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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 6hMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 21hDavid Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 14hWWD Staff

Big Surprise in Paris: Men’s Buyers to Boost Fall Orders Up to 15%

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Men’s wear designers here delivered savvy fall collections, prompting some buyers to raise orders by up to 15 percent.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Features

Alessandro Dell’Acqua Returns With N° 21

The designer, who lost the rights to his trademark in June 2009, is back on the fashion scene with a new collection called N° 21.

clock January 15, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Designer and Luxury

CK Calvin Klein Stages a Stylish Prison Drama in Singapore

Ck Calvin Klein’s spring-summer collection debuts in Singapore at a decommissioned jail facility.

clock January 25, 2010Soh Chin Ong

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Christian Dior

Kylie Minogue, Maggie Cheung, Paz Vega and Tavi Gevinson attended the house’s couture show at Avenue Montaigne.

clock January 25, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Alexis Mabille

Dita von Teese, Helene de Fougerolles and Marie Ange Casta turned up for the Alexis Mabille spring 2010 couture show.

clock January 25, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Giorgio Armani Privé

Anne Hathaway sat front row at the Giorgio Armani Privé couture show in Paris.

clock January 25, 2010WWD Staff

People

Sundance Report

At Sundance, people are buzzing about “The Runaways,” Nicole Holofcener’s “Please Give,” and the documentary “Catfish.”

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Textiles

The Fiber Price Sheet: January 26, 2010

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Textiles

Buyer Mood Improves at N.Y. Textile Fairs

Major increases in orders at Première Vision Preview, Texworld USA, Prefab remain limited because of recession fallout.

clock January 26, 2010Ross Tucker

Financial

Parham Joins Columbia

Former Columbia consultant Susan Parham succeeds Mark Koppes as vice president of global apparel, accessories and equipment.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Luxottica Sales Fall, Growth Seen in ’10

Eyewear giant Luxxotica reported sales in the final three months of 2009 dropped 6.4 percent to $1.16 billion euros.

clock January 26, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Wall Street Bonus Babies Could Boost Retail

President Obama might become “visibly angry” when big Wall Street bonuses come up, but retailers catering to the well-heeled in New York may benefit.

clock January 26, 2010Evan Clark

Designer and Luxury

Welcome to Fashion’s Tell-All Times

The fashion crowd, be warned: It’s time to open up.

clock January 26, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Corre Takes Stake in Makeup Brand Illamasqua

Avant-garde makeup brand Illamasqua is getting a boost from Agent Provocateur co-founder Joe Corre.

clock January 26, 2010Brid Costello and Jennifer Weil

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Mango’s Women… Kiss Me, Karlie Kloss…

Scarlett Johansson, Sophie Auster and Dree Hemingway appear in Mango ads.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Ann Taylor Modernizes Look for Summer

Ann Taylor is sharpening its look and aiming to be relevant to a broader spectrum.

clock January 26, 2010David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Dell’ Acqua Plans Comeback

After a dark moment in his fashion career, Alessandro Dell’Acqua is back with a new collection called No. 21.

clock January 26, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Real Estate

Forever 21 Launches Larger Format

Forever 21 has opened its first department store-style location in an effort to strengthen its customer base and provide more choices.

clock January 26, 2010Anne Riley-Katz

Designer and Luxury

Buyers Laud Paris Men’s Shows, Boost Orders

Raf Simons, Lanvin and Junya Watanabe delivered savvy fall men’s collections, prompting some buyers to raise orders by up to 15 percent.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Frida Giannini Said Designing Couture… Oscar de la Renta’s Quartet…

Sources say Frida Giannini is working on a debut couture collection.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

MeMy to Debut During Paris Fashion Week

Mariel Gamboa is launching MeMy, a gathering of international designers that will be staged at the Ritz Paris from March 5 to 8.

clock January 26, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: January 25, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Starwood Seeking Annick Goutal Partner

Starwood looking for strategic partner for fragrance brand Annick Goutal.

clock January 26, 2010Jennifer Weil

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Retail

Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock 21hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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