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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

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Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

clock 18hBridget Foley

Retail

Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

clock 13hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

The New Retail World: Fashion Director Role Seen Shifting at Stores

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Overview

The world of fashion directors is in flux. Long considered one of the most powerful and highprofile positions in retailing, the job recently has undergone immense turmoil and change.

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Linda Fargo

Retail Features

The New Retail World: Fashion Director Role Seen Shifting at Stores

The world of fashion directors is in flux. Long considered one of the most powerful and highprofile positions in retailing, the job recently has undergone immense turmoil and change, with Bloomingdale’s, Henri Bendel and Neiman Marcus all seeking new…

clock February 6, 2006David Moin and Sharon Edelson

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Olsens’ Beauty Expanding to Claire’s

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are heading to Claire’s for a makeover. The teen moguls’ lifestyle and entertainment company, Dual-star Entertainment Group, said it is taking the first step beyond distributing the twins’ cosmetics line exclusively at Wal-Mart.

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A brief look at the coming week’s stories.

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Polo, Jones Seal Deal

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

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

Sir Paul Smith

Financial

Itochu Buys a 40% Stake in Paul Smith

Sir Paul Smith has a brand new business partner – his longtime Japanese licensee Itochu. In an unexpected move, the designer’s wife, Pauline Denyer Smith, and his managing director, John Morley, have sold their combined 40 percent stake in the company…

clock February 6, 2006Samantha Conti

Carolina Herrera' Melrose Place boutique will resemble its Madison Avenue counterpart.

Retail Features

Herrera Joins Melrose Place Retail Scene

Carolina Herrera is coming to Melrose Place in April. The once sleepy thoroughfare here is a sizzling retail destination and New York-based Carolina Herrera Ltd. has leased a 3,800-square-foot storefront at 8841 Melrose Place to be a West Coast…

clock February 6, 2006Rose Apodaca

WWD Image

Memo Pad: The Greening of Magazines … Sister Act … The Wright Stuff

Given the tons of paper pulp that magazines consume each year, publishing wouldn’t seem to qualify as an environmentally friendly business.

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion Features

The Polished Ones: Diane von Furstenberg … DKNY … Doo.Ri

Soft tailoring describes some of fall’s best looks, which designers discovered with tweedy checks, loose cuts and school-girl pleats.

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Alice Roi

Fashion Features

She Feels Pretty: Alice Roi … Baby Phat … Jasmin Shokrian …

Gotham was full of the prim, the pretty and the sometimes proper over the weekend, as designers played up preppy combinations or worked delicate and soft looks. In all, simply chic.

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Mel en Stel

Fashion Features

Different Strokes: Gen Art

At Gen Art’s presentation in the Roosevelt Hotel ballroom, Todd Magill’s prim and pretty Wyeth collection was the standout.

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

Lela Rose

Fashion Features

Romancing the Tone: Lela Rose … Ruffian … Vena Cava

Designers are falling for elegant chiffons, smoky shades and lots of volume – all with an historical bent.

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Myself

Fashion Features

As Four Minus One = Myself

Breaking up is hard to do. Then those who do so in the public eye suffer the added insult of being linked together even after they are no longer so, and in the fashion world, creative comparisons are inevitable.

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

Lacoste

Fashion Features

Sense and Sensuality: Lacoste … Y and Kei … Oakley …

Channeling everything from English chic to hip-hop cool, designers sent out collections that were sometimes refined and delicate and, at other times, sexy and edgy.

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Lindsay Lohan

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Star Turn? … Front-row Freshman … Smokin’ …

Lindsay Lohan, following in the footsteps of her new BFF, Kate Moss, seems to be eager to walk the runway this season.

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Bonnie Morrison

Fashion Features

Trade Secrets

From backstage to front row, these scene stealers navigate the treacheries of fashion week with dewy visages and tres chic ensembles.

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Sarah Jessica Parker's Har Dragon necklace.

Fashion Features

Findings: Tanner Krolle’s New Chief … They’re Fake and They’re Fabulous … A Good Sport

Luxury British accessories brand Tanner Krolle has named Martin Mason chief executive officer, replacing Guy Salter, who quit unexpectedly in September.

