A new Director and a new calendar concept… Meeting with a cutting edge team whose mission is to support designer brands during the post-crisis period and renew the legitimacy of women’s ready-to-wear as an indispensable market. See as follows. FashionUnited: PAPP will host the event at […]

The luxury goods brand Louis Vuitton misled consumers into thinking products were handmade, according to the advertising watchdog. Louis Vuitton ran two national press advertisements featuring a photograph of a woman stitching the handle of a handbag and another of a woman creating the folds of a wallet. […]

US consumer confidence was down in May, with shoppers spending less according to monthly sales data from leading chain retailers released on Thursday. Several leading retailers suggested that bad weather in the first part of the month, and a shift in the timing of Memorial Day holiday shopping, may […]

This week the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards in New York. The top honors went to Marc Jacobs for Womenswear Designer of the Year, presented by Jessica Biel. The award for Menswear Designer of the Year was presented […]

The latest invention from the Italian shoe group Geox is called Amphibiox. The designs from this range are not only equipped with the known breathable sole, but the whole shoe has been made waterproof using the patented membrane that has already brought success to the company. “Our success rests […]

Liz Claiborne has entered a licensing agreement in Canada to expands its distribution.  The agreement with Future Fashions, a division of Trimera Group, under which Future Fashions will become the  licensing partner in the Canadian market for Liz Claiborne apparel, handbags and related accessories, […]

Bold Girlz is a new fashion brand that strives to encourage teen girls to embrace their inner beauty and give back. The Bold Girlz website is an ambitious undertaking that will feature stories of girls each month being BOLD in areas of fashion, arts, music, sports and community service. There will be […]

Designer Trina Turk is this season's "Mercedes-Benz Presents" designer with plans to debut a Spring 2011 swimwear collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami Beach. The "Mercedes-Benz Presents" program recognizes designers that demonstrate dedication to use of quality […]