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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 11hRosemary 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 16hJoelle 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 9hLisa Lockwood

PPR, Hermes Remain Bullish

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Turmoil in global financial markets has yet to ruffle luxury's fine feathers.

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Francois-Henri Pinault and Robert Polet at the PPR meeting Friday.


PPR, Hermes Remain Bullish

Turmoil in global financial markets has yet to ruffle luxury’s fine feathers.

clock September 4, 2007Miles Socha

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In Brief: WTO to Examine China Policy…

The World Trade Organization has established a dispute panel to examine allegations that China grants Chinese companies refunds, reductions or exemptions from taxes that are in breach of global subsidy rules.

clock September 4, 2007WWD Staff

A rendering of Bergdorf Goodman's new luxury jewelry space.

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Bergdorf’s Takes Luxe Up a Notch

Bergdorf Goodman is banking on the jewelry boom. These baubles are intended to exemplify the Bergdorf’s ethos: rarity, distinction and quality.

clock September 4, 2007Sophia Chabbott


Murray to Harry Winston

Harry Winston has tapped Nancy Murray as vice president of investor relations and corporate communications.

clock September 4, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

From the "Artrageous" catalogue, Kate Spade suede hobo bag and suede

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Bloomingdale’s Gets ‘Artrageous’

Utilizing everything from shopping bags to balloons, windows to wall hangings, Bloomingdale’s is transforming itself into a showcase for contemporary art.

clock September 4, 2007David Moin

Pouring bubbly at Zac Posen's party last season.


Party Planner

Break out the dancing shoes: This season’s party schedule is more packed than ever before.

clock September 4, 2007WWD Staff

Liz Goldwyn's "Giant" agate concha shell on antique brass ball chain.


The Family Stone

Little did Liz Goldwyn know that designing a jewelry collection would be dangerous to her health.

clock September 4, 2007Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

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Art & About

While models are stalking the runways, the art galleries will be busy hosting a slew of openings following their summer breaks.

clock September 4, 2007Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

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The Real Thing

New York fashion designers might be feeling the heat this week, but they’re not alone.

clock September 4, 2007Vanessa Lawrence

The Big Cheese

Jeff Garlin is everywhere this fall.

clock September 4, 2007Jacob Bernstein

Preen's Thea Bregazzi and Justin Thornton snuggle up.

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Cheat Sheet

Book that town car or make sure your stilettos are made for walking. This season’s lineup is jam-packed with a slew of names that are new to the New York runways.

clock September 4, 2007Veronique Hyland

The Tents at Bryant Park.

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Show Calendar

Following is the fashion week schedule for runway shows and presentations. Information is accurate as of press time but subject to change, and attendees are encouraged to confirm times and locations. Listings are courtesy of Ruth Finley’s Fashion…

clock September 4, 2007WWD Staff

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Saturday In the Park With Ralph

Ralph Lauren is the man of the moment. With his 40th anniversary fete set for this weekend, he talks about glamour, staying power and his decision to take fashion way uptown.

clock September 4, 2007Bridget Foley

Chris Benz's show is highly anticipated.

Fashion Features

Stores Eager for a Fresh Spring

The definition of spring as a time of growth and renewal seems particularly apt on the eve of fashion week.

clock September 4, 2007Sharon Edelson

Taffeta at Carolina Herrera, fall 2007.

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Designers Use Seasonal Mix In Fabric Choices for Spring

Textiles have always inspired seasonal collections and designers are ramping up the love affair for spring, allowing fabric and print trends to have a new level of influence.

clock September 4, 2007Court Williams


Textiles Face Price Pressure

Designers hunting for next season’s newest and most innovative fabrics are likely to feel the impact of the weakening U.S. dollar and rising prices for energy and raw materials.

clock September 4, 2007Ross Tucker

Jean-Paul Agon


Agon: L’Oreal Hitting on All Cylinders

L’Oréal is in overdrive.

clock September 4, 2007Jennifer Weil


Memo Pad: Seeing Red… Checking In… New Hire…

American Media Inc. delivered on its promise of reporting its March 31, 2007 fiscal earnings by Aug. 31.

clock September 4, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Importance of Being Earnest… Get Sporty… Online Preview…

Earnest Sewn has a busy month ahead.

clock September 4, 2007WWD Staff


China Safety Issues Enter Apparel Arena

The controversy over imports of contaminated Chinese consumer products is spilling over into the apparel area.

clock September 4, 2007Kristi Ellis


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clock 12hLisa Lockwood

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