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HBC Hires Ed Burstell to Accelerate Innovation

HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.

clock October 24, 2016David Moin


Balenciaga Names Cédric Charbit as New CEO

A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.

clock October 24, 2016Miles Socha


Tokyo Fashion Week: Watching for See-Now-Buy-Now

New sponsor Amazon didn't make vast changes to the format, while the local industry seemed open to the Instant Fashion experience.

clock 21hKelly Wetherille

Selling of Saks’ Assets: Shares Plummet 9.3% After Bidder Drops Out

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Investor pressure is building for Saks Inc. to make a move. And Wall Street reacted by sending shares of the retailer down 9.3 percent.

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When news reached investors Friday that Cerberus backed out and other potential bidders were more interested in pieces of Saks Inc. rather than the whole company, Wall Street went into a selling frenzy.

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Selling of Saks’ Assets: Shares Plummet 9.3% After Bidder Drops Out

Saks Inc. stock dropped 9.3 percent on report that Cerberus had dropped out of the bidding for the retailer.

clock August 29, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Vicki M. Young

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New Orleans Braces for Katrina’s Wrath

Weather forecasters were predicting a worst-case scenario Sunday as category five Hurricane Katrina barreled toward New Orleans.

clock August 29, 2005David Moin and Sara James

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Coming This Week

A brief look at this week’s upcoming stories.

clock August 29, 2005WWD Staff

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In Brief: Looking East

Harvey Nichols, the U.K. fashion and luxury goods retailer, will open in Istanbul as part of its long-term plan to expand into emerging markets.

clock August 29, 2005WWD Staff

Under Armour has started advertising its women’s products.

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Under Armour Files for $100M IPO

Under Armour’s plan to become a publicly traded company will give more juice to a fast-growing, rising star of the activewear field.

clock August 29, 2005Melanie Kletter

The Veronicas


Choice Calvin Klein Picks The Veronicas

Choice Calvin Klein, the denim, innerwear and swimwear brand targeting 18- to 26-year-olds, has partnered with the Australian singing duo The Veronicas for a multifaceted fall promotional campaign.

clock August 29, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

A look from the new Adeline collection.

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Fashion Scoops: In the Line of Fire … Punk Rock Girl … Go Diego …

After battling the hurricane and all subsequent flight problems, music’s glitterati made it to Miami.

clock August 29, 2005WWD Staff

Gwen Stefani in a L.A.M.B. dress, Christian Louboutin heels and Ralph Lauren’s black croc “Voyager” handbag.


Team Players

Lindsay Lohan was amongst and A-list crowd at the Polo Ralph Lauren and Men’s Vogue dinner at Pastis.

clock August 29, 2005Anamaria Wilson

Bali’s Lace Desire Minimizer Bra.

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Avon’s Lingerie Revival

Avon has gotten back into intimate apparel, and reintroduced bra and panty sets from Bali and Playtex in its brochures late last month.

clock August 29, 2005Karyn Monget

Yoba’s private courtyard shop.

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A Seductive Rendezvous at Yoba

French lingerie label Yoba is turning heads – and probably raising the occasional eyebrow – with a seductive collection that leaves little to the imagination.

clock August 29, 2005Emilie Marsh

The “A Perfect Fit” summer 2005 cover.

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Jockey Creates a State of Being

Jockey International has turned to its custom magazine Being to enhance the comfort factor beyond underwear for its customers.

clock August 29, 2005Karyn Monget

A hobo from the Diva line.

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Kipling Blazes American Trail

Kipling is not monkeying around this spring when it comes to growing its business in the U.S.

clock August 29, 2005Sophia Chabbott

James Mischka and Mark Badgley.

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Badgley Mischka Back in Bags

It’s 17 days until Badgley Mischka reveals its spring collection on the runway, but designers James Mischka and Mark Badgley are already showing off their new handbags.

clock August 29, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag


EU’s Peter Mandelson Pledges Action

European Union Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson will introduce proposals to EU member states to release millions of euros worth of Chinese apparel imports stranded at Customs warehouses.

clock August 29, 2005Kristi Ellis


Uniqlo Popping Up in New York

Uniqlo, the Japanese retailer that’s often compared with Gap Inc., has no stores here, but New Yorkers will get a taste of its style when a pop-up shop opens at 252 Lafayette Street on Thursday.

clock August 29, 2005Sharon Edelson


WWD Stock Index Falls 1.5%

Rising fuel prices, as well as the anticipation of higher home heating oil bills this winter, are increasingly worrying investors, who fear that consumer spending may retreat.

clock August 29, 2005WWD Staff


Former Sterling Exec Launches Business

Stanley Officina can boast that he’s had a much shorter retirement than expected – about one month, to be exact.

clock August 29, 2005Vicki M. Young

Edgar Huber and Laurent Attal of L’Oréal, Michael Gould of Bloomingdale’s and L’Oréal’s Jack Wiswall.

