Trying Again: Asprey’s Smaller Manhattan Flagship Marks New Era

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The banner on Asprey's coat of arms reads: "It can be done." The luxury brand's new owners certainly hope so.

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Fashion Features

Marymount Awards Kors As Designer of the Year

Michael Kors brought a bit of “Project Runway” to Marymount University here, where he was named designer of the year at the school’s 18th annual fashion show.

clock April 30, 2007Evan Clark

Rosario Dawson

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Slim Pickings… Tooting Her Own Horn… Turning Japanese…

Cynthia Rowley sure knows how to get the art crowd to a store party. Thursday night’s book signing for her volume “Slim: A Fantasy Memoir” at Bergdorf Goodman brought in the likes of Ryan McGinness, Will Cotton, Inka Essenhigh, Danielle Levitt, Delia…

clock April 30, 2007WWD Staff

Firms looking at policies on models' weight need to consider the legal aspects, including discrimination issues, say experts.

Fashion Features

Policies on Models Can Lead to Weighty Legal Issues

As fashion executives continue to ponder how to address the issue of underweight models, there is one more piece to add to the debate: legal ramifications.

clock April 30, 2007Liza Casabona

Sterling Hyltin


Turning Heads

Juliet Capulet was a mere 13 years old when she fell passionately in love with Romeo Montague and met her tragic end.

clock April 30, 2007Vanessa Lawrence

Diane Kruger in Chanel.


Jury Duty

Film, fashion and art converged Thursday night at the Bowery Hotel, where Chanel threw its second annual dinner in honor of the Tribeca Film Festival’s artist program.

clock April 30, 2007WWD Staff

A Rebecca Taylor fall legwear look.

Fashion Features

Johnson and Taylor Join Hosiery Dance

Two contemporary brands, Betsey Johnson and Rebecca Taylor, are launching legwear in a bid to get in on one of the hottest trends for fall and holiday.

clock April 30, 2007Caroline Tell

A Ulysse-Nardin watch on Portero.

Fashion Features

Portero Opens Up to Accessories

Auction web site Portero, which recently split from eBay, is launching an accessories segment in June.

clock April 30, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Temple St. Clair's Celestial pendants.

Fashion Features

Findings: Celestial Seasonings… Speed Racer… Rodin Roadie…

Jeweler Temple St. Clair Carr, founder of Temple St. Clair, visited a church with astrological reliefs in Vezelay, France, which piqued her interest in ancient astrology and the Ptolemaic hypothesis – the second-century astronomer Ptolemy’s his belief…

clock April 30, 2007WWD Staff

Pieces from Kwiat's Decades Collection.

Fashion Features

Kwiat: A Century in Diamond Jewelry

Kwiat may be celebrating a century in business, but the brand is still relatively new to consumers.

clock April 30, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Raffaele E. Paula's interior.

Fashion Features

Raffaele E. Paula Takes Exclusives Route in Chelsea

While many New York City boutiques stock their shelves with this season’s “It” pieces, Chelsea’s Raffaele E. Paula goes beyond just plain luxury and limited editions.

clock April 30, 2007Sarah Perpich

Asprey is back to still lifes, for the moment, in its ads.


Trying Again: Asprey’s Smaller Manhattan Flagship Marks New Era

The banner on Asprey’s coat of arms reads: “It can be done.”

clock April 30, 2007Sophia Chabbott and Samantha Conti

Carly Cushnie wears her own double-face wool crepe gown.

Fashion Features

Project Runway

And the envelope, please… The next Parsons The New School for Design Designer of the Year is on deck. Here, WWD’s top three picks.

clock April 30, 2007Bobbi Queen and Jessica Iredale

Gene Pressman

Fashion Features

Cool School: Old and New Chapters for Pressman

Gene Pressman would like to get his hands on Barneys New York again. The notion may largely be wishful thinking at this point.

clock April 30, 2007David Lipke

Patrizio Bertelli

Fashion Features

Prada Earnings Soar in ’06

Prada SpA said Friday that cost-cutting, a winning product mix and a more efficient stock management program propelled profit and sales growth last year.

clock April 30, 2007Amanda Kaiser


In Brief: American Eagle Execs Move Up

American Eagle Outfitters has promoted two vice presidents. Cindy Hall was named senior vice president of design for aerie, American Eagle’s subbrand of intimates and dormwear.

clock April 30, 2007WWD Staff

Cashmere kimono from the Himalaya group with embroidered silk pants and obi.

Fashion Features

Natori Goes Ultraluxe

The Natori Co. has found a new niche in the lingerie industry – luxury sleepwear and at-homewear that has a modern, glamorous twist.

clock April 30, 2007Karyn Monget


Memo Pad: All Male… Posing For The Camera

Though skeptics of Men’s Vogue still wonder whether there exists a high-earning male reader looking for the family history of his custom shirtmaker, a celebrity profile and theater criticism all in the same place, the magazine is prepping for its next…

clock April 30, 2007WWD Staff

Jill Scalamandre

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Scalamandre to Oversee Frederic Fekkai Marketing… Elle, GQ Win FiFi Awards

A top Avon executive is headed to the majority owner of Frederic Fekkai & Co. LLC.

clock April 30, 2007WWD Staff

Tommy Lasorda, Josie Natori and Dirk Kempthorne.


Natori Receives Ellis Island Award

Josie Natori, chief executive officer of the Natori Co., was honored April 17 with the Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards’ Peopling of America Award for her contributions to the fashion industry and community service.

clock April 30, 2007Karyn Monget

A view of the store's eclectic interior.


Marlies Dekkers Opens 1st Paris Shop

Dutch lingerie designer Marlies Dekkers has landed in Paris.

clock April 30, 2007Katya Foreman

Knotty Woodpecker's rooster-print

Fashion Features

New Brand Comes Knocking

A whimsical new sleepwear brand called Knotty Woodpecker will be unveiled at next week’s market.

clock April 30, 2007Karyn Monget

Jennifer Love Hewitt, who appears in ComfortSoft TV ads, with models.

Fashion Features

Hanes Rubs Elbows in L.A.

Hanesbrands Inc. doesn’t usually find itself in the company of Diane von Furstenberg, Oscar de la Renta and Marc Jacobs.

clock April 30, 2007Rachel Brown

Betsey Johnson Intimates' polkadot slip.

Fashion Features

May: A Market for Many Seasons

The May market will play a dual role for vendors and retailers, both as a platform for reevaluation of fall and holiday buys and to provide insight into spring 2008.

clock April 30, 2007Karyn Monget


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