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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 19hRosemary 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 24hJoelle 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 17hLisa Lockwood

Upbeat About Holiday: Wal-Mart’s Scott Sees Strong Growth Ahead

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Wal-Mart had a solid third quarter and its president and ceo, H. Lee Scott, is even more bullish about the future. The third-quarter growth was driven by improvements in Wal-Mart's fashion offerings as well as increases in intimates and cosmetics.

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Upbeat About Holiday: Wal-Mart’s Scott Sees Strong Growth Ahead

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had a solid third quarter and its president and chief executive officer, H. Lee Scott, is even more bullish about the future.

clock November 15, 2005Vicki M. Young

Rachel Rosenfeld's design board.

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Rhode Island Students to Design DKNY

Students at the Rhode Island School of Design are getting cozy with DKNY.

clock November 15, 2005Julee Greenberg

Steven Sebring, Patti Smith and David Lauren.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Just Super … West Broadway … It’s In The Bag …

Celebrities may be stampeding into fashion advertising and editorial, but don’t give up on supermodels just yet.

clock November 15, 2005WWD Staff

Paul Pressler and Donald G. Fisher


Gap’s Fisher Stands Behind Pressler

Gap Inc. founder and chairman emeritus Donald G. Fisher issued a firm denial on Monday of a WWD report that he was seeking a successor for Gap Inc. chief executive officer and president Paul Pressler.

clock November 15, 2005David Moin


Bulgari Profits Decline 7.6%

Bulgari SpA blamed higher operating costs, as well as the London terrorist attacks and the hurricanes in the U.S., for a drop in third-quarter profits.

clock November 15, 2005Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Features

In Brief: Benetton Colors Red … Spooner Nomination

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

clock November 15, 2005WWD Staff

Domenico Dolce with Linda Evangelista in Dolce & Gabbana.


Wild Kingdom

Stefano Gabbana’s 42nd birthday party was a social swirl that ended in the wee hours with girls hanging off the palm trees in Bungalow 8.

clock November 15, 2005WWD Staff

Makoto's display at Issey Miyake.


Flower Child

Even in a world receptive to fusions and hybrids, a punk florist seems like a strange concept.

clock November 15, 2005Meenal Mistry

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Iman Book Tour Ends in L.A. With Star-Studded Launch Fete

This town sparkles with stars on television, in the movies and on the sidewalk a la Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

clock November 15, 2005WWD Staff

Derek Lam in his studio.

Fashion Features

Made In The Shade

Derek Lam’s fall collection, the latest exhibition at Cooper Hewitt and a new how-to book illustrate the emotions that colors evoke.

clock November 15, 2005Daniela Gilbert

Deep Mahogany

Fashion Features

Powder Puff

What are the hottest colors for next fall? According to Leatrice Eiseman of the Pantone Color Institute, it will be all about powdery shades.

clock November 15, 2005WWD Staff

Lucy Sykes in one of her jackets.


Lucy Sykes Adds Another Layer

Lucy Sykes New York is aimed at fashionable working women who also might be mothers and are not about to break the bank for stylish attire.

clock November 15, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

John Galliano's camouflage gown for Christian Dior.

Fashion Features

Fashion History Here to Stay at FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology, which routinely looks to the past to help designers find inspiration today, has done some groundbreaking on its own.

clock November 15, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

An interior shot of the temporary store.


Dressing for the Northern Lights

Reykjavik is tough enough to pronounce, never mind to dress for, but that hasn’t deterred 66 North from planting a touch of its native Iceland in a temporary SoHo store.

clock November 15, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Cotton and cashmere blends from Filato Maclodio.

Fashion Features

Filo Goes Natural

Natural-based fibers with new color processes and functionality were back in demand, said yarn makers at the Filo trade show.

clock November 15, 2005Stephanie Epiro


Sara Lee to Sell Euro Unit

Sara Lee Corp. signed a definitive agreement to sell its European branded apparel unit to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners for about $117.5 million.

clock November 15, 2005Meredith Derby

Cass Johnson

Fashion Features

House Impasse Stalls Cotton Vote

An impasse between Republicans in the House has left in limbo the elimination of two federal measures deemed illegal by the WTO.

clock November 15, 2005Kristi Ellis


Mossimo 3Q Net Up, CEO Buyout Plan Off

Mossimo Inc. reported a lot more than a third-quarter profit on Monday.

clock November 15, 2005Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad: Tucker’s Out … Talking Up A Storm … Longoria Lunch

After just 13 months as the film critic of New York magazine, Ken Tucker is heading back to Entertainment Weekly.

clock November 15, 2005WWD Staff

The new Lilly Pulitzer space at Bloomingdale's.


A Pulitzer Prize for Bloomingdale’s

Lilly Pulitzer brought a slice of preppy Palm Beach pink and green to Manhattan this month.

clock November 15, 2005Julie Naughton


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