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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 16hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 6hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 23hRosemary Feitelberg

Oscar Creates Line for The Outnet Site

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Overview

Through a partnership with The Outnet, one of three sites under the Net-a-porter umbrella, Oscar de la Renta will unveil its first offering created specifically for the outlet sector.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Handbags

Porsche Design Fetes 40th With Women’s Bag Line

The German brand launched its first collection of women’s handbags for spring.

clock January 7, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Cassina Fetes Karl Lagerfeld Photo Exhibit in Paris

The designer photographed the Italian furniture brand’s iconic creations.

clock February 1, 2013Joelle Diderich

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Deborah Lloyd Taps Kate Spade’s DNA

As president and chief creative officer, she oversees all touch points of the brand, from handbags to the design of the fragrance bottle.

clock February 4, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Retail/Business

Jack Spade in Expansion Mode

A big retail push and additional categories are on tap for the men’s brand.

clock February 4, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Features

Calling the Spades: Kate and Andy Spade Look Back

The couple and their two partners cashed out of the company seven years ago to the tune of $59 million.

clock February 4, 2013Jessica Iredale

Eyewear

Color My World: Kate Spade’s Licensing Strategy

With its quirky, colorful and whimsical products, the brand has successfully entered new categories with key licensing partners.

clock February 4, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Business Features

The View From the Top: William McComb’s Bold Move

The Fifth & Pacific ceo bucked the odds by investing heavily in Kate Spade, which at the time was one of a slew in its portfolio.

clock February 4, 2013Evan Clark

Specialty Stores

Kate Spade’s Growth Spurt

Ceo Craig Leavitt lays out his plans for the brand that continues to blossom.

clock February 4, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Specialty Stores

Kate Spade Through the Years

As the brand celebrates its 20th anniversary with an eye to the future, WWD takes a look at its past.

clock February 4, 2013WWD Staff

Digital

Kate Spade’s Digital Play

Web sites, e-commerce, social media and mobile commerce are constantly refined to adapt to and exceed consumer expectations.

clock February 4, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Handbags

Kate Spade, Accessories Sensation

A look at some of the best goods over the years.

clock February 4, 2013Roxanne Robinson

Clothing/Furnishings

Accessorizing the Jack Spade Man

American preppy sensibility with a twist, brightly colored accessories and conversational furnishings give the brand a young-at-heart spirit.

clock February 4, 2013Alex Badia

Denim

Lucky Brand Licenses Handbags

Lucky Brand is moving into handbags for fall and plans to take its first steps in the international arena before the year is over.

clock February 1, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Government and Trade

Edward I. Koch: Seventh Avenue Ally

A funeral for the former New York mayor will be held Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan, with burial at the Trinity Church cemetery.

clock February 3, 2013Arthur Friedman

Intimates and Activewear

High End in Demand at SIL

While attendance figures at the recent Salon International de la Lingerie and Interfilière trade shows saw a significant drop, buyers were generally upbeat.

clock February 3, 2013Alex Wynne

Parties

‘Side Effects’ Premieres in New York

Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum and Catherine Zeta-Jones turned out to the AMC Loews Lincoln Square theater in New York on Thursday night.

clock February 1, 2013Belisa Silva

Parties

Liza Minnelli Revisits ‘Cabaret’

A standing ovation greeted the actress as a single spotlight lit her entrance for a 40th anniversary screening of her Oscar-winning performance.

clock February 3, 2013David Lipke

People

‘Dirty Wars’ Documentary Wins Praise at Sundance Debut

Directed, shot and edited by a fellow war journalist and filmmaker, it follows The Nation’s Jeremy Scahill as he reports on the U.S.’ covert war on terror.

clock February 4, 2013Marcy Medina

Legal

Walter and Giovanni Burani Sentenced in Fraud Case

Father and son have been found guilty of fraudulent bankruptcy of the Mariella Burani Fashion Group and its parent company, Burani Designer Holding.

clock February 4, 2013Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Brands Embrace Chinese Celebrities

This new breed of celebrity brand ambassador may be the key to success within the Chinese market.

clock February 4, 2013Casey Hall

Government and Trade

Tentative Pact Thwarts East Coast Port Strike

A consortium of shipping companies and terminal operators, and a labor group of dockworkers, reached an agreement on a master contract late Friday.

clock February 4, 2013Kristi Ellis

Department Stores

Bloomingdale’s Said Close to Abu Dhabi Deal

The retailer appears close to a deal in the Sowwah Central megamall being developed in Abu Dhabi, according to sources.

clock February 4, 2013David Moin

Financial

Christian Dior Couture Sales Jump 24% in 2012

Sales at the fashion house totaled 1.24 billion euros, or $1.59 billion, with all product lines contributing to a healthy sales progression in its stores.

clock February 4, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fashion

Pantone’s Top Colors for Fall 2013

Three shades of green rank in the season’s Top 10 colors for women and men.

clock February 4, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Jewelry

Punk Rocks for Reed Krakoff Jewelry

The designer’s bold new jewelry collection, named Punk Glass, features a plethora of unique raw glass stones wrapped in flat metal.

clock February 4, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Oscar de la Renta Creates Line for The Outnet

The designer is further exploring the off-price world through a partnership with the Net-a-porter offshoot.

clock February 4, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Specialty Stores

Kate Spade Continues to Thrive in Japan

One of the brand’s first foreign markets, it’s clear that the country still plays an important role in global strategy.

clock February 4, 2013Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Budgets on the Rise at Paris Shows

Accessories buyers trolling the Who’s Next Paris, Première Classe and Bijorhca Paris fairs in mid-January said their budgets were flat to up.

clock February 4, 2013Jennifer Weil

Memo Pad

Garage Magazine Tackles Vanity in Issue No. 4

Editor in chief Dasha Zhukova is fed up with all the self-love in the air.

clock February 4, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Berluti Taps Isabella Capece Galeota for Communications Post

Currently Louis Vuitton’s communications director in charge of public relations and events, she is expected to arrive in late March.

clock February 4, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Silas Chou, Lawrence Stroll Decrease Michael Kors Stake

Their investment vehicle, Sportswear Holdings Ltd., owned 31.3 million shares of the company, or 15.6 percent of those outstanding, at the end of 2012.

clock February 4, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Tumi Names George Esquivel Creative Director

Footwear designer will impart his creative expertise on the product development and marketing communications sides of the company.

clock February 4, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Parsons Names Honorees for Annual Fashion Benefit

Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, as well as Bonnie Brooks, president of Hudson’s Bay Co., will receive awards.

clock February 4, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Spiegel Promotes Richard Lowe

As international creative director, he will oversee the design and creative direction of the Spiegel Collection, Newport News and Shape FX women’s brands.

clock February 4, 2013David Moin

Fashion Features

Fall 2013 Designer Inspirations: New York Collections, Part One

Nostalgia and street and everything neat. That’s what this season’s muses are made of.

clock February 4, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors to Open at World Financial Center

The designer has signed a lease for a 1,700-square-foot lease at Brookfield Place in lower Manhattan.

clock February 4, 2013Sharon Edelson

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