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L.A.-based boutique Satine is virtually opening its doors to a much bigger public. The favorite-to-the-stars boutique has relaunched its Web site -- -- this week adding original editorial content to the shopping experience.
Kennneth Jay Lane is gearing up to enjoy the royal nuptials in the company of QVC with his "Royally Chic" collection.
Rag & bone is giving original editorial content a shot with the relaunch of the brand's blog today. The new blog will be a mix of posts from within the rag & bone headquarters and have an active community of guest editors and contributors.
Her first novel launched an iconic HBO series and two feature films, but Candace Bushnell isn't ready to give up on the story of four friends making it in the big city.
In an effort to create an engaging online experience for its customers, Splendid -- best known for its soft and colorful Ts -- has given its Web site a makeover to evoke the brand's new "lifestyle" image.
As if Gilt City wasn't addictive enough, the lifestyle arm of the megaflash sale Web site is now making a major push in the culinary world with a new food expert and complimentary editorial content.
Who knew TOMS' founder Blake Mycoskie was such a tease?
A handful of bloggers scoured DKNY's Madison Avenue flagship Thursday in the brand's first-ever Easter Twitter Scavenger Hunt, which sent them rummaging through the store's three levels in search of 15 candy-filled eggs, following clues sent by the ubiquitous DKNY PR Girl.
With Earth Day coming up tomorrow, two "green" lines -- the newly launched CrOp and Alexx Jae & Milk -- look beyond the annual holiday when incorporating eco-friendly practices into their collections.
Remember that hooded leather jacket you wore to the point of exhaustion a couple of years ago? Mike Gonzalez was responsible for that. The former founder of Mike & Chris, the brand that made wearing leather jackets to a black tie affair acceptable, has moved on from those days with his eponymous collection, Mike Gonzalez. And this spring, the designer is taking his brand on a tropical Brazilian get away.
Listen up, Manhattanites: new Web site Eatery Expert wants to be your new go-to foodie friend.
The designer held an event at Buddakan in New York City's Meatpacking District on Tuesday night to fete the launch of her new contemporary line, Erin by Erin Fetherston.
De Beers unveiled a revamped Web site today, available in five different languages worldwide.
April 13, 2011 5:00 AM


The Three Graces of Hearst

NEW YORK -- Two's company, but three is most definitely a crowd.
The luxury label is launching its second ezine in partnership with Elle magazine today, and three leading style bloggers grace the digital pages.
April 10, 2011 4:05 PM

The Women of Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland is getting a new millennium makeover, thanks to writer and composer Frank Wildhorn. Wildhorn's Broadway musical version of Alice, simply titled "Wonderland," puts a modern twist on Lewis Carrol's famed fairy tale, giving its familiar characters a whole new lease on life.
WWDBlog caught up with Emily Current and Meritt Elliott -- the Los Angeles-based stylists who also co-founded denim line Current/Elliott -- to get the latest on spring's denim trends and how to wear them. is upping its fashion ante with Opening Ceremony and Terry Richardson. Along with the brand's spring collection, the online retailer debuts Opening Ceremony's latest lookbook -- shot by Richardson -- on its site today.
FitFlop is giving back with the latest addition to its line of fitness-minded sandals. The footwear brand has partnered with the Wola Nani organization, which aids HIV-stricken parts of South Africa's Western Cape, for a new style to be sold exclusively at
Teens waiting until the last minute to make their prom-night purchases better hit the racks soon, or their dream dress may already be spoken for.
Daryl K, the contemporary streetwear line known for its cool, casual, understated approach to women's wear, is launching a line of accessories for spring 2011.
The Alpinestars name usually conjures up images of sleek motorcycles and Italian leather jackets. But for Spring 2011, Alpinestars by Denise Focil -- one of the company's women's collections -- infuses a silky femininity into the brand's otherwise edgy persona.
Coach is getting nostalgic this Mother's Day, paying homage to moms and daughters everywhere with it's "Mother's Day Stories: You, Your Mom & Coach" interactive campaign.
Mass skin care brand Vichy celebrated its 80th anniversary in New York City Thursday night, but the L'Oreal-owned brand isn't letting age slow it down.
Alexander Wang is getting personal with his models. To mark the designer's third Spring 2011 delivery today, the company has released the second in a series of confessional videos starring French model Aymeline Valade.
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