In Fashion Shift, Designers Go Masstige

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Sally Beauty Acquires Aerial

Deal bolsters firm in Midwestern professional beauty market.

clock October 4, 2010Evan Clark

Business Features

Jones Apparel Group Changes Name

The new handle, The Jones Group, reflects the company’s multi-brand nature.

clock October 4, 2010Evan Clark


Liberal Limits: Annette Bening Honored in D.C.

Actress Annette Bening and her husband Warren Beatty had hoped to use a trip to Washington, D.C., to catch up on their sleep.

clock October 5, 2010WWD Staff


Retail Stocks Retreat 0.3% Monday

Fashion’s decliners included AnnTaylor, Hot Topic and Macy’s.

clock October 5, 2010Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

A look from Theyskens Theory.

Designer and Luxury

Masstige Gains Power

Olivier Theyskens, Karl Lagerfeld and Jil Sander are doing it.

clock October 5, 2010Miles Socha

Betsey Johnson and Chantal Bacon

Designer and Luxury

Chantal Bacon Exits Betsey Johnson

Betsey Johnson’s longtime confidante and chief executive officer Chantal Bacon bids good-bye.

clock October 5, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Government and Trade

Supreme Court Denies Totes’ Tariff Case

Company claimed gender and age discrimination in U.S. duty rates.

clock October 5, 2010Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Oct. 9, 1969: Flip Service

WWD looked into an alleged confrontation between Jackie O. and a Daily News photographer, who claimed the former First Lady pulled a judo move on him.

clock October 5, 2010Venessa Lau


OK Taps Richard Spencer… Jack Griffin’s View… Fashion Intellectuals…

Mark Pasetsky’s reign at OK has ended. Also, Jack Griffin spoke at the American Magazine Conference, and Maria Cornejo talked at a New Yorker panel.

clock October 5, 2010WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Alliance Boots to Cut 900 Jobs

Most of the positions to be eliminated are at the company’s headquarters at Nottingham, England.

clock October 5, 2010Andrea Nagel

A metal style from Paco Rabanne’s new 1969 line.

Designer and Luxury

Paco Rabanne to Relaunch Handbags

Paco Rabanne is kicking off the revival of its fashion business with the relaunch of its iconic 1969 chain-mail bag in a range of new materials.

clock October 5, 2010Katya Foreman

Fashion Scoops

Bartlett Does Bon-Ton… Crazy for Wu… Chicago Loves Dior…

John Bartlett will design for Bon-Ton’s private label men’s collection.

clock October 5, 2010WWD Staff


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