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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 18hBridget 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

Police Arrest Suspect in Washington State Mall Shootings

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

clock 23hWWD Staff

Youth Meets Maturity: St. John Seeks Balance in Newest Phase

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Overview

With the departure of ceo Richard Cohen and the naming of Phil Miller as interim ceo, St. John hopes to put the past rocky 18 months and recent declines in sell-throughs behind it.

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Youth Meets Maturity: St. John Seeks Balance in Newest Phase

With the departure of ceo Richard Cohen and the naming of Phil Miller as interim ceo, St. John hopes to put the recent rocky period behind it.

clock May 1, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Catching Up With Marie Gray

Breaking her silence for the first time since stepping down last July from St. John Marie Gray discussed the brand, the end of Richard Cohen’s tenure last month and what she’s been doing lately.

clock May 1, 2006Marcy Medina

Financial

The Angelina Jolie Controversy

Among St. John’s more controversial moves was the dropping of Kelly Gray in its ad campaigns in favor of Angelina Jolie.

clock May 1, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Financial

The Perils of Changing a Brand

Allen Questrom, a turnaround specialist who has headed retail giants such as J.C. Penney, Barneys New York, Neiman Marcus and Feder­ated Department Stores, believes it’s difficult to make dramatic changes to a brand such as St. John that is so…

clock May 1, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Private Equity Players Eye Cavalli

Private equity funds, increasingly active in the fashion and luxury sector, appear to be circling around Roberto Cavalli.

clock May 1, 2006Amanda Kaiser and Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Gap Campaign Evokes Summer of ’69

Though sales gains are elusive, Gap Inc. is gaining confidence in its products and will spotlight summer offerings with a marketing campaign called Rock Color.

clock May 1, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

clock May 1, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Growing Vines … Iconix Inks Mudd Tops Deal

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

clock May 1, 2006WWD Staff

People

Cha-Ching!

La Lohan, in Los Angeles and hitting every party possible, turned up at the Barneys-hosted Nina Ricci fashion show and dinner Wednesday night to benefit the Rape Treatment Center.

clock May 1, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Swarovski Crafts Comprehensive Plan

Swarovski believes it has the potential to sparkle even more brightly and is looking to its accessories to bring on the shine.

clock May 1, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

Fashion Features

Mizrahi Takes High-Low Idea To Handbags

Isaac Mizrahi, who pioneered the concept of high-low fashion, is at it again.

clock May 1, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Mesa Joins the Bag Parade

Giovanni Mesa doesn’t believe in overnight success, but after studying design for just one week at Parsons The New School for Design here, he felt he knew enough to start his own company.

clock May 1, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Theo Fennell Planting Seeds for U.S. Growth

Theo Fennell, the British jeweler known for its sorbet-colored gemstones and bejeweled cross, key and horn pendants, is looking to grow by taking another stab at the U.S. market.

clock May 1, 2006Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Findings: Think Pink … Waist Watcher … Indian Adventure …

Tarina Tarantino will paint the town pink this fall.

clock May 1, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Retailers Take a Fast Track on Fall Fashions

Retailers are responding well to a range of fall looks, from optic prints in bright colors to knitted cashmere leggings.

clock May 1, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

May Market’s Evolving Environment

The May market, the third in the last four months, is straining vendors and merchants and comes at a critical time.

clock May 1, 2006Karyn Monget

Retail Features

Metro 7 Miami Pop-Up Shop Attracts Attention

Wal-Mart made the scene in South Beach last week, attracting socialites and fashion trendsetters to its pop-up store.

clock May 1, 2006Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Sienna Miller, Designer … Designs On London … Rocking The Slopes …

Sienna Miller is set to capitalize on her flair for fashion.

clock May 1, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Sales Rise at Avon, but Restructuring Sinks Net … Shiseido Returns to Profitability in ’05

Hurt by expenses from its previously announced three-year restructuring program, Avon Products Inc. reported first-quarter net earnings fell by two-thirds, despite sales that increased 6.5 percent to just over $2 billion.

clock May 1, 2006Meredith Derby

Memo Pad: A Question Of Time … Casey Strikes Out On Her Own

Regime change is on the way at Time magazine — but don’t expect an invitation to Jim Kelly’s send-off party anytime soon.

clock May 1, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Womenswear Propels Boss

With net income doubling and sales surging 67 percent in the first quarter of 2006, Boss Womenswear made a “crucial contribution” to the company’s strong financial performance, the Hugo Boss Group said Thursday.

clock May 1, 2006Melissa Drier

Financial

WWD Stock Index Ekes Out Gain

The WWD Composite Stock Index barely gained last week as worries over the impact of higher gas prices at the pump weighed down on the index.

clock May 1, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Legal Briefs

The Estee Lauder Cos. filed a complaint in Manhattan federal court against Designer Skin LLC and Acme Wholesale LLC, an affiliate of Designer Skin, for alleged trademark infringement of its Spellbound line.

clock May 1, 2006Liza Casabona

Financial

Bebe Posts 19.5% Rise In 3Q Profits

Bebe Stores Inc. reported a 19.5 percent increase in third-quarter earnings, matching analysts’ projections.

clock May 1, 2006Meredith Derby

Financial

Women Leaders Honored in D.C.

A potential presidential candidate, a CIA agent, an actress and two fashion heavyweights might not seem to have much in common.

clock May 1, 2006Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

All Over …

Luca Luca celebrated the 10th birthday of its store on Madison Avenue at 62nd Street Thursday with a champagne bash where dozens of patrons dressed in Luca Luca, past or present.

clock May 1, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Simons to Expand Into Toronto, Ottawa

Simons waited 159 years before it opened its first store outside Quebec City, when it opened here in 1999.

clock May 1, 2006Brian Dunn

Financial

Wharton Training Retail Execs of Future

Elizabeth Schweitzer is the type of young person the retail industry wants to recruit and nurture.

clock May 1, 2006Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Canadians Look South at Montreal Fashion Week

Quebec’s Simons is planning to expand across Canada, is scouting for space in Toronto and has its eyes on a site in a mall in Ottawa.

clock May 1, 2006Brian Dunn

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