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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock 7hMiles Socha


Fashion Awards 2016: The Complete List of Winners

The rebranded event, known until recently as the British Fashion Awards, was held on Monday at Royal Albert Hall.

clock December 5, 2016Samantha Conti


Matteo Renzi's Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

Analysts brushed off consequences of Renzi's resignation on luxury.

clock 18hLuisa Zargani

Smiles Turn Into Frowns: Holiday Worries Increase On Weak Economic Data

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The Grinch is circling. With the news Tuesday that consumer confidence fell unexpectedly in November, observers are growing more nervous about the outlook for the holiday season.

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Deep post-holiday discounts at stores such as Aeropostale can put gross margin growth in jeopardy.


Smiles Turn Into Frowns: Holiday Worries Increase On Weak Economic Data

The unexpected drop in consumer confidence in November has created concerns about the outlook for the holiday season.

clock November 29, 2006Vicki M. Young and Jeanine Poggi


Cyber Monday Churns Out Big Sales

Cyber Monday business looks like it will come up big, bringing the heaviest online traffic of the year, according to Web watchers.

clock November 29, 2006Valerie Seckler


Vera Adds Execs for Kohl’s Collection

Vera Wang is starting to build her team for the Very Vera by Vera Wang line for Kohl’s.

clock November 29, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Cynthia Rowley


Rowley Names Peter Arnold President

Cynthia Rowley is looking to spread her wings in unconventional ways, at least by fashion standards, and she has turned to an old friend for help.

clock November 29, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

In Brief: Fergie Forward … Jones Apparel Appointments … OECD Economic Forecast

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

clock November 29, 2006WWD Staff

The Manhattan Mall.


Vornado Buys Manhattan Mall for $689M

Vornado Realty Trust is purchasing the Manhattan Mall for $689 million, increasing its considerable real estate holdings in Midtown.

clock November 29, 2006Sharon Edelson

Ralph Lauren and Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion Features

Lauren Lauds Work Of Cancer Campaign

When the Council of Fashion Designers of America launched Fashion Targets Breast Cancer in 1994, Ralph Lauren spearheaded the campaign by drumming up support from the international fashion community.

clock November 29, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Eve Jeffers

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Eve Jeffers Talks Dollars and Scents … Physicians Formula Rings Bell

Eve Jeffers, one of the MAC AIDS Fund’s most devoted new supporters, has her eye on a greater share of the beauty pie.

clock November 29, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Russian Dressing … Money, Money, Money

Gilles Mendel of J.Mendel popped into Paris on Tuesday to meet with local editors, but he couldn’t stop talking about Moscow.

clock November 29, 2006WWD Staff

Grace Sun

Fashion Features

Launch Time

A host of new designers is channeling everyone from Oliver Twist to Ladies Who Lunch — but on the Lower East Side.

clock November 29, 2006WWD Staff

Neda by bebe bag.

Fashion Features

Bebe Grows Up: New Concept, Affordable Luxury

Bebe, which has a following among actresses such as Eva Longoria, wants to fill what ceo Greg Scott calls an “affordable luxury” niche.

clock November 29, 2006Joanna Ramey


Memo Pad: Changing Style … Fairest Burch

Bauer Publishing on Tuesday shook up its executive ranks yet again by replacing Life & Style editor in chief Debra Birnbaum, who had been with the weekly since January and top editor since March, with Mark Pasetsky, the title’s general manager.

clock November 29, 2006WWD Staff


Kleinfeld’s Hit With Ann Taylor Lawsuit

AnnTaylor Stores Corp., Ann Taylor Inc. and Annco Inc. filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Kleinfeld Bridal Group Inc. in Manhattan federal court this month over the use of the word “loft.”

clock November 29, 2006Liza Casabona

Lee S. Helman


Financo’s New Man

Financo Inc. named Lee S. Helman a managing director, in a move to broaden its advisory and investment banking activities.

clock November 29, 2006David Moin


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