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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

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Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

clock September 27, 2016Bridget Foley

Retail

Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

clock 22hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

Fashionably Pregnant: Chic Maternity Styles See Innerwear Boom

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Overview

Fashion lingerie is crossing over into the specialized field of maternitywear.

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Financial

Wal-Mart U.S. Bolsters Executive Team

Wal-Mart U.S. president and chief executive officer Eduardo Castro-Wright has shuffled the top leadership of the retailer’s largest operating division, taking another step in an aggressive, three-year turnaround plan.

clock April 9, 2007Katherine Bowers

Financial

Retail Lifts Employment Growth in March

Hiring at apparel retailers helped push total U.S. job growth last month to a seasonally adjusted 180,000 new positions, more than economists anticipated and the biggest pickup since December.

clock April 9, 2007Evan Clark

Financial

U.N. Expert Seeks More Corporate Responsibility

The United Nations’ top independent expert on corporate social responsibility issues has called for greater accountability by global corporations and said initiatives on this front had still not engaged many state-owned enterprises.

clock April 9, 2007John Zarocostas

Retail Features

In Brief: Acquisitive Arnault… True Religion Expanding

Bernard Arnault, chairman of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has finalized a deal to buy France’s Go Voyages travel agency through his Financiere Agache Private Equity holding company.

clock April 9, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Alberta Ferretti To Do Children’s

Alberta Ferretti is launching a children’s line aimed at girls ages 4 to 12 that is to bow for spring-summer 2008 at Pitti Bimbo, the international trade exhibition set to run in Florence from June 29 to July 1.

clock April 9, 2007Luisa Zargani

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Taking Space… Gearing Up… New Style…

The New York Observer is intensifying its efforts to position itself as a player in the real estate world, per the interests of its new owner, Jared Kushner.

clock April 9, 2007WWD Staff

Sara Campbell

Fashion Features

Strong Sales at Chicago’s StyleMax

Midwestern retailers placed bigger buys at StyleMax this season, buoyed by fresh fall fashions and strong spring business.

clock April 9, 2007Beth Wilson

Financial

Beauty Beat: Marionnaud France Taps Several Top Executives… Symrise Joins Biotech Partnership… Clarins’ Product Investigated in France…

Marionnaud France has added some high-profile names to its executive lineup. On Friday, the perfumery chain named Serge Guevel as its finance director, replacing Richard Lenoit, who has left the company.

clock April 9, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Heady Art… Luella’s New Home

Hedi Slimane, the former Dior Homme designer, is readying for a series of art shows even as he contemplates a return to fashion with his own label.

clock April 9, 2007WWD Staff

Michele Norsa

Fashion Features

The Future of Technology and Fashion

Imagine a device, no larger than a washing machine, that reduces your clothes to mere algorithms and then reinvents them into entirely new designs.

clock April 9, 2007Luisa Zargani

Financial

Margin Rates Robust in 4th Qtr.

Better-managed markdowns, stronger same-store sales and improved inventory management boosted gross margin rates for most retailers during the fourth quarter of 2006.

clock April 9, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

World Bank Sees Strong Asian Growth

The World Bank forecasts that growth will stay robust this year in China, Cambodia and Vietnam, which are all dynamic, key exporters of apparel.

clock April 9, 2007John Zarocostas

A look from Pampolina Kids, which will launch in the U.S. for fall.

Retail Features

Pampolina Launches Stateside

Pampolina’s European flair will land in the U.S. this fall.

clock April 9, 2007Julee Greenberg

Seven For All Mankind's children's line will make its debut in

Fashion Features

Seven For All Mankind’s Play Time

Seven For All Mankind is done playing around with children’s wear.

clock April 9, 2007Julee Greenberg

Cyberspace Icon

Fashion Features

Citibabes Retails in Cyberspace

Citibabes may be an exclusive, members-only club in New York, but with the launch of citibabes.com’s online store, dressing chic children (and parents) just got more inclusive.

clock April 9, 2007Julee Greenberg

Rachel Weisz in a L'Arrivo chemise.

Fashion Features

Fashionably Pregnant: Chic Maternity Styles See Innerwear Boom

Fashion lingerie is crossing over into the specialized field of maternitywear.

clock April 9, 2007Karyn Monget

Frida Giannini and Mark Lee

Fashion Features

Growth Time for Gucci Watches

Frida Giannini keeps to her fast-paced schedule with the object that takes the longest for her to design and produce.

clock April 9, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Lauren Sharfman and Ippolita

Retail Features

Self-Purchasing Propels Ippolita as It Plans Madison Ave. Store

While many fine jewelry brands rely on extravagant gift-giving for the bulk of their sales, Ippolita has cultivated a customer who wants to reward herself.

clock April 9, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Nicole Kidman in L'Wren Scott.

People

Here’s the Skinny

Blazers and jeans are about as original a combo as peanut butter and jelly.

clock April 9, 2007Vanessa Lawrence

Mika Ninagawa

Fashion Features

Bright Eyes

Judging from the spring collections, neon brights will be popping up in store windows tout de suite.

clock April 9, 2007Emilie Marsh

Rare Find

Forget the gambling and the showgirls – with high-tech new music venues popping up like mushrooms, rock stars now have more reason than ever to make a pit stop in Las Vegas.

clock April 9, 2007WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

Business

The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock September 27, 2016Evan Clark

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