LIFE | Louis Vuitton Launches A Candle To Support (RED)

There is nothing like coming home and lighting a beautiful candle. Especially, when the candle supports a worthy cause. Louis Vuitton has just announced its collaboration with the non-profit organization (RED). Created in 2006 by legendary singer-songwriter and philanthropist Bono and activist Bobby Shriver, it supports the fight against AIDS. The Louis Vuitton (RED) candle … More LIFE | Louis Vuitton Launches A Candle To Support (RED)

FASHION AVENUE| Louis Vuitton Faces Boycott Threat After Trump Visits Factory

MILAN/ITALY – Grab Your Wallet, a group that asks shoppers to boycott business with ties to Donald Trump’s family and administration, is adding Louis Vuitton and other LVMH brands to its list. LVMH is facing a boycott threat after the French luxury house invited President Donald Trump to the opening of a new Louis Vuitton … More FASHION AVENUE| Louis Vuitton Faces Boycott Threat After Trump Visits Factory

FASHION AVENUE | Victoria’s Secret Head Of Stores Is Stepping Down

MILAN, ITALY – One of Victoria’s Secret’s key executives is stepping down as the retailer deals with a battering year. April Holt, who is the executive vice president of stores, is leaving the L Brands-owned company after more than 16 years. Becky Kritek-Behringer, a 17-year veteran who is currently Victoria’s Secret SVP of store operations, … More FASHION AVENUE | Victoria’s Secret Head Of Stores Is Stepping Down

BUSINESS | H&M Partners With South Africa’s Mantsho In First Collaboration With An African Label

Swedish retail giant H&M has joined forces with South African brand Mantsho, in its first ever collaboration with an African designer. The Manstsho label was created by Johannesburg-based designer, Palesa Mokubung, in  2004, and has graced many runways worldwide including in the United States, Greece, and India. In Mokubung’s native Sesotho language, Mantsho means “Black … More BUSINESS | H&M Partners With South Africa’s Mantsho In First Collaboration With An African Label

FASHION | You Can Now Rent Clothes From Banana Republic

Rent the Runway upended retail by offering women designer clothes to rent. Now, a wave of leading brands and department stores are following with their own online clothing rental subscriptions to reach younger shoppers who want to borrow their pants, shirts and dresses. Banana Republic said Friday that it will launch an online rental service … More FASHION | You Can Now Rent Clothes From Banana Republic

Power Moves | Anna Wintour’s New Role, Canada Goose Names Design VP

This week, a restructuring of Conde Nast’s global leadership sees the addition of a new responsibility to Anna Wintour’s job title, while Canada Goose taps a new designs lead from Columbia Sportswear. Conde Nast announces leadership restructuring As part of Conde Nast’s management restructuring, Anna Wintour has been named global content advisor, an addition to … More Power Moves | Anna Wintour’s New Role, Canada Goose Names Design VP

BEAUTY | Botox Rival Jeuveau Reports Early Sales

Evolus Inc on Monday reported revenue of 2.3 million from early sales of its newly launched rival to Allergen Plc’s Botox, ahead of its own epectations. Jeuveau, a neurotoxin drug to treat forehead wrinkles, was launched on May 15 and competes with Botox, which has grown to dominate the medical esthetics market since it was … More BEAUTY | Botox Rival Jeuveau Reports Early Sales

FASHION ISSUE | Versace, Coach And Givenchy Have Angered China’s Netizens. Who’s Next?

Brands have issued apologies and lost celebrity ambassadors like supermodel Liu Wen after products were discovered listening Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan as separate countries, angering nationalist Chinese consumers amidst political unrest in Hong Kong and a trade war with the U.S. Chinese nationalism has peaked as protests in Hong Kong and a trade war … More FASHION ISSUE | Versace, Coach And Givenchy Have Angered China’s Netizens. Who’s Next?

FASHION INDUSTRY | Chinese Model Dumps Versace In T-Shirt Controversy, As Donatella Apologizes

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – A leading Chinese brand ambassador has quit Versace, claiming that one of the brand’s T-shirts broke Beijing’s “one China” policy. Yang Mi, an actress and singer, issued a statement announcing the termination of her contract with the luxury fashion house in response to a design which appeared to list Hong Kong … More FASHION INDUSTRY | Chinese Model Dumps Versace In T-Shirt Controversy, As Donatella Apologizes

FASHION INDUSTRY | Tiffany & Co. Asks Appeals Court To Uphold Lower Court’s Decision, Despite Castco’s “False Narrative” & “Mischaracterizations”

Six month after a New York federal court ordered Castco to pay up $25 million for using Tiffany & Co.’s name on non-Tiffany & Co. engagement rings, the famed New York – based jewelry company has asked the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the lower court’s decision. Tiffany & Co. – which describes … More FASHION INDUSTRY | Tiffany & Co. Asks Appeals Court To Uphold Lower Court’s Decision, Despite Castco’s “False Narrative” & “Mischaracterizations”