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An outtake from "Majorettes."

Fashion Features

Kate Spade Goes To the Movies

Kate Spade’s spring ad campaign will take the company’s preppy image into a new format.

clock February 6, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Annamaria Cammilli's pink pearl and diamonds set in brushed rose gold.

Fashion Features

Italy Fights Export Slump With Creativity

Fine jewelry manufacturers showing their collections at the Vicenzaoro trade fair last month continued to push creativity to stay ahead of the competition and heal an ailing market.

clock February 6, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Stephen Webster's gold, tanzanite and diamond ring.

Fashion Features

Tanzanite Foundation’s U.S. Move

The market for luxury goods is expanding in the U.S., and along with it consumer desire for rarity and distinction.

clock February 6, 2006Sophia Chabbott

A Swiss-made watch from Glashutte of the Swatch Group.

Fashion Features

Key Markets Drive Swiss Watches

Boosted by huge gains in key markets such as the U.S., Japan and China, the value of Swiss watch exports in 2005 increased by 10.9 percent to a record 12.3 billion Swiss francs, or $9.5 billion.

clock February 6, 2006John Zarocostas

A look from Playtex.

Financial

Sara Lee 2Q Net Jumps 34%

Despite a decline in sales, Sara Lee Corp. on Thursday posted second-quarter earnings that jumped 34.4 percent while its branded apparel business showed a gain in operating income of 10 percent.

clock February 6, 2006Vicki M. Young

Erin Braxton

Fashion Features

Braxton Balances Comfort and Sexy

Erin Braxton got tired of trying to find innerwear that was sexy, comfortable and trendy, but not too risque.

clock February 6, 2006Rusty Williamson

Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: SFN Taps Trizzino Nocco

San Francisco Network, licensee for KN Karen Neuburger sleepwear, has named Donna Trizzino Nocco to the new post of vice president of design for the KN Karen Neuburger sleepwear brand.

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Textiles Gains Jobs for 5th Straight Month

The textile and apparel manufacturing sector showed some stability last month and increased payrolls by 2,900 jobs, according to the Labor Department’s employment report released Friday.

clock February 6, 2006Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Jordan’s King Courts Execs

King Abdullah bin Al-Hussein of Jordan made a personal appeal to some of fashion’s top executives Friday, hoping to draw additional business to his country’s growing apparel manufacturing base.

clock February 6, 2006Evan Clark

Financial

WWD Stock Index FALLS 0.7%

After a charged rally at the end of January, investors fretted over government data Friday that showed an unexpected decline in productivity in the fourth quarter of 2005.

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

Lisa Schultz is revamping apparel and accessory design at Sears Holdings.

Financial

A New Side to Apparel at Sears

Sears Holdings Corp. is opening a design office here around mid-March as part of a drive to increase the margins and appeal of its private label apparel and accessories, lower costs and attract talent.

clock February 6, 2006David Moin

Julie Fredrickson of Almost Girl, blogging from Bryant Park after seeing the Red Dress Collection Friday afternoon.

Fashion Features

The Blogs That Took Over the Tents

Fashion bloggers have snuck into the tents at Bryant Park this fashion week, and they’re not always polite about the shows they see.

clock February 6, 2006Cate T. Corcoran

Financial

Hilfiger Discloses Management Changes

Tommy Hilfiger Corp. has disclosed some management changes, including the departure of its group president for U.S. wholesale and domestic licensing.

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

Elizabeth Whitman and Lewis Remele

Fashion Features

Harvard Pair: From Cambridge to Catwalk

Amid resplendent Oriental rugs, leather couches and a leering, mounted alligator, Harvard senior and aspiring designer Lewis Remele stood in the Hasty Pudding social club here and fussed with an iron over a cocoa brown cashmere dress he designed.

clock February 6, 2006Katherine Bowers

Financial

Universal Media to Merge With Lyric Jeans

Universal Media Holdings Inc. on Friday said it will merge with Lyric Jeans Inc. via a stock exchange.

clock February 6, 2006WWD Staff

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A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

Business

The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock 20hEvan Clark

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