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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 16hDavid 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

From Russia, Less Love: Luxe Shoppers Cut Back In Economic Downturn

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The financial crisis is sending a chill through Moscow’s once red-hot retail scene.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

YSL to Donate Funds for Women

Yves Saint Laurent, is donating funds to the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM).

clock December 15, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Scraps Plans for Ginza Flagship

The store would have been LV’s largest in the world.

clock December 16, 2008Amanda Kaiser

Department Stores

Printemps in Paris Reopens After Bomb Scare

Threat forced temporary evacuation of store.

clock December 16, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Louboutin to Create Barbie Pumps

Christian Louboutin is designing pumps in iconic Barbie Pantone 219 Pink.

clock December 16, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

New York State Proposes Luxury Tax

Plan aims to reduce deficit.

clock December 16, 2008Elizabeth Morrow

Designer and Luxury

Vera to Switch Show Locale

Vera Wang to stage in store instead of Bryant Park tents.

clock December 16, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

E-Commerce Holding Steady With Incentives

From Amazon to Yahoo Shopping, the e-commerce industry has been resilient.

clock December 17, 2008Rachel Brown and Anne Riley-Katz

Designer and Luxury

Alvin Valley Relaunches Collection

After a two-year hiatus, Alvin Valley is reviving his Collection business with a runway show during New York Fashion Week.

clock December 17, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Affordable Brands Could Get a Kick Start

Consumers trend towards reasonably priced and conservative clothing.

clock December 17, 2008Whitney Beckett


Groupe Royer Buys Charles Jourdan

Groupe Royer, which bills itself as France’s largest footwear importer and distributor, has come to the rescue of Charles Jourdan.

clock December 17, 2008Katya Foreman

The Markets Features

Consumers Pull Back on Holiday Spending

More than half of consumers are spending less on holiday shopping this year, according to a recent survey by Consumer Reconnaissance Inc.

clock December 17, 2008Whitney Beckett

Government and Trade

Textile Groups Make Recommendations for Obama

Organizations seek to boost trade regulation enforcement.

clock December 17, 2008Kristi Ellis


Penney’s CEO Up for $25M in Stock Grants

According to a filing with the SEC on Tuesday, ceo Myron “Mike” Ullman can receive up to 500,000 Penney’s shares.

clock December 17, 2008Arnold J. Karr


VF Job Cuts Hit Headquarters, Kansas Offices

VF Corp.’s jeanswear coalition and an IT services unit have eliminated a “small” number of white-collar positions in the company’s Greensboro headquarters.

clock December 17, 2008David Lipke

Fashion Features

Calvin Klein Brand Fetes 40th

Top of the fashion-heavy guest list was the newly minted Calvin Klein ambassador, Australian actor Abbie Cornish, together with her beau Ryan Phillippe.

clock December 17, 2008Patty Huntington


Symrise CEO Linzbach to Depart

Gerold Linzbach said he will not renew his contract with the Holzminden, Germany-based flavors and fragrance firm in October 2009.

clock December 17, 2008Jennifer Weil


Italian Beauty Industry Struggles in ’08

The Italian beauty industry is already feeling the side effects of the global recession.

clock December 17, 2008Stephanie Epiro

Memo Pad

Is It Real, or Is It Memorex?… AMI Extends Again…

All eyes are on fashion’s new icon, Michelle Obama… American Media Inc. has once again extended the deadline for creditors…

clock December 17, 2008WWD Staff


Retail Stocks Rise After Interest Rate Cut

Shares lift as prices slump.

clock December 17, 2008Evan Clark and Liza Casabona

Department Stores

Major Retailers Offer Extended Holiday Hours

Target Corp., Sam’s Club, Kohl’s Corp. and Macy’s Inc. extend hours in anticipation of a last-minute holiday rush.

clock December 17, 2008David Moin and Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

It’s a Girl Thing: Men’s Wear Designers Add Women’s Wear

Men’s wear designers have been seduced by the notion of making clothing for women.

clock December 17, 2008Venessa Lau

Fashion Scoops

Light It Up… Sienna Shows in London… Female State…

Marc Jacobs might not have had his own office Christmas party… Spanning five days, London Fashion Week might be a little shorter…

clock December 17, 2008WWD Staff


Women’s Fashion Trend: Gender Bender

It’s raining men — men’s wear designers, that is, who are jumping on the women’s wear bandwagon.

clock December 17, 2008Venessa Lau

Designer and Luxury

From Russia, Less Love: Luxe Shoppers Cut Back

The financial crisis is sending a chill through Moscow’s once red-hot retail scene.

clock December 17, 2008Alastair Gee


Daily Stock Wrap

The day’s best and worst performers.

clock December 17, 2008WWD Staff


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 16hMisty White Sidell

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