The Seesaw Goes Up: Retail Shares Zoom To Record Increase

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Peggy Moffitt, Rudi Gernreich's Kite Dress, 1967.


Photographer William Claxton Dies

Portraits helped immortalize the Sixties.

clock October 12, 2008Khanh T.L. Tran

Pharrell of N.E.R.D. performing.


Diesel Fuel

On Saturday, Diesel celebrated its 30th anniversary in a giant circus tent under the Brooklyn Bridge, with performances by M.I.A., Hot Chip and Chaka Khan.

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Adidas to Buy Ashworth

Deal bolsters group’s golf business.

clock October 13, 2008Ellen Groves

Human Resources

Cutter to Join Kooba

Kooba has named Michelle Cutter vice president of marketing and new business development.

clock October 13, 2008WWD Staff

Anne Barge’s Le Fleur is aimed at price-conscious shoppers.


Bridal Designers Try Different Tactics to Court Shoppers

In these challenging financial times, bridal designers are trying different tactics to court shoppers.

clock October 14, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Mark Ingram and Oscar de la Renta with one of the designer’s dresses.


Mark Ingram Toasts De la Renta, Opens Eveningwear Store

Oscar de la Renta is not known for making house calls, but he gladly paid a visit to the staff at Mark Ingram?s Bridal Atelier.

clock October 14, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

A Julien Macdonald dress and a necklace by Daniel Swarovski


Bridal News: Swarovski Elements and Vera’s New Digs

Crystallized Swarovski Elements has partnered with designers for the book ?Unbridaled: The Marriage of Tradition and Avant Garde.?

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Sear Hires Finance Exec… Bush Signs Anti-Counterfeiing Bill…

Sears Holdings Corp. has hired Michael Collins… President Bush signed an anticounterfeiting bill Monday…

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Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann in ad.


Ticker Tape… Innerwear Becomes Elettra… Tory’s New Web Recruit…

Figures from Nielsen Online… Italian innerwear brand Yamamay has tapped Elettra… Honor Brodie is leaving to be editor in chief of Tory Burch?s Web site…

clock October 14, 2008WWD Staff

Takashimaya, the new scent.


Takashimaya and Morris Team for Tea-Inspired Scent

Niche perfumer Neil Morris has created a scent exclusively for Takashimaya in New York.

clock October 14, 2008Matthew W. Evans

A worker at Fessler USA’s fabric facility.


Credit Crunch Raises Pressure on U.S. Textile Industry

The domestic textile industry is getting closer to the edge of extinction.

clock October 14, 2008Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona and Ross Tucker

Italian designer Ilaria Nistri.


Business Slows at Paris Boutique Shows

Buyers at Rendez-Vous, Paris sur Mode, Atmosph?re, and other Paris boutique shows tighten budgets amid economic turmoil.

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Views of the Ralph Lauren store in Turkey.

Designer and Luxury

Polo Ralph Lauren Opens First Store in Turkey

The recent explosion of the Turkish luxury market may be slowing, but that doesn’t seem to faze Polo Ralph Lauren, which is opening its first store in Istanbul.

clock October 14, 2008Suna Erdem

Fashion Scoops

Celebrity-Packed Night of Stars… Lanvin’s Renoir for Sale… Buckle Bling…

Will Ashley Olsen get to hand the trophy to Francisco Costa at Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars?

clock October 14, 2008WWD Staff

Kinder’s silk romper.

Fashion Features

Kinder Aggugini to Present First Runway Show Next Season

With a collection fusing Twenties silhouettes with Fifties cancan skirts, Kinder Aggugini’s nascent label, Kinder, is ready for its curtain call.

clock October 14, 2008Ellen Groves


Mothers Work Inc. Strikes Deal for Middle East Expansion

Mothers Work said it has signed its first international franchise agreement, bringing a Pea in the Pod and Destination Maternity to the Middle East next year.

clock October 14, 2008Sharon Edelson


Inflation Will Strip Away Any Holiday Sales Gain

Retailers are bracing for the toughest sales season since 2001, according to Archstone Consulting president Todd Lavieri.

clock October 14, 2008Vicki M. Young


Retail Stocks Rally

Dow, S&P Retail both set records in big bounce as the selling finally stopped.

clock October 14, 2008Evan Clark and Nina Jones and Liza Casabona


Alice Waters’ Musings: Veggies for the White House Lawn

The Berkeley chef Alice Waters talks edible education at the New York City Wine & Food festival.

clock October 14, 2008Emily Holt

Jason Ritter


Actor Jason Ritter’s Unconventional Romance

In the upcoming film “Good Dick,” Ritter stars opposite his off-screen girlfriend in a dark love story.

clock October 14, 2008Vanessa Lawrence

Allen B.’s ruffled tops


Penney’s to Launch Allen B.

Retailer in exclusive with Allen B. Schwartz.

clock October 14, 2008David Moin

The Giorgio Amani Group stores in India.

Designer and Luxury

Armani Opens in India

On Monday, Giorgio Armani Group said it has opened its first Giorgio Armani and Emporio Armani stores in India.

clock October 14, 2008Luisa Zargani

Jean Paul Gaultier RTW Spring 2009

Fashion Trends

Fashion Trend Feature: Stripe Zone

Jean Paul Gaultier tripped the light fantastic in his dance-inspired spring collection, with bodysuits aplenty and graphic stripes.

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Daily Stock Wrap

Daily Stock Wrap

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La Boutique L’Oréal Paris


L’Oréal Acquires Professional Hair Color Brand Pulp Riot

clock May 25, 2018Samantha Conti

Social Studies