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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 16hBridget Foley


Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha


Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 22hWWD Staff

A Piece of the Action: Minority-Stake Sales Seen M&A Focus in ’09

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The latest chapter in fashion’s topsy-turvy acquisitions story could be titled “Minority Report.”SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Designer and Luxury

Ted Lapidus, ‘Poet of Haute Couture,’ 79

Ted Lapidus, the French fashion designer, died Monday in a hospital in Cannes. He was 79.

clock December 30, 2008Katya Foreman

Forecasts and Analysis

Consumer Confidence Sinks to Record Low

December’s overall reading of 38 was wellbelow the 45 expected by economists polled by Thomson Reuters.

clock December 30, 2008Alexandra Steigrad

Business Features

CEOs’ Take on a Challenging New Year

Five chief executive officers shared their outlooks on 2009 and business goals for the year.

clock December 31, 2008Whitney Beckett


Pair Launches Humiecki & Graef Fragrance Line

A conversation with Humiecki & Graef’s Tobias Müksch and Sebastian Fischenich is like a romp through an irreverent humanities course.

clock December 31, 2008Susan Stone


Richemont Fuses Fashion and Art in Shanghai

Compagnie Financière Richemont’s recently restored villas in former French Concession are also home to the city’s oldest contemporary art gallery, ShanghArt.

clock December 31, 2008Lisa Movius

Designer and Luxury

Heathrow’s Terminal 5 Goes Exclusive

Prada, Gucci, Bulgari, Dior, Coach and Harrods all have expansive spaces in the $6.7 billion terminal.

clock December 31, 2008Nina Jones


Designer Kids Wear a Growing Market

Kids wear is outperforming women’s wear, according to Richard Chamberlain, a London-based equity analyst at J.P. Morgan.

clock December 31, 2008Katya Foreman


Prom Fashion: The Jacket Edge

It’s dress-up time. For prom, the options are endless, but making a look your own — with, say, a mix of feminine and tough-girl pieces — is a good way to go.

clock December 31, 2008Mayte Allende


Tarrant Settles American Rag Case

Tarrant Apparel Group has settled litigation with the firm with which it coowned the American Rag Cie brand sold at Macy’s.

clock December 31, 2008Matthew Lynch

Business Features

Executives Get More Stocks, Less Cash

Cash may be king in the current business environment, but it’s a smaller part of the king’s or queen’s pay.

clock December 31, 2008Matthew Lynch


Morgan Goes Bankrupt

Due to the current financial crisis, the French fast-fashion company Morgan has gone into administration.

clock December 31, 2008Jennifer Weil


E-Commerce Can’t Escape Retail Woes

Holiday e-commerce sales decline 3 percent.

clock December 31, 2008Arnold J. Karr

The Markets Features

New Lines Born in Tough Times

California firms introduce new labels.

clock December 31, 2008Khanh T.L. Tran

The Markets Features

West Watch: RRL Hits Melrose… More West Coast Debuts…

Los Angeles has welcomed back Ralph Lauren’s RRL label… Marie-Chantal opened her first West Coast store…

clock December 31, 2008WWD Staff


LA Police Seize $2.7M in Counterfeit Raid

Fake luxury brands among items seized.

clock December 31, 2008Marcy Medina

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Greatest Hits… Lobbyist Sues Times for $27M…

International Center of Photography will show works from Avedon, Meisel…. The lobbyist whose ties to McCain were featured in a New York Times article…

clock December 31, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Villa d’Este to Launch Luxury Products

The hotel Villa d’Este, a luxurious Italian escape for many stars, aims to turn itself into a brand.

clock December 31, 2008Luisa Zargani


European Firms Seek Minority Partners

Brioni, IT Holding, and Lanvin are among the high-profile firms said to be seeking minority partners.

clock December 31, 2008Miles Socha and Andrew Roberts


Finance Execs Take Dim View of 2009

First few months will be critical as stores weigh the damage wrought by poor holiday sales.

clock December 31, 2008Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Teresa Missoni for Climate Change… Queen Elizabeth’s Gifts…

Angela Lindvall, Teresa Missoni and Irina Lazareanu have designed T-shirts to benefit Al Gore’s Climate Project.

clock December 31, 2008WWD Staff


Retail Debt Headed for More Downgrades

Stocks rise despite sour outlook.

clock December 31, 2008Evan Clark


Daily Stock Wrap: December 31, 2008

Daily Stock Wrap: December 31, 2008

clock December 31, 2008WWD Staff


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Ralph Lauren Corp. to Fold Denim & Supply Into Polo Brand

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