Fashion

Lagerfeld: Meryl Streep Passed On Oscar Dress When Chanel Refused to Pay

"A genius actress, but cheapness also, no?”

clock 16hBridget Foley

Business

Cock-a-Doodle-Doo: Year of the Rooster Sees China Luxury Rebound

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

clock 11hLuisa Zargani

Fashion

Prada Stages Fabulous Show at Milan Fashion Week

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

clock 18hBridget Foley

Irene Packs Less Wallop Than Feared

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Overview

While the Texas-size tropical storm system caused less property damage than originally feared, Irene still brought never-before-seen chaos up and down the Eastern Seaboard over the weekend.

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Government and Trade

Cambodian Factory Investigates Mass Fainting

The H&M supplier is trying to determine what caused its workers to fall ill.

clock August 26, 2011Amanda Kaiser and Miles Socha

Happy Socks

Fashion Features

Happy Socks Partners With United Legwear

The two brands have partnered to be the exclusive licensee and distributor in the U.S. and Canada.

clock August 26, 2011Karyn Monget

Alexandra Mor’s coral and diamond chandelier earrings.

Jewelry

For Alexandra Mor, More is More

The designer can go into hiding for weeks at a time when she’s conceptualizing ideas for an upcoming collection.

clock August 29, 2011Rachel Strugatz

The site of the Banana Republic store in Paris.

Retail

Banana Republic to Open Paris Store

Continuing its European rollout, Gap Inc. plans to open its first Banana Republic unit in France in December.

clock August 29, 2011Miles Socha

A view of Tiffany & Co.

Financial

Tiffany’s Net Income Gains 33.1%

Luxe jeweler has increased prices to offset rising commodity costs.

clock August 26, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Maria Sharapova launches Tag Heuer's Formula 1 Diamonds watch at Fortunoff Fifth Avenue.

People

In Sharapova’s Words

Defined as she is by how she plays and what she wears on the tennis court, Maria Sharapova is far from a one-hit wonder.

clock August 29, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Maria Sharapova

People

Maria Sharapova, Cole Haan Fete Latest Collaboration

The very tall and very blonde tennis star was all wide green eyes and bright white grin at the Cole Haan party in SoHo in honor of her latest collection.

clock August 29, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Asian-inspired print pajama set.

Activewear

Signature Color and Prints Underscore Josie Natori for Target Collection

Featuring bold colors and signature Asian-inspired prints, the collection will be the discount retailer’s first stand-alone intimates designer brand.

clock August 29, 2011Karyn Monget

Pieces from the Rebecca Minkoff collection.

Accessory Trends

Rebecca Minkoff to Introduce New Categories

The brand is forging full speed ahead into “lifestyle” territory with three new categories — jewelry, eyewear, and cold weather and scarves.

clock August 29, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Maria Sharapova at the The Kitano New York.

People

Maria Sharapova: Golden Girl

Her cool demeanor masks an industrious work ethic and competitive fire that are evidenced by her status as the world’s highest paid female athlete.

clock August 29, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Frye’s flagship in SoHo.

Designer and Luxury

Frye Expands Brand with First Store

The bootmaker opens new SoHo flagship, a move that signals a new era for the 148-year-old brand.

clock August 26, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

A special edition of the the Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan Air Bacara Ballet flat.

Fashion Features

Maria Sharapova: The Accessories Connection

Her Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan collection of handbags and footwear, which launched in 2009, is about to enter its fifth season.

clock August 29, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Financial

Belk Q2 Profits Double

Sales up 5.6 percent in both quarter and half.

clock August 29, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Saks closes for Hurricane Irene.

Business Features

Irene Packs Less Wallop Than Feared

While the Texas-size tropical storm system caused less property damage than originally feared, Irene still brought never-before-seen chaos.

clock August 28, 2011Arnold J. Karr and Kristi Ellis and Amy Wicks

Fashion Scoops

Madonna to Present Gucci Award

The singer will present the first Gucci Award for Women in Cinema during the Venice International Film Festival.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Tommy Hilfiger to Stage First High Line Show

He will show his spring 2012 collection at High Line’s Chelsea Market Passage on Sept. 9 at 5:30 p.m.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Rag & Bone Campaign Goes DIY Again

For fall, the idea is self-styled models shot by a family member or a friend.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Lady Gaga Wedding Watch

Shortly after the buzz about pending nuptials started to build, Irish bookmaker Paddy Power opened a bet on the dress, with Gaga’s sister coming in on top.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Lorraine Schwartz Heads to Bergdorf

The boutique showcases Schwartz’s blinged-out baubles, which have been adorned by the likes of Beyoncé, Blake Lively and Kim Kardashian.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

Whitney Port

Fashion Scoops

Magic Select Hosts Luncheon at Aureole

The event drew Angela Lindvall, Rodger Berman, Denise Richards, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kellan Lutz and Whitney Port.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

An illustration from Son Jung Wan.

Fashion Scoops

Concept Korea Heads to Fashion Week

The program aims to promote Korean talent here.

clock August 29, 2011WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Severine Merle

Business

EXCLUSIVE: Céline Finds Next CEO; Plots Online Sales

clock 11hWWD Staff

Social Studies