The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock 4hRitu Upadhyay

Fashion

Hilfiger to Create Fashion Carnival at South Street Seaport

The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.

clock 22hLisa Lockwood

Business

Paris Stands to Lose $1.5 Billion in Tourism This Year

Visits by Japanese tourists in the first six months of the year fell 46.2 percent, Russians by 35 percent and Italians by 27.7 percent.

clock 8hMiles Socha

In Focus

Zika Fears Causing Bug-Repellent Clothes to Sell Out

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is shifting funding to develop a vaccine for Zika.

The Hermès Equation: Record Year Seen as LVMH Fight Set

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Overview

Luxury firm Hermès registered a 30 percent increase in sales in the third quarter, fueled by strong demand for silk scarves, leather bags and watches.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Hermès Forecasts Record Year

Luxury firm Hermès reports 30 percent increase in sales in the third quarter, and said it is prepared to fight LVMH.

clock November 9, 2010Joelle Diderich

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren Makes Polo Flagships ‘Disappear’ in 4-D Spectacular

Polo celebrates 10 years with technological wizardry in New York and London.

clock November 9, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Charting a Course for Barneys Co-op

Mark Lee is about to write a new road map for the division.

clock November 10, 2010David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Busy Body: Designer Sally Wu Puts On a Runway Show

The Shanghai-born designer will be presenting her spring collection at the New York outpost of Arario Gallery.

clock November 10, 2010Venessa Lau

People

Tommy Hilfiger to Address Oxford Union

A man with an enduring passion for collegiate style is heading to Britain’s oldest university.

clock November 10, 2010Samantha Conti

Financial

American Apparel Logs 3rd-Qtr. Loss

Net and same-store sales fall at a double-digit clip.

clock November 10, 2010Vicki M. Young

Retail/Business

American Eagle Opens SoHo Flagship

Ground floor features key items for holiday such as sweaters and cargo pants.

clock November 10, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

Nov. 7, 1941: Mad Hatters

When women ditched the chapeau, the millinery industry and WWD noticed.

clock November 10, 2010Venessa Lau

Financial

Regis to Receive Bids

Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice said among second-round bidders for hair salon giant Regis.

clock November 10, 2010Evan Clark

Legal

Tria Sues Radiancy, Oregon Aesthetic

Alleges false advertising and unfair competition.

clock November 10, 2010Vicki M. Young

Parties

Celebs Dazzle at Glamour Awards

Oprah, Julia Roberts and Fergie were guests.

clock November 10, 2010WWD Staff

People

Hans Ulrich Obrist, Art’s Super Glue

The curator is present.

clock November 10, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Cathie Black Meets the Press… Arnault’s Deep Pockets…

Cathie Black’s move from Hearst to chancellor of NYC schools gives at least one person an immediate boost.

clock November 10, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Brioni Names Pesci CEO

Francesco Pesci succeeds Andrea Perrone at the luxury firm.

clock November 10, 2010Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Jason Wu Launching Bridal for Net-A-Porter.com

The exclusive capsule collection will appear in January.

clock November 10, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren’s Tech Times

Technological highlights at Polo since the move online 10 years ago.

clock November 10, 2010WWD Staff

Business

Kenneth Cole Opening at Santa Monica Place

Brand unveils fifth Southern California store.

clock November 10, 2010Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Sergio Rossi Opens New Format in Rome

Store concept pays tribute to legendary divas such as Sophia Loren, Anita Ekberg and Monica Vitti.

clock November 10, 2010Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Alexander McQueen’s Moment

The late designer’s the subject of a Costume Institute exhibit.

clock November 10, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

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