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WWD Forum Attendees Mingle at SKP Mall in Beijing

Execs from Hermès, Hugo Boss, Printemps and other companies gathered at SKP to sip prosecco and tour the mall.

clock October 21, 2016Tiffany Ap and Casey Hall


Victoria’s Secret Confirms Paris Jaunt for Angels Show

The lingerie giant is to broadcast the lingerie and music spectacle on Dec. 5.

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Balenciaga Names Cédric Charbit as New CEO

A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.

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Every Penny: Stores’ Cost-Cutting May Transform Retail

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Counting Retailers are reining in their spending — with most broadline players slashing millions from their budgets as they try to counter withering sales.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Claire’s Narrows Loss

Claire’s Stores Inc. cites its cost savings initiative that began in 2008.

clock June 12, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

More, More, More

More presenters have been confirmed for the 2009 CFDA Awards taking place this Monday, including Jack White, Blake Lively and Jimmy Fallon.

clock June 12, 2009WWD Staff


Charivari Founder Selma Weiser Dies at 84

Retail pioneer Selma Weiser gave many designers their start.

clock June 14, 2009Karyn Monget


Retail Stocks Down Last Week

Last Friday, the S&P Retail Index ended down for the week, as the Jones Industrial Average moved into positive territory for the year.

clock June 15, 2009Arnold J. Karr

Among broadline retailers, Sears made the biggest cuts in selling, general and administrative expenses in the first quarter.


Stores’ Cost-Cutting May Transform Retail

Retail industry may be reshaped as Sears, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Penney’s, Saks, Nordstrom, and Target cut a collective $668 million.

clock June 15, 2009Evan Clark


Tiffany Accused of Overcharging for Chain

Buyer of Little Switzerland alleges it paid too much for Caribbean jeweler.

clock June 15, 2009Matthew Lynch

Persol’s Incognito Design Exhibition.


When Eyewear Is Art

Every eyewear company has its celluloid moments. For Persol, the U.S. big-screen debut came in 1968’s “The Thomas Crown Affair.”

clock June 15, 2009Venessa Lau

Government and Trade

House Committee Scraps Cargo Screening Mandate

House Appropriations Committee acknowledges goal not ‘feasible.’

clock June 15, 2009Kristi Ellis

A rendering of the planned Generra store.

Designer and Luxury

Generra Plans First U.S. Store

Contemporary brand Generra plans to open a store in the Meatpacking District this fall.

clock June 15, 2009Vicki M. Young

Damiani’s Gomitolo rings.

Designer and Luxury

Damiani Turns a Glittering 85

Damiani is intent on building its watch division as the brand celebrates its 85th anniversary.

clock June 15, 2009Alessandra Ilari



Then & Now: The Return of R&B Singer Maxwell

The crooner Maxwell is releasing his first album in eight years and has a dapper new look to match.

clock June 15, 2009Stephanie D. Smith


Findings: Fabergé to Debut High-End Jewelry… Perriard Exits Concord…

Fabergé, which has a major rebranding under way, plans to preview its first high-end jewelry collection next month during the Paris couture shows.

clock June 15, 2009WWD Staff

Tory Burch sunglasses.


Tory Burch Glams It Up With Eyewear

Tory Burch has signed a deal with Luxottica to create eyewear, inspired by iconic film stars such as James Dean and Faye Dunaway.

clock June 15, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Gigi Levangie Grazer


Eye: The Moonves as Muse, Ruffian Uptown and More…

Gigi Levangie Grazer, author of “The Starter Wife” and her latest read “Queen Takes King,” suggested Les Moonves was an inspiration.

clock June 15, 2009WWD Staff

The Seductive Comfort Customized Lift With Lace Wing Bra.


Calvin Klein Expands Intimates

Warnaco looks to strengthen its Calvin Klein Underwear franchise with a major relaunch and new product introductions.

clock June 15, 2009Karyn Monget

Simon Doonan and Jim Moore


Memo Pad: Get Moore… Currie to Kenneth…

A broad swath of New York’s men’s wear world packed onto Barneys New York’s third floor on Thursday night to toast Jim Moore, GQ’s longtime creative director.

clock June 15, 2009WWD Staff

Skin Care

Sponge Skincare Plans International Growth

New York-based Sponge Skincare, a 10-item assortment of face and body care products that’s made in Greece, is bullish about expansion this year.

clock June 15, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Scoops

Good Enough for the Queen… ‘Twilight’ Hour… Wu’s Stormy Weather…

Christopher Bailey and Natalie Massenet are the latest fashion figures to receive a nod from Britain’s Queen Elizabeth.

clock June 15, 2009WWD Staff


JA Apparel Turns to Licensing

JA Apparel Corp., in a major shift for the company, announces three major licensing deals.

clock June 15, 2009Brenner Thomas

Two groups are in a bidding war for Filene’s Basement.


Auction for Filene’s Continues This Week

Reopened bidding for off-pricer unresolved on Friday.

clock June 15, 2009Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri

Heidi Klum, in the T-shirt designed by Michael Kors.

Fashion Features

Michael Kors and Heidi Klum Speak Out for Breast Cancer

Michael Kors and Heidi Klum, “Project Runway” collaborators, have been tapped as advocates for Saks’ 2009 Key to the Cure campaign.

clock June 15, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Items from Max Factor.


Mass Cosmetics Tries to Find Direction

Many changes on the beauty wall have been afoot in just the past few months.

clock June 19, 2009Faye Brookman


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Backstage at Carven RTW Spring 2017


Carven Parts Ways With Designer Duo

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