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Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 13hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 15hRosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 8hEvan Clark

Fashion World Adapts to Consumer Immediacy

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Overview

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From This Issue

Marc Jacobs’ Cocktail Party

After the designer’s show, he hosted a party to celebrate “The Men & Women of Marc Jacobs,” a photography book by Brian Bowen Smith.

clock September 14, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Karl Lagerfeld: Survey of the Kaiser’s Work Opens Today

A survey of Karl Lagerfeld’s work opens at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie.

clock September 15, 2010Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Thumbs-Down to Google… Guadagnino’s Commercial Appeal…

Europe’s luxury associations aren’t happy with Google. Also, director Luca Guadagnino films for Net-a-porter.

clock September 15, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Elie Tahari Raising Global Profile

Designer sets plan for freestanding stores and wholesale network.

clock September 15, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Links With Recording Academy

Gucci’s Frida Giannini speaks to WWD exclusively about the effort to restore milestone musical recordings.

clock September 15, 2010Luisa Zargani

Beauty Features

Bettencourt Lawyer’s Appeal Denied

A court in Versailles denied an appeal by lawyer, Georges Kiejman, allowing the court of Nanterre to continue its investigation into the Bettencourt affair.

clock September 15, 2010Jennifer Weil

Designer and Luxury

Ferre Bidding Nears End

Sources say Egyptian tycoon Hamed Eleish and Prodos Capital Management are neck-and-neck in the bidding for Gianfranco Ferré .

clock September 15, 2010Luisa Zargani

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Fashion World Adapts to Consumer Immediacy

Welcome to the world of fast fashion — really fast fashion — and it’s being created by the consumer herself.

clock September 15, 2010Cate T. Corcoran and Lisa Lockwood

Handbags

Leavitt, Lloyd Promoted at Kate Spade

Craig Leavitt, co-president and chief operating officer, has been named chief executive officer.

clock September 15, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Tara Subkoff Resurrects Imitation of Christ

Imitation of Christ to show at MAC & Milk on Sept. 15.

clock September 15, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Evan Lysacek Takes a Shine to Vera Wang

The Olympic gold medalist skater said he has spent the past few days trailing Wang as she put the finishing touches on her spring collection.

clock September 14, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Features

October 3, 1981: Ship Happens

When the “Love Boat” tapped Halston and Bob Mackie to appear on the show, WWD chronicled the wild scene on set.

clock September 15, 2010Venessa Lau

Kelly Rowland and Beyoncé Knowles Turn Out for Badgley Mischka

The two pop stars square off in the music world but not in the fashion one.

clock September 14, 2010WWD Staff

Department Stores

Neiman Marcus Cuts 4th-Qtr. Loss

Neiman Marcus’s gross margins grow as full-price selling improves.

clock September 15, 2010Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Lacroix Signs Deal With Lagardère

French luxury brand Christian Lacroix is tackling the Asian market anew.

clock September 15, 2010Miles Socha

Department Stores

Sears, French Connection in Tie-up

UK Style by French Connection will launch this spring.

clock September 15, 2010David Moin

Ranger Brian Boyle Checks Out Perry Ellis

The New York Rangers knows a thing or two about negotiating his way through an aggressive crowd, like the hoards at Lincoln Center.

clock September 14, 2010WWD Staff

Dsquared’s New Contract

The Caten brothers have just signed a 17-year contract with Staff International, the Italian company owned by Diesel’s Renzo Rosso.

clock September 14, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Chalayan’s Film Fest

“I guess I am an ideas person, ultimately,” said Hussein Chalayan as he sipped an espresso at the buzzy bar at the Zetter hotel in East London.

clock September 15, 2010Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Aguilera Sings at Montblanc’s Splashy Bash… Baubles and Bangles…

Montblanc celebrated the launch of its John Lennon-edition writing instruments with an expansive blowout at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Sunday night.

clock September 15, 2010WWD Staff

Gabrielle Union’s Trim Schedule

The 37-year-old actress Gabrielle Union selected just two fashion shows to attend this round.

clock September 14, 2010WWD Staff

Greta Gerwig: Yigal Azrouël’s Indie Muse

The actress dishes with WWD.

clock September 15, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

People

Emma Stone Takes Center Stage

The 21 year-old actress discusses her lead role in the high school comedy “Easy A.”

clock September 15, 2010Marcy Medina

Essentialist

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Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

Business

PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

clock 19hArthur Friedman

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