Accessories

Tiffany & Co Appoints Roger Farah as Chairman

clock 2hMisty White Sidell

Fashion

Fendi Spring RTW 2018

clock 2hBridget Foley

Beauty

Liliane Bettencourt Dies at 94

clock 7hJennifer Weil

Fixing Wal-Mart Apparel: Retail Giant’s Trend Team Searches for Elusive Mix

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Overview

Wal-Mart's first trend office in Manhattan's Garment District, opened almost two years ago, is indicative of its desire to change its fashion image.

From This Issue

Tools of the trend office.

Fashion Features

Fixing Wal-Mart Apparel: Retail Giant’s Trend Team Searches for Elusive Mix

Wal-Mart’s first trend office in Manhattan’s Garment District, opened almost two years ago, is indicative of its desire to change its fashion image.

clock August 1, 2005Katherine Bowers

Textiles

U.S. Mulls China Trade Limits

USTR Rob Portman said in Geneva that the U.S. is still considering whether to negotiate with China on a broad pact to restrain import growth.

clock August 1, 2005John Zarocostas and Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

clock August 1, 2005WWD Staff

Greg Peck

People

Pecking Order

The gentrification of the East Village continues with the building of Greg Peck’s Cooper Square hotel.

clock August 1, 2005Emily Holt

Uliana Lopatkina

People

Dream Dancer

Ballerina, you must have seen her.

clock August 1, 2005Robert Murphy

People

Eye Scoops: Donna’s Big Events

So much for a laid-back week at the end of July.

clock August 1, 2005WWD Staff

Pell James

People

Chic of The Week: Pell James

If you think holding your own in a film with Bill Murray is tough, try standing out at the star-studded party at Cabana after the premiere.

clock August 1, 2005WWD Staff

A bag from the Tokidoki for LeSportsac collection.

Fashion Features

LeSportsac: Another Nod Toward Pop Culture

Inspired by the fervor for Japanese anime culture, LeSportsac has introduced a new line called Tokidoki for LeSportsac.

clock August 1, 2005Sophia Chabbott

A selection of hats from The Sak.

Fashion Features

The Sak Branches Out

The Sak customers in spring will be seeing the brand’s signature Tightweave and other innovative crocheted textiles take on new forms.

clock August 1, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag

Loree Rodkin earrings.

Fashion Features

Rodkin Tunes Into Growth

When Loree Rodkin recalls the nights years ago that she spent with Salvador Dali, the chunky rings wrapped around the icon of surrealist art’s fingers instantly come to mind.

clock August 1, 2005Rose Apodaca

B. Romanek clutches.

Fashion Features

Two L.A. Designers Show a Wild Side

Weeks after launching her first line, Romanek counted Demi Moore, Sheryl Crowe, Rita Wilson, Alexis Bledel and Courtney Cox-Arquette among those clutching her candy-colored bags.

clock August 1, 2005Rose Apodaca

An AccessoriesTheShow event in New York. Starting this August, there also will be an edition in Las Vegas.

Fashion Features

AccessoriesTheShow’s Las Vegas Expansion

AccessoriesTheShow is betting on Las Vegas as a new winning venue.

clock August 1, 2005Laura Klepacki

A Kenzie hat.

Fashion Features

Findings: Star Quality … Topping It Off … Circus Act …

Brooks Bros. is giving its female customers the perfect finishing touch.

clock August 1, 2005WWD Staff

Chan Luu's showroom.

Retail

Chan Luu’s Broadway Breakout

Jewelry and accessories designer Chan Luu is striking out on her own, opening her first showroom.

clock August 1, 2005Sophia Chabbott

New designs from ESQ.

Fashion Features

ESQ Says It’s Time for Luxury

Movado Group Inc. is jump-starting its ESQ business for fall with a newly designed assortment filled with luxury touches such as diamonds.

clock August 1, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag

Pearl detail on a style from Hot Sox.

Fashion Features

Vendors Add Spring to Their Step

Many companies are widening their offerings to include categories such as hair accessories or footwear, while other firms are focusing on early deliveries of hosiery and socks in winter fabrics and spring colors in late December and January.

clock August 1, 2005Sophia Chabbott

More than 16,000 international visitors are projected to attend the sprawling Lyon, Mode City fair.

