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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 19hDavid Moin and Evan Clark


Brooks Brothers Buys Alexis Bittar Jewelry Business

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

clock 19hJean E. Palmieri


Gigi Hadid Dishes On Her Family's Thanksgiving Traditions

There Will Be Pie, Lots of Pie

clock October 27, 2016Sophia Chabbott

L&T Flagship Gets A $25M Makeover

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Hermès in New York.


Hermès, LVMH Shares Rise Monday

Shares for Hermès rocketed 15.1 percent on the Paris Bourse yesterday.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

Olivier Theyskens and Andrew Rosen

Fashion Features

Olivier Theyskens Named Artistic Director of Theory

The designer will now take over design responsibility for the entire Theory brand as its new artistic director.

clock October 25, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Jennifer Lopez in Georges Chakra


Carousel of Hope Brings Out the Stars

Hollywood elite crowded the ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Saturday night for the organization’s 32nd biannual ball.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

“The Fabric of Our Lives” campaign has reached iconic status since it was created in 1989. Here, one of the ads.


Creating Cotton’s Image

“The Fabric of Our Lives” campaign has reached iconic status since it was created in 1989. Here, some of the ads.

clock October 26, 2010WWD Staff

In the lab at Cotton Inc.


Cotton Inc. Turns 40

Cotton has overcome the synthetic wave to become the fabric of choice in clothing.

clock October 26, 2010Liza Casabona


Cotton Inc. Timeline

A look at the cotton industry from the Sixties to the present day.

clock October 26, 2010WWD Staff

J. Nicholas Hahn


Hahn Looks Back

The former ceo of Cotton Inc., and the man who helped bring about “The Fabric of Our Lives” ads, reflects on his tenure.

clock October 26, 2010Liza Casabona

Ellcot Spinning Mill


Cotton Prices Hit New High

Demand for cotton has outstripped supply in most parts of the world.

clock October 26, 2010Liza Casabona and Kathleen E. McLaughlin and Mahlia S. Lone and Mian Ridge


Cotton Inc. Takes Aim at Activewear

New technology tackles the synthetic moisture management niche.

clock October 26, 2010Kristi Ellis

Anvil’s plastic bottle T-shirt.

Government and Trade

Green Movement Said to Bolster Bottom Line

Experts at eco-friendly firms cite the goal of connecting with consumers.

clock October 26, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

J. Berrye Worsham


Keeping Cotton Growing

Cotton Inc. positioned itself as the leading voice and advocate for the cotton industry worldwide.

clock October 26, 2010Kristi Ellis

Solange Azagury-Patridge in her London store.

Designer and Luxury

Over the Rainbow: Solange Azagury-Partridge Expands

Jeweler Solange Azagury-Partridge’s Los Angeles store officially opens today, with another to follow next month in Singapore.

clock October 26, 2010Jessica Iredale

Elie Tahari with Lara Spencer in California.

Fashion Scoops

Traveling Tahari… Cerruti Suitor… Kitson Sues…

Elie Tahari has cut so many ribbons of late it must only be a matter of time before he designs his own pair of scissors.

clock October 26, 2010WWD Staff

Fur Fur RTW Spring 2011

Fashion Features

A Quieter Japan Fashion Week

Japan Fashion Week closed its five-day run on Friday with its usual mix of styles, but the shows attracted fewer international buyers than past editions.

clock October 26, 2010Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille


Puma to Sue Greek Distributor

Puma AG said Monday it was taking legal action against its Greek joint venture partner and the former managers of the unit.

clock October 26, 2010Joelle Diderich


Retail Stocks Gain 0.4% Monday

Shares of Saks, Penney’s rose yesterday.

clock October 26, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Ready To Wear

Jones Taps Two Chief Merchandising Officers

Company hires Rodney Hutton and Daniela Bocresion.

clock October 26, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Delena Sunday, C.J. Johnson and Gary Lampley

Human Resources

BRAG Celebrates 40th

Tyson Beckford received special recognition at gala for the organization’s anniversary.

clock October 26, 2010David Moin


Intertstoff Indicates Raw Material Prices on the Rise

At the textile trade show, vendors seen mixing expensive materials, such as silk, with lower-priced yarns.

clock October 26, 2010Jennifer Cardenas

The restored main floor.


Lord & Taylor Gets a $25M Makeover

Lord & Taylor is ready to stake a claim on Fifth Avenue as a flagship to be reckoned with.

clock October 26, 2010David Moin

Laura Mercier joins the mix.

Beauty Features

Lord & Taylor Adds Gleam to Beauty Business

The retailer L&T has recast its main-floor beauty department with a sleek, new look.

clock October 26, 2010Pete Born


Memo Pad: Seeking the Truth… Hugo Plays Hoops…

GQ deputy editor Michael Hainey bravely writes an investigative memoir about the death of his father.

clock October 26, 2010WWD Staff

Maxime de la Falaise in 1976.

Fashion Features

July 22, 1976: Maxime Impact

The chic Maxime de la Falaise was tucked quietly into a cinnamon velvet couch at her daughter Loulou de la Falaise’s Paris apartment.

clock October 26, 2010Venessa Lau

Beauty Features

Bettencourt Vows to Fight in Radio Interview

Liliane Bettencourt said, “If I cannot do otherwise, yes, I am ready to brawl [with my daughter]” and maintained that she is in good health.

clock October 26, 2010Jennifer Weil

Nicolas Munafo


Munafo To Take LVMH Post

Nicholas Munafo named president of LVMH Fragrance Brands division.

clock October 26, 2010Matthew W. Evans


Fiber Price Sheet: October 26, 2010

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago andyear-ago fiber prices.

clock October 26, 2010WWD Staff


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Liberty Fairs Creates E-commerce Site With Farfetch

clock October 27, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

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