Salone del Mobile Is a Strong Window for Fashion Brands' Home Lines

clock 4hAlessandra Turra and Sandra Salibian and Martino Carrera and Luisa Zargani


Cameras Ready: The Next Wave of Photographers

clock 14hLisa Lockwood and Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke


Facebook Privacy Changes Affect Beauty Brands

clock 14hAllison Collins

Pakistan’s Textile Crisis: Sector Mulls Shutdown To Protest Rising Costs

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From This Issue

Gedalio “Gerry” Grinberg

Human Resources

Movado’s Gerry Grinberg Dies

Gedalio “Gerry” Grinberg, chairman of Movado Group, died Sunday in Manhattan. He was 77.

clock January 5, 2009Sophia Chabbott


Business Features

Goody’s Said Liquidating

Firm nears auction of inventory.

clock January 5, 2009Vicki M. Young and Evan Clark

Emroidery and beading will be prevalent at Direction and Printsource, like this style from Splash Designs.


Registration Steady at N.Y. Textile Fairs

Organizers are counting on innovation to spur interest.

clock January 6, 2009Ross Tucker and Court Williams

Marc Jacobs in St Barth’s.


How the Jet Set Spent Their Winter Vacation

Call it denial, call it escapism, call it a craving for the holidays-as-usual.

clock January 6, 2009WWD Staff

Heiner Flassbeck

Government and Trade

Gloomy Outlook for Global Trade

The textiles and apparel industry may be less affected than industries with big-ticket items, like cars or housing.

clock January 6, 2009John Zarocostas

Fashion Features

Pal Zileri Owner Sells Stake

Arafa Holding acquires 35 percent.

clock January 6, 2009Luisa Zargani


Paris Airports to Get Accessories Stores

Operator links with Swiss group.

clock January 6, 2009Katya Foreman

Doo.Ri pre-fall 2009.

Ready To Wear

Lessons From the Front Line: What Manufacturers Learned in 2008

Retail analysts have warned that one of the lasting effects of 2008’s fiscal upheaval will simply be consumers’ memory of it.

clock January 6, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Louis Vuitton’s limited edition Stephen Sprouse skateboard and skateboard case.

Designer and Luxury

Skate Free:Louis Vuitton to Celebrate Sprouse Collection

Vuitton’s SoHo store will be devoted to late artist.

clock January 6, 2009Marc Karimzadeh


Waterford Wedgwood Goes Bankrupt

The company that produces Wedgwood tableware, Royal Doulton china and Waterford crystal placed its U.K. and Irish divisions into administration.

clock January 6, 2009Nina Jones

Fashion Features

Robbers Steal From Showroom Seven

Showroom Seven, the bicoastal fashion showroom co-founded by Karen Erickson and Jean-Marc Flack, said robbers stole nearly $300,000 worth of merchandise.

clock January 6, 2009Khanh T.L. Tran


Takashimaya and Isetan Off to Slow Start

Japan retailers Isetan and Takashimaya see declines in sales.

clock January 6, 2009Koji Hirano

Ariane Zurcher

Fashion Features

Stone Bold: Ariane Zurcher’s Jewelry

Ariane Zurcher’s entrée into the jewelry business was decidedly unconventional.

clock January 6, 2009Venessa Lau

Designer and Luxury

Marc Jacobs Plans Expansion in West Village

Marc Jacobs is getting ready to expand his West Village empire, even as he tinkers with the existing store lineup.

clock January 6, 2009Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

Paco Rabanne Set to Expand Its Offering

Puig Beauty and Fashion Group is considering relaunching the Paco Rabanne ready-to-wear line.

clock January 6, 2009Jennifer Weil

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

Fashion Scoops

Bruni-Sarkozy Set for Couture Week… Writer’s Bloc…

If you’re hoping to catch a glimpse of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy during Paris couture week later this month, you’re in luck.

clock January 6, 2009WWD Staff

Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama

Business Features

Obama Begins to Outline Stimulus Plan

Richardson withdrawal seen as stumble.

clock January 6, 2009Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona


Li & Fung On KB Toys… Robert Graham License… Pint Sized…

Sourcing giant Li & Fung Ltd. said Monday that it “suffers” an exposure of about $5 million to KB Toys…

clock January 6, 2009WWD Staff

Hermès in New York.


Deutsche Bank Cuts Hermès Earnings Forecast

Deutsche Bank sees U.S. sales declining for Hermès.

clock January 6, 2009Miles Socha

Clic Bookstore & Gallery.

Fashion Features

Christiane Celle Returns With Clic

Calypso founder Christiane Celle is back on the retail scene with Clic Bookstore & Gallery.

clock January 6, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg


Marie Claire Tries Again… Alef Mag’s New Life…

Marie Claire is getting ready to relaunch its Web site with more content channels…

clock January 6, 2009WWD Staff

Lab Series’ newest items.

Skin Care

Lab Series Gets ‘Active’ With Body Additions

Lab Series Skincare for Men is delving deeper into body care with the aim of bolstering the brand’s hair and body portfolio.

clock January 6, 2009Matthew W. Evans

ICC Textiles, seen here, is part of the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association, which is seeking an “all-out voluntary textile industry closure.”


Pakistan’s Textile Crisis: Sector Mulls Shutdown to Protest Rising Costs

Energy shortages and rising costs hit textile industry in Pakistan.

clock January 6, 2009Mahlia S. Lone and Liza Casabona

August Silk’s silk and nylon cardigan over DKNYC’s silk dress and Jones New York Signature’s cotton shirt. Barbara Bui belt and Stuart Weitzman shoes.

Fashion Trends

Nautical Fashion: A Shore Thing

The better market is setting sail for summer with looks that have classic nautical details and pops of color.

clock January 6, 2009Antonia Sardone


Daily Stock Wrap: January 1st, 2009

Daily Stock Wrap

clock January 6, 2009WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (in Jenny Packham) with their newborn son.


Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Welcome Baby Boy in London

clock 6hLorelei Marfil

Social Studies