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Loehmann’s filed a prepackaged bankruptcy Monday.


Loehmann’s Files for Bankruptcy

Whippoorwill Associates Inc. and Istithmar World have agreed to invest $25M into the firm upon its emergence from bankruptcy.

clock November 15, 2010Vicki M. Young

Kate Bosworth in Chanel


LA’s Museum of Contemporary Art Raises $3 Million

Kirsten Dunst, Kate Bosworth and Will Ferrell were among guests at the annual MOCA benefit.

clock November 15, 2010WWD Staff

Raw Essentials by Carol Alt


Carol Alt To Debut Raw Essentials

The model will appear at two Duane Reade locations in Manhattan to promote her new natural skin care line.

clock November 15, 2010Andrea Nagel

Business Features

Nordstrom’s 3rd-Qtr. Profits Increase 43.4%

The retailer Nordstrom updated its outlook for fiscal 2010.

clock November 15, 2010Vicki M. Young

Mark + James by Badgley Mischka gold sequined shorts, Adrienne Landau’s marabou bolero over DKNY’s pin-striped cotton jacket and Porter Grey’s silk blouse. J.Mendel pumps and Hue’s fishnet hose.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2011 Trend: Come to the Cabaret

Fancy shorts have a racy look glammed up in dressy fabrics and sexy shape.

clock November 16, 2010Bobbi Queen

Items from NatureLuxe.

Color Cosmetics

Cover Girl’s Natural Turn

The makeup brand is eyeing the luxury set.

clock November 16, 2010Andrea Nagel


Pitti Immagine Launches Online Trade Shows

Brooks Brothers, Gant and Fred Perry will participate in virtual version of Pitti Uomo.

clock November 16, 2010David Lipke

Shopping the China Sourcing Fair.

Government and Trade

Chinese Firms Battle Cost and Currency Issues

Cotton and labor prices at core of woes.

clock November 16, 2010Ellen Sheng

Paco Rabanne

Designer and Luxury

Paco on Rabanne

Archives are one thing, but few dormant heritage brands readying for a revival have the luxury of guidance from their founding creator.

clock November 16, 2010Katya Foreman

Annie and Fred Segal at Fred Segal Santa Monica.


Fred Segal Santa Monica Transforms

The retailer Fred Segal, a force in setting fashion trends for more than 50 years, is embracing change.

clock November 16, 2010Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Vera Wang to Exit Bridesmaid Business

Vera Wang is closing her directly owned bridesmaid business, which will in turn “shift over to David’s Bridal.”

clock November 16, 2010Lisa Lockwood

A.R. Rahman


A.R. Rahman: Sound Effects

The composer discusses his recent collaboration with Danny Boyle on the soundtrack for the film “127 Hours.”

clock November 16, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Billy Reid

Fashion Features

Billy Reid Named CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Winner

A new crop of American design talent has been crowned.

clock November 15, 2010Marc Karimzadeh


Urban Profits Climb, Eyes Overseas Markets

Urban Outfitters Inc. on Monday reported that net income for the third quarter rose 17.2 percent to $73.1 million.

clock November 16, 2010Sharon Edelson and Arnold J. Karr

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Fashion Features

May 1, 2003: Back to School

Reading, writing and stylishness. That spring, the paper compiled a list of the top 10 most fashion-forward colleges.

clock November 16, 2010Venessa Lau

Givenchy’s Nightingale bag.

Fashion Scoops

Givenchy’s Bag War… Tom Ford to Guest Edit French Vogue…

Givenchy filed a federal lawsuit against BCBG Max Azria Group Inc.

clock November 16, 2010WWD Staff


Memo Pad: On Location… Nonfamily Man at the Top at Forbes…

W magazine is up next for a cameo on “Gossip Girl.”

clock November 16, 2010WWD Staff


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