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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 8hVicki 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 11hRosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bomber Jackets, Off-the-Shoulder and Rompers Trending

Google's Fashion Trends Report found that Gigi Hadid, Kanye West, Kendall Jenner, Michelle Obama and Taylor Swift influenced the top trends.

clock 14hMaghan McDowell

LVMH May Buy More Hermès Shares

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Overview

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton reiterates it has no plan to mount a takeover of Hermes in the next six months.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business

Jones, Hanesbrands See Higher Prices Ahead

Shares of The Jones Group Inc. dropped 22 percent Wednesday.

clock October 27, 2010Vicki M. Young

Parties

Whitney Museum Gala’s Art Stars

Guests included Claire Danes, John Legend, Chuck Close and a bevy of socials and models.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Derek Lam Designs for eBay

Lam’s ready-to-wear line for the giant online auction site eBay will be presented at New York Fashion Week in February.

clock October 27, 2010David Moin

Parties

Solange Azagury-Partridge Fetes Rodeo Drive Opening

The London-based jeweler celebrated the opening of her 864-square-foot store on the famed retail thoroughfare with a disco-themed affair.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

LVMH May Buy More Hermès Shares

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton reiterates it has no plans to mount a takeover of Hermes in the next six months.

clock October 27, 2010Miles Socha

Parties

NYFD Crashes Vogue Party

Guests included Georgia Jagger, Ed Westwick, Coco Rocha and Chanel Iman.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Target’s Designer Collective to Launch in March

Collection of dresses will mark the fifth anniversary of Target’s collaborations with up-and-coming talent.

clock October 27, 2010Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Bill Clinton Headlines Lauder Breast Cancer Luncheon… Narciso Departure…

The former president stayed off the campaign stump at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation annual luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

People

Shen Wei Takes New York

His eponymous dance company will perform in Manhattan today.

clock October 28, 2010David Moin

Fashion Features

Q&A: Albert Kriemler

The Akris designer is having another spotlight moment of his own: Kriemler is co-hosting the Whitney Museum’s annual gala.

clock October 27, 2010Venessa Lau

Department Stores

Macy’s to Launch Gift Shops

The department store Macy’s is blowing the lid off its traditional holiday boxed gifts.

clock October 28, 2010Sharon Edelson

Financial

P&G’s Beauty Unit Sees 1st-Qtr. Profit Increase

Sales flat for P&G’s beauty business despite strength in expanded Olay portfolio.

clock October 27, 2010Molly Prior

Designer and Luxury

Jack Wills Comes to Boston

The British men’s and women’s wear retailer Jack Wills is opening a 4,600-square-foot store in a former town house on Newbury Street.

clock October 28, 2010Samantha Conti and Katherine Bowers

Department Stores

Nordstrom to Open a Nonprofit Store

The Seattle-based upscale chain Nordstrom’s latest venture will be a store based on philanthropy.

clock October 28, 2010David Moin

Memo Pad

About That Memo… Expanded Duties at Vogue…

Condé Nast ceo Charles Townsend’s memo unveils a corporate “realignment.” Also, Vogue’s Meredith Melling Burke has been promoted.

clock October 28, 2010WWD Staff

Clothing/Furnishings

Men’s Spring Sunglasses Trend: Eye Class

For spring, sunglass designers are celebrating eyewear icons.

clock October 28, 2010Alex Badia

Department Stores

Lord & Taylor Celebrates Flagship With Ciara and Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg gazed up at Ciara and proclaimed the occasion Lord & Taylor Day.

clock October 28, 2010David Moin

Fashion Features

AAFA Honors Women’s Wear Daily

Edward Nardoza, WWD’s editor in chief, accepts award on behalf of the publication.

clock October 27, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

St. John Taps Two Senior Execs

Luxury brand St. John looks to boost global profile.

clock October 28, 2010Marcy Medina

Eyewear

At Vision Expo West, Exhibitors Push Technology

Modo and Marchon International execs say consumers drawn to toned-down eyewear styles.

clock October 28, 2010Marcy Medina

Clothing/Furnishings

Eton to Open Madison Avenue Flagship

The luxury Swedish shirtmaker Eton has signed a deal to open a U.S. flagship store.

clock October 28, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

July 22, 1976: Country Living

In the last installment of the 1976 feature “A Family With Style,” WWD took a look back at Alexis de la Falaise.

clock October 27, 2010Venessa Lau

Parties

Naeem and Ranjana Khan Honored at Rita Hayworth Gala

Alzheimer’s Association held the annual party at the Waldorf Astoria.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion

Minimalism Revisited

Elyssa Dimant’s new book on the movement explores the evolution of the style.

clock November 3, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Essentialist

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

clock 15hArthur Friedman

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