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Trend Finder: Eye & Lip Motifs

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From evil to surreal, eyes and lips are winking, blinking, flirting and puckering all over fashion these days. Look for large eye … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Bucket Bags

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Bucket bags are on every fashionista’s bucket list! Look for variations in shape, materials, drawstring closures, hardware and … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Wren & Glory

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So it’s finally here the first day of Spring. Meanwhile the Northeast is digging out of yet another “final” winter … [Read more...]

Tiffany Q4 Sales Fall for First Time in 5 Years

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New York—Tiffany & Co. today reported that its fourth quarter sales fell for the first time in five years. While the luxury … [Read more...]

Report: Consumer Demand Increases for High-End Timepieces, Smartwatches

Swiss Smartwatch: Breitling's B55 Connected, the brand’s first connected chronograph. Since the main assets of a smartphone are its screen and its ergonomic interface, owners of the B55 Connected can use their phone to perform certain adjustments (time-setting, time zones, alarms, display and operating parameters, night mode, etc.). At the same time, the user may also upload the results of various measurements (flight times, etc.) from the chronograph to the smartphone so as to be able to read them more easily, store them or pass them on via wireless connectivity.

Basel and Geneva, Switzerland—BaselWorld, the annual trade show for watches, opened Thursday with a showcase of 1,500 brands that … [Read more...]

Ingenium Launches the First Fashion Industry Social Network

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Los Angeles—Not that there’s a dearth of social media sites, but the latest one debuted this week. Called Ingenium, it's a new … [Read more...]

Union & Fifth: Second Hand Fashion for Second Chances

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San Francisco–Buy a Valentino bag from Union & Fifth, and the proceeds will help someone in need —simple, yet profound premise … [Read more...]

Tourneau Opens Bryant Park Store

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New York—Right along with the watch news pouring out of BaselWorld in Switzerland, Tourneau, the largest U.S. watch retailer, … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Embrazio Curva Belt

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Belts aren’t normally accessories that one thinks of as being ahead of the curve. They usually, and rightfully, tend to be one of … [Read more...]

Target’s Payout: $10 Million in Data Breach and Minimum Wage Increase

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. is paying out big time. The mass merchant agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over … [Read more...]

Versa Capital Wins Bid to Acquire Bankrupt Wet Seal Assets

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Philadelphia—Private equity firm Versa Capital Management got the go-ahead Wednesday from a Delaware bankruptcy judge to continue … [Read more...]

Basel Bombshell for Apple? TAG Heuer, Gucci Announce Luxury Smartwatches

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Basel, Switzerland—The 18K gold, $10,000 plus Apple Watch won’t be the only luxury smartwatch to vie for affluent consumers. … [Read more...]