Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Fashion

Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 39mMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 15hDavid Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 9hWWD Staff

Shoes, Bags and More: Accessories Propel Ascent of Luxury

No cover image

Overview

From handbags to shoes to watches, accessories are generating the power that is driving luxury’s surge. It’s a global trend — from the U.S. to emerging markets such as China, Brazil and India.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Print

Carine Roitfeld to Depart French Vogue

Editor will step down in a few weeks.

clock December 17, 2010Joelle Diderich and Samantha Conti and Jennifer Weil

Parties

Chandelier Creative’s Sexy Holiday Bash

The agency’s Thursday night bash in its penthouse offices wasn’t your run-of-the-mill holiday endeavor.

clock December 17, 2010WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Alberta Ferretti Taps Her Muses

Alberta Ferretti has gathered a gaggle of muses for her women’s runway show on January 11.

clock December 17, 2010Kerry Olsen

Intimates and Activewear

Komar Set to Buy St. Eve

The innerwear firm continues its acquisition spree.

clock December 20, 2010Karyn Monget

Parties

Louis Vuitton Goes ‘Mobile’ on Fifth Avenue

The luxury brand rotated the art at its flagship this week and celebrated its new look over dinner and drinks on Thursday night.

clock December 20, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Marc Jacobs’ New Man… Armani Taps Elisa Sednaoui…

Serbian Australian model Andrej Pejic has emerged as a poster boy for fashion androgyny.

clock December 20, 2010WWD Staff

Jewelry

Gioia Jewelry: Third Time’s the Charm

When she opened her new jewelry salon earlier this month, Rafaela Amini did more than move it down 57th Street.

clock December 20, 2010Venessa Lau

Footwear

Accessories Designers Get Back to Their Roots

Hailing from Chile, the Philippines and New York, three accessories designers tap their heritages for a trio of spring launches.

clock December 20, 2010Shoshanna Fischhoff

Financial

Online Firm Bonobos Gets Financing

Men’s online apparel firm said it has secured $18.5 million in a third round of venture capital financing.

clock December 20, 2010Vicki M. Young

People

EvolutionMan Looks for Toe Hold in Men’s Personal Care

Celebrity hairstylist Marco Berardini anticipates reaching $100,000 in retail sales by yearend.

clock December 20, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Specialty Stores

Breitling to Launch First Store

Swiss luxury watch brand stakes retail claim in Manhattan.

clock December 20, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Business

Accessories Propel Luxury’s Rise

Handbags, shoes, bags and other items provide versatility, fashion.

clock December 20, 2010Marc Karimzadeh and Katya Foreman and Roxanne Robinson

Parties

Opening Ceremony, Jean Paul Gaultier Throw Bashes

The holiday season got ribald Thursday night.

clock December 20, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Norma Kamali Seeks Investors for New Line

She is looking for investors for a new venture selling an accessibly priced product line on her Web site.

clock December 20, 2010Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

November 25, 1924: The Hit Parade

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade wasn’t always named so.

clock December 20, 2010Venessa Lau

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Milken Institute Global Conference

Retail

Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock 16hArthur Zaczkiewicz

Latest Galleries

Social Studies