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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

clock 16hWWD Staff

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

clock 22hBridget Foley

Retail

Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

clock 17hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

Mass Stores Go Class: Upgrading Apparel Areas To Attract New Shoppers

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Overview

Mass merchants are recognizing that low prices can no longer make up for dirty stores and messy merchandise displays.

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A denim display at Target

Retail Features

Mass Stores Go Class: Upgrading Apparel Areas To Attract New Shoppers

Mass merchants are recognizing that low prices can no longer make up for dirty stores and messy merchandise displays.

clock June 13, 2005Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

Polo Outpaces Estimates, In Chaps Deal With Kohl’s

A slew of charges weighed down the bottom line at Polo Ralph Lauren, as it inked a deal with Kohl’s to sell Chaps apparel for women’s and boys’.

clock June 13, 2005Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

TUESDAY: China Textile & Apparel Trade Show, New York (through Thursday).

The U.S. Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for May.

The Commerce Department releases the retail sales report for…

clock June 13, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Escada Move … Delay At Saks .. Mini Tender Offer

ESCADA MOVE: Escada (USA) Inc. promoted its director of wholesale sales, Kimberly Robbins Jetnil, to vice president of wholesale. Janet Adams previously held that post, but left the firm two years ago. Jetnil will oversee wholesale…

clock June 13, 2005WWD Staff

Textiles

EU, China Agree to Deal Limiting Export Growth

Chinese apparel and textile imports to the U.S. shot up 37.2 percent in April, while overall apparel and textile imports rose 4.4 percent.

clock June 13, 2005John Zarocostas

Narciso Rodriguez

Fashion Features

Doctor Narciso Comes to Chicago

Narciso Rodriguez and the Windy City are developing quite a relationship.

clock June 13, 2005Beth Wilson

Textiles

China Import Surge Not Abating

Chinese apparel and textile imports shot up 37.2 percent in April compared with a year earlier, picking up the pace from March’s 36.2 percent rise.

clock June 13, 2005Evan Clark

Jacquetta Wheeler and Gemma Ward

People

Full-Kors Meal

Aerin Lauder and Vogue hosted a dinner for Michael Kors at the new eatery Perry Street.

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Kyra Sedgwick

People

Close Encounters

Kyra Sedgwick talks about her new TV series, “The Closer.”

clock June 13, 2005Vanessa Lawrence

Ariana Lambert

People

Flower Girl

LOS ANGELES — She’s done stints as a stylist and has been a buying director for Bottega Veneta, but now Los Angeles girl-about-town Ariana Lambert is taking on a new vocation: florist.

With Lily Lodge, her new 1,300-square-foot Robertson…

clock June 13, 2005Marcy Medina

An embellished bustier by Cosabella Lusso can be worn as a ready-to-wear item.

Fashion Features

Cosabella Takes the Luxe Route

Cosabella will launch its first collection of luxury lingerie for fall-winter, Cosabella Lusso.

clock June 13, 2005Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: Quettier Honored

QUETTIER HONORED: Jehan Quettier, general director of French trade show giant Eurovet, has been awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur medal for his distinguished military service and commercial contributions to France. The…

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Neal Hochman, Sara Allard and Carole Hochman.

Fashion Features

Hochman: 75 and Still Independent

There have been plenty of twists and turns in the 75-year ride for the company that is now the Carole Hochman Design Group.

clock June 13, 2005Karyn Monget

Faraone Mennella for Carolina Herrera.

Fashion Features

Faraone Mennella Shines for Herrera

Dressing all over in Carolina Herrera will be easier now that Faraone Mennella has created a fine jewelry collection for the brand.

clock June 13, 2005Emily Holt

The Steinmetz Pink diamond.

Fashion Features

Findings: Stone Age … Well Heeled … Paternal Love …

STONE AGE: The De Beers Millennium Star — the largest perfect pear-shaped diamond — will go on display in a major diamond and jewelry exhibition that kicks off July 8 at London’s Natural History Museum. This is the…

clock June 13, 2005WWD Staff

Ann Curry, Bobbi Brown Worldwide president Maureen Case and Bobbi Brown.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Afghan Women Get Tips at Lauder … Sco Launching Essentials … ModelCo’s Bag Brigade

Afghan Women Get Tips at Lauder
NEW YORK — A dozen women who have been working in Afghanistan’s apparel business since the fall of the Taliban nearly four years ago visited the Estee Lauder Cos. June 3 to hear about how the…

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Retail Features

Scoop Makes Street Scene in Lower Manhattan

CHICAGO — Specialty retailer Scoop plans to open two new stores — vintage-inspired Scoop Street and Scoop Kids Starting Young — in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District this year.

They will give the trendy retailer a total of…

clock June 13, 2005Beth Wilson

Kadorable's Matthew Sandager and Paul Marlow.

Fashion Features

Kadorable’s Subscription for Success

Williamsburg continues to have an underground scene, literally.

clock June 13, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Technology Aids Retail Real Estate Decision

The latest shift in the retail landscape is having a seismic impact on manufacturers, suppliers, brand managers and retailers.

clock June 13, 2005Meredith Derby

Laurence Leeds

Financial

Navigating the Fluctuation at Retail

The retail landscape is forever in flux, and the latest change is having a seismic impact on manufacturers, suppliers, brand managers and retailers.

clock June 13, 2005Vicki M. Young

Financial

WWD Stock Index Up 0.2%

NEW YORK — A slightly improved outlook from the Federal Reserve kept stocks from wallowing in the summer doldrums last week.

As a result, the WWD Composite Stock Index finished the week up 0.2 percent to 1,137.31, while…

clock June 13, 2005WWD Staff

Despite lousy weather, shoppers still found reason to buy.

Financial

MNI Retail Trade Index Falls As Cold Temps Sap Shoppers

NEW YORK — Market News International’s weekly retail trade index dropped yet again, hovering at 49.1 on June 4 compared with 51 the week prior. The index, which measures business sentiment among apparel, home, electronics, general merchandise,…

clock June 13, 2005Amy S. Choi

Retail Features

Dallas’ Latest Retail Victory

NEW YORK — When phase two of Ross Perot Jr.’s mixed-use urban development project is completed in downtown Dallas in 2006, its 72,000 square feet of retail store space will be home to several European-based retailers who may not be well known to…

clock June 13, 2005Meredith Derby

Retail Features

Higher Inventory at Specialty Stores

NEW YORK — Despite quick inventory turns in 2004, which lead to expanding gross margin rates, specialty retailers found themselves sitting on fatter inventory levels for the first quarter of 2005, according to an analysis by WWD.

Bad…

clock June 13, 2005Liza Casabona

Patrizio Bertelli

Textiles

Luxury Execs Eye Potential of China

Prada ceo Patrizio Bertelli told a luxury summit in Shanghai that China should be seen as an opportunity for the world, not as a threat.

clock June 13, 2005Lisa Movius

Financial

Reebok Details Goal To Improve Margins

NEW YORK — Reebok has outlined aggressive plans to grow its business and improve margins, including an increased focus on its women’s merchandise.

In a meeting with analysts at its headquarters at Canton, Mass., the athletic giant last…

clock June 13, 2005Melanie Kletter

Rootchi displays art by local artists.

Retail Features

Rootchi Aims for Neighborhood Feel

NEW YORK — Anthropologists studying the stores on the far Upper West Side would come to the conclusion that residents living north of 96th Street in the 10028 zip code like eating, but not shopping.

Gourmet Garage, Starbucks and Texas…

clock June 13, 2005Sharon Edelson

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