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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 10hVicki 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 12hRosemary 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 6hEvan Clark

String of European Firms See Designer Changes

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Overview

The furious game of musical chairs currently under way in the design studios of Europe shows no signs of slowing down.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Peter Doherty to Design For The Kooples

The British rocker is collaborating on a mini-collection for men and women.

clock May 5, 2011WWD Staff

People

Sheryl Crow Calls On MSKCC Spring Gala

The singer played a relaxed set for the socials at the hospital’s annual spring fundraiser.

clock May 5, 2011Matthew Lynch

Fashion Features

School Spirit: FIT Fashion Show

This year’s show was dedicated to Calvin Klein, who was sitting front and center alongside Carolina Herrera, Norma Kamali, Narciso Rodriguez and Tom Scott.

clock May 5, 2011Venessa Lau

Financial

Hampshire Sells Women’s Business

Li & Fung and KBL Group picking up portfolio as company focuses on men’s.

clock May 8, 2011Evan Clark

People

Peggy Drexler Stares Down Toemageddon

The gender scholar and wife of J. Crew ceo Mickey Drexler has a new book out this week.

clock May 9, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Memo Pad

J. Crew Thinks Outside the Box… Kisses and Hugs From Jane Pratt…

J. Crew’s new online advertising campaign to celebrate its ballet flats takes an interactive approach.

clock May 9, 2011WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Intimate Notes: Eurovet’s Trend Report… Trimera Taps Zuber…

Industry executives will get a preview of Eurovet’s trend report May 16 at a fall-winter trends seminar.

clock May 9, 2011WWD Staff

Business

Karen Elson, Nine West Team Up

The British model and singer is creating a special line for the footwear and accessories brand.

clock May 9, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

String of European Firms See Designer Changes

A furious game of musical chairs is currently under way and shows no signs of slowing down.

clock May 9, 2011Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

John Galliano Update… Stella McCartney Going for Gold…

John Galliano will have legal action taken against him today by his former lawyer, Stéphane Zerbib.

clock May 9, 2011WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Cotton Price Squeeze Goes On

The price of cotton per pound is at levels not seen since the Civil War.

clock May 9, 2011Karyn Monget

Jewelry

Gian Riccardo Marini Tapped as Rolex CEO

He succeeds Bruno Meier who has left the company.

clock May 9, 2011Joelle Diderich

Jewelry

A Softer Touch at Accessorie Circuit

The tough jewelry that reigned the past few seasons took a backseat to more feminine offerings at last week’s trade show.

clock May 9, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Trends

Friendship Reigns at AccessoriesTheShow

The updated friendship bracelet — leather, woven, brightly colored and the more crystals the better — was the accessory to buy.

clock May 9, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Financial

BCBG Looks to Refinance Debt

Standard & Poor’s gave the proposed senior secured first-lien term loan a rating of “B-minus.”

clock May 9, 2011Evan Clark

Business

Fresh Outlook at Diesel

Brand has a new headquarters and designer and aims to double its sales over the next five years.

clock May 9, 2011Luisa Zargani

Hair

Unilever, Alberto-Culver Co. Ordered to Divest Brands

Action is required before Unilever can proceed with its $3.7 billion acquisition.

clock May 9, 2011Kristi Ellis

Jewelry

Bulgari Revives Snake Head Motif

The house is bringing back the historical ornament for fall on its Mediterranean Eden collection.

clock May 9, 2011WWD Staff

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 17hArthur Friedman

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