The Malta Independent 17 November 2017, Friday

Fashion

Kroger to sell own line of clothing aimed at the family

Friday, 17 November 2017, 16:29 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Kroger is launching its own fashion line starting next fall. The nation's largest supermarket chain said Friday that the brand will first make its debut at Fred Meyer and Kroger Marketplace...

JC Penney is the bright spot for retail this week

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 16:27 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

J.C. Penney delivered some encouraging news: It reported a solid rise in sales at established stores Friday, reversing four straight quarters of declines. It also posted a smaller-than-expected loss...

Burberry's Christopher Bailey to leave iconic British brand

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 16:27 Last update: about 3 days ago

Designer Christopher Bailey, who was replaced as Burberry chief executive earlier this year, will leave the British brand in 2018, ending a 17-year stint in which he helped transform a company once...

Questions, anger after young Russian model dies in China

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

A Chinese modeling agency that hired a 14-year-old Russian girl is denying media reports that a "slave contract" contributed to the teen's sudden death. The exact circumstances of Vlada Dzyuba's...

Lord & Taylor selling flagship Fifth Avenue store to WeWork

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Lord & Taylor's flagship store in Manhattan, known for its holiday displays along Fifth Avenue, is being sold to the office space sharing company WeWork. The nearly 100-year-old building will...

Fit or miss? Retailers offer new tools to help shoppers

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Stores watching Amazon take a larger share of clothing sales are trying to solve one of the most vexing issues for online shoppers: Finding items that fit properly. The retailers are unleashing...

Companies are looking for diverse ad teams to avoid blunders

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 10:10 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

CoverGirl executive Ukonwa Ojo was struck when the team from an ad agency entered the room to pitch ideas for revamping the cosmetic company's image. For the first time in Ojo's more than 20-year...

Agnes Varda, 89, on her life in cinema and 'Faces Places'

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 10:08 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Agnes Varda, the 89-year-old Belgian-born filmmaking legend, emerges from her hotel room having dressed up for an evening event at Lincoln Center. She holds out the large silver heart-shaped medallion...

Zendaya, Cate Blanchett preach empowerment at InStyle Awards

Monday, 6 November 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Empowerment was the de facto theme at the third annual InStyle Awards Monday night, where Hollywood and fashion A-listers from Cate Blanchett and Zendaya to Cindy Crawford gathered on an open-air...

Vera Wang, Naeem Khan among New York bridal week highlights

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 10:14 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Vera Wang's latest bride is feeling a touch of baroque romance and Naeem Khan's is ready for an after-party worthy of Studio 54. During a recent round of bridal shows in New York, Wang showed her...

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