- Category: Brands (continued)
- Queen Latifah debuts her first lifestyle brand Queen Collection
Queen Latifah, winner of Grammy, Golden Globe and SAG awards, has teamed up with leading multichannel retailer HSN for the exclusive launch of the Queen Collection, her first-ever lifestyle brand. On August 27, Latifah will debut a unique collection of apparel, handbags and outerwear, and will introduce a hair extension line in September. The premiere..
- Rachel Zoe releases her designer collection at Selfridges
Uber famous stylist, mother, reality superstar and instantly designer – Rachel Zoe is one multi talented woman, and the current week meets the release of Rachel Zoe collection for Autumn/Winter 2011 at Mecca of fashion world Selfridges. Get prepared for a mad dash. Rachel Zoe’s collection are, inevitably, classic Rachel Zoe style – a ‘70s..
- Rachel Zoe to create a kidswear collection
Rachel Zoe is such a busy bee! In between popping out a sproglet, creating her ready-to-wear line, clothing the greatest celebrities in the showbiz and, certainly, talkative about Kate Middleton's clothing, the mega stylist is going to create a kidswear collection. At the glimpse of La Zoe's walk-in outfit you may turn green with envy – not for..
- Rafael Nadal - new Giorgio Armani fashion house model
Tennis globe number one Rafael Nadal is following in the treads of soccer players David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo to model men's underwear for Italian designer Giorgio Armani. The Italian designer Giorgio Armani fashion house announced on Friday that the 24 year-old will be the international tribute for Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans..
- Rafael Nadal in Giorgio Armani underwear campaign
Top seed tennis player, Rafael Nadal is going to perform Giorgio Armani men’s underwear, the well-known Italian designer. Soccer players David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo had already modeled the same early. The 24-year old tennis player is probable to pose for Emporio Armani underwear and Armani jeans for the spring as well as summer 2011 collections,..
- Ralph Toledano moves from Chloe to St John
The former executive of Chloe and all-round Richemont uber-executive, Ralph Toledano, has now been appointed to chairman of the board at America-based ready-to-wear brand, St John. Before coming at Chloe, he was with the firm for 11 years, during which time he facilitated upgrade the successful careers of Phoebe Philo and Stella McCartney. What..
- Raquel Zimmermann stars in Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2011 ad campaign
This week undeniably belongs to Alexander McQueen. After the impressive news that the exhibition 'Savage Beauty' dedicated to the late designer’s creation broke records for a fashion exposition, now the fashion house's Fall/Winter 2011 ad campaign has landed to nail a new success. Brazilian model Raquel Zimmermann, shot by David Sims, is in the..
- Ready, steady, go! Inditex and H&M race for leadership
On 20th of June 2011, Inditex´s market capitalization briefly surpassed H&M’s on before closing a fraction below its rival’s, with both valued at about €38.8bn ($56bn). Shares in the Zara´s owner have gained almost 6 per cent over the past six months, while H&M’s have fallen by a similar amount. Soon after this landmark, largely..
- Red carpet celebrities prefer Tiffany & Co jewelry
It is doubtless that Tiffany & Co jewelry is global popular brand. A great number of celebrities of the highest society wear Tiffany & Co jewelry's goods: movie and pop superstars, fashion models, women of achievement and sportswomen. This inventive design and style is the best way to highlight your own beauty and stylishness. Just only..
- Red Door launches Quiksilver girl’s apparel and accessories
Red Door Interactive, a premier strategic Internet Presence Management firm, announced that leading fashion and action sports brand Quiksilver selected the agency to help launch its new line of girl’s apparel and accessories. Red Door Interactive will develop and execute a comprehensive Internet Presence strategy to drive awareness and traffic..
- Red-soled high heel shoes of Christian Louboutin don't deserve trademark protection
Famous fashion brand Christian Louboutin is bearing in mind red, and not only on the outer soles of his high heel shoes. Christian Louboutin was ruled against in an American debate, where the eponymous fashion brand appealed to interrupt the sales of red-soled high heel shoes produced by French enemy Yves Saint Laurent. The judge Victor Marrero..
- Red-soled high heels case with Louboutin and YSL continues
Red-soled high heels door thunders on. Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent are now involved in the case-of-all-cases in New York City, focusing around the previous trademark of red-soled high heels, and the latter's use of said red sole on a pair of Resort 2011 high heels. Recently a judge in New York, where the two opposite sides have angrily,..
