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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 17hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

clock 16hLisa Lockwood


Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock 18hKristi Garced

Gap Inc. Is Going Forth, Unveiling Retail Concept For Women 35 and Up

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Gap Inc. is seeking to elevate the specialty store experience and recapture customers when it launches its Forth & Towne chain on Wednesday.

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At the front of the Forth & Towne store, a mannequin display and "the fitting salon."


Gap Inc. Is Going Forth, Unveiling Retail Concept For Women 35 and Up

Gap Inc. is seeking to elevate the specialty store experience and recapture customers when it launches its Forth & Towne chain on Wednesday.

clock August 23, 2005David Moin

An ad for Penney's private brand Arizona.


Penney’s New Lifestyle Connection

The next phase of J.C. Penney’s growth will focus on developing an emotional connection with its customer, mostly with its private brands.

clock August 23, 2005Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

In Brief: Bullock’s Honor … Shoe Blues

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

clock August 23, 2005WWD Staff

Kelly Bensimon in Azzedine Alaïa.


Child Proof

Alex Kramer transformed her Bridgehampton home into a cotton-candy-colored wonderland for a mother-daughter Barbie doll tea party.

clock August 23, 2005WWD Staff

Designers may have their own ideas, but this is how some were clad Friday in Midtown.

Fashion Features

The Not-So-Quiet Americans

Nothing rankles New York designers like women’s dressed-down ways: mannish pants, belly-baring tops, jeans all day long … tracksuits.

clock August 23, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Dolores Watkins

Fashion Features

African-American Women Lament Lack of Fashion Choices

Dolores Watkins and Lea O’Neal say they have sophisticated clothing tastes and money to spend, but few stores in which to spend it.

clock August 23, 2005Georgia Lee

Maria Sharapova with her new U.S. Open dress by Nike.

Fashion Features

Sharapova Dresses Up for Open

Some go for the garish look, but Maria Sharapova’s newest on-court attire is sleek and simple, reflecting her penchant for dresses and colors.

clock August 23, 2005Melanie Kletter

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Wedding Surprise … Clothes Call … Emme To QVC

Terry Lundgren completed another merger over the weekend, and practically no one knew it was in the works.

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Romero Britto's Britto Azul.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Williams Tapped for Flirt Guest Role … Kanebo Bidding Process Under Way … Pop Artist Romero Britto Does Sea-Inspired Scent

You could say that it’s game, set, Flirt for tennis whiz Serena Williams.

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Kohl’s Expansion Plan Sets Analysts Buzzing

Kohl’s Corp. is putting on a new face, and Wall Street analysts like what they see.

clock August 23, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Marc Ecko

Fashion Features

Marc Ecko’s Given a Green Light

Marc Ecko was granted a fresh permit Monday afternoon, allowing him to go ahead with his free-to-the-public block party scheduled for Wednesday.

clock August 23, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Celeb Look Books At Vogue Ad Site

Some may complain the September Vogue is so full of ads it’s hard to find the editorial, but those people probably aren’t Vogue readers.

clock August 23, 2005Cate T. Corcoran

An ad created for "Fashion Rocks" featuring Joss Stone.

Memo Pad: Broadcasting Nast’ies … Race On The Cover

President of Conde Nast’s media group Richard Beckman said he is intrigued by the possibility of a series built around a Conde Nast brand.

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