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FABB Honors Henri Bendel’s Ed Bucciarelli

FABB founder Reenie Brown with actress Molly Sims and Ed Bucciarelli at last night

New York—The accessories industry gathered Tuesday night to celebrate in at the annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball (FABB) … [Read more...]

How I Did It! Li&Leung Design Group

Lisa Nunziata

A pair of handbag veterans team up with musician Carlos Santana and discover a new handbag niche.Lisa Nunziata and Andrew … [Read more...]

Katz to Succeed Tansky at Neiman Marcus Group

Karen Katz

Dallas--Neiman Marcus Group Inc. reported Monday that Karen Katz would succeed Burton Tansky as president and ceo. While it is no … [Read more...]

Gottschalks Executives Plan New Retail Venture

Gottschalks by Joe Levy

Fresno--Former executives of Gottschalks department stores said they intend to launch a new department store chain in "the image … [Read more...]

J. Crew Execs Score Bonuses

J. Crew sign and logo

New York—It definitely appears to help when you have friends (read: first lady Michelle Obama) in high places with high … [Read more...]

FIT Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Judith Leiber

Gerson and Judith Leiber spoke at FIT's 9th annual Holocaust Commemoration this week.

New York--Renowned handbag designer and Holocaust survivor Judith Leiber and her husband, Gerson Leiber, received this week the … [Read more...]

The ‘Ice Man’ Fetes Hollywood Glamour

Designer Chris Aire, aka The Ice Man

Beverly Hills--Chris Aire, the Los Angeles based jewelry designer known as "The Ice Man," unveiled his Hollywood Glamour … [Read more...]

TAG Honors DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is honored for his dedication to the environment at the TAG Heuer 150th anniversay launch in Basel, Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland--TAG Heuer honored actor Leonardo DiCaprio for his contributions to climate change control during the recent … [Read more...]

Kardashian Sisters Launch Jewelry Line

Kardashian Jewelry

Los Angeles--These days it’s getting harder to keep up with the Kardashians. What with their Hit TV series “Keeping Up with the … [Read more...]

Madonna Flexes Her Name with Fashion Launches

Madonna models her MDG's in the new ad

New York—It’s surprising only in the sense that it didn’t happen earlier. Pop queen Madonna, who has spawned millions of fashion … [Read more...]

10 Minutes with… Nine West

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Nine West’s creative director, Fred Allard,  sees the ‘new retail economy’ and changing consumer attitudes as a … [Read more...]