Targeting Fast Fashion: Discounter to Showcase Global Designer Lines

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Target is trying to polish its image in fast fashion's heady realm, showcasing limited-edition collections from international designers. The retailer is launching Go International, which will kick off in February with the designer Luella Bartley.

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A spring 2006 look from Luella Bartley, who will be showcased in Target's Go International program.


Targeting Fast Fashion: Discounter to Showcase Global Designer Lines

Target is entering fast-fashion’s heady realms, launching Go International, a program of limited-edition collections from international designers.

clock October 19, 2005Katherine Bowers

Inside the new Louis Vuitton store on Champs-Elysées.


LVMH Sales Increase in Qtr.

Luxury’s smooth ride continues for LVMH, which reported a 12 percent organic rise in third-quarter sales to 3.43 billion euros, or $4.18 billion.

clock October 19, 2005Miles Socha

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QVC, CFDA Initiative Continues With Showcase

QVC is going into round two with the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

clock October 19, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

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In Brief: Another Nod To UCC … Cotton Challenge … Quiksilver Cuts Forecast

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

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Martha’s New Mag

The new Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia lifestyle magazine for thirtysomethings has been given the green light for a launch, according to MSLO insiders.

clock October 19, 2005Sara James

Atoosa Rubenstein


Memo Pad: Scott Free … Seventeen Minutes Of Fame … Truman’s Return

Was it a conspiracy? That’s what some attendees of the American Magazine Conference were semiseriously muttering Tuesday.

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Cristina Ortiz

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Brioni Taps Ortiz as Creative Director

Brioni said Tuesday it tapped Spanish designer Cristina Ortizas as creative director for its growing women’s collection.

clock October 19, 2005Courtney Colavita

Two bags from Burlington Coat Factory.


Vuitton, Burlington Coats Go Back to District Court

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a Manhattan federal district court ruling last week that denied a Louis Vuitton Malletier request for a preliminary injunction against Burlington Coat Factory.

clock October 19, 2005Liza Casabona


Wholesale Prices Feel Pinch From Energy Cost Hike

Inflationary pressures put the squeeze on U.S. apparel and textile makers struggling against rising energy prices, the Producer Price Index revealed.

clock October 19, 2005Kristi Ellis

The new Hanesbrands Inc. name will become effective when the Sara Lee spin-off is completed.

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Sara Lee Dubs Spin-off Hanesbrands Inc.

Sara Lee Branded Apparel has created a name for its spin-off company, Hanesbrands Inc., expected to become effective next summer.

clock October 19, 2005Karyn Monget

Delfina Delettrez Fendi blows out her candles.


A Family Affair

Delfina was less concerned about the Roman guys at the party and more about the gift she had hoped her mom would get her: a bottle green Mini Cooper.

clock October 19, 2005Courtney Colavita

Jerry Hall


Legally Blondie

Blondie, blondes and a former blonde were all in attendance to support the Swarovski Fashion Rocks event in Monaco.

clock October 19, 2005Miles Socha

Bristol Inc.'s zip-up sweater.

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Bristol’s Department Store Push

Susan Bristol, the Boston-based knitwear firm, is launching a department store-based line called Bristol Inc. for spring selling.

clock October 19, 2005Julee Greenberg

Lilla P's V-neck cotton dress.

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Lilla P Widens Its Focus for Spring

The seven-year-old T-shirt firm, offering contemporary style Ts to women looking for a misses’ fit, is expanding with the spring collection.

clock October 19, 2005Julee Greenberg

Josette D'Ambrosi, from M.S. 447 the Upper Carroll School in Brooklyn, N.Y., gets prepped to hit the runway.

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Jones Selects Model Teachers

Jones Apparel Group is out to make teachers look and feel their best.

clock October 19, 2005Julee Greenberg

Relaxed fall silhouettes from Marc Jacobs, for one, may indicate a wave of fashion merging with comfort.

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Quest for Real Thing Points to Comfort

The cascade of cash from youths and young adults, banked on forever by the fashion business, could be flowing more slowly with the Millennial generation’s ever-shifting priorities.

clock October 19, 2005Valerie Seckler

"The Power of the Purse": Catering to a socially independent, economic force called women.


Making a Power Play for Women

The sports giant’s foot-dragging trek to marketing full-throttle to women was based on the same misconceptions that have slowed much of corporate America.

clock October 19, 2005Valerie Seckler

Pegah Anvarian and Charlize Theron

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Fashion Scoops: You’ve Got A Friend … Interior Ways … Bidding Night

When celebrity shutterbug Andrew Macpherson photographed Gerda Theron’s recent wedding for his friend Charlize, the Oscar-winner decided to return the favor.

clock October 19, 2005WWD Staff

A piece from the Hussein Chalayan exhibit at the Wolfsburg Art Museum.

Fashion Features

Chalayan Taps Into Modern Art World

Few designers’ work lends itself so easily to a conceptual context as that of Hussein Chalayan.

clock October 19, 2005Melissa Drier

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EC President Stresses Broader Scope for Doha Talks

Agriculture is important, but global trade talks shouldn’t neglect industrial goods and services.

clock October 19, 2005Evan Clark

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New Locale For Trafik’s Second Show

With a new location here, the second edition of the Trafik trade show will be an expanded version of the spring debut featuring more premium denim and contemporary lines.

clock October 19, 2005Georgia Lee

Gold and diamond earrings.

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Through the Looking Glass

Kidada Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton, has signed a deal with Disney for an Alice in Wonderland-themed project.

clock October 19, 2005Marcy Medina

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Global Labor Study Cites Human Rights Violations

Textile and apparel workers in many poor countries in Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East were subjected in 2004 to serious human rights violations.

clock October 19, 2005John Zarocostas

Barbara Zinn-Moore of Lord & Taylor and Niki Taylor.

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Beauty Beat: Niki Taylor, L&T ‘Begin’ Fragrance Launch … Inter Parfums 3Q Net Up

Even with Manhattan experiencing the eighth straight day of flooding rains, the weather outside didn’t wash out supermodel Niki Taylor’s fragrance debut inside Lord & Taylor Friday.

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