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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 8hMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 22hDavid Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 16hWWD Staff

Prada’s Bertelli Says Keep Calm, Carry On

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Overview

The company's chief executive officer took part in a conference call with analysts to calm their nerves over the state of the luxury market.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Fashion Show Reviews

Genny RTW Spring 2013

Gabriele Colangelo turned to Sonia Delaunay’s colorful and geometric work to inform his collection.

clock September 22, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Trussardi RTW Spring 2013

Umit Benan Sahin continues to play with the traveling concept he brought to Trussardi two seasons ago. This time, it took him to Manhattan.

clock September 23, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

MSGM RTW Spring 2013

This season’s big focus was on ethnic patterns updated with a pop touch.

clock September 23, 2012WWD Staff

Parties

Sharon Stone Gets ‘Persuasive’ at amfAR Gala

The actress helped raise more than $1.1 million at the amfAR Gala in Milan.

clock September 23, 2012Joelle Diderich

Fashion

Giorgio Armani Shows Eccentric Side in Exhibit

Fashion exhibition in Milan charts more whimsical designs from 1985 to today.

clock September 23, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Giorgio Armani

As she is training in Europe right now, tennis ace Serena Williams said attending the Giorgio Armani show worked well with her schedule.

clock September 24, 2012WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Aeffe Takes on Emanuel Ungaro

Italian manufacturer will relaunch the French brand with up-and-coming Sicilian talent Fausto Puglisi as the creative director.

clock September 24, 2012Luisa Zargani and Miles Socha

Fashion Show Reviews

Agnona RTW Spring 2013

The Italian label’s spring collection featured timeless pieces like an ivory “cashmere double” coat with kimono sleeves.

clock September 24, 2012WWD Staff

Business

Prada’s Patrizio Bertelli Says Keep Calm, Carry On

On a call to discuss the company’s growth in the first half, the executive addressed the state of the luxury market.

clock September 24, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at DSquared2

Canadian singer Michael Bublé attended the show in Milan.

clock September 24, 2012Alessandra Turra

Fashion Show Reviews

DSquared2 RTW Spring 2013

For spring, Dean and Dan Caten seemed to channel the Supermodel decade with a high-octane collection of ultra-sexy looks.

clock September 24, 2012WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Veronique Branquinho Makes Return in Paris

For her first collection in more than three years, the designer has stuck to her trademark mix of sharp tailoring mixed with flowing silhouettes.

clock September 24, 2012Laurent Folcher and Joelle Diderich

Fashion Features

Bruno Magli Spring 2013

Creative director Max Kibardin drew upon various references and whipped them all into a smart collection.

clock September 24, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Roberto Cavalli

Elizabeth Hurley, accompanied by her Australian cricketer boyfriend Shane Warne, sat alongside British singer Leona Lewis.

clock September 24, 2012Joelle Diderich and Alessandra Turra

Fashion Features

Bally Spring 2013

A Thirties ribbon shoe from the Bally archives (the house got its start as a ribbon company) was the main reference for spring.

clock September 24, 2012WWD Staff

Executive Changes

Elizabeth Musmanno to Head Fragrance Foundation

As president, she will focus on creating strategic alliances and exclusive business initiatives for foundation members.

clock September 24, 2012Julie Naughton

Fashion Show Reviews

Gianfranco Ferré RTW Spring 2013

Designers Federico Piaggi and Stefano Citron honed in on architectural draping and cuts with several floor-length silhouettes.

clock September 24, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Roberto Cavalli RTW Spring 2013

After a several-seasons-long struggle to find the right direction in which to evolve, the designer’s chakras appeared to be spinning at full tilt.

clock September 24, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Luisa Beccaria RTW Spring 2013

The designer explored a beachy, Seventies bohemian look, saturating the lineup with her signature romantic overtures.

clock September 24, 2012WWD Staff

Trends

Spring 2013 Trend: See It Through

Whether demure or va-va-voom, lacy or paneled, sheer looks were all over the Milan runways.

clock September 25, 2012WWD Staff

Handbags

Spring 2013 Accessories Roundup: Milan

Some of the leading looks seen at fashion week presentations.

clock September 25, 2012WWD Staff

Business

Kenneth Cole Shareholders Approve Buyout

Company to withdraw from public markets.

clock September 24, 2012Evan Clark and Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Buyers Laud Milan’s Femininity

Key trends included lower-heel shoes, elongated tunics, fuller skirts and colorful leather jackets.

clock September 25, 2012WWD Staff

People

Nicki Minaj Promotes Scent at Macy’s

The singer faced the screaming throngs of fans at her personal appearance for her scent, Pink Friday, at Herald Square Monday.

clock September 24, 2012Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Lifestyle

Brooke Astor Items Hit the Block at Sotheby’s

More than 900 items from her estate went up for sale Monday, and about 73 of them were paintings of impossibly cute, pampered pups.

clock September 24, 2012Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Date Set for Marvin Traub Memorial

A service will be held Oct. 24 at the New York City Center.

clock September 25, 2012WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Nadège du Bospertus’ Latest Role

The nineties model was spotted sitting front row in Milan in her role as fashion writer for Italian monthly fashion magazine Amica.

clock September 25, 2012Alessandra Turra

Memo Pad

Entertainment Weekly Ramping Up Fashion Coverage on Web Site

A new channel on ew.com will go behind the scenes of celebrity style in TV shows, movies and on the red carpet.

clock September 25, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Spring 2013 Collections: Ciao, Milano

The shows closed with elegant sex appeal at Roberto Cavalli, architectural draping at Gianfranco Ferré and a New York state of mind at Trussardi.

clock September 25, 2012WWD Staff

Textiles

Fiber Price Sheet: September 25, 2012

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock September 25, 2012WWD Staff

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Retail

Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock 23hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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