Hudson’s Bay to Open Stores in Holland

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay has confirmed that it has acquired the leases for 20 "prime" V&D department store locations in Holland and will start opening stores by mid-2017, approximately a year from now. Vroom & Dreesmann was the last remaining moderately-priced Dutch department store chain before it went out of … Continue reading

Department Stores Expand Outlet Divisions

Department stores are deciding more and more frequently to invest in their own off-price outlet stores in order to retain those customers who flock to retailers such as Marshall's, Ross Dress For Less and Burlington when they are looking for discounted designer brands. While some department store chains such as … Continue reading

Gift Idea 11: Collectible Holiday Bears

No matter what age you are, a stuffed teddy bear always takes you back to when you were a child and the fond memories you have of the holidays. For this reason, our Christmas gift idea #11 is collectible holiday bears. Most of these bears are embroidered with the year, … Continue reading

Gift Idea 9: Keyrings

In need of Christmas gift suggestions for that hard-to-buy-for person on your list? H2H gift idea #9 is keyring (or keychain or fob, depending on how you refer to this item). We love them as a Christmas gift (or anytime of the year for that matter) because they are easy to transport, are a great … Continue reading

Gift Idea 2: Personalized Gifts

Nothing quite conveys that time and forethought went into selecting a gift for someone than a personalized gift. This can either be in the form of a present which is actually custom embroidered or embossed or a stock item which simply has the recipient's first or last initial.  You'll be … Continue reading

Chic & Affordable: Designer Keychains

One product we never get tired of talking about is the chic yet affordable designer keyring. Not only is it one of the most used accessories a person owns (pretty much every day), but it also conveys a lot about a person's style and sophistication. What is also great is … Continue reading

Ten Statement Coats for Fall

During the Fall/Winter season, when walking on the street or making an entrance, no article of clothing has quite the same fashion impact as one's outerwear. It attracts far more attention than say clothing, jewelry and accessories which tend to be hidden below it during these colder months of the … Continue reading

Ten Fabulous Capes for Autumn

The cape has become a niche fashion outerwear item over the years, no longer the essential piece of wardrobe it once was. It harkens back to the more classic times of yester year…in general, that is. Many designers still love its traditional aesthetic, layering it into Fall collections while others appreciate its … Continue reading

Womens Shoes: On the Fringe

A strong fashion trend in womens shoes for this spring – summer season is fringe. Whether its on a high or low silhoette, closed or strappy, fringe and tassels are everywhere, from designer down to opening price. Chloe, Valentino, Stuart Weitzman, Prada and YSL are just a few of shoe/sandal collections … Continue reading

Precious Metals: Mens Metallic Sport Shoe Trend

Mens footwear designers have stepped up the fashion quotient for spring 2015 offering an array of gold, silver and other metallic-colored sport shoes in both high top and low top styles. But don't expect to see any of these out on the basketball court, these are purely for street and club … Continue reading