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Retail

Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 18hDavid 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

Cautions for Luxury: Survey Finds Wealthy Less Keen on Category

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Overview

As if luxury brands didn’t have enough problems coping with the global recession, they now have to battle two perceptions in the minds of the wealthiest consumers they’re banking on to lead a recovery.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

Downing Street Fetes London Fashion Week

Christopher Bailey and other British talent gathered at 10 Downing Street, ­­for a party to kick off London Fashion Week.

clock September 19, 2009WWD Staff

People

Rocking Out Pre-Emmys

Guests Debra Messing, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Westfeldt, Brenda Strong, Courtney Ford and Jennifer Carpenter had their fill of both Champagne and bling.

clock September 21, 2009WWD Staff

People

Entertainment Weekly and Women in Film Fete

The bash at Sunset Marquis hotel drew an eclectic bunch including Sharon Stone, Jaime Pressly, Cecily Tyson and Sarah Silverman and the cast of “The Office.”

clock September 21, 2009WWD Staff

People

Heidi Klum Hosts Pre-Emmy L.A. Confidental Magazine Party

The very pregnant Emmy nominee mingled with party-goers including Max Azria, Christian Audigier, Jason Davis and “Twilight’s” Rachel Lefevre.

clock September 21, 2009WWD Staff

Other

After Party for Westwood

British artist Tracy Emin took time away from her canvases to pop into Vivienne Westwood’s after-show party in London.

clock September 21, 2009WWD Staff

Other

Browns Focus Fetes Mark Fast

Guests, including Jay Jopling, Tinsley Mortimer and her beau gathered at a private members club in Soho to listen to a set from DJ Alison Mosshart.

clock September 19, 2009WWD Staff

Marketing and Trends

Brighter Mood Permeates Beyond Beauty Show

Despite the general economic malaise, attendee traffic at the seventh annual Beyond Beauty Paris trade show rose 4 percent on-year.

clock September 22, 2009Jennifer Weil

Skin Care

ICS Products to Be Available on Gilt

International Cosmetic Surgery has partnered with Gilt Groupe.

clock September 22, 2009WWD Staff

People

The World of Greg Lauren

Greg Lauren’s Art Looks At Style And Identity

clock September 22, 2009Jean Scheidnes

Government and Trade

U.S.-China Tensions Mount Over Trade

A complicated trade relationship between the U.S. and China gets more contentious after President Obama decided to impose tariffs on Chinese tire imports.

clock September 22, 2009Kristi Ellis

Designer and Luxury

Reservations Only: Fashion Crowd Learns to Be Thrifty

Gallup reported there have been some positive signs in recent months, but comparisons to last September indicate the U.S. has a long way to go.

clock September 22, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Business

Anxiety Rises Over Holiday Season

B-t-s performance raised caution level despite some encouraging signs.

clock September 22, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

The Doll Squad: Designer Peter Jensen Shows Works in Miniature

London designer Peter Jensen was first inspired by Frances Glessner Lee, heiress and amateur criminologist.

clock September 22, 2009Venessa Lau

Financial

Survey Finds Wealthy Less Keen on Luxe Category

A large percentage of wealthy consumers perceive that the quality and craftsmanship of luxury goods are worse today than in years past.

clock September 22, 2009Vicki M. Young

Textiles

Bangladesh Sees Export Gains Based on Low Costs

Bangladesh’s position as one of the cheapest sourcing nations has shielded it from the worst and even allowed the country to pick up market share.

clock September 22, 2009Jahir Ahmed

Government and Trade

Price Hunt Pushes Sourcing Beyond China

Vietnam, Bangladesh and Pakistan gain ground for sourcing, but China is still the easiest place for companies because it is so well established.

clock September 22, 2009Liza Casabona

Government and Trade

Chinese Economy Struggles to Evolve

China is on the upswing, but government leaders say innovation and domestic consumption are needed for the long-term health of the economy.

clock September 22, 2009Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Fashion Scoops

Judging by Daniel Lalonde…. Long Wait at H&M… Crazy for Kane…

Daniel Lalonde, fashion critic? The president and chief executive officer of Louis Vuitton North America took a spin outside his regular job description.

clock September 22, 2009WWD Staff

Textiles

Texworld Buyers See Quality Rising in Asia

An uptick in visitors translated into better sales and lifted the spirits of mills exhibiting at Texworld.

clock September 22, 2009Elena Berton

Fashion

Premiere Vision Vendors See Signs of Improvement

Weavers at last week’s Première Vision textile fair pulled out all the stops on the creative front for the winter season.

clock September 22, 2009Katya Foreman

Fashion

Rick Owens Furniture Exhibit to Open in London

The designer Rick Owens will have his first-ever London furniture show, “Evolution,” at Sebastian + Barquet’s gallery.

clock September 22, 2009Samantha Conti

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Gathering Dominos… Joanna Coles’ Runway Pal…

Former Domino editor is about to launch Lonny, an online-only shelter magazine.

clock September 22, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

M Missoni Opens Milan Unit

M Missoni’s first Italian store will be officially unveiled today, with plans to roll out directly owned and franchised stores worldwide.

clock September 22, 2009Luisa Zargani

Executive Changes

H.Stern Sees Executive Changes

Ceo of H.Stern North America, Ronaldo Stern, has been named executive vice president, and Susan Nicholas will take over his role.

clock September 22, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Financial

TJX to Buy Back Shares

The TJX Cos. Inc. board on Monday approved a new stock buyback program for as much as $1 billion of its common shares.

clock September 22, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Business Features

Collective Brands Renames Stride Rite Unit

Collective Brands Inc. said Monday its Stride Rite Corp. unit will now do business under the name Collective Brands Performance + Lifestyle Group.

clock September 22, 2009Caroline Tell

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: September 21, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock September 22, 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 18hMisty White Sidell

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