January 29, 2009 by admin · Comments Off
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS) announced today that Mark Breitbard will return to the company as Chief Merchandising and Creative Officer leading design and merchandising functions for Old Navy. Breitbard, 40, will guide product strategy for the brand from design conception to product assortment through to its final presentation in stores. He will report directly to Tom Wyatt, President of Old Navy.
Mark is an amazingly talented retailer and we re thrilled he s joining us to infuse an even higher level of creative spirit to the Old Navy brand, said Tom Wyatt, President of Old Navy. Both within Gap Inc. and at other top specialty apparel retailers, he has achieved success creating clothes for each member of our target customer s family. Read more
January 20, 2009 by admin · Comments Off
A message from Topman.com for you who are interested:
We’re on the hunt for talent to take with us to London Fashion Week…to THE menswear fashion show MAN on 25th February 2009 to be precise!
We’ll get you behind the scenes and at the end of the runway taking the pictures and shooting the show for Topman. If film is your passion and you have an interest in fashion, we need to hear from you. Stop reading this now and send us examples of your work to be in with a chance. Got a short film or your 3 best photos …we want to see them.
That’s It! Launches First Ever ‘Click-to-Commerce Shoppable Image’ Technology on LA.com with America’s Next Top Model Adrianne Curry
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 / — Have you ever seen something online in a celebrity image or video that you really wanted to buy, but had no clue where to find it or even what it was called? That’s It! has unveiled its one of a kind interactive Click-to-Commerce shopping technology that solves that shopping dilemma. Premiering with the launch of Adrianne Curry’s fashion and style blog on LA.com, That’s It! technology will turn Adrianne’s still images from the blog into instant online shopping opportunities. Now consumers can roll their mouse on images of Adrianne and instantly identify her makeup, color of eyeliner, brand of jeans she is wearing in the image.
The revolutionary That’s It! technology allows users to mouse over an image or video, instantly identify a specific product, and click through to buy the product. Whether it’s a picture of a celebrity, a music video or a fashion spread, if a user sees something they like they can simply click to buy. For the first time, users can share this technology with their friends by posting the picture to a social networking site, such as Facebook, with the That’s It! technology embedded. That’s It! enables the actual still image or video with all of the embedded advertising that can be interacted with on Facebook (and other social networks) in the same way it was first viewed on LA.com. Read more
NEW YORK and PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 14 / — Simmons Jewelry Co. and Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) are partnering to create a fine-jewelry and watch line -all inspired by the pop-culture phenomenon SpongeBob SquarePants, which is now celebrating its landmark 10th anniversary year. Led by the creation of an exclusive, 12-carat total weight diamond-encrusted SpongeBob pendant to be auctioned off for charity, the entire retail collection will feature a variety of fashionable, distinctive and avant-garde designs utilizing materials such as enamel, gold, silver, and diamonds under the design direction of 2009 GEM Award recipient for Jewelry Style, Russell Simmons.
The diamond encrusted SpongeBob by Simmons Jewelry Co. pendant containing a total of 12 carats of white diamonds as well as color enhanced yellow, red and blue diamonds set in 18KT yellow and white gold–will make its debut display in Park City, Utah, during the 2009 Film Festival and will be auctioned off at a later date with proceeds benefiting the Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.). This pendant will be displayed in a one of a kind, custom made abstract box. Read more
KENOSHA, Wis., Jan. 15/ — This Valentine’s Day, Jockey has the perfect gift for your loved one. Jockey’s new Minis collection for her and popular 3D-Innovations(R) collection for him are the perfect sexy, yet practical, intimate apparel options to make your significant other feel free and comfortable this holiday.
She’ll enjoy a flirty and youthful fit with Jockey(R) Minis. This new, European-inspired line offers Jockey’s lowest rise, streamlined back coverage and flattering high cut legs. Jockey Minis work perfectly under everything from gym clothes to office attire to the hottest fashions, making this collection a wardrobe staple she can enjoy on Valentine’s Day and every day. Jockey Minis are available in two comfortable cotton-spandex styles, and a variety of expressive colors (including Valentine’s Day red, of course) to match her unique personality and preference. Stylish trim details complete the feminine flair and modern look she’ll be happy to wear for herself and her loved one. Read more
January 13, 2009 by admin · Comments Off
The fashion world portrayed in the incisive and brilliant illustrations of aleXsandro Palombo in a poetic and colorful universe, surreal and provocative in a new book in the series “Chic et Simpliciter” from Hazard Editions. The first catwalk-book ever.
VANITAS, INSHALLAH is a veritable illustrated tale, extravagant and provocative right from the title, which leads into the imaginary and poetic universe of aleXsandro Palombo, revisiting eleven years of his creations: colors and memories, places and icons, slogans and insights. Read more
January 12, 2009 by admin · Comments Off
These days the Croatian fashion portal CroModa.com celebrates a year of work. The project was launched in January 2008, with the aim of creating a strong web-presentation of all the fashion events in Croatia and the region.
During the first months of existence portal was recognized as a one of the best websites in the category of entertainment and fashion (Vidi Web Top 100). Number of visitors has been constantly growing, so at the moment it counts more than 100.000 unique visitors per month, what puts CroModa.com among the most popular fashion portals in Croatia. Read more
January 10, 2009 by admin · Comments Off
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 9, 2009 — As the economy continues its roller coaster ride, fewer things become recession proof and more and more material possessions are becoming obsolete. A New York City jeweler has acquired the “Gran Canaria”, one of the pre-eminent Canary diamonds in the world today. A natural diamond so tenuous and unique, TraxNYC is the first NYC jeweler to offer it for sale to internet consumers.
“Make a once in a lifetime investment that is stable in our unstable economy,” (TraxNYC). Read more
Neuroactive Bike: America’s First And Only Mind-Body Fitness Equipment Used For The Ultimate Brain Fitness Gym Program Launched This Month At Lady Of America Fitness Center
January 10, 2009 by admin · Comments Off
Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 7, 2009 — Fitness centers are entering the next lap of their evolution with the NeuroActive Bike, a new breed of exerciser that simultaneously trains the body and the brain as a joint fitness program, Stephane Bergeron, MD, president of Brain Center America (BCA), announced today. The patent-pending bike, engineered by Dr. Bergeron and BCA’s international team of brain specialists, makes its U.S. debut this month at Lady of America (LOA) fitness centers. Dr. Bergeron and Gerald W. B. Weber, president and chief executive officer of the LOA franchise corporation, will provide a press conference at 10:30 a.m. Tues., Jan. 13, at the LOA gym at 6625 Miami Lakes Dr., Miami Lakes, Fla., and at 10:30 a.m. Wed., Jan. 14, at the LOA at 2416 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
January 6, 2009 by admin · Comments Off
NEW YORK, Jan. 5 / — Renowned Manhattan retail destination, Michael C. Fina, announced today that they will hold the East Coast exclusive on Danish luxury company Royal Copenhagen’s “Ruby Red Full Lace” collection, which was showcased at the New York Fall Tabletop Show in October. An elegant collection boasting a distinctive overglaze technique, Ruby Red Full Lace was first produced in 1888, and is now being re-introduced for a new age and will appeal to those who admire classic patterns with exquisite details and bold colors.
Available immediately, the Ruby Red Full Lace pattern is hand-painted using a meticulous and time-consuming process. The designs are first painted freehand, using a very thin pen and then a tiny brush, just as they were 200 years ago. The collection features the same decoration and shape as the classic Blue Fluted Full Lace pattern, but uses the overglaze technique custom to the lavish Flora Danica pattern, one of the most luxurious collections ever created. Read more