Week in Review: 08/28/2015

WWD highlights the 10 must-read stories of the week.

– 5:01 PM, EST

“Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin.”


‘Alexander McQueen’: A New Life of the Controversial Designer

Writer Andrew Martin takes on the gifted, difficult Alexander McQueen.

– 4:56 PM, EST

Inside on the trading floor.


Update: U.S. Stocks Close Week With Soft Landing

U.S. markets ended a volatile week with a gentle landing, which followed a similar close to the European exchanges earlier in the day.

– 2:23 PM, EST

Richard Nicoll Jack Wills


Jack Wills Shelves IPO Plans, Founder Returns as CEO

The British high street label said it has decided not to pursue an IPO “for the time being.”

– 12:51 PM, EST


Vivarte Unions Vote Social Plan

The French Labor authority has yet to consider the agreement.

– 12:27 PM, EST

Serge Brunschwig


Dior Homme Appoints Serge Brunschwig as President

The executive continues as chief operating officer at the French fashion house.

– 10:39 AM, EST

A bag from Hermès.


Chinese Consumers Still Flocking to Hermès

Chinese consumers remain a core customer for the brand — both in and outside of China.

– 2:34 AM, EST

Lyn Harris portrait


Lyn Harris Back in the Fragrance Business

Lyn Harris has cooked up a new brand, Perfumer H, based on an abiding passion for such pleasing smells as fruits, flowers and baking bread.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Andre van Noord on the runway for the Umit Benan Men's RTW Spring 2016 collection.


Andre and Parker van Noord: A Model Father-Son Duo

Andre van Noord is passing the baton to his son Parker who joined him on the runway this season.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Dancer Katie Boren wearing product from Wolford's Ballerina Kits.

The Markets

Wolford to Introduce Ballerina Kits

The innerwear brand will launch four ballet-inspired kits along with a series of photographs shot by Dane Shitagi of the Ballerina Project

– August 27, 2015