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Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 10hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 12hRosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 5hEvan Clark

Michael’s Latest Project: Kors Out to Build 100-Store Chain

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Overview

Soccer moms and skateboard kids alike circled Michael Kors at The Westchester mall last week, hugging the designer, posing for a snapshot with him and lauding his star turn as the photogenic judge on "Project Runway."

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Fashion Features

Michael’s Latest Project: Kors Out to Build 100-Store Chain

Michael Kors is looking to turn his recognition as a judge on “Project Runway” into the financial success that has eluded him over the years.

clock August 31, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

In Brief: On To Tokyo … Adler To Daron

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

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Akris Sews the St. Gallen Story

Four major museums in St. Gallen, Switzerland, will unveil exhibits on Friday devoted to fashion and the city’s rich textile history.

clock August 31, 2006Miles Socha

People

Banding Together

From dog-walking to nights on the town, it’s clear wide headbands are the accessory of choice for on-the-go celebs.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

People

Just Cause

Talking with Ward Just about his 14th and latest novel, “Forgetfulness,” about a CIA odd-job man whose beloved wife is randomly murdered.

clock August 31, 2006Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Fashion Features

Rampage Grows Up With Iconix

It’s been a year since Iconix acquired sportswear firm Rampage, and it hasn’t wasted time expanding the brand into more categories.

clock August 31, 2006Julee Greenberg

Retail Features

Boutique Finds Shoppers Online

Little-known Internet retailer Active Endeavors offers an extensive selection of emerging and established contemporary designers online.

clock August 31, 2006Cate T. Corcoran

Fashion Features

Ecko and Nissan Go for a Drive

Marc Ecko is taking Nissan for a ride.

clock August 31, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Music: It’s in the Jeans … Lee Cooper Enters U.S. With Platinum Collection … Levi’s Gets Interactive …

British brand Lee Cooper is making its first foray into the American market after steering clear for nearly 100 years.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Where’d They Go? … In Her Shoes … Changing Desks

At last weekend’s Hamptons book party for Ed Kosner, most recently the editor of The New York Daily News, it was a safe bet more guests had shown up for the lark of partying two doors away from the house of Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman than had…

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Topshop Settles, Targets U.S.

Topshop, the U.K. retailer, is reigniting its American expansion plans after settling a suit over rights to the Topshop name in the U.S.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Fashionably Paid

Apparel executives of U.S. publicly held companies with the highest annual compensation packages, including salary and bonus, but not long-term incentives.

clock August 31, 2006Constance Gustke

Financial

Rebuilding Begins for Middle East Apparel Industry

As a fragile peace holds, Israeli and Lebanese companies are assessing the damage, adding up their losses and trying to get back on their feet.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Living Large … Accessories Maison … Charron’s Sign

As if last weekend’s Emmys and satellite parties weren’t enough on her already piled-high plate, stylist Rachel Zoe threw herself an extravagant fete on Friday night.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Next of Kin: Lancome Signs Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann

Lancome has signed Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann, daughter of longtime face Isabella Rossellini, to be the spokeswoman for its beauty products.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Five Young Things

With talent well beyond their years, these rising stars of the recording industry are style-savvy, too.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Sound Bites

From her gap-toothed grin and four-octave range to her penchant for pairing Christian Louboutin stilettos with vintage Levi’s, nothing about Alice Smith is prepackaged or easy to pigeonhole.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Sky Writing

The multitalented Sky Fisk balances her acting and music careers, sometimes in the same film.

clock August 31, 2006Marcy Medina

Fashion Features

On The House

A look at the newest faces and places to make their mark on the opera world.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fueling The Competition

Diesel gives unsigned acts a chance at stardom.

clock August 31, 2006Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Blues Band

At Work, custom denim and electro-rock are the order of business.

clock August 31, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Jonesing For A Catsuit

Flamboyant getups are the calling card of this in-demand rock stylist.

clock August 31, 2006Nina Jones

Fashion Features

By The Book

A celebrity stylist shares tips borrowed from the A-list.

clock August 31, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

A Common Thread

Several London labels make ready-to-wear as well as records.

clock August 31, 2006Nina Jones

Fashion Features

Record Label

xgLA’s CD catalogue features a bevy of girl bands.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Bling Abroad

Hip-hop’s notice-me jewelry is turning some high-fashion heads in Europe.

clock August 31, 2006Katya Foreman

Fashion Features

Beautiful Voices

Hollywood actresses aren’t the only ones hopping aboard the beauty bandwagon.

clock August 31, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Get In The Groove

A look at some of the world’s best club nights and what to wear to get past the door.

clock August 31, 2006WWD Staff

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