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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 7hMiles Socha


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

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 21hDavid Moin


Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

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

clock 15hWWD Staff

Pressure Mounting for Taxes on E-tail

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A string of states is pushing legislation to require online sellers to collect sales taxes; Congress may also soon enter the fray.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Prada Said to Raise $2.14 Billion in Hong Kong IPO

The house has priced the offer on the lower end of its freshly narrowed price guidance.

clock June 19, 2011Ellen Sheng


Fund Takes Minority Stake in The Kooples

Investment by LBO France to assist with the international expansion of the French chain.

clock June 19, 2011Joelle Diderich

Designer and Luxury

Tory Burch Unveils Madison Avenue Flagship Plans

The store, which is slated to open this September, is already making quite an artistic statement.

clock June 17, 2011Marc Karimzadeh


Fashion Aces Served at Pre-Wimbledon Fete

Caroline Wozniacki and fellow players were decked out by British designers at the annual Women’s Tennis Association party at Kensington Roof Gardens.

clock June 17, 2011Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Jil Sander

“Grey’s Anatomy” heartthrob Jesse Williams sat front row at the men’s show in Milan.

clock June 18, 2011WWD Staff


David Gandy Bares All in His New Book

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana joined the model for the book launch party at La Rinascente in Milan.

clock June 18, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Designers Gather for GQ’s Cocktail

Guests including Tom Ford and Angela Missoni packed into Milan’s famous eatery Da Giacomo.

clock June 18, 2011WWD Staff


Lapo Elkann’s Endless Summer

The first Italia Independent men’s collection designed by Eric Wright wants to make summer last longer.

clock June 20, 2011Alessandra Ilari

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Brad Goreski Tweets for Details… Arnold Scaasi Honored…

For the shows in Milan, Details has handed over its Twitter handle to Rachel Zoe’s former right-hand man, the bespectacled and bow-tied Brad Goreski.

clock June 20, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Donatella Versace’s Tall Order… Colosseum Restoration Plans Coming…

Donatella Versace has assembled an impressive front row of young hunks, and towering sports figures, for her men’s show in Milan tonight.

clock June 20, 2011WWD Staff


Createthe Group Buys Morpheus Media

Combined client roster now includes Marc Jacobs, Burberry, Net-a-porter, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Alexander Wang, Nars, Tom Ford and H&M, among others.

clock June 20, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Pressure Mounting for Taxes on E-tail

A string of states is pushing legislation to require online sellers to collect sales taxes; Congress may also soon enter the fray.

clock June 20, 2011David Moin and Joanna Ramey


Migrant Worker Protests Slow Down in China Denim Capital

Although production was disrupted, denim factories in Xintang say lines are back in operation.

clock June 20, 2011Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Human Resources

No Union Victory for Target Workers at Long Island Store

Employees at the retailer’s Valley Stream, N.Y., unit on Friday voted to reject the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union.

clock June 20, 2011Sharon Edelson


Men’s Spring 2012: Milan’s New Mood

This season will be anything but formal if Italian designers have their way.

clock June 20, 2011WWD Staff


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clock 22hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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