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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 5hBridget Foley

Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 10hWWD Staff

Bidding for Kellwood: Offer by Sun Capital Sends Shares Soaring

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Overview

At first blush, Sun Capital Securities Group LLC's unsolicited $543 million bid for Kellwood Co. may seem low. But, considering the $1.96 billion vendor's troubled earnings in the last few years, analysts think the $21 a share offer may not be a bad deal.

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Fashion Features

Costume Party

Playing 21 has brought good luck to Ennio Capasa.

clock September 20, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Tahari’s Grand Palazzo

Milan is the jumping-off point for the brand’s European push.

clock September 20, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Barrett Building with Women’s Line

Neil Barrett is a slowly but surely kind of guy.

clock September 20, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Show Calendar

Following is the schedule for the Milan women’s ready-to-wear shows from the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, running Sept. 22 to 29.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Pack ‘Em In

Milan is doing a big squeeze this season, and not just for those skinny jeans.

clock September 20, 2007Luisa Zargani

The Newcomers

The fall season’s top 10 most-anticipated TV shows.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Mondavi Courts ‘Neiman Marcus Woman’ With 29

Lydia Mondavi’s lifelong operations manual has been Stanley Marcus’ book, “Minding the Store,” a gift from her grandfather at age five.

clock September 20, 2007Rachel Brown

Financial

NRF Sees Holiday Slightly Below Par

The volatile financial and weak housing markets, credit crunch and wobbly consumer confidence are bringing down holiday sales expectations.

clock September 20, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

Marras in Deal With Gibò

Antonio Marras said Wednesday that he has signed a licensing agreement with Gibo to produce and distribute his women’s and men’s collections, beginning with the fall 2008 season.

clock September 20, 2007Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

Manfredi Opts for Park Avenue

At least one fine jeweler doesn’t want to endure the crush of competition on Madison Avenue.

clock September 20, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Financial

Retail Apparel Prices Drop

Following a long-term pattern, August retail prices for women’s apparel fell a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent compared with July, and were down 2.8 percent from a year earlier.

clock September 20, 2007Evan Clark

Financial

Inditex Profits Leap 33.1%

Fast fashion is looking turbocharged.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

DKNY Jeans Opens Spate of Europe, Asia Stores

The DKNY Jeans push into Europe and Asia is switching into high gear this fall.

clock September 20, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Wrangler Celebrates 60

Wrangler is launching two limited edition anniversary jeans styles to commemorate 60 years in business.

clock September 20, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

James Gets Serious About Green

Green is the new blue for premium denim label James Cured by Seun.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Bidding for Kellwood: Offer by Sun Capital Sends Shares Soaring

At first blush, Sun Capital Securities Group LLC’s unsolicited $543 million bid for Kellwood Co. may seem low.

clock September 20, 2007Vicki M. Young and Whitney Beckett

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Paar-taay!… The Seventies Were It… Fine Lines…

Alpha Media Inc. is the new owner of Maxim and Blender, so naturally when it was looking to launch a new venture it went right to its beer-and-babes sweet spot.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Coterie’s Fresh Take on Spring

Spring was in the air at ENK International’s Fashion Coterie.

clock September 20, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Gucci’s TV Debut

A late Gucci show shouldn’t ruffle any feathers on Sept. 26 as the luxury goods house plans a preview screening of a video directed by David Lynch for its new fragrance.

clock September 20, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Branching Out

Emerging talent Albino D’Amato hopes to dust off the vintage Italian brand VictorVictoria with a fresh approach.

clock September 20, 2007Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

Scene

What’s the point of visiting Milan if you’re not going to do some eating, drinking and shopping?

clock September 20, 2007Chiara Hughes

Fashion Features

Ones to Watch

Now in its third season, the Who Is On Next contest organized by Italian Vogue and Alta Roma has become a tried-and-true measure for new talent

clock September 20, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Modeling 101

The world is full of good-looking models. Now, VH1 is seeking out intelligent ones.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: A Kidman Coup… Bond’s Fate… Ferre Tribute…

Nicole Kidman will model at London Fashion Week today — although her debut will be on the big screen rather than the runway.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Twinkle, Twinkle

Colorful patterns, shining fabrics and even sequins light up the London runways.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

People

Song Birds

About 10 years ago, when the internet was still largely a curiosity, about 5 percent of men browsed for clothes online.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Stefano Pilati Inks Deal to Stay at YSL

Stefano Pilati is staying put at Yves Saint Laurent, WWD has learned.

clock September 20, 2007Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Lanvin Shop a Showcase for Clothes

Alber Elbaz is proud of his enlarged, new-look Lanvin boutique, which reopened here Tuesday with raw concrete floors, gleaming lacquer panels, industrial-steel fixtures and vintage Art Deco furnishings

clock September 20, 2007Miles Socha

Financial

Consulting Firm Kurt Salmon Bought by MCG

Kurt Salmon Associates, a global management consulting firm for many high-profile retail chains as well as consumer products and health care industries, has been acquired by Management Consulting Group plc, based in the United Kingdom.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

In Brief: Diamond Doings… Move on Trade Aid… Ann Taylor Picks CFO…

Hamdi Chatti has been named to the newly created position of executive vice president of Aber Diamond Corp. and Harry Winston.

clock September 20, 2007WWD Staff

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