Riding a Rising Tide: Buyers, Press Struggle With Boom in Resort

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So resort's no romp on the beach, you say? You're not alone. The giddy glee with which the season opened back in mid-May thanks to flamboyant arrivals here of Dior and Chanel has descended into mass exhaustion.

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Dior, May 16

Fashion Features

Riding a Rising Tide: Buyers, Press Struggle With Boom in Resort

Consensus? Not yet. But there is near-unison on one matter: the status quo has to go.

clock June 19, 2006Bridget Foley and WWD Staff


Dior, Slimane Said at Stalemate

Christian Dior is said to have reached an impasse in negotiations to renew Hedi Slimane’s contract as the designer of Dior Homme.

clock June 19, 2006Miles Socha

More-sophisticated b-t-s looks from Aeropostale.

Fashion Features

Aeropostale Gets High Grades for B-T-S

Aeropostale’s back-to-school preview won over analysts, who say its shift to a more sophisticated look may draw an older customer.

clock June 19, 2006Jeanine Poggi and Jessica Pallay

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

clock June 19, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Malaysia Trade Talks … Greg Norman Adds VP

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

clock June 19, 2006WWD Staff


Woman on the Verge

Yohana Cobo may have been an actress for almost two decades, but she considers “Volver” her lucky break.

clock June 19, 2006Katya Foreman

A room at the Hotel Amour.


That Lovin’ Feeling

Paris’ coolest new place to stay, Hotel Amour, is about as insider as it gets, essentially a hideaway for friends of its three high-profile owners.

clock June 19, 2006Chantal Goupil

A center table at Mood.


Soy Anything

The capital of foie gras is suddenly on a sushi roll with a rash of trendy Japanese eateries.

clock June 19, 2006Chantal Goupil

Eileen West

Fashion Features

Eileen West Heads Into Accessories

Eileen West has signed her first licensing agreement for accessories with Arlington, Tex.-based Tandy Brands Accessories.

clock June 19, 2006Karyn Monget

The Boutique Lingerie fair was a small but potent crowd pleaser.


Boutique Show: Tight and Targeted

The Boutique Lingerie trade show sponsored by designer Samantha Chang, in its second installment at the Gerry Building here, proved to be a small but potent crowd-pleaser in the late fall-holiday market.

clock June 19, 2006Marcy Medina

An ad visual.

Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: Flying Trapeze … Solomon Remembrance

Maidenform Inc. came up with a novel marketing strategy to promote the launch of its new Lite Bra Collection.

clock June 19, 2006WWD Staff

Irene Neuwirth

Fashion Features

Gold Doesn’t Cool Under Price Pressure

Gold is hot, but price volatility doesn’t seem to have stymied the desire for it.

clock June 19, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Pringle's new ad for fall.

Fashion Features

Pringle’s Fresh Face

Pringle is turning over a new leaf with an edgy ad campaign.

clock June 19, 2006Samantha Conti

An ad from Calvin Klein Inc.

Fashion Features

Calvin Klein’s New-Look Advertising for Fall

Fall advertising is taking a stark turn at Calvin Klein.

clock June 19, 2006Marc Karimzadeh


Memo Pad: Atoosa’s Altar

Flattery will only get you so far in the magazine business.

clock June 19, 2006WWD Staff


WWD Stock Index Ends Week Up 0.9%

Another bumpy week of trading on Wall Street left stocks mixed by Friday.

clock June 19, 2006WWD Staff

A look at Old England's revamped beauty department.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Old England Makes Bigger Beauty Splash

Old England has put a new face on its beauty department.

clock June 19, 2006Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

Fall and Holiday Styles Lead Mix at Dallas FIG

Fashion Industry Gallery courted buyers with a mix of immediate, fall and holiday styles.

clock June 19, 2006Rusty Williamson

Paris Hilton at Macy's Herald Square's main-floor Beauty Arcade.

Fashion Features

Eau de Paris

What does Paris Hilton smell like?

clock June 19, 2006Venessa Lau

Fashion Features

Obituary: Luca Ragonese, 37, Bally Design Director

Luca Ragonese, a design director at Bally, has died, the Switzerland-based company confirmed on Friday. He was 37.

clock June 19, 2006WWD Staff


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