- Category: Brands
- Dolce & Gabbana teams up with Chelsea FC
The Italian designer label Dolce & Gabbana has penned a three-year partnership with Chelsea Football Club in a deal which will see the likes of Ashley Cole, Michael Essien, Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard suited and booted both on and off the pitch. The design duo, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, best-known for dressing the elite and famous,..
- Accessory designer Heidi Mottram releases new campaign
Famous for her eel skin bags and purses, accessory designer Heidi Mottram released a new campaign to push her AW11 collection. Together with photographer Dave Wise, the she created a collectable range of artisan imagery. The limited edition ‘Aurora’ bags are inspired by Aurora Borealis and Aurora the goddess of daybreak. The collection, under..
- Actress January Jones is a new face of fashion brand Versace
Actress of the episode “Mad Men” – star January Jones was announced the new face of fashion brand Versace. Donatella Versace, who is a famed fan of American television, seems to be preoccupied with the episode “Mad Men”. Actress January Jones, who plays Betty in the TV series “Mad Men” and the favorite of America, received the tender..
- Adidas Group plans to open 600 plus stores in China
Adidas Group China, a part of the popular German sports clothing brand Adidas AG, is planning to open over 600 outlets in China this year. A spokesperson from Adidas Germany told fibre2fashion that the company is planning to open 600 stores across China, out of which around 300 to 350 outlets would be in cities which do not currently have any Adidas..
- Admiral Sportswear Limited to re-energize the sporting icon
Classic sports brand Admiral is now back in British ownership. The new owners are Admiral Sportswear Limited, who want to re-energising the sporting icon across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Originally established in Leicester as Cook & Hurst Limited, the Admiral business was incorporated in 1914, when the company designed and manufactured..
- Alexander McQueen crystal studded twill jacket
The Alexander McQueen brand is known for their eccentric designs, McQueen generally pairs thing that nobody could ever dream of putting together. Yet when the designers at McQueen pair a knuckle clasp ring with an ostrich feather clutch, it seems to work. 2012 saw McQueen change the face of fashion, literally by making a visor the must have accessory..
- Alexander McQueen Fashion House goes on with its mission
The legend of famous British designer Alexander McQueen and his Fashion House began when Lee Alexander McQueen was just 16 years old. He left the school wanting to be a fashion designer and had a flourishing triumph in this occupation. His graduation collection was showcased in 1994 and was totally purchased by a peculiar British fashion idol and editor..
- Alexander McQueen's masterpiece continues to be irresistible
A year after the designer's death shook the style industry, the Met gives Alexander McQueen the honor of shaping history before the remembrances get fuzzy. In this week's Newsweek, Robin Givhan looks at how the designer's donation is seen in chronological context. Trino Verkade is the auburn-haired keeper of the Alexander McQueen saga - a breathing..
- Alexander Wang creates an image piece for Fall/Winter 2011
As the campaign trail goes on, there is one thing that stays modern again and again - for sure, it's New York City. After an appearance in the Fall/Winter 2011 advertisement for Dolce & Gabbana and DKNY as well, the Big Apple also performs as a background in Alexander Wang's latest offering. The designer Alexander Wang creates an ‘image piece’,..
- Alexander Wang desires to be like Ralph Lauren
As it is known, Alexander Wang, certainly one of the greatest come through names in world of fashion over the past several years, has uncovered to that he sees himself with a lifestyle brand not dissimilar to Ralph Lauren. Young designer Alexander Wang says: ‘Ralph Lauren is someone that I've always looked up to. That's what I want to be able..
- AllSaints looks for potential investors to secure its immediate future
The youth fashion chain AllSaints, founded by Kevin Stanford, is in urgent talks with potential investors to raise an emergency budget that would allow the London based retailer to secure its immediate future. In the year to January 2010, sales rose by 46 percent to £132.9m. Liquidators to two collapsed Icelandic banks have put their stakes in..
