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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

clock 9hBridget Foley

Fashion

Fenty x Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2017

Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.

clock 11hJessica Iredale

Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

clock 20hRachel Brown

Retailers Brace for Sandy’s Wrath

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Overview

Retailers up and down the East Coast spent the weekend bracing for Hurricane Sandy — one of the largest storms to hit the region in decades.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Rob Kardashian

Clothing/Furnishings

Rob Kardashian Launches Sock Line

His newest venture, Arthur George, will launch at Neiman Marcus on Nov. 9.

clock October 24, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

DailyCandy's mobile app, DailyCandy Scout.

Digital

DailyCandy Launches Mobile App

DailyCandy Scout enables consumers to become roving real-time DailyCandy contributors.

clock October 25, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Lana Del Rey arriving to the opening of the Mulberry flagship in Singapore.

Designer and Luxury

Mulberry Opens in Singapore With Lana Del Rey

The British brand shrugged off its recent profit warning.

clock October 25, 2012Kristiano Ang

A René Gruau illustration.

Memo Pad

Book Spotlights René Gruau’s Illustrations

“Gruau Portraits of Men” will be published by Assouline next month.

clock October 25, 2012Joelle Diderich

Anna-Karin Karlsson

Eyewear

Frames Through the Indie Lens

Boutique eyewear brands are on the rise.

clock October 29, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Kimberly McDonald earrings made with Gemfields emeralds.

Jewelry

Gemfields Making U.S. Push

The London-based mining and marketing company is amping up its Stateside presence through a series of initiatives.

clock October 29, 2012Kristi Garced

A DKNY heel.

Footwear

DKNY Shoes: Adding ‘Style’ to ‘Sensible’

Eileen Shields has returned to the brand as vice president of footwear design to rejuvenate its shoe category.

clock October 29, 2012Kristi Garced

Lacoste RTW Spring 2013

Financial

Maus Frères Takes Control of Lacoste

Swiss firm acquires another 30.3 percent of sportswear brand.

clock October 28, 2012Miles Socha

The scene at the Agent Provocateur event.

Activewear

Seven Bar Foundation Stages London Fundraiser

Agent Provocateur and Atsuko Kudo held runway shows at the event.

clock October 26, 2012Samantha Conti

An 18-karat white gold necklace with white and black diamonds from Chanel.

Designer and Luxury

Fine Jewelry’s Fashionable Showdown

Fashion houses play for a piece of this market.

clock October 29, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Carola Remer, Jenna Elizabeth and Rachel Dayan

Parties

BlackBook Hosts Screening for Reece Hudson

The downtown hipster set trickled into the W Union Square’s grand ballroom Thursday night for a dinner celebrating the accessories designer’s latest film.

clock October 26, 2012Taylor Harris

A Reece Hudson clutch, $1,195.

Handbags

Charting the New ‘Modern Luxury’ in Handbags

Several brands are pioneering a fresh niche in handbags.

clock October 29, 2012Rachel Strugatz

The Fuchsia necklace from Mikimoto's Regalia collection.

Jewelry

Mikimoto’s Royal Strategy

The pearl giant is using its 120th anniversary celebration as a way to boost its presence outside Japan.

clock October 29, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Footwear

Asics Gets Interactive for New York City Marathon

The company has transformed the Columbus Circle subway station — which is near the finish line in Central Park — into a “marathon experience.”

clock October 28, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

A Van Cleef & Arpels necklace.

Designer and Luxury

Van Cleef & Arpels Dazzlers on Show at Paris Museum

The fine jeweler has landed in its hometown with a show at the Decorative Arts Museum.

clock October 29, 2012Joelle Diderich

Alison Pill and Mandy Moore in David Koma.

Parties

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists Show in L.A.

A slew of celebrity fans turned out to the Chateau Marmont to take in the show.

clock October 26, 2012Marcy Medina

Financial

AHQ Buys Hayden-Harnett

Designer and creative director Toni Hacker said she would like to double the size of the company within the next two to three years.

clock October 26, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Exterior of a La Perla store.

