Fashion

Clash of the Titans: Karl and Meryl

The versions of the "canceled dress" story told by Meryl Streep's publicist and by Karl Lagerfeld are both believable — and consistent.

clock 11hBridget Foley

Fashion

Giorgio Armani to Restructure Brands

The designer will cease the Armani Collezioni and Armani Jeans brands.

clock 11hLuisa Zargani

Eye

What Celebs Were Talking About on the Oscars Red Carpet

“Nicole! A ‘lion’ roars!” a veteran reporter called to her. “More like a kitten,” she giggled.

clock 14hMarcy Medina

U.S. Economy Could Boost Business

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Overview

Economists and retail analysts expect moderate growth in consumer spending and retail sales heading into the first half of 2014.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Economists feel Macy's connects well with shoppers.

Financial

U.S. Economy Could Boost Business

Economists and retail analysts expect moderate growth in consumer spending and retail sales heading into the first half of 2014.

clock December 11, 2013Kristi Ellis

BJI Fashion Group produces such shows as Fame, Moda and AccessoriesTheShow.

Markets

New York Shows Getting Connected

Digital aspects enhance the trade show experience for exhibitors and buyers.

clock December 11, 2013Marc Karimzadeh and Arthur Friedman

The scene at WWDMAGIC.

Markets

Las Vegas Venues Focus on Details

Organizers are refining merchandising, digital tools, footprints and locales as they get ready for a February bonanza.

clock December 11, 2013Rachel Brown and Rebecca Dancer

Launched in June, Brand Assembly plans to organize four L.A. shows a year that highlight women’s contemporary brands and young designers.

Markets

L.A. Vendors Thinking Local

Show organizers are updating their strategies as new competitors are surfacing.

clock December 11, 2013Khanh T.L. Tran

Byron Lars looks on the runway in Dallas.

Markets

U.S. Regional Marts March On

Dallas, Atlanta and Chicago hope to maintain momentum in the hot contemporary market while adding exhibitors for new areas.

clock December 11, 2013Holly Haber

Outside of the Javits Center.

Markets

Domestic Trade Show Calendar

Buyers will be heading out to a plethora of trade shows and markets across the U.S. in the first half of the year.

clock December 11, 2013WWD Staff

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Luella Bartley Named Head of Global Design for Calvin Klein Jeans

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