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  • Donald G. Fisher dies at 81; co-founded the Gap chain

    Donald G. Fisher dies at 81; co-founded the Gap chain
    Donald G. Fisher, who launched the Gap clothing chain 40 years ago and helped build it into one of the world's leading apparel retailers, died Sunday. He was 81. Fisher died at his home in San Francisco after a long battle with cancer, the company said....
  • Seeking shoppers in Westwood Village

    Seeking shoppers in Westwood Village
    Remember Westwood? Before multiplexes changed film-going, fans stood in line for hours outside Westwood Village movie palaces to see such blockbusters as "The Exorcist." Before chain stores and Amazon wrested business from independent booksellers,...
  • Cruise into Christmas with Gap bicycles

    Maybe you remember the rush of finding a gift-wrapped bike under the holiday tree. You learned to ride and suddenly the world was bigger. Now you're older, America is going greener, and bikes bring smiles for other reasons. The vintage cruiser produced...
  • Goleta fire doubles to 2,400 acres; Big Sur remains under evacuation

    GOLETA, Calif. -- The Gap fire looming over this town has grown to more than 2,400 acres this morning, doubling in size overnight as burned for its third day. Farther north, Big Sur remained under evacuation orders because of a stubborn blaze. The...
  • 'Critical day' for growing Goleta fire; Big Sur blaze only 5% contained

    GOLETA, Calif. -- Driven overnight by "sundowner" winds that gusted to 50 mph, the Gap fire grew to more than 8,300 acres, but by morning was 24% contained, fire officials said. The blaze destroyed four outbuildings and led to the evacuations of at...
  • Gap co-founder Donald Fisher dies at 81

     
    I just got word from Gap Inc. that Donald Fisher, who co-founded the company with his wife, Doris, 40 years ago last month, passed away today at age 81 after a long battle with cancer. The Fishers founded the company......
  • Gap Inc. to expand international presence, improve product assortments

     
    Gap Inc., parent to the Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy chains, today announced several moves to expand its international presence. The San Francisco company said it would open its first Gap-brand store in China in 2010; increase the number......
  • Have your say: How much is too much for kid’s clothes?

     
    Stella McCartney designed a collection for GapKids and GapBaby that she calls “accessibly priced” in a news release. But is $78 for a Stella McCartney for GapKids girl’s tuxedo jacket or $38 for a boy’s Western shirt still priced too......
  • San Francisco's modern art cache: the Fisher Collection

     
    One of the most important private collections of contemporary art in the country is the Fisher Collection, put together by Doris Fisher and her late husband, Donald, founders of the casual clothing mega-chain the Gap. Housed at corporate headquarters in.....
  • Your Stylist: Style advice to soothe your sartorial woes

     
    Resident Image stylist Melissa Magsaysay answers your style queries in the weekly Your Stylist blog column. Q: I like the plaid button-down shirts everyone is wearing, but I can’t seem to sport one without looking frumpy and grungy. Are there......
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Own a piece of Marilyn Monroe. Is Carrie Bradshaw still our fashion 'It' girl? Gucci launches site for watches

     
    Fashion's Night Out, the retail-boosting event spawned by Vogue, will expand to fashion's six nights out this year and start in France. [wwd] (Subscription required) [New York magazine] Marilyn Monroe's iconic strapless gown from "Gentlemen Prefer...