Reinvention of H: Hilfiger to Launch Global Lifestyle Chain

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H Hilfiger, pulled from the market after it was dropped by Federated, is back as a brand for Hilfiger's own stores, with the goal of selling in 200 units.

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The first H Hilfiger store opens in Tysons Corner in Virginia on Feb. 2.


Reinvention of H: Hilfiger to Launch Global Lifestyle Chain

H Hilfiger, pulled from the market after it was dropped by Federated, is back as a brand for Hilfiger’s own stores, with the goal of selling in 200 units.

clock October 17, 2005Julee Greenberg

A Rendering of Coach's Los Angeles flagship.


Coach Retail Expansion Goes East and West

Coach is growing its retail empire on both coasts, opening a flagship in Beverly Hills and a redesigned New York store, both next month.

clock October 17, 2005Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Kane Joins FIT

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

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Herbert Hainer


Adidas to Name New U.S. Exec

Adidas plans to name an executive to work with North America president and ceo Erich Stamminger, global ceo Herbert Hainer told analysts.

clock October 17, 2005Melanie Kletter


Fuel Costs Could Hurt Holiday

Shoppers continued to spend in September, but economists said price increases, especially for gas and heating oil, could impact holiday selling.

clock October 17, 2005Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Rucci to Open Exhibition of His Work

Designer Ralph Rucci will attend next month’s opening of the first major exhibition of his work at the Kent State University Museum in Kent, Ohio.

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Steve Madden

Fashion Features

Madden Breaks in New Role

Six months after serving 31 months in federal prison, Steve Madden talks about his passion and plans for his namesake fashion firm.

clock October 17, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Out of Fantasy Land

Fashion week may still be in its nascent stages here, but that doesn’t mean its designers were born just yesterday.

clock October 17, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Suites Showcase Vendors’ Wares in L.A.

Rocawear, Three Dots and emerging designers from as far as the U.K. and Italy are among the fashion companies setting up miniature showrooms as part of the 7th on Sixth-organized runway shows.

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Crowds in front of the new Louis Vuitton flagship in Paris.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Hey Big Spenders … Sub Tennant … Happy Anniversary Iverson …

The world’s largest Louis Vuitton store, which opened to the public last Wednesday on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, was greeted with Japanese television crews and long but fast-moving queues of Asian and American tourists eager to shop.

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Vacheron Constantin's Egérie watch.

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Vacheron Constantin Has Time on Its Side

Vacheron Constantin is 250 years old, but it’s proving to be as nimble as ever.

clock October 17, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag

Stanley Korshak


Korshak’s Strategy: Evolve and Grow

Retailing wise man Stanley Marcus gave Crawford Brock advice in the Eighties that he didn’t fully understand until after Marcus’ death in 2002.

clock October 17, 2005Holly Haber

The new Eileen West collection of foundations will focus on romantic-looking boudoir fare.

Fashion Features

Eileen West’s New Foundations

Sleepwear designer Eileen West is getting back into foundations after a 14-year hiatus through a licensing deal with Komar Co.

clock October 17, 2005Karyn Monget

A look at the new luxe collection by Andrés Sardá.

Fashion Features

Andres Sarda Targets U.S. Market for Growth

Andres Sarda, among Spain’s best-known luxury lingerie firms, wants to grow its U.S. business with a first introduction of its high-end, made-to-order line for spring.

clock October 17, 2005Tara Stevens

Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: Booth Joins Natori

The Natori Co. has appointed James R. Booth to the new post of senior vice president of the Natori Home division.

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Fashion Features

Business Groups Speak Out on Trade

The political maneuvering leading up to next month’s crucial world trade talks is intensifying.

clock October 17, 2005John Zarocostas and Evan Clark

Spring look from Andrea Jovine.

Fashion Features

Andrea Jovine Makes a Comeback

Andrea Jovine packed her garment bags and left Seventh Avenue for Greenwich, Conn., in 1998, but fashion, she said, never left her.

clock October 17, 2005Marc Karimzadeh


Memo Pad: Map Buys WGSN

The owner of consumer magazines including FHM, Heat, Closer, Zoo and a variety of other consumer titles, Emap has purchased the London-based Worth Global Style Network for an eye-popping $247 million.

clock October 17, 2005WWD Staff


WWD Stock Index Ends Flat

After plunging earlier in the week on inflation fears, retail stocks bounced back Friday as a result of two upbeat government reports.

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Legal Briefs

Tiffany alleged that J.H. Mednikow purchased and sold unauthorized Tiffany goods on its Web site and through eBay.

clock October 17, 2005Liza Casabona

The Ponte Vecchio men's scent by Nobile 1942.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Niche Fragrances Flower At Italy’s Fragranza Fair

A culture of niche perfumery is proliferating worldwide, industry executives contended during Fragranza, the niche fragrance and cosmetics fair that took place here last month.

clock October 17, 2005Stephanie Epiro

Andre Leon Talley presented the Fashion Excellence Award to Diane von Furstenberg in 2003.

Fashion Features

Dallas Awards Boost Market Glitz

Marking its 30th year this month, the Dallas Fashion Awards has brought a touch of glamour to the October market week.

clock October 17, 2005Holly Haber


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