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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 20hMiles 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 September 26, 2016WWD Staff

Penney’s New Exclusive: Store, Claiborne in Deal to Launch Liz & Co. Line

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Overview

J.C. Penney is putting its horse out to pasture and getting behind a new Liz.

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Karen Murray

Fashion Features

Liz & Co. to Launch Exclusively at Penney’s

Liz Claiborne Inc. is launching two lines to be sold exclusively at J.C.Penney, Liz & Co. for women and Concepts by Claiborne for men.

clock October 6, 2006Whitney Beckett and Rusty Williamson

Richard Cohen

Fashion Features

Cohen Said in Talks With Elie Tahari

Richard Cohen, former chief executive officer of St. John and Zegna’s U.S. operation, might land at Elie Tahari’s $500 million bridge sportswear company.

clock October 6, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

Shepherdson Exits Topshop

Jane Shepherdson, brand director of Topshop, who helped transform the brand into a fashion and retail icon, has resigned.

clock October 6, 2006Samantha Conti and Nina Jones

A winding staircase leads to the second level, which houses the full Juicy Couture apparel collection.

Retail Features

Juicy Couture Targets Uptown Girls

Shopping on Manhattan’s Upper East Side just got juicier.

clock October 6, 2006Julee Greenberg

Retail Features

Wal-Mart Coming to Manhattan for a Meeting

Bentonville, Ark., is the center of the universe, at least in the eyes of Wal-Mart executives.

clock October 6, 2006Sharon Edelson

First Lady Laura Bush.

Fashion Features

First Lady Joins TeachersCount

First Lady Laura Bush and her second-grade teacher encouraged Time Inc. magazine publishers on Thursday to donate space in their publications for a series of public service announcements to promote teaching as a profession.

clock October 6, 2006Whitney Beckett

Francois Henri Pinault and Kanye West in his LRG sweatshirt.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Father’s Day… Home Turf… Better Late Than Never…

It was a family affair backstage at the Stella McCartney show, where the designer was joined by her husband Alasdhair Willis.

clock October 6, 2006WWD Staff

Kohls reported robust sales in October.

Financial

September Comps Fly High

September was a star, but October might be tougher.

clock October 6, 2006Jeanine Poggi

The redone beauty area.

Retail Features

Radice’s La Rinascente Revamp Taking Shape

Ten months into a restructuring plan and La Rinascente is already showing evident signs of a rebirth.

clock October 6, 2006Luisa Zargani

The belt rack at the Shanghai store.

Fashion Features

Dolce & Gabbana Pushes China Expansion

Dolce & Gabbana is the latest designer brand eager to ride the business boom in this city on the banks of the Yangtze.

clock October 6, 2006Lisa Movius

Jon Bon jovi shows off his new jacket.

Retail Features

Rockin’ Role: Bon Jovi to Front Kenneth Cole Scent

Jon Bon Jovi has five words to say to friend Kenneth Cole regarding his fall projects: I’ll be there for you.

clock October 6, 2006Julie Naughton

Thierry Mugler's Perfume Coffret.

Beauty Features

Perfumery, Magic and Mayhem

Thierry Mugler is trying to reinject fantasy into the overly commercialized fragrance market with a highly unusual and innovative perfume project based on Patrick Suskind’s novel “Perfume: The Story of a Murder,”

clock October 6, 2006Michelle Edgar

Beauty Features

Groupe Clarins, Kibio to do Organic Line

Groupe Clarins and Kibio, the organic beauty brand — have formed a partnership to create a natural organic cosmetics line, the companies announced Thursday.

clock October 6, 2006Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Jan Lombardo Named To Calvin Klein Post

Jan Lombardo has been named vice president of sales, USA, for the new ck Calvin Klein Beauty division of Markwins International.

clock October 6, 2006WWD Staff

Elizabeth Arden's fall 2006 gift with purchase.

Beauty Features

Adding Up Beauty: Federated Rewrites GWP Rules

Last fall, which was unseasonably warm, mind you, department store beauty shoppers were turned off by the sight of tweed.

clock October 6, 2006Molly Prior

Woody's Items.

