J. Crew Go-Shop Period Passes

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Overview

The deadline came and went. The go-shop provision in TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners’ offer of $2.86 billion, or $43.50 a share, for J. Crew Group Inc. expired Saturday.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Retail Sales, Apparel Prices Rise

Two reports released Friday highlighted the long road ahead to full recovery for the apparel sector.

clock January 14, 2011Liza Casabona

Corneliani Men's RTW Fall 2011

Designer and Luxury

Corneliani Men’s RTW Fall 2011

At Corneliani, the lineup — mostly in stone gray, loden and inky blue — was thoroughly relevant to today’s luxury customer.

clock January 15, 2011WWD Staff

Ermenegildo Zegna Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Ermenegildo Zegna Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Zegna packed its collection with Eastern inspiration, from woven silk depicting 12th-century paintings to colors such as bronze and bamboo green.

clock January 15, 2011WWD Staff

Dolce & Gabbana Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Dolce & Gabbana Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana presented a youthful collection that was textured, body-conscious and experimental in its shapes, proportions and fabrics.

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Jil Sander Men's RTW Fall 2011

Designer and Luxury

Jil Sander Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Raf Simons delivered a fashion message that was HD in its clarity: roomy jackets and outerwear, sleek pants and daring color blocks.

clock January 15, 2011WWD Staff

Burberry Prorsum Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Burberry Prorsum Men’s RTW Fall 2011

London is notorious for its four-seasons-in-a-day weather, and that’s just what Christopher Bailey tried to conjure on his fall-winter runway.

clock January 15, 2011WWD Staff

Luca Podda, Domenico Valentino and Diego Di Luisa.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Dolce & Gabbana

Uber suave Bryan Ferry — who kicks off his tour in England next week — and La Scala dancer Roberto Bolle sat front and center.

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Johnny Flynn, Douglas Booth, Johnny Borrell.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Burberry Prorsum

Razorlight front man Johnny Borrell said he’s holed up in a London studio working on the band’s fourth album.

clock January 15, 2011WWD Staff

John Varvatos Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

John Varvatos Men’s RTW Fall 2011

At Varvatos, a lineup of rock-inspired leathers with silver detailing.

clock January 15, 2011WWD Staff

Roberto Cavalli Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Roberto Cavalli Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Seventies America was the groove this season, hinged on flare-legged suits in velvet, suede and lustrous wool/silk blends.

clock January 15, 2011WWD Staff

Bottega Veneta Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Bottega Veneta Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Rumpled chic is still going strong at Bottega Veneta, with softly tailored garments that can be pulled out of a suitcase and still look a dream.

clock January 16, 2011WWD Staff

Emporio Armani Men's RTW Fall 2011

Designer and Luxury

Emporio Armani Men’s RTW Fall 2011

At Emporio Armani, the designer played with asymmetrical hems and closures, demonstrative storm flaps and broody layering.

clock January 16, 2011WWD Staff

Salvatore Ferragamo Men's RTW Fall 2011

Designer and Luxury

Salvatore Ferragamo Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Sticking to a Seventies theme, Massimiliano Giornetti introduced a more form-fitting silhouette and ladled in house codes such as color and equestrian elements.

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Fashion Scoops

Evanthe Taps Guglielmo Capone

He succeeds Saverio Palatella as creative director.

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Olivia Palermo

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Ermenegildo Zegna

Olivia Palermo and classical pianist Yundi Li sat front row.

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Artist Evelina Floris' homage to Yves Klein at the Uman presentation.

Fashion Scoops

A Blue Note at Uman

Evelina Floris installed an homage to Yves Klein.

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Philip Barrett and Neil Barrett.

Parties

GQ’s Annual Men’s Milan Bash

Simon Spurr and Calvin Klein’s Italo Zucchelli said they’d like to see New York host a men’s fashion week.

clock January 15, 2011WWD Staff

Missoni Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Missoni Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Angela Missoni set out to re-visit the jacket, and she hit her mark with a collection of multi-tasking knitwear that was cozy, but not bulky.

clock January 16, 2011WWD Staff

Prada Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Prada Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Fashionable women recently had a dalliance with bigger shoulders, and if Miuccia Prada has her way, so will men.

