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Beauty

Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

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

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Fashion

Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

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

clock 14hMiles Socha

Business

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 14hLuisa Zargani

Jones Apparel’s Plan B: Company Said Mulling Barneys Public Offering

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Overview

Jones Apparel Group might have an alternative plan for Barneys New York up its sleeve.

From This Issue

Nicole Miller in her showroom.

Fashion Features

Nicole Miller: A Driving Force

Even with 25 years of success to fall back on, Nicole Miller refuses to rest on her laurels.


clock January 31, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Extensive research goes into print design.

Fashion Features

Printed Matters

Nicole Miller works her love of ancient symbols and cultures into her designs.

clock January 31, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Nicole Miller Ltd. ceo Bud Konheim.

Fashion Features

Self-Determined

Bud Konheim’s philosophy of doing things his own way helps Nicole Miller Ltd. thrive.

clock January 31, 2007Arthur Friedman

Fashion Features

The Sage of Seventh Avenue

Fifty years in fashion have shaped Bud Konheim’s opinions about the apparel business and beyond.

clock January 31, 2007Arthur Friedman

The Nicole Miller store in New York's SoHo neighborhood.

Retail

Clothes Encounters

Nicole Miller stores put the designer’s attitude and aesthetic directly in front of customers.

clock January 31, 2007Amy S. Choi

Nicole Miller belts.

Fashion Features

Brand Expansion

Nicole Miller has gone beyond clothes, and is launching products in a wide range of categories.

clock January 31, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Macy's East vice president and fashion director Nicole Fischelis.

Fashion Features

Best of the Dressed

Retailers rave about Nicole Miller, as the craze for dresses continues unabated.

clock January 31, 2007Sharon Edelson and Holly Haber

Fashion Features

Philosophy Being Sold to Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group, a Washington private equity firm, will disclose today that it has inked an agreement to acquire Philosophy Inc., a prestige beauty company with a tell-it-like-it-is, feel-good bent.

clock January 31, 2007Molly Prior

Retail

Mouret Plans High-End Line

Designer Roland Mouret is at work on a high-end capsule collection that will make its debut in July during the Paris couture shows.

clock January 31, 2007Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: IFF Net Soars on Lower Charges

International Flavors & Fragrances reported a “strong” fourth quarter Tuesday with profits that increased significantly.

clock January 31, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Shift At Wal-Mart … Yoox Eyes IPO … Ralph To Russia

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

clock January 31, 2007WWD Staff

Sara Moss, Michael Colosi, Barbara Kolsun and Carole Sadler.

Fashion Features

Panel: Web, Demand Aiding Counterfeiters

Counterfeiting maintains a high-profile priority for luxury and apparel brands as companies continue to spend time and resources on enforcement and prosecution of counterfeiters.

clock January 31, 2007Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

Global Piracy Issues A Growing Menace

Executives from some of the world’s most powerful corporations are rallying behind efforts by governments, global enforcement agencies and trade associations to stem the epidemic of multibillion-dollar counterfeiting and piracy.

clock January 31, 2007John Zarocostas

An apparel display at the new Marimekko store in Miami Beach.

Retail

Marimekko Expands Internationally

Marimekko’s retail division is set to pop like its iconic prints.

clock January 31, 2007Rebecca Kleinman

A SeaCell by Adea hoodie.

Fashion Features

Yoga Line Boasts Seaweed Benefits

Yoga and seaweed wraps have long been part of the spa lifestyle.

clock January 31, 2007Whitney Beckett

Chloe Dao with her model from "Project Runway" wearing a design from Dao's new QVC line.

Fashion Features

Chloe Dao Partners With QVC

Chloe Dao is channel surfing from “Project Runway” to QVC.

clock January 31, 2007Whitney Beckett

Items made of simple, clean materials that suggest a second skin will convey authenticity.

Fashion Features

Trying New Identities on for Size

Will fantastic themes or authentic takes characterize fashion marketing in the year ahead?

clock January 31, 2007Valerie Seckler

Peter Boneparth, Jones Apparel chief executive officer

Financial

Jones Apparel’s Plan B: Company Said Mulling Barneys Public Offering

Jones Apparel Group might have an alternative plan for Barneys New York up its sleeve.


clock January 31, 2007Vicki M. Young

Lauren Conrad

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Edie’s Moment … New Face … Past, Present And Oscar …

The much-talked-about film “Factory Girl” made its New York entrance Monday night with about as much hullabaloo as its subject, Edie Sedgwick, would have made on her way into a nightclub.

clock January 31, 2007WWD Staff

Inside the Bulgari accessories store in Milan.

Financial

Tough Comps, Japan Hurt Bulgari in Quarter

Bulgari SpA had slowing sales growth in the fourth quarter, but remains optimistic about the current year’s prospects and its foray into the world of skin care products.

clock January 31, 2007Amanda Kaiser

A.G. Lafley

Financial

Strong Gillette Sales Boost P&G Earnings

Procter & Gamble continues to reap considerable earnings as it slowly integrates the Gillette brands.

clock January 31, 2007Amy S. Choi

Diego Della Valle

Financial

Tod’s Revenues Jump 14 Percent

Revenues at Tod’s SpA grew nearly 14 percent last year on buoyant demand for high-quality footwear and handbags.

clock January 31, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Financial

TJX Taps New Chief Amid Data Breach Uproar

TJX Cos., amid controversy over its decision to delay notifying customers and credit issuers about a major theft of data from its computer system, has picked a new chief executive officer.

clock January 31, 2007Katherine Bowers

Fashion Features

Rangel Vows Bipartisan Trade Promotion Bill

The new chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Charles Rangel (D., N.Y.), said Tuesday that he would work with Republicans to extend President Bush’s authority to negotiate trade deals without allowing amendments from Congress, which expires…

clock January 31, 2007Kristi Ellis

Financial

Consumer Confidence Rises

Consumers were confident in January, but they may be less so in the months ahead.

clock January 31, 2007Vicki M. Young

Media

Memo Pad: And The Winner Is … Cathy’s World … 3,000 Words of Karl …

After weeks of high-stakes office pools, Tom Florio walked away with Publisher of the Year honors at Conde Nast’s annual publishers’ meeting in Naples, Fla.

clock January 31, 2007WWD Staff

Oakley's thermal shirt and Rip Curl's cropped cargo pants.

Fashion Features

ASR Mixes Seasons, Looks

It seemed like endless summer at the ASR Trade Expo here, where board sports companies showed bikinis as well as flannel shirts.

clock January 31, 2007Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Special Agenda: Show Features Twist on Trends

Agenda is considered the edgier alternative to ASR, with a focus on streetwear and T-shirts, but the four-year-old event also welcomed trend-conscious sportswear labels such as Le Tigre, BB Dakota, E.C. Star and WeAretheSuperlativeConspiracy.

clock January 31, 2007WWD Staff

Retail

Eyeing Hispanic Market, Palomita Line Seeks to Build on Nostalgia

If music is the universal language, nostalgia may be the universal sentiment.

clock January 31, 2007Rachel Brown

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