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Marc Jacobs Moves Show Time, Venue

Marc Jacobs is moving his spring 2017 show to the Hammerstein Ballroom.

clock 3hJessica Iredale

Retail

Inside Rick Owens’ New SoHo Store

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock August 28, 2016Jessica Iredale

Fashion

Brunello Cucinelli’s Fall 2016 Collection Stolen Over the Weekend

The menswear line had been deducted from the brand’s Milanese showroom.

clock 4hSandra Salibian

Gucci Group Growth: Bottega Veneta Leaps Into a Starring Role

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Overview

Bottega Veneta, once a second-tier brand at Gucci Group, has emerged as a point of strategic focus for its parent company. And forays into fine jewelry and home furnishings indicate even more future momentum for the label.

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Financial

Gucci Group Growth: Bottega Veneta Leaps Into a Starring Role

Bottega Veneta, once a second-tier brand at Gucci Group, has emerged as a point of strategic focus with forays into fine jewelry and home goods.

clock February 21, 2006Amanda Kaiser and Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Chanel Executive Changes Continue

Realignment at Chanel Inc. beauty division has resulted in the elimination of two vice president posts, the latest upper management shift.

clock February 21, 2006Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Eagle’s Leedy Flies

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

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

People

Scent of A Woman

For those in a social frame of mind, last Wednesday night offered not one, but two excuses to party in New York.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

NPD: Apparel Strong in ’05

While sales of women’s apparel rose 3 percent from a year ago to $101 billion, it was accessories that led the way in terms of gains for 2005.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Marie Holman-Rao Exits Limited

Marie Holman-Rao, president of Limited Design Services, a unit of Limited Brands Inc., since 1997, will resign March 1 to start her own design and creative firm here.

clock February 21, 2006David Moin

Financial

Nike Sues Adidas

Nike filed a lawsuit against Adidas alleging patent infringement of its SHOX cushion technology in federal court in Texas on Thursday.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Turn Up the Heat – Giorgio Armani, D&G, Salvatore Ferragamo

Designers raised the temperature in more ways than one for fall, showing tailored looks that had a steamy undercurrent or cozy knits just right for a snow day.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Those Who Think Young – Blugirl, Mila Schon, Byblos, Debora Sinibaldi

Designers were playing with young ideas and looks for fall — at their best when rendered with a fresh sophistication.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Guy Thing … Deputy Duty … Top Of The Pops …

Raf Simons may have beat men’s wear rival Hedi Slimane in the race to do women’s wear first.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

The Power of Color – Giles, Jonathan Saunders, Nicole Farhi

As the London collections continued, certain designers were using jewel tones, sometimes in bold combinations, while others relied on the force of neutrals, such as pairings of black and gray, to make an impact.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

The Illustrated News

Designers both fledgling and established stretched their creative wings with well-crafted fare that’s about dressing up, not down.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

People

That’s Amore

Anna Wintour and Alexandra Shulman feted British designers Friday night in London to the tunes of Perry Como and Frank Sinatra.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Mardi Gras: Retail Resilience and Fragility

On Canal Street in the Central Business District here, Rubenstein’s, the iconic luxury retailer that has been selling classic apparel since 1924, plans to enlarge its women’s department and add designer lines.

clock February 21, 2006Sharon Donovan

Financial

Mervyns Back in Growth Mode

Mervyns has undergone sweeping changes since it was sold 18 months ago, resulting in eight straight months of comp-store sales gains.

clock February 21, 2006Jean E. Palmieri and Adam Tschorn

Fashion Features

Stores Seek Seasonless Items at Hotel Shows

A blizzard dented traffic at two New York hotel shows, but buyers who weathered the storm picked up slimming dresses and suits.

clock February 21, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Italian Mills Experience Rebound at Pitti Filati

Textile executives celebrated a market rebound at the 58th edition of Pitti Filati.

clock February 21, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Fashion Features

Unica Sees Growth in Second Show

After an impressive debut last September, the Milano Unica trade show made an even stronger showing in its second edition.

