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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock 6hMiles Socha

Fashion

Fashion Awards 2016: The Complete List of Winners

The rebranded event, known until recently as the British Fashion Awards, was held on Monday at Royal Albert Hall.

clock 24hSamantha Conti

Business

Matteo Renzi's Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

Analysts brushed off consequences of Renzi's resignation on luxury.

clock 17hLuisa Zargani

Retailers Stay Cautious Despite Strong Season

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Overview

Pleased with what they saw on the runways, retailers are optimistic about spring — but the economy still has them hedging their bets. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Stefano Pilati

Media

YSL Calls Raf Simons Rumor ‘Unfounded’

The French firm issued a statement Monday squelching speculation Simons may replace Stefano Pilati.

clock September 26, 2011Miles Socha

All Saints is searching for a new ceo.

Human Resources

All Saints CEO Steps Down

Stephen Craig will be succeeded temporarily by Peter Wood, the British fashion retailer’s chief financial officer.

clock September 26, 2011Samantha Conti

Andrew Heather

Designer and Luxury

Revillon Taps Andrew Heather for Creative Director Post

French luxury furrier is the latest brand to hire a behind-the-scenes design talent to take over its creative helm.

clock September 26, 2011Katya Foreman

Gucci Museo

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Opens Museum in Florence

The Gucci Museo is located in the Palazzo della Mercanzia, steps from the 13th century Palazzo Vecchio and Michelangelo’s David.

clock September 26, 2011Luisa Zargani

Scarlett Johansson, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

Parties

Dolce & Gabbana Host Post-Show Fete

The designers toasted their spring-summer show with guest star Scarlett Johansson at a cocktail gathering and dinner at their Gold restaurant in Milan.

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Fragrance

New Rei Kawakubo Concept to Host Fragrance Launch

Part perfume launch, part shop opening, the gathering Friday will also come with liberal doses of humor.

clock September 26, 2011Miles Socha

Courtney Love

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Roberto Cavalli

Courtney Love was among those who sat front row at the designer’s show.

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Hermes RTW Spring 2012

Designer and Luxury

Hermès to Open in Miami Design District

The brand is trading Bal Harbour Shops for an area with a hip undercurrent that’s in the throes of gentrification.

clock September 26, 2011Sharon Edelson

Lisa Arian

Parties

Chanel Hosts a Turnaround Luncheon

Emily Mortimer, Cristina Cuomo, Wendi Murdoch and Alexandra Shiva dined in the store’s Madison Avenue boutique Monday to benefit Turnaround for Children.

clock September 26, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Retail

Macy’s to Boost Holiday Hiring for Season

Move bucks predictions that retailers will keep seasonal hiring at or below their 2010 levels.

clock September 26, 2011David Moin

Daria Werbowy

Fashion Features

Fashionable Cause: Maiyet Readies for Launch

The new women’s ready-to-wear label aims to achieve designer fashion while working with craftsmen in areas of political and economic conflict.

clock September 26, 2011Jessica Iredale

Carlo Giordanetti with Princess Charlene and Princess Caroline examining the collection in Monaco.

Human Resources

Montblanc to Show Princess Grace Line

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco will make their first official visit to the U.S. as a royal couple for the Princess Grace Foundation-USA’s gala.

clock September 26, 2011David Lipke

Designer and Luxury

Olga Berluti Assumes Berluti Creative Role

Move reflects management’s strategy to safeguard the label’s creative heritage while building it into a major men’s luxury player.

clock September 26, 2011Katya Foreman

Financial

Chinese Luxe E-tailer Completes Financing

The Luxury Club picked up two new seed investors in this round: Parkview Ventures and Mousse Partners Ltd.

clock September 26, 2011Vicki M. Young

Media

Relaxnews Acquires Paris Modes TV

Under its new owner, the Web TV fashion channel’s distribution looks to grow significantly.

clock September 27, 2011Katya Foreman

The “So Riviera” monogram bag with personalized month.

Fashion Scoops

S.T. Dupont to Throw Paris Fete

French actress Mélanie Laurent will host the party on Thursday night unveiling the brand’s new range.

clock September 27, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Moncler Screens Bruce Weber Film

The short movie inspired the Italian brand’s fall-winter print campaign.

clock September 27, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Marni to Open Boutique in Meatpacking District

Offerings will include Marni Edition, Marni Men’s and, for the first time in the U.S., the Marni children’s collection.

clock September 27, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Zeitz Foundation Taps New Ambassadors

Vivienne Westwood and her husband, Andreas Kronthaler, will support foundation’s work in promoting sustainable lifestyles.

clock September 27, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

U.S. Ambassador to France to Honor Stuart Weitzman

Charles H. Rivkin and his wife, Susan Tolson, will host a cocktail reception at the American Embassy in Paris on Oct. 12.

clock September 27, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama Celebrates Anniversary

The charity has donated more than $29 million for HIV/AIDS services, prevention, education and research.

clock September 27, 2011WWD Staff

A look from the On Stage event.

Retail

Italian Fabric Firms Focus on Exports

Mill executives at said they are seeing a upswing as the textile sector stabilizes and adapts to the challenges of a historic inflation in raw material prices.

clock September 27, 2011Courtney Smith

Dolce & Gabbana RTW Spring 2012

Fashion Features

Optimism in Milan, But Caution Too

While retailers are pleased with what they saw on the runways, the economy still has them hedging their bets.

clock September 27, 2011WWD Staff

Textiles

The Fiber Price Sheet: September 26, 2011

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

clock September 27, 2011WWD Staff

Inspired by a pearl’s iridescent range of colors — from off-whites to gentle grays and jade — Giorgio Armani presented a lyrical collection that included gorgeously understated eveningwear. Here, one of his unadorned satin beauties.

Fashion Features

Collections Spring 2012: Arrivederci, Milano

Fashion week closed out with a play on pearls, a cacophony of color and a stream of sophisticated separates.

clock September 27, 2011WWD Staff

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