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Retail

Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

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Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

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Retail

Aéropostale Bankruptcy Jeopardizes 10k Jobs

Teen retailer Aéropostale is awaiting a decision from a bankruptcy judge that is likely to impact whether it can find a buyer.

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In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Tommy’s Latest Deal: Designer Eyes Stake in Michael Kors

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Overview

Tommy Hilfiger’s original investment team may soon be back together again.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Front Row at Yves Saint Laurent

Dwayne Wade was among those in the front row at the Spring 2012 show.

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Fashion Scoops

André Saraiva’s Screens His New Film

The trendy set flocked to Paris’ Elysées Biarritz cinema for the premiere of André Saraiva’s movie short, “The Shoe,” co-penned with Olivier Zahm.

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Lacoste Fetes Collaboration With Adler

Jonathan Adler feted the limited-edition line he’s done with the sportswear brand for the holidays.

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Lifestyle

Glastonbury: The Mud Club

The crowd included such dedicated music lovers as Kate Moss, Alexa Chung, Tali Lennox, Georgia May Jagger, Poppy Delevigne and more.

clock June 27, 2011Alannah Sparks

Fashion Features

William & Kate: California, Here They Come

WWD asked some locals and designers what the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge should do in Los Angeles — and more importantly, what they should wear.

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Lifestyle

Pitti Filati Preview: Florentine Foray

A guide to some new places for visitors to enjoy in the city, including places to eat, drink and stay.

clock June 28, 2011Filippo Brachetti

Forecasts and Analysis

Pitti Filati Preview: Yarn Makers Look to Spin Exports Into Profits

Mills aim to overcome price and demand issues.

clock June 28, 2011Sofia Celeste

Textiles

Pitti Filati Preview: Exhibitors Broaden Their Scope

Key players in the Italian knitting industry are coming to the show armed with new strategies to address the uncertain, recuperating market.

clock June 28, 2011Courtney Smith

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Macy’s Facebook Push… Meet Project ‘Check-In Fashion’…

Macy’s isn’t messing around when it comes to social media: Its “Million Dollar Makeover” campaign led to the retailer doubling its friends/fans on Facebook.

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People

Ginevra Elkann and the Art of Introduction

WWD recently caught up with the Italian tastemaker to talk about the Venice Biennale, style and her new book, “May I Introduce You?”

clock June 28, 2011Karen Marta

Clothing/Furnishings

Dwyane Wade Designs for Hublot

On Monday the Miami Heat star unveiled the King Power “D-Wade” watch, a limited edition timepiece created in partnership with the watch brand.

clock June 28, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Watches

Frédérique Constant Marks Anniversary, Eyes Growth

The head of Swiss luxury watch brand, Peter Stas, noted that the U.S. in particular emerged as a very important market last year.

clock June 28, 2011John Zarocostas

Specialty Stores

Limelight Goes for Relaunch

A $4 million renovation is transforming the site into a three-level department store simply called Limelight.

clock June 28, 2011Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

Tommy Hilfiger Eyes Stake in Michael Kors

Hilfiger’s original investment team may soon be back together again.

clock June 28, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Retail/Business

Express Set to Unveil ‘Street’ Prototype

New store layout features dual-gender “denim lab” and mannequins posed inside tall, round glass vitrines and on a runway down the selling floor.

clock June 28, 2011David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Adam Lippes Launching Love Adam Collection on HSN

The new collection is inspired by the designer’s main line but priced between $54.90 and $399.90.

clock June 28, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Gucci Mounts Exhibition in Japan

Italian brand has brought its 90th anniversary celebrations to Kyoto with an archival show at one of this city’s most famed temples.

clock June 28, 2011Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Nike Net Up Despite Margin Pressure in Q4

Higher costs acknowledged as sales, profits grow at double-digit pace.

clock June 28, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Business Features

The Fiber Price Sheet: June 28, 2011

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

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