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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 16hVicki 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 18hRosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 11hEvan Clark

Where’s the Bottom? Retail Shares Plunge Amid Dow Meltdown

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Overview

A trio of financial crises left investors gasping for breath on Monday and the fashion industry wondering just how much more stress the retail markets, and even the resilient luxury sector, can take.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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Trends

Spring RTW 2009: Jump Shot

One of the biggest trends coming out of the New York collections is one-piece dressing in the form of rompers and jumpsuits.

clock September 12, 2008Antonia Sardone

europe

Louis Vuitton Sets New Sailing Event

Race, in collaboration with New Zealand government, to be held in Auckland in February.

clock September 16, 2008Ellen Groves

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Viktor & Rolf to Show Online

Designers’ spring show will be on Web only.

clock September 16, 2008WWD Staff

People

Adrienne Ma Back in Retail

Ex-Joyce exec to open own stores.

clock September 16, 2008Constance Haisma-Kwok

Textiles

Premiere Vision Adds Services to Counter Weak Economy

Organizers of the Premi?re Vision textile trade show anticipate seeing the impact of the weak global economy on attendance figures.

clock September 16, 2008Katya Foreman

Textiles

Texworld Fair Looks to Showcase Affordable Creativity

Texworld expects bargain-hungry buyers burdened by tighter budgets to help shelter the fabric show from challenging economic times.

clock September 16, 2008Robert Murphy

Government and Trade

Obama to Be Tough on Trade

Key adviser says candidate would enforce rules.

clock September 16, 2008Kristi Ellis

Textiles

Japan Launches Textile Fair in Europe

A new boutique textile fair showcasing Japanese textile manufacturers is setting up shop ahead of Premiere Vision.

clock September 16, 2008WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Keeping Up With the News… A Far Cry From Tarts and Tulips…

What hope is there for weekly and monthly business magazines? Well, the Web, for one thing.

clock September 16, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Runway Diversity Still Lagging

African American models remain an issue at New York fashion week.

clock September 16, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Department Stores

Neiman’s, Nordstrom Mount Furniture Shows

Two retailers exhibit high-end designs.

clock September 16, 2008David Moin

Color Cosmetics

Former John Frieda Exec Launching Myface Cosmetics

Gail Federici aims to click with tech-savvy 21st-century consumers with Myface Cosmetics.

clock September 16, 2008Brid Costello

Fragrance

An Elixir From Penhaligon’s

Penhaligon?s went back in time to garner inspiration for its latest unisex scent, which is dubbed Elixir.

clock September 16, 2008Brid Costello

Financial

Financial Crisis Could Be Fashion Hazard

The fallout in the market might hurt luxe retailing.

clock September 16, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Lehman Crisis Could Add to Stimulus Pressure

Non-intervention at Treasury, Fed seen adding to Congressional urgency.

clock September 16, 2008Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona

Retail Features

Stores Struggle in Wake of Hurricane Ike

Power outages and widespread damage affect recovery.

clock September 16, 2008Holly Haber and Rusty Williamson and Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

Book Delves Into Beene’s Rebel Yell

Biographer Kim Hastreiter examines the legendary designer Geoffrey Beene.

clock September 16, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Handbags

Sequioa Opens U.S. Showroom

Accessories brand out to grow in America.

clock September 16, 2008Katya Foreman

Fashion Features

Q&A With Stella McCartney

The designer discusses her Adidas by Stella McCartney collaboration in prepartion for its spring collection’s unveiling Tuesday in London.

clock September 16, 2008Whitney Beckett

People

Fashion Week Trends Off the Runway

The people with the pencils kept their focus on the catwalk last week, taking note of hemlines, color patterns and silhouettes.

clock September 16, 2008WWD Staff

People

Nan Swid’s New Project

The former home designer opens her first art exhibit at CDS Gallery.

clock September 16, 2008Amanda FitzSimons

People

Frank Gehry Honored in Venice

Frank Gehry receives a Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennal.

clock September 16, 2008Andrew Yang

Human Resources

Choo Taps Sinclair

Firm names new chief operating officer.

clock September 16, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

John Hardy Eyes Global Growth

Jeweler to push more into Europe and Asia.

clock September 16, 2008Robert Murphy

Fashion Scoops

V Day… Then & Now… Hoping For Hosiery…

Diana Vreeland fever is about to hit Europe…

clock September 16, 2008WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Under Armour Expands Women’s Reach

The Performance Brand Targets “Miss Train To Maintain” With Spring Launch.

clock September 16, 2008Whitney Beckett

Financial

Rock & Republic to Open SoHo Store

Brand to open on Greene Street

clock September 16, 2008Sharon Edelson

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Ella Moss, Splendid Debut Woven Lines

Brands best known for jersey pieces add trousers, shorts, and skirts.

clock September 16, 2008Marcy Medina

Forecasts and Analysis

Daily Stock Wrap

Daily Stock Wrap

clock September 16, 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 23hArthur Friedman

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