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Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

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Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha

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Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

VF Seeks Early Nautica Deal

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Overview

Sources say VF Corp. is looking to sew up its deal to buy Nautica Enterprises by July 8, the date of Nautica's annual meeting.

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In Brief: Addio Armani … Unions Form Alliance … Rival Bidder …

  • ADDIO ARMANI: Italian eyewear giant Luxottica has a new board of directors and it doesn’t include Giorgio Armani. As expected, Luxottica’s shareholders chose not to renew the designer’s tenure on the governing body…

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Beauty Beat: Ex-Escada Beauté Head Richard Simonin to Exit … More Plea Deals: … Not So Beautiful: … Trading Places:

Management changes are under way at Escada, as Richard Simonin, the Escada board member responsible for licenses and accessories, is leaving.

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Fashion Features

VF Seeks Early Nautica Deal

Sources say VF Corp. is looking to sew up its deal to buy Nautica Enterprises by July 8, the date of Nautica’s annual meeting.

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Adrien Brody and Silvia Venturini at Fendi's men's show.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Bello Brody … Fashion Piracy … When In Rome

BELLO BRODY: Fashion just can’t get enough of the slim and seductive Adrien Brody. After doing a full-court press at the Ermenegildo Zegna booth at Pitti Uomo last week in Florence, the Oscar winner headed north to sit front row at…

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Julian Day Expands Role at Kmart

NEW YORK — Julian Day, Kmart’s president and chief executive, has added the responsibilities of chief merchant, at least temporarily.

William Underwood, executive vice president, sourcing and global operations, resigned from the…

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Miss Sixty has signed leases for three more U.S. retail units.

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Miss Sixty Sets Retail Sites

After opening stores for its Miss Sixty contemporary brand in New York and Miami last fall, Sixty Inc. has signed leases for three more U.S. sites.

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Avondale Inc. said its closure of an Alabama yarn-spinning facility led to a $2.5 million charge in its most recent quarter.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Avondale Breaks Even

Monroe, Ga.-based textile mill Avondale Inc. blamed the strength of the dollar versus Asian currencies and general lackluster demand in the apparel business for seeing its earnings slide to the break-even level in its third quarter.

The company…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Innovo Promotes Whalen to Chief Operating Officer

Los Angeles-based Innovo Group Inc., the maker of Joe’s Jeans, has promoted Shane Whalen to the new post of chief operating officer. He had served as vice president of corporate development since joining the firm last fall.

Innovo chief…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Taking a New Tack

Do people just not want to think that much?

The premise that they don’t, at least when it comes to making decisions about jeans, is one of the ideas behind Bartack, a line of women’s premium jeans launching for fall retailing….

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Evisu’s European Edition

Offering special-edition pieces is fast becoming a trend in the denim business. Evisu doesn’t intend to be left out.

The company will offer a special collection of jeans designed by Italian denim maker Luigi Martelli. The 100 embroidered…

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The first Beau Dawson ad campaign is slated to hit fall issues of Vogue and Cosmopolitan.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: The Contemporary Route

Beau Dawson is looking at the contemporary crowd.

The Los Angeles-based high-end jeans brand is switching gears a bit. When it launched a year ago, Beau Dawson was known for its misses’ fit and styling. After several requests from…

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Fashion Features

JLo Gets a Sweetface

JLo by Jennifer Lopez, the company run by Andy Hilfiger and Lopez, is launching a line extension called Sweetface for holiday retailing.

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Fashion Features

Baraschi Bows for Holiday

NEW YORK — With her first self-titled brand, Yoana Baraschi is determined to offer something special to the contemporary market.

Born in Romania to a family of artists, Baraschi studied sculpture and graphic arts before moving to Paris,…

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Power 105.1’s DJ Monie Love with The Holla in Harlem winner Pri the Honey Dark.

Fashion Features

Brand Contests a Two-Way Street

NEW YORK — A growing number of active labels are staging contests not just to give away prizes and endear themselves to consumers, but to connect with shoppers and glean information from them as well.

Instead of having the run-of-the-mill…

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Fashion Features

Sidelines

HIT THE ROAD JAKE: Jake Burton and his family are packing up for a 10-month snowboarding sojourn spanning six continents.

The unofficial father of snowboarding, his wife, Donna, and three children will wear and test Burton products while…

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Fashion Features

Latin Log On

The top 10 general retailers on the Internet and the top 10 apparel e-tailers as visited by Hispanics.

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Fashion Features

Hispanics Shop ’Til They Drop – Online

NEW YORK — The Hispanic population continues to rocket and everyone from clothing retailers to toy manufacturers wants a piece of it. The Census Bureau estimates the number of Hispanics at 38.8 million – compared with 38.3 million…

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MAC cosmetics is among the the new shops at Heathrow’s Terminal 3.

Fashion Features

Travelers Pass Time At Heathrow Stores

BAA retail, which runs the major U.K. airports and operates all the related retail space, has finished Heathrow’s Terminal 3 shopping haven.

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Bill Winsor, Dallas Market Center

Fashion Features

DMC Breaks Ground on the Future

DALLAS — FashionCenterDallas, the future home of the wholesale apparel market here, moved closer to its March debut at groundbreaking ceremonies on Friday.

Located on the top half of the 15-story World Trade Center north of downtown…

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Fashion Features

Brooks Bros. Entra in Italia

Brooks Brothers is ready to test the Italian market with its first freestanding store in Europe, opening in Milan in September.

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Nancy Sloan, 48

NEW YORK — Nancy Sloan, a talented merchandiser, product developer and artist who worked at top designer brands and retailers for two decades, died Saturday because of injuries from a car accident while riding her bicycle in Brooklyn Heights….

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Fashion Features

Cashmere Producers Get Trial Date

WASHINGTON — U.S. cashmere textile producers will get their day in court.

A federal judge in Boston Tuesday set a Jan. 12 trial date for a jury to weigh mill claims that Harvé Benard, Saks Fifth Avenue and Filene’s Basement…

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People

Marital Counsel

Secrets of a wedding planner.

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Lizz Wright

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Wright On

Lizz Wright gets all jazzed up.

clock June 26, 2003WWD Staff

Tilda Swinton with Viktor Horsting, left, and Rolf Snoeren.

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Tango in Paris

A tango in Paris (but not the last).

clock June 26, 2003WWD Staff

Here, his silk georgette gown paired with a satin vest.

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High Contrast

PARIS — There are two sides to every story — and John Galliano loves telling both. For Christian Dior, he gives his girl the glam sex appeal of a flouncy dress while simultaneously toughening it up with hardware or military silhouettes….

clock June 26, 2003WWD Staff

A Prada men’s wear look shown Monday in Milan.

Fashion Features

Prada Cuts Pay Off: Bertelli Sees Profits Rising 30% in 2003

Prada had a good week: Its men’s collection was a hit in Milan, and ceo Patrizio Bertelli forecast net profits in 2003 will grow by at least 30 percent.

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