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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 20hKelly Wetherille

Luxury’s Mojo Rolls On: LVMH Sees Strong Year After Income Rises 19%

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Neither counterfeit handbags nor currency gyrations can dent Bernard Arnault's bullish outlook on luxury. Citing a leap in first-half net profits and "dynamic" sales over the summer months, the LVMH kingpin expects an even stronger finish for the year.

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Bernard Arnault


Luxury’s Mojo Rolls On: LVMH Sees Strong Year After Income Rises 19%

Citing “dynamic” sales over the summer, LVMH reported a 19 percent jump in first-half net profits.

clock September 8, 2005Miles Socha


Wal-Mart’s Scott Sets Aggressive Pricing Plan

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is going to flash its teeth this holiday shopping season.

clock September 8, 2005Vicki M. Young


Congress Estimates Katrina Could Cost 400,000 Jobs

As government officials and the private sector struggle with the scope of Katrina’s toll, President Bush formally asked Congress to approve another $51.8 billion in emergency relief funds.

clock September 8, 2005Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

In Brief: Delia’s Goes For A Spin … Time Is Of The Essence … Quiksilver On The Slopes

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

clock September 8, 2005WWD Staff

Christopher Cortez

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Cortez Wins Hilfiger Design Contract

Christopher Cortez, a 26-year-old hat designer, is the winner of “The Cut,” Tommy Hilfiger’s reality TV show.

clock September 8, 2005Lisa Lockwood


Mervyns to Close 62 Stores, Cut 4,800 Jobs

Mervyns will shutter 62 of its 255 stores and will cut 4,800 jobs to focus on the West and Southwest.

clock September 8, 2005Michelle Tyree

Fashion Features

Versace, IT Holding Extend Jeans Pact

Gianni Versace SpA and IT Holding SpA said they are extending their licensing deal for the Versace Jeans Couture line.

clock September 8, 2005Amanda Kaiser

The Marc by Marc Jacobs window display featuring an oversize image of Lil' Kim.

Fashion Features

Marc Jacobs Links With Lil’ Kim for Charity

Over the years, Lil’ Kim has become a close friend of Marc Jacobs and his business partner, Robert Duffy.

clock September 8, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Tinsley Mortimer in Yigal Azrouël with Frederick Anderson.


Cuba Libre

Fabiola Beracasa throws a smash hit in the Hamptons.

clock September 8, 2005WWD Staff


Matthew’s Trifecta

It’s no secret style-conscious celebrities love to wear Matthew Williamson.

clock September 8, 2005WWD Staff

Tilda Swinton in an Alexander McQueen jacket.


Signs of Intelligent Life

Tilda Swinton talks about her role in a new film, “Thumbsucker.”

clock September 8, 2005Vanessa Lawrence

Lace top and jeans by Gilded Age.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: A Nod to the Gilded Age … Exclusive Runs for Lilly … Hef Bets on Premium

Gilded Age, a denim line launching for holiday, seeks to emulate craftsmanship used almost 100 years ago.

clock September 8, 2005WWD Staff


August Comps Put Denim on Top

Retailers who put their faith in denim were rewarded in August as same-store sales results last week again failed to support the prediction of Wall Street retail analysts that a denim glut would deflate the back-to-school season.

clock September 8, 2005Ross Tucker

Catherine Malandrino

Fashion Features

Malandrino’s Latest Concept

Catherine Malandrino wants to show her other side.

clock September 8, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

A one-of-a-kind top by Shirin.

Fashion Features

Shirin Roubeni: Natural Progression

Someone once told Shirin Roubeni, if you find something that strikes you, take a picture of it.

clock September 8, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

A T-shirt from Chip & Pepper's collection, CP University.

Fashion Features

Chip & Pepper’s School Spirit

This fall, the denim brand is launching a line of T-shirts, sweatshirts and fleece and track jackets emblazoned with school logos.

clock September 8, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Serving in Style at the U.S. Open

Tennis players have gone glam this year at the U.S. Open, from beauty makeovers to platinum and diamond earrings.

clock September 8, 2005Melanie Kletter

This tennis-themed top has been a strong seller at Lacoste's on-site store.


