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Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 17hBridget Foley

Fashion

Claus Dietrich Lahrs Appointed Chief Executive of Bottega Veneta

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

clock 16hLuisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Beauty

Acqua di Parma Goes Luxe, Plots Retail Expansion

Acqua di Parma is launching a higher-priced line, opening its first U.S. store and expanding its women's range.

clock 13hRachel Strugatz

The Search Intensifies: Aronsson About to Exit Top Job at Donna Karan

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Overview

Jeffry Aronsson is said to be leaving as chief executive officer of Donna Karan International after nearly three years, to pursue other interests.

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Donna Karan

Financial

The Search Intensifies: Aronsson About to Exit Top Job at Donna Karan

Jeffry Aronsson is said to be leaving as chief executive officer of Donna Karan International after nearly three years, to pursue other interests.

clock July 12, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Malo Names New Designers and CEO

There’s a new team at Malo SpA.

clock July 12, 2006Alessandra Ilari

A soccer-inspired bag and an Italy soccer jersey by Puma.

Fashion Features

Apparel Brands Relish World Cup Boost

While Italy and France were competing on the soccer pitch on Sunday, Puma and Adidas were battling it out for brand supremacy.

clock July 12, 2006Whitney Beckett and Damien McGuinness

Retail

Retail Still Struggling After Madison Ave. Blast

Retail disruptions persisted on Madison Avenue Tuesday because of the explosion that leveled an Upper East Side town house.

clock July 12, 2006Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

In Brief: Lacy Departing Sears … Lauder Talks Turkey … Talbots Outlook

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

clock July 12, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Levi’s Sales Solid in U.S., European Rebound Seen

Levi Strauss reported a 50 percent second-quarter earnings gain, driven by an income tax benefit, as sales fell 0.9 percent to $953 million.

clock July 12, 2006Ross Tucker

Who will replace Paul Charron?

Financial

Charron’s Successor Still Up in the Air

The search continues for Paul Charron’s successor at Liz Claiborne Inc. … Jones Apparel Group could be sold this summer.

clock July 12, 2006Julee Greenberg

Peter Boneparth

Fashion Features

Jones Anxiously Awaits Its Fate

Jones Apparel Group put the “For Sale” sign up in March and the company’s chairman and chief executive officer, Peter Boneparth, is anxious.

clock July 12, 2006Julee Greenberg

Tommy Hilfiger with Fred Gehring.

Financial

Tommy Seeks to Revive Brand in U.S.

This year has seen many for Tommy Hilfiger Corp., and changes will only continue.

clock July 12, 2006Julee Greenberg

Chopard Pour Homme

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Chopard Aims High With Pour Homme … Beiersdorf Plans Stock Split

Fast cars and expensive watches are the inspiration for Chopard’s latest men’s fragrance, called Chopard Pour Homme.

clock July 12, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Fashion Features

Adidas, Porsche Unveil Luxe-Performance Line

What Yohji Yamamoto did for active fashion and Stella McCartney did for women’s performance, Adidas and Porsche Design are hoping to jointly achieve for luxury high-performance activewear for men.

clock July 12, 2006Melissa Drier

Memo Pad: Missing Details … Glamour Putz

Details’ offices are feeling a bit empty lately, and it’s not just the summer Fridays.

clock July 12, 2006WWD Staff

Retail

Spiegel Makeover Lifts Sales 26%

Spiegel.com’s sales rose 26 percent after a Web site overhaul that simplified navigation and gave shoppers more ways to search deeper into merchandise offerings.

clock July 12, 2006Denise Power

Financial

VF Wants Unification, Appoints First Global CIO

Martin Schneider, VF Corp.’s new vice president and global chief information officer, exudes all the optimism one might expect during early days in a new job.

clock July 12, 2006Denise Power

Retail

Bits & Bytes

Know a great store or want to know where to find one?

clock July 12, 2006Cate T. Corcoran

Michael Michalsky

Fashion Features

MCM Seeks Return to Prominence

MCM is moving on up in the global accessories marketplace.

clock July 12, 2006Melissa Drier

Sandy Thompson

Retail

Making China’s Big Numbers Add Up

There’s a new cultural revolution under way in China.

clock July 12, 2006Valerie Seckler

Fashion Features

A Fashionable Stamp of Social Consciousness

Two apparel players, American Apparel and Nike, are among the 10 brand names that college students view as the most socially conscious, according to a new survey.

clock July 12, 2006Valerie Seckler

Jenny Ming

Financial

Old Navy, at Crossroads, to Lose President

Jenny Ming, president of Old Navy, who was a member of the original Gap Inc. team that conceived the chain in 1994, is departing.

clock July 12, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

West Watch: Webcam To Catwalk … Fit To A Tee

Aiming to reach the fickle youth market, tattoo brand Ed Hardy, based in Los Angeles, is marrying the popularity of reality TV shows such as “Project Runway” and “America’s Next Top Model” with the power of the Internet in a five-week Web contest…

clock July 12, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Sales Surge 10.4% At Marks & Spencer

Same-store sales gained 8.3 percent.

clock July 12, 2006Nina Jones

Designers & Agents, pictured in Los Angeles, will take its contemporary trade show to London Fashion Week in September.

Fashion Features

London Looks to Raise Profile of U.S. Designers

London Fashion Week is teaming with the U.S. trade show Designers & Agents to bring American lines to the fall British fashion lineup.

clock July 12, 2006Whitney Beckett

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

clock 11hLuisa Zargani

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