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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 15hDavid Moin

Fashion

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

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

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

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Perfect Man in Paris: Stores Laud Easy Looks, Lower Prices for Spring

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Overview

The buzz among buyers at the men’s wear shows in Paris, which ended Sunday, was pared-down elegance - along with reduced prices and tightened brand assortments in tune with the economic crisis.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Late Buying, Slow Pace in Atlanta

Most buyers only purchased summer apparel instead of fall items at the Atlanta Apparel Market.

clock June 30, 2009Elizabeth Thurman

Financial

Best & Co. Files Chapter 7 Liquidation

It looks like the end of the road for Best & Co., the high-end children’s retailer.

clock June 30, 2009Vicki M. Young and Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Panel: Think Twice About Litigation

Lawyers advise fashion firms to shy away from litigation, if possible, citing Abercrombie’s trademark lawsuit as a situation to avoid.

clock June 30, 2009Vicki M. Young and Matthew Lynch

Financial

Indie Men’s Brand Yoko Devereaux to Close

Men’s wear label Yoko Deveraux will close due to a withdrawal in financial and production resources from the company’s business partner.

clock June 30, 2009David Lipke

Fragrance

Van Cleef Introducing Scent Collection

Van Cleef & Arpels is launching a fragrance line this fall, called Collection Extraordinaire, that is resolutely more upscale.

clock June 30, 2009Robert Murphy

Financial

Brief: Casual Male Amends Poison Pill

At Casual Male, poison pill plan now means ownership threshold reduced to 5% of the retailer’s common stock from 15% before the plan kicks into play.

clock June 30, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Penney’s Stock Rises on Upgrade

Penney’s stock mildly outpaced the market, as the S&P Retail Index inched up 0.6 percent Monday.

clock June 30, 2009Evan Clark

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

At Pitti W, Strong Attendance and Sequins

Organizers of the fourth edition of Pitti W — Woman Precollection said attendance increased 10 percent to 4,400 visitors.

clock June 30, 2009Luisa Zargani

Department Stores

Fashion Island Set for $100M Overhaul

California shopping center to be enlarged, upgraded.

clock June 30, 2009Anne Riley-Katz

Government and Trade

South Africa Rolls Out Relief Plan for Textile Sector

South African government helps textile industry while aiming to increase competitiveness of companies.

clock June 30, 2009Bambina Wise

Government and Trade

AGOA Countries Poised for U.S. Export Boost

Revisions in U.S. policy seen benefiting Sub-Saharan sourcing.

clock June 30, 2009John Zarocostas

People

Girls of Summer: Nordic Tracks

A group of Swedish singers, from Lykke Li to Fever Ray, are taking over the music scene.

clock June 30, 2009Emilie Marsh

Designer and Luxury

Designers Shop Without Breaking the Bank

Rachel Roy used her Jimmy Choo discount to offset the price of two new pairs of shoes, and Vera Wang has stocked up on “loads of T-shirts.”

clock June 30, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Specialty Stores

Christopher & Banks Launching New Concept

New concept store will house apparel from Christopher & Banks and its plus-size concept, C.J. Banks, under the same roof.

clock June 30, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Clothing/Furnishings

Hartmarx Loses Key Executives

The ink is barely dry on the court’s approval of Emerisque Brands’ bid for Hartmarx Corp. and important company executives are already heading for the exit.

clock June 30, 2009Brenner Thomas

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Testino’s Theatrics… Skin Is In… Swapping Titles…

For Michael Kors’ fall campaign, Mario Testino shot models entering and leaving a Broadway theater.

clock June 30, 2009WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Apparel Firms Keep Close Eye on Honduras

This past weekend, a military coup deposed President Manuel Zelaya in Honduras, a country which is the fourth largest apparel supplier to the U.S.

clock June 30, 2009Liza Casabona

Legal

Supreme Court Takes Up NFL Licensing Case

At issue is right of NFL to sign exclusive licensing agreements with manufacturers, such as Reebok, and whether these deals violate antitrust laws.

clock June 30, 2009Kristi Ellis

Designer and Luxury

Viktor & Rolf Tap Birgit Adels as CEO

Birgit Adels, who headed Prada in Northern Europe from 2002 to 2006, joins fashion house Viktor & Rolf from EMI Music.

clock June 30, 2009Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Cardin Rumors… Mizrahi Curates… Love and Marc Jacobs’ Marriage…

Could Pierre Cardin be ready to sell his apparel and accessories licenses in China?

clock June 30, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Perfect in Paris: Retailers Laud Men’s Shows

Among collections winning kudos were Lanvin, Paul Smith, Dries Van Noten and Dior Homme.

clock June 30, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: June 29, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock June 30, 2009WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Fiber Price Sheet: June 29, 2009

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock June 30, 2009WWD Staff

Essentialist

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.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 15hMisty White Sidell

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