So to learn from my pals at The Optician that Arad is not only releasing a range of glasses next week, but that they will go under the brilliant name PQ Eyewear (follow link, take a look at the logo and then say it to yourself ), has made my day. "When we embarked on designing PQ Eyewear,...

It has also struck a deal with iconic department store Coin to expand across the country, with its first retail corner in the Coin store on Vía Cola di Rienzo, in Rome. After just 10 years, Neck & Neck has an impressive sales network of exclusive standalones and shops run under franchise....

Well, now Calvin Klein are expanding on the success of the famous ck one fragrance into jeans, underwear and swimwear for men and women. This new clothing line has taken inspiration from the famously recognised ck one fragrance brand as well hoping to attract, engage and cultivate a...

US clothing company Forever 21 is working on a large expansion plan into Europe. Last year, the business opened stores in Birmingham and Dublin. The third shop will open in Vienna this May, and Brussels and Barcelona will follow a month later. In the coming months, Belgium will see the launch...

Since the brand's inception in 2004, the brand has evolved into having a sophisticated and clean aesthetic creating pieces that are on trend without being a slave to them. For Holiday 2010, Cavi has explored the realm of women's clothing launching a small yet beautiful collection including...

And now, the TOMS One-for-One scheme is expanding to high-end sunglasses to fund sight-saving medical treatment, prescription glasses or surgery to those in developing countries. The sunglasses will cost between $135 and $145 (around £82 to £90) and will come in three designs – the 101s,...

Brian Atwood, one of my favourite footwear designers of late, is expanding into handbags, reports WWD. For Spring 2012, Atwood has produced a limited collection of 4 clutch styles, priced $1,050 to $1,850, that will be sold exclusively on Gilt.com. For those of us who don't live a clutch life,...

Architect and designer Ron Arad has unveiled 'Curtain Call', an installation for Roundhouse, an arts venue in London. Arad has responded to the Roundhouse's main space by creating a curtain made of 5,600 silicon rods, suspended from an 18-metre diameter ring. This curtain functions as a...

It warms the cockles of my cold little blogger heart to see contemporary brands expanding into luggage in creative ways. First came the Lulu Guinness suitcases covered with her signature molded lips, and now we have the Rebecca Minkoff Skull Suitcase. I'd like one of each, please. I'm not...

uk is looking to expand into the new retail markets within continental Europe. BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, August 20, 2011 /Apparel – Textile PR News/ — Cloggs.co.uk, the online footwear retailer provides customers within the UK with a selection of fashion footwear from brands such as Converse, Dr...

 

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