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H&M, Olivia Wilde, and Conscious Commerce Celebrate The Launch Of The Conscious Pop-Up

In Marketing, What's New, People by Accessories Staff

New York—In honor of H&M’s new Conscious Exclusive Collection’;s pop-up store, the Swedish retail giant–along with Olivia Wilde and Barbara Burchfield of Conscious Commerce–celebrated the launch of an intimate dinner Tuesday night at Cafe Clover. Guests including Catarina Midby (Sustainable Fashion Advisor, H&M), Dakota Fanning, Jason Sudeikis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rosario …

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Item of the Day: Kipling

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

It’s actually prime back-to-school season for a handbag brand such as Kipling. But the company is actually thinking further ahead than third quarter with its new collection, Always on. To coincide with the launch Kipling is planning an interactive, pop-up experience in Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from …

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H&M’s July Comp Sales Stumble

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Stockholm—U.S.-based retailers aren’t the only ones reporting softening sales. H&M, the world’s second largest fashion retailer, today reported its July comparable store sales measure fell, the first monthly drop since March. Comparable store sales were down 1% in July from July 2012 compared with analysts’ average estimate for a 1% …

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Bloomingdale’s Celebrates Year of the Snake

In What's New by Dana Cassidy

New York, NY—While Chinese New Year doesn’t start until February 10, four select Bloomingdale’s across the country is ringing in the Year of the Snake early with limited-edition merchandise as well as an array of special events and pop-up shops running through Feb. 18. These limited-editions pop-up stores, curated by …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

When you’re looking for classic English style with impeccable tailoring, expert cut and fine Harris Tweeds, you might go where the Duchess of Cambridge, her sister Pippa Middleton, Countess of Wessex, Jerry Hall, Yoko Ono, Meryl Streep, Blythe Danner, Zoe Saldana and Jemma Kidd head to: Katherine Hooker in London. …