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Zappos First-Ever Celebrity Co-Brand: Melissa Rivers for The Cool People

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Henderson, NV—Her mother, comedian Joan Rivers’ latest book may be titled I Hate Everyone…Starting with Me, but there’s definitely someone who she doesn’t hate. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, the TV producer and Joan’s sometimes cohort. Zappos.com is hoping everyone feels the same way about Melissa, too, since the online apparel …

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“Hello, World!”: J. Crew’s International Campaign to Engage Shoppers

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New York—Even though J. Crew has yet to open its first international location, the specialty retailer is making sure potential customers around the world know exactly what it is and what its shoppers are like. The company–which recently announced a partnership with Lane Crawford to sell merchandise in China–also sells …

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Snapshots in Color: Hermès’ Scarf Collaboration with Art Photographer

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Basel, Switzerland—Hermès scarves are often considered works of art in their own right, but in the Paris luxurygoods house’s latest collaboration with Japanese art photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto, the scarves are truly works of art. Hermès’ artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas visited Sugimito in his Tokyo studio where the photographer showed him …

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Kirna Zabete Joins Target Shops: Round 2

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Minneapolis–Target–that King of Collaborations–continues to expand its Shops at Target concept, and just unveiled its lineup for Round 2. The Shops at Target is just that: literal shop-in-shops of  retail boutiques (relatively unknown to the average Target consumer) selling merchandise made exclusively for Target. While fashionistas have already lined up for …

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Eugenia Kim Collaborates Chic Baseball Hats for Timo Weiland

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New York–If anyone can elevate the lowly baseball hat to designer status, it’s CFDA-winning milliner Eugenia Kim. That’s why Timo Weiland commissioned her to create a chic capsule collection of wide-brimmed, backward baseball caps. The hats will feature seven signature Timo Weiland prints. “Our vibrant prints and colors, combined with …