Pinko to Open 10 Stores in China Dedicated to the Love Bag Line – WWD

[ad_1] MILAN — Pinko is boosting its retail business. The Italian fashion company aims to open 10 stores in China dedicated to accessories, with a special focus on its signature Love Bag line, defined by a circular, round logo enriched with two tiny birds. The first unit will open in July at Beijing’s LIVAT Centre … Read more

Net-a-porter Feeling Optimistic for Fall 2021 – WWD

[ad_1] LONDON — Net-a-porter is gearing up for fall 2021, the first “post-pandemic season,” and wants to encourage women to dress up again with an array of exclusives, up-and-coming talent and bright, upbeat fashion. Lea Cranfield, the retailer’s new chief buying and merchandising officer, said the company has been evolving its vision to adjust to a … Read more

Moana Luu Launches Luxury Creole Lifestyle brand ManLuu – WWD

[ad_1] Essence alumni Moana Luu has launched ManLuu, a U.S.-based fashion and lifestyle brand showcasing interpretations of her Creole culture. “I created ManLuu as a contemporary expression of Creole heritage,” explained Luu, who also serves as the global chief content officer of Essence Ventures. “Every piece has been lovingly crafted to be enduring, beautiful and … Read more

Luxury Brands are Leaning Into Heritage to Engage Consumers – WWD

[ad_1] Is it any coincidence that the youngest of the top-four handbag brands on resale site The RealReal — Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Chanel and Gucci — is 100 years old? Hardly. “We primarily see heritage drive demand in our core, high-value categories including luxury handbags, fine jewelry and watches,” said Sasha Skoda, head of women’s … Read more

6 Women-owned Fashion Brands to Watch – WWD

[ad_1] Women are continuing to add interest to fashion at a time when consumers are craving to get beyond the commonplace. In honor of Women’s History Month, WWD is celebrating women-owned innovative fashion brands making names for themselves in the space. From Areeayl Goodwin’s Beads by Aree, which makes jewelry for the whimsical bohemian that … Read more

Todd Snyder Opens Permanent East Hampton Store – WWD

[ad_1] Todd Snyder is headed to the beach. The designer has opened his third store, in tony East Hampton, a 1,100-square-foot shop at 75 Main Street. Last summer, Snyder had operated a pop-up across the street at 50 Main Street, and its success prompted the decision to open a permanent location. “We initially tested a … Read more

Todd Snyder Opens Permanent East Hampton Store – WWD

[ad_1] Todd Snyder is headed to the beach. The designer has opened his third store, in tony East Hampton, a 1,100-square-foot shop at 75 Main Street. Last summer, Snyder had operated a pop-up across the street at 50 Main Street, and its success prompted the decision to open a permanent location. “We initially tested a … Read more

Selfridges Makes Space for British, Black-Owned Fashion, Beauty Brands – WWD

[ad_1] LONDON — Selfridges is thrumming with new projects, and among them is a partnership with Untapped Creatives, a new platform for British, Black-owned fashion, beauty and homeware businesses, with products arriving in-store and online on Wednesday. Untapped Creatives was founded last year by the international finance lawyer Funmi Scott and offers a collection of around … Read more

Selfridges Makes Space for British, Black-Owned Fashion, Beauty Brands – WWD

[ad_1] LONDON — Selfridges is thrumming with new projects, and among them is a partnership with Untapped Creatives, a new platform for British, Black-owned fashion, beauty and homeware businesses, with products arriving in-store and online on Wednesday. Untapped Creatives was founded last year by the international finance lawyer Funmi Scott and offers a collection of around … Read more

The Billion Dollar Opportunity in Brand-Owned Resale for Fashion – WWD

[ad_1] Executive Changes: The RealReal’s former director of business development, Karin Dillie, is heading into the brand-owned resale space at Recurate. While at The RealReal, Dillie led strategy and growth of its business-to-business segment, overseeing $100 million in revenue. She will join Recurate as vice president of partnerships in a similar role, forging new business … Read more