Jerry Storch Exiting Hudson's Bay Co.

clock 7hDavid Moin


Stitch Fix in the Spotlight

clock 6hEvan Clark and Adriana Lee


Suitsupply Launches Women's Division Called SuiStudio

clock 6hJean E. Palmieri

Hollywood Connection: CAA Among Investors That Buy J Brand Firm

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Fashion’s Hollywood connection just got a little bit closer. J Brand’s rapid rise to prominence in the premium denim segment is getting an additional boost from a new private equity owner.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Human Resources

Beyoncé Touts Fragrance at Macy’s, Union Square

Beyoncé Knowles lit up Union Square Park in celebration of her new Coty fragrance, Beyoncé Heat.

clock February 2, 2010WWD Staff


Esprit Holdings’ Profits Drop in Six-Month Period

Esprit Holdings Ltd. saw lower profits and sales in the six months ended Dec. 31 on the back of a lackluster wholesale business.

clock February 3, 2010Andrea Li


Wal-Mart Cutting 300 Headquarters Jobs

Wal-Mart said it will eliminate about 300 jobs at its Bentonville, Ark., headquarters, primarily in corporate support areas.

clock February 3, 2010Sharon Edelson

Chanel Iman


Chanel Iman on the Turntables

Chanel Iman chats with WWD about her first D.J. gig.

clock February 4, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Claire Danes as Temple Grandin with Julia Ormond as her mother, Eustacia Cutler, in HBO’s “Temple Grandin.”


Julia Ormond Talks ‘Temple Grandin’

The British actress plays a fiercely determined mother in the HBO biopic “Temple Grandin.”

clock February 4, 2010Emily Holt

Diane von Furstenberg and Nathan Jenden

Designer and Luxury

DVF’s Jenden to Focus on Own Label

Yvan Mispelaere will succeed Nathan Jenden as creative director of Diane von Furstenberg.

clock February 3, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Thomas Sadowski


Nobody’s Fool: Thomas Sadoski in ‘As You Like It’

The 33-year-old veteran stage actor Thomas Sadoski plays Touchstone in Sam Mendes’ Bridge Project’s version of the Shakespearian classic.

clock February 4, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Missoni Men's RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Features

Men’s Fall 2010 Trend: Knit Mania

Men’s looks from shows in Europe.

clock February 4, 2010WWD Staff

Dior Homme Men's RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Features

Men’s Fall 2010 Trend: Great Coats

Men’s coats from the shows in Europe.

clock February 4, 2010WWD Staff

Dries Van Noten Men's RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Features

Men’s Fall 2010 Trend: Strong Shoulder

Fashion from the men’s shows is Europe.

clock February 4, 2010WWD Staff

Prada Men's RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Features

Men’s Fall 2010 Trend: Camel Color

Camel colored looks from the shows in Europe.

clock February 4, 2010WWD Staff

D&G Men's RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Features

Men’s Fall 2010 Trend: Alpine Escape

Men’s looks from the shows in Europe.

clock February 4, 2010WWD Staff

Cindy Crawford in a One Kiss necklace.


Cindy Crawford Teams With Penney’s for Jewelry Line

Cindy Crawford’s 40-piece collection, called One Kiss, is to hit 600 J.C. Penney stores and in April.

clock February 4, 2010Caroline Tell

A sketch from Rodriguez’s fall collection.

Designer and Luxury

Jones Buys Robert Rodriguez Collection

Jones Apparel Group buys Robert Rodriguez Collection and plans to help grow the label in the contemporary arena.

clock February 4, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Limelight Marketplace's main floor with a view of part of the second floor.

