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Presidential Election Seen Clouding the Spending Picture

Studies show that shoppers are both ready to spend for the holidays and holding off because of the election.

clock 3hDavid Moin and Evan Clark


Brooks Brothers Buys Alexis Bittar Jewelry Business

The retailer's Carolee division will operate the newly acquired label.

clock 3hJean E. Palmieri


Gigi Hadid on Bootie Collaboration With Stuart Weitzman

Gigi Hadid on her collaboration with Stuart Weitzman and the corresponding James Franco-directed film in which she boxes in heels.

clock 9hSophia Chabbott

A Full Slate

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Las Vegas Convention Center and Las Vegas Hilton


WWDMAGIC Show Calendar

Las Vegas Convention Center and Las Vegas Hilton, Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. Sourcing at MAGIC begins Aug. 30.

clock August 17, 2009WWD Staff

A look from Brooksfield.

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Children’s Apparel: Bang for the Buck

Children’s wear vendors offer customers more for their money.

clock August 17, 2009Joanna Ramey

A Report leather sandal.


Footwear at August 2009 MAGIC: Over the Top

Spring footwear focuses on heavily detailed looks.

clock August 17, 2009Kate Bowers

Big Buddha polyurethane bag.

Accessory Trends

Spring 2010 Accessories: Easy Options

Accessories provide lots of flexibility.

clock August 17, 2009Beth Wilson

Lundstrom’s silk jersey dress. Pour La Victoire shoes.

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Women’s Sportswear Vendors: Something Extra

With customers often reluctant to make a purchase, a unique twist can make the difference.

clock August 17, 2009Beth Wilson

Earth Co by Z-Ply Corporation’s organic cotton and spandex tank and MM Couture by Miss Me’s polyester and rayon pants.

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Ecollection at MAGIC: Green Growth

Ecollection vendors hope for increased business in the category’s second year.

clock August 17, 2009Holly Haber

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Women’s Better-to-Bridge: White Hot

White, a segment of WWDMAGIC for women’s better-to-bridge resources, keeps growing despite the economic slowdown.

clock August 17, 2009Beth Wilson

Velvet Heart’s silk top and cotton and spandex denim shorts.

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Premium: Taking Off

Premium enters its second show with twice as many exhibitors.

clock August 17, 2009Beth Wilson

XOXO’s polyester and spandex romper.


Junior Brands at the August 2009 MAGIC: Growing Bolder

Junior brands at WWDMAGIC are taking some fashion risks for fall-holiday and spring

clock August 17, 2009Nola Sarkisian-Miller

StudioVM’s polyester and Lycra spandex top and David Kahn Jeans’ cotton and elastane jeans. Pour La Victoire shoes.

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Contemporary Spring 2010: Beyond Basics

Bold looks and novelty styles help attract buyers.

clock August 17, 2009Elizabeth Thurman

Trina Turk’s nylon and spandex swimsuit.

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Swimwear Makers Find Middle Ground

Swim vendors bring bold looks and bargain prices.

clock August 17, 2009Rachel Brown

Hawking dresses at WWDMAGIC.

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August 2009 MAGIC Marketplace: A Full Slate

MAGIC offers value-added services to attract buyers and vendors in a tough market.

clock August 17, 2009Marcy Medina


Today's Must Read

A look from Deveaux and F.S.Z., which will be offered on Continuum


Liberty Fairs Creates E-commerce Site With Farfetch

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