As Milestone Nears, Group Plots Growth Era

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Diane von Furstenberg and Steven Kolb discuss the past, present and future of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Bruce Rockowitz

Business Features

Management Changes Atop Li & Fung

William Fung will assume the role of chairman while Bruce Rockowitz has been named group president and ceo.

clock May 18, 2011Constance Haisma-Kwok

Yoshiyuki Miyamae

Designer and Luxury

Issey Miyake Names New Designer

Yoshiyuki Miyamae will take over the brand’s women’s collection; a design team will oversee the men’s collection.

clock May 18, 2011Amanda Kaiser

Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi.

Designer and Luxury

Fay Taps Tommaso Aquilano, Roberto Rimondi

Former Gianfranco Ferré designers to present first collection this fall.

clock May 18, 2011Luisa Zargani

A rendering of the new Samaritaine.

Retail

LVMH Unveils Details of Samaritaine Project

Cheval Blanc hotel, revamped department store are among elements.

clock May 18, 2011Miles Socha

Target Store

Business Features

Target Net Edges Ahead, Revenue Soft

Better-than-expected performance in its credit card business helped offset weakness in its stores.

clock May 18, 2011Sharon Edelson and Arnold J. Karr

Courtney Love, Michael Stipe and Jane Pratt

Media

All About Jane at Pratt’s Launch Party

Courtney Love, Michael Stipe and Jane Pratt scrunched together as the launch party of Pratt’s newest media venture, xoJane.com, winded down.

clock May 18, 2011Zeke Turner

Steven Kolb and Diane von Furstenberg

Designer and Luxury

As Milestone Nears, CFDA Plots Growth

Diane von Furstenberg and Steven Kolb discuss the past, present and future of the organization.

clock May 19, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Man of the Week: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Schwarzenegger can say, “Hasta la Vista, baby” to his buttoned-up political dress code now that his term as California governor has ended.

clock May 19, 2011WWD Staff

Thomas Pink Store

Retail

Thomas Pink Updates Store Design

New look blends its Jermyn Street heritage with a modern aesthetic.

clock May 19, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Hugo Boss Soho Store

Retail

Hugo SoHo Store Gets Fresh Look

As a result of the renovation project, sales are expected to increase in the high double digits.

clock May 19, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Media

Jamie Pallot’s New Role

Condé Nast Digital’s editorial director is joining Vanity Fair as executive director of multimedia projects, a new position.

clock May 19, 2011Amy Wicks

A David Lynch-designed chair for club Silencio.

Fashion Scoops

David Lynch Designs Paris Club… Met to Launch Jewelry Exclusives…

David Lynch is attending to every detail of a club opening in Paris this fall, down to designing the furniture.

clock May 19, 2011WWD Staff

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

People

French Men Don’t Get a Pass

The legacy of the French libido is no excuse for the alleged actions of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

clock May 19, 2011WWD Staff

Models outside of Abercrombie & Fitch’s new store on the Champs-Elysées.

Retail

Abercrombie & Fitch Opens on Champs-Elysées

Brand is aiming to reach $1 billion in total revenues for international flagships by 2015.

clock May 19, 2011Katya Foreman

The new logo features a circular cutout representing a soccer ball.

Intimates

David Beckham Takes His Shot

Soccer’s biggest star is ready to launch his own brand with a bodywear line and a new fragrance.

clock May 19, 2011David Lipke

Louis Vuitton’s fall-winter campaign.

Marketing and Promotion

Louis Vuitton Calls Out the Dogs

Brand’s forthcoming fall-winter campaign has it all: pretty young women, striking vintage cars, vaguely fetishistic fashions and adorable pooches.

clock May 19, 2011Miles Socha

Surf Chaise by Karim Rashid

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Pull Up a Chair

Scouring the aisles of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair.

clock May 19, 2011Bridget Foley

J.W. Anderson’s wool suit, cotton shirt and crystal-beaded mohair sweater.
Lanvin bow tie, pocket square and cummerbund.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2011 Trend: Male Order

Men’s wear-inspired pieces are a key look for women this fall, bow ties and pocket squares included.

clock May 19, 2011Laurent Folcher

Financial

Specialty Margins Swell in Qtr.

Three specialty chains — Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Limited Brands Inc. and Chico’s FAS Inc. — reported improved bottom-line results Wednesday.

clock May 19, 2011Alexandra Steigrad and Vicki M. Young

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Hero Cosmetics Rescue Mission Holiday Kit

Beauty

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

clock 11hAllison Collins

Social Studies

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