Fashion

J.W.Anderson Fall 2017: A Style Odyssey

It was one of the most commercial and appealing collections yet from a designer who simply can't sit still.

clock February 18, 2017Samantha Conti

Fashion

Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2017

Marc Jacobs' feisty, fun fall collection was inspired by early hip-hop here with a soupcon of Seventies sportif.

clock February 16, 2017Bridget Foley

Fashion

WWD Letter From the Editor

WWD is moving ahead on the digital front with the expansion of the Digital Daily product.

clock February 17, 2017Miles Socha

The French Mass-Class: Carrefour in Mega Deal For BCBG Max Azria Line

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Overview

Carrefour Group is making a billion-dollar bet in the mass-to-class game, and it has lined up BCBG to place it.

From This Issue

11. New Balance

Fashion Features

Action-Packed Christmas

Christmas is a time of indulgence, but there are sports-minded folks (and those who plan to make exercise their New Year’s resolution) who like to receive active apparel and gadgets for gifts.

clock December 7, 2006Whitney Beckett

Adriano Goldschmied in his Laundry Atelier wash house.

Fashion Features

Style Shift Brings Focus Back to Wash

As jeans trend from embellished and distressed to clean and sleek, wash houses here must adapt their processes.

clock December 7, 2006Kavita Daswani

Jeany's Irvine, Calif., store carries 26 denim brands.

Fashion Features

Jeans on the Rebound

Retailers who had braced for a slowdown in denim sales are surprised by continued strength in the category as they head into the heart of the holiday season.

clock December 7, 2006WWD Staff

EDJ's jumper dress for spring.

Fashion Features

EDJ Pushes the Premium

EDJ believes the key to survival in the saturated premium denim arena is to aim high and stay small.

clock December 7, 2006WWD Staff

Construction worker Landon Schedler is working and sleeping in his jeans for seven months.

Fashion Features

Iron Army’s Daily Wear

Steve Dubbeldam and Steve Opperman, owners of Iron Army Clothing, recently realized they hadn’t been in the denim business long enough to see a pair of their jeans be thoroughly worn out.

clock December 7, 2006Ross Tucker

The exterior of Made in Heaven's new store.

Fashion Features

The Gates of Heaven

London denim brand Made in Heaven wants to let customers get a look into its world.

clock December 7, 2006Nina Jones

Fashion Features

Looking Beyond the Product: Gunn, YMA Lecture Students

Fashion is about business. That was the general message to students for succeeding in today’s fashion industry from a panel hosted by the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund on Wednesday as a prelude to its AMY Awards.

clock December 7, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Hanesbrands Cuts Factory After Abuses

Hanesbrands Inc. is severing ties with the Harvest Rich factory in Bangla­desh after discovering the facility’s managers intentionally concealed excessive and sometimes forced overtime, as well as slow payment for the extra hours worked.

clock December 7, 2006Evan Clark

Guess Inc.

Retail

Stocking Stuffers

Top specialty retail stocks (tracked by WWD) ranked by their change in stock price since July.

clock December 7, 2006Cecily Hall

Paul Harrington

Fashion Features

Reebok Narrows Marketing Focus For 2007

Reebok is hoping less will be more in 2007. As the one-year anniversary of its acquisition by Adidas approaches, Reebok has unveiled a three-year plan consolidating its marketing efforts.

clock December 7, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Women’s World Cup: Active Companies

The Women’s World Cup 2007, set for Sept. 10-30 in China, offers athletic firms a chance to promote their brands on the global stage during the run up to the Beijing Summer Olympic Games in 2008.

clock December 7, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Labor Report: Firms Should Be More Open

Top apparel brands and retailers don’t provide enough information to investors and consumers about how they protect the rights of workers in their supply chain, a new report said.

clock December 7, 2006Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Separate Trade Packages Offered in House, Senate

The House and Senate appear to be moving ahead separately with trade bills in the waning days of the Congressional session, creating uncertainty about passage of any trade legislation.

clock December 7, 2006Kristi Ellis

Doo-Ri Chung

Fashion Features

Stepping Up

With a much-lauded spring collection that extended her forte beyond jersey dresses and the highly coveted CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award under her belt, Doo-Ri Chung is ready to climb to the next level.

clock December 7, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Dakota Fanning in the Marc Jacobs campaign.

