Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Fashion

Marc Jacobs Moves Show Time, Venue

Marc Jacobs is moving his spring 2017 show to the Hammerstein Ballroom.

clock 7hJessica Iredale

Retail

Inside Rick Owens’ New SoHo Store

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock August 28, 2016Jessica Iredale

Fashion

Brunello Cucinelli’s Fall 2016 Collection Stolen

The menswear line had been deducted from the brand’s Milanese showroom.

clock 8hSandra Salibian

Warning Signes: Confidence Fall Clouds Second-Half Outlook

No cover image

Overview

After spending with abandon in the first half of the year — especially on luxury items — high fuel cost and weak job growth have consumers facing the second half with trepidation.

From This Issue

Retail Features

Bits & Bytes

Antitheft robots, smart signs, digital jewelry.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Retail Features

The Second Coming of E-commerce

Surprise — more than 80 percent of online retailers are profitable.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Retail Features

In Their Own Fashion: Stores’ Latest POS Systems Pamper the Customer

Point-of-sale systems go beyond checkout, improve comp-store performance.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Financial

Viewpoint: Sarbanes-Oxley on Trial

The nightmares of complying with Sarbanes-Oxley.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Retail Features

Fashion Webzines Mix Advice and Shopping

The Online Retailer’s Secret Weapon: Fashion Webzines that mix advice and shopping.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

MIT Prof Rocks ‘Net to Grok Fashion Flock

Talking Point: Dilbert and the Web as fashion barometers.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Boho Beauty

The swinging London girl of the Sixties or Andy Warhol’s film, “Chelsea Girls,” returns with layered jackets, offbeat print dresses and lean denim.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Retail Features

Oscar’s First Store Set for Madison Ave.

Oscar de la Renta has finally found a home for his first freestanding store, a 3,000-square-foot unit at 772 Madison Avenue set to open in November.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Gigli Sues IT Holding for $54.2M

Romeo Gigli has filed suit against clothing group IT Holding, Prandina SpA, Gigli’s licensee, and its ceo, Pierluigi Mancinelli, seeking $54 million.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Financial

In Brief: WTO Hits U.S. Imports … Gadzooks Loses CFO … Weather Woes …

WTO HITS U.S. IMPORTS: A World Trade Organization arbitration panel said Tuesday that it has given authorization to eight members, including Japan and the European Union, to impose tariffs of more than $150 million a year on U.S. imports. In…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Financial

LVMH Scores One Against Knockoffs

NEW YORK — LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton scored a victory against 29 Chinatown retailers selling counterfeit goods as a federal judge upheld the company’s claims of trademark infringement, ordering each to pay $16 million in…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Oprah’s Valentino Fix … Open Season … Comeback Kid …

OPRAH’S VALENTINO FIX: Can Oprah Winfrey do for couture what she did for books? The talk-show queen, who attended her first Valentino couture show in July, is filming an episode with the designer about his couture and ready-to-wear…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Textiles

Aldonas Meeting China Officials

Commerce undersecretary Grant Aldonas will meet with Chinese officials next week, as textile groups pressure the administration to restrain imports.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Retail Features

Stores Line Up for Dems and Dubya

Department stores such as Bloomingdale’s might be akin to Switzerland this week when it comes to politics, but not all retailers are claiming neutrality.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

The Politics of Fashion

NEW YORK — Fashion designers and their beauty counterparts are doing more than just creating appealing clothes and products these days. Some are getting involved in politics, with fund-raisers, special design projects and other volunteer…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

New York Notes: Kissenger vs. Franken … Battle of the First Ladies … More Mo, Please …

KISSINGER vs. FRANKEN: Henry Kissinger ran into his doppelgänger Monday night — in the shape of comedian and outspoken progressive firebrand Al Franken. “I do you a lot on the show,” the Air America Radio host told…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Convention Snapshot

Wednesday: 7-11:15 p.m.
Theme of the Day: A Land of Opportunity

Speakers and Agenda:

  • Vice President Dick Cheney, Lynne Cheney and Labor Secretary Elaine Chao.
  • Keynote address by Sen. Zell Miller…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Bob Mackie Studio Shrinks to Grow

Bob Mackie is continuing his effort to democratize fashion with the expansion of Bob Mackie Studio into misses’ and petites.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Gobuty Sues Nike Over Patent

NEW YORK — Marshall Gobuty International USA Inc., the maker of Handcuffs Sweatshirts, has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Nike Inc. alleging patent infringement.

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for Southern New York on…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: STC Biotech Group Looking To Grow American Business

NEW YORK — South Korea’s STC Biotech Group, a Seoul-based cosmeceutical and biological research company, is aiming for a fivefold expansion of its U.S. business by 2006. The firm’s strategy includes organic expansion via its CelGen…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Jeffrey Kicks Off Atlanta Season

ATLANTA — Fashion Cares, a benefit for AIDS and breast cancer charities launched 12 years ago, has grown from a small affair to become Atlanta’s official fall fashion kickoff.

The event, presented by the ultrachic retailer Jeffrey…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Retail Features

Protests Hit Herald Square as Shopping Day Ends

NEW YORK — As the second night of the Republican National Convention was set to begin, hundreds of protesters brought Herald Square to a halt.

The crowd that had been rallying outside the New York Public Library headed to Herald Square….

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Financial

Zale Profits Double in Quarter

NEW YORK — Zale Corp. said Tuesday fourth-quarter profits more than doubled, matching the Wall Street consensus, on a 3 percent increase in sales.

The company, however, noted on a subsequent conference call that it is “cautiously…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Retail Features

Floods Spare Richmond Retailers

WASHINGTON — Virginia Gov. Mark Warner declared a state of emergency Tuesday in the aftermath of a swift-moving tropical storm Monday that dumped a foot of rain on portions of the state and killed at least five people.

City officials in…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Retail Features

Economic Future in Eye of the Beholder

NEW YORK — Although economists, bankers and analysts rely on a variety of economic indicators to gauge the climate at retail, in the end it’s their own powers of observation that may prove the most useful.

Industry experts say…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

New Fashion Week in City by the Bay

SAN FRANCISCO — This city’s first fashion week came and went, leaving participants tired but exhilarated amid questions about whether California’s apparel industry, which has a fledgling fashion week in Los Angeles, needed the same…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

West Watch: Guess What? … Blonde Ambition … No Room at the Hilton

GUESS WHAT?: Anna Nicole Smith caused a near riot at WWDMAGIC in Las Vegas Monday morning when she personally presented her new clothing line, called Anna Nicole. The newly svelte bombshell tossed T-shirts into the crowd of buyers and fans…

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Financial

Warning Signs: Confidence Fall Clouds Second-Half Outlook

After spending with abandon in the first half of the year, high fuel costs and weak job growth have consumers facing the second half with trepidation.

clock September 1, 2004WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

E.l.f. Cosmetics makes cosmetics, skin-care and beauty tools priced between $1 and $30.

Beauty

E.l.f. Cosmetics Files for IPO, Plans Expansion

clock August 26, 2016Allison Collins

Latest Galleries

Social Studies