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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 19hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

clock 18hLisa Lockwood


Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock 21hKristi Garced

Seeking a Crystal Ball: Execs See 2010 Uptick But Ready for Long Haul

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Retailers are anxious to look ahead, especially given almost uniformly weak second-quarter results and a poor outlook for the key back-to-school season.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Perry Ellis Narrows Loss

Perry Ellis International Inc. posted a slightly smaller loss in the second quarter and beat Wall Street expectations.

clock August 19, 2009Matthew Lynch

Renée Zellweger in Carolina Herrera.


Red Carpet Flash: Renée Zellweger

The brief interlude of inclement weather Tuesday night didn’t dampen Renée Zellweger’s spirits at the New York premiere of her film “My One & Only.”

clock August 19, 2009WWD Staff



WWD List: Buying Beauty

Top beauty and skin care brands among affluent consumers for the first half of 2009.

clock August 20, 2009Cecily Hall

Les Bijoux de Sophie necklaces


Cat Power: Hello Kitty Turns 35

Hello Kitty will be feted by Sanrio with a host of special anniversary products and events.

clock August 20, 2009Amanda Kaiser

A look from Carlos Campos’ spring line.

Designer and Luxury

Carlos Campos Launching Women’s

After five seasons of designing men’s wear, Carlos Campos is adding women’s contemporary sportswear to his repertoire this spring.

clock August 20, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

The Local Firm

Fashion Features

Vegas Preview: Capsule Time

A look at contemporary brands that are new or launching promising initiatives at Capsule Vegas.

clock August 20, 2009Jean Scheidnes



Vegas Preview: Modern Classics at MRket

The mounting evidence that modern men prefer their tailored clothing relaxed and refined has struck a chord at Luigi Bianchi Mantova.

clock August 20, 2009Brenner Thomas

Fred Perry


Vegas Preview: Reinventions and Returns at ENK

At Fred Perry, it’s all about the racket sport as the core Authentics collection embraces tennis influences for spring.

clock August 20, 2009David Lipke

Fashion Features

Odin Owners Continue to Expand Their Reach

The owners of Odin, the influential Manhattan men’s boutiques, are spreading their wings with projects, including a third Odin location.

clock August 20, 2009Jean Scheidnes


Natori Appears at Saks for Scent Launch

Josie Natori stepped out in style Tuesday evening to promote the launch of her new eponymous scent at Saks’ N.Y. flagship.

clock August 20, 2009Gillian Koenig

Kate and Laura Mulleavy

Designer and Luxury

Rodarte Teams Up With Colette

Mulleavy sisters to open temporary boutique and gallery at Colette in Paris.

clock August 20, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Human Resources

Stage Taps Christine Johnston

Stage Stores Inc. has named Christine Johnston, a former Macy’s beauty executive, as senior vice president of cosmetics, a new position.

clock August 20, 2009Matthew W. Evans

An ad for Jil.


Coty Launching Jil Sander Scent

With a new floral-amber Jil Sander scent simply called Jil, Coty Inc. is taking a cue from the fashion house’s new direction under Raf Simons.

clock August 20, 2009Susan Stone

Brett Favre’s new Wrangler ads break this month.


Memo Pad: Wrangler’s Face… Michelle Obama Tops Oprah… Web Dealings…

Wrangler is unveiling a new fall ad campaign featuring quarterback Brett Favre.

clock August 20, 2009WWD Staff

Mario Grauso

Fashion Scoops

Grauso Rumors… Punk in the Court… Gaultier’s Not So Nice Surprise…

Is Mario Grauso, president of Puig Fashion Group, eyeing the door?

clock August 20, 2009WWD Staff


PVH Profits and Sales Slide

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. handily beat analysts’ expectations for the second quarter and raised its guidance for the year.

clock August 20, 2009David Lipke

Government and Trade

Humane Society Files FTC Petitions Against Neiman’s, Bergdorf’s

Humane Society alleges false advertising and mislabeling of fur.

clock August 20, 2009Liza Casabona

Theory's cotton shirt and cotton and polyamide shorts. Orciani belt.

Fashion Features

Men’s Trend: Casual Affair

Trends that first surfaced on the designer runways in Europe for spring are also evident in the collections making their ways to the Las Vegas trade shows.

clock August 20, 2009Alex Badia

The black-and-white imagery at Victoria’s Secret.


Retail Execs Brace for Lingering Weakness

Q2 bottom lines continue to sag for retailers as they look ahead to 2010 and 2011 for relief.

clock August 20, 2009Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad and Matthew Lynch

Olay is one of the leading brands of Procter & Gamble.


WWD List: Buying Beauty Pt. 2

Top beauty and skin care brands among affluent consumers for the first half of 2009.

clock August 20, 2009Cecily Hall


Daily Stock Wrap: August 19, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock August 20, 2009WWD Staff


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clock 21hJennifer Weil

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