Richemont Brands Sue Pakistan Site

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Four Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA brands are looking to narrow the definition of acceptable e-commerce and turn up the heat on online counterfeiters.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The new Zara store in Melbourne, Australia.

Financial

Profits Up at Inditex, Currency Impacts H&M Sales

European fast-fashion retailers face volatility as they juggle geographical growth opportunities with increased pressure on their margins.

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Ferruccio Ferragamo

Financial

Salvatore Ferragamo IPO Set for June 29

The Florence-based luxury firm will float about 25 percent of its stock on the Milan Stock Exchange.

clock June 15, 2011Luisa Zargani

Financial

Cost Hikes Make Way to Retail in May

Companies made the biggest push to date to pass on soaring cotton prices to consumers.

clock June 15, 2011Kristi Ellis

People

Man of the Week: Dirk Nowitzki

The 7-foot-tall MVP for the National Basketball Association champion Dallas Mavericks takes dressing for his size to new heights.

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Ready To Wear

John McCoy to Produce Haspel Sportswear

Neema Clothing Ltd., which owns the brand, has tapped the men’s wear veteran to bolster its fledgling casualwear collection.

clock June 16, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

JA Apparel Corp. Sale Race Motors Ahead

Iconix Brand Group Inc. still holds the edge over other buyers and HMX Group is emerging as the likely tailored clothing licensee for JA’s Joseph Abboud brand.

clock June 16, 2011Vicki M. Young

Michael Buckley and Robert Stock

Ready To Wear

Investors’ Big Plans for Robert Graham

With a new ceo and a cash infusion from Tengram Capital Partners, the men’s wear brand is poised for growth.

clock June 16, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Business Features

Prada IPO Sees Mixed Reaction

Luxury brand’s long-awaited initial public offering is attracting institutional investors but retail investors appear to be shying away.

clock June 16, 2011Ellen Sheng

Missoni

Fashion Features

Men’s Spring 2012: Milan Inspirations

As the final countdown of what will make it down the runways gets under way, WWD asked a crop of top designers to share their collections’ overall mood.

clock June 16, 2011Alessandra Ilari

Fragrance

Inter Parfums Joins Forces With Clarins in Spain

The five-year deal between the beauty firms’ Spanish subsidiaries is similar to the agreement that joined forces in the U.S.

clock June 16, 2011Nina Jones

The Tradekey.com homepage.

Handbags

Compagnie Financière Richemont Brands Sue Pakistan Site

Chloé, Alfred Dunhill, Montblanc-Simplo and Officine Panerai have filed a suit accusing Tradekey of creating an environment that fosters unauthorized sales.

clock June 16, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

“The Hilfigers” hang out at home.

Media

Memo Pad: The Hilfigers Settle In… GQ Goes E-tail…

“The Hilfigers,” a fictional all-American family, are settling in at home in Tommy Hilfiger’s fall-winter campaign.

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Heidi Klum in Michael Kors with the designer.

Parties

An Inspired Evening With AmfAR

The annual Inspiration Gala New York honored James Franco and Michael Kors for their work toward the cause.

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Derek Jeter

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Finally, a Good-News Guy

In defense — and appreciation of — Derek Jeter as he nears his 3,000th hit.

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B.D. Baggie new shop-in-shop store concept.
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Designer and Luxury

Buyers Seek Luxe Casual Looks at Pitti Immagine Uomo

Knit sport coats, updated safari jackets and nautical-inspired models attract attention at biannual men’s show in Italy.

clock June 16, 2011Katya Foreman and Sofia Celeste

Pringle of Scotland’s archive collection.

Designer and Luxury

Bits and Pieces From Pitti Immagine Uomo

Heard at the spring edition of the men’s trade show in Florence.

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Joe Jonas in Calvin Klein Collection

People

Joe Jonas Steps Out

The middle Jonas brother is about to embark on a six-city European tour to promote his first solo single, “See No More.”

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Human Resources

Margot Fooshee to Leave J. Crew Post

The company will conduct its own search for her successor in the role of senior vice president of marketing and public relations.

clock June 16, 2011David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Robyn at H&M… Louis Vuitton’s Shoe Service… NHL, John Varvatos Team Up…

Expect some mayhem at the H&M Fifth Avenue store Sunday when the flagship hosts a free concert by Swedish pop star Robyn.

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Essentialist

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Mariano Puig Planas

Beauty

Mariano Puig Planas Dies

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Social Studies

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