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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

Vitale to Head Women’s Fashion

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Overview

She replaces Judy Collinson; fashion director Julie Gilhart also departs.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Looks by Ann Demeulemeester

People

Back to the Nineties at Les Arts Decoratifs

Fashion museum takes a look back at past two decades in fashion.

clock November 25, 2010Katya Foreman

Financial

Coty to Acquire OPI, Working on Another Deal

Buying spree not over for beauty giant.

clock November 29, 2010Evan Clark

Jonathan Saunders

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Jonathan Saunders to Design Capsule for Escada

London-based designer tapped to create pieces for Escada Sport collection.

clock November 29, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Legal

Supreme Court Denies Tiffany Appeal

Ruling affirms eBay not liable for counterfeits sold on its site.

clock November 29, 2010Kristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Feds Close Down Counterfeit Web Sites

Fake luxury goods key items being sold.

clock November 29, 2010Liza Casabona and Kristi Ellis

Daniella Vitale

Human Resources

Barneys Taps Daniella Vitale as Chief Women’s Merchant

She replaces Judy Collinson; fashion director Julie Gilhart also departs.

clock November 29, 2010David Moin

Leighton Meester in Marc Jacobs.

People

Veiled Threats

Stars have been stretching their legs on the red carpet in floor-length gowns with sheer skirts.

clock November 30, 2010WWD Staff

La Librairie des Arts, the art bookshop of Le Royal Monceau

Design

Paris’ Revamped Le Royal Monceau

Philippe Starck gussied up the hotel with a lot of major art.

clock November 30, 2010Chantal Goupil

The redesigned Stella McCartney Web site.

Fashion Scoops

A Girl for Stella… Fashion’s Night Out Part Three… Real Housewife Hosiery

Stella McCartney and her husband, Alasdhair Willis, have welcomed the latest addition to their family — a baby girl.

clock November 30, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Alberto-Culver Said to Agree to Purchase Modifications

Group says settlement reached on Unilever acquisition.

clock November 30, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Financial

French Firms May Face Fines

Leading prestige beauty players may have to pay out a total of 46.2 million euros, or $61.8 million at current exchange, in fines.

clock November 30, 2010Alex Wynne

Jean Paul Gaultier and his wallpaper design for Roche Bobois.

Designer and Luxury

Gaultier Gets Creative for Roche Bobois

In tandem with its 50th-anniversary the Paris-based upscale furniture chain launches its collection with the designer.

clock November 30, 2010David Moin

China Premier Wen Jiabao

Government and Trade

U.S.-China Currency Crisis Seen Escalating

Posturing over monetary policy deepening.

clock November 30, 2010Kristi Ellis

“A wool crepe dress from ‘Walter Wanger’s Vogues of 1938,’ adapted by C.H.D. Robbins Co. in New York.”

Fashion Features

Aug. 17, 1937: Hollywood Promo Sapiens

When one thinks of great fashion pictures from Hollywood’s Golden Age, there’s one film that often gets overlooked: “Walter Wanger’s Vogues of 1938.”

clock November 30, 2010Venessa Lau

Looks from Chance.

Designer and Luxury

Julia Leach Launches Chance Label

Former Kate Spade creative director unveils lifestyle brand.

clock November 30, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Department Stores

Galeries Lafayette to Open First Asian Store in Beijing

The retailer and holding company I.T Limited will be 50-50 partners.

clock November 30, 2010Joelle Diderich

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Gilt to Launch Full-Price Men’s Site

With a business that now exceeds $100 million in sales, Gilt Groupe is plunging into a permanent full-price men’s business.

clock November 30, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Giorgio Armani Pre-Fall 2011

Trends

Strictly Neutral

Designers are sticking to shades of brown, beige and tan this pre-fall season.

clock November 30, 2010WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Take That, Google…Dior’s Grey Lady…

Jack Griffin’s name has become synonymous with the phrase “new revenue stream.”

clock November 30, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Alexander Wang Taps Bazan

Rodrigo Bazan will takeover as the fashion house’s president, effective Dec. 5.

clock November 30, 2010WWD Staff

Holiday sales are up double digits over last year at Neiman Marcus.

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Strong Results on Cyber Monday

If Black Friday weekend sales at brick-and-mortar stores were good, then online sales were even better.

clock November 30, 2010Cate T. Corcoran and Evan Clark

Textiles

Fiber Price Sheet: November 30, 2010

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

clock November 30, 2010WWD Staff

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How (and When) to Introduce Virtual Reality to Consumers

clock 10hElizabeth Doupnik

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