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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 December 6, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 23hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Fashion

Are In-Store Customers at a Disadvantage When It Comes to Returns?

The online shopper has up to 30 days to decide if her purchase was genuine or a momentary infatuation, which is not always the case for in-store clients.

clock 11hBridget Foley

Staying Put on 5th Ave.: NRDC Expects to Keep But Shrink L&T Flagship

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Overview

Lord & Taylor has a future on Fifth Avenue after all. It's looking more and more likely that the L&T flagship is staying put and that the retailer's new owners are well into formulating vision for downsizing and renovating the huge site.

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An outtake from Free Country's commercial.

Technology

Coat Companies Liven Up Ads, Marketing

For the first time in several seasons, outerwear makers are breaking away from traditional marketing to try less proven initiatives.

clock December 5, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Andre Putman's pieces for Max Mara.

Fashion Features

Max Mara Presents Putman

Celebrated interior designer Andree Putman is feeling lucky.

clock December 5, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Limited Edition to Help Lift Climate Project

There’s no question that in a word association game, “fashion” would not be followed by “Al Gore,” but in real life, a lasting connection between the two is forming.

clock December 5, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

China Duties Face Paper Test

The activities of the paper industry are rarely of much interest to the fashion community, but when it comes to opening a door to higher tariffs on Chinese-made goods, disparate businesses can have mutual interests.

clock December 5, 2006Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Textiles 3rd in Antidumping Cases

Global exports of textiles had the third-highest number, after chemicals and plastics, of new final antidumping measures imposed from Jan. 1 through June 30

clock December 5, 2006John Zarocostas

Fashion Features

Concerns Over Doha Collapse on the Rise

International economic experts from 89 countries have mounting concerns that the collapse of the Doha round of trade talks could trigger a rise in protectionism worldwide, according to a poll by a global business group.

clock December 5, 2006John Zarocostas

Fashion Features

Swatches: PV’s Open Door Policy… Lineapiu Obtains Financing

Textile trade show Premiere Vision will change its door policy for February’s show.

clock December 5, 2006WWD Staff

Vendor requirements on the sale of brands like Vichy are to be eased on the Web in Europe.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Shiseido Retooling for International Growth… Council Moves to Ease Rules on Web

Shiseido is in an acquisitive mood. To boost its international growth, the Japanese beauty giant will restructure its international business division “to formulate an overseas brand portfolio that encompasses M&A strategies and to strategically…

clock December 5, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Executive Moves For Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein Inc. made several executive moves in an effort to boost continued growth.

clock December 5, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

The scene at a Colette Dance Party.

People

Miami Vices

Art is not the only sight to see while in Miami for Art Basel – even Yoko Ono is planning to enjoy herself at the fair.

clock December 5, 2006Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Phillip Lim's line could have its own store.

Fashion Features

Young Designers on the Verge

As designers such as Derek Lam, Doo-Ri Chung, Behnaz Sarafpour and Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez appear to be rising in fashion’s ranks, a handful of up-and-comers are in hot pursuit.

clock December 5, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Nicole Millerýs collection may be more prevalent in India.

Fashion Features

On to India, China

India and China present boundless opportunities in the luxury market and several designer labels are getting ready to forge ahead.

clock December 5, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

London’s Independence Day

New York designers’ indie spirit will be celebrated with an exhibition this spring at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

clock December 5, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Getting Back to Business

Congress returns this week, facing unfinished legislative business on trade that could have a big impact on retailers, apparel manufacturers and textile producers.

clock December 5, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Congress Returns With Trade Bills in the Balance

Trade bills pending in the last days of the Republican-controlled Congress may have significant ramifications for apparel and textile production.

clock December 5, 2006Kristi Ellis

Retail

Scoop Steps It Up a Notch

Stefani Greenfield’s retail concept for the ultimate closet has had long legs that are growing yet again.

clock December 5, 2006Sharon Edelson

Retail

Asprey to Open Unit on Madison Avenue

Asprey, the luxury jewelry, ready-to-wear and accessories brand, is getting a permanent home again in New York.

clock December 5, 2006Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

In Brief: Tocca Launch… Haggar taps Zimmerman

Tocca has added an e-commerce boutique to its Web site, tocca.com, where shoppers now can buy a variety of Tocca merchandise, from select ready-to-wear to beauty products and accessories.

clock December 5, 2006WWD Staff

A Versace pre-fall handbag.

Fashion Features

Versace Revs Up Designs for Pre-Fall

On the heels of a strong spring collection, Donatella Versace has designed her first major pre-fall collection of 50 looks.


clock December 5, 2006Marc Karimzadeh and Alessandra Ilari

Arckid on stage at the Mulberry party at 5 Ninth.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Bella Festa… Rock On… All About A Cause…

Giorgio Armani’s name may be the one on the label of his designer wares, but it’s his niece, Roberta, who is making the rounds these days on behalf of the brand.

clock December 5, 2006WWD Staff

Marc Jacobs' pink silk drape dress was a bestseller at Bloomingdale's last week.

Retail

Retailers Hope Cold Warms Up Holiday Sales

Retailers are getting a chilly feeling about Christmas but believe a pickup is inevitable.

clock December 5, 2006David Moin

Retail

Staying Put on 5th Ave.: NRDC Expects to Keep But Shrink L&T Flagship

Lord & Taylor has a future on Fifth Avenue after all.

clock December 5, 2006David Moin

Media

Memo Pad: Have Mistletoe, Will Travel… New Look for News… Lucky Here

For magazines, even the archetypally awkward office holiday party is an opportunity for brand positioning.

clock December 5, 2006WWD Staff

The interior of the Ugg store in SoHo.

Fashion Features

Ugg’s First Boutique Set to Bow in SoHo

Ugg Australia is taking a big step in retail. The lifestyle brand that built its reputation on sheepskin boots is opening a freestanding boutique at 79 Mercer Street in Manhattan’s SoHo on Thursday after a launch party Wednesday night.

clock December 5, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

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