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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 21hDavid Moin


Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley


Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

A Momentary Message: Luxury Brands’ Pop-Up Shop Openings

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Europe’s luxury players are suddenly enamored with more modest, temporary stores.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Boots Profits, Sales Rise

Annual net profits rose to 101 million British pounds from 10 million pounds.

clock May 18, 2009Brid Costello


Ferragamo Net Slides 17 Percent

2008 earnings for luxury brand Ferragamo dropped due to marginal revenue growth and a raft of new store openings.

clock May 18, 2009Andrew Roberts


American Apparel, Woody Allen Settle for $5M

Filmmaker claimed the retailer had used his image on two billboards in 2007 without his consent.

clock May 18, 2009Matthew Lynch and Alexandra Steigrad


Cannes Goods: Debbie Harry to Quentin Tarantino

In Cannes, Debbie Harry performed at the Belvedere Vodka party over a tinny PA system, karaoke style.

clock May 18, 2009WWD Staff


Charles Finch Hosts Hollywood Heavyweights in Cannes

An intimate group of Hollywood heavyweights gathered on the upper terrace of the Hôtel du Cap Eden Roc Saturday night to toast the good life.

clock May 18, 2009WWD Staff


Retail Stocks Surge 4.5 Percent Monday

S&P Retail Index advanced 13.97 points on encouraging news from the troubled home improvement sector.

clock May 18, 2009Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Michelle at the Met

Dressed in a vibrant purple pre-fall Isaac Mizrahi sheath and knee-skimming coat, the First Lady officiated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

clock May 18, 2009Sarah Haight


French Mills Battle Recession

Experts predict the textile industry in France could stand to lose up to 15 percent of its skilled workforce.

clock May 19, 2009Katya Foreman

Department Stores

Dillard’s Stock Rises Monday as Activist Stakes Drop

Barington sells lion’s share of its holdings in department store group Dillard’s.

clock May 19, 2009Arnold J. Karr and Gwen Moritz

Designer and Luxury

Ittierre Names Suppancig Managing Director

Ittierre SpA takes another step toward recovery.

clock May 19, 2009Andrew Roberts

Fashion Features

New Fashion Designers to Watch: General Eclectic

Meet the latest crop of new designers and their eclectic pantheon of muses — and looks.

clock May 19, 2009WWD Staff

Trends and Analysis

Execs at World Retail Congress Foresee Long Recovery

At the World Retail Congress, Marvin Traub called for high-end retailers and luxury brands to work together to evaluate pricing strategies.

clock May 19, 2009Andrew Roberts

Department Stores

Salespeople Take on Customer Service Duties

More retailers are leaning on sales associates to ensure consumers leave happy.

clock May 19, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Brands Step Up Pop-Up Shop Openings

Hermès, Louis Vuitton and Chanel are among major brands plotting temporary stores.

clock May 19, 2009Miles Socha

Real Estate

Landlords in Love With Pop-Up Stores

As space stays vacant, realtors rush to temporary stores.

clock May 19, 2009Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

Designers, City Meet on Garment Center

About 100 Garment Center tenants poured into Nanette Lepore’s showroom Monday morning to talk zoning with New York City officials.

clock May 19, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Kamali’s New Web-Based Marketing Strategy

Over the past four decades, Norma Kamali has never been shy about thinking outside the proverbial box, coming up with ideas that seem well ahead of her time.

clock May 19, 2009Marc Karimzadeh


Eye: The Manners of Brooke Astor

Brooke Astor’s trial is providing insight into her famous manners.

clock May 19, 2009Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Color Cosmetics

Essence Panel Explores Beauty Purchasing

African-American women are vibrant shoppers of prestige beauty brands, but their biggest challenge is finding products that are effective.

clock May 19, 2009Stephanie D. Smith


Lancôme Taps Nabi as Managing Director

Youssef Nabi replaces Odile Roujol, who is to take on other yet-to-be-announced responsibilities within the group.

clock May 19, 2009WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Hearst’s Latest Pitching Strategy

Hearst Magazines is trying to get personal to slow the advertising downturn.

clock May 19, 2009Amy Wicks


Haspel Adds Two Licenses

Old-school suit label Haspel has begun to expand its product universe with the addition of two licensed categories.

clock May 19, 2009Brenner Thomas

Department Stores

Arcandor, Metro Merger Denied

Speculation is again heating up that Germany’s two main department store chains, Karstadt and Kaufhof, are heading toward a merger.

clock May 19, 2009Melissa Drier

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Cannes Flash… Cocktails With Spade…

Rumors are already aflutter in Cannes as to what Angelina Jolie will don for the premiere of Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds.”

clock May 19, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Stephanie Cozzi Joins Brian Reyes as President

Brain Reyes Ltd. has named Stephanie Cozzi as its first president, hiring her away from Zac Posen.

clock May 19, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Dance Master: Repetto Aims for Wider Brand Awareness

The adage that every little girl would like to grow up to become either a princess or ballerina (or, ideally, both) may no longer hold true.

clock May 19, 2009Sarah Haight


Daily Stock Wrap: May 18, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock May 19, 2009WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.


Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 21hMisty White Sidell

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