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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 6hBridget Foley

Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 12hWWD Staff

Building a New House: Beyonce Signs License For Sportswear Debut

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Beyonce Knowles has signed a licensing agreement with Tarrant Apparel Group to produce the singer's first clothing line, The House of Dereon.

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Building a New House: Beyonce Signs License For Sportswear Debut

Beyonce Knowles has signed a licensing agreement with Tarrant Apparel Group to produce the singer’s first clothing line, The House of Dereon.

clock January 27, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

In Brief: Jousse Quits Richemont … Brand Essence … Top Honors

JOUSSE QUITS RICHEMONT: Dominique Jousse has stepped down as group human resources director of Compagnie Financière Richemont, the Swiss luxury-goods group. The company said in a statement Wednesday that Jousse resigned for…

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Beauty Features

It’s Time for Paris Watches

NEW YORK — Given her reputation for partying at all hours, it may seem Paris Hilton has no regard for time. Nevertheless, the social-butterfly heiress and TV and Internet star is launching her own line of watches.

Parlux Fragrances, the…

clock January 27, 2005Emily Holt

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Lauder Names Thia Breen

Thia Breen, senior vice president of cosmetics at Federated Merchandising, is leaving to become North American president of the Estee Lauder brand.

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Legal

Justice Dept. to Appeal Safeguard Injunction

The Justice Department is appealing a preliminary injunction from the U.S. Court of International Trade halting its review of China safeguard petitions.

clock January 27, 2005Kristi Ellis

People

Anger Management

Dishing with Erika Christensen, Keri Russell and Evan Rachel Wood, sisters in “The Upside of Anger” … Chatting with “Hurlyburly” man Matthew Rauch.

clock January 27, 2005Marcy Medina

People

Wing Man

NEW YORK — He may never appear on stage and his name isn’t on the press release, but actor Matthew Rauch, who is the understudy to all four of the male characters in The New Group’s revival of David Rabe’s…

clock January 27, 2005Jamie Rosen

People

Frenemy Territory

NEW YORK — Some seem to know, as if by instinct, exactly what to say to make others feel small. Their weapon of choice? The backhanded compliment, as in, “Wow! You’re wearing last season’s Prada. You must have a lot of…

clock January 27, 2005Marshall Heyman

Fashion Features

L.I. Center’s Creative Spin

NEW YORK — From the thousands of bulbs planted annually on its grounds to its exclusive tenant mix, the Americana Manhasset for decades has been meticulous about projecting an elegant image.

Now the Long Island shopping center, among the…

clock January 27, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

Paris Couture: Jean-Paul Gaultier

The Paris couture shows wound down with presentations from Jean Paul Gaultier, Emanuel Ungaro, Dominique Sirop and Jean Louis Scherrer.

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Ungaro’s New Editions

Many designers have tried to cultivate the middle ground between couture and ready-to-wear, including, as of this week, Emanuel Ungaro. On Tuesday, the semiretired designer presented his semicouture, 30 limited-edition pieces inspired by his greatest…

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

And the Bead Goes On

Paris couturiers sure know how to wow the crowds. While some do it with obvious excess, others rely on exotic globe-trotting or simply on a sporty-chic approach. 

Rumor had it that members of the Qaddafi family would turn up in the front…

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Beck Comes Back … Fashion Jackpot … Having A Blast …

BECK COMES BACK: There must be a whiff of the good old days permeating the Versace offices. Madonna is the star of its ad campaign once again, and now it seems even Paul Beck is making a full-time…

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: The New Jeans Thing: Features … Cotton Study Confirms: Celebrities’ Influence in Fashion Grows

Vendors and buyers at the Bread & Butter and Premium jeans shows in Berlin were focused on new features to lure customers next fall.

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Retail Features

Sidelines: New Nikewomen … AXM Swim Sold … ESPN Sets Up Shop …

NEW NIKEWOMEN: Nike has opened a Nikewomen store at the Fashion Valley Shopping Center in San Diego. The 5,000-square-foot store is located on the center’s upper level and includes a range of Nike fitness apparel, footwear and…

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Retail Features

Finish Line Acquires Hang Up Shoppes

Finish Line signed an agreement to acquire Hang Up Shoppes Inc., which operates the Man Alive chain featuring hip-hop merchandise.

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Top Fabric Exporters to U.S.: The 10 countries that exported the most apparel and textiles to the U.S. in 2004, measured in square meters equivalent.

The 148 nations of the World Trade Organization removed quotas on apparel and textiles on Jan. 1 and the major issue remains whether China will dominate the industry. U.S. importers and retailers have said they will consolidate sourcing in fewer…

clock January 27, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Ts Not So Tricky for DMC

Darryl McDaniels, aka DMC, is launching a clothing line called Darryl M. Clothing, including T-shirts, tanks, hoodies, warm-up suits and hats.

clock January 27, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Online to On Racks

NEW YORK — Liz Jebara, a twentysomething entrepreneur, wanted to launch a clothing line, but first she wanted to create some buzz.

“We launched our music Web site, Soundgirl.com, to familiarize our customer with the name so that…

clock January 27, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Cross-Dressing

LONDON — “Be original or die,” was the dictum of Madame Yevonde, the British photographer and portraitist who made her name transforming society women into goddesses and mythical monsters in the Thirties.

The National Portrait…

clock January 27, 2005Ellen Burney

Fashion Features

As Four Draws Spade

NEW YORK — Come April, Kate Spade will be taking care of a brand new baby.

The accessories designer, who is due to give birth to her first child next week, joined with design team As Four for a capsule apparel collection. The…

clock January 27, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Color, New Denim Styles Liven Pulse

CHICAGO — Midwest urbanwear retailers, some complaining of sagging sales, looked to colorful polo shirts and new styles of denim to liven up their racks during a trip to Pulse, Chicago’s apparel market specializing in street and…

clock January 27, 2005Beth Wilson

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