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Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 22hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 12hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock August 29, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Cyber Monday Sales Seen Topping $1B

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Overview

Online sales are expected to top last year’s Cyber Monday total of $1 billion, the record for online sales for a single day. Retailers were seeing double-digit increases all day Monday.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Government and Trade

West Hollywood Takes Anti-Fur Stand

The West Hollywood City Council, which represents a population of less than 35,000 people, approved the nation’s first ban on fur apparel sales.

clock November 22, 2011Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

European Commission Sets Luxury Observatory

Alliance urges support for sector employment.

clock November 23, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

John Galliano Atelier Given Honorary Title

Atelier has been named an Enterprise du Patrimoine Vivant, or Living Heritage Company, by the French Ministry of the Economy, Industry and Employment.

clock November 24, 2011WWD Staff

Financial

Stocks Respond to Strong Holiday Traffic

U.S. retail shares up 3.1 percent, Dow gains 291 points.

clock November 28, 2011Samantha Conti and Evan Clark

Memo Pad

Condé Nast International Promotes Executives

Nicholas Coleridge named president of publishing firm.

clock November 28, 2011Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Maison Lesage Names New Artistic Director

Hubert Barrère to succeed founder François Lesage.

clock November 28, 2011Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Longchamp Sets Web Series

Fictional episodes depict rival fashion editors, and latest collections.

clock November 28, 2011Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

The Kooples to Add Sporty Range

French contemporary brand plans dedicated stores for sport line.

clock November 28, 2011WWD Staff

Business

Neiman Marcus Cautious as Profits Rise

Despite profits that almost doubled in the quarter, the retailer’s executives remain wary given stock market gyrations and economic ills.

clock November 28, 2011David Moin

Government and Trade

Feds Seize Counterfeit Web Sites

Cyber Monday bust tops last year’s crackdown.

clock November 28, 2011Kristi Ellis

People

Dolce & Gabbana Taps Felicity Jones

The 28-year-old British actress will begin appearing in advertising for Dolce & Gabbana The Make Up in January.

clock November 28, 2011Julie Naughton

Fashion Show Reviews

Roberto Cavalli Pre-Fall 2012

The designer turned to the house’s iconic animal motifs for his lineup.

clock November 28, 2011WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Cambodia’s Exports Expand, but on Narrow Base

World Trade Organization review reveals potential pitfalls.

clock November 28, 2011John Zarocostas

Textiles

Costs of High Concern at China Sourcing Fair

While material prices have steadied, labor and currency issues continue.

clock November 28, 2011Ellen Sheng

Designer and Luxury

Sarah Burton Wins at British Fashion Awards

Alexander McQueen’s creative director named Designer of the Year.

clock November 28, 2011Samantha Conti

Executive Changes

William Mauer Joins American Apparel Board

He fills the seat vacated by Adrian Kowalewski, who left to join Kellwood Co. as senior vice president and chief financial officer.

clock November 28, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Design

Design Miami to Feature a Fendi Fantasy

The fashion house has commissioned two Berlin-based artists to create an installation at the fair that uses old pianos, furniture and scraps of Fendi leather.

clock November 28, 2011Venessa Lau

Textiles

Fiber Price Sheet: November 29, 2011

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

clock November 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Journalists Receive Royal Invite to Buckingham Palace

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were among the royals on hand for the reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II.

clock November 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Lev Leviev Under Fire

Daphne Guinness and FIT have been asked by human rights group Adalah-NY to end Leviev Extraordinary Diamonds’ sponsorship of the exhibition about the heiress.

clock November 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Vivienne Westwood Launches Rainforest Fund

The designer has personally invested 1 million pounds, or $1.63 million, to kick off a fund-raising campaign to support Cool Earth.

clock November 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Giorgio Armani Dresses West End Play

Fashion took center stage at “Death to the Maiden,” a gritty production currently showing at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London.

clock November 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Douglas Hannant Opens Palm Beach Boutique

The loftlike space on Worth Avenue will feature the designer’s ready-to-wear collection and accessories including shoes and handbags.

clock November 29, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

The Cinema Society Screens ‘War Horse’

Brooke Shields, Gina Gershon, Jim Caviezel, and Matthew Settle were treated to an early screening of Steven Spielberg’s new epic.

clock November 29, 2011WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Alberta Ferretti to Show Pre-Fall in Milan

The runway show will be held at Ferretti’s headquarters on Jan. 13, a day before Men’s Fashion Week kicks off.

clock November 29, 2011Luisa Zargani

Print

Trunk Magazine Steps Up Distribution

The travel-heavy lifestyle magazine is going biannual with a definite global spin.

clock November 29, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Cyber Monday Sees Record Shopping

Online sales Monday are expected to top last year’s total of $1 billion, with many retailers seeing double-digit increases.

clock November 29, 2011Sharon Edelson and Rachel Strugatz

Trends

Spring 2012 Trend: Eyelet Candy

This season, many designers in the better market are keen on delicate white embroideries for looks that are bohemian yet feminine.

clock November 29, 2011Antonia Sardone

Essentialist

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Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

Business

PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

clock August 29, 2016Arthur Friedman

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