Textiles

YoPros to Lead HFPA Foundation Online Auction

YoPros to Lead HFPA Foundation Online Auction

NEW YORK—The Young Professionals of the Home Fashion Products Association (YoPros) will lead the third annual HFPA Foundation online auction with Charitybuzz.com, which provides cause-related auctions on a global basis. Members of HFPA are invited to donate internships with their companies, meet-and-greets with company designers, golf outings, behind-the-scenes entertainment experiences in films and television shows,More »

J.C. Penney Begins Liz Claiborne Rollout

J.C. Penney Begins Liz Claiborne Rollout

PLANO, Texas – The first exclusive products bearing the Liz Claiborne label – in women’s and men’s apparel – begin turning up on J.C. Penney shelves this week, part of a massive roll-out of the brand that will spread to home next January. Some 30 different product classifications are included in the program, which positionsMore »

Kardashian Home to Launch

Kardashian Home to Launch

LOS ANGELES—The Kardashian sisters, Kim, Khloe and Kourtney, are collaborating with designer Bruno Schiavi on a brand launch to include apparel, home and accessories. Items are expected to be in stores in 2011. “We are excited to work with Bruno Schiavi in developing our first brand together,” said the Kardashians in a statement. “His expertMore »

Call for New-Product Information for New York Home Fashions Market

Call for New-Product Information for New York Home Fashions Market

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its coverage of the New York Home Fashions Market in September. Vendors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight in their showrooms. Manufacturers of bedding, bath products and window treatments should submit their information to David Gill, senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. Vendors ofMore »

Next Creations, Alok Form Joint Venture

Next Creations, Alok Form Joint Venture

NEW YORK—Next Creations, parent company of Raymond Waites Design, and Alok International have formed a joint venture called Next Creations Holdings. Alok is an India-based manufacturer of finished home textiles, fabric, yarn and polyester.  Under the terms of the agreement, Michael Vidra, president and chief executive officer of Next Creations, will assume those positions withMore »

Let the Good Times Roll

Let the Good Times Roll

By David Gill A positive mood will envelope New York City from Aug. 15-19, with the advent of this month’s New York International Gift Fair and Gift & Home Textiles Market. \The two shows, which run concurrently, are taking place as the product categories they cover—home textiles, gifts, accessories and housewares among them—continue their slowMore »

Yves Delorme Collection

Yves Delorme Collection

Regence is one of the newest bed ensembles introduced by the company. Made of Egyptian cotton, it’s designed with an understated elegance that speaks to Yves Delorme’s focus on delivering an entire lifestyle embodying French “art de vivre”—which seeks to delight the consumer with their design and bring restful sleep with their softness. Even withMore »

D’Angelo Promoted to Senior V.P. of Iconix

D’Angelo Promoted to Senior V.P. of Iconix

NEW YORK–Carolyn D’Angelo, vice president of brand management for the home division of Iconix Brand Group, has been promoted to senior vice president for the home division’s brand management. D’Angelo remains responsible for building the home segment of Iconix’s branded business, duties which she assumed when she joined the company in 2007 after its acquisitionMore »