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Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 16hBridget Foley

Fashion

Claus Dietrich Lahrs Appointed Chief Executive of Bottega Veneta

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

clock 16hLuisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Beauty

Acqua di Parma Goes Luxe, Plots Retail Expansion

Acqua di Parma is launching a higher-priced line, opening its first U.S. store and expanding its women's range.

clock 12hRachel Strugatz

Calvin Klein and Fingen Said in Deal for Collection License

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Overview

Francisco Costa may get his much-praised Calvin Klein Collection produced for spring after all. Sources in Italy say Fingen Apparel is in the final stage of signing a deal to produce and distribute the collection.

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Dolce & Gabbana

Fashion Features

Buon Anniversario! – Dolce & Gabbana

Not at all concerned about conversational inconsistencies, the Dolce & Gabbana lads have also talked about the simple life.

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

Burberry Prorsum

Fashion Features

Whimsy and Polish – Burberry Prorsum, Fendi, Dsquared

There’s nothing like blending elegance with wit, and some designers did just that this season, in looks such as Empire-waisted dresses belted in ribbon, bold cape coats and puff-sleeved blouses worn with high-waisted skirts.

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

Anna Molinari

Fashion Features

A Detailed Account – Anna Molinari, Antonio Marras, Krizia, Max Mara, Ermanno Scervino

Counteracting the season’s clean aesthetic, some designers took the more-is-more approach, showing ruffles, shredded tulle and lots of volume.

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

Malo

Fashion Features

Think Young

For spring, venerable knitwear companies are looking beyond their bread-and-butter knits in an effort to flex some major lifestyle muscle.

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

Francisco Costa

Fashion Features

Calvin Klein and Fingen Said in Deal for Collection License

Fingen Apparel is said to be in the final stages of a deal to produce and distribute the Calvin Klein Collection, taking over from Vestimenta.

clock September 30, 2005Luisa Zargani and Marc Karimzadeh

Buying up the raffles.

Fashion Features

Food, Fashion and Fund-raising

Between the Giorgio Armani and Chanel shops at Bloomingdale’s Wednesday there were 150 guests who lunched.

clock September 30, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

Ford Names Product Chief

In a nod to future expansion, Tom Ford has recruited Marco Semeghini as worldwide director of product development for the Tom Ford brand.

clock September 30, 2005Pete Born

Counterfeits were bagged and piled on the street before being loaded on trucks.

Financial

NYPD Seizes $2M in Counterfeit Goods

A Midtown Manhattan building operating as a mall of counterfeit goods worth more than $1 million was shut down by authorities Thursday.

clock September 30, 2005Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“I read often, but I also get bored. It’s because I miss it, but I think I would be incapable of starting up again because I don’t like what fashion has become.”

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Moving Up At Burton … New At Easel

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

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

People

Suzy

Renee Zellweger seems to be singing a new tune with Damien Rice … Twiggy gives the skinny … Kate Moss heads to rehab.

clock September 30, 2005Aileen Mehle

Lucy Liu and Heather Graham

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Trading Places … Curves Ahead … Flag Waver …

Donatella Versace chose to show her spring collection at Milan’s imposing stock exchange Thursday night.

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Who’s Mad at Milan?

Snarled traffic, heavy-handed security, a jammed schedule and a dearth of runway fireworks have put members of the fashion pack in a foul mood about Milan.

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

The Damage Remedy line.

Fashion Features

Aveda to Launch Damage Remedy in the U.S.

The expression may be spring forward – but at Aveda, fall is turning out to be a time to move forward in several areas.

clock September 30, 2005Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

L’Oreal No Longer in Kanebo Race

L’Oreal announced Thursday that it will not be bidding for the Japanese firm Kanebo.

clock September 30, 2005Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

Boots First-Half Sales Up 1.1 Percent

The overall slowdown in U.K. retail sales is taking its toll on Boots.

clock September 30, 2005Brid Costello

The Carnal Flower bottle.

Fashion Features

Frederic Malle’s Take on Tuberose

Carnal Flower, the newest scent from Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle, features a classic source of inspiration in a way that it has never been experienced before, according to the company.

clock September 30, 2005Bryn Kenny

Liz Earle and Kim Buckland

Fashion Features

Liz Earle’s Skin Care Savvy

Liz Earle and Kim Buckland may look like wholesome English mums, but underneath those bright smiles and creamy complexions are two renegades.

clock September 30, 2005Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Cellcosmet Enters Specialty Store Distribution

Cellcosmet, a skin care line that one noted retailer called “the world’s best-kept secret,” has opened at Holt Renfrew, billed as its specialty store debut.

clock September 30, 2005Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Top Notes: Russo Promoted … Nuzzo Joins Claiborne … Pender To Anthony …

Carol Russo has been promoted to the role of senior vice president and general manager of sales and marketing, North America, for the Aramis and Designer Fragrances division of the Estee Lauder Cos.

