A Big Leap: Gap Enters China With Shanghai Store

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From This Issue

Francisco Costa, Hidetoshi Nakata and Italo Zucchelli

Designer and Luxury

Calvin Klein Fetes Tokyo Pop Up Store

The CK crew and soccer star Hidetoshi Nakata hosted the opening party.

clock November 9, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Macy’s new gift shop.

Business Features

Macy’s Bullish On Holiday

Net income at Macy’s rose to $10 million in the third quarter.

clock November 10, 2010Vicki M. Young

Retail sales gained 17.1 percent in the quarter.

Business Features

Polo Ralph Lauren Earnings Up 15.6% in Q2

Shares of Polo closed at $108.28, up $7.36, or 7.3 percent, yesterday.

clock November 10, 2010Vicki M. Young and Lisa Lockwood

Jhumpa Lahiri in Louis Vuitton


Louis Vuitton Gets Festive

The brand kicked off the holiday season at its 57th Street flagship.

clock November 10, 2010WWD Staff


Dasha Zhukova Leaving Pop

A little less than two years after taking over as editor in chief, Zhukova has resigned from the magazine.

clock November 10, 2010Amy Wicks

Marketing and Promotion

Unipro: Italian Beauty Sector Needs e-Commerce Boost

Italian cosmetics industry is shaking off the impact of the economic downturn.

clock November 11, 2010Kerry Olsen


Import Surge Eases in September

Industry imports up 16.7 percent as trade deficit narrows.

clock November 11, 2010Liza Casabona and Vicki M. Young


Adobe’s Guinea Pigs… Vanity France?…

Martha Stewart Living publishes an all-digital edition today. Also, sources say Condé Nast France is mulling a launch of Vanity Fair.

clock November 11, 2010WWD Staff

Alber Elbaz and Kristin Scott Thomas

Fashion Scoops

Alber Elbaz, Puppet Master… Exit at Halston?… Bündchen Boom…

Alber Elbaz is king of the castle — or at least, his puppet alter ego is.

clock November 11, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Ferré, Ittierre Buyers Approved

Albisetti SpA to take control of clothing manufacturer Ittierre SpA.

clock November 11, 2010Luisa Zargani

Isabella Blow: A Life in Fashion


Blow After Blow

Lauren Goldstein Crowe on her biography of Isabella Blow.

clock November 11, 2010Samantha Conti

Jennifer Damiano


Spidey’s Girl: Jennifer Damiano

Jennifer Damiano plays MJ in Julie Taymor’s Broadway version of “Spiderman.”

clock November 11, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

A Santiago Gonzalez bag.


Leather Bags Boost Retail Sales

Saks Fifth Avenue flagship expands assortments of Tod’s, Gucci and Ferragamo leather goods.

clock November 11, 2010Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke

Gap’s new flagship in Shanghai.


Gap Lands in China

Gap unveiled the first of four stores in China in Hong Kong Plaza, a Shanghai shopping center.

clock November 11, 2010Lara Farrar

A look from Seven For All Mankind's limited edition collection.


Seven For All Mankind Turns Ten

Premium denim brand Seven For All Mankind launches anniversary line.

clock November 11, 2010David Lipke

Eugenia Sheppard

Fashion Features

March 11, 1963: Just Write

Twenty-six years ago today, fashion lost one of its acclaimed journalists: Eugenia Sheppard, for whom the CFDA named an award.

clock November 11, 2010Venessa Lau

Coach's bag. Gianfranco Ferré's cotton jacket and silk shirt and Dunhill's cotton pants. A Peace Treaty scarf; Ermenegildo Zegna belt; Gianfranco Ferré shoes.

Fashion Features

Spring 2011 Men’s Accessories Trend: Leisure Time

The weekender or duffel is the key bag of the season.

clock November 11, 2010Alex Badia


Business Features

Kohl’s Ekes Out 3rd-Qtr. Net Increase

Kohl’s revenues fall short of analysts’ expectations.

clock November 11, 2010Arnold J. Karr


Today's Must Read


Carly Cushnie Closes Her Designer Business

clock 8hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies

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