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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock 24hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 19hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 19hWWD Staff

What Will Keep CEOs Up at Night in 2013?

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Overview

The former chief of Burberry Group plc talks about what it takes to be a ceo. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Jewelry

Bec Astley Clarke Puts Muscle Behind Own Brand

The designer is on a mission to wean women off their diet of designer and branded accessories — and encourage them to invest in fine jewelry instead.

clock January 3, 2013Samantha Conti

Memo Pad

Repossi Taps Norwegian Model for Ads

The Place Vendôme jeweler selected Iselin Steiro as the face of its first campaign in two years.

clock January 11, 2013Joelle Diderich

Business

LF USA Exec Change Marks Turnaround Effort for Firm

The hope is Dow Peter Famulak will be able to complete the turnaround of Li & Fung’s U.S. operations this year.

clock January 13, 2013Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young and Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Show Reviews

Giles Pre-Fall 2013

The designer showed long-sleeve silk maxidresses, coats in a stretch polyamide and school-teacher shapes like tailored shift dresses worn over blouses.

clock January 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Damir Doma Pre-Fall 2013

The designer used masculine fabrics such as chunky corduroy, light denim and black leather, some mixed with fluid silk in dark inky shades.

clock January 11, 2013WWD Staff

Business

Advanstar Names Eric Lisman CEO of ENK International

Tom Nastos will continue as president of ENK, reporting to Lisman and overseeing the daily operations of the business.

clock January 13, 2013David Lipke

Juniors

Many Tiers Aim for Kids Business

Unsteady as the economy is, many fashion-minded parents are still willing to splurge on new clothes for their children.

clock January 14, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Forecasts and Analysis

Financo Remains Bullish on Stores

The store still reigns, even though mobile technology and online sales dominated the retail dialogue last year.

clock January 14, 2013David Moin

Fashion Show Reviews

Jonathan Saunders Pre-Fall 2013

A Fifties photo of Jackson Pollock and a girlfriend inspired Saunders’ clean-lined silhouettes and ladylike styles.

clock January 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Missoni Show Goes On

The search for the twin-engine plane carrying Vittorio Missoni that went missing Jan. 4 continues.

clock January 12, 2013Luisa Zargani and Adriana Brasileiro

Fashion

Corneliani Men’s RTW Fall 2013

This balanced collection stayed true to the house’s tailoring roots while infusing a hint of fashion through subtle details such as cargo pockets on blazers.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Jil Sander Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Kicking off Milan fashion week on a high note, the designer’s fall-winter collection was youthful, masculine and directional.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Ermenegildo Zegna Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Lean, sharply constructed jackets were elongated, while pants boasted higher waistbands — often accented by narrow cummerbunds.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Business Features

Belgian Prosecutor Probes Arnault Businesses

The public prosecutor has launched a preliminary investigation in light of the tycoon’s citizenship request.

clock January 12, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fashion

Costume National Homme Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Two key pant styles — a relaxed jogger-inspired design, and a drop-crotch ankle-length trouser — were paired with very masculine maxi coats and wool jackets.

clock January 12, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Andrea Incontri Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The buzzy Italian designer employed super soft cashmere and thick tweeds to create trousers, classic bomber jackets and oversized sweaters.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Burberry Prorsum Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The coat in its many iterations was the focus of this solid show, which was all about looking at familiar Burberry shapes with new eyes.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

John Varvatos Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The designer crossbred English dandyism with New York cool for his fall collection.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Neil Barrett Men’s RTW Fall 2013

This exercise in optical effects involved Bauhaus-inspired graphics that formed bold patchworks on sweatshirts, blousons and blazers.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Versace Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Donatella Versace’s parade of larger-than-life designs happily defied the trends emerging on the Milan runways this week.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The tailored suit took center stage in this ultra sophisticated collection that played out like a reinvention of traditionalism.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Lifestyle

Front Row at Burberry Prorsum

Tinie Tempah was among VIP guests under Christopher Bailey’s spell at the Burberry’s men’s show in Milan.

