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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 10hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

clock 9hLisa Lockwood


Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock 12hKristi Garced

Tahari Nears Deal to Buy Malandrino

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Elie Tahari is “this close” to finalizing a deal to acquire the Catherine Malandrino brand. While last-minute negotiations could derail the transaction, sources said the two are far along in the process.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Terry Richardson and Lindsey Wixson


Terry Richardson Fetes New Book in Paris

He launched his book “Mom and Dad” in Paris with a cocktail gathering at Colette.

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Human Resources

Cerruti Taps Catherine Vautrin as CEO

Former LVMH executive to replace Florent Perrichon at the helm of the men’s wear label.

clock October 3, 2011Joelle Diderich

Mergers and Acquisitions

Première Vision Makes Bid for ModAmont

Firm looks to advance minority stake in the fashion accessories and components trade show to full ownership.

clock October 3, 2011Katya Foreman

Chloë Sevigny

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Kenzo

Guests discovered Jason Schwartzman hitting the drums.

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Jessica Stam, Diego Della Valle, Olivia Wilde


Tod’s Celebrates Signature Line in Paris

The brand brought a slice of Italy to Paris on Sunday night, unveiling the Tod’s Signature Collection at the Italian embassy.

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Michael R. Francis


Penney’s Names Michael Francis President

Former Target executive to join Ron Johnson’s team.

clock October 3, 2011David Moin and Sharon Edelson

Jessica Biel

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Giambattista Valli

Jessica Biel sat front row for the spring show.

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Designs by Groupage by Tessilclub.


Higher Prices Match Mood at Fabric Fairs

Visitors to the Première Vision and Texworld shows in Paris saw price increases of up to 50 percent for fall 2012 fabrics, although demand remained high.

clock October 3, 2011Katya Foreman and Devorah Lauter

Alexa Chung

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chloé

Alexa Chung and Inès de la Fressange were among those who sat front row at the spring show.

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Fashion Features

Show Calendar Battle Goes On

The latest broadside came from Condé Nast, which may go as far as skipping the Milan shows if its September dates next year conflict with New York or London.

clock October 3, 2011Luisa Zargani

Gisele Bündchen


Flitting Between Givenchy, DSquared Fetes

Guests such as Gisele Bündchen, Naomi Campbell, Liv Tyler and Ne-Yo packed into L’Arc to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Dazed and Confused magazine.

clock October 3, 2011Natasha Montrose and Devorah Lauter

Products from the Christian Dior accessories line in collaboration with German contemporary art star Anselm Reyle.

Fashion Features

Christian Dior’s Art Project

The brand will today unveil a vivid accessories line in collaboration with German contemporary art star Anselm Reyle.

clock October 3, 2011Miles Socha

A visual from the Jimmy Choo ad campaign shot by Nan Goldin.

Marketing and Promotion

Nan Goldin Shoots for Jimmy Choo

The ad campaign is focused on Icons, a capsule collection of 15 best-selling styles, some of which have been tweaked or updated.

clock October 3, 2011Samantha Conti

François-Henri Pinault and Salma Hayek

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Yves Saint Laurent

Salma Hayek, Alexa Chung and Elettra Wiedemann sat front row at the spring show.

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Danica Patrick


Danica Patrick’s New Ride

WWD caught up with the IndyCar driver to talk about her fashionable side projects and her future in NASCAR.

clock October 4, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Elie Tahari

Mergers and Acquisitions

Elie Tahari Nears Deal to Buy Catherine Malandrino

The two are said to be in the midst of finalizing the transaction.

clock October 4, 2011Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Dennis Basso and Michael Cominotto to Wed at The Pierre

The designer and his soon-to-be husband will welcome 300 guests to a pre-Thanksgiving celebration in the grand ballroom.

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Fashion Scoops

St. John Hosting Benefit Luncheon

Fresh off its sponsorship of New Yorkers for Children’s fall gala last month, the label is doubling down for the charity.

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Fashion Scoops

Doug Jakubowski to Return to Perry Ellis

Most recently chief merchandising officer for Kenneth Cole, Jakubowski had served as president of the brand from 2003 to 2005.

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Stella McCartney got all caught up in curlicues — embroidered swirls that formed the hems of miniskirts, tops and jacket lapels. It made for a charming flourish, as seen here on these pieces topped with a baseball jacket.

Fashion Features

Paris Collections Spring 2012: Day Six

It was a day for debuts — at Emanuel Ungaro and Chloé — and opulent flourishes tempered by simple shapes.

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