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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 14hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 3hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 21hRosemary Feitelberg

Retail’s Changing World: Federated Opts to Put Lord & Taylor on Block

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After a board meeting Thursday, Federated finally concluded the $1.56 billion, 55-unit Lord & Taylor didn't fit into its strategy to build up its Macy's and Bloomingdale's divisions into more powerful national brands.

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Retail’s Changing World: Federated Opts to Put Lord & Taylor on Block

Federated Department Stores said it plans to divest its Lord & Taylor division and expects to complete a transaction prior to the end of the year.

clock January 13, 2006David Moin and Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

L’Oreal’s Wiswall, Nordstrom’s Cameron Set Dates for Retirement, Ending an Era

Two icons of the beauty industry — Jack Wiswall of L’Oreal USA and Dale Cameron of Nordstrom — separately signalled plans to retire.

clock January 13, 2006Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“I have been ceo of this company for 16 years. It is evolving into a New York-based company with Saks Fifth Avenue being its only asset.”

clock January 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Tashiro Joins Gap

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

clock January 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Cartier’s Latest Fragrance Jewel

Delices de Cartier, a women’s fragrance due out this spring, was created as a nod to some of the high-end jeweler’s most celebrated creations.

clock January 13, 2006Pete Born and Jennifer Weil

Fashion Features

Men’s Corner: Skin Supplies Expecting Boost

Skin Supplies for Men hopes to keep the momentum of last year’s relaunch alive by introducing shaving, hair and body care products this spring.

clock January 13, 2006Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Features

Chanel Writes New Chapter in Red

Chanel married society and beauty with a grand fete to celebrate the launch of Rouge Allure Luminous Satin Lip Colour, a new lipstick.

clock January 13, 2006Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Fashion Features

Dove Powers Expansion With Full Slate

Dove plans to grow sales through platforms, a collection of products across many categories, a strategy that began with Cool Moisture last year.

clock January 13, 2006Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Styli-Style Expands Flat Pencil Technology

Grant Berry, creator of Styli-Style, changed the round world of eye pencils to flat with his Flat Pencil in 2003.

clock January 13, 2006Faye Brookman and Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Crest: New Player in Antiaging

Crest, the oral care brand that transformed tooth-whitening into a beauty routine, is out to conquer what it considers a telltale sign of aging: stained teeth.

clock January 13, 2006Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Sea Breeze Blows in a New Direction

Sea Breeze, once a popular teen necessity as an acne-fighting astringent, lost a bit of luster over the years as its original consumer base grew up.

clock January 13, 2006Michelle Edgar and Andrea Arterbery

Fashion Features

Natura Bisse Hits Location Jackpot

Prime real estate doesn’t simply refer to properties owned by Donald Trump and Andre Balazs.

clock January 13, 2006Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Snippets: IFF Job Cuts … Givaudan Closings … Beiersdorf Net Up …

International Flavors & Fragrances said this week it would eliminate 300 jobs, or about 6 percent of its workforce, from its manufacturing, selling, research and administrative areas in Europe and North America.

clock January 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Evelyn Lauder to Get a FiFi

The Fragrance Foundation has announced that Evelyn H. Lauder will be honored with the Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th annual FiFi Awards this year, scheduled to be held here April 3.

clock January 13, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Nordstrom’s Designer Row on Web

Nordstrom.com is launching a designer collections area Feb. 6 that will allow customers to browse an array of their favorite labels.

clock January 13, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Fendi Involved in Film Event

A longtime big-screen favorite, Fendi is tweaking its cinematic roots.

clock January 13, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

China Continues Import Dominance

China again led the apparel and textile import scene in November, with a 37.7 percent jump to 1.3 billion SME, valued at $1.5 billion.

clock January 13, 2006Evan Clark and John Zarocostas

Haute Stuff

“Help me, Father, for I have shopped,” began People magazine senior editor Julie K.L. Dam on the Monday entry to her blog, somelikeithaute.com.

clock January 13, 2006Venessa Lau

Memo Pad: Behind The Bump … Jane’s Addition … Hooked On First Cast …

People magazine’s exclusive proof, in its current issue, of Angelina Jolie’s much-speculated-about fetus left a lot of competing editors asking how, exactly, they got beat on the biggest celebrity story of … well, at least the week.

clock January 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

All That Glitters

The Golden Globe nominees have talent, but only a few have a knack for getting fashion right time after time.

clock January 13, 2006Marcy Medina

Fashion Features

YMA Honors 3 Execs

The Young Menswear Association honored three industry leaders on Wednesday as a sold-out crowd of 1,400 industry executives and fashion students packed the ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Hotel here.

clock January 13, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Seeing Double? … Reality TV … More Girls On Film …

Are Marchesa designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig ever taking a gamble.

clock January 13, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Marc Ecko Buys Avirex

Marc Ecko Enterprises has acquired the Avirex brand, well known for aviation-inspired leather outerwear.

clock January 13, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Financial

Belk and 7thOnline Sign Retailing Deal

Belk Inc. recently inked a deal with 7thOnline Inc. to be its primary provider of merchandise and assortment planning for all the retailer’s merchandise divisions.

clock January 13, 2006Vicki M. Young

Financial

Financo Hires One, Promotes Another

Investment banking firm Financo Inc. is promoting William D. Busko II to managing director and is adding Reyaz A. Kassamali as a director.

clock January 13, 2006Vicki M. Young

Financial

Moret Buys 50 Percent Stake in Alvin Valley

After a full year of negotiations, Alvin Valley finally has a new business partner.

clock January 13, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Financial

ST Dupont, President Part Ways

After less than five months on the job as president of the management board of ST Dupont, Marc Lelandais has exited the troubled French luxury house.

clock January 13, 2006Robert Murphy

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