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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 16hDavid 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

Uniqlo, Dover Street Link Tokyo Flagships

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Overview

Rei, meet Tadashi. In what might be seen as an odd fashion pairing, Rei Kawakubo’s Dover Street Market has opened a store that connects to the largest Uniqlo flagship to date.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retail/Business

Uniqlo, Dover Street Market Link Tokyo Flagships

The fast-fashion brand’s new store is a clear attempt to elevate its image on its home turf, where it is still considered a mass market player.

clock March 15, 2012Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille

Financial

Abercrombie & Fitch Stock Weakness Invites Speculation

Analyst runs leveraged buyout numbers of chain and finds that the economics of a deal “can’t be denied.”

clock March 15, 2012Evan Clark and Samantha Conti

Memo Pad

Net-a-Porter Taps Lucy Yeomans

She is leaving her long-held post as editor of Harper’s Bazaar U.K. to take on the newly created role of editor in chief of the online retailer.

clock March 15, 2012Samantha Conti

Financial

Higher Raw Materials Costs Hit Benetton

In 2011, revenues decreased 1 percent to 2.03 billion euros, or $2.82 billion.

clock March 15, 2012Luisa Zargani

Financial

Qatar Holding Buys Stake in LVMH

The owner of Harrods in London has taken a 1.03 percent stake in the French luxury giant.

clock March 15, 2012Miles Socha

Business

Salvatore Ferragamo Profits Rise 69.8% in Year

Except for Japan, revenues by geographical area rose globally close to or higher than 30 percent.

clock March 15, 2012Luisa Zargani

Financial

Casual Male to Boost Tailored Business

On Thursday the company released better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings.

clock March 15, 2012Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Requiem’s Raffaele Borriello Said Headed to Leonard

According to market sources, he is poised to succeed Maxime Simoens at the design helm of the French fashion house.

clock March 15, 2012Miles Socha

Fragrance

Ralph Lauren to Launch Big Pony Collection for Women

The designer is riding back into the women’s fragrance arena with the new scent quartet, which is scheduled for an April launch.

clock March 15, 2012Julie Naughton

Parties

Paul Smith’s Booming Birthday Bash

An overflow crowd joined the British designer in toasting the store’s silver anniversary.

clock March 15, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Edward Lampert, ESL Assure of Shipments to Sears

Separately, a spokesman said a small number of Sears stores are reallocating floor space to better meet the needs of local shoppers.

clock March 15, 2012Vicki M. Young and Evan Clark

People

Lew Frankfort’s Fly Investment

The chief executive officer of Coach is a strategic investor in Flywheel, an indoor cycling company.

clock March 15, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Food

Seeking Transcendence Downstairs at Ginny’s Supper Club

Marcus Samuelsson introduces the newest addition to his Harlem empire with a glamorous, swinging supper club right under Red Rooster.

clock March 15, 2012Alessandra Codinha

People

Lawrence Wechsler, Revlon Executive, Dies at 86

He headed many of the company’s prestige market businesses before retiring on July 31, 1991.

clock March 15, 2012Pete Born

Parties

Martha Graham Company Honors Marvin and Lee Traub

The two-part evening started with a performance of four works from the Graham repertoire.

clock March 15, 2012Matthew Lynch

Department Stores

Lord & Taylor to Open in New Hampshire

The department store’s first new full-line store to open in more than a decade bows today at the Mall at Rockingham Park in Salem, N.H.

clock March 15, 2012Sharon Edelson

People

Estée Lauder Taps Arizona Muse

The model, 23, joins Elizabeth Hurley, Carolyn Murphy, Hilary Rhoda, Constance Jablonski, Liu Wen and Joan Smalls in the Lauder roster of spokesmodels.

clock March 16, 2012Julie Naughton

Fragrance

Donald Trump’s Latest Quest: A Second Fragrance

The the real estate mogul and reality TV star sat down with WWD to talk about his newest men’s fragrance, aptly titled Success by Trump.

clock March 16, 2012Pete Born

Financial

Nu Skin Pursues High Octane Model

Avon Products Inc. may have its problems, but its competitor is making the direct-selling model fire on all cylinders.

clock March 16, 2012Molly Prior

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Parade Continues at State Dinner

Opting for a key color of the two countries’ flags, both first ladies stuck to blue: Samantha Cameron in Alessandra Rich and Michelle Obama in Marchesa.

clock March 16, 2012Matthew Lynch

Fashion Scoops

DVF Studio Hosts Cocktail Reception for CFDA

Election season for the American fashion constituency officially kicked off Wednesday evening when the nominees for the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards were announced.

clock March 16, 2012Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Sportiqe to Outfit MSG Retail Staff for Game

They will wear New York Knicks T-shirts designed by the Arizona-based brand for Friday’s game against the Indiana Pacers.

clock March 16, 2012David Lipke

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 16hMisty White Sidell

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