clock January 13, 2013Katya Foreman

Fashion

Trussardi Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Umit Benan worked a sporty, outdoorsy element into the Trussardi men’s collection, giving it a youthful flair.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Salvatore Ferragamo Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Worn over cropped and narrow pants, topcoats with broad, rounded shoulders exemplified the top-heavy look ruling Milan’s fall runways.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Vivienne Westwood Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The British designer successfully revisited dandy style with many young and fun pieces.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Calvin Klein Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Italo Zucchelli nailed it this season, injecting his sober fall collection with the right doses of the season’s emerging trends.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Iceberg Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The Bauhaus design movement served as main inspiration for this collection, focused on wearable urban sportswear.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Missoni Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The house decided to go on with its men’s show despite the tragedy of the missing Vittorio Missoni.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Prada Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Geek chic has come roaring back.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Knoll Furniture Gets Preview at Prada Show

Series by Rem Koolhaas firm is to launch at Salone del Mobile.

clock January 13, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion

Moncler Gamme Bleu Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Sporting war paint, alpine warriors came out layered up in long puffy kilts and fitted puffer jackets.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Grays Return to Fashion

Marie and Kelly Gray, cofounder-former head designer and ceo of St. John, respectively, have launched a new company.

clock January 13, 2013Marcy Medina

Parties

Sean Penn & Friends Raise $4M for Haiti Relief

Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio and Reese Witherspoon attended the event at the Montage Beverly Hills.

clock January 13, 2013Marcy Medina

Parties

BAFTA Hosts Tea Party in Los Angeles

Hollywood heavy-hitters including Kathryn Bigelow, Harvey Weinstein and Ben Affleck attended.

clock January 13, 2013Marcy Medina

Business Features

Think Tank: Rose Marie Bravo on CEO Challenges for 2013

This is the debut of Think Tank, a periodic column written by influential industry and thought leaders.

clock January 14, 2013Rose Marie Bravo

Juniors

DSquared2 to Launch Kids

The Milan-based brand has signed a five-year licensing agreement with Brave Kid for the production and distribution of its first junior line.

clock January 14, 2013Alessandra Turra

Parties

W Magazine Hosts Pre-Globes Love Fest

Temperatures in the 30s didn’t deter stars from turning out to the fete on Friday night.

clock January 13, 2013Marcy Medina

Juniors

Children’s Preview: Ones to Watch

New lines on the scene.

clock January 14, 2013Alessandra Turra

Juniors

Children’s Expected to Weather Challenging Economy

The Italian children’s wear industry is prepared for 2013 with a positive attitude.

clock January 14, 2013Alessandra Turra

Color Cosmetics

Alber Elbaz Entering Makeup

The limited-edition color cosmetics collection from Lancôme is due out June 15 worldwide.

clock January 14, 2013Jennifer Weil

Designer and Luxury

Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Names Emerging Talent Winners

The wine maker is giving each winner a $25,000 grant toward their New York Fashion Week presentation.

clock January 14, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion

Men’s Collections: Top Trends From The Runways

A look at some of the trends emerging on the Milan Fall 2013 runways.

clock January 14, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Jean-Christophe Babin Heading to Bulgari?

Industry sources say Tag Heuer’s longtime chief executive officer is the leading candidate to succeed Michael Burke.

clock January 14, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

On the Red Carpet at the Golden Globes

Nominees, presenters and Hollywood’s elite turned out for the 70th annual event.

clock January 13, 2013WWD Staff

Memo Pad

David Sims Lenses for Proenza Schouler

The spring campaign is the brand’s first to appear in national fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and W.

clock January 14, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

Andrés Velencoso Fronts for Mango Brand H.E.

Wearing a dark blue double-breasted jacket, white T-shirt and dark jeans, the Spanish model looked the part.

clock January 14, 2013Barbara Barker

Parties

Art of Elysium Gala Honors Colleen Atwood

Creations from the accomplished costume designer’s résumé, which includes “Alice in Wonderland” and “Snow White and the Huntsman,” surrounded the event.

clock January 13, 2013Rachel Brown

Fashion Show Reviews

Valentino Pre-Fall 2013

The rebellious spirit of the Seventies reworked with a couture aesthetic defined Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli’s collection.

clock January 14, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Moschino Pre-Fall 2013

Creative director Rossella Jardini banned colors from this collection, instead focusing on black-and-white volumes.

clock January 14, 2013WWD Staff

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clock 19hLorelei Marfil

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