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Starbucks' Schultz Sees Sweeping Retail Consolidation

As U.S. retailing consolidates, Starbucks sees adding 12,000 stores worldwide through 2021.

clock 12hDavid Moin and Evan Clark

Business

Jewelry Brand Kendra Scott Puts Stake on the Block

The Austin, Tex.-based jeweler could be valued at $1 billion or higher in the Jefferies-run process.

clock 8hEvan Clark

Business

Hear J. Crew's Mickey Drexler Getting Succession-Minded

J. Crew Group is working to improve its business and moving to create a succession plan.

clock 16hDavid Moin

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.

From This Issue

April 77

Fashion Trends

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 Features

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

Media

Vanity Fair Germany Closing

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

clock February 18, 2009Melissa Drier

Victoria Beckham

Parties

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

Carine Roitfeld

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

Devon Aoki

Lifestyle

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

Ethan Hawke

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

Lifestyle

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

True Religion wants to open 20-plus stores a year through 2010.

Denim

Joe’s Jeans, True Religion Strategize for ’09

The premium jeans firms see opportunity in international business.

clock February 19, 2009Emili Vesilind

Gigi Vezzola

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

Anne Hathaway in Giorgio Armani Prive and Van Cleef & Arpels.

Fashion Features

The Chosen Ones: Top 5 Best Actress Oscar Nominees

Best actress Oscar nominees ranked by their appeal.

clock February 19, 2009Cecily Hall

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

Fashion Features

The Chosen Ones: Top 5 Best Actor Oscar Nominees

Best actor Oscar nominees ranked by their appeal.

clock February 19, 2009Cecily Hall

Robert Siegel

Designer and Luxury

Siegel Back at Lacoste

Robert Siegel’s retirement from Lacoste lasted five weeks.

clock February 19, 2009Whitney Beckett

Rite Aid's Rx Suncare assortment.

Retail

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

An Art Deco armchair by Eileen Gray.

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

Toni Sailer’s fashion meets function jacket.

Ready To Wear

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

Fall look from J/J by Julie Haus

Ready To Wear

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

A dress by Stine Goya.

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

Workers roll out the red carpet.

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

Mischa Barton with Harley Viera-Newton in Alexander Wang.

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

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

Trade shows to coincide with Milan Fashion Week

clock February 19, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Oscar de la Renta RTW Fall 2009

Media

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

Amy Adams in Giambattista Valli and H. Stern.

Media

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

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

Calvin Klein’s Amy Mellen, Senior VP of Home, Is Leaving

clock 13hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies