Holiday’s Winning Picks: Retailers’ Shares Climb On Outcome of Season

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Tyra Banks


America’s Next Talk Show Exit… Kate Moss Sticking to London…

Tyra Banks tweets fifth season of “The Tyra Show” will be its last.

clock December 28, 2009WWD Staff

A vintage Pucci bag at


Online Vintage Stores Bucking the Economy

Britain’s high street clothing stores might be struggling, but Internet business is brisk for a new clutch of vintage stores.

clock December 29, 2009WWD Staff

U.S. cotton production dropped to 12.6 million bales this year from 24 million bales in 2005.


U.S. Cotton Industry Expected to Improve in 2010

Cotton industry sources now believe the pricing floor has been reached.

clock December 29, 2009Ross Tucker

Cambodia has seen 70 factories close in the last 12 months.

Government and Trade

Cambodian Apparel Industry Hit by Global Downturn

Cambodia’s apparel sector sheds tens of thousands of jobs.

clock December 29, 2009John Zarocostas

Alessandra Amoroso


Alessandra Amoroso Goes Sky High

Italy’s hottest pop star Alessandra Amoroso went from Italy’s version of “American Idol” to top of the charts.

clock December 29, 2009Rachel Mascetta

Alexandra Daddario


Actress Alexandra Daddario Talks About “Percy Jackson & the Olympians”

Alexandra Daddario plays with the gods in the upcoming fantasy flick, ““Percy Jackson & the Olympians.”

clock December 29, 2009Amanda FitzSimons

Saoirse Ronan in Alexander Wang.


Eye Trend: Celebs Don Long-Sleeve Dresses

Kate Hudson, Jessica Stam and others make statements in long-sleeved dresses.

clock December 29, 2009WWD Staff

Items from Bendel’s cobranded collection with Crystalized Swarovski Elements.

Designer and Luxury

Bendel’s, Swarovski Team Up for Collection

Henri Bendel shoppers have never been of the shy, retiring variety. Their taste leans toward anything embellished and encrusted.

clock December 29, 2009Sharon Edelson


Takashimaya’s Profits, Sales Fall

Takashimaya’s net profits fell 63.2 percent for the nine-month period to Nov. 30.

clock December 29, 2009Koji Hirano

Gina Betts and Gonzalo Cerón


Society Hairstylist Cerón Opens Dallas Salon

Cerón’s high-profile clientele ranges from the couture-clad Becca Cason Thrash to the demure former First Lady, Laura Bush.

clock December 29, 2009Holly Haber


Designer and Luxury

Designers’ Great Escapes

As 2009 draws to a close, designers, retailers — and many others — have taken flight to escape the daily grind.

clock December 29, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Jerry Sorbara’s touch of white mink in his capelet for Neiman Marcus, fastened with Helen Yarmak’s diamond earring and worn with a Natorious floral silk dress. Wolford stockings and Christian Louboutin shoes.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2010 Fur Trend: Night Lights

Furs are high on charm this season with looks that are more fun than extravagant.

clock December 29, 2009Bobbi Queen



Holiday’s Winning Picks: Wall Street Pushes Retail Stocks Up Monday

Investors Monday rewarded apparel retailers, department stores in particular, with nearly universal gains on the first trading session following Christmas.

clock December 29, 2009David Moin and Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr

Shoppers lining up outside H&M in Paris for the Jimmy Choo collection.


Fast-Fashion Retailers Eye New Concepts

Despite coming up ahead in the economy, Inditex SA, H&M and Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. are sharpening product offerings and taking other measures to grow business.

clock December 29, 2009Elena Berton and Miles Socha and Barbara Barker and Kelly Wetherille

Kohl’s Corp. registered the largest increase in unique visitors of all retailers focused on apparel from October to November.


Dept. Store Sites Score Big Increases

Kohl’s Corp., Wal-Mart and Sears see website traffic soar in November.

clock December 29, 2009Arnold J. Karr


Daily Stock Wrap: December 28, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

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Black Creatives Who Want Fashion to Know What Juneteenth Really Means

clock June 18, 2021Victor Vaughns Jr.

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