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2013 WWD CEO Summit: Day Two

Four headline-making designers, an entrepreneur and a turnaround specialist were among the speakers as the WWD Retail & Apparel CEO Summit continued.

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough

NEW YORK — Four headline-making designers, the chief executive officer of one of the most successful fashion groups around, an entrepreneur and a turnaround specialist were among the speakers as the WWD Retail & Apparel CEO Summit continued.

Karl Lagerfeld
The designer sat down with WWD’s executive editor Bridget Foley to discuss a wide range of topics, from his fashion impulses to the relevance of couture.

Marc Jacobs
One of the most famous and influential designers in the world, Jacobs reflected on his career, to what he owes his success and why fashion matters.

Emanuel Chirico
Over the past decade, PVH Corp. has completed a series of acquisitions that turned the company into one of the largest apparel marketers on the global stage.

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough
Proenza Schouler’s designers talked about their decade in fashion and their talent for finding the right partners, both creative and financial.

J. Christopher Burch
The entrepreneurial founder of C. Wonder has one simple rule when it comes to retailing. “All we care about is our customer,” he said.

David F. Dyer
The president and chief executive officer of Chico’s FAS Inc. knows a thing or two about turnarounds.