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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

clock 9hBridget Foley

Fashion

Fenty x Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2017

Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.

clock 11hJessica Iredale

Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

clock 20hRachel Brown

J.C. Penney Prunes 350 More Positions

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Overview

Finance, information technology, product development and sourcing departments were hit hardest by these latest cuts.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Chef Brad McDonald, Emilie Kihlstrom, Elise Rosenberg and Tamer Hamawi.

Lifestyle

Feast for the Eye: Governor, Nose-to-Tail in DUMBO

The group behind Brooklyn Heights’ Colonie and Gran Electrica restaurants brings their expertise to DUMBO with their newest venture.

clock July 9, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Exterior view of a Marks & Spencer store

Human Resources

Marks & Spencer Makes Exec Moves in Wake of Softening Sales

Retailer sets management changes to improve performance of general merchandise.

clock July 10, 2012Nina Jones

A view of the Old Navy store in Tokyo.

Retail

Old Navy Lands in Japan

The brand’s first store outside North America opens Thursday.

clock July 10, 2012Kelly Wetherille

Warm’s store in New York.

Activewear

On Holiday: Swim Retailers Capitalize on Year-Round Resortwear

Stores and Web sites specializing in vacation wear are turning up more frequently.

clock July 11, 2012Rebecca Kleinman

A dish from My Ceviche.

Lifestyle

Miami Nice: Swim Week Scene

Have fun in and out of the sun.

clock July 11, 2012Rebecca Kleinman

Activewear

Miami Swim Week at a Glance

The where and the when for the upcoming swimwear shows.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Gottex’s polyamide and elastane swimsuit. Scala hat; Kate Spade earrings; Karen London ring.

Intimates

Cruise 2013 Swim Trends: The Deep End

A glimpse at key trends in swimwear for cruise 2013.

clock July 11, 2012Kim Friday

Côte D’Or

Activewear

High Water Mark: Swim Week Takes Miami

The industry will have a packed six days and a full agenda at three venues.

clock July 11, 2012Rebecca Kleinman

Zero + Maria Cornejo’s nylon and elastane swimsuit worn with Noel Stewart Millinery hat, Michael Michael Kors sandals and Lexon radio

Intimates

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Sun Block

Architectural shapes with bold colorblocking are a key trend for the season.

clock July 11, 2012Kim Friday

Ron Johnson

Retail

J.C. Penney Cuts 350 More Jobs

Finance, information technology, product development and sourcing departments were hit hardest by these latest cuts.

clock July 10, 2012David Moin

Diane Kruger in Azzedine Alaïa with Joshua Jackson in Rag & Bone.

Parties

‘Farewell, My Queen’ Bows in New York

Diane Kruger stars as Marie Antoinette in the new French period film.

clock July 10, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Blake Jorgensen

Denim

Global Softness Hits Levi’s Bottom Line

Second-quarter profits dropped by more than a third as combined revenues in Europe and the previously firm Asia-Pacific region dropped at a double-digit pace.

clock July 10, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Gianfranco Ferré Names New CEO

Mohamad Iyad Jalab, a veteran of the Dubai-based Paris Group, succeeds Ahmed Sankari.

clock July 10, 2012Luisa Zargani

A.P.C. + Nike footwear line.

Footwear

A.P.C. Teams Up With Nike

The French apparel and accessories brand will be launching a co-branded A.P.C. + Nike line of athletic footwear this fall.

clock July 10, 2012Karyn Monget

Marc by Marc Jacobs

Intimates

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Get Waisted

So long teeny bikini — fuller coverage makes a comeback.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Inside the Vera Wang Bridal Boutique in Tokyo.

Designer and Luxury

Vera Wang Unveils Japan Bridal Boutique

The 1,355-square-foot store comes on the heels of recent bridal openings in London, Moscow, Sydney and Seoul.

clock July 10, 2012Amanda Kaiser

Luxe by Lisa Vogel

Intimates

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Sneak Peak

Mesh, net and sheer details are on display.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Melissa Odabash

Intimates

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Adorned

Bye-bye basics.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

OndadeMar

Intimates

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Exotic Fare

Serving up tribal, ikat and medallion prints.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Penélope Cruz

Retail

Penelope Cruz, Carolina Herrera Help Saks’ Key to the Cure

Shoppers will be able to buy the the limited-edition Carolina Herrera-designed T-shirt at Saks Fifth Avenue and Off 5th stores, as well as via saks.com.

clock July 10, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Lost

Intimates

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: High Contrast

Black and white is a favorite combo.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Julie Mannion, Ed Filipowski and Mark Loy.

Media

KCD, Spring Form Strategic Partnership

The PR and events agency, and the London-based studio complex and multichannel creative agency, will offer global fashion communications services.

clock July 10, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Clock Continues to Tick for Daffy’s

The off-price chain is still trying to negotiate a deal with its lenders, but it remains unclear which direction — a sale or a bankruptcy filing — it is headed.

clock July 10, 2012Vicki M. Young

Textiles

Paper Denim & Cloth Readies Relaunch

The pioneering premium denim brand has been revived by one of its original cofounders, Alex Gilbert Gaines, with additional financial backing.

clock July 11, 2012David Lipke

A Forever bicycle.

Fashion Features

ChinaFile: New Lease on Life for Some Old Brands

Some classical Chinese brands, such as Forever bicycles and Huili sneakers, are making their way back, becoming favorites again for Chinese consumers.

clock July 11, 2012Huang Hung

Media

Kim Kelleher to Exit Post at Time Inc.

The worldwide publisher of Time magazine since May 2011 is leaving to become president of Say Media.

clock July 11, 2012Amy Wicks

Lucy Hale, Victoria Beckham, Katy Perry and Penélope Cruz.

Media

Fashion Magazines Prepare for September Cover Game

Titles are betting celebrities including Victoria Beckham, Katy Perry, Penélope Cruz, Jessica Chastain and Lady Gaga can win at the newsstand.

clock July 11, 2012Amy Wicks

Media

Graydon Carter Fetes Kurt Andersen’s New Book, ‘True Believers’

Tom Brokaw, Arianna Huffington, Charlie Rose, Martha Stewart, Julie Taymor and David Carr were among the guests at the book party at the Waverly Inn.

clock July 11, 2012Erik Maza

Vera Wang and Arthur Becker

Fashion Scoops

Vera Wang and Arthur Becker Separate

While the designer declined to comment Tuesday, her company’s president, Mario Grauso, issued a statement.

clock July 11, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Fashion’s Night Out Expands to Florence

Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani is looking for the upcoming series of events, which kick off in Milan on Sept. 6, to ease the strain of the economic crisis.

clock July 11, 2012Alessandra Turra

Jason Wu with the students.

Fashion Scoops

Jason Wu Speaks at YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund’s Breakfast Series

The designer took questions from 16 fashion students that are in New York for summer internships.

clock July 11, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Camuto Buys Remaining Bernard Chaus Shares

The merger was approved by the company’s shareholders at a special shareholders’ meeting on Monday.

clock July 11, 2012Lisa Lockwood

The Louis Vuitton storefront.

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Unveils Yayoi Kusama’s Windows in New York

The artist made a grand entrance via polka-dotted wheelchair and seemed to love every minute of it.

clock July 11, 2012Jessica Iredale

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