Survey: Fashion’s Job Market Rallies

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Jean Patou Acquired by Designer Parfums

Procter & Gamble formerly held the license.

clock July 1, 2011Jennifer Weil

Daphne Guinness


Daphne Guinness’ Golden Glove

To showcase her sparkling collaboration with the British jeweler Shaun Leane, the heiress posed as an elegant and otherworldly corpse.

clock July 1, 2011Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Salvatore Ferragamo to Collaborate With Bulgari

Chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo is slated to host a lunch Tuesday at the Italian embassy to announce a jewelry project with Gianni Bulgari.

clock July 4, 2011WWD Staff


Prada Exercises IPO Overallotment Option

The house raises an additional $321.3 million.

clock July 4, 2011Ellen Sheng

Mergers and Acquisitions

PPR Takes Majority Stake in Sowind Group

French conglomerate previously held a 23 percent stake in maker of Girard-Perregaux watches.

clock July 4, 2011Miles Socha

John Tiffany’s “Eleanor Lambert: Still Here”


Eleanor Lambert’s Legacy in Fashion

The legendary publicist is the subject of a new book, “Eleanor Lambert: Still Here,” by John Tiffany that will be published by Pointed Leaf Press.

clock July 5, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

China trade is expected to be a hot topic.

Government and Trade

Importers to Benefit From Lower Freight Rates

Better capacity and inventory control cited.

clock July 5, 2011Joanna Ramey

18 carat gold ring set with a 17th century carnelian intaglio featuring a laureate Apollo.


Maison Auclert Bows in Paris

Marc Auclert’s new boutique showcases a stunning collection of one-off contemporary jewelry pieces.

clock July 5, 2011Katya Foreman

Rendering of the Wear Now floor at Saks Fifth Avenue.


Saks Fifth Avenue Recasts Wear

The department store is aiming to reinvent the former bridge market by renovating its fourth-floor Wear department.

clock July 5, 2011David Moin

Melissa+Jason Wu shoe collection.


Jason Wu’s Plastic Push

The designer will release two styles next spring in collaboration with Melissa Shoes, the famous plastic shoe brand.

clock July 5, 2011Venessa Lau

Salvation store at Malibu Village.


Nike Opens Third Salvation Store in Malibu

The retail concept is the company’s latest effort to bolster its action sports business, which is projected to more than double by 2015.

clock July 5, 2011Rachel Brown

The Marlow snakeskin bag.


Pour La Victoire to Launch Bag Line

Handbags are just the beginning of the brand’s expansion plans.

clock July 5, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Chanel Nuage de Glace


Chanel Joaillerie’s Contrastes Collection

The collection played on opposites, working black with white — a house code — as well as rough with smooth, or round and geometric forms.

clock July 5, 2011Katya Foreman

Chaumet watch.


Chaumet Marks Anniversary With New Creations

The luxury watchmaker tapped into its heritage for its new creations.

clock July 5, 2011Joelle Diderich

Roger Vivier


Roger Vivier’s Limited Edition Rendez-Vous Collection

Creative director Bruno Frisoni used were mostly au naturel materials, but the allure was ultrasophisticated.

clock July 5, 2011Katya Foreman

Peter Marino

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Christian Dior… Front Row at Alexis Mabille…

As guests arrived at the Christian Dior couture show in the sun-drenched garden of the Musée Rodin, talk turned to summer plans.

clock July 5, 2011WWD Staff

The Duchess of Cambridge in a Reiss Nanette dress and a Anya Hindmarch clutch with the Duke of Cambridge.

Fashion Scoops

Tried and True: Kate Middleton’s Coterie

The Duchess of Cambridge stuck to her fashion favorites during her Canadian tour this weekend.

clock July 5, 2011WWD Staff

Vanity Fair February 2011


Memo Pad: Bieber’s Vanity Fair Cover Bombs… New Men’s Style Quarterly…

Note to magazine editors: Think twice before booking Justin Bieber.

clock July 5, 2011WWD Staff

The ceo of 24 Seven, Celeste Gudas.


Survey: Fashion’s Job Market Rallies

A report from 24 Seven finds employees in active aggressive pursuit of new jobs.

clock July 5, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Dior ring.


Dior Joaillerie has a Ball

Victoire de Castellane’s latest high jewelry collection for the fashion house dished up a moment of sugary escapism.

clock July 4, 2011Katya Foreman


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The Victoria’s Secret store in New York City.


EXCLUSIVE: A Look Inside Victoria’s Secret’s Updated Stores

clock 11hKellie Ell

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