Fashion’s New Frontier: Shopping Via Cell Phone Anywhere and Anytime

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A Jsen Wintle style for M&S.


Wintle to Design Line for M&S

The London-based men’s wear designer Jsen Wintle is the latest name to collaborate with British retailer Marks & Spencer.

clock July 13, 2009WWD Staff

Mergers and Acquisitions

Catterton Partners Buys StriVectin

The private equity firm Catterton Partners, through its holding company Chrysallis, has acquired the StriVectin brand from Klein-Becker.

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Martha Stewart, David Lauren and Lauren Bush


Shore Thing

Debbie Bancroft, Julia Koch, Agnes Gund, Kelsey and Camille Grammer and Gov. David Paterson filed in to tents outside the museum for the event.

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A viscose and polyester blend from Filpucci.


Mills at Pitti Filati Seek Partners to Deal with Downturn

Mergers and acquisitions dominate the Pitti Filati yarn trade fair.

clock July 14, 2009Stephanie Epiro


Prima Moda Tessuto Makes Debut

Breakaway Italian textile show Prima Moda Tessuto attracts 2,000 buyers.

clock July 14, 2009Stephanie Epiro

Pierre Colorado’s line Blake Standard will participate in Fashion Focus.


Chicago Plans Streamlined Fashion Week

Organizers hope a condensed fashion week called Fashion Focus, due to overlap for the first time with Stylemax, will get more attention.

clock July 14, 2009Beth Wilson

Matthew Ames’ silk crepe harem version. Robert Lee Morris cuff; LD Tuttle for Matthew Ames shoes.

Fashion Trends

Other Worldly

Djellaba, galabiya, abaya. Whatever its specifics, the caftan, with its long and exotic lines, has enduring appeal for Western designers.

clock July 14, 2009Bobbi Queen

Emma Watson


Emma Watson’s Fashion Transformation

“Harry Potter” star Emma Watson is all grown up and has the outfits to prove it.

clock July 14, 2009Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Inside The Upholstery Store


Eat and Drink: Kurt Gutenbrunner Opens Wine Bar

The popular Austrian toque is adding to his empire with a small-plates and wine bar called The Upholstery Store.

clock July 14, 2009Amanda FitzSimons

Michael Kramer


Kellwood Pushes for Debt Deal

Lower-priced, moderate fashion company Kellwood seeks to avert bankuptcy as Wednesday deadline looms.

clock July 14, 2009Evan Clark


Bourke Remains Dooney & Bourke Chairman After Conviction

Co-founder of accessories firm isn’t “actively involved in the company,” said Dooney & Bourke attorney Thomas McAndrew.

clock July 14, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Madonna’s dancers in customized Brooks Brothers shirts.

Fashion Scoops

Madonna’s Backup…. Fetherson for Dessert… Minnie Dinner

Madonna’s dancers wear Brooks Brothers shirts on the “Sweet and Sticky” tour.

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Charming Shoppes Stock Rises Monday, Not Selling Figi’s

Charming Shoppes stock picked up 4.1% after pulling its Figi’s food business off the selling block and making several executive appointments.

clock July 14, 2009Alexandra Steigrad


Swank, Style 365 Form Alliance

Swank Inc., the men’s accessories supplier, has formed a new alliance with Style 365 to allow for entry to women’s belt business.

clock July 14, 2009Arnold J. Karr

Government and Trade

In Brief: Fake Merchandise Seized

U.S. Customs & Border Protection seized more than 800 pieces of fake shorts and jeans at the port in Charleston, S.C., last week.

clock July 14, 2009WWD Staff


Stocks Start Week on Up Note

Men’s wear retailers, active vendors register gains.

clock July 14, 2009Arnold J. Karr

A model uses a smart card embedded in a mobile phone to buy a Coke from a vending machine at a press conference last year in Tokyo.


Calling All Shoppers: Retailers Push Mobile Commerce

Net-a-porter, Sears and Galeries Lafayette offer shopping on Web-enabled cell phones.

clock July 14, 2009Cate T. Corcoran and Amanda Kaiser and Koji Hirano

Timothy Geithner


CIT Talks to Avert Ch. 11 Intensify

A failure to resolve CIT’s crisis would have dire consequences for the industry, according to experts.

clock July 14, 2009Vicki M. Young and Liza Casabona and Matthew Lynch

Kate Moss


Memo Pad: Famous Faces… Froelich Resigns… BusinessWeek for Sale…

On the September covers, expect to see Kate Moss, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Simpson and Ashley Olsen.

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Fashion Features

Fashion’s Night Out Ratchets Up

Fashion’s Night Out, a worldwide event intended to lure people to stores without playing the usual price card, is gaining participants

clock July 14, 2009David Moin


Daily Stock Wrap: July 13, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

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