David Bromstad, Kipling Team up for Luggage Project
HGTV interior designer, David Bromstad, is teaming up with accessories brand, Kipling, to create a vintage inspired luggage line with what looks to be a modern twist. The collection includes ten designs all fabricated with three different hand drawn prints and distressed leather embellishments. Travelers now have something to look forward to when it comes to travel gear from bright prints, to intricate designs. The collection can be found at Macy’s, Kipling stores, and other assorted specialty stores ranging in price from $69 to $549.
Gwen Stefani and Urban Decay Team up for Color Collection
Urban Decay’s creator, Wendi Zomnir, is collaborating with the brand’s first ever celebrity designer, Gwen Stefani, to create a color line called UD/Gwen Stefani. The duo spent hours discussing colors and pallets to form the perfect shades, formulations, and even packaging that really resonates with both the designer and the brand. Stefani isn’t new to having her hand in the makeup industry being she was formally known as the spokeswoman for L’Oréal, and has always been a fan of the Urban Decay makeup and skincare line. The UD/Gwen Stefani line is set to make its debut November 22nd on urbandecay.com and in your local Ulta, Urban Decay, and Macy’s retail stores.
Nordstrom Expands its Give-Back Brand
Nordstrom’s give-back brand, Treasure & Bond, is expanding their line from women’s apparel to women’s footwear, handbags, and menswear. They also plan to add a line for kids next February. 2.5 percent of its net sales which represents 5 percent of net profits is already donated to youth empowerment and just recently, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The brand also donates to charities in Canada as they operate three Nordstrom stores there. “It’s been so rewarding for us to see Treasure & Bond evolve,” says Mark Tritton, president of Nordstrom Product Group. To make a purchase, Treasure & Bond products may be purchased online at nordstrom.com and in all Nordstrom stores.
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