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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 8hBridget Foley

Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 14hWWD Staff

Jones’ Growth Strategy: As Earnings Rise 63%, More Stores on Agenda

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Overview

Jones Apparel Group Inc. is in retail growth mode. The company said Wednesday that it is looking to open more of its own stores to diversify in the face of the consolidation that is sweeping the department store sector.

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Financial

Jones’ Growth Strategy: As Earnings Rise 63%, More Stores on Agenda

Jones Apparel Group posted a 63.3 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit and said retail consolidation is moving it to open more of its own stores.

clock February 16, 2006Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad: Cheney Fools … French Kisses

After Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot a friend on a ranch in Texas last weekend, he revealed himself to be a rather dangerous quail-hunting companion.

clock February 16, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Brazil, China Strike Trade Deal

China and Brazil have reached an agreement to limit imports of Chinese textiles and apparel through 2008, similar to the U.S.-Sino pact.

clock February 16, 2006Michael Kepp

Fashion Features

In Brief: SEC Notice … From Tommy To Kenneth … Mix Debut In Milan

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

clock February 16, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Trailblazing Deal for Polo With 17-Year-Old Golfer

Polo Ralph Lauren is upping the stakes in sports sponsorship by signing 17-year-old golfer Morgan Pressel, the first time the fashion giant has endorsed an American female athlete.

clock February 16, 2006Melanie Kletter

Financial

Cole Haan Appoints James Seuss CEO

Cole Haan has named Harry Winston president James Seuss as its new ceo, filling a post vacant since the departure in July of Matthew Rubel.

clock February 16, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Retail Features

Uniqlo to Open First U.S. Flagship

Uniqlo, the Japanese retailer often compared with the Gap for its well-priced basics, will open its first U.S. flagship this fall in SoHo.

clock February 16, 2006Sharon Edelson

People

Snow Angels

Neither snow nor slush could prevent almost every New York society fixture worth her Louboutins from making her way to the Museum of the City of New York on Monday night for its annual winter ball.

clock February 16, 2006WWD Staff

People

Sunshine Boy

Talking with Patrick Wilson, star of the Broadway revival of “Barefoot in the Park,” who brought new meaning to the phrase “life imitates art.”

clock February 16, 2006Vanessa Lawrence

Fashion Features

J. Crew Shrinks Down to New Market

J. Crew’s children’s collection, Crewcuts, will be introduced in earnest this spring for boys and girls after a short-lived run in the Nineties.

clock February 16, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Mansion On The Hill … Sam’s New Gig … Sir Paul In Soho …

Soho House’s Los Angeles outpost, the temporary private club that has become an Oscar week institution, will be back in full force this year, with none other than Naked Chef Jamie Oliver in the kitchen.

clock February 16, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Torbati Branches Out … Arizona Gets Electric … RWD Plants Roots in Paris

Electric Ladyland Denim opened its doors four months later than owner Penny Long anticipated, thanks in part to a lighting problem.

clock February 16, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

LaRok Gains Momentum

In just over a year, contemporary brand LaRok has increased distribution, raised its volume and welcomed two new designers.

clock February 16, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Retro Brand Keeps It Cool

CB Sports, the popular outerwear brand of the Eighties, has been revived by new owners and a new, but familiar, creative director and design team.

clock February 16, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Snow Doesn’t Set Back the Train

The Train trade show collided with the Blizzard of ’06, which blanketed sections of the Northeast with more than two feet of snow.

clock February 16, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Olympic Skate Designer Ready for Her Close-up

Olympic figure skater Emily Hughes will be displaying her fashion flair as well as her athletic skill when she competes next week at the Winter Games.

clock February 16, 2006Melanie Kletter

Fashion Features

Substance and Style Rule at ISPO Fair

Spectators at the Winter Games who want to look like Olympic athletes will have plenty of opportunities come next winter.

clock February 16, 2006Emilie Marsh

Fashion Features

John Varvatos Adds New Dimension to Converse

Converse and John Varvatos are stepping out this fall.

clock February 16, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

BCBG Receives Approval on G&G Buy

BCBG outbid The Wet Seal Inc. for G&G at a bankruptcy court auction held Tuesday night.

clock February 16, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Bonnie Pressman Joins Theory

Bonnie Pressman has been named president of accessories at Theory.

clock February 16, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

A Wider Niche

Under new ownership, Project Las Vegas grows to include a broader range of men’s and women’s contemporary brands.

clock February 16, 2006Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Fashion Features

Pilgrimage of the Faithful

Buyers return to Project Las Vegas to scout the latest in contemporary denim and sportswear.

clock February 16, 2006Laura Klepacki

Fashion Features

Allegri’s Dutch Treat

The way Viktor & Rolf see it, Allegri should exude a fashion aura rather than just concentrate on single pieces.

clock February 16, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Williamson: Moving Pucci Forward

In the three months Matthew Williamson spent in Florence designing his first Emilio Pucci collection, it should come as no surprise that he extensively mined the legendary house’s archives.

clock February 16, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Strong Pre-fall Orders Raise Season’s Hopes

Italians may not be favored for a medals-sweep at the Turin Winter Olympics, but they are gearing up for another season of double-digit sales growth in the fashion games.

clock February 16, 2006Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Features

Italian Vogue Highlights New Talent

For the second season, Italian Vogue is supporting emerging designers with a fashion show called “Spotlight on New Styles.”

clock February 16, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

What’s Hot

Fashion season is upon the city of Milan again.

clock February 16, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Show Calendar

Schedule is accurate as of press time. Attendees are encouraged to confirm times and locations.

clock February 16, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Ortiz Makes Debut As Brioni Designer

When Christina Ortiz presents her first collection for sartorial powerhouse Brioni next week, the striking redhead hopes to convey a new message for the Italian brand that’s as precise as one of its legendary handmade suits.

clock February 16, 2006Courtney Colavita

Fashion Features

New York’s Home Team

The largest apparel, accessories and cosmetics companies headquartered in Manhattan ranked by market capitalization.

clock February 16, 2006Cecily Hall and Emily Kaiser

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Tommy Bahama and Revlon Key for Gemini Cosmetics

While the beauty marketer signed hard-rock band KISS to a fragrance deal last week, Gemini also has twin projects in the works.

clock February 16, 2006Michelle Edgar

Financial

Chico’s Charts Multibrand Expansion

With the recent acquisition of Fitigues, Chico’s is positioning itself as a multibrand retailer, seeking to broaden its customer base and continue aggressive growth.

clock February 16, 2006Georgia Lee

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