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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

Fashion

Haider Ackermann's Captivating Spring Collection

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

clock 11hMiles Socha

Fashion

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

For Belk, Size Matters As Chain’s New Execs Up Competitive Ante

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Overview

Belk's purchase of Proffitt's and McRae's offers the challenge of integrating major firms and signals its desire to be a player on the acquisition hunt.

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Belk, Spring Hill, Fla.

Retail

For Belk, Size Matters As Chain’s New Execs Up Competitive Ante

Belk’s purchase of Proffitt’s and McRae’s offers the challenge of integrating major firms and signals its desire to be a player on the acquisition hunt.

clock July 6, 2005Georgia Lee

This Sulky bag is to help mark Celine's 60th anniversary.

Fashion Features

Celine Taps Insider Omazic as Designer

After interviewing a slate of prominent female candidates, Celine has opted for an in-house talent, Ivana Omazic, to become its next designer.

clock July 6, 2005Miles Socha

Financial

PVH Raises Guidance for Quarter, Year

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. on Tuesday raised earnings guidance for the year and second quarter.

clock July 6, 2005Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

In Brief: Sanger’s Swan Song … Chaunu Departs Chopard

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

clock July 6, 2005WWD Staff

John Galliano wearing the new Christal watch.

Fashion Features

John Galliano’s Latest Take on Time

Leave it to John Galliano, friends with the likes of Gwen Stefani, to create an eye-catching watch especially designed for “rock chicks.”

clock July 6, 2005Sophia Chabbott and Miles Socha

Textiles

Bush Moves Against Cotton Subsidies

The U.S. moved to cancel a program ruled illegal by the WTO that provided million of dollars in subsidies to cotton growers and yarn spinners.

clock July 6, 2005Evan Clark

Financial

Saks’ Creditors Agree to Waiver

A majority of creditors holding Saks Inc. debt agreed to a waiver of default and amendments relating to the retailer’s tender offers and consent solicitations announced last month, the company said Tuesday.

clock July 6, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Memo Pad: Singled Out

In the age of the merger, second chances are hard to come by.

clock July 6, 2005WWD Staff

People

Suzy

Word is Tom and Katie will be married at the Scientology Center in Los Angeles … Jude Law and Sadie Frost come to terms, divorce that is.

clock July 6, 2005Aileen Mehle

Burberry Brit Gold

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Burberry Sets Limited-Edition Scent, Plans Masterbrand

Burberry has unearthed a glittering prize for its most faithful fragrance fans.

clock July 6, 2005Samantha Conti

Riccardo Tisci

Fashion Features

Tisci to Present an Edgier Givenchy

Riccardo Tisci, the new couturier at Givenchy, said he was shocked in a good way when he discovered the fashion house’s vast archives.

clock July 6, 2005Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Star Charts … Capital Man … Three’s Company …

The couture shows kick off in Paris today with what looks like no shortage of celebrity wattage.

clock July 6, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Porsche Design, Ferragamo Team for Line

Porsche Design Group has found a co-driver for its push into the luxury accessories race.

clock July 6, 2005Alessandra Ilari

Financial

Asda Plans to Lay Off 1,400

Some 200 management jobs will be phased out at the company’s head office in Yorkshire, and 1,200 retail management positions at Asda stores will be cut in order to focus on frontline customer service.

clock July 6, 2005Samantha Conti and Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Jewelry Firms Form Council For Standards

The nonprofit organization, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, is committed to promoting responsible business practices throughout the industry, from mining to retailing.

clock July 6, 2005Sophia Chabbott

Target is becoming more fashionable, which could be a danger to moderate sportswear vendors at department stores.

Retail

Mass Appeal

As Target and Wal-Mart up their fashion quotients, moderate department store vendors have their work cut out for them.

clock July 6, 2005Julee Greenberg

Michael Kors judged "Project Runway" on Bravo.

Fashion Features

A Reality Check

Designers are looking to boost their celebrity by venturing more and more into the world of reality TV.

clock July 6, 2005Julee Greenberg

A look from Marc Jacobs' fall collection.

Fashion Features

The Moody Turn

Just how will Marc Jacobs’ controversial fall collection affect New York Fashion Week’s spring shows this September?

clock July 6, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Models wearing Sweet.

Fashion Features

Sweet Success

Calvin and Anne will have another Klein in their midst.

clock July 6, 2005Robert Murphy

Dana Buchman's Boca Raton store.

Retail

Dana’s New Digs

Things are on the move at Dana Buchman.

clock July 6, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

The Vintage Era?

The Nineties had minimalism, and the Eighties, excess and shoulder pads, which leads to the question: What will the double-zeros be remembered for?

clock July 6, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

The future home of LA FACE.

Financial

Korean-Americans Spur L.A. Fashion District Boomlet

A decade after the San Pedro Wholesale Mart opened in the fashion district, helping to give visibility to the Korean-American apparel community, the thriving area is raising its profile.

clock July 6, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Fashion Features

Lang Ex-Designer Picked as Three Dot Creative Director

LOS ANGELES — Three Dot, the luxe, contemporary knit brand with a cult following, has hired former Helmut Lang designer Yuchin Mao as creative director.

Overseeing Lang’s men’s and women’s knit lines for the last five years before moving…

clock July 6, 2005Rose Apodaca

Financial

Oracle in Deal for ProfitLogic

Oracle Corp. said Tuesday it will acquire ProfitLogic Inc., a leading provider of retail profit optimization software based in Boston.

clock July 6, 2005Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Exhibit Spotlights Dutch Designers

NEW YORK — From the Bowery to the Bronx, scads of areas in and around Manhattan adopted names belonging to the Dutch. Given that, it’s fitting that “Dutch at the Edge of Design,” a forthcoming museum exhibition, would find a home…

clock July 6, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

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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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