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French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

clock 10hMiles Socha

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Next Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 16hMiles Socha

Media

Condé Nast Said to Mull Cost Cutting, Publisher Changes

Cuts may be coming to Condé Nast.

clock 6hAlexandra Steigrad

To Unveil NYC Fashion Plan

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Overview

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Beauty Features

Taylor Swift Signs Fragrance Deal With Arden

The singer’s perfume is expected to launch in fall 2011.

clock November 1, 2010Julie Naughton

Parties

Allison Sarofim’s Circus

The costume gala brought the fashion set out.

clock November 1, 2010WWD Staff

Apparel

WWD CEO Summit: Michael McNamara On E-commerce

Online sales continuing to grab larger share of overall purchasing.

clock November 2, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Apparel

WWD CEO Summit: Apax’s Megrue Sees ‘Active’ Deal Market

Private equity firm looking at online businesses, “well-positioned” brands.

clock November 2, 2010Evan Clark

Apparel

WWD CEO Summit: Ray Kelly on Protecting New York

Police commissioner talks about keeping city streets safe, which indirectly helps prop up consumer confidence.

clock November 2, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Parties

Black Magic

Cornelia Guest and Veronica Webb co-hosted a black-tie ball and benefit for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

clock November 2, 2010WWD Staff

Parties

Gucci Celebrates ‘La Dolce Vita’

Martin Scorsese introduces the classic film in Rome.

clock November 2, 2010Kerry Olsen

Retail Features

RFID Gets Industry Support

Retail brands to adopt technology.

clock November 1, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Fashion Features

Nov. 11, 1992: Hello, Follies!

Mary McFadden was a scream at the Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars gala.

clock November 2, 2010Venessa Lau

Apparel

Chris Sanderson’s Rallying Cry for Technology

Strategy and insight director of The Future Laboratory foresees lots of very strong highs and equally strong lows over the next decade.

clock November 2, 2010Amy Wicks

Apparel

WWD CEO Summit: Zegna Looks to China

The country has grown to represent some 25 percent of the Italian luxury firm Zegna’s annual sales.

clock November 2, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Jobs Losses Loom Large in Calif. Race

Whitman, Brown vie for governorship of troubled state.

clock November 2, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown

Government and Trade

Fashion Industry Braces for Election Results

Taxes, trade and monetary issues could be affected.

clock November 2, 2010Kristi Ellis

Designer and Luxury

NYC Rolls Out Plan to Boost Fashion Industry

The Bloomberg administration seeks to secure city’s global status as a fashion capital.

clock November 2, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Denim

American Apparel Posts Loss in Second Quarter

Company reports doubts about its ability to operate.

clock November 2, 2010Vicki M. Young

Apparel

WWD CEO Summit: Macy’s Focuses on Customer Service

Lundgren cites effort to cater to “omni-channel” shopper.

clock November 2, 2010David Moin

Apparel

Pinault’s Five Planks of Growth

Hedonism is the new black — and it’s just one reason to be optimistic about future growth prospects for the fashion industry.

clock November 2, 2010Miles Socha

Apparel

WWD CEO Summit: Michael Kors Preaches Love of Customers

Perhaps even more than his knack for one-liners and double-faced cashmere, Michael Kors prides himself on knowing his audience.

clock November 2, 2010Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Kate Moss Unveils Last Official Topshop Line… Go West…

The model unleashed her last collection for Topshop Monday night.

clock November 2, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

CFDA, Lexus Create Eco Fashion Challenge

Partnership celebrates sustainable designs.

clock November 2, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

A Quiet Celebration… Glamour to Honor Donatella Versace…

After Adam Rapoport scored the top job at Bon Appétit, he went home and made dinner.

clock November 2, 2010WWD Staff

Apparel

Ebay CEO Donahoe’s Fashion Pitch

Online marketplace adjusts to consumer demands.

clock November 3, 2010Sharon Edelson

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