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WWD Forum Attendees Mingle at SKP Mall in Beijing

Execs from Hermès, Hugo Boss, Printemps and other companies gathered at SKP to sip prosecco and tour the mall.

clock October 21, 2016Tiffany Ap and Casey Hall


Fashion Shake-up: Consuelo Castiglioni Out at Marni

Francesco Risso will become creative director of the label.

clock October 21, 2016Luisa Zargani


Raf Simons to Show at New York Fashion Week: Men’s

The designer will present his fall 2017 men’s collection on Feb. 1.

clock October 21, 2016Jean E. Palmieri and Aria Hughes

Rendezvous in Russia: Ralph Lauren Launches First Stores in Moscow

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Just a few years ago Ralph Lauren considered this city, Russia's traffic-clogged epicenter of conspicuous consumption and rabid new-wealth oligarchs, unready for his understated American take on style.

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Monthly Retail Apparel Prices Slip

Retail prices on women’s apparel fell a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent in April compared with the previous month, but were 0.3 percent higher than a year ago.

clock May 16, 2007Evan Clark


Fine Jewelry Propels Bulgari

Bulgari SpA posted higher-than-expected first-quarter figures, boosted by sales of fine jewelry and the recently relaunched Bulgari pour Femme fragrance.

clock May 16, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Peter Boneparth


M&A: Is Private Equity Losing Its Steam?

Private equity’s domination of the retail mergers and acquisitions market may have an expiration date.

clock May 16, 2007Whitney Beckett

A Soundgirl dress at FAME and a WR9000 sweater at Moda.

Fashion Features

FAME, Moda Enjoy Record May

Buyers flush with higher budgets hit last week’s Moda Manhattan and FAME trade shows, writing orders for fall knits, pants and, of course, dresses.

clock May 16, 2007Whitney Beckett

John Truex and Richard Lambertson

Fashion Features

Lambertson Truex’s Retail Vision Becomes Reality

The luxurious, 2,000-square-foot space on Melrose Place here is retailing as Richard Lambertson and John Truex envision it, an oasis from gadgetry where sophisticated shoppers are treated as such.

clock May 16, 2007Rachel Brown

Zooey's double-breasted jacket in a cotton-Tencel-Lycra blend.

Fashion Features

Zooey Seeks to Go Beyond T-shirts

Zooey, which Hartmarx Corp. acquired for $3 million in December, wants to be more than a high-end T-shirt brand.

clock May 16, 2007WWD Staff

Rodan vs Griffith


Twin Launch for Rodan vs Griffith

Rodan vs Griffith, a locally manufactured men’s and women’s apparel brand launched last week, has opened its first retail location here.

clock May 16, 2007Victoria J. Chin


More Luxe Coming to NorthPark

The luxury redevelopment of NorthPark Center here will move ahead in September with the debut of Giorgio Armani and Valentino stores.

clock May 16, 2007Holly Haber

Fashion Features

Beatrice Anderson Voorheis, 66

Beatrice Anderson Voorheis, a longtime lingerie retailer and wholesaler, died Wednesday at her home in Claverack, N.Y. She was 66.

clock May 16, 2007Karyn Monget

Offerings from Linden Leaves.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Linden Leaves Headed to U.S.

New Zealand-based bath, body and home care brand Linden Leaves is coming to America this spring, targeting high-end specialty stores, department stores and spas… Juicy Scent Hits Europe

clock May 16, 2007WWD Staff


Zoom Boosts Beall’s Web Sales

Online shopping conversion rates rose a whopping 50 percent, and even doubled in some categories, after added zoom capability.

clock May 16, 2007Denise Power

The hooded jacket neutralizes airborne pollutants, while the dress has antibacterial agents.

Fashion Features

Clean Design Redefined

Silver and palladium are essential components within the Glitterati collection, but the eye won’t detect their presence – or purpose.

clock May 16, 2007Denise Power

A mock-up of the Ron Herman hive.


Shopping Online

Retailers are quickly embracing “Web 2.0” technologies popularized by such sites as MySpace and YouTube.

clock May 16, 2007Cate T. Corcoran


Lead Valentino Suitors Emerge

Private equity fund Permira, along with Citigroup and Italian merchant bank Mediobanca, appeared to be in the lead to acquire a stake in Valentino Fashion Group.

clock May 16, 2007Luisa Zargani


Wal-Mart Net Gains 8.1%

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Tuesday posted first-quarter results in line with Wall Street’s expectations and sounded a warning bell that rising gas prices might impact second-quarter results, which could fall below consensus estimates.

clock May 16, 2007Vicki M. Young


Security Costs Weigh on TJX

Discount retailer the TJX Cos. Inc. said Tuesday that first-quarter earnings fell 1 percent as costs related to a security breach of customer data weighed down results.

clock May 16, 2007Jeanine Poggi


In Brief: Perry Net Up… Tiffany Shines At Selfridges… Wrangler On The Road

Perry Ellis International preannounced first-quarter results Monday, saying it expects net income to rise 6.1 percent to $9.5 million, or 60 cents a diluted share, from $5.9 million, or 39 cents, in the same year-ago period.

clock May 16, 2007WWD Staff

Galliano chose to unveil this particular collection in New York.

Fashion Features

Dior’s Grand Voyage

The gauntlet has been thrown down. In a spectacular showing of extravagance and audacity, John Galliano on Monday night took the notion that low-key and easy-breezy is the way to go for resort and tore it to shreds.

clock May 16, 2007WWD Staff

Tadashi Shoji's sketch.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: On Time… Kylie Minogue… Cameo Appearance…

Dior’s first full-blown cruise runway show in New York kicked off relatively on time on Monday evening, and perhaps Charlize Theron helped.

clock May 16, 2007WWD Staff


Barneys Said Near Deal for Space in Meatpacking District

Barneys New York is zeroing in on the Meatpacking District here.

clock May 16, 2007Sharon Edelson

Express was once a leading specialty chain.


Limited Sells Majority Stake in Express

It’s the end of an era for Leslie H. Wexner and the business he founded 24 years ago.

clock May 16, 2007David Moin

Lauren takes his bow after the fashion show at the American Ambassador's residence on Tuesday night.

Fashion Features

Rendezvous in Russia: Ralph Lauren Launches First Stores in Moscow

Just a few years ago Ralph Lauren considered this city, Russia’s traffic-clogged epicenter of conspicuous consumption and rabid new-wealth oligarchs,…

clock May 16, 2007Robert Murphy


Target Trade Suit Seeks Tariff Equality

Joining the effort to bring a sexual revolution of sorts to the U.S. tariff schedule, Target Corp. filed suit in the Court of International Trade to even out the duties charged on similar products for women and men.

clock May 16, 2007Evan Clark

Michael Gould flanked by luncheon co-chairs Claude Wasserstein and Marcia Mishaan, and Brooke Gerber Neidich, far right.

Fashion Features

Charity and Fashion Mix at Bloomingdale’s

Bloomingdale’s and Chanel on Friday teamed up to raise awareness and money for the New York University Child Study Center, which is dedicated to improving prevention, identification and treatment of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents.

clock May 16, 2007Sharon Edelson

Patricia Field

Fashion Features

AAFA Image Awards Raise $930K for Boys & Girls Clubs of America

For a fashion party, Monday night’s American Image Awards sounded an awful lot like a political gala.

clock May 16, 2007Whitney Beckett


Memo Pad: Grand Send-Off… What’s Next

Isabella Blow’s funeral Tuesday in Gloucestershire, England, was as over the top as her style and friends said she would have loved it.

clock May 16, 2007WWD Staff


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