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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 19hDavid Moin


Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley


Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Palin’s Fashion-Gate: A Big Boost for Style, But Not for the GOP

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With the beleaguered state of retailing in the downward spiraling economy, stores like Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue no doubt welcomed the Republican National Committee's shopping spree on behalf of Palin.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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Versace at the Museum

Leave it to Donatella Versace to inject some signature va-va-voom into Monday night?s Whitney gala.

clock October 21, 2008WWD Staff


Under the Influence of Gucci

Guests attending Tuesday night’s Gucci-sponsored screening of John Cassavetes’ 1974 movie “A Woman Under the Influence” weren’t expecting a feel-good film.

clock October 22, 2008WWD Staff


ABT’s Fall Gala

Not surprisingly, the crisis on Wall Street—and its impact on the ballet —was on everyone’s minds at the Nina Ricci-sponsored affair.

clock October 22, 2008WWD Staff


Chanel Mobile Art Feted

Resembling a UFO from Planet Chanel, the Zaha Hadid-designed temporary structure was erected in Central Park?s Rumsey Playfield.

clock October 22, 2008WWD Staff


Bridal Paths

When it comes to bridal, romance is always in style.

clock October 23, 2008WWD Staff

Specialty Stores

Urban Outfitters Launches New Concept Stores in Brooklyn and Chicago

Urban Outfitters unveils We the Free concept stores, which are a more casual, knit-driven spin-off to its Free People division.

clock October 23, 2008Beth Wilson

Designer and Luxury

Bogners Fete New SoHo Flagship

Sonia and Willy Bogner are captivated by the American spirit and are at home in Manhattan, so opening a Bogner store in SoHo made sense.

clock October 23, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Designers Think Positively About Wedding Business

Bridal firms express optimism despite shaky economy.

clock October 23, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Donatella’s Jam-Packed Trip to New York

Since landing in New York late on Saturday, Donatella Versace’s schedule has been so jam-packed that she hasn’t had much time to sense any economic jitters.

clock October 23, 2008WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap

The day’s best and worst performers.

clock October 23, 2008WWD Staff


La Redoute to Cut 600 Jobs

PPR unit to focus on Web.

clock October 23, 2008WWD Staff


Judge OKs Payment in Hilfiger Suit

Court approves $16 million settlement for stockholders in class-action lawsuit against Tommy Hilfiger Corp.

clock October 22, 2008Matthew Lynch


Earnings Fears Sink Stocks

Retail stocks decline sharply on worrisome Q3 expectations.

clock October 23, 2008Arnold J. Karr

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Hearst Mag Worries… Maxim for Women?… Politics and Media…

Hearst Magazines is trying to trim its costs as the publishing industry retrenches in a shrinking economy.

clock October 23, 2008WWD Staff


La Prairie Fetes Cellular Cream Launch

La Prairie marked the launch of its latest skin care product, Cellular Cream Platinum Rare, with a luncheon in Bel Air, Calif.

clock October 22, 2008Rachel Brown


Wal-Mart’s Ethical Sourcing Push in China

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.?s new plan to step up environmental and social compliance standards in China hit a fashion industry nerve.

clock October 23, 2008Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson and Kathleen E. McLaughlin


Shiseido Ups Earnings Forecast

Shiseido said Wednesday the firm expects to post first-half profits of 20 billion yen compared with an earlier estimate of 16 billion yen.

clock October 23, 2008Koji Hirano


Wexner Upbeat Despite Economy

Retailer predicts smooth sailing for Limited Brands.

clock October 23, 2008David Moin and Molly Prior

Designer and Luxury

Raf Simons Opens in Tokyo

Eponymous designer Raf Simons unveils stores for own brand.

clock October 23, 2008Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Celeb Shots at LACMA… Milano Bound?… Auctioning Mia Farrow’s Clothing…

Graydon Carter, Michael Roberts and Christopher Bailey hosted a preview of the Vanity Fair portrait exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Tuesday.

clock October 23, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Hugo Boss Brings Labels Together in New York Store

Hugo Boss opens new store in Meatpacking district.

clock October 22, 2008Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Palin’s Fashion-Gate

(UPDATED) Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

clock October 23, 2008WWD Staff

Business Features

Gucci Caught Up in Spy Scandal

A Gucci Group spokesman confirmed that the Prosecutor?s Office in Florence this week ordered a search of the company?s offices there and in Milan and Rome.

clock October 23, 2008Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

St. John Opens First Store Showcasing Contemporary Line

SoCa, St. John?s new, better contemporary line targeting a younger customer, debuts in South Coast Plaza.

clock October 23, 2008Marcy Medina


American Eagle Flies Into Children’s Wear

Retailer American Eagle launches 77kids Web site.

clock October 23, 2008David Moin


Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.


Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 19hMisty White Sidell

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