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Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock December 2, 2016Peter Born


Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha


Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

How Low Can It Go? Luxury Brands Battle Downfall of the Dollar

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While the weaker dollar may be a boon for European consumers headed to the U.S. for cut-rate Christmas shopping, it's having a less cheerful impact on luxury and beauty firms doing business outside Europe.

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Seasons 52

Fashion Features


Seasons 52 treads lightly on the waistline, serving health-conscious food that leaves no diner feeling deprived.

clock December 6, 2006WWD Staff

WWIN expects up to 2,000 brands at the Rio.


Easy on the Buys

Las Vegas shows shift venues and hours to better accommodate retailers.

clock December 6, 2006Emili Vesilind

Moda Manhattan and FAME share space at the Javits Center.


A Simple Plan

Organizers look to ease the way for buyers by fitting more resources into better venues.

clock December 6, 2006Julee Greenberg and Whitney Beckett

JCK is adding more perks for retailers.


Extra Touches

Accessories shows tempt retailers with special ammenities.

clock December 6, 2006Kavita Daswani

Agenda is known for its art installations.

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Keeping It Real

San Diego’s action sports and streetwear shows strive for authenticity.

clock December 6, 2006Marcy Medina

Buyer traffic is on the rise at the CMC.


Heating Up

Warm weather and cool resources continue to lure buyers and vendors to Los Angeles.

clock December 6, 2006Rachel Brown

A FastPass program will be launched in January at the DMC.


Communications Center

Changes at the DMC are the result of retailer outreach and response.

clock December 6, 2006Rusty Williamson

FIG's second floor is dedicated to the Shop temporary show.


Growth Strategy

Dallas’ boutique mart continues to expand.

clock December 6, 2006Holly Haber

AmericasMart showrooms are 92 percent leased.


Urban Development

AmericasMart takes its cue from a rapidly evolving Atlanta, adding diversity and culture.

clock December 6, 2006Georgia Lee

Trafik is capped at 300 vendors.


Paving the Way

Miami events create a crossroads for fashion.

clock December 6, 2006Rebecca Kleinman

Chicago Collective and StyleMax should create crossover traffic when they dovetail in February.


Doubling Down

StyleMax bets on crossover traffic.

clock December 6, 2006Beth Wilson

FAME is held at the Javits Center in conjunction with Moda Manhattan and AccessoriesTheShow.



All listings are accurate at press time. Please contact individual shows to confirm.

clock December 6, 2006William Cotto

A Bloomingdale's shop-in-shop.


The Changing Face of Kellwood

In the fall, Kellwood Co. proved it could initiate change.

clock December 6, 2006Whitney Beckett

A look from 9x9 by Nine West.

Fashion Features

Boneparth’s Burden of Proof

Almost four months after Jones Apparel Group took itself off the auction block, aborting an unsuccessful sales attempt, analysts are framing a lot of sentences with “If Peter Boneparth can X, then his job will be secure.”

clock December 6, 2006Whitney Beckett


Liz Claiborne’s New Leader

William L. McComb assumed his position as chief executive officer of Liz Claiborne Inc. a month ago, but analysts don’t expect to see what he is made of until the new year, when the company’s executive transition is complete.

clock December 6, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Runway Returns

After taking a break this year, both Tommy Hilfiger and Kenneth Cole will return to the runway in 2007.

clock December 6, 2006Whitney Beckett

Lloyd Klein's new boutique on Beverly Boulevard.


Lloyd Klein’s Homage to Elegance in L.A.

Designer Lloyd Klein has launched his first independently owned retail location, a 7,700-square-foot combination boutique, atelier and design studio in Los Angeles that is as opulent as his intricately detailed couture gowns.

clock December 6, 2006Emili Vesilind

Paula Thomas

Fashion Features

Paula Thomas’ Great Expectations

Paula Thomas is too busy for an identity crisis.

clock December 6, 2006Marcy Medina

Fashion Features

Tommy Hilfiger Signs Soccer Star

Tommy Hilfiger swept into London Tuesday to cut the ribbon on his new Regent Street store, and revealed he was joining forces with French soccer star Thierry Henry.

clock December 6, 2006Samantha Conti


Strong Comps Lead Belk Back Into Black

Belk Inc. reversed a loss in the third quarter on strong sales on the heels of its acquisition of the Parisian chain of stores from Saks Inc. earlier this year.

clock December 6, 2006Liza Casabona

A look from a Rock & Republic runway show.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Rock & Republic Sets Makeup Line … Bogner Signs Deal With Fribad Cosmetics

Move over jeans and a T-shirt, a new denim power couple could soon be hitting the scene.

clock December 6, 2006WWD Staff


How Low Can It Go? Luxury Brands Battle Downfall of the Dollar

While the weaker dollar may be a boon for European consumers headed to the U.S. for cut-rate Christmas shopping, it’s having a less cheerful impact on…

clock December 6, 2006WWD Staff


Simmons’ Gem Fund to Benefit Africa

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons wants to provide financial support to improve health care and schools in the diamond mining regions of Africa.

clock December 6, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Dreaming Of Schiap … Leger Wholesale-Bound … Picasso Peace …

Diego Della Valle has his hands full these days.

clock December 6, 2006WWD Staff

Renderings of CityNorth, which will have 1.25 million square feet of retail space.


Luxury Anchors Eyeing CityNorth

CityNorth, with 1.25 million square feet of retail space, seems to be ahead in the race for luxury tenants in the Scottsdale-Phoenix area.

clock December 6, 2006Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

In Brief: Expensive Black Dress … Burberry Appeal … Tiffany’s New Look …

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

clock December 6, 2006WWD Staff

Anthony Buccina and Haresh Tharani


Party Pleasers: Obama and Posada Support KIDS

Who’s the most magnetic — U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D., Ill.) or Jorge Posada, the New York Yankee catcher?

clock December 6, 2006David Moin

Holly Dunlap

Fashion Features

Kellwood Acquires Hollywould

A month after acquiring Vince, Kellwood Co. has acquired another niche, upscale contemporary brand, New York-based Hollywould Inc.

clock December 6, 2006Whitney Beckett

Helmut Lang


Bold Lang Sign

Helmut Lang’s prickly relations with The New York Times continue, even though he is no longer in the fashion business.

clock December 6, 2006Miles Socha

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Memo Pad: Best Man … New Vibe

Best Life has poached its new publisher from the halls of competitor Conde Nast.

clock December 6, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Looming Large

Sold-out textile trade events illustrate the strength of the market.

clock December 6, 2006Ross Tucker


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