News

April Fools Day Fashion Pranks

Fashion

British Fashion Folk Play April Fool’s Jokes

Selfridges, Browns, Hunter and Ted Baker were among those jesting on social media.

– 8:40 AM, EST

Business

Europe’s Stock Markets Make Gains

Yoox Group, Asos see strong gains on latest news.

– 6:38 AM, EST

Rita Ora and Richard Hilfiger

Eye

Tommy Hilfiger Christens New Paris Flagship

Rita Ora, Behati Prinsloo and Ludivine Sagnier were among guests.

– 5:27 AM, EST

Furla RTW Fall 2015

Accessories

Fall 2015 Accessories: Milan

WWD scouted the season’s best shoes, handbags, jewelry, eyewear and more from Milan.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty Private View

Fashion

Shaun Leane Hosts Dinner for Alexander McQueen Exhibit

Jeweler Shaun Leane hosted a dinner and private view of “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” exhibition at London’s V&A Museum.

– March 31, 2015

Business

Stocks Close Quarter on Down Note

WWD Global Stock Tracker ends first quarter down 0.4% amid weak euro.

– March 31, 2015

Retail

Advent Said to Prepare Sale of French Retailer Gerard Darel

Gerard Darel may be valued at about 150 million euros ($161 million) in the sale, which may start as soon as next month.

– March 31, 2015

The Chanel.com homepage.

Retail

Chanel to Launch E-commerce in 2016

Chanel, long a holdout in the rush to offer shopping by device, will soon launch e-commerce. The move could come as early as fourth-quarter 2016, according to Bruno Pavlovsky, Chanel’s president of fashion.

– March 31, 2015

Beauty

France Leads in Cosmetics Exports

The French cosmetics business abroad — France’s second largest after aeronautics — gained 4 percent in 2014 over 2013.

– March 31, 2015

Business

Nicholas Coleridge Appointed Chairman of V&A​ Museum

The Condé Nast International president will take up his role in November, alongside his position at Condé Nast.

– March 31, 2015