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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 11hJoelle Diderich


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


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

Fighting Off the Chill: Retailers Get Inventive To Combat Recession.

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When the going gets tough, the tough better get going. That clich? aptly describes today's retail climate, where the news seems to get worse from one day to the next.

From This Issue


Kmart Making Push for Women’s Apparel

Financier Edward Lampert appears to be investing in Kmart at last — and women’s apparel could be the first to show the effects.

clock April 15, 2008Sharon Edelson


Merchants See More Tough Times Ahead

Retailers delivered a stark assessment of the challenges bedeviling merchants around the world as executives met here last week at the World Retail Congress.

clock April 15, 2008Robert Murphy

Industry Rallies for UJA-Federation

Fund-raisers can be long and filled with protocol, but not Thursday’s record-breaking $1.3 million benefit luncheon for the UJA-Federation of New York at the Waldorf Astoria.

clock April 15, 2008David Moin

Department Stores

Fighting Off the Chill: Retailers Get Inventive To Combat Recession

When the going gets tough, the tough better get going.

clock April 15, 2008WWD Staff


Trade Talk, Weak Economy Pervade Material World

The showdown between President Bush and Congress over free trade, and economic and retail woes, cast long shadows at Material World as industry executives sought strategies for uncertain times.

clock April 15, 2008Georgia Lee


Innovative Approach For Domestic Mills

Fabrics on display at Material World focused on fashion, performance and the environment, often in one package.

clock April 15, 2008Georgia Lee

Specialty Stores

De Beers Opens Shop

De Beers has opened a store at NorthPark Center here, seeking to repeat the performance of the Houston unit that launched in September at the Galleria.

clock April 15, 2008Holly Haber

Beauty Features

Changes at Groupe Clarins

Executive changes are afoot at Groupe Clarins, where Philip Shearer has been named the new president of the company’s executive board, replacing Christian Courtin-Clarins, who is to become president of Clarins’ supervisory board.

clock April 15, 2008Michelle Edgar

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Record Attendance at Fashion Industry Gallery

Summer brights and early autumn harvest and metallic tones colored the shopping lists of buyers at the early fall market at Fashion Industry Gallery here.

clock April 15, 2008Rusty Williamson

Fashion Features

Fashion Takes Spotlight in Seoul

Seoul aspires to become the fifth major international fashion city — and Seoul Collection is part of that drive.

clock April 15, 2008Vicky Sung

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: New Home… On Tour… Something Old, Something New

It was a manic Monday for many Gucci staffers, who started the week heading to a new venue — the house’s spanking new Milanese headquarters inside a…

clock April 15, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Christian Lacroix All Over the Shop

For a guy who had spent most of the previous night’s transatlantic flight writing, Christian Lacroix was in top form, showing his trademark Gallic charm…

clock April 15, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Marketing and Promotion

Hanii Y Ramps Up, Y & Kei Ceases Production

The design team Hanii Yoon and Gene Kei are taking their company in a new direction and are eliminating their Y & Kei designer line in the process.

clock April 15, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg


Grand Scheme

Retro-inspired furs, worn with a grand flourish, are just the ticket this winter, with shawl collars and classic broad-shouldered silhouettes that reflect a…

clock April 15, 2008Bobbi Queen


West Side Story

This year was the first time the public was allowed to attend L.A. Art Weekend, but the open invitation to the hoi polloi didn’t drive away the fashion…

clock April 15, 2008WWD Staff

Movable Feast

Food writer Alexander Lobrano has little stomach for overpriced tourist traps, steep markups on wines and “fashion restaurants.”

clock April 15, 2008Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: You’re Either In, Or You’re Out Or You’re Not…

Take Nina Garcia, Elle, “Project Runway,” Lifetime Television and Bravo and what do you get?

clock April 15, 2008Irin Carmon and Stephanie D. Smith and Amy Wicks


Esmerian Gem Auction Delayed

Collectors hoping to snatch up some of the marquee jewels and gems from Ralph Esmerian’s storied collection might have to wait a little longer.

clock April 15, 2008Evan Clark


VS Sues Macy’s, Intertex Over Pink Trademark

Apparently, Pink is worth fighting over. The Victoria’s Secret division of Limited Brands Inc. filed suit against Macy’s Inc. and Intertex Apparel Ltd…

clock April 15, 2008Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Marc by Marc Jacobs Set to Open in Europe

Marc Jacobs is getting into European Union real estate.

clock April 15, 2008Emilie Marsh

Retail Features

Marni Rolls Out Freestanding Shop in Turkey

Marni is raising its profile in Turkey with the opening of its first freestanding store in Istanbul, housed in the chic Akaretler shopping district.

clock April 15, 2008Alessandra Ilari

Business Features

In Brief: Executive Appointment… Green To Stick With BHS… Warnaco Wages…

Perrine Houdoux-Stoclet has been named managing director of Kris Van Assche’s signature men’s and women’s fashion brand.

clock April 15, 2008WWD Staff


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