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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 December 2, 2016Peter 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 December 2, 2016Miles 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 December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

Raiders Circling J.C. Penney

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Private equity firms Cerberus Capital Management and the Carlyle Group are partnering to buy J.C. Penney Co. in a leveraged buyout, sources said.

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Financial

Raiders Circling J.C. Penney

Private equity firms Cerberus Capital Management and the Carlyle Group are partnering to buy J.C. Penney Co. in a leveraged buyout, sources said.

clock March 31, 2005Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

In Brief: Adios En Espanol … Bush Asks For TPA … No Gaps

ADIOS EN ESPANOL: Condé Nast International said Wednesday that it would cease publication of Spanish-language editions of two of its U.S. magazines while increasing distribution of their Mexico-based counterparts. Vogue en…

clock March 31, 2005WWD Staff

Ruffle trim twill jacket $72; cotton voile tunic $38, cuffed jean $44.

Financial

Sears Signs Deal To Sell Parallel

In disclosing the Parallel pact to WWD on Wednesday, Sears executives said the recasting of its apparel floor is gathering steam.

clock March 31, 2005David Moin

The Celux lounge is used for parties and special events or just hanging out.

Retail

LVMH Redefines Shopping Club

Celux, a private club in Tokyo created by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is offering a new definition of members-only shopping.

clock March 31, 2005Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Donatella’s Ride … Posen Pops A Cork … Stefani’s Sneakers

DONATELLA’S RIDE: Donatella Versace just can’t avoid the limelight. Italian press reports last week said three policemen in September apparently escorted the designer to her villa in Moltrasio, Como, on government time….

clock March 31, 2005WWD Staff

Scenes from "The Pearl Fishers," here and below.

People

The ‘Fishers’ Queen

Zandra Rhodes discusses her costumes for the “The Pearl Fishers” opera

clock March 31, 2005Jamie Rosen

Lynn Messina

People

Cool Runnings

Lynn Messina chats on her book, “Mim Warner’s Lost Her Cool.”

clock March 31, 2005Evelyn Crowley

Sarah Paulson

People

Beautiful Dreamer

NEW YORK — In the final scene of Tennessee Williams’ 1944 play, “The Glass Menagerie,” a broken glass unicorn symbolizes the shattering of the Wingfield family’s dream for a rosier future. But for actress Sarah Paulson,…

clock March 31, 2005Vanessa Lawrence

Financial

Trade Barriers Lessen, But Still Problematic

China and India took steps to lower trade impediments last year, but many barriers remain despite years of consultations and diplomatic pressure.

clock March 31, 2005Kristi Ellis

From left: Sandra Wilson, Jane Larkworthy, Robin Givhan, Julie Gilhart, Anna Garner and Robert Burke.

Fashion Features

Panel of Insiders Shares Insight

A consensus was tough to come by at the Fashion Group Foundation event, staged at the Fashion Institute of Technology and organized by Marylou Luther.

clock March 31, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg and Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Galeries’ Stock on Hold After News of Buyout

Groupe Galeries Lafayette said Tuesday that the Moulin family, which holds a 31.7 percent stake in the retailer, would link up with French bank BNP Paribas to buy out the 29.5 percent share held by the Meyer family.

clock March 31, 2005Robert Murphy

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Bond No. 9 Coming to Bleecker … Witvoet to Marionnaud

Bond No. 9 Coming to Bleecker

NEW YORK — Niche fragrance marketer Bond No. 9 will open a boutique at 399 Bleecker Street in the West Village here in June.

The 500-square-foot, upscale perfumery — Bleecker…

clock March 31, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Field Rich With LBO Options for Private Investors

With their pockets stuffed with $120 billion to spend, private equity firms have surveyed the retail and luxury landscape and made some remarkable deals.

clock March 31, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Financial

$100 a Share for Neiman’s

Investment banking sources familiar with the potential sale of the Neiman Marcus Group said Wednesday that the high-end retailer has a price tag of $100 a share

clock March 31, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Meredith Derby

Scott Morrison at the site of Earnest Sewn’s first signature store, to open next month.

