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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock October 26, 2016Jessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

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Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock October 26, 2016Kristi Garced

From Three to Just One: Gucci Selects Giannini As Brand’s Sole Designer

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Frida Giannini is the sole designer of all aspects of the Gucci brand following the resignation of the company's men's wear design director, John Ray. WWD has learned Gucci will announce today that Ray has stepped down for personal reasons.

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From Three to Just One: Gucci Selects Giannini As Brand’s Sole Designer

Frida Giannini will be the designer of all aspects of the Gucci brand after the expected resignation of men’s wear design director John Ray today.

clock January 31, 2006Alessandra Ilari and Courtney Colavita

Giorgio Armani and soccer star Andriy Shevchenko bask in their Olympic torch runs.

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Giorgio Armani’s Olympic Moment

The Olympic flame made its way through Milan late Sunday and Giorgio Armani donned a tracksuit to help make it happen.

clock January 31, 2006Amanda Kaiser

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Fashion Scoops: Joan’s Return … Home Sweet Som

Joan Kaner may have given up her front row seat at the fashion shows, having retired as fashion director of Neiman Marcus last year, but she may be back on the scene soon in another capacity.

clock January 31, 2006WWD Staff

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Ralph Men’s Returning to the Runway

Ralph Lauren is doubling up in New York next week.

clock January 31, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Items from Stella McCartney's accessories line.

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McCartney Makes Accessories Push

Stella McCartney, known for her loathing of leather, has unveiled her first major accessories line that’s a mix of man-made and natural fabrics.

clock January 31, 2006Samantha Conti

Creed's Original Santal.

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Beauty Beat: Creed Gives New Life to a Classic From Its Past

Creed has continued its drive to update classic scents with Original Santal, which is due to bow in March.

clock January 31, 2006Michelle Edgar

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Bryant Park Goes Live on Web

The action at Bryant Park will only be a mouse click away starting with the Kenneth Cole show on Friday to kick off Olympus Fashion Week.

clock January 31, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

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In Brief: New CEO At Edun … Wal-Mart Employment Suit

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

clock January 31, 2006WWD Staff

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Slow Burn

All eyes were on Vanessa Getty at the San Francisco Ballet opening night gala, while in London, the party set opted for a poetry night.

clock January 31, 2006WWD Staff


Eye Scoop

Patricia Arquette turned a corner on the red carpet at Sunday’s SAG Awards with a little help from her friends, Jacqui and Rosetta Getty.

clock January 31, 2006Rose Apodaca

"Sugarloaf" by Mario Testino.


Sharp Shooter

Mario Testino has shot covers for Vanity Fair and Vogue; done ad campaigns for Gucci, Burberry and Versace, and photographed enough celebrities to fill the Shrine Auditorium on Oscar night.

clock January 31, 2006Jacob Bernstein

Isabel Toledo

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Search Efforts

Inspiration comes from many places. Isabel Toledo channels her emotions, while others flock to The Design Library for ideas.

clock January 31, 2006Daniela Gilbert

Peter Koepke and Richard Weissman in "the mine."

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Going to the Library

The Design Library is an inspiration mecca for designers across the board.

clock January 31, 2006WWD Staff

Attendees browse fabrics at the Turkish show.

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Foreign Mills Find Steady Business From U.S. Buyers

Exhibitors at three trade shows in New York reported steady interest from buyers looking to add the latest designs to their lines.

clock January 31, 2006Ross Tucker and Julee Greenberg

Guney's cotton.

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Going Natural for Spring and Summer

Natural, organic elements abounded during New York’s textile shows.

clock January 31, 2006Daniela Gilbert

Trade between the U.S. and China reached $286 billion in 2005.

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Deputy USTR Calls for China Trade Reform

The Bush administration, facing a record deficit with China and complaints of unfair trade practices from U.S. producers and lawmakers, is pushing China toward a bigger role in the international trading framework.

clock January 31, 2006Evan Clark

Pronovias is the world's largest bridal manufacturer.


Pronovias Moving Into N.Y. for Fall ’07

Pronovias, the world’s largest bridal manufacturer, is getting ready to set up shop here.

clock January 31, 2006Sharon Edelson


BCBG Max Azria Making a Bid for G&G Retail

The Wet Seal Inc.’s bid for bankrupt G&G Retail has a rival for the retailer’s assets from BCBG Max Azria.

clock January 31, 2006Vicki M. Young


Barneys New York Closes Madison Ave. Bridal Salon

The curtain has come down on Barneys New York’s Madison Avenue bridal salon.

clock January 31, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg


Boscov’s Chairman and President to Retire

Boscov’s Inc. said chairman Albert Boscov, 76, and president Edwin Lakin, 82, have retired from the Reading, Pa.-based family-owned retailer.

clock January 31, 2006David Moin

A recent spread from Vogue's Index.

Memo Pad: Vogue Home … Time Keeps On Pink Slipping … Award Season

Now that Mama Vogue, Teen Vogue and Men’s Vogue are available in the U.S., all the Vogue family needs is a place to call home.

clock January 31, 2006WWD Staff


A&F Takes Fight to Counterfeiters

A&F is fighting back against counterfeits as it seeks to expand globally and has recruited a former FBI agent to lead its brand protection team.

clock January 31, 2006David Moin

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CEO Forte Resigns from Zale’s

One of the most influential figures in the jewelry industry, Mary L. Forte, resigned on Monday as president and chief executive officer of Zale Corp. because of lagging financial returns.

clock January 31, 2006Sophia Chabbott


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