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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 6hBridget Foley


Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha


Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 12hWWD Staff

Better, Just Not Great: Japan Sees Some Uptick But Brands Remain Wary

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There are indications the health of recession-plagued Japan is improving slightly, but market watchers warn a full-fledged recovery for the world’s second-largest economy is far from imminent.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Huber Takes Juicy Couture on a World Tour

Juicy Couture president Edgar Huber says the company is working on a travel line, plans to open a shop in Brazil, and is launching its Bird line in 43 stores.

clock July 2, 2009Julee Kaplan


Silver Jeans Introduces New Men’s Label

Men’s line Silver Jeans Co. 925 Series. emphasizes a vintage aesthetic the company hopes will give it a separate, masculine identity

clock July 2, 2009David Lipke


Chip & Pepper Launch Mill Iron Line

The $100 price point for a premium jean is, I think, a magic number,” said Chip Foster. “The way the economy is, people are looking for quality and price.”

clock July 2, 2009Khanh T.L. Tran


Diesel Makes a Move in San Francisco

Diesel relocates its Union Square store.

clock July 2, 2009Joanna Ramey

Trends and Analysis

WWD List: Windows of Opportunity

The top 10 emerging countries for global apparel retail expansion.

clock July 2, 2009Cecily Hall


Heritage Brand, Classic Looks Star at Paris Trade Shows

In Paris, men’s boutique trade shows Capsule presented a return to relaxed, casual styles.

clock July 2, 2009Elena Berton

Designer and Luxury

New Thom Browne CEO Maps Growth Strategy

Thom Browne has tapped Josh Sparks as president and chief executive officer, succeeding Tom Becker, who exited the company in April.

clock July 2, 2009David Lipke


Saks Stock Up 6.8 Percent Wednesday

S&P Retail Index dipped 0.3 percent Wednesday, but J.P. Morgan was bullish on luxe retailer Saks Fifth Avenue, lifting the company’s stock.

clock July 2, 2009Evan Clark


Legal Briefs: Recent Case Updates

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing Gildan Activewear Inc. of misrepresenting earnings’ potential and two company executives of insider trading.

clock July 2, 2009Matthew Lynch

Government and Trade

Chinese Manufacturers Seen Making Progress in CSR

China’s textile and apparel manufacturers are battling tough market conditions, but they are still committed to corporate social responsibility.

clock July 2, 2009Sherisse Pham


Daily Stock Wrap: July 1, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock July 2, 2009WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Taste the Rainbow: Lisa Perry Pops Into SoHo This Summer

Lisa Perry pop-up shop opens on Spring Street today.

clock July 2, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Ittierre’s Suppancig Plots Growth and Preaches Consistency

In Massimo Suppancig’s first interview since he was appointed managing director of Ittiere Spa, the exec highlighted luxury firm’s expertise.

clock July 2, 2009Luisa Zargani


Crabtree & Evelyn Files for Chapter 11

Bath and body soap marketer Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd. on Wednesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, saying it would “pursue a plan of reorganization.”

clock July 2, 2009Vicki M. Young


Olay Definity Taps Twiggy as Spokeswoman

Twiggy has been named a spokeswoman for Olay Definity in the U.K.

clock July 2, 2009Brid Costello

Designer and Luxury

Halston Signs Distribution Deal with Edgedale

Halston agreement with Mirabel Edgedale spans Europe and the Middle East for Halston Heritage.

clock July 2, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Donatella Versace Paints the Town… Italian Accent… Lanvin Looks Back…

Donatella Versace breezed into New York to kick off Art Unites, a special initiative the fashion house developed with the Whitney.

clock July 2, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Japan Sees an Uptick, Brands Remain Wary

The Bank of Japan released its business sentiment survey, the tankan, but luxury goods companies and departmentstores continue to suffer.

clock July 2, 2009Amanda Kaiser and Elena Berton


Chef Charlie Palmer’s New Aureole

Star chef moves his Upper East Side flagship to the more modern One Bryant Park.

clock July 2, 2009Sharon Edelson


Hearth & Home: Hyatt Bass’ New Hook

The author and daughter of Anne Bass and her ex-husband Sid talks to WWD about her first novel.

clock July 2, 2009Emily Holt

Media Features

Michael Wolff, On His Own (But Not Really)

The columnist Michael Wolff becomes a blogger and weathers the storms he created.

clock July 2, 2009Irin Carmon

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: No to Kate Moss… InStyle’s Rizzuto Leaving…

Subculture magazine Monster Children thought a topless photo of Kate Moss was a great get, but their newsagent distributor disagreed.

clock July 2, 2009WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Wal-Mart Supports Employer Mandate

Wal-Mart’s endorsement of Obama health care reform plan shakes business community.

clock July 2, 2009Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona


Getting Directions: Men’s Collections Spring Trends

The men’s collections in Milan and Paris went pared-down, soft and easy for spring.

clock July 2, 2009WWD Staff


Men’s Runway Trend: Desert Storm

The desert inspired looks on the men’s runways in Paris and Milan.

clock July 2, 2009WWD Staff


Men’s Collections: Streetwise Style

The men’s collections in Milan and Paris went pared-down, soft and easy for spring with a fair share of ethnic looks and urban styles.

clock July 2, 2009WWD Staff


Men’s Runway Trend: Weightless Trenches

The men’s collections in Milan and Paris went pared-down, soft and easy for spring with a fair share of ethnic looks and urban styles.

clock July 2, 2009WWD Staff


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