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Stefano Gabbana may have the Internet chattering over his photos of ducks spotted in the garden of Dolce & Gabbana’s Milanese atelier, but this company has had its ducks in a row for a long time.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Syms Taps Somerfeld

Syms has named Jason Somerfeld to the new position of senior vicepresident and general merchandise manager.

clock May 14, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Kate Bosworth


Ray-Ban and Iggy Pop Rock Williamsburg

By the time Iggy & the Stooges hit the stage, the crowd barely fit into the space, which was lined with metal trunks displaying decorated Aviator styles.

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True Religion Names Egeck President

Former VF executive had overseen Seven For All Mankind.

clock May 13, 2010David Lipke

Blake Nordstrom

Business Features

Nordstrom Earnings Up in First Quarter

Nordstrom’s profits up 43.2% on a 16.6% increase in sales.

clock May 13, 2010Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Zac Posen May Show in Paris

Zac Posen told a visitor to his showroom that he will show his spring 2011 collection in Paris, where “they understand my clothes.”

clock May 13, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

LeSportsac makeup bags, designed in part by Cover Girl’s Pat McGrath.

Beauty Features

Snippets: Adding to the Collection… Suki Gets a Face…

California-based specialty beauty retailer Beauty Collection officially opened its third location on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood this month.

clock May 14, 2010WWD Staff

Youthology items.

Marketing and Promotion

Youthology Grows Up With $30M Ad Budget

The infomercial-driven Youthology Research Institute is maturing from its one product that focuses on eyes into a comprehensive brand.

clock May 14, 2010Rachel Brown

Antonio Banderas


Antonio Banderas’ Secret Scent Slated to Be Biggest Yet

Puig hopes Antonio Banderas holds the secret to unlocking the men’s mass fragrance business.

clock May 14, 2010Faye Brookman

Juice Beauty items.

Color Cosmetics

Juice Beauty Enters Makeup Arena

Juice Beauty is punching up its product assortment with color.

clock May 14, 2010Rachel Brown

Lady Gaga in custom Calvin Klein Collection.

Fashion Scoops

Lady Gaga Wears Calvin

Lady Gaga clearly was channeling Whistler’s Mother as she made her way to Carnegie Hall Thursday night.

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Designer and Luxury

Judge Sides With Gucci Over Bank in Suit

Action relates to luxury brand’s suit against alleged counterfeiter.

clock May 14, 2010Matthew Lynch

A view of the Uniqlo Flagship in Shanghai.


Uniqlo to Open Shanghai Flagship

Uniqlo will open its largest store in the world here this weekend, coinciding with this month’s launch of the World Expo.

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Marcolin Profits Rise

Italian eyewear producer Marcolin posted profits of 6 million euros, or $8.2 million, in the period ended March 31.

clock May 14, 2010Luisa Zargani


Retail Stocks Drop Thursday

Stock for AnnTaylor Stores, Dillard and J.C. Penney fell yesterday.

clock May 14, 2010Evan Clark

Simon and Yasmin Le Bon with Oscar de la Renta.


Browns Celebrates 40 Years

To mark its anniversary, the iconic designer boutique chain Browns has launched a special exhibition.

clock May 14, 2010Nina Jones

The new Alexandre Herchcovitch unit.

Designer and Luxury

Herchcovitch Opens in Rio

Alexandre Herchcovitch has opened a 485-square-foot store in Rio de Janeiro at the São Conrado Fashion Mall, his first unit in the city.

clock May 14, 2010Sharon Edelson

Frida Giannini has drawn plenty of inspiration from classic movies. Here, Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”


Gucci Launches Custom-made Gowns

The Italian luxury brand is breaking into the rarefied world of haute couture with the launch of Gucci Première.

clock May 14, 2010Joelle Diderich


Daily Stock Wrap: May 1, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock May 14, 2010WWD Staff

Business Features

Kohl’s Profits Rise in Qtr.

Kohl’s stock falls on second-quarter earnings estimate.

clock May 14, 2010Evan Clark

Louise Bourgoin


Louise Bourgoin: A Rising Star

The French actress Louise Bourgoin discusses her new Luc Besson film and her premiere at Cannes.

clock May 14, 2010Chantal Goupil

Diego Della Valle

Designer and Luxury

Tod’s Profits, Sales Rise

Tod’s SpA posted growth in profits and revenues in the first quarter, boosted by improved sales in Italy, the U.S. and Asia.

clock May 14, 2010Luisa Zargani

Novelist Jill Kargman shows off her skills at the Westside Rifle & Pistol Range.


Novelist Jill Kargman Is One Straight Shooter

Weeks before the release of her latest book, “Arm Candy,” the chick-lit author engages in her new pasttime: rifle shooting.

clock May 14, 2010Emily Holt

From the making of “Lady Blue Shanghai.”

Marketing and Promotion

Dior’s Shanghai Lady

David Lynch and Marion Cotillard discuss shooting the third episode of the online Lady Dior handbag saga, which will be unveiled this weekend.

clock May 14, 2010Jennifer Weil


Bradley Cooper vs. Bradley Cooper… Sarah Ellison on Wall Street…

Details bets on Bradley Cooper again.

clock May 14, 2010WWD Staff

Glen Senk


Urban Outfitters Profits Leap

Urban Outfitters, which operates the Anthropologie, Free People, Leifsdottir, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands, reported record first-quarter earnings.

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January Jones


La Mer Teams Up with Oceana

La Mer is celebrating its five-year association with international ocean advocacy organization Oceana.

clock May 14, 2010Julie Naughton

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce

Designer and Luxury

Dolce & Gabbana’s New Gentleman

Dolce & Gabbana will launch a new men’s fragrance, The One Gentleman, as part of the company’s anniversary celebration.

clock May 14, 2010Kerry Olsen

Paris Hilton’s latest scent, Tease.

Beauty Features

Parlux Set to Launch Hilton, Simpson Scents

Parlux Fragrances Inc. is shifting its overall strategy while getting ready to launch two new fragrances by Paris Hilton and Jessica Simpson this summer.

clock May 14, 2010Pete Born

Fashion Scoops

Beyoncé’s Bed… Moses at Macy’s… Vera Wang on Jennifer Lopez…

Beyoncé and her mother, Tina Knowles, are getting into the bedding business.

clock May 14, 2010WWD Staff

David Cameron and his wife Samantha.

Leather Goods

Samantha Cameron Plans to Scale Back at Smythson

Samantha Cameron, Britain’s new first lady, has resigned her post as creative director of Smythson.

clock May 14, 2010Samantha Conti


Custom Clothier Site Alton Lane Launches

The moderate custom suit market just got a little more crowded with the launch of Alton Lane.

clock May 14, 2010WWD Staff


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