June 4, 2021

Designer Brand

This designer helps businesses develop end-of-life experiences

In the context of product life cycles and the circular economy, the phrase “end of life” typically refers to the point at which a product or service has reached the conclusion of its use by a consumer. Joe Macleod took this phrase quite literally. 

A designer by trade, Macleod wrote his first book, “Ends,” about the history of consumerism — through the lens of death. From the Black Plague to the Industrial Revolution in Northern Europe and its resulting acceleration of consumerism, society’s changing relationship with death has created a cultural disconnection from endings. Macleod now calls himself

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DESIGNER BRANDS INC (DBI) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

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Q1 2021 Earnings Call
May 26, 2021, 4:30 p.m. ET


  • Prepared Remarks
  • Questions and Answers
  • Call Participants

Prepared Remarks:


Good day and welcome to the Designer Brands Inc. 1Q 2021 Earnings Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] After today’s presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. [Operator Instructions] Please note, this event is being recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Stacy Turnof. Please go ahead.

Stacy TurnofSenior Vice President

Good morning. Earlier today, the company

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Danielle Frankel Is The Bridal Line Giving Every Woman The Moment She Deserves

Edgy, elegant, and irreverent are a few words to describe Danielle Frankel’s modern bridal collection. Behind the label is founder Danielle Hirsch, whose distinct vision and artistry are evident at a mere glance. Her unmistakable aesthetic stems from her experience at Vera Wang and Marchesa before launching her brand in 2017. But the New York-based designer is guided by more than raw talent and an innate sense for the contemporary. Achievements like being the first-ever bridal designer to be nominated (and winning the runner-up prize) for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund and having Zoë Kravitz in one of her designs

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Do Traders Think Designer Brands Inc (DBI) Can Keep Climbing Wednesday?

Overall market sentiment has been down on Designer Brands Inc (DBI) stock lately. DBI receives a Bearish rating from InvestorsObserver’s Stock Sentiment Indicator.

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Designer Brands Inc has a Bearish sentiment reading. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the rankings on DBI!

What is Stock Sentiment?

Sentiment uses short term technical analysis to gauge whether a stock is desired by investors. As a technical indicator, it focuses on recent trends as opposed to the long term health of the underlying company. Updates for the company such as a earnings release can move the stock away

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20 African Fashion Brands You Should Know About

As editorial assistants for The Folklore, we have come to learn that African fashion is just as diverse as the continent itself. The Folklore, an online concept store founded by Amira Rasool in 2018, has become a hub for discerning shoppers looking for high-end and emerging African fashion and design brands. Created with the aim of reflecting the diversity of Africa’s contemporary urban landscapes and unique design aesthetic, The Folklore enhances the visibility of the continent’s thriving fashion industry, and we couldn’t be more elated to be a part of all the action.

Over the past few months, we have

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70+ AAPI-Owned Fashion and Beauty Brands to Support and Shop Now

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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and as such, it is an especially important opportunity to support brands that are crafted, designed, and founded by people of AAPI descent. Here we’ve rounded up of some of the most stylish and fabulous AAPI beauty, fashion, jewelry, and accessory brands to shop and support now and forever.

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Sandy Liang

A native of Bayside, Queens, Sandy Liang’s collections touch on her Chinese heritage while also fusing playful tomboyish separates.


Prabal Gurung

Beloved by the red carpet set, this Nepalese fashion designer is known

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Pierre Yovanovitch Launches a Furniture Brand

“After years of creating custom pieces for my interiors projects,” AD100 designer Pierre Yovanovitch explains to AD PRO, “I felt like the facet of my design work was ripe for fruition, so to speak.” This week, the acclaimed decorator and interior architect is debuting 45 new furniture and lighting pieces with a special installation at the Académie d’Architecture at Place des Vosges in Paris. And as luck would have it, the launch happens to coincide with his firm’s 20th anniversary. 

For fans of Yovanovitch’s work, the news will likely bring to mind his past experiments in furniture design. (Two small

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Why Everyone’s Launching Designer Kidswear | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Designer fashion brands have always catered to the cool kids, but that audience is getting younger and younger.

In the last month, Rejina Pyo and Fear of God both launched childrenswear. Self-Portrait, known for its lace party dresses, dropped its first kids collection Wednesday, and London-based luxury e-tailer Browns will launch an assortment of children’s clothes featuring more than 35 brands in July.

E-commerce platform SSENSE has dropped two exclusive sets of kids capsule collections since the beginning of May and has plans to roll out kidswear from 80 brands over the coming year. Mini-me pieces are already available from

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Chinese designers to watch: The next megabrands?

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It’s a big deal when the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers announces a Chinese designer — Rui Zhou — as one of its nine finalists for the very first time (the winner is announced in September).

Other awards, such as China’s Yu Prize and Hu Fashion Forward Prize, have also fuelled the buzz surrounding Chinese designers.

But a sense of perspective is necessary — there is a long road to travel before a Chinese designer achieves megabrand status. For the Chinese, the direction of travel is certainly all

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