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Taylor Swift

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

Pierce Brosnan and Allison Sarofim


Allison Sarofim’s Circus

The costume gala brought the fashion set out.

clock November 1, 2010WWD Staff

Michael McNamara

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Michael McNamara On E-commerce

Online sales continuing to grab larger share of overall purchasing.

clock November 2, 2010Arnold J. Karr

John F. Megrue

Ready To Wear

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

Raymond W. Kelly

Ready To Wear

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


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

Frida Giannini, Martin Scorsese and James Franco


Gucci Celebrates ‘La Dolce Vita’

Martin Scorsese introduces the classic film in Rome.

clock November 2, 2010Kerry Olsen


RFID Gets Industry Support

Retail brands to adopt technology.

clock November 1, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Lazaro Arias and Mary McFadden at the Fashion Follies.

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

Chris Sanderson

Ready To Wear

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

Ermenegildo Zegna

Ready To Wear

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

Jerry Brown


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

Minority Leader John Boehner

Government and Trade

Fashion Industry Braces for Election Results

Taxes, trade and monetary issues could be affected.

clock November 2, 2010Kristi Ellis

Talks concerning the rezoning of New York's Garment Center have stalled.

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


American Apparel Posts Loss in Second Quarter

Company reports doubts about its ability to operate.

clock November 2, 2010Vicki M. Young

Terry Lundgren

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Macy’s Focuses on Customer Service

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

clock November 2, 2010David Moin

Francois-Henri Pinault

Ready To Wear

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

Michael Kors

Ready To Wear

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

Kate Moss

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


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

John Donahoe

Ready To Wear

Ebay CEO Donahoe’s Fashion Pitch

Online marketplace adjusts to consumer demands.

clock November 3, 2010Sharon Edelson


Today's Must Read

The "Snow White" Saks holiday windows with dresses by  Alberta Ferretti and Naeem Khan.


Breakfast at Saks, Disney-Style, in a ‘Snow White’ Holiday Campaign

clock 11hDavid Moin

Social Studies