Fears of Recession Growing Worldwide

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Investors ran further from risk as they sold their stock holdings for the safety of U.S. government debt, sending the yield on a 10-year note to a record low and the U.S. equity markets into a tailspin.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Harvey Nichols to Open Hong Kong Flagship

The city has seen several new stores open recently, including Kate Spade, Neil Barrett and Valentino men’s.

clock September 22, 2011WWD Staff

Stocks and commodities plummeted on Thursday.

Business Features

Fears of Recession Growing Worldwide

Investors sent the U.S. equity markets into a tailspin for the second straight day.

clock September 22, 2011Vicki M. Young

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana at the last D&G show.

Designer and Luxury

Dolce & Gabbana to End D&G Line

Company plans to incorporate line under signature label.

clock September 22, 2011Luisa Zargani

Marc Jacobs and Yves Carcelle


Louis Vuitton Fetes Store and New Exhibit

Marc Jacobs makes his first visit to Milan in 12 years.

clock September 22, 2011WWD Staff

Almar’s Crackling nail polish.


Critical Mass: Almar Offers Hot Items, Short Lead Times

More retailers are turning to the beauty firm to provide a fashion-forward look without long lead times and bloated inventories.

clock September 22, 2011Faye Brookman

The cover of La Toya Jackson's autobiography, “Starting Over.”


La Toya Jackson’s New Start

Her new autobiography, “Starting Over,” details her journey to recovery after an abusive past relationship.

clock September 22, 2011Lorna Koski

A rendering of the Los Angeles retail store.


Make Up For Ever to Open L.A. Flagship

The boutique will carry the brand’s full collection, including professional-only items.

clock September 22, 2011Julie Naughton

Andrea Jung

Human Resources

Andrea Jung Talks Social Media at CEW Forum

To keep the direct-sell model relevant in the age of technology, Avon has evolved it over time.

clock September 22, 2011Andrea Nagel


Nike Profits Gain 15.4%

Athletic firm well ahead of first-quarter earning projections.

clock September 22, 2011Evan Clark

Versus RTW Spring 2012

Designer and Luxury

Versace to Show Versus

The spring 2012 season is the brand’s first to be produced in-house since the company bought back the Versus license.

clock September 22, 2011Luisa Zargani and Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

John Crocco Exits Perry Ellis

The former creative director left to pursue other opportunities, according to sources.

clock September 22, 2011WWD Staff

Güd, from Burt’s Bees.


Burt’s Bees Makes Güd on Natural

The beauty company wants to capture a larger share of the natural personal care market, which is growing double digits.

clock September 23, 2011Andrea Nagel

Designer and Luxury

Trussardi Set to Mark 100 Years

Company is celebrating its centennial with a four-pronged event in Milan.

clock September 22, 2011WWD Staff


Brightwork Brand Acquires Ghurka

New owners will initially focus on expanding the brand beyond its current luggage and small accessories base into handbags and other product categories.

clock September 22, 2011Arnold J. Karr


Shelter Magazines on the Rebound?

Both Elle Decor and Architectural Digest have reported a rise in advertising.

clock September 23, 2011Amy Wicks

Alain Allegretti


Alain Allegretti Kicks the Complications

At his newest restaurant La Promenade des Anglais, the Nice-born chef aims to serve up French cuisine minus the “stuffiness.”

clock September 23, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Fashion Scoops

Jim Hauptman to Depart From L.L. Bean

There is no word yet as to who will take on his post as design director at the Maine-based outdoor specialty retailer.

clock September 23, 2011WWD Staff

Bianca Brandolini d’Adda

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Fendi

Sisters Bianca and Coco Brandolini D’Adda were joined by Ambra Medda and Delfina Delettrez.

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Alice Dellal

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Ermanno Scervino

In addition to her modeling gigs, including fronting the fashion label’s campaign, Alice Dellal is also serious about her music.

clock September 23, 2011WWD Staff

Chen Ran

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Max Mara

Photographers gravitated toward elegant actress Chen Ran, who hails from Beijing.

clock September 23, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Alessandro Dell’Acqua Keeping His Chin Up

Despite the sudden closure of the Brioni women’s wear division, the designer bears no grudge.

clock September 23, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Salvatore Ferragamo Unveils Jewelry Line

The collection is being produced in collaboration with Gianni Bulgari.

clock September 23, 2011WWD Staff

Beyoncé Knowles in Roberto Cavalli at the Dream Downtown hotel.

Fashion Scoops

Beyoncé: Taking the Pulse

The singer put in a pair of appearances in New York to launch her new fragrance, Pulse.

clock September 23, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

DVF Plans Fragrance Launch in Paris

The designer and Sephora will stage a flash mob on the Champs-Elysées on Oct. 5.

clock September 23, 2011WWD Staff

Hogan McLaughlin

Fashion Scoops

Hogan McLaughlin in the Spotlight

Daphne Guinness’ go-to young designer is certainly having a moment.

clock September 23, 2011WWD Staff

D&G RTW Spring 2012

Fashion Features

Collections Milan Spring 2012: Day Two

Designers looked to real women as inspiration for clothes that embraced daytime chic and conveyed a hint of nighttime glamour.

clock September 23, 2011WWD Staff


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