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Jamie Tisch in Marc Jacobs top and Gucci pants, Marie Chantal in Alexander McQueen and Crystal Lourd in Marni top and Alice + Olivia pants


L.A. Ladies Welcome Princess Marie Chantal

Alexandra Von Furstenberg welcomed her sister Princess Marie Chantal of Greece.

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Tilda Swinton


Water Works At ‘Julia’ Screening

Tilda Swinton issued a to-the-point disclaimer before a screening of her latest flick “Julia.” “Don’t expect ‘Hannah Montana,’ ” she said.

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Business Features

Crown Unit Buys Bulk of Filene’s Stores

Filene’s Basement on Monday filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11.

clock May 4, 2009Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri

Nate Lowman and Mary-Kate Olsen


Art of Elysium Lands in NYC

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Agyness Deyn and Eva Mendes all showed up for the Art of Elysium event, which featured a live performance by Santigold.

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Retail Stocks Rise Monday

Liz Claiborne Inc. led the pack with a 31.3 percent jump.

clock May 4, 2009Evan Clark and Lisa Lockwood

GlobalTex organizers estimated more than 2,200 attendees came to its debut show.


GlobalTex Textile Expo Makes West Coast Debut

GlobalTex made its debut at the Los Angeles Convention Center last week in the shadows of a challenging economy.

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The number of exhibitors at Material World fell to 268 from 400.


Recession Casts Shadow on Material World

Attendees at last month’s Material World Miami said considering opening factories in Vietnam, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka instead of China.

clock May 5, 2009Elizabeth Thurman

John DeLucie


Menu Pages: Stories From the Waverly Inn

Instead of dishing on his employer, Waverly Inn toque John DeLucie serves up his life story.

clock May 5, 2009Stephanie D. Smith

From left, Narciso Rodriguez, Maria Cornejo and Thakoon Panichgul.

Fashion Features

Designers Weigh In on Michelle Obama’s Style

Diverse as their designs are, Maria Cornejo, Thakoon Panichgul and Narciso Rodriguez each gave the First Lady points for her unpredictability.

clock May 5, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

William Calvert

Fashion Features

Couture Designer William Calvert Honored

Calvert, who has worked on the couture collections of Balenciaga and Pierre Balmain, wins Spirit of Design award.

clock May 5, 2009Rachel Lockwood

Josefina Scaglione, Matt Cavenaugh and Karen Olivo


Eye: ‘West Side Story’ Heads East

“Welcome everyone to an East Side apartment for ‘West Side Story,’” said Susan Gutfreund, greeting guests gathered at her Fifth Avenue home Thursday afternoon.

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Oliver and Paul Greene, Elise and Jeff Aquilon, Naja and Clayton Hunter and Hoyt Richards with his dog, Tucker.


Memo Pad: Boys to Men… William Li Heads to Condé Nast Traveler…

Saks Fifth Avenue reached into the past and tapped four top male models from the Eighties and Nineties for the cover of its upcoming Father’s Day catalogue.

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Ready To Wear

Dallas Fashion Awards Canceled

Money normally allocated to the Dallas Fashion Awards will go toward bringing buyers to market.

clock May 5, 2009Holly Haber

Marc Jacobs

Fashion Features

Marc Jacobs on the Vuitton Life

Marc Jacobs sat down with T: The New York Times Style Magazine’s Stefano Tonchi, to discuss his work at Louis Vuitton and at his own company.

clock May 5, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

The Power of Positive Thinking.


The Power of Positive Thinking: Retailers Aim for Success

What do the retailers say? In the final installment of this two-part report on good news, they told WWD.

clock May 5, 2009Bridget Foley

Eva Mendes and Jamie Dornan at last week’s Parsons Fashion Benefit.

Marketing and Promotion

Hot for Calvin Klein

Eva Mendes and Jamie Dornan will appear together in Calvin Klein Jeans and Calvin Klein Underwear ads.

clock May 5, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Business Features

Jil Sander Inks Footwear Deal

Luxe fashion firm Jil Sander continues its accessories push by signing a license with footwear specialist Isis.

clock May 5, 2009Alessandra Ilari

The Crewcuts catalogue cover.

Fashion Features

J. Crew’s Crewcuts Launches Catalogue

The first catalogue for Crewcuts, a J. Crew Group line, began distribution last week around the country.

clock May 5, 2009David Moin

A Stella McCartney style for Net-a-Porter.

Fashion Scoops

All Stella, All The Time… Kate’s Debut…

Stella McCartney has a busy few days coming up.

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O’Donnell Compensation Falls at AEO

American Eagle Outfitters ceo James O’Donnell’s stock and options awards plummet.

clock May 5, 2009Alexandra Steigrad


Decades-Old Injunction Could Cost Burlington

Off-pricer Burlington Coat Factory faces more than $3 million penalty for sales of Fendi goods.

clock May 5, 2009Matthew Lynch


Volcom First-Quarter Profits Decline 54.8%

Board-sports apparel firm Volcom warns of potential for ‘revenue void’ in current quarter.

clock May 5, 2009Matthew Lynch

Net-a-porter highlights trends and exclusives.


E-Tailing Sales to Rise, But Gains Seen Slowing

Despite challenges, Web sales are still increasing in one of the worst retail environments in decades.

clock May 5, 2009Cate T. Corcoran


Online Retailer Bonobos Gets $3M Infusion

Online-only men’s pants retailer Bonobos to receive millions from a consortium led by Colin Evans, co-founder of Stubhub.com.

clock May 5, 2009Brenner Thomas


Ron Frasch on the State of the Industry

Ron Frasch, Saks Fifth Avenue’s President and Chief Merchandising Officer, spoke with insight about the retail industry.

clock May 5, 2009Bridget Foley


Daily Stock Wrap: May 4, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

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Gucci's Alessandro Michele Discusses Brand Longevity Turning 100

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