- American Eagle Outfitters opens its brand in London
The US fashion retailer American Eagle Outfitters is setting up to open its brand in London. The $2.9bn (£1.3bn) retailer, which is listed in New York, is reviewing its worldwide expansion and has ambitious plans to grow the business in the UK. American Eagle Outfitters targets 15 to 25-year-olds and has more than 1,000 stores in the US and Canada...
- American retail brands to expand on the UK high street
Two American retail brands arrange to expand on the UK high street notwithstanding the slowdown in customer spending. Urban Outfitters – with a market capitalisation of $4.9bn (£3bn) – said it will double the number of stores it has in Britain and bring new labels to our streets. And, last week, the American designer brand Ralph Lauren signed..
- Anya Hindmarch unveils new flagship store in Aoyama
Making reputation with her ‘I'm Not A Plastic Bag’ design, English fashion accessories designer Anya Hindmarch unveiled a new flagship store in Aoyama, Tokyo’s shopping district. This is Hindmarch’s 22nd department store in Japan in addition to 34 shops across the world. Set over two floors, the contemporary building features antique parquet..
- Armani contradicts to develop luxury hotel in Russia
Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani definitely denies press reports that the luxury hotel brand is planning to develop a luxury hotel in Russia's Caucasus region, a company statement said Monday. "The Armani Group categorically states that reports of its intention to open an Armani Hotel in the Russian Caucasus are without foundation," the Italian..
- Armani Exchange: Futuristic city of the Autumn 2010 Ad Campaign
This autumn, Armani Exchange transfers us to a futuristic urban at the side of obscurity with the Autumn 2010 advertising campaign. The campaign, entitled "20/20 Speed Style", presents a passionate tone of rugged chic and cool sensuality, where runaway followers evade from the fiery streets above and take shelter in a enigmatic urban underdone,..
- Armani Privé collection Autumn/Winter 2011, Haute Couture Week
The Theatre National de Chaillot was entirely changed into a black and red space ready to receive the Armani Haute Couture collection inspired by Japan. The magical east had been on Mr Armani’s mind and he created the Autumn/Winter 2011 Privé collection. Armani pulled out everything that was female and charming from the customary Japanese attire..
- Arrow's Body-Tailored Suits new collection
Arrow has launched a new collection of Suits called Body-Tailored Suits to praise the prominence of the Indian Man. An examination of the Indian population data in the recent study shows that a mere 20 per cent of the population matches the dimensions of an average figure! So what happens to the rest 80 per centof the Indian males who do not prove..
- Art Company footwear brand arranges iPad application
Spanish footwear brand the Art Company during their Autumn/Winter 2011 sales conference, announced the presentation of an iPad application to use for their sales representatives. Each sales person is given an iPad to work with, on which they can show the full collection to purchasers and ultimately process orders with instant effect. The Art Company..
- ASH footwear brand launches a line for children
Footwear brand ASH is intr, launching a line particularly for children for Spring/Summer 2011. The new range will exist of seven styles featuring playful and yet not too childish characteristics. Taking inspiration form its main lines, ASH utilises their sportswear line by reproducing styles for children. Combining canvas, metallic leathers and..
- Asics launches its Sport Releases More Than Just Sweat campaign
For 2011, Asics launched its ‘Sport Releases More Than Just Sweat’ advertising campaign, which is the largest global marketing initiative by the footwear company until this date. The all round campaign of radio, television, print and online is about letting go of negative energy and thoughts. The new campaign is an extension of Asics' 2010 advertisements,..
- ASOS launches vest collection with It’s Nice That mag
Fixies lovers and vest-devotees as well, listen up. ASOS launched a new teamwork with original magazine It’s Nice That. The publication has selected five of their preferred artists and induced them to create the visuals for the ASOS vest collection of limited edition tops. A set of detachable stickers comes with every item to plaster all over your..
- Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 collections of Jeans for Men
A number of people regard men’s jeans as the simplest and tedious piece of clothing, which benefit is defined in good combination totally with all clothes and suiting for all styles. But this opinion is wrong. Jeans are fashionable and widespread clothes which are weared by almost all men, in spite of age and social status. The multiple models,..
- Avril Lavigne designs juniors fashion line
Avril Lavigne's female designs reflect her ''personal style'', while the men's clothes in her Abbey Dawn series are made for her brother. Avril Lavigne designs her female clothes of juniors fashion line for herself, and her men's clothes for her brother. The 'What the Hell' singer has gained lots of confidence from the initial success of her..
- Baby Issa Launch July 2010
Daniella Issa Helayel, the designer of Issa London, expands her signature use of vibrant print and colour to a new baby and childrenswear line: Baby Issa! Baby Issa presents children with pretty everyday dresses, light, colourful and allowing freedom of movement – essential for little ones exploring the world one hop, skip and jump at a time. “My..
- Banana Republic teaming up with Milly designer
Fashion label Banana Republic has announced that it is collaborating with Milly designer Michelle Smith on a limited edition 60-piece capsule collection for summer 2013. The Banana Republic Milly collection will feature women’s apparel and accessories, as well as menswear, which marks Smith’s first foray into designing menswear. Launching at select..
- Barneys New York stops carrying Prada
Barneys New York stops carrying Prada fashion company. Mark Lee, the department store group ceo, stated the Italian fashion company asked to operate under a "concession" model, in which the brand lets out space from the retailer, but manages its own inventory and discounting. Mr. Lee says Barneys denied the request, and that Prada decided not to..
- BENETTON Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 Collection for Women
Liberty is a plain, trouble-free notion with a lot of meanings. In this case, freedom is what we permit ourselves in choosing our day by day look. United Colors of Benetton has always followed this path and suggests even larger freedom of choice for the new winter season. SPARKLING DENIM - The topic pivots around denim, the quintessential casual..
- Benetton on the global lifestyle market
During the fashion brand company’s investors meeting the financial statements for 2010 were approved. Luciano Benetton, who lead the meeting, announced the dividend totalled at 43 million Euros, which comes down to 0.25 euro per share in comparison with 0.23 last year. Last month, the company opened the doors of Benetton’s largest flagship stores..
- Beyonce launched her fashion collection: House of Dereon
The pop phenomenon Beyonce and her mother Tina Knowles launched their new fashion collection House of Dereon at London Fashion Week to great applaud. The Beyonce's fashion show took place at Selfridges, on the underground car park runway, where the top names of fashion world were at one of the most passionately awaited events of the season. The..
- Bianca’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection
Bianca’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection is all about urban elegance and pays homage to the male wardrobe whilst inserting a female touch. Fashion design and delicate silhouettes make a fashion statement in casual yet superior trends. The colour palette this season sees block colouring in understated black, navy and charcoal grey against nude tones..
- Blake Lively inspires Mademoiselle Chanel handbags collection
Superstar Blake Lively appears to be in an honestly close relationship with Chanel house, one of the leading fashion brands from France. Evidently, Blake Lively inspired the Mademoiselle Chanel handbags collection, that is one of fashion house's popular product in the division female handbags for season Spring-Summer 2011. Pieces from Mademoiselle..
- Bob Marley's daughter designs Olympic costumes
Cedella Marley, Bob Marley’s fashion designer daughter, is group up with Puma to set up the 2012 Olympic costumes for the Jamaican track and field team. "It will be Grace Jones meets my Dad – very music inspired and a bit retro," she says. "I’m trying to weave a red, gold and green tag on the inside but really it’s all about the athletes...
- Bosphore Shoulder Bag by Louis Vuitton for travel and business
A suitable present for your darling father for Father’s Day should worry you. It is a test for you to make a decision in front of both classic watch and telescope. Certainly, your father is an enthusiastic man beyond age. Think about a more considerable type like a designer handbag. for example, a shoulder bag by Louis Vuitton. For any person..
- Dolce & Gabbana teams up with Chelsea FC