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Matteo Renzi's Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

Analysts brushed off consequences of Renzi's resignation on luxury.

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Men's

Martin Greenfield Files Lawsuit Against Brooks Brothers

The tailor is seeking $1.9 million in damages, according to his attorney.

clock 8hJean E. Palmieri

Fashion

BFC, Google Team on Digital Fashion Educational Platform

The British Fashion Council has teamed with Google Arts & Culture on a digital educational platform to launch ahead of the Fashion Awards.

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Hilary’s Birthday Treat: Turning 18, Duff Plans On a Lifestyle Empire

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Duff said the company will encompass clothing, accessories, health and beauty products and furniture and home decor. She will compete in the tween and fragrance categories against 19-year-old moguls Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.

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People

In the Pink

The West Coast socials geared up for National Breast Cancer Awareness month with a pair of luncheons.

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People

Wellness Center

“We’re not saying ‘no’ to traditional medicine,” Donna Karan said of holistic practices at a dinner Tuesday night at the Metropolitan Pavilion to benefit the Continuum Center for Health and Healing at Beth Israel Medical Center.

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Elizabeth Hayt

People

Devil’s Advocate

Tell-all memoirs aren’t exactly a rarity these days, but few of them begin, as Elizabeth Hayt’s “I’m No Saint” does.

clock September 29, 2005Emily Holt

Fashion Features

Hilary’s Birthday Treat: Turning 18, Duff Plans On a Lifestyle Empire

As an 18th birthday present to herself, Hilary Duff is forming a lifestyle brand and will market apparel, fragrance and accessories.

clock September 29, 2005Julie Naughton

D&G's new show space.

Fashion Features

D&G Ready For Close-up

If a runway venue is the architectural expression of a designer’s point of view, then Dolce & Gabbana’s gargantuan new show space is a dazzling black glass monument to the success of fashion’s evergreen boys.

clock September 29, 2005WWD Staff

Olivia and 50 Cent

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Cent’s Sensibility … Missing Persons Report … Lap It Up …

50 Cent stopped by the Giorgio Armani show Wednesday, a few hours before playing a stadium outside Milan as part of his European tour.

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Sienna Miller

People

Fancy Footwork

As promised, Sienna Miller breezed into Milan Tuesday night to host a Cesare Paciotti party held at the city’s central station.

clock September 29, 2005WWD Staff

The building planned for Kuwait City.

Fashion Features

Kuwait’s One-Stop Luxe Shop

Vowing to redefine the concept of one-stop luxury shopping, Kuwaiti retailer Sheikh Majed Al-Sabah plans to construct an 11-story emporium in his hometown of Kuwait City.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Honoring Oleg … Finlay Feels The Pinch … Sweat Free

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

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Financial

H&M 3Q Earnings Surge 36%

Hennes & Mauritz of Sweden on Wednesday posted better-than-expected third-quarter profits, lifted by fewer markdowns and higher prices.

clock September 29, 2005Robert Murphy

A Guess watch made by Callanen International.

Fashion Features

Guess Extends Deal With Callanen

Guess Inc. has renewed its licensing relationship with Callanen International with a new 10-year worldwide deal for watches at the unit of Timex Corp.

clock September 29, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag

Retail

Lane Crawford Taps President

David Riddiford was named president of Lane Crawford, a designer specialty store with seven locations in Asia, effective Oct. 1.

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Fashion Features

Marchiori Exits Diesel

Maurizio Marchiori, vice president of marketing for Diesel USA, is leaving the company after 17 years to become the general director of Alstare, the Belgium-based motorcycle racing organization.

clock September 29, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Gucci

Fashion Features

Long on Charm – Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Missoni

From pretty, Forties-inspired dresses to refined pantsuits to striking evening gowns with twisted straps, there were plenty of appealing real clothes on the runways as the Milan collections continued.

clock September 29, 2005WWD Staff

Moschino

Fashion Features

Clean Sweep – Bottega Veneta, Jil Sander, Moschino

It was like a breath of fresh air as clean-cut looks such as shift dresses, man-tailored shirts and sharp trenches breezed through Milan.

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Clare Waight Keller, Sophie Dahl, James Pringle and Kim Winser.

Fashion Features

Pringle’s Big Night

Clare Waight Keller’s first official day as creative director at Pringle of Scotland may have been Monday, but the soft-spoken Brit already had been working on a special one-off gown to celebrate the brand’s 190th anniversary.

clock September 29, 2005Courtney Colavita

Trend Les Copains

Fashion Features

On the Go – Trend Les Copains, Belstaff

Designers traveled from the city to the jungle and back with looks that ranged from cool little jackets to great-looking classic jodhpurs.

clock September 29, 2005WWD Staff

Carlo Alberto Pregnolato

Fashion Features

Next, Please

It’s no secret that the fashion world is desperately seeking new talent.

clock September 29, 2005WWD Staff

Bally

Fashion Features

Spring Breezes In

Accessories designers are making a statement for spring: Less is more.

clock September 29, 2005WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Beauty Wishes

The top beauty services women would like to receive.

clock September 29, 2005Cecily Hall

Alena Akhmadullina

Fashion Features

Paris Preview: Ones to Watch

A crop of fashion neophytes will vie for recognition here this season, while a handful of more established designers will show after spells abroad or even, in Kenzo Takada’s case, after retirement.

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Fashion Features

Paris Preview: Show Calendar

Times and locations are subject to change. Attendees are encouraged to confirm information.

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Mackey McDonald

Retail

Plotting the VF Revolution

Halfway through ceo Mackey McDonald’s “New Deal” for VF, he’s confident it will lead to more than rising sales and earnings growth.

clock September 29, 2005Ross Tucker

A pale pink tunic dress by Secrets of Charm, an exhibitor at the Fashion Coterie.

Fashion Features

On the Lookout for Rising Stars

Buyers were on the prowl for new vendors to add to their mix for spring during the latest round of trade shows here last week.

clock September 29, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Musician Miri Ben-Ari is in Reebok's new marketing campaign.

Media

Pulling Strings for Reebok

Israeli hip-hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari will make her debut tonight as the new face of Reebok.

clock September 29, 2005Melanie Kletter

Fashion Features

Finish Line Heads Upscale With Women’s Chain

Finish Line Inc. is targeting affluent female customers with its new yet-to-be-named women’s athletic retail format.

clock September 29, 2005Melanie Kletter

Financial

Fall Sales Kick Into High Gear at Specialty Stores

Despite the negative impact of hurricanes, gas prices and warm weather, specialty stores said they’ve been pleased with back-to-school sales.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Hardy Amies Sets Eau de Parfum … After Adjustments, Wella AG Earnings Soar … Lauder Names Pungerscheg GM in Austria …

Hardy Amies, the couture and ready-to-wear fashion house, is harking back to the days of haute parfumerie with Eau de Parfum, a fragrance meant to embody its Savile Row style.

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Media

Memo Pad: Blogged Out … Many Hands … Moss Hits The Airwaves

It’s hard to make fun of bloggers when they’re so quick to make fun of themselves.

clock September 29, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

DeLay, Others Indicted in Fund Flap

NEW YORK — A grand jury in Texas on Wednesday indicted House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and two colleagues, John Colyandro and James Ellis, on a charge of criminal conspiracy for allegedly dispensing $190,000 of funds from several corporations to…

clock September 29, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Gildan to Begin Branding Own Apparel

Gildan Activewear will begin to make clothing that carries its own label, a new direction from its traditional role of producing generic T-shirts for printers and wholesalers.

clock September 29, 2005Brian Dunn

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