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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock December 6, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 22hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Fashion

Are In-Store Customers at a Disadvantage When It Comes to Returns?

The online shopper has up to 30 days to decide if her purchase was genuine or a momentary infatuation, which is not always the case for in-store clients.

clock 10hBridget Foley

The Price of a Store: Federated Puts $1.2B Value on Lord & Taylor

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Overview

While the price to buy the department store chain from its parent Federated Department Stores Inc. is within Wall Street's valuation range of Lord & Taylor's real estate, some observers believe the asking price may be too high.

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Lord & Taylor's Fifth Avenue flagship.

Financial

The Price of a Store: Federated Puts $1.2B Value on Lord & Taylor

Federated Department Stores’ $1.2 billion tag for Lord & Taylor is within Wall Street’s range, but some feel the price may be too high.

clock May 8, 2006Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Adam Does Oprah … So Sari … Wedding Belle

An appearance on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” is apparently worth its weight in gold.

clock May 8, 2006WWD Staff

Massimo Ferragamo

Financial

Massimo Ferragamo Exits USA Unit

Massimo Ferragamo is once again stepping down as president of Ferragamo USA Inc., a position he’s held on an interim basis for about two years.

clock May 8, 2006David Moin

Financial

PPR’s Redcats Buys Sportsman’s Guide

Francois-Henri Pinault fulfilled his wish to make an acquisition in the U.S. for PPR’s mail-order giant, Redcats.

clock May 8, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

clock May 8, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Gen Art Heats Up … Cup Of Joe

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

clock May 8, 2006WWD Staff

Christian Louboutin

People

Graffiti Artist

To some, the idea might seem a little strange: Go to Barneys New York, spend $600 on a new pair of summer sandals and have them graffitied along the sides with magic markers.

clock May 8, 2006Jacob Bernstein

Downstairs at Buzina Pop.

People

The Thrill of Brazil

Located at the southwest corner of Lexington Avenue and 73rd Street, the two-story Buzina Pop is the latest venture from veteran restaurateur Patrick Laurent.

clock May 8, 2006Venessa Lau

Cherry Jones

People

Cherry On Top

To speak to Cherry Jones, winner of two Tonys for best actress, about her latest role, in “Faith Healer,” is to witness an exercise in modesty.

clock May 8, 2006Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

A Juicy Couture day style.

Fashion Features

Juicy Couture Keeps Growing With Time

Juicy Couture is expanding its product array with the launch of fashion watches, produced under license by Movado Group.

clock May 8, 2006Sophia Chabbott

A Tory Burch suede bag and belt.

Fashion Features

Tory Burch Gets Serious About Accessories

Tory Burch has made a name for herself in the last two years with her contemporary sportswear that has a preppy and bohemian flair.

clock May 8, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Chandelier earrings from the Neil Lane Hollywood Collection for De Beers LV.

Fashion Features

Findings: Step Up … Lane Change … Name Game …

Luxury hosiery maker Wolford unveiled an updated interior design concept for its boutiques last summer and has already remodeled 21 locations, including sites in Zurich, Cologne, Milan and Moscow.

clock May 8, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Apparel, Textiles Lose Jobs, While U.S. Gains Overall

Department and specialty stores, along with apparel and textile producers, shed jobs last month, according to a Labor Department report.

clock May 8, 2006Evan Clark

The interior of the new Leviev store.

Retail

Leviev Lands on Old Bond Street

Diamond firm Leviev, which does everything from mining to jewelry design, has made its London retail debut with a shop on Old Bond Street.

clock May 8, 2006Samantha Conti

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Retail

Abercrombie & Fitch To Open London Unit

Abercrombie & Fitch wants London to know it’s on the way.

clock May 8, 2006WWD Staff

Anna Wintour

Media

Memo Pad: Under The Influence … The Oscars Of Print

New York magazine is looking to start some arguments this week with its package of 246 of the most “Influential” New Yorkers.

clock May 8, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Ralph Rucci Feted For Couture Honor

Friends and admirers of Ralph Rucci met Thursday night at Charlotte Moss’ Upper East Side town house to toast his winning the first Couture Council Award.

clock May 8, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Fayreform's embellished bras go to a G cup.

