Industry Trends Give Textile World Promise

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All the elements are there — a revival for U.S. manufacturing, lower cotton prices, rising consumer demand and a real commitment to innovation — to believe a new era has dawned for the textile industry.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Clarisa Wilson

Human Resources

Fashion Fair Cosmetics Names New President

Desirée Rogers, ceo of Johnson Publishing Co., said Clarisa Wilson has been consulting with the firm for several months.

clock July 26, 2011Andrea Nagel


Debt Ceiling Casts Shadow on Stocks

U.S. default could make it harder for brands to get overseas credit.

clock July 26, 2011Evan Clark

Furniture from Cappellini.


WWD Paris Trade Show Preview: Design Week Debut

The cradle of high fashion is branching out. Paris will host its first design show in September, with more than 80 events on the schedule.

clock July 26, 2011Devorah Lauter

The summer sales in France.


WWD Paris Trade Show Preview: Fairs Implement Innovative Options

Facing a range of challenges, show organizers are pulling out the stops to make their offerings more focused and creative.

clock July 26, 2011Joelle Diderich


WWD Paris Trade Show Preview: Calendar of Events

A list of the trade shows slated from September through December.

clock July 26, 2011WWD Staff

An arcade trunk by Pinel & Pinel.


WWD Paris Trade Show Preview: The Scene

Having fun around the trade show schedule.

clock July 26, 2011Tina Isaac and Katya Foreman and Joelle Diderich and Natasha Montrose

Bird’s Jennifer Mankins inside one of her Brooklyn stores.


WWD Paris Trade Show Preview: Buyers’ Desires

For the fall fairs in the French capital, retail wish lists are about as diverse as the markets they serve.

clock July 26, 2011Alex Wynne

“Louis Vuitton: Architecture & Interiors”

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton’s New Tome… New Faces for MAC AIDS Fund…

Louis Vuitton is releasing a book about the foundations and structures of its worldwide stores, from opulent window displays to bag bars.

clock July 26, 2011WWD Staff

Badgley Mischka Couture’s silk tulle sheath embellished with ostrich feathers, crystals and sequins.

Designer and Luxury

Resort 2012 Trend: Fuchsia Shock

Resort’s hottest evening looks come in a palette of firework brights.

clock July 26, 2011Bobbi Queen

A look by Muse.

Fashion Features

WWD Paris Trade Show Preview: Pakistani Labels to Be Honored

Atmosphère’s will spotlight eight brands with women’s wear collections geared to compete in the international marketplace.

clock July 26, 2011Mahlia S. Lone

Bulgari cited lower watch sales, while jewelry improved in the quarter.


Bulgari Swings to Profit

Surging sales in all categories and markets, in China in particular, helped the firm return to the black in the first half.

clock July 26, 2011Luisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich


Luxottica Profits Rise 8 Percent

Despite the U.S. dollar’s decline against the euro, firm is “well on track” to reach its full-year objectives.

clock July 26, 2011Sofia Celeste

Ben Malka

Designer and Luxury

Halston Taps Ben Malka as Chairman, CEO

The former president of BCBG Max Azria Group will become a substantial stakeholder in the company.

clock July 26, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Ioana Banu, Liberty Art Fabrics.

Government and Trade

Pivotal Point Emerges for Fabric Firms

All the elements are there to believe a new era has dawned for the global textile industry.

clock July 26, 2011Arthur Friedman

Models in Trina Turk.

Ready To Wear

Trina Turk Launches Dress Line

The Los Angeles designer is launching a special occasion collection for holiday.

clock July 26, 2011Marcy Medina

Accessories by Coralie de Seynes Paris.

Fashion Features

WWD Paris Trade Show Preview: Who’s News

Eight fresh names to watch at the upcoming fairs.

clock July 26, 2011Katya Foreman and Natasha Montrose

The cover of Newsweek.


Newsweek, ABC News: No Pay to Play for Exclusive

Both organizations are adamant that they didn’t pay for the interviews with Nafissatou Diallo, also known as “the Dominique Strauss-Kahn maid.”

clock July 26, 2011Zeke Turner’s homepage.


New Site Unveils Visual Search

Image-driven discovery platform is looking to change the landscape of fashion search engines.

clock July 26, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Dov Charney


American Apparel Links With eBay

The retailer will launch a stand-alone e-commerce shop on the site in September as it seeks to broaden its distribution.

clock July 26, 2011David Lipke

Orange, covering 44 percent of U.S. land area and 61 percent of the population, indicates where the heat index rose above 100 degrees at least one day last weekend.


Wear-Now Merch Helps Retailers Ride Heat Wave

The hot temps hitting much of the U.S. aren’t hurting retail — but they could if they last well into August.

clock July 26, 2011David Moin and Sharon Edelson


Today's Must Read

Agi & Sam designer Agi Mdumulla and Sam Cotton, Shaun Samson, Nasir Mazhar, Lee Roach, Joseph Turvey and Kit Neale.


Whatever Happened to These Emerging London Men's Wear Designers?

clock June 11, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Social Studies

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