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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

Fashion

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

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

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

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

From Wealth to Stealth: Flaunting Days Are Over As Consumers Cut Back

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Overview

Remember “Richistan,” that country of the superwealthy described last year by author Robert Frank? Well, now call it “Thriftistan.”SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Handbags

Sofia Coppola’s LV Designs Debut in Tokyo

Bags and shoes to hit Louis Vuitton stores in March.

clock December 5, 2008Amanda Kaiser

Business Features

Harry Winston Hit by $100M Heist

An elite special police squad is investigating the spectacular theft inside the Harry Winston boutique in Paris.

clock December 5, 2008Robert Murphy

Financial

Retailers Slash Jobs Amid Huge Drop in U.S. Employment

Unemployment rate rises to 6.7 percent in November.

clock December 5, 2008Liza Casabona

Parties

Miami Vices

Thursday at Art Basel kicked off with a breakfast and viewing of the Rubell family exhibition, cohosted by Domino magazine and Puma.

clock December 5, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Traub Resigns Board Post… YSL Vintage Sale… Sears’ Finance Chief…

Marvin Traubhas resigned as a director of NexCen Brands Inc.

clock December 8, 2008WWD Staff

People

Kingsbury Named Burlington CEO

Thomas Kingsbury has resigned as senior executive vice president of Kohl’s Corp. to join Burlington Coat Factory as president and chief executive officer.

clock December 8, 2008Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Flaunting Days Are Over as Consumers Cut Back

Remember “Richistan,” that country of the superwealthy described last year by author Robert Frank? Well, now call it “Thriftistan.”

clock December 8, 2008Sharon Edelson

Marketing and Promotion

Luxury’s New Laws

“Women want a deeper relationship with fewer, better things,” said David Lamb.

clock December 8, 2008Samantha Conti

Fashion

S&K Looks to Go Forward

Famous Brands Inc. ceo Joseph Oliver 3rd says liquidation not currently among options.

clock December 8, 2008Jean E. Palmieri

Legal

Luxottica Hit by File Hacking

Information on compromised records sent to FBI.

clock December 8, 2008Matthew Lynch

Government and Trade

U.S. Apparel Suppliers Dwindling

A report by Panjiva, a New York-based firm that helps brands evaluate factories, says the number of foreign factories fell 85 percent in a year.

clock December 8, 2008Liza Casabona

Designer and Luxury

Stephen Webster Named Creative Director of Garrard

The British fine jeweler Stephen Webster, who counts Madonna, Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Lopez as fans, has been named creative director of Garrard.

clock December 8, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Designer and Luxury

Panerai Comes to N.Y. as Part of Global Expansion

Watchmaker Officine Panerai has gone global by remaining small.

clock December 8, 2008WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Lingerie Shops OndadeMar and Cosabella Open in Miami Beach

This fall, OndadeMar and Cosabella opened on Eighth Street in Miami Beach.

clock December 8, 2008Rebecca Kleinman

Intimates and Activewear

FINDINGS: Keds Does Legs… Model Mother Camila Alves…

Keds has entered a licensing partnership with McCubbin Hosiery to produce hosiery made from eco-friendly fibers.

clock December 8, 2008WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Lavit Rolls Out Bamboo Line

Lavit Lingerie, an intimates line based here, is expanding into the eco-friendly arena with a new bamboo offering.

clock December 8, 2008Kavita Daswani

Intimates and Activewear

Salon Show Feeling Effects of Economic Edginess

Organizers of the Salon International de la Lingerie, the Eurovet-owned innerwear fair, are preparing to host about 600 brands.

clock December 8, 2008Katya Foreman

Fashion Features

Paris Museum Exhibit Highlights ‘Crinoline Empire’

Musée Galleria show chronicles fashion from 1852 to 1870.

clock December 8, 2008Natasha Montrose

Trends

Paris Lingerie Preview: A Gentle Touch

Supple robes, fluid nightgowns, simple lingerie and shimmering legwear team up in dancewear-inspired looks with a French accent.

clock December 8, 2008Laurent Folcher

Financial

IT Holding Board Gives Mensun Ltd. Talks OK

IT Holding SpA said Friday its board had given company chairman Tonino Perna “a wide mandate” to continue talks with Mensun Ltd.

clock December 8, 2008Andrew Roberts

Fragrance

Coty to Distribute Banderas Scents

Coty’s Coty Beauty division will take over North American distribution for the Antonio Banderas fragrance.

clock December 8, 2008Julie Naughton

Fragrance

Hilfiger Makes Appearance at Berlin Department Store

Designer Tommy Hilfiger stopped by Berlin’s KaDeWe department store recently to sign bottles of his new men’s fragrance, Hilfiger.

clock December 8, 2008Susan Stone

Memo Pad

Vanity Fair Shoots Power Lunchers… Moving Up… Diamonds for Education…

Vanity Fair is taking over the Four Seasons Grill Room this morning…

clock December 8, 2008WWD Staff

Parties

A Night at Brooks Brothers for St. Jude

Chace Crawford and Taylor Momsen of “Gossip Girl” attended the holiday fest which benefited the hospital.

clock December 8, 2008David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Chez Vera… Cacharel No-Show… Lagerfeld Casts Jerry Hall…

Vera Wang had her doubts about the turnout at Thursday’s opening night party for her new store at 158 Mercer Street in New York.

clock December 8, 2008WWD Staff

Textiles

Pharrell Williams Gets Bionic Yarn

Pharrell Williams has entered into a partnership with Bionic Yarn, a two-year-old textile firm dedicated to developing environmentally sustainable fabrics.

clock December 8, 2008Julee Kaplan

Human Resources

Chatillon Tapped to Head Lauren, Richemont Venture

Guy Chatillon to serve as CEO of Ralph Lauren Watch and Jewelry Co.

clock December 8, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Essentialist

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.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 19hMisty White Sidell

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