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Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock 9hRitu Upadhyay

Fashion

Hilfiger to Create Fashion Carnival at South Street Seaport

The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.

clock August 22, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Media

Jenna Dewan Tatum Tapped as Danskin Brand Ambassador, Ad Campaign Face

Actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum is Danskin's newest brand ambassador, appearing as the face — and body — of its fall ad campaign.

clock 9hMarcy Medina

In Focus

Zika Fears Weigh on Miami Beach

Lincoln Road Mall in Miami.

Nordstrom’s N.Y. Home Set to Open by 2018

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Overview

Nordstrom has high expectations for its Manhattan flagship and a lengthy road ahead before the store is up and running.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Executive Changes

Jenna Littler Promoted at Burberry

She will serve in the newly created role of vice-president, PR and corporate relations.

clock June 27, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion

Raf Simons Men’s RTW Spring 2013

The cast of youthful models raced through an industrial space wearing boxy white shirts or overcoats with drop waists.

clock June 28, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion

Louis Vuitton Men’s RTW Spring 2013

Kim Jones put wind in his seafaring concept by pointing the compass towards the pinnacle of luxury.

clock June 28, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion

Rick Owens Men’s RTW Spring 2013

The show’s main message, lightness, was plain from the opening looks.

clock June 28, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion

Balmain Men’s RTW Spring 2013

Olivier Rousteing said he wanted to infuse the biker and military silhouettes that have become the house’s calling card with “a more tailored feeling.”

clock June 28, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion

Lady Gaga Sets World Record for Alexander McQueen Dress

Singer pays top price at Daphne Guinness auction.

clock June 28, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Yohji Yamamoto for Sale?

The Japanese designer smiled as he took his bow wearing a jacket with the words “For Sale” stitched onto the back.

clock June 28, 2012Joelle Diderich

Products

Critical Mass: Gel Manicures Paint Rosy Sales Picture

Retailers say this category is the catalyst behind double-digit gains in nail care, as reported by The NPD Group.

clock June 28, 2012Faye Brookman

Color Cosmetics

Benefit to Offer Beauty Kits at Sephora

The retailer and cosmetics brand have teamed up to offer a collection of all-in-one kits which address common beauty needs and concerns.

clock June 28, 2012Julie Naughton

Fashion

Viktor & Rolf Monsieur RTW Spring 2013

The design duo’s chic, easy tailoring took its cues from India’s colors and embellishments.

clock June 28, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion

Dries Van Noten Men’s RTW Spring 2013

The designer didn’t hide his enthusiasm for camouflage prints for spring.

clock June 28, 2012WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Protesters Out to Support ‘Living Wage’ Bill

More than 100 people marched in New York on Thursday to show solidarity with the City Council as it prepared to overturn Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto.

clock June 28, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Lifestyle

Front Row at Louis Vuitton

Jesse Williams, Marc Jacobs and Amanda Lear attended the men’s show in Paris.

clock June 28, 2012Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

Couture

For Fall Couture, Donatella Versace Looks Back — and Moves Forward

Returning to the Ritz Paris, where her late brother Gianni began staging his couture shows back in 1990, is no longer too painful for the designer to bear.

clock June 28, 2012Luisa Zargani

Financial

Nike Shares Tumble After Earnings Slip

Fourth-quarter earnings fell 7.6 percent under pressure from higher-product and marketing costs.

clock June 28, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Legal

Retail Groups Criticize Supreme Court Ruling

A broad swath of retailers and apparel brands facing a potentially costly employer health care mandate were disappointed by the landmark decision.

clock June 28, 2012Kristi Ellis

Financial

Dov Charney Sees Record Sales in 2012

The American Apparel ceo is sticking by his domestic manufacturing model.

clock June 28, 2012Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Franca Sozzani Rallies Support for Fashion 4 Development

The Italian Vogue editor and other F4D leaders mapped out new commitments to the Every Woman Every Child program led by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

clock June 28, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Government and Trade

Report: Work to Be Done for China CSR

Tough economic times have made it harder for textile and apparel companies in China to boost corporate social responsibility.

clock June 28, 2012Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Department Stores

Nordstrom’s N.Y. Home Set to Open by 2018

The retailer has high expectations for its Manhattan flagship and a lengthy road ahead before the store is up and running.

clock June 29, 2012David Moin

Legal

Michael Kors Latest to Take on Cybersquatters

The best scammers are using Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook and RSS Feeds to publicize their products, in a move that seems to legitimize what they are selling.

clock June 29, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

People

Kristen Stewart on Fragrance and Fame

The actress is the face of Balenciaga Paris’ new women’s scent, Florabotanica, which is due out in September.

clock June 29, 2012Jennifer Weil

Fragrance

Florabotanica: A Dangerous New Flower for Balenciaga

The new fragrance, aiming for the 18-and-up market, is intended to double the brand’s scent business.

clock June 29, 2012Julie Naughton

Fragrance

A New Scent for Taylor Swift

The singer is heading back into the fragrance category with Wonderstruck Enchanted.

clock June 29, 2012Julie Naughton

Memo Pad

Karl Lagerfeld Shoots Fall Campaign for Fendi

The designer decided Joan Smalls would be the face of the campaign during the label’s fall runway show in Milan in February.

clock June 29, 2012Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Raptor Consumer Partners Takes Stake in Nic + Zoe

The seven-year-old brand has wholesale revenues of about $50 million and is sold through Nordstorm and more than 800 specialty stores.

clock June 29, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Social Platform Discoveredd Taps Influencers

Tastemakers in the fashion industry such as Amy Smilovic, Tory Burch and Lorraine Candy will appear in a new “Spotlight” feature.

clock June 29, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Krakoffs Take ‘One Chair’ Installation to the Hamptons

The piece will be on display at East Hampton’s Harper’s Books from Saturday to July 11.

clock June 29, 2012Matthew Lynch

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