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Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock 10hRitu Upadhyay

Fashion

Hilfiger to Create Fashion Carnival at South Street Seaport

The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.

clock August 22, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Media

Jenna Dewan Tatum Tapped as Danskin Brand Ambassador, Ad Campaign Face

Actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum is Danskin's newest brand ambassador, appearing as the face — and body — of its fall ad campaign.

clock 10hMarcy Medina

In Focus

Zika Fears Weigh on Miami Beach

Lincoln Road Mall in Miami.

Flash-Sale Sites Reinvent the Model

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Once touted to become significant online players to rival eBay and Amazon, many sites are now retrenching to adapt to a more realistic growth trajectory.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Government and Trade

Chinese Industry Weighs Labor Issues

Government announces program to raise minimum wage.

clock February 6, 2013Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Intimates and Activewear

New Initiatives for Natori’s Josie Brand

The lingerie, sleepwear and ready-to-wear company is launching its first in-store shop concept is aimed at a younger, more contemporary consumer.

clock February 8, 2013Karyn Monget

Fashion Show Reviews

Monika Chiang RTW Fall 2013

The designer has established her brand as one to go to for sleek, edgy and wearable pieces.

clock February 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Miu Miu Taps Ava Duvernay to Shoot Short Film

“The Door” features Gabrielle Union, Alfre Woodard, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Adepero Oduye and singer-songwriter Goapele.

clock February 8, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Show Reviews

St. John RTW Fall 2013

Greg Myler demonstrated a confident hand with elegant clothes that elevated the brand’s knitwear heritage nicely without ever looking old.

clock February 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Lorry Newhouse RTW Fall 2013

Purple and red were pivotal in her fall collection, with an added urban dose of black and gray.

clock February 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Rag & Bone RTW Fall 2013

David Neville and Marcus Wainwright are among the few who have managed to remain loyal to a narrow design tenet while consistently drawing out something new.

clock February 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Tommy Hilfiger Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The marriage of Hilfiger’s preppy Ivy League heritage and creative consultant Simon Spurr’s English roots has never been so spot-on.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Nicole Miller RTW Fall 2013

Raiding her boyfriend’s closet can afford a girl a pretty good wardrobe — if she pilfers selectively and adds her own sexy touches.

clock February 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Suno RTW Fall 2013

The designers tapped into a Russian folk theme at the outset with golden paisley prints trimming bell cuffs and ruffled hemlines.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Ruffian RTW Fall 2013

Brian Wolk and Claude Morais looked to the saloons, opium dens and theaters of the Bowery’s dark and intriguing yesteryear to inform the line’s fall aesthetic.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Marissa Webb RTW Fall 2013

The designer described her sophomore collection as a steady evolution of the contrast between men’s wear and femininity.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Helmut Lang RTW Fall 2013

The strong lineup featured graphic Cubist elements in interesting fabric combinations and several other sharply tailored looks.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Lacoste RTW Fall 2013

The women’s lineup worked the brand’s signature cotton piqué fabric in new ways.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Billy Reid RTW Fall 2013

The designer described his men’s lineup for fall as “warmth with street toughness,” and brought the same sensibility to his women’s collection impressively.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Front Row at Prabal Gurung

Eve, Jaime King, Analeigh Tipton, Olivia Thirlby and Lauren Remington Platt sat front row at the show.

clock February 9, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Show Reviews

Jill Stuart RTW Fall 2013

The designer’s fall muse was the modern, aristocratic Brit, “like Stella Tennant.”

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Louise Goldin RTW Fall 2013

Riffing on the theme “fighting warriors” with the right subtle touch, the designer’s strong looks included cool padding and seamed leather details.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Prabal Gurung RTW Fall 2013

As a collection, it presented a strong look that was focused and at its most personal when he incorporated notes of his Nepalese heritage into the picture.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Rebecca Taylor RTW Fall 2013

The rock ’n’ roll edge she chose for fall sometimes felt forced.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

The Elder Statesman RTW Fall 2013

Greg Chait’s signature is as young and subtle as it is luxurious.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Band of Outsiders RTW Fall 2013

Creative director Scott Sternberg combined Billie Holiday and Atari into a well-executed collection.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Hervé Léger by Max Azria RTW Fall 2013

Notable standouts included the luxe fur hoodies and a group of dresses with crystal embroidery outlining the female form.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Ostwald Helgason RTW Fall 2013

Symbolist literature like Baudelaire’s “Flowers of Evil” and “Little Shop of Horrors” guided Susanne Ostwald and Ingvar Helgason this season.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Robert Geller Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The designer’s plays on elongated proportions and artful layering continued to mature this season.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexander Wang RTW Fall 2013

His desire to resist the sameness drove him to the warm embrace of all things fuzzy: mohair, alpaca, astrakhan and anything that reminded him of hair.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Fall 2013

The collection featured ample layers, fabric mixes, and numerous split levels, delivered with edgy eccentricity.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Tibi RTW Fall 2013

