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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 24hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 14hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock August 29, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Show Dates Pressure: An Earlier N.Y. Calendar

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Overview

Designers and fashion show producers better stock up on the aspirin. A major headache could be on the way following the decision to definitely move New York's spring shows two days earlier this September.

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Fashion Features

Scene: Table Time… Old And New… Chick Shops

More chefs in Paris are fed up with the star system. After three-star chef Alain Senderens two years ago restyled his Lucas Carton gastronomic palace with a more casual menu, Christian Constant is the latest esteemed Paris cook to ditch the fancy stuff.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In the News…

After a decade in business, Vanessa Bruno, known for her stylish contemporary clothes, is finally taking her namesake brand to the runway.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

ONES TO WATCH

Designer: Aldric Speer, in collaboration with Blaak, the Paris-based fashion brand designed by Saint Martins graduates Aaron Sharif and Sachiko Okada.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Show Calendar

Following is the fall-winter 2007-2008 ready-to-wear collections schedule, running Feb. 25 to March 4.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Foot Locker Ad Sees Life in Slo-mo

At a time when TiVo and other digital video recorders are regarded as a threat to the TV commercials they enable viewers to skip…

clock February 22, 2007Valerie Seckler

Financial

Retail Apparel Prices Post Gain in January

Tighter inventory controls and more full-price selling in January contributed to higher retail prices for women’s apparel last month, according to the Labor Department.

clock February 22, 2007Evan Clark

Financial

TJX Earnings Down in Quarter, Up in Year

The TJX Cos. Inc. Wednesday posted lower fourth-quarter profits on higher sales.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Emanuel Ungaro Names New Designer for Men’s

Emanuel Ungaro wants to rev up its men’s business.

clock February 22, 2007Robert Murphy

Nominees by the Numbers

Best Actress and Supporting Actress Academy Award nominees ranked by their films’ box office revenues.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Traffic and Prints Aplenty at Coterie

There was an upbeat mood at Fashion Coterie Wednesday, with buyers and exhibitors praising the traffic, and novelty prints complementing the now standard fare of solid neutrals.

clock February 22, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Heidi Minx Launches Punk Rock Line at Spencer’s

Don’t let the tattoos fool you. Beneath the body art and piercings, Heidi Minx is an astute businesswoman.

clock February 22, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Golden Crab’s U.S. Move

Turkey’s CAK Tekstil is banking on a new line called Golden Crab to be its ticket into the U.S. premium denim market.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

DKNY Jeans Goes Global

Donna Karan is taking her jeans to Europe and Asia.

clock February 22, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Evisu Reclaims Control

Japanese denim label Evisu is taking its destiny into its own hands in the U.S. and Canada.

clock February 22, 2007Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Seven, Joe’s Move Into Accessories

The accessories business is strong, and premium denim makers want in.

clock February 22, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Reading Oscar’s Red-Carpet Tea Leaves

Handicapping who will wear what on the red carpet at the 79th annual Academy Awards on Sunday is like trying to predict a Triple Crown winner.

clock February 22, 2007Marcy Medina

Fashion Features

Welsh Rarebit

Ioan Gruffudd may not be a household name – in fact, many people mangle the actor’s Welsh handle – but his latest films should help change that. Luckily, his moniker is actually easy to pronounce.

clock February 22, 2007Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Fashion Features

Miss Match

If you were to go by all the smiling testimonials of happy couples in ads for Web sites like eHarmony and Match.com, it would seem online dating was the knight in shining armor for disappointed romantics everywhere.

clock February 22, 2007Vanessa Lawrence

People

Auto Focus

Los Angeles is a car town, and nowhere was that more apparent than on the first night of official Oscar week parties.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Second Thoughts… Hats Off… His And Hers…

Milan was buzzing late Wednesday in the wake of some sharp comments from Giorgio Armani directed at The New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Designer Ross to Launch Accessories in L.A.

Accessories designer Kara Ross is ready for her red-carpet moment

clock February 22, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Financial

Abercrombie & Fitch Profits Increase 20%

Offering trend-right fashion led to a “solid fourth quarter” for specialty retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. which posted a 20.4 percent profit gain on an 18.4 percent increase in sales.

clock February 22, 2007Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Financial

Iconix in Deal to Buy Danskin

What does one get when combining a 125-year-old firm’s brand heritage with the marketing skills of an “iconic” management company?

clock February 22, 2007Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad: Shykat… Chasing Dennis… Timely Monikers…

A press-shy Katie Holmes made an appearance at a luncheon hosted by Glamour magazine.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Advanced Geometry

“Change is in the air,” opened the show notes at Emporio Armani.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Gray Matter

In his debut as creative director for all of Tod’s, Derek Lam channeled the work of architect Eileen Gray.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Show Dates Pressure: An Earlier N.Y. Calendar

Designers and fashion show producers better stock up on the aspirin.

clock February 22, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Liz Claiborne Shakes Up Group Presidents

Fewer than four months into the job at Liz Claiborne Inc., William L. McComb is entering round two of his executive changes. This time, the chief executive officer is shaking up the group president level.

clock February 22, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

In Brief

Tennis brand K-Swiss Inc. hopes to ace the women’s apparel market by launching its first celebrity ad campaign with tennis pro Anna Kournikova.

clock February 22, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Legal Beat: The Counterfeit Fight

Counterfeit goods continue to be a top priority for apparel and luxury firms. While the issue has become increasingly high profile, the attention has not abated the problems brands face.

clock February 23, 2007Liza Casabona

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