Reinventing Betsey Johnson – NYTimes.com
DESPITE repeated pleas, Betsey Johnson would not sit still.
The tiny 70-year-old designer — legendary in the fashion world for ending her runway shows with cartwheels and a split — paced nervously in her small studio on West 37th Street in Manhattan, crammed with hot-pink vintage knickknacks and a rainbow of tulle skirts that hung from the ceiling.
Epic Retail Fail: Where Did the Target + Neiman Marcus Collection Go Wrong? | TIME.com
Too weird, too pretentious, too expensive, and, in the end, too out of step with what today’s arbiters of style deem cool. Those have been among the many critiques of Target’s multi-designer collaboration with luxury retailer Neiman Marcus — a partnership that was hyped to the hilt, and wound up as a major bust.
L’Oréal cosmetics to expand retail footprint – Livemint
New Delhi: French cosmetics maker L’Oréal SA is expanding its retail presence in India’s biggest cities, seeking to tap the 30% annual growth in a colour cosmetics market worth Rs. 2,250 crore by annual sales.
Luxury product sites expand offerings to boost business – Livemint
Mumbai: E-commerce start-ups targeted at buyers of luxury products are expanding and diversifying their product range as they try to attract more customers to a still nascent market.
India has at least 80 online retailers selling jewellery, luxury goods and accessories, according to comScore Inc., a digital marketing research firm. The number has grown from less than 10 in 2010 and close to 60 in 2011.
Cacharel Cancels Paris Fashion Week Show (Vogue.com UK)
CACHAREL will not show during Paris Fashion Week this season. The French label was slated to host its next catwalk outing in February as part of the city’s official line-up.
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