Luxe Brand Smackdown: Tiffany Loses to eBay In Fight Over Fake Goods

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After a victory last month in France, luxury brands and other labels sold on eBay in the U.S. were dealt a major setback Monday in their battle with online counterfeiters.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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EBay prevailed in a U.S. lawsuit after losing in France.

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Brand Smackdown: Tiffany Loses to eBay In Fight Over Fake Goods

Luxury brands and other labels sold on eBay in the U.S. were dealt a major setback Monday in their battle with online counterfeiters.

clock July 15, 2008Matthew Lynch

Fabulosity's cotton and spandex cropped denim jacket and acrylic sweater dress.


A First Look at Fabulosity

Kimora Lee Simmons’ Fabulosity brand of junior apparel may not carry the same supersexy look as Baby Phat, but it has the same elements of trendiness.

clock July 15, 2008Julee Kaplan

A look from Richard Nicoll's collection for Thomas Pink.

Fashion Features

Thomas Pink Preps for Global Push

British shirt-maker Thomas Pink is ramping up its international expansion plans and adding a fashion-forward women’s line.

clock July 15, 2008Nina Jones

Hedi Silmane

Fashion Features

Slimane Sees Return to Fashion, Mum on When

TOKYO — Hedi Slimane is contemplating a fashion comeback — he?s just not ready to say when or how.

clock July 15, 2008Amanda Kaiser

An Australian wool display at Pitti Filati.


Dollar Slows Italian Spinners

Yarn manufacturers exhibiting at the Pitti Filati textile show said they feared an increasingly difficult six months ahead.

clock July 15, 2008Stephanie Epiro


Doubts Persist Before Doha Meeting

Tensions between industrial powers and major emerging nations are escalating before a crucial meeting of trade ministers on Monday.

clock July 15, 2008John Zarocostas


Innocence And Experience

The controversy behind those infamous Miley Cyrus photos continues to live on in the pages of Vanity Fair, at least for another month.

clock July 15, 2008Amy Wicks


Inside The Fort

The New Yorker editor David Remnick stood by his cover choice for this week?s issue, which depicts a cartoon of a Muslim garb-clad Barack Obama.

clock July 15, 2008Stephanie D. Smith

Laura Bush

Designer and Luxury

Designers Feted in D.C.

Laura Bush welcomed winners of this year?s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards to the White House on Monday.

clock July 15, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

The White House

Designer and Luxury

Renovating Along The Party Lines

Needless to say, architects and designers could not be at the White House without offering critiques.

clock July 15, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg


Beauty Beat:German Cartel Office Fines Beauty Firms

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office said Thursday it would fine the German subsidiaries of LVMH Perfumes and Cosmetics for price-fixing and collusion.

clock July 15, 2008Susan Stone


Coldwater Creek Ups Guidance

Coldwater Creek Inc. on Monday raised its second-quarter and full-year earnings and sales expectations, elevating them beyond Wall Street expectations.

clock July 15, 2008Jessica Steinberg

Pierce Brosnan at a screening for "Mamma Mia!" in Southampton.


Dancing Queens

Leave it to James Bond to heat up what has been an otherwise tepid social season in the Hamptons.

clock July 15, 2008WWD Staff


NexCen Acquires Bill Blass Couture

NexCen Brands Inc. has tightened its grip on the Bill Blass business it?s trying to sell with the acquisition of Bill Blass Couture…

clock July 15, 2008Arnold J. Karr


Upgrade Boosts Macy’s Shares

Macy?s Inc.?s shares rebounded Monday, almost erasing the 4.9 percent decline on Friday,…

clock July 15, 2008Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Features

Calvin Hire

Calvin Klein, Inc. has tapped Nacole Snoep as vice president of public relations for women?s Collection, celebrity and beauty, a new post.

clock July 15, 2008WWD Staff


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A look from Kenzo's capsule collection with Kansai Yamamoto.


EXCLUSIVE: Kenzo Partners With Kansai Yamamoto on Capsule Collection

clock 7hJoelle Diderich

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