Business

Year of the Rooster Sees China Luxury Rebound

Repatriation of luxury spending and improving consumer sentiment are seen to lift business.

clock February 24, 2017Luisa Zargani

Fashion

Prada Stages Fabulous Show at Milan Fashion Week

Miuccia Prada showed an alternative take on seductive dressing for fall 2017.

clock February 23, 2017Bridget Foley

Fashion

Missoni RTW Fall 2107

Though Angela Missoni handed out pink pussy hats at her show, most of the clothes didn’t track as political, but they did track as chic.

clock 13hBridget Foley

Style.com Joins Fairchild Group

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Overview

The Condé Nast Web site Style.com is becoming part of Fairchild Fashion Group, effective immediately. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Jennifer Woo will take over as chairman and ceo of The Lane Crawford Joyce Group.

Human Resources

Lane Crawford Shifts Executives

Jennifer Woo becomes chairman and chief executive officer.

clock October 22, 2010Constance Haisma-Kwok

Chuck Close and Brooke Nedich

Parties

The Whitney and AOL Join Forces

Cyberspace and the arts collided—or collaborated—Thursday evening when AOL and the Whitney took over Casa Lever restaurant to toast a long list of partnerships.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

Minnie Driver and Rosario Dawson both in Vanessa Bruno with the designer.

Parties

Vanessa Bruno Opens on Melrose

The designer fetes new store with the Hollywood crowd.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

Stevie Wonder

Parties

Stars Shine for Hole in the Wall Camps

Hollywood comes out to benefit the organization founded by Paul Newman.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

Media

Newsweek’s Video Snafu

The magazine’s YouTube ad soliciting resumes for an editor position goes missing from its Tumblr blog.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

Matthew Settle with billionaire hedge-funder Mike Novogratz, both in
Ferragamo

Parties

Ferragamo Celebrates World Shoes Launch on Fifth Avenue

Together with Vanity Fair the brand hosts a cocktail party in honor of their new endeavor.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

LVMH Moët Hennessey Louis Vuitton has an option to own a 17.1 percent stake in Hermès International.

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Swoops In on Hermès

LVMH said it holds a 14.2 percent stake in family-controlled Hermès, and plans to be a “long-term shareholder.”

clock October 23, 2010Miles Socha

Antony Karabus

Financial

CFOs Shift Focus to Managing Slow Growth

Flow of goods, adjustments in sales plans seen as crucial in new study.

clock October 25, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Government and Trade

WTO Supports U.S. on Punitive Duties

Cases could have implications for apparel and textile industries.

clock October 25, 2010Kristi Ellis

Financial

Columbia Shares Fall Friday

Columbia Sportswear Co.’s fourth-quarter guidance revised upward as sales, advance orders gain.

clock October 25, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Coldwater Creek shares plummeted 36.3 percent for the week.

Financial

Retail Stocks Gained Last Week

Investments in Saks and Penney’s lift sector.

clock October 25, 2010Evan Clark

Printed halter top by Love Notes and military harem pants by LA Kitty

Denim

L.A. Trade Show Focus: Finding a Formula for Spring

Vendors and retailers try to balance costs with value at Los Angeles Majors Market, Designers & Agents, Brighte and Focus trade shows.

clock October 25, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown

Activewear

Nicole Miller, Carole Hochman Ink Licensing Deal

Collaboration will start with sleepwear, loungewear and robes.

clock October 25, 2010Karyn Monget

Marisa Tomei and Diego Della Valle

Designer and Luxury

Della Valle Fetes Beijing

Diego Della Valle has formally introduced the iconic Italian opera house La Scala to China — in a gas tank.

clock October 25, 2010Lara Farrar

Retail

Macy’s Appoints Peterson

Ginny Peterson named executive vice president over categories including juniors, dresses, suits and coats.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

A prototype piece by Ace Style.

Activewear

Invista Workshop to Focus on Seamless Wear

Semiannual event is set for Nov. 1.

clock October 25, 2010Karyn Monget

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Hitting Miami… Chanel’s Homecoming… Getty’s Pet Project…

Looks like Balenciaga will be opening in more places than Asia during the next year or two.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

Lady Rhoda Birley at Charleston Manor.

Fashion Features

July 22, 1976: Portrait of a Lady

In Hollywood, there are acting dynasties, such as the Barrymores and the Hustons. Fashion has the de la Falaises.

clock October 25, 2010Venessa Lau

Georg Jensen

Jewelry

Georg Jensen CEO’s Fresh Vision

Jensen’s spring ad campaign features the Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen, half-naked, adorned with the brand’s jewelry.

clock October 25, 2010Samantha Conti

Surface plates on the robotic torso simulate 100,000 body types.

Retail

Robotic Mannequin Eases Online Ordering

The digital dressing room evolves.

clock October 25, 2010Denise Power

Sam’s Club is intent on developing its diamond jewelry business.

Retail

Sam’s Club Pushes Diamonds

Sam’s Club, the warehouse club division of Wal-Mart Stores, wants to be a bigger player in the $72 billion diamond jewelry industry.

clock October 25, 2010Sharon Edelson

Wils, Chou, Ferrara, Teng, Rosen

Designer and Luxury

Debating the Garment Center’s Future

China’s escalating production costs could accelerate a return to domestic manufacturing, says Theory’s Andrew Rosen.

clock October 25, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

An illustration of Justin Bieber.

Textiles

Justin Bieber to Launch Fragrance Collection

Justin Bieber is bursting onto the celebrity fragrance scene, with a twist.

clock October 25, 2010Molly Prior

Media

Memo Pad: Musical Chairs at L’Oréal?… A W Resignation…

As the Bettencourt saga intensifies media coverage increases in kind.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

Style.com, now part of the Fairchild Fashion Group, averages around 2 million unique visitors each month and garners nearly 2 billion page views annually.

Media

Style.com Moves to Fairchild Group

The web site’s editorial team will relocate to 750 Third Avenue immediately.

clock October 25, 2010John Koblin

Dennis Crowley

Ready To Wear

WWD CEO Summit: Checking in With Foursquare

Dennis Crowley, co-founder and ceo of Foursquare, explains his company in a mile-a-minute presentation.

clock November 3, 2010Jessica Iredale

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Severine Merle

Business

EXCLUSIVE: Céline Finds Next CEO; Plots Online Sales

clock February 24, 2017WWD Staff

Social Studies