From late shifts at Red Lobster to primetime on Shark Tank, streetwear magnate Daymond John always floats to the top
Daymond John knows something about selling a lifestyle. Back in Queens in 1990, before anyone could imagine an urban streetwear industry worth more than $70 billion, John was in his early twenties working at a Red Lobster. The hip-hop community was making millions for fashion labels it had incorporated into ... More
By offering style bloggers and magazines a cut of the sales their content generates, Amber Venz Box has revolutionized the way fashion is bought and sold online
If you’ve ever bought anything online based on the recommendations of, say, Vogue, The Coveteur or, let’s all be honest here, the Kardashians, you’ve been shopping through an invisible commissions platform called rewardStyle. Its referral links allow content creators, from iconic magazines to influential style bloggers and celebrities, ... More
The cashmere titan has built an empire on the principles of loyalty, dignity and respect
In the 1960s, Umberto Cucinelli would return home each night from his shift in a cement factory, tired and broken, and ask the same question: “What have I done wrong to God that I should be suffering such humiliation?” That’s how his son Brunello remembers it—and the recurring scene has had a ... More
The pioneering fashion brand to re-emerge as an exclusive global e-tailer
Bill Blass is back in town and flaunting a modern makeover.
The iconic sportswear brand is catering exclusively to e-commerce customers worldwide with a special launch collection from Creative Director Chris Benz that includes women’s ready-to-wear, handbags, accessories and shoes. Throughout the stylish collection you’ll find relaxed apparel—think: ruffle-front ... More
Costume designer Salvador Perez has a limited-edition outerwear collection that's sold exclusively on Gilt
Fans of The Mindy Project know that Mindy Lahiri is one stylish doctor. And now you can, quite literally, shop her closet. The Emmy-nominated costume designer behind her ensembles, Salvador Perez, has partnered with Gilt for his first collection under his own label.
The Salvador Perez Collection for Gilt will be available exclusively ... More
Designer pieces from Italy touch down at the NSU Art Museum
Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945 – 1968, a gorgeous exhibition that explores the creativity that gave rise to Italian high fashion as we know it, will arrive at Fort Lauderdale’s NSU Art Museum this winter.
A project of MAXXI: National Museum of the XXI Century Arts in Rome and ... More
The Italian designers have created a capsule collection of hand-painted crocodile bags
Sometimes there’s a bag so popular it becomes the “It-bag” of the season. And sometimes there’s a bag so illusive it becomes a thing of pure obsession for fashion’s true elite. This season, Dolce & Gabbana has created the latter. Their new limited edition handbag capsule collection features ... More