Swatch Chairman Nicolas Hayek Dies

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Nicholas Hayek, the charismatic co-founder of Swatch Group, died of heart failure on Monday.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Lyn Kirby

Beauty Features

Lyn Kirby Focuses on Consumers, Fragrance

Ulta CEO Lyn Kirby discussed issues impacting beauty, including the importance of making an emotional connection with consumers.

clock June 11, 2010Faye Brookman

Destination Maternity will be represented in about 500 additional Macy’s doors by next March.


Macy’s, Destination Maternity Expand Ties

Motherhood Maternity and A Pea in the Pod to be in 615 of the retailer’s doors.

clock June 28, 2010Jean E. Palmieri and Alexandra Steigrad

David Carey


David Carey Joins Hearst

David Carey appointed president of Hearst Magazines, while Cathie Black is bumped up to chairman of the magazine division.

clock June 28, 2010Amy Wicks

Prince Harry and Nacho Figueras


Prince Harry Gets Royal Treatment at Governors Island

It’s not everyday a prince plays a polo match in New York City, so the enthusiasm to watch Prince Harry in the Veuve Cliquot Polo Classic was understandable.

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A look from La Perla’s new La Perla, Designer Collection lingerie line, designed in collaboration with Jean Paul Gaultier.

Designer and Luxury

Jean Paul Gaultier, La Perla Collaborate on Lingerie

Jean Paul Gaultier has designed a high-end lingerie range in collaboration with La Perla.

clock June 28, 2010Alessandra Ilari and Katya Foreman

Nicolas Hayek

Business Features

Swatch Group Co-founder Dies

Nicolas Hayek, co-founder of The Swatch Group and billionaire businessman, died of heart failure on Monday at the age of 82.

clock June 28, 2010Joelle Diderich and Miles Socha and Katya Foreman



M.I.A., Mark Ronson Rock Creators Project

The two were among the entertainers at the Creators Project event in New York.

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Jessica Bouchet in Tomasz Starzewski, Laetitia de Navacelle, Sophie Roqueplo and Gwendoline de Ganay


A Party at the Chateau de Versailles

A well-heeled crowd gathered at the Chateau de Versailles Friday night to toast Franco-American friendship.

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Designer and Luxury

Men’s Buyers Praise Paris’ Creativity

Paris men’s collections praised by buyers included Dries Van Noten, Lanvin, Raf Simons and Christian Dior.

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Filatura e Tessitura di Tollegno


Italian Yarn Firms Report Improvements

European yarn producers are banking on brighter days ahead as they gear up for the Pitti Filati show.

clock June 29, 2010Cristina Ranieri



Lustr App Aims to Boost In-Store Shopping

Lustr, an iPhone app, officially launched today.

clock June 29, 2010Rachel Strugatz

The NRDC audit showed textile manufacturing pollutes as much as 200 tons of water per ton of fabric and requires large amounts of energy to generate steam and hot water.


NRDC Tackles China’s Textile Pollution

Fabric mills are “one of one of the biggest water polluters in the country,” says NRDC’s Linda Greer.

clock June 29, 2010Ross Tucker


Bergé’s New World… Brown Departs…

Pierre Bergé has received the green light for his bid to save French daily Le Monde.

clock June 29, 2010WWD Staff

Business Features

Retailers Slow to Launch Mobile Commerce

Nearly two-thirds in NRF study of of apparel, accessories and footwear retailers have yet to implement mobile strategies.

clock June 29, 2010Arnold J. Karr

A design by Ruby Kobo.

Fashion Scoops

Tahari’s Summer School… India Calling… London Designer Branching Out…

Elie Tahari is going for a second sparkling summer season.

clock June 29, 2010WWD Staff

The “Britney for Candie’s” campaign includes television, print, outdoor and online components.


Britney Spears Designs for Candie’s

Britney Spears’ line of sportswear, handbags and jewelry will be sold at Kohl’s.

clock June 29, 2010David Lipke

A screen shot of Prada’s web page.

Business Features

Prada Mulls IPO in 2012

Prada’s potential 2012 IPO would coincide with the expiration of loan of $556 million.

clock June 29, 2010Alessandra Ilari


Daily Stock Wrap: June 28, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock June 29, 2010WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

The Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway show at Phipps Plaza.


Simon Property Boosts Outlook as Retail Rebounds

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Social Studies

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