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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 December 2, 2016Peter Born


Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

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

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha


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 December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

Changing Retail Market: Vendors Eye Discounters To Bolster Bottom Line

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As major sportswear firms try to adapt to the changing retail landscape, there is a huge market to be tapped in the likes of Wal-Mart and Target.

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Changing Retail Market: Vendors Eye Discounters To Bolster Bottom Line

As major sportswear firms try to adapt to the changing retail landscape, there is a huge market to be tapped in the likes of Wal-Mart and Target.

clock March 16, 2005Evan Clark


Chinese-U.S. Commerce Talks Set

A delegation from China’s Ministry of Commerce plans to meet with U.S. trade officials at the end of the month and imports could be on the table.

clock March 16, 2005Kristi Ellis


In Brief: Snagged Stockings … UGG CEO … New Alloy Man

SNAGGED STOCKINGS: Luxury hosiery maker Wolford AG on Tuesday reported a 35.5 percent slide in third- quarter profits. The Bergenz, Austria, firm said net profit in the three months through Jan. 31 fell to 768,000 euros, or $1.02…

clock March 16, 2005WWD Staff

Lane Bryant's Valentine's Day window display. The holiday helped boost February's retail sales.


Retail Sales Strong in February

Retail sales in February increased at a healthy pace at apparel, general merchandise and department stores, the Commerce Department said.

clock March 16, 2005Kristi Ellis

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Bershka Makes Its London Debut

Zara’s little sister, Inditex-owned junior sportswear label Bershka, has moved to London and she’s ready to rock the High Street.

clock March 16, 2005Samantha Conti

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Seven For All Mankind Taps CEO

LOS ANGELES — Andreas Kurz, former president of international licensing at Polo Ralph Lauren Corp., joined Seven For All Mankind on Monday as chief executive officer, saying he wants to make it “a lifestyle brand.’’


clock March 16, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller


Obituary: Herbert L. Seegal, Former R.H. Macy President

NEW YORK — Herbert L. Seegal, a president and chief operating officer of the former R.H. Macy & Co. through most of the Seventies who nurtured a breed of star Macy merchants known as “the young turks,” died early Tuesday morning…

clock March 16, 2005David Moin



Camilla’s ex gets an invite to the royal wedding … The American Theatre Wing will honor CBS and honcho Leslie Moonves … ABT turns 65.

clock March 16, 2005Aileen Mehle

The new Korean store.

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Beauty Beat: A.S. Watson Expanding … Fresh Expanding In N.Y.

A.S. Watson Group, the wholly owned subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., is on a retail expansion kick.

clock March 16, 2005WWD Staff

Lace and satin gown with ruby crystals and seed-bead embroidery.

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The Boys Are Back in Town

Mark Badgley and James Mischka are set to put their eveningwear label back on track with new financing.

clock March 16, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg and Bobbi Queen

A sequined tank with silk tulle and lace skirt.

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Shur Thing

NEW YORK — On paper, 27-year-old Stephanie Schur sounds like your typically connected Angeleno designer. Her new label, Michon Schur, will soon be on sale at Fred Segal where she was a sales associate a few years ago. Her clothes are already…

clock March 16, 2005Meenal Mistry

Hanna Saren

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Luxury Sells in Paris Despite Weak Dollar

PARIS — Feathers, fur and sequins added a glamorous touch to well-cut clothing in deep jewel tones, chocolate and gray at the latest round of apparel trade fairs here, coinciding with the marathon of runway shows.

Despite the high value…

clock March 16, 2005Rosa Jackson

A blanket shawl by Octavio Pizarro.

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Accessories Trump Caution, Weather

PARIS — Handbag forms might have been functional, reflecting a cautious buying environment, but there was plenty of frivolity and fun in the winter offerings on display at Premiere Classe, the accessories trade event at the tents in the Tuileries…

clock March 16, 2005Rosa Jackson

Laura, Vivi and Tina Baril.

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Baril Sisters Hit New Peaks Behind Lavit Lingerie Line

LOS ANGELES — For the Baril sisters, setting up their own lingerie company was one way to pay tribute to their grandfather.

“He escaped from a concentration camp in World War II, took refuge in Paris and started cutting…

clock March 16, 2005Kavita Daswani

Melissa Muro shows off a pair of An For Me jeans.

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Urbanwear Growth a Plus at Pulse

CHICAGO — Identifying women’s urbanwear as a growing segment of their businesses, many Midwest retailers placed larger orders at Chicago’s Pulse apparel market.

They banked on Eighties-influenced fashions and major label…

clock March 16, 2005Beth Wilson

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Fashion Scoops: Eau De Zac … The Popular Donnkenny

EAU DE ZAC: Could Zac Posen be taking a cue from business partner Sean “P. Diddy” Combs by…

clock March 16, 2005WWD Staff

An early Neiman Marcus advertisement.


SMU Library Regales Retail Pioneers

DALLAS — Merchant kings Stanley Marcus and James Cash Penney helped define U.S. retailing and consumerism. From Marcus’ “quest for the best’’ mantra to Penney’s egalitarian approach to selling, they built vastly…

clock March 16, 2005Rusty Williamson

A cami in mercerized cotton jersey by Joe Krafka's T Luxury line.

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Big Split: Designers Declare Independence

Seeking creative freedom, business control and potential riches, more designers are leaving companies to start their own brands.

clock March 16, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Edith Palm's Navajo-patterned dress.

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WWD West: Artistic License … The Play’s The Thing

Artistic License

Gen Art is usually a highlight of the fashion season here. Its design experiments might not always work, but they’re fun to see, and so are the groupies in their wild outfits. But the audience this time…

clock March 16, 2005WWD Staff


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