Della Valle Boosts Saks Stake to 11.1%

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Saks Fifth Avenue has proven to be a great investment for Diego Della Valle — so much so he’s scooped up almost 2 percent more. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Diego Della Valle owns 11.1 percent of Saks’ outstanding shares.

Business Features

Diego Della Valle Boosts Saks Stake to 11.1%

Tod’s ceo scooped up another 2.9 million shares of Saks Fifth Avenue for $29.4 million.

clock October 19, 2010Evan Clark

A look from Nathan Jenden at Fashion Coterie.

Designer and Luxury

Vendors Report Ordering Up at Fashion Coterie

At Fashion Coterie, firms talked about the need for more versatile pricing strategies and the quest to grow international sales.

clock October 20, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Colors and prints dominated at Designers & Agents.

Ready To Wear

At D&A, Prints and Layering Were Key Trends

Retailers seek not-so-basic items at Designers & Agents trade show.

clock October 20, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

An Analili dress at Moda.

Ready To Wear

Brisk Business at Moda Manhattan

Buyers were busy placing orders for spring dresses and casual sportswear at Moda Manhattan, held at the Javits Center.

clock October 20, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Colors and prints dominated at Designers & Agents.


Action Picks Up at New York Trade Shows

Buyers and exhibitors searched for key trends and strategies to beat the trying times.

clock October 20, 2010WWD Staff

Rick Owens’ fluid silk and cotton dress, shown with hair topped by a horn comb.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2011 Runway Trend: Walk This Way

The cookie-cutter quality of red-carpet looks is even getting to designers.

clock October 20, 2010WWD Staff


BRAG Launches Annual Roundtable

Leaders will share their vision for diversity and inclusion initiatives, best practices and developments that drive innovation.

clock October 20, 2010WWD Staff

The crowd at Tuesday’s rally.

Ready To Wear

Industry Rallies for Garment Center

Designers, including Anna Sui, Yigal Azrouël and Nanette Lepore, and union officials staged a Midtown rally Tuesday.

clock October 20, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg


Fendi Wins Burlington Lawsuit

Fendi has prevailed in its long-running counterfeiting battle against the off-price retailer.

clock October 20, 2010WWD Staff


A More Frequent WSJ… Seeing Demarchelier… Digital Ads Up at New York Times..

So much for that speculation that Rupert Murdoch wasn’t a fan of The Wall Street Journal’s glossy magazine WSJ.

clock October 20, 2010WWD Staff


Guerlain Criticizes Jean-Paul Guerlain’s Racial Gaffe

Guerlain sought to distance itself from perfumer Jean-Paul Guerlain on Tuesday after the 73-year-old used a racial slur on French television.

clock October 20, 2010Sophie Meislin, with contributions from Alex Wynne


Retail Stocks Fall 1.7% Tuesday

Chinese rate hike weighs on markets.

clock October 20, 2010Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad


Perfume Holding Forms Joint Venture With Luxasia

Perfume Holding, which produces John Galliano’s fragrance among others, and Luxasia have inked a joint-venture agreement for the Asian market.

clock October 20, 2010Jennifer Weil

Fashion Features

July 11, 1967: Russian Dressing

In the spirit of Russian Fashion Week, WWD takes a look back at a three-week tour fashion editor June Weir took of the Soviet Union in ’67.

clock October 20, 2010Venessa Lau

Laura and Kate Mulleavy

Fashion Scoops

Mulleavy Sisters, Take Two

The Mulleavy sisters had reason to have déjà vu at Monday’s Americans for the Arts National Art Awards gala at Cipriani. They were honored there last week too.

clock October 20, 2010WWD Staff

A holiday ad featuring a look from Kenneth Cole New York, produced by Chaus.


Kenneth Cole and Chaus Sever Sportswear Ties

Kenneth Cole will take New York line in-house.

clock October 20, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Susan Posen Exits Zac Posen

Susan Posen, Zac Posen’s mother and the designer’s longtime business partner, is stepping aside to pursue other interests.

clock October 20, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Zegna Streamlines Structure

Zegna has incorporated its Dutch subholding company into the group’s Italian-based holding company.

clock October 20, 2010Kerry Olsen


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