White Out: Blizzard Buries Retailers

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A square in New Delhi.


Foreign Direct Investment a Hot Topic in India

Retailers react to a recent government vote against opening up FDI in multibrand retailing.

clock December 28, 2010Mayu Saini

Gucci’s limited edition New Jackie bag and silk scarf.

Designer and Luxury

Gucci’s Paris Flagship Celebrates Renovation

The luxury brand will offer several limited edition items to mark the occasion.

clock December 28, 2010Joelle Diderich

Designer and Luxury

Bottega Veneta Renews Safilo License

The brand’s pact with the eyewear manufacturer is set to last until 2020.

clock December 28, 2010Joelle Diderich


November 17, 1930: Moonshine and Merch

According to WWD, the hot-button issue of copycat fashion was about as dangerous as the bootlegging across the nation.

clock December 28, 2010Venessa Lau

Daniella Helayel

Fashion Features

Kate Middleton Puts Issa in Spotlight

The royal-to-be is the latest in a long line of celebrities to don Daniella Helayel’s British label.

clock December 28, 2010Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Cruciani Sees Growth Outside Italy

The brand made gains in the U.S. market this year and has plans to open stores globally in 2011.

clock December 28, 2010Luisa Zargani

Lacoste will spend $66 million on the "Unconventional Chic" campaign next year.


Memo Pad: Lacoste’s New Look… Hail, Mario Testino…

Lacoste will introduce a new advertising concept in January.

clock December 28, 2010WWD Staff

Inside the Devon store.

Designer and Luxury

Next Stop for Scott Devon: Fashion

From cars to watches and ready-to-wear, the entrepreneur leaps into new projects with gusto.

clock December 28, 2010Rachel Brown

The Liverpool store.


Mexico’s Liverpool Eyes Expansion

The country’s largest department store chain plans to open 40 stores by 2014.

clock December 28, 2010Ivan Castano

A scene from the blizzard in New York.


Snow Buries Post-Holiday Retail

A blizzard dumped almost two feet of snow on Boston, New York and other East Coast cities.

clock December 28, 2010David Moin and Alexandra Steigrad and Rosemary Feitelberg and Sharon Edelson and Marc Karimzadeh

Cotton prices have doubled in the last year.

Government and Trade

Raw Material Costs Taking a Toll

Record high fiber prices are being felt throughout the supply chain.

clock December 28, 2010Liza Casabona

Swirl Collection made of Eastar CN copolymer and produced by Jackal Cosmetics Limited.

Color Cosmetics

Luxe Pack Steps Up the Pace on Innovation

Designer Marc Rosen has been promoting a new kind of clear plastic polymer for use in makeup packaging.

clock December 28, 2010Pete Born and Jennifer Weil

Eileen Fisher

Designer and Luxury

Eileen Fisher, Green Champion

The sportswear designer has always loved natural fibers and simple style.

clock December 28, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Paris’ Musée d’Orsay

Fashion Scoops

Chanel No.5 at Musée d’Orsay… Fendi O’ Coming to Milan…

The silhouette of a Chanel No.5 bottle will decorate the exterior of Paris’ Musée d’Orsay.

clock December 28, 2010WWD Staff

Stephen Dorff


Stephen Dorff’s Next Act

The actor’s back in the spotlight with the release of Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere.”

clock December 28, 2010Marcy Medina

Laura Santtini


Laura Santtini’s Umami Charm

This rising British chef has a new cookbook, an advice column and a best-selling food product.

clock December 28, 2010Samantha Conti

Helen Yarmak’s spotted fox vest over Rachel Roy’s polyester crepe dress. Kara Ross necklace; Wolford hosiery; Michael Kors shoes.

Designer and Luxury

Chic Mystique: Winter Furs

When it comes to furs, this is a moment whenanything goes. Layering them is a luxurious and quirky way to brave winter’s chill.

clock December 28, 2010Bobbi Queen


Today's Must Read

The scene on Black Friday 2018.


5 Things Retailers Should Remember as They Ready for Holiday

clock 5hDonny Salazar

Social Studies