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Staying true to one's brand while adapting to a landscape experiencing tectonic shifts in consumer behavior was a key theme at the second day of the WWD CEO Apparel and Retail Summit.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Rachel Roy and Iman

Fashion Features

Celebs Hit the ACE Awards

Maria Sharapova and Perrey Reeves were a few of the notables.

clock November 1, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson


Jamie Pallot Not Departing… Pomerantz Exits Bottega Veneta…

The editorial director of Conde Nast Digital will remain with the company.

clock November 2, 2010WWD Staff

Helen Gurley Brown exercising in her office on June 29, 1970.

Fashion Features

July 17, 1970: Get Physical

“I think exercise is narcissistic but, then, so is all attention lavished on myself,” said Helen Gurley Brown.

clock November 3, 2010Venessa Lau

The Tumi Tag Limited Edition Collection.

Leather Goods

Crash Landing: Tumi Unveils Graffiti Collection

The art of graffiti pioneer John “Crash” Matos is making its way onto a luggage line.

clock November 3, 2010Shoshanna Fischhoff

Designer and Luxury

Regulator Reportedly Eyeing LVMH Purchases

AMF scrutinizes stealth purchase of a 17.1 percent share in Hermès, according to newspaper report.

clock November 3, 2010Joelle Diderich

Piers Fawkes

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Piers Fawkes Touts Apps, Mobile Strategies

Profound changes in the shopping experience.

clock November 3, 2010David Lipke

Marissa Mayer

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WWD CEO Summit: Marissa Mayer on Fashion and Data

Google’s Marissa Mayer offered a light-handed critique of the way fashion brands build their websites.

clock November 3, 2010Matthew Lynch

Dick Costolo

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Talks Fashion and Celebrity

Twitter chief executive officer Dick Costolo advises avoiding ad lingo and keeping the message “organic” on the internet.

clock November 3, 2010Amy Wicks

The Kérastase Homme Capital Force collection.


L’Oréal Brings Kérastase’s Capital Force To U.S.

Line targets thinning hair.

clock November 3, 2010Matthew W. Evans

llan Ellinger and Lauren Perry, director of communications for Fashion Delivers, distribute donated product to young women at an orphanage in Cité Soleil, Haiti.


Industry Helps the Needy

Fashion Delivers hold its annual fund-raiser tonight at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in Manhattan.

clock November 3, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Mark Sanchez

Fashion Features

Jets Walk Runway for Benefit

Mark Sanchez rocked in Hugo Boss while Kris Jenkins was decked out in a custom-made Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection sport coat and slacks.

clock November 3, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Business Features

Inventory a Worry Amid Weak Oct. Comps

October sales were forecast to be among the weakest of the year.

clock November 3, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Women’s and men’s looks from Club Monaco, which will make its debut at Browns in February.


Browns to Launch Club Monaco

Brand has signed an exclusive European deal with the independent London retailer Browns.

clock November 3, 2010Samantha Conti

Anna Sui and Andrew Bolton

Fashion Features

Anna Sui and Andrew Bolton: Friends to the Core

Anna Sui talks about her new coffee table book.

clock November 3, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Reed Krakoff

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Coach’s Long-Term View

Coach brand keeps a laser focus on the core assortment targeting the North American consumer.

clock November 3, 2010Vicki M. Young

Kenneth Cole

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Kenneth Cole on Marrying Business and Philanthropy

The designer Kenneth Cole spoke passionately about both subjects.

clock November 3, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen

Ready To Wear

The Olsens’ Quiet Approach

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen had their fashion revelation in their teens.

clock November 3, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Jill Beraud

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Pepsi’s Alternative Route

Pepsi’s chief marketing officer Jill Beraud believes the strategy of sponsoring a celebrity “doesn’t work anymore.”

clock November 3, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Robert Steel

Ready To Wear

City Hall Makes Fashion a Priority

Deputy Mayor Robert Steel reveals new initiatives, such as NYC Fashion Fund and Institute, Project Pop-up and New York City Fashion Draft.

clock November 3, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Frederick Anderson and Douglas Hannant

Designer and Luxury

Douglas Hannant Launching Fragrance, Lingerie

Designer Douglas Hannant is also gearing up for a major push in China.

clock November 3, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Carl Sparks, Edmond Jay, Janet Carr and Denise Incandela.

Ready To Wear

Retailers Pursue Mobile With Conviction

Mobile apps, social networks a growing part of stores’ e-commerce profile.

clock November 3, 2010Arnold J. Karr

The book on Loro Piana baby cashmere.

Fashion Scoops

Ultra Luxe… McQueen Settles With Hells Angels… Lanvin Love…

Bergdorf Goodman spotlights baby cashmere this week.

clock November 3, 2010WWD Staff

Business Features

Hugo Boss Net Income Climbs 79% in 3rd Qtr.

Sales up 19 percent to 538 million euros, or $690.5 million.

clock November 3, 2010Melissa Drier

A look from the Lublu collection.


Kira Plastinina’s Second Act

Teen design prodigy returns with a wholesale collection.

clock November 3, 2010Sharon Edelson


Rod Beattie to Design Swim for A.H. Schreiber

Beattie had designed the La Blanca swimwear collection for a total of 17 years.

clock November 3, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Sally Mueller


Target’s Mueller Starts Own Consultancy

24-year veteran seeks to build strategic platforms for retailers.

clock November 3, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Nora Aufreiter

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: McKinsey & Co.’s Three Factors

It may be performing well financially, but if morale is low, vision is lacking and change isn’t embraced, it won’t be long before the results start to decline.

clock November 3, 2010David Moin

Howard Tubin

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Howard Tubin On Investor Concerns

The consumer, the holiday season and leveraged buyouts are all factoring into market psychology.

clock November 3, 2010Evan Clark

Pasha Sadri

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: ‘Brand Advocates’ Form Core of Polyvore Sharing Site

Since its creation by three Silicon Valley software entrepreneurs, Polyvore has grown into the largest community of tastemakers and stylists on the Web.

clock November 3, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Jake Nickell

Ready To Wear

Threadless Rides Crowdsourcing Wave

The success of crowdsourcing shows that people want to express themselves, said Jake Nickell, the founder of Threadless.

clock November 3, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Tommy Hilfiger

Ready To Wear

Tommy Hilfiger: Master of Reinvention

After challenging years when the company needed to redefine its business in the U.S., Hilfiger is solidly back on track.

clock November 3, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Ralph Lauren

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Ralph Lauren Stays True to His Vision

Ralph Lauren answers questions posed by WWD editor in chief Edward Nardoza and the audience.

clock November 3, 2010Marc Karimzadeh


Today's Must Read

Looks from the Rapha + Outdoor Voices collaboration.


Outdoor Voices' Ashley Merrill Says Company Is Profitable

clock 17hJean E. Palmieri

Social Studies

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