Jerry Storch Exiting Hudson's Bay Co.

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Stitch Fix in the Spotlight

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Suitsupply Launches Women's Division Called SuiStudio

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Betting on Steve Wynn: Luxury Brands Abound At $2.7B Vegas Resort

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Steve Wynn has brought The Mirage, Treasure Island and The Bellagio to Las Vegas. His latest resort, Wynn Las Vegas, is the topper.

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Fashion Features

WWD The College Issue ’05

Our third annual College Issue provides a direct pipeline into the minds of college students across the country, examining their attitudes, purchasing habits and spending power. Once again, college students assisted our editors by helping to provide…

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Fashion Features

Math Course

Some statistics relating to the college crowd’s preferences and attitudes toward fashion, career, money, lifestyle and beauty.

53 percent of freshman women report that there is a “very good chance” that they…

clock April 28, 2005Cecily Hall


Fashion Features

From the Heartland

The Big 10 is all about competition – and fashion is one of its games.

clock April 28, 2005Venessa Lau

Tam Tren in Gap sweater and pants; Urban Outfitters top.

Fashion Features

Operation Girl Shop

Where do college students shop? According to an informal poll conducted by WWD in 2003, Gap is the number one spot. Here, we sent six young women shopping with $200 and minimal instruction: Spend $150 at Gap, and $50 anywhere else. Each came away with…

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Students help Coach Pat Fabozzi, center, lead Estee Lauder execs in a dance break.

Beauty Features

Beauty Trial

Each summer, 10 student facilitators rub elbows with Estee Lauder’s top brass during a series of on-campus executive retreats.

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Making a statement on campus without saying a word.

Fashion Features

Going Underground

From the tree-hugging crowd to the punk-rock set, many students still embrace the subculture scene, but the sartorial distinctions that once divided them have all but disappeared.

clock April 28, 2005Meenal Mistry and Lauren Matthews


Fashion Features

Students of Style: Extreme Makeover … Women’s Studies … Rushin’ Dressing

Extreme Makeover
On the collegiate battleground, fashion is fickle. Whether it’s the label-obsessed woman discovering thrift store finds, or the below-the-knee dresser falling in love with the miniskirt, on-campus personal…

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Suzie's colorful closet.

Fashion Features

Closet Cases

Whether filled with basic black or overflowing in a riot of color and texture, collegiate closets are a study in personal style.

clock April 28, 2005Vanessa Lawrence

Burberry Prorsum

Fashion Features

Runway 101

WWD asked Big 10 students to comment on 12 looks from the fall collections. The results had us in stitches.

Linsey Grams, Iowa, ‘05
Journalism and Women’s Studies…

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University of Michigan

Fashion Features

Conference Call

A breakdown of fashion at Big 10 universities.

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The $2.7 billion Wynn resort’s 75,000 square feet of retail space includes almost every luxury brand imaginable and is the latest to tap into the burgeoning retail market of Las Vegas.


Betting on Steve Wynn: Luxury Brands Abound At $2.7B Vegas Resort

Steve Wynn has brought The Mirage, Treasure Island and The Bellagio to Las Vegas. His latest resort, Wynn Las Vegas, is the topper.

clock April 28, 2005Michelle Tyree

Fashion Features

In Brief: Wal-Mart … Reweaving Cotton … Sales Fall

WAL-MART PROBE: Jared Bowen, the fired Wal-Mart executive who sparked an investigation of former vice chairman Thomas Coughlin by bringing suspicious expense reports to the attention of superiors, has asked U.S, prosecutors to…

clock April 28, 2005WWD Staff

The government is now free to review threat-based safeguard petitions.


Court Lifts China Safeguard Injunction

A federal appeals court lifted an injunction against government review of threat-based China safeguard petitions, setting the stage for fresh quotas.

clock April 28, 2005Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Ferragamo USA Taps Key Execs

Ferragamo USA named Linda Russell senior vice president of women’s sales and Paula Faulk senior vice president, general merchandise manager.

clock April 28, 2005Lisa Lockwood

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: That Seventies Glow … On The Catwalk … Kournikova Returns …

THAT SEVENTIES GLOW: It’s not considered the encore to its blockbuster collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld last November, but H&M has quietly joined forces with another designer: Elio…

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Kohl’s Reiterates ’05 Growth Target

NEW YORK — Kohl’s Corp. on Wednesday affirmed its 2005 earnings growth target of 20 percent above last year’s results.

The Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based retailer made the affirmation at its annual shareholders meeting. The…

clock April 28, 2005Vicki M. Young


Heavenly Creature

Jawing with costume maker Janty Yates, whose latest creations are seen in “Kingdom of Heaven.”

clock April 28, 2005Marshall Heyman

Victoria and Frank Gotti


Basta La Pasta

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — The corpulent, pasta-slurping mobster is a stock image in pop culture. Just think of Tony Soprano. But Frank Gotti, the grandson of notorious crime boss John Gotti and the son of Victoria, wanted nothing to do with the image…

clock April 28, 2005Evelyn Crowley

Liliana and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.


