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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 20hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Grueling Pace Aside, Buyer’s Praise Milan For Color, New Shapes

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Overview

A strong euro, snarled traffic and grim weather notwithstanding, retailers left Milan in high spirits thanks to a gust of fresh, colorful and feminine fashions.

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People

Annie’s Song

In order to remain relevant in today’s music world, many artists are forced to put out a new album almost every year and tour constantly.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

People

The Dancer’s Secret

Ten years and more than 700 pages later, Kavanagh has produced the first authorized biography of the greatest male dancer of the 20th century.

clock October 1, 2007Samantha Conti

People

Red Carpet Flash

Sexual positions worthy of the “Kama Sutra,” lingering shots of sweat-covered anatomy: It was just a normal downtown screening.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Macy’s Passport Illuminates L.A.

Macy’s Passport celebrated its 25th anniversary here with star power to spare, namely Dame Elizabeth Taylor.

clock October 1, 2007Marcy Medina

Financial

U.S. Socks Producers Seek Honduran Relief

U.S. socks producers are making their case for safeguards against Honduran imports.

clock October 1, 2007Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Zilli Makes North American Debut in Montreal

French luxury brand Zilli has chosen to open its first North American store here to take advantage of the common use of the French language, the city’s European tastes and the company’s long association with local supplier Zuki Furs.

clock October 1, 2007Brian Dunn

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Veronique’s Tale… Cheaper Than A Decorator… MTV Crib…

Veronique Branquinho celebrates her label’s 10th anniversary and readies a retrospective at the Antwerp, Belgium, fashion museum MoMu for March.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Greg Norman Adds to Women’s Line

As the Greg Norman Collection prepares its biggest women’s collection yet for spring, the golf apparel line is adding a new women’s essentials collection.

clock October 1, 2007Whitney Beckett

Financial

Ferragamo Taps Greco for New Post

The house of Ferragamo has tapped Ernesto Greco as chief financial officer, a new post for the Florentine luxury goods house.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Event Aids Boys and Girls Club

New York’s Metropolitan Club played host to philanthropists, and handbag lovers, last Wednesday at the second annual Purses and Pursenalities Luncheon benefiting the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club.

clock October 1, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Activewear Sales Gain in ’06

Active apparel sales are growing as activewear becomes more accepted as fashion, according to The NPD Group’s second survey of the global sports market.

clock October 1, 2007Whitney Beckett

Financial

Rafaella Earnings Dive for Qtr., Year

Rafaella Apparel Group Inc. said its net earnings fell by half for both the fourth quarter and fiscal year.

clock October 1, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Chanel’s Artistic Director Helleu, 69

Jacques Helleu, Chanel’s artistic director for more than four decades, died Friday at age 69 after a long illness.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Jewelry Designer Kazuko, 65

Kazuko Oshima, a Japanese jewelry designer and “guardian angel” to Barneys New York, died on Friday of what was believed to be esophageal cancer. She was 65.

clock October 1, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Gaultier’s Board President, Dominique Emschwiller, 64

Dominique Emschwiller, one of Jean Paul Gaultier’s closest collaborators for almost three decades and president of the company’s supervisory board, died…

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

The Minx: One Woman, Many Talents

Heidi Minx, née Heidi Willis from Baltimore, is a hyphenate career extraordinaire.

clock October 1, 2007Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Features

Universities Offer Grad Program in Apparel Via Internet

The University of Delaware is now offering a graduate certificate program in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Apparel Business — a program also open to students attending Cornell University and Colorado State University

clock October 1, 2007Vicki M. Young

Movado’s Museum Dial Turns 60

“When Albert Einstein congratulates you on your design, you know you’ve done something well,” said Movado Group Inc. president and chief executive officer Efraim Grinberg of the brand’s Museum Dial watch, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

clock October 1, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Dressing Up Watches

Mark Badgley and James Mischka describe their new watch collection as “jewelry that happens to tell time.”

clock October 1, 2007Caroline Tell

Retail Features

Luxe Time In Paris

With high-end watches enjoying strong business, more luxury watch brands are opening shops in the City of Light.

clock October 1, 2007Robert Murphy

Retail Features

A British Sensibility Blossoms in TriBeCa

With its library shelves and rolling ladder, pale walls, comfortable wing chairs and glossy fireplace mantle, Edon Manor, looks like a modern interpretation of the proper English library.

clock October 1, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Bag Brigade

Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren will soon have the accessories market in the bag – literally.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Brands in Tug-of-War With Private Label

The plethora of private label resources at last month’s Lyon, Mode City trade fair in Lyon, France, hit on a touchy topic in the intimates industry: brands versus private label.

clock October 1, 2007Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: Showcasing Lingerie in London…

Designer Samantha Chang staged her first lingerie trade show in London at the Fifty-Four Boutique Hotel in South Kensington.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: American Pie… Sitting Pretty… Get Shorty…

Dior is beefing up management in the U.S. with one of its key European deputies, WWD has learned.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Cavalli Opens in Paris

As part of his ambitious plans to take the French capital by storm, Roberto Cavalli has opened a boutique on Avenue Montaigne.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Grueling Pace Aside, Buyers Praise Milan For Color, New Shapes

A strong euro, snarled traffic and grim weather notwithstanding, retailers left Milan in high spirits thanks to a gust of fresh, colorful and feminine fashions.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

YSL Launches Upgraded Web Site

Interactive is the new black at Yves Saint Laurent’s revamped Web site, slated to go live today, complete with an online store for U.S. shoppers and lots of animated Web-only content.

clock October 1, 2007Miles Socha

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Former BBW Exec to Crabtree & Evelyn… Marionnaud Ex-CEO Fined

Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd. has appointed Michael Stromberg, a former Bath & Body Works executive, chief executive officer of Crabtree & Evelyn Group.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

In Brief: GAP Security Breach…

Gap Inc. said a laptop containing the personal information of an estimated 800,000 job applicants was stolen from the offices of a vendor that manages job applicant data for the company.

clock October 1, 2007WWD Staff

Essentialist

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The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

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