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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 18hBridget Foley


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


Police Arrest Suspect in Washington State Mall Shootings

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

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Mizrahi’s Major Move: Isaac Tapped to Design Liz Claiborne Women’s

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Mizrahi is leaving Target — the venue that introduced him to the mainstream customer — at the end of this year and will become creative director for all categories of the better-priced women's Liz Claiborne brand, beginning in spring 2009.

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Kellwood to Shareholders: Hold On

Kellwood Co.’s shares rose 10 percent Tuesday to close at $18.12 on the New York Stock Exchange after Sun Capital Securities Group LLC repeated for the…

clock January 16, 2008Whitney Beckett

Human Resources

Mizrahi’s Major Move: Isaac Tapped to Design Liz Claiborne Women’s

Liz Claiborne Inc. has enlisted Isaac Mizrahi to rescue its struggling flagship brand.

clock January 16, 2008Whitney Beckett


Burberry 3Q Revenues Rise

Revenues at Burberry rose 23.3 percent to 254 million pounds, or $519.6 million, from 206 million pounds, or $394.6 million, in the third quarter, boosted…

clock January 16, 2008Samantha Conti

Retail Features

In Brief: Gap’s New Deal… Exit At Loehmann’s… Delivering Fashion

Gap Inc. on Tuesday said it signed a franchising agreement with the Marinopoulos Group to bring the Gap and Banana Republic to Greece, Romania, Bulgaria,…

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Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Dream Girl

Olivier Theyskens knows how to make a statement, even if it’s a quiet one. That’s exactly what he did at his pre-fall show for Nina Ricci, musing on, he…

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Retail Features

Winners Poised to Emerge in Down Market

With all the bad news on the retail front these days, it’s clear there are many losers in the industry. But there might also be winners who can capitalize…

clock January 16, 2008Whitney Beckett


Worth Buys In-home Competitor Juliana

The Worth Collection Ltd. has acquired Home Marketing Associates Inc., owner of Worth’s competitor in the direct shopping channel Juliana Collezione, in order to become a bigger player in the in-home shopping industry.

clock January 16, 2008Whitney Beckett

Retail Features

Storm Warning: Dip Dictates Buying at L.A. Market

Anxiety about the slowing U.S. economy sent a chill through the summer-focused contemporary fashion market that ended here Tuesday, as retail buyers narrowed their orders to easy-wearing and marketable clothing.

clock January 16, 2008Anne Riley-Katz


USTR Schwab Tours St. John

For Susan Schwab, the Bush administration’s chief trade negotiator, a trip to California last week had an essential element — fashion.

clock January 16, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Buyers Write Immediate Orders for Print Dresses

It’s not all doom and gloom. After holding off on spring orders at earlier shows, buyers came back with substantial immediate orders at January’s installment of Moda Manhattan and FAME.

clock January 16, 2008Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

News Reel: Kenneth Cole Show Delay… Good Deeds From Eileen Fisher…

Kenneth Cole New York is taking another season off the runway. Once a mainstay as the first show of New York Fashion Week, Cole’s last show was in February 2006.

clock January 16, 2008WWD Staff


Financo Dinner Draws Retail Heavyweights

Call it hustle and flow. That was the game at the 18th Annual Merchandising Industry Chief Executives seminar and dinner, hosted by Financo Inc. at the Harmonie Club…

clock January 16, 2008WWD Staff


The Bargain Bin

Carl Icahn take note: There are a lot of bargain stocks in the retail sector right now.

clock January 16, 2008WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Guthy-Renker Buys Modern Health Labs

Guthy-Renker has stepped up to the acquisition plate with a $15.7 million deal for Modern Health Labs, which is known for its Scalp Med brand of hair growth products.

clock January 16, 2008Rachel Brown


BCBG in Deal For Dorotennis

BCBG Max Azria Group has acquired French sportswear brand Dorotennis from European investment firm Argos Soditic. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

clock January 16, 2008Emilie Marsh

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Guitar Hero… Natural Woman… Saunders to Hit Target…

After thrusting Mikhail Gorbachev into the fashion spotlight with its award-winning “core values” campaign, it looks like Louis Vuitton has gone casting in the world of rock ‘n’ roll for its next personality.

clock January 16, 2008WWD Staff


Industry Retail Sales Off in Dec.

Sales at apparel and accessories stores fell a seasonally adjusted 2 percent in December, while department store sales dipped 0.4 percent, amid heightening anxiety the economy is on the brink of a recession.

clock January 16, 2008Kristi Ellis

The Markets Features

Wholesale Apparel Prices Flat

Seasonally adjusted wholesale prices for U.S.-made women’s and girls’ apparel held steady in December, compared with November, as prices on all domestically…

clock January 16, 2008Evan Clark


Diesel Goes Between the Sheets

Stone-washed denim sheets? Whether or not that becomes an actual collection, Diesel chief Renzo Rosso has signed a five-year license with Italy’s main home…

clock January 16, 2008Luisa Zargani

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Neil Barrett Eyes Growth For Women’s Line, Retail

Neil Barrett is plotting a busy year, including new retailing projects, a structured expansion in the Asian market and the launch of an accessories line for…

clock January 16, 2008Luisa Zargani

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: New Titles All Around… From Print to Web… It’s Oprah’s World

Conde Nast Publications Inc. just keeps shuffling the deck, with another set of changes revealed Tuesday afternoon: Marc Berger, Details associate…

clock January 16, 2008Irin Carmon and Stephanie D. Smith and Amy Wicks


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