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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock 6hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 1hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 1hWWD Staff

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Overview

Explosive demand from China is set to fuel strong growth in the watch sector, but will leave the market polarized between large groups with the critical mass to expand and smaller independent players.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Memo Pad

Page Six Taps Ian Mohr

He will join the New York Post’s gossip desk as Emily Smith’s number two.

clock April 1, 2011Zeke Turner

Parties

‘Source Code’ Premieres at Crosby St. Hotel

Jake Gyllenhaal, Lindsay Lohan, Seth Meyers, Rufus Wainwright and Lorenzo Martone attended the event.

clock April 1, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Clothing/Furnishings

Baselworld Predicts Strong Growth in Watch Sector

That was the message from this year’s edition of the fair, the watch industry’s most important annual gathering.

clock April 4, 2011Joelle Diderich

Jewelry

Ippolita Names Joe Cavalcante CEO

The brand has promoted Cavalcante to chief executive officer of the fine jewelry brand, which marked its 10th anniversary last year.

clock April 4, 2011WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Q&A: Marlies Dekkers

The Dutch lingerie designer who put her bondage-inspired brand on the map in 1993 will be introducing her first diffusion label in July.

clock April 4, 2011Karyn Monget

Intimates and Activewear

Maidenform Comes to South Africa

In February, the brand made its debut at select Edgars and Stuttafords department stores and lingerie speciality stores throughout the country.

clock April 4, 2011Bambina Wise

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Far and Away… What a Write-Around… Off the Record, Then On…

Ever wondered about Tommy Hilfiger’s favorite eatery or Diane von Furstenberg’s airline of choice? Look no further than the CFDA’s new book by Assouline.

clock April 4, 2011WWD Staff

Parties

Dylan Lauren’s Love, Sweet Love

It would be silly to expect anything less than a sugary sweet spectacular for the candy maven’s bridal shower.

clock April 4, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Handbags

Be & D’s New Digs

Steve Dumain has turned a Midtown Manhattan office space into an atelier that has the function of a business, production, factory and gallery space.

clock April 4, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Eyewear

CFDA, Vogue Eyewear Link with 3 Designers

Monica Botkier, Rebecca Minkoff and Yeohlee Teng were chosen to conceptualize and create sunglasses to be sold exclusively at Sunglass Hut.

clock April 4, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Handbags

Hammitt is Out for ‘Blood’

The company drew inspiration from the hit show “True Blood” for its latest handbag collection.

clock April 4, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Handbags

Tuleste Adds Handbags

In less than four years, sisters Celeste and Satu Greenberg have carved out a growing vintage-inspired niche in the accessories world.

clock April 4, 2011Jessica Iredale

Designer and Luxury

New Designer Collaborations for Uniqlo

Charlotte Ronson, Vena Cava and Costello Tagliapietra are among the nine collaborations.

clock April 4, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

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