Heading to the Desert: Bloomingdale’s in Deal To Open Dubai Stores

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A rendering of the Burj Dubai.


Bloomingdale’s in Middle East Deal

Retailer to open stores in Dubai Mall.

clock September 22, 2008David Moin

Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson attend TV Guide's sixth annual Emmy after party


Emmy’s After Hours

After a two-hour red carpet, a three-hour live show, and a Governor’s Ball, the stars were still ready to hit the after-party circuit.

clock September 22, 2008WWD Staff

A surf look from Athleta.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Gap Buys Athleta Chain

Company pays $150 million for retailer.

clock September 22, 2008David Moin

Jay Levitt

Human Resources

Jay Levitt Heads Fashion Bug

Former May Merchandising exec Jay Levitt takes the helm at Charming Shoppes unit as president of its Fashion Bug brand.

clock September 23, 2008Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Features

Sue Walsh Named SVP of Stores for J. Jill Brand

Talbots hires former Pottery Barn executive Sue Walsh for J. Jill brand.

clock September 23, 2008Vicki M. Young

A C&C California beach look.


C&C California Adds Swimwear

Perry Ellis International brings bathing suits and beachy cover-ups to C&C California brand.

clock September 23, 2008Whitney Beckett

Kelly Chapman Meyer, Larry Bruce, vice president and general manager of Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills, and Céline Cousteau.

Skin Care

Celine Cousteau Touts Ocean Conservation, La Prairie

Celine Cousteau, granddaughter of Jacques Cousteau and La Prairie spokeswoman, visits Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills.

clock September 23, 2008Rachel Brown



Major Retailers Rethinking Real Estate Options

At International Council of Shopping Centers, Wal-Mart, Target, and J.C. Penny’s discuss real estate strategies for smaller stores and slower growth.

clock September 23, 2008Rachel Brown

Saks Boston


Saks Fifth Avenue Marks Completion of Flagship Renovation

Boston gala fund-raiser to kick-off unveiling of remodeled Saks Fifth Avenue flagship, which includes a spacious Louis Vuitton area.

clock September 23, 2008Katherine Bowers

The Palmeraie’s name comes from the palm grove on the property.

Designer and Luxury

Palmeraie Heats Up Luxe Retail Competition in Arizona

The Palmeraie in Scottsdale will feature Ritz-Carlton hotel and luxury stores, including Hermes.

clock September 23, 2008Sharon Edelson

Crespi’s cotton and linen fabrics.


Textile Execs at Milano Unica Anxious About Financial Crisis

Italy’s textile producers at Milano Unica fear economic turmoil in the U.S., while some offer more luxurious fabrics to cope with downturn.

clock September 23, 2008Stephanie Epiro


Retailers, Vendors Talk Green

At the Green Event in New York, Andrew Winston, author of “Green to Gold,” and Graham Burden, of Marks & Spencer, discuss environment and green textiles.

clock September 23, 2008Ross Tucker

Andrés Sardá RTW Spring 2009

Fashion Features

Madrid Fashion Week Still a Local Affair

Highlights at Cibeles Madrid Fashion were Carmen March, David Delfin, Andres Sarda, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, and the appearance of director Pedro Almodovar.

clock September 23, 2008Barbara Barker


Cover Up… Hitchens Drinks Atheistically… Pretty Up…

New York magazine and The New Yorker yet again lead in nominations for awards from the American Society of Magazine Editors…

clock September 23, 2008WWD Staff

A look from its Jim Hjelm collection.


Bridal Designers Strike Back Against Counterfeiters

Designers Watters, Jim Hjelm, Lazaro and Maggie Sottero have posted warnings on websites about wedding gown knockoffs.

clock September 23, 2008Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Short dresses outsold gowns at Kevan Hall.


Stores Upbeat at New York Shows

At Nouveau Collective and Designers at the Jumeirah Essex House in New York, specialty stores wrote orders.

clock September 23, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Kate Moss

Fashion Features

Museum Plans Kate Moss Show

Les Arts Decoratif in Paris to hold retrospective exhibit on supermodel Kate Moss.

clock September 23, 2008Katya Foreman

19SOmelle: Spring styles by Omelle.


Omelle Aims for Luxury Footwear

Two young female designers, Cherise Angelle and Nicole LaFave, have big plans for their luxury footwear line.

clock September 23, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Queen Rania of Jordan and Wendi Murdoch.

Fashion Scoops

Vuitton’s New Bond… Madonna in Paris… High-Powered Trio…

Louis Vuitton has landed another surprising agent for its message…

clock September 23, 2008WWD Staff


Retail Stocks Plummet as Oil Prices Surge

Washington continues to work on mortgage bailout.

clock September 23, 2008Evan Clark


Krakoff’s Pay Balloons, Frankfort’s Dips at Coach

Coach Inc.’s executive creative director Reed Krakoff takes home $22.4 million, more than twice the salary of his boss Lew Frankfort.

clock September 23, 2008Vicki M. Young


Nike to Buy Back $5B in Company Stock

Nike Inc. is bullish about athletic footwear and apparel stocks ? its own, that is.

clock September 23, 2008Evan Clark


Daily Stock Wrap

Daily Stock Wrap

clock September 23, 2008WWD Staff


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Petra Nemcova in Cristina Ottaviano


Petra Nemcova Makes a Case for Sustainable Dressing in Cannes

clock May 19, 2018Natalie Theodosi

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