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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 14hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 4hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 21hRosemary Feitelberg

Oscars Evolve With Economy

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Overview

From Sharon Stone to Ginnifer Goodwin, the 40-person table beneath the stone colonnade at the Chateau Marmont here was filled with champagne-drinking stars.

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Plaid Plaid World: Fall Styles Across Markets

Be it a hearty buffalo or a clan-worthy tartan, this fall designers continue to be mad for plaid.

clock February 9, 2009Kim Friday

Business

Puma Earnings Tumble 78.8 Percent

Activewear firm Puma’s fourth-quarter consolidated sales grew 7 percent, but order backlogs are down.

clock February 18, 2009Ellen Groves

Print

Vanity Fair Germany Closing

March issue is last for two-year-old Condé Nast title.

clock February 18, 2009Melissa Drier

Armani Fifth Avenue Store Party: Armani Mania

Many famous Armani friends attended the store opening bash at his new Fifth Avenue flagship Tuesday night.

clock February 18, 2009WWD Staff

People

Roitfeld’s NYC Bash

Indochine may as well have been Bungalow 8 Tuesday night, when Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld held an after party for his photography exhibit.

clock February 18, 2009WWD Staff

Other

Fine Dining With Alberta Ferretti

Alberta Ferretti went the intimate route Tuesday night to celebrate her fall Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti collection.

clock February 18, 2009WWD Staff

People

BAM’s Bridge Project Party

A gaggle of Brits headed to Brooklyn on Tuesday night to celebrate the inauguration of the Bridge Project.

clock February 18, 2009WWD Staff

Other

Rodarte After Party: Fans and Friends

On Tuesday night, Laura and Kate Mulleavy feted their collection at Lower East Side eatery White Slab Palace.

clock February 18, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Features

2009 Milan Women’s Show Calendar

A schedule of the women’s shows in Milan.

clock February 19, 2009WWD Staff

Denim

Joe’s Jeans, True Religion Strategize for ’09

The premium jeans firms see opportunity in international business.

clock February 19, 2009Emili Vesilind

Denim

Replay Expands in South Korea

Replay has reached an agreement with SK Networks, a global marketing agency, to bring the label to South Korean customers.

clock February 19, 2009Ross Tucker and Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

The Chosen Ones: Top 5 Best Actress Oscar Nominees

Best actress Oscar nominees ranked by their appeal.

clock February 19, 2009Cecily Hall

Fashion Features

The Chosen Ones: Top 5 Best Actor Oscar Nominees

Best actor Oscar nominees ranked by their appeal.

clock February 19, 2009Cecily Hall

Designer and Luxury

Siegel Back at Lacoste

Robert Siegel’s retirement from Lacoste lasted five weeks.

clock February 19, 2009Whitney Beckett

Retailing

Rite Aid Launches Own Sun Care Line

Rite Aid is launching premium quality sun care line to compete with national brands and those found at high-end specialty retailers.

clock February 19, 2009Faye Brookman

Fragrance

Kurkdjian Receives Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian received the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres medal, given by France’s minister of culture, on Friday.

clock February 19, 2009WWD Staff

People

Christie’s Prepares for Yves Saint Laurent

Christie’s will auction the art collection of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé this weekend.

clock February 19, 2009Ellen Groves

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

ISPO Attracts Large Crowds

The industry’s mood was optimistic at the International Trade Fair for Sports Equipment and Fashion.

clock February 19, 2009Ellen Groves

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Reengaging the Contemporary Shopper

Contemporary designers adopt new game plans, from secondary lines launches to expansion in new geographical markets.

clock February 19, 2009Ellen Groves and Julee Kaplan

Financial

PPR to Cut Jobs

French retail and luxury conglomerate PPR, which reports its fourth-quarter and 2008 results today, said it plans to trim the workforce.

clock February 19, 2009WWD Staff

Legal

Cartier Sues QVC Over Watch Design

French jeweler Cartier has accused QVC Inc. of selling watches that infringe on several of the company’s designs.

clock February 19, 2009Matthew Lynch

Financial

S&P Downgrades BCBG

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services lowered BCBG Max Azria Group’s credit one tick to “CCC-plus.”

clock February 19, 2009Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Dress Barn Falls to 2nd-Qtr. Loss

Dress Barn’s markdowns cut into margins as same-store sales sag.

clock February 19, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Retail Stocks Dip 0.6 Percent Wednesday

Continued anxiety about the economy, tempered by news of a new mortgage relief package and signs of some renewed life in stores, led stocks to a modest decline.

clock February 19, 2009Arnold J. Karr and Liza Casabona

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: February 18, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock February 19, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Copenhagen Fashion Week Slims Down

While traffic fell 10 percent, sales were up at shows and even Denmark’s prime minister visited CPH Vision.

clock February 19, 2009Ellen Groves

People

Oscars Evolve With Economy

From Sharon Stone to Ginnifer Goodwin, the 40-person table beneath the stone colonnade at the Chateau Marmont here was filled with Champagne-drinking stars.

clock February 19, 2009Marcy Medina

Parties

DJ Duo Harley Viera-Newton and Cassie Coane

A few blocks away, DJ duo Harley Viera-Newton and Cassie Coane were celebrating their 21st birthdays at Arrow Bar.

clock February 19, 2009WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

M.A.D.E. in Milano Centralizes Trade Show Dates

Trade shows to coincide with Milan Fashion Week

clock February 19, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Faces of Color on the Runways… Playboy Considers Sale…

Some show attendees have noticed an uptick in the number of ethnic models during New York Fashion Week.

clock February 19, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Model Musings… Karan on the Run… A Fashion Cookbook?…

Marc Jacobs and Harold Koda stood against the backdrop of the iconic 1990 British Vogue cover by Peter Lindbergh.

clock February 19, 2009WWD Staff

Film and TV

The Supporting Cast

The top five Oscar-nominated actors and actresses for supporting roles, ranked by their appeal as actors.

clock February 19, 2009Cecily Hall

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