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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 10hRosemary Feitelberg


Kering Luxury Sales Jump 11.3% in Q3

The market-beating performance helped propel Kering’s revenues up 10 percent in the third quarter to 3.18 billion euros, or $3.54 billion.

clock 14hJoelle Diderich


Gigi Hadid Sticks With Hilfiger for Spring

They are inviting consumers to vote for their favorite designs, which will be included in the collection.

clock 7hLisa Lockwood

Coach’s New Strategy: A Lifestyle Approach

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Coach Inc., the handbag and accessories titan, is entering what it calls a transformational period in which it hopes to emerge as a full-fledged global lifestyle brand in the eyes of consumers.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Conscious Collection backstage


H&M Taps Vanessa Paradis

The French singer and actress is starring in ads for H&M’s Conscious collection.

clock January 22, 2013Joelle Diderich

Vittorio Missoni

Fashion Features

Search for Vittorio Missoni to Go On

The search for the Missoni chief will continue, “without neglecting any possibility,” said Missoni’s brother Luca on Tuesday morning.

clock January 22, 2013Luisa Zargani

Azzedine Alaïa


Azzedine Alaïa in Scent Deal With Beauté Prestige

The designer’s first fragrance is expected to hit the market in 2015, according to a BPI spokeswoman.

clock January 22, 2013Jennifer Weil

Crystal Renn in Agent Provocateur


Crystal Renn Stars in Latest Agent Provocateur Campaign

The lingerie brand tapped the famously curvy model for its spring ads.

clock January 22, 2013Julia Neel

Chanel Spring Couture 2013


Chanel Spring Couture 2013

Karl Lagerfeld enthralled his audience with a masterful collection, one that hit that high mark of haute, the glorious fusion of lavishness and chic.

clock January 22, 2013WWD Staff

Diane Kruger

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chanel

Hailee Steinfeld, Rita Ora and Diane Kruger took in the show, staged on a set resembling a pine forest.

clock January 22, 2013Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

Human Resources

Paul Buxbaum Takes Over at Hampshire Group

Heath Golden steps down as president, ceo and a board member of the sportswear manufacturer.

clock January 22, 2013Evan Clark and Jean E. Palmieri

Ulyana Sergeenko Spring Couture 2013


Ulyana Sergeenko Spring Couture 2013

The Russian designer’s second couture show recounted strange stories while brimming with charm and, occasionally, a sense of wonderment

clock January 22, 2013WWD Staff

Serkan Cura Spring Couture 2013


Serkan Cura Spring Couture 2013

This “Birds of Eden” collection was another love letter from the Turkish-born designer to the noble craft of feather-making.

clock January 22, 2013WWD Staff

Stéphane Rolland Spring Couture 2013


Stéphane Rolland Spring Couture 2013

Monochrome creations appeared to have jumped from sketchbook to runway with scarcely any alterations.

clock January 22, 2013WWD Staff

Abigail Spencer

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Sundance Film Festival

Sunny skies and relatively warm temps meant that fashion types could trot out their best mountain duds without fear of slipping on ice or stepping in slush.

clock January 23, 2013WWD Staff

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in Naeem Khan.

Fashion Features

First Lady Wears Naeem Khan

Michelle Obama walked into this morning’s National Prayer Service in a custom ivory wool-applique coat with a jeweled neckline and trim and coordinating dress.

clock January 22, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Exterior of the Oscar de la Renta boutique in London.

Designer and Luxury

Oscar de la Renta Goes Big for First London Store

The designer’s 3,000-square-foot unit in Mayfair is the brand’s largest, and its third in Europe.

clock January 22, 2013Samantha Conti

Mark Ein, Vernon Jordan and Ashley Judd


Inauguration Redux: Partying for Obama

The President’s biggest fans spread the word at parties all over Washington this past weekend.

clock January 22, 2013Susan Watters

Armani Privé Spring Couture 2013


Armani Privé Spring Couture 2013

The designer presented a lineup of mostly streamlined looks in high-intensity, high-shine fabrics, the exotica rendered via a moody palette.

clock January 22, 2013WWD Staff

Paz Vega

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Stéphane Rolland

Kim Kardashian, Paz Vega and Yasmin Le Bon were among guests at the couture show.

clock January 22, 2013Joelle Diderich and Paulina Szmydke

Uma Thurman and Hilary Swank

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Armani Privé

Uma Thurman, Hilary Swank and Claudia Cardinale crammed into the Avenue Montaigne boutique after the couture show.

clock January 22, 2013Joelle Diderich and Alex Wynne

Working the Kingpins New York market.


Hues, Blues Square Off at Kingpins

Jeans and denim marketers try to gauge impact of indigo revival for spring 2014.

clock January 22, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Alicia Keys


Sundance Film Festival Heats Up

The annual film fest saw a host of celebs and hangers on descend on Park City over the weekend.

clock January 23, 2013Marcy Medina and Rachel Brown

Government and Trade

Ron Kirk to Step Down as U.S. Trade Representative

White House insider Michael Froman said to have inside track as his replacement.

clock January 22, 2013Kristi Ellis

Sir Martin Sorrell

Business Features

Think Tank: Sir Martin Sorrell on Grey Swans and Opportunities

Today’s column is written by the chief executive of WPP, the world’s largest advertising and marketing services group.

clock January 23, 2013Sir Martin Sorrell

Charlotte Casiraghi in a Gucci ad shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot.


Charlotte Casiraghi Fronts for Gucci’s ‘Forever Now’ Campaign

It’s the third time the daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco appears in the ads, which were shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.

clock January 23, 2013Alessandra Turra

Erin Heatherton in an ad for XOXO shot by Rocco Laspata.


XOXO Taps Victoria’s Secret Angel Erin Heatherton

The spring campaign will break Feb. 5 online and in print, in the March issues of titles including Cosmopolitan and InStyle.

clock January 23, 2013Lorelei Marfil

An example of Coach's new storefront display.


Coach’s New Strategy: A Lifestyle Approach

The handbag and accessories titan is entering a transformational period in which it hopes to emerge as a full-fledged global lifestyle brand.

clock January 23, 2013Alexandra Steigrad


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Christian Dior’s Sidney Toledano: Balancing Creativity and Commercialism

clock 10hLisa Lockwood

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