Target Unveils ‘Shops’ as Its Latest Concept

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Dior Pre-Fall 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

Dior Pre-Fall 2012

The accent was on covered-up silhouettes — either elongated and skinny or shorter and flared.

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A view of the Shops at Target.


Target to Launch In-store ‘Shops’

Separately, retailer on Thursday confirmed reports that it will open Apple shops initially in 25 of its stores.

clock January 12, 2012Sharon Edelson and Evan Clark and Jean E. Palmieri



Sears Faces Growing Liquidity Concerns

CIT is the first factoring firm to decide to no longer approve orders for vendor financing.

clock January 12, 2012Vicki M. Young

Items from the Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow lineup.

Color Cosmetics

Benefit Launching Liquid Foundation

The introduction of its Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow lineup marks a first for the brand.

clock January 12, 2012Julie Naughton

The Colosseum in Rome.

Fashion Scoops

Diego Maximus: Della Valle Colosseum Plans at Crossroads

After threatening earlier to waive his bid to restore the iconic amphitheater, the executive said that he was holding off on that decision.

clock January 12, 2012Luisa Zargani

A visual from NARS.

Color Cosmetics

Nars Enters Tinted Moisturizer Category

The brand’s new Pure Radiance Tinted Moisturizer range, which launches in February, will come in nine shades.

clock January 12, 2012Julie Naughton

The waitstaff at Rose Bar wearing Sophie Theallet with the designer


Sophie Theallet Toasts Collaboration With Gramercy Park Hotel

Samantha Boardman and Aby Rosen, the hotel’s owner, threw a dinner in honor of the dress the designer created for Rose Bar’s waitstaff.

clock January 12, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Part of the Shinto line.

Skin Care

Kimora Lee Simmons Enters Skin Care

She has developed a nine-item treatment line called Shinto Clinical.

clock January 12, 2012Pete Born

Charlotte Stockdale

Human Resources

Charlotte Stockdale Named Jo Malone London Style Editor

The British fashion director for i-D magazine will keep her post there while consulting for the brand beginning in February.

clock January 12, 2012Julie Naughton


Tonino Perna Faces Judge in Italy

In an interrogation that lasted almost five hours, the former IT Holding chairman and ceo responded to the accusations that led to his arrest.

clock January 12, 2012Luisa Zargani


Kohl’s to Expand N.Y. Design Office

The Wisconsin-based retailer is adding to its Manhattan fashion footprint and dipping a toe into Santa Monica, Calif.

clock January 12, 2012Evan Clark

The advertising campaign.


Black L’Excès Scent Due From Paco Rabanne

The Black XS franchise is the designer’s second largest behind the 1 Million and Lady Million masterbrand.

clock January 12, 2012Jennifer Weil

Jeannette and Richard Seaver


The Lit Life: Richard Seaver Memoir Published

Jeannette Seaver, wife of the late revered book publisher, sat down with WWD to discuss “The Tender Hour of Twilight” and the pair’s many adventures.

clock January 12, 2012Lorna Koski

L’Eau Froide


Serge Lutens Debuts L’Eau Froide Scent

Two years after introducing his “antiperfume,” L’Eau, Lutens will launch a unisex fragrance.

clock January 12, 2012Jennifer Weil

Denise Albert and Melissa Gerstein, founders of The Moms.

Fashion Features

The Moms to Show at Fashion Week

The multiplatform lifestyle brand will host the first annual “Strut: The Fashionable Mom Show” at Lincoln Center on Thursday, Feb. 16.

clock January 12, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Government and Trade

Feds Shut Down Identity Theft Ring

Group allegedly made $1 million in purchases with stolen identities.

clock January 12, 2012Alexandra Steigrad


Rue La La to Shutter

In a restructuring at the private-sale site, company is also outsourcing the sales staff for its Rue Local operation.

clock January 12, 2012Vicki M. Young

Kristen Stewart


Kristen Stewart Signed as Face of Balenciaga Scent

The actress, best known for her role in the Twilight saga, will represent a to-be-announced fragrance that is expected to be launched this fall.

clock January 13, 2012Julie Naughton

Adam Moss


New York Magazine Names New Design Director

Adam Moss has tapped Thomas Alberty, who was the art director at GQ.

clock January 13, 2012John Koblin


Moving On: Siddhartha Shukla Exits Yves Saint Laurent

The brand’s global communications director has resigned from his post, effective in mid-March, WWD has learned.

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Kim France Returns to the Public Eye

Lucky magazine’s former editor-in-chief has become a curator for the relatively new shopping site OpenSky and is in the process of launching a blog.

clock January 13, 2012Amy Wicks

Fashion Scoops

Quick Lerner: Andrew Rosen Takes Stake in DL Collection

Started in 2008 by David Lerner, the little-known fashion brand will relocate to new 2,200-square-foot digs at 413 West 14th Street in two weeks.

clock January 13, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Reality Show: Surprises In Store for Milan Runways

Real men, as opposed to fashion models, are poised to have a moment in the spotlight as the international men’s collections get under way in Europe.

clock January 13, 2012Miles Socha and Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

A New Version: Fendi Readies Men’s Debut

Rumor has it the label is also preparing a new men’s fragrance that will be fronted by music-meister Mark Ronson.

clock January 13, 2012Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Simon Spurr Merging Collections for Fall

The move to integrate both labels is designed to provide “one focused message to the consumer.”

clock January 13, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Artistic Merit: 2012 Hugo Boss Prize Finalists Named

The biennial contemporary arts award will be awarded this fall and carries a $100,000 stipend.

clock January 13, 2012David Lipke

A Junk Food Monopoly design for Kitson.

Fashion Scoops

Hasbro’s Fashion Play: Toy Maker Moves Into Apparel

Company is reimagining its brands as inspiration for T-shirts, jeans, jackets and shoes.

clock January 13, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

William Susman


Q&A: William Susman, Founder of Threadstone Partners

A year after leaving Financo, Susman has launched a boutique advisory and research firm that will address retail, consumer and personal care sectors.

clock January 13, 2012David Moin

Jason Wu's scented candle.


Jason Wu Lights Beauty Category

The designer has collaborated with home fragrance house Nest Candles to create his first luxury scented candle, Orchid Rain.

clock January 13, 2012Pete Born

A Look Boutique inside a Walgreens store in New York City.


Walgreens Expands Look Boutique

Retailer is integrating the best features of recent acquisition Duane Reade into its own stores, as evidenced by the recently opened unit in Chicago.

clock January 13, 2012Faye Brookman

Real Estate

Related Cos. Takes Step to Further Develop Hudson Yards

Development firm has taken a stake in Danny Meyer’s Union Square Events to expand Meyer’s culinary and hospitality offerings to the project.

clock January 13, 2012David Moin

A look at the FashionStake Website.


Fab.Com Acquires FashionStake Web Site

The six-month-old flash sale site that specializes in furniture and design is intending to to ramp up its fashion offerings.

clock January 13, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Business Features

Retailers Offer Overview at ICR

Behind bullish predictions and and ambitious turnaround strategies, retail executives sound notes of caution.

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