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The Top 10 Shows From the Men's Spring 2017 Runways

From Miuccia Prada’s activewear to Demna Gvasalia’s power suit at Balenciaga, here are the 10 most directional shows of the spring season.

clock 10hWWD Staff

The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

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

clock 21hRitu Upadhyay


Deadly Earthquake in Central Italy Rattles Rome, Stirs Designers

Fashion personalities took to social media as the death toll reached 37 following the 6.2 magnitude quake.

clock 3hSandra Salibian and Miles Socha

In Focus

Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé Gains Global Following

Looks from Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé line.

HBC Fuels New Era at The Bay and L&T

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Who says you can’t teach old dogs new tricks? Hudson’s Bay Co. is out to prove you can at two of North America’s oldest department stores. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Retailer Story Launches Project Pop-Up NYC

The project is in collaboration with the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

clock July 2, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Mergers and Acquisitions

Christopher & Banks Nixes Takeover

Specialty chain adopts poison pill in order to carry on strategic plan.

clock July 6, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Show Reviews

John Galliano Resort 2013

Bill Gaytten embarked on a more contemporary image, one that this season is inspired by actresses Dakota and Elle Fanning.

clock July 6, 2012WWD Staff

Specialty Stores

Aéropostale Names Chloë Grace Moretz Brand Ambassador

The 15-year-old actress will appear in ads, curate looks online, tweet about the brand and turn up at events the retailer sponsors.

clock July 9, 2012Sharon Edelson

Intimates and Activewear

Oakley Set to Launch Women’s Swimwear

The first licensed collection, which will be unveiled at the July 14 to 18 Miami Swim Show, will hit stores globally in November.

clock July 9, 2012Karyn Monget

Designer and Luxury

Alice + Olivia Heads to Japan

Expansion plans call for 13 in-store shops, including a launch in August at the coveted The Stage at Isetan Shinjuku.

clock July 9, 2012Sharon Edelson


Couture 2012 Trend: Getting the Chic Shoulder

Whether long, short, sleek or ornate, strapless dresses went shoulder-to-shoulder at the recent couture shows.

clock July 9, 2012WWD Staff

Business Features

HBC Fuels New Era at The Bay and Lord & Taylor

In addition to cleaning up the balance sheet, Hudson’s Bay Co. is renovating both chains and updating merchandising to favor fashion, food and shoes.

clock July 9, 2012David Moin

Department Stores

Karl Lagerfeld Coming to Selfridges

The department store is inaugurating a space dedicated to the designer’s signature brand and is launching his new premium men’s line on July 24.

clock July 9, 2012Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Brioni Names Brendan Mullane Creative Director

The British designer’s first collection for the Italian men’s wear brand will bow for fall 2013.

clock July 9, 2012Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Permira Nears Sale of Valentino Fashion Group

The Rome fashion house said that a single party had been granted exclusive rights, which would expire this month, to negotiate an acquisition.

clock July 9, 2012Luisa Zargani and Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Stuart Weitzman Discusses Growth, Asia and Ping-pong

The footwear company has a new majority owner in Jones Group Inc. and now has big plans for overseas markets.

clock July 9, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

DKNY Redesigns London Flagship

The new look reflects the brand’s aggressive new strategy, stretching from international expansion to product improvements.

clock July 9, 2012Samantha Conti and Lisa Lockwood


Famous Runway Showdown Revisited in ‘Versailles ’73’

A new documentary recalls the 1973 Franco-American fashion event at the Palace of Versailles — and WWD was there, too.

clock July 9, 2012Joelle Diderich


Ringside Seat: The ‘Battle of Versailles’ in WWD’s Eye

Women’s Wear Daily did more than give the fashion showdown its historic moniker — the paper was on hand to detail the blow-by-blow.

clock July 9, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Memo Pad

Lara Stone Continues as Face of Calvin Klein

Overall, CKI will advertise in 34 countries this fall with print, digital, outdoor and cinema placements.

clock July 9, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

Document Magazine Debuts in September

Artist Francesco Vezzoli and photographer Collier Schorr have each created covers for the debut issue of the new semiannual fashion, art and culture magazine.

clock July 9, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Britons Brave Rain for Wimbledon Final

British Prime Minister David Cameron, the Duchess of Cambridge, her sister Pippa Middleton and David and Victoria Beckham were all in attendance at the match.

clock July 9, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Gant Names Christopher Bastin Creative Director

The Sweden-based label has promoted the designer, expanding his oversight from the younger Gant Rugger line he currently designs.

clock July 9, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Pringle of Scotland to Enter Japan

The fashion brand has inked a deal with Sanyo Shokai to launch Pringle 1815, a contemporary label for the Japanese market.

clock July 9, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

British Watch Brand Bremont Opens First Store

The store, at 29 South Audley Street in London’s Mayfair, has a vintage-looking aluminum bar in the back that serves alcoholic and nonalcoholic refreshments.

clock July 9, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Train on the Move

The fashion house recently had The Selby’s Todd Selby travel from Paris to Shanghai to document the transport of the set.

clock July 9, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

New Yorkers for Children to Honor Estée Lauder’s John Demsey

Beauty executive will be bestowed with the charity’s inaugural Business Leadership Award this fall.

clock July 9, 2012Jake Flanagin

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