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Inside Loewe's Spring Collection

Jonathan Anderson elaborated on the long, languid silhouettes he introduced for fall, here more organic and unfinished, but just as alluring.

clock 3hMiles Socha

Fashion

Chloé is the Epitome of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 23hBridget Foley

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Names New CEO

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

clock 22hLuisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Democracy at the Mall: Giant Costco Moving In To Fill Anchor Store Void

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Overview

Meet the latest incarnation of a mall anchor - Costco. Mall operators are beginning to spice their tenant formula beyond mainstays such as Macy's, J.C. Penney, Neiman Marcus and Dillard's to fill vacant spaces left by retail consolidation.

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Jimmy Choo's new flagship on Rodeo Drive.

Real Estate

Jimmy Choo Flagship Arrives on Rodeo

Jimmy Choo, which started here in 1996, has kicked off its West Coast expansion with a new flagship on Rodeo Drive.

clock December 19, 2007Anne Riley-Katz

Financial

Best Buy Profits Up 34.2% for Year

Best Buy Co. Inc., the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer, delivered robust earnings on strong sales Tuesday – further evidence that shoppers…

clock December 19, 2007Rachel Strugatz

Costco on Los Feliz Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Department Stores

Democracy at the Mall: Giant Costco Moving In To Fill Anchor Store Void

Meet the latest incarnation of a mall anchor – Costco.

clock December 19, 2007Rachel Brown and Anne Riley-Katz

J Brand jeans.

Denim

To Mom, Merry Christmas

Whether given as a not-so-subtle hint – no more mom jeans – or with ulterior motives – can I borrow that? – buying presents for mothers always carries…

clock December 19, 2007Whitney Beckett

Jean Paul Gaultier and Bojana Panic

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Gucci Blockbuster… Star Seekers… Jingle Belles…

Gucci’s Feb. 6 fund-raiser to accompany the opening of its biggest flagship worldwide on Fifth Avenue won’t be in New York, at least not technically.

clock December 19, 2007WWD Staff

Susan Schwab's USTR office had its funding held at 2007 levels.

Government and Trade

Proposed Commerce, USTR Funding Takes Hit

The Commerce Department and U.S. Trade Representative’s office lost millions of dollars in proposed funding for the 2008 fiscal year after Democrats were…

clock December 19, 2007Kristi Ellis

Bulgari's Boca Raton store.

Real Estate

Bulgari Expands With Stores, E-commerce

Although known for its lavish diamond necklaces and decadent watches, Bulgari is getting more accessible.

clock December 19, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Government and Trade

Social Awareness Is Focus Of China’s Industry Leaders

With growing global attention on workers’ rights and environmental issues, China’s textile and apparel manufacturers need to step up their efforts in…

clock December 19, 2007Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Lectra ceo Daniel Harari.

Technology

Where the Garment Factory Is Going

Running the largest apparel technology company in the world gives Lectra chief executive officer Daniel Harari a perspective on globalization and automation…

clock December 19, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Bergdorf Goodman Christmas window

Department Stores

Bits & Bytes: Fire and Air… Pillow Fight… POP Goes the Laptop…

Even if you don’t live in New York, you can see the famed Bergdorf Goodman Christmas windows online.

clock December 19, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Color Cosmetics

Beauty Beat: Packaging Suppliers Search for Keys to Sustainable Future

The use of materials like recyclable aluminum and biodegradable polymers in cosmetics packaging is important to further promotion of environmental…

clock December 19, 2007Kate Thornton

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Bogner to Open SoHo Unit in May

Seeking to show the U.S. market the extent of its offerings, Bogner, the upscale European label, will open a SoHo store in May.

clock December 19, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Couture

Versace Looks Ahead to Men’s, Asia and Jewelry

Versace plans to turn attention to men’s wear and Asia next year, as well as expand its jewelry and watch store format.

clock December 19, 2007Andrew Roberts

Spring 2008 looks from Malo.

Designer and Luxury

Malo Updated With Tradition in View

When 6267 duo Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi took Malo’s creative reins in July 2006, they had carte blanche save for one aspect ??? they had to…

clock December 19, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Nicole Miller's new 3rd Date ad campaign.

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Circ Saga… Food Group… 3rd Date…

Newsday and Spanish-language newspaper Hoy have agreed to forfeit $15 million to the U.S. government as part of an agreement to resolve a criminal…

clock December 19, 2007Karyn Monget and Irin Carmon and Amy Wicks

Robert Margolis

Financial

Cherokee in Play, Hires Goldman Sachs

Cherokee Inc. said Tuesday that it hired Goldman, Sachs & Co. to investigate options for maximizing shareholder value, which could include a sale of the…

clock December 19, 2007Zara Wong

Legal

Former Teamsters Leader Faces Extortion Charges

The former head of a local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents industry workers, was arrested Tuesday on federal charges…

clock December 19, 2007Ross Tucker

Pina Ferlisi

Human Resources

Generra’s Ferlisi Tapped for Coach Post

Pina Ferlisi, creative director at contemporary brand Generra, has been named executive vice president of design at Coach Inc., a new post at the…

clock December 19, 2007Sophia Chabbott and Julee Greenberg Kaplan

Financial

In Brief: Medal Contender… Yarn Production Gains… Kathryn Conover Hire…

Valerie Hermann is making room on her mantelpiece for yet another accolade.

clock December 19, 2007WWD Staff

Dolce Vita's tiered silk minidress.

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Dolce Vita Flirts With Dresses

At Dolce Vita, the sweet life must be accompanied by a cute cocktail dress.

clock December 19, 2007Ladan Cher

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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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