Posts Tagged ‘retailer’

First Looks, Footwear, Gallery

ShinyStyle loves: Dune AW 2012

By Andrea Petrou on July 30th, 2012

Although the summer weather has made a late appearance, our minds are already on what the Autumn/Winter season is going to bring.

One collection we can’t wait to have a look at is Dune’s winter 2012 range, which looks to be amazing. The shoe retailer has this year gone all out, giving a huge nod to the animal print trend with a range of wedges and pumps in its urban weekend collection.

Those seeking a more classic look will love the range of flat and heeled boots , while there’s a huge range of super high heels and sandals for that Christmas party- it’s never too early to start planning….

See the gallery below for our top five.

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Department Stores, Designer collaborations, Fashion News, Retail News

Miley Cyrus and Max Azria coming to a Wal-Mart near you!

By Kimberley Foster on June 3rd, 2009

Miley Cyrus.jpgUh-huh it’s true… Miley Cyrus and Max Azria have inked a deal with Wal-Mart to create a line for juniors. Can you just hear the dollar signs ringing already?

The range is to be called “Miley Cyrus and Max Azria” (some originality maybe?) and will include tops, pants, graphic T-shirts and shoes, starting from $20. It will go on sale at Wal-Mart outlets and via Walmart.com from August this year.

I guess we should have known something was up when Miley starting wearing grown-up wear by Azria. For example, that sparkly minidress Hervé Léger dress she wore to the London premiere of Hannah Montana: The Movie. Look out Olsens!



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Would you wear American Apparel’s bottomless tights? (NSFW)

By Kimberley Foster on May 25th, 2009

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Good Lord! What have the broad-minded folks over at American Apparel come up with now? These bottomless tights (or “assless tights” as some are calling them) are just one of the new styles to look out for from the retailer. They are specially designed without a back allowing you to show off your booty, as I’m sure many women would prefer *ahem*. They are still in production, and not available to buy just yet. However, it just begs one question – after Woody Allen sued them and won, are AA so hard up for cash now they can’t even afford whole hosiery?

Would you wear these tights? Vote in our poll after the jump and see them in all their glory (NSFW, naturally)…

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Designer collaborations, Fashion News, Retail News

Alexander Wang and Vena Cava unveil khaki looks for Gap

By Kimberley Foster on May 21st, 2009

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It is cool to love khaki – take it from Alexander Wang, Vena Cava, and Albertus Swanepoel. This year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists have joined forces with Gap to bring you their versions of the classic khaki, instead of the usual white shirts. These range from dresses to hats to jackets.

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Fashion News, Retail News

Woody Allen awarded $5million by American Apparel

By Kimberley Foster on May 19th, 2009

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The long-running feud between Woody Allen and American Apparel has finally been settled for a cool $5million.

The director sued the clothing retailer last year, after they used his image in advertising billboards without his authorization. American Apparel’s chief executive, Don Charney, argued that the image, which depicted Allen as a Hasidic Jew from Allen’s 1977 film, Annie Hall, was fair game.

On Monday, the case was put to bed when Allen was awarded $5million for violation of privacy, although he initially filed for $10million.

“It’s of course possible that by going through the trial a jury might have awarded me more money but this is not how I make my living and $5 million is enough to discourage American Apparel or anyone else from trying such a thing again,” Allen said.

[Source / Photo: WENN.com]



Ad campaigns, Department Stores

Christina Aguilera helps celebrate 150 years of Macy’s

By Kimberley Foster on July 31st, 2008

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To help celebrate Macy’s 150th birthday is Christina Aguilera, who stars in a series of commemorative portraits for the department store. Photographed by Rolling Stones snapper, Mark Seliger, the new mum looks stunning against a backdrop of blooms. Other famous faces to feature in the ad campaign include Tommy Hilfiger, Martha Stewart, Calvin Klein, and Jessica Simpson, who has just wrapped filming the television commercial for Macy’s.



Accessories, Fashion News, Footwear

News just in: Anya Hindmarch and Sigerson Morrison on Target for Fall ’08

By Kimberley Foster on June 6th, 2008

target_anyahindmarchannouncement.jpgTarget is churning out the designers like clockwork right now – lucky for us!

Two weeks ago we were telling you how the retailer nabbed Brit export Jonathan Saunders for its latest GO International program, and now we’re hearing word that Anya Hindmarch and Sigerson Morrison are also hopping on board.

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Fashion News

Sir Philip Green spills the beans on Topshop US

By Kimberley Foster on April 18th, 2008

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Can you feel the excitement for Topshop US building? We can! Last week we told you when the launch date was for the new Broadway store – 10th October – that’s a diary date folks! Now Topshop boss, Sir Philip Green has revealed more about what we can expect from his first US store. “It’s got to be English — we’re not going to give it an American twist,” he said during a viewing of Topshop’s new fall collection in London.

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Celebrity Style

First look at Jovovich-Hawk for Target

By Andrea Thatcher on February 4th, 2008

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Target may not associate with bloggers but that won’t stop Catwalk Queen from talking about Jovovich-Hawk’s new diffusion range for the retailer. After all, they – and we – adore Milla Jovovich! Come to think of it, a lot of these dress look like they could have come from our favorite Milla movie – Dazed and Confused! The first pics from the collection have been unveiled and they have the designers’ folksy stamp all over it. Those light smock dresses and vintage-style prints are ideal for the warmer months.

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