Eye

Nicole Kidman, Jessica Chastain and Rita Ora Party for amfAR

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Business

Bergdorf's New Take on Italian Style

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Beauty

Bulgari Launches New Fragrance for Women

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Penney’s Hipster Move: Fashion Flair for Arizona

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J.C. Penney wants to put Arizona back on Gen Y's denim fashion map. For fall, the retail giant is making an aggressive move to gain market share among shoppers aged 17 to 24 by revving up its private label denim brand's focus on fast-turn fashion trends.

From This Issue

Kimberly Stewart in Black Halo, and Carmen Electra in Binetti pose next to the Coach custom Vespa.

People

Keeping Up With the Jones’

Rashida Jones at the Peace Games.

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Tracy Reese

Fashion Features

Plenty for Home

NEW YORK — When it comes to decorating the home, Tracy Reese has Plenty to offer.

The designer, who produces two contemporary clothing lines, Tracy Reese and Plenty, will launch a collection of home products to match the Plenty collection,…

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Debby Green

Fashion Features

Let’s Get Physical

Gym instructors are often the first to get their hands on the latest and greatest in sport apparel, footwear and accessories. They also know what works and what doesn’t, so WWD asked three Equinox instructors who teach a range of classes to show…

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Peter Rizzo, left, at Marithé & François Girbaud’s SoHo store, with Steffan Ahrenberg.

Fashion Features

Rizzo Wrangling Girbaud Jeans Revival

Peter Rizzo is ready to get the Marithé & François Girbaud business moving in the U.S., into profitability, a new showroom and new fashion direction.

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Finn Birger Christensen

Fashion Features

Obituary: Finn Birger Christensen, Danish Fashion Furrier, 78

Finn Birger Christensen, a third-generation furrier who helped give the fur industry cachet, died of cancer at his home in Copenhagen. He was 78.

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Winston Churchill 3rd

People

Horse Play

A visit to Brioni island.

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Heiner Gürtler

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: P&G Appoints Gürtler Group President … ADP Begins Loyalty Program … Mercier, Warren-Tricomi Team Up …

P&G Appoints Gürtler Group President

BERLIN — Procter & Gamble has named Heiner Gürtler to head its new business unit that combines the Global Professional business of Wella, P&G Clairol, Prestige Beauté…

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Fashion Features

Fortunoff’s Taps Peter Cobuzzi

Fortunoff’s has named Peter Cobuzzi, an executive with a range of experience, as senior vice president of marketing and sales promotion.

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Fashion Features

Belfe Looks to Gain U.S. Presence

MILAN — As many Italian fashion companies turn to the Far East for low-cost manufacturing and target products more toward active and sportswear, the new owners and management at Belfe are going in the opposite direction.

Belfe is bringing…

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Financial

Innovo Posts Wider Loss

NEW YORK — Innovo Group Inc. is feeling aftershocks from its split with Eve’s Fetish brand, posting a wider year-over-year loss despite significantly higher sales.

The net loss for the quarter ended May 29 came in at $6.7 million,…

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Financial

Talbots Expecting Flat Comps in July

NEW YORK — After eking out a meager comparable-store sales gain in June, management for Talbots Inc. is anticipating a repeat performance in July.

In a presentation at the CIBC World Markets Consumer Growth Conference held at the Four…

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Beyoncé Knowles

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Beyonce Staffs Up … Prada People … Fashion and Politics …

BEYONCE STAFFS UP: Heather Thomson is joining Beyoncé’s design team for her new fashion collection, a spokesman for the company producing it said on Wednesday, confirming a WWD report.

Thomson will be working with…

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Fashion Features

Customer Loyalty: The Percentage of Primary Household Shoppers Nationally Visiting the Following 20 Retailers in May.

Everyone wants to be a savvy shopper, even the wealthy, who visit warehouse clubs, mass merchants and discounters without feeling the least bit stigmatized, say retail experts such as Pamela Danziger, founder of Unity Marketing, who specializes in…

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The Guadalajara store.

Fashion Features

Sharagano Goes Wide With Retail

Shamouelian has an unusual retail strategy intended to quickly establish an international network of licensed stores for Sharagano.

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Fashion Features

Winning Streak

NEW YORK — Get ready to dive in. Bold graphics and vibrant color dominate athletic swimwear this season. Here, Speedo’s nylon and Lycra spandex suit. For more on the latest in sport fashion, see the WWD Sport photo spread, “Winning Streak.”

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Virginie Dedieu

Fashion Features

Olympians to Watch

Here are a few up-and-coming Olympic athletes with a dose of style sense to keep an eye on in Athens.

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Darlington Fabric’s nylon and spandex.

Fashion Features

Rounding the Bases

As the world’s best athletes prepare for Athens next month, active lifestyle consumers are enjoying performance-enhancing products, from the latest technologies in equipment and fabrics to beauty products and activewear.

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Modell’s is  a big advocate for bringing the  Olympic Games to New York in 2012.

Fashion Features

2004 Olympics: Retailers Wait for Gold

Retailers look to 2012 with hopes for gold.

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Racerback tank top, cotton hoodie and nylon and elastic pants from Mahanuala, the new Christy Turlington and Puma collection designed for serious yoga practioners.

Fashion Features

Collaborations Key for Sports Firms

NEW YORK — Serena Williams, watch out.

From Missy Elliott’s new collection with Adidas to Philippe Starck’s fall footwear designs for Puma, sports firms are increasingly pairing up with musicians, big-name fashion designers…

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Fashion Features

Great Fashion Performances

NEW YORK — Olympic fashions have come a long way, baby. In place of the burdensome, modesty-driven looks of the early 20th century, today’s styles are all about mixing fashion with high performance — and in some cases, daring to…

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Fashion Features

Pedal to The Medal

Lance Armstrong isn’t the only great thing about cycling. Apparel manufacturers are creating colorful, close-fitting looks for the sport that are ready to compete.

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Phillip Green

Fashion Features

Green Withdraws M&S Bid

Investor Philip Green surrendered Wednesday night in his seven-week battle to take over Marks & Spencer, saying the refusal of the store’s board to give him permission to examine financial information forced his withdrawal.

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The new Arizona Jean Co. imagery is intended to appeal to shoppers aged 17 to 24.

Fashion Features

Penney’s Hipster Move: Fashion Flair for Arizona

J.C. Penney wants to put Arizona back on Gen Y’s fashion map through a new ad campaign and remake of the $950 million private label.

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Fashion Features

Retail Sales Down, but Ahead of Last Year’s Pace

Retail sales hit a small bump in June, with three major categories tracked by the Commerce Department all posting small declines for the month.

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Fashion Features

Clarification

The three strategic business units created by Tropical Sportswear, as reported July 7, cover the following brands: the branded division, headed by John T. Berg Jr., includes Savane and Van Heusen; the private brand division, headed by Frank D. Keeney,…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Escada’s Eye Deal … May Drops Buyback … Streamlining

ESCADA’S EYE DEAL: Escada AG has entered a licensing deal with De Rigo, in which the Italian eyewear manufacturer will design, produce and sell the Escada Eyewear Collection. The collection had been produced under license with Paris-based…

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Dallas Roberts

People

Dallas Does Hollywood

Talking with Dallas Roberts about his role in the film “A Home at the End of the World.

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