A Twist on Celebrity: Kiehl’s Goes Green With Brad Pitt Deal

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Fashion Trends

Shapewear: Slim Fast

Nothing is left to chance when it comes to the newest shapewear that contours, controls and slims every inch of the body.

clock August 13, 2008Bobbi Queen


Legal Briefs

Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Dress for Success and Chanel in legal actions.

clock August 18, 2008Matthew Lynch

Marketing and Promotion

Mervyns, Boscov’s to Close Stores

Bankrupt retailers seek to cut costs and underperforming units.

clock August 18, 2008Vicki M. Young


Maurices to Market Design of Project Handbag Contest Winner

Product to be sold starting Sept. 8.

clock August 18, 2008David Moin

Newsstand sales are up about 10 percent for Health.


Health Returns… Filming Florent…

A look at Health… Converse’s new ads…

clock August 18, 2008WWD Staff


A&F 2Q Results Decline From Year Ago

Despite drop in 2Q profits, results still beat analysts’ expectations.

clock August 18, 2008Alexandra Steigrad


In Brief

H&M Sales Rise… Penney’s Energy Savers…

clock August 18, 2008WWD Staff

Jean-Christophe Bédos


Boucheron Goes to the Circus

It’s Thursday evening, and Boucheron chief executive officer Jean-Christophe Bedos has just taken in the new “Desir” show.

clock August 18, 2008Venessa Lau

Katherine Fleming bags for spring.


Katherine Fleming to Launch Handbags

Tory Burch designer to create own line.

clock August 18, 2008Sophia Chabbott

A Michael Kors sketch featuring Crystallized Swarovski Elements.


Saks, Swarovski Team Up

Holiday windows to feature firm’s crystal collection.

clock August 18, 2008Caroline Tell

Lynn Lacava


Lynn LaCava Q&A

Building a Jessica Simpson intimates brand.

clock August 18, 2008Karyn Monget

A sketch of Vena Cava for Via Spiga.


Via Spiga Taps Vena Cava for Capsule Footwear Collection

Line to debut Sept. 6.

clock August 18, 2008Sophia Chabbott


Intimate Notes

Lingerie Hits Las Vegas

clock August 18, 2008WWD Staff

Brad Pitt

Skin Care

A Twist on Celebrity: Kiehl’s Goes Green With Brad Pitt Deal

Brad Pitt is out to shake up the beauty world by turning green into gold.

clock August 18, 2008Julie Naughton and Pete Born

J. Crew bangles, Club Monaco ribbon necklace, Ann Taylor Loft brooch, Ann Taylor crystal necklace.

Fashion Features

Costume Institutes

With September tomes on the newsstands, fashion magazines are giving readers a firm reminder of what’s on trend for fall.

clock August 18, 2008Jessica Iredale

The window display at Louis Vuitton.

Fashion Scoops

Heist Alarm… Be, Jeweled… Speedo Predicts…

Louis Vuitton’s “heist”… Beyonce’s new gems… Speedo hits gold… Erin O’Connor’s sale

clock August 18, 2008WWD Staff

Anna Paquin


Paquin Takes on the Vampires

Actress Anna Paquin stars in HBO’s new series “True Blood.”

clock August 18, 2008Vanessa Lawrence

Michelle Williams


Michelle Williams Seeks a New Destiny

Singer breaks out with new look and style.

clock August 18, 2008Michelle Edgar

American Living logo.


Penney’s Adjusting American Living

2Q earnings down, but stock rises.

clock August 18, 2008Evan Clark

Jane Mayle

Ready To Wear

Jane Mayle to Close

Designer-retailer to shut shop after a decade.

clock August 18, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

A Swatch watch.


Swatch First-Half Net Falls

Watch and jewelry sales shine.

clock August 18, 2008Alexandra Steigrad

New York & Co. boosted quarterly net income.


NY&Co. 2nd Qtr. Profits Soar

Firm raises full-year guidance.

clock August 18, 2008Alexandra Steigrad


D’Loren Out at NexCen

Bill Blass owner restructures debt.

clock August 18, 2008Evan Clark


Obituary: Kenneth E. Randel, Industry Veteran, 80

Kenneth E. Randel, a veteran of the apparel industry, died of a cerebral hemorrhage on Aug. 11 at Westbury Hospital in Westbury, Conn., said his daughter, Jane.

clock August 19, 2008Julee Kaplan


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Baselworld Cancels April Show, Plans It for January

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