Tommy Hilfiger Opening Second Parisian Store
Tommy Hilfiger is planning his second boutique in the city of light. The new 7,800-square-foot store is set to open in February at 43 Boulevard des Capucines. The American brand is looking to continue its growth in the Europe, particularly in Paris. “Tourists account for almost 60 percent of sales in our current retail store in Paris,” noted Daniel Grieder, Hilfiger’s global CEO. The space will introduce a new in-store concept for women’s collections, and will carry menswear and accessories as well. Tommy Hilfiger also has a flagship on the Champs-Élysées, which opened in 2010.
Adidas and Pharrell’s New Campaign
Pharrell Williams and Adidas are promoting gender and racial equality. The latest campaign for the musician’s ongoing collaboration with Adidas Originals goes live today on social media and in stores. Shot by photographer Ryan McGinley, the ad features a new track jacket and updated Stan Smith sneaker, both available Friday online and in stores.
André Leon Talley is Leaving Zappos
André Leon Talley is leaving Zappos after his one-year contract expires. He is currently working as artistic director and overseeing online content, including fashion shoots, videos and top trends. The fashion icon and former Vogue editor hinted he is moving onto different projects. “I needed this much-valued freedom to explore new and exciting opportunities, and I am glad to be in talks with an exciting new venture, for my life, which I hope to be able to expand upon very soon,” Leon Talley said in a statement.
– Claire Mykrantz
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