Fashion World Mourns Death of Azzedine Alaïa

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Improvements at Abercrombie, but Wall Street Still Cautious on Stock

clock November 17, 2017Vicki M. Young


Stitch Fix IPO Pops, Then Fizzles

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Heading the Right Way: Saks Inc. Profits Soar, But Lots of Work Ahead

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Saks Inc. is showing progress after a year of repositioning, downsizing and merchandising changes, but it's still only in the third inning of the game.

From This Issue

Lips Jeans' Colette and Adela styles.

Fashion Features

Embracing the Seventies

Loren Cronk and Daniel Donahue believe the time is right for Lips Jeans.

clock March 8, 2007Ross Tucker

Denim Expo's logo.

Fashion Features

Italy Announces Plans For Denim Exhibition

Italy’s first denim-only trade fair exhibition, Denim Expo, is slated to run June 14 to 16 in Rimini, on the Adriatic coast.

clock March 8, 2007Luisa Zargani

A look from Dittos' spring-summer collection.

Fashion Features

Frankie B.’s Daniella Clarke Brings Back Dittos

Some women reminisce about favorite clothes worn in their youth, but Daniella Clarke is turning her memories into a business.

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Store Front


Adding Mass to the Mix: Arnault Takes Stake in Carrefour

The king of luxury has arrived in the supermarket aisle.

clock March 8, 2007Robert Murphy and Miles Socha


Adidas Posts 26.1% Earnings Gain in 4th Qtr.

Adidas AG said net profits increased 26.1 percent in 2006, but fourth-quarter earnings missed analysts’ expectations as the German sportswear behemoth copes with the integration of Reebok.

clock March 8, 2007Emilie Marsh


Beauty Features

Follow the Scent

For designers, branching out into fragrance is a way to expand their brands and to heighten consumers’ awareness of them.

clock March 8, 2007Cecily Hall

Oak's sportswear collection will make its debut for fall 2007.


New York Boutiques Wholesale Namesake Lines

Looking for something offhand, a little bit preppy and offbeat, all at the same time?

clock March 8, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Loeffler Randall's Butterfly coat.


Loeffler Randall Steps Into Apparel

Jessie Randall and her husband, Brian Murphy, launched their Loeffler Randall shoe label in 2005 and became overnight editorial darlings with metallic flats, wooden platform sandals and black leather knee-high boots.

clock March 8, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

In Brief

Global fabric production fell 3.2 percent in the third quarter of 2006, with all regions posting declines, the International Textile Manufacturers Federation said in a report last week.

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Fashion Features

“Jacob the Jeweler” Trial Set

The trial of Jacob Arabov, also known as “Jacob the Jeweler,” has been set for Aug. 6 in Detroit, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan.

clock March 8, 2007Sophia Chabbott


Marc Jacobs to Use Data Product

Seeking to speed its product development cycle and cut sample costs, Marc Jacobs International will install product life cycle management software this spring.

clock March 8, 2007Cate T. Corcoran


Gap Hit With Lawsuit By Brooklyn Designer

Kate Cusack, a Brooklyn-based accessories and costume designer, filed a copyright lawsuit against Gap Inc. in Manhattan federal court.

clock March 8, 2007Liza Casabona


Talbots Reports 4th-Qtr. Decline

Talbots Inc. on Wednesday reported a slump in fourth-quarter earnings, bruised by acquisition costs and stock option expenses.

clock March 8, 2007Jeanine Poggi


Hermes Spreads Out in Palm Beach

Hermes ushered in its 30-year anniversary here in grand style.

clock March 8, 2007Rebecca Kleinman

Annie Parisse

Fashion Features

Kiss and Tell

Most pretty young actresses these days are relegated to playing bubbly and uncomplicated ingenues – all winsome smiles and vapid platitudes.

clock March 8, 2007Emily Holt

Fashion Features

Star of India

In 1988, a young Indian director named Mira Nair shot to auteurdom when her first film, “Salaam Bombay,” won the Palme d’Or at Cannes and received an Oscar nomination for best foreign film.

clock March 8, 2007Jacob Bernstein

Zooey Deschanel in Karl Lagerfeld with Reese Witherspoon in Nina Ricci.


After School Special

A note to party planners wanting to ensure their well-heeled guests take to the dance floor with gusto: try techno. It certainly did the trick Monday night at the School of American Ballet’s third annual winter ball at Lincoln Center.

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Jessica Biel

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Prada’s Ladies… Friends Indeed… Milling Around…

It is commonplace for fashion houses to e-mail red-carpet photos of celebrities, but Prada and Miu Miu have taken things a step further – they send out paparazzi shots of starlets like Kiera Knightley and Jessica Biel carrying their bags.

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CFDA/Vogue Fund Nearing $5M Goal

Entering its fourth year, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund is close to reaching its $5 million endowment goal.

clock March 8, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Ron Frasch


Heading the Right Way: Saks Inc. Profits Soar, But Lots of Work Ahead

Saks Inc. is showing progress after a year of repositioning, downsizing and merchandising changes, but it’s still only in the third inning of the game.

clock March 8, 2007David Moin

Tricia Sawyer's signature items.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Makeup Artist Sawyer Heads to QVC

After building a career behind the camera beautifying the likes of Sharon Stone, Kate Beckinsale and Scarlett Johansson, makeup artist Tricia Sawyer is moving into the spotlight next month with the launch of her beauty line on QVC.

clock March 8, 2007Rachel Brown

Matt Mastrangelo, WIll Schenck and Jeremy Levine.


Memo Pad: Fire And Ice… Seeking Guidance… Dye Job…

Could Sarah Mower be the next journalist in fashion’s penalty box?

clock March 8, 2007WWD Staff


Strong Margins Propel American Eagle Net

While some of its competitors continue to struggle, American Eagle Outfitters has been gaining market share at record high gross margins.

clock March 8, 2007Sharon Edelson

Chestnut Hill is the only Macy's East store currently carrying Trina Turk bags.


Macy’s Goes Select in Chestnut Hill

The plush Macy’s that opens here today draws many of its merchandising gambits from Macy’s famed Herald Square flagship in New York and is intended to be a testing ground for fashion-forward labels.

clock March 8, 2007Katherine Bowers


Chico’s Outlines Plan

Chico’s is launching initiatives to get the brand back on track with Wall Street and entice the retailer’s Baby Boomer customers, who are being courted by more specialty rivals than ever.

clock March 8, 2007Georgia Lee


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