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With its bright colors and prints, Milly by Michelle Smith has become synonymous with Palm Beach prep -- an aesthetic that made the collection a natural fit for swimwear.
Havaianas is ushering in summer with two new pop-up shops in Los Angeles and Chicago, opening Thursday.
Always on the forefront of trends -- both sartorial and digital -- Intermix announced the launch of its new blog, "Beyond Best Dressed," today. The chain of boutiques, who can always be counted on to carry the most up to date trends and coolest new collections in its impecably curated spaces, is counting on the editorial space to allow its customers to connect with the world of Intermix.
Anna Sheffield, the New York-based designer of Bing Bang jewelry, and global streetwear brand WeSC have collaborated on a line of accessories to launch for fall.
It's the day that fashion social media addicts have been waiting for: DKNY's Twitter personality announced that she's headed to Tumblr. With a tag line "When 140 Characters Isn't Enough," fans can expect double the social media updates from DKNYPRGIRL, who promises her 346, 495 followers that she'll remain as active on Twitter as ever (even with all those new Tumblr responsibilities). WWDBlog caught up with DKNY PR GIRL to talk about the new project.
Designer Mara Hoffman might be best known for her namesake line of vibrant, flirty ready-to-wear -- often spotted on the likes of Drew Barrymore, Halle Berry, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Nicky Hilton and many more -- but her swimwear collection is quickly following suit.
Solstice Sunglass Boutique and LIM College announced the winner and runner-ups of the first Summer Solstice Visual Merchandising Competition, a design contest to create a seasonal campaign concept for the retail chain's annual "Summer Solstice" sales promotion.
Calling all lovers: the lingerie and lifestyle brand Kiki de Montparnasse is hosting a luxurious social media giveaway.
She's tall, blonde, statuesque and Hawaiian -- so it's only natural that model-turned-designer Tori Praver's world would revolve around bathing suits.
Anthropologie has launched the third season of the Anthropologist, an online space that supports the work of inspiring individuals, with a special installation by Scottish photographer David Eustace titled "Highland Heart."
Blake Lively and Brooklyn Decker both stepped out in Tibi today - and unluckily for them (and perhaps their stylists) in the same design. Decker, the Sports Illustrated model-turned-actress, appeared in the brand on "Good Morning America" while only a few blocks away Lively was wearing the same cap-sleeved full skirted floral-embroidered Tibi dress at the "Today Show."
Shop It To Me, the personalized online sale search engine, is adding some fashion credibility to its roster. Celebrity stylist and fashion editor Annie Ladino joins Shop It To Me today as the site's Chief Stylist.
Like most Brazilian women, designer Amalia Spinardi is a self-proclaimed bikini addict. A former fashion editor, Spinardi started her beachwear line Jo de Mer to create swim pieces for those who want to look good at the beach and still be comfortable. The collection is inspired by the "savoire vivre" of chic women who, like her, love ocean life.
Fashism is giving its users the chance to get fashion advice from the experts with its latest endeavor, "Summer Fridays Fashism."
Joie's joining the blogger party. The brand welcomed fashion bloggers and street style photographer Mr. Newton to its Madison Avenue flagship Tuesday night for a dress-up cocktail party.
The latest addition to the flash sale site realm promises to live a green lifestyle. LovingEco, the flash sale site that launched Monday, gives members the opportunity to shop eco-friendly, Fair Trade and natural products at a discount of up to 70 percent off retail prices.
June 7, 2011 12:01 AM


Kaboodle Turns Five is celebrating its five-year anniversary, and in honor of the occasion, the social shopping web site will unveil a new look and a slew of new features.
The first week of June means the first eagerly anticipated glimpses of 80 degree weather, which also ushers in endless amounts of sun damage. Enter Sunday Riley, who's popular Cashmere SPF has just been given a new rating of SPF 30+.
Shoshanna Gruss's bikinis have become synonymous with figure flattery. Since launching her eponymous swim collection in 2001, Gruss's suits are sought after season after season because she's one of the few designers to offer mix-and-match styles.
Online shopping search engine ShopStyle launched ShopBridal last week, a new endeavor that focuses solely on the bridal market.
The New York-based designer whose line of intricate body jewelry has adorned the likes of Mila Kunis, Beyonce, Blake Lively and more since 2007, has collaborated on an exclusive collection for trendy Parisian boutique chain The Kooples, to launch today.
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