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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 10hBridget 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


Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

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

clock 15hWWD Staff

Catching Celebrity Wave: DKNY Jeans to Do Rachel Bilson Line

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DKNY Jeans is getting more aggressive in the celebrity fashion game — and its partner of choice is actress Rachel Bilson.

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Retail Features

Expanded Ala Moana Center Brings Nordstrom to Hawaii

Ala Moana Center in Honolulu, billed as the world’s largest open-air shopping center, has added about 300,000 square feet of retail space, including…

clock March 13, 2008Anne Riley-Katz


Valuables on the Line in Esmerian Case

The legal battle between Ralph Esmerian, owner of Fred Leighton, and Merrill Lynch is heating up, with everything from Esmerian’s home to potentially the…

clock March 13, 2008Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Bayou Criticizes Industry for Too-Thin Models

Designer Bradley Bayou came to Harvard Tuesday night to talk about “the worst day of my life” — when his eldest daughter collapsed from anorexia…

clock March 13, 2008Katherine Bowers


Beauty Beat: Ferragamo Parfums Maps Aggressive Plan for Growth…

The six-year-old fragrance division of the Salvatore Ferragamo fashion house recorded total wholesale sales of 67 million euros in 2007…

clock March 13, 2008Stephanie Epiro

Fashion Features

Charron’s New Venture

Paul Charron, former chairman and chief executive officer of Liz Claiborne Inc., and Paul Tierney, who recently resigned from Claiborne’s board, are teaming…

clock March 13, 2008Whitney Beckett

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Portfolio Turns a Page… Athletes Can Dress Up… Moving Up

Lauren Goldstein Crowe and are parting ways, leaving the site’s approach to fashion up in the air.

clock March 13, 2008Samantha Conti and Stephanie D. Smith and Amy Wicks

Mass and Off-Price

Target in Talks to Sell Credit Card Receivables

Target Corp. said Wednesday that it is negotiating with an unnamed investment partner to sell an undivided interest in about 50 percent of its credit card…

clock March 13, 2008Evan Clark

Government and Trade

Schwab: Colombia Trade Pact Headed to Congress

U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab said Wednesday that the Bush administration plans to send a free trade agreement with Colombia to Congress in early…

clock March 13, 2008Kristi Ellis


Milan’s Mixed Bag

The top 20 most-viewed fall collections in Milan on

clock March 13, 2008Cecily Hall


Where Bigger Is Better

True to its maverick spirit, Dallas is looking to the future with economic expansion focusing on fashion and retailing.

clock March 13, 2008Rusty Williamson


FashionCenterDallas Preps for Fall

A slew of new labels is coming to town for the fall market, March 27 to 30, drawing retailers to FashionCenterDallas.

clock March 13, 2008Holly Haber


She’s Gotta Have It

Dresses have had a good run, but tailored separates and knitwear are ready to eclipse them for fall in the bridge and contemporary markets, in a season…

clock March 13, 2008WWD Staff

Department Stores

Galleria and NorthPark Battle to Be Top High-End Mall

Galleria Dallas is seeking to reshape itself as it battles main rival NorthPark Center for retail tenants and customers.

clock March 13, 2008Holly Haber

Specialty Stores

Texas-Sized Project Mixes Retail, Sports and More

An ambitious, more than 1.4 million-square-foot mixed-use project is planned here with a favorite Texas motif as the calling card — sports.

clock March 13, 2008Holly Haber


Dining in Dallas

Restaurants have been sprouting in Dallas even faster than usual, fueled by burgeoning development, lively entrepreneurship and residents’ passion for new…

clock March 13, 2008Holly Haber

Marketing and Promotion

Rock and Retail

Entertainment is part and parcel of retail, according to industry gurus dating back to the late Stanley Marcus, so how about a little rock ‘n’ roll?

clock March 13, 2008Holly Haber


Dallas Art Lovers at Sea With Turner

“Atmosphere is my style,” asserted J.M.W. Turner, the legendary British painter, when critics assailed the inexplicable abstraction of his seascapes.

clock March 13, 2008Holly Haber

Forecasts and Analysis

FIG Gets Full

Fashion Industry Gallery’s fall market, March 27 to 30, is shaping up to be its biggest ever.

clock March 13, 2008Holly Haber

Marketing and Promotion

Catching Celebrity Wave: DKNY Jeans to Do Rachel Bilson Line

DKNY Jeans is getting more aggressive in the celebrity fashion game ? and its partner of choice is actress Rachel Bilson.

clock March 13, 2008Julee Kaplan

Fashion Features

Birkhold Readies Diesel USA for Growth Push

Renzo Rosso is the chief visionary driving Diesel’s transformation into a global lifestyle brand, but the task of executing that vision in the U.S. now rests with Steve Birkhold.

clock March 13, 2008Ross Tucker


Guess Joins Green Scene for Spring

Guess Inc. will take its first step into the organic world by launching a capsule collection of eco-friendly denim and tops in April.

clock March 13, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

‘Mad’ Company

For fall, some designers were inspired by the AMC show “Mad Men,” set in 1960. Interpretations of the era’s manicured look ran the gamut from the staple…

clock March 13, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Dark Angels

Designers leaned toward a moodier palette in lineups that still retained that laid-back West Coast vibe.

clock March 13, 2008WWD Staff


Economy a Talking Point At Zegna Flagship Fete

Industry executives celebrating the opening of Ermenegildo Zegna’s new flagship at 663 Fifth Avenue Tuesday night needed little prompting, even with Tom…

clock March 13, 2008Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Do-It-Yourself… T-Shirt Trove… Toledo Time…

Miuccia Prada, whose screening of the film “Trembled Blossoms” was one of the main parties during New York Fashion Week, will reprise the shindig at her Los…

clock March 13, 2008WWD Staff


Natural Instincts

A jam-packed week of junior social events kicked off on Tuesday with the American Museum of Natural History’s Winter Dance, where Roberto Cavalli —…

clock March 13, 2008WWD Staff


Green Day

If you really are what you eat, then some women will take seconds of whatever Gwyneth Paltrow’s having. At least that’s the business model behind Broadway…

clock March 13, 2008Amanda FitzSimons

Fashion Features

Music And Lyrics

Zooey Deschanel should be worried. The public isn’t exactly welcoming to actors who try to cross over into music.

clock March 13, 2008Rebecca Raber


Eye Scoop

Alexandra von Furstenberg, who’s hosting a preview party for her new furniture line on Thursday at Ace Gallery in Beverly Hills, will not only have the…

clock March 13, 2008WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Industry Tries to Gauge Paterson as Spitzer Departs

New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who resigned Wednesday, was well-known to the apparel industry from his career as an assistant district attorney breaking up a…

clock March 13, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg and Arthur Friedman


Markdowns Take Toll on Specialty Retailers in Fourth Quarter

Markdowns in the fourth quarter weakened the bottom lines of specialty retailers Talbots Inc. and American Eagle Outfitters Inc., while Hot Topic Inc….

clock March 13, 2008WWD Staff

Forecasts and Analysis

In Brief: Women At Work… Tough Economic Outlook…

The number of women employed worldwide increased by almost 200 million, or 18.4 percent, over the last 10 years, to reach 1.2 billion last year, compared…

clock March 13, 2008WWD Staff


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