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Media

Sofa Magazine Sets Out to Forecast Future Zeitgeist Trends

On Tuesday, Sofa Magazine, aiming at forecasting long-term Zeitgeist phenomena, launched in Berlin.

clock July 28, 2016Quynh Tran

Financial

Retailers Not Buoyed by Economic Gains

Gas prices and unemployment are down and the stock market is up — but retailers just aren't feeling they'll see much of a lift in business this year.

clock February 27, 2015WWD Staff

Castor launched Mantù ready-to-wear in 2010.

Business Features

Italian Producers Hedging Their Bets

Subject to the uncertainties of the marketplace, high-end producers are capitalizing on their finely honed techniques and capacity to launch their own lines.

clock February 27, 2015Alessandra Turra

Karen Behnke, Gwyneth Paltrow and Lisa Gersh.

Human Resources

Gwyneth Paltrow Invests in Juice Beauty

Gwyneth Paltrow, who thrives on sustainability and eco-chic living, has taken a stake in Juice Beauty.

clock February 27, 2015Jayme Cyk

The Kilian store in Paris.

Fragrance

M&A Heats Up for Indie Fragrance Brands

Indie fragrance brands from Europe are in the spotlight these days as mergers and acquisition activity heats up in the beauty arena.

clock February 27, 2015Jennifer Weil

Deputy Minister of Economic Development Carlo Calenda.

Business Features

Italian Government Steps Up Fashion Funding

The appeal and relevance of Made in Italy production is not lost on the government.

clock February 27, 2015Luisa Zargani

The Milan Expo is slated to take place May 1 to Oct. 31 with the motto “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.” Taking place all around the city, the primary themes center on food and nutrition.

Business Features

Italy Stats and Facts

News and numbers from around the country.

clock February 27, 2015Eleonora Molesti

Versace Pre-Fall 2015

Financial

Versace’s Ferraris Talks IPO

Twelve months after the sale of a 20 percent stake in Versace to Blackstone Group, ceo Gian Giacomo Ferraris is on track to see a public listing.

clock February 27, 2015Luisa Zargani

The ICR lab.

Business Features

Lombardy: Cosmetics Central

Look in your makeup bag. Chances are, a lot of the products in there came from this northern Italian region.

clock February 27, 2015Cynthia Martens

Prada RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Features

Milan Fall 2015 Collections

For Miuccia Prada, this season was all about giving women what they like — soft bows, pretty colors and a soupçon of sparkle — and it worked like a charm.

clock February 27, 2015WWD Staff

Antonio Canova’s “Return of Telemachus to Ithaca,” at Venice’s Correr museum, which is receiving support from the U.S. Friends of Venice foundation.

Business Features

National Treasure: Italian Fashion Houses Fund Monument Restoration

Fashion houses play a big role is restoring Italy’s artwork and archeological monuments.

clock February 27, 2015Cynthia Martens

A look from Faircloth X Urban Outfitters.

Fashion Scoops

Faircloth & Supply Teams With Urban Outfitters

The capsule collection is made up of six organic linen and dead-stock cotton silhouettes retailing from $159 to $300.

clock February 27, 2015Marcy Medina

Lily Donaldson, Ellie Goulding, Karlie Kloss, Taylor Swift and Cara Delevingne.

Parties

Natalia Vodianova and Karlie Kloss Host Naked Heart Foundation Party

Natalia Vodianova and Karlie Kloss hosted a bash to raise money for the Naked Heart Foundation children’s charity.

clock February 27, 2015Julia Neel

Lupita Nyong'o in Calvin Klevin Collection and Chopard.

Fashion Scoops

Lupita Nyong’o’s Pearl Embellished Calvin Klein Dress Stolen

The police report put the value of the gown at $150,000.

clock February 27, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Human Resources

Jim Maki Promoted to President at Sisley USA

Maki had served as executive vice president since joining the company in 2012.

clock February 27, 2015Julie Naughton

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Saks Fifth Avenue's 2017 Holiday Display

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Holiday Windows 2017: Urban Odes and Outsize Spectacles

clock 20hSharon Edelson

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