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Fashion Crowd Raises Record Amount at amfAR Gala

Heather Graham, Adriana Lima, Dita Von Teese and Lottie Moss were among the evening's guests at the 2016 amfAR gala at Milan Fashion Week.

clock 7hJoelle Diderich


Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 24hBridget Foley


Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

2013 WWD CEO Summit: Leadership

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What does it take to be a successful leader in today’s change-in-a-blink world? A range of speakers had some common answers.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Fashion Show Reviews

Versace Pre-Fall 2013

Striking a mood between baroque and rock, Donatella Versace named her pre-fall collection “Barock.”

clock January 4, 2013WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Downward Pressure on Freight Rates Seen Continuing

Oversupply of new ocean carriers projected to keep shipping rates low.

clock January 8, 2013John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

N.Y. Textile Shows to Debate Issues, Forecast Trends

Texworld USA and Premiere Vision Preview offer expanded rosters.

clock January 8, 2013Arthur Friedman


Kingpins Integrates Green Efforts

The show is focused on denim and the supply and service needs of jeanswear marketers.

clock January 8, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Government and Trade

Trade Winds Swirling in New Year

From China to Nicaragua, executives face a host of sourcing issues in 2013.

clock January 8, 2013Kristi Ellis

Designer and Luxury

Brunello Cucinelli Sales Up 15% in 2012

Year-end figure in line with increase for first nine months of year.

clock January 7, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Show Reviews

Givenchy Pre-Fall 2013

Riccardo Tisci framed his collection with references from the Italy of his youth in the Seventies.

clock January 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Balenciaga Pre-Fall 2013

The collection was a truly transitional one, because this was the interim lineup between Nicolas Ghesquière’s departure and Alexander Wang’s arrival.

clock January 7, 2013WWD Staff


Stella McCartney Launches Optical

Debuting in February, the range is done through a license with Luxottica.

clock January 7, 2013Jessica Iredale

Fashion Show Reviews

Carven Pre-Fall 2013

Inspired by Isabelle Adjani’s arty character in the 1976 film “The Tenant,” Guillaume Henry sent out a quirky yet charming collection.

clock January 7, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Missoni Search Goes On for Fourth Day

Venezuelan authorities dismissed reports that the Italian fashion executive may have been kidnapped.

clock January 7, 2013Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Fashion Show Reviews

Nina Ricci Pre-Fall 2013

Peter Copping is always guided by the life of a chic Parisienne, and his pre-fall collection for the brand was no different.

clock January 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2013

The in-house design team looked no further than the brand’s founder and the wardrobe essentials she favored for its pre-fall story.

clock January 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Celine Pre-Fall 2013

Staying close to the codes she made her own, Phoebe Philo evolved her aesthetic with a subtle hand.

clock January 7, 2013WWD Staff

Executive Changes

No Deal for Delia’s and CEO

Teen accessories brand said Monday that it wasn’t renewing the employment contract of its chief executive officer Walter Killough.

clock January 7, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Show Reviews

The Row Pre-Fall 2013

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen held their collection to the gold standard of quiet, wearable luxury they trade on.

clock January 7, 2013WWD Staff


Downing Street Toasts London Men’s Collections

Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed designers on Monday night.

clock January 7, 2013WWD Staff

Executive Changes

John Goodman Named Wet Seal CEO

He fills the vacancy that was created when Susan McGalla was fired in July after 16 months on the job.

clock January 7, 2013Rachel Brown

Executive Changes

Gap’s Mark Breitbard Said Headed to Gymboree

Also said to be departing is Evan Price, a vice president of finance for Gap North America, and Cynthia Ng Villaluz, global vice president of women’s design.

clock January 8, 2013David Moin


Mandee Parent Files for Chapter 11

Big M Inc., which operates the Mandee Shops and Annie Sez nameplates, is the first retailer to file for bankruptcy court protection in 2013.

clock January 8, 2013Vicki M. Young

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Rachel Zoe Named ShoeDazzle Chief Stylist

Zoe said the online footwear specialist’s affordability — most of its shoes are priced at $39.95 — appealed to her.

clock January 8, 2013Rachel Brown

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: Ron Johnson

J.C. Penney’s chairman and ceo has a New Year’s resolution: Penney’s in 2013 will become “a happening place.”

clock January 8, 2013David Moin

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: Kirsten Gillibrand

New York’s junior Democratic senator has some lofty goals, among them to fill the U.S. Senate with a majority of women.

clock January 8, 2013Arthur Friedman

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: Millard ‘Mickey’ Drexler

As ceo of J. Crew Group and, before that, Gap Inc., his much-dissected and heralded career has been guided by a deceptively simple retail philosophy.

clock January 8, 2013Evan Clark

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: Gary Hamel

A professor from the London Business School and director at the Management Innovation Exchange, Hamel looks at how business structures are evolving.

clock January 8, 2013Evan Clark

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: Andrew Rosen

Having grown up on Seventh Avenue, the third-generation industry leader has seen the industry from many vantage points.

clock January 8, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: Huang Hung

The ceo of China Interactive Media Group makes the case that the Chinese middle class is not so different from its American counterpart after all.

clock January 8, 2013Vicki M. Young

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: Nathalie Remy

The McKinsey & Co. principal offered insights on “Navigating the Fashion World, City by City, to Unleash Growth.”

clock January 8, 2013Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad

Deborah Needleman Names Style Director for T Magazine

Kate Lanphear, the former Elle style director, has joined T: The New York Times Style Magazine.

clock January 8, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Penélope Cruz Fronts for Loewe Campaign

Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott captured the “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” star at the Palacio Marqués de Villafranca in Madrid.

clock January 8, 2013Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Reed Krakoff Taps Laetitia Casta for Spring

The designer himself photographed the French model and actress at the Academy Mansion space on East 63rd Street in New York.

clock January 8, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

Ten Thousand Things Fetes 20 Years With Charitable Auction

David Rees and Ron Anderson designed one-of-a-kind pieces for 16 of their favorite clients, with the proceeds donated to each client’s charity of choice.

clock January 8, 2013Sharon Edelson

Department Stores

Bloomingdale’s Rolls Out Pop-up Shops for Chinese New Year

The retailer is celebrating the event with an array of merchandise and a lineup of special events and prizes through Feb. 18.

clock January 8, 2013David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Savile Row’s Gieves & Hawkes Taps Jason Basmajian

Former Brioni artistic director has been named creative director, according to industry sources.

clock January 8, 2013Katya Foreman

Fashion Scoops

Nicholas Kirkwood Launches Men’s

Retailing from $520 to $950, the six silhouettes include a classic oxford, a desert boot, a smoking slipper and a sportier lace-up that borders on a sneaker.

clock January 8, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Iceberg Designs for Italian Basketball Player Danilo Gallinari

The Italian brand has provided an off-court wardrobe for the 24-year-old Denver Nuggets player.

clock January 8, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Trussardi Names New Communications Director

Paolo Piantella will be in charge of the group’s press office, event organization and Web and advertising.

clock January 8, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Adriano Goldschmied Ties Up With J. Crew

The denim guru has teamed with the retailer to produce the GoldSign x J. Crew capsule collection.

clock January 8, 2013Marcy Medina


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