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‘The Chic’ Rides Off: Valentino to Retire After January Couture

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Adieu. That was the simple title on the surprising statement issued Tuesday afternoon by the House of Valentino announcing the retirement of the designer and his longtime business partner, Giancarlo Giammetti, come January.

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Simple's consumer feedback site.

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Beauty Beat: Simple Launches Site to Communicate With Customers…

For Simple, the future is all about creating an easy dialogue with customers.

clock September 5, 2007Brid Costello

The Hermes Birkin bag.

Retail

Selfridges’ Room of Wonder

Selfridges’ new Wonder Room, which opened Monday, intends to shake up its customers’ idea of a luxury shopping experience.

clock September 5, 2007Nina Jones

Fashion Features

Graeme Black to Show in London

Graeme Black is moving his eponymous label to London, where he plans to stage a runway show in February and open his first stand-alone store next year.

clock September 5, 2007Samantha Conti

3.1 Phillip Lim sunglasses.

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3.1 Phillip Lim Adds Shades

Phillip Lim is adding sunglasses to his 3.1 roster.

clock September 5, 2007Caroline Tell

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Fashion Features

Mills Gear Up for Warm Winter at Milano Unica

Italian textile manufacturers set to exhibit at next week’s Milano Unica fair are confident that the sales gains of the first half of the year will carry over and provide a solid close to 2007.

clock September 5, 2007Stephanie Epiro

Diamonds by Leviev: The opening of the first U.S. Leviev boutique has the jewelry industry buzzing.

Retail

Lev Leviev’s Diamonds: U.S. Bound

What does it take for an up-and-coming jeweler to compete against the likes of Graff and Harry Winston?

clock September 5, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Illuminating Concepts' bright and colorful design for the gift store All the Hoopla.

Retail

Stores Lighten Up

Lighting can draw attention, or reveal texture, color and shape. It can make merchandise look more beautiful, or it can create a “big box” sterile effect.

clock September 5, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Due Maternity site statistics on the iPhone.

Retail

Retailers Try iPhone as Business Tool

Due Maternity credits the iPhone with landing a big online order that might have been lost to a competing retailer.

clock September 5, 2007Denise Power

A sketch of Kim's visors for Michael Kors.

Fashion Features

Matches Made in Heaven

There seems to be a cover to every pot when it comes to ready-to-wear designers collaborating with accessories makers. A look at some blossoming relationships.

clock September 5, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Charles E. Broudy, 79, Retail Design Pioneer

Retail design pioneer Charles E. Broudy, who set the look for thousands of Gap, GapKids and babyGap stores in the Eighties and Nineties, died of cancer on…

clock September 5, 2007David Moin

The bloggers from Jezebel.com.

Media

Memo Pad: Blogs…

It’s relatively easy for public relations reps and show organizers to know who should be in the front rows at the Bryant Park tents this week.

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Fashion Features

Bright On Track

Daryl Kerrigan goes back to her roots with her new Kerrigan line.

clock September 5, 2007Venessa Lau

Fashion Features

Calvin Fetes 25 Years of Underwear

In 25 years, Calvin Klein Underwear has created the boxer brief, the clean aesthetic for women’s lingerie and the Kate Moss and Mark “Marky Mark” Wahlberg pairing.

clock September 5, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

The Alex hobo style is a bestseller this fall.

Fashion Features

Full Steam Ahead at Jimmy Choo

It looks like those stilettos were made for walking.

clock September 5, 2007Miles Socha

Financial

Equity Fund Acquires Ron Chereskin

Men’s wear design firm Ron Chereskin Studio Inc. has been acquired by private equity fund Bluestar Alliance for an undisclosed sum, the two companies said on Tuesday.

clock September 5, 2007Vicki M. Young

Financial

Etro Opens Third Hong Kong Store

Etro has opened its third store in Hong Kong, a 1,060-square-foot boutique in Central’s upscale IFC shopping mall.

clock September 5, 2007Constance Haisma-Kwok

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People

Prep School

Whether it’s with a little lovin’ or Uniqlo knits, here’s how industry insiders will cope with the shows this season.

clock September 5, 2007WWD Staff

Ellen Tracy

Fashion Features

And So It Begins

Ready for what could be fashion’s craziest — and most overpopulated — show week in ages? Tuesday, some early-bird designers got a jump on the sartorial worm.

clock September 5, 2007WWD Staff

Bernard Arnault's new yacht.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Water World… Her Guitar Gently Weeps… Going Coach?…

Bernard Arnault has a new toy: a gleaming blue and white yacht christened Amadeus.

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Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti

Fashion Features

‘The Chic’ Rides Off: Valentino to Retire After January Couture

Adieu.

clock September 5, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Financial

Guess Income Soars 81.5%

During a period when many retailers saw sales slip, Guess Inc. was one of the exceptions.

clock September 5, 2007Vicki M. Young

Financial

Fast Retailing Plan Includes $3.5B for Deals

Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. has global expansion in mind — including spending up to $3.5 billion to make acquisitions.

clock September 5, 2007Koji Hirano

Fashion Features

In Brief: Moving Up at Marchon…

Marchon Eyewear Inc. has promoted Robert Schienberg to senior vice president of global communications.

clock September 5, 2007WWD Staff

For Love and Liberty

Fashion Features

Tried and True: Retailers Are Cautious at MAGIC, Buying Closer to Season

Retailers played it safe at Magic Marketplace and the ancillary trade shows held here Aug. 24 to 30 by placing orders for styles that have been selling well and buying closer to the season.

clock September 5, 2007WWD Staff

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