JCP Talks Turnaround, Target’s Net Falls 46%

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J.C. Penney Co. Inc., Target Corp. and The TJX Cos. Inc. all reported fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Cedric Charlier RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Cédric Charlier RTW Fall 2014

The designer showed an impressive fall collection that riffed mostly on animal patterns — “the illusion of reptiles,” as he put it backstage pre-show.

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Legal

Court Date Ahead for Dueling Men’s Chains

The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. and Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. are due back in court on March 25 at 10 a.m.

clock February 26, 2014Vicki M. Young

The cover of the March issue of Vogue Paris

Media

Vogue Paris Sets Fashion Fund

Initiative will allow the fashion museum at the Palais Galliera to make acquisitions.

clock February 26, 2014Laure Guilbault

Catherine Deneuve

Parties

Eve and Azealia Banks Perform at Etam Show

Catherine Deneuve and Emmanuelle Seigner attended the music and lingerie show.

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Damir Doma RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Damir Doma RTW Fall 2014

Working a strict/soft contrast, the designer demonstrated commercial savvy with a fall collection of fashiony yet wearable clothes.

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A Target store.

Financial

Target’s Net Falls 46%

Costs of the data breach in December and continued disappointing results from its Canadian operations hit fourth quarter and year-end results.

clock February 26, 2014Sharon Edelson

T.J. Maxx

Financial

TJX Net Drops as Comps Grow 3%

January slowdown met with aggressive promotions, leaving inventories lean.

clock February 26, 2014Vicki M. Young

Dries Van Noten RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Dries Van Noten RTW Fall 2014

The designer’s fall collection was audacious and practical in equal measure, making for powerful, chic-with-a-twist viewing.

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Gareth Pugh RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Gareth Pugh RTW Fall 2014

Pugh took a heady turn toward experimental extremes, exploding his base silhouettes in wonderfully strange treatments.

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Rochas RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Rochas RTW Fall 2014

Alessandro Dell’Acqua infused his debut with a hefty dose of fashion.

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Financial

J.C. Penney Reports Q4 Profits

Net sales were slightly down in the period, though comparable-store sales rose 2 percent.

clock February 26, 2014David Moin

Inside Jeanne Lanvin's private office.

Fashion Features

Step Into Jeanne Lanvin’s Office

In honor of its 125th anniversary, the house is offering a rare glimpse into its founder’s workspace.

clock February 26, 2014Jessica Iredale

Vionnet RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Vionnet RTW Fall 2014

“Architecture versus nature,” said Goga Ashkenazi of her fall inspiration.

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Kate Hudson in Emilio Pucci with Naomi Watts in Altuzarra.

Parties

Bulgari Hosts ‘Decades of Glamour’ Party in L.A.

Guests included Naomi Watts, Kate Hudson, Emmy Rossum and Ashley Greene.

clock February 26, 2014Marcy Medina

Looks from the Red Fleece collection.

Retail

Brooks Bros. Targets a Younger Customer

For the first time, the retailer will offer a full Red Fleece collection for men and women, including a tailored clothing component.

clock February 27, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

A rendering of the Daniel Cremieux store in SoHo.

Retail

Daniel Cremieux Sets Retail Expansion

The French brand is planning a significant retail rollout, one that will include the opening of its first U.S. store in New York’s SoHo neighborhood.

clock February 27, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Wool suit, cotton shirt and silk tie by Todd Snyder White Label.

Textiles

Todd Snyder to Launch Lower-Priced Line

Peerless Clothing will produce the Todd Snyder White Label collection of tailored clothing and sport coats, which will launch exclusively at Nordstrom.

clock February 27, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Ann Demeulemeester for Fall: A Team Effort

A trio of talents — Mirjam van den Akker, Sébastien Meunier and Patrick van Ommeslaeghe — designed the collections to be paraded in Paris today.

clock February 27, 2014Miles Socha

Geoffroy de la Bourdonnaye and Clare Waight Keller

Designer and Luxury

Chloé in Expansion Push

Clare Waight Keller has renewed her contract for an unspecified duration, and has a slew of development projects on the horizon.

clock February 27, 2014Miles Socha

Liya Kebede wearing Balmain on the cover of Elle France.

Media

Preview of French Elle’s New Look

The weekly magazine’s makeover will be unveiled in its fashion issue due to hit newsstands Friday.

clock February 27, 2014Laure Guilbault

Media

Bon Appétit Fetes Vegas Uncork’d in New York

Bon Appétit will preview its culinary festival Thursday night with a party to honor Bobby Flay’s newest restaurant, Gato.

clock February 27, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Kenzo Fashion Show Gets David Lynch Touch

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim have invited artist and filmmaker to create the set design and music for their fall outing.

clock February 27, 2014Joelle Diderich

Financial

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Michael Jeffries Mulls Wholesaling Options

The teen retailer is eyeing expansion of outside brands within its own channels, as well as selling its merchandise outside of its core stores and online sites.

clock February 27, 2014Vicki M. Young

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway show at Phipps Plaza.

Business

Simon Property Boosts Outlook as Retail Rebounds

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Social Studies

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