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Mauro Bergamasco, Alison Balsom and Luke Evans.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Emporio Armani

Luke Evans and trumpeter and concert artist Alison Balsom attended the show.

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A look from the the Thierry Mugler teaser Campaign by Nicola Formichetti

Fashion Scoops

Lady Gaga Makes Music for Thierry Mugler

Nicola Formichetti taps pop star to create original soundtrack for men’s show in Paris.

clock January 16, 2011Miles Socha

Strong sales at Net-A-Porter boosted Richemont in the third quarter.

Financial

Richemont Sees Third-Qtr. Sales Surge

High growth in Asia-Pacific region contributes to gains.

clock January 17, 2011Nina Jones

Etro Men's RTW Fall 2011

Designer and Luxury

Etro Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Etro took a Bavarian-flavored turn for fall/winter, jumbling together patterned shirts and cardigans in Seventies tones.

clock January 17, 2011WWD Staff

Moncler Gamme Bleu Men's RTW Fall 2011

Designer and Luxury

Moncler Gamme Bleu Men’s RTW Fall 2011

Thom Browne’s fall collection for Moncler Gamme Bleu celebrated the British hunting tradition replete with horses and beagles.

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Canali Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Canali Men’s RTW Fall 2011

The label stuck to what it knows best: Sophisticated, timeless chic.

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Brioni Men's RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Brioni RTW Fall 2011

The collection quietly oozed luxury, harnessing a range of plush fabrics such as velvet, three-ply herringbone and alpaca.

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Caruso Men's RTW Fall 2011.

Fashion Show Reviews

Caruso Men’s RTW Fall 2011

The collection was themed after a dapper Seventies playboy.

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Business Features

Kenneth Cole Leaving Rockefeller Center

Eight other stores slated for closure in first quarter.

clock January 18, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

An image from Nina Ricci’s spring campaign.

Media

Memo Pad: Nina Ricci Unveils Advertising… Michael Crotty Joins Nordstrom…

Peter Copping’s spring campaign for Nina Ricci is slated to break in the February issue of Vogue Paris.

clock January 18, 2011WWD Staff

J. Crew East Hampton

Financial

J. Crew Go-Shop Period Passes

No new offers reported as decline passes quietly.

clock January 18, 2011Vicki M. Young

The handheld PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser

Products

PaloVia: The Wrinkle-Fighting Laser

The latest weapon in the battle against wrinkles doesn’t come in a jar.

clock January 18, 2011Holly Haber

A look from Edun, an eco-friendly label.

Designer and Luxury

Predictions: What the Future Holds

WWD asked six innovative thinkers to pinpoint issues and opportunities into which fashion executives would be wise to tune.

clock January 18, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Looks from Todd & Duncan.

Textiles

Pitti Filati: Outlook High Despite Price Pressures

Economic picture seen improving, but raw material problems persist.

clock January 18, 2011Sofia Celeste

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton to Show Watches in Basel

The brand will unveil its 2011 collection from a boat moored outside the Grand Hôtel des Trois Rois.

clock January 18, 2011Alex Wynne

Vivienne Westwood

Jewelry

Palladium Alliance Taps Vivian Westwood for Jewelry Line

The limited edition “Get a Life” collection will make its debut at London Fashion Week.

clock January 18, 2011Samantha Conti

John Travolta

Fashion Scoops

John Travolta Toasts Breitling… Could Bruce Oldfield Be the One?…

John Travolta braved a red-eye flight to be at the launch of the Breitling flagship in New York City.

clock January 18, 2011WWD Staff

Natalie Portman and Rico Rodriguez

Parties

Golden Globes: Working Party

The winners, losers and also-rans filled the Beverly Hilton’s various nooks for the full slate of Golden Globes after parties on Sunday night.

clock January 18, 2011WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Hero Cosmetics Rescue Mission Holiday Kit

Beauty

Holiday Shopping in Beauty Focuses on Discounts, D-to-c

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Social Studies

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