Fossil Group Adds Beauty, Fashion Exec to Board of Directors

by | Dec 9, 2022

Fossil Group Inc. announced the addition of respected beauty and fashion executive Suzanne (Susie) Coulter to its board of directors, expanding the size of the board to eight members, including seven independent directors.

Richardson-based Fossil Group is a global design, marketing, distribution, and innovation company specializing in lifestyle accessories.

“Susie’s immense retail background, from corporate leadership and entrepreneurship to more specific expertise in retail strategy, operations, merchandising, and supply chain, will be invaluable to our Board of Directors,” Kosta N....

The Perfect (Out)Fit: Dallas Fashion Tech Startup Rent My Wardrobe Exits to Peer-to-Peer Rental Platform Wardrobe
by | Nov 17, 2020
New York-based Wardrobe, which has backers that include the founders of Airbnb, Coinbase, and Vine, has acquired Rent My Wardrobe, an app that allows users to wear stylish clothes from local closets. RMW will be fully merged with Wardrobe’s existing operations and Dallas Founder Rachel Sipperley will become Wardrobe's VP of Brand & Partnerships.
#IfThenSheCan: Ten Statues From All-Female Exhibit Are on Display at NorthPark Center Until Nov. 9
by | Sep 10, 2020
COVID-19 delayed the opening of a 3D-printed display from Lyda Hill Philanthropies IF/THEN Initiative of the most statues of women ever assembled. Starting Sept. 10, the exhibit is instead doing a pop-up near Macy’s Court.

Kendra Scott Partners with Dallas’ Balfour in its First-Ever Brand Collaboration

by | Aug 27, 2020
The company wants to “reinvent tradition” by teaming up with powerhouse brand Balfour, the more than 100-year-old premier class jewelry provider, while also pivoting its GEMs program.
How This Dallas-Based Female Entrepreneur Launched a Clothing Line in the Middle of a Pandemic
by | Aug 6, 2020
Jamber is a new contemporary unisex streetwear line that's "made to motivate," inspired by the entrepreneurial journey of its sports manager turned fashion founder.
Impact Ventures: Meet TopIt, a Social Platform for Communal Direct-Challenge Competitions
by | Jul 30, 2020
Dallas-based TopIt allows users to create customized challenges based on their interests and hobbies. A user can choose to post their own niche challenge from a variety of categories or join in on an active one.
RevTech’s Managing Director: ‘North Texas Will Continue to Be the Perfect Place to Test New Retail Concepts’
by | Jun 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic forced some of the biggest names in retail—three headquartered in Dallas—to file for bankruptcy. RevTech's Managing Director poses the question: “How can Dallas possibly be a viable retail tech hub?”

Dallas’ Kim O. Collabs on a New Collection With Celebrity Stylist J. Bolin

by | Feb 28, 2020
The new line, called The Debut, will take the runway for the first time tonight. A portion of proceeds will go to domestic violence victims through Kim O.'s nonprofit, Action with Compassion.
How a Dallas ‘MomPreneur’ Is Rewriting the Rules of Clothing Rental Services
by | Aug 15, 2019
The fashion magazines have declared it's the "year of the rental," and new services are starting to pop up. But Parcel22, founded by a local mom, is a subscription service that targets a different kind of audience: Gen Z.
Follow the Money: VC Backs Edgetensor, Stryve Biltong Gets $16.5M, Neiman Marcus Invests in Fashionphile
by | Apr 18, 2019
You’ll also find news about Goldcrest Capital, TPG, PetroCap Partners, Jollitot, Securadyne Systems, Active-Semi International, and Elite Electronics in this roundup of investment, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies in North Texas.

Don Morphy Becomes First Dallas Menswear Label to Win Rising Star Award

by | Jan 29, 2019
Don Morphy founder Daniel Mofor was recognized as this year's Rising Star in menswear at the 22nd Annual Fashion Group International awards. Tommy Hilfiger was among the global fashion icons at the presentation in New York City.
In The Trenches: Dallas Army Veteran Introduces Collection Through Virtual Fashion Show
by | Nov 13, 2018
Haute Société's newest collection, "In The Trenches," was introduced to the public like most womenswear labels — with a fashion show. But, this military-inspired production was conducted virtually, via a Facebook Live video.
‘So Cute, it Hurts’: Blingsting Founder Wants to Keep Women Safe With High-Fashion Pepper Spray
by | Oct 29, 2018
Dallas-based Blingsting takes aim at attackers with a line of safety products turned fashion accessories.
East Meets West: Fashion X DFW Goes Global With First South Asian-Inspired Show
by | Oct 12, 2018
Tomorrow night, top designers from their respective regions will headline the show, including Varun Bahl — known as the 'Versace of India'—who will make his American debut.