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Let’s admit it: we’ve all been guilty of selfishly creating torturous environments for our hard working feet—all in the name of … [Read more...]

“Project Runway” Winner Launches Jewelry for Piperlime

Gretchen Jones, Project Runway winner Season 8

San Francisco--While many “Project Runway” viewers were less than kind about the final apparel collection of Gretchen Jones, the … [Read more...]

Rafe Re-Launches Handbags, Now Under Jones Group

Rafe Totengco in front of his handbag re-launch

New York--Rafe fans can breathe a sigh of relief. After a brief hiatus, the beloved handbag line is back on the scene, now as part … [Read more...]

NY Real Housewife Jill Zarin “Skweezes” into Shapewear Line

Jill Zarin and her shapewear collection

New York--"Real Housewife" and Bravo-lebrity Jill Zarin is out to prove beauty begins with a great foundation with the debut of … [Read more...]

July Retail Sales Surprise, Stronger Than Expected


New York—Although July retail sales were down from a year ago, many retailers defied doom and gloom expectations to post … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Q2 Profit Slows, Expects Better Q3

Kenneth Cole Fall 2011

New York—Kenneth Cole Productions reported today that while its second quarter profit faltered as sales slipped, the company … [Read more...]

Berkshire Signs Fila License Deal


Fila Luxembourg, S.a.r.l has entered into a multi-year licensing deal with Berkshire Fashions Inc. to design, manufacturer and … [Read more...]

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Loquita axe cosmetic case

If it’s true that makeup is a woman’s secret beauty weapon, then should it possess a lower status than more, ahem, manly … [Read more...]

NPD: What Apparel Sales Indicate About Back to School Sales

Back to School 2011

Port Washington, NY–With economic uncertainty weighing on the minds of analysts, retailers and consumers alike, what’s does the … [Read more...]

Nina Launches Miss Trish with Veteran Designer Trish Carroll

All aboard: designer Trish Carroll inside her luxe mobile pop up showroom. Below right: Miss Trish mobile showroom

New York—A jet-set mentality is landing at Nina Footwear, which this week introduces its latest brand: Miss Trish designed by … [Read more...]

DSW Launches Mobile Site, Adds Kids Shoes

DSW Kids

Columbus, OH—Footwear is a major back to school opportunity category this year, a fact not missed at DSW, a leading branded … [Read more...]

Echo Design Group Launches Handbags

Echo's new handbag line

New York--Known for its scarves, fashion accessories and coldweather merchandise for decades, Echo Design Group has been slowly … [Read more...]