Financial

La Perla Outlines Growth Plan

Company said it has initiated a turnaround process in order to develop and protect its future and to improve efficiencies with the aim of staying in Italy.

clock October 26, 2012Luisa Zargani

Workers ready Bergdorf Goodman for the hurricane.

Retail

East Coast Retail Braces for Hurricane Sandy

One of the largest storms to hit the region in decades could wreak havoc from Virginia to the New York-metro area and north to Boston.

clock October 28, 2012David Moin and Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis and Sharon Edelson and Jessica Iredale

Sarah Jessica Parker in L'Wren Scott.

Parties

Fashion Group International Hosts Night of Stars Gala

L’Wren Scott, Carolina Herrera and Haider Ackermann among those honored.

clock October 26, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Drew Barrymore Said to Be Launching Line for Wal-Mart

According to reports circulating in the market, the star’s P&G contract will end in January, and she intends to strike out on her own.

clock October 27, 2012Pete Born

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit Canceled

Editors and publishers are examining possible future dates to reschedule the event.

clock October 28, 2012WWD Staff

From left: Prabal Gurung's rayon and silk crepe de chine dress with chiffon veil; Peter Pilotto's silk and cotton blouse and silk skirt; Nicole Miller Artelier's rayon, silk and spandex dress.

Fashion Features

Spring 2013 Trend: Kaleidoscopic Cool

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the coolest of them all? Kaleidoscope prints make for some of spring’s most exciting looks.

clock October 29, 2012WWD Staff

Media

Glamour Releases U.K. Readership Poll

Monthly glossy magazines still exert a significant influence on British women aged 16 to 40, according to the new study.

clock October 29, 2012Julia Neel

Media

Tina Brown Makes Appearance on Charlie Rose

The Monday after she revealed the closure of print Newsweek, the editor was on the show wearing a familiar burgundy leather jacket.

clock October 29, 2012Erik Maza

Media

Harvey Nichols Sets Ads for Liverpool Beauty Bazaar

The campaign plays upon the notion of becoming so beautiful that you fall in love with yourself.

clock October 29, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Forever 21 Responds to Labor Dept.

The retailer said Friday that it has cooperated by providing information on its labor practices.

clock October 29, 2012Rachel Brown

Allen Leech and Jack Guinness

Fashion Scoops

Alexander McQueen Fetes Savile Row Men’s Shop

Guests included Allen Leech of “Downton Abbey,” Dominic Cooper, Luke Evans, Friendly Fires’ Ed Macfarlane, Kristen McMenamy and Darwin Shaw.

clock October 29, 2012Julia Neel

Patrizio Bertelli

Fashion Scoops

Miuccia Prada, Patrizio Bertelli Christen Luna Rossa Catamaran

The Prada-sponsored Luna Rossa will take part in the 34th America’s Cup, which will be held in San Francisco in September.

clock October 29, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Golf Digest, Lacoste Tie Up for Miami Fund-raiser

The First Tee will be the beneficiary at an event the magazine is hosting at the Lincoln Road store on Nov. 19.

clock October 29, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Sharon Stone

Media

W Magazine’s Big 4-0

To celebrate the title’s 40th anniversary, Stefano Tonchi and Catherine Keener hosted a cocktail party at Saks Beverly Hills on Wednesday night.

clock October 29, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Vivienne Westwood Visits Julian Assange in London

A spokesperson confirmed the visit, saying that the activist designer is selling T-shirts “in aid of the cause.”

clock October 29, 2012Julia Neel

James Seuss

Business Features

Hunter Boot Taps James Seuss as CEO

The executive, who currently serves as ceo of multibrand watch retailer Tourneau LLC, will join the British rain-boot maker in December.

clock October 29, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Mindy Grossman

Business Features

Women at Work: Fashion’s Glass Ceiling Prevails

Female shoppers make more than 80 percent of the purchase decisions in fashion — yet only a fraction of the corporate decisions.

clock October 29, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: God Bless Us, Every Shopper

Women’s Wear Daily’s executive editor discusses the controversial decision by Lord & Taylor to open its Fifth Avenue flagship on Thanksgiving.

clock October 29, 2012Bridget Foley

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