U.S. Retailers Face Generational Shift

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Retail might be heading toward a tectonic shift. Companies holding out for a consumer rebound could be waiting for years and find that by the time shoppers come back, the rules of the game will have changed.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Roberto Cavalli to Launch Home Collection

Italian designer has signed licenses for multiple categories including furniture, wallpaper, textiles and linens.

clock September 20, 2011Luisa Zargani

Olivier Theyskens and Liberty Ross


Club Monaco Fetes Collaboration With Dazed & Confused

Rankin, Liberty Ross, Olivier Theyskens, Tallulah Harlech, and Valentine Fillol-Cordier gathered at The Groucho.

clock September 19, 2011WWD Staff

Ludivine Sagnier


Roger Vivier Hosts Screening of ‘Beloved’

The shoe brand stars alongside Catherine Deneuve in an extended opening scene set in a Vivier store in the Sixties.

clock September 20, 2011WWD Staff

Human Resources

Agnona Appoints Bruno Laguardia as CEO

He was previously ceo of Giorgio Armani Corp.’s New York offices from 2007 to 2010.

clock September 20, 2011Luisa Zargani

The interior of the Brooks Brothers flagship store.


Brooks Bros. Launches New Women’s Floor

Women’s wear shares its new 8,000-square-foot home in the Manhattan flagship with children’s wear and a smattering of home merchandise.

clock September 20, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

A straight-leg style from Yummie Denim.


Yummie Tummie Jumps Into Jeans

Shapewear brand takes next step in brand extension.

clock September 20, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Government and Trade

Fashion’s Key Role in Rebuilding Haiti

The Clinton Global Initiative has linked with Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation.

clock September 20, 2011Arthur Friedman

Louis Vuitton's exhibition: "The Art of Fashion”

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Exhibit Bows in Milan

The exhibition is a celebration of artistic director Marc Jacobs’ creativity through the display of 30 key looks.

clock September 21, 2011Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

West Hollywood Headed for Fur Ban

The city council took the initial steps toward approving an ordinance outlawing sales of clothes incorporating animal pelts or skins with fur or hair.

clock September 20, 2011Rachel Brown and Khanh T.L. Tran

Gabrielle Greiss

Designer and Luxury

Paris Preview: Ones To Watch

A few fresh designers to check out while in town.

clock September 21, 2011WWD Staff

Inside the Spa My Blend by Clarins.


Paris Preview: Take a Break

More than a dozen suggestions for ways to have some fun between the shows.

clock September 21, 2011WWD Staff


ShopperTrak: Holiday Sales Up, Traffic Down

Apparel and accessories stores are seen posting a 2.7% increase in November and December.

clock September 21, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Alexander Wang RTW Spring 2012

Fashion Trends

Spring 2012 Collections Trend: Treasure Island

It was a virtual heat wave on the runways as designers in New York and London worked the tropical motif in an array of ultrahot looks for spring.

clock September 21, 2011WWD Staff

Cover of Harper's Bazaar


More, and Less, of Harper’s Bazaar

Now that Hearst has had its hand on Elle for four months, the publisher is ready to roll out some changes at one of its other fashion titles.

clock September 21, 2011John Koblin

The designer at work with a dancer.

Fashion Scoops

McCartney Takeover at New York City Ballet

The company’s latest production, “Ocean’s Kingdom,” features costumes designed by Stella McCartney and an original score by her father, Paul.

clock September 21, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Michael’s Special Guest

Former Marine Sergeant Dakota Meyer, recently awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, received a long round of applause when spotted at the restaurant.

clock September 21, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Downing Street Hosts Cocktail Gathering

Guests included Christopher Bailey, Kim Winser, Marigay McKee, Henry Holland and Wendy Dagworthy.

clock September 21, 2011WWD Staff

Gen Y shoppers are adjusting to economic realities and using technology to help them find bargains.


U.S. Retailers Face Generational Shift

Generation Y shoppers — who range from about 18 to 29 years old — are learning to live in leaner times.

clock September 21, 2011Evan Clark

Roksanda Ilincic RTW Spring 2012

Fashion Features

Collections London Spring 2012: A Recap

Here, a roundup of the latest Spring 2012 collections from London.

clock September 21, 2011WWD Staff


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