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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.

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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

Finding the Right Match: PVH in Acquiring Mode, Is Said to Eye Warnaco

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Overview

Phillips-Van Heusen may be exceeding its quarterly financial projections, but it remains hot on the acquisitions hunt to maintain the momentum.

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An image from Calvin Klein Underwear.

Fashion Features

Finding the Right Match: PVH in Acquiring Mode, Is Said to Eye Warnaco

Phillips-Van Heusen may be exceeding its quarterly financial projections, but it remains hot on the acquisitions hunt to maintain the momentum.

clock June 14, 2006Vicki M. Young and Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Peace Reigns

Despite reports to the contrary, there are no new legal spats between Tim Schifter’s firm, Schifter & Partners, and Brand Science, an affiliate of Accessory Network that does business as LeSportsac.

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Fashion Features

Princess Margaret’s Jewels Hit Auction Block

Bidders from around the world scrambled for pieces of royal history Tuesday as Princess Margaret’s jewels went under the hammer at Christie’s in St. James’.

clock June 14, 2006Samantha Conti

Financial

HMD Sells Stake in Escada

The private equity firm HMD Partners, based here, has sold its controlling stake in Escada AG to the Swiss finance group Finartis for an undisclosed sum.

clock June 14, 2006Samantha Conti

Financial

Miami Pair Convicted of Counterfeiting

Brands ranging from Cartier and Prada to Fendi and Gucci have one less counterfeit operation to worry about.

clock June 14, 2006Liza Casabona

Financial

Wholesale Apparel Prices Rise in May

Prices on U.S.-made women’s and girls’ apparel rose 0.5 percent in May, but fell 0.2 percent for the year, the Producer Price Index showed.

clock June 14, 2006Evan Clark

Financial

J. Crew Details IPO Plan

The common stock has been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol JCG, the filing said.

clock June 14, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Changes At Graff

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

clock June 14, 2006WWD Staff

A display for iPods and other electronics.

Retail

Wal-Mart Tailor Makes Jersey Store

Wal-Mart rolled out a new customized store in New Jersey on Monday that targets two consumer segments.

clock June 14, 2006Sharon Edelson

The Journey necklace.

Retail

Sam’s Previews Well-Priced Luxury

The company on Tuesday showcased some of its holiday fare for reporters. The theme was affordable luxury.

clock June 14, 2006Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Frock The Boat

The proposed craft, SeaStyle, will have enough floor space to house up to 12 designer boutiques.

clock June 14, 2006Venessa Lau

A Delta window at Henri Bendel.

Fashion Features

Delta Jets Into Henri Bendel’s Windows

Delta has touched down in Henri Bendel’s Fifth Avenue store with airport-inspired window displays, in-store activities and special events designed to show off the airline’s international expansion.

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Financial

May Apparel Sales Up 0.2%

Consumers increased retail spending modestly last month, although economists anticipate more of a slowdown as higher interest rates and sagging consumer sentiment take a toll.

clock June 14, 2006Evan Clark

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Media

Memo Pad: Best Launch Ever … Rose Returns … Rating The Mags

Bauer Publishing always seems to have two or three new magazine concepts in the hopper, although rare is the one that makes it onto newsstands.

clock June 14, 2006WWD Staff

Natural Benefits by Floris.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Floris to Unveil Bath Line

Floris is hoping to make a splash with a new bath and body line.

clock June 14, 2006Brid Costello

U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab, Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Tam Chien and Ton-Nu-Thi Ninh, a member of the Vietnamese National Assembly.

Fashion Features

Bipartisan Push for Vietnam Pact

A bipartisan Congressional group joined USTR Susan Schwab to roll out legislation granting Vietnam permanent normal trade relations status.

clock June 14, 2006Kristi Ellis

Tracy Chapman and Stephen Sadove

Financial

Providing ‘A Better Chance’

Stephen Sadove, chairman and chief executive officer of Saks Fifth Avenue, used a bit of marketing know-how on Friday during a luncheon to benefit A Better Chance, which helps gifted students of color.

clock June 14, 2006David Moin

Joseph Augeri at Lancýme in 1981.

Human Resources

Obituary: Joseph Augeri, Former L’Oreal Executive

Joseph Augeri, one of the driving forces behind the meteoric rise of Lancome in the U.S., died at his home in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday after a long battle…

clock June 14, 2006Pete Born

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Financial

Bits & Bytes

The first real-world store to open a virtual store in online game Second Life is American Apparel.

clock June 14, 2006Cate T. Corcoran

Wilsons Leather's Jeffrey Orton.

Financial

CIOs Take Honors at Party

Winners of WWDExecTech’s CIO/IT Leadership & Innovation Awards were toasted here last month at the historic home to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

clock June 14, 2006Denise Power

Financial

E-tailers Try Video, Analytics

Highlights from the Internet Retailer conference.

clock June 14, 2006Denise Power

Fashion Features

Summer in the City: A Laid-Back Approach

Working women facing a hot summer in the city are often baffled by how to dress appropriately for the office.

clock June 14, 2006Marc Karimzadeh and Lisa Lockwood

Natalie Rabinovitch

Fashion Features

Beating the Heat

Much of corporate America still imposes buttoned-up dress codes for the summer months, but a random inspection of women in Midtown Monday proved there are always ways to bend the rules.

clock June 14, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Hudson Jeans' Jersey Girl jeans-styled leggings.

Fashion Features

Lightened-Up Looks in L.A.

Designers and rtw firms showed their lighter side at the Los Angeles market, turning to jewel tones and sun-bleached hues.

clock June 14, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fall looks from Lucky Brand.

Fashion Features

Lucky Brand Rolls the Dice on Kids’ Wear

Lucky Brand Jeans is getting younger.

clock June 14, 2006Marcy Medina

Christian Audigier and the Gypsy Kings at the designer's birthday party.

Fashion Features

West Watch: Blue License … Black-Tie Birthday … Taking A Bow

Blue Cult’s parent company, Universal Blue, said nZania LLC will produce its junior brand Blue 2 under license in Asia and take over distribution and sales of premium denim brands, including Blue Cult and Sacred Blue.

clock June 14, 2006WWD Staff

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