Jerry Storch Exiting Hudson's Bay Co.

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Stitch Fix in the Spotlight

clock 12hEvan Clark and Adriana Lee


Suitsupply Launches Women's Division Called SuiStudio

clock 13hJean E. Palmieri

Stopping Gap’s Slide: Sourcing, Speed Keys In Plan to Rebuild Sales

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Memo to Wall Street: Gap Inc. is working on its problems. The company reiterated its aggressive posture outlining plans to improve its sagging sales and shareholder value by maximizing its sourcing to get products into stores faster.

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Investors sent shares of Gap up 3.8 percent on Wednesday as the company laid out plans to maximize shareholder value.


Stopping Gap’s Slide: Sourcing, Speed Keys In Plan to Rebuild Sales

Gap Inc. reiterated a defensive posture to Wall Street, outlining plans to improve sales and regain shareholder value by maximizing its sourcing.

clock January 12, 2006Meredith Derby


Chanel Denies Charges At Counterfeiting Trial

Chanel, a staunch defender of its look and its trademarks, was in the defendant’s stand at French commercial court Wednesday, accused of counterfeiting by one of its suppliers.

clock January 12, 2006Emilie Marsh

Romain Duris

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Dressed To Sell? … From TV To Studio … Nude Attitude

The hot Paris fashion house of Azzaro could be in play.

clock January 12, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Boss Changes … Wal-Mart Commits To Diversity … Pret Expanding

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

clock January 12, 2006WWD Staff

Kal Ruttenstein with his assistant Sibyl Piccone.

Fashion Features

Remembering Ruttenstein

With his silvery Nike sneakers displayed at the front of the Carnegie Hall stage, Bloomingdale’s Kalman Ruttenstein was remembered at a memorial service Wednesday for his love of fashion, eye for new talent and style.

clock January 12, 2006David Moin

Lou Reed's self-portrait.


A Walk on the Wild Side

Riffing with rocker Lou Reed on his new coffee table book, “Lou Reed’s New York,” featuring shots of Hudson River Park from his eye.

clock January 12, 2006Jacob Bernstein

Narciso Rodriguez


Apron Strings

Few Manhattan chefs titillate Narciso Rodriguez’s taste buds quite like Mario Batali.

clock January 12, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Gavin Hood


In The Hood

It’s a cloudy day on artsy Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and the tall, thirtysomething man in jeans and sweats shuffling up the sidewalk could be any one of its laid-back inhabitants.

clock January 12, 2006Marcy Medina

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Burberry Sales Soar in 3rd Quarter

Burberry Group said retail sales rose 21 percent to $201.2 million in the third quarter, driven by outerwear, classics and a strong start to spring.

clock January 12, 2006Samantha Conti

Angelina Jolie in latest ad for St. John shot by Mario Testino.

Fashion Features

St. John’s Jolie Campaign Takes an Unexpected Turn

The disclosure that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are expecting a child this summer came as the latest St. John ad featuring the actress is to break.

clock January 12, 2006Rose Apodaca

Fashion Features

Prada Said Mulling Miu Miu Move to Paris Shows

Miuccia Prada, a pillar of Milan Fashion Week, might be moving her Miu Miu show to Paris, as sources said she has requested a time slot on March 5.

clock January 12, 2006Miles Socha and Katya Foreman

The Fashion Box headquarters.

Fashion Features

Staying the Course at Replay

As Replay marks its 25th anniversary this year, a team of designers and executives is working to ensure that Buziol’s vision endures.

clock January 12, 2006Luisa Zargani

Jeans by Morphine Generation.

Fashion Features

Denim for a Morphine Generation

Erik Hart, founder and designer of the rocker-inspired contemporary collection Morphine Generation, is launching denim and swimwear for summer.

clock January 12, 2006Lauren DeCarlo


Seven Wins Suit

Seven For All Mankind has been awarded a permanent injunction and consent judgment against a company it accused of using unauthorized trademarks on its jeans.

clock January 12, 2006Liza Casabona

Dresses were a big hit for Tibi at Intermezzo.

Fashion Features

Turning Up the Heat at Intermezzo

Contemporary lines at the Intermezzo show basked in unseasonably solid sales and attendees slipped outdoors to bask in unusually warm weather.

clock January 12, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Breathe in Style's Fifi Tee's was a newcomer at Nouveau Collective.

Fashion Features

Immediates, Bohemia Steer Sales at Nouveau Collective

Exhibitors at the show, held Jan. 7-10 at The New Yorker Hotel, agreed business was moving along at a healthy clip at the show, with much interest in the ongoing bohemian looks.

clock January 12, 2006Marc Karimzadeh


Investments in Active, Outdoor Firms Soar

For large vendors, private equity firms and retail chains, activewear and outdoor firms have become attractive investment properties.

clock January 12, 2006Melanie Kletter

George Feldenkreis, Andrew Rosen and Robert Haas.

Fashion Features

Execs Celebrate Industry Legacy at Yeshiva Museum Event

A Who’s Who of the apparel industry filled the 36th-floor ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental hotel here Tuesday night for a gala dinner marking the latest exhibit of the Yeshiva University Museum.

clock January 12, 2006Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Armani to Design Olympic Fashions

There’s more to the Torino 2006 Winter Olympics than snow and newly remodeled palazzos.

clock January 12, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Subha Patel and perfumer Clement Gavarry in IFF's Botanical Research Garden.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: IFF Strives for Emotional Connection

The work is less Vogue than Popular Science, and these scientists, despite their white coats and test tubes, operate less as chemists and more as psychologists.

clock January 12, 2006Amy S. Choi

Fashion Features

Cities They Love

Top global cities ranked by how well perceived they are as “brands.”

clock January 12, 2006Cecily Hall

Martha Stewart


Memo Pad: Blueprint To Press … Separation Anxiety

After six months of politely putting off questions about a new lifestyle magazine for young women, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is expected to announce today that it is finally moving forward with the project.

clock January 12, 2006WWD Staff


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Danielle Bernstein and Jen Atkin at a brunch Revolve hosted for Atkin in Paris last month.


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