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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

Hudson’s L&T Move: Brooks Steps Up

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Overview

Lord & Taylor president and chief executive officer Brendan Hoffman has left the company amid a restructuring and top management shift that elevates Bonnie Brooks to president of the Hudson’s Bay Co.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Atelier Versace

Cameron Diaz led a power pack of blonde supporters at the show.

clock January 23, 2012Joelle Diderich

Executive Changes

Hudson’s Bay Co. Acquires Lord & Taylor, Bonnie Brooks Steps Up

Lord & Taylor president and ceo Brendan Hoffman has left the company amid a top management shift that elevates Brooks to president of the Canadian parent.

clock January 23, 2012David Moin

Fashion Show Reviews

Atelier Versace Spring Couture 2012

Donatella Versace’s return to the couture spotlight played like the Invasion of the Space Sirens, haute edition.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Couture

Bouchra Jarrar Spring Couture 2012

For the show, the designer channeled her exquisite tailoring and eye for subtlety into an expression of contrasts, beginning with textures.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Couture

Christian Dior Spring Couture 2012

Bill Gaytten employed the ruse of transparency to reveal the phenomenal hidden artistry of its ateliers — corsetry, crinolines, seaming, basting and stitches.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Couture

Christophe Josse Spring Couture 2012

The designer recently expanded his Parisian ateliers, and it showed in the increasingly refined creations he sent out on the catwalk.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Couture

Alexis Mabille Spring Couture 2012

The designer was emboldened by a quote from Marcel Proust that a “dress may be brilliant without vulgarity.”

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Christian Dior

Cameron Diaz, Bar Refaeli, Olivia Palermo and Gaia Repossi were among the guests who attended the couture show.

clock January 23, 2012Joelle Diderich

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

John Auerbach Exits as President of Park & Bond

The departure is part of a restructuring that included layoffs of 80 to 90 employees at Gilt Groupe last week.

clock January 23, 2012David Lipke

Retail/Business

Textile Manufacturers: Adapting to Adversity

Exhibitors at Texworld USA and Première Vision Preview stressed the importance of understanding the market and public conditions that impact the industry.

clock January 23, 2012Arthur Friedman

Couture

Roger Vivier Rendez Vous Spring 2012

With curvaceous lines and delicate embellishments, each piece was a work of art, with its own special personality.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Couture

Chanel Joaillerie Spring 2012

The house previewed nine new star- and comet-themed creations.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Balmain Pre-Fall 2012

Olivier Rousteing has a knack for ornamentation, and after his past Las Vegas-inspired extravaganza, he has moved on to Russia.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Couture

Louis Vuitton Fine Jewelry Spring 2012

Lorenz Bäumer, the brand’s artistic director for jewelry, was inspired by the lights of Paris.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Akris Pre-Fall 2012

Creative director Albert Kriemler turned out a rich, oh-so-cozy collection for pre-fall.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Couture

Giambattista Valli Spring Couture 2012

Rather than defining his collection by a particular era or theme, the designer said he wished to exalt the painstaking techniques that define high fashion.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Celine to Skip Runway Show for Fall

Designer Phoebe Philo is expecting her third child in April, and the company has decided to downscale its presentation.

clock January 23, 2012Miles Socha

Couture

Serkan Cura Spring Couture 2012

A newcomer on the couture circuit, the designer presented a lineup of seven looks that displayed his penchant for working with feathers and corsetry.

clock January 23, 2012WWD Staff

Department Stores

Macy’s Sues Martha Stewart

Department store sues media and lifestyle company for breach of contract.

clock January 23, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

A Week in the Life of Karl Lagerfeld

In addition to his back-to-back couture shows for Chanel on Tuesday, the designer is gearing up for his long-awaited thrust into masstige on Wednesday.

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Parties

The House Wins: Chanel in Vegas

The French fashion house pulled out all the stops for the opening of its invite-only Numéros Privés exhibition.

clock January 24, 2012Jessica Iredale

Memo Pad

Elizabeth Mayhew Resigns From Woman’s Day

All You executive editor Susan Spencer to succeed Mayhew as editor in chief.

clock January 24, 2012Amy Wicks

Memo Pad

Missoni Taps Pedro Almodóvar for New Ads

The famed director, a friend of Angela Missoni, falls into place with the strong Spanish inspiration of the label’s spring collection.

clock January 24, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Rent the Runway Names Fashion Director

In her new role, Lucy Sykes Rellie will be the Web site’s leading stylist, and act as a designer liaison and spokeswoman.

clock January 24, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Giambattista Valli

Salma Hayek garnered a best-actress nomination in Spain’s Goya awards for “The Spark of Life.”

clock January 24, 2012Miles Socha

People

Evelyn Lauder: A Life of Service, Substance and Style

New York bid a touching farewell to one of its most compassionate daughters during an emotion-packed tribute on Monday morning.

clock January 24, 2012Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Advertising

Mango Taps Kate Moss for Campaign

The Barcelona-based retailer’s spring-summer ad campaign reunites the model with photographer Terry Richardson.

clock January 24, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Paris Couture Spring 2012: Day One

The collections kicked off with a spin on traditional couture, red-carpet-ready gowns and even chic day clothes.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff

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