Strong Black Friday Fuels Upbeat Outlook

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Designer and Luxury

Prada Net Profits Triple in Nine-Month Period

Revenues rose 31 percent to $1.82 billion on strength in retail channel.

clock November 24, 2010Luisa Zargani

Liu Wen, the first Asian face of Estee Lauder with Tom Pecheux, creative makeup director at Estée Lauder, at the launch of Pure Color in Beijing.

Beauty Features

Estée Lauder Kicks off China Campaign

The prestige beauty brand is making a new push into the market by launching its Pure Color line with a limited edition collection by makeup artist Tom Pecheux.

clock November 24, 2010Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Emporio Armani and Yoox Website

Designer and Luxury

Emporio Armani Launches Online Store in China

Italian provider Yoox is powering the store.

clock November 25, 2010Luisa Zargani

Inside the new Christian Dior store in London.

Fashion Scoops

Dior’s London Jaunt…Miuccia Honored in Milan…Art Basel’s Under Way

Christian Dior opened its new 2,690-square-foot London boutique on Bond Street last week and celebrated Thursday night.

clock November 29, 2010WWD Staff

Dinner host Karl Lagerfeld with newlyweds Paloma and Rafael Lopez-Sanchez.

Fashion Features

May 10, 1978: La Vie En Rouge

The year was 1978 and the occasion Paloma Picasso and Rafael Lopez-Sanchez’s wedding celebration, held at Lagerfeld’s 18th-century Paris apartment.

clock November 29, 2010Venessa Lau

WSJ Magazine December 2010


Memo Pad: Needleman’s Newbie

The New York media world will finally begin to size up a new magazine war in town: WSJ. Magazine vs. The New York Times Style Magazine.

clock November 29, 2010John Koblin

Christian Dior Christal watch.

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Watches Seek to Build on Gains

The watch sector at Christian Dior, whose timepieces retail from $1,000 to $500,000, is among the encouraging indicators of strength in the luxury sector.

clock November 29, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson and Miles Socha and Katya Foreman and Joelle Diderich

Oscar de la Renta’s batik floral sleep set.


Economy, Costs to Weigh on Innerwear Industry

After a tough 2010, vendors and merchants facing more challenges.

clock November 29, 2010Karyn Monget

Bold, bright tights by Hue.


Legwear Execs Forecast Resurgence

After years of flat sales, growing optimism after higher runway profile.

clock November 29, 2010Karyn Monget

CA&Lou’s Greta Malachite earrings in silver with Swarovski crystals.


Brands Aim for Fresh Approaches

The jewelry market has been resilient in a challenging marketplace.

clock November 29, 2010WWD Staff

A look from the McQ collection.

Designer and Luxury

McQ Is All McQueen’s

The bumster is born again.

clock November 29, 2010Miles Socha and Nina Jones

Inside Macy's in New York City on Black Friday.


Strong Black Friday Fuels Upbeat Outlook

The consumer is back — at least for this holiday season.

clock November 29, 2010David Moin and Holly Haber and Jean E. Palmieri and Rachel Brown

Outside of Barnes & Noble on Black Friday.


Black Friday Draws More Online Interest

Weekend buying could take bite out of Cyber Monday.

clock November 29, 2010David Moin and Sharon Edelson


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