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Presidential Election Seen Clouding the Spending Picture

Studies show that shoppers are both ready to spend for the holidays and holding off because of the election.

clock 13hDavid Moin and Evan Clark


Brooks Brothers Buys Alexis Bittar Jewelry Business

The retailer's Carolee division will operate the newly acquired label.

clock 13hJean E. Palmieri


Gigi Hadid Dishes On Her Family's Thanksgiving Traditions

There Will Be Pie, Lots of Pie

clock 19hSophia Chabbott Joins Fairchild Group

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From This Issue

Jennifer Woo will take over as chairman and ceo of The Lane Crawford Joyce Group.

Human Resources

Lane Crawford Shifts Executives

Jennifer Woo becomes chairman and chief executive officer.

clock October 22, 2010Constance Haisma-Kwok

Chuck Close and Brooke Nedich


The Whitney and AOL Join Forces

Cyberspace and the arts collided—or collaborated—Thursday evening when AOL and the Whitney took over Casa Lever restaurant to toast a long list of partnerships.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

Minnie Driver and Rosario Dawson both in Vanessa Bruno with the designer.


Vanessa Bruno Opens on Melrose

The designer fetes new store with the Hollywood crowd.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

Stevie Wonder


Stars Shine for Hole in the Wall Camps

Hollywood comes out to benefit the organization founded by Paul Newman.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff


Newsweek’s Video Snafu

The magazine’s YouTube ad soliciting resumes for an editor position goes missing from its Tumblr blog.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

Matthew Settle with billionaire hedge-funder Mike Novogratz, both in


Ferragamo Celebrates World Shoes Launch on Fifth Avenue

Together with Vanity Fair the brand hosts a cocktail party in honor of their new endeavor.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

LVMH Moët Hennessey Louis Vuitton has an option to own a 17.1 percent stake in Hermès International.

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Swoops In on Hermès

LVMH said it holds a 14.2 percent stake in family-controlled Hermès, and plans to be a “long-term shareholder.”

clock October 23, 2010Miles Socha

Antony Karabus


CFOs Shift Focus to Managing Slow Growth

Flow of goods, adjustments in sales plans seen as crucial in new study.

clock October 25, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Government and Trade

WTO Supports U.S. on Punitive Duties

Cases could have implications for apparel and textile industries.

clock October 25, 2010Kristi Ellis


Columbia Shares Fall Friday

Columbia Sportswear Co.’s fourth-quarter guidance revised upward as sales, advance orders gain.

clock October 25, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Coldwater Creek shares plummeted 36.3 percent for the week.


Retail Stocks Gained Last Week

Investments in Saks and Penney’s lift sector.

clock October 25, 2010Evan Clark

Printed halter top by Love Notes and military harem pants by LA Kitty


L.A. Trade Show Focus: Finding a Formula for Spring

Vendors and retailers try to balance costs with value at Los Angeles Majors Market, Designers & Agents, Brighte and Focus trade shows.

clock October 25, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown


Nicole Miller, Carole Hochman Ink Licensing Deal

Collaboration will start with sleepwear, loungewear and robes.

clock October 25, 2010Karyn Monget

Marisa Tomei and Diego Della Valle

Designer and Luxury

Della Valle Fetes Beijing

Diego Della Valle has formally introduced the iconic Italian opera house La Scala to China — in a gas tank.

clock October 25, 2010Lara Farrar


Macy’s Appoints Peterson

Ginny Peterson named executive vice president over categories including juniors, dresses, suits and coats.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

A prototype piece by Ace Style.


Invista Workshop to Focus on Seamless Wear

Semiannual event is set for Nov. 1.

clock October 25, 2010Karyn Monget

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Hitting Miami… Chanel’s Homecoming… Getty’s Pet Project…

Looks like Balenciaga will be opening in more places than Asia during the next year or two.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

Lady Rhoda Birley at Charleston Manor.

Fashion Features

July 22, 1976: Portrait of a Lady

In Hollywood, there are acting dynasties, such as the Barrymores and the Hustons. Fashion has the de la Falaises.

clock October 25, 2010Venessa Lau

Georg Jensen


Georg Jensen CEO’s Fresh Vision

Jensen’s spring ad campaign features the Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen, half-naked, adorned with the brand’s jewelry.

clock October 25, 2010Samantha Conti

Surface plates on the robotic torso simulate 100,000 body types.


Robotic Mannequin Eases Online Ordering

The digital dressing room evolves.

clock October 25, 2010Denise Power

Sam’s Club is intent on developing its diamond jewelry business.


Sam’s Club Pushes Diamonds

Sam’s Club, the warehouse club division of Wal-Mart Stores, wants to be a bigger player in the $72 billion diamond jewelry industry.

clock October 25, 2010Sharon Edelson

Wils, Chou, Ferrara, Teng, Rosen

Designer and Luxury

Debating the Garment Center’s Future

China’s escalating production costs could accelerate a return to domestic manufacturing, says Theory’s Andrew Rosen.

clock October 25, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

An illustration of Justin Bieber.


Justin Bieber to Launch Fragrance Collection

Justin Bieber is bursting onto the celebrity fragrance scene, with a twist.

clock October 25, 2010Molly Prior


Memo Pad: Musical Chairs at L’Oréal?… A W Resignation…

As the Bettencourt saga intensifies media coverage increases in kind.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff, now part of the Fairchild Fashion Group, averages around 2 million unique visitors each month and garners nearly 2 billion page views annually.

Media Moves to Fairchild Group

The web site’s editorial team will relocate to 750 Third Avenue immediately.

clock October 25, 2010John Koblin

Dennis Crowley

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Checking in With Foursquare

Dennis Crowley, co-founder and ceo of Foursquare, explains his company in a mile-a-minute presentation.

clock November 3, 2010Jessica Iredale


Today's Must Read

A look from Deveaux and F.S.Z., which will be offered on Continuum


Liberty Fairs Creates E-commerce Site With Farfetch

clock 22hJean E. Palmieri

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