clock February 21, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Financial

Wholesale Prices Dip 0.3%

The textile area generally had price increases for January; greige fabrics rose 4.5 percent, yarns were up 1.7 percent and synthetic fibers were ahead 4.8 percent.

clock February 21, 2006Evan Clark

Financial

Strong Demand Drives De Beers Net

For the year ended Dec. 31, net earnings rose 11.2 percent to $554 million from $498 million as rough diamond prices were bumped up twice for a total 9.5 percent increase over 2004.

clock February 21, 2006Miles Socha

Fashion Features

NM Direct Gets Expectant

The luxury merchant today plans to begin selling maternity clothing on its Web site, a first for the direct marketer as it continues to develop its special sizes business.

clock February 21, 2006Holly Haber

Financial

D.C. Retail Site Receives $89M In Bank Funding

D.C. USA, a 500,000-square-foot retail complex slated for the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, took a major stride forward last week when it received $89 million in construction financing.

clock February 21, 2006Sharon Edelson

Financial

Federated Sells 15 Stores, More Disposals Ahead

Federated Department Stores will sell 15 units to The Westfield Group, the Australian shopping center developer, as part of the divestiture resulting from its acquisition of May Department Stores last year.

clock February 21, 2006David Moin and Amy S. Choi

Financial

Macy’s Union OKs Strike if Needed

A union spokeswoman said sticking points involve a “pay for performance” increase proposal instead of a general across-the-board wage hike.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Boss Orange Adds Juice to Berlin

Hugo Boss opened its first Orange concept store on Friday in the trendy area of Hackescher Markt in Mitte here.

clock February 21, 2006Damien McGuinness

Fashion Features

Schools Exhibit Textiles

Textiles are the focus of two museum exhibits at schools here.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Graydon, Greenie … Gawk Talk … McQueen’s Fairy Tale

Elle apparently isn’t the only magazine to have the idea of publishing a “green” issue to coincide with Earth Day.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Dallas Market Yields Orders for All Seasons

Buyers shopped with a multiseasonal approach at last month’s market at FashionCenterDallas, ordering spring immediates, summer fill-ins and early fall styles.

clock February 21, 2006Rusty Williamson

Fashion Features

Aces High

Bet on these Las Vegas hot spots for a guaranteed good time.

clock February 21, 2006Carrie Bell

Fashion Features

Sense of Urgency

As more and more retailers come to WWDMAGIC looking for immediates, vendors are learning that timing is everything.

clock February 21, 2006Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Fashion Features

Renewal Project

WWDMAGIC is a key factor in New Orleans boutique retailers’ recovery plans.

clock February 21, 2006Sharon Donovan

Fashion Features

Luxe Could Kill

Accessories makers use the luxury trend to slay the competition.

clock February 21, 2006Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Features

Trend Spotting

Fast action on the latest looks is a necessity in a market where seasons are taking on less importance.

clock February 21, 2006Kavita Daswani

Fashion Features

Knowing What Works

Contemporary designers search for ways to stand out in a crowded market.

clock February 21, 2006Caperton Gillett

Fashion Features

Now or Never

The latest trends come and go in the blink of an eye.

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Walk the Line

Designers entice buyers with looks that showcase the latest trends while keeping prices reined in.

clock February 21, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

A Simple Plan

Casualwear vendors look for new ways to market their products.

clock February 21, 2006Kristin Larson

Fashion Features

Outer Reaches

Coat makers aim to maintain quality and speed while looking overseas for production and materials.

clock February 21, 2006Kavita Daswani

Fashion Features

Climate Control

Trends toward casual looks mean opportunity for resort and swimwear vendors, even during this typically slow time of year.

clock February 21, 2006Marcy Medina

Fashion Features

Child Cares

Falling prices and an increased interest in fashion looks are perking up children’s wear sales.

clock February 21, 2006Joanna Ramey

Fashion Features

MAGIC Marketplace

Las Vegas Convention Center & Las Vegas Hilton, Feb. 21-24, 2006

clock February 21, 2006WWD Staff

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