- Reebok & MC10 create conformal intelligent sports equipment and apparel
Reebok International Ltd and Cambridge, MA-based MC10 Inc have announced an R&D partnership to create a new class of intelligent sports equipment and apparel, mixing market leading sport design with innovative electronics. The partnership will use MC10’s revolutionary conformal electronics platform and Reebok’s preeminent design potential..
- Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy’s advertising
Riccardo Tisci has received a status for surprising and trend-setting casting for Givenchy’s advertising: mixing girls and boys, celebrities and models. Last season, he added a frisson of controversy by casting a transsexual, and for next spring-summer, look out for strapping albino model Stephen Thompson. In pale black-and-white portraits photographed..
- Riccardo Tisci is to be named Christian Dior creative director
If we are to accept as true the twitter rumours, Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci is to be named as John Galliano’s alternative at Christian Dior fashion house imminently. Derek Blasberg, fashion journalist and editor tweeted last night: “I was just told backstage at the @KatyPerry concert (of all places!) that Riccardo Tisci is CONFIRMED..
- Richard Hambleton New York: The Godfather of Street Art
“It’s not just about the red dots next to the paintings,” Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld said of the “Sold” sticky labels that spotted his retrospective, Richard Hambleton New York: The Godfather of Street Art. “It is about coming up with different ways of selling art, of showing it, of communicating art to the public.” Notwithstanding,..
- Roberto Cavalli celebrates his anniversary with Dea
Limited edition of sunglasses, called Dea, were created by Marcolin to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the designer Roberto Cavalli. Encouraged by the Occhio degli Dei (Eye of the gods) model, the iconic glasses from the first Roberto Cavalli Eyewear collection by Marcolin, Dea is the best symbiosis of stability, originality and technology,..
- Roberto Cavalli fashion brand to open new stores in China
With inking of a deal with Shanghai-based retail main UCCAL Group, Italian fashion brand Roberto Cavalli in recent time make public its plan to launch 85 new stores in China over the next five years. The company stated that, it proposes to launch its first outlets in Beijing and Shanghai towards end part of the current year or early next year. Roberto..
- Rock the Catwalk project by Core Spirit
Previous week saw the launch of Rock the Catwalk project organised by fashion brand and community Core Spirit. The platform will look after all the ins and outs of a catwalk presentation. Core Spirit believes style is about self-expression and an extravagant lifestyle. Rock the Catwalk is centred around the in-store catwalk set in Core Spirit’s..
- Rumer Willis as spokesmodel of Badgley Mischka collection
Fashion house Badgley Mischka has selected Rumer Willis, the eldest offspring of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, as its latest spokesmodel for high-end Badgley Mischka collection. The parent company, Iconix Brand Group, has uncovered that Rumer Willis is going to appear in the spring advertising campaigns for high-end Badgley Mischka collection, the..
- Runway show of the Yves Saint Laurent fall 2011 collection in Paris
The weight of history is such at the house of Yves Saint Laurent that almost consistently the first question anyone asks you when leaving a YSL show, is whether the collection was "really Saint Laurent." And the short answer to that question following the Monday, March 7, runway show of the YSL fall 2011 collection in Paris is, very much yes. This..
- Salvatore Ferragamo opens mono-brand department stores in China
Salvatore Ferragamo brand is present in the Chinese market since 1994, and now the fashion company is further developing its business in China. The fashion company announced the launch of two mono-brand department stores, one in UNESCO’s protected Kunming location, and another in China’s third most important city Guiyang. The Kunming shop..
- Salvatore Ferragamo Spring-Summer 2011 collection
Canadian supermodel Daria Verbova became the face of Salvatore Ferragamo Spring-Summer 2011 collection. The famous luxury brand introduced a bright and romantic campaign with her involvement. On the promo shots of Mikael Jansson, 27-year-old Daria pass the time at the seaside and taking the sun by the pool. As usual she is resting not alone, but in..
- Scarlett Johansson in new D&G cosmetics campaign
Twenty-eight-year-old actress Scarlett Johansson has starred in a new set of shots for Dolce & Gabbana by fashion photographers Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott. Unveiled on the brand’s Facebook page, the campaign starring Johannson is for the Sicilian fashion duo’s Perfect Matte Liquid Foundation. A new video promises “a flawless complexion..
