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Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 7hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as 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 9hRosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bomber Jackets, Off-the-Shoulder and Rompers Trending

Google's Fashion Trends Report found that Gigi Hadid, Kanye West, Kendall Jenner, Michelle Obama and Taylor Swift influenced the top trends.

clock 12hMaghan McDowell

Macy’s Stock Up 7.6% Amid Questions About Debt Market Financing

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Overview

Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts wants to close on a deal for Macy's Inc., but turmoil in the debt financing markets might get in the way.

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The Coolest Careers

The ideal employers chosen by undergraduates interested in the fashion, apparel and retail sector.

clock July 19, 2007Cecily Hall

Fashion Features

Seven For All Mankind Unveils Print Campaign

Seven For All Mankind is polishing its image and going all out for fall with its first print advertising campaign.

clock July 19, 2007Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Color, Embellishments Return at Bread & Butter

Denim manufacturers showing at the Bread & Butter trade show here embraced brighter colors, lightweight fabrics and a return to moderate embellishments.

clock July 19, 2007Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Aéropostale Gets Promotional

Aéropostale wants to make sure everyone who comes into its stores gets into a pair of jeans.

clock July 19, 2007Julee Greenberg

People

Steam Heat

On a sultry Tuesday night in SoHo, recent CFDA award winner Phillip Lim lured his loyal fan base down to his new Mercer Street store for a Veuve Clicquot Champagne reception.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

American Idol

Actor James Marsden might be best known for his parts in the “X-Men” trilogy and “Superman Returns,” but what he’s kept secret from action fans is that he can sing — and dance.

clock July 19, 2007Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

People

Eye Scoop: No Reservations

All those city mice who wish they had a taste of home when they head to the Hamptons for the weekend now will have the chance to nibble Nobu’s famous black miso cod or rock shrimp tempura.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

Brave Heart

Anyone who has seen Taraji P. Henson on-screen knows she is one actress who doesn’t let inhibitions get in her way.

clock July 19, 2007Marcy Medina

Financial

Macy’s Stock Up 7.6% Amid Questions About Debt Market Financing

Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts wants to close on a deal for Macy’s Inc., but turmoil in the debt financing markets might get in the way.

clock July 19, 2007Vicki M. Young and Erica Owen

Financial

In Brief: Gerstein Joins Sears… Beverly Hills Denim… Retiring At Coach…

Richard Gerstein, global chief marketing officer of Alberto-Culver Co. and senior vice president of its U.S. business, has joined Sears Holdings Corp.

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Fashion Features

Zanini Prepares for New Role at Halston

Halston has a new leading man.

clock July 19, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Pandemonium in Midtown

An underground steam pipe explosion near Grand Central Terminal during the evening rush hour caused panic and disrupted some retailers in the area.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Good Things Come to Some Who Wait

Not even thunder, lighting or two inches of rain could dampen Anya Hindmarch’s “I’m Not A Plastic Bag” mania Wednesday.

clock July 19, 2007Jessica Iredale

Fashion Features

DJ Networks Gets Premium

DJ Networks Inc. is getting serious about going premium.

clock July 19, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Capsule Trade Show to Tap Into New Contemporary Talent

Capsule, a new apparel trade show that will launch here next week, promises to showcase an array of edgy new brands.

clock July 19, 2007Julee Greenberg

Financial

Active Brands Buys Marc Wear

Active Brands International has acquired Marc Wear, a major garment-dyed manufacturer of products sold to better department stores.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Coty Taps McGregor For Davidoff Campaign… Gisele ‘The One’ at Saks… Sally Launches E-commerce…

Coty Prestige has inked a deal with actor Ewan McGregor to be the face of its new Davidoff men’s fragrance, which is due out early next year.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

National Design Winners Feted in D.C.

First Lady Laura Bush lauded the accomplishments of designers Wednesday at a White House luncheon for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award winners and nominees.

clock July 19, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Seventh on Sale Back With Bigger Goal

Seventh on Sale is coming back in full force this fall.

clock July 19, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Levi’s Taps Hirst For Line… Designer Rookies…

British artist Damien Hirst is lending his talents to Levi Strauss on a new project.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Apparel Prices Decrease 1.4% in June

The price of women’s apparel shrunk a seasonally adjusted 1.4 percent last month compared with May and dropped 2.4 percent from a year earlier.

clock July 19, 2007Evan Clark

Textiles

Bush Creates Task Force for Import Safety

Amid pressure from Congress, President Bush established an import product task force on Wednesday to recommend steps to ensure the safety of food and consumer goods shipped into the U.S. and to step up enforcement efforts.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Life On The Web… Exits At Marie Claire…

Jane magazine is closing with the August issue and Conde Nast Publications will shut down the Web site Aug. 20, but another company Web site for young women has endured far beyond its magazine’s lifetime.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Jigsaw’s Designer to Build on Heritage

Jigsaw, the 35-year-old British brand known for giving classic English pieces a twist, has just got a fresh jolt of style — and a new creative director.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Richemont Sales Rise 9 Percent in Qtr.

Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA posted a 9 percent rise in sales.

clock July 19, 2007WWD Staff

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