EBay Taps Designers for Xmas Collection

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Government and Trade

Olympic Outfit Controversy Heats Up

Nine Democratic senators followed through on a pledge to introduce legislation that would require the USOC to outfit the U.S. team in clothing made in America.

clock July 16, 2012Kristi Ellis and Samantha Conti

A Stoll knitting machine.


Keff NYC Building Midtown Portal

Two veteran apparel executives are opening a 7,500-square-foot knitting factory in the heart of the Garment District at 142 West 36th Street.

clock July 16, 2012Arthur Friedman

Giannino Marzotto, circa 1965.

Human Resources

Giannino Marzotto Dead at 84

The heir of the Marzotto textile dynasty died on Saturday after battling cancer.

clock July 16, 2012Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

Poll: U.S. Manufacturing a Top Priority for Voters

By a sizable margin, voters rate manufacturing as the industry “most important to the overall strength of the American economy.”

clock July 16, 2012Arthur Friedman

Designer and Luxury

Yigal Azrouël Heading Uptown to Madison Ave.

The decision was spurred in part by the changing retail scene of the Meatpacking District.

clock July 16, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Derek Lam

Fashion Features

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists Announced

Along with mentoring, the first-place finisher will pocket a $300,000 award, and the runners-up will take home $100,000 to develop their respective businesses.

clock July 16, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

The Capitol building.


Letter From Washington: The Wait Society

As the presidential campaign moves from summer simmer to fall boil, power players are biding their time, plotting their futures and going to dinner.

clock July 17, 2012Susan Watters

ShopToko’s Web site at shoptoko.com.


B2B Fashion Sites on the Rise

The industry’s digital focus is expanding beyond the confines of the style-conscious shopper to the B2B category, via a handful of Web sites.

clock July 17, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Miu Miu at the JK Iguatemi mall in São Paulo.

Designer and Luxury

Miu Miu on Growth Fast Track

The Prada Group brand has opened its first boutique in Brazil, at the JK Iguatemi mall in São Paulo.

clock July 17, 2012Luisa Zargani

Billy Reid

Designer and Luxury

EBay Links With Designers for Holiday

The online marketplace has hooked up with Billy Reid, Chris Benz, Fallon, Jonathan Adler, Ruffian, Steven Alan and Tibi to create the eBay Holiday Collective.

clock July 17, 2012David Moin

Lana Del Rey in ads for H&M.


H&M Taps Lana Del Rey for Fall Advertising

On Monday the Swedish retailer confirmed to WWD that the indie chanteuse will indeed be the global face of the campaign — with a second one planned for winter.

clock July 17, 2012Sharon Edelson


Hedi Slimane Opens Up to Vogue Paris

The eight-page feature appears in the August issue, due on newsstands in France on Friday.

clock July 17, 2012Miles Socha and Laure Guilbault

The ad for Lady Gaga Fame.


Lady Gaga Unveils Ad for Her New Fragrance

On Monday the singer posted a preview of the black-and-white ad for Lady Gaga Fame on her Web site, littlemonsters.com.

clock July 17, 2012Julie Naughton

Stella McCartney fits a model in a BMX cycling uniform.

Fashion Features

Olympics Summer 2012 Preview: Get Your Game On

WWD has rounded up some leading looks from a bevy of countries.

clock July 17, 2012WWD Staff

The looks for the NBC sportscasters.

Ready To Wear

Hickey Freeman Ties Up With NBC

The network’s entire male sportscasting team will sport customized wardrobes from the brand for their on-air appearances during the Olympic Games in London.

clock July 17, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

An ad image for Guess’ line with Tiësto.

Fashion Scoops

Guess, Tiësto Team Up for Capsule Collection

The 22-piece line is inspired by the growing popularity of the electronic-music lifestyle.

clock July 17, 2012Marcy Medina

Marc Jacobs

Fashion Scoops

Schedule Set for Second Season of ‘Fashion Icons’

Diane von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs, Polly Mellen and Betsey Johnson will sit down for interviews with Fern Mallis at New York’s 92nd Street Y.

clock July 17, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Valerie Trierweiler and French President Francois Hollande

Fashion Scoops

Valérie Trierweiler’s Bastille Day Style

The outspoken partner of French president François Hollande stuck to her down-to-earth classic style over the holiday weekend.

clock July 17, 2012Laure Guilbault


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