Diddy’s Big Deal

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Diddy is set to follow in the footsteps of Tommy Hilfiger. Sean John, the men’s label founded by the hip-hop artist/mogul/man-about-town, has inked a transformative deal with Macy’s Inc.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

Kenneth Cole Posts First-Quarter Profit

Helped by across-the-board revenue gains and inventory discipline, company moves to a first-quarter profit.

clock May 5, 2010Vicki M. Young


U.S. Retail Stocks Decline Wednesday

Among the retailers on the decline were AnnTaylor Stores Corp., off 2.2 percent to $24.21, and Tiffany & Co., 1.4 percent to $47.39.

clock May 5, 2010Evan Clark

Dawn Robertson, Terry Lundgren, Sean Combs, Jeff Gennette and Jeffrey Tweedy.


Diddy’s Big Deal: Macy’s, Sean John Ink Exclusive

Sean “Diddy” Combs is set to follow in the footsteps of Tommy Hilfiger with his new Macy’s deal.

clock May 6, 2010David Lipke



Björk and Jason Wu Attend American Patrons of the Tate Dinner

Björk, Claes Oldenburg, Wolfgang Tillmans, Gabourey Sidibe, and Jason Wu were lured to the American Patrons of the Tate’s annual Artists Dinner.

clock May 6, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Gen Art Halting Operations

After struggling for the past 18 months during the recession, the organization has pulled the plug.

clock May 5, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Lord & Taylor men’s renovation.


L&T Sees 30% Bump From Men’s Revamp

Lord & Taylor’s flagship men’s store is expected to boost sales when completed this fall.

clock May 6, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

A look from Decades Denim.


Cameron Silver Launches Denim Label

Vintage retailer Cameron Silver wants to add a dose of sophistication and glamour to jeans without the lofty price tags in his new label, Decades Denim.

clock May 6, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

A item from Net-a-porter’s denim boutique.


Denim Boutique Boosts Net-a-porter

Net-a-porter is flying the flag for denim.

clock May 6, 2010Nina Jones

A style from Girbaud’s fall collection.


Girbaud Cuts Water Use With Wattwash

François Girbaud is pushing water conservation with a new laser treatment called Wattwash, aimed at replacing traditional methods of stonewashing denim.

clock May 6, 2010Luisa Zargani

Diane Von Furstenber, Christy Turlington Burns and Georgina Chapman.

Fashion Scoops

Mamma Mia… AmfAR Nears… Simon Doonan Tops Jude Law…

Mother’s Day came early this year to the DVF studio in New York, where a stylish set gathered to support the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood.

clock May 6, 2010WWD Staff

Human Resources

In Brief: Van Brunt to Head Soma

J.C. Penney veteran will head Chico’s intimate apparel unit.

clock May 6, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

CPSC Looks to Toughen Drawstring Standards

Consumer Product Safety Commission may designate certain children’s apparel with drawstrings a “substantial product hazard.”

clock May 6, 2010Kristi Ellis

Boss Black’s cotton shirt. Isaia tie; Dunhill tie bar.

Fashion Features

Men’s Fall Dress Shirt Trend: Boldly Go

The flight to basic styles is reversing in the dress shirt market, where brands are seeing an uptick in fashion colors, bold stripes and statement patterns.

clock May 6, 2010Brenner Thomas

Bayar playing with his cat at home in Mongolia.


Born Yesterday: The Film “Babies” Captivates

Director Thomas Balmès talks about his new documentary, “Babies.”

clock May 6, 2010Priya Rao


Flower Power Uptown

The fashion set celebrated Carlos Mota’s new book, “Flowers Chic & Cheap,” over cocktails.

clock May 6, 2010WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap: May 5, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock May 6, 2010WWD Staff

Inside a Dress Barn store.


Dress Barn Eyes Expansion

Dress Barn opening in Canada, remodeling stores.

clock May 6, 2010David Moin

Rory P. MacParland


Grooming Brand Sharps Refocusing on U.S. Market

Sharps Barber and Shop aims to open in New York.

clock May 6, 2010Matthew W. Evans

A look from Alexandra Verschueren.

Designer and Luxury

Belgian Designer Wins Hyères Prize

“This is hugely important as this is the first stepping stone,” said Alexandra Verschueren, 22, after winning the main L’Oréal Professional Grand Prize.

clock May 6, 2010Katya Foreman

A view of the Elle Decoration suite decorated by Jean Paul Gaultier.

Designer and Luxury

Jean Paul Gaultier to Launch Home Furnishings

Jean Paul Gaultier is poised to get back into home furnishings.

clock May 6, 2010Katya Foreman

Coach's men’s-only store in Manhattan.

Designer and Luxury

Coach’s First Men’s Store Debuts

Coach men’s shop bows on Bleecker Street in Manhattan.

clock May 6, 2010Jean E. Palmieri


Vogue’s Norwich Jumps to T&C… Paradis Found… Any Takers for Newsweek?…

William Norwich, who has served as a contributing editor and columnist for Vogue since 2004, is new T&C editor in chief Stephen Drucker’s first big hire.

clock May 6, 2010WWD Staff


Nike Targets $27B Volume by 2015

Nike Inc. is looking to add 40 percent to its sales in the next five years.

clock May 6, 2010Alexandra Steigrad


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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