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

A selection from Revlon's spring lineup.

Fashion Features

Revlon to Relaunch Enhanced ColorStay

Revlon might be keeping its two biggest innovations for 2006 under lock and key, but the cosmetics company has detailed the balance of its spring lineup, which includes the overhaul of the ColorStay franchise.

clock September 30, 2005Molly Prior

Christina Applegate and Avon's Eileen Higgins flanked by two Fandango Ladies.

Fashion Features

Avon’s Broadway Debut

Avon’s Shine Supreme has joined the cast of “Sweet Charity” in the role of official lip color of the Broadway musical.

clock September 30, 2005Molly Prior

Ashanti

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Wal-Mart Previews Red-Carpet Beauty Lineup

Forget the yellow smiley faces, Wal-Mart is rolling out the red carpet for a barrage of celebrity-endorsed products made exclusively for the nation’s largest retailer.

clock September 30, 2005Faye Brookman

Johnson's Soothing Naturals

Fashion Features

Natural Baby Care Goes Mainstream

Consumers inconvenienced by having to make an extra trip to the health food store to buy natural baby products can soon look forward to finding these items at their local drugstore, mass and grocery outlet.

clock September 30, 2005Andrea Nagel

Bradford Soaps' shaker top is ideal for travel soaps.

Fashion Features

HBA Show Offers Products, Panels and Praise

The beauty industry’s largest formula and packaging show came to a close Thursday afternoon, after welcoming more than 16,000 attendees and 600 exhibitors over three days.

clock September 30, 2005Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Beauty’s Leading Innovators Honored

HBA’s 4th Annual Awards Dinner honored the best and brightest in the beauty industry.

clock September 30, 2005Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Panel Says Celebs Drive Sales

In the beauty industry, recent success stories – in one way or another – are tied to celebrity.

clock September 30, 2005Molly Prior and Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

U.S.-China Talks Make Advance

Chinese and American negotiators wrapped up three days of talks with progress reported but no comprehensive quota deal struck.

clock September 30, 2005Evan Clark

Retail

Port Authority Sets WTC Retail Space

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday detailed plans to open 500,000 square feet of retail space in and around Ground Zero, beginning in 2010.

clock September 30, 2005Sharon Edelson

Financial

Michael Archbold Joins SFAE Team

Saks Fifth Avenue Enterprises on Thursday named Michael G. Archbold as executive vice president and chief financial and administrative officer, reporting to Fred Wilson, chairman and chief executive officer.

clock September 30, 2005David Moin

Max Wilson

Fashion Features

Max Wilson Said in Talks For John Varvatos Post

John Varvatos be Max Wilson’s next stop?

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

Tom Ford's first ad for Youth Dew aims at sensual, not shocking.

Fashion Features

Tom Ford Gets Steamy for Estee Lauder

For the upcoming ad campaign backing his update of the Estee Lauder Cos.’ Youth Dew, Tom Ford has gotten naked again – sort of.

clock September 30, 2005Pete Born

Eva Longoria kicks back for New York & Co.

Retail

Eva Poses for New York & Co.

These are anything but desperate times for New York & Co.

clock September 30, 2005Lisa Lockwood

Memo Pad: TV Dinner

It wasn’t so long ago that “independent television” meant local weirdos with cable access shows.

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

Zak Smith

Fashion Features

Zak Smith: Taking No Shortcuts

Many subway stops away from the veneer and whistlestopping that is Manhattan’s art scene, artist Zak Smith is somewhat reluctantly easing his way into the picture from his overcrowded Bushwick apartment.

clock September 30, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Alain Passard's "Couverts de la Terre" for Christofle.

Fashion Features

On The Drawing Board: Silver Chefs … Pawson Underfoot

Three-star chef Alain Passard, from Paris’ renowned Arpege restaurant, has stepped into the world of design with unusual flatware realized by Christofle, the French silversmith.

clock September 30, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Sunglass Styles Shine At Vision Expo West

Eyewear is enjoying its day in the sun.

clock September 30, 2005Michelle Tyree

A view inside the new Sogo store in Hong Kong.

Retail

Sogo Opens Hong Kong Unit

Japanese department store Sogo opens its second branch in Hong Kong today, in the Kowloon tourist district of Tsimshatsui.

clock September 30, 2005Constance Haisma-Kwok

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

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