Authentic Brands Eyes HMX Rescue

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Will it work the second time around? That is the question hanging over HMX Group, which filed a voluntary Chapter 11 petition for bankruptcy court protection in Manhattan.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Sophie Lacoste Dournel

Business Features

Lacoste President Talks Stability

Sophie Lacoste Dournel took over the role of non-executive president at the brand in late September.

clock October 8, 2012Alex Wynne

A handwoven bag by Antonello.


Craftsmanship Reigns at Premiere Classe

Although they are still placing small orders, buyers said they are willing to pay more for well-made accessories.

clock October 17, 2012Katya Foreman

A view of "Zandra Rhodes: A Lifelong Love Affair with Textiles."

Fashion Features

On the Road With Zandra Rhodes

The designer went to Boston celebrate the opening of her traveling show, “Zandra Rhodes: A Lifelong Love Affair with Textiles.”

clock October 18, 2012Kate Bowers

Human Resources

The Doneger Group Shifts Leslie Ghize to Tobe Division

The executive, who has been with the firm for 14 years, has been named executive vice president of the division.

clock October 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

David Lauren and his wife Lauren Bush Lauren

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren Celebrates Japan Site

The brand held a party in Tokyo to mark the launch of its e-commerce site.

clock October 19, 2012Amanda Kaiser


Carrefour Sells Colombian Operations

Chilean group Cencosud is buying the business.

clock October 19, 2012Miles Socha


HMX Group Files Chapter 11

The filing in a Manhattan bankruptcy court includes the sale of the company’s intellectual property assets to Authentic Brands Group.

clock October 21, 2012Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri

The vaulted glass ceiling and Art Nouveau mural at Samaritaine.


LVMH Details Samaritaine Project

The company is eyeing an opening in mid-2016, some 11 years after the department store was forced to close because it was deemed a safety hazard.

clock October 21, 2012Miles Socha

A view of the Louis Vuitton temporary location in Miami's Design District.

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Gets Arty in Miami

The brand opened a temporary location Friday at 170 N.E. 40th Street in the Design District.

clock October 19, 2012Rebecca Kleinman

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber


Sotheby’s Hosts Take Home a Nude Auction

Though a healthy dose of exposed flesh was on display, there were plenty of PG-13 rated pieces as well.

clock October 19, 2012Taylor Harris

Rita Ora in Pucci.


Bergdorf’s Fetes 111th Birthday

Zac Posen and Coco Rocha were among a tightly packed crowd at The Plaza.

clock October 19, 2012Matthew Lynch

Government and Trade

Counterfeit Swiss Watches Seized in Paraguay

Local authorities, working in collaboration with HSI, seized fakes with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $34 million.

clock October 19, 2012Arthur Friedman

A view inside the Versace store.

Designer and Luxury

Versace Vibe Comes to Downtown NYC

The store, which opens today in SoHo, hinges on Donatella Versace’s affection for the city while sticking to the brand’s roots.

clock October 22, 2012Luisa Zargani


Study Offers Closer Look at Online Shopping

Fashion is the second-most-popular product category, according to an upcoming study of online consumption behavior in Asia, Russia and Africa.

clock October 22, 2012Kristiano Ang


Karl Lagerfeld Speaks Out in Spanish Marie Claire

Over the weekend, the designer’s admonishment of France’s new Socialist government and its antirich attitude attracted the attention of international media.

clock October 22, 2012WWD Staff


Marc Jacobs Taps Ruby Jean Wilson for Campaign

The model opened and closed the designer’s spring show in New York.

clock October 22, 2012Miles Socha


Wall Street Journal Hosts Innovator of the Year Awards

On Thursday, a day after she was named editor of WSJ. magazine, Kristina O’Neill attended the magazine’s flagship shindig.

clock October 22, 2012Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Tapped for FGI Night of Stars Gala

He will present Haider Ackermann with a Star award at Thursday’s event.

clock October 22, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Jean Paul Gaultier Parting With Aeffe

The Italian manufacturer has produced the designer’s signature collection since the mid-Nineties.

clock October 22, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Christian Louboutin Wraps Up Texas Trip

After two days of public appearances, photo ops and cocktail parties, the designer ended his stay with a dinner hosted by philanthropist Becca Cason Thrash.

clock October 22, 2012Heather Staible

SHERBET SCOOP: Dior RTW Spring 2013


Spring 2013 Accessories: Top Trends

So many accoutrements, so little time.

clock October 22, 2012Roxanne Robinson


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Justine Bateman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alysia ReinerChanel x Tribeca Film Festival Women's Filmmaker luncheon, Odeon Restaurant, New York, USA - 20 Apr 2018


Chanel, Jane Rosenthal Celebrate Female Filmmakers at TFF 2018

clock April 20, 2018Kristen Tauer

Social Studies