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Fashion

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

Beauty

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.

clock 17hRachel Brown

Jones-ing for Atwood: Apparel Giant, Designer Sign Deal for New Line

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Overview

Jones Apparel Group Inc. has a new name in its designer stable: hot footwear designer Brian Atwood. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

January Jones in Atelier Versace.

Parties

Celebs Party Post-Emmys at The Governors Ball

Stars from “True Blood,” “Damages,” “Mad Men” and “30 Rock” poured into the Los Angeles Convention Center after the awards show.

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Cyndi Lauper

Parties

Cyndi Lauper Revs Up Entertainment Tonight Party

The post-Emmys bash probably took the prize for most diverse guest list, and most bizarre sights.

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Susan Sokol and Gilles Mendel

Designer and Luxury

J. Mendel Gets Major Investor

Gores Group has taken a majority stake in the designer label J. Mendel.

clock August 30, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Chloë Sevigny in Lanvin.

Parties

HBO Goes Moroccan for Post-Emmy Party

Chloë Sevigny, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attended HBO’s annual post-Emmy party at Pacific Design Center.

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Workers at a clothing factory in Beijing.

Government and Trade

China Investment Worries Grow

Textile manufacturing and retail industries seem relatively buffered.

clock August 31, 2010Kathleen E. McLaughlin and Samantha Conti

Financial

Retail Stocks Fall 2.2% Monday

Disposable personal income in July rose 0.2 percent.

clock August 31, 2010Evan Clark

Workers in Bangladesh pushed for, and won, an increase in the minimum wage.

Financial

Producers Tentatively Stand By Bangladesh

Labor unrest has made business for apparel companies in Bangladesh trickier.

clock August 31, 2010Liza Casabona and Jahir Ahmed

Donna Karan at Holt Renfrew.

Fashion Scoops

Donna’s Night Out… Alexander Wang Squelches Rumors…

Donna Karan’s distaste for the fashion calendar is well known, and she thinks Fashion’s Night Out could help solve the problem.

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Utility Zone

Trends

Resort 2011 Accessories Trend: Utility Zone

Once relegated to tool kits and tarps, canvas, the most practical of fabrics, gets a major shot of chic for resort.

clock August 31, 2010Roxanne Robinson

Greg Norman

Department Stores

Macy’s to Offer Greg Norman Collection

Macy’s has teamed with golfer Greg Norman to launch a co-branded golf lifestyle collection.

clock August 31, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Human Resources

Lacoste Said Naming Oliveira Baptista

Portuguese designer will succeed Christophe Lemaire as creative director at Lacoste.

clock August 31, 2010Emilie Marsh

Part of French Vogue’s anniversary edition.

Memo Pad

French Vogue Celebrates 90… A Bigger Niche?… Cindy Sherman Wears Chanel…

French Vogue’s October issue, marking its 90th anniversary, will be a vrai whopper, and très collectible, too.

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Fragrance

Gautier Tapped by Armani Parfums

Veronique Gautier moves on to Giorgio Armani Parfums.

clock August 31, 2010Jennifer Weil

Financial

OPI Denies Sale Talk

Nail polish firm OPI said to be in auction process.

clock August 31, 2010Evan Clark

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: August 30, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

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Textiles

Fiber Price Sheet: August 31, 2010

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

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How (and When) to Introduce Virtual Reality to Consumers

clock 11hElizabeth Doupnik

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