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Burberry Names Gobbetti Executive Chairman and CEO

Marco Gobbetti will join the company as executive chairman, Asia-Pacific and Middle East until July 4, when he will become ceo.

clock January 16, 2017Samantha Conti


American Apparel Lays Off 2,400 Workers

American Apparel workers reported to the company’s Los Angeles factory Monday to pick up their final checks.

clock January 16, 2017Kari Hamanaka


Hermès to Open Meatpacking District Store

The neighborhood is constantly in a state of flux.

clock 23hSharon Edelson


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WWD Law Review

Cases involving Chanel, Harley-Davidson and Uggs were all on the docket over the last few weeks.

clock January 13, 2017Julie Zerbo

Laura Kim 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominee & Honoree Announcement Party


Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta Settle Legal Battle

The settlement appears to be a victory of sorts for the de la Renta house, as Laura Kim is allowed to continue in her role as co-creative director with Fernando Garcia.

clock January 6, 2017Evan Clark

Nasty Gal Melrose Avenue


Nasty Gal Creditors Want Say on Boohoo Sale Agreement

The creditors committee wants more of a role in the company’s bid and auction process and adjustments to the asset purchase agreement that would further protect Nasty Gal’s value.

clock January 4, 2017Kari Hamanaka

JC Penney


Louisiana Firm Probes Possible Fiduciary Duty Issues at J.C. Penney

The probe is just an investigation on whether a lawsuit should be filed.

clock January 4, 2017Vicki M. Young

Backstage at Rick Owens RTW Spring 2017


Rick Owens Legal Battle Brewing

The fashion house is vowing to fight a lawsuit filed in New York State court by a minority shareholder in the company’s U.K. business.

clock January 3, 2017Evan Clark

WWD Law Review


WWD Law Review: Versace, Herrera-de la Renta and more

A roundup of recent action in the courts involving the fashion and retail industries.

clock December 29, 2016Julie Zerbo

Versace Spring 2017 Advertising Campaign


Versace Seeks to Move Former Employee’s Lawsuit From State to Federal Court

The complaint, seeking class-action status, was filed in a state court in California and alleges wrongful termination and failure to prevent discrimination along with seven other counts against the luxury house.

clock December 27, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Laura Kim 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominee & Honoree Announcement Party


Judge Lifts Injunction in Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta Battle

New York State judge Jeffrey Oing vacated his temporary restraining order preventing Laura Kim from working at Oscar de la Renta.

clock December 23, 2016Evan Clark

Carolina Herrera


Fashion’s Newest Feud: Herrera v. de la Renta

A hearing date is slated for Jan. 10.

clock December 22, 2016Vicki M. Young

WWD Law Review


WWD Law Review: American Apparel, Louis Vuitton, Aquazzura, More

A roundup of recent action in the courts involving the fashion and retail industries.

clock December 22, 2016Julie Zerbo

Carolina Herrera


Carolina Herrera Sues Oscar de la Renta

The designer is seeking to stop Laura Kim from joining the rival fashion house as co-creative director until April.

clock December 21, 2016WWD Staff

Yves Saint Laurent In his brand debut, Anthony Vaccarello Invoked "a bit of bad taste," inspired by the house founder's renegade years.


Model Agencies React to Price-Fixing Fines by U.K. Competition and Markets Authority

Storm, Viva, Models 1, Premier and the Squad model agency are appealing to the CMA’s decision to charge them for price fixing.

clock December 19, 2016Natalie Theodosi

Donald Trump


Terrorism, Political Violence Outlook Is Dimmer for 2017

The report from Aon and global risk consultancy firm The Risk Advisory Group sees political turmoil also increasing globally.

clock December 15, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Michael Jordan won a major ruling in China


Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The ruling could be a landmark case in trademark law in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

The U.S. Supreme Court.


Supreme Court Decision Blow to Fashion Designers

The court’s ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.

clock December 7, 2016Kristi Ellis

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