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Beauty

Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock December 2, 2016Peter Born

Fashion

Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

Victoria’s Bigger Empire: Wexner Overhauls Team And Sees Sales of $10B

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Overview

Management changes are sweeping across Limited Brands, with a new leadership structure at Victoria's Secret and several other key shifts.

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Sharen Jester Turney

Financial

Victoria’s Bigger Empire: Wexner Overhauls Team And Sees Sales of $10B

Management changes are sweeping across Limited Brands, with a new leadership structure at Victoria’s Secret and several other key shifts.

clock May 25, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

In Brief: Payless Adds American Eagle … Juicy Addition … Following The Train

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

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

Marc S. Pritchard

Financial

P&G Elevates Pritchard

P&G’s beauty division is bidding adieu to one of its key leaders, Marc S. Pritchard, as he takes on a new and bigger role within the company.

clock May 25, 2006Andrea Nagel

Odile Roujol

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Odile Roujol to Head Lancome International

Odile Roujol has been named managing director of Lancome International at L’Oreal.

clock May 25, 2006Jennifer Weil

Inside the Hermès store.

Financial

Hermes Bullish on U.S., Quells Sale Talk

Hermes International is embarking on an American growth phase.

clock May 25, 2006Kristi Ellis

Anna Wintour and Bee Shaffer, both in Prada.

People

Movie Maven

Anna Wintour sat stoically through “The Devil Wears Prada” screening Tuesday before quickly ducking out of the Paris Theatre.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

Cate Blanchett in Alexander McQueen.

People

Red Carpet Flash

Cate Blanchett kept the glamour quotient going in Cannes by donning a kimono-inspired Alexander McQueen gown and Chopard jewels for Tuesday night’s “Babel” premiere, perhaps in homage to the film’s Japanese story line.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

People

Quiet Riot

The willowy 25-year-old plays the role of Chieko, a deaf schoolgirl frustrated with her inability to connect with her father and other men in her life.

clock May 25, 2006Marcy Medina

Stefano Gabbana's new yacht.

Fashion Features

Setting Sail

Ask Stefano Gabbana and he’ll tell you that fashion lately is a nonstop whirl of ideas, sketches, fittings, production, shows and deliveries.

clock May 25, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Lucy Liu at Longchamp.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Bravo Takes A Bow … Mischa Impossible … Orange Crush …

Rose Marie Bravo, who steps down as Burberry chief executive in July, scooped the award for Export Personality of the Year at the annual U.K. Fashion Export Awards.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

A look from 9x9 by Nine West.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Jones Adds 9X9 and Grane to Mix … Adams-Geller Honored … Diesel Hits Bond Street

Finding another niche to fill in Jones Apparel Group’s denim division may be tough.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

Garment-dyed poplin long-sleeve shirtdress.

Fashion Features

Le Tigre Comes Into Focus

Le Tigre may be classified as a “retro” brand, but Ryan O’Sullivan, president and chief executive officer, is only looking forward.

clock May 25, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Alice + Olivia on Robertson Boulevard in L.A.

Retail

Alice + Olivia Bows On Robertson Blvd.

Alice + Olivia has opened a 1,300-square-foot boutique on Robertson Boulevard here.

clock May 25, 2006Emili Vesilind

Mango's first MNG by Mango store at South Coast Plaza.

Retail

Spain’s Mango Opens First U.S. Store on West Coast

Barcelona’s fast-fashion retailer Mango has opened its first MNG by Mango store in the U.S. at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif.

clock May 25, 2006Emili Vesilind

A selection from Devi Kroell's Hampton Collection, available exclusively at the firm's new store.

Retail

Devi Kroell Heads for the Beach

While those who summer in East Hampton tend to favor the preppy side of fashion, a dose of serpentine sexiness is coming to town with the new Devi Kroell boutique, which opens Saturday at 2 Main Street.

clock May 25, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Yohji Yamamoto

Retail

Yamamoto, Mandarina Duck Team Up

Yohji Yamamoto, who does Y-3 sportswear in collaboration with Adidas, is now partnering with luggage specialist Mandarina Duck.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

A Little Marc T-shirt and denim miniskirt from the current collection.

Retail

Little Marc to Expand for Spring

Marc Jacobs’ children’s label, which launched last August with a capsule collection of waffle-weave thermal separates for toddlers, is expanding into a full collection of clothes and accessories.

clock May 25, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Kuhlman in Birmingham, Mich.

Retail

Kuhlman’s Grassroots Growth

When Scott Kuhlman opened one of his namesake stores at 30 Rockefeller Plaza here last year, he didn’t have the advertising budget of neighbors such as J. Crew, Banana Republic and Façonnable.

clock May 25, 2006Sharon Edelson

Cremieux's new Saint-Germain shop.

