On Tour in the U.S. With China’s New Rich

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Givaudan Sales Dip 5.1 Percent in First Quarter

In local currencies, revenues at the Vernier, Switzerland-based flavors and fragrances supplier increased 3.1 percent.

clock April 8, 2011Jennifer Weil



Takashimaya Predicts Profit Slide

Japanese department store operator sees more challenging times ahead.

clock April 8, 2011Kelly Wetherille

Yossi Nasser


Q&A: Yossi Nasser, Gelmart International

After nearly 60 years, the private label foundations business is getting a face-lift.

clock April 11, 2011Karyn Monget

Laura Ashley Intimates


Laura Ashley to Launch Intimates

First collection bearing the Laura Ashley Intimates name will be unveiled at the May innerwear market in New York.

clock April 11, 2011Karyn Monget


Aldo Enters Italian Market

Canada-based footwear company opened its first boutique in Rome last week and is slated to open its doors in Milan on April 19.

clock April 11, 2011Christine Lee

Human Resources

Rafael Alvarez Named President of Panerai North America

He has worked at the Italian watch company since 2004 as regional brand manager for Spain and Portugal.

clock April 11, 2011WWD Staff

Nour Aboudaoud of Ecico Access


Uncertainty Looms at Fashion Access

High prices and Japan’s problems leave buyers anxious.

clock April 11, 2011Ellen Shang

Tosca Blu bag.


Mipel Scores Gains in Buyers, Orders

A return to retro and classic styles was a notable bag trend at the leather goods and accessories fair.

clock April 11, 2011Courtney Smith

British Vogue May Issue


Memo Pad: British Vogue’s Wedding Issue… The Benefit of Hindsight…

Alexandra Shulman and the team at British Vogue have come up with a whole pile of gowns for the wedding-themed May issue.

clock April 11, 2011WWD Staff

Looks from Urban Zen.


Donna Karan to Expand Urban Zen

Nature — stones, specifically — inspired the New Elements Collection.

clock April 11, 2011Sharon Edelson and Jessica Iredale

Frank Doroff and Stephanie Zernik Doroff


UJA Honors Frank Doroff, Steven Tanger

The Fashion Division luncheon raised in excess of $850,000.

clock April 11, 2011David Moin

The Louis Vuitton flagship in Manhattan.

Designer and Luxury

On Tour in the U.S. With China’s New Rich

Meet the luxury world’s next deep-pocketed consumer.

clock April 11, 2011Lara Farrar

Elie Tahari and Emmy Rossum

Fashion Scoops

Elie Tahari Fetes New Bag… Fashion’s Night Out’s Global Push…

Emmy Rossum had a surprise visitor when she feted the Emmy Bag she created with Elie Tahari at his West Broadway boutique on Thursday: her mother.

clock April 11, 2011WWD Staff

Marketing and Promotion

Rituals Grows With Two More Italian Units

The Amsterdam-based beauty brand is on track to have 200 stores in 12 countries by the end of 2012.

clock April 11, 2011Kerry Olsen


Tiffany’s Michael Kowalski Sees Pay Hike in 2010

Stocks awards expand more than bonus payout contracts.

clock April 11, 2011Arnold J. Karr

A cotton velvet  skirt by Mother, worn with  Foley + Corinna’s foxtail caplet, Line’s silk organza blouse, Noir earrings and Alexander Birman shoes.

Fashion Trends

Legwear Trend: Behind the Velvet Rope

Making their way from sound check to backstage to the street, velvet body-skimming jeans and trousers are a groupie’s best accessory.

clock April 11, 2011Kim Friday

Marc Jacobs and Tony Blair

Human Resources

Bernard Arnault Goes to Washington

The chairman of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton hit the nation’s capital Thursday like a politician on the campaign trail.

clock April 11, 2011Kristi Ellis


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