The Malta Independent 20 January 2018, Saturday

Fashion

Street wear bringing steady growth to global luxury market

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 11:32 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

High-end street wear helped boost global sales of luxury personal goods by 5 percent this year to an estimated 263 billion euros ($309 billion), according to a new study released Wednesday by...

Revolutionaries to supernovas: Glamour names women of 2017

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 11:30 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

It's been one epic year for women, a notion definitely not lost on Glamour magazine as it named U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, 27 key facilitators of the Women's March on Washington and astronaut Peggy...

Kroger to sell own line of clothing aimed at the family

Friday, 17 November 2017, 16:29 Last update: about 3 months 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 months 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 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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...

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