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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock December 6, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 17hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Fashion

Are In-Store Customers at a Disadvantage When It Comes to Returns?

The online shopper has up to 30 days to decide if her purchase was genuine or a momentary infatuation, which is not always the case for in-store clients.

clock 5hBridget Foley

Golden State Tarnishes: Industry’s Woes Mount As California Struggles

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Overview

Retailers and manufacturers in California are being relentlessly battered by a combination of economic forces, with more hardships forecast.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Escada’s fall collection.

Financial

Salzer Outlines Vision for Escada

Troubled German fashion group Escada sees sales slide 7.5 percent amidst “full-scale reorientation.”

clock March 17, 2009Melissa Drier

American Apparel plans to open 25 to 30 stores this year.

Financial

American Apparel Net Up 29 Percent in Quarter

Profits fall 8.8 percent in full year.

clock March 17, 2009Evan Clark

Carolina Herrera

Designer and Luxury

Scores of Designers Gather for the 2009 CFDA Party

Designers, including Isabel Toledo and Carolina Herrera crowded the Rooftop Gardens at Rockefeller Center to hear the list of the CFDA 2009 nominees.

clock March 17, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg and Marc Karimzadeh

Christian Lacroix RTW Fall 2009

Fashion Trends

Fall 2009 Runway Trend: Tres Parisien

In the fall Paris collections, all the elements of sophisticated French style — from little black dresses to le smoking — were present and accounted for.

clock March 17, 2009WWD Staff

Box office movie revenues have been rising since the holidays.

Marketing and Promotion

The Great Escape — Consumer Style

Simple pleasures, from exercise to gardening and movies, are in vogue.

clock March 18, 2009Cecily Hall

Ready To Wear

Under Seige, Vendors and Retailers Become Closer Partners

Their number-one strategy: Becoming better allies with their equally struggling retail partners.

clock March 18, 2009Whitney Beckett

Citizens of Humanity’s legging jeans.

Markets

California Report: Rising Trends

With fewer consumer dollars to go around, designers can’t afford to slow down.

clock March 18, 2009WWD Staff

Society for Rational Dress

Fashion Features

California Report: Ooh La La, L.A. Fashion Week

The corporate structure and gleaming white catwalks of Los Angeles Fashion Week’s past were gone.

clock March 18, 2009WWD Staff

A Lauren Hansen knit hood.

Ready To Wear

Newsreel: Fashion Companies Expand Offerings

Moderate knit firms Nina Leonard and Lauren Hanson, and sportswear company Krazy Kat mix it up for fall.

clock March 18, 2009Whitney Beckett

Government and Trade

U.S. Domestic, Wholesale Prices Up in Feb.

Wholesale prices for apparel made in the U.S. increased 0.7 percent in February.

clock March 18, 2009Liza Casabona

Financial

Talbots’ Michele Mandell to Retire

The longest-serving officer at The Talbots Inc., Michele Mandell, is calling it quits.

clock March 18, 2009Arnold J. Karr

Tadashi Yanai

Fashion Features

Jil Sander Aiming to Redefine Value at Uniqlo

Designer confirms Uniqlo role.

clock March 18, 2009Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Emperor Valentino Chats… Avril Lavigne’s Starry Night…

Valentino talked up the new documentary about his life with Martha Stewart…

clock March 18, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Susan Kellogg Resigns as Tahari CEO

Susan Kellogg has resigned from her post as chief executive officer of Elie Tahari.

clock March 18, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Retail Stocks Rise 5.4 Percent Tuesday

Retail stocks for J. Crew, Urban Outfitters, Macy’s, Kohl’s, Target, and Charming Shoppes lift on Tuesday.

clock March 18, 2009Evan Clark

Business Features

Guess Net Hurt by Charge

Same-store sales and margins for Guess Inc. decline in fourth quarter.

clock March 18, 2009Vicki M. Young

The Evans Group opened a factory in Oakland, Calif., in November.

Financial

Industry Reeling in California

Retailers and manufacturers in California are being relentlessly battered by a combination of economic forces, with more hardships forecast.

clock March 18, 2009WWD Staff

Media

Wilmot to Open West Coast Unit

Paul Wilmot Communications will open a West Coast office this month, in Los Angeles.

clock March 18, 2009Amy Wicks

Media

Memo Pad: Roitfeld Will Always Have Paris… IVillage’s New People…

Carine Roitfeld will always have Paris, and the French Vogue editor in chief is content with that.

clock March 17, 2009WWD Staff

Juventa’s Master Cream.

Skin Care

Juvena Gets a New ‘Master’ Plan

Swiss skin care brand Juvena is undergoing a total makeover.

clock March 18, 2009Susan Stone

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