Monthly Archives: May 2015

Petit Bateau Taps Jean-Charles de Castelbajac for Capsule Line

The French designer went back to his Seventies sportswear roots.

Gilt.com Collaborates With Men’s Wear Designer Dads to Celebrate Father’s Day

Men’s wear designers will curate Father’s Day-themed sales for the e-commerce site.

North West Will Be A Big Sister

Not one to be outdone by the rivals across the pond, America’s own royal family will be growing in size. Kim Kardashian made the announcement of her second child with Kanye West in a very understated way — on the mid-season finale of her reality show. Big sister North West … More »



Playing Dress-Up With Flamenco-Inspired Choreographer Blanca Li


For most dancers, a costume is the final, gilded touch before a performance — the last detail to fit to a choreographer’s vision. But sometimes, for choreographer and performer Blanca Li, the costume comes before the dance itself. “I was inspired by the dress,” Li said of a sweeping red gown … More »



The Student With an Ear-Shaped Earring


Angie Brutus, Student Tell me about those earrings. Well, the ear-shaped earring was part of a collection of jewelry I made dedicated to a guy I was seeing who just wouldn’t listen to me. I also made a bloody ring finger to go along with it, but I had to … More »



Motherlode Blog: A Special-Needs Parent Against My Will, Learning My Own Adaptive Lesson

People warned me that I would cry at my daughter’s first adaptive ballet recital, but they didn’t say why.




Stephen Webster to Design Hearts on Fire Collection

Hearts On Fire diamonds announced a collaboration with London-based jeweler Stephen Webster, who will design a high-end, all diamond fashion and bridal collection for the brand.

Agnès b. Celebrates Tara Oceans Expeditions, Maps New Corporate Strategy

Agnès b. aims to reclaim some of the U.S. business with new boutiques and potentially department stores.

Stephen Webster Releases New Autobiographical Book

According to the London Based jeweler he typed all 120,00 words himself sans ghostwriter by single finger typing on an Ipad.

How New York Is Cracking Down on Nail Salons


The nail-salon worker’s bill of rights is about to become as ubiquitous as the choking-prevention poster. Following its exposé on the mistreatment of New York nail-salon workers, the New York Times reports that starting this week, a worker’s bill of rights poster describing minimum-wage requirements and safety standards must be … More »