Bigger Piece of the Pie: Firms Battling It Out For More Market Share

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Williamson to Design Accessories for Bulgari

Capsule collection of handbags will be unveiled in Milan in September.

clock March 11, 2010Luisa Zargani

Lily Cole

Fashion Scoops

Lily Cole and Tricky Turn Out for Dazed & Confused Party

The vodka flowed at a Dazed & Confused party in Paris Wednesday night, feting Spike Jonze’s short film collaboration with Absolut.

clock March 11, 2010WWD Staff


Liberty in Potential Sale Talks

Liberty, the London department store famous for its fabrics, may get new owner.

clock March 12, 2010Nina Jones and Samantha Conti


Ann Taylor Swings to Profit in 4th Qtr.

AnnTaylor Stores Corp.’s restructuring efforts and fashion tweaks appear to have helped fourth-quarter results.

clock March 12, 2010David Moin

Vanessa Getty


Legion of Honor Bash by the Bay

Trevor Traina and Vanessa Getty swirled among four hundred guests, many of whom took the opportunity to view the popular “Cartier and America” exhibit.

clock March 12, 2010WWD Staff

Wal-Mart’s share of the apparel business is growing.


Firms Battle for Market Share

From Saks and Neiman Marcus, to Macy’s, Wal-Mart and, everyone wants to capture market share.

clock March 15, 2010Evan Clark and David Lipke

Cartier’s new e-Boutique.

Designer and Luxury

Cartier Launching E-Commerce in U.S.

Cartier is launching e-commerce in the U.S. today, a key initiative in the fine jewelry and watch industry.

clock March 15, 2010Sophia Chabbott

AG Limited Editions bag.


Mipel Trade Show Lifts Hope for Rebound

Mipel trade show trends are highlighted by craftsmanship and simplicity.

clock March 15, 2010Cristina Ranieri

A bag by Carlos Falchi & Mark Present Rio.


Findings: Falchi’s Rio… Moves at Saks… Sims Bets on Bendel’s…

Carlos Falchi has teamed up with Avon’s junior cosmetics line, mark, to launch a limited edition accessories and fashion collection for spring.

clock March 15, 2010WWD Staff

An ad for Champion activewear.


Hanesbrands Focuses on Innerwear Growth Initiatives

Hanesbrands plots international growth, acquisition of midsized brand and new retail partnerships in response to profit decline.

clock March 15, 2010Karyn Monget

Pierre Hardy

Accessory Trends

Paris Fall 2010 Accessories: Opposing Forces

Accessories in the Paris fall collections were divided between studies in classicism and more forward looks.

clock March 15, 2010Roxanne Robinson

Lanvin RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Trends

Paris Fall 2010 Trend: Suit ‘Em Up

The clothes in the Paris fall collections were divided between studies in classicism and more forward looks, and the same went for accessories, too.

clock March 15, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Liberty on Target… Designers Helping Chile… Lagerfeld Salad…

New Yorkers picked clean the Target + Liberty of London pop-up shop on 42nd Street, forcing it to close early.

clock March 15, 2010WWD Staff

An Edun palette.


Sephora Unveiling Exclusive Brands in Europe

A raft of beauty brands, including Mineral Flowers and sun care line Plants & Co., are entering Sephora in Europe for the spring-summer season.

clock March 15, 2010Jennifer Weil

Rosie Tupper. New York 2009


Hot Shot: Victor Demarchelier Shows Photos in SoHo

Patrick Demarchelier’s son, Victor Demarchelier, follows in his father’s footsteps.

clock March 15, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Valerie Harper as Tallulah Bankhead in "Looped".


In the Loop: Valerie Harper Tackles Tallulah Bankhead

The actress Valerie Harper embodies Tallulah Bankhead in the new play “Looped.”

clock March 15, 2010Venessa Lau

Madonna in a ads for Dolce & Gabbana’s new eyewear line MDG.

Designer and Luxury

Madonna Enters Eyewear With Dolce & Gabbana

Madonna has teamed up with Dolce & Gabbana to codesign six pairs of sunglasses bearing the logo MDG.

clock March 15, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Beauty Features

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Prizes Awarded

For Women in Science award ceremony held by L’Oréal and UNESCO on March 4 here.

clock March 15, 2010Sara Miller

Alessandra Ambrosio


Memo Pad: Alessandra Ambrosio’s Take… Robinson Earns More Than Sulzberger…

ABC News caused a stir last week by airing a picture of model Alessandra Ambrosio alongside plus-size model Crystal Renn.

clock March 15, 2010WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

Hudson's Bay Company store in Amsterdam


Hudson’s Bay Closing in the Netherlands

clock 8hEvan Clark

Social Studies