Ghost World

Though the invitation for the party celebrating the opening of her short film “Ghosts of Grey Gardens” read “Grey Gardens attire optional,” Liliana Greenfield-Sanders showed up at Le Zinc in a sexy black halter…

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A CW-X support top.

Fashion Features

Wacoal’s Sport Story

Intimate apparel specialist Wacoal is starting to seriously play outdoors with its Wacoal Sport Science Corp. subsidiary.

clock April 28, 2005Melanie Kletter

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Fashion Features

Kappa Women’s Coming to U.S.

NEW YORK — Kappa is the latest European sports lifestyle brand to step up its presence in the American market.

Alliance Worldwide, the company owned by New York fashion investors Bruce and Norman Weisfeld, is now selling men’s and…

clock April 28, 2005Melanie Kletter

Dancers modeled fall styles at Capezio's fashion show.

Fashion Features

Sidelines: Hummel Exec Out … Capezio’s Leg Up … Pentland’s Purchase

HUMMEL EXEC OUT: Hummel America’s president, Brian Kukon, has been let go, and two executives from Hummel’s main office in Aarhus, Denmark, will be taking over his responsibilities, a company spokeswoman confirmed…

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The Denim Dream Team: Simone Boxhill, Radika Sallick and Olga Bondarenko.


Henri Bendel Kick-Starts Denim

Henri Bendel wants in on the denim boom, allocating more space to premium jeans, stepping up its assortment and running promotions.

clock April 28, 2005Lauren DeCarlo


VF Corp. Still Shopping for Growth

NEW YORK — VF Corp., faced with relatively flat business in its core moderate jeans market, is pegging the future on the acquisition of lifestyle brands.

Robert Shearer, chief financial officer of the Greensboro, N.C.-based company,…

clock April 28, 2005Ross Tucker

Embroidered jeans from Dolce & Gabbana.

Fashion Features

Limited Addition: D&G Rereleases Jeans

NEW YORK — Dolce & Gabbana released its Hawaiian-themed, limited-edition embroidered jeans in mid-December in the U.S. and within two and a half weeks, all 44 pairs had been snatched up.

Since then, the style has sold out globally….

clock April 28, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Mending an Ailing Afghan Economy

NEW YORK — During the five years Afghanistan was ruled by the Taliban, the country was stripped economically, losing what little industry it had and becoming heavily dependent on the illegal opium trade.

After that government was toppled…

clock April 28, 2005Scott Malone


China Imports Continue to Rise

WASHINGTON — China’s imports of apparel and textiles this year continue to far surpass the levels of 2004, according to preliminary Commerce Department data.

For instance, China so far in 2005 has accounted for 32.7 percent of the…

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Bernard B. Zients in 1962.

Fashion Features

Obituary: Bernard B. Zients, Gimbels N.Y. President

NEW YORK — Bernard B. Zients, a former Gimbels New York president known for innovative merchandising and marketing strategies when the store slugged it out with Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s in the Sixties, died Sunday at Beth Israel…

clock April 28, 2005David Moin

Kanebo's Sensai Premier The Lotion, The Emulsion and The Cream.

Beauty Features

Kanebo Marks Anniversary With $650 Cream

NEW YORK — Kanebo Cosmetics U.S.A. Inc. is marking its fifth anniversary here by introducing Sensai Premier, a skin care trio that taps the pricing stratosphere of the specialty store treatment category.

Meanwhile, the firm’s $2.2…

clock April 28, 2005Matthew W. Evans

The Shiseido counter at Bloomingdale's.


Shiseido Net Drops 14.7%

TOKYO — As beauty giant Shiseido posted profits that fell 14.7 percent on a 2.5 percent sales gain for 2004, the company’s next president, Shinzo Maeda, announced a three-year plan to more than double sales in China and Hong…

clock April 28, 2005Koji Hirano

United Retail's Raphael Benaroya.


Sales Soar on Avenue of Success

Following seven consecutive months of comp-store sales gains at its Avenue chain, United Retail Group is seeing momentum in its turnaround.

clock April 28, 2005Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

Atlanta Designers Set to Show Style

ATLANTA — Almost 75 apparel, accessories and interior designers are set to take part in the first annual Style Atlanta, a weeklong event in May that is intended to spotlight their talents.

“We want to promote and keep Atlanta design…

clock April 28, 2005Georgia Lee

Josie Natori

Fashion Features

Natori, Lucci Fight for ‘Women in Need’

NEW YORK — Lingerie designer Josie Natori and TV soap star Susan Lucci of ABC’s “All My Children” are teaming up this evening at a cocktail party at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship to turn the grassroots movement, Women in Need,…

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Danielle Bernstein and Jen Atkin at a brunch Revolve hosted for Atkin in Paris last month.


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