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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 14hDavid 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

Max Mara to Boost China Retail Presence

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Overview

Max Mara Group, which has been present in Greater China for more than 30 years, is stepping up its retail expansion in the region to ensure it remains one of the leaders of the pack.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Blue & Cream Opens Second East Hampton Store

The 1,800-square-foot store at 83 Main Street is the retailer’s second location in the Long Island beach community.

clock July 2, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Galeries Lafayette’s Fashion Street Parade

The department store is set to stage giant runway shows in France on Sept. 18 and 22.

clock July 20, 2012Laure Guilbault

Memo Pad

Pringle Shows Split Personality in Fall Ads

Managing Director Benoit Duverger said the shots aim to illustrate “the notion of darker undertones beneath a sophisticated and luxurious appearance.”

clock July 20, 2012Nina Jones

Business

Pierre Denis Named CEO of Jimmy Choo

Executive joins the British accessories firm from John Galliano SA.

clock July 23, 2012Samantha Conti and Miles Socha

Executive Changes

Wet Seal CEO Ousted; Activist Group Seeks Sale of Firm

Following the firing of Susan McGalla, The Clinton Group sent a letter to the retail chain’s board stating that it should be sold.

clock July 23, 2012Vicki M. Young and Sharon Edelson

Memo Pad

Karl Lagerfeld Bends Camera to Victoria Beckham

Celebrity poses for fashion shoot at Chanel’s couture salons on the Rue Cambon in Paris for French Elle.

clock July 23, 2012Miles Socha

Parties

LongHouse Reserve Hosts Annual Summer Gala

The 16-acre museum and sculpture garden in East Hampton honored founder Jack Lenor Larsen, as well as Dorothy Lichtenstein and Robert Wilson.

clock July 23, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Retail/Business

Exports Lift Pitti Filati Mills

For the first time in the history of the yarn fair, international buyers exceeded Italian ones in attendance.

clock July 23, 2012Delphine Hervieu

Financial

Possible Default Rating for J. Jill Operation

Moody’s Investors Service said $115 million of rated debt is affected as the agency placed the retailer on review for a possible downgrade.

clock July 23, 2012Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

Rag & Bone Opening First Store in Europe

The brand’s two managing partners — David Neville and Marcus Wainwright, who are both from London — will cut the ribbon on their Chelsea location on Tuesday.

clock July 23, 2012Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Max Mara Group to Boost China Retail Presence

The company, which has been present in Greater China for more than 30 years, is stepping up its retail expansion in the region.

clock July 23, 2012Luisa Zargani

Department Stores

Barneys Promotes Daniella Vitale

She has been named chief operating officer in addition to chief merchant and executive vice president of women’s merchandising and barneys.com.

clock July 23, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Parties

Fashion Set Attends Bridgehampton Polo and ACRIA Events

Despite the flawless sunny skies on Saturday, opening day was a washout for the players and their ponies due to the heavy rains on Long Island the previous day.

clock July 23, 2012David Lipke

Department Stores

Neiman Marcus to Close Minneapolis Store

“The store did not meet our long-term operational goals,” president and chief executive officer Karen Katz said.

clock July 23, 2012Evan Clark

Trends

Holiday Trend: Where’s the Party?

Contemporary designers are celebrating the holiday season with feisty lace, stripes and brights.

clock July 24, 2012WWD Staff

Memo Pad

The Row Names Iana dos Reis Nunes VP of Global Communication

The five-year-old label from Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen is taking its public relations efforts in-house.

clock July 24, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

J.Mendel Fall Campaign to Break in September Issues

Photographer Daniel Jackson shot the Dutch model Bette Franke for the ads, the fashion label’s first campaign in five years.

clock July 24, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Belstaff Shoots First Ad Campaign

The ads feature Ewan McGregor alongside models hanging out at Goodwood in the Sussex Downs, in southeast England.

clock July 24, 2012Samantha Conti

Department Stores

J.C. Penney Launches Shops-in-Shop

The retailer unveiled new in-store shops for Levi’s, Arizona Jeans and the new I Jeans by Buffalo, initiating the next leg of its reinvention.

clock July 24, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

LACMA Art + Film Gala Sets October Date

Notables from the art, film, fashion and entertainment industries will honor artist Ed Ruscha and filmmaker Stanley Kubrick at the Oct. 27 event.

clock July 24, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Exits Sally Beauty Holdings

All told, the private equity firm made a cool $1.9 billion from its 2006 investment.

clock July 24, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Arbitration Ruling in 6267 Litigation?

Elena Picozzi, a partner in the brand founded by Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi and which was phased out in the fall of 2008, contacted WWD on Monday.

clock July 24, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Macy’s Glamorama Event Announces British Theme

The fashion show and HIV/AIDS fund-raiser will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year on Sept. 7.

clock July 24, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Kendall Jenner Tapped for Fashion’s Night Out Campaign

The second-youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan was shot by Moshe and Eddie Brakha for the Beverly Center ads.

clock July 24, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Carrera Throws Summer Fete

The annual pool party at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles drew celebs to check out the new Carrera 6000 sunglasses, manufactured by Safilo.

clock July 24, 2012Sarah Tooker

Fashion Scoops

Eyewear Designer Robert Marc Expands in NYC

The ACE Visionary Award winner has opened a new boutique on 1225 Madison Avenue.

clock July 24, 2012Kristi Garced

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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 14hMisty White Sidell

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