The Daily Digest

  1. ‘Project Runway’ Hasn’t Launched a Real Star, But It is a Lesson in Fashion Today

    “There is no true-life example of the wondrous fairy tale that has been at the heart of the show’s premise …More

  2. Pharmacies Lure Consumers From LVMH Beauty Retailer Sephora

    “Sephora, the top seller of Dior lip gloss and Lancome face creams, is under attack in continental Europe …More

  3. Indian E-Commerce Startup Flipkart Reportedly Raised $1 billion in Funding

    “Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce company founded in 2007 by two Amazon alumni, will announce that it has …More

  4. Apple R&D Spike Hints at New Products

    “As people familiar with the situation have indicated to the Financial Times and others, this year’s hot new …More

  5. A Mad Dash to Points South

    “In the last few months, restaurants, blow bars and major fashion labels have been angling for new homes near …More

The Ascent of Officine Générale

Designer Pierre Mahéo of Officine Générale | Photo: Anto Hihn Thai

Officine Générale, Pierre Mahéo’s much buzzed-about Parisian menswear label, has struck chord with a formula that blends simple aesthetics, high quality, affordable price points and a philosophy rooted in ‘disgust towards the system.’

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American Apparel Names First Female Director in Board Shake-Up

American Apparel store | Source: American Apparel

LOS ANGELES, United States — American Apparel Inc., the controversial clothing chain that has battled sexual-harassment lawsuits, named the first woman to its board as part of a shake-up following the ouster of its founder last month.

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Swarovski Spins Ambitious Web Across the Fashion Jewellery Market

Atelier Swarovski A/W 2014 by Viktor&Rolf | Photo: Jason Lloyd Evans/Swarovski

The family-owned cut crystal company has already transformed itself into one of the world’s leading jewellery retailers, but their ambitions have grown to keep pace with the expanding market for fashion jewellery.

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Tiffany CEO Kowalski To Retire, President Cumenal To Take Over

President Frederic Cumenal will take over as CEO at Tiffany's | Source: Courtesy

NEW YORK, United States — Tiffany & Co. Chief Executive Officer Michael Kowalski will step down in 2015 after more than 15 years running the luxury jeweler, passing the reins to President Frederic Cumenal.

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