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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 4hBridget 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 10hWWD Staff

Rebuilding Helmut Lang: Shift to Contemporary, Search on for Designer

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Overview

Helmut Lang's new owner, Tokyo-based Link Theory Holdings Co. Ltd., has ambitious plans to revive the label on the contemporary level and is in the hunt for a designer to help make that happen.

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Rebuilding Helmut Lang: Shift to Contemporary, Search on for Designer

Helmut Lang’s new owner, Tokyo-based Link Theory Holdings Co. Ltd., has ambitious plans to revive the label on the contemporary level and is in the hunt for a designer to help make that happen.

clock March 20, 2006Amanda Kaiser and Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: We Are Familly … Pedro And PE … Joining YSL

Alexander McQueen had his first brush with fine jewelry, and now it’s destined for retail.

clock March 20, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Body Shop OK’s L’Oreal Bid

The French beauty giant, confirming weeks of speculation, announced Friday that it will make a cash bid to acquire the British ethical manufacturer and retailer.

clock March 20, 2006Brid Costello and Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

Adidas Extends Deal With McCartney

Reflecting the rapid success of the Adidas by Stella McCartney collection, the German athletic giant is extending its contract with the designer to 2010.

clock March 20, 2006Melanie Kletter

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

clock March 20, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Parker A FiFi Presenter

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

clock March 20, 2006WWD Staff

People

L.A. Scene

Some new spots to check out during Los Angeles Fashion Week.

clock March 20, 2006WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Oleg Cassini: Iconic and Enduring

Oleg Cassini, the swashbuckling designer whose name will forever be linked with that of Jacqueline Kennedy, his most celebrated client, will be remembered…

clock March 20, 2006Mort Sheinman

Fashion Features

Legwear Kicks Into a Growth Cycle

After leaving legs out in the cold for years, designers are warming them up again.

clock March 20, 2006Sophia Chabbott and Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Bottega Veneta’s Fine Mood

Bottega Veneta has plenty of reason to shine these days.

clock March 20, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

JCK Targets High-Volume Retailers

JCK Events has turned its focus to high-volume retailers with the JCK NYC Invitational, which launched here this month.

clock March 20, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Findings: Star Gazing … Watch Out … Tiffany Timekeeping …

Claire Danes said she often wears Fred Leighton on the red carpet, but perhaps she’ll be thinking about adding Montblanc to her mix.

clock March 20, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Barneys Exiting Manhasset

Barneys New York is vacating the Americana Manhasset shopping center, one of the premiere luxury shopping centers in the nation.

clock March 20, 2006David Moin

Memo Pad: Shut Out, Again

What, exactly, does the American Society of Magazine Editors have against Hachette Filipacchi Media?

clock March 20, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Merger Mania Continues

If 2005 was a blockbuster year for merger and acquisition deals, get ready for the sequel.

clock March 20, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Vicki M. Young

Financial

Second Lien Lending to Slow

UCC Capital Corp.’s recent annual financial predictions for 2006 include slowed second lien lending, deceleration in the real estate market and a loosening of Sarbanes-Oxley.

clock March 20, 2006Lauren Benet Stephenson

Financial

Not a Luxurious Deal

Merger and acquisitions may be the hot topic driving international stock markets these days, but at least one European investment firm believes the M&A story should be downplayed, at least in the luxury sector.

clock March 20, 2006Robert Murphy

Financial

Legal Briefs

The Neiman Marcus Group Inc. and NM Nevada Trust filed a lawsuit against Neiman-Barkus, The House of Doggy Style LLC and its current and past owners for alleged service mark infringement and other claims related to its name.

clock March 20, 2006Liza Casabona

Financial

Hub Centers Focus on Apparel

As the apparel industry continues an expansion of sourcing goods overseas, companies are increasingly finding themselves facing greater risks.

clock March 20, 2006Liza Casabona

Financial

Factoring in Consumer Trends

If there’s one constant in the apparel industry, it’s that business trends follow the money — especially money spent by consumers.

clock March 20, 2006Liza Casabona

Financial

Zumiez Profits Surge 59.3% In 4th Quarter

Action sports retailer Zumiez Inc. delivered solid fourth-quarter earnings results last Wednesday, saying its “flexible merchandising strategy” helped the company drive comparable-store sales.

clock March 20, 2006Meredith Derby

Financial

WWD Stock Index Rebounds, Street Abuzz Over Nine West

Stocks rallied on Friday as oil prices fell and the Federal Reserve said manufacturing production increased.

clock March 20, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

SEC Filing Details Burlington Coat Factory Bid Process

A peek into a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing by Burlington Coat Factory offered more than a glimpse into what led up to its acquisition by Bain Capital Partners for $2.06 billion.

clock March 20, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Financial

Macy’s Union Accepts Five-Year Contract

The agreement covers the period beginning Feb. 1, 2006 and ending May 1, 2011.

clock March 20, 2006Liza Casabona

Financial

Asprey and Garrard Sold to Private-Equity Firms

Luxury brands Asprey and Garrard have new owners.

clock March 20, 2006Samantha Conti

Financial

Paul Frank Files Suit To Dissolve Company

Paul Frank Sunich, a co-founder of Paul Frank Industries, has filed a lawsuit seeking the dissolution of the apparel and accessories company that bears his name and accusing his former partners of mismanagement.

clock March 20, 2006Adam Tschorn

Fashion Features

In His Own Words

During his more than seven decades in the fashion industry, Oleg Cassini was never shy about speaking his mind.

clock March 20, 2006WWD Staff

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