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Chrissie Wellington


Chrissie Wellington: Iron Maiden

The four-time Ironman World Champion triathlete has penned her life story.

clock April 18, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

DKNY's fall runway show in Moscow.

Designer and Luxury

DKNY Makes Push Into Russia

Donna Karan International is expanding into the market with JamilCo Group, a leading Russian luxury brand distributor.

clock April 12, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Unforgettable Evening Gala to Honor Sheryl Crow, Glamour’s Cindi Leive

Saks Fifth Avenue will partner with the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s Women’s Cancer Research Fund for the event on Wednesday.

clock April 17, 2012Marcy Medina

A view of the Tissot advertisement at Madison Square Garden.


Tissot, Madison Square Garden in Partnership

As the official timepiece of MSG the Swiss watchmaker is getting major exposure at New York Knick and Ranger games.

clock April 17, 2012David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Arthur de Soultrait Responds to Pippa Middleton ‘Gun Scare’

French designer gives his account of events.

clock April 18, 2012Katya Foreman

Tag Heuer Link Lady

Business Features

LVMH Sales Up 25.4% in First Quarter

French luxury giant cites “particularly fast” growth in Asia and the U.S.

clock April 18, 2012Miles Socha and Nina Jones

The American Eagle Outfitters store in Tokyo


American Eagle Outfitters Lands in Japan

The retailer is opening two stores in Tokyo this week.

clock April 18, 2012Kelly Wetherille

The J. Lindeberg store in Singapore.

Designer and Luxury

J. Lindeberg Opens Store in Singapore

The Swedish minimalist label is also eying locations in Bangkok and Kuala Lampur.

clock April 18, 2012Kristiano Ang

Emanuel Chirico

Business Features

PVH Corp.: By the Numbers

The firm has morphed and grown significantly since Allen Sirkin returned in 1985.

clock April 19, 2012Vicki M. Young

A DKNY marketing image.


Dress Furnishings Remain Key Driver for PVH Corp.

A multitude of owned and licensed brands provide stability and positive cash flow for the corporation.

clock April 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Human Resources

Industry Figures Weigh in on Allen Sirkin

Here are comments from some of the many people who worked with him over the years, including several to whom he’s reported.

clock April 19, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Allen Sirkin

Business Features

The Allen Sirkin Story

PVH Corp.’s president, who will retire in June after a 48-year career, has played a key role in the firm’s transformation into a $6 billion industry powerhouse.

clock April 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Tom Murry


Keeping Calvin Klein on the Fast Track

Since being purchased by PVH Corp. in 2003, the brand’s sales have more than doubled.

clock April 19, 2012Lisa Lockwood

The Tommy Hilfiger store in Tokyo.


Tommy Hilfiger Thriving Under PVH Ownership

The designer label has been aggressively expanding its footprint in Europe and the Far East.

clock April 19, 2012WWD Staff

A look at the Dior Homme boutique in Soho.

Designer and Luxury

Dior Homme Remodels New York Boutique

The temporary SoHo location will remain open until September, when the 57th Street one reopens.

clock April 18, 2012David Lipke

Redmond Yeung


Gap China Remaining Optimistic Despite Naysayers

Since opening its first store 16 months ago, the retailer has added 14 more in the Greater China area and intends to have 45 by the end of 2012.

clock April 18, 2012Casey Hall

Ronald McDonald House supports kids with cancer.


PVH Corp.’s Softer Side

The corporation quietly supports charities such as Team Izod and Ronald McDonald House.

clock April 19, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Emanuel Chirico

Human Resources

View from the Top: Emanuel Chirico, PVH CEO

Executive discusses working with Allen Sirkin, whom he has known for a quarter century.

clock April 19, 2012David Lipke

From left: Ike Behar’s cotton shirt and tie;  Sean John’s cotton shirt and Ike Behar tie; Donald J. Trump’s cotton shirt and Hickey Freeman tie.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Fashion: American Dream

The former shirt company has transformed into a fashion empire that showcases the DNA of American men’s wear.

clock April 19, 2012Alex Badia

Terry J. Lundgren


Next Generation: Millennials Seen Driving Retailing

Terry J. Lundgren lays out vision of future at global retailing conference.

clock April 18, 2012Rachel Brown

A worker sewing in one of France’s apparel factories.


