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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

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Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

clock 17hBridget Foley

Retail

Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

clock 13hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

Singing a Happy Tune: Tommy Back on Track As Profits, Sales Soar

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Overview

Tommy's talking turnaround again — and still, an initial public offering.

From This Issue

Here, his strapless va-va-va-voom dress.

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Dangerous Curves

In the new men’s wear collection he showed in Milan, in order to play up the significance of the cruise season, Alexander McQueen included 14 women’s…

clock June 23, 2008WWD Staff

Bridget Moynahan in Angel Sanchez at the Bell home.

People

Eye: Heart Strings

Cartier held its third annual Loveday dinner at the Los Angeles home of Bill and Maria Bell on Wednesday night, achieving the rare feat of perfect…

clock June 23, 2008WWD Staff

Todd DiCiurcio

People

Making the Band

Of the many activities that can take place backstage at a rock concert, drawing charcoal sketches doesn’t seem like one of them.

clock June 23, 2008Amanda FitzSimons

Legal

Legal Briefs

Chanel Inc. filed a lawsuit against Fernanda E. Harrington for alleged trademark infringement.

clock June 23, 2008Jeanine Poggi

Matt Katz

Financial

Tight Credit Tempts Brands to Play It Safe for Fall

For better or worse, the financing climate today is helping shape what shoppers will see for fall.

clock June 23, 2008Evan Clark

Legal

Saks Saleswoman Trial Postponed

The trial of a former Saks Fifth Avenue jewelry saleswoman accused of inappropriately discounting high-end pieces in order to boost her commissions was…

clock June 23, 2008Evan Clark

The Tommy Hilfiger women's department at Macy's Herald Square.

Financial

Singing a Happy Tune: Tommy Back on Track As Profits, Sales Soar

Tommy’s talking turnaround again — and still, an initial public offering.

clock June 23, 2008Nina Jones and Lisa Lockwood

Philip Crangi

Fashion Features

Philip Crangi Forges Ahead

Philip Crangi’s 18-month-old niece, Coco, uttered her first word recently: “juju,” as in jewelry.

clock June 23, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Andrew Marshall

Specialty Stores

Links of London Plots Retail Growth

Jewelry house Links of London, known for its cuff links and charm bracelets, is shaking up its image and setting its sights on international expansion.

clock June 23, 2008Lucie Greene

Marketing and Promotion

Findings: Miller’s Leg Up… Indie Darlings… Scarf It Up…

Nicole Miller has signed a licensing deal with Leg Resource Inc. to manufacture and distribute hosiery, tights, leggings and socks under the Nicole Miller…

clock June 23, 2008WWD Staff

Jezebel's Hugs and Kisses bra

Intimates and Activewear

Bras Build Strong Foundation for Stores

The “it” bra was the big item at the spring market last month.

clock June 23, 2008Karyn Monget

Ron Frasch and Josie Natori.

Merchandising

Natori Opens First In-Store Shop at Saks

The first Josie Natori in-store boutique was unveiled last week at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship here.

clock June 23, 2008Karyn Monget

A visual for Zirh Ikon.

Fragrance

Zirh Aims to Raise Profile With New Men’s Fragrance

Men’s grooming brand Zirh is aiming to make a bigger statement in the fragrance market with the introduction in September of a new men’s scent called Ikon.

clock June 23, 2008Matthew W. Evans

Naomi Campbell at Dolce & Gabbana's pajama-inspired men's show Saturday.

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Naomi Escapes Prison — Again… Moving Up…

Naomi Campbell has escaped a prison sentence following her outburst on a British Airways flight at London’s Heathrow Airport in April.

clock June 23, 2008Marcy Medina and Lucie Greene and Stephanie D. Smith and Andrew Roberts

Government and Trade

Brazil Turns Up Heat on U.S. Cotton Policy

Brazil put the U.S. on notice at a special World Trade Organization session that unless Washington “fully and immediately” complies with dispute rulings…

clock June 23, 2008John Zarocostas

Inside Furla's renovated Milan boutique.

Retail Features

Flourishing Furla Forges Ahead

With record sales last year, a new store concept, 50 boutiques in the pipeline and a higher-end product, Furla is weathering a saturated market and…

clock June 23, 2008Luisa Zargani

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Nordstrom Adds Video to Online Shopping Experience

In an online experiment, Nordstrom’s “Design to Inspire” series of videos launched on its Web site today featuring Milly and its designer, Michelle Smith.

clock June 23, 2008David Moin

Bryanboy poses with the prototype bag.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Tansky’s Florence… Bryanbag… Blue Nnotes

Neiman Marcus Group chairman and chief executive officer Burt Tansky was given the keys to the city of Florence at an intimate gathering in the Palazzo…

clock June 23, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Escada Cuts Profit Forecast

Escada officially issued a profit warning for fiscal 2008 late Friday, the fashion firm’s second one this year.

clock June 23, 2008Melissa Drier

Legal

Louis Vuitton Reopens in Hangzhou

Louis Vuitton’s flagship in Hangzhou, China — shuttered earlier this month by local authorities in a dispute over quality certification — has…

clock June 23, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Shares Descend With Market

Retail shares nosedived on Friday as investors continued to react to gloomy economic news and heightened international tensions, placing an exclamation…

clock June 23, 2008Jeanine Poggi

Financial

NexCen Gets Additional Financing, Sees Interest in Brands

Cash-strapped NexCen Brands Inc. said it has received “numerous expressions of interest” in its Bill Blass and Waverly brands.

clock June 23, 2008Evan Clark

Business Features

In Brief: Lucy Gets Karmazin… Accessories Deal

Kira Karmazin has joined VF Corp.’s Lucy Activewear brand as vice president of merchandising and marketing.

clock June 23, 2008WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

Business

The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock 20hEvan Clark

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