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Net-A-Porter Adds Beauty to the List

When you think of fashion, you also think of beauty, they’re like two peas in a pod. After expanding into men’s wear, WWD reported that Net-A-Porter decided to bring a beauty line into their luxury site, launching on March 20. Beauty brands will include 3Lab, Aesop, Beauty Works West, Chantecaille, Ilia, James Read, Joya Ames Soeurs, Le Metier de Beaute, ... Read More »

Verotrade Acquires Lamarthe With Plans of Brand Growth

 Allan Bensoussan, the managing director of Verotrade, told WWD that acquiring Lamarthe, French leather good brand, will “bridge the gap” for consumers. Verotrade, an accessories and fashion group based in France has acquired the leather goods company and has plans to add their items into stores and also expanding the brand.  The acquisition will not get rid of the Lamarthe ... Read More »

Family Owned Lux Brand, Sonia Rykiel, Sells 80% Interest to Fung Capital

Jean-Marc Loubier to Take on Day to Day Operations Created in 1968, the bright colored rocker vibe luxury brand was created to rebel against the typical Parisian dress code by breaking boundaries and rules with extra-short skirts, provocative necklines, and deconstructed seams. Nathalie Rykiel will leave the day-to-day running of the brand to Jean-Marc Loubier, Fung Brands Chief Executive and ... Read More »

FashInvest Capital Conference 2011 Press Articles

 Wanted to share some of the Articles and Write-ups on the Conference. There are more to come which I’ll keep updating as they hit the news stands/computer screens. (NY Times) For Fashion Start-Ups, a Bridge to Investors IN a setting reminiscent of a speed-dating bar scene, but with no promise of even a first date, much less a long-term relationship, ... Read More »