Bendel’s New Blueprint: Revamped Beauty Floor A Model for Future Look

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Henri Bendel unveiled a new, larger beauty department at its flagship store, the first step in an overhaul of the store as a whole and a blueprint for future Bendel's.

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A look at the main floor and mezzanine.

Fashion Features

Bendel’s New Blueprint: Revamped Beauty Floor A Model for Future Look

Henri Bendel unveiled a new beauty department at its Manhattan flagship, the first step in an overhaul of the store and a blueprint for future units.

clock November 17, 2005Matthew W. Evans and Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

In Brief: Jones Promotion … World Bank Report

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

clock November 17, 2005WWD Staff

Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion Features

Lagerfeld’s Contemporary Spring Fling

Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman consumers will get a preview of Karl Lagerfeld’s new contemporary line in March.

clock November 17, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

A mannequin gets ready for her debut.


Bergdorf’s Holiday Visions to Unfold

For several weeks in November, the offices and conference rooms on Bergdorf Goodman’s eighth floor begin to resemble a flea market.

clock November 17, 2005Sharon Edelson

Alexi Lubomirski and Jacquetta Wheeler


Mind Games

The most elegant bookworms in the city crawled out of the woodwork to attend the New York Public Library’s annual Library Lions benefit.

clock November 17, 2005WWD Staff

Emma Watson


Hocus Pocus

Seated in her hotel suite deep in the midst of promoting “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” the poised 15-year-old gives short, polite answers to questions about acting and school. When talk turns to her wardrobe, however, she becomes effusive.

clock November 17, 2005Vanessa Lawrence

Paige Adams-Geller

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Designer Turns a New Paige … Levi’s Makes Europe Moves … Switch Makes a Move Up …

Paige Premium Denim designer Paige Adams-Geller is trying on a new hat — retailer.

clock November 17, 2005WWD Staff

"Domino" billboards will be displayed in select Lee Cooper stores.

Fashion Features

Denim Brands Bank on the Silver Screen

Never mind blue-screen technology, blue jeans companies are moving into movie theaters to get their message to young people.

clock November 17, 2005Katya Foreman

Inside the new Fred Perry store in Berlin.


Fred Perry Hits Germany

Retro label Fred Perry has stepped up its international presence with the opening of its first freestanding premium store in Berlin.

clock November 17, 2005Damien McGuinness

A look from the new Starter footwear line.

Fashion Features

Nike Names Lisa Kempa Exeter Brands President

Nike Inc. has named Converse chief financial officer Lisa Kempa president of its Exeter Brands Group division, which caters to Wal-Mart and other value retailers.

clock November 17, 2005Melanie Kletter


Footwear, Apparel Drive Dick’s Third-Qtr. Results

Dick’s Sporting Goods delivered a strong third quarter, driven by golf merchandise, athletic footwear and apparel.

clock November 17, 2005Melanie Kletter

Teens flock to for online fun and games.

Fashion Features

Online, Teens Flirt, Dish and Shop

While the online world may be virtual, what teenagers like to do there is not so different from what they do in real life.

clock November 17, 2005Cate T. Corcoran

A "club" bag.

Fashion Features

Steve Madden Gets Back to Bags

The bags were formerly produced by accessories company La Rue, but have not been in the marketplace for about 18 months.

clock November 17, 2005Sophia Chabbott

Talbots beat Wall Street analysts' consensus by a penny, but profits dropped 26.5 percent.


Charming Shoppes Up, Talbots Slips in Third Quarter

For specialty retailers Talbots, Charming Shoppes, Hot Topic and Zumiez, third-quarter results on Wednesday were a mixed bag.

clock November 17, 2005Meredith Derby and Vicki M. Young

Hal Upbin


Weintraub Conference Discusses Ins and Outs of M&As

When it comes to mergers and acquisitions, having a top-notch, well-informed management team in place that can recognize its strengths and fix its weaknesses as well as work with a financial adviser can either make or break a deal.

clock November 17, 2005Vicki M. Young



Word on the Street

Top 10 urban contemporary retailers ranked by number of stores.

clock November 17, 2005Cecily Hall and Emily Kaiser


Women’s Apparel Prices Slide 0.3 Percent in Oct.

Price tags on women’s apparel shrunk by 0.3 percent in October and 2.3 percent from a year ago, the Consumer Price Index revealed.

clock November 17, 2005Evan Clark


Master Criminals Target Counterfeiting

Organized international crime syndicates have made counterfeiting and piracy a focus of their activities, a global congress was told.

clock November 17, 2005John Zarocostas

Fashion Features

Bush Pushed to Attach Labor Issues to Trade

House Democrats and U.S. and Latin American labor leaders pressed for strong labor and environmental provisions in an Andean FTA.

clock November 17, 2005Kristi Ellis

WWD Image


Memo Pad: Bullet Ricochets … Cold Fusion … Changing Beats

American men may end up getting a weekly lad magazine after all.

clock November 17, 2005WWD Staff


Safilo to Relist on Italian Exchange

After delisting its shares four years ago, Safilo is returning to the stock market and becoming Italy’s newest blue chip.

clock November 17, 2005Amanda Kaiser and Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Holiday, Early Spring Looks Abound at Dallas FIG Show

Buyers transcended the seasons and bought holiday immediates, cruise and early spring styles at Fashion Industry Gallery’s four-day market last month.

clock November 17, 2005Rusty Williamson

Rosario Dawson and Jessica Alba

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Adoring Dior … Armani Turns Up The Heat … Model Citizen

Sources in Paris said Bialobos is heading to Christian Dior.

clock November 17, 2005WWD Staff


Stock Dividend Hurts Maidenform’s 3Q Net

Despite higher sales, Maidenform Brands Inc. posted third-quarter profits that declined on preferred stock dividends.

clock November 17, 2005Vicki M. Young

Rachel Riley

Fashion Features

Riley’s ‘Lifestyle’ Fits In on Madison

Rachel Riley, a designer and former model, is well suited to the genteel stretch of upper Madison Avenue where her 950-square-foot shop is situated.

clock November 17, 2005Sharon Edelson


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Exclusive: Dior to Hold First U.S. Retrospective

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