Big Surprise in Paris: Men’s Buyers to Boost Fall Orders Up to 15%

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Fashion Features

Alessandro Dell’Acqua Returns With N° 21

The designer, who lost the rights to his trademark in June 2009, is back on the fashion scene with a new collection called N° 21.

clock January 15, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Models at Calvin Klein event in Singapore

Designer and Luxury

CK Calvin Klein Stages a Stylish Prison Drama in Singapore

Ck Calvin Klein’s spring-summer collection debuts in Singapore at a decommissioned jail facility.

clock January 25, 2010Soh Chin Ong

Kylie Minogue at Christian Dior Spring Couture 2010 show.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Christian Dior

Kylie Minogue, Maggie Cheung, Paz Vega and Tavi Gevinson attended the house’s couture show at Avenue Montaigne.

clock January 25, 2010WWD Staff

Dita von Teese at Alexis Mabille Spring Couture 2010

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Alexis Mabille

Dita von Teese, Helene de Fougerolles and Marie Ange Casta turned up for the Alexis Mabille spring 2010 couture show.

clock January 25, 2010WWD Staff

Tina Turner and Giorgio Armani

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Giorgio Armani Privé

Anne Hathaway sat front row at the Giorgio Armani Privé couture show in Paris.

clock January 25, 2010WWD Staff


Sundance Report

At Sundance, people are buzzing about “The Runaways,” Nicole Holofcener’s “Please Give,” and the documentary “Catfish.”

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

A polyester and spandex blend from Miroglio Stampati.


Buyer Mood Improves at N.Y. Textile Fairs

Major increases in orders at Première Vision Preview, Texworld USA, Prefab remain limited because of recession fallout.

clock January 26, 2010Ross Tucker


Parham Joins Columbia

Former Columbia consultant Susan Parham succeeds Mark Koppes as vice president of global apparel, accessories and equipment.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff


Luxottica Sales Fall, Growth Seen in ’10

Eyewear giant Luxxotica reported sales in the final three months of 2009 dropped 6.4 percent to $1.16 billion euros.

clock January 26, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Bonuses can account for 90 percent of a Wall Street executive’s annual pay.


Wall Street Bonus Babies Could Boost Retail

President Obama might become “visibly angry” when big Wall Street bonuses come up, but retailers catering to the well-heeled in New York may benefit.

clock January 26, 2010Evan Clark

Carolina Herrara’s new Las Vegas store gives pedestrians a glimpse of her show.

Designer and Luxury

Welcome to Fashion’s Tell-All Times

The fashion crowd, be warned: It’s time to open up.

clock January 26, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg


Corre Takes Stake in Makeup Brand Illamasqua

Avant-garde makeup brand Illamasqua is getting a boost from Agent Provocateur co-founder Joe Corre.

clock January 26, 2010Brid Costello and Jennifer Weil

Scarlet Johansson in Mango's spring ad campaign.


Memo Pad: Mango’s Women… Kiss Me, Karlie Kloss…

Scarlett Johansson, Sophie Auster and Dree Hemingway appear in Mango ads.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Ann Taylor’s short cotton sateen blazer, $158; pencil skirt, $78; cotton tank, $28. Wrap trench dress, $128.

Ready To Wear

Ann Taylor Modernizes Look for Summer

Ann Taylor is sharpening its look and aiming to be relevant to a broader spectrum.

clock January 26, 2010David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Dell’ Acqua Plans Comeback

After a dark moment in his fashion career, Alessandro Dell’Acqua is back with a new collection called No. 21.

clock January 26, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Real Estate

Forever 21 Launches Larger Format

Forever 21 has opened its first department store-style location in an effort to strengthen its customer base and provide more choices.

clock January 26, 2010Anne Riley-Katz

Ann Demeulemeester Men's RTW Fall 2010

Designer and Luxury

Buyers Laud Paris Men’s Shows, Boost Orders

Raf Simons, Lanvin and Junya Watanabe delivered savvy fall men’s collections, prompting some buyers to raise orders by up to 15 percent.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Frida Giannini Said Designing Couture… Oscar de la Renta’s Quartet…

Sources say Frida Giannini is working on a debut couture collection.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

MeMy to Debut During Paris Fashion Week

Mariel Gamboa is launching MeMy, a gathering of international designers that will be staged at the Ritz Paris from March 5 to 8.

clock January 26, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg


Daily Stock Wrap: January 25, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock January 26, 2010WWD Staff


Starwood Seeking Annick Goutal Partner

Starwood looking for strategic partner for fragrance brand Annick Goutal.

clock January 26, 2010Jennifer Weil


Today's Must Read

Sephora is acquiring Feelunique.


Sephora Acquiring Feelunique, the U.K. Online Prestige Beauty Seller

clock July 23, 2021Jennifer Weil and Samantha Conti

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