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Rei Kawakubo's “Invisible clothes” for Comme des Garçons

Rei Kawakubo's two-word backstage brief on her spring Comme des Garçons collection was, “Invisible clothes.”

clock 41mBridget Foley

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Haider Ackermann's Captivating Spring Collection

The collection was ravishing, captivating with its drifting silk, trailing ribbons and delicious tropical colors.

clock 11hMiles Socha

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Maria Grazia Chiuri's First-Ever Fashion Show for Dior

In her debut collection for Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri proclaimed her ascent boldly, with a fresh take on on daytime dressing.

clock September 30, 2016Bridget Foley

Global Surfin’ Safari: Quiksilver Rides Wave In Europe and Far East

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Quiksilver has taken Europe by storm and plans to open stores as far afield as Eastern Europe, Poland and China.

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Retail

The Mall Sprawl

North America’s largest malls ranked by gross leasable area.

clock June 30, 2005Cecily Hall

Fashion Features

In Brief: Group Initiative … Logo’s Launch … Lauren’s Outreach

GROUP INITIATIVE: Clothing and textile manufacturing organizations Sistema Moda Italia and Associazione Tessile Italiana said they are merging. The new entity has yet to be officially named, but will be operative as of Oct. 1. Paolo…

clock June 30, 2005WWD Staff

Inside Quiksilver's new flagship in Anglet, France.

Retail

Global Surfin’ Safari: Quiksilver Rides Wave In Europe and Far East

Quiksilver has taken Europe by storm and plans to open stores as far afield as Eastern Europe, Poland and China.

clock June 30, 2005Emilie Marsh

Quiksilver Crossing spanned 90,000 nautical miles.

Big Waves and Adventure On Quiksilver Crossing Ship

For Veronica Kay, the wildest stop so far on the endless summer voyage aboard an Indies trader ship was in Papua, New Guinea.

clock June 30, 2005Rose Apodaca

Nike's Michael Jordan line is adding a women's collection.

Fashion Features

Jordan Women’s Line on Tap

Nike Inc. has introduced Jordan, a women’s lifestyle clothing line, that will arrive in stores in October.

clock June 30, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Lifeguards in Southampton, N.Y., will sport these Nautica looks.

Fashion Features

Sidelines: New Everlast Exec … Nautica Hits The Beach

NEW EVERLAST EXEC: Susan Fields has been named general manager of the Everlast women’s division at Jacques Moret. Fields was most recently president of midtier and off-price at Nine West Accessories and Victoria & Co.,…

clock June 30, 2005WWD Staff

Preliminary bids are due soon for Saks' Northern Department Store Group, which includes Carson Pirie Scott.

Financial

Deadline Said Near for Bids on Saks Stores

Preliminary bids for the Northern Department Store Group of Saks Inc. are due by the end of this week.

clock June 30, 2005David Moin

Financial

Bear Stearns Buys Stake in Stuart Weitzman

Bear Stearns Merchant Banking has acquired a minority stake in Stuart Weitzman Holdings LLC.

clock June 30, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Donatella’s Frontman … Daryl’s 189 Re-Entry … Valentino’s Exchange …

DONATELLA’S FRONTMAN: Donatella Versace didn’t need to invite any of her rock-star friends to play at her daughter Allegra Beck‘s 19th birthday party when there was already talent in the family. Her…

clock June 30, 2005WWD Staff

Nick Nolte

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Unfiltered Nolte

Nick Nolte unfiltered.

clock June 30, 2005Jacob Bernstein

A corner table at Centrico.

People

Mexican Matchup

Centrico, the latest eatery from Drew Nieporent and Aaron Sanchez.

clock June 30, 2005Emily Holt

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Eye Scoop

Samantha Boardman and Aby Rosen were married Tuesday evening on the rooftop terrace of Rosen’s Upper East Side town house. The bride and groom both wore white — Boardman’s simple dress was made for her by…

clock June 30, 2005WWD Staff

Miss Sixty's new campaign featuring Asia Argento.

Fashion Features

New Ads, New Line for Miss Sixty

During the men’s wear shows in Milan this week, the company introduced actress Asia Argento as the new face of its fall and winter 2005 ad campaign.

clock June 30, 2005Luisa Zargani

The pocket design showcases the CJ Blue signature.

Fashion Features

Baby Boomer Blues

Caribbean Joe is getting a touch of blue.

clock June 30, 2005Julee Greenberg

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Parasuco Lands SoHo Flagship

Parasuco Jeans is gearing up to take on the Big Apple.

clock June 30, 2005WWD Staff

A historical peasant dress made with denim inserts shown at the Prato exhibition.

Fashion Features

Italy Spotlights European Denim

Men’s wear exhibition Pitti Uomo this month heralded denim in all its variations, shapes and treatments as one of the most practical, versatile and innovative fabrics in history, and deemed it basically immortal.

clock June 30, 2005Luisa Zargani

Roberto Cavalli with a few new friends.

Fashion Features

Updating the Playboy Bunny: Cavalli Designs New Costume

Roberto Cavalli has been tapped by Playboy Enterprises to design new bunny costumes.

clock June 30, 2005Luisa Zargani

The current cover of Family Circle.

Memo Pad: Blended Family

BLENDED FAMILY: Meredith’s deal to purchase all of Gruner + Jahr USA’s women’s titles — Family Circle, Parents, Child, Fitness and Ser Padres — doesn’t officially close until Friday, but the two companies already have…

clock June 30, 2005WWD Staff

Textiles

Senate Panel Recommends CAFTA Passage

The Senate Finance Committee voted Wednesday to send CAFTA to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation.

clock June 30, 2005Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Jones Taps Bates As L.E.I. President

Barry Bates is joining the L.E.I. junior division of Jones Apparel Group as president.

clock June 30, 2005WWD Staff

Dr. Heiner Gurtler

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: P&G’s Dr. Heiner Gurtler To Exit Posts in October

The 63-year-old Gurtler is retiring.

clock June 30, 2005Melissa Drier and Andrea Nagel

Franco Pene

Fashion Features

Gibo Plants Flag in Footwear

Italian manufacturer Gibo Co. SpA has taken a 60 percent stake in footwear producer Iris for an undisclosed sum.

clock June 30, 2005Luisa Zargani

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

clock September 29, 2016Luisa Zargani

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