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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 24hRosemary Feitelberg


Kering Luxury Sales Jump 11.3% in Q3

The market-beating performance helped propel Kering’s revenues up 10 percent in the third quarter to 3.18 billion euros, or $3.54 billion.

clock October 25, 2016Joelle Diderich


Gigi Hadid Sticks With Hilfiger for Spring

They are inviting consumers to vote for their favorite designs, which will be included in the collection.

clock 22hLisa Lockwood

Gianfranco Ferr?, Fashion’s Architect, Dies in Milan at 62

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Gianfranco Ferr?, the man dubbed the "architect of fashion" for his sculptured silhouettes, died Sunday night at the San Raffaele hospital here after being hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage. He was 62.

From This Issue

The signing of the agreement to buy Talbots from General Mills.

Fashion Features

Retail Giant

Japanese firm Aeon Co. has a 19-year relationship with the group.

clock June 18, 2007Vicki M. Young

A J. Jill storefront.


Brand Expansion

The 2006 acquisition of J. Jill marks a turning point for the company.

clock June 18, 2007David Moin

Harold Bosworth

Fashion Features

Point Man

Harold Bosworth helps chart the company’s fashion course.

clock June 18, 2007David Moin

Ed Larsen


Money Man

Chief financial officer Ed Larsen has played a role in most of the company’s major financial moments.

clock June 18, 2007Katherine Bowers

Talbots Accessories & Shoes


At a Glance

There’s more behind those red doors than just a classic shirtdress. Here’s a look at the eight formats that comprise the brand’s lifestyle.

clock June 18, 2007Katherine Bowers

Arnold B. Zetcher


End of an Era

After 20 years at the helm, Talbots chairman and ceo Arnold B. Zetcher prepares to retire.

clock June 18, 2007David Moin


Accessories, Mass Market Exposure Key to Big Returns

If you want to make money in the fashion game today, go big in accessories – and get into mass market apparel.

clock June 18, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Gianfranco Ferre

Fashion Features

Gianfranco Ferre, Fashion’s Architect, Dies in Milan at 62

Gianfranco Ferre, the man dubbed the “architect of fashion” for his sculptured silhouettes, died Sunday night at the San Raffaele hospital here after being…

clock June 18, 2007Alessandra Ilari


Barneys Final Sale Price Could Surprise

Speculation continues to swirl even as the Barneys New York deal comes down to the wire.

clock June 18, 2007Lisa Lockwood

O Oscar jewelry items.

Fashion Features

O Oscar Set to Offer Jewelry

Oscar de la Renta’s ladies love their fine jewels, and now the designer is offering looks for less within his O Oscar line.

clock June 18, 2007Sophia Chabbott


In Brief: Global Brands Groups Taps Co-Head… Changes At Weitzman

Global Brands Group has named Gary H. Schoenfeld as co-chief executive officer and president.

clock June 18, 2007WWD Staff

Nick Graham

Fashion Features

Nick Graham’s New Venture With Hurley

A lot has happened since Nick Graham founded the ubiquitous Joe Boxer brand in 1985.

clock June 18, 2007Karyn Monget

A display of the new CoolMax Nylon Plus products.

Fashion Features

Invista Introduces a Generation of CoolMax Products

Invista Inc. introduced the newest innovation of its CoolMax brand at a breakfast presentation in Manhattan at the Helen Mills Theater: CoolMax Nylon Plus.

clock June 18, 2007Karyn Monget


Women’s Apparel Prices Continue Drop

Women’s apparel prices slid a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent in May, compared with the preceding month, bucking the broader, gasoline-induced trend that saw prices on all goods shoot up 0.7 percent after a 0.4 percent rise in April.

clock June 18, 2007Evan Clark

Sketches of Gianni Versace's theatrical costumes.

Fashion Features

Milan Remembering Gianni Versace

Many of the late Gianni Versace’s treasured artworks, from antique Greek vases to Pop Art masterpieces, will go on display at a major exhibition come September, just one of several initiatives the fashion house is organizing to commemorate the 10th…

clock June 18, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Calvin Klein Ads


Memo Pad: The Hard Part… Natalia’s Season Off… Carter Club…

Finally, Dennis Publishing is in the hands of Quadrangle Group.

clock June 18, 2007WWD Staff

Fred president Nathalie Bader.

Fashion Features

Fred’s Jewels Embody Whimsy and Wearability

Nathalie Bader has been in the driver’s seat at Fred barely six months, but already the former Chanel and Sephora executive is steering the LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned jewelry house onto new roads.

clock June 18, 2007Robert Murphy

Ding Yi's "The Rhythm of China."

Fashion Features

Hermes Fetes 70 Years in Silks

Where better to celebrate 70 years of selling silk scarves than in China, the country that is the biggest producer and exporter of the fine material?

clock June 18, 2007Katya Foreman

Monica Rich Kosann silver bag

Fashion Features

Kosann’s Jewels Capture Moment in Time

For photographer Monica Rich Kosann, a piece of heirloom jewelry is a snapshot in time as much as a precious accessory.

clock June 18, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Views of the new Breguet store in Paris.


Breguet Opens Its Largest Shop in Paris

Underscoring faith in the continued buoyancy of the luxury watch business, Swatch Group last week opened a sprawling flagship on the Place Vendome here for its most prestigious brand, Breguet.

clock June 18, 2007Robert Murphy

A rendering of Bulgari's Madison Avenue store.

Fashion Features

Findings: Tumi Shifts… On A Roll… Schepps’ Statements

Tumi has named Ira Melnitsky senior vice president, North America, effective Tuesday.

clock June 18, 2007WWD Staff

Kate Moss and Bernd Beetz


Beauty Beat: Fiske Heads to Eddie Bauer, Neal Taking Helm at BBW

Heeding the call of the outdoor life, Neil Fiske has resigned as chief executive officer of the Bath & Body Works division of Limited Brands Inc. to join Eddie Bauer in Seattle as president and ceo, effective July 9.

clock June 18, 2007Brid Costello

Beckham flanked by Ron Frasch and Steve Sadove.

Fashion Features

Beckham’s Big Day

If there was any doubt Victoria Beckham would create a stir in America, it was dispelled by Saks Fifth Avenue.

clock June 18, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Tag Sale

You’ve probably never said a word to Jason Byers, but if you’re a moviegoer, he’s said a few to you.

clock June 18, 2007Lee Bailey

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Bailey’s Debut… Foodies’ Paradise… A Wasp By Any Other Name…

Christopher Bailey on Aug. 28 will have his first runway show in the U.S. since becoming Burberry’s creative director six years ago, and it’s Chicago.

clock June 18, 2007WWD Staff

Michele Mandell

Fashion Features

Familiar Facing

As Talbots continues to grow, dedication to customers remains at the forefront, as does that iconic red door.

clock June 18, 2007Katherine Bowers


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