Fashion Group Denver to honor rising design stars at Sept. 6 gala and show

Click photo to enlarge When Carol Ann Wachter relocated to Boulder five years ago from Manhattan, she wasn’t sure what was going to become of her fledgling fashion brand. She had been designing and selling women’s hats and coats and clothing in such stores as Barney’s New York, as well as in independent boutiques. But […]

Feel-Good Fashion: The New Black

BY LAURA NEILSON MEENAL MISTRY CONNECT Enlarge Image Spencer Higgins for The Wall Street Journal, Styling by Wendy Schelah HOLY COW | Made by hand, of locally sourced leather, this bag meets the ethical standards set by new e-commerce site Zady. Alice D Milano Bag in Taupe and Black, $475, A FEW WEEKS AGO, […]

Is Your Fashion Brand Looking To Move Into Eyewear? Time To Meet Eponym.

When looking at disruption in the eyewear space, most people talk about Warby Parker. That is because Warby Parker is cutting out the middleman and selling eyewear directly to consumers. However, there is a new disruptor in town and its name is Eponym. When Richard Ray Ruiz and Andrew Lipovsky were starting their company, Eponym, […]

10 hot South Korean fashion brands and where to buy them

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> South Korea’s latest fast fashion brand 8seconds is Samsung’s answer to Uniqlo and Zara. Its latest ad campaign stars Sohee of the Wonder Girls, one of the most fashionable young stars in the country. The brand has foreign […]

Alyssa Milano is making NASCAR fashion look cool

Photo courtesy of NASCAR NASCAR apparel is slowly making steps forward to becoming everyday-wear items, rather than garish billboards (as the owner of a Rainbow Warriors-era Jeff Gordon jacket, I sympathize with you, NASCAR nation), and Alssya Milano is leading the charge. Milano’s fashion brand, Touch, is launching a line of high-end driver-branded clothing, with […]

Rad, A Parisian Hipster Fashion Portal, Gets $3.3M Led By Index To Go …

Because fashion never goes out of style, fashion portals continue to bring in the money not just from consumers looking for the next big thing — be it style or bargain, and ideally both — but also investors keen to ride the wave. The latest example is Rad, a Paris-based startup that focuses on hipster […]

Avery Dennison to Sponsor Emerging Fashion Brand Award at WGSN Global …

Avery Dennison to Sponsor Emerging Fashion Brand Award at WGSN Global Fashion Awards 2013 Emerging Designer will Receive €12,000 in Funding to Build Collection Brand LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (AD/RBIS) the world’s leading apparel branding solutions provider will sponsor the WGSN Global Fashion Awards, including offering a new award in […]

Patriarch of fashion brand Missoni dies in Italy

MILAN — Ottavio Missoni, the patriarch of the iconic fashion brand of zigzag-patterned knitwear that has added a classy touch of color and style to countless well-dressed women, died Thursday in northern Italy. He was 92. A statement issued by Missoni SpA said he “passed away serenely” in his home in the town of Sumirago […]

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Shoppers Can Buy Their Honey Jewelry … At Bed …

Amid Housing Rebound, Home Is Where The Profit Will Be This Year For Retailers Barbara Thau Contributor Home furnishings tradesman Bed Bath Beyond is compelling excellent valuables on a web site in light of Valentine’s Day. For we final notation Valentine’s Day shoppers out there who still can’t endorse either to buy your sugar a single-serve […]