The FashionUnited Top 100 Index delighted its followers yesterday with a promising up, escalating by 6.49 from Mondays 1022.92 Points to Tuesdays 1029.41. If there is a reason for this increase, it can be found in a renewed impulse coming from the major European quoted apparel companies –mainly […]

Lacoste has appointed Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista as its new creative director. The 35-year-old designer is due to start on Wednesday, replacing French designer Christophe Lemaire, who has held the post since 2000. Lemaire has moved to the luxury brand Hermes as artistic director of […]

Yesterdays Index did not move, keeping its previous day position at 1029.41 points. However, the international fashion and apparel market was far from remaining static. Retail stocks turned higher Wednesday following two days of declines, after the Institute for Supply Management's factory index […]

On Thursday, U.S. retailers posted sales that beat modest expectations in August as consumers sought out bargains during the key back-to-school selling season. The warmest August in more than a quarter of a century also helped lift sales of what summer apparel remained on store shelves. The news lifted […]

Karl Lagerfeld is collaborating with Italian luxury label Hogan, best known for its footwear of high end trainers. The Chanel designer has teamed up with the brand for Spring Summer 2011. In a statement, Hogan - which is part of the Tod's footwear empire - said it was looking forward to working […]

H&M has revealed its next collaboration will be with French luxury label Lanvin. The H&M line will be designed by Lanvin's artistic director, Alber Elbaz, and menswear designer Lucas Ossendrijver. The collection will go on sale Nov. 23 in 200 H&M stores worldwide. “H&M approached […]

The Fashion Institute of Technology will honor Karl Lagerfeld on September 10 at the Avery Fisher Hall in New York's Lincoln Center Plaza. Lagerfeld will receive the Fashion Visionary Award at the Couture Council Luncheon that Friday afternoon. The award is expected to be presented by Chanel muse […]

Tuesdays Index closed in 1075.49, rising by 4.7 and compared to the previous days closure in 1070.79 points. It is being a good start for the week, with a considerable increase in comparison with last week, when the FashionUnited Top 100 Index slightly fell. Puma AG felt by more than 10%, becoming one […]

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