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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 14hRosemary Feitelberg


Kering Luxury Sales Jump 11.3% in Q3

The market-beating performance helped propel Kering’s revenues up 10 percent in the third quarter to 3.18 billion euros, or $3.54 billion.

clock 18hJoelle Diderich


Gigi Hadid Sticks With Hilfiger for Spring

They are inviting consumers to vote for their favorite designs, which will be included in the collection.

clock 12hLisa Lockwood

Searching for a New Look: Teen Retailers Hit by Fashion Shift

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Yasmin Le Bon


Londoners Turn Out for Royal Academy of Arts Preview Party

The annual show’s preview party is a highlight on the London summer social calendar

clock June 10, 2010Emily Holt


Retail Apparel Sales Drop in May

Clothing and accessories store sales declined 1.3 percent in May compared with a month earlier, the U.S. Commerce Department reported Friday.

clock June 11, 2010Liza Casabona

A film still from “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky.”


Hot Coco: Anna Mouglalis on Her Role in “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky”

The French actress discusses her role in “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky.”

clock June 11, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Fashion Scoops

Elise Overland’s Sunshine State

Guests like Rachel Feinstein and John Currin, Salman Rushdie, Yvonne Force Villareal and Mick Rock sipped tequila at the designer’s bash.

clock June 11, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Luxury Counterfeiters Found Guilty

Chong Lam and Siu Yung Chang convicted in a landmark case involving more than $100 million in counterfeit luxury goods.

clock June 11, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

A scene from Avenue post Corduroy magazine party.


What Is Corduroy Magazine Anyway?

A Twitter frenzy led to about 4,500 uninvited twentysomethings showing up to an otherwise “exclusive” party for Corduroy magazine.

clock June 11, 2010Amy Wicks

Fast-fashion retailers such as H&M are attracting teen customers.


Teen Retailers Hit by Fashion Shift

Specialty stores catering to fickle 13- to 19-year-olds are struggling as teens tire of Americana and surf-and-skate fashions.

clock June 14, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Kate Moss as a hologram, fall 2006.


Memo Pad: Gucci Group May Sue Cadbury… People Need Numbers…

Gucci Group may sue Cadbury over a chocolate bar ad that is sort of like Alexander McQueen’s fall 2006 runway show.

clock June 14, 2010WWD Staff


Mode City, Interfiliere Fairs Move to July in 2011

Trade show giant Eurovet said it will move the dates of its 2011 Mode City intimates and Interfilière textile trade fairs to July from September.

clock June 14, 2010Katya Foreman

Sonia Rykiel fall advertising campaign.

Designer and Luxury

Sonia Rykiel Takes Aim at U.S. Market

French fashion house Sonia Rykiel appoints Caroline Dumiel director of international sales.

clock June 14, 2010Joelle Diderich

Solange Azagury-Partridge and Thandie Newton

Fashion Scoops

A Fete for Solange Azagury-Partridge… Coach, Penney’s Eye Deal…

Thandie Newton, Paul Smith and Stephen Jones gathered Wednesday night to fete the opening of Solange Azagury-Partridge’s new store.

clock June 14, 2010WWD Staff

Les Orientalistes from Annick Goutal


BPI To Distribute Annick Goutal in the U.S.

Beauté Prestige International USA has signed an exclusive, multiyear agreement to market and distribute Annick Goutal fragrances within the U.S.

clock June 14, 2010Julie Naughton

Gap finished 12th in a study of 158 retailers' financial well-being.


Vertical Retailers Dominate Retail Health Ratings

Aéropostale and Urban Outfitters placed second and third respectively in Consensus Advisors’ annual Retailer Health Ratings.

clock June 14, 2010Vicki M. Young


Shiseido Bullish on China

Shiseido Co. Ltd. is expecting to post double-digit sales growth in China as consumers become increasingly demanding and savvy about their beauty regimes.

clock June 14, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Designer and Luxury

Moncler Confirms Plans to Go Public Next Year

Moncler to go public, appoints Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley as its global advisors.

clock June 14, 2010Alessandra Ilari


Retail Stocks Slip 0.2% Friday

S&P Retail Index ended the week with a 1.7 percent gain.

clock June 14, 2010Evan Clark

Judith Ripka earrings

Designer and Luxury

Designers Innovate for JCK, Couture Trade Shows

A more positive mood pervades JCK and Couture fine jewelry trade shows in Las Vegas.

clock June 14, 2010Marcy Medina

Audrey Tatou


The Many Faces of Coco Chanel

Weighing the actresses who have recently played the designer on screen.

clock June 14, 2010WWD Staff


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Sidney Toledano


Christian Dior’s Sidney Toledano: Balancing Creativity and Commercialism

clock 14hLisa Lockwood

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