On the Scent: Madonna, Tory in Talks, Marni-Lauder In Deal

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Fashion week saw plenty of fragrance deals Tuesday — or at least talk of them, including two designers and one megacelebrity: none other than Madonna.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Neiman Marcus


Charges, Web Margins Weigh on Neiman Marcus

Despite a fourth quarter loss due to retiring debt and stiffening competition online, the retailer turned in a profitable year.

clock September 13, 2011David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Bought by South Korean Firm

Paris-based fashion house to emerge from receivership.

clock September 13, 2011Katya Foreman

Business Features

VF Closes Timberland Deal, Names Patrik Frisk Brand President

Timberland ceo Jeff Swartz leaving company, Smartwool president to stay on.

clock September 13, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Earnest Sewn’s Benjamin Talley Smith and Benoit Briere.


Earnest Sewn’s Growth Plan

The denim brand has brought back its original designer, Benjamin Talley Smith, to get its business back on track.

clock September 13, 2011Khanh T.L. Tran

Versace is opening four more units in China in 2012. Here, its Beijing store.

Business Features

Milan Preview: Italian Brands Gear Up for Fashion Week

Building a retail network remains a top priority.

clock September 13, 2011Luisa Zargani

Alexa Chung in Mulberry


Cultures Cross at Mulberry’s 40th Anniversary Party

Alexa Chung, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Rose Byrne helped the English label celebrate 40 years on Monday night.

clock September 13, 2011Matthew Lynch

Elle Fanning

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Rodarte Spring 2012

Beyonce Knowles, Taylor Swift and Dakota and Elle Fanning were among the heavy hitters Rodarte drew on Tuesday.

clock September 13, 2011WWD Staff

Missoni for Target

Designer and Luxury

Missoni Demand Swamps Target Web Site

Visitors who managed to use the site during operable periods found that many items were sold out.

clock September 13, 2011Sharon Edelson

Naomi Campbell and Steven Klein


W Fetes Steven Klein, Amber Valletta

Naomi Campbell, Daphne Guinness and Courtney Love celebrated on Monday night.

clock September 13, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Gilles Mendel

Fashion Features

Gilles Mendel Honored in White House Ceremony

First Lady presided over National Design Awards.

clock September 13, 2011Kristi Ellis

Emma Roberts

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Marchesa

Emma Roberts, Camilla Belle and Bar Refaeli attended the show.

clock September 13, 2011WWD Staff

Gruppo Coin’s new luxury format, Excelsior Milano.

Designer and Luxury

Gruppo Coin Enters Luxury Arena

Italy’s new luxury retail department store, Excelsior Milano, covers seven floors over 43,200 square feet.

clock September 14, 2011Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra


Fashion Features

Milan Preview: Ones to Watch

A closer look at two emerging labels on the design scene, Co|Te and Paula Cademartori.

clock September 14, 2011Alessandra Turra

A look from the new collection.

Ready To Wear

Hudson Launches Sportswear

The men’s and women’s collection, to be introduced at the upcoming Coterie show in New York, includes wovens, knits and dresses.

clock September 14, 2011David Lipke

Patrick Schwarzenegger in Project 360

Marketing and Promotion

Model Citizen: Q&A With Patrick Schwarzenegger

The 17-year-old’s Hudson Jeans billboard on Sunset Boulevard has been turning heads since it was erected in August.

clock September 14, 2011David Lipke

Don Jones


Frederick’s of Hollywood Taps Don Jones

The firm’s new president and chief operating officer has held positions with retailers including Gap Inc., Target, Filene’s, Macy’s and Ikea.

clock September 14, 2011Karyn Monget


Human Resources

On the Scent: Madonna, Tory Burch in Talks, Marni-Lauder in Deal

Fashion week saw plenty of fragrance deals Tuesday — or at least talk of them.

clock September 14, 2011WWD Staff


Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Oscar de la Renta

Valentino, Justin Timberlake and Nicki Minaj attended the designer’s spring show.

clock September 13, 2011WWD Staff


Hearst, Amazon Enter Into Deal

With a rumored tablet not far away, Amazon.com has tightened its relationship with the publisher.

clock September 14, 2011John Koblin


More Movement at The New York Times

Executive editor Jill Abramson quietly removed two editors from the masthead on Tuesday as she continued to make moves throughout the paper.

clock September 14, 2011John Koblin

Fashion Scoops

J. Crew Unveils Wallace & Barnes

Brand took the high-profile opportunity of its men’s wear presentation at Lincoln Center to provide a preview of its upper-end offering.

clock September 14, 2011WWD Staff

A spring look from SK Wilbur.?

Fashion Scoops

SK Wilbur’s First Fashion Show

Big girls clearly have a friend in designer Wilbur Pack Jr.

clock September 14, 2011WWD Staff

Daniel Arsham-designed windows for Dior.

Fashion Scoops

Christian Dior, Daniel Arsham Partner on Window Project

Installation references the fashion house’s carefully constructed, yet dramatically draped and pleated dresses from the Forties and Fifties.

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Fashion Scoops

Roberta Armani in New York

Roberta Armani mixed business with pleasure on a three-day trip to New York this week.

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Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2012

Fashion Features

Collections New York Spring 2012: Grand Tour

Designers went big on extravagance with embellishments,?tiers, peplums?and, of course, lots of bold color.

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