Fashion Features

Mode City Grows in Size, Scope

The next edition of the Lyon, Mode City trade fair, set for Sept. 3-5, promises to be packed with new lines, trend information and events.

clock August 1, 2005Karyn Monget

The stylish interior of concept store As It Is.

Fashion Features

Scene

Lyon’s tony shopping area between the rue Edouard, rue des Archers and rue Emile Zola shines with luxury shops such as Hermes, Louis Vuitton and Cartier.

clock August 1, 2005Katya Foreman

Julia Smith's girly-looking undies.

Fashion Features

Down Under Lingerie Line Gains Fans

Considering Julia Smith’s only sales outlet in her hometown is a Sunday market stall at Bondi Beach, it’s no surprise she’s not yet a household name in Australia.

clock August 1, 2005Patty Huntington

Ghazlan's garden-inspired lace lingerie.

Fashion Features

Ghazlan’s Lingerie Garden Grows

For London-based lingerie designer Antonia Ghazlan, a love of plants continues to be at the root of her designs.

clock August 1, 2005Ellen Burney

Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: Cosabella Taps De Roberts

Cosabella has appointed Theresa De Roberts to the new post of director of sales.

clock August 1, 2005WWD Staff

A Versace DV One watch.

Fashion Features

Versace Jewelry Keeps on Ticking

Versace has experienced a 50 percent increase in watch sales since signing a license with Timex last November.

clock August 1, 2005Luisa Zargani

Mia & Kompany Couture cuffs.

Fashion Features

Mia & Kompany Adds Cuffs to the Mix

This weekend at the JA show here, the Los Angeles-based company will launch Mia & Kompany Couture, an assortment of limited-edition pieces.

clock August 1, 2005Ashley Baker

Becca Straus Jewelry rings.

Fashion Features

Straus Crafts Her First Collection

Rebecca Straus takes on the role of a storyteller when she speaks about her family history.

clock August 1, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag

Seth Mnookin

People

Seems Like Old Times

WWD caught up with Seth Mnookin for his take on the events that ushered in a prolonged era of media soul-searching.

clock August 1, 2005Jeff Bercovici

Media

Memo Pad: “Intern Ships”

Of all the media companies, it is said that Conde Nast’s employees are the most homogeneous.

clock August 1, 2005Sara James

Brushing up Kleinfeld's new Chelsea store.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Who’s That Girl … Here Comes The Bride … Elbaz Goes East …

American Eagle opened a new flagship store in Union Square last Wednesday night.

clock August 1, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Miami Fashion Week Grows, Adds Programs and Venues

Held each year in May, the event to showcase international designers is straying into new territory.

clock August 1, 2005Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Features

Indie Trade Event Bows

The property’s lush, open courtyard, intimate suites, restaurant and spa set it apart from typical trade show venues.

clock August 1, 2005Rebecca Kleinman

May Department Stores Co. announced it would rename 330 stores Macy's.

Financial

WWD Stock Index Dips 0.2%

The WWD Composite Stock Index declined slightly, falling 0.2 percent last week as oil topped off at $61 a barrel on Friday.

clock August 1, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Michelle Tyree

LVMH-owned La Samaritaine is closing its landmark location.

Financial

Rough Patch for French Dept. Stores

With the closing of the landmark La Samaritaine store, French retailers are weathering a turbulent season compounded by a troubled economy.

clock August 1, 2005Robert Murphy

La Mer Essence

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: La Mer Hosts ‘Housewives’ Party … Alberto-Culver Profits Up 3.7 Percent

If most women are desperate to get their hands on a pot of Creme de la Mer, it should come as no surprise to see five of the six “Desperate Housewives” at Tuesday’s cocktail party.

clock August 1, 2005WWD Staff

Retail

Mullins Exits Harold’s

Mullins has job-hopped recently, previously serving short stints as ceo of St. John, and ceo of the Neiman Marcus Stores division of Neiman Marcus Group

clock August 1, 2005David Moin

Liberty's London flagship on the corner of Regent and Great Marlborough Streets.

Retail

London’s Liberty Goes Back to the Future

Liberty, the landmark London store famed for its colorful paisleys and flower-print fabrics, is delving into the past to fashion its future.

clock August 1, 2005Samantha Conti

Essentialist

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Michael Kors' new fragrance Sexy Ruby.

Beauty

Michael Kors Trades Jet Set for Sexy Ruby

clock 3hRachel Strugatz

Social Studies