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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 21hDavid Moin


Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley


Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

China-U.S. Trade Sees Tensions Rise

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The trade relationship between the U.S. and China hit a new low as the two countries exchanged World Trade Organization cases.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Amy Robb Joins Tommy Hilfiger

Most recently, she was public relations director at Christian Dior Couture in New York.

clock September 6, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

The Man Repeller, PJK Team Up for Sportswear

Leandra Medine created a contemporary line called MR x PJK…Just Sayin’ for spring.

clock September 14, 2012Lisa Lockwood


Campana Brothers Take Paris

The Brazilian design duo Fernando and Humberto Campana discuss their many projects, including the current exhibition of furniture pieces at Les Arts Décoratifs.

clock September 14, 2012Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto Return to London Fashion Week

Their presentation, “Living With Patterns,” features the duo’s latest prints.

clock September 15, 2012Samantha Conti

Government and Trade

Protests in China Affect Japanese Stores

According to press reports, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets attacking Japanese-run businesses over the weekend.

clock September 17, 2012Amanda Kaiser and Lara Farrar

Fashion Show Reviews

Peter Pilotto RTW Spring 2013

The best dresses were the simplest, with short, sculpted kimono-like sleeves and graphic necklines that exalted the prints, rather than overwhelming them.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Philip Treacy RTW Spring 2013

Lady Gaga kicked off the designer’s explosive catwalk debut in London.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Jonathan Saunders RTW Spring 2013

The designer tapped into a seductive vein, with looks that nodded to the Seventies.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Paul Smith RTW Spring 2013

Smith worked with blocks of color and texture, opening the show with a Piet Mondrian-inspired dress, with orange, black, and flesh-colored panels.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

McQ Alexander McQueen Makes Dover Street Debut

The opening of the store for the British label’s younger line coincides with Alistair Carr’s appointment as head of design.

clock September 17, 2012Nina Jones

Fashion Show Reviews

Mary Katrantzou RTW Spring 2013

The designer used postage stamps from far-flung destinations such as Mongolia, Venezuela, and Finland as the visual fodder for her collection.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Christopher Kane RTW Spring 2013

Bolts and wing nuts in transparent acrylic were the signature detail of this offbeat collection.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Erdem RTW Spring 2013

The designer let DayGlo-like colors and busy pattern seep into his ladylike fashion universe.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Executive Changes

Gap Names Rebekka Bay Creative Director

The executive, a former top designer at H&M, sat down for an exclusive interview with WWD on Monday.

clock September 17, 2012David Moin

Fashion Show Reviews

Antonio Berardi RTW Spring 2013

The designer worked fluidity and volume into his form-fitting aesthetic.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Novak Djokovic Foundation Hosts Gala

Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Anna Wintour and John McEnroe helped raise $1.4 million for the non-profit.

clock September 17, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Show Reviews

Burberry Prorsum RTW Spring 2013

Christopher Bailey turned out a collection full of intense color and sweetie wrapper shine — as well as flourishes of feather and lace.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2013

The designer replaced fall’s hot babes with spring’s prim Ladies Who Lunch.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Kids In Distressed Situations Lines Up Gold Medalist for Annual Event

Gymnast Jordyn Wieber will be the special guest emcee, and Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker will present the keynote address.

clock September 17, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Burberry Prorsum

Dita von Teese, Andy Murray, Samantha Cameron and Harold Tillman sat front row at the spring show.

clock September 17, 2012Stephanie Hirschmiller

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Geography Plays Role at Vegas Sourcing Show

Experts at the Sourcing at MAGIC show said consumer interest and attention from politicians has raised the focus on where textile and apparel are manufactured.

clock September 17, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

Fashion Show Reviews

Acne RTW Spring 2013

Creative director Jonny Johansson said he wanted to demonstrate that his design team works “in an abstract collage way, clashing inspiration and influences.”

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff


Altagamma: Retail Integration Is Key

The Italian luxury goods association presented new market research at its annual retail insight summit in Milan on Monday.

clock September 17, 2012Luisa Zargani


Judith Leiber Said Close to a Sale

According to sources, the company has found a possible buyer in Harry Adjmi after two years on the market.

clock September 17, 2012Vicki M. Young


Van Cleef Wins Key Design Ruling

The French fine-jewelry house on Monday claimed a landmark victory in a court case pitting it against one of its former designers.

clock September 17, 2012Joelle Diderich

Government and Trade

Trade Tensions With China on the Rise

The trade relationship between the two countries hit a new low Monday as they exchanged World Trade Organization cases.

clock September 17, 2012Kristi Ellis

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

New Designers Pitch In for Obama’s ‘Runway to Win’

The campaign has lined up nine new designers and celebrities to help create products to support its reelection efforts.

clock September 17, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Specialty Stores

Gap, GQ Team for Men’s Wear

The brand’s first-ever men’s wear designer collaboration is slated to hit stores Sept. 27.

clock September 18, 2012Jean E. Palmieri


VFiles Officially Launches

Conceived and developed by Julie Anne Quay, a former executive editor at V magazine, the new social-media site is centered on fashion and style.

clock September 18, 2012David Lipke


Rag & Bone Fetes Arrival in London

Poppy Delevingne, Arizona Muse, James Cook and Alison Mosshart joined founders Marcus Wainwright and David Neville at Annabel’s Saturday night.

clock September 18, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Derek Lam, Audi Host Pre-Emmy Bash

The party at West Hollywood restaurant Cecconi’s drew Emmy nominees Melissa McCarthy, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Eric Stonestreet and Cat Deeley.

clock September 18, 2012Fatima Rizwan

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Christopher Kane

Actress-turned-director Mary Nighy has established a company that specializes in making films for luxury brands.

clock September 18, 2012Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Barneys New York Names SVP of Digital

Matthew Woolsey worked with the retailer as it revamped its e-commerce site and launched the warehouse sale online while at Group SJR.

clock September 18, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Quincy Jones to Be Given Montblanc Award

He will join the company of previous winners Yoko Ono, Susan Sontag and Prince Charles in receiving this year’s Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award.

clock September 18, 2012Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Target Corp. CEO Makes $6.2M Profit on Stock Sale

Gregg Steinhafel exercised an option to buy 200,000 shares at $33.80 on Friday and turned around to sell off the stock at $64.57.

clock September 18, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Designers Recoup From Fashion Week With Juice Generation

Peter Som will be leading staffers in a three-day Cooler Cleanse detox.

clock September 18, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Show Reviews

Tom Ford RTW Spring 2013

For spring, the designer went for “a mix of chastity and perversity.”

clock September 18, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Features

London Collections: Spring 2013

The latest trends from the runways? Vibrant colors, bold patterns and a mélange of materials.

clock September 18, 2012WWD Staff


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The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.


Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 21hMisty White Sidell

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