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Rei Kawakubo's “Invisible clothes” for Comme des Garçons

Rei Kawakubo's two-word backstage brief on her spring Comme des Garçons collection was, “Invisible clothes.”

clock 19mBridget Foley

Fashion

Haider Ackermann's Captivating Spring Collection

The collection was ravishing, captivating with its drifting silk, trailing ribbons and delicious tropical colors.

clock 11hMiles Socha

Fashion

Maria Grazia Chiuri's First-Ever Fashion Show for Dior

In her debut collection for Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri proclaimed her ascent boldly, with a fresh take on on daytime dressing.

clock September 30, 2016Bridget Foley

Shadowy Fund-raiser: Past of Norman Hsu Traced to Men’s Wear

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Overview

Norman Hsu, the scandal-plagued fund-raiser tied to presidential candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama, has made much mileage out of his involvement in the fashion world — but his industry activities remain a mystery.

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Workers put finishing touches on the grand staircase in Barneys, which features whimsical mannequin displays throughout.

Fashion Features

Size Matters: Barneys Launching S.F. Flagship

Barneys New York has a new flagship to go to with its new owner.

clock September 19, 2007Joanna Ramey

Stella McCartney

Fashion Features

Stella-Adidas Adds Golf for Spring

Adidas by Stella McCartney is teeing off for spring.

clock September 19, 2007Whitney Beckett

A Kas dress.

Fashion Features

Moda Thrives in Altman Venue

Buyers at the Moda Manhattan show this week said they were spending their open-to-buys, which held steady from last year, on dresses, jackets with lantern sleeves and colorful pieces.

clock September 19, 2007Whitney Beckett

A Jason Matlo dress.

Fashion Features

Train Runs Clear Path, Platform 2 Seeks Footing

The Train has found a niche as a trade show for interesting pieces from European designers, but its sidekick, Platform 2, is still finding its track in its third season out.

clock September 19, 2007Whitney Beckett

Detmar Blow

Fashion Features

Finding Issy

“Where is Issy?”

clock September 19, 2007Samantha Conti

Roberto Cavalli in the center of an upcoming H&M ad.

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Cavalli’s H&M Party… Double Duty…

For Roberto Cavalli, whose one-off collection for Hennes & Mauritz launches Nov. 8 at 200 stores, it’s never too soon to party.

clock September 19, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Dress Barn Net Jumps 38%

“It was definitely our best year ever.”

clock September 19, 2007David Moin

Financial

Wal-Mart Apparel Business: Room to Improve

Despite positive steps, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is “still struggling” in the key apparel and home categories, the retail giant’s chief financial officer said Tuesday.

clock September 19, 2007Sharon Edelson

Financial

Stocks Soar on Fed Move

Retail stocks surged Tuesday after the Federal Reserve reduced its benchmark interest rate by a half point.

clock September 19, 2007Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Howard Gittis, 73

Funeral services were held Tuesday for Howard Gittis, vice chairman and chief administrative officer of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. and the key…

clock September 19, 2007WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: International Cosmetics & Perfumes Sales Hit $4M in Qtr… David Gandy Heats Up La Rinascente… Sue Devitt Beauty Taps Kilkenny

International Cosmetics & Perfumes Inc. said it experienced record growth in the fourth quarter ended June 30, thanks to new products, strength in the luxury segment and wider retail distribution of its brands.

clock September 19, 2007WWD Staff

Norman Hsu and his son, Oliver, published in DNR February 28, 1987.

Financial

Shadowy Fund-raiser: Past of Norman Hsu Traced to Men’s Wear

Norman Hsu, the scandal-plagued fund-raiser tied to presidential candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama, has made much mileage out of his…

clock September 19, 2007Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Dangerous Liaisions… Hip or Hip Replacement?… Office Party…

Spanish retailer Zara was forced to pull a bag from its shelves Tuesday after complaints that symbols embroidered on the item resembled swastikas.

clock September 19, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

L&T Near Deal With Abboud

Lord & Taylor is close to completing another designer exclusive, this time with Joseph Abboud — the man, not the label.

clock September 19, 2007David Moin

Financial

Kenneth Cole Acquires Le Tigre

Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. has acquired the Le Tigre trademark, its tiger logo, its portfolio of licenses and other properties associated with the young contemporary brand.

clock September 19, 2007Julee Greenberg

Financial

Warnaco Outlines Restructuring

Warnaco Group Inc., the $1.8 billion apparel firm, is exiting parts of its swimwear and Lejaby divisions to focus its efforts on its Calvin Klein business.

clock September 19, 2007Whitney Beckett and Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

In Brief: Agassi Sues Target… Beverly Hills Deal… Web Appointment…

Former tennis star Andre Agassi’s firm, Agassi Enterprises Inc., has filed a lawsuit against Target Corp.

clock September 19, 2007WWD Staff

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

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