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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

clock September 28, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 10hBridget Foley

Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

clock September 28, 2016Rachel Brown

Once Vibrant Sector Forced to Reinvent

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Overview

The battle for the misses’ customer has become more of a sideline skirmish, leaving specialty stores that relied too much on the once-lucrative consumer segment to face dramatic change.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Tibi Pre-Fall 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

Tibi Pre-Fall 2012

Amy Smilovic kept it simple for pre-fall, which she said is “all about the pieces that women want to wear — easy yet feminine.”

clock December 19, 2011WWD Staff

A viusal of the YSL S/S 2012 campaign shot by David Sims.

Media

David Sims to Shoot YSL’s Spring-Summer Campaign

The ads, which are scheduled to break in February issues worldwide, feature model Mariacarla Boscono.

clock December 19, 2011Joelle Diderich

Media

James LaForce Hosts Holiday Fete

Revelers such Cynthia Rowley and Derek Blasberg were given a preview of his new fashion competition show, “24 Hour Catwalk.”

clock December 19, 2011David Lipke

The Burberry Body bottle.

Fragrance

Burberry, Inter Parfums in Talks About Beauty License

The existing agreement runs through Dec. 31, 2017.

clock December 20, 2011Jennifer Weil

Björn Gulden.

Human Resources

Pandora Appoints New CEO

Danish jewelry maker names shoe retailer Björn Gulden chief executive officer, effective March 2012.

clock December 20, 2011Joelle Diderich

Financial

Misses’ Chains Under Siege

Talbots calls out to suitors as sector seeks to reinvent.

clock December 20, 2011Evan Clark

Bernard Arnault

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Again Increases Stake in Hermès

The company now owns 22.3 percent of Hermès International’s capital.

clock December 20, 2011Joelle Diderich

Gucci Pre-Fall 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

Gucci Pre-Fall 2012

“This season I wanted to intersect romanticism with minimalism by pairing unexpected elements,” said Frida Giannini on her pre-fall lineup.

clock December 21, 2011WWD Staff

Pomellato on Rodeo Drive

Designer and Luxury

Pomellato Opens Largest Boutique in Beverly Hills

The Italian jeweler opened a 5,000-square-foot, two-story space at 320 Rodeo Drive.

clock December 20, 2011Marcy Medina

Financial

Stefanel Inks Deal to Expand in China

Company signed a 5-year agreement with Carnival International, granting exclusive distribution rights for clothing and accessories in China and Taiwan.

clock December 20, 2011Cynthia Martens

Reem Acra Pre-Fall 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

Reem Acra Pre-Fall 2012

Whether dressed up for day or toned down for night, the collection was a picture of subtle elegance.

clock December 20, 2011WWD Staff

McQ Pre-Fall 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

McQ Pre-Fall 2012

For Alexander McQueen’s younger-feeling, more accessible line, Sarah Burton looked to the windswept landscapes of England’s countryside.

clock December 21, 2011WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Comme des Garçons Expanding in Berlin

Luxury house plans to open both a Comme des Garçons Black Shop and Pocket Shop here on Jan. 15.

clock December 20, 2011Melissa Drier

Dsquared2 Pre-Fall 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

Dsquared2 Pre-Fall 2012

With preppy argyle knits, cropped trousers, plaid skirts and great coats in bold hues, Dean and Dan Caten worked a good-girl-gone-bad motif.

clock December 20, 2011WWD Staff

Rami Kashou signature draped silk taffeta wedding gown with a sweet heart necklace.

Retail

Tamer Bebe Finding Its Stride

Manny Mashouf has established a new team, which has been striving to restore historic profit levels and orchestrate strategies to turn the business around.

clock December 20, 2011David Moin

Denim

Jeanologia Sets Laser Demos in LA, NY

Designers’ creations to be showcased at Kingpins, Continuum.

clock December 20, 2011Arnold J. Karr

A customer shops for athletic shoes at a Nike store.

Business Features

Nike Profits Expand 2.6%

Higher costs cut into gross margin as sales grow 18.4% in second quarter.

clock December 20, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Fragrance

Chinese Perfume Importer Sentenced in Counterfeit Case

Shaoxiong Zhou to spend 12 months in prison.

clock December 20, 2011Kristi Ellis

Legal

Textile Firm Thieves Sentenced

A Manhattan District court gave Judy and Joseph Del Galdo between four and 12 years in prison.

clock December 20, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Christian Louboutin to Open Men’s Store in NYC

It will be the brand’s second men’s store in the world.

clock December 20, 2011Sharon Edelson

James Mischka

People

A Fashionably Festive Guide to Gifting, Getting, Going and Gorging, Part I

With the holidays officially here, WWD caught up with a slew of fashionistas for the dish on their holiday routines present and past.

clock December 21, 2011WWD Staff

A watercolor from Tanya Ling for Selfridges.

Retail

Selfridges Revitalizes Its Women’s Galleries

Early next year, the department store will unveil the first phase of its new women’s designer space.

clock December 21, 2011Nina Jones

An Oscar de la Renta place card.

Fashion Scoops

Diana Vreeland, Oscar de la Renta Get Stationery

There is no disputing that Diana Vreeland was a real card and now her name is stamped on limited edition card set.

clock December 21, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Princess Diana’s Dresses to be Displayed

London’s Kensington Palace is set to unveil a display next year that highlights some of the pieces from the princess’ celebrated wardrobe.

clock December 21, 2011Catherine Tipple

Fashion Scoops

Sun European Partners Buys Jacques Vert

The company, an affiliate of U.S.-based Sun Capital Partners, has offered to buy the British women’s wear retailer.

clock December 21, 2011WWD Staff

A Valentino image, shot by Deborah Turbeville.

Media

Valentino Taps Deborah Turbeville

The brand has tapped the artsy photographer for its spring advertising campaign, which breaks in January.

clock December 21, 2011Cynthia Martens

Moschino takes to the streets of Rome.

Marketing and Promotion

Moschino Takes to Rome for Spring Ads

After Milan and Venice, the brand opts for a sun-kissed Rome backdrop for its spring-summer advertising campaign.

clock December 21, 2011Alessandra Turra

Silver’s Berkley model, retrofitted with the Secret Fit Belly.

Denim

Destination Maternity Focusing on Premium Denim

The largest maternity retailer in the world has been putting extra effort into building its premium and better denim assortment.

clock December 21, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

MiH Jeans Launches Line with Shopbop

After collaborating with Net-a-porter on a capsule collection this year, the London based denim brand has launched a line exclusively with the online retailer.

clock December 21, 2011Nina Jones

Essentialist

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

Retail

DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

clock 4hLuisa Zargani

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