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Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 6hMiles Socha


Prada Profits Slump 25% in H1

Revenues dropped 15 percent, despite the "first signs of improving trends in mainland China.”

clock 7hGordon Sirlisi


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 16hRachel Strugatz

Europe on Edge: What’s the Answer?

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WWD has turned to fashion-industry leaders to hear what their solutions to the economic and financial crisis would be.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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They Are Wearing

They Are Wearing: The Edinburgh International Festival

For three weeks every August, the population of Scotland’s capital doubles in size as millions flock to the city for an array of live performances.

clock August 15, 2012WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Stella McCartney Opens in Shanghai

The brand has taken its China distribution in house.

clock August 18, 2012Amanda Kaiser


Casual Male Accelerates DXL Rollout

The company will close all 400 Casual Male stores by the end of 2015, said ceo David Levin.

clock August 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

The Markets Features

Schedule: Project at a Glance

The show runs from Monday, Aug. 20 to Wednesday, Aug. 22 in Las Vegas.

clock August 20, 2012WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Project: A Contemporary Approach

The show is skewing younger with a decided focus on Millennial consumers.

clock August 20, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

Business Features

Seminars at Project Women’s

The following are seminars at the Project women’s trade show, Aug. 20-22.

clock August 20, 2012WWD Staff


Project Trend: Go Team

Americana takes on a fresh perspective.

clock August 20, 2012Kim Friday

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Project Preview: Ones to Watch

A few new names at the show.

clock August 20, 2012WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Reebok Launches First Concept Store

The company’s first Reebok Fitness Hub in the U.S. opened last week at 420 Fifth Avenue in New York with lots of fanfare.

clock August 20, 2012Karyn Monget

Intimates and Activewear

Free People Grows Lingerie

The Urban Outfitters apparel unit is expanding its world of intimate apparel, including wholesaling to other retailers.

clock August 20, 2012Karyn Monget


T Tahari Adds Handbags

The Elie Tahari label is adding handbags and small leather goods to its contemporary and ready-to-wear portfolio.

clock August 20, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Forecasts and Analysis

Europe on the Brink: The Industry’s Prescription

WWD has turned to fashion-industry leaders to hear what their solutions to the economic and financial crisis would be.

clock August 20, 2012WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Innerwear Trend: Counter Points

Color is a big deal in ready-to-wear this season, but what’s more classic than black-and-white?

clock August 20, 2012Bobbi Queen


Jay Carlile Launches Jewelry Line

After 13 years as celebrity jeweler Martin Katz’s right-hand man, the designer has started his own fine jewelry outfit, Jay Carlile & Co.

clock August 20, 2012Marcy Medina


Tumi’s Post-IPO Plan

The company’s five-part growth strategy starts with continuing to expand its retail base.

clock August 20, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad

GQ to Run Excerpt of Joe Paterno Book

Since it was announced last March, Joe Posnanski’s biography of the disgraced Penn State coach has become the book no one wants to touch with a 10-foot pole.

clock August 20, 2012Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Diane von Furstenberg Unveils Fall Ad Campaign

Arizona Muse appears in the new ads, standing on a large DVF logo that is propped up against a reflective surface.

clock August 20, 2012Amy Wicks


Mrs. Tependris Makes Catwalk Return for Co.

The cartoon alter ego of Los Angeles-based artist Konstantin Kakanias will come to life in an animated short that premieres on Tuesday.

clock August 20, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Anya Hindmarch Investor Emerges

Mayhoola for Investments is the new minority shareholder in the brand, according to industry sources.

clock August 20, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Nanette Lepore Tapped for Vogue Eyewear Designer Series

The designer chose actress Emma Roberts as her muse when creating the cream-colored cat-eye sunglasses for Luxottica.

clock August 20, 2012Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Jen Brill and Olivia Kim to Design Capsule Line for Cole Haan

The collection will fete the arrival of the brand’s new Cheslea pump.

clock August 20, 2012Rachel Strugatz


Loft a Driving Force at Ann Inc.

The retailer stays on trend without getting trendy, and serves up an affordable kind of casual chic that always contemplates a broad audience.

clock August 20, 2012David Moin

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