ColourPop’s Disney Designer Collection Is Back With All New Princesses

October 12, 2019

If you’re unable to resist anything Disney, go ahead and get your wallet out now. There’s more Disney-themed beauty coming at you. ColourPop’s Disney Designer Collection is back with all new princesses, and it’s as nostalgia-inducing as ever. On Oct. 5, ColourPop Cosmetics announced a new collaboration with Disney’s Designer collection of princess-inspired dolls. The team-up marks the […]

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The Chinese manufacturers behind U.S. shoe brands

October 4, 2019

Communist China had a lot to celebrate on Oct. 1, its 70th birthday. The country has gone from one of the poorest in the world to having the second-largest economy. President Donald Trump has suggested that China achieved this by engaging in unfair trade practices and vowed last year that he would not allow America to […]

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Mercedes Offers Usual Accessories For New EQC, Its First EV

October 1, 2019

Mercedes-Benz presents original-parts for the EQC. DAIMLER AG It’s not a Mercedes until it has some expensive branded doo-dad to go along with it. And that means the new Mercedes-Benz EQC, the first all-electric vehicle from the three-pointed star company, is without a doubt a real Mercedes. Today, the company announced that it would be offering “a […]

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Sport Leisure Shoes Expected to Drive Footwear Sales Growth, According to NPD Group

September 27, 2019

Sport leisure footwear is having more than a moment. According to The Future of Footwear, a new report from The NPD Group that forecasts growth and declines across key categories, footwear sales in the U.S. are forecasted to increase through 2021 due to strong growth of sport leisure looks. The category, dominated by athletic-inspired casual […]

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Women’s shoe company Ziera Retail placed in administration

September 24, 2019

Women’s footwear business Ziera Retail, which has 140 staff in this country, has been placed into voluntary administration. Ziera was formerly known as Kumfs and has 22 stores in New Zealand and 23 stores in Australia where it employs 110 staff. Conor McElhinney and Andrew Grenfell, partners of McGrathNicol, have been appointed administrators of Ziera’s […]

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A new bible for lovers of perfume

September 23, 2019

For his 1996 book Perfume Legends, Michael Edwards interviewed 160 perfumers, bottle designers, couturiers and executives. That book has become a collectors’ item. Now Edwards has released Perfume Legends II, which tells the stories of 52 fragrances. There is Coco Chanel in 1921, making the propitious choice of the fifth fragrance shown to her by Russian-born perfumer Ernest Beaux (it […]

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Amazon Is Raising Eyebrows Again, Selling a $35 Shoe That’s Nearly Identical to $95 Allbirds

September 21, 2019

By now, it’s a common story: A trendy product from a hot startup starts to break into mainstream popularity, and suddenly Amazon has a copycat version. The e-commerce giant’s latest target is Allbirds, the 3-year-old maker of “the world’s most comfortable shoe,” with a burgeoning reputation for quality and commitment to environmental sustainability. The Amazon-branded 206 Collective Men’s Galen Wool Blend […]

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