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Pierre Moscovici EU commissioner customs

Government and Trade

EU Caught €670M Worth of Counterfeit Goods Last Year

The number of seized items grew and counterfeit beauty products, apparel and accessories made up about half of the value.

clock July 20, 2017Kali Hays

President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron his wife Brigitte Macron, sit for dinner at the Jules Verne Restaurant on the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Fashion Scoops

First Lady Melania Trump Wears Hervé Pierre Dress for Eiffel Tower Dinner

Trump’s stylist Hervé Pierre designed the dress she wore to dine with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte.

clock July 13, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Thierry Petit and David Dayan

Mergers and Acquisitions

Conforama Group Acquires 17 Percent of Showroomprivé

The transaction was valued at $179.7 million.

clock July 6, 2017Alessandra Turra

Marco Bizzarri

Fashion Scoops

Marco Bizzarri to Receive French Legion of Honor

The announcement was made through Gucci’s social media.

clock July 6, 2017Sandra Salibian

Beauty Features

New GM Named at Marionnaud France

Gabriele Betti will succeed Eileen Yeo in the position at the perfumery chain starting Sept. 1.

clock July 4, 2017Jennifer Weil

Google

Technology

Google Hit With €2.4 Billion Fine Over Comparative Price Search

Europe’s antitrust authority said the tech giant “systematically” favored its own comparison service over all others.

clock June 27, 2017Kali Hays

A David Lynch-designed T-shirt for agnès b.

Fashion Scoops

‘Twin Peaks’ Creator David Lynch Teams With Agnès b. for Limited-Edition T-Shirts

Having suited up Lynch for many years, the Parisienne suggested to Lynch that he create a few items for her artists T-shirt collection.

clock May 22, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

St. Regis Partners With Vilebrequin for Red Snapper-Inspired Swimwear

The new red, blue and orange limited-edition swimwear are being sold online via St. Regis Hotels & Resorts.

clock May 19, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The Arthur Ashe W x Guerlain sneaker

Fashion Scoops

Guerlain Pairs With Le Coq Sportif on Sneakers

The limited-edition model will be sold in France starting on May 29.

clock May 17, 2017Jennifer Weil

Brigitte Trogneux wears Louis Vuitton

Fashion Scoops

Brigitte Trogneux Wears Louis Vuitton for Presidential Inauguration

Emmanuel Macron, her husband and France’s new president, sported a dark blue suit from Jonas & Cie, according to a source.

clock May 14, 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

Fashion industry celebrates Macron's win

Media

French, British Press Laud Macron’s Presidential Win

Les Echos, for one, devoted its entire issue to the outcome of France’s presidential election.

clock May 8, 2017WWD Staff

Emmanuel Macron

Business Features

Emmanuel Macron Wins France’s Presidential Election

The center-left politician was the choice of business leaders in Europe.

clock May 7, 2017WWD Staff

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

Media

Labeling Retouched Photos, Models’ Medical Certificates Required in France

In a move to combat eating disorders, two decrees have been passed.

clock May 5, 2017Jennifer Weil

François Hollande visiting the Petit Bateau factory.

Fashion Scoops

François Hollande Visits Petit Bateau Factory

The French president delivered a speech geared at motivating the local textile industry while rejecting protectionism.

clock April 6, 2017Katya Foreman

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