Monthly Archives: March 2015

Blue Nile Taps Monica Rich Kosann for Exclusive Collection

Monica Rich Kosann has created a new collection exclusively for online jewelry retailer Blue Nile.

Gap’s Art Peck and Levi’s Chip Bergh Speak Out Against Discrimination

Art Peck, ceo of Gap, and Chip Bergh, president and ceo of Levi’s, joined others in the business community in opposition to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Fall 2015 Trend: Spanish Class

Graceful translations of aristocratic proportions gave a regal elegance to a number of fall collections.

Carlos Falchi, Who Turned Exotic Animal Skins Into Coveted Handbags, Dies at 70

A self-taught artisan from Brazil built a fashion empire from hand-sewn leather clothing and handbags made from the skins of exotic animals, including anacondas, caimans and ostriches.



Lawsuit Against Estée Lauder to Proceed

A lawsuit seeking class-action status filed by Donna Tomasino against The Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. has been allowed to proceed.

Kirstie Clements Launching New Book

Kirstie Clements, former editor-in-chief of Vogue Australia, has a new book, “Impressive: How To Have A Stylish Career,” her fourth in three years.

Shaun Leane Hosts Dinner for Alexander McQueen Exhibit

Jeweler Shaun Leane hosted a dinner and private view of “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” exhibition at London’s V&A Museum.

How to Wear ’70s-Style High-Waisted Jeans


Between the Louis Vuitton, Chloé, and Gucci runways, ’70s-style denim is back. And, naturally, the street-style bunch has been the first to embrace the trend. But before you write off the look as peacocking for the cameras, it actually translates equally as well to real life. Take this photo of stylist … More »



Madewell Experiences Growth Despite Downward Trends

For Madewell, volume growth doesn’t imply a change in fashion strategy.

Motherlode Blog: Quantity Time Begets Quality Time, and Parents Spend Enough of Both

It’s time to look at our family calendars as half full, not half empty.