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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 10hMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock September 26, 2016David Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 18hWWD Staff

Christmas Draws Nigh: Stores Cut the Glitz Amid Signs of Gloom

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Overview

With stores building up their exclusive items and toning down the glitz, the look of holiday is changing — but so is the outlook for business.

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Retail Features

Christmas Draws Nigh: Stores Cut the Glitz Amid Signs of Gloom

With stores building up their exclusive items and toning down the glitz, the look of holiday is changing, but so is the outlook for business.

clock August 28, 2006David Moin

Financial

Liz Yet to Find a Successor for Charron

The search for Paul Charron’s successor at Liz Claiborne Inc. has highlighted the difficulty of finding a suitable candidate in today’s world.

clock August 28, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

clock August 28, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: True Religion Taps Levi Designer

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

clock August 28, 2006WWD Staff

People

Footloose

Rachel Zoe hosted a dinner for shoe designer Brian Atwood at the Chateau Marmont, where a few of the partygoers kicked up their heels.

clock August 28, 2006WWD Staff

People

Relative Values

The stories about bands of brothers overcome with sibling rivalry are legendary.

clock August 28, 2006Emily Holt

Fashion Features

Badgley Mischka Adding Lingerie

The Iconix Brand Group has lined up yet another licensing deal for its Badgley Mischka label: lingerie with Ariela-Alpha International.

clock August 28, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: Sylene Launches Web Site … Vassarette Shows Off … Delta’s Better Quarter …

Sylene of Washington, a specialty lingerie and swimwear boutique, launched it first e-commerce Web site this month.

clock August 28, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Denmark’s Change Comes to Canada, Eyes U.S.

Change Lingerie of Denmark has opened its first three boutiques in Canada as an eventual springboard into the American market.

clock August 28, 2006Brian Dunn

Fashion Features

Van Cleef Still Growing at 100

Van Cleef & Arpels turned 100 this year, but Emmanuel Perrin, president and ceo in North America, feels it’s still maturing.

clock August 28, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

Fashion Features

French Jewelry Firm Treasures N.Y. Gem

When Van Cleef & Arpels unveils the 11 one-of-a-kind pieces that make up its Tresor Reveles high jewelry collection this December, its New York atelier of 25 craftspeople will take pride in at least one of those creations.

clock August 28, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

Memo Pad: Feet First … Friday Closings … Channeling Greatness …

Conde Nast’s much-heralded launch of its business magazine Portfolio proclaims: “Business isn’t boring. Business journalism shouldn’t be either.”

clock August 28, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Baugur Makes Bid For House of Fraser

The bid values the 61-store chain at 1.48 pounds, or $2.79, per share.

clock August 28, 2006Nina Jones

Retail Features

State Street’s Carson Pirie Scott to Close

Carson Pirie Scott at One South State Street in Chicago will shut down by March 2007.

clock August 28, 2006David Moin

Financial

Legal Briefs

A Manhattan federal judge recently ruled in favor of Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., Calvin Klein Inc. and Calvin Klein Trademark Trust in a trademark dispute against Calvin Clothing Co. and Star Ride Kids Inc.

clock August 28, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Done Deals & In Development: Developer Plans Plaza Hotel Rehab

Elad Properties is set to release a new set of plans for the retail portion of the legendary Plaza Hotel in Manhattan.

clock August 28, 2006Amy S. Choi

Financial

Travel Group Looks to Ease Duty Free Ban

A European trade organization representing the travel retail industry called on governments Friday to introduce a temporary security system to make it easier for U.S.-bound passengers to purchase liquid-based products, like cosmetics, fragrance and…

clock August 28, 2006Brid Costello

Financial

Beauty Beat: Parlux to Sell Perry Ellis Fragrances for $140M

Parlux Fragrances plans to remove the Perry Ellis brand from its fragrance portfolio.

clock August 28, 2006Molly Prior

Financial

Ghost Sets Plan To Refocus Biz

The new owners of British label Ghost plan to close down wholesale distribution worldwide and shutter their stand-alone stores in New York and Los Angeles.

clock August 28, 2006Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Jewelry Dot-Coms Reposition as Sales Grow

Fine jewelry has reached sales online of at least $1.9 billion and, according to Jewelers of America, a New York association for retail jewelers, that figure is expected to grow.

clock August 28, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Boudicca Moves On … Window Watchers

Zowie Broach and Brian Kirkby, the design duo behind Boudicca, are swapping the runways of New York Fashion Week for the catwalks of Paris couture.

clock August 28, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Roads Less Traveled

Off the beaten strip, Las Vegas offers simple pleasures that blast stereotypes of glitz and banish symptoms of overstimulation.

clock August 28, 2006Martine Bury

Fashion Features

Different Directions

Denim will always have a place, but show exhibitors are expanding into different, more feminine looks this August.

clock August 28, 2006Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Fashion Features

What’s In Store

At WWDMAGIC, retailers look for the next big thing.

clock August 28, 2006Melanie Lasoff Levs

Fashion Features

Tailor Made

To achieve success, contemporary designers adjust their business strategies as well as their looks.

clock August 28, 2006Elizabeth Thurman

Fashion Features

For All Ages

Junior brands offer unique items that appeal to women in a wide age range.

clock August 28, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Playing to Their Strengths

In a tough market, women’s sportswear and dressmakers stick to what they do best.

clock August 28, 2006Kristen Carr Jandoli

Fashion Features

New Attitudes

Collections with rich back stories, accessories that serve multiple purposes and a focus on novelty and innovation are some of the ways accessories vendors are gaining an edge in an increasingly saturated market.

clock August 28, 2006Kavita Daswani

Fashion Features

Moving Forward

A tough economy isn’t keeping casual lifestyle companies down.

clock August 28, 2006Rusty Williamson

Fashion Features

Sea of Opportunity

Swim makers rely on good weather, strong design and name recognition to boost sales.

clock August 28, 2006Rachel Brown

Fashion Features

Uncertain Times

Children’s wear companies remain confident, but brace for a slowing economy.

clock August 28, 2006Joanna Ramey

Fashion Features

Weathering the Storm

Higher costs and a shorter order cycle are straining businesses.

clock August 28, 2006Kavita Daswani

Fashion Features

Magic Marketplace

Las Vegas Convention Center & Las Vegas Hilton, Aug. 28-31, 2006

clock August 28, 2006WWD Staff

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