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Thayer's Marsha Welcher seems to have covered her bases in fashion before starting the brand in 2007.

Lauren Conrad is getting back into the swing of things -- and no we don't mean a new drama filled reality show. MTV's reality princess is launching a new collection of dresses and separates, aptly named Paper Crown.

If you've found yourself wanting to know more about Rachel Zoe's clothing line (or you're in withdrawal from The Rachel Zoe Project ), you're in luck.

Histoire, a socially conscious online retailer aimed at "redefining luxury by embracing a dual mission of celebrating the beauty in the handmade and promoting social and environmental sustainability," launched today.

July 21, 2011 4:14 PM

CrOp Launches E-Commerce

CrOp, the eco-friendly Houston-based brand, is making going green a lot easier -- this week the company launched e-commerce.

After her senior thesis collection at Parson's School of Design caught the eye of major retailers Calypso, Barney's and Searle, native New Yorker Brette Sandler launched her namesake swim line in May 2005 at just 22.
When they launched their eponymous collection, sisters Nicky and Simone Zimmermann couldn't have imagined that the name Zimmermann would eventually become synonymous with summer.
Rue La La launches the latest leg of its Rue Local endeavor today with Rue Los Angeles.
In another match made in digital heaven, Polyvore is joining forces with Moda Operandi, the shopping site that gives members access to right-off-the-runway fashion.   
Monrow is going back to basics with the launch of the Monrow Classic Collection for summer.
Sydney-based brother-sister team Camilla Freeman-Topper and Marc Freeman debuted their ready-to-wear line in 2003 at Australian Fashion Week.
Christian Louboutin will mark one year in the e-commerce sphere Thursday, and to commemorate the first 12 months of click and order red soles at, two special wrapping papers are now available for online customers (one is red leopard print and the other is black and white sprinkled with umbrellas, mustaches and shoes).
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