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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 8hRosemary Feitelberg


Kering Luxury Sales Jump 11.3% in Q3

The market-beating performance helped propel Kering’s revenues up 10 percent in the third quarter to 3.18 billion euros, or $3.54 billion.

clock 13hJoelle Diderich


Gigi Hadid Sticks With Hilfiger for Spring

They are inviting consumers to vote for their favorite designs, which will be included in the collection.

clock 6hLisa Lockwood

Red Hot & Blue

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A punch of color brightens up spring.

From This Issue

The MAGIC Marketplace is a must-attend show, according to buyers, even in the down economy.


MAGIC Marketplace

Las Vegas Convention Center and Las Vegas Hilton, Aug. 25-27, 2008.

clock August 25, 2008WWD Staff

Winter New York’s fox skin jacket and Image’s rayon spandex dress. Wild Rose shoes.


Engaging the Customer

Interest and innovation help coat makers weather the economy.

clock August 25, 2008Kavita Daswani

Couture Active Wear by Janis Soffell’s Invista Power supplex by Pettenati and Lycra by Santaconstancia cami and pants.

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Planning Ahead

Casual lifestyle makers adopt a range of strategies to grow their businesses.

clock August 25, 2008Rusty Williamson

Ed Hardy’s cotton and spandex cami and panties.


Customer Service

Making life easier for retailers helps boost sales.

clock August 25, 2008Kristen Jandoli

Eileen Fisher’s organic linen tunic and linen sweater. Tasha Polizzi necklace.

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The Bright Side

Companies take the opportunity to evaluate their businesses and streamline operations.

clock August 25, 2008Beth Wilson

French Connection’s linen cotton dress. Fad Treasures bracelets.


Uncertain Future

Contemporary and young contemporary makers see tough times ahead.

clock August 25, 2008Elizabeth Thurman

Blue Plate’s cotton dress.


On Track

The junior segment shows resilience.

clock August 25, 2008Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Tookata People’s cow leather with suede fabric 
lining tote.


True Value

Accessories are still viewed as a solid value, which helps sales in a weak retail environment.

clock August 25, 2008Kavita Daswani

A Look from the January 2008 MAGIC runways.


Showing Up

Retailers still see WWDMAGIC as a must-attend event.

clock August 25, 2008Heather Kenny

Accessories are attractive options in a tough economy.

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New Tactics

Vendors old and new launch lines at WWDMAGIC in a bid to attract customers.

clock August 25, 2008Melanie Lasoff Levs

BLT Burger at The Mirage


Scene: A Look at Las Vegas’ Newest Hot Spots

Where’s the Beef?… Getting Wasted… Tattoo Nights… Surf and Turf…

clock August 25, 2008WWD Staff

Gottex’s polyester and elastic bikini and silk dress.


New Understanding

Swim makers adapt to market changes and see continued growth.

clock August 25, 2008Rachel Brown

Girls’ apparel prices were down 1.5 percent in June compared with last year.

Fashion Features

Feeling the Pinch

Kids’ wear companies are caught between rising prices and slowing sales.

clock August 25, 2008Joanna Ramey


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clock 9hLisa Lockwood

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