Ricci’s Next Designer? Company Said Eyeing Vuitton’s Peter Copping

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Keira Knightley and Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion Scoops

Stars Come Out for Chanel

“I was saying, ‘I want that one and that one and that one,’ but I’ve got nothing to wear them to,” Keira Knightley lamented after Chanel’s couture show Tuesday.

clock January 27, 2009WWD Staff

Business Features

Consumer Confidence Dives Again

Level remains at historic low.

clock January 27, 2009Vicki M. Young

Business Features

Target Latest Retailer to Trim Jobs

600 jobs will be eliminated at its headquarters, and distribution center to close later this year.

clock January 27, 2009Sharon Edelson


Updike on Updike

John Updike was never one to mince words — whether written or spoken. Here, some quotes he gave to WWD over the years.

clock January 27, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

James Brady and Coco Chanel


Former WWD Publisher James Brady Dies

James W. Brady — seasoned newspaperman, former Women’s Wear Daily publisher, Page Six founder, columnist and author — died Tuesday.

clock January 27, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg and Stephanie D. Smith

Element Eden


Challenges Rise at ASR Show

Quiksilver Inc., Roxy, Hurley skipped the ASR Trade Expo.

clock January 28, 2009Khanh T.L. Tran and Andrew Harmon and Rachel Brown and Anne Riley-Katz


Economy Looms Over Agenda Trade Show

Many exhibitors at the Agenda, the smaller cousin of the ASR trade show, were focused on the economic crisis.

clock January 28, 2009Anne Riley-Katz


Safilo Said Seeking Suitors

Safilo’s suitors reportedly include Bain Capital, Apax Partners and CVC Capital Partners.

clock January 28, 2009Andrew Roberts

Government and Trade

Fair Pay Bill Passes Congress

Measure makes it easier to sue for wage discrimination.

clock January 28, 2009Kristi Ellis


Regis to Sell Trade Secret Division

Regis will receive a $56 million tax benefit from the sale of its troubled 709-unit Trade Secret division.

clock January 28, 2009Arnold J. Karr

Human Resources

Chanel Taps Ulli Lindauer

Ulli Lindauer has been named senior vice president of fragrance marketing for Chanel.

clock January 28, 2009Julie Naughton

Skin Care

Coppertone Calls on Brooke Shields

Sun care brand Coppertone has tapped a glamorous celebrity — Brooke Shields — to help promote the product.

clock January 28, 2009Andrea Nagel


NPD Sees Sagging Prestige

U.S. prestige beauty industry suffered a 3.3 percent decline in dollar sales to $8.4 billion for 2008, says NPD.

clock January 28, 2009Pete Born


Duquette Sues Kors Over Trademark

Firm alleges the designer invoked Duquette’s name, images for resort line.

clock January 28, 2009Marcy Medina

A rendering of Catherine Malandrino’s shop in Dubai.

Designer and Luxury

Malandrino Opens in Dubai

Malandrino has opened a boutique at the Dubai Mall.

clock January 28, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Chanel spring couture 2009

Fashion Features

In Bloom: Kamo Designs Headdresses for Chanel

Katsuya Kamo created the fantastic flowers blooming on headdresses at Chanel’s couture show.

clock January 28, 2009Jennifer Weil


Memo Pad: Condé Nast Awards Publishers… Deadlines for AMI…

There was no jaunt to the beach, but Condé Nast still doled out awards to its publishers Tuesday night.

clock January 28, 2009WWD Staff


Printemps Taps Poumaillou as Fashion Editor

Retailer to become fashion consultant.

clock January 28, 2009Miles Socha and Katya Foreman

Peter Copping

Designer and Luxury

Copping Said Eyed for Ricci

Peter Copping is in line to succeed Olivier Theyskens as the next designer at Nina Ricci, according to sources.

clock January 28, 2009Miles Socha


Daily Stock Wrap: January 27th 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock January 28, 2009WWD Staff


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