Fashion

Lagerfeld: Meryl Streep Passed On Oscar Dress When Chanel Refused to Pay

"A genius actress, but cheapness also, no?”

clock 9hBridget Foley

Fashion

Jeremy Scott Presents “Cardboard Couture” for Moschino

The pun-filled collection was about a rich clotheshorse gone broke.

clock 11hJessica Iredale

Business

Retailers Withdraw from Bangladesh Apparel Summit

Seven leading apparel companies - H&M, Gap, Inditex, C&A, Next, VF Corp. and Tchibo - have pulled out of the Dhaka Apparel Summit.

clock February 22, 2017Arthur Friedman

A Bumpy Holiday Ride: This Week Seen as Key to Saving Season

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Overview

Retailers hope this week will remedy their holiday blahs.

From This Issue

The health of this model is the focus of a planned meeting in Paris.

Fashion Features

Italy Pushes for Summit on Models

Italy is looking for international consensus on its plan to issue licenses to fashion models who meet an age and health standard.

clock December 26, 2006Luisa Zargani and Marc Karimzadeh

A room set from Doyle's auction of pieces from Geraldine Stutz's estate.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Stutz Sale… Topshop Exit… Royal Web

Geraldine Stutz is perhaps best remembered for discovering young designers and pioneering retail concepts. Fewer people know how Stutz, who was president of Henri Bendel for 29 years, lived at home, but that will change next month.

clock December 26, 2006WWD Staff

A look from Versace's new ad campaign.

Fashion Features

Versace Boosts Ad Budget for Spring

Versace, supporting its retail expansion in China, has increased its spring-summer 2007 advertising budget by 15 percent to 20 percent on a global basis.

clock December 26, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Burberry London women's wear.

Fashion Features

Burberry’s Twist on London Line

Burberry is showing and selling its London line this month, packed with neat suits, wool jersey dresses and strict silhouettes with a quirky feminine twist for fall 2007.

clock December 26, 2006Samantha Conti

Media

Memo Pad: But Who Will Direct?… Common Ground… Print An Ad, Plant Bamboo

Michael’s Restaurant – the near-compulsory media lunchroom – is about to get screenplay treatment in the pages of Departures.

clock December 26, 2006WWD Staff

Alek Wek

People

Good to Go

Whether stuffing suitcases with flip-flops or ski boots, the chic set is packing up and heading out this holiday season.

clock December 26, 2006WWD Staff

Meredith Wood-Prince will go with this Diane von Furstenberg dress, as shown on a model.

Fashion Features

Ringing in the New Year in Style

Fashionable women around the U.S. share their plans – and fashion choices – for New Year’s Eve with WWD.



clock December 26, 2006WWD Staff

Cotton supplies have been outpacing demand, suppressing prices.

Fashion Features

Fiber Prices Expected to Rise in ’07

The world’s textile producers have seen a steady increase in fiber prices during 2006, primarily because of increased energy costs, a trend that is likely to continue in the new year.

clock December 26, 2006Ross Tucker and Arthur Friedman

The Armani space on La Rinascente's beauty floor.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: La Rinascente Revamps Beauty Area… Guerlain ‘Springs’ Into Books

Italy’s luxury department store La Rinascente has given its flagship beauty floor a facelift.

clock December 26, 2006Stephanie Epiro

CC Skye's Skye bag.

Fashion Features

CC Skye: Aiming for Luxury

CC Skye, whose woven leather chain bracelet is virtually a one-item mint at Kitson, has a lament many designers would envy.

clock December 26, 2006Rachel Brown

Fashion Features

Furrier Harold Shwartz Dead at 87

Harold Shwartz, a furrier whose career epitomized the essence of a family-owned business, died of cancer on Dec. 12 at his home in Pompton Lakes, N.J.

clock December 26, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Hong Kong Asked to Intensify Crackdown on Counterfeits

The U.S., the European Union and Japan have urged Hong Kong, a major textiles and apparel exporter, to beef up its enforcement against counterfeit goods and tighten laws on trademarks to stem abuse of brand names in mainland China.

clock December 26, 2006John Zarocostas

A model shows off the latest collection of luxury lingerie at the Shanghai Mode Lingerie fair.

Fashion Features

Shanghai Lingerie Ramps Up in Size

In its sophomore installment last month, the number of exhibitors at the Shanghai Mode Lingerie Fair increased 91 percent.

clock December 26, 2006Lisa Movius

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Fair featured 2,033 exhibitors.

Fashion Features

Intertextile Apparel Fair Grows With International Flavor

The Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Fair continued to expand in size and diversified the mix of domestic and international participation in its 12th year.

clock December 26, 2006Lisa Movius

Financial

GarfieldMarks Sets Sale Agreement

GarfieldMarks LLC is being acquired by LF 1937 Ltd., a division of Li & Fung, and Rousso Apparel Group.

clock December 26, 2006Whitney Beckett

Financial

VF Outdoor Said in Deal for Eagle Creek

VF Outdoor Inc., a subsidiary of VF Corp., is in negotiations to acquire adventure travel vendor Eagle Creek Inc.

clock December 26, 2006Whitney Beckett

Financial

Sears Canada Names Rogers President, CEO

Dene Rogers has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Sears Canada.

clock December 26, 2006Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

Drexler to Receive Award From NRF

Millard “Mickey” Drexler, chairman and chief executive officer of J. Crew Group Inc., will receive the National Retail Federation’s Gold Medal Award, which recognizes vision and leadership in retailing, on Jan. 16 at the NRF’s annual convention and…

clock December 26, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

In Brief: Coat Recall… Lawsuit Resolved… New Stakes In Totes

Sean John has pulled its men’s hooded fur-trimmed snorkel jacket from Macy’s and macys.com because of the results of a test by the Humane Society.

clock December 26, 2006WWD Staff

The Grove in Los Angeles.

Retail

A Bumpy Holiday Ride: This Week Seen as Key to Saving Season

Retailers hope this week will remedy their holiday blahs.

clock December 26, 2006David Moin

Retail

Special Offers Drive Web’s Holiday Boom

During the first 50 days of the holiday season, total online retail spending rose 26 percent over the same period in 2005 to reach $21.68 billion, according to comScore, which tracks Internet sales.

clock December 26, 2006Sharon Edelson

Essentialist

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Nordstrom outpaced rivals last year, driven by online and Nordstrom Rack.

Business

Nordstrom Reports Fourth-Quarter Net Gain

clock 11hDavid Moin

Social Studies