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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 19hDavid Moin


Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley


Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Holiday Cheer: Retailers Bullish About Outlook

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With just a week to go before Black Friday, the holiday prognosis is looking up. Comp-store gains from 2 to 4 percent are widely predicted.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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‘Balenciaga: Spanish Masters’ Opens at Queen Sofía Spanish Institute

The Spanish royal officially opened the show with a cocktail party hosted by Oscar de la Renta.

clock November 18, 2010WWD Staff


Emma Watson Set Free

Although fans may be mourning the penultimate film in the magical Harry Potter franchise, its star is comfortably toying with a life post-Hogwarts.

clock November 19, 2010Vanessa Lawrence


Emma Watson: Step by Step

A look back at a few of our moments with her and some of her choice observations.

clock November 19, 2010WWD Staff


Pro Beauty Firms Discuss Strategy: L’Oréal Cites Inoa for Success

There’s no such thing as a bad hair day at L’Oréal’s Professional Products division, which includes brands such as Redken, Matrix and Kérastase.

clock November 19, 2010Jennifer Weil


Pro Beauty Firms Discuss Strategy: P&G Looks to China, India

Beauty company’s Salon Professional division is banking on brand-building, education and innovation to help develop the global hair care business.

clock November 19, 2010Jennifer Weil


Shelley Rozenwald Joins The Bay

The 30-year veteran of beauty retailing will serve as head of the Canadian department store’s beauty operation.

clock November 19, 2010Pete Born

Body Care

L’Occitane in Growth Mode

The French beauty group, which was listed on Hong Kong’s stock exchange in May, is now expanding on multiple fronts.

clock November 19, 2010Joanna Ramey and Kerry Olsen


Katy Perry Launches First Fragrance With a Loud Purr

The singer is putting her claws into the highly competitive international fragrance market with her debut scent.

clock November 19, 2010Nina Jones and Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Marketing and Trends

Prestige Beauty Retailers in a Holiday Mood

Sales of total prestige beauty in U.S. department stores are now 3 percent ahead of where they were at this time last year.

clock November 19, 2010Matthew W. Evans and Pete Born and Julie Naughton and Belisa Silva

Marketing and Trends

Mass Beauty Takes Aim With Value

Next Friday, the promotional floodgates will swing open.

clock November 19, 2010Molly Prior and Andrea Nagel and Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

September 24, 1979: Tokyo Rift

As Calvin Klein celebrates his birthday today, WWD looks back at a lesser-known episode in his career.

clock November 19, 2010Venessa Lau

Specialty Stores

Forever 21 Opens on Fifth Avenue

The specialty retailer is out to prove it has universal appeal — from Fifth Avenue here to London’s Oxford Street.

clock November 19, 2010Sharon Edelson

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Chiara Boni Eyes U.S.

The Italian designer has struck a chord with a fashion perennial — the little dress — and she’s now ready to export the formula to the U.S.

clock November 19, 2010Alessandra Ilari


Gap’s Profits Slide, Others See Mixed Results

Promotional pressures weigh on retail results.

clock November 19, 2010Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad and Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

J.Lo and Marc Anthony Promote Kohl’s Deal… Men’s Wear Flocks to Paris…

J.Lo and Marc Anthony turned out at a press conference to unveil their new deal with Kohl’s Corp.

clock November 19, 2010WWD Staff


Casual Male Swings to a Profit

Earnings, sales trends turn positive as Destination XL builds.

clock November 19, 2010Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr


Indian Apparel Workers to Strike

Apparel factories across India will close down today to protest rising domestic cotton prices.

clock November 19, 2010Mian Ridge

Media Features

Rupert Murdoch Does Another Daily

Some of us count sheep, but Murdoch spends his sleepless nights dreaming up media properties.

clock November 18, 2010John Koblin


Retailers Suddenly Bullish About Holiday

With just a week to go before Black Friday, the holiday prognosis is looking up.

clock November 19, 2010David Moin


Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.


Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 19hMisty White Sidell

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