Fashion Features

Serving the Needs of the Well-Endowed

Foundations firms are addressing a growing demand for an underserved area: fashion bras with DDD to G cups.

clock May 8, 2006Karyn Monget

Financial

WWD Stock Index Rebounds

Stocks rallied on Friday on the hope that the Federal Reserve might end its series of interest rate hikes after the Labor Department reported a slowdown in job growth in April.

clock May 8, 2006Vicki M. Young

Loblaws' Joe Fresh Style.

Retail

Supermarkets Try Some New Wares

Supermarkets are dressing up their general merchandise offerings.

clock May 8, 2006Dan Alaimo

A bikini from the Water Girl line.

Fashion Features

Patagonia to Open ‘Ocean-Based’ Store in Calif.

Patagonia, the action sportswear company that entered the apparel market in 1973 by outfitting mountain climbers, is hitting the beach.

clock May 8, 2006Emili Vesilind

Designer and Luxury

Obituary: Gianpaolo Tarabini Castellani, Co-Founder of Blumarine, 67

Gianpaolo Tarabini Castellani, co-founder of Blumarine, died Friday while on safari in Africa.

clock May 8, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Shashi Batra

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Judge Delays Perricone Prez From Taking Job … Body Shop Net Gains 1% in 2005 … L’Oreal Paris Signs Jane Fonda …

N.V. Perricone will have to wait a few more months for its new president to assume his management duties.

clock May 8, 2006Liza Casabona

Financial

Taking Measured Steps to Bolster Luxury Brands

Careful and controlled brand extension is the best way for luxury houses to further leverage brand equity, executives from several such companies told their potential successors.

clock May 8, 2006Nancy Brumback

Financial

Luxe Conference Looks at ‘New Direction’

The luxury industry may have to adapt to a new moral compass point, industry executives said.

clock May 8, 2006Liza Casabona

Red Rock Casino opened last month.

Fashion Features

In Vegas, Caviar, Beer and Beatles Tunes

Sin City has recreation and relaxation options for every taste and budget.

clock May 8, 2006WWD Staff

John Bucksbaum

Financial

The General Talks Growth

John Bucksbaum, chief executive officer of General Growth Properties Inc. and the next chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers, sees a new frontier for retailers and developers.

clock May 8, 2006David Moin

A rendering of Simon Property Group's Village at SouthPark, which exemplifies its asset-intensification strategy.

Financial

A Return to Fundamentals

The nation’s largest developers focus on operations and redevelopment opportunities.

clock May 8, 2006Amy S. Choi

Sogo in Osaka reinvents the flagshp.

Retail

Stores With Designs on the Future

Three retailers in different parts of the world are taking store design to a higher plane.

clock May 8, 2006David Moin

Natural light and natural wood warm the store.

Retail

Nkstore Expansion Maintains Essence

Expanding Nkstore, a micro shop for young, upscale women in Sao Paulo, Brazil’s fashionable Jardins shopping district, was a delicate task.

clock May 8, 2006Michael Kepp

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Retail

Blanc de Chine Mixes Tradition, Modernity on Fifth

The Fifth Avenue flagship of Blanc de Chine, a Hong Kong fashion company, is dramatic.

clock May 8, 2006David Moin

Nine West is one of several national chains at 2 Broadway.

Financial

Downtown Retail: Promise and Challenge

Almost five years after 9/11, lower Manhattan retailing is a profile in possibilities and challenges.

clock May 8, 2006Sharon Edelson

Office workers, residents and tourists converge on Manhattan Mall.

Financial

Fine-tuning Manhattan Mall

The owners of Manhattan Mall in Herald Square, after several reinventions, hundreds of millions of dollars in renovations and dozens of changes to the tenant roster, think they finally have the formula right.

clock May 8, 2006Sharon Edelson

Hobbyhorse focuses on handmade and retooled vintage finds.

Retail

Growing the East Bay, One Boutique at a Time

A fashion and arts scene is blooming in the warehouse district that connects Berkeley and Oakland.

clock May 8, 2006Amy S. Choi

Retail

A Little Mall Music

Some malls seeking a more sophisticated ambience are turning on the music — and it’s not Muzak.

clock May 8, 2006David Moin

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