Archives for September 2011

Item of the Day

Lionette fabric bracelets

Like you, we love the look of stacked bangles--the more the better. But we don't love how they clank together when we walk (which … [Read more...]

NRF: Swipe Fee Cut Will Save Retailers and Consumers Billions

Debit Cards

Washington--Retailers and their shoppers will save billions of dollars when new Federal Reserve regulations cutting debit card … [Read more...]

2012 Headwear Hall of Famers: Lady Gaga, Victoria Beckham, LL Cool J

Lady Gaga in her "Telephone" video

Los Angeles—Hats off to Lady Gaga, Victoria Beckham, LL Cool J and Kid Rock, the latest celebrity inductees into 2012 Headwear … [Read more...]

Fashion in Theater: Exhibition Examines Costumes

Costume designed by Gianni Versace. (Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Gianni Versace)

Beverly Hills—Since they often dress divas, no wonder so many Italian fashion designers have turned their talents toward the arts, … [Read more...]

Jewelry to Get a Starring Role at Local Celebrity

Local Celebrity T-shirt style

Los Angeles—If you’re going to be wearing a stylish T-shirt, why not promote yourself rather than some celebrity or famous … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

Jo Handbags Max Schoolboy

With all the kids having just headed back to school, we thought it fitting to pay a stylish homage to higher education—albeit a … [Read more...]

H&M Q3 Profit Declines, But Less Than Expected

Dontella Versace, center, with models at a preview of her collection for H&M

Stockholm—Facing tough comparables and unfavorable weather in many of its European markets, H&M reported today that its third … [Read more...]

Reebok Agrees to $25 Million Settlement over Toning Footwear Claims

Claims made in Reebok's EasyTone footwear ads were disputed by the FTC

Washington—Remember all those claims that wearing certain “body-shaping” footwear would firm up your leg and fanny … [Read more...]

Macy’s To Teach Another “Retail 101” Class

Lisa Price, a fashion entrepreneur who participated in Macy's first Workshop

New York—What better way to learn the ins and outs of retail than from one of the world’s best known retailers?That's exactly … [Read more...]

Ukala Sydney Launches Footwear in USA

Ukala Sydney Boots

Sydney, Australia—From Down Under to around the world: that’s the latest from Australian footwear brand Ukala Sydney, which … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

Zazz shower caps

Ok, we did let out quite a loud “what the…??” yelp when these photos came into our in-boxes, but they did get us thinking…With … [Read more...]

NRF: Expect “Boo”-ming Halloween Sales

"Zombie bride" one of the top sellers at Party City

Washington–Although Halloween still has a long way to go to catch up to Christmas in sales, the National Retail Federation (NRF) … [Read more...]