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HBC Hires Ed Burstell to Accelerate Innovation

HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.

clock 17hDavid Moin


Balenciaga Names Cédric Charbit as New CEO

A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.

clock 18hMiles Socha


Tokyo Fashion Week: Watching for See-Now-Buy-Now

New sponsor Amazon didn't make vast changes to the format, while the local industry seemed open to the Instant Fashion experience.

clock 12hKelly Wetherille

Target Taps Jason Wu as Next Designer Tie-up

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Jason Wu is Target’s new man. The designer will be the latest to do a collection for the mass retailer’s Go International program, WWD has learned.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Caroline Rush, Rupert Sanderson and Patrick Grant


British Fashion Council Toast Designers in Paris

Britain’s first lady Samantha Cameron joined British Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott in celebrating British Designers.

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Ashley Olsen, Christian Louboutin, Mary-Kate Olsen.

Fashion Scoops

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Fete New Handbag Collection in Paris

The sisters celebrated the launch with a cocktail party at multi-brand store Montaigne Market.

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Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Christian Dior Spring 2012

Orlando Bloom, Olivia Palermo, Leighton Meester and Poppy Delevingne attended the show in Paris on Thursday.

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Interior from Mipel.

Leather Goods

Mipel: Leather Industry Seen Gaining Strength

The handbag and leathergoods industry convened at the 100th edition of Mipel in Milan.

clock September 30, 2011Courtney Smith

Anna Dello Russo

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Lanvin Spring 2012

The venue for the show had all the makings of a throbbing nightclub — one with a really great V.I.P. guest list, that is.

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Appeal Possible in Liz Claiborne Suit

Manhattan judge last week dismissed shareholders’ claims that the company misrepresented its relationship with Macy’s.

clock September 30, 2011Alexandra Steigrad


Stella McCartney U.K. Profits Climb

Profits rose 34.4 percent to 2.8 million pounds, or $4.4 million, on the back of a double-digit sales increase.

clock September 30, 2011Samantha Conti


LVMH Infringement Ruling Upheld in Appeal

Court affirms Akanoc decision holding third parties accountable for counterfeiting.

clock October 2, 2011Alexandra Steigrad


Bettencourt Affair Erupts Anew

Letter suggests heiress plans to revoke peace accord with her daughter.

clock October 2, 2011Jennifer Weil

Chanel Iman, Kanye West and Sky Ferreira


Kanye West Fetes Runway Debut

Lindsay Lohan, Dean and Dan Caten, Bar Refaeli and Leigh Lezark celebrated the singer’s first collection.

clock October 2, 2011Katya Foreman and Joelle Diderich

Patent ballerina flats from Hogan by Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion Features

Hogan RTW Spring 2012

Karl Lagerfeld’s third collaboration with the brand features outerwear with a rocker edge, accessories and footwear.

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Diego Della Valle

Government and Trade

Diego Della Valle Blasts Italian Politicians

The Italian entrepreneur bought an entire page in the dailies to denounce the status quo in a country weighed down by debt, political unrest and scandals.

clock October 2, 2011Luisa Zargani

Fergie in Calvin Klein Collection


Q&A: Sound Check With Fergie

The Black Eyed Peas singer took a few moments to chat with WWD before the band’s rain-delayed Central Park show.

clock October 3, 2011Matthew Lynch

Rita Wilson


Huffington Post Taps Rita Wilson

In her role as editor at large, Wilson will over see the site’s new baby boomer vertical, called HuffPost/50.

clock October 3, 2011John Koblin


Glenda Bailey to Be Honored

The French government is expected to bestow the Harper’s Bazaar editor with the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres early next year.

clock October 3, 2011Amy Wicks

StyleOwner participants can earn commissions off of items sold.


StyleOwner Taps Into Social Selling

For launch, bloggers, stylists and fashionistas have been invited to create individual fashion boutiques on the site.

clock October 3, 2011David Moin

Inside the BLK DNM store in Stockholm.


BLK DNM Shop Opens in Stockholm

For his second boutique, Swedish designer Johan Lindeberg is headed back to his roots.

clock October 3, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Celine RTW Spring 2012

Fashion Features

Paris Collections Spring 2012: Le Weekend

The three-day marathon was packed with peplums, a focus on shoulders, feminine flourishes and, yes, real-life clothes.

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Tharanco Lifestyles Acquires Dunning Golf

Ralph Dunning, founder of the Toronto-based brand, will remain a partner in the company and will continue to design the collection.

clock October 3, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Jason Wu


Target Confirms Jason Wu as Next Designer Tie-up

The designer will be the latest to do a collection for the mass retailer’s Go International program.

clock October 3, 2011Sharon Edelson

Dana Lorenz, Prabal Gurung and Joseph Altuzarra.

Fashion Scoops

CFDA’s ‘Americans in Paris’ Cocktail Party

Diane von Furstenberg hosted the event in her Paris apartment on Friday night.

clock October 3, 2011WWD Staff

Jacques Bungert and Frédéric Torloting

Designer and Luxury

New Owners Plot Courrèges’ Return

Jacques Bungert and Frédéric Torloting are poised to relaunch the label this fall, starting with a new e-commerce site.

clock October 3, 2011Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at John Galliano

Singer and music producer Ryan Leslie is planning to team up with the label’s workshops on costumes for his next tour.

clock October 3, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Smythson, Jonathan Saunders Collection Debuts

The London-based designer’s line for the stationery and leather goods label arrives in stores later this week.

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HRC Report Shows Impact of Online, Recommends Rethinking Retail Real Estate

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