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Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock 23hJessica Iredale


French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 17hMiles Socha


Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock August 26, 2016Allison Collins

Louboutin, YSL Battle Enters Second Round

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Christian Louboutin sat nervously at the end of a dark, wooden bench on Tuesday afternoon, listening attentively as his lawyers argued before a panel of three Appeals Court judges.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chanel

Elizabeth Olsen, Cameron Diaz and Diane Kruger were part of a star studded crowd.

clock January 24, 2012Miles Socha


Brendan Hoffman to Take Reins at Bon-Ton

He will become president and chief executive officer on Feb. 7, succeeding Bud Bergren, who will continue as chairman.

clock January 24, 2012David Moin and Jean E. Palmieri


Coach Profits Rise 14.5% in 2nd Qtr.

The brand converted strength in its men’s and international operations into bottom-line gains.

clock January 24, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Armani Privé

Jessica Chastain learned of her Oscar nomination at the show.

clock January 24, 2012Joelle Diderich


Chanel Spring Couture 2012

Between references to air travel and the color blue, one could quip for days about Karl Lagerfeld’s latest couture effort for the brand.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff


Armani Privé Spring Couture 2012

The designer called the collection Metamorphosis, for “the woman who is at first calm and easy and then is drawn out of her own skin.”

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff


Iris van Herpen Spring Couture 2012

Models hit the runway encaged in short dresses made of metallic and rhodoïd strips that swirled or spiked around their bodies like computer-generated plants.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff


Atelier Gustavo Lins Spring Couture 2012

Looking to Seville’s flamenco tradition, with a range of intense colors, the designer explored his sensual side this season.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Miller Sisters Parting With Twenty8Twelve, Line Will Continue

Sienna and Savannah Miller, who were the brand’s co-creative directors since the label’s introduction in 2007, have decided to pursue other ventures.

clock January 24, 2012Lisa Lockwood


Jean-Jacques Picart Shares Four Decades of Fashion Wisdom

In a dense new book of interviews with famous names and hidden talents, the Paris-based fashion consultant gleans life and career lessons.

clock January 24, 2012Miles Socha

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Ones to Watch: Danish Designer Spotlight

Elise Gug, Hunkon and Fiveunits are among the names to know from the local fashion scene.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff


Stéphane Rolland Spring Couture 2012

The designer celebrated the fifth anniversary of his eponymous label with a collection that distilled the essence of his boldly architectural style.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff


Givenchy Spring Couture 2012

Riccardo Tisci poured many of his passions into 10 couture dresses and the result was spectacular, building on the dark romance he has brought to the brand.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Copenhagen Fashion Week Preview

Danish designers are likely to have an increased focus on capturing international buyers.

clock January 24, 2012Alex Wynne Hauet


Times Three Clothier Sues LF USA

The lawsuit, which was filed on Dec. 22 in Manhattan federal court, accuses the manufacturer of patent infringement.

clock January 24, 2012Karyn Monget


Dior Joaillerie Spring 2012

The line honors one of Dior’s most recognizable symbols, the cane motif.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff


Van Cleef & Arpels Spring 2012

Honoring birds, one of the house’s favorite inspirations, the line offered both figurative and abstract takes on the theme.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff


Alexandre Vauthier Spring Couture 2012

The designer sent out a lineup of outfits fit for a diva.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff


Lalique to Launch Jewelry Collections

The French firm, which stopped producing jewelry in 1903, will unveil a fine jewelry collection and a lower-priced line at Baselworld.

clock January 24, 2012Alex Wynne Hauet

Executive Changes

Susan Metzger Exits Post at Jones Group

The chief executive officer of women’s wholesale better sportswear abruptly left the company last week.

clock January 24, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

American Express Pledges Donation to CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund

Company to donate $250,000 from the proceeds of the sale of its skybox packages during New York Fashion Week.

clock January 25, 2012Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Kellie Pickler, Geren Ford Team Up for Charity

The “American Idol” alum made an appearance Tuesday at the ASPCA in Manhattan to show off the sweater she and Ford designed for Fresh Step cat litter.

clock January 25, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Madonna Taps Carlos Souza’s Sons for DJ Duty

The stalwart in Valentino’s press organization is one proud papa.

clock January 25, 2012Miles Socha


The Year in E-Tail: Lessons Learned and Looking Ahead

If 2011 was a strong one for mobile commerce, it was a mere precursor to what’s expected in 2012.

clock January 25, 2012Rachel Strugatz


Oscar Outlook: Designers Seen Chasing the New Crop of Stars

With the nominations in for the 84th Academy Awards, the race to dress is officially on.

clock January 25, 2012Marcy Medina and Rachel Brown


Christian Louboutin, YSL Face Off in Appeals Court

A panel of three Appeals Court judges will soon determine the fate of the shoe firm’s red-sole trademark.

clock January 25, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Features

ChinaFile: The Dragon Is Born

Huang Hung looks at why some of the Chinese fashion set spend each Chinese New Year hailing cabs in Europe.

clock January 25, 2012Huang Hung

Fashion Features

Paris Spring Couture 2012: Day Two

An ode to blue, a penchant for chartreuse and a trio of white stunners were highlights on Tuesday’s runways.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

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