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Inside Loewe's Spring Collection

Jonathan Anderson elaborated on the long, languid silhouettes he introduced for fall, here more organic and unfinished, but just as alluring.

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Fashion

Chloé is the Epitome of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock September 29, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Names New CEO

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

clock September 29, 2016Luisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

PVH’s Calvin Challenge: Growing Collection Biz Under Designer Costa

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Overview

Designer succession is an issue that just gets stickier and stickier. A slew of fashion brands have experienced the pitfalls in a name designer stepping aside, to be replaced by either an individual or a team.

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Tom Murry and Francisco Costa.

Financial

PVH’s Calvin Challenge: Growing Collection Biz Under Designer Costa

Designer succession is an issue that just gets stickier and stickier. A slew of fashion brands have experienced the pitfalls in a name designer stepping aside, to be replaced by either an individual or a team.

clock February 27, 2006Marc Karimzadeh and Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Tom Ford Said Near Deal With Zegna

After months of speculation, Tom Ford is expected to announce this week, possibly as early as today, that he has signed a manufacturing deal for his signature men’s collection with Ermenegildo Zegna, according to sources in Europe.

clock February 27, 2006Courtney Colavita

Fashion Features

Lawmakers Seek Compromise Over Port Deal

Senate Republican leaders, the Bush administration and a Middle Eastern company caught in a political firestorm over an impending takeover of six U.S. ports were working on a compromise Sunday to head off the filing of anticipated bipartisan…

clock February 27, 2006Kristi Ellis

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Avon to Spend $500M on Revamp

A scant three months into its three-year restructuring plan, Avon is operating under a “constant turnaround mentality,” chairman and chief executive officer Andrea Jung told analysts Friday.

clock February 27, 2006Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at some of the week’s top stories.

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Action at A&G

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

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Polo Lines Up Luxottica

Polo Ralph Lauren has signed a 10-year licensing deal with the Luxottica Group, SpA for the design production and worldwide distribution of prescription frames and sunglasses under the Polo Ralph Lauren name.

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

A Michael Kors look.

Retail

Kors Ready for Dallas Debut

Michael Kors is taking his spin on luxury to Dallas, where he plans to open a 2,000-square-foot store at the NorthPark Center mall in August.

clock February 27, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

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Memo Pad: Absolutely Finished … Heady Room

Employees of the luxury magazine Absolute know the generosity of the very rich is sometimes subject to caprice.

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

USTR Urged for CAFTA Changes

The presidents of three U.S. trade groups are urging U.S. Trade Rep-resentative Rob Portman and Com-merce Sec-retary Carlos Gutierrez to make changes to the Central American Free Trade Agreement because of uncertainties tied to the government’s…

clock February 27, 2006Kristi Ellis

Versace

Fashion Features

Volume and Luxury – Versace, Gianfranco Ferre, Missoni, Roberto Cavalli

In a moment of change in fashion, some designers were thinking big, literally, with looser shapes, while others explored the drama of opulence.

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Moschino

Fashion Features

Sophisticated Sports – Moschino, Dsquared, Sportmax, Roberto Menichetti, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Borbonese, Giuliana Teso

Luxuriously sporty looks inspired by the Scottish Highlands or an English country estate and those ideal for the streets of any cosmopolitan city were among the winning looks in the Italian fashion collections.

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

Trend Les

Fashion Features

Diversity Training – Trend Les Copains, Iceberg, Cividini, Ermanno Scervino, Trussardi

There were plenty of appealing looks in the Italian fashion capital – fabulous coats, luxe cashmere knits, city denim and stylish fur hats among them.

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

Derek Lam's stylish new look for Tod's.

Fashion Features

A Distinctive Dash

After a launch last season at the Ritz in Paris, Tod’s presented Derek Lam’s capsule

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

Ballantyne

Fashion Features

Soft and Rich

Adept at working with quality yarns, Italian knitwear firms have spun them into whisper-fine knits and super-luxe outerwear for fall.

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

Dolce and Gabana

Fashion Features

Buyers Praise Milan’s Dance Through the Ages

The Italian collections bid “arrivederci” to ruffles and excessive bling, while saying “buongiorno” to everything from austerity to disco glam.

clock February 27, 2006Amanda Kaiser and Miles Socha

Dita Von Teese

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Design Academy … One-way Ticket … Points East …

Miuccia Prada is keeping a tight lid on details about her Miu Miu show on Sunday at the climax of Paris Fashion Week.

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Anna Netrebko

The Firebird

Anna Netrebko clearly likes having an audience – and she knows exactly what she wants.

clock February 27, 2006Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Aleksia Landeau in vintage.

Smell of Success

“This is too sharp for you,” Frederic Malle told Ione Skye of the scent he chose blindly for her at a dinner Barneys New York co-hosted in his honor Thursday night at the Tower Bar inside the Sunset Tower Hotel.

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

A view of the pool at the Standard Spa.

Standard Treatment

Sick of the city? Andre Balazs thinks he has the answer. The hotelier has taken over the former Lido Spa Hotel here to create the new Standard Spa – a do-it-yourself wellness center on tiny Belle Isle.

clock February 27, 2006Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Marc by Marc Jacobs' digital watch.

Fashion Features

Marc Jacobs Grows Its Timepieces

Marc Jacobs is giving its customers more ways to tell time.

clock February 27, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

Andrew Marc's Sierra bag.

Fashion Features

Andrew Marc Cozies Up to Handbags

Andrew Marc wants to expand its women’s and men’s outerwear business into a lifestyle brand, and the first step is to tap into the lucrative handbag market.

clock February 27, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

Image from John Hardy's new advertising campaign.

Fashion Features

Eagle Brings John Hardy Back to Basics

Terri Eagle is getting down to work at John Hardy, with new ads and retail stores high on her agenda.

clock February 27, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Galliano's bra and panties.

Fashion Features

Galliano in Deal With SIL

John Galliano is expanding his innerwear business through a two-year license with the French SIL Group.

clock February 27, 2006Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

Educating China’s Bra Designers

Designs for bras sold in China remain solidly underwired by unyielding stiff designs and heavy padding, but graduates of the new ACE Style Institute of Intimate Apparel at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing of Hong Kong Polytechnic University are…

clock February 27, 2006Lisa Movius

Fashion Features

Bedtime Stories

Marilyn Monroe said she wore nothing but a dash of Chanel No.5 to bed, but that may not be every women’s choice, especially on frosty nights.

clock February 27, 2006Katya Foreman

Financial

WWD Stock Index Slips 0.5%

After a shaky start early last week, stock prices staggered in the retail and vendor sectors as earnings reports came in better than expected, but investors fretted over the impact of rising inflation on consumer spending.

clock February 27, 2006WWD Staff

The Coop clutch

Fashion Features

Le Sportsac to Model Line on ‘The O.C.’

LeSportsac, known for collaborating with Diane von Furstenberg and Gwen Stefani, is turning its efforts to TV with a collection called LeSportsac for The O.C.

clock February 27, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Financial

Jordache Acquires Earl Jean

Jordache Enterprises has acquired the Earl Jean brand from VF Corp.

clock February 27, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Financial

Wal-Mart’s CEO Talks Health Care, Airs Global Competition Concerns

Wal-Mart’s chief executive officer H. Lee Scott unveiled details of the company’s expanded health care coverage, acknowledging the company can do better and that challenges lie ahead.

clock February 27, 2006Kristi Ellis

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

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