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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 7hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

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

clock 2hMaghan 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 2hWWD Staff

Saks Sets Rollout of Private Label

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Overview

Starting this fall, the line will have a new name, three subbrands and devoted shops in key markets.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Fashion Show Reviews

Christian Dada RTW Fall 2013

Designer Masanori Morikawa often veers into macabre territory and this season was no exception.

clock March 18, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Motonari Ono RTW Fall 2013

The designer incorporated influences from both men’s wear and interior furnishings into his fall collection.

clock March 18, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Mint Designs RTW Fall 2013

Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi often turn out zany, loud prints, which they offered again for fall.

clock March 18, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Et Momonakia RTW Fall 2013

Design duo Joga Naoto and Tamaki Hiroto staged a game of musical chairs this season.

clock March 19, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Vivienne Tam Takes Part in Tokyo Fashion Week

The designer made her first visit to Japan in five years.

clock March 19, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Fashion Show Reviews

Anrealage RTW Fall 2013

Kunihiko Morinaga is known for his innovative collections based around a singular concept.

clock March 19, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Some Old, Some New at India Fashion Week

The five days of shows ended Sunday with 58 designers showing and 57 booths in the exhibition hall.

clock March 19, 2013Mayu Saini

Parties

Venetian Heritage Gala Pays Homage to Federico Fellini

Edward Norton and Diane Lane performed at the event.

clock March 19, 2013Taylor Harris

Parties

DVF, Andrew Rosen Host Fundraiser

A little snow couldn’t deter the downtown scenesters from a night of drinks, food and shopping at Monday night’s Open Market fund-raiser at the Highline Stages.

clock March 19, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Parties

The Asia Society Honors Jason Wu

The organization threw its fifth annual gala at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan on Monday night, with guests like Michelle Harper, Cynthia Rowley and Bill Powers.

clock March 19, 2013Kristi Garced

Retail/Business

Liberty Fairs Adds New York Show

The first Manhattan show will be staged on July 22 and 23 at 82 Mercer Street, a location that previously housed rival trade show Project NYC.

clock March 19, 2013David Lipke

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Façonnable’s Next Stage

The brand is planning to celebrate the opening of its new boutique in Bellevue, Wash., today as it unveils its new course under artistic director Julian Neale.

clock March 20, 2013Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

FTC Settles Faux Fur Complaint

Consent orders with Neiman’s, drjays.com and Revolve could become final after April 18.

clock March 19, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Business Features

Renzo Rosso’s New Course

Change is afoot at Diesel and parent company Only the Brave Srl, whose name has now been cut short to OTB SpA.

clock March 19, 2013Luisa Zargani

Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: Prim Witted

Cut in demure shapes with offbeat details, fall’s dresses have an air of one Margot Tenenbaum, she of the 2001 cult classic “The Royal Tenenbaums.”

clock March 20, 2013Kim Friday

Handbags

Dylan Lauren in Pact With LeSportsac for Handbags

Dylan’s Candy Bar is launching a bag collaboration with the brand, in an effort to expand the candy retailer’s reach internationally.

clock March 19, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Legal

Off-Pricers Prevail as Supreme Court Rules in Copyright Case

High Court says that purchase of foreign-made goods and subsequent sale in U.S. doesn’t violate copyright law.

clock March 19, 2013Kristi Ellis

Denim

Jeffrey Lubell Out as True Religion CEO

Lynne Koplin, president, succeeds founder on an interim basis.

clock March 19, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Features

Laurel Kamen Brings Trunk Shows to Cancer Patients

The retired top executive at American Express was packing for a trip to Georgetown Hospital for a bilateral mastectomy when the idea for Alloro hit her.

clock March 19, 2013Susan Watters

Department Stores

Saks Fifth Avenue Revamping Men’s Private Label

Starting this fall, the line will have a new name, three subbrands and devoted shops in key markets.

clock March 20, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Memo Pad

Time Inc. Veteran Paul Caine Leaving Company

The publisher’s chief revenue officer is heading to Dial Global, a syndicator of radio programming, where he will be ceo.

clock March 20, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

WSJ., T Magazine Profile Same Garden Designer

Deborah Needleman assigned both stories about Madison Cox and his home in Tangier, Morocco.

clock March 20, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Bauer Restructuring Teen Division

Last week, the publisher merged the editorial staffs of M, J-14 and Twist magazines, which mix celebrity and tween interests.

clock March 20, 2013Erik Maza

People

Stephen Burrows Looks Back as Retrospective Bows

The designer did not seem to be the least bit wistful, frazzled or reflective about being surrounded by his past.

clock March 20, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Phoebe Philo Channeling Geoffrey Beene?

Photos depicting a resemblance between a coat from Céline’s runway for fall 2013 and a 2004 design by the late American designer have been circulating.

clock March 20, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

CFDA, eBay Toast You Can’t Fake Fashion Tie Up

Steven Kolb and Devin Wenig, president of eBay Marketplaces, took 30 designers out for dinner Monday to celebrate the joint campaign.

clock March 20, 2013David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Benetton Family Gets Green Light to Develop Venice Palazzo

The family’s real estate holding, Edizione Property, has plans to open a luxury department store in the heart of the city.

clock March 20, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Nanette Lepore Inks Deal With Peking Handicraft for Home

The collection, which launches this fall, takes its cues from the prints and intricate details of the designer’s ready-to-wear collection.

clock March 20, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Henry Street Settlement to Honor Reed Krakoff

The designer will be recognized for his philanthropic support of New York City at the organization’s annual gala.

clock March 20, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

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