High Note: WWD Rings in a Century

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Karen Elson, clad in a Marc Jacobs dress, sang “Happy Birthday” at Cipriani 42nd Street at a party to celebrate 100 years of WWD. The fete drew the fashion world in all its combinations.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Cherokee execs.


Cherokee Launches in China With RT-Mart

The American brand is tapping into the country’s supermarkets.

clock November 1, 2010Lara Farrar

Designer and Luxury

Belgian Label Les Hommes Opens Flagship

Luxury firm’s first store bows in Antwerp.

clock November 3, 2010Natasha Montrose

Karen Elson


WWD’s Party of the Century

The 100th anniversary bash brings out everyone from Marc Jacobs to Henry Kissinger.

clock November 3, 2010WWD Staff

Hangtags will bear the new logo.


Levi’s Makes New Sustainable Denim Line

Levi’s employs washing and finishing techniques that use 28 to 96 percent less water.

clock November 4, 2010David Lipke

G-Star’s new San Francisco store opens Saturday.


G-Star Expands on West Coast

G-Star will open two stores in California and one in Arizona this month.

clock November 4, 2010David Lipke

Corneliani’s Shanghai unit.

Designer and Luxury

Corneliani Expands in China

Corneliani will open four additional stores in the country over the next several weeks.

clock November 4, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Color Cosmetics

Japanese Beauty Brand Pola to Enter India

Pola Chemical Industries products expected to be available in the Indian market before the end of the year.

clock November 4, 2010Mayu Saini

The Escada flagship on Maximilianstrasse Street in Munich.

Designer and Luxury

Escada Unveils New Retail Concept

Luxury brand Escada has a new retail concept and profits are again in sight.

clock November 4, 2010Melissa Drier


Bewkes Reports Time Warner Earnings… Le Monde’s Three Amigo…

On Time Warner’s third-quarter earnings call, Jeffrey Bewkes mentioned making deals with tablet makers.

clock November 4, 2010WWD Staff


L&F to Source for Athletics Brand Li Ning

Li Ning is a major player in the Chinese market.

clock November 4, 2010

Fashion Features

January 2, 1959: Escaping the Norm

A WWD columnist writes, “There is no one ‘normal’ woman, so there is no one normal silhouette.”

clock November 4, 2010Venessa Lau

President Obama at the White House on Wednesday.

Government and Trade

Obama and Congress Could Agree on Trade

Republican takeover of House deals a blow to labor organizing bill.

clock November 4, 2010Kristi Ellis

Kathleen Taylor

Ready To Wear

The Four Seasons Approach

Providing customers with consistent, genuine care can be a major selling point.

clock November 4, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Spring shoe shops at JC Penney


J.C. Penney Amps Up Shoe Offering

Retailer injects some trendiness to its shoe and handbag assortment.

clock November 4, 2010David Moin

The Comité Colbert exhibition at the Dubai Mall.

Fashion Scoops

Rich Pickings in Dubai… Donatella’s Whirlwind Tour…

Festival, organized by Comité Colbert, showcases French craftsmanship at the Dubai Mall.

clock November 4, 2010WWD Staff

Georgia and Ron Frasch


Phoenix House Honors Frasch, Natori

The charity event raised $1.2 million.

clock November 4, 2010David Moin


Today's Must Read

Marisa Berenson and Ralph Lauren


Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan to Address Black Designers at Retreat

clock 6hRosemary Feitelberg

Social Studies