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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 19hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

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

clock 14hMaghan 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 14hWWD Staff

Max’s Growing World: Azria Expands Empire With Karstadt

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Overview

Meet Max Azria, international retail mogul. There appears to be no end in sight for Azria’s appetite for acquisitions and atypical ways to expand his global empire, which stretches from BCBG to Hervé Léger.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Max Azria Expands Empire With Karstadt

Max Azria and private investor Nicolas Berggruen completed acquisition of insolvent department store Karstadt on Friday.

clock September 3, 2010Lisa Lockwood and Samantha Conti and Melissa Drier

Fashion Features

Marc Jacobs ‘Bookmarc’ Store Opens on Bleecker Street

The store marks the brand’s sixth location in the West Village.

clock September 3, 2010Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Ferragamo Shoes Star in London Dance Production

Show features more than 250 pairs.

clock September 6, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Cavalli Swings to Profit in First Half

Italian firm cites growth in retail and wholesale.

clock September 6, 2010Luisa Zargani

Fashion

Prep School: Insiders Ready for New York Fashion Week

A slew of industry insiders, from model Tati Cotilar to designer Gaia Repossi, share their tips for surviving collections.

clock September 7, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

The Great Escapes: Top 10 Pantone Colors

Designers have set their sites on some far-off places for spring shades.

clock September 7, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

They Are Wearing

The Real Harajuku Girls

WWD plucked consumers from the bustling streets of Harajuku and asked them about their personal style and shopping habits.

clock September 7, 2010Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille

Designer and Luxury

The Great Escapes:Top 10 Men’s Pantone Colors

Designers have set their sites on some far-off places for spring shades.

clock September 7, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Reed Krakoff Lands in Manhattan

Krakoff opens his first U.S. boutique on Madison Avenue.

clock September 7, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Heidi Klum, New Balance Launch Line on Amazon

“Project Runway” star Heidi Klum said she was inspired by the increasingly busy lives of women.

clock September 7, 2010Amy Wicks

Memo Pad

Bonnie Fuller’s Baby… Domino Part Deux…

Bonnie Fuller is launching hollybaby, a spin-off of her site HollywoodLife.com.

clock September 7, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Miyake Designs Origami-Inspired Fashion Line

Issey Miyake’s 132 5. collection features recycled polyester and striking geometric shapes.

clock September 7, 2010Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Form Meets Function… Tom Ford Rumored to Show Women’s Over Cocktails…

Richard Chai and Simon Spurr to open temporary shops. Also: word has it Tom Ford will give a glimpse of his signature women’s designs on Sept. 12.

clock September 7, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Forever 21 Prevails in Express Suit

Judge rules plaid patterns by Express designer did not qualify for copyright protection.

clock September 7, 2010Evan Clark

Financial

Clarins and Inter Parfums Join Forces In U.S.

Executive Stanislas Archambault assigned to head up new Inter Parfums unit.

clock September 7, 2010Pete Born

Beauty Features

The Bettencourt Affair Heats Up

Trade unions plan demonstrations.

clock September 7, 2010Jennifer Weil

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