Fashion Features

On Your Marc

In the past few months, Marc Jacobs has been busy creating the costumes for the “Amoveo” ballet at Paris’ Opera Garnier, launching the Marc Jacobs Waterford tabletop collection and signing a deal with Zannier Group for an extensive collection of…

clock December 7, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Donna Karan and Mark Weber

Fashion Features

The Next Phase

Mark Weber, the new chairman and chief executive officer of Donna Karan international, will have to come into his own in his new gig next year.

clock December 7, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

A look from Balenciaga.

Fashion Features

The Future Is Here

There was gold metallic leg armor at Balenciaga in Paris and corseted metallic space-babe dresses at Dolce & Gabbana in Milan.

clock December 7, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

In Brief: Going East… CFO Search… Value City Sale

Carrefour, the world’s second-largest retailer behind Wal-Mart, on Monday said it would buy Ahold Polska for $498.7 million at current exchange.

clock December 7, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Jean Muir Thrives in Its Low-Key Way

She was never a megabrand, her clothing didn’t have much hanger appeal and during her entire career, she never had a stand-alone store.

clock December 7, 2006Samantha Conti

A MNG by Mango display.

Retail

Mango’s Fast-Fashion Approach to Expansion

With a Chicago store under its belt, fast-fashion retailer Mango, based in Barcelona, is ramping up its U.S. expansion, opening new locations almost weekly.

clock December 7, 2006Beth Wilson

Thin and in-demand model, Irina Lazareanu

Fashion Features

Weighing the Weight Issue

No matter where one stands, there is one thing almost everyone agrees on: enforcing any kind of body-type rule for models is nearly impossible.

clock December 7, 2006WWD Staff

Gwen Stefani

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Coty Signs Stefani To Fragrance Deal

Gwen Stefani has signed a global licensing deal with the beauty powerhouse to develop and market a line of fragrances.



clock December 7, 2006Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Media

Memo Pad: If At First You Don’t Succeed… She’s So…40?… Revamping the Web…

After being arrested for drunk driving last week, Fabian Basabe appeared on ABC’s “20/20” segment on rich kids in America, where he perpetuated his reputation as a trust fund party boy with a hefty allowance from his father.

clock December 7, 2006WWD Staff

Max and Lubov Azria.

Fashion Features

The French Mass-Class: Carrefour in Mega Deal For BCBG Max Azria Line

Carrefour Group is making a billion-dollar bet in the mass-to-class game, and it has lined up BCBG to place it.

clock December 7, 2006Vicki M. Young

A rust and olive palette colors Trina Turk's new store.

Retail

Trina Turk Brings West Coast East

You can take the designer out of California, but you can’t take California out of the designer.

clock December 7, 2006Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Safety Dance… Homecoming… French Connection…

Karl Lagerfeld, who is in Monte Carlo today to show an ultraluxurious pre-fall collection for Chanel, feels right at home in Monaco. He has two apartments there and, even though he is more than a little well-known, he can walk down the street without…

clock December 7, 2006WWD Staff

Patricia Lansing with Christy Turlington Burns.

People

To the Max

Melrose Avenue may be lined with a lot of boutiques, but none is quite like the Max Azria store right now.

clock December 7, 2006WWD Staff

Kamel Mennour at his gallery in Paris.

People

Art House

Inside his pint-size gallery on the Left Bank here, a towering Kamel Mennour stands arm in arm with budding French artist Christine Rebet before the opening of her show.

clock December 7, 2006Emilie Marsh

People

Eye Scoop: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go !

The gates opened at noon at the Miami Convention Center for the fifth Art Basel/Miami Beach and by 5 p.m., many galleries were sold out of most of the works they were exhibiting.

clock December 7, 2006Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Essentialist

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Peter Pilotto RTW Fall 2017

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