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Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 20hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 10hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock August 29, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Going Mad for Michelle: U.S. First Lady Is a Hit All ‘Round London Town

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With her plain talk, pearl necklace and all-American fashion taste, America's First Lady wowed the Brits like no other since Jacqueline Kennedy during the Obamas visit to the capital. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retail/Business

Moncler Takes On Counterfeiters

Fed up with fakes of its shiny ski puffers, Moncler is going on the offensive against counterfeiters.

clock April 1, 2009Jean Scheidnes

People

Gucci’s Late Bloomers

While dinner at Chateau Marmont isn’t exactly kids’ stuff, the demographic at Gucci’s celebration of its new fragrance did skew younger than its usual fetes.

clock April 1, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama Is a Hit All ’Round London Town

America’s First Lady wowed the Brits like no other since Jacqueline Kennedy.

clock April 1, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Nigo Cedes Roles at A Bathing Ape

Founder to remain as majority owner, designer.

clock April 1, 2009Julee Kaplan

Memo Pad

Condé Nast Layoffs

The latest round of pink slips have hit Condé Nast Digital.

clock April 1, 2009Amy Wicks

Fashion Features

‘Project Runway’ Lawsuit Settled

Show to move to Lifetime.

clock April 1, 2009Stephanie D. Smith

Designer and Luxury

WWD List: Luxury DNA

Top fashion and luxury labels ranked by consumers’ knowledge of each brand’s country of origin.

clock April 2, 2009Cecily Hall and Brenner Thomas

Clothing/Furnishings

Buyers Seek Deals at Atlanta’s Cobb Show

At The Cobb Show, retail buyers struggling with tepid sales turned out in force to search of deals.

clock April 2, 2009Brenda Lloyd

Clothing/Furnishings

Dress Shirts Go Traditional Amid Recession

Solids and subdued patterns in men’s dress shirts reflect consumers’ new state of mind.

clock April 2, 2009Brenner Thomas

Designer and Luxury

Nicole Farhi Marks 20 Years in Men’s Wear

British designer Nicole Farhi to launch special anniversary line.

clock April 2, 2009Emilie Marsh

Clothing/Furnishings

Suit Shoppers Sensitive to Price

For men’s tailored clothing, even at higher-end stores likes Barneys, it’s opening-price-point goods that are selling best.

clock April 2, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Roxy Jumps Into Headphones Market

Junior women’s action sports brand Roxy to launch colorful headphones line.

clock April 2, 2009David Lipke

Denim

Mek Denim Launches Sportswear

Mek Denim’s latest bohemian collection is travel-inspired.

clock April 2, 2009Khanh T.L. Tran

Specialty Stores

Zadig & Voltaire Boutique: Bonjour, New York

Retail residents of New York’s Meatpacking District have a new French neighbor, Zadig & Voltaire.

clock April 2, 2009Jessica Iredale

Denim

Jeanologia Introduces Waterless Wash System

Jeanologia uses technology aimed at reducing environmental impact of washing.

clock April 2, 2009Ross Tucker

Denim

Grifoni Opens Milan Unit, Eyes Expansion Push

Mauro Grifoni is looking to follow the opening of its latest boutique with continued expansion of its network in Europe and a push in the American market.

clock April 2, 2009Luisa Zargani

Denim

Kevin Christiana Launches Denim Line

Christiana Zinn is former Project Runway contestant Kevin Christiana’s new denim line, and it’s hardly his first commercial fashion venture.

clock April 2, 2009Julee Kaplan

Fashion

Fall 2009 Men’s Trend: Bank on It

This fall, designers are leaving the workwear trend behind in favor of the updated stripe.

clock April 2, 2009Alex Badia

Designer and Luxury

Cavalli Talks Go On

Designer Roberto Cavalli says he is still in talks with Italian equity fund Clessidra SGR SpA about selling stake.

clock April 2, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Business

Saks’ Plan to Profit

Stephen Sadove outlines initiatives.

clock April 2, 2009David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Hermès to Open in the Hamptons

Hermès to unveil temporary store, a first for the luxury brand, with focus on summer-type beach products.

clock April 2, 2009Sharon Edelson

Department Stores

Bloomingdale’s Romances Designer Customer

Designers Brian Reyes, Charles Chang-Lima and Lisa Perry appear at Bloomingdale’s in-store event aimed to get shoppers buying.

clock April 2, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Burani Confident About ’09

Mariella Burani Group said revenues grew 2 percent in the first two months of this year, but reports loss in 2008.

clock April 2, 2009Andrew Roberts

Legal

Oldham Augments Complaints Against Old Navy

Designer Todd Oldham adds wrongful termination to allegations in suit against retailer Old Navy.

clock April 2, 2009Matthew Lynch

People

Tilt-A-Whirl Girl: Margarita Levieva in ‘Adventureland’

Newcomer Margarita Levieva is not your average starlet.

clock April 2, 2009Nick Axelrod

Business

Lundgren’s Pay, Macy’s Credit Rating Drop

Compensation increases for Urban Outfitters’ Senk and Ann Taylor’s Krill.

clock April 2, 2009Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: April 1, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock April 2, 2009WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Businesses Seek Change to Product Safety Act

Merchants say costly regulations from Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act are putting them out of business.

clock April 2, 2009Kristi Ellis

Human Resources

Vignola’s Role Grows at Calvin Klein Inc.

Exec Robert Vignola to oversee licensing, marketing, distribution and retail partners for CKI.

clock April 2, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Fragrance

Diesel Enlists Common for Only the Brave Push

Hip-hop artist and actor Common will costar in the U.S. advertising campaign to launch Diesel’s new fragrance, called Only the Brave.

clock April 2, 2009David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Christensen and the Galaxy… Lavender Lane… A Margiela Barbie…

Helena Christensen’s fame isn’t just global, it’s galactic.

clock April 2, 2009WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Boodro Returns to Elle Decor… Forbes Cuts…

Michael Boodro is back at Elle Decor as executive editor… Approximately 40 employees have reportedly been let go across all areas of Forbes…

clock April 2, 2009WWD Staff

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clock August 29, 2016Arthur Friedman

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