Sourcing’s New Landscape: Continual Change Becoming the Norm

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Fashion Scoops

Cartier Fetes Award Finalists

Winners of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards will be announced Friday at the Women’s Forum Global Meeting in Deauville, France.

clock October 10, 2011WWD Staff

Mergers and Acquisitions

Nat Nast Brand Sold

The men’s wear brand known for its iconic bowling shirts has been purchased by brothers Michael and David Haddad for an undisclosed sum.

clock October 10, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Sunglasses by Christian Roth.


Christian Roth Inks Deal for Asian Expansion

The luxe eyewear label signs with BCD Korea.

clock October 10, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

A special edition Hermès sari.

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Opens Mumbai Unit

It is the first street-level store opened by any luxury brand in the country.

clock October 10, 2011Mayu Saini

Jeannette Ferran Astorga

Government and Trade

Expect Expanded Breadth for CSR

Several speakers at the WWD Global Sourcing Forum noted that the days of “optional” corporate social responsibility are numbered.

clock October 10, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Stephen Lamar

Government and Trade

The Benefits of Engaging on Trade

At the WWD Global Sourcing Forum, speakers addressed the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an important trade front for importers.

clock October 10, 2011Evan Clark

Designer and Luxury

Scherrer Brand Sold to JSB International

The new owner has no intention to reawaken the dormant couture house’s ready-to-wear and couture lines.

clock October 10, 2011Katya Foreman

Rick Helfenbein

Government and Trade

Building a New Manufacturing Model

Sourcing experts at the WWD Global Sourcing Forum agree that the rules are changing rapidly and the playing field is in flux.

clock October 11, 2011Arthur Friedman

Michelle Williams in Dior


Christian Dior Fetes New Marilyn Monroe Film

A prescreening cocktail party for “My Week With Marilyn” drew a crowd to the Hudson Hotel ahead of its New York Film Festival debut.

clock October 10, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Jaime King in Jason Wu


Veuve Clicquot’s Polo Classic Takes L.A.

The Hollywood crowd turned out for the action at the second annual festivity on Sunday.

clock October 10, 2011Marcy Medina

Designer and Luxury

Gianfranco Ferré Meeting Rescheduled

The owners of Paris Group, which controls the brand, were a no-show Monday at a meeting about the relaunch of the brand.

clock October 10, 2011Luisa Zargani


Black Friday’s Impact Wanes: Accenture Survey

Eighty-eight percent of respondents polled said they would spend less or the same on gifts as they did last year.

clock October 10, 2011Arnold J. Karr


Vente-Privée USA Names Executive Team

Six senior-level executives, each with expertise in fashion, technology or media, are joining the firm as it prepares to launch its U.S. flash-sale site.

clock October 11, 2011Vicki M. Young

Givenchy RTW Spring 2012

Fashion Trends

Spring 2012 Trend: The Deep Chic Sea

Be it serene prints of waves and starfish or silhouettes that mimic giant shells and jellyfish, many collections took a delightful plunge into the ocean.

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Ira Neimark


Ira Neimark’s Lessons Learned

In his new book, “The Rise of Fashion and Lessons Learned at Bergdorf Goodman,” the retail executive chronicles Bergdorf’s evolution under his stewardship.

clock October 11, 2011David Moin

Real Estate

SL Green Realty Corp. Adds NYC Properties

The deal includes buildings occupied by some A-list fashion names, including Prada and Armani.

clock October 11, 2011Evan Clark

Dawn Ostroff


Condé Nast Names First President of Entertainment

Dawn Ostroff joins the publishing company from the CW and UPN, where she headed the networks.

clock October 11, 2011John Koblin


Ad Pages Drop in Third Quarter

Only a handful of fashion titles — including People StyleWatch, Marie Claire and Vogue — bucked the trend.

clock October 11, 2011Amy Wicks


Ebony’s Fashion Legacy

Johnson Publishing Co. will auction off over 700 designer gowns and accessories from its Ebony Fashion Fair archives.

clock October 11, 2011David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Rucci Given Star on Fashion Walk of Fame

The late designer Donald Brooks will be this year’s other Walk of Fame inductee at the Bryant Park Grill event.

clock October 11, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Previewing the Pratt Legends Awards

This year’s honorees are Laurie Anderson, Juan Montoya and William Wegman.

clock October 11, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Looking Back at Studio 54’s Dress Code

SiriusXM, which launched Studio 54 Radio this summer, is reviving the famous nightclub for an event on Oct. 18.

clock October 11, 2011WWD Staff

Anna in the delta of the Maggua, 1981.

Fashion Scoops

Giorgio Armani Sponsors Paris Photo Festival

The designer, who often bases his collections and fragrances around the theme of water, is putting together an exhibition titled “Acqua.”

clock October 11, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

John Malkovich Opens Pop-up Shop in Milan

The actor has opened a temporary store, named OpificioJm, in the city’s Golden Triangle luxury shopping area.

clock October 11, 2011WWD Staff


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