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Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 4hMiles Socha

Business

Prada Profits Slump 25% in H1

Revenues dropped 15 percent, despite the "first signs of improving trends in mainland China.”

clock 5hGordon Sirlisi

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 14hRachel Strugatz

Leonard Green Latest To Eye American Apparel

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Overview

Leonard Green and Ron Burkle are both circling American Apparel as it seeks to refinance its debt load.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business

Consumer Confidence Fall Highlights Uncertainty

Retailers shift into “muddle through mode.”

clock August 30, 2011Evan Clark

Financial

American Apparel Explores Financing Options

Leonard Green and Ron Burkle are both circling American Apparel as it seeks to refinance its debt load.

clock August 30, 2011David Lipke and Evan Clark

Designer and Luxury

Tse Taps Brian Reyes as Creative Consultant

Reyes to work on the 2012 pre-fall and fall collections.

clock August 30, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Food

Macaron Mecca Ladurée Opens in New York

The famed French pastry house comes to North America.

clock August 30, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Financial

Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein Drive PVH Profits

Heritage Brands division sees weakness.

clock August 30, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Marcia Patmos’ Knitting Factory

The designer takes WWD on a tour of the New Jersey-based Shima Seiki factory, her latest knit obsession.

clock August 31, 2011Venessa Lau

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Magic Buyers Go for Speed

Stores across America are starting to behave more like their fast-fashion counterparts.

clock August 31, 2011Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown and Marcy Medina

Denim

J Brand Moves Into Sportswear

The denim brand is jumping into its first extension — a complete contemporary collection.

clock August 31, 2011Khanh T.L. Tran

Fashion Scoops

Michael Gross Book on Models to be Re-released

“Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women,” is having another moment in the spotlight.

clock August 31, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

FNO to Be Heavy on Hollywood

The celebrity-obsessed might just want to start thinking about their most favorable route on Fashion’s Night Out.

clock August 31, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Asks Models to Show ID

The council sent out a letter recommending that models are asked to produce a valid ID on show day to ensure the minimum age of 16.

clock August 31, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Irene Delays Tory Burch Flagship

Those anticipating the opening of the brand’s Madison Avenue boutique have to wait just a tad longer.

clock August 31, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Diego Della Valle Increases Mediobanca Shares

Is the Tod’s ceo Italy’s version of Warren Buffett and his investment in Bank of America?

clock August 31, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Charlotte Ronson’s Second Sephora Celebration

After celebrating her new beauty venture with Sephora last week in L.A., Charlotte Ronson toasted the makeup range with her New York friends on Monday evening.

clock August 31, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Tia Cibani Collaborating With Anthropologie

The designer teamed with the retailer to create an exclusive Kicokids capsule collection with pieces for girls aged 2 to 6.

clock August 31, 2011WWD Staff

Denim

Tru Luxe: Fit, Fabric and a Touch of Bling

Dallas-based firm stakes retail claim with eyes on soccer moms.

clock August 31, 2011Holly Haber

Advertising

Paz de la Huerta: Agent Provocateur’s New Muse

The lingerie label has picked the actress to appear in a series of short films directed by Johan Renck.

clock August 31, 2011Nina Jones

Digital

What’s Next in Tablet Land?

Now that HP has killed its tablet device, publishers are left hoping for a counterweight for Apple — and Amazon could be it.

clock August 31, 2011Amy Wicks

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