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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock December 6, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 18hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Fashion

Are In-Store Customers at a Disadvantage When It Comes to Returns?

The online shopper has up to 30 days to decide if her purchase was genuine or a momentary infatuation, which is not always the case for in-store clients.

clock 6hBridget Foley

Darkening Clouds: Retail Outlook Dims as Economy Takes a Bite

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Overview

J.C. Penney Co. Inc.'s slashing of its first-quarter profit projections by a third after a disappointing Easter could be a warning for overall retail sector that the proverbial wall is just ahead.

From This Issue

Kate Bosworth in custom Calvin Klein Collection.

People

High Rollers

Downtown New York got a taste of casino culture Wednesday night when the Cinema Society and Calvin Klein Jeans hosted a special screening of “21.”

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Izzy Gold

People

Spinning Gold

Manhattan boIte GoldBar isn’t afraid of overkill.

clock March 31, 2008Amanda FitzSimons

Audrey Marnay, Farida Khelfa, Annelise Hesme and Suzanne Von Aichinger in "Paris."

Media

French Connection

C?dric Klapisch’s film “Paris,” now playing in French cinemas, includes a gaggle of models played by real-life mannequins.

clock March 31, 2008Chantal Goupil

Financial

Specialty Retailers Feeling Economic Pinch on Earnings

For some specialty retailers, the news on the earnings front could have been better last week.

clock March 31, 2008Jeanine Poggi

Michael and Mary Gallagher

Fashion Features

Gallagher’s Shutting Its Doors

Since 1991, Gallagher’s on East 12th Street has been a favorite haunt of designers and art directors.

clock March 31, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Lucky Brand watches.

Fashion Features

Lucky Brand Expanding Into Watches

Lucky Brand Jeans is adding another accessories category to its roster.

clock March 31, 2008Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Clemens & August’s Gallery Approach

Clemens & August has an original way of doing business — the Munich-based label only sells its clothes for limited runs at art galleries.

clock March 31, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Media

Memo Pad: From Metrosexuals to Nerds… A Growing Market…

The perennial game of musical chairs at Conde Nast Publications has shifted Details’ vice president and publisher Chris Mitchell to Wired Media in the same capacity.

clock March 31, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Searles Exiting Wilsons Post

The departures at Wilsons The Leather Experts Inc. have extended to the corner office.

clock March 31, 2008Evan Clark

Financial

Aeffe Adjusts Income Higher

Italian fashion group Aeffe SpA said Friday net profits last year increased 92 percent — and not 62.2 percent as reported last month — following a reduction in the tax rate.

clock March 31, 2008Andrew Roberts

Financial

Zara Parent Reports Strong 2007

Inditex says business ‘robust’ so far in ’08; firm plans up to 640 new stores for year.

clock March 31, 2008Robert Murphy

A Dooney & Bourke bag.

Retail

Dooney & Bourke Heads East

Dooney & Bourke is the latest in a wave of American accessories firms sailing into the Asian market.

clock March 31, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Myron "Mike" Ullman 3rd, J.C. Penney Co. Inc.

Financial

Darkening Clouds: Retail Outlook Dims as Economy Takes a Bite

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. is slashing its first-quarter profit projections by a third after a disappointing Easter.

clock March 31, 2008Evan Clark

Here, from top left: a feather and brass cuff from Subversive Jewelry by Justin Giunta; a 22-karat gold- and platinum-plated metal, emerald and Swarovski crystal bracelet from Pade by Pade Vavra at the Community Service Showroom; Jimmy Choo's printed...

Fashion Features

Jungle Fever

Designers are taking a walk on the wild side this fall. Colored skins, feathers and fur have a striking effect.

clock March 31, 2008Shoshanna Fischhoff

Retail

Intermix Expanding Across U.S. and the Web

Intermix is growing its footprint in the Northeast, South, Midwest — and on the Web.

clock March 31, 2008Sharon Edelson

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Retail

Fontaine Goes Big on Madison and Beyond

It seems that women don’t live by white shirts alone, after all.

clock March 31, 2008Sharon Edelson

Financial

Safilo Proposes Dividend Hike

Italy’s Safilo Group SpA said Friday it would propose a dividend of 0.085 euros a share, or 13.4 cents at current exchange, at its annual general meeting next month.

clock March 31, 2008Andrew Roberts

Financial

Better Margins Lift IT Holding

IT Holding SpA is back in the black after improving operating margins.

clock March 31, 2008Andrew Roberts

Financial

TJX Reaches Settlement With FTC

TJX Cos. Inc. last week settled pending actions with the Federal Trade Commission regarding year-old consumer security breach complaints.

clock March 31, 2008Liza Casabona

Arctic Brightening Serum from Skyn Iceland.

Beauty Features

Skyn Iceland Set to Launch First Brightening Product…

Niche skin care marketer Skyn Iceland, which is expanding its wholesale distribution at Sephora, plans to launch a brightening product this spring called Arctic Brightening Serum.

clock March 31, 2008WWD Staff

Alexis Bittar's signature Lucite jewelry.

Retail

Bittar Bringing Bangles Into Bleecker Street Shop

Alexis Bittar is putting one more shopping destination on New York’s downtown map.

clock March 31, 2008Caroline Tell

Josie Natori's burnout-texture top and pants.

Fashion Features

Lingerie’s Waiting Game

These are tenuous times for lingerie firms.

clock March 31, 2008Karyn Monget

Josie Natori at the FIT lecture.

Financial

Giving Lessons on the U.S. Consumer and Selling Luxury Intimates

Two lectures and seminars this month capped off a busy innerwear market that began in February. The lectures covered breaking into the U.S. market and understanding the American consumer’s mind-set, as well as how Asian-inspired culture teamed with…

clock March 31, 2008Karyn Monget

The $2.6 million champagne diamond briollette worn by Marion Cotillard.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Fancy Feet.. Bagging Carla… Double Booked…

Christian Louboutin has a snazzy way of describing the high-profile location for his next Paris boutique.

clock March 31, 2008WWD Staff

Calvin Klein

Fashion Features

Soft Sculpture

“Offering good design to a wider audience.” Calvin Klein creative director Kevin Carrigan says that’s his motto, and judging from his fall presentation on Friday, he’s right on track.

clock March 31, 2008WWD Staff

A rendering of Greenland Galleria in Nanjing, China.

Financial

Developers Forge Partnership to Lure Merchants to China

Wanted: U.S. stores ready to branch out to China.

clock March 31, 2008David Moin

The recycling bins at Barneys New York.

Fashion Features

Barneys, Loomstate to Go Green by Recycling Ts

The axiom “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is getting an eco-sensitive spin, thanks to Barneys New York, Loomstate and the Sundance Channel.

clock March 31, 2008Sharon Edelson

A rendering of the new 3.1 Phillip Lim store in Tokyo.

Retail

Lim to Open Tokyo Flagship

Contemporary designer Phillip Lim is heading overseas with the opening of his first store outside the U.S. in Tokyo.

clock March 31, 2008Julee Kaplan

Financial

Tod’s Net Up 17.8%, Confident for ’08

Italian luxury shoe and leather goods group Tod’s SpA said Friday earnings grew 17.8 percent in 2007 and forecast “good results” for the current year.

clock March 31, 2008Andrew Roberts

Financial

In Brief: Bon-Ton Center to Shut…

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. will close its 175,000-square-foot distribution center in Green Bay, Wis., and consolidate its operations into the distribution…

clock March 31, 2008WWD Staff

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