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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 10hRosemary Feitelberg


Kering Luxury Sales Jump 11.3% in Q3

The market-beating performance helped propel Kering’s revenues up 10 percent in the third quarter to 3.18 billion euros, or $3.54 billion.

clock 14hJoelle Diderich


Gigi Hadid Sticks With Hilfiger for Spring

They are inviting consumers to vote for their favorite designs, which will be included in the collection.

clock 8hLisa Lockwood

Pressure on Pressler: Quiet Hunt for New CEO Said Under Way at Gap

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While the corporation has been aggressively recruiting talent, two industry sources said largest shareholder Don Fisher is searching on his own for someone to potentially replace Paul Pressler, president and ceo.

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Pressure on Pressler: Quiet Hunt for New CEO Said Under Way at Gap

Pressure is building at Gap Inc. to reverse sagging results, and a change could be brewing at the highest level.

clock November 14, 2005David Moin

Ferragamo in Beijing.


Ferragamo Marks Decade in China Market

Even by China standards, Salvatore Ferragamo SpA is on a roll on the mainland.

clock November 14, 2005Lisa Movius

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Costume Institute to Welcome Brits

AngloMania will be the subject of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute’s spring exhibition.

clock November 14, 2005Marc Karimzadeh


Tod’s Sees Net Rise 36 Percent

Tod’s SpA saw a 36 percent jump in net profit for the first nine months of the year on the continued momentum of its Tod’s and Hogan brands.

clock November 14, 2005Amanda Kaiser

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Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

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In Brief: Calvin Promotion

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

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Sybil and David Yurman

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A Sterling Evening

David and Sybil Yurman celebrated their fine jewelry company’s silver anniversary at a lavish party at the Frick Collection.

clock November 14, 2005Sophia Chabbott

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A&F Fetes N.Y. Flagship

It was a stylish night for Abercrombie & Fitch, which hired 125 hot female and male models to serve drinks to its guests at its Manhattan flagship’s opening.

clock November 14, 2005Julee Greenberg

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China, Here We Come

The two-day Made in California Expo is intended to showcase the state’s exports to China — from wine and music to technology and fashion.

clock November 14, 2005Rose Apodaca

Anna Sui's expanded boutique has been expanded.


Anna Sui Opens Up With Larger Store

Anna Sui doubled the size of her Greene Street boutique in SoHo with a full cosmetics and vintage clothing section.

clock November 14, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Pieces from Norma Kamali Everlast.

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Lasting Effect

Norma Kamali Everlast, hitting stores in January, brings back memories of Kamali’s celebrated sweatshirt collection, which caused a major stir when it was launched in 1980.

clock November 14, 2005Meenal Mistry

Sean "Diddy" Combs outside the Sean by Sean Combs window on Third Avenue.

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Diddy Rolls Into Bloomingdale’s

Sean “Diddy” Combs unveiled his women’s line Thursday at Bloomingdale’s to the screams of 1,000 women, men and children.

clock November 14, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Scarlett Johansson, in Calvin Klein Collection, gets her picture snapped by Marc Jacobs.


Ice Capades

Some 400 fashion, society and Hollywood types turned out for 7th on Sale at Skylight Studios to shop for the fight against HIV/AIDS.

clock November 14, 2005Marc Karimzadeh and Anamaria Wilson

The Fiesta theme's message logo by Puket.

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Invista: Naturally Colorful

Spring lingerie trends are all about the romantic and the natural.

clock November 14, 2005Karyn Monget

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Intimate Notes: Legrange Promoted … Chantelle Auction

Kay LeGrange has been appointed president of the Calvin Klein Underwear division of Warnaco Inc., a post that’s been vacant in the U.S. since 1999.

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A ring from

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Fine Jewelry Sales Soar Online

E-commerce is stretching from books and DVDs to big-ticket baubles.

clock November 14, 2005Rebecca Kleinman

The interior of Shreve, Crump & Low.


Shreve’s Flagship: A Modern Classic

The interior of the 22,000-square-foot emporium is replete with curve motifs, articulated with circles, arcs and demi-lunes that extend from the cases to the carpet.

clock November 14, 2005Katherine Bowers

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Findings: Legwear, Winterized … Chic Carryalls … And The Award Goes To …

Capezio is bracing its consumers for the brisk winter months to come.

clock November 14, 2005WWD Staff

According to the Deloitte survey, gift cards were the number-one gift purchase among those surveyed, while apparel presents came in second.


Retail’s Altered Focus for Holiday

The rising popularity of gift cards, planned promotions by retailers and a change in the buying habits of consumers are changing the traditional holiday shopping season.

clock November 14, 2005Meredith Derby


Can a Chinese Super-Retailer Beat Everyday Low Prices?

Wumart is Beijing’s largest and fastest-growing retail chain, selling low-price private label and brand-name groceries and consumer goods.

clock November 14, 2005Amy S. Choi


WWD Stock Index Gets 2.3% Boost

Strong third-quarter reports from retailers such as Target Corp., Urban Outfitters Inc. and Kohl’s Corp., as well as several upbeat holiday reports from top analysts, buoyed retail stocks last week.

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Jean Guichard

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Beauty Beat: Givaudan Expands Perfumery School … Beiersdorf Earnings Rise … Levy Named Global Sephora Head

Vernier, Switzerland-based Givaudan has expanded its 60-year-old perfumery school, called the Ecole de Parfumerie.

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Lord Patrick Lichfield

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Obituary: Lichfield’s Legacy

Lord Patrick Lichfield had a starring role in Sixties London, with his velvet jackets, tight blue jeans and thick mop of hair.

clock November 14, 2005Samantha Conti

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Memo Pad: MTV Goes Beyond The Beach … End Of Index?

MTV has given the go-ahead to “The Hills,” a spin-off of the popular reality drama series “Laguna Beach.”

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Eve Kornyei, Graziono de Boni and Sally Crockett.

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Fashion Scoops: V In The OC … Love Story

When it came to Valentino celebrating the Sound of Music, a chapter of the Guilds of the Orange County Performing Arts Center in California, supporter Eve Kornyei figured time was on the group’s side.

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