Beauty Features

Men’s Corner: Surf’s Up: Woody’s Rides Men’s Grooming Wave

Woody’s Quality Grooming, a men’s shaving, hair and body care brand introduced in early 2004, has infused surf culture into men’s grooming.

clock October 6, 2006Matthew W. Evans

Jane Be Pure, a new mineral line.

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Jane Enters Mineral Makeup Fray

Jane & Company wants to bring more mineral makeup to the masses.

clock October 6, 2006Faye Brookman

Select items from Brush2Go.

Beauty Features

Mineral Market Newcomers Growing

As beauty manufacturers pursue a mission of developing healthier beauty alternatives for consumers’ skin, mineral makeup brands have become a full-blown trend.

clock October 6, 2006Michelle Edgar

New Profound Beauty Items.

Beauty Features

Salons to Get New Version of Profound Hair Care

Profound Beauty is undergoing a face lift this fall as it reinvents its hair care collection in an attempt to save the brand.

clock October 6, 2006Andrea Nagel and Michelle Edgar

V05 Styling products.

Fashion Features

Snippets: Shady Dealings… Brown Out and About… It Takes a Village…

John Lewis is seeing red.

clock October 6, 2006WWD Staff

Brian Connolly, Jorge Gomez, Carol Kurzig and Ranjit Kaur Pritam Singh.

Fashion Features

Cancer Community Unites at Avon Lunch

To kick off the second annual Walk Around the World for Breast Cancer, a series of worldwide events to raise funds to fight the disease, the Avon Foundation held a Global Breast Cancer Survivor Day Luncheon Thursday at the New York Historical Society

clock October 6, 2006Michelle Edgar

Benetton's Ponzano Veneto headquarters.

Fashion Features

Benetton: Celebrating a Colorful History

In postwar Europe, everyday clothing was a mostly drab affair in sober hues of black and gray.



clock October 6, 2006Amanda Kaiser

More than 3,000 people gathered at Chicago Theatre for Macy's Glamorama.

Fashion Features

Chicago Shows Its Stylish Side

Naysayers who questioned Chicago’s place in the fashion industry may have to think twice now.

clock October 6, 2006Beth Wilson

Selling Buzzy Films (and Maybe the Company, Too)

There are quite a few good reasons to see the movie “Shortbus.”

clock October 6, 2006Jacob Bernstein

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Memo Pad: Long on Lang… Always Rosy… Guest List…

What’s Helmut Lang up to these days?

clock October 6, 2006WWD Staff

Gary Comer at his Wisconsin farm in the early Eighties, where Lands' End executives would visit for strategic planning sessions.

Fashion Features

Gary C. Comer, Lands’ End Founder, 78

Gary C. Comer, founder of Lands’ End, one of most popular U.S. catalogues and Web sites, died of prostate cancer Wednesday at his home in Chicago, the company said. He was 78.

clock October 6, 2006WWD Staff

Yves Saint Laurent

Fashion Features

Thats Beguiling – Yves Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, Hussein Chalayan

There’s more than one way of doing charming clothes, from snazzy.

clock October 6, 2006WWD Staff

Serge Brunschwig and Ivana Omazic

Fashion Features

Celine Starts Building for Growth

Celine designer Ivana Omazic has more than 300 pairs of shoes, and counting.

clock October 6, 2006Miles Socha

Emanuel Ungaro

Fashion Features

Offbeat, Artsy and Over the Top – Emanuel Ungaro, Celine, Givenchy, Tsumori Chisato

Unusual looks were par for the course as the spring Paris collections continued, with everything from giant bloomers to mad print mixes in play.

clock October 6, 2006WWD Staff

Paul Deneve in the Lanvin men's boutique

Retail Features

Turning Lanvin’s Buzz Into Biz

No one questions that designer Alber Elbaz has propelled the global presence of the Lanvin brand.

clock October 6, 2006WWD Staff

Veronique Branquinho

Fashion Features

More From the Show – Veronique Branquinho, Cacharel, Leonard

Executed with a Twenties flapper feel, Veronique Branquinho’s collection included all sorts of draped jersey frocks.

clock October 6, 2006WWD Staff

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