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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 6hBridget 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


Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 11hWWD Staff

Fendi to Help Restore Key Roman Fountains

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Lending a hand to its hometown — and enriching its brand narrative in the process — Fendi is embarking on an effort to restore some of Rome’s crumbling fountains, beginning with the Trevi, WWD has learned.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Pre-Fall 2013 Accessories

Far-from-boring basics are the call of the season — and a hint of what’s to come for fall.

clock January 28, 2013Roxanne Robinson


Sidaction Gala Caps Couture Week

Fashion and celebrity converged at the annual fundraiser organized by Pierre Bergé.

clock January 25, 2013WWD Staff


Profits at P&G Beauty Rise 9%

Consumer products giant boosts overall profit guidance, sees its shares gain.

clock January 25, 2013Molly Prior and Evan Clark

Intimates and Activewear

Victoria’s Secret Models Top Forbes List

Of the 10 women named to Forbes’ 2012 list of the highest-earning models, six are or have been Victoria’s Secret Angels.

clock January 28, 2013Julia Neel

Intimates and Activewear

Ysé Launches Intimates for Sizes A-AA

The new French intimate apparel venture is dedicated to the modestly endowed.

clock January 28, 2013Laure Guilbault

Intimates and Activewear

Triumph Making North American Push

The $2.1 billion innerwear powerhouse is entering the U.S. and Mexican markets this year.

clock January 28, 2013Alessandra Turra

Intimates and Activewear

Tattoo Hosiery Gains Momentum

Legwear with tattoo designs offers the look without the needle.

clock January 28, 2013Kelly Wetherille


Mantyhose Thriving at Emilio Cavallini

Tights for men have become one of the fastest-growing categories for the Florence, Italy-based legwear specialist.

clock January 28, 2013Karyn Monget

Intimates and Activewear

Calze Ileana: Home Grown

The Italian hosiery-maker is banking on innovative yarns, luxurious blends and its private labels to stay competitive.

clock January 28, 2013Cynthia Martens

Forecasts and Analysis

The Year Ahead in Innerwear: By the Numbers

NPD figures reveal the need for innovation in the industry.

clock January 28, 2013Karyn Monget


Salvatore Ferragamo Hosts Hollywood Presentation

Demi Moore, Rachel Zoe and other L.A. regulars were at Chateau Marmont for the brand’s spring/summer presentation.

clock January 25, 2013Marcy Medina

Intimates and Activewear

Avantgarde in Tokyo’s ‘Fashion Underground’

The cutting-edge hosiery store is nestled in the fashion mecca of Harajuku, in a basement beneath a spaghetti restaurant.

clock January 28, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Business Features

Italian Hosiery Companies Fight Fraudulent Labeling

Industry fraud has financial as well as health implications.

clock January 28, 2013Cynthia Martens

Intimates and Activewear

Innerwear Makers Look to New Markets for Growth

A number of major brands are chasing business opportunities around the world in the wake of a recession and a lingering sour economy.

clock January 28, 2013Karyn Monget

Intimates and Activewear

Eco-Friendly Innerwear Faces Headwinds

Sustainable fibers, yarns and textiles are gaining traction in intimates, but still face challenges.

clock January 28, 2013Emily Backus


Winter Antiques Show Opens at Park Avenue Armory

Martha Stewart, Caroline Kennedy and Mayor Michael Bloomberg attended the annual antiques show’s opening night party.

clock January 25, 2013Kristi Garced

Intimates and Activewear

Fall 2013 Innerwear Trend: Bird Watching

Soaring in the design world for several seasons, avian motifs are now big news in intimates.

clock January 28, 2013Bobbi Queen

Intimates and Activewear

Fall 2013 Innerwear Trend: The Lace Is On

Lingerie designers worked lace in a bevy of looks, from sweet and delicate to sexy and revealing.

clock January 28, 2013Bobbi Queen

Intimates and Activewear

Fall 2013 Innerwear Trend: Garden Varieties

Floral motifs are lingerie classics, and this season the patterns have a decidedly painterly appeal.

