Upheaval at Ungaro: Moufarrige Resigns, Lindsay Lohan Stays

No cover image


Despite a scathing reaction to her first effort, Lindsay Lohan is continuing on at Ungaro as the fashion house’s artistic adviser, while company president Mounir Moufarrige, has resigned.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Lindsay Lohan

Human Resources

Lindsay Lohan Stays, Ungaro President Goes

Lindsay Lohan is continuing on at Ungaro, but the man who recruited her, company president Mounir Moufarrige, has resigned.

clock December 16, 2009Miles Socha

Penelope Cruz in vintage Chanel.


Magic Number With the Cast of ‘Nine’

A frenzy surrounded Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz and Kate Hudson at the premiere for “Nine.”

clock December 16, 2009WWD Staff


Apparel Prices Fall in Nov., Rise 1% for Year

Retail apparel prices declined a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent in November compared with October but rose 1 percent compared with a year earlier.

clock December 16, 2009Liza Casabona and Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Madonna for Dolce & Gabbana.

Fashion Scoops

Madonna to Appear in Dolce & Gabbana Ad Campaign

Madonna plays a housewife, albeit a sensual one, in Dolce & Gabbana’s spring campaign.

clock December 16, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Aqua’s sequin tank dress at Bloomingdale’s.

Ready To Wear

Holiday Cheer: Best-selling Items in the Contemporary Market

After a rough year economically, contemporary shoppers are clearly ending 2009 by scooping up the big trends for holiday.

clock December 17, 2009Anne Riley-Katz and Julee Kaplan

Original art from a Gatsby-era ad for Hickey Freeman.


HMX Looks to its Past with New Archive

HMX Group is tackling its future by looking to its past.

clock December 17, 2009Brenner Thomas

Designer and Luxury

Paul Smith’s British Empire Reaches Las Vegas

Paul Smith has opened his first Las Vegas store at the Crystals, the retail anchor of the $8.5 billion CityCenter megadevelopment opening today.

clock December 17, 2009Samantha Conti

Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra


Q&A With Eric Musgrave, Author of “Sharp Suits”

Journalist Eric Musgrave has been working in fashion for 30 years, and has just penned his first book, “Sharp Suits” (Pavilion), which comes out next year.

clock December 17, 2009Samantha Conti

Ready To Wear

Lastrina Promoted to Chief Marketing Officer at Jones

Stacy Lastrina has been promoted to chief marketing officer of Jones Apparel Group Inc., a new post.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff

A display in the new Little MissMatched store in Chicago.


Little MissMatched Moving Into Chicago

Little MissMatched will open a store in what used to be the Chelsea Passage in Barneys New York’s former space in Chicago.

clock December 17, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Marketing and Promotion

Shoppers Seen Delaying Holiday Purchases

To the dismay of stores nationwide, more consumers are putting off their Christmas shopping than last year, the National Retail Federation said Wednesday.

clock December 17, 2009David Moin

Left: Boss Black's suit and Thomas Pink's shirt. Yves Saint Laurent tie, Salvatore Ferragamo gloves, Louis Vuitton sunglasses, Giorgio Armani shoes. Right: Billy Reid's suit and Thomas Pink's shirt. Trussardi tie, Thomas Pink gloves, Giorgio Armani shoes.

Designer and Luxury

Men’s Fashion Trend Fall 2010: Retro Grade

For fall 2010, tailored clothing manufacturers are opting for the retro Sixties look as the unifying trend.

clock December 17, 2009Alex Badia

Samuel Benchetrit with Anna Mouglalis in Chanel.


Coco Tough: New Chanel Biopic Premieres in France

Anna Mouglalis, who stars as the iconic designer in “Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky,” talks to WWD at a party for the film’s French premiere.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce in “Nine.”


Dolce & Gabbana Make a Cameo in ‘Nine’

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana play priests in the new flick, “Nine.”

clock December 17, 2009Vanessa Lawrence


M&A Activity Report Shows Slight Lift

Personal care companies have been a rare hot spot in a sluggish year for consumer products mergers and acquisitions.

clock December 17, 2009Arnold J. Karr


Daily Stock Wrap: December 16, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff

Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi.

Ready To Wear

Aquilano.Rimondi Signs Knitwear Deal

The Aquilano.Rimondi brand has signed its first license: a five-year deal with Gilmar for the worldwide production and distribution of a knitwear line.

clock December 17, 2009Luisa Zargani


Galeries Lafayette Unveils New Designer Area

Times may be tough, but Galeries Lafayette hopes the tough are going shopping for luxury items.

clock December 17, 2009Emilie Marsh

Business Features

LVMH, New Balance Settle Dispute

LVMH to drop sneaker design at the center of a trademark infringement lawsuit.

clock December 17, 2009Matthew Lynch

Rinko Kikuchi and Spike Jonze

Fashion Scoops

Wild About Spike Jonze… Deal for Elin Nordegren… A Store for Eloise…

Spike Jonze and Opening Ceremony celebrated the launch of their fashion collaboration in Tokyo.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff


Safilo Shareholders OK Capital Increase

Shareholders of Safilo SpA have approved a capital increase of up to 263 million euros, a move which will save the company from near-bankruptcy.

clock December 17, 2009Gordon Sorlini

Dress Barn acquired the $950 million Justice tween chain through a merger that was completed last month.


Dress Barn Raises Guidance

Dress Barn Inc. on Wednesday raised its guidance for fiscal 2010 profits by 15 cents and said it has been buoyed by consumers trading down from other retailers.

clock December 17, 2009David Moin

Nail polish from American Apparel.

Color Cosmetics

American Apparel Launching Nail Polish Line

American Apparel Inc., known for its edgy advertising and colorful basics, has entered the beauty realm with an 18-shade nail polish line.

clock December 17, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors to Open a Bal Harbour Store

Michael Kors store in Bal Habour is set to bow in late February.

clock December 17, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Christina Ricci in “Four Play” for Donna Karan.


Christina Ricci’s Next Role… Talks Off for Playboy… Runway on Repeat…

Christina Ricci’s next appearance will be in a Donna Karan-friendly short called “Four Play.”

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff


Unilever Taps Huet as CFO

Unilever has named Jean-Marc Huet, who has been chief financial officer of Bristol-Myers Squibb since March 2008, as its cfo.

clock December 17, 2009Brid Costello

Marketing and Promotion

Department Store Piece Of Beauty Pie Wanes

Department store share of the beauty market to declines 2 percent from 2003 levels.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

David Mahoney and Halston attend a benefit event at Bloomingdale's in New York City on September 21, 1976.


Outside View: Halston and Norton Simon’s David Mahoney

clock 15hDavid Rosendale

WWD logo Global Stock Index

Business Page right arrow