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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.

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Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

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Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

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Betsey Johnson at 30

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Three decades in, Betsey Johnson and business partner Chantal Bacon, shown here and in 1978, keep the show going.

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Betsey Johnson.

Fashion Features

Magic Johnson

Betsey Johnson’s 30-year career has been one wild ride. Here, she looks back and forward.

clock July 22, 2008Jessica Iredale

Swimwear by Lunada Bay Corp.


License to Thrill

With licenses for footwear, swimwear, accessories, perfume, watches and lingerie, Betsey Johnson’s reach continues to expand.

clock July 22, 2008Julee Kaplan

Fall 2003

Fashion Features

Pretty in Punk

It?s hard to pigeonhole the cartwheeling dynamo that is Betsey Johnson. Every show is a surprise, from the wacky themes to the over-the-top looks.

clock July 22, 2008Veronique Hyland

Chantal Bacon

Business Features

Behind the Hype

Betsey Johnson ceo Chantal Bacon reflects on a sizzling history.

clock July 22, 2008Julee Kaplan

Vintage Betsey Johnson looks at What Comes Around Goes Around in SOHO.


Still Strong

Betsey Johnson’s pieces are getting a second life in the vintage market.

clock July 23, 2008Rachel Lockwood

Storefront in Japan.

Ready To Wear

Store Thoughts

Retail remains a key component of the Betsey Johnson brand’s success.

clock July 23, 2008Sharon Edelson

Johnson dressed The Velvet Underground, 1968.

Fashion Features

A Star Turn

Outfitting multiple generations of rock royalty, from Janis Joplin to Amy Winehouse.

clock July 23, 2008Nick Axelrod

Betsey Johnson on the runway after her spring 1999 show.

Fashion Features


Leave it to Betsey to transform a runway into a gymnastics showcase. Traditionally, she ends every show with a cartwheel, and here are some of her high points.

clock July 23, 2008WWD Staff

Analysts stress the importance of continued innovation.

Body Care

The Money Tree: Financial Analysts Pick Bright Spots

Financial analysts point to the mass market channel, treatment products, the men’s grooming category and emerging markets as some bright spots for L’Oréal.

clock June 1, 2009Brid Costello and Molly Prior


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