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Business Nov 21, 2013

Nike CEO Mark Parker Reveals All About HTM Collaboration

Last week we took you through a day in the life of Nike CEO Mark Parker, briefly touching on the brand’s elusive HTM collaboration line. The three-person design team was created by Parker, Tinker Hatfield – responsible for the Air … Read more
Business Nov 14, 2013

A Day in the Life of Nike CEO Mark Parker

Nike CEO Mark Parker was the recent subject of a “day in the life” editorial by The Wall Street Journal that chronicled the daily routine for the $35.2 million dollar a year head honcho. Noting that the brand is up … Read more
Business May 21, 2013

MenInvest Acquires Online Retailer oki-ni

London-based online retailer oki-ni, a Highsnobiety regular, has been acquired by French menswear-focused media and e-commerce group MenInvest for an undisclosed amount. The news was announced this morning as “…a key piece of our growth… Read more
Business Jul 22, 2012

Warriors of Radness Sold to American Apparel

Today we get both interesting, yet very unexpected news, from Warriors of Radness. Rick Klotz, the man behind WOR and Freshjive, has sold the brand to the biggest domestic clothing maker, none other than American Apparel. In an eMail… Read more
Business Jul 17, 2012

Lana Del Rey for H&M

Today Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M has announced its new partnership with singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey. She has already been very active in the fashion world, gracing a multitude of fashion magazine covers. Now she will be the… Read more
Business Jun 21, 2012

Yves Saint Laurent Becomes Saint Laurent Paris

News have surfaced today that Hedi Slimane will be changing the name for his collection from Yves Saint Laurent to Saint Laurent, the original name of the ready to wear collection by the late French fashion designer from 1966. The … Read more
Business May 31, 2012

Nike Sells Cole Haan and Umbro

Interesting and unexpected at the same time, Nike has reported today that they will be selling Cole Haan and Umbro, in order to focus on their sports brands, including Nike, Converse, Hurley and Jordan. ““We see tremendous opportunity… Read more
Business Apr 9, 2012

Raf Simons Replaces John Galliano at DIOR

Many rumors circulated about who would take over the artistic director position at DIOR, after designer John Galliano was fired last year for anti-Semitic remarks. From Marc Jacobs to Riccardo Tisci from Givenchy, many names were coming up… Read more
Business Mar 26, 2012

Is H&M Working on a High Fashion Brand?

The H&M New Business division, comprised of Weekday, Cheap Monday, Monki and COS seems to be busy these days. COS was the first in-house move by H&M into a higher fashion category and so far that has been very successful. … Read more
Business Mar 25, 2012

A.P.C. Sells Stake for Expansion

It is always interesting to get some background information on the business of brands that report about so often. Since many of them are privately held companies, such as A.P.C., news about their financials hardly ever come out. Today we… Read more
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