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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

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Fashion

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.

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Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

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Rating the Big Four: Liz, Jones, Kellwood, Rejig as VF Flourishes

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Overview

What a difference a decade makes.

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The Big 4 Adjust to a Challenging World

What a difference a decade makes.

clock October 17, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Gap Taps President for Old Navy

Gap Inc. said Monday that Dawn Robertson will take over as president of the Old Navy division.

clock October 17, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Levi’s Names Hanson North American Head

Levi Strauss & Co. continues to promote from within as Phil Marineau’s tenure as president and chief executive officer winds down.

clock October 17, 2006Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

In Brief: September Sales… Quest’s New Noses

Hennes & Mauritz, the Swedish fast-fashion giant, on Monday said sales in September gained 9 percent, boosted by store openings.

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Monica Bellucci in Dior.

People

Glory of Rome

Talking with Dan Fogler, opening tonight in “Voyage of the Carcass.”

clock October 17, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Bee Season

Before he was compared with John Belushi and Jackie Gleason for his comedic turn on Broadway, Dan Fogler acted in what he calls “the immigrant show” at Ellis Island.

clock October 17, 2006Emily Holt

Fashion Features

Lucky Genes

Actress Carmen Chaplin has a lot of Hollywood history resting on her slender shoulders.

clock October 17, 2006Constance Droganes

Memo Pad: Up For Auction… Enough Prada To Go Around?

Among the handful of boldfaced names at the opening party of the Louise T. Blouin Institute in West London on Thursday, the one that was to be the beacon of millionaire art collector Louise T. MacBain’s publishing mini empire was notably absent.

clock October 17, 2006WWD Staff

A North Face jacket.

Fashion Features

VF Corp. Leads the Pack in Multibranded Strategy

The Mackey McDonald model is the one that’s working.

clock October 17, 2006Ross Tucker

Robert C. Skinner Jr.

Fashion Features

Kellwood Plays Catch-up With Destination Brands

Kellwood Co.’s DNA is in private label, which is why it’s ironic that the surge of retailers’ own brands has given the St. Louis firm such a hard time.

clock October 17, 2006Whitney Beckett

A Jones New York Collection fall ad.

Fashion Features

Removing the ‘For Sale’ Sign, Jones Reexamines Portfolio

After taking itself off the market two months ago, Jones Apparel Group is left doing its own remodeling.

clock October 17, 2006Whitney Beckett

A fall ad for the Liz Claiborne brand.

Fashion Features

Life After Charron: Liz Faces Uncertain Future

Liz Claiborne’s new chief executive officer, Johnson & Johnson group chairman William L. McComb, might need a Tylenol to deal with what is sure to be a headache.

clock October 17, 2006Whitney Beckett

Doing business at Interstoff Asia.

Fashion Features

Asian Firms Shift Sourcing Strategies

As China exerts increasing influence in the textile and garment industries, companies striving to be competitive are starting to diversify and become more vertical.

clock October 17, 2006Vicki Rothrock

Fashion Features

Algo Sells U.S. Fabric Division

Algo Group has sold its fashion fabrics business in the U.S. to Artistry Fabrics of New York for an undisclosed amount.

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Fashion Features

Delta Goes Bankrupt, to Shutter

Delta Woodside Industries has filed for bankruptcy protection and announced its intention to shut operations. Its Delta Mills subsidiary manufactured fabric for Levi Strauss, Lee, the Gap and the U.S. military.

clock October 17, 2006Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

European Ports Grapple With Security Initiatives

Following the 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S., European ports, like their American counterparts, have focused on stepping up the physical security of their facilities and better assessing the risk of a container’s contents.

clock October 17, 2006Nina Jones

Fashion Features

EU Survey Cites China as Primary Source of Counterfeits

A European Union business survey identified China, the source of two-thirds of all counterfeit goods seized in the EU, including luxury items and textiles and apparel, as the top priority in the battle against counterfeiting.

clock October 17, 2006John Zarocostas

Marketing and Promotion

P.R. Exec, Robert W. Bloch, 78

Robert W. Bloch, a public relations and marketing executive who began his own firm, Robert W. Bloch International, in 1956, died Saturday at age 78.

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Fashion Features

Nike Adds Five V.P. Positions

Nike Inc. has created five new vice presidents’ positions.

clock October 17, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: The Bliss of Expansion

Bliss is on a roll. The New York spa and skin care company is expanding with new spas, new products, a growing mail-order and e-commerce business at blissworld.com and distribution through other retailers.

clock October 17, 2006Rusty Williamson

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