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Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

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Changing of the Guard: Paul Charron to Exit Liz, Search on for Successor

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Charron, who turned Liz Claiborne from a better-priced sportswear firm into one of the biggest apparel conglomerates in the world, said Tuesday that he will retire as chairman and ceo at the end of this year.

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Paul Charron with Juicy Couture founders Gela Taylor and Pamela Skaist-Levy, as well as comedian Sandra Bernhard at the Accessories Council Awards in November.

Financial

Changing of the Guard: Paul Charron to Exit Liz, Search on for Successor

Paul Charron, who made Liz Claiborne Inc. one the biggest apparel conglomerates in the world, said he will retire at the end of the year.

clock January 25, 2006Julee Greenberg

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Financial

Nordstrom Said to Eye Downtown

After several failed attempts, Nordstrom Inc. might finally be closer to opening its first Manhattan store.

clock January 25, 2006Amy S. Choi

Financial

Coach Earnings Soar 37.2%

Coach Inc. continued to roll, reporting impressive second-quarter results that included double-digit gains in income and sales.

clock January 25, 2006Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

In Brief: Canal Street Injunction

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

clock January 25, 2006WWD Staff

Chanel

Fashion Features

Tower of Power – Chanel

Day chez Chanel is about small jackets and coats over sculpted dresses, waists raised slightly in front, skirts falling softly over the hips.

clock January 25, 2006WWD Staff

Avril Lavigne

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Homeward Bound … Posh Pit … Code Red

Bottega Veneta creative director Thomas Maier has set furniture as the next brand extension for the fast-growing Gucci Group company, famed for its luxurious woven leather handbags.

clock January 25, 2006WWD Staff

Valentino

Fashion Features

The Rich Ones – Christian Lacroix, Valentino

Intricate draping, heavenly lace evening dresses and lush floral numbers with plenty of flounces were just part of the opulent spring couture fare.

clock January 25, 2006WWD Staff

Revillon

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Fashioning A Deft Mix – Revillon

That antifashion thing can leap out of control, but this season Rick Owens showed at least as much discretion as daring, resulting in a strong fall collection for Revillon.

clock January 25, 2006WWD Staff

A diamond and pearl necklace.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: The Skin-NY … Supper Club … Fashion Reign …

Hedi Slimane, known for his body-grazing Dior Homme suits, is set to launch a men’s skin care line to match.

clock January 25, 2006WWD Staff

The women's department dominates the boutique.

Retail

The Royal Way of Marc Jacobs

Palais Royal here is a long way from Bleecker Street in New York.

clock January 25, 2006WWD Staff

Adidas and Nike rated among teens' 10 favorite brands worldwide in 2005.

Marketing and Promotion

U.S. Brands Take a Tumble With Teens

American brands are losing some luster with teens around the world — and right here on their home turf.

clock January 25, 2006Valerie Seckler

A look from Ferragamo's spring 2006 collection.

Financial

Ferragamo Sales Gain 12% in 2005

Salvatore Ferragamo Group reported a 12 percent jump in 2005 sales and forecast double-digit growth for 2006, with strength in the U.S. and Asia.

clock January 25, 2006Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Features

Rogan to Introduce Furniture Collection

Fashion week here is when companies traditionally like to launch products, open new stores and attract general attention, the better to bask in the glow of the industry’s swelled ranks.

clock January 25, 2006Sharon Edelson

Financial

Uniqlo Renews SoHo Lease

Uniqlo is staying a little longer, but it’s only temporary.

clock January 25, 2006Sharon Edelson

Financial

Financo’s Exec Moves

Financo Inc. promoted William D. Busko 2nd to managing director from director and named Reyaz A. Kassamali as a director.

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Joseph Gromek

Fashion Features

Warnaco Nixes Choice Line In Favor of Calvin Klein 365

The Warnaco Group is replacing the Choice Calvin Klein brand in lingerie and underwear with Calvin Klein 365, a brand launched in men’s for fall.

clock January 25, 2006Karyn Monget

Davidoff Cool Water Game for women and men.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Davidoff Seeks ‘Cool’ Customers

Lancaster is hoping to score with a younger generation with Davidoff Cool Water Game, a new fragrance duo.

clock January 25, 2006Melissa Drier

Financial

Adidas, Reebok Merger Receives EC Approval

Adidas-Salomon AG moved a step closer Tuesday to completing its $3.8 billion purchase of Reebok International after the European Commission said it had cleared the acquisition.

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A Chanel ad featuring Anna Mouglalis.

Media

Memo Pad: Page Six Spin-Off … Yes, Another One … Stick ‘Em Up

Richard Johnson’s byline has been absent from Page Six lately.

clock January 25, 2006WWD Staff

Chris Gilbert

Fashion Features

Paper Denim & Cloth Steps Down From Premium

Influential premium denim brand Paper Denim & Cloth is lowering its prices in an effort to increase distribution and sales.

clock January 25, 2006Lauren DeCarlo and Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

West Watch: Las Vegas For The Ladies … G’Day L.A.

MAGIC International aims to lure more retail buyers to its women’s contemporary category with a new edited section called Pedestal at the Feb. 21-24 trade show in Las Vegas.

clock January 25, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

U.N. Economic Report Sees China, India Driving Growth

The emergence of the Chinese and Indian economies and concerns over oil prices are expected to take center stage at the World Economic Forum.

clock January 25, 2006John Zarocostas

Fashion Features

WEF Facing Critical Issues

There are a series of sessions planned targeting China’s and India’s growing importance in the world economy.

clock January 25, 2006John Zarocostas

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