Today's Fashion Headlines: Aaron Levine Joins Abercrombie & Fitch, Gap Plans for Turnaround, Yuni Brand Connects Beauty and Yoga

Aaron Levine Joins Abercrombie & Fitch In the midst of rebranding, Abercrombie & Fitch will be taking on Aaron Levine as the head of men’s design at the namesake division. Since June 2011, he was the vice president of menswear design at Club Monaco, where he contributed to significantly raising the profile of the menswear …

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New York Events. Club Monaco Re-Opens Westchester Boutique and You're Invited!


Hey New York, good news! Club Monaco is re-opening their store in Westchester with a completely revamped look. The revamped store is slated to carry only women's wear, have a more boutique-y feel and even incorporate some artful vibes with curated collections of vintage accessories.

And what's a made over store without a party to celebrate? Club Monaco will be hosting a consumer event this Saturday, September 25th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special guest Kelly of will be on hand to style guests and will be taking photos for a special Beautifulstranger gallery on their site.


Views of newly revamped Club Monaco store in Westchester

In addition to yummy treats and fabulous styling, the best part of the event is that 10% of all proceeds of the day will benefit Go Pink, an amazing new breast cancer charity founded by high school students in Westchester after a few of their mothers were diagnosed with the disease.

So suit up and head out to the Westchester Mall on Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for this grand re opening of a sleeker, chicer Club Monaco! 

-Alia Rajput

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Ann Taylor, J.C. Penney Get Style Makeovers for Fall

Looks from Charlote Ronson's 'I Heart Ronson' line for J.C. Penney Retail chain J.C. Penney is determined to revamp their image away from the matronly, strip mall aesthetic into a cooler, more modern realm. First they announced their plans to open up a Manhattan flagship in Herald Square, home to the sprawling locations of affordable, …

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Retail Detail. Club Monaco Succeeds in Chicago.

All the gray sorta reminds you of Chicago, no? According to WWD, Club Monaco is weathering the recession storm in Chicago: "After renovating its Michigan Avenue store and launching a 3,000-square-foot-plus location in the Bucktown section last month, the contemporary brand plans to open another space, with more units possible in the region." Club Monaco’s …

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