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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 21hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 11hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock August 29, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Here We Go Again: Prada Group Eyes Initial Public Offering in ’08

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Fifth time lucky? Prada chief Patrizio Bertelli has pulled the plug on an initial public offering of the group four times, but now says he is looking at 2008 for a potential IPO of the luxury goods group.

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Here We Go Again: Prada Group Eyes Initial Public Offering in ’08

Prada chief Patrizio Bertelli says he is looking at 2008 for a potential IPO of the luxury goods group.

clock December 1, 2006Luisa Zargani and Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Date Dilemna … Peter’s Party … Where’s The Close-Up? …

The organizers of New York Fashion Week don’t only have to find a new venue come September, they also may need to shift the show dates.

clock December 1, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Celine Plans Men’s Wear Move

Celine is eyeing expansion, including a capsule collection of men’s accessories.

clock December 1, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Trade Factors Into Remaining House Races

Fallout from the midterm elections is lingering in the form of close House races from industrial and textile states that are just being decided.

clock December 1, 2006Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Quote of The Week

“The Japanese market is not what it used to be.”

clock December 1, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Fitch Goes Negative On Gap … Lacoste Hires Pecore

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

clock December 1, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Valentino’s New Rose

P&G Prestige Products is hoping to map new territory for its Valentino fragrance portfolio with the launch of Rock ‘n Rose.

clock December 1, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Fashion Features

Duchess of York Lights Up the Room

Call it a noble effort.

clock December 1, 2006Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Features

Top Notes: A New Philosophy … Akkad To Mac … Ford Delivers …

“Law and Order: SVU” star Mariska Hargitay and Philosophy founder Cristina Carlino will appear at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street flagship today to celebrate two things.

clock December 1, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Oscar de la Renta: Homeward Bound

In conjunction with licensee Vie Luxe, Oscar de la Renta has relaunched his home fragrance collection with a rollout to 300 doors this week.

clock December 1, 2006Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Features

Horowitz-Thran Aiming for Perfection

Perfect Perfumes were perfect inside, but not out.

clock December 1, 2006Rachel Brown

Fashion Features

Pure Spa Is Latest Ahava Offering

Ahava, which is known for its mineral-rich formulas derived from the Dead Sea, is introducing Pure Spa, the brand’s first significant body care and spa product launch since it was introduced in the U.S. a decade ago.

clock December 1, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Garnier Combines Nutrition and Dermatology for New Line

Garnier, a force to be reckoned with in the hair care and hair color world, is about to enter skin care, a move that could scramble future brand rankings in the category.

clock December 1, 2006Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Johnson’s Aims to Melt Away Stress

Johnson’s has learned that taking care of mom may be just as important as taking care of baby.

clock December 1, 2006Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Burt’s Bees Boosts Product Range

Burt’s Bees is looking to increase its leadership position in natural personal care in 2007 by launching 16 new items in six different categories.

clock December 1, 2006Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Beauty Waits in the Wings as Shoppers Gobble Up Electronics

Beauty is taking a backseat for the holiday season at many mass marketers — at least for now.

clock December 1, 2006Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

Revlon Sings New Tune With Sheryl Crow

Revlon thinks a change will do it good.

clock December 1, 2006Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Curel to Offer Therapy in a Bottle

CurEl is taking a more targeted approach.

clock December 1, 2006Crystal Martin

Fashion Features

Spa Insiders Seek to Build on Boom

There is a spa for everyone.

clock December 1, 2006Rachel Brown

Fashion Features

Hoffman Partners With HSN to Create Skin Care Line

Lisa Hoffman is expanding her antiaging skin care line with the launch of Lisa Hoffman Night and Day 24 Hour Skincare, a collection designed exclusively for the Home Shopping Network.

clock December 1, 2006Michelle Edgar

Financial

November Comps Disappoint

November same-store sales were strong for department and specialty stores with the right mix, but unseasonable weather hurt some stores.

clock December 1, 2006Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

How to Put a Cover Shine on Three Bad Apples

America loves a good comeback story, and Britney Spears, Whitney Houston and Jessica Simpson all could use a good one.

clock December 1, 2006WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Green With Envy … Murdoch In Vogue … Slight Shift

Talk about sibling rivalry. House & Garden seems to be a mite upset with stablemate Domino’s plans to publish a “green” issue in March.

clock December 1, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

J. Lindeberg Sets Launch

Celebrating 10 years in business, J. Lindeberg is thinking big.

clock December 1, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Antonio Marras Celebrates Milestone With Photo Exhibit

Kenzo designer Antonio Marras has chosen to live and work out of his hometown, Alghero, in Sardinia, an area filled with rugged cliffs and winding creeks that is far from the stereotypical Sardinian image of luxurious villas and jet-setting yachts.

clock December 1, 2006Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

Puma Makes Luxury Leap

Puma is making a bid for the luxury market with its latest design collaboration.

clock December 1, 2006Nina Jones

Retail Features

Texas Style: Mix Evokes Chic With Store Design

Mix, a pantheon of high fashion in Houston, has come a long way but a short distance.

clock December 1, 2006Holly Haber and Rusty Williamson

Retail Features

Latest Search Engines Boost Local Stores

Start-up search companies are making it easier for shoppers to find which local stores carry a particular style in their size, reserve it, try it on in the store and buy it.

clock December 1, 2006Cate T. Corcoran

Financial

Gap Names Private Equity Firm Partner to Board

Gap Inc. appointed Kneeland C. Youngblood, the co-founder and managing partner of Pharos Capital Group LLC, to its board.

clock December 1, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Sixty USA Appoints Witkowski CEO

Sixty USA, the U.S. division of Sixty Group, has appointed Don Witkowski as chief executive officer.

clock December 1, 2006Whitney Beckett

Financial

Cracking Down on Fakes: Luxury Firms File Suits Against Chinatown Landlord

As the holiday shopping season kicks off, top luxury firms have stepped up efforts to protect their brands.

clock December 1, 2006Liza Casabona

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