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Retail

Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 23hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Dior en Fleur

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Overview

John Galliano's powerful fall collection for Christian Dior was flush with imaginative, high-drama florals. ?? ? ? SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business

Footwear Retailer Office Holdings On the Block

Firm hires advisors to consider options, sale.

clock July 2, 2010Evan Clark

Financial

John Fleming to Exit Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart U.S. chief merchant John Fleming’s depature gives the retailer a chance to remake the country’s largest apparel business.

clock July 2, 2010Evan Clark

Designer and Luxury

Valli to Open First Boutique in Paris

Unit off Rue Boissy d’Anglas is slated to open in the fall.

clock July 5, 2010Katya Foreman

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Christian Dior

A star-studded front row—including Blake Lively, Jessica Alba, and Lily Cole—attended the Dior couture show on Monday.

clock July 5, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

A New Hat For John Galliano

John Galliano has just signed a license with Italy’s Isa SpA for a range of collection scarves and hats.

clock July 5, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Tommy Hilfiger to Open Paris Flagship

Tommy Hilfiger flagship at 65 Avenue des Champs-Elysées set to bow this fall.

clock July 6, 2010Miles Socha

Clothing/Furnishings

Ferragamo Adds Footwear Line

Ferragamo’s new footwear line, called My Ferragamo, wants to coddle existing clients and lure new young ones.

clock July 6, 2010Alessandra Ilari

People

Roxane Mesquida’s Quirky Career

The French It girl and actress Roxane Mesquida has won over the fashion industry even if her acting choices are unconventional.

clock July 6, 2010Joelle Diderich

Government and Trade

South Africa and India Weave Closer Industry Ties

Annual India Clothing & Textile Mega Trade Show, held in South Africa, has grown to 42 exhibitors.

clock July 6, 2010Bambina Wise

Designer and Luxury

Santa Monica Place Is Reborn

The revamped center Santa Monica Place is now open-air with a heavy dose of luxury.

clock July 6, 2010Rachel Brown

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Retail Execs Look to Build Excitement

“We want to drive addiction,” said Ben Fischman, chief executive officer of Rue La La.

clock July 6, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Obituaries

Obit: Giovanni Russo, 45

Giovanni Russo, 45, a veteran creative director and the founder of creative agency No. 11, died June 21.

clock July 6, 2010Matthew Lynch

Advertising

Madonna Plays Housewife in Dolce & Gabbana Ads

Madonna channels Anna Magnani in her latest set of ads for Dolce & Gabbana.

clock July 6, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Memo Pad

YSL Books Daria Werbowy… Getting a New Shine… J Brand Branding…

For the fall Yves Saint Laurent campaign, location costs were low — but status was high.

clock July 6, 2010WWD Staff

People

Mariqueen Maandig and Trent Reznor Release Album

Mariqueen Maandig, a 29-year-old singer, makes music with her husband Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails.

clock July 6, 2010Tara Bonet-Black

People

Surf City

“Swell,” a new exhibit across three Manhattan galleries, depicts work by and about surfers.

clock July 6, 2010Veronique Hyland

Fashion Scoops

Vauthier’s Juice… Bedbugs Bite at A&F… Artistic Differences…

Only four seasons into showing on the couture runway, Alexandre Vauthier has developed a signature scent with perfumer Francis Kurkdjian.

clock July 6, 2010WWD Staff

Fragrance

Bruce Willis Scent to Make Debut

Bruce Willis’ tough guy fragrance line makes its debut this week.

clock July 6, 2010Susan Stone

Designer and Luxury

Bottega Veneta to Relaunch Web Site

Bottega Veneta website features small groups of carefully edited products.

clock July 6, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Retailing

Shiseido Returning to TV in the U.K.

The Japanese beauty brand Shiseido will begin selling on QVC this month in the highly competitive U.K. market.

clock July 6, 2010Brid Costello

Textiles

N.Y. Fabric Fairs Look for Silver Linings

Organizers for Spinexpo, Premiere Vision Preview, Kingpins and Texworld USA trade shows say recent signs make them hopeful the economy will improve.

clock July 6, 2010Liza Casabona

Department Stores

Bloomingdale’s Heads to the Beach

Bloomingdale’s will open a 101,000-square-foot unit in Santa Monica Place shopping center in August.

clock July 6, 2010David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Giorgio Armani Privé

Gemma Arterton and Claudia Cardinale were among the busy actresses who took in the Armani Privé couture show in Paris.

clock July 6, 2010WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 23hMisty White Sidell

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