The Seventies Return, As Do Ladylike Looks

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Designer and Luxury

Prada’s Profits Leap in First Half

Prada SpA’s results were boosted by a 41 percent increase in retail sales and growth.

clock September 17, 2010Luisa Zargani

Wild child Lady GaGa suspended and dripping blood — which we hope is fake — at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.

Fashion Scoops

Lady Gaga’s Shout Out

Lady Gaga has stuck up her middle finger again, this time in a candid photo with her personal stylist Nicola Formichetti.

clock September 17, 2010WWD Staff

Jade Jagger and Kanye West


L’Wren and Friends Take Over the Lambs Club

In celebration of her spring collection shown earlier that day, the designer threw an intimate dinner Thursday evening.

clock September 17, 2010WWD Staff

Gwen Stefani


Gwen Stefani Celebrates L.A.M.B. Show

Kanye West, Susan Sarandon, Estelle and Nicky Hilton showed up to pay their respects to Stefani’s collection.

clock September 17, 2010Kristin Studeman

Jude Law and Matthew Williamson

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Twenty8Twelve

“I’m here because I love Sienna Miller,” Jude Law declared with theatrical flourish on Saturday morning at the Twenty8Twelve show.

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A look from Orla Kiely's spring 2011 collection

Fashion Scoops

Orla Kiely’s Fashion Film

Orla Kiely tapped Gia Coppola, Sofia Coppola’s niece, to make a whimsical, Sixties-inspired short film starring actress Nathalie Love.

clock September 18, 2010WWD Staff

Backstage at Julien Macdonald RTW Spring 2011

Beauty Features

Sharon Tate Inspires Beauty Look at Julien Macdonald

“It’s sexy and bedhead-y in, but in a modern way,” said hairstylist Malcolm Edwards.

clock September 19, 2010Brid Costello

Georgia May Jagger in Hudson Jeans.


Q&A: Georgia May Jagger

Georgia May Jagger, the daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall, cuts her teeth in the fashion world and plans to move to New York.

clock September 20, 2010David Lipke

A look from Empreinte.


At Mode City, Merchants Target Value and Quality

Lines catering to shapewear are a top trend.

clock September 20, 2010Katya Foreman

Alexander Wang

Fashion Trends

Spring Shoe Trend: Get Low

Reasonable shoes were all over the runways, offering counterpoint to those tired of wearing sculptures on their feet.

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Katie Holmes


Francisco Costa’s Last Supper

Francisco Costa celebrated his Calvin Klein collection with Katie Holmes, Julianne Moore, Isabel Lucas and Loulou de la Falaise.

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Alexander Wang

Ready To Wear

The Seventies Return, As Do Ladylike Looks

Feeling down? Many collections shown during New York Fashion Week last week referenced another period of malaise: the Seventies.

clock September 20, 2010Sharon Edelson and David Moin

Ed Shirley with Pete Nordstrom.

Beauty Features

Dream Ball Raises Nearly $1.9M

The Dream Ball began as a serious night of honor, and ended on an uproarious note with the help of Old Spice’s “manly man” Isaiah Mustafa.

clock September 20, 2010Pete Born


Business Features

Bedbugs Bite Niketown

Niketown’s flagship on 57th Street closed this weekend after bedbugs were discovered.

clock September 20, 2010Marc Karimzadeh


American Apparel Gets New Deadline

American Apparel’s failure to file second-quarter results could result in delisting.

clock September 20, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Courtney Love Said Performing in Paris

People are saying Courtney Love will gig at a party co-hosted by Printemps and V Magazine.

clock September 19, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

August 27, 1969: Revolutionary Rhodes

“Zandra Rhodes is yer authentic young English eccentric.” That’s how WWD began a profile of the designer during that famed summer.

clock September 20, 2010Venessa Lau

Sally Singer


Memo Pad: Singer’s Soiree

Sally Singer, who seemed a little embarrassed by all of the attention, was the guest of honor at a cocktail party on Thursday evening at the Spotted Pig.

clock September 20, 2010Amy Wicks

Tuleste Market is expanding into shoes.


Tuleste Market to Debut Footwear

Tuleste Market accessories, co-founded in 2007 by sisters Celeste and Satu Greenberg, is expanding its offerings to include shoes for spring.

clock September 20, 2010Rachel Strugatz

El Palacio de Hierro


Mexican Retailer El Palacio de Hierro Sets Growth Track

El Palacio de Hierro plans to open 10 stores by 2015 as it continues to expand in the country’s growing luxury fashion market.

clock September 20, 2010Ivan Castano

A look from Biba.


House of Fraser to Relaunch Biba

Biba has been reborn yet again as a fashion brand.

clock September 20, 2010Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Lincoln Center Gets an ‘A’

Carolina Herrera, Isaac Mizrahi and Prabal Gurung gave New York Fashion Week’s new venue high points.

clock September 20, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg and Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Sienna Miller Sits Front Row at Matthew Williamson

Sienna Miller talked about her role in the film “Yellow,” where she plays a girl with Tourette’s syndrome, and her fashion business.

clock September 19, 2010WWD Staff


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