Fashion’s First Aid Kit

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What works in the toughest times? WWD interviewed experts, industry leaders, veterans and academics for their advice on how fashion companies can survive, strengthen and push toward a full recovery.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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Amy Adams


Fairest of Them All

Vanity Fair’s sunset cocktail party on the roof of Louis Vuitton?s Rodeo Drive boutique drew many of the starlets featured in the magazine?s Hollywood issue.

clock July 24, 2008WWD Staff


Legal Briefs

Burberry Ltd. has accused Ever Mode Inc. and Amelie Zhou, a principal of the New York-based business, of trademark infringement and dilution.

clock July 28, 2008Matthew Lynch

The Grove in Los Angeles us drawing crowds.


Hot Pockets

Retailers are struggling with what they describe as their toughest selling season, but they?re not throwing in the towel.

clock July 28, 2008WWD Staff

Bags from Orla Kiely.


Orla Kiely Eyes Expansion

Firm seeks backers to fuel growth.

clock July 28, 2008Lucie Greene

The Tommy Hilfiger childrenswear store in Las Vegas.


Hilfiger Opens Kids Shop in Vegas

Since relaunching its retail business with the first Tommy Hilfiger women’s-only store on Bleecker Street, the designer has introduced other retail concepts.

clock July 28, 2008Sharon Edelson

"Picture 2" by Guy Aroch, 2006.


Famed Photographers Sell Works on Internet

Andrea Preiss worked with many photographers whose work she coveted, but the images remained elusive ? until technology intervened.

clock July 28, 2008Sharon Edelson

A Coach store.


Rating the Retailers

Coach ranks near top for performance.

clock July 28, 2008Sharon Edelson


De Beers Profits Fall

Sales rise on bridal, high-end diamonds.

clock July 28, 2008Nina Jones

Nina Garcia


Wasting No Time Making Friends

Though Nina Garcia serves as editor at large at Elle through season five of ?Project Runway,? she’s already getting started on her new duties at Marie Claire.

clock July 28, 2008Stephanie D. Smith

Moncler Chamonix store.


Moncler to Grow in Ski Resorts

Moncler is expanding in chic ski resorts.

clock July 28, 2008Alessandra Ilari

Scherer Gonzales

Fashion Features

Berlin Fashion Week Shows Its Style

City bounces back for spring 2009.

clock July 28, 2008Melissa Drier and Damien McGuinness


Two Decades of Fashion

The International Herald Tribune plans to host a party during Paris Fashion Week to honor Suzy Menkes’ two decades as fashion editor at the newspaper.

clock July 28, 2008Robert Murphy

Gisele Bundchen wears Ebel for its new campaign.


Watching the Famous

Ebel and Movado are continuing on their celebrity route for fall.

clock July 28, 2008Amy Wicks

Fashion Scoops

Kate Spade Apparel

Since Deborah Lloyd joined Kate Spade as creative director and co-president a year ago speculation has abounded about the accessories brand diving into apparel.

clock July 28, 2008WWD Staff

Hayden-Harnett swimsuit and shoes.


Hayden-Harnett Adds Swimwear, Shoes

Hayden-Harnett, the Brooklyn-based accessories brand, is launching footwear and swimwear for spring.

clock July 28, 2008WWD Staff


Russell-Newman Buys KN Karen Neuburger

Sleepwear firm joins roster of lifestyle brands.

clock July 28, 2008Karyn Monget

United Perfumes distributes L.A.-based candle and fragrances brand Apothia in the U.K. and Europe.


United Perfumes’ Niche Strategy

Founded in 2007, United Perfumes plans to build a distribution business in the U.K. and Europe focusing on a handful of independent beauty brands.

clock July 28, 2008Brid Costello

Longchamp's African Pilage bag for the holiday season.

Fashion Scoops

Longchamp Looks Back

Rounding out its 60th anniversary celebrations, Longchamp plans to release an eponymous, 192-page coffee table tome this September.

