VFG Said Shopping Its Stake in Proenza, Possibly Valentino

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Elise Overland


No Rain Delays at the Museum of City of New York’s Winter Ball

It seems New Yorkers these days refuse to let little things like inclement weather deter their charity circuit activities.

clock February 24, 2010WWD Staff


Burani Group to Liquidate

Board of embattled Italian fashion company has resigned.

clock February 26, 2010Luisa Zargani

A partygoer outside the Frick Collection.


Guests Brave the Snow for Frick Ball

Brian Reyes, Coralie Charriol Paul and Lydia Fenet mingled at the museum.

clock February 26, 2010WWD Staff

Desiree Rogers


Desiree Rogers Exits White House

White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers is leaving her post.

clock February 26, 2010Kristi Ellis

The new BCBGeneration store.


Max Azria Launches BCBGeneration Stores

Max Azria is rolling out BCBGeneration stores to tap the young contemporary market.

clock February 26, 2010Marcy Medina

Marni RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Show Reviews

Marni RTW Fall 2010

Consuelo Castiglioni is going from hippie to just plain hippy. After last season’s bohemian romp, she opted for a focus on major peplums.

clock February 28, 2010WWD Staff

Proenza Schouler RTW Fall 2010

Designer and Luxury

VFG Said Shopping Proenza Schouler Stake, Possibly Valentino

European private equity firm Permira has started to put out feelers for Proenza Schouler, and possibly Valentino, too, WWD has learned.

clock February 28, 2010Luisa Zargani

Human Resources

In Brief: Berglass Taps Two Executives

Executive search firm Berglass + Associates named Laura Kluthe and Rebecca Metz senior recruiters.

clock March 1, 2010WWD Staff


Retail Stocks Advance in February

Year-to-date increase for S&P Retail Index sits above 6%.

clock March 1, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Features

Zegna Establishes Educational Program

Ermenegildo Zegna is teaming with Milanese fashion school Istituto Marangoni to introduce a master’s degree in men’s wear.

clock March 1, 2010Emilie Marsh

Jewelry by SURevolution.


Sealing the Deal at AccessoriestheShow

Third show this year allows buyers to fill in for key needs.

clock March 1, 2010Caroline Tell

Sheer hosiery is no longer the office staple it once was, as seen here in “Mad Men.”

Hats, Gloves and More

Sheer Hosiery’s Woes More Than a Snag

U.S. sheer sales decreased 16.3 percent last year, from $1.2 billion to $993 million, according to NPD Group.

clock March 1, 2010Caroline Tell

YY Hung


Intimate Notes: Femmy Night

The Underfashion Club raised $425,000 at the annual Femmy Awards gala last month at Cipriani on 42nd Street in Manhattan.

clock March 1, 2010WWD Staff

Journelle store in Miami.


Journelle Opens in Miami Beach

Journelle, a Manhattan-based multibrand lingerie store, has opened a second boutique in Florida at 1111 Lincoln Road.

clock March 1, 2010Rebecca Kleinman

Lounge and sleepwear separates can be merchandised with Lucky Brand bras.


Lucky Brand Enters Foundations

Lucky Brand to introduce bras for fall.

clock March 1, 2010Karyn Monget

The Replay Refresh women’s scent.

Beauty Features

Replay Fragrances Teams With Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program

Proceeds from the sale of Replay scents will help bring clean drinking water to families in Tanzania.

clock March 1, 2010Kerry Olsen

Alicia Silverstone


Alicia Silverstone: The Natural Beauty on Broadway

Alicia Silverstone discusses her role in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of “Time Stands Still,” acting alongside Laura Linney.

clock March 1, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

It is feared that Greece could default on its public debt.


A Tough Time Seen Ahead for Europe

European retailers are bracing for a see-saw recovery at best, and at worst a double-dip recession.

clock March 1, 2010Samantha Conti and Melissa Drier and Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Ilari and Joelle Diderich

J.C. Penney’s spring ad campaign.


Memo Pad: Penney’s New Look for Spring

J.C. Penney’s upcoming spring ad campaign focuses on the fun and flirty.

clock March 1, 2010David Moin

A look from Christian Lacroix’s fall men’s wear collection.

Designer and Luxury

Lacroix Brand Signs String of Deals

Christian Lacroix SNC, reduced to a licensing operation last December following a bankruptcy filing, will soon enter four new product categories.

clock March 1, 2010Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Labelux Seaching for Acquisitions

Labelux CEO Reinhard Mieck said current portfolio first priority, but looking for new brands to add.

clock March 1, 2010Joelle Diderich


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clock 1hSamantha Conti

Social Studies

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