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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 7hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

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

clock 6hLisa 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 8hKristi Garced

Istithmar’s CEO Switch Ignites Speculation About Barneys

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With David Jackson, the chief executive officer of Istithmar World, out of the job as of Tuesday, the investment company appears intent on accelerating restructuring efforts for its various operations.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

From Coach's new Kristen collection, $398, that will launch in March.

Business Features

Coach Earnings Gain, Comps Disappoint

Coach’s income rose 11.1 percent to $241 million in the quarter ended Dec. 26.

clock January 20, 2010Vicki M. Young

David Jackson

Business Features

Istithmar’s CEO Switch Ignites Speculation About Barneys

Istithmar appears intent on accelerating restructuring efforts for its various operations, including Barneys New York and Loehmann’s.

clock January 20, 2010David Moin


China Lending Weighs on Markets

Speculation that tighter lending standards in China could slow a rebound drove retail stocks down Wednesday.

clock January 20, 2010Evan Clark and Arnold J. Karr

Gina Sanders


Conde Nast Names Gina Sanders CEO of Fairchild

Appointment is effective Feb. 1.

clock January 20, 2010Amy Wicks

Vera Wang, Diane von Furstenberg and Nicole Miller


CFDA Fetes Lincoln Center and Winston Wolkoff

Diane von Furstenberg knows she can count on Lincoln Center’s newly-minted fashion director Stephanie Winston Wolkoff to keep out party crashers out.

clock January 20, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Bulgari Integrates Genta and Roth Lines

By incorporating premium Swiss watchmakers Gérald Genta and Daniel Roth under the Bulgari name, the firm’s integration plans have come full circle.

clock January 21, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Liv Tyler will be featured in the G-Star spring and fall campaigns.


G-Star Sets Sights on U.S. Expansion

G-Star is stepping up efforts to open branded stores in the U.S. and returning its focus to the label’s heritage in denim.

clock January 21, 2010Ross Tucker


Burlington Coat Factory Profits Rise

Burlington Coat Factory, the off-price chain, reported net income of $24.2 million in the period.

clock January 21, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Moncler Launches New Line

Moncler Grenoble collection, named after the French town where the brand originated in 1952, will debut during New York Fashion Week.

clock January 21, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Government and Trade

Global Output Set for Slow Rebound

A study conducted by the United Nations estimates world trade volume, which fell 12.5 percent last year, will increase 5.4 percent.

clock January 21, 2010John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

U.S.-Made Apparel Prices Flat in December

Wholesale prices for U.S.-made apparel were flat in December compared with November and rose 0.2 percent from a year earlier.

clock January 21, 2010Liza Casabona

Sir Paul Smith

Designer and Luxury

Sir Paul Smith Takes the Long View

Sir Paul Smith may well be London’s most lighthearted designer, but there’s nothing silly about the way he runs his business.

clock January 21, 2010Samantha Conti

A look from Viktor & Rolf's Fall 2010 collection.

Designer and Luxury

Viktor & Rolf Prep for Debut Men’s Collection

Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren of Viktor & Rolf stage their first men’s runway show in Paris today.

clock January 21, 2010Jean Scheidnes

Romola Garai as Emma


Love, Actually: New ‘Emma’ TV Series Revisits the Classic Novel

Romola Garai and Jonny Lee Miller star in the latest version of the Jane Austen hit.

clock January 21, 2010Sharon Edelson

Larry Sultan


Larry Sultan Remembered

A memorial service for Larry Sultan, the influential photographer who died in December at age 63, drew a crowd of over 500.

clock January 21, 2010Kevin West

Lee Stark


Free Spirit: Lee Stark Discusses Her Role in ‘Misalliance’

Lee Stark plays Hypatia, the rebellious daughter of John Tarleton (Dan Daily), in the play “Misalliance.”

clock January 21, 2010Priya Rao

A behind-the-scenes image of the Bruce Weber short film for YSL.

Fashion Scoops

Bruce Weber’s Roving Eye… Decorating Marc Jacobs and Nathalie Rykiel…

As Bruce Weber sees it, if a guy wants to avoid nudity, he can always wear a suit.

clock January 21, 2010WWD Staff

A Donna Karan ad for spring.


Karan Gets Elemental… Inviting Scott Brown To… Lunch With Snooki…

Patrick Demarchelier was tapped to shoot the latest Donna Karan campaign.

clock January 21, 2010WWD Staff


In Brief: Estée Lauder Upward Revision

Estée Lauder’s upward adjustment in projections resulted from “stronger net sales” and a “favorable product mix.”

clock January 21, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Awarded $1.5M in Counterfeit Case

Ruling in U.S. District Court in Manhattan found Designers Imports Inc. had sold counterfeit Burberry apparel and accessories.

clock January 21, 2010Matthew Lynch

Ready To Wear

Calvin Klein Hosting Fetes in Singapore and Los Angeles

Ck Calvin Klein brand and its global creative director, Kevin Carrigan, will hold a fete on the grounds of the Queenstown Remand Prison in Singapore.

clock January 21, 2010WWD Staff


A.S. Watson Reports Holiday Scent Sales

A.S. Watson said 19 million bottles of fragrance were sold in its Marionnaud, ICI Paris XL and The Perfume Shop stores.

clock January 21, 2010Brid Costello

Shinzo Maeda and Leslie Blodgett

Beauty Features

Blodgett Set to Grow Bare Escentuals in Asia

Leslie Blodgett, ceo of Bare Escentuals, will be showing Japanese beauty editors how to apply the company’s powdered mineral-based foundation.

clock January 21, 2010Amanda Kaiser and Brid Costello

Paul Helbers, men’s studio director under the artistic direction of Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton, puts the finishing touches on a dark ensemble.

Fashion Features

Paris Match: Designers Prep for Men’s Wear Collections

It’s crunch time in the French capital as designer at Louis Vuitton, Gaultier and elsewhere apply the finishing touches to their men’s wear collections.

clock January 21, 2010Katya Foreman and Laurent Folcher


Joseph Abboud Named Creative Chief at HMX

Men’s wear has a new couple: HMX Group and Joseph Abboud.

clock January 21, 2010Brenner Thomas


Daily Stock Wrap: January 20, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock January 21, 2010WWD Staff

Jack BB Dakota for spring.


BB Dakota Builds Line Around ‘Twilight’ Jacket

A scene in the original “Twilight” movie has snowballed into momentum for growth at BB Dakota Inc.

clock January 21, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran


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