Jeans Brands Battle Squeeze of Inflation

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Caught in the hottest inflationary cycle they’ve experienced in two decades, denim makers are rethinking the how and where of the way they do business.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Geoffroy de La Bourdonnaye

Designer and Luxury

Clare Waight Keller Named Creative Director at Chloé

Former Pringle designer to succeed Hannah MacGibbon at French firm.

clock May 9, 2011Samantha Conti and Miles Socha and Samantha Conti and Joelle Diderich

The 137th Kentucky Derby.


Kentucky Derby Draws Record Crowd

Animal Kingdom may have been the long shot winner, but it was the fashions that took center stage.

clock May 9, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Louis Vuitton’s Tivoli bag.

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Brands Lagging 2008 Ratings

Despite the recent rally in high-end spending, luxury names still have a way to go.

clock May 9, 2011Evan Clark

Vanessa Paradis and Anna Mouglalis

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chanel Cruise 2012

Vanessa Paradis, Blake Lively and Rachel Bilson attended the show.

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Chanel Resort 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

Chanel Resort 2012

Unlike the carefree, Bohemian spirit of Karl Lagerfeld’s outing in May 2010, this collection worked the more elitist, sophisticated side.

clock May 9, 2011Miles Socha


National Magazine Winners Revealed

New York, Condé Nast, National Geographic big winners.

clock May 9, 2011Amy Wicks and John Koblin

Michael Kors Furs

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors Presents Winter Fur Collection

The designer showed a collection full of capes and tunics done in nearly weightless furs.

clock May 10, 2011WWD Staff

Fur price hikes trigger caution.


Fur Price Hikes Trigger Caution

Attendees of the North American Fur and Fashion Exposition placed orders earlier than usual.

clock May 10, 2011Brian Dunn

Dia Mirza


Body Shop Names Indian Ambassador

Bollywood actress Dia Mirza will be the beauty company’s first brand ambassador in India.

clock May 10, 2011Mayu Saini


Düsseldorf’s Eickhoff Family Celebrates Double Gold

A black tie affair of nearly 300 guests feted 50 years of Eickhoff, the city’s leading fashion emporium, and 50 years of marriage for its founders.

clock May 10, 2011Melissa Drier


BC Partners Buys Gruppo Coin

London-based private equity firm has acquired a 78.7 percent stake in the Italian retailer.

clock May 10, 2011Christine Lee

Designer and Luxury

Mickey Drexler, Lew Frankfort Fundraise for TeachForAmerica

The J. Crew and Coach ceos are co-chairing the organization’s dinner gala in New York on Wednesday.

clock May 10, 2011Vicki M. Young


Gilt Groupe Raises $138M in New Funding

The online retailer is scouting for acquisitions and readying a full-price men’s apparel site.

clock May 10, 2011Evan Clark

A scene from the Newlymaid Web site.

Ready To Wear

Dessy Group to Recycle Bridesmaid Dresses

Bridal millinery’s new e-commerce enterprise,, launches today.

clock May 10, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Tim Belk


FIT to Honor Belks at Annual Benefit Gala

Tim and John Belk and their 305-unit, $3.5 billion retail company will be recognized as one of the few surviving regional department stores.

clock May 10, 2011David Moin

Designer Wayne D. Lee goes mad for plaid.

Designer and Luxury

Comme des Garçons’ Big Sale

Hordes turned out for New York Market Market, which featured items the fashion house had collected for years.

clock May 10, 2011Venessa Lau

Rolls of denim fabric at the Siete Leguas factory.


Denim Makers Deal With Cotton Crunch

Caught in the hottest inflationary cycle they’ve experienced in two decades, jeans companies are revamping their sourcing strategies.

clock May 10, 2011Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

A look by Sonia Rykiel internship recipient Maggie Mo Luo.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Firms On the Hunt… Karl Lagerfeld’s Nietzsche Project…

An indicator of the economy’s health: Fashion firms are seeing more competition while recruiting during graduation runway shows.

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An Iguatemi ad photographed by Annie Leibovitz.


Memo Pad: Iguatemi’s Brazilian Beat… Roitfeld Show Sells Out…

Iguatemi, an upscale mall developer in Brazil, has hired Annie Leibovitz to photograph an ad campaign featuring well-known Brazilians.

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