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Sweatshops Persist in U.S. Garment Industry

Despite decades of enforcement, labor investigators keep turning up violations in garment shops in California.

clock 9hKristi Ellis and Khanh T.L. Tran

Business

J. Crew's Credit Rating Downgraded

Credit watchdog Moody's downgraded the debt backing J. Crew to “Caa2” from “B3.”

clock December 2, 2016Evan Clark

Business

Italy's Prime Minister Resigns

Renzi acknowledged the result of the exit polls following the referendum on Sunday, which showed the “no front” ahead almost 60 percent.

clock 13hLuisa Zargani

Union Sets Effort To Save HMX Plants

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Workers United on Thursday unveiled plans for a national campaign to save the jobs in HMX’s manufacturing plants as the men’s apparel company mulls whether to file a voluntary Chapter 11 petition.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Anrealage RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Anrealage RTW Spring 2013

Designer Kunihiko Morinaga opened his show by sending out his girls in glow-in-the-dark cage-like dresses, recalling the film “Tron.”

clock October 17, 2012WWD Staff

Fur Fur RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Fur Fur RTW Spring 2013

Designers Koichi Chida and Aya Furuhashi worked with artist Shiho Ueda to create a line of delicate pieces adorned with pastel watercolor prints.

clock October 17, 2012WWD Staff

Whiz Limited RTW Spring 2013

Fashion

Whiz Limited Men’s RTW Spring 2013

Designer Hiroaki Shitano used influences from athletic and classic casual apparel for spring.

clock October 17, 2012WWD Staff

Yoshio Kubo Men's RTW Spring 2013

Fashion

Yoshio Kubo Men’s RTW Spring 2013

Like many Tokyo-based menswear designers this season, he took inspiration from sports.

clock October 17, 2012WWD Staff

DressCamp RTW Spring 2013

Fashion

DressCamp RTW Spring 2013

Toshikazu Iwaya’s return to the label’s helm marked a colorful, energetic take on athletic clothing.

clock October 17, 2012WWD Staff

Rita Ora with Wes Gordon in his design.

Parties

Fashion Fund Finalists Take on Gatsby, Golightly

The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund hosted its annual cocktail competition on Tuesday.

clock October 17, 2012Matthew Lynch

Motonari Ono RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Motonari Ono RTW Spring 2013

Dusty rose and champagne hues dominated but there were some jolts of bright red in a few saucy numbers.

clock October 18, 2012WWD Staff

Financial

Harry Winston Chief Denies Sale

“It’s all speculation,” Frédéric de Narp said.

clock October 18, 2012Julia Neel

Tina Brown

Media

Digital Newsweek: Unique or Harbinger?

The 79-year-old news publication will abandon print on Dec. 31, the latest magazine to bet on a less-lucrative and so-far-unproven future strictly online.

clock October 18, 2012Erik Maza

Nitz Schneider RTW Spring 2013

Fashion

Nitz Schneider RTW Spring 2013

This brand-new Harajuku-based label fused sporty and street elements for spring-summer.

clock October 18, 2012WWD Staff

Media

Lucy Kriz Named W Publisher

The appointment, which is effective immediately, follows the departure of former publisher Nina Lawrence.

clock October 18, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Mint Designs RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Mint Designs RTW Spring 2013

Designers Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi have a reputation for their quirky and innovative prints.

clock October 18, 2012WWD Staff

Yasutoshi Ezumi RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Yasutoshi Ezumi RTW Spring 2013

The designer presented a collection of expertly draped jersey pieces.

clock October 18, 2012WWD Staff

Deceive RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Deceive RTW Spring 2013

Yoko Sakai presented a collection of Sixties and Seventies-style resort fashion, calling to mind Jackie O or Grace Kelly.

clock October 18, 2012WWD Staff

Sally Singer

Media

Sally Singer Returns to Vogue

She will be creative director, digital, a newly created position effective Oct. 29.

clock October 18, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Jordin Sparks

Fragrance

Jordin Sparks Bottles ‘Ambition’ in Latest Scent

The new fragrance is aimed at department stores and will be exclusively sold at The Bon-Ton Stores Inc.-owned locations until the second quarter of next year.

clock October 18, 2012Rachel Brown

Elizabeth Musmanno, Bernd Beetz and Cristina Carlino.

