Fashion

Donatella Versace's Fall Show Was Full of Uplifting Messages

Yet the collection featured much more than positive thoughts.

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Business

Year of the Rooster Sees China Luxury Rebound

Repatriation of luxury spending and improving consumer sentiment are seen to lift business.

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Fashion

Prada Stages Fabulous Show at Milan Fashion Week

Miuccia Prada showed an alternative take on seductive dressing for fall 2017.

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Coach’s Pulling Power: Net Up 48.6% as Brand Eyes $2B in Sales in ’06

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Coach posted a 48.6 percent jump in fourth-quarter earnings on a 23.8 percent sales gain, with strength in same-store sales and new distribution.

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Financial

Coach’s Pulling Power: Net Up 48.6% as Brand Eyes $2B in Sales in ’06

Coach posted a 48.6 percent jump in fourth-quarter earnings on a 23.8 percent sales gain, with strength in same-store sales and new distribution.

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The custom-designed twin-fin surfboards.

Fashion Features

Beach Break

To the uninitiated, the punk quartet’s brand of acoustic aggression has but few similarities to the relaxed beach vibe stereotypical of the hang-10 sport.

clock August 3, 2005Venessa Lau

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Media

Memo Pad: Chickens, Toast and Peanut Butter … Cross Country

Like Sauron in “The Lord of the Rings,” American Media chief David Pecker continues to gather his minions to him.

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Textiles

Bush Signs CAFTA Pact

President Bush signed the Central American Free Trade Agreement into law after expending political capital to squeak out a victory in the House.

clock August 3, 2005Kristi Ellis

Financial

Adidas Said in Talks to Buy Reebok

News of a potential $3 billion deal was reported Tuesday by The Financial Times on its Web site.

clock August 3, 2005Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

In Brief: Foot Locker Stumble … Lawsuit Against Avon … Thai Fashion Spotlight

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

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Brooks on the set of "The Bell Jar" in 1978.

Fashion Features

Obituary: Donald Brooks, a Creator of ‘America’s Look’

Donald Brooks, who helped create the “American Look” in fashion in the Fifties and Sixties, and then became a notable custom designer, has died.

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The "Five Hammering Men" moving sculpture is located at the entrance of NorthPark's new Nordstrom store.

Retail

Luxury Upgrade at NorthPark Center

The first phase of the $170 million expansion and renovation of NorthPark Center in Dallas will bring in several high-end stores new to Texas.

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A look inside Kiehl's new store at the Festival Walk mall in Hong Kong.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Kiehl’s Adds New Touches With Hong Kong Store … Vapro Names President for First American

Vapro International has appointed Gini Steinberg president of its New York-based subsidiary, First American Brands.

clock August 3, 2005WWD Staff

JSong's cut-out and embroidered detail items booked well at Moda Manhattan.

Fashion Features

Boutique Shows Tap Into Hot Trends

Boutique owners found a buffet of trends at the FAME, Moda Manhattan and Designers & Agents trade shows in New York.

clock August 3, 2005Julee Greenberg

Mango will open stores in Canada and the U.S.

Retail

Mango’s New Mission: North America

Spanish specialty chain Mango has begun its assault on North America with the opening of three stores in Toronto.

clock August 3, 2005Brian Dunn

Katz's deli, a Lower East Side landmark.

Retail

Pushcart Echoes: Lower East Side Retail Rises

Like New York neighborhoods from SoHo to the Meatpacking District, the Lower East Side is reinventing itself thanks to a hot real estate market.

clock August 3, 2005Sharon Edelson

Retail

Sass & Bide Fete Opening Of First Freestanding Unit

On Friday night, the designers toasted their first freestanding boutique with a throng of stylish friends and fans.

clock August 3, 2005Patty Huntington

A cargo ship.

Textiles

Dock Gridlock Is Target as Imports Rise

The stakes are high for the apparel industry at the dual ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which process $200 billion of cargo annually.

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