Holiday Surprise: Men Are Back and Buying

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Driven by pent-up demand, or just boredom with dated wardrobes, men’s wear has emerged as the star performer for many retailers this holiday season.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Cerruti flagship in Paris.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Trinity Ltd. to Acquire Cerruti

The all-cash deal is capped at $69.6 million.

clock December 22, 2010Constance Haisma-Kwok and Jennifer Weil

Hamish Bowles

Fashion Scoops

Hamish Bowles to get Icon Status… Isaac Mizrahi Cries Wolf…

Vogue’s European editor at large will take home the 2011 Pratt Institute Fashion Icon award.

clock December 23, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Features

November 18, 1922: Poetic License

There’s no better time than now to reprint WWD’s retail take on one of the season’s most classic poems.

clock December 23, 2010Venessa Lau

J.C. Penney’s American Living sweater is a standout this holiday.


Men’s Outperforming for Holiday

Driven by pent-up demand men’s wear has emerged as the star performer for many retailers this season.

clock December 23, 2010Jean E. Palmieri and Holly Haber and Rachel Brown

Michael Bastian

Designer and Luxury

Michael Bastian Splits From Founding Partner

The designer has parted with longtime licensee Brunello Cucinelli and set up an independent company.

clock December 23, 2010David Lipke


Camuto Group Considering Bernard Chaus Inc.

Footwear marketer might take stake in its new sportswear licensee.

clock December 23, 2010Evan Clark

Strong storms have battered much of Southern California.


California Rains Affect Retail

Power failures shut some stores and kept holiday shoppers under wraps.

clock December 23, 2010Rachel Brown

Inside Central World.


Bangkok Malls Back in Business After Protests

The state of emergency that has been in place for eight months was lifted, and retailers are ready for a revival.

clock December 23, 2010Joyce Barrett


Memo Pad: Condé Nast Publications Get News of Structural Changes

An e-mail to publishers and editors reflects the company’s new aim of allowing each publication to manage its own business.

clock December 23, 2010Amy Wicks

Color Cosmetics

Shopbop Teams Up with Sephora

The two retailers will collaborate on a limited edition makeup palette.

clock December 23, 2010Kristi Garced


Burberry Extends Inter Parfums Pact

Some terms of the fragrance license have been given an additional year.

clock December 23, 2010Jennifer Weil

Phil Spector and Darlene Love in 1963.


Q&A: Darlene Love

The singer talks about Elvis, Cher and her Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame induction.

clock December 23, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg


Online Shoppers Set Record

Consumers keep flocking online to spend. Last weekend alone, sales rose 17 percent to $900 million.

clock December 23, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Prabal Gurung


Designers and Socials Dish on Holiday Plans

With Christmas fast approaching, WWD checked in with a few fashion notables to see what’s on their wish list.

clock December 23, 2010WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

President-elect Joe Biden, and his wife Jill Biden, join Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and her husband Doug Emhoff, during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention.


What Roles Do Designers Have to Play on Inauguration Day?

clock 14hRosemary Feitelberg

Social Studies

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