Apparel Industry Key Issue in French Election

No matter who wins the upcoming presidential election, chances are that boosting local manufacturing will be high on his or her agenda.

clock April 18, 2012Alex Wynne

Shinji Ohmaki

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Debuts Installation at Singapore Flagship

“Moment and Eternity” is a collaboration between the fashion house’s arts foundation; the Singapore Tyler Print Institute and Japanese artist Shinji Ohmaki.

clock April 18, 2012Kristiano Ang

A view Victoria Beckham's Facebook page.


Victoria Beckham’s Social Whirl

The designer chats with WWD about launching her brand’s Facebook page, her Twitter strategy and her favorite style apps on her iPad.

clock April 18, 2012Rachel Strugatz

A look from the PJ Paul & Joe collection.


Paul & Joe to Launch Diffusion Line

PJ Paul & Joe, to debut this fall, is designed to appeal to a younger, more trendy male consumer.

clock April 18, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

A look from the Lucky Brand x Riviera capsule collection.

Human Resources

Lucky Brand Staffing Up

Greg Ullery, co-founder of the hot men’s brand Riviera Club, will serve in the new position of senior director of men’s concept.

clock April 18, 2012Jean E. Palmieri


Bloomingdale’s Workers Rally

Employees at 59th Street store press case in contract negotiations.

clock April 18, 2012Evan Clark

A view of the Maison Kitsune store.


Maison Kitsune Opens New York Store

French retailer’s 1,200-square-foot location at Broadway and 28th Street in the NoMad Hotel is its first in the U.S.

clock April 18, 2012Sharon Edelson

Robert De Niro with Catherine Zeta-Jones in Michael Kors.


Vanity Fair Hosts Annual Tribeca Film Festival Fete

Hollywood, media and fashion industries converged at the star-studded event.

clock April 19, 2012Amy Wicks

The slipcase of the Dior box set by Assouline.


Assouline’s Next Christian Dior Release

The label’s fashion, fine jewelry and perfumes are the focus of a box set to be published in mid-May.

clock April 19, 2012Joelle Diderich

A Cerruti Baleri chair.

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Houses Spotlight Stylish Living in Milan

Louis Vuitton and Bottega Veneta were among those showing off artistic collaborations, concept shops and furniture collections for Milan design week.

clock April 19, 2012Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra and Cynthia Martens

Out and about in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Fashion Features

They Are Wearing: Brooklyn Men

As spring temperatures rose, men in Williamsburg took to the streets sporting casual summer staples with a hipster’s attitude.

clock April 19, 2012WWD Staff

Maxime Simoens

Designer and Luxury

Bernard Arnault Takes Stake in Maxime Simoens

The French business titan is making an investment in the fledgling business of the 27-year-old French wunderkind.

clock April 19, 2012Miles Socha

Oscar de la Renta Bridal Spring 2013

Fashion Trends

Bridal Trend: The Bride Wore …

Deep red, shades of blush and a moody floral. For spring 2013, several designers are proving that happily ever after doesn’t always mean white.

clock April 19, 2012WWD Staff

Steve Yankovich, John Donahoe and David Marcus.


EBay Makes Tech Acquisition Push

In the past three years, the company has gone on a $5 billion spending spree, basically funded by the sale of Skype.

clock April 19, 2012David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Macy’s Celebrates Alberta Ferretti for Impulse Line

The retailer literally rolled out a red carpet for the designer and her friends, including Wendi Murdoch.

clock April 19, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Frida Giannini’s Asian Tour

Gucci is feeling the love in Asia. On April 21, the brand’s creative director will participate in three events in Shanghai before she heads for Seoul.

clock April 19, 2012Cynthia Martens

Benjamin Millepied and Peter Martins

Fashion Scoops

Dior Hosts Cocktail Reception for New York City Ballet

The fashion house is co-sponsoring the ballet’s upcoming spring gala on May 10.

clock April 19, 2012Matthew Lynch

Fashion Scoops

FIT to Give Carolina Herrera Honorary Degree

The designer will don a cap and gown to pick up an honorary doctor of fine arts degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology on May 22.

clock April 19, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg


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