Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Beauty

Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

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

clock 22hPeter Born

Fashion

Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

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

clock 22hMiles Socha

Business

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 22hLuisa Zargani

The Right Translation: Barneys Japan Unveils Third Flagship In Tokyo

No cover image

Overview

Whether it's the outlandish, hopped-up fashion of the Shibuya girls or the refined, designer looks of the moneyed set, one thing is certain: Japanese women love to flaunt thier style.

From This Issue

WWD Image

Fashion Features

Fine Lines

The Paris collections continued with an all-star lineup that included Helmut Lang, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lagerfeld Gallery and Emanuel Ungaro.

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

The massive steel sculpture, which was made in Hokkaido.

Retail

The Right Translation: Barneys Japan Unveils Third Flagship in Tokyo

Barneys Japan Co.’s expansive new store in Ginza is its third unit in the country and is projected to do $45 million in first-year sales.

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Sarah Jessica Parker stars in Gap’s latest ads.

Financial

Analysts Getting Bearish on Gap

Wall Street isn’t so sure about Gap Inc.’s future, hitting the retailer with two stock downgrades in a week.

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

WWD Image

Fashion Features

Condé Nast Buys Gruner + Jahr’s YM

NEW YORK — Condé Nast Publications significantly broadened its footprint in the teen category on Wednesday by buying the assets of YM magazine from Gruner + Jahr USA Publishing, which it plans to use to strengthen Teen Vogue.

YM will…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

WWD Image

People

Retail Therapy

Shopping with Sophie Kinsella, who came to Manhattan to promote her new book, “Shopaholic and Sister” … A night at the Whitney

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Yvonne Force in Tuleh with Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn.

People

Artistic License

The Whitney Museum celebrated its fall gala with a one-night-only curated show of original work, including centerpieces by Richard Tuttle; a soft sculpture limousine by artist group Black Leotard Front; a silent video projection of, among other…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Lee Scott

Financial

Scott Focuses on Wal-Mart’s Growth, Operations

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart’s president and chief executive officer Lee Scott has an agenda for Wal-Mart’s growth, one that puts part of his own bonus at stake.

On Tuesday, the ceo, along with members of his management team, gave a…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

The designer’s handiwork.

Fashion Features

Herrera Honored by National Arts Club

NEW YORK — At a decidedly nonfashion-type affair — complete with a flamenco dancer and a portrait unveiling — Carolina Herrera picked up the second annual gold medal for fashion on Tuesday night from The National Arts Club…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Financial

House Legislation Will End EU Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The House is expected to take up legislation today intended to end 12 percent tariffs levied by the European Union on $5 billion worth of U.S. exports, including textiles, by canceling an export tax subsidy program deemed illegal by…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Helmut Lang

Fashion Features

The Play’s the Thing – Helmut Lang, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lagerfeld Gallery and Emanuel Ungaro

Helmut Lang, surprisingly, detoured to Nantucket for preppy-style looks … Jean Paul Gaultier celebrated flamenco-dancing gypsies … Karl Lagerfeld played with gender and volume for Lagerfeld Gallery…and Giambattista Valli’s…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Beauty Features

One to Bow On – Viktor & Rolf

Viktor & Rolf: If you’re in this business, chances are you believe in fashion’s intrinsic ability to transform. Waifish refugee turns supermodel. Country bumpkin, superstylist. Boy with a Barbie and a dream, The Next Big Thing….

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Just Add Flower

Viktor & Rolf’s debut fragrance with L’Oreal, Flowerbomb, is due out next spring.

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Princess Mabel Wisse Smit

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Scents and Sensibility … Ahoy Sailor … A Bonding Process …

SCENTS AND SENSIBILITY: Talk about an approachable royal. Asked at the Viktor & Rolf show and fragrance launch Wednesday if she had tested the designers’ forthcoming perfume, Flowerbomb, Mabel Wisse Smit, crown princess of the…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Costume National

Fashion Features

Flirt Around the Clock – Costume National, Sophia Kokosalaki and Givenchy

Ennio Capasa was inspired by African safari looks for Costume National…Sophia Kokosalaki showed pretty, vibrant dresses…and Givenchy gave Forties- and Fifties-style American sportswear a chic French spin.

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

WWD Image

Fashion Features

French Flavor

PARIS — Don’t expect Roberto Menichetti, who will show his first collection for Celine here today, to tap into patterns and motifs from exotic places like so many European designers this season. “I was inspired by the allure of…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Paper Denim & Cloth president, Chris Gilbert.

Fashion Features

Paper Denim & Everything Else

With new leadership, hip jeans company Paper Denim & Cloth is evolving into a full sportswear collection for fall 2005.

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Jerome Dahan said he’s eyeing international expansion and possible licensing deals for the Citizens of Humanity brand.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Dahan’s Solo Act … Parras’ Premium Push … Guess Tries Premium …

Jerome Dahan plows ahead at Citizens of Humanity…Guess Inc. launches a premium line…so does Mexican mill Telas Parras.

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

WWD Image

Fashion Features

Button Up for Spring

NEW YORK — Italian men have fancied the colorful prints on Fourtys fitted dress shirts since the late Seventies. This spring, the Italian company launches a collection of women’s tops boasting trendy styles such as tunics and caftans and…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

A look from the Antik denim line.

Fashion Features

Blue Concepts’ Fresh Ideas

Paul Guez’s Blue Concepts is launching two jeans lines and has gotten the worldwide master apparel license from Elvis Presley Enterprises.

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Lea Gottlieb isn't slowing down.

Fashion Features

At 87, Lea Gottlieb Keeps in the Swim With Tefron

NEW YORK — At age 87, swimwear legend Lea Gottlieb starts her day at five in the morning by sketching new swimwear designs, the same way she has for almost 50 years.

A grande dame in the industry — she and her late husband, Armin,…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Aqua VI's embroidered silk top.

Fashion Features

Murray’s Life After Hurley

LOS ANGELES — As a surfwear designer, Lian Murray’s career has spun a 360.

The former creative director and partner at Hurley International has launched a line of sportswear and denim called Aqua VI, dubbing it “premium…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

New Wonderbra model Maja at Times Square.

Fashion Features

Wonderbra Kicks Off Campaign

NEW YORK — Wonderbra may be getting a facelift, but the hype and hoopla synonymous with the brand hasn’t changed.

Kicking off a multimillion-dollar advertising and marketing campaign here Wednesday, the new look of Sara Lee’s…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Financial

Penney’s Downgraded on Spending Concerns

NEW YORK — J.C. Penney’s stock was downgraded to “market perform” from “outperform” by Piper Jaffray analyst Jeffrey Klinefelter Wednesday on the possibility the retailer faces a consumer spending slowdown of its…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Inside the FIT exhibit “Form Follows Fashion.”

Fashion Features

FIT’s Take on How ‘Form Follows Fashion’

NEW YORK — The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s new exhibition, “Form Follows Fashion,” underscores a new trend around the country.

As the exhibition explores the changing silhouettes of fashion throughout…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Financial

L.A. Retail Real Estate: The 10 shopping streets in greater Los Angeles with the highest rents per square foot.

In greater Los Angeles, where shopping is serious business, Rodeo Drive is alive with the sound of construction. Prada opened an Epicenter in July. In another testament to Rodeo Drive’s preeminence as a luxury stronghold, Louis Vuitton on…

clock October 7, 2004WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Calvin Klein Fall 2016 Global Ad Campaign

Business

Calvin Klein Europe Has Potential for $1B in Volume Within 3 Years

clock December 1, 2016Vicki M. Young

Latest Galleries

Social Studies