The Treasures of India: As Luxe Brands Rush In, Prime Space Runs Out

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India's luxury market is getting more and more crowded — and it's just the beginning.

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Fashion Features

Luxury Retailers Chase Fast-Growing India Market

India’s luxury market is getting more and more crowded.

clock November 7, 2006Betsy Lowther

The home page of Nordstrom's Designer Collections Web site.


Nordstrom Grows Collections Site

Nordstrom is pumping up the Designer Collections area of its Web site.

clock November 7, 2006David Moin

A Giles Deacon spring 2007 look.

Fashion Features

Deacon to Design for New Look

Giles Deacon has joined the march into the mass market.

clock November 7, 2006Samantha Conti

A look from Democracy.

Fashion Features

Kellwood Gives Democracy New Meaning

On Election Day, Kellwood Co. is throwing a party with its own take on democracy.

clock November 7, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

In Brief: True Religion Deals… Contreri Memorial Set… Union Taps Creative Director

True Religion Apparel Inc. has signed licensing agreements to introduce True Religion branded footwear, headwear, scarves and gloves to the market.

clock November 7, 2006WWD Staff

Growth at LensCrafters, here, and Sunglass Hut helped boost sales at Luxottica.


Luxottica Earnings Rise on Strong Sales

Luxottica SpA saw double-digit profit growth in the third quarter.

clock November 7, 2006Amanda Kaiser

Best-selling zebra-print knit minidress in silk yarn.


Windy City Welcomes Temperley to Neiman’s

Maybe it was the rainy, blustery weather.

clock November 7, 2006Beth Wilson

Artist Rita Ackerman in Adam Kimmel.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Canvasing… One and Only… Architectural Digest…

After models and celebrities, could hot contemporary artists be the next faces of fashion?

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Chic of the Week

Though Cate Blanchett may look a little worse for wear in her latest cinematic turn, she was her usual sparkling self on the red carpet at the movie’s premiere.

clock November 7, 2006WWD Staff

Inaki Aizpitarte


The Deconstructionist

To call Inaki Aizpitarte the culinary equivalent of deconstructionist philosopher Jacques Derrida may be hyperbole.

clock November 7, 2006Robert Murphy

Philippe Belissent


Young Blood

When Paris’ famed L’Hotel changed hands last year, the management hired master decorator Jacques Garcia to revamp the dining room.

clock November 7, 2006Chantal Goupil

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Gauls Gone Wild

Recipe books by French chefs may be as ubiquitous as croissants and cafe au lait.

clock November 7, 2006Chantal Goupil

Martha Stewart


Ralph Rucci Rings In His Silver Jubilee

Well-wishers marched into Ralph Rucci’s SoHo showroom Saturday night to celebrate his company’s 25th anniversary.

clock November 7, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

A dress from Donna Morgan.

Fashion Features

Donna Morgan Ramps Up With Better Line

Two years after scrapping its design and sales teams and relaunching a better dress collection.

clock November 7, 2006Whitney Beckett

Silk mill Ongetta blended linen and metal to give yarn structure.

Fashion Features

Rebound at Filo Spurred by Quality and Novelty

Yarn manufacturers exhibiting collections for the summer 2008 season at Filo last month were regaining confidence and momentum.

clock November 7, 2006Stephanie Epiro

The trend area at the California Market Center.

Fashion Features

Organic Focus at L.A. Textile Show

Fashion designers and apparel manufacturers at the Los Angeles International Textile Show last week searched for textured textiles.

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Louis Verdad

Fashion Features

Awards Put Spotlight on Fashion Week Mexico

Fashion Week Mexico is fighting for the attention of global buyers and press.

clock November 7, 2006Brian Russak


La Rinascente Adds Playboy for Holiday

Flush from a recent facelift.

clock November 7, 2006Stephanie Epiro


Memo Pad: The Critics Are In… Still, Like, A Virgin… Caught On Tape…

When Joanna Coles ascended to the editorship of Marie Claire, she promised a smarter, sharper magazine that would reach out to the new woman.

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Human Resources

Obituary: Adrienne Steckling-Coen, Sportswear Designer, 71

Adrienne Steckling-Coen, better known as “Adri,” a sportswear designer respected for her clean lines and colorful patterns, died Sunday.

clock November 7, 2006Lauren Benet Stephenson

Model Aomie Sessions in the new spot.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Lempicka Fetes 10th With New Ad… Selective Beauty, Iceberg Sign Deal… Creed’s $20,000 Day at Bergdorf’s

Parfums Lolita Lempicka is turning 10 and celebrating with an image makeover.

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