Fashion

Fendi Resort 2018

clock 9hAlessandra Turra

Business

Neiman Marcus: A Belle at the Ball Still Waiting

clock 8hEvan Clark and David Moin

Men's

Streetwear Sizzles in Russia Amid a Tepid Men's Market

clock 9hAnvar Sidorov

Gap Goes Fast-Fashion: Mouret Latest Designer to Dabble in Mass

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Overview

Gap is taking a page from the H&M playbook to help spur growth. The American retailer has linked with British designer Roland Mouret to launch a capsule collection of dress, mainly in select stores in Europe but also at a handful of units in New York.

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Three looks from Roland Mouret's dress line for Gap.

Retail

Gap Goes Fast-Fashion: Mouret Latest Designer to Dabble in Mass

The American retailer has linked with British designer Roland Mouret to launch a capsule collection of dresses.

clock October 31, 2006Samantha Conti and Jeanine Poggi

A look from Viktor & Rolf for H&M.

Fashion Features

European Union: Viktor & Rolf, H&M Fete Line in Hollywood

Oh, the irony of Viktor & Rolf and Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M showing Hollywood how to stage an opulent celebrity wedding.

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Barry Miguel.

Financial

Posen Names Barry Miguel President

Zac Posen has tapped Barry Miguel as president of his five-year-old sportswear company.



clock October 31, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

South Korea Rebuffs U.S. Trade Proposal

South Korean trade negotiators turned down a U.S. offer to speed up the removal of tariffs on $1.35 billion in apparel and textile imports.

clock October 31, 2006Evan Clark

Retail

True Religion Sets East Coast Expansion

True Religion Apparel Inc. is expanding on the East Coast.

clock October 31, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Holiday at Sears… Cherokee In the Middle East… Kellwood Taps Choi

Sears Holdings Corp. has created a Web site for mom as a one-stop resource for all of her holiday needs.

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Alexandra Kerry and Simon de Pury.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: All That Glitters… As the Day They Were Born… Lunch Brunch

“I met some people before the show, and I’ve never seen an audience with better jewelry,” said Sir Elton John, greeting the crowd last Wednesday night at a benefit for the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts.

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Financial

Kuhlman Retains Consultant To Map Turnaround Strategy

Kuhlman Co. Inc., a specialty retailer of European-inspired apparel for men and women, said Thursday that it retained Manchester Cos. Inc. to help develop a turnaround strategy.

clock October 31, 2006Vicki M. Young

Kate Somerville with Felicity Huffman.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Sommerville Skin care Expanding Reach… Hurly Cuts Ribbon for Lauder… Clarins Fragrance Sets Fund

Somerville would not disclose terms of the Four Seasons partnership, but did mention she is subject to a nine-month trial run before a long-term relationship is hashed out.

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Erin O'Connor at Nick Knight's ball.

Fashion Features

Night Owls

London’s chic set got a jump start on All Hallows’ Eve at Nick Knight’s lavish masked ball to celebrate the Moet et Chandon tribute to his 20-year career.

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A Poiret silk, wool fur and leather coat, circa 1919.

Fashion Features

Met Aims for Poiret Revival

After feting the Brits last spring, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will give a nod to the French next year.

clock October 31, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

A spring style from Nicole Miller.

Fashion Features

Nicole Miller’s Spring Campaign Expected to Lift Designer’s Profile

The Nicole Miller company is ready for some respect.

clock October 31, 2006Holly Haber

Anthony Silvestri and Lucinda Agar-Riccioni with fabrics from Perchik.

Fashion Features

Perchik Carves Textile Niche in Uzbekistan

Creaky looms in Uzbekistan’s mills left over from the Soviet regime are a far cry from the whirring factory floors in Biella, a rich textile center in northern Italy.

clock October 31, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Fashion Features

China Imposes Antidumping Duties

China instituted antidumping duties this month on spandex yarn made in the U.S., Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, to help stave off competition from low-priced goods.

clock October 31, 2006Evan Clark

Media

Memo Pad: Try, Try Again… Life’s Lessons

Is Absolute the new Radar? Another incarnation of the upscale title will be out by the end of November.

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Retail

Berkshire Hathaway Takes Target Stake

Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. now has Target, the number-two U.S. retailer, among its investments.

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Fashion Features

Atlanta Celebrates DIVA Winners

The annual DIVA awards, which honor designers, retailers and lifetime achievement in social occasion categories, were held Oct. 19 at the Capital City Club here.

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Chilean brand Kanthaka.

Fashion Features

Ethical Fashion Goes Mainstream

Retailer interest in apparel brands that guarantee workers’ rights and are environmentally friendly has reached such a peak that manufacturers now worry whether they can keep up with demand.

clock October 31, 2006Ellen Groves

Carmen Marc Valvo and Vanessa Williams.

Fashion Features

Touch of Glitter Brightens Dallas Fashion Awards

A little extra dazzle marked the Dallas Fashion Awards on Saturday night.

clock October 31, 2006Holly Haber

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Laura Biagiotti and daughter Lavinia

Fashion

Laura Biagiotti Hospitalized After Cardiac Arrest

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