China’s Luxury Profile: Men Lead the Spending, At Home and Overseas

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Luxury brands better get to know the Chinese words er nai and xiao san. Those phrases mean mistress and third girlfriend, respectively, and are whispered on an almost daily basis by well-to-do Chinese.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

Jones Aims to Limit Price Hikes

Second-quarter profits at Jones Apparel Group nearly doubled compared to year-ago levels.

clock July 28, 2010Vicki M. Young

Giovanni Burani

Designer and Luxury

Buranis Arrested in Milan

Walter Burani, former chairman of MBFG, is under house arrest, while Giovanni, former ceo, has been transferred to San Vittore prison.

clock July 28, 2010Luisa Zargani

Mark Hunter with model Laura La Rue.

Fashion Features

Mark Hunter’s Vintage Venture

Cobra Snake photographer Mark Hunter chats about his new boutique.

clock July 29, 2010Kristin Studeman

Cameron Diaz in Bottega Veneta

Fashion Features

Celebrity Fashion: The LWD (Little White Dress)

Actresses and socials have been sporting the new basic all around town this summer.

clock July 29, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Q&A: John Varvatos

John Varvatos spoke with WWD about the company’s past, present and future.

clock July 29, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

The logo is based on Tanzanian artwork.

Ready To Wear

Limoland Opens Store in Meatpacking District

Men’s wear brand Limoland is known for its brightly colored sportswear.

clock July 29, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

The fall campaign.

Designer and Luxury

John Varvatos Gets Set for 10

John Varvatos’ anniversary campaign features legendary rock artists.

clock July 29, 2010Jean Scheidnes

The Cerruti flagship in Paris.

Designer and Luxury

Cerruti Reopens Paris Flagship

Cerruti’s new shop sits at the foot of the Madeleine church as a concept store featuring a host of fellow luxury brands.

clock July 29, 2010Joelle Diderich

Burberry Prorsum’s wool sweater and Costume National’s rayon and linen pants. Salvatore Ferragamo sandals.

Fashion Features

Spring 2011 Men’s Trend: Bohemian Rhapsody

For spring, thick, textured sweaters highlighted the overall luxe bohemian spirit of the casual-centric season.

clock July 28, 2010Alex Badia

The Salsa Fits My Life store in Los Angeles.


Paul Guez Returns With Salsa Jeans

Salsa Jeans brand opened its first U.S. store last week.

clock July 29, 2010Rachel Brown

A Jessica Simpson display in the G-III showroom.

Ready To Wear

G-III: A Company for All Seasons

CEO Morris Goldfarb discusses plans and possible acquisitions at G-III Apparel Group Ltd.

clock July 29, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Beauty Features

French Police Search Bettencourt Meyers’ Home

Law enforcement look inside the home of Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, the daughter of L’Oréal’s largest shareholder.

clock July 29, 2010Brid Costello

Façonnable has an aggressive store-opening plan.


Façonnable Sets Growth Plan

Façonnable CEO Lance Isham launches ambitious strategy.

clock July 29, 2010Sharon Edelson

Martha Stewart Living


No Smiles for Martha Stewart… L’Oréal Paris Taps Gerard Butler…

Martha Stewart sure doesn’t have many fans on Wall Street today. Shares of the lifestyle diva’s company plunged Tuesday.

clock July 29, 2010WWD Staff

The atrium of the Plaza 66 mall in Shanghai.

Business Features

Profiling China’s Luxury Consumer

Luxury shoppers range from office worker women who want a branded handbag to entrepreneurs buying for their mistresses.

clock July 29, 2010WWD Staff

Calvin Klein will launch Ultra Fit.


Calvin Klein Launching New Legwear Line

Ultra Fit to feature footless styles.

clock July 29, 2010Karyn Monget


Beige Book: Caution Remains Despite July Uptick

Retailers in New York, especially in the city, said “sales of fashion items and apparel were particularly strong.”

clock July 29, 2010Liza Casabona

Government and Trade

Congress Passes Duty Relief Measure

Move ends seven months of tariffs on textiles and other apparel materials.

clock July 29, 2010Kristi Ellis

Marc Ecko in his office.


Under Iconix, Marc Ecko Inks New Licenses

Marc Ecko Enterprises also ramps up retail operations.

clock July 29, 2010David Lipke

The jeans will retail for $148 in all Brooks Brothers stores.

Ready To Wear

Levi’s, Brooks Brothers Collaborate

Co-branded denim line from Levi’s and Brooks Brothers bows today.

clock July 29, 2010David Lipke

Inside MiN New York.


MiN New York’s Niche Approach

The Manhattan apothecary has inked distribution deals with European artisanal fragrance brands, including Miller Harris.

clock July 29, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Slate Wilder is designed to appeal to a teenage boy.


Macy’s Launching New Young Men’s Brand

Macy’s will launch Slade Wilder, a young men’s brand targeted at high school and college-age shoppers.

clock July 29, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

The Uman shop was given prime positioning at the store, and its mannequin is based on measurements for today’s modern man.


Barneys Adds Uman Collection

The men’s collection Uman, conceived by former Brioni chief Umberto Angeloni, makes its U.S. entry.

clock July 29, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

William Rast RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Scoops

Target Wrangles William Rast… ‘Mad Men’ Nail Polish… Lick of the Irish…

Justin Timberlake’s William Rast line will launch exclusive collections at most Target stores in December.

clock July 29, 2010WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap: July 28, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock July 29, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding: Mum’s the Word

Genevieve de Manio is rumored to be shooting Chelsea Clinton’s wedding on Saturday.

clock July 29, 2010WWD Staff


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Speakers, including Chantal Gaemperle, Antoine Arnault, Stella McCartney and Jacques Cavallier from LVMH, and students and graduates from CSM, at the Central Saint Martins and LVMH symposium about the launch of a new phase of their partnership: Maison/0 for regenerative luxury.


LVMH Extends Central Saint Martins Maison/0 Program With Regenerative…

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