H&M’s Latest Big Move: Stella McCartney Tapped To Do Line for Retailer

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Stella McCartney is collaborating with H&M for a women's collection expected to arrive in stores across Europe and North America for holiday.

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Stella McCartney

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H&M’s Latest Big Move: Stella McCartney Tapped To Do Line for Retailer

Stella McCartney is collaborating with H&M for a women’s collection expected to arrive in stores across Europe and North America for holiday.

clock May 11, 2005Miles Socha


Denim, Accessories Buoy Sales at Guess

Opening new stores, growing denim sales and shifting sourcing operations for tighter controls are among the key initiatives driving Guess Inc. sales growth this year.

clock May 11, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller

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Gray Area at St. John Knits

There is persistent speculation that designer Marie Gray and creative director Kelly Gray may be exiting their posts at the Irvine, Calif.-based company in September.

clock May 11, 2005Rose Apodaca

A Pringle look from fall 2005.

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Pringle Designer to Step Down

LONDON — Stuart Stockdale, the English designer who has helped relaunch the fashion and knitwear brand Pringle of Scotland, will leave the company later this month once he’s completed the spring 2006 collection.

Pringle will make an…

clock May 11, 2005Samantha Conti


May Net Plunges 46% in First

In another disappointing showing, May Co. reported net earnings for the first quarter of $41 million, compared with $76 million a year ago.

clock May 11, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

In Brief: Not Going … Puma Sells Shares … Kellwood’s New CIO

NOT GOING: Tom Ford and Domenico De Sole are focused on building the Tom Ford brand, at least for now. Contrary to press reports, the two are not working with Bally, the Swiss-based fashion and accessories brand owned by Texas Pacific…

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Destiny's Child in the House of Dereon.

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Beyonce Road Tests House of Dereon

Tina Knowles’ House of Dereon, set to bow in October, will have less “dazzle” than the onstage costumes Destiny’s Child is wearing on tour.

clock May 11, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Renee Zellweger in Carolina Herrera, with husband Kenny Chesney.

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Fashion Scoops: Country Wedding … Carol’s Daughter To Get New Feathers? … In Living Color …

COUNTRY WEDDING: While Renee Zellweger‘s spontaneous nuptials to country singer Kenny Chesney on Monday may have surprised everyone, her choice of designer did not. Indeed, the petite actress asked…

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Katie Holmes scooped up the part of Edie Sedgwick in “Factory Girl” … Betty Knight Scripps has a new abode in East Hampton.

clock May 11, 2005Aileen Mehle

Jette Joop

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Beauty Beat: Jette Joop: The Next Generation

BERLIN — Jette Joop’s first scent, Jette, comes straight from the heart.

And, carrying light opening notes of coriander, pear and pepper, the “soft oriental” goes almost straight to its heart of exotic iris and Bulgarian rose, with a soft…

clock May 11, 2005Melissa Drier

Nikki Reed

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Skater Girl

“This is sort of like a homecoming,” says 17-year-old actress Nikki Reed, who grew up just a few blocks away from the Venice Beach boardwalk. “I’m such a beach girl.”

It’s deja vu for Reed in more ways than one: Her latest film, “Lords of…

clock May 11, 2005Marcy Medina

David Hacker

Fashion Features

Pinpointing Trends at Penney’s

For J.C. Penney, delivering fashion trends in its private label merchandise is a balancing act between edgy and safe.

clock May 11, 2005Holly Haber


NCC Reverses Field on CAFTA

The National Cotton Council came out for CAFTA, a day after the National Council of Textile Organizations threw its weight behind the trade pact.

clock May 11, 2005Kristi Ellis

Come Chantrel and David Schulte

Fashion Features

Lotto Bets on North America

NEW YORK — Lotto Sports Italia is taking a chance on the U.S. market.

The Montebelluna, Italy-based activewear firm has partnered with DCS Group, a Los Angeles investment and strategy company, to launch Lotto North America.

The new…

clock May 11, 2005Melanie Kletter

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California Braces for Gas Price Fallout

For Californians, whose love of cars makes going to the mall a pastime, premium gasoline prices of almost $3 a gallon cut to the core.

clock May 11, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller and Michelle Tyree


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