All posts by Up Close With Sam

Artist-Run Curatorial Platform AGUAS Will Be Guest Curator of Seventh Edition of Untitled, Miami Beach in 2018

  UNTITLED, Art is pleased to announce AGUAS, the artist-run curatorial platform founded by artist Rodrigue Mouchez, will be guest curator of the seventh edition of Untitled, Miami Beach. AGUAS’ artist-focused curatorial approach and distinct […]

Laurie Van Brunt Appointed As Rue21 President and CEO

  r21 Holdings, Inc. (“rue21”) has appointed Laurie Van Brunt Presidentand Chief Executive Officer, effective June 25, 2018. Also announced today Michele Pascoe has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Stephen […]

Guess Executive Paul Marciano Resigns After Investigation

  Guess co-founder Paul Marciano has resigned as executive chairman of the company’s board, following an investigation into multiple accusations of inappropriate behavior against him. The company said in an SEC report filed Tuesday that […]

Authentic Brands Group Wins Bid of Nine West Assets

      Nine West Holdings, Inc. (“the Company”), a leading jeanswear, women’s apparel, fashion jewelry and footwear company with a portfolio of brands that includes Nine West, Anne Klein, and Gloria Vanderbilt, today announced […]

Global Citizen And Enso Rings Come Together To To Raise Awareness On Poverty

  On Friday, Enso Rings, a leading global fashion accessory brand, announced a partnership with international advocacy organization, Global Citizen, to further their work to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Through Enso’s “Rings For A […]

CFDA 2018 Fashion Awards Winners

    Raf Simons Named Womenswear Designer of the Year for Calvin Klein Kim Kardashian West Receives Influencer Award Naomi Campbell Named Fashion Icon Oprah Winfrey Presents Edward Enninful with Media Award CFDA Members Salute […]

Rue La La Planning To Acquire Gilt

  Rue La La, an innovative e-commerce destination known for connecting world-class brands with next-generation shoppers, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gilt, a leading member-based digital shopping business, from Hudson’s […]

Colombia honored at Miami Fashion Week 2018

  Colombia is positioned as a designer factory in Latin America. Is a country where the sophistication and luxury are shown through the innovation of its fashion companies. With ideas inspired in the tropic, targeted […]

Miami Fashion Week Is Finally Here

  Miami Fashion Week is finally here. Kicking off on Wednesday, Miami locals will get a taste of New York, London and Milan with fresh programming, exclusive designer collections and first-time CFDA recognition. Revealing an evolved program […]

POPSUGAR adds Lisa Gersh as New Board of Directors

  POPSUGAR, the leading digital lifestyle brand for young women, announced today that it has elected Lisa Gersh to its Board of Directors. A skilled executive with deep leadership experience in fashion, media, and brand-building, […]