‘Protectors’ of Asprey: Brad and Angelina Design Jewelry Range for Brand

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Johan Rupert


Rupert to Take Charge at Richemont

Johann Rupert to take over as chief executive as of April.

clock November 13, 2009Samantha Conti

Business Features

J.C. Penney Profits Fall

Company’s third-quarter profits declined 78.2 percent as sales slid.

clock November 13, 2009Evan Clark

Reinaldo and Carolina Herrera


The Right Circles at the Apollo Circle Benefit

There wasn’t a plastic cup in sight before the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Carolina Herrera-sponsored Apollo Circle Benefit.

clock November 13, 2009WWD Staff


Abercrombie Profit Drops 39.3 Percent

Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s third-quarter net income fell to $38.8 million.

clock November 13, 2009Alexandra Steigrad


Rue21 and Dollar General Debut as Public Firms

Two retailers Rue21 and Dollar General end long IPO drought.

clock November 16, 2009Vicki M. Young and Alexandra Steigrad and Arnold J. Karr

Wayne Pacelle and Beth Stern


Gala Honors Animal-Friendly Fashion

More than 200 supporters turned out for The Humane Society of the U.S.’ fifth annual Cool vs. Cruel awards on Wednesday at The Bowery Hotel in Manhattan.

clock November 16, 2009Karyn Monget

On the runway at Stylemax.


Stylemax Takes On a Contemporary Flair

October edition of Stylemax added several key contemporary brands.

clock November 16, 2009Beth Wilson


Adidas to Launch Charitable Project

Adidas is upping its socially responsible credentials in Bangladesh.

clock November 16, 2009Emilie Marsh

Business Features

Steve Birkhold, Das Exit Diesel

Diesel USA chief executive officer Steve Birkhold will exit that post at the end of this year.

clock November 16, 2009David Lipke

Time Magazine


Memo Pad: Topping Time… Changes in Japan… Eliot Spitzer in Fashion…

A panel debating Time magazine’s Person of the Year on Thursday night struggled to even personify their two largest stories of 2009: Twitter and the economy.

clock November 16, 2009WWD Staff

Government and Trade

China, Vietnam Gain as Imports Fall in Sept.

Textile and apparel imports to the U.S. from China and Vietnam increased in September, but shipments from the other top suppliers continued to decline.

clock November 16, 2009Liza Casabona

Government and Trade

Obama to Seek Increased Trade in Asia

President Obama indicated over the weekend that the U.S. will seek to increase its engagement in trade in the region.

clock November 16, 2009Liza Casabona and Kristi Ellis

Daniel Lalonde

Fashion Scoops

Vuitton Plea… Of Makeup and Mammals… House Fire at Nygard’s Pad…

The crowd at the opening party of the Louis Vuitton flagship in Dallas had only one complaint — they wanted more merchandise.

clock November 16, 2009WWD Staff

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at the BAFTA Awards.

Designer and Luxury

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Design Jewelry for Asprey

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are breaking into high-end jewelry design with Asprey via a capsule collection called The Protector.

clock November 16, 2009Samantha Conti

A rendering of Cartier’s boutique at Crystals.

Designer and Luxury

Taking a Chance on CityCenter in Las Vegas

Several big-name jewelers are rolling the dice on CityCenter in Las Vegas.

clock November 16, 2009Rachel Brown and Anne Riley-Katz

Lydia Fenet and Gabrielle Fialkoff at Christie’s.


Findings: Century Specials… Bendel’s Bevy…

Christie’s and Miriam Haskell cohosted a luncheon to showcase the auction house’s 20th-century photograph sale.

clock November 16, 2009WWD Staff


Humiecki & Graef’s New Fragrance

Clemency, a new women’s scent from German niche fragrance marketer Humiecki & Graef, is inspired by something even more primal — maternal pride.

clock November 16, 2009Susan Stone

Nuvula’s cotton woven jacket and Tigerlily’s jacquard bathing suit bottom. Circa Sixty Three earrings; Dannijo ring; Alexis Bittar bangle; Emilio Cavallini microfiber stockings; Esperanza shoes.

Fashion Features

Night Rider: DJ Loli’s Magic in the Mix

For DJ Loli, making an outfit is like making a mix.

clock November 16, 2009Leila Baboi

Escada Pre-Fall 2010

Fashion Show Reviews

Escada Pre-Fall 2010

Glamour meets function at Escada for pre-fall.

clock November 16, 2009WWD Staff


Barneys Optimistic After Sales Gain

Barneys New York said business is picking up and so is the outlook, at least for the near term.

clock November 16, 2009David Moin

The Union Square Façonnable store.


Façonnable’s Newest Unit Hits S.F.

Façonnable has opened in the downtown Union Square retail neighborhood here as the city’s retail landscape evolves because of economic upheaval.

clock November 16, 2009Joanna Ramey

Thomas Keller at Bouchon.


Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Opens in L.A.

The famed chef Thomas Bouchon brings Bouchon to Beverly Hills.

clock November 16, 2009Marcy Medina

Danny Meyer


Inside Maialino in Gramercy Park Hotel

Danny Meyer gives WWD a private tour of his new restaurant Maialino.

clock November 16, 2009Emily Holt

The convertible push-up bra.


Maidenform to Launch New Junior Brand

Maidenform Brands plans to launch Maidenform’s Charmed, a junior’s brand, next May.

clock November 16, 2009Karyn Monget

Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr and ceo Sharen Jester Turney.


Victoria’s Secret CEO Gets HUG Award

Victoria’s Secret Sharen Jester Turney says search under way for model for next fashion show.

clock November 16, 2009Karyn Monget

An Only Hearts look from the mid-Eighties.


Only Hearts Shop Pops Up in NoLIta

Only Hearts opened its first vintage lingerie pop-up shop in NoLIta this month at 230 Mott Street in Manhattan.

clock November 16, 2009Karyn Monget

Armani Collezioni Pre-Fall 2010

Fashion Show Reviews

Armani Collezioni Pre-Fall 2010

Giorgio Armani has a jump start as he presents his pre-fall lineup today for Armani Collezioni.

clock November 16, 2009WWD Staff


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