- Selfridges and Dolce & Gabbana in 'giant falling out
Selfridges will no longer stock Dolce & Gabbana products after allegedly having a "giant falling out" with the luxury Italian designer. From next spring, the chain's department stores will not offer the premium label or its D&G line. There were claims the retailer and the designer parted on bad terms after Selfridges proposed a change..
- Selfridges introduces FLY53 to its brand portfolio
Following the success of FLY53 at Selfridges, the department store is in the process of introducing the brand in its Manchester Trafford store. Last December, the internationally renowned retailer added FLY53 to its brand portfolio and menswear floor. The first FLY53 concession store launched in the Oxford Street flagship, and three more re-orders..
- Shanghai Mode Lingerie to present 20 new labels
From 18-19th October, Shanghai sees the debut of the Interfilière and Mode Lingerie trade shows at Shanghai Exhibition Centre. It is the 7th edition of the fashion fairs, which is set up to fetch brands and visitors from across the globe. Referring to Interfilière Paris and Hong Kong, the newly named Interfilière Shanghai exhibitors will be located..
- Shareen Collection Relaunches at New W. Third Street Store
When a prescient friend in 2007 advised Shareen Mitchell to pull the plug on her emerging dress label, Shareen, the friend forecast the economy was teetering at the edge of a cliff. In what may be a vote of confidence for the economy, Mitchell is following her own counsel and is putting her own money behind a reintroduction of Shareen, a cocktail..
- Shirts of nature design fashion
Mother nature can easily be viewed as the world's majestic designer, according to newborn label Right As Rain. For example, is the perception of beauty man-made or is there natural beauty in fashion? To find out the answer, an Italian designer and an organic cultivator came up with the proposal of growing shirts, having nature design fashion. After..
- SIS by Spijkers en Spijkers at Amsterdam International Fashion Week
Following their performances in London and Milan, Dutch fashion duo Spijkers en Spijkers presented their diffusion series SIS on the runway of Amsterdam International Fashion Week. The clothing line for AW11/12 goes by the name 'Fast Ladies', and is the second SIS collection by Spijkers en Spijkers. Designed by the sisters Truus en Riet Spijkers,..
- Sissi Von Pucci inserts Mitteleuropean moment into a dramatic new collection
Pucci, Florence's most famous fashion label, took a long march over the Alps this season as its designer Peter Dundas inserted a whole Mitteleuropean moment into a dramatic new collection. Where the Pucci gal's center of action has traditionally been on the beach or the sun-drenched terrace of a Mediterranean pool, this season she was all about..
- Sixties young fashion Chelsea Girl to be renewed
Chelsea Girl, the swinging Sixties young fashion emporium, which morphed into River Island in 1988 is to be renewed. It will first be brought back to life in a pop up store this Thursday in Selfridges and then will be turned into a capsule collection across River Island stores from next week. Chelsea Girl – a name derived from London’s then..
- Slipstream Sports unveils 2011 Garmin-Cervélo team kit
Slipstream Sports, LLC, unveils its 2011 Garmin-Cervélo team kit, created by innovative Italian apparel manufacturer, Castelli. The new design of 2011 Garmin-Cervélo team kit includes the signature Slipstream Sports argyle on the left sleeve of the jersey and left cuff of the short. Riders will be supplied with a full range of Garmin-Cervélo..
- Sophie B lingerie Vintage Vixen
Sophie B lingerie mixes pin-up worthy shapes with sweet, retro details — and the outcome is nothing short of vintage-inspired excellence. There are cute chemise sets, dotted boyshorts, rose-printed corsets, skirted undies, and over a dozen thong sets, all trimmed in soft lace, dainty bows, thin pinstripes, or sweet fluttering hems. It's the just-right..
- Spanish label Custo Barcelona's new diffusion line start up
It’s going to be a busy year for the Spanish label founded, Custo Barcelona in the late 80’s, by brothers Custo and David Dalmau, inspired by a worldwide motorcyle trip they had taken. The label is being re-launched in the UK after a 4 year absence to mark their 30th year anniversary and this will coincide with a new diffusion line start up named..
- Queen Latifah debuts her first lifestyle brand Queen Collection