What Apple Business Chat Means for Fashion Industry

clock 5hAdriana Lee


Walgreens, Kroger Among Top Retailers in March ABX Index Ratings

clock 6hTracey Greenstein


Salone del Mobile Is a Strong Window for Fashion Brands' Home Lines

clock 7hAlessandra Turra and Sandra Salibian and Martino Carrera and Luisa Zargani

Unilever to Acquire Sara Lee Brands

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Brylcreem products.


Unilever to Acquire Sara Lee’s Personal Care Business

Unilever has made a binding offer for Sara Lee Corp.’s personal care business, which includes Sanex, Radox, Brylcreem and Duschdas.

clock September 25, 2009Brid Costello


Revlon Extends Tender Offer

Beauty giant Revlon Inc. boosts the liquidation preference for shares that are turned in for a new preferred stock.

clock September 25, 2009Evan Clark

Cordula Reyer

Fashion Scoops

A Model Writer at Bottega Veneta

Cordula Reyer, at the Bottega Veneta show Saturday morning wearing a different hat – that of a fashion journalist.

clock September 26, 2009WWD Staff

Natalia Vodianova

Fashion Scoops

Natalia Vodianova on the Catwalk in Milan

Natalia Vodianova, absent for seven years from the catwalk in Milan, returns exclusively for Scervino.

clock September 26, 2009WWD Staff

Domenico Dolce, Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova, Stefano Gabbana, Claudia Schiffer.

Fashion Scoops

Supermodels Step out for Dolce and Gabbana Launch

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer and Eva Herzigova were cheered on by a crowd of nearly 3,000 at Rinascente.

clock September 26, 2009WWD Staff

Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi.

Fashion Scoops

WSJ Magazine Holds Cocktail in Milan

Italian ceo’s from big brands, gather for a cocktail held by WSJ magazine at the Villa Necchi Campiglio in Milan.

clock September 26, 2009WWD Staff

Mary J. Blige

Fashion Scoops

Much Obliged: Front Row at Gucci

Mary J. Blige turned up the celebrity volume at Gucci amid a subdued Milan season.

clock September 26, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

I Wanna Hold Your Handbag: Comme des Garcons’ Latest Deal

The enigmatic Rei Kawakubo has come together with plenty of unusual partners, but her latest collaboration just might beat all.

clock September 28, 2009WWD Staff


Exec Pay Falls at Coach

Coach’s top execs Lew Frankfort and Reed Krakoff both take double-digit cuts in compensation.

clock September 28, 2009Arnold J. Karr


Retail Stocks Dip 3.4% Last Week

Signposts pointing to a long, slow recovery with little to propel consumption helped drag retail stocks.

clock September 28, 2009Evan Clark

Annette Simmons, Laura Bush and Nancy Dedman.

Designer and Luxury

Kors, Laura Bush Attend Crystal Charity Event

Michael Kors and Laura Bush were a potent combination at the annual Crystal Charity ball at the Neiman Marcus flagship in Dallas Tuesday.

clock September 28, 2009Holly Haber

Tommy Hilfiger, Dee Hilfiger and Ludwig Haskins.


Memo Pad: In His Fashion… Hedi Slimane to Shoot Robert Pattinson…

Tommy Hilfiger drew a packed house at Milk Gallery, with fellow designers and celebrities on hand to celebrate the artist Sam Haskins and his new exhibition.

clock September 28, 2009WWD Staff

The Rugby gallery.


Everyone’s Doing It: Brands Take on Social Media

For fashion companies, 2009 is turning out to be the year of social media.

clock September 28, 2009Cate T. Corcoran

Designer and Luxury

New Owners Plan Changes at Highland Park Village

In Texas, the new owners of the Highland Park Village luxury shopping center have hit the ground running.

clock September 28, 2009Holly Haber

Sharon Stone


Macy’s Passport Gala Makes Push for Funds

Sharon Stone was again the emcee and Elizabeth Taylor, speaking from a wheelchair, told the more than 1,500 guests at the Macy’s Passport gala: “It is up to us.

clock September 28, 2009Anne Riley-Katz

A look from Gant.

Ready To Wear

Gant to Open on Bleecker Street

Gant has signed a lease for a 700-square-foot space on Bleecker Street in the West Village.

clock September 28, 2009David Lipke

Government and Trade

Trade Groups Pressure Clinton on Honduras

A coalition of fashion trade associations called on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to pressure the Honduran government to fully restore commercial activity.

clock September 28, 2009Kristi Ellis

A Giles Deacon sketch.

Designer and Luxury

Paris Preview: Ones to Watch

A few names worth noting for Paris fashion week.

clock September 28, 2009Samantha Conti and Miles Socha and Katya Foreman

Tod's RTW Spring 2010


Tod’s RTW Spring 2010

It really started with our sneaker,” explained Derek Lam of the season’s inspirational springboard.

clock September 28, 2009WWD Staff

Carolina Herrera

Fashion Scoops

Carolina Herrera’s Big News… Tom Ford’s Next Move… Rolling Stone…

Now that he’s got his directorial debut out of the way, it seems Tom Ford may be getting serious about launching his own women’s collection.

clock September 28, 2009WWD Staff

Doris and Donald Fisher in 1969.


Obituary: Don Fisher, Gap Co-founder, 82

Donald G. Fisher, who with his wife Doris founded Gap Inc. and revolutionized global specialty store retailing, died Sunday at his home in San Francisco.

clock September 28, 2009Arnold J. Karr

Gap storefront.


Gap Milestones

Important moments in the history of the Gap

clock September 28, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Paris RTW Show Calendar

A calendar for the spring ready-to-wear collections in Paris. Information is accurate as of press time.

clock September 28, 2009WWD Staff

Darcy Miller Nussbaum and family.

Fashion Scoops

Scoop: Darcy Miller Nussbaum’s Family Affair

Love was in the air and on the walls Wednesday where Darcy Miller Nussbaum was celebrating her exhibit, “Family.”

clock September 28, 2009WWD Staff


Retail Stocks Rally 1.7 Percent Monday

Goldman Sachs downgrades Claiborne, Jones.

clock September 29, 2009Evan Clark

Shoes by Ato Matsumoto.

Ready To Wear

Rendez-Vous Kicks Off New York Trade Shows

A little more than 60 emerging designer and contemporary brands showed at the second New York edition of the Rendez-Vous trade show.

clock September 29, 2009David Lipke


Fiber Price Sheet

The current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock September 29, 2009WWD Staff

Sarah Waters’ best-selling book “The Little Stranger.”


In the Big House With Author Sarah Waters

The fictional estate Hundreds Hall is the centerpiece of Sarah Waters’ best-selling “The Little Stranger.”

clock October 6, 2009Samantha Conti


NRF Sees Holiday Sales Sliding

NRF predicts holiday sales will decline 1 percent this year, which would be an improvement upon last year’s 3.4 percent drop.

clock October 6, 2009David Moin and Vicki M. Young


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