Beauty

Angelina Jolie Fronts Guerlain's Most Lavish Launch

Jolie has known the brand since childhood, as her mother used its iris-and-violet-scented powder.

clock 24mJennifer Weil

Fashion

Clash of the Titans: Karl and Meryl

The versions of the "canceled dress" story told by Meryl Streep's publicist and by Karl Lagerfeld are both believable — and consistent.

clock 17hBridget Foley

Fashion

Giorgio Armani to Restructure Brands

The designer will cease the Armani Collezioni and Armani Jeans brands.

clock 17hLuisa Zargani

Exclusive: Vera, St. John In Design Talks

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Overview

St. John continues to surprise as it rushes to reinvent itself, and the latest development is that Vera Wang is said to be in intense negotiations to become creative director of the 40-year-old Irvine, Calif.-based apparel firm.

From This Issue

Angelina Jolie is featured in St. John's spring campaign.

Fashion Features

Exclusive: Vera, St. John In Design Talks

St. John continues to surprise as it rushes to reinvent itself, and the latest development is that Vera Wang is said to be in intense negotiations to become creative director of the 40-year-old Irvine, Calif.-based apparel firm.

clock February 4, 2006Lisa Lockwood and Rose Apodaca

Linda Evangelista

People

Fashion Forward

If there was ever any question that photographers rule the fashion industry, it was settled Thursday night at the Phillips de Pury gallery.

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Karl Lagerfeld

People

Karl: The New Yorker

Despite all the laundries that dot the streets of Manhattan, none is quite good enough for Karl Lagerfeld’s beloved wardrobe of Hilditch & Key shirts.

clock February 4, 2006Miles Socha

People

Demon Lover

Dax Riggs has a few demons chasing him: John Merrick, God and Axl Rose.

clock February 4, 2006WWD Staff

Rachel Weisz will host a dinner for Narciso Rodriguez on Tuesday.

People

All Around The Town

As if back-to-back fashion shows aren’t enough to keep editors, buyers and socials busy next week, the myriad of designer dinners and celeb-heavy after parties should add to the nonstop frenzy.

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Ange, Gabi and Adi of Threeasfour.

Retail

Is Threeasfour The Magic Number?

You can sense it the minute you walk into Threeasfour’s (nee As Four) fourth-floor studio.

clock February 4, 2006Meenal Mistry

Nathan Jenden

Fashion Features

The Next Step for Jenden

Those familiar with Nathan Jenden might think the venue for his first runway show — Lady Mendl’s at Irving Place — is ever so appropriate.

clock February 4, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Heatherette

Fashion Features

Under It All

At Friday morning’s Kenneth Cole show, it’s safe to say that all eyes were on the ready-to-wear trappings.

clock February 4, 2006Venessa Lau

Katsia Damankova

Fashion Features

Walk the Line

Here, some of the hot new faces making their New York runway debuts.

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Youco Harada

Fashion Features

Cheat Sheet

More is indeed merrier, but it also allows little time to research all those new and emerging designers.

clock February 4, 2006Meenal Mistry

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Fashion Features

Olympus Fashion Week Show Calendar

Show times and locations are accurate as of press time.

clock February 4, 2006WWD Staff

A sketch for the fall collection.

Fashion Features

Fabric Watch: Richard Chai

Just two weeks before his show, Richard Chai is sitting in his Walker Street studio, cool as a cucumber.

clock February 4, 2006Daniela Gilbert

The original print from a Sixties archive book at Mantero.

Fashion Features

Now and Then

Sometimes the perfect fabric just has to wait.

clock February 4, 2006WWD Staff

Robert Duffy, flanked by Stella Starsky and Quinn Cox, during his Sextrology consultation.

Fashion Features

In The News: Marc’s Funny Valentine … Fashion Carine … Costa Control …

Marc Jacobs’ newest window display coup is sure to get many talking this fashion week.

clock February 4, 2006WWD Staff

Brian Reyes

Fashion Features

The People With the Pencils

These days, fashion designers rarely walk in lockstep.

clock February 4, 2006Sharon Edelson

Kenneth Cole

Fashion Features

Rich Relations – Kenneth Cole, Yigal Azrouel, Nicole Miller, Tocca

From tough-girl leathers and chunky knits to velvet and sweet chiffon, one thing remains the same — the deeper the hue, the better.

clock February 4, 2006WWD Staff

In honor of Kal Ruttenstein.

Fashion Features

Kal Remembered

Kal still had the best seat in the house.

clock February 4, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Generra

Fashion Features

Pretty in Punk – Generra, Miss Sixty, Verrier, Rag & Bone, United Bamboo

Designers balanced lovely looks with the cool and grungy, sending out delicate dresses, skinny jeans and layers, layers, layers.

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Amerie, Christina Milian, Debbie Harry and Fergie.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Late Start … Lindsay & Co.

Enjoy a leisurely dinner on Monday night — the Marc Jacobs show will not start before 9:30 p.m.

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Christian Louboutin

Fashion

Louboutin & the Law: Switzerland Turns Down Red Soles Trademark Request

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