In this June 24, 2014 photo, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbook looks through clothes at Barneys New York in New York. Westbrook has partnered with Barneys New York to create an exclusive collection of menswear called  Westbrook–XO-Barneys New York, available on Thursday, July 17. (Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP)

Westbrook: Basketballs and baskets of clothes

NEW YORK (AP) — Go shopping with powerhouse basketball player Russell Westbrook — whose colorful style has made headlines outside of sports — and you’ll probably be surprised by his favorite section: the sale rack. […]


An H&M store is shown in New York, Friday, May 31, 2013. H&M, Hennes & Mauritz AB, is a multinational retailer based in Stockholm. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

H&M withdraws vest over anti-Semitism controversy

PARIS (AP) — Fashion retailer H&M has pulled a vest from its shelves worldwide after accusations its design, which featured a menacing skull in the center of a Star of David, was anti-Semitic. The menswear […]


Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

What they wore at the Oscars

Academy Award winners create buzz. Then there’s the buzz generated by what the winners (and others) wore. Lupita Nyong’o took home the Best Supporting Actress Oscar on Sunday — and looked very much the part […]


In this Dec. 17, 2013 photo, David's Bridal  dressmaker Noel Belancourt, wheels a plus-size mannequin to his workstation in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Mannequins get a makeover to look more real

NEW YORK (AP) — The one-size-fits-all mannequin is getting a much-needed makeover. Wings Beachwear’s mannequins in Miami sport flower tattoos like some of the women who shop there. The mannequins at American Apparel’s downtown New […]


Talia Hancock

Talia Hancock on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Talia Hancock, a teen model turned fashion entrepreneur. After graduating from business school, she started, Talia Hancock, a cross-cultural fashion company that blends Peruvian luxury with Southern California comfort.


Dov Charney

Dov Charney on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with founder and CEO of American Apparel, Dov Charney. A college dropout, he borrowed $10,000 from his father and used it to start his own clothing company. American Apparel now has 273 store locations, over 11,000 employees, and has revenues of over $540 million.


Greg Ramfos' ROXO Bracelets

Greg Ramfos on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with an auto parts “nuts and bolts guy,” Greg Ramfos, who has become the kingpin of the new hot wristband that every kid wants.


Cheryl Tiegs

Cheryl Tiegs on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with supermodel and businesswoman, Cheryl Tiegs. With her signature line of clothing and accessories for Sears, Cheryl Tiegs has sold nearly a billion dollars of merchandise.


Josh Gustin and Stephen Powell

Josh Gustin and Stephen Powell on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski interviews Josh Gustin and Stephen Powell, the founders of GUSTIN, a blue jeans company that has set the record for the biggest first day for a fashion project on the crowdfunding website, Kickstarter.


Models walk runway

Does 2013’s style trend spell end of trendy?

NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest trend in fashion for the new year might just be that there isn’t anything especially trendy. “The problem with trends is that we are trended out,” says trend analyst Marian Salzman CEO of ad agency Havas PR North America.




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