Jerry Storch Exiting Hudson's Bay Co.

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Stitch Fix in the Spotlight

clock 6hEvan Clark and Adriana Lee


Suitsupply Launches Women's Division Called SuiStudio

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Survival of the Fittest: Moderate Vendors Rush To Adapt to New World

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As the face of moderate sportswear changes to become more fashion-forward and competition from specialty stores heats up, traditional moderate brands need to step up their product mix in order to survive.

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Sag Harbor is working on developing its own stores

Fashion Features

Survival of the Fittest: Moderate Vendors Rush To Adapt to New World

Traditional moderate sportswear companies are in a state of flux as the retail landscape undergoes seismic shifts.

clock April 5, 2006Julee Greenberg

Antoine Arnault


Arnault’s Son Joins Board at LVMH

Bernard Arnault is adding more young blood, not to mention some of his own, to the board of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

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Wal-Mart to Launch Urban Initiative

Wal-Mart plans to build more than 50 stores in struggling urban neighborhoods in the U.S. in the next two years, creating about 25,000 jobs.

clock April 5, 2006Sharon Edelson

Charles M. Jayson


Jayson Named CEO of Andrew Marc

Charles M. Jayson has been named president and chief executive officer of Andrew Marc, the designer women’s and men’s leather and cloth outerwear manufacturer.

clock April 5, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

In Brief: Lepore In London … Sears Raises

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

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A view of the Palazzo Versace Resort in Dubai

Fashion Features

Bottega, Versace Launch at Salone del Mobile

From the living room to the sky, Italian designers are rolling out their furniture collections at the Salone del Mobile show.

clock April 5, 2006Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Ilari


Girl Trouble

Bad news was in abundance on Tuesday, as the staff of Ellegirl learned the magazine would unexpectedly cease publication with the June/July 2006 issue.

clock April 5, 2006Sara James

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Memo Pad: Crunch Time

Under escalating pressure from its creditors, American Media Inc. put the brakes on its expansion efforts Tuesday, folding three money-losing new magazines and undoing its reinvention of the National Enquirer.

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A designer boutique on the original Girlshop.


Girlshop Redesign Seeks New Dynamic

Famous for its whimsical look, Girlshop, one of the earliest online boutiques, is getting its first redesign since it was launched in 1998.

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Salma Hayek at Cartiers cocktail party in Geneva

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Vuitton Supes … Shades Of Karl … In The Bag …

Naomi Campbell may have been charged with second-degree assault for striking her housekeeper with a cell phone last week, but such legal problems don’t seem to have an impact on her modeling career.

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Items from the Chocolate Collection.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Bobbi Brown and the ‘Chocolate’ Factory

Bobbi Brown has designed a dark milk chocolate Beauty Bar with Vosges Haut Chocolat to complement her fall makeup line.

clock April 5, 2006Michelle Edgar

AlvaProducts plans to supplement its traditional hourglass form with new shapes.


Better Dress Forms Through Scan Data

Mannequin form maker AlvaProducts Inc. has created a new fit consulting division led by Ed Gibben, the co-inventor of the Intellifit body scanner and former president of Intellifit Corp.

clock April 5, 2006Holly Haber

Feles shoe


Bits And Bytes

These sneaks can’t sneak away, because they come with a GPS homing device embedded in their soles.

clock April 5, 2006Cate T. Corcoran

A pair of Levis Capital E Skimmer jeans


Levi’s Expands RFID Testing

Levi Strauss & Co. plans to expand tests of radio frequency identification technology in U.S. and Mexican stores this year.

clock April 5, 2006Denise Power

A short jumpsuit from Jak & Rae

Fashion Features

L.A. Market: New Fall Trends and Protest March

The Los Angeles fall market, marked by a huge immigration law protest downtown, featured short dresses and oversize sweaters.

clock April 5, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

West Watch: Branching Out … Dolled Up

Kaviar and Kind, a directional jewelry and accessories retailer in West Hollywood’s Sunset Plaza, has opened at 900-square-foot showroom next door at 8533 Sunset Boulevard.

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Danielle Bernstein and Jen Atkin at a brunch Revolve hosted for Atkin in Paris last month.


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