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Beauty

Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock December 2, 2016Peter Born

Fashion

Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

Transit Strike Day Two: NYC Retailers Reeling As Shoppers Take a Walk

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Overview

Anxiety among retailers here ratcheted higher during the second day of the New York City transit strike on Wednesday amid signs of the walkout's worsening economic toll.

From This Issue

New Yorkers made their way to and fro in any way they could.

Financial

Transit Strike Day Two: NYC Retailers Reeling As Shoppers Take a Walk

As anger and frustration mounts, along with sale losses, there was intense pressure for a settlement of the two-day New York City transit strike.

clock December 22, 2005Sharon Edelson

Financial

On the Run: Gloom Pervades City’s Normally Bustling Trade

Even several of the Canal Street knockoff kings who normally are on their feet aggressively vying for customers sat slumped in their stalls, looking glum.

clock December 22, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Markdowns Heat Up Euro Retail

Holiday cheer has spread slowly in Europe, where retailers are finally reporting sales heating up, as shoppers seek deep discounts.

clock December 22, 2005Robert Murphy

Financial

Federated Reorganizes Front Office

On Wednesday, Federated Department Stores Inc., parent of Macy’s and the new owner of May Department Stores, disclosed a sweeping reorganization of senior management at Macy’s around the country.

clock December 22, 2005David Moin

Financial

Escada’s Annual Profits Soar

Escada Group beat its financial goals for fiscal 2004-2005 by delivering robust profits on a moderate sales gain.

clock December 22, 2005Melissa Drier

Fashion Features

In Brief: Armani Promotes Brown … Pratt To Fete DVF

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

clock December 22, 2005WWD Staff

Bill Clinton entering Barneys New York on Madison Avenue.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Bill’s Barneys … Lease On Life … Onward And Upward …

On Wednesday, Bill Clinton dined at Fred’s at Barneys New York on Madison Avenue with his daughter, Chelsea.

clock December 22, 2005WWD Staff

Women's wear at Lane Crawford in Hong Kong.

Fashion Features

Lane Crawford Focuses on ‘Change’ With Hong Kong Unit

Lane Crawford is determined to create a retail experience that engages its sophisticated customers.

clock December 22, 2005Vicki Rothrock

Looks from the new ad campaign.

Fashion Features

Dolce & Gabbana Gets Physical

Dolce & Gabbana’s new ads shot by Steven Meisel are an artsy take on male camaraderie and female complicity.

clock December 22, 2005Alessandra Ilari

Maria Sharapova in Dolce & Gabbana and Tag Heuer's Aquaracer watch.

Media

Sharapova Serves for Tag Heuer

Tennis ace Maria Sharapova had a confession to make, sort of.

clock December 22, 2005Marcy Medina

The Plus IT boutique in Milan.

Retail

IT Holding’s New Concept: A Big Addition

IT Holding is banking on simultaneous temptation.

clock December 22, 2005Luisa Zargani

Financial

Fini Named A. Testoni CEO

Luxury goods firm A. Testoni SpA is once again a family affair, with the appointment of Carlo Fini as chief executive officer.

clock December 22, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag

Media

Memo Pad: Type A-OK … Holiday Punch

Apparently editing some of the country’s biggest women’s magazines hasn’t given Bonnie Fuller enough of a platform.

clock December 22, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Acne Studio Arrives in Berlin

Acne Jeans’ first store outside of Scandinavia is a collaboration with Berlin’s most conceptual retailer, Andreas Murkudis.

clock December 22, 2005Melissa Drier

Agave will break into the women's market next fall with Agave Nectar.

Fashion Features

Taste of Nectar

Men’s denim brand Agave Denimsmith is turning its attention to the opposite sex.

clock December 22, 2005Martine Bury

The cover of "Fifty."

Fashion Features

Diesel’s Renzo Rosso Charges Into ‘Fifty’

Those looking for insight into Diesel and what makes its chief executive officer, Renzo Rosso, tick will find it in “Fifty,” his new coffee table book.

clock December 22, 2005Luisa Zargani

Guru's spring ad campaign, shot by David LaChapelle.

Fashion Features

Guru on the Move

Guru, the $106 million Italian urban sportswear brand, wants to compete with the segment’s big global players.

clock December 22, 2005Alessandra Ilari

A turquoise dress with leather straps, and a silk batwing dress by Lauren Moffatt.

Fashion Features

Smooth Sailing for Lauren Moffatt

Lauren Moffatt, designer of the Lauren Moffatt contemporary collection, has come a long way since launching her line six years ago.

clock December 22, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

High-waisted navy pants with a cotton tank.

Fashion Features

All Grown Up

Designer Caroline Hedaya is learning to trust her gut feeling.

clock December 22, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

A dress for post-yoga activities.

Fashion Features

Bua Gets Wise With Yoga

Vilasinee Bunnag hopes that her new yogawear line gives women some ease in dressing for their classes.

clock December 22, 2005Julee Greenberg

Stacy Deutsch and Stephanie Hirsch

Fashion Features

Inca Takes Steps Toward Lifestyle Brand

Since launching Inca in 1998, Stephanie Hirsch has been on a growth mission.

clock December 22, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Finish Line’s New Chain Paves Way for Women

The specialty retailer, based in Indianapolis, also reported third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, which came in on guidance.

clock December 22, 2005David Moin

The Costume Institute gala.

People

The Year in Parties

Style.com’s most-viewed parties and events of 2005.

clock December 22, 2005Cecily Hall and Emily Kaiser

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Ingredient Regulations Main Focus of Conclave

Regulations for cosmetics and their export worldwide were among the hot topics discussed at the third annual Perfumes and Cosmetics Congress.

clock December 22, 2005Jennifer Joan Lee

Financial

GDP Rises 4.1% in Quarter

That growth was less than the 4.3 percent foreseen in last month’s preliminary numbers, but still considered strong by economists.

clock December 22, 2005Evan Clark

A Kenzie bag.

Fashion Features

Kenzie to Unveil Handbag Line at MAGIC

Accessories got top billing at Kenzie in 2005.

clock December 22, 2005Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Cheney Breaks Byrd Bill Tie

Vice President Dick Cheney fulfilled one of his Constitutional duties Wednesday, breaking a 50-50 tie in the Senate to pass a budget-reduction package that repeals the Byrd Amendment and does away with a cotton-subsidy program.

clock December 22, 2005Evan Clark

Amanda Brooks

People

Flights of Fancy

Whether they’re packing for Aspen or Miami, the Bahamas or Mexico, the rich and famous know how to organize a fun vacation.

clock December 22, 2005WWD Staff

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clock December 1, 2016Vicki M. Young

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