Fashion

Dior Plots Global Retail Push for Chiuri's First Collection

The initiative combines freestanding pop-ups, partnerships with key retailers and special in-store merchandising.

clock 10hJoelle Diderich and Sharon Edelson

Eye

Franca Sozzani's Mass Draws Designers, Executives in Milan

The Mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December.

clock 20hLuisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Business

Warren Buffett Baffled by Retail

The investor praised Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and said he can’t figure out retail.

clock 10hEvan Clark

Younger Customer Alters Landscape

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Overview

Driven by the Millennial customer and embraced by more mature men as well, suits and sport coats continue to spark sales at department and specialty stores around the country.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Drew Brees in an ad for Wrangler Advanced Comfort.

Textiles

Thinking Young, Wrangler Sees Red

VF Corp. jeans giant introducing new collections for Millennials and boomers.

clock May 7, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Media

FT Names Jo Ellison Fashion Director

British Vogue’s features director has been tapped as The Financial Times’ fashion director, WWD has learned.

clock May 7, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Patrick Dempsey

Lifestyle

Patrick Dempsey, Porsche Collaborate on Limited-Edition Timepiece

The 48-year-old actor is adding watch designer to his résumé.

clock May 7, 2014David Yi

A Melinda Gloss look from Fall-Winter 2014 runway.

Designer and Luxury

Melinda Gloss to Open Paris Flagship

The buzzy French men’s wear label, known for its straightforward, masculine style, is setting up its third unit in the French capital.

clock May 8, 2014Paulina Szmydke

A look from Still by Hand.

Fashion Features

In the Spotlight: Eye on Tokyo

Three local designers to look out for.

clock May 8, 2014WWD Staff

From Left: Geoffrey Beene’s cotton and polyester shirt, Tommy Hilfiger’s cotton shirt, Geoffrey Beene’s cotton and polyester shirt.

Sportswear

Young Guys Spark Dress Furnishings Evolution

Driven by the Millennial customer and embraced by more mature men as well, suits and sport coats continue to spark sales around the country.

clock May 8, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Media

Esquire Hosting Pop-up in New York

Starting Saturday, Esquire will host Sharp, The Man Event, featuring new brands in fashion and grooming.

clock May 8, 2014David Yi

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Spring bags from Michael Kors featured in The Walk campaign.

Business

Michael Kors Reprises ‘The Walk’ Street-Style Handbag Campaign

clock 10hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies