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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock December 6, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 24hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Fashion

Are In-Store Customers at a Disadvantage When It Comes to Returns?

The online shopper has up to 30 days to decide if her purchase was genuine or a momentary infatuation, which is not always the case for in-store clients.

clock 12hBridget Foley

Dresner Checks Out: Park Ave. Retail Icon Succumbs to Economy

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Overview

The unforgiving economic climate has claimed one of fashion’s iconic independent retailers. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Tommy Hilfiger

Designer and Luxury

Hilfiger Sets Denim Flagship in Milan

Unit features 10 display windows and a décor reminiscent of the designer’s first retail venture.

clock November 24, 2008Alessandra Ilari

Barack Obama in Chicago on Monday.

Financial

Retail Shares Soar on Government Moves

Standard & Poor’s Retail Index surges23.59 points on Monday.

clock November 24, 2008Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis

Designer and Luxury

Verdura Taps Caslin

Colleen Caslin has been named chief operating officer of Verdura.

clock November 24, 2008WWD Staff

Handbags

Furla Investing in New, Creative Talent

Despite global economic turmoil, Furla is looking beyond the balance sheet, scouting new talents and creative minds.

clock November 25, 2008Luisa Zargani

Jewelry

Alexi Andriotti Accessories Launching in U.S.

Popular overseas chain opening two stores in Florida.

clock November 25, 2008Caroline Tell

Clockwise, from top right: Cartier, Judith Ripka, Tory Burch, Coach, Nancy Gonzalez.

Retail

Retailers Look for Accessories Holiday Boost

Accessories, a traditionally strong category, might be a bright spot this retail year.

clock November 25, 2008WWD Staff

Employers in Bangladesh were cited as being hostile toward unions.

Textiles

New Study Details Abuse of Textile, Apparel Workers

Incidents of murder and intimidation are cited for union activity.

clock November 25, 2008John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

Industry Worries Security May Slow Port Business

The maritime industry is concerned policy initiatives to boost port security could slow the flow of goods and increase costs.

clock November 25, 2008Rachel Brown

Alexandra Vidal’s frothy silk tulle and chiffon gown with a belled skirt.

Fashion Trends

Evening Belle: Evening Dresses Fit for a Princess

Simple slips and columns aren’t the only styles in town.

clock November 25, 2008Antonia Sardone

British retailers like Marks & Spencer are offering discounts in addition to the government’s price cuts.

Financial

U.K. Retailers, Government Take Steps to Stimulate Purchases

British retailers, including Marks & Spencer and House of Fraser, along with the government offer many incentives to lure reluctant shoppers.

clock November 25, 2008Nina Jones

David Lynch’s vision for the Cartier Dome at Art Basel Miami Beach.

Jewelry

A Golden Vision: David Lynch Designs Art Basel Space

Cartier hired David Lynch to design a space and installation for Art Basel Miami Beach next month.

clock November 25, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Legal

Leighton to Answer New Merrill Lynch Complaint

Attorney for the famed jeweler Fred Leighton called the new motion ‘pernicious.’

clock November 25, 2008David Moin and Matthew Lynch

Financial

Inter Parfums Cuts 2008 Guidance

Inter Parfums Inc., the U.S. parent of Inter Parfums SA, reduced its 2008 earnings guidance on Monday, citing the strength of the dollar versus the euro.

clock November 25, 2008Brid Costello

Financial

Perry Ellis Net Down 41.4%

Perry Ellis International Inc. reported a decline in third-quarter profits and revenues Wednesday, but met the high end of its recently revised guidance.

clock November 25, 2008Matthew Lynch

Financial

Dress Barn Scores Net Increase

Despite higher 1Q profits for Dress Barn, the operator of the Dress Barn and Maurices nameplates joined the chorus of firms making lower earnings estimates.

clock November 25, 2008Arnold J. Karr

Financial

In Brief: Pershing Pauses on Target… IT Holding Up and Down…

Pershing Pauses on Target… IT Holding Up and Down… Liquidating Steve & Barry’s…

clock November 25, 2008WWD Staff

Bernard Rung, Naomi Campbell, Aliona Soletskaya, editor of Russian Vogue and Mario Testino.

Media

Memo Pad: Pilati’s Russian Dolls… Loving LA… Female Factor…

A doll for 33,000 euros… Though publishers are turning a worried eye… The lighter side of Paco Underhill…

clock November 25, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Blake Named President of Men’s Warehouse Discount Division

Men’s wear veteran Mary Beth Blake has been promoted to president of K&G Fashion Superstore, the discount division of Men’s Wearhouse.

clock November 25, 2008Jean E. Palmieri

Retail

Walgreens Returns to Times Square

Walgreens’ newly opened flagship in New York shines a spotlight on the chain’s focus on beauty.

clock November 25, 2008Faye Brookman and Molly Prior

An ad supporting Pantene’s latest marketing campaign, “Salon Challenge.”

Hair

Pantene Unveils London Ads

Pantene’s latest advertising campaign, “Salon Challenge,” is meant to educate women on a recent blind hair care challenge the brand held.

clock November 25, 2008Andrea Nagel

Michael Kors in a scene from “Gossip Girl” with Tinsley Mortimer and Cristina Cuomo.

Media

Lights, Cameras and Designers: TV Cameos Boost Profiles

From Michael Kors to Tory Burch, more designers are making appearances on television.

clock November 25, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Madonna by David LaChapelle.

Fashion Scoops

Going to LaChapelle… Peaches Geldof Dresses Up… Claire’s Crystal Ball…

A photo of a crowned Madonna clutching a thorny heart is one of the images by David LaChapelle due to be exhibited in Paris. Also, Peaches dresses up…

clock November 25, 2008WWD Staff

A look from the line.

Fashion Features

Dell’Acqua Kicks Off High-End Line

Italian designer Alessandro Dell’Acqua is launching a high-end capsule collection called Alessandro Dell’Acqua Black Dress.

clock November 25, 2008Alessandra Ilari

Adrienne Ma

Retail

More Y’s Mandarina Duck on Display in Hong Kong

The economic gloom is hovering over retailers here, but Adrienne Ma’s fledgling company, Amma Holdings Ltd., is forging ahead.

clock November 25, 2008Constance Haisma-Kwok

India Oxenberg

People

Having a Ball

The Bal Crillon des Debutantes in Paris brings together the daughters of heavy hitters from the worlds of politics, entertainment, art and fashion.

clock November 25, 2008Amanda FitzSimons

Linda Dresner

Designer and Luxury

Dresner Checks Out: Park Ave. Retail Icon Succumbs to Economy

The unforgiving economic climate has claimed one of fashion’s iconic independent retailers.

clock November 25, 2008Sharon Edelson

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap

Daily Stock Wrap

clock November 25, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

The Fiber Price Sheet

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock November 25, 2008WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Fashion

Fashion Man Hunt: Designers Scammed Out of Thousands by Fraud Stylist

clock 14hJulia Neel

Social Studies