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Beauty Beat: Armani Cosmetics Land in Bloomingdale’s … Marionnaud Parfumeries Reports Flat 2Q Sales

A look at the latest news from the beauty industtry.

clock August 29, 2005WWD Staff


MAGIC Acquires 2 Competitors

The MAGIC Marketplace just absorbed two of its key competitors.

clock August 29, 2005David Lipke

The August/September cover of Budget Living.

Memo Pad: Epstein Reacts … Launch Fever … O Photo …

If Bauer Publishing had a motto, it would be, “Anything you can do, we can do cheaper, faster and targeted to a lower demographic.”

clock August 29, 2005WWD Staff

Joan Rivers

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Lucky Breaks: Can We Talk? … French Connection … Just Add Water …

From clubbing to cuisine, good bets for your after-work hours.

clock August 29, 2005Marcy Medina

Bella Brazil plans to compete based on the quality of its Brazil-made swimwear.

Fashion Features

The China Syndrome

Quota changes on Chinese goods have vendors looking for alternative ways to ensure a cost-effective and uninterrupted flow of goods.

clock August 29, 2005Laura Klepacki

Adrienne Landau’s embroidered cotton velvet jacket.

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Beginner’s Luck

Newcomers to the show floor try their hand at WWDMAGIC.

clock August 29, 2005Kristen Carr

E Street owner Thomas George takes a strategic approach to covering ground at MAGIC.

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Crossing Over

It takes stamina and a keen eye for different customers’ needs to shop multiple categories within the MAGIC Marketplace.

clock August 29, 2005Joanna Ramey

Retailers shopping Platform in Magic, one of the newest juried areas showcasing the designer segment.

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The Search Is On

Retailers troll the halls at MAGIC, on the hunt for their store’s next must-have item.

clock August 29, 2005Michelle Tyree

YMI Jeanswear International is expanding into a line of sportswear to complement its junior denim line.

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Jean Therapy

As denim begins to reach its saturation point, manufacturers are massaging their strategies for sustained growth.

clock August 29, 2005WWD Staff

New London’s cotton top and skirt.


Contemporary Concerns

From globalization and increased competition to fleeting trends, a wide range of issues are shaping the junior and young contemporary markets.

clock August 29, 2005Kavita Daswani

Eileen Kelley’s silk and wool dress.

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Delivering an Update

The misses’ market stays current by offering on-trend fashion at an affordable price.

clock August 29, 2005Julee Greenberg

International Women’s Apparel will show its new Eye collection in thegallery.

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Looking Good

Strong sales continue to drive the better and bridge sportswear business.

clock August 29, 2005Laura Klepacki

XCVI’s cotton T-shirt and cotton and Lycra spandex jacket and pants.

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Middle Management

With everyone from teens to Teri Hatcher flocking to the contemporary market, vendors find success on common ground.

clock August 29, 2005Faye Mussleman

Sauvage’s nylon and Lycra spandex bathing suit and silk wrap.

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Weather or Not

The resort market is less climate-dependent than ever, giving manufacturers opportunities for growth.

clock August 29, 2005Marcy Medina

Hanky Panky’s nylon top and shorts.


Comfort Class

Companies looking to get ahead in the casual market are learning that business as usual isn’t good enough.

clock August 29, 2005Rusty Williamson

Silver Star’s turquoise necklace at JCK at MAGIC.

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The Extra Touch

The accessories market is booming, but designers are walking a fine line to keep it that way

clock August 29, 2005Kavita Daswani

Peter Grimm’s straw and leather hat.

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Personal Spending

Although teens have tightened their purse strings, accessories vendors wager they’ll pay up for individualism.

clock August 29, 2005Kristen Carr

Jean Guise by Tanatar’s lambskin coat with raccoon trim.

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Multiple Coats

As outerwear grows increasingly functional and fashionable, manufacturers are convincing women to stock up on looks.

clock August 29, 2005Rusty Williamson

Mannequin presentations are part of the mix at WWDMAGIC.

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MAGIC Marketplace

At the Las Vegas Convention Center and Las Vegas Hilton, Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 2005

clock August 29, 2005WWD Staff


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