Nanette Lepore Signs Deal With Vida Shoesby BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015
Vida Shoes International announced it has signed a multiyear footwear license with Bluestar Alliance to launch Nanette Lepore footwear. The exciting collection will be an affordable luxury brand with a mix of leathers, synthetics & fabrications. At sharp price points, the footwear will take inspiration from the brand's signature feminine, whimsical and trend right style. The footwear collection will remain true to the Nanette Lepore brand DNA; to create compelling & high quality product with an eye for detail for the woman who wants to feel feminine, confident and fun. Vida will launch the collection during the FFANY June market. (more...)
The PANDORA Jewelry Fashion Experience Set for Coachellaby BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015
PANDORA Jewelry has partnered with leading designers to host runway shows for Coachella's fashion elite. The PANDORA Jewelry Fashion Experience featuring Nanette Lepore, Plenty by Tracy Reese, WHiT and Siwy Denim will showcase Spring and Summer 2015 collections. Executive Fashion Show Producer, Tod Hallman for THPFashion Inc. will produce the event at the Parker Palm Springs during the first weekend of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. (more...)
Phoenix Art Museum Announces Exhibitions Through End of 2015by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015
See below for exhibitions that are currently open or scheduled to open at Phoenix Art Museum through the end of 2015. For additional details, visit phxart.org. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Honors Dick Cavett at WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Galaby Jennifer Broski - Oct 22, 2014
Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 83 new American plays in its 22-year history - just celebrated its 2014-2015 Season with ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN, its annual benefit gala and dinner,on October 20 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). The entertaining evening honored Emmy Award-winning talk show host and actor Dick Cavett, star of Hellman v. McCarthy at Abingdon last season, and philanthropist Dr. Vijay K. Anand, a world-renowned endoscopic sinus surgeon and avid supporter of the arts. (more...)
FASHIONED IN AMERICA Begins 10/11 at Phoenix Art Museumby BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014
Fashioned in America will be at Phoenix Art Museum from October 11, 2014 to March 15, 2015. The exhibition brings together the best American talent and underscores the value of supporting domestic design and manufacturing. Featuring more than 30 ensembles and accessories, the exhibition will highlight work by contemporary designers such as Wes Gordon, Oscar de la Renta, J. Mendel, Monique Lhuillier, Anna Sui, Libertine, Rosie Assouline, Shinola, Patrick Ervell and Nanette Lepore, whose vision and talent are invigorating the revival of U.S. clothing manufacturing (more...)
Phoenix Art Museum Sets Exhibitions Through End of 2015by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014
Here are the exhibitions that are currently open or scheduled to open at Phoenix Art Museum through the end of 2015. For additional details please visit phxart.org. (more...)
Jagged Peak Partners with Group FMG/Pod1 to Expand Capabilities in Europe and North Americaby BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014
TAMPA, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Jagged Peak, Inc. (OTC BB: JGPK), a leading provider of enterprise-class eCommerce solutions and supply chain services, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Group FMG and Pod1, a subsidiary of Group FMG ('Group FMG/Pod1') to provide eCommerce solution implementation and strategic services. This includes collaboration with Jagged Peak's Professional Services organization and eServices team on client strategy, UX/web design, site development and implementation, creative, content and ongoing eMarketing support. (more...)
Live Video Chat Platform, Wizeo, Connects Fans With Inspiring Influencers by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014
BOSTON, MA - The first video-chat-for-a-cause platform, Wizeo, officially launched today. Wizeo is designed to raise funds and awareness for nonprofits by connecting the world's most inspiring people ('Wizzes') with their community of fans through live video chats. (more...)
Group FMG Embraces NetSuite For Next-Generation Omnichannel Commerce In The Cloudby BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ NETSUITE SUITEWORLD 2014 NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Group FMG and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pod1, two leading creative digital agencies with a successful track record focusing on ecommerce, content and creative design implementations for such top global brands and retailers as Salvatore Ferragamo, DVF, Sears, Argos, Filofax Walgreens, Beauty.com, Random House, Tag Heuer, ASDA (Walmart), UR Powered, The Limited, Stuart Weitzman, Nanette Lepore, Net-a-Porter, Lord & Taylor, Uniqlo, and Staples, have embraced NetSuite SuiteCommerce for omnichannel commerce design and implementation services integrated with order management and CRM for B2C and B2B markets. (more...)
