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Retail

A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock 17hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 12hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 12hWWD Staff

Hermès Puts Focus on Men’s Wear for Fall Season

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Overview

Luxury French brand emphasizes the strength and scope of its men’s offering.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Rag & Bone Opens California Store

At 9,000 square feet, the West Hollywood, Calif., location is second only to its Madison Avenue outpost in scope.

clock October 10, 2012Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Puts Focus on Men’s Wear for Fall

Luxury French brand emphasizes the strength and scope of its men’s offering.

clock October 10, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Wittmore Launches With Premium Focus

Men’s marketing veteran Paul Witt has launched the new e-commerce site focusing on directional premium and contemporary brands.

clock October 10, 2012David Lipke

Human Resources

Robert Skinner to Relocate to China

The former Kellwood Co. chief has been promoted to managing director of Smart Apparel and will relocate to company headquarters in Hong Kong in January.

clock October 10, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Lifestyle

Stephen Colbert’s American Grandstand

The comedian chatted with WWD at the Brooks Bros. book launch party for his new tome, “America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t.”

clock October 11, 2012David Lipke

Department Stores

Sears to Camp Out in Times Square

Retailer will transform the space into a campsite to introduce customers to its new Outdoor Life men’s private brand.

clock October 11, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Memo Pad

Dawn Ostroff Talks Digital at MIPCOM

The president of Condé Nast Entertainment discussed the proliferation of digital television channels at the trade show in New York.

clock October 11, 2012Erik Maza

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Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

clock 12hLorelei Marfil

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