Hitting the Shops Between Sets

Polo and Lacoste are operating at the site, and it’s likely other fashion brands may soon jump into the selling action.

clock September 8, 2005Melanie Kletter

Fashion Features

Potard Joins Marchpole Holdings in Men’s Wear

Donald Potard, who left Jean Paul Gaultier as chief executive officer in April, didn’t stay out of the fashion fray for long.

clock September 8, 2005Robert Murphy

DDF's $1,000 RMX Maximum kit.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Clarins’ Backstage Debut … DDF Sets High-End Skin Care Trio

Featuring one item priced at $1,000, a new antiaging skin care range called RMX from Doctor’s Dermatologic Formula will set you back a few dollars.

clock September 8, 2005WWD Staff

Roopal Patel and Peter Som.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Art Smarts … Renzo’s North American Tour … Playing Dress Up …

While art installations in fashion boutiques are nothing new, Louis Vuitton will surely raise the bar next month when it unveils its new Paris flagship on the Champs-Elysees.

clock September 8, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

EU Members Agree to New China Deal

European Union member states on Wednesday approved an EU-China deal to unblock Chinese textiles and apparel imports held in customs warehouses because they breached agreed quota levels.

clock September 8, 2005John Zarocostas

Sand Dollar

Fashion Features

Smooth Sailing Into Spring

Top Pantone colors chosen by New York designers for spring 2006.

clock September 8, 2005Cecily Hall

Margiela's display of bags.


Margiela Opens Shop in Paris

Martin Margiela opened his third store in Paris this week and plans boutiques in New York’s West Village and Milan.

clock September 8, 2005Robert Murphy

Memo Pad: Al Fayeds In Fashion … Rallying The Troops … Head Scratcher …

Camilla Al Fayed, daughter of Harrods owner Mohammed Al Fayed, arrives in the U.S. next week.

clock September 8, 2005WWD Staff

Offerings from Kenzo Takada's new home line.

Fashion Features

Kenzo Takada Heads Home

Kenzo Takada’s home here is known as one of the French capital’s most stylish abodes.

clock September 8, 2005Robert Murphy

Banana Republic's new Tokyo store.


First Banana Republic Store Opens Outside North America

After two years of careful planning and preparation, Banana Republic has landed in Japan.

clock September 8, 2005Tsukasa Furukawa


Fashion Features

Now Hear This

With equal measures of attitude and artistry, these musicians have set the stage for their own sucess. Here, WWD takes note.

clock September 8, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Rock Shots

Iconic photographer Mick Rock is experiencing a resurrection.

clock September 8, 2005Rose Apodaca

Drummer Jason Boesel

Fashion Features

Open Season

Invited to warm up the crowd on the Coldplay tour, Rilo Kiley may soon become a main attraction.

clock September 8, 2005WWD Staff

Phil Vonthron

Fashion Features

A New Spin on Style

Club DJs are partially obscured by turntables, but the fashions you can see are carefully considered.

clock September 8, 2005Amy S. Choi

The Sun

Fashion Features

Alternative Styling

Indie rock’s refusal to make a fashion statement has become a message in itself.

clock September 8, 2005Michael Agosta and Marcy Medina

The Click Five

Fashion Features

It Suits Them

Not all rock bands are antifashion. In fact, some are admittedly and blatantly commercial.

clock September 8, 2005Katherine Bowers

Fashion Features

Balenciaga Belle

Joana Preiss entwines her music with Nicolas Ghesquiere’s designer threads.

clock September 8, 2005Katya Foreman

Agatha Blois in her Los Angeles studio.

Fashion Features

The First Lady of Leather

Nothing screams rock star like a pair of leather pants, which is why, for two decades, rockers have turned to Agatha Blois.

clock September 8, 2005Tara Bonet-Black

Marla Sokoloff in a Corey Lynn Calter blouse; Clu tank. Necklaces by Helen Ficalora; rings by Soho Rings; Kiss My Axe guitar strap.

Fashion Features

Soko and Rhyme

Actress-cum-singer Marla Sokoloff — best known as Lucy Hatcher on ABC’s “The Practice” — is adding designer to her job description.

clock September 8, 2005Venessa Lau

Riko Sakurai resists being labeled.

Fashion Features

Easy Street

After introducing hip-hop to Japan, Riko Sakurai has come to New York to work at the intersection of music and fashion.

clock September 8, 2005Sharon Edelson


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