About Elise Diamantini

Elise Diamantini, managing editor, covers the contemporary market for MR Magazine and MRketplace.com. A former MR intern, Elise graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in advertising and marketing communications and an associate’s degree in fashion merchandising. Elise resides in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, a neighborhood perfect for people-watching and trend-spotting.

Holt Renfrew Expands Vancouver Flagship


Luxury Canadian retailer Holt Renfrew announced its plans to expand its Vancouver store.

HanesBrands 2015 Q1 Reports Increased Net Sales


Hanesbrands released its 2015 Q1 report today April 24.

In Other News: Abercrombie & Fitch Puts its Shirt Back On


Yesterday, Bloomberg Business reported that starting April 24, Abercrombie & Fitch is “retiring its ‘appearance and sense of style’ hiring rule that stipulated attractiveness.”

TJX’s Ben Cammarata Announces Retirement, Carol Meyrowitz to be Named Chairman

TJX Companies

After nearly 40 years at TJX Companies, Ben Cammarata has announced his retirement as chairman of the board.

Jeremy Langmead Named Brand and Content Director of Mr Porter

Jeremy LangmeadFeatured

Jeremy Langmead returns to Mr Porter after a year-long hiatus.

Herschel Supply Names John Rainnie North American Sales Manager


John Rainnie has just been named North American sales manager at Herschel Supply.

JackThreads Hires Tony Kretten as Creative Director of Commerce


Tony Kretten is the new creative director of commerce for JackThreads.

The North Face Grows “Clothes the Loop” Program


The North Face will expand its Clothes the Loop recycling program.

John Varvatos Brings It Home

John Varvatos and Alice Cooper-FEATURED

Detroit native Alice Cooper performed a live set at the celebrity-packed grand opening of the Detroit John Varvatos store.

Catching Up With Helen Barbour

Barbour Dogs Parade-FEATURED

Elise Diamantini catches up with J. Barbour & Sons vice chair Helen Barbour after the Tartan Day Parade and chats about what’s new, next and if collaborations are over.