Retail

New Shop, New Line Keeping Cremieux Busy

Daniel Cremieux, the French sportswear company, has projects piling up left and right, from a new boutique on the Boulevard Saint-Germain here to a planned women’s wear line.

clock May 25, 2006Robert Murphy

Financial

Sara Lee Set for Apparel Spin-off

Sara Lee Corp. is getting closer to spinning off its branded apparel business to stockholders.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

Media

Diet Pepsi Ad Gets Image Award

Diet Pepsi’s Super Bowl TV commercial, spotlighting guy-watchers Carson Kressley and Cindy Crawford, took top honors for outstanding commercial at the 2006 Images in Advertising Awards Tuesday.

clock May 25, 2006Valerie Seckler

Janice Levin-Krok and Steve Sanchez

Retail

Poleci for the Future: Belts, Handbags, Shoes

Poleci, the contemporary label with the oft-mispronounced name, is in expansion mode.

clock May 25, 2006Holly Haber

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Media

Memo Pad: Womb To Maneuver

If celebrity procreation is your obsession, it’s truly a wonderful time to be alive.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

Women's jean sales rose 10.8 percent for the 12 months through March.

Financial

By the Numbers: Sales Up

The denim industry continues to grow at a substantial rate across all price points, but the vigor with which it has flexed its muscles in recent years is starting to slacken.

clock May 25, 2006Ross Tucker

Adriano Goldschmied nips and tucks for a better fit on his fit model, Lisa Byrnes.

Fashion Features

The Life of the Perfect Fit

When Lisa Byrnes queued up with more than 20 other women to audition as a fit model for Adriano Goldschmied’s new denim company here on a sunny day in October 2004, she had no clue what was expected of her.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

Barbara Kolsun

Fashion Features

Barbara Kolsun: Counterfeit Cop

Successfully fighting counterfeiters requires cooperation, and no one knows that better than Barbara Kolsun.

clock May 25, 2006Liza Casabona

A pair of counterfeit Seven For All Mankind jeans.

Fashion Features

What Makes a Fake

Brand owners are shifting their attention from pursuing street-level peddlers of counterfeit goods to training police officers and Customs officials around the globe on how to quickly spot the fakes before they enter the market.

clock May 25, 2006Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

Counterfeit Denim Goes Global

Aided by advances in technology, denim counterfeiters have proliferated as rapidly as premium denim lines in recent years.

clock May 25, 2006Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Jeans Take the Global Production Path

The manufacturing of blue jeans, a quintessential part of the American clothing culture since the Fifties, has gone global along with the rest of apparel production.

clock May 25, 2006Evan Clark

Radcliffe Denim is available exclusively in the U.S. at Barneys New York.

Fashion Features

Keeping It Exclusive

Premium denim vendors have found another way to maintain their edge through exclusive partnerships with retailers.

clock May 25, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Anlo's cotton and spandex jeans made of Candiani denim.

Fashion Features

Denim Destinations

Sourcing denim has become a truly global affair and everyone is game: Europe, Asia, the U.S. and even South America.

clock May 25, 2006Daniela Gilbert

A fall look by Dr. Denim Jeansmakers.

Fashion Features

Sweden Rekindles Its Passion for Jeans

When Maria Erixon was a teenager in the Seventies, she used to take the bus from the Swedish countryside into Stockholm to line up at the Gul & Bla jeans store to buy the hottest blue jeans.

clock May 25, 2006Emilie Marsh

Fashion Features

Jeans Jargon

Swedish jeans fanatics speak in a coded denim dialect.

clock May 25, 2006Emilie Marsh

Interior and exterior shots of a Gloria Jeans store, Russia's largest jean producer.

Fashion Features

Denim Still a Hot Currency in Ex-Soviet Union

Blue denim was almost as good as hard currency here during the days of the Soviet Union and there is no sign that Eastern Europe’s love affair with jeans is about to blow over.

clock May 25, 2006Poul Funder Larsen

A look from Franklin & Marshall.

Fashion Features

Italy’s Next Generation

Despite their Anglo-Saxon names, these companies are as Italian as it gets.

clock May 25, 2006Luisa Zargani

Looks from Timezone.

Fashion Features

Germany Looks to Keep in Step

Faced with more knowledgeable consumers and increased pressure from quick-moving vertical retailers, the denim market in Germany has become more fluid than ever.

clock May 25, 2006Damien McGuinness

A look from Primark.

Fashion Features

Britain’s Bargain Boom

The U.K.’s High Street has become known for turning around cut-price versions of high-end looks in record time.

clock May 25, 2006Nina Jones

A Levi's store in Milan.

Retail

Major Brands Rebuild Their Images

Brands such as Lee, Levi’s and Wrangler have spent the past five years living in the shadow of the much smaller, but much flashier, premium denim segment.

clock May 25, 2006Ross Tucker

Donatella Versace

Fashion Features

Remembering Their First …

Like a first love, a first pair of jeans is hard to forget.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

Kitson

Retail

Stores That Set the Trends

Key retailers from California to Germany that specialize in denim.

clock May 25, 2006WWD Staff

True Religion Jeans

Fashion Features

Denim’s Biggest Hits

The top 10 most-searched-for denim brands online for the month of April.

clock May 25, 2006Cecily Hall

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