Fashion Journal

Fashion Journal

Luxury Stores Get Stingy About Energy Costs

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:11:50 EDT

French fashion group LVMH is reducing its energy usage by changing the lighting in Louis Vuitton, Bulgari and Sephora stores.

Shop Like a VIP

Wed, 13 May 2015 14:28:35 EDT

Luxury labels are creating lavish dressing rooms to woo big spenders and keep them shopping longer

Nude Hose Make a Comeback

Thu, 21 May 2015 12:19:42 EDT

Sheer hose return, after many years in fashion’s backwaters.

Fashion's Secret Blockbusters

Wed, 27 May 2015 19:22:46 EDT

Stores promote what’s new, but they keep certain wardrobe workhorses on ‘replenishment,’ ensuring they return season after season.

Inside the Making of an It Bag

Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:15:01 EDT

Prada is aiming for style magic. Its hopes its strategy will make its new Inside handbag into a best seller.

Who Wears a $3,074 Bra?

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 18:38:06 EDT

Italian lingerie brand La Perla’s new haute couture line is a sign of the world’s appetite for ultraluxury goods.

How Stores Know What You Want When You Shop

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 23:44:25 EDT

A typical apparel retailers collects enough customer behavior data to fill nearly one million books with the information. Many stores use statistical analysis of consumer habits and preferences to decide on discounts, product placement and styles.

Fashion Has Designs on Dallas

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 15:27:41 EDT

Forget Paris. Luxury labels and retailers are once again feeding a ferocious appetite for runway creations in a city whose reputation has long been mired in the era of J.R. Ewing.

Can Skipping the Runway Pay Off?

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 23:37:05 EDT

After canceling her fall runway show, designer Rebecca Taylor is pursuing a new marketing strategy she believes is more in tune with the way consumers connect to fashion.

Luxe Fashion Houses Vie For Decadent Show Destinations

Wed, 13 May 2015 21:48:19 EDT

Louis Vuitton brought guests from around the world to Palm Springs, Calif. for its cruise collection fashion show, but the parties, dinners and socializing in the desert created a posh camp atmosphere spanning three days.