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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 15hLuisa Zargani

Fashion

Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

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

clock 15hMiles Socha

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 15hPeter Born

The End of ‘It’: Breadth, Not Key Item, Now Rules Acessories

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Overview

Accessories are still fashion's driving force, but the "It" bag just isn't it anymore. While no one is predicting sales in the category are about to slow, the concept of the "It" item, crucial over the last few seasons, is rapidly waning.

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Rafe.

Fashion Features

Taking the ‘It’ Out of Top Items

Accessories are still fashion’s driving force, but the “It” bag just isn’t it anymore, although no one is predicting sales in the category will slow.

clock August 21, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

A look from London Fog's  Fall 2006 collection.

Fashion Features

Iconix Wins London Fog Auction

The London Fog brand was sold in a Las Vegas bankruptcy court auction Friday to Iconix Brand Group.

clock August 21, 2006Vicki M. Young

Financial

Martin Sells Majority of Stake in Saks

R. Brad Martin, who relinquished his duties as chief executive of Saks Inc. last January but remains chairman, has further reduced his involvement by selling off most of his stake in the retailer.

clock August 21, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Foot Locker Taps Evercore as Adviser

Foot Locker Inc. confirmed on a conference call that it has hired Evercore Partners Inc. as an adviser “on a range of matters.”

clock August 21, 2006Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

In Brief: Going to Jem… Lifestyle Appointments

Andrei Najjar, who helped transform Target’s junior knit top and T-shirt business into one of the hippest in the mass arena, has joined JEM Sportswear, a Los Angeles-based knit top manufacturer, as senior vice president of men’s and boys’.

clock August 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

Perry Ellis International reports second-quarter sales and earnings.

clock August 21, 2006WWD Staff

Lili Taylor.

Fashion Features

Eye: Square Peg… Boca Grande… Golden Girls

In the new film “Factotum,” Lili Taylor plays Jan, a run-down alcoholic who is hopelessly devoted to her writer boyfriend Hank, played by Matt Dillon.

clock August 21, 2006WWD Staff

Coach's new Legacy shop-in-shop concept.

Retail

Coach’s Legacy Gets Own Space

Coach is unveiling in-store shops in its own stores for its Legacy accessories line inspired by Bonnie Cashin’s work for the brand in the Sixties.

clock August 21, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

Tony Melillo.

Fashion Features

Melillo Sets Signature Men’s Collection

Tony Melillo is going solo again.

clock August 21, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Dita Von Tesse

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Viva Glam’s New Roster… BAA Seeks Solutions to Duty Free Woes

MAC Cosmetics has tapped a new constellation of provocative personalities.

clock August 21, 2006WWD Staff

Exotic prints, such as Oscar de la Renta's Palm Springs print at The Carole Hochman Design Group, were top sellers.

Fashion Features

Spring Brings Air of Sophistication

Ready-to-wear’s influence on lingerie, particularly in fashion colors and prints, was prevalent in the top-booking styles at this month’s spring market.

clock August 21, 2006Karyn Monget

Financial

Ann Taylor Beats Estimates in Qtr

AnnTaylor Stores Corp. had a good second quarter, posting results that beat Wall Street consensus estimates for earnings per share by 14 cents

clock August 21, 2006Vicki M. Young

Financial

Wet Seal Back to Profitability With $4.4M Net Gain

The Wet Seal Inc. reported second-quarter earnings of $4.4 million, or 4 cents a diluted share, compared with a loss of $35 million, or 87 cents, last year.

clock August 21, 2006Jeanine Poggi

The site gives furniture the collection treatment.

Fashion Features

Neiman Marcus Relaunches Home Collection on Web

Neimanmarcus.com has relaunched its home business as Designer Galleries, giving each brand its own online shop. It’s similar to the online presentation Neiman’s gives the designers and their ready-to-wear collections.

clock August 21, 2006Sharon Edelson

The new Tory Burch store in South Coast Plaza

Retail

Tory Burch Opens L.A. Boutique

Tory Burch has boosted her presence in Southern California with the opening of a store in Orange County’s South Coast Plaza.

clock August 21, 2006Emili Vesilind

Calvin Klein Jeans' outdoor ads on Little West 12th and Washington Streets.

Fashion Features

Fashion Schoops: N.Y. Hearts Kate… Fit for a Princess

Once upon a time, New Yorkers liked to graffiti Calvin Klein bills featuring Kate Moss with the words “Feed me.”

clock August 21, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

WWD Stock Index Vaults 2.2.%

Stocks continued their rally last week as investors shrugged off concerns over consumer spending.

clock August 21, 2006Jeanine Poggi

Media

Memo Pad: Too Much Titillation… Bearskin Adventure… Interactive Runway… Piling on Accessories… Black Art.

While the gap between Maxim and a strip club might not seem that much of a leap, Dennis Publishing thinks it is.

clock August 21, 2006WWD Staff

A look from Brazilian designer Bruno Grizzo.

Fashion Features

Gen Art Sets Lineup For Fresh Faces Show

Gen Art will present its Fresh Faces in Fashion Show, now in its 12th year, here on Sept. 8, featuring 12 up-and-comers in women’s wear, men’s wear and accessories design.

clock August 21, 2006Julee Greenberg

A look from Fuse

Fashion Features

Adidas Double Play: To Unveil Adilibria, Fuse

Adidas is expanding its women’s training category with two new lines.

clock August 21, 2006Whitney Beckett

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