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Future at Stake: Neiman's Battles the Luxury Drought

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 3hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Stars on the Wane: Celebrity Fashion Lines Losing Their Mojo

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Overview

A shakeout is looming in the celebrity designer world. A few years ago, the fashion industry saw an explosion of music and Hollywood stars who suddenly decided to become designers.

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Fashion Features

Stars on the Wane: Celebrity Fashion Lines Losing Their Mojo

When it comes to celebrity-branded lines, some clear winners and losers have emerged.

clock December 18, 2006Julee Greenberg

Financial

Guess Said in Europe Deal

Guess Inc. is reportedly buying controlling interest in Focus Pull SpA, its Bologna, Italy- based contemporary licensee.

clock December 18, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

Cloak Designs Planning to Shutter

Alexandre Plokhov plans to close his six-year-old business, Cloak Designs LLC, due to partnership issues.

clock December 18, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Retail Features

Fifth Avenue Protest Affects Holiday Shopping

Thousands of marchers protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man crowded Fifth Avenue during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year on Saturday, dampening retail sales.

clock December 18, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

clock December 18, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Unilever Switch … Costume Institute Executive … Chanel Taps Grosgogeat

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

clock December 18, 2006WWD Staff

People

Bubblicious

The 2006 social season wound down Thursday at the Guggenheim Artist’s Ball and tenor Antonello Palombi gets past a rough start as Radames in “Aida.”

clock December 18, 2006WWD Staff

People

Trouble In The Wings

An understudy taking over from an actor who’s taken ill is the stuff of legend, but it can’t be easy being one who’s yanked from the wings to replace a star who’s being loudly booed.

clock December 18, 2006Amanda Kaiser

Memo Pad: Is Her Own Channel Next? … ‘Toos’ Moves … Vultures Circling

Anna Wintour clearly is loving television at the moment.

clock December 18, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Harvey Nichols Broadens Skin Care With Medispa … Sephora Names Image Director … A New Spin on Inner Beauty

There’s a doctor in the house at Harvey Nichols.

clock December 18, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

De la Renta Show Raises $75K

Some 150 loyal Oscar de la Renta customers came to multibrand specialty store Aizel here for a trunk show last week that generated sales of more than $75,000.

clock December 18, 2006Olga Zaretskaya

Financial

Andrew Marc Adds to Team, Expands 7th Ave. Showroom

As part of its plan to grow into a global lifestyle brand, Andrew Marc has expanded its senior management team.

clock December 18, 2006Whitney Beckett

Financial

GarfieldMarks Said Unable to Meet Payroll

GarfieldMarks LLC, which has put itself up for sale, cannot make payroll, according to sources close to the company.

clock December 18, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Denim Brand Evisu Pushes Growth in U.S.

Although some consumers are pulling back on purchasing premium denim, Evisu, a pioneer in the category with a quirky East-meets-West attitude, is undeterred.

clock December 18, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Her Time … Marks Makes A Move… Dreamgirls …

Celine, the fashion and accessories house owned by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has time on its side.

clock December 18, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Women’s Apparel Prices Dip

Retail prices for women’s apparel fell 0.4 percent in November as prices on all goods held steady.

clock December 18, 2006Evan Clark

Fashion Features

February Market Sparks Controversy

Scores of disgruntled manufacturers and specialty retailers are unhappy about the timing of the first official February market week here.

clock December 18, 2006Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Frederick’s Pins Hopes on Premiere Line

Frederick’s of Hollywood hopes its new Premiere Line will be as successful as other company innovations such as the push-up bra, the thong and black lingerie.

clock December 18, 2006Marcy Medina

Fashion Features

Lou to Reenter U.S. Market

After a three-year hiatus from the U.S. market, the French Lou bra brand will make a comeback at the Feb. 7 to 9 Lingerie Americas trade show in New York.

clock December 18, 2006Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Jewelry Retailers Pull Out All the Stops

Fine jewelry has been one of the stars so far this holiday, and jewelry retailers are stepping up their service to make sure the momentum continues.

clock December 18, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Findings: Sunny Day In Soho … Mele Kalikimaka

Solstice, the luxury sunglass specialty chain, will open an East Coast flagship on Friday at 107 Spring Street in Manhattan.

clock December 18, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

WWD Stock Index Ends Week Flat

Buoyed by government data that showed no uptick in inflation, stocks rallied Friday as investors drove up valuations across several sectors, except retail, which was mixed.

clock December 18, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Legal Briefs

According to the chatter on online intellectual property communities and blogs, eBay could be rolling out a new initiative to help fight counterfeit goods on its auction site.

clock December 18, 2006Liza Casabona

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