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Retail

Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 24hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Slimming Down at Jones: Group to Trim Moderate Brand Portfolio

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Overview

Jones Apparel Group plans to trim its brand portfolio — and Norton McNaughton and Erika could be among the first to go.

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Fashion Features

Contemporary’s Spring Winners

When it comes to spring shopping, contemporary customers so far have gone big for such looks as metallic details on feminine dresses and tops, minidresses, wide-leg jeans and belted tunics.

clock May 3, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

What a Wonderful World

The top 10 most attractive countries for travel and tourism development.

clock May 3, 2007Cecily Hall

Fashion Features

Mustang Turns Its Home Into Museum

No matter how big they get, German labels often display remarkable loyalty to their hometowns.

clock May 3, 2007Damien McGuinness

Retail Features

Gsus Industries Sets Sights on American Expansion

Gsus Industries, the Dutch company launched in 1993 as a wholesale and retail operation, is preparing to spread the brand’s gospel in the U.S.

clock May 3, 2007Ross Tucker

Financial

In Brief: New Roxy Brands President… Advisers For Solomon Firm

Quiksilver Inc. appointed Carol Christopherson, president of retail, as president of the Roxy and Raisins brands for the American regions, effective June 1.

clock May 3, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Jones to Trim Moderate Brand Portfolio

Jones Apparel Group plans to trim its brand portfolio – and Norton McNaughton and Erika could be among the first to go.

clock May 3, 2007Vicki M. Young and Lisa Lockwood

People

French Toast

Yves Saint Laurent brought a little bit of the City of Light to New York on Tuesday night with a special screening of “Paris, je t’aime”

clock May 3, 2007WWD Staff

Latin Lovers

“You can hardly go wrong in Paris,” says Gena Rowlands, who, at 76, still commands a room with her presence and rich voice.

clock May 3, 2007Marcy Medina

Financial

CEO Brings Fresh Eyes to New Balance

New Balance is entering its second century with a new chief executive officer.

clock May 3, 2007Whitney Beckett

Financial

Lucy Seeks Capital, IPO

Lucy Activewear Inc., the 47-store active retailer that began as an e-commerce site, is moving toward an initial public offering, said chief executive officer Mike Edwards. It also is open to being acquired.

clock May 3, 2007Whitney Beckett

Financial

A4 Launches Namesake Line

After decades of making other companies’ activewear, Los Angeles-based manufacturer A4 is introducing its own line.

clock May 3, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Alice Roi Opens SoHo Pop-Up Shop

Alice Roi is opening a pop-up store today in SoHo that will operate through Sunday and might be a prelude to a permanent shop in Manhattan.

clock May 3, 2007Sharon Edelson

Financial

S&P Puts Claiborne on “CreditWatch”

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has placed Liz Claiborne Inc. on “CreditWatch,” following the $4.99 billion vendor’s gloomy first-quarter results Tuesday.

clock May 3, 2007Whitney Beckett

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Memories Are Made Of This… Tommy’s “Oprah” Debut… Signing Off…

In a heavily scripted evening, an off-the-cuff comment stirred people up. At Tuesday’s National Magazine Awards, guests at Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center were surprised to see that perennial favorite New Yorker editor in chief David Remnick

clock May 3, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Beauty Beat: Boots Posts Profit Of $725M for Year … Henkel Reports 11.1% First-Quarter Earnings Gain… Clinique, Cosmopolitan Team Up for Sun Safety

Alliance Boots reported Wednesday that aftertax profits hit 387 million pounds, or $725 million at average exchange, for the year ended March 31.

clock May 3, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Kohl’s Future: Expansion and Exclusivity

At its annual shareholders’ meeting in Menomonee Falls, Wis., on Wednesday, Kohl’s emphasized expansion and the development of exclusive merchandise, while crowing about strong financial results.

clock May 3, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

After 5 Years, Bibelot Designer Set to Add New Line

Barbara Hodes, owner and designer of Bibelot, a five-year-old contemporary knit line, began her business when a “special” sweater meant embellishment with embroidery or beading. Today, a special sweater is so much more than that.

clock May 3, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: A Barkin Time… Coming Back… Name Game…

Ellen Barkin may have auctioned off many of her jewels, but she sure hasn’t lost some of her glittering appeal – at least not to the fashion crowd.

clock May 3, 2007WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

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