Over 500 Designers on Deck for Florida's SwimShow 2015by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014
Bringing more star power than ever to Miami, the 32nd annual Swimwear Association of Florida's SwimShow, with the support of the Miami Visitor and Convention Authority, will feature over 500 swimwear designers renowned throughout the industry for their elite talent. The SwimShow, the industry's most prestigious, largest and longest-running show, starts the buying season for the entire industry; this year's summer show will include more top swimwear brands and designers from across the globe from July 19-22, 2014.
Top designers Boys + Arrows, Elizabeth Hurley, Jen's Pirate Booty, Heidi Klein, Badgley Mischka, Melissa Odabash and Wildfox are some of the highlights of the upcoming show.
'Incorporating the best designer brands, the largest crowds and the best swimwear fans, the SwimShow continues to grow in prestige and designer participation,' said SwimShow Executive Director, Judy Stein. 'We absolutely love hosting this event and appreciate how these designers and brands trust us to put on the best swim show in the world.'
Some of the designer brands that were featured in last summer's show include A. Che, Agent Provocateur Sunglasses, Agua Bendita, Agua de Coco, Amanda Wakeley, Ank, Anna Kosturova, Badgley Mischka, Beach Bunny, Betsey Johnson, Caitlin Kelly, Cecilia Prado Mare, Cia Maritima, Cynthia Rowley, DSQUARED2, Eberjey, Gottex, Issa London, Jo De Mer, L*Space by Monica Wise, Lauren Moffatt, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Lenny Niemeyer, Maryan Mehlhorn, Matthew Williamson, Melissa Odabash, Nanette Lepore, OndadeMar, Seafolly, Shoshanna, Suboo,Trina Turk, Vitamin A, Adriana Degreas, BCBGMAXAZRIA and many, many more. SwimShow 2014 also included special appearances by designers Betsey Johnson and Nanette Lepore at the trade show.
'We love to showcase the newest, hottest looks from the best designers in the industry at this one-of-a-kind event, and this year's show will be more prestigious and prominent than ever,' continued Stein. 'As always, we look forward to launching the buying season with a fashionable flourish and four incredible days of celebration.'
More than 8,500 members, buyers, and guests from 60 countries attended the SwimShow 2013, which encompassed 400,000 square feet to meet demand for interest in the best brands, designers and swimwear sensations. Thanks to new designers and ongoing interest in the swimwear industry, this year's show is expected to be bigger and better than ever. The can't-miss SwimShow 2015 will take place again at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
SwimShow is the premier resource for buyers from all swimwear categories, and caters to designer boutiques, resort shops, specialty stores, surf shops, department stores, mass merchants and more. This global trade show includes buyers, manufacturers, designers, corporate personnel, press, bloggers, fashion consultants, stylists and other fashion industry leaders. SwimShow features a variety of iconic women's, men's and children's swimwear companies.
This year, SwimShow has again partnered with Miami Beach Convention Authority to offer increased access to the endless possibilities of South Beach with negotiated rates at a range of hotels, complimentary transportation, and an onsite concierge. Full of activity, events and shopping, South Beach has an amazing synergy with the swimwear industry as a premier resort destination with designer boutiques, world-class hotels, five-star dining, beautiful beaches, and captivating nightlife.
About the Swimwear Association of Florida
Founded in 1982, the Swimwear Association of Florida produces and organizes SwimShow, the longest-running and largest annual swimwear trade show. Located at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the event features over 2,500 lines, attracts thousands of attendees and is recognized as a global industry leader in trends, news and business transactions. (more...)
