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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 4hBridget 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.

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No Clouds Over Luxury: Sales at LVMH Increase 10.3% in Third Quarter

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Crisis? What crisis? Suggesting luxury has been unruffled by recent financial turbulence, LVMH Mo?t Hennessy Louis Vuitton said sales accelerated in the third quarter gaining 10.3 percent.

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Textiles

Top Apparel Exporters Lower Costs

Major textile and apparel exporting nations, led by India, posted significant gains in the last year in lowering costs and simplifying international trade in goods, according to the World Bank’s “Doing Business 2008” report.

clock October 16, 2007John Zarocostas

Textiles

China Argues Removal Of Paper Duties

China urged the U.S. last week to remove a set of preliminary duties imposed on imports of Chinese-made coated paper that it alleges breaches global trade rules.

clock October 16, 2007John Zarocostas

Textiles

Environmental Issues Dominate Interstoff Asia

Interstoff Asia Essential featured 200 exhibitors showing mostly high-performance fabrics highlighted by one of the industry’s major emerging trends: environmentally friendly fibers, dyes and fabrics.

clock October 16, 2007Constance Haisma-Kwok

Financial

Hyosung Invests in Vietnam

Hyosung is looking to Vietnam as the next step in its bid to dethrone Invista and become the world’s largest spandex manufacturer.

clock October 16, 2007Ross Tucker

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Anderson’s Goal for Skin: ‘Per-féktion’

Richard Anderson is confident his Per-fékt Beauty products are in a class by themselves. He insists they’re not quite liquid foundations, even though Sephora lists them as such, and not really primers, the group Nordstrom lumps them into.

clock October 16, 2007Rachel Brown

Fashion Features

Adam Lippes Gets Boost

Never underestimate the power of Oprah. Adam Lippes, creative director of Adam Adam Lippes, found that out when one eight-minute appearance on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” last spring resulted in some $500,000 in sales in a week – half his annual…

clock October 16, 2007Beth Wilson

Financial

Iconix to Pay $550G in Rocawear Suit

Iconix Brand Group Inc. agreed to pay a $550,000 civil payment in a lawsuit involving its acquisition of Rocawear.

clock October 16, 2007Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

Hogan Taps Thakoon Panichgul

Diego Della Valle has zeroed in on another bright, young New York talent.

clock October 16, 2007Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

CC Girl Deal Puts Komar in Tween Market

The Komar Co. is getting into the growing tween category. Komar, a 100-year-old business based here that markets and distributes women’s lingerie, children’s sleepwear and cosmetics, has acquired CC Girl Inc.

clock October 16, 2007Julee Greenberg

Textiles

In Brief: WTO Cotton Ruling… Tourism Caveat

A WTO dispute panel on Monday upheld an interim finding that sided with Brazil in its complaint that the U.S. failed to comply with earlier rulings that found its cotton subsidy programs breached WTO rules.

clock October 16, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

The Royal Flair of Princess Grace

Twenty-five years after her death, Princess Grace’s style remains a source of inspiration for designers and consumers alike, and Sotheby’s new exhibition “Grace, Princess of Monaco, A Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Grace Kelly” should further stoke…

clock October 16, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Nicole Miller Lends Rich’s Charity a Hand

Nicole Miller is offering her designer touch to a charitable cause.

clock October 16, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

BCBG Aims High on Fifth

Max Azria has never been a man of small ambitions. Azria’s global retail empire includes 386 stores and his ready-to-wear collections continue to grow in diversity.

clock October 16, 2007Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

Ugg Goes for Gold Coast

Ugg Australia unveiled its largest U.S. freestanding store in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood this month, with plans to expand its retail presence domestically and abroad.

clock October 16, 2007Beth Wilson

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Luxury in the ‘Net… More Men… Traveling On

Can luxury brands be successful on the Internet? Some high-end companies have been hesitant to move to the Web for fear of watering down their brands, but Rolex is proving a small investment on the Internet can lead to a high profile.

clock October 16, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

No Clouds Over Luxury: Sales at LVMH Increase 10.3% in Third Quarter

Crisis? What crisis? Suggesting luxury has been unruffled by recent financial turbulence, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said sales accelerated in…

clock October 16, 2007Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Ferragamo Sets Busy Fall Schedule

Ferragamo is stepping up its events for fall. On Monday, the Florentine house staged a runway show in the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul with 600 guests, including Korean star Kim So Yeon, who entered the spotlight at the Venice Film Festival two years…

clock October 16, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Prada Honored… L.A. Chick… Dinner Belles

While Los Angeles’ fledgling designers were showing at Smashbox Studios, the city’s fashion and art elite came out to the Hammer Museum’s “Gala in the Garden” Sunday night honoring Miuccia Prada and Mike Kelley.

clock October 16, 2007WWD Staff

People

Smarty Pants

Models-turned-actresses are a cliché at Hollywood casting calls. But Ivy League-schooled econ majors-turned-models-turned-actresses? Not quite so common.

clock October 16, 2007Vanessa Lawrence

People

Top of the Food Chain

In the days before Conde Nast editors ordered their burgers — no bun — in the Frank Gehry-designed cantina at 4 Times Square, their unofficial cafeteria was 44, the restaurant in the Royalton hotel.

clock October 16, 2007Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

People

Dude, Where’s My Chef?

Apart from the white aprons, there’s little to suggest Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo are classically trained chefs and not just a couple of long-haired skaters.

clock October 16, 2007Marcy Medina

Fashion Features

Dallas Chowboys

Singer Chris Isaak was just about the only one with anything to fret about when Neiman Marcus stretched its 100th anniversary into a two-day celebration that ranged from the Cotton Bowl to a formal ball. Get all the details, and additional online…

clock October 16, 2007David Moin and Holly Haber

Fashion Features

Building Better Mousetraps

Developers are refining formats and seeking new growth opportunities.

clock October 16, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Sync: Retailing and Casinos

From Las Vegas to Macau, the synergy between stores and gaming presents myriad opportunities.

clock October 16, 2007David Moin

Retail Features

Chevy Chase’s Retail Resurgence

Luxury is the name of the game in an area with high household incomes and a taste for style.

clock October 16, 2007Kristi Ellis

Retail Features

Remaking Retail in Miami

Refurbished shopping areas sprout in three neighborhoods.

clock October 16, 2007Rebecca Kleinman

Financial

Study Sees Positive Holiday

In face of bearish Christmas forecasts, The Macerich Co. has developed a contrarian point of view on the holiday season.

clock October 16, 2007David Moin

Retail Features

Bringing Luxury to the Desert Suburbs

For years, the Strip had all the fun. Now retailers are venturing beyond the glitter.

clock October 16, 2007Sharon Edelson

Textiles

University Launches Test Center

Philadelphia University is trying to determine whether dangerous levels of toxic chemicals are used in imported apparel and home textiles after recalls of contaminated jewelry, toys and food that have mobilized Congress and the Bush administration.

clock October 16, 2007Kristi Ellis

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