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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 2hMiles Socha


Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 16hDavid Moin


Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 10hWWD Staff

Revlon’s Big Shuffle: Alan Ennis Named CEO, As Kennedy Moves Up

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Revlon's problem-solving chief executive officer David Kennedy is stepping aside after putting the beauty firm back on its feet with a three-year turnaround campaign. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Vivier Hosts Shopping Party

The party that Ines de la Fressange and Samantha Boardman hosted Monday night was truly a girls’ night out.

clock April 28, 2009WWD Staff


Jones Apparel Beats Expectations

Shares for Jones Apparel closed Wednesday at $9.21, up $1.15, on the New York Stock Exchange.

clock April 29, 2009Evan Clark


Grace Jones Wows at Williamson H&M Event

“Her legs are still fierce,” Patricia Field said of Grace Jones at the Matthew Williamson for H&M party. “The wait was worth it.”

clock April 29, 2009WWD Staff


Friedman’s Former CEO Sentenced to 12 Years

Bradley Stinn to serve time for fraud and conspiracy during time at helm of jeweler.

clock April 29, 2009Matthew Lynch


Ennis Named CEO of Revlon, Kennedy Moves Up

The beauty giant Revlon has named Alan T. Ennis as its new president and ceo.

clock April 29, 2009Molly Prior

Memo Pad

Peter Kaplan to Join Condé Nast Traveler

NY Observer editor to become creative director June 1.

clock April 29, 2009Jacob Bernstein and Stephanie D. Smith

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

WWD List: Winners in the Personal Luxury Market

The biggest product category winners in the personal luxury market over the past year.

clock April 30, 2009Cecily Hall

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

WWD List: Losers in the Personal Luxury Market

The biggest product category losers in the personal luxury market over the past year.

clock April 30, 2009Cecily Hall

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Teens Aim for Recession Chic at Prom

When it comes to prom, teens still crave a little glitz and glamour, even if it’s on a tight budget.

clock April 30, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg and Julee Kaplan


Agave Denim and Tesla Motors Mix Fashion, Technology

A new partnership for Agava and Tesla Motors aims to showcase both brands.

clock April 30, 2009David Lipke


Goldschmied, Dahan Hold Court at USC

Inspiration strikes in unlikely places, as denim veterans Adriano Goldschmied and Jerome Dahan told students at the University of Southern California.

clock April 30, 2009WWD Staff

They Are Wearing

They Are Wearing: Bold Wave

New Yorkers got their first taste of summer as temperatures soared into the upper Eighties earlier this week.

clock April 30, 2009Nick Axelrod

Business Features

Buxbaum Lays Out Strategy for Haggar

Paul Buxbaum, the new chief executive officer of Haggar Corp., has spent a career repairing or liquidating damaged apparel firms.

clock April 30, 2009Brenner Thomas


Men’s Fall Fashion Trend: Pleat-o-rama

Over the past few years, American trouser manufacturers have successfully introduced youthful variations on the flat-front pant as a wardrobe staple.

clock April 30, 2009Alex Badia

Mergers and Acquisitions

Falchi, Caribbean Joe Deals in Works

Firms in talks to buy two brands.

clock April 30, 2009David Moin and Sophia Chabbott and Vicki M. Young


Retail Stocks Miss Rally Wednesday

Wal-Mart says it’s gaining ground with new customers. S&P Retail Index declined 1.28 points.

clock April 30, 2009Evan Clark


Daily Stock Wrap: April 29, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock April 30, 2009WWD Staff


Udell to Join Chico’s

Rochelle Udell, former Revlon chief creative officer, will head marketing and creative efforts for Chico’s brand.

clock April 30, 2009Arnold J. Karr


Georg Jensen Picks Bracher as Creative Director

The goal is to make Georg Jensen a lifestyle brand.

clock April 30, 2009Sophia Chabbott


WIN Event Raises Over $1M

Town & Country editor in chief Pamela Fiori was honored Tuesday at a benefit that raised $1.3 million for the Women in Need organization.

clock April 30, 2009David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Cocktails at Moschino… Eyes on Costa… Burberry Takes Beijing, Again…

Moschino hosted a cocktail party to celebrate Ross Bleckner’s appointment as the goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

clock April 30, 2009WWD Staff


Eye: Bo Obama’s Puppy Playdate

The First Dog will network with Austin, a Portuguese water dog belonging to Hannah Higgins, wife of Deputy White House Social Secretary Joe Reinstein.

clock April 30, 2009WWD Staff


Behnaz Sarafpour in Saudi Arabia

The designer wrote to WWD about her recent visit to the Middle East.

clock April 30, 2009Behnaz Sarafpour

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Less of a Party at ASME… Spin Off and Perhaps More…

The small attendance and somber mood at the American Society of Magazine Editors’ annual meeting was a likely harbinger of the atmosphere to come.

clock April 30, 2009WWD Staff

Forecasts and Analysis

Designers Turn Out for Garment Center Meeting

In the first meeting with Garment Center tenants, city officials got an earful about the plan to designate a 300,000-square-foot building for manufacturing.

clock April 30, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg


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clock 17hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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