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Douglas Profits Rise 22.1 Percent

Company sales increase 3.2 percent in half.

clock May 11, 2010Susan Stone


Stocks Hold Steady Tuesday

U.S. retail stocks slipped 0.2 percent on Tuesday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3 percent.

clock May 11, 2010Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Early Bird Gets the Malandrino

On Tuesday afternoon, a selection of Upper East Side fixtures headed to Sotheby’s for a luncheon hosted by Serena Boardman, Maggie Katz and Caryn Zucker.

clock May 11, 2010WWD Staff

Ray-Ban Aviators designed by The Virgins’ Donald Cummings.


Ray-Ban to Relaunch Aviator Eyewear

Ray-Ban is creating six new looks for its iconic Aviator eyewear.

clock May 12, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Parsons students with Calligrapher Bernard Maisner.

Designer and Luxury

Parsons and LVMH to Put on Show

LVMH-backed craftsmanship project is bound for Governor’s Island.

clock May 12, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Ann Taylor Loft prototype in Paramus, N.J.


Loft Unveils New Prototype

The Loft division of AnnTaylor Stores Corp has a new store concept to generate greater productivity and create a warmer atmosphere.

clock May 12, 2010David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Young Designers Angry With Gen Art

Designers say Gen Art cashed checks and charged credit cards in recent weeks.

clock May 12, 2010Beth Wilson

Archive 1887’s Janis Joplin and Thelonious Monk T-shirts.

Fashion Scoops

Wear Old Rockers Go – A T-shirt… Cavalli’s Bookish Memories…

Sony Music and its in-house merchandising company is launching a line of T-shirts at Barneys.

clock May 12, 2010WWD Staff

A sketch of the Giorgio Armani Prive gown Kristen Scott Thomas is
due to wear for the opening night dinner at the Cannes International Film


Cannes Film Festival: A Guide to the Gowns

Fashion houses have been vying to dress talent at the 63rd annual Cannes Film Festival.

clock May 12, 2010Katya Foreman and Joelle Diderich

Façonnable’s collection will continue to be overseen by an international design team.

Designer and Luxury

Isham Expands Role at Façonnable

Lance Isham, already executive chairman of Façonnable Group, has also been appointed chief executive officer, effective June 1.

clock May 12, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Michael S. Jeffries


A&F CEO’s Pay Up, Cash Component Down

SEC documents list Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s chairman and chief executive officer Michael Jeffries’ pay as $36.3M, but less than 10% involves cash.

clock May 12, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Business Features

Yoox Profits Up Sharply

Profits at online retailer Yoox Group quintupled in the first quarter, jumping to 2 million euros, or $2.7 million.

clock May 12, 2010Luisa Zargani


In Brief: Clarke Named Asda CEO

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has appointed Andy Clarke chief executive officer of Asda, the U.K. supermarket chain.

clock May 12, 2010WWD Staff


Maidenform Shares Up on Earnings Beat

Maidenform shapewear drives first-quarter results above estimates.

clock May 12, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Behnaz Sarafpour with Jennifer Siebel Newsom.

Designer and Luxury

Sarafpour Visits San Francisco

Designer Behnaz Sarafpour hosts a trunk show at Wilkes Bashford with Jennifer Siebel Newsom.

clock May 12, 2010Marc Karimzadeh


Arnold Brant Silverstone Named President of Samuelsohn

Silverstone, who left Nordstrom two months ago, has joined Montreal-based clothing company Samuelsohn.

clock May 12, 2010Brenner Thomas


Steven Rattner and Newsweek’s Meacham Lunch… Lucky Hosts Facebook Sale…

Newsweek editor Jon Meacham was spotted lunching at Michael’s restaurant with falling Wall Street tycoon (and President Obama’s former car czar) Steven Rattner.

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Giuliana Coen Camerino


Obit: Handbag Designer Guiliana Coen Camerino

Giuliana Coen Camerino died Monday in the civil hospital of Venice after being taken ill on the nearby island of Ischia. She was 90.

clock May 12, 2010Alessandra Ilari


CFOs, CPAs More Optimistic About Recovery

Even customarily cautious chief financial officers and certified public accountants are feeling more upbeat about the economy these days.

clock May 12, 2010Vicki M. Young

Nancy Davis in Baracci, Avril Lavigne and Tommy Hilfiger.

Designer and Luxury

Race to Erase MS Gala Raises $2M

Avril Lavigne attended the Race to Erase MS gala, cochaired by Tommy Hilfiger and Nancy Davis.

clock May 12, 2010Lindzi Scharf

Who.A.U. Sells casual clothing for young men and women.


Who.A.U. Opens on 34th Street

South Korean teen retailer Who.A.U. on Friday will open a 4,500-square-foot flagship at 22 West 34th Street here.

clock May 12, 2010Sharon Edelson

Philippe Founes, Kate Barry and Jean-Michel Duriez.


L’Eau de Rochas’ 40th Anniversary Fete

Forty women were invited to blow out an equal number of celebratory candles in Paris May 4 to fete the birthday of L’Eau de Rochas fragrance.

clock May 12, 2010Jennifer Weil


Paco Rabanne Parfums Pumps Up the Volume

Paco Rabanne Parfums’ recent branded entertainment venture involves hooking up with French music Web site La Blogotheque.

clock May 12, 2010WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap: May 11, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock May 12, 2010WWD Staff

Parties in Cannes.


Cannes Film Festival: Party Schedule

Graydon Carter and Frida Giannini will host a party for Scorsese, and Grace Jones is due to perform at the temporary outpost of Le Baron.

clock May 12, 2010WWD Staff

Miu Miu’s limited edition white canvas bag for Cannes.


Cannes Film Festival: Openings

Mauboussin, Prada and Miu Miu each put the finishing touches on their new stores just in time for the Cannes Film Festival.

clock May 12, 2010WWD Staff


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