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Color Cosmetics

MAC Teams With Manish Arora

Indian designer Manish Arora has teamed up with MAC Cosmetics to create a limited edition color cosmetics collection.

clock July 28, 2008Brid Costello

Fashion Scoops

Saab Story

Beirut couturier Elie Saab has opened his first address in the United Kingdom, a shop-in-shop on the eveningwear floor of Harrods.

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Bobi's cotton tank and Moschino Lingerie shorts of Modal, nylon and spandex.


Tough Forecast for August Market

Manufacturers are tightening their seat belts for a bumpy ride at next week?s spring market here.

clock July 28, 2008Karyn Monget

Fashion Scoops

Partying Around The Globe

Diesel turns 30 this year and big plans for the anniversary celebrations in October are in the works.

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Mary Green with her husband, Steven Swig, and Nancy and Paul Pelosi.

Government and Trade

Green Gets Vision Award

Innerwear designer cited by Retinitus Pigmentosa International Society.

clock July 28, 2008Karyn Monget

Fashion Scoops

A Printed World

Gap in the U.K. has teamed with Liberty fabrics to create a four-piece capsule collection of shirts and dresses for its high summer collection.

clock July 28, 2008WWD Staff


Intimate Notes

Adi Livneh, chief executive officer of Global-Wire Ltd., has been named CEO of Tefron Ltd., the Israel-based innerwear and activewear manufacturer.

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Belgium's Berit de Geyter's design.


Thinking Outside the Boudoir

Triumph International, based in Munich, has a 120-year love affair with intimate apparel.

clock July 28, 2008WWD Staff

A Hansel from Basel sock.


Oil Prices Cause Slippery Slope for Vendors

Legwear sales are trending up, but the market is feeling the economic pinch from rising energy and materials costs.

clock July 28, 2008Caroline Tell

Designs from Rene Caovilla


Caovilla Steps Ahead With Bags, Stores

Leveraging a 20 percent increase in its handbags division, footwear designer Rene Caovilla is investing in the category with an expanded, design team.

clock July 28, 2008Luisa Zargani

The interior of Uterq??e.


Inditex Bows Uterque Accessories Concept

Inditex Group, owner of fast-fashion chain Zara, launched an accessories format this month with five simultaneous store openings.

clock July 28, 2008Barbara Barker

Melissa + Zaha Hadid Collection shoes.



Architect Zaha Hadid was commissioned by Brazilian footwear brand Melissa, known for its plastic shoes, to create limited edition styles from the synthetic.

clock July 28, 2008WWD Staff


Fashion’s First Aid Kit

WWD interviewed more than 30 business experts and industry leaders for their advice on how fashion companies can survive.

clock July 28, 2008Evan Clark and Whitney Beckett and WWD Staff

NK Romance's cotton voile camisole and Hanro's cotton pants.


Check It Out

Charming eyelets and classic gingham checks give spring?s new lingerie a fresh girly appeal.

clock July 28, 2008Bobbi Queen

Alicia Witt


Alicia Witt’s Pub Gig

Actress Alicia Witt shows her musical side.

clock July 28, 2008Vanessa Lawrence

A spring 2008 look from Chaiken.


Chaiken to Relocate to San Francisco

Will close New York sales office.

clock July 28, 2008Julee Kaplan


Ralph Lauren’s Pay Structure Altered

Tougher bonus targets fewer stock options.

clock July 28, 2008Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

Som, NexCen Working to Resolve Issues

Peter Som, creative director at Bill Blass, is still working with NexCen Brands Inc. to determine the best way to proceed with the spring 2009 collection.

clock July 28, 2008Marc Karimzadeh


Gilmartin Joins Duckwall

Jane Gilmartin has joined Duckwall-ALCO Stores Inc. in the new post of executive vice president and chief operating officer.

clock July 28, 2008WWD Staff


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