Real Estate

Limelight Marketplace Set to Open in March

The Limelight Marketplace shops will include a Hunter Boot store, an apothecary called Therapie New York and Brocade Home.

clock February 4, 2010Sharon Edelson


Denim Bandits Hit Atlanta-Area Nordstrom

After robbing a mall near Atlanta, the thieves fled with armloads of premium denim valued at $13,000.

clock February 4, 2010Elizabeth Thurman

Government and Trade

In Brief: Apparel Companies Helping Haiti

The Haiti-AAFA Recovery & Reconstruction Team aims to help coordinate industry relief efforts.

clock February 4, 2010WWD Staff


Milan Prosecutors Press for Burani Bankruptcy

In a second hearing here, Milan prosecutors Luigi Orsi and Mauro Clerici on Wednesday reiterated Burani Designer Holding N.V. should be declared bankrupt.

clock February 4, 2010Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Promotes Janowski

Burberry has named Andy Janowski to the newly created post of chief operations officer, reflecting the brand’s increased focus on its supply chain.

clock February 4, 2010Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Exec Changes at Leviev and Damiani

Also, Leviev plans to open a unit in Singapore.

clock February 4, 2010Sophia Chabbott

A limited edition printed silk scarf by Philippe Roucou.


At Paris Accessories Shows, Price Is Key

At Premiere Classe and Eclat de Mode, stores and vendors negotiate to meet price-conscious customers halfway.

clock February 4, 2010Sarah de Castro


Safilo Rights Issue OK’d

Italian eyewear maker Safilo Group SpA has kicked off its rights offering for a total of up to 250 million euros, or $348.3 million at current exchange.

clock February 4, 2010Luisa Zargani


Daily Stock Wrap: February 3, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock February 4, 2010WWD Staff


Retail Stocks Stay Above 400 Wednesday

Retail shares backtracked 0.7 percent Wednesday as investors contemplated the recovery’s potential.

clock February 4, 2010Evan Clark

A look from Moncler V.

Designer and Luxury

Moncler to Collaborate With Comme des Garçons

Moncler is teaming up with Comme des Garçons on a selection of special products and a retail concept.

clock February 4, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Giles Deacon interview with Victoria Beckham for Love Magazine.


Beckham Meets Deacon… Giammetti Types Out Loud… App-Propos…

In the spring issue of Love, Giles Deacon talks to Victoria Beckham about designing clothes and marriage.

clock February 4, 2010WWD Staff

Seven For All Mankind's Beijing flagship store.


Seven For All Mankind Seeks Retail Growth in Asia

Premium denim brand Seven For All Mankind is expanding its branded stores in Asia in an effort to counter the effects of the weakened economy in the U.S.

clock February 4, 2010Andrea Li

A J Brand look from the summer campaign, shot by Terry Richardson.


CAA Among Investors That Buy J Brand Firm

J Brand is getting an additional boost from an unlikely partner: the powerhouse Creative Artists Agency.

clock February 4, 2010Ross Tucker

Ralph Lauren RTW Fall 2010

Business Features

Polo Third-Quarter Net Rises

Polo reported a rise in third-quarter profits, but shares for the firm fell Wednesday on concerns about planned investments in Asia.

clock February 4, 2010Vicki M. Young

Ralph Lauren RTW Fall 2010

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren Unveils Fall Men’s Collections

Ralph Lauren showed off the breadth and variety of product that keeps his brands in demand around the globe.

clock February 4, 2010Jean Scheidnes

The Adidas Originals X Star Wars hooded jacket.

Fashion Scoops

Snoop’s Troop… Milan Schedule… Calvin Klein Hosting Joint Party…

Snoop Dogg is marching up Broadway this morning and will be showing off Adidas Originals X Star Wars apparel.

clock February 4, 2010WWD Staff

An image from the “Workwear” exhibit.


Parsons to Launch MFA in Fashion Design and Society

Parsons launching Master of Fine Arts program in Fashion Design and Society, as well as a Master’s Degree in Fashion Studies.

clock February 4, 2010Marc Karimzadeh


Today's Must Read

Danielle Bernstein and Jen Atkin at a brunch Revolve hosted for Atkin in Paris last month.


DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: Revolve Wins With Influencers, Launches #Revolveawards

clock 23hRachel Strugatz

Social Studies