Business

Canada Goose Files Prospectus for IPO

Outerwear brand Canada Goose plans to go public through an initial public offering.

clock 7hVicki M. Young

Business

Target Bomb Plot: Wake Up Call or One Off?

Experts agree that a recently thwarted plot to plant 10 explosives in Target stores is a rare incident, but not one lacking in danger.

clock 10hKali Hays

Business

Tiffany Shares Up, but Potentially Could Be Higher

Tiffany & Co. named three new board members, and one analyst has a target price of $102 for Tiffany shares.

clock 9hVicki M. Young

Cautious Retailers Pin Holiday Hopes on Dressier Fashions

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Overview

The holiday assortments are set, and they're rich in couture-inspired detailing, dressy looks, color and shine. But the prognosis at retail is cautious and the open-to-buys are conservative.

From This Issue

Limited editions at Bloomingdaleýs New View: an Anne Klein trench, $650; a Burberry quilted jacket, $595, and an Ellen Tracy brocade jacket, $598, with an Elie Tahari iridescent dress, $498.

Fashion Features

Cautious Retailers Pin Holiday Hopes on Dressier Fashions

The holiday assortments are set, and they’re rich in couture-inspired detailing, dressy looks, color and shine. But the prognosis at retail is cautious and the open-to-buys are conservative.

clock July 16, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

Gap Said Nearer Naming CEO

Gap Inc.’s search for a new chief executive has been long and difficult. Nevertheless, sources in the past week have indicated that the Gap search goes outside the U.S. and into the mass arena.

clock July 16, 2007David Moin

Pieces from D&G Jewels.

Fashion Features

D&G Jewels Is Coming to America

D&G Jewels is saying buongiorno to the U.S.

clock July 16, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Saint Laurent Released From Hospital

Yves Saint Laurent was released from the American Hospital here on Friday, a spokesman for the legendary couturier said.

clock July 16, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

In Brief: Fur-Free Guess… Lacy Joins Oak Hill Capital

Los Angeles-based Guess Inc. said it will cease purchasing fur for its denim and sportswear lines as of Sept. 1 and phase out fur already used on clothes in production by April.

clock July 16, 2007WWD Staff

Nancy Gonzalez ostrich bag

Fashion Features

Exotics: Limited Supplies Get Under Designers’ Skin

Almost every accessories brand is offering exotic skin bags, from alligator to ostrich.

clock July 16, 2007Caroline Tell

Calvin Klein Steel underwear for women also will feature undies with an  oversize Calvin Klein logo.

Fashion Features

Calvin Klein’s New Man of Steel

Calvin Klein Underwear will kick off its 25th anniversary with a bold new face and body for the worldwide launch of Calvin Klein Steel for men — Djimon Hounsou.

clock July 16, 2007Karyn Monget

Sienna Miller in Chanel at the Tribeca Grand.

Other

Summer Daze

Every year, London’s Serpentine Gallery throws its annual outdoor summer gala, and every year guests try to figure out what the heck the year’s enormous installation is supposed to be.

clock July 16, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Retail in Spotlight After June Comps

Retail stocks sobered up Friday, a day after better than expected June same-store sales spurred a rally that prompted the broader markets to post record gains.

clock July 16, 2007Erica Owen

Financial

Lululemon Releases New IPO Prospectus

Lululemon Athletica Inc. expects to raise at least $164 million from an offering of 16.4 million shares of common stock, but that’s less than initially projected.

clock July 16, 2007Vicki M. Young

Financial

Target Sees Heavy Trading as Ackman Takes Stake

Shares of Target Corp. were heavily traded on Friday as investors digested the news that activist investor William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management had taken a 5 percent stake in the discount retailer.

clock July 16, 2007Vicki M. Young

Financial

Bebe Founder Takes Majority Stake in Biba

Manny Mashouf, chairman and founder of the fashion retailer Bebe, has taken a 60 percent stake in the label Biba, based here.

clock July 16, 2007Samantha Conti

Financial

Sales Down in June for Apparel, Accessories

Retailers are looking for the back-to-school season to energize shoppers after sales at apparel and accessories stores fell a seasonally adjusted 1.4 percent in June compared with the previous month. Department stores saw a 1 percent drop.

clock July 16, 2007Evan Clark

An image from Liberty of London's fall campaign.

Media

Memo Pad: Hedi’s headlines… Liberty Of New York… Parr None…

For the first time in its 10-year history, Wallpaper is inviting outsiders to edit the magazine.

clock July 16, 2007WWD Staff

Media

Vuitton Severing Ties With America’s Cup

The Louis Vuitton Cup is no more.

clock July 16, 2007Emilie Marsh

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: YSL Beaute Taps Garland

YSL Beaute has named Val Garland artistic adviser for Yves St. Laurent Makeup, succeeding Linda Cantello, whose four-year contract with YSL ended late last year.

clock July 16, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Financial

Calypso Hires Kahn for New Post

Calypso Christiane Celle, which operates the Calypso boutiques, has named Todd Kahn president and chief operating officer, a new position at the luxury fashion, beauty and home accessories chain.

clock July 16, 2007David Moin

Edward Sexton with a version of the pantsuit he made for Bianca Jagger.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Donna’s Next Move… Fashion Fireworks… Tommy Twice…

Players in the department store better areas may soon be getting more competition.

clock July 16, 2007WWD Staff

The private dining room at Nicolas le Bec.

Media

Lyon Hot Spots

Lyon, with its Roman roots and connection to the textile industry, offers a mix of traditional and trendy.

clock July 16, 2007Emily Kafka

Lyon, Mode City will feature numerous catwalk shows.

Textiles

Lyon Fair Takes Fresh Approach

Organizers of the Lyon, Mode City trade fair plan a major revamp of the lingerie, boudoir accessories and swimwear event after the absence of several top French brands last year.

clock July 16, 2007Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Eurovet’s 3rd Shanghai Show Set for Big October Turnout

A robust turnout is anticipated at the third edition of the Shanghai Mode Lingerie trade fair set for Oct. 26 and 27.

clock July 16, 2007Karyn Monget

A rendering of Hilton McConnicoýs window for Chantal Thomass.

Fashion Features

A Topsy-turvy Take on Lingerie

An exclusive line of lingerie by Chantal Thomass will soon be unveiled as part of a topsy-turvy happening at Galeries Lafayette, designed by Hilton McConnico.

clock July 16, 2007Katya Foreman

Essentialist

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The Canada Goose store in Soho.

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Canada Goose Files Prospectus for IPO

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