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WWD Forum Attendees Mingle at SKP Mall in Beijing

Execs from Hermès, Hugo Boss, Printemps and other companies gathered at SKP to sip prosecco and tour the mall.

clock October 21, 2016Tiffany Ap and Casey Hall


Fashion Shake-up: Consuelo Castiglioni Out at Marni

Francesco Risso will become creative director of the label.

clock October 21, 2016Luisa Zargani


Raf Simons to Show at New York Fashion Week: Men’s

The designer will present his fall 2017 men’s collection on Feb. 1.

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Kenneth Cole’s Goal: Firm Upgrades Brands To Jump-start Profits

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Something was missing from New York Fashion Week last September. The Kenneth Cole New York show, which traditionally kicks off the week on Friday morning, was notably absent.

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A Kenneth Cole New York look.

Fashion Features

Kenneth Cole’s Goal: Firm Upgrades Brands To Jump-start Profits

Something was missing from New York Fashion Week last September.

clock November 13, 2006Whitney Beckett

An Akris look from the spring runway.

Fashion Features

Akris Names Brown U.S. Chief

Bolstering its management to drive growth in a key market, Akris has tapped Caroline Brown from Giorgio Armani Corp. as its first U.S. chief executive officer.

clock November 13, 2006Miles Socha

A|X Armani Exchange eyewear.

Fashion Features

A|X Armani Plans to Grow

Giorgio Armani sees plenty of room for expansion at A|X Armani Exchange.

clock November 13, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

Fashion Features

American Eagle Plans New Concept

After the launch of its latest “grown-up” brand, American Eagle Outfitters is devising the next concept to add to its portfolio.

clock November 13, 2006Jeanine Poggi

Fashion Features

Bauer Sale Talk Heats Up Again

A sale of outdoor lifestyle retailer Eddie Bauer Holdings Inc. is said to be back on track.

clock November 13, 2006Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Coming This Week…

Benetton Group and Dick’s Sporting Goods report third-quarter sales and earnings.

clock November 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: The Russians are Coming

The United States and Russia reached an agreement in principle Friday on a bilateral trade deal.

clock November 13, 2006WWD Staff

The new Hermes flagship in Seoul.

Fashion Features

Hermes Sales Rise 3% in 3rd Quarter

Still trailing its luxury peers, Hermes International said Friday its third-quarter sales rose 3 percent to 351.3 million euros, or $446.9 million, a 6.2 percent bump at constant exchange rates.

clock November 13, 2006Miles Socha

Joel Grey and Paul Smith

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Good Luck Charm… Big Night

You might think the reason Paul Smith chose Greene Street as the location for his new store was its proximity to Louis Vuitton and Prada, but he seemed most excited about being next to the quirky furniture store, Moss.

clock November 13, 2006WWD Staff

New washed silk and cashmere loungewear by Rich at Richard Leeds International.

Fashion Features

Bracing for a Frenetic February Market

The two-week market literally was a work in progress.

clock November 13, 2006Karyn Monget

Elle Macpherson makes herself perfectly at home while displaying her latest line of naughty but sophisticated lingerie, Boudoir by Elle Macpherson Intimates.

Fashion Features

Elle Macpherson’s Boudoir

Elle Macpherson knows how to steam up a room.

clock November 13, 2006Lucie Greene

Franz Ferdinands Alex Kapranos by Mick Rock.

Fashion Features

Ray-Ban Tunes In to a New Generation

Ray-Ban wants to rock the house with the relaunch of its original Wayfarer sunglass silhouette.

clock November 13, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

Silk leopard-print dress.

Fashion Features

Poesia’s Pint-Sized Designer Dudsa

The children’s apparel brand Poesia aims to answer the question of where a four-year-old fashionista might score designer looks.

clock November 13, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Memo Pad: It’s Raining Men… Vogue, Part Deux… Ball of Energy

It’s not quite Time magazine, but speculation has been growing over who will make GQ’s “Men of the Year” issue in December.

clock November 13, 2006WWD Staff

Jeff Fardell and Rattan Chadha

Fashion Features

Chadha Taps Fardell to Head Mexx Europe

As a budding entrepreneur, Rattan Chadha sold private label garments from his sister’s factory in India out of the back of his car.

clock November 13, 2006Robert Murphy


Done Deals & In Development: Retail Real Estate Primed for Investors

Hundreds of billions of dollars are locked up in the real estate market.

clock November 13, 2006Amy S. Choi

Human Resources

Obituary: Retail Journalist Isadore Barmash

Isadore Barmash, a journalist who spent much of his career covering the ins and outs of the retail industry, died Thursday.

clock November 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fund-raiser to Help Children Fight Illness

Kids in Distressed Situations Inc. will host its birthday fund-raising gala.

clock November 13, 2006WWD Staff

Origins for Men was one of this year's entries for prestige men's skin care.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Men’s Skin Care Sales Losing Momentum

Several years of double-digit growth, sales in the men’s prestige skin care category have slowed.

clock November 13, 2006Matthew W. Evans

A still from the commercial.

Fashion Features

Calvin Returns to TV

Few can forget the legendary TV commercials featuring a teenage Brooke Shields in skintight Calvin Klein jeans.

clock November 13, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Tom Everett Scott

Fashion Features

Dog Days

Playing gay in a movie is a risky career move?

clock November 13, 2006Vanessa Lawrence

Bernard Arnault and Yves Carcelle


Night Lights

“It’s magic,” LVMH chief Bernard Arnault enthused of the warm orange light that swathed the Louis Vuitton dinner held for Olafur Eliasson on Thursday.

clock November 13, 2006WWD Staff


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