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J. Crew Going Private: $3 Billion Buyout May Trigger More Deals

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Antoine Arnault

Business Features

Antoine Arnault Said Headed to Berluti

Louis Vuitton executive expected to take up management helm at luxury footwear firm.

clock November 23, 2010Miles Socha


Coty to Acquire Philosophy From Carlyle Group

Skincare brand generates sales upwards of $200 million.

clock November 23, 2010Andrea Nagel and Alex Wynne

A holiday window display at Barneys


Santa, etc.: The 2010 Windows

This season’s crop of holiday windows touch on tradition and myth, high tech and high concept.

clock November 24, 2010Sharon Edelson and Amanda Kaiser and Luisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Jesicca White, Beyonce Knowles, Lorraine Schwartz and Blake Lively

Fashion Scoops

Beyonce Hosts Party for Lorraine Schwartz Collection

Mary J. Blige, Blake Lively and Tyson Beckford also attended.

clock November 23, 2010WWD Staff

Dick Cavett


Dick Cavett Uncensored

After decades of deftly getting guests to spill it, the talk show host is only too happy to dish about his on-air life.

clock November 24, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Mink Pink’s acrylic fake-fur jacket with Diesel’s cotton denim bustier and Cheap Monday’s polyester chiffon shorts. AV Max bangles; Pretty Ballerinas flats.

Fashion Trends

Reform School

Get a thrill with Fifties-inspired denim in jackets and skirts that would delight the hot-rod-driving bad girls at any high school.

clock November 24, 2010Kim Friday


Bulgari Signs Watch Deal for China

A five-year pact with Hengdeli Holdings is aimed at raising the brand’s profile.

clock November 24, 2010Luisa Zargani

Andrew Jennings


Andrew Jennings Named Karstadt CEO

Veteran retail executive to take over Jan. 1.

clock November 24, 2010David Moin and Melissa Drier

Designer and Luxury

YSL Touts Expansion

The brand plans to open a three-level Avenue Montaigne flagship in 2012.

clock November 24, 2010Miles Socha and Melissa Drier


Lanvin (Hearts) H&M Goes Global

Three days after rolling out in the U.S., the collection hit stores worldwide.

clock November 24, 2010WWD Staff

Guess turned in revenues of $580.9 million.


Guess Net Rises With Boost From Abroad

Revenues gain 17.4% while profits add 7.7%.

clock November 24, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Salvatore Ferragamo’s W List.


Memo Pad: Social Engagement…Path of Glory

Salvatore Ferragamo jumps into the social media arena today with a new viral project, the W List.

clock November 24, 2010WWD Staff

Karl Lagerfeld


Karl Lagerfeld Doing Macy’s Capsule Collection

The designer will launch a line for the mass retailer next fall.

clock November 24, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

Aug. 6, 1976: Place De La Concorde

The day before Thanksgiving 2003 will probably be best remembered — at least among the tony frequent-flier set — as the day the Concorde retired.

clock November 24, 2010Venessa Lau


J. Crew Timeline

Key events in the history of J. Crew Group Inc.

clock November 24, 2010Arnold J. Karr


A Closer Look at TPG

The company held an equity interest in J.Crew Group for 12 years.

clock November 24, 2010Arnold J. Karr

J. Crew Women's Spring 2011

Business Features

J.Crew Deal Could Unleash Flurry of Action

Millard “Mickey” Drexler may have just fired the starting gun for a new round of industry dealmaking.

clock November 24, 2010Evan Clark and Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr


Frenzied Black Friday Ahead

Global economic crisis? Apparently, retailers didn’t get the memo.

clock November 24, 2010Sharon Edelson and Jean E. Palmieri

Peter Marino and Marisa Berenson.

Fashion Scoops

Dior Rolls Out the Gray Carpet…

Christian Dior celebrates its newly luxed-up Place Vendôme fine jewelry boutique with a sumptuous dinner.

clock November 24, 2010WWD Staff

The window at Calvin Klein.

Fashion Scoops

Calvin’s Artistic Collaboration

Fashion company taps multimedia specialist for window displays.

clock November 24, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg


Today's Must Read

Jonathan Saunders and Diane von Furstenberg at the CFDA Fashion Awards after party


Jonathan Saunders Resigns as Chief Creative Officer of DVF

clock 6hJoelle Diderich

Social Studies