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Presidential Election Seen Clouding the Spending Picture

Studies show that shoppers are both ready to spend for the holidays and holding off because of the election.

clock 21hDavid Moin and Evan Clark


Brooks Brothers Buys Alexis Bittar Jewelry Business

The retailer's Carolee division will operate the newly acquired label.

clock 21hJean E. Palmieri


Gigi Hadid Dishes On Her Family's Thanksgiving Traditions

There Will Be Pie, Lots of Pie

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The Season of M&A: Bidding on L&T, Jones Enters Second Round

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As private equity and real estate players continue to eye the retail and apparel sectors, several major deals are entering their concluding phases.

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The Season of M&A: Bidding on L&T, Jones Enters Second Round

As private equity and real estate players continue to eye the retail and apparel sectors, this summer is likely to be a busy time on the M&A front.

clock May 30, 2006Vicki M. Young

The Lotus fragrance.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Lotus Revs Up A New Scent

The latest in the automotive fragrance field is Lotus, a scent that was launched in the Perfume Shop, the 140-door U.K. chain, in March.

clock May 30, 2006Matthew W. Evans


Jil Sander Loss Hits $46.3 Million in 2005

Jil Sander AG saw larger losses and declining sales in 2005, but chief executive officer Gian Giacomo Ferraris said that the company is on track to meet its goal of posting a positive operating profit this year.

clock May 30, 2006Amanda Kaiser

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Memo Pad: To The Quick … Cents And Sensibility

For Quick & Simple, finding success on the newsstand has been anything but.

clock May 30, 2006WWD Staff

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Firms Keeping Eye on Saks Fifth Ave.

Saks Fifth Avenue may not officially be up for sale, but that’s not stopping financial and real estate firms from kicking the tires.

clock May 30, 2006David Moin

Kirsten Dunst wearing Fred Leighton earrings in Cannes.


Critchell to Be Named Fred Leighton CEO

Simon Critchell, a former Richemont executive, is set to be named ceo at fine jewelry firm Fred Leighton, industry sources said.

clock May 30, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

clock May 30, 2006WWD Staff

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In Brief: First Buy

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

clock May 30, 2006WWD Staff

Isaac Mizrahi has been among Target's most successful brand launches.


Target’s Apparel Success Intensifies Challenges From Rivals

Target has set the pace in mass market fashion with designer partnerships, smartly executed store brands and limited-edition offerings.

clock May 30, 2006Katherine Bowers and Marcy Medina

The print campaign for Vera Wang's mattress collection.

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Fashion Scoops: Awards Redux … Bye-Bye Ferragamo … Stylish Sheep

It seems podcasts are quickly becoming fashion’s newest must-have obsessions.

clock May 30, 2006WWD Staff

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FIT Museum All Suited Up

Walk the streets of any major city and it’s easy to see women’s suits have gone the way of springtime hats and gloves.

clock May 30, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Neva Lindner, owner of Wardrobe NYC.

Fashion Features

Wardrobe NYC Specializes in the Quick Change

The seemingly endless swell of galas, benefits and store openings this season has social New Yorkers running all over town to find the perfect garb, and Neva Lindner has a timely solution.

clock May 30, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Natasha Law at work.

Fashion Features

Roswald Helps Natasha Law Make a Name for Herself

Designers are forever likening their pieces to works of art, but London ready-to-wear designer Ann Louise Roswald has actually created an entire new collection with artist and illustrator Natasha Law.

clock May 30, 2006Nina Jones

Marco Barni

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Prato Mills Seeking Power in Numbers

A four-year effort to create a lobby to represent Europe’s 240,000 small to medium-size textile firms is close to reality.

clock May 30, 2006Stephanie Epiro

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Schumer Holds Up USTR Vote

Sen. Charles Schumer has delayed the confirmation of Susan Schwab as U.S. Trade Representative over concerns the Bush administration is not being tough enough on trade issues with China.

clock May 30, 2006Kristi Ellis


Legal Briefs

Cartier, Cartier International, and Vacheron Constantin, divisions of Richemont North America and Richemont International S.A., filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against FineTime Inc., Jeffrey Ho and other unnamed defendants.

clock May 30, 2006Liza Casabona


Avondale Mills Plans to Shutter

Avondale Mills, one of the oldest U.S. textile manufacturers, is shutting down operations because of a chlorine gas accident outside one of its plants that killed nine people and mounting foreign competition.

clock May 30, 2006Ross Tucker


Stone’s Throw

AmfAR’s 13th annual Cinema Against AIDS gala was its most sober yet, but it managed to raise a record $4.5 million, thanks to Sharon Stone.

clock May 30, 2006WWD Staff

Chloë Sevigny


Night Owl

An hour before the premiere of her new film, “Lying,” at the Cannes International Film Festival, Chloe Sevigny is sprawled on a pillow-strewn wooden bench.

clock May 30, 2006Marcy Medina

Claudia Schiffer


Glitter Sisters

Decked out in a black sequined dress from her upcoming holiday collection, Burch was making her U.K. debut at the store.

clock May 30, 2006WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

A look from Deveaux and F.S.Z., which will be offered on Continuum


Liberty Fairs Creates E-commerce Site With Farfetch

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