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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 17hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 7hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 24hRosemary Feitelberg

A Colorful Deal: L’Or?al Buys Salon Hair Care Brand PureOlogy

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One of the salon industry's hottest hair care brands — PureOlogy &#8212l is now in the hands of L'Or?al, which purchased the Irvine, Calif., company for an undisclosed amount of cash Wednesday.

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Fashion Features

True Religion Earnings Slump

Earnings for True Religion Apparel plunged during the first quarter because of slim sales gains and a double-digit increase in selling, general and administrative expenses.

clock May 10, 2007Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Women’s Denim Sales Drop

The denim bubble might have burst in 2006, particularly in the women’s market, according to a report from research firm the NPD Group.

clock May 10, 2007Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Intermezzo Shimmers With Holiday Offerings

It was all about shimmer and shine at ENK International’s Intermezzo trade show here this week.

clock May 10, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Luxury’s Star Turn at FIT

There is no shortage of luxury items in the fashion world. The story of how they wound up as a dominant presence is a topic that will be explored starting this month by the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

clock May 10, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Public Knowledge

Key political, entertainment and sports figures ranked by how many respondents could identify them.

clock May 10, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

In Brief: Parson’s Students Debut… Cycle Chic… YMA Funds 90 Scholorships

Parsons The New School for Design will present the work of graduating seniors from its AAS Fashion Studies program tonight at the eighth annual Line Debut, a runway show at 101 River Views at 101 Sixth Avenue in Manhattan.

clock May 10, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Halston Taps Bonnie Takhar

Tamara Mellon didn’t look too far to find a chief for Halston.

clock May 10, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Pilati Creates a YSL Line for All Seasons

Given a choice, Yves Saint Laurent designer Stefano Pilati says he would much rather see plenty of women walking around in his designs than erect some enormous brand temple.

clock May 10, 2007Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Vera’s New View

Vera Wang can’t believe the prices. “I say, ‘Tell me how much that’s going to cost?’ And they say $60 for a dress,” said the designer about her new line Simply Vera Vera Wang, an exclusive with Kohl’s Department Stores. “Is that not amazing? I think…

clock May 10, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Von Furstenberg Molds Newest Creation

Hours before the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Monday night, Diane von Furstenberg wasn’t putting the finishing touches on her dress or having her hair done.

clock May 10, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Fiery Night… Air France… Lily Of London

A handful of actors were forced to evacuate their homes in Los Feliz Tuesday night as wildfires damaged over 800 acres in Los Angeles’ historic Griffith Park.

clock May 10, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Casual Stays Classy at Atelier

The Atelier Designer Collections at the Double Tree Hotels Suites Hotel here embodied casual comfort, but maintained a level of sophistication to which buyers of higher-end lifestyle brands have grown accustomed.

clock May 10, 2007Rachel Strugatz

Financial

Industry Establishes Unit for UJA

Gilbert Harrison and his wife, Shelley, opened up their Manhattan home to launch the Retail and Apparel Leadership Group of the UJA-Federation of New York last Thursday night.

clock May 10, 2007David Moin

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Change Of Plans… Timely Fashion… Sweet Nothings

Things have changed at American Media Operations Inc., now that it has finally released its financials for the quarter ended June 30, 2006 and its restated numbers for 2005.

clock May 10, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

A Colorful Deal: L’Oreal Buys Salon Hair Care Brand PureOlogy

One of the salon industry’s hottest hair care brands – PureOlogy – is now in the hands of L’Oreal, which purchased the Irvine, Calif., company for an…

clock May 10, 2007Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Brands Appeal to Mother’s Day Spending

Mother’s Day has become an opportunity for apparel retailers to build brand loyalty among daughters, mothers and grandmothers.

clock May 10, 2007Georgia Lee and Elizabeth Thurman

Financial

Cache Set to Purchase Supplier

Cache Inc. has agreed to acquire Adrienne Victoria Designs, its largest supplier, the company said Wednesday. The deal is to close around June 30.

clock May 10, 2007Vicki M. Young and Jeanine Poggi

Fashion Features

Barneys Succumbs to Moss Mania

If demand exceeding supply is a measure of success, then Barneys New York scored on Wednesday with the launch of Kate Moss’ Topshop collection.

clock May 10, 2007Sharon Edelson and Vanessa Lawrence

Financial

Isabelle Guichot to Be Named CEO at Balenciaga

Balenciaga is about to welcome a new president and chief executive, WWD has learned.

clock May 10, 2007Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Marc Jacobs Units Tap Into Local Flavor

Marc by Marc Jacobs is expanding on all fronts, clipping along as fast as its sales of bangle bracelets, clutch wallets and other items.

clock May 10, 2007Katherine Bowers and Georgia Lee

Financial

Pair of Smaller Houses Get Investors’ Attention

Investors are getting keen on smaller Paris fashion houses.

clock May 10, 2007Robert Murphy

Financial

PVH CEO Received $6.7M in ’06

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp.’s chief executive officer Emanuel Chirico received a total pay package of $6.7 million in 2006, according to a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday.

clock May 10, 2007Jeanine Poggi

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