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Sweatshops Persist in U.S. Garment Industry

Despite decades of enforcement, labor investigators keep turning up violations in garment shops in California.

clock 6hKristi Ellis and Khanh T.L. Tran

Business

J. Crew's Credit Rating Downgraded

Credit watchdog Moody's downgraded the debt backing J. Crew to “Caa2” from “B3.”

clock December 2, 2016Evan Clark

Business

Italy's Prime Minister Resigns

Renzi acknowledged the result of the exit polls following the referendum on Sunday, which showed the “no front” ahead almost 60 percent.

clock 10hLuisa Zargani

J. Crew Goes Global, Will Sell Collection On Net-a-porter Site

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Overview

J. Crew’s products will be featured on Net-a-porter’s Web site starting in mid-May. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Outside H&M in London, for the launch of Sonia Rykiel's knitwear collaboration.

Fashion Features

Sonia Rykiel for H&M Line Draws Crowds

Racks of Sonia Rykiel’s knitwear collaboration with H&M picked clean at stores in Paris and London.

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Yasmin Le Bon

Fashion Scoops

Dorchester Unveils Fashion Prize

Yasmin Le Bon, Stephen Jones and Giles Deacon gathered at the Dorchester Hotel for a new fashion prize.

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Carey Mulligan

People

Asprey Hosts BAFTA Nominees at Bond Street Store

Guests included BAFTA nominees Colin Firth, Carey Mulligan, Vera Farmiga, Gabourey Sidibe and Kristin Scott Thomas.

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A look from Chaolu Lab’s Satoshi Hiramoto.

Designer and Luxury

Japan Fashion Week Organizers Stage Preview

A standout at the preview was The Dress & Co.’s Hideaki Sakaguchi, who paired jackets with ruffled lace and silk gowns to “Deadwood”-meets-Edwardiana effect.

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J. Crew’s boyfriend fatigue jacket and collection cocktail dress.

Retail

J.Crew’s Overseas Push: Retailer Going Global on Net-a-porter

J. Crew’s products will be featured on Net-a-porter’s Web site starting in mid-May.

clock February 22, 2010David Moin

Media

Former Google Exec Named CEO at Polyvore

Former Googler Sukhinder Singh Cassidy to succeed founder Pasha Sadri as chief executive officer at online fashion community, Polyvore.

clock February 22, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Alexa Chung

Lifestyle

Mulberry’s After Party

Alexa Chung, Ke$ha, Olivia Palermo, Pixie Geldof, Leigh Lezark and Trish Goth mingled at Mulberry’s after party at Kensington Palace’s Orangery.

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Textiles

The Fiber Price Sheet

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

clock February 23, 2010WWD Staff

Sourcing at Magic was held Feb. 16 to 18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Ready To Wear

Sourcing Firms Focus on Flexibility

Designers search for factories and textile mills that could produce high-quality products at reasonable prices at Sourcing at Magic.

clock February 23, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

Denim

DKNY Jeans Taps President

Debbie Elmore has been named president of Liz Claiborne Inc.’s DKNY Jeans and DKNY Men division.

clock February 23, 2010Ross Tucker

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors Taps Marketing Execs

Michael Kors has named Anne Waterman senior vice president of global image and Jill Fishman senior vice president of global marketing and licensing.

clock February 23, 2010Jessica Iredale

Lash Allure M.D.’s Lash & Brow Enhancing Serum.

Beauty Features

Video Blogger Wins Lash Allure Contest

Tessa Violet, a.k.a. Meekakitty, awarded $100,000 prize.

clock February 23, 2010Holly Haber

Government and Trade

Retailers Criticize Obama’s New Health Care Plan

Some retail groups say the healthcare plan would impose undue cost burdens on companies.

clock February 23, 2010Kristi Ellis

Business Features

Suspect Held in MAGIC Stabbing

A suspect has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing last week of an unidentified man attending the MAGIC Marketplace trade show.

clock February 23, 2010Anne Riley-Katz

Financial

Retail Stocks Finish Flat on Monday

S&P Retail Index finished where it closed last week, at 413.61, while Asian markets took their cues from New York’s strong advance on Friday.

clock February 23, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Roisin Murphy

Fashion Scoops

Róisín Murphy’s Vision… Bloggers to Cast CFDA Votes… Jade Jagger Cooks…

Singer Róisín Murphy teams with Linda Farrow Vintage to create a limited edition pair of sunglasses.

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Justin Theroux

People

The Ubiquitors

The most visible players at and around the tents last week.

clock February 23, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Fashion’s Night Out Turns Television Subject

CBS will film an hour-long documentary about the next Fashion’s Night Out.

clock February 23, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

@cindi_leive Ps, can you tell the difference between these cute models and VB herself? Spitting image.

Media

Memo Pad: Twitter Pics… Trip Gabriel’s New Job… Anna’s Honor…

Twitter was the place to see and be seen during New York Fashion Week.

clock February 23, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

China’s Retail Sales Rise During Lunar New Year

Chinese retailers appeared to cash in over the Lunar New Year holiday, typically the country’s biggest shopping season of the year.

clock February 23, 2010Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Business Features

Nordstrom Profits Rise 153% in Fourth Quarter

Nordstrom’s fourth-quarter net income rose to $172 million, but results fell short of analysts’ expectations.

clock February 23, 2010Evan Clark

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: February 22, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock February 23, 2010WWD Staff

Michael Kors RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Trends

Fall 2010 Runway Trend: American Beauties

Designers, from Michael Kors to Jason Wu, paid homage to the good old USA this season.

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Essentialist

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Business

Minkoff to Offer Self-Checkout Option at SoHo Store

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