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French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

clock 10hMiles Socha

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Next Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 16hMiles Socha

Media

Condé Nast Said to Mull Cost Cutting, Publisher Changes

Cuts may be coming to Condé Nast.

clock 7hAlexandra Steigrad

Hudson’s Bay Said Closer to Listing

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The firm, which operates The Bay in Canada and Lord & Taylor in the U.S., is said to be in the final stages of preparing an initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

Museum of the City of New York Hosts After Dark Party

Though the evening was a mostly restrained affair there were hints of slightly more raucous vibes in the air.

clock October 11, 2012Matthew Lynch

Clothing/Furnishings

Omega to Add to U.S. Store Count

The brand is working to further expand its reach in the American market.

clock October 15, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Study Sees Luxury Sector Growing 10%

A new Bain study says the Asia-Pacific region will lead gains in 2012.

clock October 15, 2012Luisa Zargani

Business

Jochen Zeitz Resigns From Puma Board

The former Puma ceo has gradually pulled out of his operational duties at PPR to focus on his campaigning in the areas of sustainability and conservation.

clock October 15, 2012Joelle Diderich

Financial

Douglas Receives Takeover Bid

Advent International and the Kreke family have made a voluntary public offer for Douglas Holding AG.

clock October 15, 2012Melissa Drier

Financial

Pai Partners to Acquire Majority of Marcolin

Private equity firm has purchased a 78.4 percent stake in the Italian eyewear maker.

clock October 15, 2012Alessandra Turra

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Sets Writing Showcase

Temporary exhibition in Paris underscores neighborhood’s literary roots.

clock October 15, 2012Miles Socha

Lifestyle

V&A Museum Puts Spotlight on Hollywood

The exhibit, “Hollywood Costume,” bows in London on Saturday.

clock October 15, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Business

LVMH Sales Gain 14.8% in Third Quarter

French luxury giant cites a “mixed business environment.”

clock October 15, 2012Miles Socha

Government and Trade

Cotton Confab Airs Fiber’s Issues

Key industry report says government subsidies on the rise.

clock October 15, 2012John Zarocostas

People

Connecting the Dots: Stephan Weiss’ World

Donna Karan will unveil an exhibition of her late husband’s paintings and sculptures and an accompanying book by Assouline.

clock October 15, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Footwear

Fratelli Rossetti Opens in China

The Italian footwear company has unveiled stores in Hong Kong’s IFC Mall and in Shanghai at Plaza 66.

clock October 15, 2012Alessandra Turra

Textiles

L.A. Vendors Striking a Balance at Intl. Textile Show

Fabric firms exhibiting at next week’s fair are reacting to the demands of budget-conscious consumers with competitive pricing and novel designs.

clock October 15, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

Denim

Lucky Brand to Collaborate on RTW, Jewelry

The Los Angeles-based firm has partnered with textile designers Carolina Irving and Lisa Fine for two collections and with jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning.

clock October 15, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Design

Barry Kieselstein-Cord Retrospective Bows in N.Y.

The artist’s photography exhibition will run from Saturday to Nov. 3 at Eckert Fine Art Gallery.

clock October 15, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Specialty Stores

Miguel Antoinne Opens SoHo Store

The 2011 finalist for Fashion Group International’s Rising Star award for women’s wear opened his first store on Wooster Street.

clock October 15, 2012Sharon Edelson

Denim

Joe’s Jeans Posts Q3 Profit

Revenues up 25.5% as retail, Else brand excel.

clock October 15, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Ron Burkle May Enter HMX Bidding

Financial and market sources said they expect Yucaipa to enter the fray after a bankruptcy filing takes place.

clock October 15, 2012Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

India Fashion Week Makes Strides

The five-day Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week had more designers than ever as well as a greater emphasis on business.

clock October 15, 2012Mayu Saini

Business

Hudson’s Bay Said Closer to Listing

The retail group, which operates The Bay and Lord & Taylor, is in the final stages of preparing an initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

clock October 16, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Verdura Mounts Jewelry Exhibition in New York

The show marks one of the jeweler’s best collections of vintage Fulco di Verdura and Suzanne Belperron pieces.

clock October 16, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Glenn Beck Launches 1791 Denim Label

The conservative political commentator’s line will include unisex graphic T-shirts, men’s rugby shirts and fleece hoodies and men’s jeans.

clock October 16, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

Fashion Scoops

Rena Lange Names Annick Gorman Creative Director

She succeeds Karsten Fielitz, who has been at the design helm of the Munich-based fashion firm for more than four years.

clock October 16, 2012WWD Staff

Denim

Levi’s Unveils Eco-Friendly Line

Each pair of jeans in the collection will include a minimum of 20 percent post-consumer recycled content.

clock October 16, 2012David Lipke

Design

Frieze Fair: Sign of the Times

Just like in fashion and luxury, the most-established artists and brand names are proving to be the most popular.

clock October 16, 2012Nina Jones and Samantha Conti and Julia Neel

Trends

Spring 2013 Trend: Block Busters

Proving to be a versatile look, color-blocked patterns are back for spring.

clock October 16, 2012WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Tory Burch Sound Bites

Harry Smith interviewed the designer for NBC’s “Rock Center with Brian Williams,” scheduled to air Thursday at 10 p.m.

clock October 16, 2012Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad

GQ Releases Glenn O’Brien Style Guide

The special stand-alone issue will be on newsstands today through January.

clock October 16, 2012Erik Maza

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