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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 5hBridget Foley

Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 11hWWD Staff

The Future of Neiman’s: Private Equity Owners Mull Timing of IPO

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Overview

Is the timing right for Neiman Marcus Inc. to go public again? Some bankers and Wall Street analysts think it is.

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Financial

Firms Factor in Insurance

Factoring firms are finding out that clients are increasingly seeking a “suite of financial services.”

clock April 16, 2007Liza Casabona

Financial

A Q&A on Coverage

To help clarify the differences between factoring and credit insurance, WWD talked with John Marsha, vice president and business development manager of the international division of CIT Commercial Services.

clock April 16, 2007Liza Casabona

Financial

The Future of Neiman’s: Private Equity Owners Mull Timing of IPO

Is the timing right for Neiman Marcus Inc. to go public again?

clock April 16, 2007Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Pat Buckley: A New York Original

Patricia Taylor Buckley, who died Sunday at age 80, was a true original and a fixture of New York society for more than four decades.

clock April 16, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Seeking New Life for Retail Assets

Shedding real estate may be the best way to squeeze additional value from a deal.

clock April 16, 2007Vicki M. Young

Financial

Reit Index Outperforms Dow, S&P

Stable economic conditions and low vacancy rates bolstered investor confidence in Reitss, which pushed up the performance of the leading composite stock index in the sector during the first quarter, according to the National Association of Real Estate…

clock April 16, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Renovation Rules

On both coasts and in the tropics, developers put new effort into reviving their projects.

clock April 16, 2007Amy S. Choi

Retail Features

Foreign Retailers Join U.S. Boutiques in Manhattan

Manhattan’s retail real estate market continued to bustle with new tenants and rising rents in the first quarter of 2007, according to a report from Cushman & Wakefield.

clock April 16, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

New Rallying Cry: Not in Our Backyard

Potential mall developments face challenges from communities and competitors.

clock April 16, 2007Sharon Edelson

Financial

Finding a Home Abroad

The inevitable expansion of U.S. retailers overseas is fraught with unforeseen hurdles.

clock April 16, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

Outside the Box

Top developers discuss how to flourish amid rising interest rates, entitlement issues and retail saturation.

clock April 16, 2007Amy S. Choi

Retail Features

The B and B Impact on 59th Street

Retailing in Bloomingdale’s Manhattan neighborhood is evolving with a boost from the new 54-story Bloomberg Tower.

clock April 16, 2007David Moin

Retail Features

Island Gardens Charts a Luxurious Course

An upscale playground for yacht owners, locals and tourists is set for Miami.

clock April 16, 2007Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

Block 37 Perseveres

The ghost of The Mills Corp. hovers, but developers are optimistic.

clock April 16, 2007Amy S. Choi

Fashion Features

Legal Woes Linger at Site

The road to building the Block 37 site has never been smooth. And even now, after the beleaguered Mills Corp.

clock April 16, 2007Liza Casabona

Retail Features

Diab’less Heads West With First U.S. Store

The Parisian contemporary brand Diab’less has been sold here for almost two decades in boutiques such as Fred Segal and Planet Blue, but wants to make a bigger impact with the launch of its first U.S. store, on Melrose Avenue.

clock April 16, 2007Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Too Faced: Growing From Indie Roots

Like a modern-day, male makeup Goldilocks, Too Faced co-founder Jerrod Blandino has preferred his company not too small, not too big, but just right.

clock April 16, 2007Rachel Brown

Financial

Rizzo Named CEO of Mizrahi Men’s Division

Peter J. Rizzo exited his position as chairman, chief executive officer and a director of I.C. Isaacs & Co. on April 5 and will join Isaac Mizrahi as president and ceo of its men’s business at the end of the month.

clock April 16, 2007David Lipke

Fashion Features

Artist Develops Digital Look Book

Sometimes a dream turned into reality becomes evolutionary for an entire industry.

clock April 16, 2007Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Hartmarx Set to Enter China Market

Hart Schaffner Marx men’s suits will make their debut in the Chinese market this fall.

clock April 16, 2007Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Apparel Prices Flat in March, Rise Versus ’06

Wholesale prices on U.S.-made women’s and girls’ apparel were flat last month compared with February, but increased 0.8 percent against a year ago.

clock April 16, 2007Evan Clark

Financial

Panel: Tech-Savvy Retailers Will Thrive

Technology is at the forefront of retail development, but companies must be willing to embrace change to benefit from these advancements, said a panel of industry experts during a roundtable discussion at WWD.

clock April 16, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Financial

A Prominent Presence: Walking the Show Floor With Abbey Doneger

Walking through the aisles of the recent MAGIC trade shows with Abbey Doneger, president of the Doneger Group, is a bit like walking around a small town with its mayor.

clock April 16, 2007Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

Magic Venue Showcases Top Vendors

WWD shadowed Abbey Doneger during the most recent MAGIC show, in February at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

clock April 16, 2007WWD Staff

Legal

Legal Briefs

A federal court in the Southern District of New York ruled in an April 5 opinion that a junior line marketed by Jones Apparel is “associated with” the Gloria Vanderbilt brand for the purposes of a royalty agreement between the company and Netherby Ltd.

