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Presidential Election Seen Clouding the Spending Picture

Studies show that shoppers are both ready to spend for the holidays and holding off because of the election.

clock 5hDavid Moin and Evan Clark


Brooks Brothers Buys Alexis Bittar Jewelry Business

The retailer's Carolee division will operate the newly acquired label.

clock 5hJean E. Palmieri


Gigi Hadid on Bootie Collaboration With Stuart Weitzman

Gigi Hadid on her collaboration with Stuart Weitzman and the corresponding James Franco-directed film in which she boxes in heels.

clock 11hSophia Chabbott

Ready to Bow

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The inspiration for the spring collection Carolina Herrera will show on Monday was initially Botticelli and flowers, but, as she says, it evolved into romanticism.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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Mila Schon

Designer and Luxury

Designer Mila Sch&#246n Dies at 91

Tailoring and double-layer fabrics were hallmarks of Sch&#246n’s long career.

clock September 6, 2008Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Show Reviews

Retailers Talk Fashion Week

Retailers discuss what they are looking for at New York Spring 2009 RTW Fashion Week.

clock September 6, 2008Sharon Edelson

Alicia Sacamore front row at BCBG.

Fashion Scoops

Management Issues… The Right Number…

On Thursday night, Dazed and Confused hosted a party with a performance by MGMT to kick off the Mini Rooftop NYC series.

clock September 6, 2008WWD Staff

Donna Karan

Ready To Wear

Q&A: Donna Karan

DKNY is feting its 20th anniversary at the Bryant Park tents, but Donna Karan has little time to get lost in nostalgia.

clock September 6, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

A style from the Linda Farrow Luxe Fine Jewelry collection.

Designer and Luxury

Luxury Sunglasses: Golden Eye

Eyewear designer Linda Farrow creates shades with diamonds and 18K gold frames.

clock September 6, 2008WWD Staff

Xiaoyi Dai

Fashion Features

Vertical Horizons: New Faces at Fashion Week

With stars in their eyes, these fresh runway beauties are poised to take New York’s fashion week by storm.

clock September 6, 2008Cinnamon St. John

Looks for Lacoste’s new Red! line.


Lacoste Launches Younger Collection

For spring 2009, ‘Red!’ targets a new generation

clock September 6, 2008Whitney Beckett


Fashion Features

The Rites of Spring

Manicured gardens, nature, right down to the humble jellyfish, and muses such as Pina Bausch and Louise Bourgeois are among designers? inspirations for spring.

clock September 6, 2008Venessa Lau

Gap and Collette


Gap Recruits Colette for Store

A transatlantic alliance in retail.

clock September 6, 2008Sharon Edelson

Stella Schnabel


Surviving Fashion Week

Fashion industry insiders reveal secrets on getting through fashion’s busiest time of year.

clock September 6, 2008WWD Staff

Thakoon Panichgul and Laurie Simmons at the artist’s TriBeCa home, in front of “Talking Glove,” 1988.


Leg Work: Thakoon’s Penchant for Florals

A funny thing happened to Panichgul?s flowers on the way to the spring collection: They grew legs.

clock September 6, 2008Venessa Lau

Rafael de Cárdenas


Charles in Charge: A Designer Opens an Eatery

Cobi Levy launches a new restaurant in New York’s West Village with a little help from a designer-turned-architect.

clock September 6, 2008Elisa Lipsky-Karasz


Today's Must Read

A look from Deveaux and F.S.Z., which will be offered on Continuum


Liberty Fairs Creates E-commerce Site With Farfetch

clock 14hJean E. Palmieri

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