Verdict on Paris: Buyers Laud Trends, From Sixties to Minimal

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Hot, crowded and hectic: Paris Fashion Week put buyers through their paces, but the traffic jams and security concerns were worth it for retailers, who lauded an upbeat and diverse lineup.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Naomi Campbell, Bono, Ali Hewson

Fashion Scoops

African Rising at Louis Vuitton

Bono, star of Louis Vuitton’s latest “core values” campaign, made an enthralling appearance on stage as Louis Vuitton put the spotlight on Africa.

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Fashion Scoops

Kiton Buys Carlo Barbera Mill

The purchase price for Carlo Barbera was 3.3 million euros, or $4.5 million at current exchange.

clock October 6, 2010Kerry Olsen and Jean E. Palmieri

Cindy Chao


Celebrating Cindy Chao

Wendi Murdoch, Aerin Lauder, Lauren duPont and Renee Rockefeller attended a dinner at Christie’s to honor the fine jeweler.

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Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Miu Miu

Rihanna and Dakota Fanning made up the front row at the spring show.

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Joséphine de La Baume, Caroline Sieber and Alexa Chung

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Louis Vuitton

Alexa Chung and Daisy Lowe were among the celebrities who sat front row at the spring show.

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Designer and Luxury

July 21, 1928: Auto Focus

On July 21, 1928, WWD featured a full-page story on the latest retail innovation: the drive-in shop as seen at the Automarket Company in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Chanel RTW Spring 2011

Designer and Luxury

Buyers Laud Paris Trends, From Sixties to Minimal

Chanel and Lanvin were standouts.

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Ralph Lauren with his fellow walkers.

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren Leads Pink Pony Walk

The designer marks the program’s 10th anniversary with the Pink Pony Walk and an online auction.

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Marc Jacobs


Designers Experiment for PS1’s ‘Move!’

Marc Jacobs is teaming up with Rob Pruitt to riff on the runway concept at MoMA PS1.

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Another Chief at Condé Nast… Beautiful People…

Condé Nast promotes human resources head Jill Bright to chief administrative officer.

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JB Eau de Parfum


Jack Black’s Fine Fragrance Foray

Men’s grooming firm Jack Black is aiming to make a statement in fragrance with JB Eau de Parfum.

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The watch assortment has been enhanced.


Saks Enhances Men’s Accessories Assortment

Saks Fifth Avenue has unveiled an updated presentation on the sixth floor of its New York flagship.

clock October 7, 2010Jean E. Palmieri


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La Boutique L’Oréal Paris


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