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BREAKING: Consuelo Castiglioni to Leave Marni

Francesco Risso will become creative director of the label.

clock 10hLuisa Zargani


British Designer Richard Nicoll Dies at 39

The designer had most recently been freelancing after running his own label and working at Cerruti and Jack Wills.

clock 10hPatty Huntington and Lorelei Marfil


Reebok Names Steinbruck Creative Director

The designer has worked for Ellie Saab, Porsche Design and Kenneth Cole.

clock 14hJean E. Palmieri

Going, Going and Gone: Bankruptcy These Days Can Mean Liquidation

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Fashion and retail are in a down cycle — and bankruptcy might not protect them anymore.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Ali Larter in Hervé Léger by Max Azria.


Last Call at the Whitney Art Party

Revelers like Alexis Bledel, Camilla Belle, Amber Tamblyn and Ali Larter celebrated at Skylight.

clock June 18, 2009WWD Staff

Holly and Sam Branson


Ralph Lauren Fetes Wimbledon

Ralph Lauren’s annual party to celebrate the start of Wimbledon was held at Kensington Roof Gardens in London.

clock June 19, 2009WWD Staff


Quelle to Receive State Aid

Arcandor’s struggling catalogue unit, Quelle, has been granted an initial $29.2M from the Bavarian government.

clock June 19, 2009Melissa Drier


Talbot’s Sullivan to Receive Additional $1.2M

Talbot’s willl pay Trudy F. Sullivan $1.2 million to offset the recent reductions in her retirement benefits.

clock June 22, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Peter Som gets a pointer from chef Sandro Micheli.


In the Kitchen With Peter Som

WWD sits in with the designer Peter Som on a baking class taught by Adour Alain Ducasse pastry chef Sandro Micheli.

clock June 22, 2009WWD Staff


Retail Stocks Down 3.6 Percent Last Week

Retail stocks were down last week, but analysts says the worst could be over for retailers based on previous recessionary patterns.

clock June 22, 2009Evan Clark

Siren by Paris Hilton


Paris Hilton Unleashes Her Siren

Paris Hilton is playing seductress with her newest fragrance, called Siren.

clock June 22, 2009Gillian Koenig

Steve & Barry’s liquidated after two bankruptcy filings and an acquisition.


Many Bankruptcies Leading to Liquidation

New bankruptcy rules and the credit crunch make retail reincarnation difficult for struggling companies.

clock June 22, 2009Vicki M. Young

Human Resources

Walgreens Confirms Petree Appointment

Shannon Petree has been named divisional vice president and general merchandise manager of beauty and personal care for Walgreens.

clock June 22, 2009Faye Brookman

An advertising image from Coach’s Poppy collection.


Coach Ignites Marketing Blitz for Poppy

Coach’s marketing campaign for Poppy has several components — some brand new for Coach, including partnerships with bloggers.

clock June 22, 2009Sophia Chabbott


Syms Closes Filene’s Sale

Syms Corp. buys bankrupt Filene’s for $65M. Separately, Eddie Bauer received some help from the Delaware bankruptcy court.

clock June 22, 2009Vicki M. Young

Tote from Cole, Rood & Haan Co.


Cole Haan Goes Back to its Roots With New Collection

Will launch Cole, Rood & Haan at Retail in August

clock June 22, 2009Sophia Chabbott

A look at Sigerson Morrison’s new Web site.


Sigerson Morrison Relaunches Web Site

With the relaunch of its website, Sigerson Morrison is also opening e-commerce to international sales.

clock June 22, 2009Sophia Chabbott

A photo by Walter Pfeiffer for French Vogue.


Memo Pad: The Other Pfeiffer… Paula Froelich Down South… Squiring Digital…

Walter Pfeiffer, the cult, Zurich-born art photographer, is having another renaissance — this time as a fashion photographer.

clock June 22, 2009WWD Staff

Jil Sander earrings on the spring 2009 runway.


Jil Sander Inks Jewelry Deal With Damiani

After a capsule fine jewelry collection for spring, Jil Sander has signed a license with Damiani Group to create a complete line of jewelry and watches.

clock June 22, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Intenzione’s embellished bodysuit.


Italian Lingerie Brand Intenzione Targets U.S. Market

Luxury lingerie brand Intenzione, created by a former veteran designer for La Perla, is arriving in the U.S. for fall.

clock June 22, 2009Karyn Monget

A Sugar Plum Fairy look by Carol Malony.


London Museum Pays Homage to Underwear

The Fashion and Textile Museum of London is mounting an innerwear exhibit titled “Undercover: The Evolution of Underwear” through Sept. 27.

clock June 22, 2009Karyn Monget

Carole Hochman at home in her pajama design.


Intimate Notes: Drexel Honors Hochman…

A reception was hosted by Drexel University for Carole Hochman who received this year’s Design Achievement Award on June 6.

clock June 22, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Mizrahi to Open Store

Isaac Mizrahi in the last year has received a lot of attention for designing the better-priced Liz Claiborne label.

clock June 22, 2009Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Katy Perry in Milan… Blogger Windows… For Madonna’s Head…

In Milan, it is rumored Katy Perry will turn up at Roberto Cavalli’s show today.

clock June 22, 2009WWD Staff

Models in the Ralph Lauren-designed Fashion Targets Breast Cancer polo shirt.


Breast Cancer Shirt Campaign Kicks Offs

Campaign encourages women to buy and wear the Ralph Lauren-designed Fashion Targets Breast Cancer polo shirt at work on Fridays this summer.

clock June 22, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Ready To Wear

Stansfield Returns to C&C California

Claire Stansfield, one of the found­ers of C&C California, is returning to the brand today as creative director of design and marketing.

clock June 22, 2009Julee Kaplan


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Details at Burberry September 2016 Show


Burberry Stock Gains on Report of Merger Consideration

clock 6hLorelei Marfil

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