Power of the Female: Women’s Issues Key At Democrats’ Confab

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As the DNC gathers, members of the opposite sex and their issues dominated the first day and are expected to remain at the forefront of the campaign.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Seven for All Mankind Taps President

Topher Gaylord named to post.

clock August 25, 2008Julee Kaplan

Michelle Obama

Human Resources

Michelle Obama’s Wardrobe

Michelle Obama is remaining loyal to her favorite hometown designer, Maria Pinto, for her prime-time speech at the Democratic National Convention tonight.

clock August 25, 2008WWD Staff

An ensemble from the latest collection.


Natorious Launches at Saks Fifth Avenue

Natori’s 90-piece sportswear collection will be sold in 35 Saks doors.

clock August 26, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

A sketch of a Nicole Miller Studio One dress for day.


Nicole Miller Will Launch Daytime Dresses

An extension of sportswear line that hits stores this fall.

clock August 26, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

They Are Wearing Alaska


They Are Wearing: Summer in Alaska Brings Out the Chill and the Jackets

Wool Jackets, Down Vests and Brightly Colored Anoraks Aplenty.

clock August 26, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Ed Hardy has opened 10 stores in the last year.


Ed Hardy in Expansion Mode

Firm to open more stores over next year.

clock August 26, 2008Holly Haber

J. Crew at the Galleria Dallas.


J. Crew Steps Up Customer Service

Retailer sets programs in stores, catalogue and on the Web.

clock August 26, 2008Rusty Williamson

Marketing and Promotion

Saks Names Eric Jennings

Saks Fifth Avenue named Eric Jennings as vice president and fashion director for men?s, home, food and gifts.

clock August 26, 2008David Moin


Charming Shoppes Sells Non-Core Misses Catalog Businesses

Orchard Brands Buys Misses Catalog Businesses From Charming Shoppes.

clock August 26, 2008Vicki M. Young

Marc Jacobs’ hooded gown.


Macy’s Glamorama Goes Eighties

Chicago event draws Cyndi Lauper.

clock August 26, 2008Denise Power

The Party in Manhattan


Antique-Inspired Scent a ‘Party’

Paolo Borgomanero revels in breathing life back into beauty brands.

clock August 26, 2008Brid Costello

Skin Care

German Men Savvy About Skin Care

Study says 30 minutes a day spent on skin and body care.

clock August 26, 2008Susan Stone

Sen. Joseph Biden (D., Del.)

Government and Trade

Industry Eyes Biden’s Trade Stance

Free or fair?

clock August 26, 2008Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona


In Brief

West Leaves Posen… Shanghai Tang Hits Vegas…

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Chicago’s StyleMax Had Higher Than Expected Attendance

Unveils National Prom Market Chicago.

clock August 26, 2008Beth Wilson

Ed Norton in the Breil Milano ad campaign.


Brant Overhauls Web Sites… Breil Milano Signs Ed Norton

Brant updates the Web… Ed Norton’s time… Glamour appointments…

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Loyaltex Taps Winans

Former Liz Claiborne executive to be president of sourcing firm.

clock August 26, 2008Evan Clark

Pointillist geode print from Boggia at Catherine B. Designs, Printsource.


Prints Get Curvy

Two shows exhibit coming trends.

clock August 26, 2008Court Williams


Q&A: Mood Fabrics

Millions of Americans know just where to go for silk, cotton and you-name-it by the yard in New York?s Garment District.

clock August 26, 2008Jessica Iredale

Colette’s glass sneaker wall.


Colette Opens Revamped Store

Hip retailer freshens up with new look.

clock August 26, 2008Katya Foreman

A Heidi Klum’s U.S. Open T-shirt design.

Fashion Scoops

Phelps Plugs Chico’s… Still Loving Val… Tennis’ Latest Volley…

Val’s new show….Open Pop-Up….Ines on the Dalai Lama…

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The scene at WWDMAGIC.

Fashion Features

WWDMAGIC Emphasizes Value and Caution

Buyers reluctant to take chances for spring.

clock August 26, 2008WWD Staff

Preparations under way inside the Pepsi Center.

Government and Trade

Democrats Push Women’s Causes

Convention focuses on female side.

clock August 26, 2008Kristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Democrats Debate Tactics V. Ideology

Pundits proliferate at opening night of the Democratic National Convention.

clock August 26, 2008Jacob Bernstein

A rayon, viscose and Lycra spandex version from Don the Verb, worn with a Lomographic Society camera, Nash jewelry and Stuart Weitzman shoes.

Fashion Trends

Slouchy Spring Dresses

Slouchy is the word for spring, as dresses take on looser cuts in a decidedly muted palette.

clock August 26, 2008Kim Friday


Daily Stock Wrap

Investors pushed stocks down Monday and retail shares lost more ground than most.

clock August 26, 2008WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

Amazon car sales. File photo dated 25/11/15 of an Amazon sign, as the company is weighing up plans to pursue a corporate partnership that could see it begin selling cars to UK consumers on its website after whetting its appetite in European markets including France and Italy. Issue date: Thursday June 15, 2017. It would see the online retail giant team up with a vehicle manufacturer to offer promotions and receive orders for new cars from UK customers through Amazon's platform, the Press Association understands. See PA story CITY Amazon. Photo credit should read: Nick Ansell/PA Wire URN:31703724


Amazon’s Rough Week

clock 22hAdriana Lee

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