May 13, 2021


Designer Brands Inc. Announces First Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Date


3 Stocks Trading at Rock-Bottom Prices; Analysts Say ‘Buy’

Investing is all about profits, and part of generating profits is knowing when to start the game. The old adage says to buy low and sell high, and while it’s tempting just to discount cliches like that, they’ve passed into common currency because they embody a fundamental truth. Buying low is always a good start in building a portfolio. The trick, however, is recognizing the right stocks to buy low. Prices fall for a reason, and sometimes that reason is fundamental unsoundness. Fortunately, Wall Streets analysts are busy separating the

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How Designer Thakoon Panichgul Reinvented His Fashion Brand For A New Era

As far as fashion curveballs go, an entire year of living in sweats is one that no one could have predicted. And yet, five months before the pandemic threw us into a state of turmoil — a catalyst for a complete and total disruption to our sartorial status quo — Thakoon Panichgul quietly relaunched his namesake label from a luxury ready-to-wear collection to a direct-to-consumer model that was rooted in one brand-defining ethos: comfort clothing.

As far as predictions go in terms of how we would dress — and will likely continue to dress in some form or another —

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The Mother-Daughter Designer Duo Behind Colombian Luxury Label Silvia Tcherassi

It’s no surprise that mother-daughter relationships have their many challenges. After all, it’s the person you live, travel, talk and eat with and, quite honestly, know you better than anyone else, which we all know has its ups and downs. Now add running a fashion business together to that list! This mother-daughter designer duo gives us the inside scoop on how they manage to do just that. 

Trailblazer, designer and trendsetter, Silvia Tcherassi is one of the leading figures in fashion. Born in Colombia, Silvia begun her career as

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Head of State Designer Taofeek Abijako Reflects on His Obsession With Books

Sustainability is another big aspect of the brand. “I grew up on the mainland in Lagos, and there was a lot of flooding and ocean waste coming in,” Abijako says. “I thought, whatever I want to do with my brand, I have to be intentional with it, and to not contribute to this.” Right now, his line is about 70 percent made with sustainable fabrics. Building collections around whatever fabric he stumbles upon is enjoyable, rather than a hurdle. “It challenges me as a designer to think outside of the box,” he says. 

Abijako’s latest collection, titled “Johnny Just Come,”

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Copenhagen designer infuses men’s jewellery with Scandi cool

Copenhagen designer infuses men’s jewellery with Scandi cool

Copenhagen-based brand Elhanati unveils new men’s jewellery collection, X, where masculine and feminine intertwine

‘We see men that want men’s jewellery, and also men that appreciate and want the cleaner, softer pieces,’ says jeweller and Elhanati founder and creative director Orit Elhanati. ‘I steal my husband’s shirts and jackets from his closet, and he steals my jewellery. This kind of pushed me towards creating something that is made just for him. My world is really a mix where the masculine and feminine are constantly playing with each other; they are intertwined, but

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Fashion designer Alber Elbaz dies from Covid-19 at 59

PARIS/ZURICH – Designer Alber Elbaz, the former creative director at French fashion house Lanvin, has died from Covid-19, luxury fashion company Richemont confirmed on Sunday. He was 59.

Among Elbaz’s creations were the dress worn by Meryl Streep when she accepted her Oscar for Best Actress in 2012 for “The Iron Lady,” while other celebrity fans included Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore and Kate Moss, according to Women’s Wear Daily.

“It was with shock and enormous sadness that I heard of Alber’s sudden passing,” said Richemont chairman Johann Rupert, who described Elbaz as a beloved friend.

“Alber had a richly

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Fashion designer Alber Elbaz, known for his work at Lanvin, has died at 59

Legendary fashion designer Alber Elbaz has died aged 59 following a battle with Covid-19.

Elbaz was best known for his revival of Lanvin while serving as creative director of the French fashion house from 2001 until 2015. He also served stints at other fashion houses including Guy Laroche and Yves Saint Laurent.

In 2019, Elbaz announced that he was launching his own label, AZ Factory, a partnership with luxury conglomerate Richemont, which also owns brands such as Azzedine Alaïa, Cartier and Chloé. Richemont founder and chairman Johann Rupert confirmed the news of Elbaz’s death, and paid tribute to the talented

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St. Louis designer creates sustainable clothing brand

ST. LOUIS — This week we observed the 51st anniversary of Earth Day – a day set aside to show support for environmental protection.

In St. Louis, there is a young clothing designer on a mission to help take care of the world under our feet. He is using his spare time to build a brand that is minimal and sustainable.

“Need for a creative outlet in my life,” said Anthony White.

But instead of picking a hobby to occupy his days, he decided to do something bigger. He launched the Jon Blanco clothing line.

“The ultimate goal is to

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The Most Overrated Designer Brand, According To 33% Of People

Next up was Dolce & Gabbana, which got just over 13% of the vote, and Birkin, which 14% of readers voted as the most overrated designer brand.

We’d say that overall Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana, and Birkin fared pretty well in this survey because there was a significant jump in numbers after Birkin. Twenty-eight percent of respondents named Louis Vuitton as the most overrated designer brand, which is double the number of people who chose Birkin. It looks like those monogrammed Neverfull Totes may not be as desirable as many of us thought.

But despite Louis Vuitton’s less-than-stellar showing in

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