Business

Gucci Denies Ex-Employee's Allegations of Sexual Harassment

clock December 8, 2017Kali Hays

Fashion

CEO Talks: Donna Carpenter of Burton Snowboards

clock December 8, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Business

Vince Makes Progress in Turnaround Bid

clock December 7, 2017David Moin

Kristin Larson

A view of Louis Vuitton’s renovated Michigan Avenue store.

Retail

Louis Vuitton Revamps Chicago Flagship

The store has been expanded to 10,000 square feet and offers two exclusive handbag designs.

clock November 16, 2017Kristin Larson

The Dior store in Chicago.

Retail

Dior Unveils Chicago Flagship

The store is the second flagship in North America to feature the Dior star on the facade.

clock November 13, 2017Kristin Larson

Street style at Riot Fest 2017.

Parties

They are Wearing: Riot Fest

Riot Fest continued to push the style envelope as shots of color punctuated the all-black landscape.

clock October 20, 2017Kristin Larson

Designer and Luxury

Pamella Roland Receives Gold Coast Fashion Award

It’s the second time the designer was honored by the charity fashion show.

clock October 18, 2017Kristin Larson

A rendering of the new Space 519 in Chicago that will open in February.

Retail

Chicago’s Space 519 to Bigger Location

The shop will have a street-front view, a 40-seat restaurant with lunch and brunch table service as well as a separate all-day café for coffee and pastries.

clock October 2, 2017Kristin Larson

On the grounds of Lollapalooza.

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Lollapalooza

New looks seen throughout the festival grounds this season included oversize kimonos, baggy and skinny overalls and car suits.

clock August 8, 2017Kristin Larson

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Fashion Features

Experience Matters: Michael Kors Hits Chicago

The designers hosted a fashion show at his Michigan Avenue store.

clock June 21, 2017Kristin Larson

'Klein’s Pot B' by Takashi Murakami

People

Takashi Murakami Talks About Chicago Retrospective

The exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art will be on view until Sept. 24.

clock June 9, 2017Kristin Larson

Fashion Features

StyleMax in Chicago Sees Uptick in Traffic

Over 350 exhibitors took part in the show.

clock April 21, 2017Kristin Larson

Donna Karan

Designer and Luxury

Donna Karan on Politics, Yoga – and Urban Zen

The designer, on a visit to Neapolitan Collection outside Chicago, spoke with WWD about what’s on her mind now.

clock April 12, 2017Kristin Larson

Neapolitan Collection saw a 20 percent increase in business last year due to pent-up demand.

Retail

The Trump Effect: Chicago-Area Retailers Upbeat About Outlook

After a generally strong holiday, Chicago stores optimistic Trump might be good for retail.

clock January 16, 2017Kristin Larson

DVF Appears at Neiman's Chicago

Designer and Luxury

DVF Talks Dresses, Women at Neiman Marcus in Chicago

The event was part of “Make Some Noise,” a Neiman Marcus initiative in collaboration with American Express.

clock November 4, 2016Kristin Larson

Other

Brands Report Strong Business at StyleMax

The apparel and accessories show attracted more than 1,200 brands and about 300 exhibitors.

clock October 31, 2016Kristin Larson

Simon Doonan and Nancy Rsenick

Parties

Doonan Kicks it Up at Barneys in Chicago

Doonan is merging two of his passions, soccer and fashion, in a new book.

clock October 26, 2016Kristin Larson

Adam Lippes showed at the Rush Charity Fashion Show

Fashion Scoops

Adam Lippes Attends Rush Fashion Show in Chicago

The event is the longest running charity fashion show and raised $500,000.

clock October 18, 2016Kristin Larson

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DVF Looks to Sell Equity Stake in Her Business

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