Working in a predominantly black-and-white palette with pops of brights, Smilovic’s outerwear looked particularly good.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Monique Lhuillier RTW Fall 2013

There were plenty of red-carpet worthy stunners on Lhuillier’s runway.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Altuzarra RTW Fall 2013

For fall, Joseph Altuzarra said goodbye to spring’s lavish, ornamented exotica in favor of a more hard-edge version of glamour.

clock February 9, 2013WWD Staff

Front Row at Alexander Wang

Alison Mosshart, Zoë Kravitz, Natasha Lyonne and ASAP Rocky were front row at the designer’s show.

clock February 9, 2013Matthew Lynch

Front Row at Altuzarra

Emilia Clarke and Oh Land sat front row at the designer’s show.

clock February 10, 2013Matthew Lynch

Fashion Show Reviews

Victoria Beckham RTW Fall 2013

The beautiful collection offered a strong play on English heritage fabrics, which she executed with ease and modernity.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Moncler Grenoble RTW Fall 2013

The collection was a savvy fusion of cozy and chic.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Derek Lam RTW Fall 2013

The designer made quick work of what he called “elevated American style” for fall, showing a cool and concise 27-look lineup.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Lela Rose RTW Fall 2013

Evoking a rich Eastern ethos, the designer opened with a terrific group of looks in rich colors, textures and prints.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

DKNY RTW Fall 2013

Donna Karan returned to the early Nineties for fall, but this time through a hip-hop lens.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Tracy Reese RTW Fall 2013

The designer looked to her hometown New York City girls for inspiration, delivering lots of great effortless looks that veered more edgy than past collections.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

J. Press York Street Opens on Bleecker

The updated collection of classics designed for the preppy retailer by Shimon and Ariel Ovadia of Ovadia & Sons now has its own home.

clock February 10, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Parties

Bulgari Toasts Serpenti Collection

The evening began with an intimate dinner for VIP clients and “friends of the brand,” including Uma Thurman and Julianne Moore.

clock February 10, 2013Taylor Harris

People

MAC, Altuzarra Cohost Dinner

Guests included Vanessa Traina, Emilia Clarke, Chelsea Leyland, Philip Crangi and Jenna Lyons and Courtney Crangi.

clock February 10, 2013Matthew Lynch

Prabal Gurung Hosts After Party on the Bowery

The designer greeted well-wishers on the packed dance floor as a DJ cranked out an onslaught of Nineties and early Aughts hip-hop.

clock February 10, 2013Matthew Lynch

Retail/Business

Northeast Stores Dig Out After Storm

Retailers in the area began to return to some degree of normalcy on Sunday.

clock February 10, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Show Reviews

Thakoon RTW Fall 2013

“Winter longing for summer” was the approach Thakoon Panichgul took for fall.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Flash-Sale Sites Reinvent the Model

Once touted to become significant online players to rival eBay and Amazon, many sites are now retrenching to adapt to a more realistic growth trajectory.

clock February 11, 2013Sharon Edelson

Memo Pad

Condé Nast Titles Featured in Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl Spot

A spokeswoman for the car manufacturer said it wanted to partner with Condé because its magazines conveyed “the life our hero aspired to.”

clock February 11, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Features

Return of the Countess Louise J. Esterhazy

The famed Hungarian countess today rejoins WWD as a columnist — and reminisces about her dinner with Coco Chanel.

clock February 11, 2013The Countess Louise J. Esterhazy

Fashion Show Reviews

Diane von Furstenberg RTW Fall 2013

The designer turned to a heady mix of glam rock and Studio 54 — a moment in the Seventies when she began to spread her wings sartorially and otherwise.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Mergers and Acquisitions

Norwest Venture Takes Stake in Bailey44

Los Angeles-based contemporary brand brought in a new partner to supercharge its growing business.

clock February 11, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

ILRF Members Stage Protest at Lincoln Center

They distributed fliers Sunday afternoon prior to Trina Turk’s fashion show protesting Gap’s fire safety program.

clock February 11, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Alexis Bittar Makes Earrings for Phillip Lim Runway Show

The one-of-a-kind pair of earrings may be a preview of what to expect from Bittar’s upcoming foray into fine jewelry.

clock February 11, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Fendi Teams With Dubai Developer DAMAC Properties

Brand will conceive the interior design for a 490-foot-high residential tower in Riyadh, among other projects.

clock February 11, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Show Reviews

Y-3 RTW Fall 2013

Yohji Yamamoto sent out an “Analog vs. Digital” collection for Y-3, contrasting the traditional with the modern.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

William Banks-Blaney and Gillian Anderson Cohost Pre-BAFTA Dinner

Guests included Laura Carmichael, Lily Cooper, Lara Bohinc, Patrick Grant and Johanna Johnston.

clock February 11, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Show Reviews

Cynthia Rowley RTW Fall 2013

More controlled in volume compared to her spring show, the suits and loose top-and-pants combos looked great in head-to-toe prints.

clock February 10, 2013WWD Staff

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