Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Eye

French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

clock 11hMiles Socha

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Next Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 17hMiles Socha

Media

Condé Nast Said to Mull Cost Cutting, Publisher Changes

Cuts may be coming to Condé Nast.

clock 7hAlexandra Steigrad

Fashion Loves Power: Industry PACs Boost Funds for Democrats

No cover image

Overview

The fashion industry is clearly backing the party now in power in Congress — while hedging its bets in case the Republicans gain some ground.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Fashion Scoops

Naomi Campbell’s Courtroom Attire

Model Naomi Campbell testifies at war crimes tribunal in demure knit ensemble by Azzedine Alaia.

clock August 5, 2010Samantha Conti and Miles Socha

Parties

Jack White Rocks Don Hill’s

Nur Khan and Paul Sevigny are turning the SoHo dive into their latest after-hours haunt.

clock August 5, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Polo Board OKs Additional Stock Buyback

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp has the authorization to buy back a total of $569 million of its own stock.

clock August 6, 2010Evan Clark

Parties

Dining With Vincent Cassel

Parisian actor Vincent Cassel was guest of honor at a dinner at Savoy last night to promote his new films.

clock August 6, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Design Piracy Bill Faces Legal Hurdles

Legal experts say a bill aimed at providing three years of copyright protection to “unique and original” designs could create legal chaos.

clock August 8, 2010Kristi Ellis and Vicki M. Young and Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Accessories Shows Highlight Industry Challenges

Accessories vendors and retailers attending trade shows said still treacherous economic conditions have forced them to seek ways to reduce costs.

clock August 9, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Footwear

Toms Shoes Nears Charitable Milestone

Blake Mycoskie founded Toms Shoes in 2006 based on the idea of giving away much of his product for free in order to help children in need.

clock August 9, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Trends

Spring 2011 Activewear Trend: Play Things

There’s more style than ever to the latest activewear pieces, whether the girls who wear them are spinning, cycling or just hanging out.

clock August 9, 2010Bobbi Queen

Designer and Luxury

Evanthe Buys Malo

The ministry of economic development sealed the acquisition of Malo by Tuscan-based luxury retail group Evanthe.

clock August 9, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Government and Trade

Industry PACs Boost Funds for Dems

Retail apparel political action committees pour money into mid-term election, with Wal-Mart and Target spending the most.

clock August 9, 2010Kristi Ellis

Intimates and Activewear

Intimates Executives Wary as Costs Rise

A resilient category feels intensifying pressure.

clock August 9, 2010Karyn Monget

Hats, Gloves and More

Intimate Notes: La Perla Shapes Up… Natori’s New Site…

La Perla will unveil its first line of shapewear, called ShapeCouture, on Sept. 4 at the Invista Inc. stand at the Mode City fair in Paris.

clock August 9, 2010WWD Staff

Denim

Levi’s Launches New Curve ID Fit System

Levi’s is introducing a new fit technology and subbrand on a global basis to its women’s jeans lineup this season.

clock August 9, 2010David Lipke

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: On the W Watch… Alexander Wang Goes Multimedia…

Stefano Tonchi, the new editor in chief of W, talks about his changes to the magazine.

clock August 9, 2010WWD Staff

Fragrance

United Perfumes to Launch Fornasetti Scent

Fornasetti Profumi per la Casa will hit shelves in September.

clock August 9, 2010Brid Costello

Latest Galleries

Social Studies