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Retail

Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 17hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Brands See Resilience as Rebuilding Goes On

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Overview

As Japan commemorates the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 11, there is an unstated sense of relief within the country.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Intimates and Activewear

Laila Ali on Boxing, Fitness and Her Dad

The athlete held court at the Marika showrooms for which she serves as spokeswoman for the activewear brand.

clock March 8, 2012Karyn Monget

Financial

Michael Kors Crew to Sell More Shares

Insiders take advantage of bump in company’s stock price.

clock March 9, 2012Samantha Conti and Evan Clark

Financial

Ann Inc. Moves to Fix Ann Taylor

Firm has a healthy outlook for 2012 with midsingle comp-store sales gains and widening gross margins in the forecast.

clock March 9, 2012David Moin

Mass and Off-Price

Kohl’s Opens New Format Stores

Seven of the eight new units are small-format stores with about 64,000 square feet or less of retail space.

clock March 9, 2012Sharon Edelson

Government and Trade

Industry Imports Dip in January

Apparel and textile imports to the U.S. fell 0.1 percent in January to 4.4 billion square meter equivalents from a year earlier.

clock March 11, 2012Kristi Ellis

Jewelry

Q&A: Adrian Cheng of Chow Tai Fook

WWD spoke with the founder’s grandson, who is also the firm’s executive director, to find out what’s behind the retailer’s success.

clock March 9, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Parties

Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor Premiere New Film

Debbie Harry, Patricia Clarkson and Helena Christensen attended the screening of “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” in New York.

clock March 9, 2012Belisa Silva

Food

Feast for the Eye: Brasserie Pushkin

Andrey Dellos’ first American outpost, opening in a week, is situated just a Fabergé-egg toss from Fifth Avenue, at 41 West 57th Street.

clock March 9, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Film and TV

Retailers Have Roles in ‘Fashion Star’

A $6 million contract with Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and H&M will be awarded to one of 14 contestants on NBC’s new show, premiering Tuesday.

clock March 12, 2012Marcy Medina

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Classic Trumps Trendy at Paris Trade Shows

Classic elegance, comfort and quality were the key items on buyers’ wish lists at the recent women’s apparel trade shows during fashion week here.

clock March 12, 2012Devorah Lauter

Designer and Luxury

Getting to the Heart of Tommy Hilfiger

The designer was nothing but true-blue Thursday night, as the latest to get into the hot seat opposite Fern Mallis at 92Y.

clock March 12, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Hugo Lindgren Speaks at Columbia Journalism School

The New York Times Magazine editor told students that the magazine became “kind of static” before he took over.

clock March 12, 2012John Koblin

Memo Pad

Le Monde’s M Magazine Interviews Françoise Bettencourt Meyers

The grandson of Liliane Bettencourt, who is to replace her on the board of L’Oréal next month, is a budding fashion entrepreneur.

clock March 12, 2012Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Urban Outfitters Lawsuit Moves Forward

Hailey Clauson, the teen model who is suing Urban Outfitters Inc. for putting racy images of her on T-shirts, may get her day in court.

clock March 12, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Dr. Martens, Agyness Deyn Team Up

Brand will collaborate with the British model on a new clothing, footwear and accessories line.

clock March 12, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Saks Sponsors American Museum of Natural History Fundraiser

Guests had cocktails in the rotunda before shifting to the Hall of Ocean Life for dinner and finally to the Hall of African Mammals for dancing and more drinks.

clock March 12, 2012David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Zadig & Voltaire in Talks to Sell Minority Stake?

Company’s founder and owner Thierry Gillier declined to comment on reports in the French press that he is in discussions with a U.S.-based private equity firm.

clock March 12, 2012Alex Wynne

Fashion Scoops

Bloomingdale’s CEO to Give Keynote at LIM College Graduation

Michael Gould will receive the school’s Distinguished Achievement Award and an honorary doctor of commercial science degree.

clock March 12, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

A&F Opening Kids Store on Savile Row

An opening date has not yet been confirmed.

clock March 12, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Tom Ford Launching Eyewear Collection

The fall line is inspired by looks from the Fifties and includes new frame silhouettes for both men and women.

clock March 12, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Forecasts and Analysis

HSBC Sees Luxury Growth Easing in 2012

Analysts are expecting a global slowdown in sales growth for the luxury goods sector this year.

clock March 12, 2012Alex Wynne

Business Features

A Year After, Japan Builds on Recovery

As the country commemorates the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 11, there is an unstated sense of relief.

clock March 12, 2012Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille

Trends

Fall 2012 Trend: Day Glow

Designers took a shine to golden daywear on their fall runways.

clock March 12, 2012WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 17hMisty White Sidell

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