Counterfeiting Attack: Luxury Retailers Unite In Major NYC Initiative

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In a speech here Wednesday, Mayor Bloomberg revealed a new initiative, Madison Avenue Blue, involving major luxury goods and fashion retailers to help boost the financing of the city's anticounterfeiting efforts.

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Counterfeiting Attack: Luxury Retailers Unite In Major NYC Initiative

A new initiative, Madison Avenue Blue, marries the city’s top boutiques with the NYPD to help generate funds for anticounterfeiting efforts.

clock February 2, 2006Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Palace Pals … In Full View … Remembering Kal …

It seems American designers just can’t get enough of Palais Royal.

clock February 2, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

New Name for BCBG Max Azria Collection

The brand formerly known as BCBG Max Azria Collection will now be called Max Azria Collection.

clock February 2, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

In Brief: Kellwood Sells Biflex … Tommy Deal Clears Antitrust Hurdle … Bye-Bye Byrd

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

clock February 2, 2006WWD Staff

The Oliver pump and Luke evening shoe.

Fashion Features

Payless Pairs With Abaete Designer

Laura Poretzky, designer of sportswear line Abaete, is teaming with Payless ShoeSource for the Abaete for Payless shoe collection.

clock February 2, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

The new Luella for Target collection.


Target Tests Higher Price Point With Luella

Cheap chic discounter Target keeps pushing the price envelope with apparel that’s more chic, less cheap.

clock February 2, 2006Katherine Bowers

Gina Sanders


Memo Pad: On The Same Team … Flyover

It was a photo finish, but in the end it was Gina Sanders by a nose.

clock February 2, 2006WWD Staff

Donna Karan and Amy Sacco


Eighties Night

Uptown, Ashley Olsen stopped into Bergdorf Goodman’s fifth floor to check out the latest spring frocks at a party for What Goes Around Comes Around.

clock February 2, 2006WWD Staff


Southern Comfort

Most people know Joey Lauren Adams as the raspy-voiced ingenue who stole Ben Affleck’s heart in “Chasing Amy” nine years ago.

clock February 2, 2006Marcy Medina

Fashion Features

Bush Lauds Benefits of Global Trade

President Bush’s warning against protectionism and effort to spotlight the benefits of global trade in the State of the Union address boosted importers seeking an ambitious trade agenda and disappointed U.S. textile executives pummeled by globalization.

clock February 2, 2006Kristi Ellis

Blue Star

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Two in the Works for Jordache … Jeffrey Goes for Diesel Power … Miss Sixty Gears Up for New York

Jordache Enterprises is adding two denim lines to its roster.

clock February 2, 2006WWD Staff

Filippa K, a Stockholm-based brand, will enter doors in France this year.

Fashion Features

Scandinavian Fashion Heats Up Berlin

A dressier sportswear look moved to the fore here this season, as contemporary fashion makers generated more buzz and captured more bucks at the recent Premium and Bread & Butter fairs.

clock February 2, 2006Melissa Drier

Bjornson and Shepherd-Oppenheim amid models.

Fashion Features

Sells Like Teen Spirit

Typical high school seniors are either waiting for college acceptance responses or pondering prom.

clock February 2, 2006Martine Bury

Chiffon cocktail dress by Réyes.

Fashion Features

Reyes of Light

Reyes the designer will show his fall collection at the National Arts Club in Gramercy Park.

clock February 2, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Evelina Christillin, deputy president of the organizing committee for Turin 2006.

Fashion Features

Putting on Final Touches for the Games

While designers in Milan get ready for the upcoming fall shows, the focus here is all on winter.

clock February 2, 2006WWD Staff

A view of the renovated Stadio Olimpico.

Fashion Features

Olympics Giving Turin Image Makeover

Turin’s most forward thinkers are working to shake the city’s dusty image.

clock February 2, 2006Luisa Zargani

Bijou Blue

Fashion Features

Fashion’s Foliage

Top Pantone colors chosen by New York designers for fall 2006.

clock February 2, 2006Cecily Hall

Sketches from Vivienne Tam to be re-created by MAC makeup artists.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Revlon to Cut 2.5% of Staff in Reorganization … MAC’s Take on Fashion Week

To keep pace with its cranked up innovation pipeline and trim costs, Revlon plans to reorganize its marketing group in a move that will eliminate 2.5 percent of its global workforce.

clock February 2, 2006Molly Prior

A Silver Cross carriage and other gifts for baby.

Fashion Features

‘Destination’ Shopping for Pregnant Women

Destination Maternity, which opened Wednesday at 575 Madison Avenue on the corner of 57th Street here, is like a theme park for pregnant women.

clock February 2, 2006Sharon Edelson


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