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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

India Revokes Ban on Cotton Exports

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The Indian government has once again allowed cotton growers to export their crop, easing fears the ban might destabilize already volatile global prices.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

Harry Winston Brings ‘Gossip Girl’ Stars to China

The jeweler celebrated the opening of its first-ever freestanding pavilion.

clock April 30, 2012Lara Farrar

Business

Adidas Profits Spike 38%

The company’s Q1 sales rose 17 percent.

clock April 30, 2012Katya Foreman

Fashion Scoops

Tommy Hilfiger Fetes The Promise Collection in Paris

Manu Dibango and Imany gave rousing live performances at the party.

clock May 1, 2012Katya Foreman

Fashion Features

Yohji Yamamoto to Direct First Feature Film

The designer spoke about his new venture during a discussion on fashion and cinema with French director Christophe Honoré at the Hyères Festival.

clock April 30, 2012Katya Foreman

Designer and Luxury

John Varvatos Honored With Spirit of Design Award

First given to Geoffrey Beene in 2002, the award is presented to designers who have made outstanding contributions to the fashion and design industry.

clock April 30, 2012Marni Prichard Manko

Executive Changes

Frank Tworecke to Retire at Year’s End

Industry veteran is currently the president of the Sportswear Group at The Warnaco Group Inc., a position he has held since 2004.

clock April 30, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Forecasts and Analysis

BRIC Potential Strong, but Problems Persist

Fordham Law Institute event, “Fashion = Art + Commerce,” highlights the pros and cons of growing economies.

clock April 30, 2012Arthur Friedman

Designer and Luxury

International Woolmark Prize Relaunched

The global fashion competition awards outstanding and emerging designers for their creativity in merino wool.

clock April 30, 2012Lisa Lockwood and Samantha Conti and Katya Foreman

Advertising

Game Changers: Guess Girls and Photographers Look Back

Working on the brand’s ad campaigns was a big boost for many photographers and models.

clock May 1, 2012Marcy Medina

Denim

Guess Inc.: Finding Riches in Retail

The brand has maintained its appeal to generations of female shoppers by adapting to shifts in the retail landscape.

clock May 1, 2012Rachel Brown

Denim

Timeline: Guess at 30

Highlights through the years.

clock May 1, 2012WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Pay It Forward: Guess’ Expanding Partnerships

The company maintains an active role with the current arts and philanthropy scene.

clock May 1, 2012Subrina Hudson

Digital

Guess Inc.’s Social Strategy

The company is focused on continuing to expand its fan base across social media platforms.

clock May 1, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Designer and Luxury

Bottega Veneta Opens New York Men’s Store

It is the luxury brand’s second men’s store — following on the heels of a unit that opened in Shenyang, China, last May.

clock April 30, 2012David Lipke

Human Resources

Marvin Traub Merges With CS West International

Christopher West, the firm’s founder, has been named a managing director.

clock April 30, 2012David Moin

Department Stores

Bon-Ton Extends Tony Buccina’s Contract

The company also named Luis Fernandez executive vice president and chief marketing officer, a new position.

clock April 30, 2012David Moin

Business Features

American Dreamers: Paul and Maurice Marciano on the Strategy Ahead

Three decades after its founding, Guess Inc. has an American foundation and a global future.

clock May 1, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Parties

Rockette Alumnae Foundation Hosts Annual Luncheon

The event marked the organization’s 80th year and honored Linda Haberman, who has been choreographing the precision dance troupe for 12 years.

clock April 30, 2012Taylor Harris

Digital

CKI Unveils Tumblr Plans at Decoded Fashion Forum

Hanneli Mustaparta, who guest curated the brand’s official Twitter feed during New York Fashion Week last February, will serve as a contributor.

clock April 30, 2012WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Guess Fall 2012: Without Question

From bluejean days to glittering nights, the brand keeps it glam. Here’s what’s on tap for fall.

clock May 1, 2012Kim Friday

Human Resources

Dov Charney Pay Rises at American Apparel

A filing with the SEC on Monday reveals that the company doesn’t believe it will hit a required covenant under a credit agreement between it and Lion Capital.

clock May 1, 2012Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Venus Williams’ Fashion Set

The winner of seven Grand Slam singles tournaments was in New York on Monday to show off her new EleVen by Venus Williams tennis line.

clock May 1, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Executive Changes

Magaschoni Co. Taps Shaun Kearney

The British designer has been named executive vice president and creative director, succeeding Jeffrey Thorpe.

clock May 1, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Government and Trade

India Revokes Ban on Cotton Exports

The government has once again allowed growers to export their crop, easing fears the ban might destabilize already volatile global prices.

clock May 1, 2012Arthur Friedman and Mayu Saini

Mass and Off-Price

Target Readies ‘Shops’ Kickoff

Retailer to unveil one of its biggest merchandising initiatives in recent years on Sunday.

clock May 1, 2012Sharon Edelson

Memo Pad

Italian Edition of L’Officiel to Debut in September

The new edition of the international fashion magazine will be overseen by Memoria’s chief executive officer Carlo Mazzoni.

clock May 1, 2012Fabiana Repaci

Memo Pad

Joakim Andreasson Launching cultureEDIT

The managing director at HL-ART/Helmut Lang Studio, who helped the designer transition from fashion to the art world, is going solo.

clock May 1, 2012Marc Karimzadeh and Joelle Diderich

Memo Pad

Glamour’s Numbers Looking Up

Earlier this year, the magazine introduced a redesign and the numbers look promising after some difficult times on the newsstand.

clock May 1, 2012Amy Wicks

Fashion Scoops

Silk Kimono Goes for $75,000 at Titanic Memorabilia Sale

The garment that was said to have been worn by Lady Duff Gordon when she escaped the Titanic was among the five top sellers at the auction.

clock May 1, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Sears Getting Trendy and Rugged for Fall

The retailer is injecting its key private brands with polka dots, stripes, skinny legs, leopard prints and lots of colored denim.

clock May 1, 2012David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Saint-Etienne Museum to Commemorate Girbauds

The exhibition at the Museum of Art and Industry will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the design duo this fall.

clock May 1, 2012Camilla Vogt

Fashion Scoops

Madison Avenue Watch Week Kicks Off

Industry executives raised a glass at The Carlyle hotel in Manhattan Thursday to kick off the second annual event.

clock May 1, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Advertising

Q&A: Paul Marciano on 30 Years of Guess Campaigns

WWD asked the brand's chief executive officer and creative director to share highlights from campaigns over the years.

clock May 1, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

Essentialist

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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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