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Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 14hBridget Foley

Fashion

Claus Dietrich Lahrs Appointed Chief Executive of Bottega Veneta

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

clock 14hLuisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Beauty

Acqua di Parma Goes Luxe, Plots Retail Expansion

Acqua di Parma is launching a higher-priced line, opening its first U.S. store and expanding its women's range.

clock 10hRachel Strugatz

Armani on Armani

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Overview

Giorgio Armani walks into the fitting room at his headquarters on Via Borgonuovo here and everyone jumps to attention, proving the “maestro” is back in full force. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Mary J. Blige

People

‘Making It Happen’ at New Yorkers for Children Gala

Attendees at the Tenth Annual New Yorkers for Children Gala filed into Cipriani with all the accompanying first-day nerves.

clock September 23, 2009WWD Staff

Derek Lam and Julianne Moore

People

Tod’s Italian Job

Co-hosts Julianne Moore and Brooke Shields were on hand to toast Tod’s publishing effort — a series of portraits of stylish Italians called “The Italian Touch.”

clock September 23, 2009WWD Staff

Ginnifer Goodwin

Fashion Scoops

Saks’ Chanel Beach Resort

The retailer and the Aviva Foundation hosted the Annual Platinum Associates luncheon featuring the Chanel Cruise collection at the home of Susan Casden.

clock September 23, 2009WWD Staff

Patrik Ervell RTW Spring 2010

Fashion Features

Men’s Spring 2010 Trends

New York designers put their own spin on the trends that roared out of Europe this summer.

clock September 23, 2009WWD Staff

Rum

Business Features

WWD List: Beyond the Bubbly

Top wines and spirits purchased by affluent consumers in 2008.

clock September 24, 2009Suzanne Blecher

Lilly will reenter the home category with Garnet Hill.

Color Cosmetics

Lilly Pulitzer in Full Bloom

New acessories, home furnishings, cosmetic and green initiatives sprout.

clock September 24, 2009Julie Naughton

A shirt from 55DSL’s 15th anniversary line.

Denim

Diesel’s 55DSL Celebrates 15 Years

Diesel’s youth and action sport-inspired 55DSL label is growing up as it celebrates its 15th anniversary this year.

clock September 24, 2009Luisa Zargani

Sixty USA is outsoucing management of its 20 stores to Aldo Group.

Denim

Sixty USA Restructures

Parent company Sixty Group is outsourcing management of the Miss Sixty and Energie stores in the U.S. to Montreal-based Aldo Group.

clock September 24, 2009David Lipke

Human Resources

Scoop Taps Susan Davidson

Contemporary retailer Scoop named Susan Davidson president and chief executive officer.

clock September 23, 2009Sharon Edelson

A look from Juicy Couture’s new yoga line, Down Dog Couture.

Intimates

Juicy Couture Gets Down With Yoga

Juicy Couture is getting down with yoga.

clock September 24, 2009Julee Kaplan

David Wyatt’s sequin shoes.

Skin Care

Arden Teams Up for Charity

Elizabeth Arden and the Italian Heart Foundation are teaming up for the Red Dress Italia project to inform women about cardiovascular diseases.

clock September 24, 2009Luisa Zargani

Burberry Prorsum RTW Spring 2010

Retail

London Fashion Week Pleases Buyers

American and European buyers praised the results, pointing to designers’ craftsmanship and tailoring.

clock September 24, 2009WWD Staff

Media

Labeling Retouched Photos… Lagani Leaves… The Best of the Best…

A proposed law in France that could require all retouched photos to be labeled as such is being met with a mostly indignant reaction from the fashion crowd.

clock September 24, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: September 23, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock September 24, 2009WWD Staff

Legal

Sewing Contractor Sentenced for Labor Violations

Mindy Wong, former owner of Manhattan sewing business Devine Fashion Corp., headed to jail for tax evasion and failure to withhold payroll taxes.

clock September 24, 2009Matthew Lynch

Financial

In Brief: Sport-Haley Gets Como License

Maker of Ben Hogan golfwear to market both men’s and women’s sportswear.

clock September 24, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

GE, B of A in Finance Deals With BCBG and Quiksilver

Asset-based arrangements total $600 million.

clock September 24, 2009Vicki M. Young

Financial

Retail Stocks Slip Wednesday After Fed Statement

Interest rates remain low as spending is expected to remain constrained.

clock September 24, 2009Evan Clark

Nora (left) and Delia Ephron.

People

Wore Stories: The Ephrons on Style

Nora and Delia Ephron discuss shopping and their new play, “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” based on Ilene Beckerman’s book of the same name.

clock September 24, 2009Emily Holt

Nina Griscom in Beirut, Lebanon.

People

Nina Griscom’s Postcard From Beirut

The socialite and home decor expert reports her findings from the Middle East.

clock September 24, 2009Nina Griscom

José Luis Duran in New York

Sportswear

Duran Outlines New Lacoste Strategy

José Luis Duran, the new ceo of Devanlay SA, Lacoste’s global apparel licensee, plans to focus on three key areas of the business.

clock September 24, 2009David Lipke

Shoes from the Choo 24/7 collection.

Footwear

Jimmy Choo Launches Classics Line

Jimmy Choo will today unveil Choo 24/7, a capsule collection of best-selling styles that have been updated with new lasts, colors and finishes.

clock September 24, 2009Samantha Conti

Government and Trade

Will Capitol Hill Get a “Fashion Caucus”?

The Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce, has garnered support from some House lawmakers to form an official “Fashion Caucus.”

clock September 24, 2009Kristi Ellis

Sportswear

Made in Midtown Study Gets Under Way

CFDA and Design Trust for Public Space commissioned a study of the fashion industry’s presence in Midtown and its place in the city’s creative economy.

clock September 24, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Bernard Arnault, Rabbi Arthur Schneier and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Designer and Luxury

Appeal of Conscience Gala Honors Arnault

Gala at the Waldorf brings out world leaders, already in town for the opening of the UN General Assembly, and industry executives.

clock September 24, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Ready To Wear

Galliano in Gibo Deal

John Galliano has signed a worldwide production and distribution agreement with Gibò Co. SpA.

clock September 24, 2009Miles Socha

Annie Leibovitz's design for Louis Vuitton.

Designer and Luxury

Annie Leibovitz and Damien Hirst Design for Vuitton

Louis Vuitton taps a total of six personalities, among them Annie Leibovitz and Damien Hirst, to dream up special-order leather goods.

clock September 24, 2009Miles Socha

Michelle Obama at the U.N.

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama’s U.N. Style

No matter what the nature of talks is at the United Nations, the conversation on Michelle Obama’s fashion choices continues.

clock September 24, 2009WWD Staff

Giorgio Armani in his atelier with a model in a sparkling, strapless dress and skirt for spring.

Designer and Luxury

Armani on Armani

In his first interview since the spring, Armani discusses his health, his upcoming collection, his business and the future of the industry.

clock September 24, 2009Alessandra Ilari and Andrew Roberts

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

Retail

DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

clock 8hLuisa Zargani

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