clock April 16, 2007Liza Casabona

Financial

New Wave Buys Cutter & Buck

Golf and sportswear apparel maker Cutter & Buck Inc. was acquired by New Wave Group AB for $156.5 million, pending shareholder approval.

clock April 16, 2007WWD Staff

People

Money Bags

The giveaway that there is a Coach party in Los Angeles is always the gaggle of dress-clad, well-accessorized lovelies buzzing about.

clock April 16, 2007WWD Staff

Hostess With the Mostest

Since former president Jimmy Carter dedicated the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library and Museum here in 1979, it has been a requisite pit stop for Sixties history buffs, Civil Rights researchers and Kennedy fans the world over.

clock April 16, 2007Derek Blasberg

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: White House… Super Fly… Muir Mania…

Inimitable, Karl Lagerfeld? Not quite. In the latest issue of Paris Match, French first lady Bernadette Chirac is photographed wearing a pair of fingerless leather gloves, a nod to a designer who never takes his off.

clock April 16, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Baucus Balks on Fast Track Renewal

Sen. Max Baucus (D., Mont.), the Senate’s key Democrat on trade, said Friday that renewal of President Bush’s trade promotion authority was unnecessary in the absence of any new trade agreements or a global trade accord.

clock April 16, 2007Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

House of Diehl Blows Into Chicago

House of Diehl brought its “Signature Line” to Chicago last Wednesday, asking students from the School of the Art Institute to sign or tag a white strapless dress made from men’s dress shirts by MJ Diehl.

clock April 16, 2007Beth Wilson

Fashion Features

Key Asian Countries Drive Feb. Imports

China, South Korea and Vietnam each increased apparel and textile imports to the U.S. in February, according to a Commerce Department report Friday that also showed a reduction in the U.S. trade deficit for the second straight month.

clock April 16, 2007Evan Clark

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Open For Business… Cheap Date

Today, as the first issue of Conde Nast Portfolio makes its debut on New York newsstands with 332 total pages, 185 of them advertising, one of the most scrutinized – and expensive – magazine launches in history will finally show its cards.

clock April 16, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Scoop Bringing Its Style to HSN

Stefani Greenfield wants to be the Bob Villa of television do-it-yourself fashion.

clock April 16, 2007Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

Japan Retailing’s Fun Side

At first glance, it might appear one had stepped into a Warhol retrospective.

clock April 16, 2007Valerie Seckler

Fashion Features

Downtown Jewelers Aim to Be Attainable

Two accessibly priced jewelry stores owned by Europeans who believe buying fine jewelry doesn’t have to break the bank have opened in Greenwich Village and NoLIta here.

clock April 16, 2007Caroline Tell

Retail Features

ABC Carpet Launches Eco Line

ABC Carpet & Home’s latest initiative is clean jewelry.

clock April 16, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Breil Looks Beyond Italy

Few Italian brands have a catchphrase that has become an idiom.

clock April 16, 2007Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

Han Feng’s Next Chapter

Han Feng is adding more layers to her complex design array.

clock April 16, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Theory Stakes Its Claim In Hot Eyewear Category

Designer eyewear prices are steadily rising, but savvy eyewear firms are taking this opportunity to cultivate a fledgling category in the eyewear segment – a melange of bridge, contemporary and better brands.

clock April 16, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Oakley Casts Eye on Women

High-performance eyewear brand Oakley is revving up its women’s sunglass business.

clock April 16, 2007Rachel Brown

Fashion Features

Findings: A Tangle Web… Project Heidi… Devi Dotcom…

Stephen Webster, the British fine jeweler known for putting his Gothic, gem-drenched wares on customers like Madonna, Elizabeth Hurley and Gwyneth Paltrow, is preparing to launch a men’s collection with De Beers.

clock April 16, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Mode Lingerie: An Asian Springboard

Mode Lingerie made a splash with its debut Hong Kong show for intimates and swimwear.

clock April 16, 2007Vicki Rothrock

Retail Features

Skin Floats Loungewear Up the Hudson With First Store

High-end U.S. loungewear brand Skin is putting its hippie-chic style on the retail map.

clock April 16, 2007Katya Foreman

Financial

Polo to Buy Japan Licensee

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. has struck another deal in its quest for further global growth.

clock April 16, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Calvin Brings Collection to China

China has been the focus of many upscale fashion labels, and now Calvin Klein Collection is getting in on the act.

clock April 16, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

In Brief: Gramicci Names Sales Director… Sainsbury’s Strikes Back

Gramicci has tapped Matthew Kaseta as director of national and global sales, a new post.

clock April 16, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

A Glove Affair

Georgette McGriff has always had a passion for gloves. As a child, she used to play dress-up with her mom’s collection, pretending to be a grownup.

clock April 16, 2007Roxanne Robinson

Fashion Features

Zoo Story

Growing up in Barranquilla, Colombia, Adriana Castro, 25, regularly visited a farm, but not one equipped with the usual red barn, or horses and gaggle of chickens. Instead, her father owned and operated a zoocriadero, or crocodile farm, in nearby…

clock April 16, 2007Roxanne Robinson

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