Olsens to Add Line Via Digital Venture

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are going digital with their newest fashion venture. In July, the entrepreneurs will launch StyleMint.com, in partnership with BeachMint Inc.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Government and Trade

Obama and Colombia Reach Labor Accord

The deal is seen as paving the way for the free trade agreement with the country to move through Congress.

clock April 7, 2011Kristi Ellis

Stella McCartney’s botanical floral print seta silk dress

Fashion Trends

Spring’s Runaway Hits

WWD surveyed a dozen major retailers to find out what their best-selling items have been in the apparel and accessories categories this season.

clock April 7, 2011Lisa Lockwood

People

Man of the Week: Charlie Sheen

The fallen television star has proven that there is something worse than an ill-fitting bowling shirt and a pair of baggy cargo shorts.

clock April 7, 2011WWD Staff

A look from Converse Black Canvas.

Ready To Wear

Converse Black Canvas Collection Makes Debut

The company is now producing its premium line in-house.

clock April 7, 2011WWD Staff

John Auerbach

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Luring Men to the Web

Gilt Man’s goal is nothing short of total domination.

clock April 7, 2011Sharon Edelson

Emanuel Chirico

Mergers and Acquisitions

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: The Power and Pitfalls of the Acquisition Game

Phillips-Van Heusen’s ceo Emanuel Chirico emphasized the importance of doing due diligence in any transaction.

clock April 7, 2011Vicki M. Young

Victor Luis

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Building Men’s Sales

Asian markets are key to Coach’s plans to grow its men’s business.

clock April 7, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Andy Dunn

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Breaking the Rules

Bonobos founder Andy Dunn didn’t follow the usual channels to launch his men’s wear label.

clock April 7, 2011Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Fringe’s New Judges… Jackie Rogers Fetes Palm Beach Boutique…

London’s Fashion Fringe program has two new judges for its 2011 program — Claudia Schiffer and Roland Mouret.

clock April 7, 2011WWD Staff

Katie Holmes in “The Kennedys.”

Fashion Features

Katie Holmes in Kennedy Mode

Some celebrities have no problem shining a harsh light on others — just don’t turn it their way.

clock April 7, 2011Bridget Foley

Model Arizona Muse in the Fashion’s Night Out T-Shirt.

Designer and Luxury

Fashion’s Night Out Sets Details

For the first time, e-tailers will participate in the shopping event this fall.

clock April 7, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Media

Memo Pad: Ad Pages Rising… White House Hosts Panel for Hearst…

Up is still the new up for magazines. Ad pages rose 2.5 percent in the first quarter of this year.

clock April 7, 2011WWD Staff

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen.

Business Features

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen to Launch Digital Fashion Venture

StyleMint.com will meld e-commerce and social media platforms to offer consumers a personalized shopping experience.

clock April 7, 2011David Lipke

A look by Mr. Powers by Cynthia Rowley.

Designer and Luxury

Cynthia Rowley Launches Mr. Powers Label

Designer’s rebranded men’s wear line will have a dedicated e-commerce site.

clock April 7, 2011David Lipke

LeBron James

Textiles

Audemars Piguet, LeBron James to Partner

Miami Heat star will represent the watch brand while the company lends support to his charitable efforts.

clock April 7, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Tom Watson

People

Tom Watson on Form and Style

The legendary golfer attributes his longevity to his ability to “watch and observe.”

clock April 7, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Curtis Stone

People

Boys’ Night Out With Curtis Stone

If you thought Tom Colicchio was the master of reality cooking shows, you were wrong.

clock April 7, 2011Jessica Iredale

Renée Zellweger stands in front of her likeness with the charity bag.

Designer and Luxury

Renée Zellweger Boosts Tommy Hilfiger Charity Initiative

She is the latest celebrity to create a handbag with the designer for the Breast Health Institute campaign.

clock April 7, 2011Luisa Zargani

The relaunch of Catrice started with a rainbow’s worth of nail polish shades.

Color Cosmetics

Catrice Brand Debuts in Germany

Cosnova is giving the cosmetics line, which is aimed at 30- to 50-year-olds, a makeover and relaunch.

clock April 7, 2011Susan Stone

Robert Burke, Russ Patrick, Bob Mitchell, Tom Ott and Kevin Harter.

Retail

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Retail Opportunities

The men’s wear shopper is back, but the recession has changed him.

clock April 7, 2011WWD Staff

Hal Reiter

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: The Key to Attracting Top-Notch Talent

According to a survey of 135 ceos and presidents, the biggest concern expressed was talent acquisition and development.

clock April 7, 2011David Moin

Ari Hoffman, Lou Amendola and Steven Alan.

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Collaborations Can Boost the Bottom Line

A panel of retailers and designers discussed the benefits of what’s become a burgeoning, industry-wide strategy.

clock April 7, 2011David Moin

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen.

Fashion Features

Olsens to Launch E-commerce Site

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are going digital with their newest fashion venture.

clock April 6, 2011David Lipke

James Gardner, Alex Gonzalez and Trey Laird.

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: The Brand Builders

Trey Laird of Laird + Partners, Alex Gonzalez of AR New York and James Gardner of Createthe Group talked brand building, both online and in traditional media.

clock April 7, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Essentialist

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Talitha Getty by Jeanloup Sieff for Vogue Paris, February 1970.

Fashion

Saint Laurent Acquires Major Private Collection of Vintage YSL Clothes

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Social Studies