clock January 28, 2013Bobbi Queen

Intimates and Activewear

Fall 2013 Legwear Trend: Going Graphic

Hosiery, socks and leggings are taking a cue from Op Art for fall.

clock January 28, 2013WWD Staff

Hats, Gloves and More

Hermès Unveils ‘Comme des Carrés’

The French firm has collaborated with Rei Kawakubo on a range of limited-edition silk scarves.

clock January 28, 2013Joelle Diderich

Department Stores

J.C. Penney to Launch ‘L’amour Nanette Lepore’

The junior shops, to bow in 600 stores and on, feature merchandise designed exclusively by the designer.

clock January 27, 2013David Moin

Leather Goods

Furla’s International Road to Expansion

The company has been expanding around the world and exports last year accounted for 76 percent of total revenues.

clock January 28, 2013Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

Seven Die in Fire at Bangladesh Factory

More than 15 apparel industry workers were injured when a fire swept through the Smart Export Garment Ltd. factory in Dhaka.

clock January 28, 2013Mayu Saini


PPR Invests in Electric Brand’s Revamp

After 13 years in business, Electric has rethought its logo, merchandise mix and distribution with the support of parent PPR.

clock January 28, 2013Rachel Brown


Sam Edelman’s New Muse: Kate Upton

The New York-based footwear brand has tapped the model for its new digital and print advertising campaign.

clock January 28, 2013Alexandra Steigrad


Despite Asia Slowdown, Watch Firms Upbeat

After record sales and earnings last year, Switzerland’s leading watchmakers are entering 2013 with broad optimism.

clock January 28, 2013Haig Simonian


Kimberly Ovitz’s Tech Take on Jewelry

The pieces will make their debut at the designer’s runway show during New York Fashion Week on Feb. 7.

clock January 28, 2013Rachel Strugatz


Laura Wass Launches WXYZ Jewelry

The collection is about exploring unconventional production methods that are oftentimes highly technical.

clock January 28, 2013Rachel Strugatz


NuOrder Site Attracts New Investors

The online and mobile marketplace linking retailers and fashion wholesalers has four new backers bringing money and expertise to the enterprise.

clock January 28, 2013David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Fendi to Fund Restoration of Roman Fountains

The Italian fashion brand is embarking on a four-year effort to restore some of the city’s crumbling fountains, beginning with the Trevi.

clock January 28, 2013Miles Socha

Memo Pad

The New Republic Hosts Media Panel

New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson and HBO ceo Richard Pepler discussed “the unexpected future of media.”

clock January 28, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

French Edition of Vanity Fair Launching in July

Condé Nast France is investing 15 million euros, or $20 million at current exchange, by 2014 in the new venture.

clock January 28, 2013Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Betsey Johnson to Show at New York Fashion Week

After announcing that she would not be having a runway show, the designer has changed her mind.

clock January 28, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Red Carpet Green Dress Initiative Returning to Oscars

British actress Naomie Harris will wear the winning look by 20-year-old Ghana-born designer Michael Badger.

clock January 28, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Coty Launching Chloé Crème de la Rose Skin-Care Line

The four stockkeeping-unit lineup — a serum, a water lotion, an oil and a cream moisturizer — will bow in Japan in two doors in April.

clock January 28, 2013Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

French Hotel Group Sofitel Taps Karl Lagerfeld

He will design the emblem for its new Sofitel So Singapore, slated to open in July, WWD has learned.

clock January 28, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Christian Siriano, Padma Lakshmi Tie Up With HSN

On Feb. 22, Siriano will debut Striking by Christian Siriano, a capsule line; Lakshmi, meanwhile, is branching into jewelry.

clock January 28, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

BaubleBar Launching Pop-up Shop in New York

The e-tailer is celebrating its second birthday with its first brick-and-mortar retail experience.

clock January 28, 2013Kristi Garced

Intimates and Activewear

Alice & Olivia Collaborates With Pretty Polly

The first legwear collection for the trendy ready-to-wear brand will make its debut Feb. 11 during New York Fashion Week.

clock January 28, 2013Karyn Monget


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