Tiffany & Co Appoints Roger Farah as Chairman

clock 4hMisty White Sidell


Fendi Spring RTW 2018

clock 4hBridget Foley


Liliane Bettencourt Dies at 94

clock 9hJennifer Weil

Retailers Gauge Impact of Irene

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Retailers up and down the East Coast hustled to get hurricane-affected stores back operating Monday and succeeded in most locations except those hit by power outages or floods.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Andy Pettitte in a Weatherproof ad.


Andy Pettitte’s Fashion Turn

The former New York Yankee, who gave Roger Clemens the cold shoulder in court, will warm up in Weatherproof’s fall advertising campaign.

clock August 26, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Lincoln Center.

Designer and Luxury

Rival Fashion Shows Compete for Sponsors

Milk Studios is looking to become a more important player in the fashion show, film and digital media businesses, both in New York and Los Angeles.

clock August 26, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Bally chief executive Berndt Hauptkorn

Fashion Scoops

Bally Sees Growth in Japan, Opens Ginza Store

Chief executive Berndt Hauptkorn said men’s and high-end products are performing well in the country.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Expands Milan Boutique, Plans Fashion Expo

Exhibition at the Triennale will pay tribute to the fashions of Marc Jacobs, the house’s artistic director since 1997.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

Sofia Coppola in custom Azzedine Alaïa with Thomas Mars after their wedding ceremony in Bernalda.

Fashion Scoops

Sofia Coppola Weds in Azzedine Alaïa

Designer also dresses daughter of the bride.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

Business Features

Salvatore Ferragamo Profits Rise 32%

Sales up 29.8% in quarter.

clock August 29, 2011Luisa Zargani

Customers line up outside Hollister in Manhattan waiting for the opening.

Business Features

Retailers Assess Damage From Irene

Severe disruption continues in areas outside New York.

clock August 29, 2011David Moin and Arnold J. Karr and Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis

David Arbuthnot

Designer and Luxury

David Arbuthnot Named CEO of Gant USA

Ari Hoffman will exit his position as ceo of Gant USA to become ceo of Gant Latin America.

clock August 29, 2011David Lipke

Marc Jacobs taking his bow at his most recent Louis Vuitton women’s show.

Designer and Luxury

Marc Jacobs to Show Thursday of New York Fashion Week

Designer reschedules from Monday because of Irene.

clock August 29, 2011Bridget Foley

Students training on a Stoll knit machine.

Government and Trade

Stoll Grows an Oasis in Manhattan

Sample-making and training facility serves many purposes.

clock August 29, 2011Arthur Friedman

A rendering of the new Uniqlo store.


Uniqlo to Open Two Largest Stores

The Japanese retailer’s much-anticipated Fifth Avenue flagship and its second-largest store will open one week apart.

clock August 29, 2011Sharon Edelson

Human Resources

John Varvatos Taps Robert J. Wichser as President, CEO

Former chief executive of Sean John to join the company on Sept.6.

clock August 29, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

A fall runway look from Balenciaga.

Designer and Luxury

Balenciaga to Open in Florida

Expanding its footprint in America, the brand will open its first directly operated store in the Sunshine State: a 1,000-square-foot unit at Bal Harbour Shops.

clock August 30, 2011Miles Socha

A white gold heart and diamond pendant.

Fashion Features

Jessica Simpson Adds Diamonds to the Mix

The singer’s impending nuptials might have inspired her next business venture: a fine jewelry collection with an emphasis on diamonds.

clock August 30, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Hard Candy cosmetics.


Wal-Mart Said Considering Hard Candy Juniors Move

Retailer is experimenting to see if the makeup line has the brand equity to broaden into junior categories.

clock August 30, 2011David Moin


The Fiber Price Sheet: August 30, 2011

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

clock August 30, 2011WWD Staff


Elle, H&M Launch E-Commerce Venture

Talk about added value: Elle is giving the retailer a gateway into e-commerce.

clock August 30, 2011Amy Wicks

Fashion Scoops

Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Pairs With Audemars Piguet

The world’s top-ranked men’s tennis player is the Swiss watchmaker’s latest brand ambassador.

clock August 30, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Stirs Up Saint-Tropez

Fashion’s busiest man recently strolled into the town’s mythic cafe, Senequier, to shoot a video clip with nightclub impresario Jean-Roch.

clock August 30, 2011WWD Staff

A Desigual undie party.

Fashion Scoops

Desigual Fetes New Store in Its Underwear

The first 100 people arriving at the chain’s new Third Street Promenade store in Santa Monica wearing just their underwear can nab a free two-piece outfit.

clock August 30, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Salvador Dalí on Display at Galeries Lafayette

Never-before-seen intimate snaps of the late artist will form part of a Dali-themed exhibition.

clock August 30, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Style360 Puts Sports Stars on the Runway

NBA’s Dwight Howard is expected to take to the Marithé + François Girbaud men’s denim show.

clock August 30, 2011WWD Staff

Victoria Azarenka in a By Malene Birger’s embroidered silk top and leather shorts. Jimmy Choo pumps. Satya earrings.

Fashion Features

Victoria Azarenka Wins Australian Open

The tennis star beat Maria Sharapova in straight sets. WWD caught up with the young champ last summer.

clock August 30, 2011Sarah Taylor

Uniqlo-sponsored Novak Djokovic has come under fire for his remarks.


U.S. Open Contenders Develop Flushing Meadows Diet

Only three men over the last seven years have won the U.S. Open, so what will it take to knock Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal off their lofty perch this year?

clock August 30, 2011John Koblin


U.S. Open Day One: Ryan Harrison’s Brat Attack

America’s next great hope has more work to do: the 19-year-old player was manhandled in the first round of the Open on Monday.

clock August 30, 2011John Koblin


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Michael Kors' new fragrance Sexy Ruby.


Michael Kors Trades Jet Set for Sexy Ruby

clock 5hRachel Strugatz

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