Preidential Race ’08: Clinton Top Fund-raiser Among Industry Execs

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If the fashion industry were deciding the presidential election right now, there would be a second President Clinton in the White House.

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Heavy traffic at Premiere, a temporary show at AmericasMart.

Fashion Features

AmericasMart’s All-Out Effort Revs Up Traffic

New dates, combined shows, extended hours and packed special events created buzz, and some controversy, at AmericasMart’s fall show as buyers and exhibitors reacted to new initiatives.

clock May 8, 2007Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

Harrison Pitches in With Fund-raising

Gilbert Harrison, chairman and chief executive officer of Financo Inc., has been named co-chairman of the Educational Foundation for the Fashion Industries, an advisory and fund-raising group that supports the Fashion Institute of Technology.

clock May 8, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg


Puma Lowers Forecast

Puma, the German activewear firm that France’s PPR is trying to buy, on Monday warned a drop in orders in the U.S. would rein in full-year sales and earnings.

clock May 8, 2007Robert Murphy and Katherine Bowers


Klatsky Stepping Down at PVH

Bruce Klatsky, 58, chairman of Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., will step down at the company’s annual meeting June 19.

clock May 8, 2007Lisa Lockwood


In Brief: Sweet Scents… Polo Footwear Lucci… NYU Honors Lucci

Fragrance marketer Demeter today launched a line of six Jelly Belly fragrances at Urban Outfitters as a result of a licensing agreement Demeter signed in September with the jelly bean producer.

clock May 8, 2007WWD Staff


Funding Their Favorites

The fashion industry has staked out early support in the presidential campaign.

clock May 8, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: L’Oreal’s Sensitivity Test OK’d by European Agency… New Lancome Counter… Revlon Hosts Run/Walk…

L’Oreal has been busy in the past month. The French firm’s Episkin model, which measures chemicals’ irritation on reconstructed human skin, was validated as a full replacement for testing on animals.

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The Times’ New Watchdog

Last Thursday, The New York Times revealed that Clark Hoyt, 64, was becoming its third public editor.

clock May 8, 2007Jacob Bernstein


Memo Pad: Jail Birds… Full Plate

In a completely unchoreographed but timely coincidence, Paris Hilton (and Nicole Richie) will appear in the June issue of Harper’s Bazaar under the title “Partners in Crime.”

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High-end handbags should be big for Bloomingdale's, South Coast Plaza.


Bloomingdale’s Hits High Note at South Coast Plaza

Bloomingdale’s scored the chain’s biggest opening day at its 248,000-square-foot store in South Coast Plaza here on Thursday, posting $1.5 million to $1.6 million in sales, market sources said.

clock May 8, 2007David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Safety In Numbers… Near To Her… Green Thumb…

Designers settled pre-Met jitters Monday afternoon by surrounding themselves with friends at a long lunch held at Morandi cohosted by Pete Nordstrom.

clock May 8, 2007WWD Staff

A fall look from Narciso Rodriguez.


Liz Sees $100M Sales Potential For Narciso Rodriguez

Liz Claiborne Inc. rates the sales potential of the Narciso Rodriguez brand at about $100 million.

clock May 8, 2007Marc Karimzadeh and Luisa Zargani

Isabella Blow

Fashion Features

Stylist Isabella Blow, 48

Isabella Blow, stylist, designer muse and former fashion director of Tatler and London’s Sunday Times, died Sunday night. She was 48.

clock May 8, 2007Samantha Conti and Marc Karimzadeh

David L. Dworkin


Retail Executive David L. Dworkin

David L. Dworkin, a leading retail executive who was a former president and chief operating officer of Neiman Marcus, died Wednesday at his home in Atlanta….

clock May 8, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

Clinton Top Fundraiser Among Industry Execs

If the fashion industry were deciding the presidential election right now, there would be a second President Clinton in the White House.

clock May 8, 2007Kristi Ellis

Renee Zellweger in Carolina Herrera and Van Cleef & Arpels.


Poiret Soiree

It was celebs galore as A-listers – from Kate Bosworth to Kirsten Dunst and even some New York Rangers and Tom Brady – climbed the Met’s steep red-carpet steps Monday night for its annual Costume Institute gala.

clock May 8, 2007WWD Staff


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