teen Choice Fashion Awards

Selena Gomez Teen Choice Awards 2010

Los Angeles—While teen Twilhards helped the stars of the Twilight film saga walk away with 12 2010 Teen Choice Awards Sunday … [Read more...]

Ke$ha to Rock Baby-G Watches

Ke$ha, the latest brand ambassador for Casio's Baby-G watches

New York--Ke$ha, the singer behind hits like “Tik Tok” and “Your Love is my Drug,”  will be adding item to her resume: watch … [Read more...]

Style & Substance: Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump in a diamond necklace from her fine jewelry collection.

Ivanka Trump, scion of ‘The Donald,’ proves she’s no apprentice when it comes to fashion as the bright, young business executive … [Read more...]

Alexis Bittar to Judge Carry Me! Handbag Competition

Alexis Bittar with his signature Lucite jewelry

Memphis--Lucite International, owner of the LuciteLux acrylic brand, announced Wednesday that designer Alexis Bittar, who’s … [Read more...]

Walmart Apparel Chief Resigns

Last month, Walmart executives say the retail giant would be pursuing a "back to basics" approach in its apparel, accessories divisions

Bentonville, AR--Walmart’s apparel and accessories chief Dottie Mattison resigned and left her position Thursday barely two months … [Read more...]

Nicky Hilton Plans Fashion Jewelry Line

Nicky Hilton

Los Angeles—Nicky Hilton says she’s about to fulfill one of her life-long dreams: creating her own jewelry collection. The … [Read more...]

J. Crew Promotes Jenna Lyons to President

Jenna Lyons of J. Crew

New York--J.Crew, which has been the darling of Wall Street not to mention many women's closets, just announced a restructuring at … [Read more...]

Jason Wu Plans Accessories Expansion

Jason Wu

Paris—The world of Wu is expanding. Designer Jason Wu, 28, says he plans to delve further into accessories next year. Wu, whose … [Read more...]

Early Retailing Exec Publishes Memoir

Joanna Bradshaw's book Jody

Want an insider’s look at department store retailing in the 1960s and 70s? In the new memoir "Jody" (AuthorHouse), Joanna “Jody” … [Read more...]

Swatch Chairman Nicolas Hayek Dies

Nicolas Hayek, chairman, Swatch Group

Biel, Switzerland—Nicolas Hayek, aka “Mr. Swatch,” one of the leaders in turning around the Swiss watch industry in 1980s, died … [Read more...]