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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

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

clock 14hWWD Staff


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 20hBridget Foley


Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

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

clock 16hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

Oscar on the Record: With No Plans to Sell, He’s Bullish on Future

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If there's one thing Oscar de la Renta wants to make perfectly clear, it's this: His company isn't for sale.

From This Issue

Michael Michalsky's first store.

Trends and Analysis

Shops Shape Up

With more retail real estate deals in 2007 than any other German city, Berlin’s shopping areas are certainly on the move — and nowhere more so than…

clock July 7, 2008Damien McGuinness and Melissa Drier

Sonia Boessert of Boessert/Schorn.

Fashion Features

Eyes on the Prize

Now in its third edition, the Karstadt New Generation Award is not only a fixed feature of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, it underscores the city’s role…

clock July 7, 2008Melissa Drier and Susan Stone


Marketing and Consumer Behavior

In the Mood to Buy

Despite the German soccer team’s recent defeat by spain in the Euro 2008 tournament, Berlin is in a good mood — and that bodes well for the nation’s…

clock July 7, 2008Melissa Drier and Damien McGuinness

"Linea Italiana" circa Seventies


Berlin Preview: Scene

Berlin is said to have more stretches of canal than Venice.

clock July 7, 2008Melissa Drier and Damien McGuinness

The Spa at Hotel de Rome.


Great Escapes

Here are a few in-town minivacations for the show-weary visitor.

clock July 7, 2008Susan Stone

Margherita Missoni


With Honors

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in the market for a makeover.

clock July 7, 2008WWD Staff

Human Resources

Job Climate Remains Difficult

Discounters and specialty retailers, anticipating a boost in consumer spending from one-time tax rebate checks, added jobs in June, but department stores…

clock July 7, 2008Kristi Ellis


Few Silver Linings Seen for Second Half

Get ready for what could be a cold second half.

clock July 7, 2008Vicki M. Young

Bjorn Borg lingerie is one of the newcomers to the U.S. market.

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Allure of Bra Promotions Losing Its Luster

The enticement of gimmicky “buy one, get two free” promotions for national bra brands has been a cash cow at department stores for over a decade, but…

clock July 7, 2008Karyn Monget

CurveNV's stand for Calvin Klein Underwear.

Intimates and Activewear

Lingerie Trade Show Issue Reaching Turning Point

Industry executives are expecting August to be the turning point in the battle between two lingerie trade shows: Lingerie Americas and Curve.

clock July 7, 2008Karyn Monget

Chopard' Marc Hruschka, and a high jewelry necklace from the house.


Forward Thinking

With the world fiscal crisis top of mind, accessories designers and executives are looking ahead to the second half of 2008 and beyond.

clock July 7, 2008Sophia Chabbott and Marcy Medina and Alessandra Ilari and Caroline Tell

Michael Bondanza wood and gold cuffs.


Jewelers Contend With Record Metal Prices

An uncertain economic outlook in the U.S. and abroad could have jewelry makers contending with even more increases in precious metals prices in the second…

clock July 7, 2008Matthew Lynch

Legwear trends were presented at Rodarte, Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang and Bottega Veneta.

Intimates and Activewear

Designers, Retailers Talk the Walk for Fall

After a strong showing on the fall runways in New York and Europe, designers and retailers continue to be passionate about legwear…

clock July 7, 2008Caroline Tell

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Who’s Manning The Closet?… Gossip Girl…

The turmoil at continues, with three more people departing the Web site…

clock July 7, 2008Katya Foreman and Stephanie D. Smith and Amy Wicks

Qui Hao and one of his designs for the Australian Merino Woolmark Prize.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Right Royal Gems… Russian Fever… Winning Wool Designer

The trickle-down effect of the Marie Antoinette revival sparked by Sofia Coppola is still bearing fruit.

clock July 7, 2008WWD Staff

Looks from Bebe.

Marketing and Promotion

Inter Parfums to Ink Pact With Bebe

Inter Parfums Inc. will add another name to its specialty retail supply business with the expected signing today of a deal with Bebe Stores Inc. to create…

clock July 7, 2008Matthew W. Evans

Oscar de la Renta

Designer and Luxury

Oscar on the Record: With No Plans to Sell, He’s Bullish on Future

If there’s one thing Oscar de la Renta wants to make perfectly clear, it’s this: His company isn’t for sale.

clock July 7, 2008Bridget Foley and Lisa Lockwood

Here, a look from Alexis Mabille.


Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds

There’ll be blue skies from now on in evening looks from the fall couture: floating blue dresses and even white ones that suggest puffy clouds, often spiked…

clock July 7, 2008WWD Staff

Human Resources

Procop Returns to Asprey as CEO

Asprey of London is pushing top-tier luxury.

clock July 7, 2008Sophia Chabbott

A look inside Vuitton's leased department at Nordstrom.

Marketing and Promotion

Vuitton Opens Shop Inside Nordstrom

Louis Vuitton is saying “Hello” to Nordstrom.

clock July 7, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Business Features

In Brief: LVMH Stock Slide… NorthPark Center Security…

LVMH M?et Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s stock closed down 5.26 percent to 63.30 euros, or $99.36 at current exchange, on the Paris Bourse Friday…

clock July 7, 2008WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.


The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock 23hEvan Clark

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