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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

clock 10hWWD Staff

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

clock 16hBridget Foley

Retail

Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

clock 12hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

Men’s Shows Can Preview What’s Ahead in Women’s

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Overview

What works for men can work for women, too.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Coco Rocha in Zac Posen with the designer.

Parties

Starlets and Socials Party at New Yorkers for Children Gala

Spring fever was in full effect at the Mandarin Oriental. Read highlights and view video from the event >>

clock April 16, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Filene’s Basement for Sale

Retail Ventures puts unit on the block.

clock April 17, 2009Evan Clark

Financial

Beiersdorf Profit Drops 25.6% in First Quarter

German cosmetics giant Beiersdorf reported a 25.6 percent drop in overall operating profit for the first quarter of 2009.

clock April 17, 2009Susan Stone

Robert Skinner

Financial

Bob Skinner Named CEO of Smart Apparel

Former chairman and chief executive officer of Kellwood Co. Bob Skinner will helm the he U.S. subsidiary of Smart Apparel Group.

clock April 17, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Business Features

Obit: A. Barry Briskman, Fishman & Tobin President

A. Barry Briskman, president of children’s wear company Fishman & Tobin International, died of lymphoma on April 13 at 65.

clock April 20, 2009WWD Staff

Annie Clark

People

Saintly Pop: Catching Up With St. Vincent

The last thing you would expect from small-framed, sweet Annie Clark, is the way she handles a guitar.

clock April 20, 2009Priya Rao

Tom DiDonato, Mindy Grossman, Len Schlesinger, Pauline Brown and John Howard. Les Berglass and Gina Turner (seated).

Financial

Panel Discusses Retail Leadership

Experts say retail leaders must be consumer-centric, visionary brand builders who drive creativity and create a culture, an more.

clock April 20, 2009David Moin and Vicki M. Young

Financial

KarpReilly Drops Charlotte Russe Proxy

KarpReilly withdraws its slate of nominees to the Charlotte Russe board.

clock April 20, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: The Sweetest Gift… Isabella Rossellini’s End Note…

This season, many retailers are hiding or otherwise giving away gift cards to pump up shopper traffic.

clock April 20, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Six-Week Winning Streak for Retail Stocks

The S&P Retail Index rose 1.3 percent to 332.45 Friday, allowing it to end the week with a 1.1 percent gain.

clock April 20, 2009Evan Clark and Arnold J. Karr

Merchandising

L&T Hosts Private Meetings With Vendors

In two private meetings with vendors at Lord & Taylor’s flagship store top officials outlined the state of the business and some changes afoot.

clock April 20, 2009David Moin and Karyn Monget

Dolce & Gabbana RTW Fall 2009

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Shows Go His and Hers

Designers tip their hands with men’s shows that foreshadow women’s.

clock April 20, 2009Jean Scheidnes

Bruce Weber  “Cartier I Love You"

Jewelry

Centennial Sparkler: Bruce Weber Creates Cartier Book

“Cartier I Love You: 100 Years of Cartier in America” contains a compilation of new images Bruce Weber shot this year and images he collected.

clock April 20, 2009Sophia Chabbott and Luisa Zargani

People

Pitsch Named CEO at Sexy Hair

Luxe Beauty Holdings Inc. has promoted Karl-Heinz Pitsch to the post of president and ceo of the firm’s Sexy Hair hair care business.

clock April 20, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Intimates and Activewear

Intimate Notes: HUG Award for Victoria’s Secret

Victoria’s Secret will receive the 2009 HUG Award.

clock April 20, 2009WWD Staff

The Gc Watches store in London’s Westfield mall.

Designer and Luxury

Gc Watches Joins London’s Westfield Mall

Guess Collection watches are on growth path, landing in London’s newly minted Westfield mall as the location for its first European store.

clock April 20, 2009Nina Jones

Intimacy in San Diego.

Intimates and Activewear

Intimacy Plots West Coast Strategy

The Intimacy lingerie chain launched its San Diego store this month.

clock April 20, 2009Marcy Medina

A ring by Kenneth Jay Lane.

Designer and Luxury

Kenneth Jay Lane Fetes Plaza Store

Guests expected to attend the Kenneth Jay Lane store party at the Plaza include Henry and Nancy Kissinger, and Oscar de la Renta.

clock April 20, 2009Caroline Tell

Marisa Tomei

People

Happy Birthday, Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham’s company performed a world premiere Thursday night, the eve of the famed choreographer’s birthday.

clock April 20, 2009WWD Staff

A look at the Eres boutique in Milan.

Intimates and Activewear

Lingerie Firm Eres Opens in Milan

Eres boutique in Milan is 12th signature store for Chanel-owned brand.

clock April 20, 2009Karyn Monget

Natori’s padded bra and briefs in nylon and Lycra spandex, with earrings from Barbara Flood’s Closet.

Trends

Lingerie Trend 2009: Body Language

Lingerie, especially bras and bikinis, is swinging between downright festive and decidedly chic.

clock April 20, 2009Bobbi Queen

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Barnes Named CEO of Neiman Marcus Direct

Neiman Marcus Inc. has promoted Gerald Barnes, a veteran of the luxury retailer, to president and chief executive officer of the Neiman Marcus Direct division.

clock April 20, 2009David Moin

Athleta is now a member of Gap Inc.’s group of stores online.

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Gap Adds Athleta to Site

Athleta brand becomes fifth tab on Gap Inc’s online web site.

clock April 20, 2009Cate T. Corcoran

A platinum, mother-of-pearl and diamond watch by Van Cleef & Arpels.

Watches

NJI Opens ‘Time and the Jeweler’s Art’

This is going to be a week of firsts for New York’s National Jewelry Institute.

clock April 20, 2009Venessa Lau

Financial

Bidding for Hartmarx at Crucial Juncture

Bidding for the assets of bankrupt Hartmarx Corp. is at a critical stage.

clock April 20, 2009Vicki M. Young

The cover of “Ruffian: Inside Out.”

Fashion Scoops

Ruffian Chronicled… Bottega Bling… Kelly Bensimon, Dancing?…

“Ruffian: Inside Out,” published on May 1, chronicles the designers creating their spring and fall 2008 collections.

clock April 20, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Valentino Fashion Group Sees Tough Year

Profits for Valentino Fashion Group slipped 7 percent in 2008.

clock April 20, 2009Andrew Roberts

Financial

Drexler’s Compensation Down in ’08

No bonus as company fails to meet performance goals.

clock April 20, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

Business

The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock 19hEvan Clark

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