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Retail

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

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

Plastic Gets Sleeved: Shoppers Trim Credit And Retailers Suffer

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Overview

The consumer credit bubble that helped Americans fill their closets over a prolonged buying spree and propelled unprecedented store openings is finally deflating.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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People

Chanel Cancels Mobile Art Tour

Chanel on Friday said it would pull the plug on its costly Mobile Art exhibition, conceived by Karl Lagerfeld and Zaha Hadid.

clock December 19, 2008Robert Murphy

Financial

Armani Increases Stake in A|X

Designer Giorgio Armani now owns 50 percent of A|X Armani Exchange.

clock December 19, 2008Luisa Zargani

Publishing

Baugur, Jóhannesson Indicted in Tax Probe

Icelandic retail group Baugur and its executive U.K. chairman Jón Asgeir Jóhannesson have been indicted on charges of tax evasion.

clock December 19, 2008Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

DKNY Is Movin’ Out

DKNY is the latest designer brand to opt out of the tents for the February shows.

clock December 19, 2008WWD Staff

Government and Trade

U.S. Accuses China of Illegal Export Subsidies

The U.S. filed a World Trade Organization case against China on Friday. The case centers on China’s Famous Brands programs.

clock December 19, 2008Liza Casabona

Memo Pad

Longchamp Gets Dressed… Cosmo’s Apology to Scarlett Johansson

Longchamp’s next campaign shines the spotlight on the leather goods house’s burgeoning women’s ready-to-wear line.

clock December 22, 2008WWD Staff

Specialty Stores

Moncler Opens in Hong Kong

Moncler store in Hong Kong is operated by Adrienne Ma.

clock December 22, 2008Constance Haisma-Kwok

Skin Care

NuBo New to the Cosmeceutical Scene

NuBo beauty brand positions itself as a “positive cosmeceutical.”

clock December 22, 2008Brid Costello

Fragrance

Prada Promotes Amber Fragrance in Film

Prada is promoting its women’s scent, Amber, on the silver screen.

clock December 22, 2008Stephanie Epiro

Financial

Gucci, Chloe Win Case… LF USA Closes Deal… Gen Art Fashion Director…

Manhattan judge orders operators of a Web site that sold counterfeit goods to pay $5.2 million to Gucci America and Chloé SAS.

clock December 22, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Plastic Wrapped: Shoppers Back Away From Credit

The consumer credit bubble that helped Americans fill their closets and propelled unprecedented store openings is deflating.

clock December 22, 2008Evan Clark

Government and Trade

Obama Taps Ron Kirk as USTR, Hilda Solis as Labor Secretary

Many in the fashion industry feel uncertain about Ron Kirk, who doesn’t have much of a track record on trade issues.

clock December 22, 2008Kristi Ellis

Fashion Scoops

Two Men in Full… Hair Apparent… Good Tidings…

Retail might be slow, but Ralph Lauren’s West Broadway store was doing a brisk business of selling Mark Seliger’s latest coffee-table tome.

clock December 22, 2008WWD Staff

Watches

Bamford Personalizes Rolexes

The Bamford Watch Department Web site allows customers to design personalized Rolexes.

clock December 22, 2008Nina Jones

Jewelry

New Swarovski Concept Store to Bow in SoHo

The Swarovski Crystallized store and lounge, opening in New York this spring, will feature customer creations.

clock December 22, 2008Caroline Tell

Watches

Morellato Opens First U.S. Store

The Italian watch and jewelry brand Morellato opened its first freestanding U.S. store on Saturday.

clock December 22, 2008Caroline Tell

Intimates and Activewear

Satine Boutique Gets Intimate for Anthropologie

eannie Lee, designer and owner of Satine Boutique, has created her first collection of intimates for Anthropologie, called Bacini.

clock December 22, 2008Hellin Kay

Intimates and Activewear

Agent Provocateur Pushes the Envelope on Advertising

Lingerie brand Agent Provocateur launches new ad campaign, and opens ninth U.S. boutique in Chicago.

clock December 22, 2008Karyn Monget

Handbags

Extra Credits: Mischa Barton Launches Headband Line

Despite hard times, celebrity collections just keep on coming. Those of actress Mischa Barton are cases in point.

clock December 22, 2008Rachel Brown

Jewelry

Luxe Accessories Designers: Added Attractions

Now hear this: Regardless of the recession, the new crop of accessories designers isn’t afraid to luxe it up a little.

clock December 22, 2008WWD Staff

Watches

Rolex Names Bruno Meier as Head of Management

At Rolex, Bruno Meier replaces Patrick Heiniger, who retired on Tuesday.

clock December 22, 2008Robert Murphy and Sophia Chabbott

Designer and Luxury

Bill Blass Couture Closes

Bill Blass Couture closed Friday and laid off all of its 60-plus employees without any severance.

clock December 22, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

American Apparel Gets Extension of Credit Facilities

Shares of American Apparel Inc. got a boost after lenders granted a three-month extension on debt due to mature next month.

clock December 22, 2008Matthew Lynch

Department Stores

Storms Challenge Holiday Shopping

Retailers trying to lure shoppers faced the added burdens of snow, ice and rain.

clock December 22, 2008Sharon Edelson

People

At Home With the Contessa

WWD interviews the Food Network’s Ina Garten, star of the “Barefoot Contessa.”

clock December 22, 2008Emily Holt

People

Ze CAFE: Where the In Crowd Eats

Valentino and Deeda Blair are some of the customers at Ze CAFE, a French bistro tucked away on a sleepy side street in the East 50’s.

clock December 22, 2008Amanda FitzSimons

Lifestyle

Culinary Diversions: New Eats

From healthy living to Chinese fusion, these other new spots can satisfy even the most niche eater.

clock December 22, 2008WWD Staff

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 16hMisty White Sidell

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