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Retail

Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 16hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 18hRosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 11hEvan Clark

Web Ground Zero in Ongoing War on Counterfeits

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Overview

The fashion world is going after bigger fish when it comes to counterfeits — and it’s all because of the Internet. ? ? ? ? SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Tommy Hilfiger’s Roving Pop-Up Shop

The store is to travel from Paris to other cities including Milan and New York.

clock April 24, 2011WWD Staff

Parties

Karl Lagerfeld and Rachel Bilson’s Ice Cream Social

The director debuted a triptych of commercials he shot for Magnum ice cream starring the actress.

clock April 22, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Lifestyle

The Killer Next Door

Molly Jong-Fast’s latest novel, “The Social Climber’s Handbook,” is an “‘American Psycho’ for the Bergdorf’s set.”

clock April 25, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Lifestyle

Q&A: Lara Stone, Face of Calvin Klein

WWD caught up with the model in London to chat about the new Steven Meisel-directed ck one campaign.

clock April 25, 2011Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Set Flocks to NY Auto Show… Royal Wedding Guest List…

The fashion set flocked to a party for Jaguar at the 2011 New York International Auto Show last week.

clock April 25, 2011WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

PJs: A Showbiz Game Changer

Veteran designer Roslyn Harte’s first break in designing women’s pajamas led her to Broadway in 1954 and “The Pajama Game.”

clock April 25, 2011Karyn Monget

Intimates and Activewear

Hyosung Unveils Product Innovations

The Seoul-based fiber company is focusing on shaping benefits in both intimates and swimwear.

clock April 25, 2011Lara Farrar

Watches

Lilah Gabriel: Texas Two-Step

Design duo Jessica and Jason McMahon have been named finalists for state’s Next Top Designer contest.

clock April 25, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Jewelry

Sprout Watches Goes Fishin’

In its fall collection, new eco-conscious brand uses fish skin as an alternative to leather.

clock April 25, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Legal

Web Ground Zero in Ongoing War on Counterfeits

Prosecuting third parties, such as Internet service providers and pirates’ business associates, is a growing trend.

clock April 25, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Legal

Heather McDonald: Enter the Blonde Lady

The intellectual property and anticounterfeiting attorney has led 600-plus raids in New York City.

clock April 25, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Department Stores

Jim Boscov Promoted at Boscov’s Department Store

The Reading, Pa.-based chain has named a member of its founding family as vice chairman.

clock April 25, 2011David Moin

Department Stores

Macy’s to Go Green With Eco-Friendly Hangers

The department store is rolling out several new go-green initiatives this year.

clock April 25, 2011David Moin

Fashion Features

The Bridal Path: Hitches in Time

From candy-cane stripes to Bohemian chic, WWD looks back at nuptial wear for the fashion set.

clock April 25, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Vera Wang’s Rules for Saying ‘I Do’

There’s no question this wedding gown designer knows what works fashionwise for that trek down the aisle.

clock April 25, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Intimates and Activewear

Lissé Leggings Shape Up at Retail

Beth Gold-Cohen is finding her entrepreneurial niche with a category she’s marketing as “shapewear leggings.”

clock April 25, 2011Karyn Monget

Financial

Claire’s Moves to Black in 2010

Improvements in net and same-store sales allowed the accessories and jewelry retailer to increase fourth-quarter profits and post a profit for the full year.

clock April 25, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Laura Vela’s Argentine Inspiration

The handbag designer was the youngest to show at New York Fashion Week in February.

clock April 25, 2011Roberta Correia

Financial

Tony Duquette Sues J. Crew Over Cardigan Print

Design firm alleges the retailer promoted and sold its women’s “Duquette Leopard Print Sweater” without permission.

clock April 25, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Retail Stocks Gain for Week

S&P Retail Index finished up 1.2% after hitting 52-week high.

clock April 25, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Memo Pad

Bloomberg Businessweek’s Design Darling

While the magazine’s covers have been setting a high bar for other weeklies, the magazine’s creative director, Richard Turley, is basically unknown.

clock April 25, 2011Zeke Turner

Essentialist

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Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

Business

PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

clock 23hArthur Friedman

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