Human Resources

Bernd Beetz Accepts Fragrance Foundation Award

Former Coty ceo smiled through all the jokes about his German accent and ended the evening by saluting the staff he built over the decade.

clock October 18, 2012Pete Born

Mario Testino and Gisele Bündchen

Parties

Mario Testino Retrospective Bows in Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston hosted an opening reception Wednesday.

clock October 18, 2012Katherine Bowers

Financial

Terry Lundgren Sells $20.4M in Macy’s Stock

Factoring in the grant price, the retailer’s chairman made $14 million on the sale, which was expected to close Thursday.

clock October 18, 2012Evan Clark

A view inside the Max Mara flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Max Mara’s Renovated Roman Home

The Italian label on Thursday unveiled its new boutique on Rome’s Via Condotti, located in the 17th century Palazzo Torlonia.

clock October 19, 2012Luisa Zargani

Human Resources

Linda Levy Joins Perfumania

She will serve as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, after spending three years at Macy’s Inc.

clock October 18, 2012Pete Born

A view of the Level Shoe District store.

Footwear

World’s Largest Shoe Store Opens in Dubai

Level Shoe District boasts more than 96,000 square feet of space and a selection of up to 15,000 different styles at any one time.

clock October 18, 2012Ritu Upadhyay

Lucy Liu and Donna Karan

Parties

Donna Karan Fetes ‘Connecting the Dots’

A handful of the designer’s art and fashion world friends, including Calvin Klein, turned out.

clock October 18, 2012Matthew Lynch

Thom Browne, Paula Zahn, Caroline Baumann and Scott Wilson.

Designer and Luxury

Past and Present at National Design Awards

Twenty-seven previous honorees joined this year’s 11 standouts for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s annual gala in New York.

clock October 19, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

The ad for Just Cavalli.

Fragrance

Roberto Cavalli Sets Launch for Second Fragrance

The designer hopes to take a bite out of the prestige category this spring with his new scent with Coty, Just Cavalli.

clock October 19, 2012Julie Naughton and Pete Born and Belisa Silva

Media

AD Russia Marks 10th Anniversary With Special Edition

The limited-edition collector’s issue has a three-dimensional holographic cover, a first both for the title and for the interiors sector.

clock October 19, 2012Julia Neel

Business Features

Union Sets Effort to Save HMX Factory Jobs

Workers United on Thursday unveiled plans for a national campaign to save the jobs at the men’s apparel company’s U.S. manufacturing plants.

clock October 19, 2012Vicki M. Young and Kristi Ellis

A view of the Aeropostale store at the Roosevelt Field Mall.

Retail

Aéropostale Unveils High-Tech Retail Prototype

The 4,400-square-foot store opens today at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, N.Y.

clock October 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Retail Revival for Melrose Place?

After news broke earlier this year that Isabel Marant would be opening on the leafy West Hollywood, Calif., street, a flurry of leases have been signed.

clock October 19, 2012Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Dress for Success Shopping Event Returns

Hosted by Young Executives for Success, a volunteer branch of the nonprofit, the two-day event will offer access to discounted designer wares.

clock October 19, 2012Lauren McCarthy

Carolina Herrera

Fashion Scoops

Carolina Herrera Greets Fans at Saks Fifth Avenue

She posed for photos and signed Key to the Cure T-shirts she had designed.

clock October 19, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Looks from Banana Republic's new “Mad Men” collection.

Fashion Scoops

Banana Republic Sets Third ‘Mad Men’ Collection

The latest collaboration with AMC will bow in select stores worldwide on March 1.

clock October 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

A product from the Melania Caviar Complexe C6 line.

Skin Care

Melania Trump to Enter Skin Care

Set to roll out in the spring, the six-piece collection will be enriched with vitamins, blended with caviar to “repair, hydrate and renew” the skin.

clock October 18, 2012Belisa Silva

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Business

Minkoff to Offer Self-Checkout Option at SoHo Store

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