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Retail

Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 6hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 9hRosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bomber Jackets, Off-the-Shoulder and Rompers Trending

Google's Fashion Trends Report found that Gigi Hadid, Kanye West, Kendall Jenner, Michelle Obama and Taylor Swift influenced the top trends.

clock 12hMaghan McDowell

Kolb Upbeat on Garment District Future

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Overview

After meeting with city officials Wednesday morning to discuss the fate of the Garment District’s zoning, the CFDA’s executive director Steven Kolb said he left feeling enthusiastic.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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Mass and Off-Price

H&M Enters Japan with Tokyo Flagship

Swedish fast fashion giant opens in Ginza.

clock September 11, 2008Amanda Kaiser

Color Cosmetics

More Attention Paid to Greener Packaging at HBA

Sustainability and eco-friendly packaging were the buzzwords at this year’s HBA Global Expo show.

clock September 12, 2008Michelle Edgar

Fragrance

Maesa’s Bid to Reinvent Private Labels

French company aims to help U.S. retailers crack proprietary beauty business.

clock September 12, 2008Faye Brookman

Color Cosmetics

Givenchy’s Magic Wand

Givenchy turned all eyes toward its newly launched mascara, Phenomen?Eyes, Wednesday night with a fashion week party at the Christopher Henry Gallery.

clock September 12, 2008Julie Naughton

Health and Beauty Aids

Game Changers: McDonald and Perricone

If the HBA Global Expo is about finding solutions, Bath & Body Works’ Camille McDonald made good on that premise.

clock September 12, 2008Molly Prior

Beauty Features

Snippets

Salon Selectives? revival has stalled.

clock September 12, 2008WWD Staff

Beauty Features

DreamBall Generates $2.4M

Dan Brestle issued a challenge to the beauty industry at the DreamBall Tuesday night: to triple the size of the evening?s proceeds by 2011.

clock September 12, 2008Julie Naughton

Color Cosmetics

Runway Beauty Trend: Shimmering Pastels

Metallics were in full force for spring, while hair was simple and soft.

clock September 12, 2008WWD Staff

Human Resources

Burberry’s Ahrendts ’07 Pay $7.35 Million

Highest-paid female executive among 350 top U.K. companies

clock September 12, 2008Nina Jones

Fragrance

Brooks Brothers’ New Take on Scents

Retailer to launch men’s and women’s duo one year after Inter Parfums deal.

clock September 12, 2008Matthew W. Evans

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap

Stocks spent most of the day in negative territory, but moved up in afternoon trading as fears about the fate of Lehman Brothers turned…

clock September 12, 2008WWD Staff

Color Cosmetics

R&D Pushes Backstage Beauty Results

Science is downright sexy. That’s the sentiment backstage during New York Fashion Week as beauty companies use the runways to showcase their latest innovations.

clock September 12, 2008Andrea Nagel

Financial

Study Shows Signs of More Apparel Demand

Month-over-month trend up for women’s apparel.

clock September 12, 2008Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Features

Margiela Exhibit Opens in Antwerp

The reclusive Belgian designer stayed true to his aesthetic and skipped the reception.

clock September 12, 2008Katya Foreman

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Damiani Marks Relaunch of Calderoni 1840 Brand

Italian jeweler Damiani SpA celebrated the relaunch of the upscale Calderoni 1840 brand it acquired two years ago with the opening of a boutique here Wednesday.

clock September 12, 2008Andrew Roberts

Fashion Features

British Invasion

London’s designers get set for show week.

clock September 12, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Swarovski Plans Job Cuts at Key Plant

Crystal giant responds to competition from emerging markets.

clock September 12, 2008Andrew Roberts

Financial

Houston Retailers Shut as Hurricane Approaches

Ike is to make landfall on Saturday.

clock September 12, 2008Rusty Williamson and Holly Haber

Film and TV

Q&A: Toby Young

Getting ousted from Vanity Fair becomes a career.

clock September 12, 2008Irin Carmon

Fashion Scoops

Eva on Nudity… Target’s New Look… Mick Jagger’s Latest Songs…

Eva Mendes showed up to the Calvin Klein show on Thursday wearing more clothing than she does in the brand’s sexy new fragrance ads.

clock September 12, 2008WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Partying With Bills Cunningham and Clinton… Retail Video Stars…

As if the media don’t have enough to do covering fashion week, the parties turn the race into an ultramarathon.

clock September 12, 2008WWD Staff

People

De la Renta Is the Toast of Dallas

It was a love fest for Oscar de la Renta on Thursday at Neiman Marcus’ flagship here.

clock September 12, 2008Holly Haber

Government and Trade

Textile, Apparel Imports Fall

Decline for fifth straight month.

clock September 12, 2008Liza Casabona

Handbags

New Horizons

At the risk of sounding cliched, Kara Ross really did offer something for everyone in every price point.

clock September 12, 2008WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Progress Seen in Garment District Debate

Meetings go on over zoning issue.

clock September 12, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

IT Holding Might Be Seeking Investor

Is IT Holding looking for a stakeholder?

clock September 12, 2008Andrew Roberts

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

White Magic

Bianco-3D WholeGarment by Saverio Palatella: An impressive minimalist collection by Saverio Palatella was made even more so by its technological prowess.

clock September 12, 2008WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

Business

PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

clock 13hArthur Friedman

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