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HBC Hires Ed Burstell to Accelerate Innovation

HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.

clock 16hDavid Moin


Balenciaga Names Cédric Charbit as New CEO

A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.

clock 17hMiles Socha


Tokyo Fashion Week: Watching for See-Now-Buy-Now

New sponsor Amazon didn't make vast changes to the format, while the local industry seemed open to the Instant Fashion experience.

clock 11hKelly Wetherille

Fakes Continue to Grow

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Counterfeit products are benefiting from the economy’s woe.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Alice Temperley


Art, Fashion Mingle at Serpentine Party in London

Art and fashion folk gathered for the unveiling of the Jean Nouvel pavilion at the annual Serpentine Gallery summer party.

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Zumiez May Bid for Action Sport Retailer West 49

West 49 said Friday that Zumiez Inc. has expressed interest in making an offer of about $80M at current exchange.

clock July 9, 2010Vicki M. Young

Calvin Klein Jeans

Designer and Luxury

Calvin Klein Takes Berlin

The American brand pulled out all the stops with a seven-figure World of Calvin Klein presentation during Berlin Fashion Week — its largest ever in Europe.

clock July 9, 2010Melissa Drier

Alejandro Ingelmo

Designer and Luxury

Alejandro Ingelmo to Open First Store

Rising star shoe designer Alejandro Ingelmo’s first boutique to bow in New York’s SoHo neighborhood.

clock July 12, 2010David Lipke


Retail Stocks Rebound Last Week

On Friday, the S&P Retail Index gained 0.6 percent to end the week at 395.34.

clock July 12, 2010Arnold J. Karr

A look from the first Lacoste Live collection.

Ready To Wear

Lacoste Live Brand to Bow this Fall

The label dubbed Lacoste Live targets a younger, more contemporary customer.

clock July 12, 2010David Lipke


Macy’s Names Langenstein

Molly Langenstein has been promoted to executive vice president of fashion and new business development at Macy’s.

clock July 12, 2010David Moin

Lady Gaga


The September Issues… Lizzy Jagger Tapped for C’N’C Costume National Ads…

Justin Bieber will appear on Teen Vogue’s September-October cover, while Lady Gaga, who is set for the cover of Vanity Fair, will probably raise a few eyebrows.

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Tarina Tarantino

Color Cosmetics

Sephora, QVC Partner in Tarina Tarantino Beauty Launch

Makeup brand Tarina Tarantino debuts on QVC tonight.

clock July 12, 2010Pete Born

The Serpentine Gallery’s summer pavilion by Jean Nouvel.

Designer and Luxury

Jean Nouvel on His Serpentine Pavilion Project

The architect Jean Nouvel says, “I have always fought against generic architecture.”

clock July 12, 2010Samantha Conti

"DHANY, 2009," a site-specific installation at Artillery for EYELevel BQE in Brooklyn, made using black tape.

Designer and Luxury

Designer Jerome Dreyfuss Commissions Art Project

Hip designer Jerome Dreyfuss has enlisted artist Julien Gardair to create a special mural in his Broome Street boutique.

clock July 12, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

A Dana Lorenz necklace.

Fashion Scoops

Dana Lorenz’s Fresh Take… Clooney in Court… Mario’s Moment…

CFDA accessories nominee Dana Lorenz designs colorful jewelry inspired by nontraditional materials, like speaker wire.

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Douglas Taliaferro, Darren Pinsker, Kevin Logan, Christopher Davies and Diane D’Erasmo.

Business Features

HSBC Says Current Downturn Unprecedented

Kevin Logan, U.S. chief economist at HSBC, discussed the macroeconomic business environment at a roundtable discussion.

clock July 12, 2010Vicki M. Young

J12 Marine watches.

Designer and Luxury

Chanel Launches First Men’s Diving Watch

Chanel’s J12 Marine timepieces retail for $4,700 to $4,900.

clock July 12, 2010Marcy Medina

The slogan, “I am original, I don’t buy fake,” is displayed on a counterfeit Louis Vuitton luxury handbag by French Customs officers before a destruction operation in Cannes last year.

Designer and Luxury

Fakes Continue to Grow, Despite More Seizures

Luxury brands’ counterfeit problems have escalated.

clock July 12, 2010Liza Casabona

Designer and Luxury

Eres to Shut U.S. Stores

Luxury lingerie brand Eres moves to franchise, shop-in-shop model.

clock July 12, 2010Karyn Monget

Tefron-made athleticwear for Nike.


Israel’s Tefron Tries to Rebound

Tefron’s ceo Amit Meridor leads the turnaround effort.

clock July 12, 2010Jessica Steinberg

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Taps Grangie for Japan Post

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has tapped Frédéric Grangie as president and chief executive officer of Louis Vuitton’s Japanese subsidiary.

clock July 12, 2010Joelle Diderich

A tiara and “head jewels” from Chaumet’s Catch Me If You Can line.


Grand Gestures

The latest in fine jewelry from Chaumet, Mellerio dits Meller and Lorenz Bäumer.

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Weekly Stocks: July 11, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock July 12, 2010WWD Staff

Giorgio Armani Privé Fall Couture 2010

Fashion Trends

Fall 2010 Couture Trend: Length Wise

Couturiers were taking the long way this season.

clock July 12, 2010WWD Staff


Intimate Notes: High Adventure… Janet Reger Relocates… CFDA Throws a Curve..

High-end Belgian innerwear specialist Marie Jo L’Aventure has tapped local fashion label A.F. Vandevorst for a one-off lingerie line.

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