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HBC Hires Ed Burstell to Accelerate Innovation

HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.

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Balenciaga Names Cédric Charbit as New CEO

A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.

clock 20hMiles Socha


Tokyo Fashion Week: Watching for See-Now-Buy-Now

New sponsor Amazon didn't make vast changes to the format, while the local industry seemed open to the Instant Fashion experience.

clock 14hKelly Wetherille

The Man, the Designer: Fashion Weighs Legacy Of Yves Saint Laurent

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If it weren't for Yves Saint Laurent, the world would certainly be a shabbier place: Scores of major designers from around the world credit him with inspiring them to enter fashion in the first place.

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The introduction of the Toyota Prius has had a significant impact on the company and the auto industry.


AAFA Conference: Better to Be Green

Companies that embrace sustainable business practices — along with helping the environment — stand to lower costs and improve sales.

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Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison

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McCartneys Come Together in Liverpool

The worlds of fashion and music collided in a spectacular way here Sunday with a McCartney double-header: a frisky, musical-chairs style show by Stella, followed by a rousing, hands-in-the-air concert by hometown musical hero Sir Paul.

clock June 3, 2008Miles Socha


Memo Pad: Oprah Talks… The Times Single-Handedly Tries To Bring Back Manners…

Oprah Winfrey rarely sits down for interviews, but now is as good a time as any.

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Supreme Court Lets Stand Credit Card Web Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that credit card companies can’t be held liable when cards are used for payment on Web sites selling pirated material.

clock June 3, 2008Liza Casabona


Lululemon Profit Surges

Lululemon Athletica Inc. more than doubled first-quarter profits on rising sales, but the company lowered its profit outlook because of higher spending on growth initiatives.

clock June 3, 2008Whitney Beckett


Gap Pushes Cost, Inventory Control

Gap Inc. plans another year of cost-cutting and increased efficiency, Glenn Murphy, chairman and chief executive officer, told shareholders Monday.

clock June 3, 2008Joanna Ramey

Jane Lauder

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Jane Lauder Named to Origins Post…

The Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. has named Jane Lauder senior vice president and general manager of its Origins brand.

clock June 3, 2008Matthew W. Evans


In Brief: WTO Rules Against U.S. Cotton… Crooke To Hot Topic…

The appellate body of the World Trade Organization on Monday rejected a U.S. challenge to a compliance panel decision that sided with Brazil in its claims the U.S. had not fully implemented judgments finding its cotton subsidies in breach of global rules.

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SAFARI - Yves Saint Laurent, 1995.

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Inspiration Point

From the chic of le smoking to the shock of a sheer blouse, Yves Saint Laurent pushed boundaries in his work.

clock June 3, 2008Venessa Lau and Veronique Hyland

Loulou de la Falaise, Saint Laurent and Betty Catroux in 1978.


The Man, the Designer: Fashion Weighs Legacy Of Yves Saint Laurent

If it weren’t for Yves Saint Laurent, the world would certainly be a shabbier place: Scores of major designers from around the world credit him with…

clock June 3, 2008WWD Staff

Saint Laurent in the exhibit he dedicated to Nan Kempner in 2007.

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In His Own Words…

Observations by Yves Saint Laurent as told to WWD and its sister publication W magazine in scores of interviews through the years.

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Eva Mendes in Calvin Klein Collection and Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry and Womenswear Designer of the Year winner Francisco Costa.


Some Enchanted Evening

The heat was on at Monday night’s CFDA Fashion Awards, as designers and VIPs crowded the area behind the New York Public Library.

clock June 3, 2008WWD Staff

Here, Naomi Campbell wears vintage Saint Laurent with fellow Brit Victoria Beckham in Marc Jacobs.


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The 2008 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards at the New York Public Library Monday evening got off to a “smoking” start as designers and…

clock June 3, 2008Marc Karimzadeh


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