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Ralph and Karl: Melania's Dynamic Duo

Lagerfeld likely will join Lauren in dressing the incoming First Lady.

clock 10hBridget Foley

Accessories

Charting Tiffany's Course With Reed Krakoff

In naming Reed Krakoff to lead its design, Tiffany could be hedging its bets on a category already laden with Millennial upstart brands.

clock 7hMisty White Sidell

Business

Revlon Reorganizes to Focus on Revlon, Arden & Other Brands

Under ceo Fabian Garcia, Revlon plans to grow into a $5 billion company in five years.

clock 21hAllison Collins and Pete Born

Fashion’s Tectonics: Designers in a Tizzy Over Masstige Shift

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Overview

Three seismic cultural trends are changing the landscape of fashion and it has the industry pondering its future.

From This Issue

Lela Rose

Fashion Features

American Plenty – Yeohlee, Phi, Lela Rose, Rosa Cha, Alice Roi, James Coviello, Yigal Azrouel and Esteban Cortazar

Lela Rose polished her retro looks…Farrah Fawcett stole Yeohlee’s show (as the Commish looked on)…and, best of all, Alice Roi said, “Yes!”

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Michelle Smith of Milly at her model casting.

Fashion Features

The Girl in the Picture

It might be hard to feel too sorry for them, but these young models suffered for their craft this season.

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Craig Robinson and Jeffrey Costello

Fashion Features

The Who

As the fashion calendar grows, so does the list of unfamiliar names taking to the runways. Here’s a handy guide.

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Betsey Johnson

Fashion Features

That’s So Rock ’n’ Roll

Everyone fantasizes about the rock star lifestyle — the glamour, the fans, the bold-faced-name status. Oh yeah, and taking a helicopter when mere mortals take a cab. WWD asked designers to tell us their brushes with rock ’n’…

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Bryan Bradley at his studio.

Fashion Features

Tuleh’s Darker Side

Tuleh’s ladies might be all sweetness and lace, but its designer, Bryan Bradley, unveils his much darker side.

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Karen Katz

Fashion Features

Store Keeper

Karen Katz, chief of Neiman Marcus Stores, is said to have the inside track to one day succeed Burt Tansky as ceo of Neiman Marcus Group.

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Balunciaga

Fashion Features

Faces in the Crowd

People With the Pencils: They decide what the fashion-savvy will be wearing next season — but what do they themselves wear to fashion’s big show?

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Fashion sections from The Oregonian.

Fashion Features

Country Comes to Town

For the many reporters from the nation’s regional newspapers who come to town, the 7th on Sixth shows are just a small part of a greater equation.

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Fashion Features

Palmy Days

NEW YORK — Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez revisited their roots in the terrific, highly confident Proenza Schouler spring collection they showed on Thursday. The duo launched their line with grown-up ladylike looks that had a touch of…

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Fashion’s Tectonics: Designers in a Tizzy Over Masstige Shift

Three seismic cultural trends are changing the landscape of fashion and it has the industry pondering its future.

clock September 11, 2004WWD Staff

Fake Vuitton Murakami Cherry Blossom pochette ($15).

Fashion Features

Crackdowns Aside, Counterfeits Galore

The luxury-goods industry’s enormous counterfeit crackdown has forced the handbag knockoffs off the streets and into the underground.

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Fashion Features

PEI Does Fashion Flip-Flop

Responding to a retail outcry, Perry Ellis International reversed itself and said it will produce Patrick Robinson’s spring collection after all.

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H Hilfiger

Fashion Features

Manhattan Miscellany – Proenza Schouler, H Hilfiger, Vera Wang, Nicole Miller and Monique Lhuillier

Vera Wang, H Hilfiger, Proenza Schouler and Monique Lhuillier offered the leading presentations as the spring season rolled on.

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Stella McCartney and Harvey Weinstein

People

About Last Night…

Fashion week bashes: Puffy packed ’em in at the opening of his Sean John store, a Tory story at Bergdorf’s and lots more, uptown and down.

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Behnaz Sarafpour

Fashion Features

Olympus Fashion Week Show Calendar

Olympus Fashion Week Show Calendar: A listing of events from today through Wednesday.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Forecast

You can’t change the weather.

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Farrah Fawcett

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: The Party Girl … Simple Deal … Book Party … New of De Sole …

THE PARTY GIRL: Catherine Malandrino’s presentation on Sunday is twofold. Not only will she unveil her spring collection but also her yet-to-be-opened store in the Meatpacking District. The theme of her show is “The…

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A production shot from the making of the book; opposite, Tera Patrick from “XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits” © 2004 by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

Fashion Features

Exposing the Exposed

A revealing look at Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ latest book, “XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits.”

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David Lauren at Polo’s New York headquarters.

Fashion Features

Carving an Image

David Lauren, the 32-year-old head of advertising, marketing and communications at Polo, has a message for publishers and editors — be more creative.

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The port of Hong Kong.

Fashion Features

As China Imports Continue to Surge, Pressure for Restrictions Increases

China surpassed the rest of the world in apparel and textile import growth to the U.S. in July, as pressure intensifies for it to curb its shipments.

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Financial

Wholesale Prices Dip in Aug.

Wholesale prices for domestically produced apparel and textiles fell 0.1 in August, according to the Labor Department’s Producer Price Index.

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Fashion Features

Vera Wang Grows Sportswear

For someone who had a trying year personally, Vera Wang seems to be running on all cylinders professionally.

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Fashion Features

With Eisner Exiting in 2006, Disney Rumor Mill Heats Up

NEW YORK — He’s two years away from retiring, but there’s already speculation about who could succeed Michael Eisner as chief executive of The Walt Disney Co. And two big players in the apparel world are on the list — Gap chief…

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People

See and Be Scene: What’s Fashion Week in New York if you can’t enjoy some of the city’s cultural highlights?

Places to see, things to do, how to go there and what to eat once you’re there, all around town during fashion week.

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clock 17hKristi Ellis

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