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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 5hMiles Socha

Retail

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

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 20hDavid 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 13hWWD Staff

Leave It to the Kids: B-T-S Seen as Key Sign of Retail’s Health

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Overview

The back-to-school blitz is around the corner — and the stakes are higher than ever.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Loulou de la Falaise’s Midsummer Night’s Reverie

Loulou de la Falaise unveiled her costume jewelry collection, Midsummer Night’s Reverie.

clock July 6, 2010WWD Staff

Parties

Louis Vuitton Toasts Baryshnikov

The brand kicked off its Salons de Louis Vuitton series by hosting a dinner with Mikhail Baryshnikov.

clock July 7, 2010Emily Holt

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Jean Paul Gaultier

Catherine Deneuve sat front row at Jean Paul Gaultier.

clock July 7, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Elie Saab Couture Fall 2010

Linh Dan Pham, Marie Gillain and Anna Sherbinina attended the Elie Saab show in Paris.

clock July 7, 2010WWD Staff

Advertising

Zoe Saldana Tapped for Calvin Klein Underwear Ads

Calvin Klein picks Avatar star Zoe Saldana as its new face.

clock July 7, 2010Melissa Drier

Jewelry

Dior Joaillerie’s Biennial Preview

The 116 jewelry items offered a panorama of pieces Victoire de Castellane has designed since her first collection in 1999.

clock July 7, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Valentino Couture Fall 2010

Claire Danes, Jessica Alba and Elizabeth Hurley attended the house’s fall 2010 show.

clock July 7, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Stocks Up 2.4% as Dow Retakes 10,000

European markets were up while Asian equities had mixed results.

clock July 7, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Alexandra Steigrad

Print

Amy Larocca Named Fashion Director at New York Magazine

Fashion journalist Amy Larocca will succeed Harriet Mays Powell.

clock July 7, 2010Nick Axelrod

Clothing/Furnishings

Rebecca Minkoff to Add Men’s Line

Rebecca Minkoff, who got her start in accessories with the Morning After bag in 2005, is launching a line of men’s accessories for spring.

clock July 8, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Retail/Business

Buyers Upbeat at Paris Men’s Trade Shows

Exhibitors at Capsule, Rendez-vous and Tranoï reported strong turnouts, particularly from British and Japanese buyers.

clock July 8, 2010Ellen Groves and Laurent Folcher

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Swim Week Miami Calendar

All of the event to look out for at Swim Week Miami.

clock July 8, 2010WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Swim Week Lights Up Miami

For Swim Week in Miami draws hundreds of swimwear brands.

clock July 8, 2010Rebecca Kleinman

Clothing/Furnishings

Woody’s Hits the Salon Scene

Woody’s Quality Grooming, the surfing-inspired men’s grooming brand, has plunged headlong into the professional hair care business.

clock July 8, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Intimates and Activewear

Cruise 2011 Swimwear Trend: Sweet Talk

Charming prints and girlish details are a winsome combination for cruise 2011.

clock July 8, 2010WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Cruise 2011 Swimwear Trend: Groovy, Baby

Cruise 2011’s psychedelic prints are quite a trip.

clock July 8, 2010WWD Staff

Eyewear

Mary J. Blige Launching Eyewear

Mary J. Blige’s eyewear line to be sold for fall at Nordstrom and Bergdorf Goodman.

clock July 8, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Beauty Features

Bettencourt Legal Web Said to Entangle Sarkozy

The prosecutor of Nanterre, France, opened a preliminary investigation into allegations of illegal funding for Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 presidential campaign.

clock July 8, 2010Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Béatrice Dautreme to Retire at L’Oréal

The executive vice president of corporate communications and external affairs has been with the French beauty giant since 1972.

clock July 8, 2010Jennifer Weil

Forecasts and Analysis

Industry Places Bets on Back-to-School

Stores ranging from Macy’s to J.C. Penney to Wal-Mart by mid-July will begin to bombard families with b-t-s campaigns.

clock July 8, 2010David Moin and Sharon Edelson and Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Armani to Operate Directly in Spain and Portugal

Armani has ended its longtime association with Amalia Zunzunegui, who owned and operated the Spanish and Portuguese franchise for the brand.

clock July 8, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Lindsay Lohan’s Jail Term May Boost 6126 Line

Lindsay Lohan’s latest troubles come as her 6126 brand hits stores this month.

clock July 8, 2010Marcy Medina

Designer and Luxury

DKNY Jeans Opens in Singapore

DKNY Jeans new store concept will be unveiled today in the Singapore’s Paragon Shopping Center.

clock July 8, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: July 7, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock July 8, 2010WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Lucky Magazine Hires Pergament… Burberry’s Beauty Ads…

Lucky has already filled the seat soon to be vacated by outgoing executive editor Meredith Rollins.

clock July 8, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Jade Jagger’s Message in a Bottle… Sorrenti Shoots ScarJo… Poor Couture….

On Wednesday, Jade Jagger was in Paris presenting the flacon she reworked for Guerlain’s iconic Shalimar fragrance.

clock July 8, 2010WWD Staff

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Retail

Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock 20hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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