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Retail

Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

clock 19hVicki M. Young

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 3hRachel Strugatz

Business

Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

clock 14hEvan Clark

Abboud Steps Down, HMX Bidders Step Up

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Overview

There are at least 10 potential bidders for the bankrupt HMX Group, even though president and chief creative director Joseph Abboud has stepped down.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Executive Changes

Zadig & Voltaire Names Managing Director

Former Giorgio Armani executive Laura Giulini is joining the French firm.

clock November 16, 2012Joelle Diderich

Parties

Kate Moss Turns Out for Book Launch

Celebrities and designers crammed into the London party to celebrate the model’s new book.

clock November 16, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Laure De Sade Exits Chloé

Former Isabel Marant designer had been design director at See by Chloé.

clock November 16, 2012Miles Socha

Footwear

Nike Inks Deal to Sell Cole Haan to Apax

The $570 million deal frees the sneaker giant to focus on core brands.

clock November 18, 2012Evan Clark

Executive Changes

New Bidders Eye HMX; Joseph Abboud Resigns

There are at least 10 potential bidders for the the bankrupt company, even though the president and chief creative director has stepped down.

clock November 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Memo Pad

Scott Dadich to Head Wired Magazine

He will succeed Chris Anderson as editor in chief.

clock November 16, 2012Erik Maza

Parties

Tina Fey, Maroon 5 Headline American Museum of Natural History Gala

The crowd at the annual fund-raiser was rich with very funny people.

clock November 16, 2012Taylor Harris

Watches

Patek Philippe, Tiffany Team Up on Watch Line

The two brands created a limited-edition capsule collection to fete their longstanding partnership.

clock November 19, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Mobilizes for Hurricane Relief

The CFDA and Vogue organized the Fashion for Sandy Relief designer sale as part of a multifaceted effort to raise funds for those impacted by the storm.

clock November 19, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg and David Lipke

Specialty Stores

Chris Burch Scales Back on Retail Development

The founder and chief executive officer of Burch Creative Capital will focus on his first two brands out of the gate, C. Wonder and Monika Chiang.

clock November 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

Advertising

J’Adore Ads’ Global Trek

There’s no celebrity face, no high drama, and no slick tag line in Parfums Christian Dior’s latest advertising volley for its hit fragrance J’adore.

clock November 19, 2012Jennifer Weil

Parties

Legal Momentum Honors Fashion Set

Women were front and center Thursday night at the Equal Opportunity Awards Dinner, and so, too, were some of fashion’s biggest names.

clock November 19, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Eyewear

Aerin Lauder Adds Jewelry, Eyewear

For spring, she teamed with Erickson Beamon on Aerin Erickson Beamon for a collection of about 50 pieces of jewelry, and Oliver Peoples on a pair of sunglasses.

clock November 19, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Business Features

Michael Burke Talks Strategy at Bulgari

Surprise and speed are two key elements on the chief executive officer’s agenda to further grow the Italian jeweler.

clock November 19, 2012Luisa Zargani

Intimates and Activewear

Agent Provocateur Lands in Mayfair

After an aggressive international rollout, the brand has come home to London and will open for business today in Mayfair.

clock November 19, 2012Samantha Conti

Parties

W Magazine Fetes 40th Anniversary

Tilda Swinton, who had offered to cohost a party, called in sick Thursday night to the actual event.

clock November 19, 2012Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Renata Adler Pens Book Review for Town & Country

The subject of her contempt this time is a new biography on Saul Steinberg, the legendary New Yorker cartoonist.

clock November 19, 2012Erik Maza

Legal

Wal-Mart Files Labor Charge With NLRB Against Union

Retail giant has asked the National Labor Relations Board to stop the demonstrations that it called “unlawful attempts to disrupt its business.”

clock November 19, 2012Kristi Ellis and Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Stella McCartney Designs White Ribbon for Cause

The symbol, aimed to raise awareness for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, will be unveiled today.

clock November 19, 2012Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

MoMA to Honor Quentin Tarantino

A number of his past and upcoming players have been enlisted to Tarantino-ize the party committee.

clock November 19, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

The Fleur du Mal Launch Event Continues

The Flying Culinary Circus, a Norwegian foursome of private chefs who have cooked for Rihanna and the Norwegian Royal Family, were flown in for the event.

clock November 19, 2012Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Art Takes Flight

Oversize origami bird sculptures and vignettes made of paper are part of Elle Muliarchyk’s art installation at Rebecca Taylor’s flagship at 980 Madison Avenue.

clock November 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

Trends

Spring 2013 Trend: Get Set

Shorts continue to gain traction in the workplace and, for spring, designers are evolving the look with matching sets.

clock November 19, 2012WWD Staff

Trends

Spring 2013: Retailers’ Must-Haves

Seven major shoe buyers name their top-three picks of the season.

clock November 19, 2012Lauren McCarthy

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