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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 21hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Rising Costs, Riots Squeeze Bangladesh

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Overview

The Bangladesh apparel industry — and the retailers that source from it — are under growing pressure.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Lancel Aims Overseas

Fabrizio Cardinali, the leather goods specialist’s energetic new ceo, is plotting a modernized product range and planning to expand its footprint.

clock April 2, 2013Miles Socha

Jewelry

Cindy Chao Opens Beijing Boutique

Taiwanese fine jewelry designer likens the space to an art gallery.

clock April 8, 2013Carolynne Wheeler

Mass and Off-Price

Century 21 Expands Flagship

The department store, which rebuilt its flagship after 9/11, has completed further upgrades to the downtown site, adding three selling floors.

clock April 8, 2013David Moin

Financial

Sharen Turney, Glenn Murphy See Pay Packages Expand

Limited and Gap paid their top executives handsomely in 2012.

clock April 9, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Miss Wu RTW Fall 2013

Season two of the contemporary offering from Jason Wu continued with the playful updates of Sixties staples.

clock April 9, 2013WWD Staff

People

Brandon Cronenberg Talks ‘Antiviral’

The young director, son of David, takes celebrity culture to extremes in his debut feature.

clock April 10, 2013Constance Droganes

Business

Wall Street Digests Mike Ullman’s Return to J.C. Penney

Shares of Penney’s fell 12.2 percent to $13.93 Tuesday, leaving the department store with a market capitalization of $3.06 billion.

clock April 9, 2013Evan Clark

Denim

‘Core’ Efforts Lift Levi’s Q1 Net

Expansion of retail operations contributes to improved bottom-line results in all three of its global regions.

clock April 9, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Parties

Patrons Party at New York Academy of Art’s Tribeca Ball

The annual party drew an arts- and fashion-heavy crowd on Monday.

clock April 9, 2013Kristi Garced

Watches

Madison Avenue Watch Week Kicks Off

This year 17 boutiques will stage private parties, discussions with watch experts and watchmakers, and exhibits of the latest styles and technologies.

clock April 9, 2013David Moin

Legal

Key Days Ahead in Martha, Macy’s Case

Lawyers for Macy’s on Tuesday pressed Judge Jeffrey Oing to decide whether J.C. Penney could continue selling some Martha Stewart-branded goods on its Web site.

clock April 9, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Specialty Stores

AllSaints Returns to Expansion Mode

The British retailer on Thursday opened stores in Beverly Hills and Toronto as it seeks to spread units in North America.

clock April 10, 2013Rachel Brown

Intimates and Activewear

Fall 2013 Trend: Top It Off

Fall’s haberdashery trend is giving a fresh fashion jolt to classic pajamas.

clock April 10, 2013WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Think Tank: United States Trade Policy Adrift Without a Compass

Rick Helfenbein, president of Luen Thai USA and vice chairman of the AAFA, weighs in on U.S. trade issues.

clock April 10, 2013Rick Helfenbein

People

Leonard Lauder to Donate Collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The world renowned collection of cubist art consists of 78 works by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Juan Gris and Fernand Léger.

clock April 10, 2013Pete Born

Legal

Christopher Finazzo Fraud Trial Begins

Charged with 16 counts of mail and wire fraud, the former chief merchandising officer at Aéropostale Inc. is finally having his day in court.

clock April 10, 2013Vicki M. Young

Government and Trade

Rising Costs, Riots Squeeze Bangladesh

Apparel manufacturers are facing political unrest, frequent strikes and rising prices on top of the continued outcry over working conditions.

clock April 10, 2013Sharon Edelson and Mayu Saini and Kristi Ellis

Memo Pad

Guess Teaming With Ford Models, Elle on Search for Next Guess Girl

The public will vote on 25 semifinalists from May 24 to June 7 to select five finalists, from which the winner will be chosen.

clock April 10, 2013Marcy Medina

Memo Pad

British Vogue Agrees to Model Code of Conduct

The 10-point code, which aims to improve the working conditions of models, was drawn up by models’ union Equity.

clock April 10, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Jones Group Shows Off JonesWorks Over Lunch

Stefani Greenfield told the crowd that if she had to narrow down the one project that’s been most inspirational to her, it would be JonesWorks.

clock April 10, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Siwy Files Suit Against Owners of Former Brand

Denim designer claims that Kris Park, owner of New Crew, reneged on repeated promises to grant her a 32 percent stake in Siwy Denim following the acquisition.

clock April 10, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Colleagues Luncheon Honors L.A. Philanthropist Wallis Annenberg

Although cohost Oscar de la Renta couldn’t make it, Eliza Reed Bolen and Boaz Mazur went in the designer’s place.

clock April 10, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren on North American Tour

Seven years after the designers’ last official press trip, they’re back with a series of personal appearances to promote their collection and their fragrances.

clock April 10, 2013Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Artist Yi Zhou Creates Capsule Collection for Iceberg

The collection will make its debut at the end of June and will be unveiled for the first time at a multimedia event in Hong Kong.

clock April 10, 2013Cynthia Martens

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 21hMisty White Sidell

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