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Berluti Confirms Haider Ackermann

Prized for his colorful, globe-trotting style, the designer is to show his first collection for the French brand next January.

clock 2hMiles Socha


J. Crew Narrows Loss in Second Quarter

Madewell continues to show gains while comp sales at the J. Crew brand remained challenged.

clock 9hDavid Moin


China Powers a 19.2% H1 Gain at SMCP

The French retail group operates the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Perlot chains.

clock 22hMiles Socha

The Future is Uncertain: Garment District Woes Stir Debate Over Zoning

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Could it be bye-bye, Fashion Avenue?

From This Issue

The Philanthropists

The celebrities who are most influential in creating awareness about their causes.

clock September 6, 2007Cecily Hall


Into the Light

This season’s party machine wasted no time kicking into high gear.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Contemporary Still on a Hot Streak

There’s still plenty of growth left in contemporary.

clock September 6, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

BCBG Unveils Latest L.A. Store

BCBG Max Azria has a fresh look at its newest store.

clock September 6, 2007Marcy Medina


Brooklyn Jean Resurfaces in the U.S.

Brooklyn Jean & Overall Co. is back in a big way.

clock September 6, 2007Julee Greenberg


August Rebound Buoys Denim Sales for B-t-s

Back-to-school has once again been a boon for denim — but it’s come at a price.

clock September 6, 2007Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Gucci Honors Schnabel for Film Work

Art is an act of peace,” Julian Schnabel said after accepting Gucci Group’s yearly cinema award during a ceremony Monday at Palazzo Grassi, Francois Pinault’s art museum here.

clock September 6, 2007Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

Gunn’s Latest Bravo Offering

New York Fashion Week is always a busy time for Tim Gunn, but this week several new projects are keeping him especially hopping.

clock September 6, 2007Whitney Beckett

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Bad Words… Remember Us?… Polo’s Newest Player…

After two years of dishing out criticisms of media personalities, celebrities and other fame seekers for, Jessica Coen is a kinder and gentler blogger now.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Nickel Expanding in U.S….Lacey Opening Store…

Men’s skin care brand Nickel is poised for a resurgence in the U.S.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Former Revlon President Sol Levine

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Riverside Memorial Chapel in Manhattan for Sol Levine, a member of the inner circle of the late Revlon founder Charles…

clock September 6, 2007Pete Born


U.N. Foresees World Economy Growing 3.4%

Spurred by strong growth in China and India, the world economy is projected to expand by 3.4 percent this year, compared with a 4 percent increase last year, because of the slowdown in the U.S., according to a United Nations report.

clock September 6, 2007John Zarocostas


Fed Reports Late-Summer Rise in Spending

Economic activity expanded across the U.S. in late July and August, even as financial markets absorbed the shock of a breakdown in the mortgage market for subprime borrowers.

clock September 6, 2007Evan Clark

Retail Features

In Brief: GAP’s New Partner… Gant Design Director… Jones E-Commerce President…

Gap Europe is set to test in-store concessions, or leased departments, in the U.K. with plans to open six shop-in-shops in House of Fraser stores over the next few months.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff


Saks Settles With SEC

Saks Inc. settled charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday over alleged financial reporting violations.

clock September 6, 2007Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Sarafpour Takes Eco-Style

Behnaz Sarafpour hopes to take the growing awareness of the environment to a new level — luxury.

clock September 6, 2007Marc Karimzadeh


Wal-Mart Gets High Marks In Social Awareness Survey

Is Wal-Mart seen as more socially conscious than organic food retailer Whole Foods?

clock September 6, 2007Valerie Seckler


J. Crew Earns $20.6M, Ups Outlook

J. Crew rolled through a robust spring season as ongoing efforts to elevate the quality, fit and luxury appeal of its collections paid off.

clock September 6, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

Alessandra Facchinetti Takes Reins at Valentino

Alessandra Facchinetti is getting another chance at a major label.

clock September 6, 2007Alessandra Ilari and Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Something Bold

Designers go for broke with exuberant abstract patterns, fresco-style brushstrokes and high-octane allover sequins.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: And the Show Goes On… New Roles… Mod World…

Roland Mouret was admitted to a London hospital on Tuesday afternoon, hours before his trunk show for the RM satellite collection at Browns.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

The Future Is Uncertain: Garment District Woes Stir Debate Over Zoning

Could it be bye-bye, Fashion Avenue?

clock September 6, 2007Sharon Edelson and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Seventh Avenue Timeline

1910: The Garment District centered around Madison Square, but opposition came from the Save New York Committee that wanted to maintain the tony atmosphere of the nearby shops on Fifth Avenue known as the Ladies’ Mile.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Leisure Time

Just relax. Spring’s the season for a sense of languor — evidenced in low-key draped and layered looks that were far from flashy.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Plate

A fashion show is the last place Yankee fans would expect to see Alex Rodriguez on game day in New York.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Tommy’s Turn… Greater Goods…

Tommy Hilfiger’s new retail concept, on Bleecker Street in New York, is his first collection store devoted to women.

clock September 6, 2007WWD Staff


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