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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

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Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock September 26, 2016David Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock September 26, 2016WWD Staff

Federated’s Web Push: Retailer Plans to Invest $130M to Boost Sites

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Overview

Still knitting together its acquisition of May Department Stores, Federated Department Stores Inc. is now looking to weave a better Web site for its shoppers.

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Terry Lundgren

Financial

Federated’s Web Push: Retailer Plans to Invest $130M to Boost Sites

Still knitting together its acquisition of May Department Stores, Federated Department Stores Inc. is now looking to weave a better Web site for its shoppers.

clock January 26, 2006Vicki M. Young and Meredith Derby

A spring ad.

Fashion Features

Four Starlets to Appear In Candie’s Spring Ads

Candie’s has enlisted four young starlets for its spring TV and print advertising campaign.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Jones’ Executive Move … Tandy Appointment … Torrid Head Leaves …

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

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Roger Farah and Ralph Lauren

Fashion Features

Farah Saluted at FIT Fund-Raiser

Roger Farah has a lot of friends and fans in high places.

clock January 26, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Retail Features

Calvin Klein to Close Paris Store

Calvin Klein Inc. is saying au revoir to Paris’ hottest designer shopping strip just as the likes of Chloe, Jimmy Choo, Bottega Veneta and Chrome Hearts are saying bonjour.

clock January 26, 2006Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Armani, Gap and Bono

Bono is turning to several fashion giants in his mission to fight AIDS in Africa.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

People

Dry Sherry

Maggie Gyllenhaal is a virtual Sundance fixture, having attended the film festival a multitude of times, including one stint on the jury.

clock January 26, 2006Marcy Medina

People

Gender Bender

From Shakespeare to Mel Brooks, men-in-drag roles have always been attention-grabbers.

clock January 26, 2006Marcy Medina

People

Girl Talk

Newcomer Elizabeth Reaser (“The Family Stone”) stars as a lesbian Manhattanite who gets tangled up in a bisexual love triangle with a former couple, played by Gretchen Mol and Justin Kirk, in the frothy but likable film “Puccini for Beginners.”

clock January 26, 2006Marcy Medina

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Memo Pad: The Prodigal Publisher … Memory Moss

After only a few months working in the outside world, running the furniture company BDDW, Chris Mitchell is returning to Conde Nast, and to his old job as vice president and publisher of Details magazine.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Jean Paul Gaultier

Fashion Features

Razzle-Dazzle ‘Em – Jean Paul Gaultier

Despite some fabulous fashion moments this week, in its current state the couture season relegated to a scant three days is something of a snooze.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Catherine Deneuve

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Mad For Madge … Second Thoughts? … Roxy Rollers

Madonna’s arrival at Jean Paul Gaultier’s show Wednesday unleashed pandemonium, the paparazzi surging dangerously.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Givenchy

Fashion Features

It’s Only Natural – Givenchy, Elie Saab

There’s plenty to be said for following one’s own particular inclinations, and that was the case with certain designers during the spring shows. The results ranged from smartly tailored looks worthy of a storied house to evening dazzlers that will…

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Franck Sorbier

Fashion Features

Keeping It Real – Dominique Sirop, Franck Sorbier, Adeline Andre, Maurizio Galante

Couture’s ranks may be thinning, but a handful of smaller, independent designers continue to ply their trade in the midst of the city’s haute giants.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Jewelry by Philippe Ferrandi.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Crystal Ball … Drive, He Said … By The Dozen …

“I’m mad about crystals, they have a great energy. I have bowls of them as decoration all around the house,” said Eva Cavalli, wife of designer Roberto Cavalli.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Levi's Engineered jeans.

Fashion Features

A New Beat at Bread & Butter Barcelona

It’s time for denim to face the music — rock ‘n’ roll, specifically, with perhaps a pinch of pop.

clock January 26, 2006Emilie Marsh

A look from Elite by Blue Cult.

Fashion Features

Blue Cult Takes on Elite Status

As new competitors crowd the premium denim market, Blue Cult is sharpening its strategy by limiting distribution and introducing sportswear in a high-end offshoot brand, Elite by Blue Cult.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Saja's Victorian baby doll dress.

Fashion Features

Saja Comes Into Focus

The Los Angeles-based contemporary collection has been quietly growing into a $2.5 million business during the past six years and now designer and owner Yoo Lee is opening her first shop in NoLIta here.

clock January 26, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Roslyn dress in rayon and Lycra.

Fashion Features

Plus Sizes With Style

Monif Clarke has been a size 18 ever since she can remember.

clock January 26, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Welcome to My House in Florence.

Fashion Features

Streetwear Is In the House

Trade show organizer Pitti recruited skateboarders, spray painters and break-dancers to inaugurate the first edition of its streetwear and denim fair, Welcome to My House.

clock January 26, 2006Amanda Kaiser

Moving Comfort had strong sales this year.

Fashion Features

Pumping Up Women’s at Super Show

Vendors at the 21st and final edition of the Super Show highlighted women’s sports and fitness apparel as a star category in a sporting goods industry that faces challenges of consolidation and intense competition.

clock January 26, 2006Georgia Lee

Gary Hunt, Op's new president of apparel.

Fashion Features

Op Opens New N.Y. Showroom

Op threw an opening party at its new showroom here earlier this month, a 6,000-square-foot space in the same building as its parent, Warnaco Group.

clock January 26, 2006Melanie Kletter

Fashion Features

Sidelines: Y-3 At The Olympics … Adidas’ New Exec … Shareholders Approve Deal

Yohji Yamamoto is getting into the Olympic spirit.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Next Step: Claiborne’s Succession Challenge

Paul Charron will be a tough act to follow and his successor needs to have the industry acumen to continue to steer Liz Claiborne Inc. on an aggressive expansion path.

clock January 26, 2006Evan Clark and Julee Greenberg

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Fashion Features

Iman N.Y. & Co.’s New Face

Continuing its effort to show off famous faces wearing the season’s hottest looks, New York & Co. has named model Iman as its spring 2006 face.

clock January 26, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: IFF Net Plunges 63% in Quarter

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. posted fourth-quarter earnings that dropped by nearly two-thirds, hurt by charges related to the company’s recently announced elimination of 300 positions.

clock January 26, 2006Meredith Derby

Financial

Renfrew Named Best & Co. CEO

Gregg Renfrew has been named to the new post of president and chief executive officer of Best & Co., a children’s wear operation.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

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Fashion Features

Ladies of Fashion

Top fashion brands most often purchased by wealthy female consumers.

clock January 26, 2006Cecily Hall and Emily Kaiser

Ezekiel showed a summer outfit with a fall bag at ASR.

Fashion Features

A Splash of Femininity at ASR Show

The boardsports industry has evolved into a multibillion-dollar global market, but the 25-year-old Action Sports Retailer show that ended here Sunday showed the sector still has growing pains.

clock January 26, 2006WWD Staff

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