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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

Success, Sex and ‘SNL’: The Complicated World of American Apparel

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Amidst the current retail meltdown, one specialty retailer that has managed to keep its sales up like a pair of spandex-infused leggings is American Apparel.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Government and Trade

Jobless Rate Rises to 7.2 Percent

A total of 2.6 million jobs were lost in 2008, the biggest 12-month decline in 63 years.

clock January 9, 2009Liza Casabona


Soirees for Sprouse

Not one, not two, but three parties were held in honor of Stephen Sprouse, who’s the subject of a new coffee table book from Rizzoli.

clock January 9, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Gianfranco Ferré to Unveil New Men’s Collection

Gianfranco Ferré designers Roberto Rimondi and Tommaso Aquilano set to debut men’s wear collection.

clock January 9, 2009Emilie Marsh


Critics’ Choice Awards Fashion

At the The Critics’ Choice Awards, it appeared that most actresses got the strapless LBD memo.

clock January 9, 2009WWD Staff


Art of Elysium’s Annual Bash

The Art of Elysium holds its second annual black tie gala at St. Vibiana cathedral.

clock January 11, 2009WWD Staff


Volume-Generating Sales Promotions Will Hurt Q4 Earnings

Discounts cut into margins, forcing many retailers to lower guidances.

clock January 12, 2009Alexandra Steigrad


At BAFTA/LA Awards, Champagne All Around

At the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, Leonardo DiCaprio and Clint Eastwood opted for bubbly instead of the afternoon’s signature beverage.

clock January 11, 2009WWD Staff

Government and Trade

House Passes Two Pay Discrimination Bills

The House passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and Paycheck Fairness Act.

clock January 12, 2009Kristi Ellis

Human Resources

Peter Bacanovic Out at Fred Leighton

Fred Leighton continues to have flair for the dramatic.

clock January 12, 2009Sophia Chabbott


Regis Same-Store Sales Fall

Same-store sales at salon operator Regis Corp. declined 5.4 percent during the second quarter.

clock January 12, 2009Matthew Lynch


Financo Dinner: Hot Ticket in Cold Climate

Misery loves company and there will be lots of holiday sob stories to swap at this evening’s Financo chief executive officer seminar and dinner.

clock January 12, 2009David Moin


Solid Ordering at Two New York Accessories Shows

Some vendors at Accessorie Circuit and AccessoriestheShow were pleasantly surprised.

clock January 12, 2009Caroline Tell

Hats, Gloves and More

Dorothy Roberts Honored by Accessories Council

Industry veteran Dorothy Roberts was inducted into the Accessories Council’s Hall of Fame.

clock January 12, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Group to Honor Rising Stars

FGI nominees for women’s rtw include Gustavo Cadile, Christian Cota and Sue Stemp.

clock January 12, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Intimates and Activewear

Innerwear Retailers Look to Refocus After Dismal Holiday

Full pricing is a key issue.

clock January 12, 2009Karyn Monget

Memo Pad

Early Look at Numbers… AMI Goes Late… Heidi Klum’s Haul…

O, The Oprah Magazine, Glamour and Teen Vogue all posted double-digit declines in single-copy sales… An update on the “Project Runway” legal battle…

clock January 12, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Fast Times.. Kanye West in Paris…

Tag Heuer, the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned Swiss timepiece giant, has tapped Leonardo DiCaprio as the new ambassador of Carrera.

clock January 12, 2009WWD Staff

Business Features

The Complicated World of American Apparel

American Apparel — a retailer best-known for its sexy ads and controversial leadership — achieved a 10 percent comps improvement for the full 4th quarter.

clock January 12, 2009David Lipke


Searle Goes Chapter 11

Specialty retailer, subsidiary file for bankruptcy.

clock January 12, 2009Sharon Edelson and Vicki M. Young


Golden Globes 2009: A Night’s Tale

The Golden Globes were back — albeit a bit more low-key — and stars wasted no time getting back into the swirl.

clock January 11, 2009WWD 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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