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Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock December 2, 2016Peter Born

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Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha

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Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

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clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

Grunge Grows Up

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Overview

And it’s looking great. Dries Van Noten kicked off this hotly anticipated Paris season with a collection that combined elements of grunge, punk and couture.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Veronique Branquinho RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Veronique Branquinho RTW Spring 2013

For her first collection after a three-year absence, the designer stuck to a mostly neutral palette of nude, black and white.

clock September 25, 2012WWD Staff

Anthony Vaccarello RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Anthony Vaccarello RTW Spring 2013

The designer’s vibe seemed to intersect sporty street with classic French chic, sexed-up to the max.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Cédric Charlier RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Cédric Charlier RTW Spring 2013

Cue the pristine shirts buttoned to the throat, pajamalike trousers and boxy white tailoring streaked with industrial zippers.

clock September 25, 2012WWD Staff

White Mountaineering Men's RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Features

White Mountaineering Men’s RTW Spring 2013

Yosuke Aizawa enlisted two basketball teams to play a friendly preshow game before his models took to the court.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Factotum Men's RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Features

Factotum Men’s RTW Spring 2013

Koji Udo took a nautical route for his spring collection.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Media

Diego Della Valle’s War of Words Continues

Italian media are jumping at the opportunity to feed on the bad blood between the Tod’s chief and Fiat chief executive Sergio Marchionne.

clock September 25, 2012Luisa Zargani

Financial

Esprit Profits Increase but Shares Slip

The company says it is making good progress on its turnaround plan.

clock September 26, 2012Ellen Sheng

Damir Doma RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Damir Doma RTW Spring 2013

For spring, the designer sent out crisp, white judo blazers and cotton gabardine winked to the Orient.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Damir Doma

Designs by Rei Kawakubo may be coming to an Apple store near you.

clock September 26, 2012Miles Socha

A Chanel glove made by Causse for the resort 2013 collection.

Hats, Gloves and More

Chanel Acquires French Glove Firm

Founded in 1892, Causse Gantier is based in Millau in southern France.

clock September 26, 2012Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Aganovich

Guests included the brand’s new owner Jimmy Chan.

clock September 26, 2012Joelle Diderich

Guy Laroche RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Guy Laroche RTW Spring 2013

At Guy Laroche, conservative silhouettes came in spare lines with sporty/sexy details.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Boots co-designed by Brooklyn Decker for Stuart Weitzman's second Young Hollywood Cares Collection.

Fashion Scoops

Stuart Weitzman Launches Second Hollywood Cares Collection

Brooklyn Decker, Julianne Hough, Nikki Reed, AnnaSophia Robb and Chloë Grace Moretz worked closely with the footwear designer.

clock September 26, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Nicolas Andreas Taralis RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Nicolas Andreas Taralis RTW Spring 2013

The designer is bringing a lighter hand to his aesthetic by injecting softer colors (dove gray, white) and mixing in ethnic touches.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Dries Van Noten RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Dries Van Noten RTW Spring 2013

Van Noten took the young, gritty concepts of punk and grunge and transported them to a place grown-up, elegant and drop-dead gorgeous.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Alexis Mabille RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexis Mabille RTW Spring 2013

The French designer eschewed gimmicks in favor of the kind of clothes likely to appeal to the twentysomething actresses sitting in his front row.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Felipe Oliveira Baptista RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Felipe Oliveira Baptista RTW Spring 2013

In a paradoxical turn, finding inspiration in the hip-hop movement resulted in one of the designer’s most elegant collections.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Rochas RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Rochas RTW Spring 2013

Marco Zanini’s preference for offbeat retro style has been well-established, and this lineup followed suit.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

Gareth Pugh RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Gareth Pugh RTW Spring 2013

The designer visited the Middle Ages and pared back his dark futurism to regal effect.

clock September 26, 2012WWD Staff

A Calvin Klein Underwear ad featuring Kate Moss and Michael Bergin (photographed by Tiziano Magni).

Textiles

Calvin Klein Underwear Marks 30th Anniversary

In commemoration of the milestone, a special men’s line called Calvin Klein Modern Classic has been created.

clock September 26, 2012Karyn Monget

The Bloomingdale's shops will be modeled on the Etiqueta Negra flagship in New York, shown here.

Retail

Etiqueta Negra Expands With Bloomingdale’s Shops

The men’s-only shops are located at the Beverly Center in Los Angeles, at Fashion Valley in San Diego and at The Falls in Miami.

clock September 26, 2012David Lipke

A view of the Tumi flagship.

Textiles

Tumi Unveils New Store Concept on Rodeo Drive

The luxury travel and accessories brand is pressing forward with retail expansion.

clock September 26, 2012Rachel Brown

The entrance to Fashion Coterie.

Ready To Wear

Business Brisk at Fashion Coterie

The three-day show featured 1,490 exhibitors, up 10 percent from a year ago.

clock September 26, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Retail

Consumers Embrace Showrooming

Leading the charge are consumers in their mid-30s who are typically referred to as Gen Y or the Millennial Generation.

clock September 26, 2012Vicki M. Young

Media

Burberry, Evening Standard Team Up for Theater Awards

The awards will be cohosted by the newspaper’s chairman and owner, Evgeny Lebedev, together with Christopher Bailey and Anna Wintour.

clock September 27, 2012Nina Jones

Tailored clothing comprises 20 percent of Gant sales.

Retail

Brands Blur Classification Boundaries

Retailers adjust merchandising strategies as sportswear vendors move into tailored categories and suitmakers push casual offerings.

clock September 27, 2012David Lipke

Calvin Klein Collection's wool suit and Armani Collezioni's cotton shirt.

Fashion Features

Henrik Lundqvist: Style on the Ice

The New York Ranger has had quite a year, even if his team didn’t win the Stanley Cup.

clock September 27, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Government and Trade

Reports Say Child Labor Still an Issue

While 106 of 144 countries benefiting from U.S. trade preferences showed varying degrees of advancement in their efforts, the problem remains.

clock September 27, 2012Kristi Ellis

Human Resources

Aerin Lauder Expanding Reach

Her fledgling luxury lifestyle brand is expanding its home base with three new licensing agreements.

clock September 27, 2012Julie Naughton

Lea Michelle

Human Resources

Lea Michele Beaming About L’Oréal

The “Glee” star and new brand spokeswoman spoke to WWD about the importance of the appointment on a personal level.

clock September 27, 2012Belisa Silva

Legal

Court Upholds Obama Lobbyist Ruling

A federal judge upheld the administration’s ban on federally registered lobbyists serving on trade advisory boards and commissions.

clock September 27, 2012Kristi Ellis

Christy Turlington

Parties

U.N. Gala Puts Focus on Women’s Rights

The speakers at the Every Woman Every Child gala aimed to spur action to bolster the health of women and children.

clock September 27, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Sky Ferreira

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Mugler

While Lady Gaga wasn’t in attendance, New York nightlife queen Susanne Bartsch flew the flag for eccentric fashion.

clock September 27, 2012Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Guy Laroche Enters Agreement With Ittierre

The French fashion label has signed a licensing agreement with the Italian company for the creation of two lower-priced secondary lines.

clock September 27, 2012Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Sergio Rossi Launches Online Store

The label’s new e-store is the result of a joint venture between PPR and Yoox Group.

clock September 27, 2012Alessandra Turra

Dries Van Noten RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Features

Paris Collections: Spring 2013

Paris revs up with Dries Van Noten’s gorgeous take on grunge and Veronique Branquinho’s return to the runway, and more.

clock September 27, 2012WWD Staff

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