Essie Nail Polish is the Runway Must Have for NYFWby BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014
essie will be polishing models from tips to toes on the runway this season again at New York Fashion Week. In the past several years, as nails have become the ultimate accessory, essie has established itself as the leading global backstage nail expert by sponsoring premium shows around the world at New York, London, Paris, Istanbul, Sydney, Berlin and even Paris Haute Couture. (more...)
New Mayor and Family Support New York Garment Districtby BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014
?New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was sworn in on Wednesday January 1, 2014 with his wife Chirlane McCray, and their daughter, Chiara de Blasio there to support him. Both wife and daughter chose to support the New York Garment District by wearing designs by Nanette Lepore. (more...)
Photo Coverage: New York Stage and Film Gala Honors Stanley Tucci & Anne Tatlockby Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 18, 2013
New York Stage and Film's Annual Winter Galawas held last night, November 17, at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Avenue, New York City), and honored Oscar nominated multi-hyphenate Stanley Tucci and business luminary Anne Tatlock. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)
Stanley Tucci & Anne Tatlock Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala Tonightby BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013
New York Stage and Film have announced that its Annual Winter Gala, to be held this year tonight, November 17, 2013 at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Avenue, New York City), will honor Oscar nominated multi-hyphenate Stanley Tucci and business luminary Anne Tatlock. (more...)
Stanley Tucci & Anne Tatlock to be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala, 11/17by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013
New York Stage and Film have announced that its Annual Winter Gala, to be held this year on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Avenue, New York City), will honor Oscar nominated multi-hyphenate Stanley Tucci and business luminary Anne Tatlock. Biographies for each can be found below. It was also announced today that, at the gala, Tony Award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anika Noni Rose will perform selections from Miranda's upcoming The Hamilton Mixtape, which was performed in a concert reading this past summer during the 2013 Powerhouse Season, the annual highlight of the nearly three-decades long collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film to develop works for the American theater. (more...)
Joan Jett, Alfre Woodard, Tate Donovan & More Set for Center for Reproductive Rights Gala Tonightby BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013
Founded in 1992, the Center for Reproductive Rights is the only global legal advocacy organization dedicated exclusively to advancing and defending reproductive rights. With expertise in both U.S. constitutional and international human rights law, the Center fights to ensure strong legal protections for the full range of reproductive rights, and affordable and unhindered access to the full range of reproductive health care. (more...)
essie Is the Go-To Polish for New York Fashion Weekby BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013
essie, the ultimate color authority and go-to professional nail brand is back this season at New York Fashion Week. In the past several seasons essie has established itself as the leading global backstage nail authority by sponsoring premium shows around the world at New York, London, Paris, Istanbul, Sydney, Berlin Fashion Weeks and even Paris Haute Couture. For Spring/Summer 2014, essie will be sponsoring 18 outstanding designers in New York City. (more...)
TRESemme Presents Ready-To-Wear Hair for NYFWby BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013
As the official hair care sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for the eleventh consecutive season, TRESemmé merges salon-gorgeous hair and show-stopping runway style like never before. As always, the brand's presence will be felt throughout the week, with an on-site activation at Lincoln Center, sponsorships of four top designer shows and a new multi-media advertising campaign visible throughout New York City. (more...)
Trina Turk Announces Activewear Collectionby BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013
Trina Turk announced the collaborative partnership with Manhattan Beachwear, Inc. to design, manufacture, market and distribute the first exclusive Trina Turk activewear collection. The collection, named Trina Turk Recreation, will debut the Resort 2014 collection at Magic. Other collections are scheduled for Spring and Summer 2014. (more...)
Photo Flash: Alan Cumming, Lady Gaga and More at 2013 Watermill Center Summer Benefitby BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013
The 20th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit took place on July 27, 2013 at the The Watermill Center in Water Mill, NY. Beginning at 6pm, the evening included cocktails provided by Bacardi USA, a silent auction, performances, art installations, dinner, dancing, and a live auction hosted by auctioneer Simon de Pury. The master of ceremonies for the evening was Alan Cumming. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)
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