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Future at Stake: Neiman's Battles the Luxury Drought

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

clock 1mDavid 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

Corruption in China Hinders Foreign Biz

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For international companies, fears of corruption are creating a potentially formidable Great Wall to succeeding in China.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Elie Tahari Makes Three Key Hires

Company taps Stephen Budd, Debbie Elmore and Michael Celestino to boost its sales division.

clock July 16, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fragrance

Burberry Exiting Inter Parfums License

The buyout price is 181 million euros, or $222.6 million at current exchange, exclusive of receivables, inventories and other tangible assets.

clock July 17, 2012Jennifer Weil

Clothing/Furnishings

Tommy Bahama: Accessories Are Necessities

Some elements, like jewelry and shoes, are produced in-house, while others, like eyewear and watches, are licensed — to Marchon and Geneva, respectively.

clock July 18, 2012Marcy Medina

Food

Rum, the Tommy Bahama Way

Jack Terry, head rumologist, shares the company’s five most popular cocktails.

clock July 18, 2012Sarah Tooker

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Tommy Bahama’s E-Commerce, a Global Portal to the Brand

In early July, the brand took a big leap forward in its global expansion strategy by launching e-commerce in 108 countries.

clock July 18, 2012David Lipke

Sportswear

Tommy Bahama: A Brand Is Born

The founders’ vision of the beachcombing globe-trotter started to take shape more than two decades ago.

clock July 18, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

The Markets Features

Tommy Bahama: A Home in the Islands

The brand is intent on covering all aspects of lifestyle, including furnishing homes.

clock July 18, 2012Kira Cole

Lifestyle

Tommy Bahama: The Most Toys

Completing the lifestyle boils down to the trappings.

clock July 18, 2012Marcy Medina

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Carrying Tommy Bahama’s Tune

The beachcombing brand is growing up but staying true to its island roots as it plots growth strategies.

clock July 18, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Marketing

Tommy Bahama: Keeping the Island in View

With a mantra like “Make life one long weekend,” the brand manages to make even its marketing programs seem relaxed and effortless.

clock July 18, 2012Marcy Medina

Food

Feast for the Eye: Tommy Bahama — A Dude’s Gotta Eat

The company opened its first restaurant in Naples, Fla., 16 years ago, and has added a dozen more since.

clock July 18, 2012Marcy Medina

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Tommy Bahama: The Sporting Life

The lifestyle brand has been hitting home runs with its limited-edition sportswear collaborations and event sponsorships.

clock July 18, 2012Christina Silvestri

Business Features

Tommy Bahama and Oxford Industries: Lessons in Good Parenting

The firm’s stewardship of the lifestyle brand is seen as model for buyer-seller relationships.

clock July 18, 2012Arnold J. Carr

Denim

Hudson Sets Anniversary Campaign, Exclusives

The premium jeans firm is marking its first decade with a new ad campaign starring Georgia May Jagger.

clock July 17, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

Government and Trade

House Enters Olympic Apparel Fray

A bipartisan group of 59 House members sent a letter to the Olympic Committee, imploring it to ensure that uniforms are made in the U.S. in the future.

clock July 17, 2012Kristi Ellis

Department Stores

Karstadt to Cut 2,000 Jobs

The streamlining at the German department store chain will occur over the next two years.

clock July 17, 2012David Moin

They Are Wearing

They Are Wearing: The Short of It in Barcelona

The message at the city’s fashion festival 080 was clear: The briefer the better.

clock July 18, 2012Barbara Barker

People

Heidi Klum Talks Publicists, ‘Project Runway’

After some confusion last week at a book signing in New York, the model and hostess goes on the record with WWD.

clock July 17, 2012Taylor Harris

Fashion

Tommy Bahama Pre-Spring 2013: Hey, Sport

The classic American island brand’s look has evolved, yet remained true to its core cabana heritage. Here, looks from the upcoming collection.

clock July 18, 2012WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Jason Wu Courts a Younger Audience With Miss Wu

A look at the new contemporary line Jason Wu is launching in partnership with Nordstrom.

clock July 18, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Olympics Summer 2012 Preview: Keep Calm and Accessorize On

Designers are banking that consumers will want a piece of the action, however small it may be.

clock July 18, 2012Taylor Harris

Designer and Luxury

Dion Lee Takes Home Woolmark Australia Prize

The 26-year-old Sydney designer will head to London Fashion Week in February with four other regional finalists for the grand final.

clock July 18, 2012Patty Huntington

Government and Trade

Port Contract Talks Draw Concern

Retailers and apparel brands are growing concerned about the threat of a potential East Coast port strike.

clock July 18, 2012Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

ChinaFile: The Problems With China Design

The Chinese fashion industry is still focused on manufacturing, so the challenges facing Chinese designers start not with education but execution.

clock July 18, 2012Huang Hung

Government and Trade

Corruption: China’s New Great Wall

For international companies, fears of corruption are creating a potentially formidable Great Wall to succeeding in China.

clock July 18, 2012Casey Hall

Memo Pad

Alber Elbaz Keeps It Real for Lanvin Campaign

Rather than models of the moment, the designer cast real women and men, ranging in age from 18 to 80.

clock July 18, 2012Miles Socha

Memo Pad

David Sims Shoots Alexander Wang Campaign

Both the photographer and model Kati Nescher are newcomers to the designer.

clock July 18, 2012Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Michael Kors Channels Old Hollywood in Fall Ads

The two models in the campaign, Karmen Pedaru and Simon Nessman, have been tapped to play “a latter-day version” Carole Lombard and Clark Gable.

clock July 18, 2012Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Edun Ads Feature Models, Birds of Prey

Ryan McGinley has turned his lens once again on beasts and humans in his latest campaign for the clothing label.

clock July 18, 2012Samantha Conti

Executive Changes

Frank Rescigna to Head Guess Global Licensing

The executive was most recently president of Viva International Group, which has held the worldwide rights to Guess eyewear for 21 years.

clock July 18, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren Corp. CFO Resigns

Tracey T. Travis is leaving effective July 30 to pursue other interests.

clock July 18, 2012Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Appeals Court’s Dismissal of Suit Against Warner Bros.

In its complaint, the luxury brand said that the movie studio knowingly used fake bags made by Diophy in a scene in “The Hangover Part II.”

clock July 18, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Marvin Traub Associates Launches Pin Down Bladder Cancer Campaign

The retail consulting firm will commemorate Bladder Cancer Awareness Month tonight at the Four Seasons Grill Room in New York.

clock July 18, 2012Jake Flanagin

Fashion Scoops

Tiffany & Co. Foundation Overlook Unveiled on the High Line

Mayor Michael Bloomberg was on hand to pay tribute to foundation’s support of the New York park with grants totaling $6.3 million.

clock July 18, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Denim

TSG Consumer Partners Invests in Paige Denim

The denim brand is the private equity firm's third foray into the apparel and accessories market.

clock July 18, 2012Vicki M. Young

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