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Fashion Crowd Raises Record Amount at amfAR Gala

Heather Graham, Adriana Lima, Dita Von Teese and Lottie Moss were among the evening's guests at the 2016 amfAR gala at Milan Fashion Week.

clock 8hJoelle Diderich

Fashion

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 September 24, 2016Bridget 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

Romancing the Stone: Aber Renamed Harry Winston for Cachet

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Overview

Harry Winston is out to change the way diamonds are bought and sold. Aber Diamond Corp., the mining company that owns Harry Winston Inc., will rename itself Harry Winston Diamond Corp. starting today with the new symbol on the NYSE of HWD.

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Fashion Features

Worldly Goods

Whether it’s labeled a Moroccan djellaba, an Egyptian galabia or simply a caftan, American designers’ takes on that dramatic easy shape are part of spring’s exotic mood. Here, Josie Natori’s polyester crepe de chine version. Necklace and rings from…

clock November 19, 2007Bobbi Queen

Financial

Romancing the Stone: Aber Renamed Harry Winston for Cachet

Harry Winston is out to change the way diamonds are bought and sold.

clock November 19, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Financial

NexCen, Camuto Team for Shoe Box Buy

NexCen, a global brand acquisition firm, has joined with fashion and footwear maker Camuto Group to acquire the trademarks and intellectual property of The Shoe Box Inc…

clock November 19, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Financial

Castanea Takes Stake in Ippolita

Castanea Partners has invested in Ippolita, a jewelry firm known for its hand-wrought 18-karat gold, diamond and gemstone pieces with an artisanal vibe.

clock November 19, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Retail Features

In Brief: Vegas Time… Dockers Taps Laffin…

Next month, IWC Schaffhausen will open its first U.S. boutique in The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.

clock November 19, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Victoria’s Secret Stages 2nd Hollywood Show

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at the Kodak Theater here had a little bit of everything. The event, taped Thursday night and set to air as a one-hour special Dec. 4 on CBS, showcased creative styling, and, of course, top models.

clock November 19, 2007Marcy Medina and Rachel Rees

Fashion Features

Invista Creates New Video Workshop Format

Invista Inc. kicked off a new chapter in its semiannual intimate apparel workshop by focusing exclusively on a video presentation with a voice-over of directional trends for spring 2008.

clock November 19, 2007Karyn Monget

Financial

Richemont Net Up 28 Percent, Sees Strength Going Forward

Profits at Compagnie Financi?re Richemont SA surged 28 percent in the first half to 824 million euros…

clock November 19, 2007Samantha Conti and Nina Jones

Mergers and Acquisitions

B2X Buys 2 Trademarks From Hampshire

Hampshire Group Ltd. has sold its Marisa Christina and David Brooks trademarks and inventory to B2X Corp., a Jersey City-based technology company that…

clock November 19, 2007Whitney Beckett

Financial

Ann Taylor Cuts Outlook

AnnTaylor Stores Corp. posted a 4 percent rise in third-quarter earnings, but slashed its full-year forecast because of economic uncertainty.

clock November 19, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Designer and Luxury

De la Renta Expands Reach With Fur Pact

Keeping its eye on international expansion, Oscar de la Renta Ltd. has signed a licensing agreement with Yves Salomon SA to make and distribute a fur…

clock November 19, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Wang Inks Deal for Lavender Shop on Melrose

Vera Wang has signed a lease to open its first freestanding Lavender Label store here on Melrose Avenue next to Marc by Marc Jacobs and across the street…

clock November 19, 2007Marcy Medina

Financial

G-III’s Expanded Offerings Seen as Key to Longevity

G-III Apparel Group Ltd. has achieved its success the way few vendors have – by remaining out of the spotlight.

clock November 19, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Forecasts and Analysis

Shift in Size, Strategy for M&A Players

While adjustable rate mortgage woes have slowed global mergers and acquisitions activity, the market still has life. The landscape is seen moving from…

clock November 19, 2007Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: A Date With Kate… Britney’s In Trouble Again… Truth or Dare…

At Thursday night’s 7th on Sale gala, Donna Karan and Kate Moss were seen huddled together in a lengthy tete-a-tete, leading some inquisitive types to…

clock November 19, 2007Marc Karimzadeh and Miles Socha and Whitney Beckett and Irin Carmon and Stephanie D. Smith and Amy Wicks

Financial

Rafaella Rebrands Under Cerberus

Rafaella Apparel Group Inc. is rebranding itself for fall 2008, two years after being bought by Cerberus Capital Management.

clock November 19, 2007Whitney Beckett

Textiles

Farm Bill Fails in Senate

The Senate has scuttled a $286 billion farm bill that would have reestablished some federal subsidies for textile mills that use domestic and imported cotton.

clock November 19, 2007Kristi Ellis

Department Stores

Madewell in Manhattan for Holiday

Madewell is coming to Manhattan sooner than expected with a temporary store opening Wednesday at 532 Broadway in SoHo.

clock November 19, 2007David Moin

Beauty Beat: Nuxe Enters Organics

Nuxe wants to build on organic growth. The French natural pharmacy brand plans to tap the burgeoning market for organic treatment by introducing a…

clock November 19, 2007Ellen Groves

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Film Forum… Sea and Be Seen… So Lange, Farewell…

“Nothing is normal tonight,” proclaimed Julian Schnabel as he was swarmed by well-wishers congratulating him on the New York premiere of his latest film,…

clock November 19, 2007WWD Staff

People

Bargain Hunters

There were no clarions, drawbridges, damsels in distress or fire-breathing dragons, but the opening of 7th on Sale at the 69th Regiment Armory Thursday…

clock November 19, 2007WWD Staff

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