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Retail

Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 14hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as 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 17hRosemary Feitelberg

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 10hEvan Clark

Brooks Bros. in Deal To Open India Stores

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Overview

The first three stores will open this fall and the companies expect to operate multiple units in the country’s 10 largest cities within three years.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Show Reviews

Diesel Black Gold Resort 2013

Sophia Kokosalaki looked to the hipsters that mill around London’s East End for resort inspiration.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Resort 2013

The designer evoked the colorful atmosphere of the Amalfi Coast.

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Fashion Scoops

Akris Launches E-Commerce

The company launched an e-commerce site Friday in the U.S. at http://www.akris.ch, serving up both a digital brand and retail experience.

clock June 1, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Montblanc Opens Beijing Flagship

The luxury pen and jewelry maker staged a large bash to fete its largest new concept store, its largest to date at 19,375 square feet.

clock June 3, 2012Carolynne Wheeler

Designer and Luxury

Jones Group Buys Brian Atwood Designs

Firm plans to help further build the brand and expand it into new categories, which are likely to range from jewelry to apparel.

clock June 4, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Obituaries

Joseph M. Haggar Jr. Dies at 87

As head of Dallas-based slacks firm Haggar Corp. for two decades, he was instrumental in a number of innovations in the men’s casual slacks market.

clock June 4, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Denim

Cotton Conference: Going Green Gets Serious

Speakers at the Cotton Inc. event in Hong Kong focus on environmental technologies.

clock June 4, 2012Payal Uttam

Fashion Scoops

Paul McCartney Closes Diamond Jubilee Concert

Artists from every decade of the Queen’s 60-year reign performed for a crowd of 20,000.

clock June 4, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Show Reviews

Marc Jacobs Resort 2013

Head women’s designer Joseph Carter noted the influence of both Cindy Sherman’s clowns and over-dyed carnations, the kind you can find at the deli.

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Fashion Show Reviews

10 Crosby Derek Lam Resort 2013

The designer continued to hit the right notes for the preppy-with-an-edge wardrobe.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Donna Karan Resort 2013

“Rock, paper, crystal, scissors” was the designer’s way of describing her resort collection.

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Parties

VIPs Mount Up for Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

Fashionable Manhattanites took sail to New Jersey for the annual polo match.

clock June 4, 2012Taylor Harris

Government and Trade

Potential of U.S.-South Korea FTA Extolled

Officials focus on opportunity for bilateral trade growth.

clock June 4, 2012Arthur Friedman

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Isaac Mizrahi in New Sportswear Deal

Xcel Brands Inc. has signed an exclusive agreement to manufacture and distribute sportswear, dresses and suiting under the Isaac Mizrahi New York brand.

clock June 4, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Show Reviews

Boy by Band of Outsiders Resort 2013

Creative director Scott Sternberg drew inspiration from his new Bauhaus-inspired house in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood this season.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Hervé Léger Resort 2013

The label’s standard body-con bandage look got a graphic makeover with tribal patterns and bold colorblocking.

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Fashion Show Reviews

A.L.C. Resort 2013

Simple silk blouses were lightened up with discreet details, such as keyhole cutouts, and little shorts were done in kicky pleats.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Zero + Maria Cornejo Resort 2013

The lineup included an ample selection of swimsuits and cover-ups with mesh overlays and subtle draping.

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Fashion Show Reviews

BCBG Max Azria Resort 2013

Max and Lubov Azria worked up a mix of exotic prints, textural fabrics and Seventies glamour.

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Designer and Luxury

Experiential Luxury Spending on the Rise

New study finds that the shift in discretionary spending is due to changing demographics, among other factors.

clock June 5, 2012Vicki M. Young

Business Features

Female Executives Weigh Digital’s Impact

They gathered in New York last week to discuss ways in which the digital revolution has changed the way they run their businesses.

clock June 5, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Retail/Business

Brooks Brothers, Reliance Brands Partner for Stores in India

The first three locations will open in Chandigarh, Elante and Delhi later this year.

clock June 4, 2012Jean E. Palmieri and Vicki M. Young

People

Olivier Theyskens’ Art Theory

The Theory designer will co-chair the Whitney Art Party in New York City on Wednesday.

clock June 5, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Memo Pad

David Remnick Looks Into the Future

The New Yorker editor was booked on CBS’ “This Morning” late last week to discuss the state of print media and his magazine’s evolution.

clock June 5, 2012Erik Maza

Government and Trade

Organized Retail Crime on the Rise

NRF report says 96 percent of retailers have been victimized by criminal enterprises in the past year.

clock June 5, 2012Kristi Ellis

Fashion Scoops

The Gap Teams Up With Todd Snyder

The men’s wear designer first proposed the retailer collaborate with Threadless, which led to the Gap + Threadless summer collection.

clock June 5, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Seafolly Taps Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo

Fellow Angel Miranda Kerr, as well as models Jessica Hart and Marloes Horst, have served as past ambassadors for the Australian swimwear brand.

clock June 5, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Matthew Williamson Gears Up for 15th Anniversary

The designer will mark the occasion with a two-minute short film that will feature some old hits — and new ones.

clock June 5, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Joanna Sykes to Exit Aquascutum

Design director will leave her role at the end of the month, the company said.

clock June 5, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion

Designers Take to the Red Carpet at CFDA Awards

Designers and celebrities arrive at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall for the event.

clock June 4, 2012WWD Staff

Digital

To Pay or Not to Pay: A Closer Look at the Business of Blogging

The love affair between bloggers and fashion brands and retailers is entering its next phase, and money is a big part of the question.

clock June 5, 2012Rachel Strugatz and Karen Robinovitz

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

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