Clessidra Acquires Roberto Cavalli

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Marking the end of more than 40 years of the Italian brand’s ownership under Roberto Cavalli, the designer has agreed to sell a 90 percent stake to private equity fund, Clessidra.

Toronto Men’s Fashion Week Sets a New Stage

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Last year, Toronto became the eighth city worldwide to launch a dedicated menswear week, and will enter its third season this summer.

Warby Parker Named Most Innovative Company of 2015

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By Erik DeFruscio Warby Parker beat out companies including Apple, Google, Alibaba and Samsung to be named Fast Company’s most innovative company of 2015. The eyewear retailer, founded in 2010 by co-CEOs  Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, started off exclusively as e-commerce, but has grown rapidly to open stores across the United States and create annual revenues that […]

DKNY Appoints Public School Founders as Creative Directors

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Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow, the highly decorated founders of Public School, will take the reins as creative directors of DKNY.

AAFA American Image Awards Honor Claudio Del Vecchio, Holt Renfrew

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Last night, the American Apparel and Footwear Association held their 37th annual American Image Awards at 583 Park Avenue.

Chris Pine Hosts John Varvatos 12th Annual Stuart House Benefit

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Over the weekend, John Varvatos held the Stuart House annual fund raiser at his Los Angeles boutique. Presented by Chrysler and drawing an eclectic ensemble of actors and musicians, including Zach Braff, Ben McKenzie, LL Cool J, Ray Ramano, Billy Ray Cyrus, David Schwimmer, Eric McCormack, George Kotsiopoulos, Jesse Metcalfe, and Lydia Hearst, the event raised $957,000 […]

Fast Company Predicts the Future of Shopping in 2020

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Fast Company, the magazine and media brand who focus on the ever-changing business practices that result from the exponential evolution of technology and economics, and really just the human race as a whole, has released its projection of what our shopping habits will be like in the year 2020.

Mr Porter Launches Sport Category

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Award winning online retail destination Mr Porter launches a new athletic and performance category titled Mr Porter Sport.

In Other News: Google Debuts Trend Reports

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Think With Google is a service that provides businesses and individuals with data, analysis and insights gleaned from the way their 1.17 billion users monthly use their services. That’s a lot of data. And while they’ve been largely focused on more broader marketing trends in sectors like the financial, automotive and technology, they are turning […]

Diesel Black Gold Enters the Watch Market

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“A new milestone of the brand’s continuous expansion into the accessories business”, Diesel Black Gold will launch their first watch in U.S. stores this June. Designed by the Diesel Black Gold creative team, the watch face features the iconic Diesel logo in gold, with a black strap crafted out of luxury embossed leather. The crystal face is slightly domed, […]