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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 23hEvan 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 13hMiles 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 August 29, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Polishing an Image: L&T to Launch $10M Rebranding Campaign

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Overview

Lord & Taylor is ready to exude personality. After four years of store closings, remerchandising and owndership changes, the retail chain is spending more than $10 million to launch an ambitious image campaign for the fall and holiday seasons.

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Stem Wear

Bootylicious has had a good run, with gravity-defying help from the likes of Jessica Biel and, of course, Jennifer Lopez.

clock July 23, 2007WWD Staff

Step and Repeat

With the proliferation of party pictures appearing in nearly every publication on the newsstand, it was only a matter a time before the fitness industry cashed in on the red-carpet craze.

clock July 23, 2007Derek Blasberg

Fashion Features

Levi’s Files Suit Against Polo

Levi Strauss & Co. has taken Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. to court, alleging the sportswear company illegally copied the jeans maker’s trademarked pocket stitching design.

clock July 23, 2007Joanna Ramey

Retail Features

Foot Traffic Picks Up in NYC Explosion Zone

As pedestrians tried to figure out the best way to navigate the Grand Central Terminal district Sunday, retailers affected by last week’s steam-pipe explosion were hoping the increased foot traffic would be a sign of improved sales.

clock July 23, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Wal-Mart Restructures After Watts Resigns

With back-to-school shopping about to kick off, the resignation of Wal-Mart’s top apparel executive suggests continued turbulence in the retailer’s ailing clothing business.

clock July 23, 2007Katherine Bowers

Fashion Features

In Brief: New Leadership at Circa…

San Francisco-based accessories firm Circa Corp. named Susan Hudson O’Neil president and chief executive officer as part of a strategic growth initiative.

clock July 23, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Vendors Debate Effects of Possible Macy’s Buyout

Vendors are watching anxiously as private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts seeks to buy Macy’s Inc. for $24 billion and take it private.

clock July 23, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Polishing an Image: L&T to Launch $10M Rebranding Campaign

Lord & Taylor is ready to exude personality.

clock July 23, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

Badgley Mischka Bags Go Platinum

After launching costume jewelry, Badgley Mischka is expanding its accessories footprint with a new day bag collection under its Platinum label.

clock July 23, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Anthony Nak’s TV Premiere

TV retail, no stranger to celebrity lines, is now tapping well-known and on-the-cusp designers.

clock July 23, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Textiles

Arts & Tannery Shows Its Skin

The Italian Trade Commission’s Arts & Tannery show here last week brought together Italy’s top tanneries to present their collections of leathers, exotic skins and shearlings for accessories buyers.

clock July 23, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Sojitz Invests $1.5M in Nitches

Nitches Inc., parent company of NAP Inc., a $100 million innerwear firm, has taken on a new partner: Tokyo-based Sojitz Corp., a $43 billion trading company specializing in aeronautics, chemicals, plastics, energy, minerals, food, textiles and apparel.

clock July 23, 2007Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Emerging Lingerie Companies Look to Web for Worldwide Growth

Mirroring established brands such as Victoria’s Secret, La Perla and Agent Provocateur, several emerging lingerie labels are expanding their presence on the Internet.

clock July 23, 2007Katya Foreman

Financial

Retail Stocks Feel the Heat as Index Dips 1.3%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 1.1 percent to 13,851.08 Friday as investors cashed in profits after the exchange posted a record high just over 14,000 earlier in the week.

clock July 23, 2007Erica Owen

Financial

Some Firms Eschew IPOs for ‘Faster’ Funding Method

Uncertainty in the financial markets is making the timing of launching an initial public offering challenging.

clock July 23, 2007Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Retailer Forever 21 Facing A Slew of Design Lawsuits

Gwen Stefani and Diane von Furstenberg, who have accused fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 of copying their designs, have plenty of company.

clock July 23, 2007Liza Casabona

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: A|X Marks The Spot… Group Effort… Beyond Seventh Avenue…

The largest A|X Armani Exchange store to date will make its debut on London’s Regent Street in September.

clock July 23, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Kenneth Cole Chief Operating Officer Exits

Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. chief operating officer Joel Newman is stepping down after a year and a half at the company.

clock July 23, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

La Rinascente Gets Sophisticated Update in Milan

With the makeover of its third floor, La Rinascente wants customers to walk away with new and edgy wares to rev up their closets.

clock July 23, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Bob Nielsen Takes Stake in Mama Mio… Fragrant Window Dressing…

Mama Mio has a new father figure.

clock July 23, 2007WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Catching Up… Personal Space… Reunited…

Looks like Kent Brownridge will be sitting in a corner office of Dennis Publishing before the end of the summer – although by then its name will surely be different.

clock July 23, 2007WWD Staff

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