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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

clock 6hBridget Foley

Fashion

Fenty x Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2017

Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.

clock 8hJessica Iredale

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Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

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Adding Designer Touch: Lord & Taylor Recruits Tuleh’s Bradley for Line

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Overview

Lord & Taylor and its parent corporation, NRDC Equity Partners, are building up a pool of designer talent. The latest to sign on is Bryan Bradley of Tuleh, who will create an exclusive collection for Lord & Taylor.

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Wool blends from Botto Poala.

Fashion Features

Synthetics Help Natural Fibers Shine at Filo

Yarn manufacturers at last month’s Filo fair upped the ante on fantasy by showcasing natural fibers blended with shiny and metal-like synthetic yarns.

clock April 17, 2007Stephanie Epiro

The main floor at Set.

Fashion Features

Scene

The Miami area has long been a bastion of food and fun.

clock April 17, 2007Rebecca Kleinman

Material World's "Three Great Events" is expected to draw more than 10,000 people.

Fashion Features

Material World Miami Readies for Three-in-One Show

Material World Miami Beach is gearing up for the second round of its “Three Great Events” May 8 to 10.

clock April 17, 2007Rebecca Kleinman

Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli

People

Cup Fever

Inhabitants of this sleepy town are getting used to the bustle of the America’s Cup taking over their lives – and there isn’ a shred of evidence they’re tiring of it.

clock April 17, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Alice Taglioni

Valet Girl

Alice Taglioni, 29, may have dedicated nearly two decades of her life to playing the piano, but with her movie-star looks, there was little chance of her staying hunched over the ivories forever.

clock April 17, 2007Chantal Goupil

Ralph Rucci

Fashion Features

Designers Unplugged at Cooper-Hewitt

Free from the posturing that often arises whenever more than one designer takes the same stage, last week’s “Fashion Life Now” discussion was one with no holds barred, thanks to the candor of Narciso Rodriguez, Maria Cornejo and Ralph Rucci.

clock April 17, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

H&M comes to Shanghai.

Retail Features

H&M Heads East With First Unit in Shanghai

Hennes & Mauritz has landed in China with a splash.

clock April 17, 2007Lisa Movius

Shoppers line up for the H&M opening at South Coast Plaza.

Retail Features

Loading Up in California

If the almost 800 people lined up outside two Hennes & Mauritz stores that launched at South Coast Plaza shopping center here Thursday are an accurate indicator, the Swedish fast-fashion company has room to grow in Southern California.

clock April 17, 2007Emili Vesilind and Emilie Marsh

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Doing Good… Prized packages… Green Machine…

Ellies – who needs ’em? Hearst Magazines on Tuesday will dole out the first-ever Tower Awards for excellence in edit, art and design among Hearst titles.

clock April 17, 2007WWD Staff

A from pre-fall couture.

Fashion Features

St. John Show Reveals Brand’s Direction

Angelina Jolie, fashion muse?

clock April 17, 2007Marcy Medina

Pete Nordstrom

Stars Shine at Dress for Success Anniversary

Dress for Success celebrated its 10th anniversary Thursday with its biggest gala yet.

clock April 17, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Makeup Takes Over Prestige… Parlux Third-Quarter Income Triples

Makeup is the new queen of the prestige beauty market. Prestige makeup, which generated $3.1 billion in sales last year – a 3 percent increase in sales volume – is now the largest prestige beauty category for the first time in a decade, according to…

clock April 17, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Nicky Hilton and Nicole Richie on the runway.

Fashion Features

Race to Erase MS Event Raises $2.5 Million

Nicole Richie, Nicky Hilton, Tara Reid and Donovan Leitch were among the celebrities who walked the runway for Tommy Hilfiger’s and philanthropist Nancy Davis’ 14th annual Race to Erase MS event on Friday.

clock April 17, 2007Emili Vesilind

Financial

Stormy Weather a Damper on Retail

A tough month for retailers just got tougher. The early Easter pulled business out of April and into March. But this week’s nor’easter, flooding several stores and highways.

clock April 17, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

In Brief: Quicksilver Exec’s… Picking Cotton

Board sports company Quiksilver Inc. named a former Tommy Hilfiger Corp. executive as its new chief financial officer.

clock April 17, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Early Easter Puts a Hop In Specialty Store Sales

Warmer weather and an early Easter fueled a substantial increase in sales at specialty stores in March, but the combination of factors did not help sales at department stores.

clock April 17, 2007Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Moschino and Allison In Eyewear Venture

Moschino has signed an agreement with Allison SpA to produce and distribute the brand’s eyewear collection for the next five years.

clock April 17, 2007Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Joining The Rush… Pen Pals… Daisy’s Dudes…

Alberta Ferretti is the latest designer to jump the Atlantic to show her cruise collection.

clock April 17, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Adding Designer Touch: Lord & Taylor Recruits Tuleh’s Bradley for Line

Lord & Taylor and its parent corporation, NRDC Equity Partners, are building up a pool of designer talent.

clock April 17, 2007David Moin and Marc Karimzadeh

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