Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga to Open Avenue Montaigne Store

The Paris boutique will boast an interior based on the same design concept as the brand’s revamped Rue Saint-Honoré flagship.

clock May 15, 2017Katya Foreman

Carine Restoin-Roitfeld, Front Row and Party at Philipp Plein Fall 2017

Fashion Scoops

Carine Roitfeld To Be Honored, Pierre Hardy to Speak at the French Institute Alliance Française

On two different occasions, Pierre Hardy and Carine Roitfeld will be making appearances at the French Institute Alliance Française.

clock May 12, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The briefcases and suits seen in the women's shows of brands including Céline, Vetements and Dries Van Noten have sparked debate.

Accessory Trends

Politics at Hand: Women’s Briefcases Stir Debate About Fashion in the Trump Era

For fall 2017, designers across the globe equipped their collections with corporate, men’s wear-inspired baggage — invoking discussion about fashion’s messaging and responsibility in this political climate.

clock May 11, 2017Misty White Sidell

Backstage at Emilio Pucci RTW 2017

Fashion Scoops

Josephus Thimister Consulting on Emilio Pucci’s Next Collection

Thimister will collaborate on the collection, which is being designed by the in-house team following the exit of Massimo Giorgetti last month.

clock May 4, 2017Luisa Zargani

Human Resources

Balenciaga Adds Four to Executive Committee

The appointments include a new global merchandising director and a director of key strategic projects related to the brand’s retail development.

clock April 19, 2017Katya Foreman


Balenciaga Confirms Madison Avenue Boutique

Slated to open in June, the unit is to be dressed in an industrial-strength décor conceived by Demna Gvasalia.

clock March 30, 2017WWD Staff

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2017

Designer and Luxury

Luxury Giant Kering May Be Shuffling Retail Real Estate Deck

Prices on avenue that’s seen rise in vacancies may be coming down.

clock March 27, 2017Sharon Edelson

The Martine Rose Fall 2017 Mood Board.

Mens Fashion

Martine Rose Nurtures Her Cult Label

The 36-year-old designer, who is also consultant for Balenciaga men’s wear, said her dream is to “keep something quite special and cultish” about her collections.

clock March 21, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Trends

Top Trends From Paris Fashion Week Fall 2017: Down Under

Loads of novel, inventive takes on puffers and other down-filled pieces were seen on runways at Paris Fashion Week.

clock March 10, 2017Mayte Allende

Off-White RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Trends

Top Trends From Paris Fashion Week Fall 2017: Heavy Metal

Designers at Paris Fashion Week mined metallics for big fashion statements for fall.

clock March 10, 2017Mayte Allende

Maison Margiela RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Trends

Top Trends From Paris Fashion Week 2017: In the Trenches

Not your dad’s raincoat — designers added unexpected twists to traditional styles.

clock March 10, 2017Mayte Allende

Balenciaga Centenary Exhibition in Paris

Fashion Features

Balenciaga Goes Back to Black With Centenary Exhibition

“Balenciaga: Working in Black,” featuring all-noir designs by founder Cristóbal Balenciaga, runs at the Musée Bourdelle until July 16.

clock March 8, 2017Joelle Diderich

Designer and Luxury

Balenciaga Names Communication and Image Director

Lionel Vermeil returns to the French house, and continues his executive role at parent Kering.

clock March 6, 2017WWD Staff

Valentino RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Trends

WWD PREDICTS: More Room, Please

One of the most prevalent looks at the Paris shows was an ample, oversize silhouette.

clock March 6, 2017Mayte Allende

Cindy Sherman

Fashion Scoops

Cindy Sherman Talks Love of Makeup at Céline Show

The American artist’s latest work was inspired by the hair and makeup of Hollywood actresses from the Twenties.

clock March 5, 2017Joelle Diderich

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