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Retail Roundup: Jessica Simpson Enters the Diamond Biz

By Dominique Streeter on
(Bauer Griffin)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: This October, Jessica Simpson will expand her billion dollar retail empire to include a line of fine diamond jewelry at Zales. Priced between $79 and $999, the Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend collection will include rings, earrings, pendants and bracelets. Think lots of silver crosses, butterfly pendants and jewelry inspired by Jessica's handwriting. Earlier this month, Zales shared it would...Read Full Story

Retail Roundup: Gisele Bundchen Brings Her Star Power to Esprit

By Dominique Streeter on
(Getty)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: Currently in the midst of a brand makeover, Esprit has selected supermodel Gisele Bundchen as the face of its Fall 2011 campaign. To target what the president of Esprit North America refers to as the "forever 30" customer, Gisele models three coats from the collection in variety of different ways, showcasing the versatility of the new line. Check out FabSugar for images from the new campaign. Much...Read Full Story

Retail Roundup: Reese Witherspoon Gets Her Denim On

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(Getty)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: Reese Witherspoon is the new face of Swedish retailer Lindex. America's sweetheart posed for the company's new fall 2011 California Denim line. Says Reese of the '70s-influenced line, "I have always loved denim and knitted garments that can be mixed and matched. Lindex’ fashion suits my style perfectly and I am very pleased to be a model for the new collection." Unfortunately for U.S. residents, the...Read Full Story

Retail Roundup: Lady Gaga and Little Sis to Launch Clothing Line

By Dominique Streeter on
(Getty)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: The buzz flying around the web today suggests Lady Gaga will co-launch a line with her fashion designer sister, Natali Germanotta. Grazia confirms the new line, but dismisses the possibility of meat dresses for the masses, saying the "wearable" line will more likely "remodel the styles of classic icons from the past, for example, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, and Katherine Hepburn." Puzzled? So are we...Read Full Story

Retail Roundup: Shop Selena Gomez's Fall Line at Kmart

By Dominique Streeter on
(Bauer Griffin)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: Selena Gomez has released her fall 2011 line at Kmart just in time for the back-to-school rush. The Dream Out Loud collection reflects Selena's signature girly aesthetic at a far more affordable price point than her usual designer duds. Snag Selena's feminine separates, bags, shoes and accessories in Kmart stores or online. In a collaboration sure to excite both fashion and beauty lovers...Read Full Story

Retail Roundup: Alexa Chung for Madewell Returns

By Dominique Streeter on
(Getty)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: Ads for the second Alexa Chung for Madewell collabration were just released. Shot around Austin, Texas, the new Fall 2011 ads capture the feel of a roadtrip, reflecting the heavy-influence girls in bands had on the new line. A peek at the ads reveal vintage-y prints, soft knits, peter pan collars and relaxed silhouettes. If the new collection is anywhere near as popular as the last, you'll want to move...Read Full Story

Retail Roundup: Kate Bosworth Screams for Vanessa Bruno

By Dominique Streeter on
(Getty)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: Kate Bosworth's new ad campaigns for Vanessa Bruno's Fall 2011 are causing a bit of a stir in the blogosphere. Clad in furry, Nordic-inspired threads, an ethereal Kate gallops about with white horses, screams silently at the camera and makes a variety of semi-spooky facial expressions. Visit The Cut to see the ad for yourself. As Burberry prepares to release its new 'iconic scent' next month, ads...Read Full Story

Retail Roundup: Beyonce Models for House of Deréon

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(Getty)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: Beyonce rocks a pair of satin hot pants and sheer thigh highs in the just-released ads for House of Deréon for Selfridges department store. The new UK extension of her line will be launched in September. According to The Telegraph, Tina Knowles says, "Beyoncé and I are so proud of the line-up and we can't wait to see the consumer's response and how she makes it her own." Good news fashion lovers...Read Full Story

Retail Roundup: Snooki Previews Sunglasses Line on Twitter

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(Getty)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: Are you ready Poof Nation? The Jersey Shore's Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi has added a new line of sunglasses to her long list of products, which already includes jewelry, slippers and a book. The pint-sized reality star took to her Twitter to show off a pair of playful hot pink animal print frames saying, "My sunglass line coming out in the fall! Black frame pink writing says POOF NATION." Kohl's...Read Full Story

Barneys to Celebrate Holidays With Gaga's Workshop

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(Pacific Coast News)Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news: What do you get when you mix Santa's Workshop and Lady Gaga? Gaga's Workshop, of course. Starting in November, visitors to the 5th floor of Barneys on Madison Avenue will experience Gaga's Workshop pop-up shop, along with an array of limited-edition Gaga-inspired gifts. Better yet, 25 percent of proceeds will go to charity. Better start saving, little monsters! If the new Kardashian...Read Full Story