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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock August 30, 2016Vicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 22hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 22hWWD Staff

The Heritage of Milan: No-Gimmick Fall Lines Seen Luring Consumers

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Overview

Designers delivered solid collections, easing up on sex and flash to focus on heritage values and investment pieces.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Barneys Japan Teams Up With Agyness Deyn

The British model has designed a capsule collection for the retailer.

clock March 1, 2010WWD Staff

Business

Dillard’s Shares Leap Monday

Dillard’s shares proved the pacesetter on a day when the S&P Retail Index was joined in positive territory by all three major indices in the U.S.

clock March 1, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Matthew Lynch

Fashion Scoops

The Russians Take Paris

Place Vendome was being shut down this afternoon in advance of the first state visit to Paris by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.

clock March 1, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Q&A: Ron Kirk

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk talks to Women’s Wear Daily about his agenda for 2010.

clock March 2, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

Textiles

Unica Mills Chase New Markets

Italian textile producers exhibiting at the Milano Unica show were intent on diversifying into the casual and sporty arenas.

clock March 2, 2010Kerry Olsen

Designer and Luxury

The Heritage of Milan: No-Gimmick Lines Seen Luring Consumers

Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Jil Sander and Missoni among buyers’ favorites at Milan Fashion Week.

clock March 2, 2010WWD Staff

Department Stores

Hudson’s Bay Scores with Olympics

At the Vancouver Winter Olympics, Jeffrey Sherman rooted for the Canadians to win — and to shop a lot.

clock March 2, 2010David Moin

Color Cosmetics

Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper Appear at MAC Launch Event

Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper attend introduction of MAC’s latest Viva Glam lipsticks.

clock March 2, 2010Brid Costello

Media Features

Dan Abrams to Launch Style Site

Dan Abrams — NBC’s chief legal analyst and a former MSNBC host, most recently of “Verdict With Dan Abrams” — launches Styleite.com this month.

clock March 2, 2010Nick Axelrod

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Project Runway Video Game Arrives… Oscar Worthy…

“Project Runway” showed the public that producing clothes can be high drama. Now the video game version launches today.

clock March 2, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Badgley Mischka to Expand in China

Iconix has teamed with Eve NY to develop the Badgley Mischka label throughout Greater China.

clock March 2, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Department Stores

Macy’s Inks Kenneth Cole Deal

Macy’s has snagged another exclusive.

clock March 2, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

People

Paris Scene

What to see, do and eat in Paris during fashion week.

clock March 2, 2010WWD Staff

Lifestyle

Family Ties

It was a family affair at Margherita Missoni’s birthday bash at home in Milan Sunday night.

clock March 1, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Printemps Sees Red… Gucci on the Move… Food for Thought…

A grand, three-story Louis Vuitton shop-in-shop will form part of Printemps Haussmann’s new luxury fashion and accessories store concept.

clock March 2, 2010WWD Staff

Legal

Coach, Target Seek to Add Li & Fung Unit to Suit

Coach and Target seek to name Rosetti Handbags among defendants in trademark action.

clock March 2, 2010Matthew Lynch

Financial

Dress Barn Returns to Profit

Specialty retailer Dress Barn reported net earnings of $21.1 million for the second quarter ended Jan. 23.

clock March 2, 2010David Moin

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Sues Hyundai Over Super Bowl Ad

LVMH suit accuses the South Korean auto company Hyundai of trademark infringement and dilution.

clock March 2, 2010Matthew Lynch

Financial

Calvin Klein Helps Lift Warnaco to 4th-Qtr. Profit

Warnaco said late Monday that, for the three months ended Jan. 2, net income was $11 million.

clock March 2, 2010Vicki M. Young

Mergers and Acquisitions

Rumors Swirl Around Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger Corp., which has been owned for nearly four years by private equity firm Apax Partners, could be in play.

clock March 2, 2010Evan Clark and Lisa Lockwood and Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Judith Leiber Expands for Fall Season

Judith Leiber brand adds to its signature evening collection a more versatile day bag lineup.

clock March 2, 2010Sarah Haight

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Heads West to Las Vegas

Lanvin has opened its first West Coast boutique in Las Vegas,the first in America to offer the label’s men’s wear collection.

clock March 2, 2010Anne Riley-Katz

Designer and Luxury

David Yurman Opening Shop in Printemps

David Yurman is making its first entry into Europe with an in-store boutique at Printemps in Paris.

clock March 2, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Designer and Luxury

Permira: No Rush to Sell Valentino

Permira denies plans to sell Valentino at the moment, but didn’t elaborate on plans for its stake in Proenza Schouler.

clock March 2, 2010Luisa Zargani

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: March 01, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock March 2, 2010WWD Staff

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Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

clock 22hLorelei Marfil

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