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Ralph Lauren will unveil his first women’s flagship — an imposing, 22,000-square-foot Beaux Arts building at 888 Madison Avenue that was built from scratch across the street from his Rhinelander Mansion.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A rendering of the new Piaget London flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Piaget to Launch First London Flagship

The watch and jewelry giant is opening on Bond Street.

clock October 7, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Ready To Wear

Boston Traders to Be Revived

Boston Traders, a traditional men’s wear brand with a following in the late Eighties and early Nineties, is about to be resurrected.

clock October 8, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Business Features

Burberry Revenue Up 21.6% in First Half

At Burberry, sales of aviator jackets, shearling boots and sling bags boost growth.

clock October 13, 2010Samantha Conti

Rendering of  Zaha Hadid's pavilion for Chanel

Fashion Features

Chanel’s Mobile Art Pavilion Settles in Paris

Zaha Hadid-designed structure donated to Arab World Institute as site for contemporary exhibitions.

clock October 13, 2010Miles Socha

Human Resources

Coach Bolsters Far East Management

Accessories firm taps Victor Luis.

clock October 13, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Business Features

Guess Names Chief Operating Officer

Guess picks J. Michael Prince for role and continues its search for president of the Americas.

clock October 13, 2010Arnold J. Karr


Alexis Bryan Morgan Joins Lucky

After serving as fashion director at Elle for the past 10 months, Alexis Bryan Morgan will take on a new title at Lucky.

clock October 13, 2010Amy Wicks


In Texas and Oklahoma, Retailers Cite More Stability

Independent fashion merchants forecast slow growth for spring but still lag far behind pre-recession levels.

clock October 14, 2010Holly Haber

Prairie New York

Ready To Wear

Dallas FIG Showrooms Booked Solid

October show is more positive after a tough August.

clock October 14, 2010Holly Haber


Ready To Wear

DMC Reps Point Toward Pickup

After a tough year, companies see signs of improved business.

clock October 14, 2010Holly Haber

The Bon-Ton Stores is differentiating its mix from the national retailers.


Regional Department Stores Battle National Chains

The Bon-Ton Stores fights back.

clock October 14, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Ready To Wear

At Cobb Show, Retailers Turn to Proven Performers

Buyers shop conservatively for men’s wear.

clock October 14, 2010Brenda Lloyd


Boast Tennis Brand Relaunches With E-Commerce

The Eighties label Boast, popular with the country-club set, is making a comeback this fall.

clock October 14, 2010David Lipke

Fashion Features

January 21, 1970: Charlotte in Charge

Charlotte Rampling on acting in Luchino Visconti’s controversial film “The Damned” and vegetarianism.

clock October 14, 2010Venessa Lau


Investors Focus on Wal-Mart, Saks

Wal-Mart projects comp gain in fourth quarter.

clock October 14, 2010Evan Clark

A Barbara Hulanicki design for Asda.

Fashion Scoops

Hulanicki Does Asda… Bobbi Brown’s Book Learning… Basque-ing In It…

Barbara Hulanicki goes high-low by launching a collection at Asda, the supermarket chain.

clock October 14, 2010WWD Staff

Sara Forestier


Bait and Switch: French Starlets on Stage

Sara Forestier, Alice Taglioni and Elodie Navarre can now be seen on Parisian stages.

clock October 14, 2010Chantal Goupil

Christina Ricci


Christina Ricci’s Stage Debut

The longtime film actress hits the floorboards in “Time Stands Still.”

clock October 14, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Ralph Lauren Women's Madison Avenue Flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren Opens Women’s Flagship on Madison Avenue

Ralph Lauren women’s store has all the ingredients to become a retail icon.

clock October 14, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Michael Gould, Brooke Garber Neidich, Debbie Perelman and Harold Koplewicz.


Bloomingdale’s Hosts Benefit for CMI

Debbie Perelman discussed “selective mutism,” and the Child Mind Institute at the charity luncheon.

clock October 14, 2010David Moin


Fogarty Out as Charming Shoppes CEO

Anthony Romano moves up to chief operating officer.

clock October 14, 2010Arnold J. Karr


Heating Up at Bon Appétit… Oops, Chloé… Martha’s Pajama Game…

Former Cookie editor Pilar Guzman and’s Tanya Steel are being considered for the top slot at Bon Appétit.

clock October 14, 2010WWD Staff

Anna Sui and Yeohlee Teng

Designer and Luxury

Yeohlee’s Block Party

Well-wishers dined al fresco at Yeohlee Teng’s new design space and store.

clock October 14, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Joe Gromek and Tom Murry


Calvin Klein Ramps Up in Asia

Calvin Klein CEO Tom Murry and Warnaco president Gromek visit Hong Kong.

clock October 14, 2010Constance Haisma-Kwok

A rendering of the NewBeauty space.

Beauty Features

Studio BeautyMix at Fred Segal Sold to NewBeauty

The queen of indie beauty retailing has passed her crown.

clock October 14, 2010Rachel Brown


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