Retail

Earnest Goes to the Store

Earnest Sewn is set to open its first store, in New York’s Meatpacking District, with a rugged ambiance evoking its aesthetic.

clock March 31, 2005Scott Malone

Catch a Fire will launch women's denim for fall.

Fashion Features

Catch a Fire Stirs It Up

The brand plans to launch a limited denim collection, including a low-rise boot cut called Skip, and Soul, a straight leg with an 8-inch rise.

clock March 31, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

The Reina style from 10 Feet.

Fashion Features

10 Feet Takes on U.S.

The women’s line, which for the past eight years has retailed in Europe in stores such as Selfridges in London and Galeries Lafayette in Paris, shipped an introductory offering to a handful of specialty boutiques nationwide in recent weeks.

clock March 31, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Marlow Steps Up

NEW YORK — The premium jeans market has apparently become so alluring that even companies aiming for a lower tier are landing there.

That’s the case for Marlow jeans, a new line scheduled to reach stores for summer delivery. The…

clock March 31, 2005Scott Malone

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Retail

American Apparel Stretches Out

New Yorkers and Angelenos are familiar with American Apparel’s cool stores, and now the rest of the country is now getting to know them.

clock March 31, 2005Rebecca Kleinman

A fall look from Cadeau.

Retail

Cadeau’s New Line Is Born

LOS ANGELES — Cadeau, an upscale maternity line, has given birth to Cadeau Black Label, a ready-to-wear collection for nonexpectant women.

The line launched at the D&A show here this month and wholesales from $100 to $700. It features…

clock March 31, 2005Michelle Tyree

Mary Gleason, president of Nike’s Exeter Brands Group.

Retail

Starter’s New Beginning at Nike

Mary Gleason, president of Nike’s new Exeter Brands Group that was acquired in August, has aggressive plans for the Starter brand.

clock March 31, 2005Melanie Kletter

Victor Rousso, Natalie Rousso (seated) and Amy Taub Kahn of Rousso Apparel Group in the company's new showroom.

Retail

Sidelines: New Showrooms … Sport Imports up … Russell Deal

NEW SHOWROOMS: Rousso Apparel Group, the maker of Oleg Cassini Sport and other lines, has moved into a new showroom on the 16th floor at 1411 Broadway in Manhattan. The 18,000-square-foot space houses Oleg Cassini Sport and Oleg…

clock March 31, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Wholesaler Nabbed for Tax Fraud

In a crackdown on tax fraud in the garment industry, IRS agents arrested the owner of Y.K.Y. Inc. and charged him with evading corporate taxes.

clock March 31, 2005Scott Malone

Fashion Features

Obituary: Dress Exec Bill Levin, 80

Bill Levin, who spent more than 45 years in the dress business, died March 22 at his home in Forest Hills.

clock March 31, 2005Evan Clark

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Retail

Where They’re Shopping: Department Stores

Spring is in the air, and shoppers must be itching to get out of doors and into stores by now. BigResearch, an Ohio-based firm that focuses on retail, has ranked the favorite department and specialty stores of women 18 and older who shop most often…

clock March 31, 2005Cecily Hall

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Retail

Where They’re Shopping: Specialty Stores

Spring is in the air, and shoppers must be itching to get out of doors and into stores by now. BigResearch, an Ohio-based firm that focuses on retail, has ranked the favorite department and specialty stores of women 18 and older who shop most often…

clock March 31, 2005Cecily Hall

Nude's cashmere sweater and The Stronghold’s cotton denim skinny jeans.

Fashion Features

Blue Plate Specials: Jeans Mutations

Many of the season’s blue debuts are actually second (or third or fourth) comings for veteran denim designers.

clock March 31, 2005Venessa Lau

Lacoste's cotton and linen jacket.

Fashion Features

Blue Plate Specials: Not-So-New-Players

Established clothing labels are giving denim players a run for their money.

clock March 31, 2005Venessa Lau

Reds' cotton denim jeans.

Fashion Features

Blue Plate Special: The Imports

Experience may go a long way, but sometimes, so do the jeans themselves.

clock March 31, 2005Venessa Lau

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