Lane Crawford Plots Chinese Expansion

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Lane Crawford wants a bigger piece of China’s luxury pie. The Hong Kong-based retailer is gearing up to open two stores in mainland China.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Prince Charles Decorates Bernard Arnault

The luxury titan was made a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

clock March 31, 2013Miles Socha

Ryan Gosling in Gucci.


Ryan Gosling Hits the Red Carpet for ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’

The fervor for a glimpse of Gosling or, better yet, an iPhone snap, was particularly piqued.

clock March 29, 2013Taylor Harris

Designer and Luxury

Edun Names Danielle Sherman as Creative Director

She succeeds Sharon Wauchob, who designed the label for six seasons and is exiting to focus on her namesake collection.

clock April 1, 2013David Lipke

Andrew Keith


Lane Crawford Plots Chinese Expansion

The Hong Kong-based retailer is gearing up to open two stores in mainland China — in Shanghai and Chengdu — this year.

clock April 1, 2013Amanda Kaiser and Lara Farrar

Philippe Auguin and Justice Ginsburg


Washington National Opera Ball Moves Date

To help sound the alarm, ball chair Connie Milstein welcomed opera patrons to an elegant dinner party billed as a pre-ball preview.

clock April 1, 2013Susan Watters

Laura Pomerantz

Human Resources

Laura Pomerantz Founds Global Real Estate Firm

The company, which opens today, will focus on retail real estate and commercial office space.

clock April 1, 2013Lisa Lockwood

A Lotus “between the finger” ring.

Human Resources

Van Cleef Taps Alain Bernard as CEO of Americas

Executive comes from the brand’s Japan office, where he served as ceo for three years developing the jeweler’s presence in the region.

clock April 1, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

A look by Tory Burch at the Neiman Marcus fashion show in Shanghai.


Neiman Marcus Takes Show on the Road to China

Company staged its first fashion show on the mainland in its latest bid to make more consumers aware of its recently launched e-commerce site in the country.

clock April 1, 2013Lara Farrar

Acne Studio's leather and cotton corduroy vest and pants worn with Efva Attling earrings, a Michael Schmidt bracelet and Christian Louboutin shoes.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: Cool Rider

From sophisticated jackets to street-savvy overalls, leather hits the fast lane this season.

clock April 1, 2013WWD Staff


American Apparel Refinances With Private Bond Offering

Proceeds will be used by the specialty retailer to repay and exit its credit facilities.

clock March 31, 2013David Lipke

120 multistrand South Sea and freshwater cultured pearls with 18-karat white gold clasp.


Mikimoto Celebrates 120 Years of Cultured Pearls

To commemorate that milestone, the brand is unveiling a high-jewelry collection that showcases modern twists to the brand’s signature looks.

clock April 1, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Harlan Bratcher, Regina Quattrochi, Wendy Williams and Alan Cumming.


Bailey House Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Alan Cumming was honored at the organization’s annual gala.

clock March 29, 2013Kristi Garced

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce


Dolce & Gabbana Fined $440M

The decision confirms a first degree sentence in November 2011, and denies an appeal by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.

clock March 31, 2013Luisa Zargani

Louis Vuitton's newest campaign, shot by Steven Klein, puts the spotlight on its Alma bag.


Louis Vuitton Launching Campaign for Alma Bag

Slated to break in an array of May magazines, the ads come with the tag line “Chic on the bridge” and focus on landmark spans in Paris, New York and Shanghai.

clock April 1, 2013Miles Socha

Steve Swartz and Frank A. Bennack Jr.

Business Features

Hearst’s New CEO Steve Swartz Talks Business, Succession

The executive is a rarity in today’s media landscape: an editorial guy who will become ceo of a multibillion-dollar conglomerate.

clock April 1, 2013Erik Maza

"Kate Moss, West Village NYC, 1992 Edition 1 of 3."


Sante D’Orazio on Show at Christie’s

The lensman sifted through thousands of images before deciding on the final 50 oversize portraits for his upcoming private sale.

clock April 1, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Hermès Artistic Director Pierre-Alexis Dumas to Receive Legion of Honor

More than 500 recipients of the French order, established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte, were announced on the occasion of the Easter holiday in Europe.

clock April 1, 2013Miles Socha

Francisco Costa

Fashion Scoops

Francisco Costa Designs T-shirt for amfAR

The awareness campaign features photos of the designer and other Brazilian celebrities like Adriana Lima and Gilberto Gil wearing the T-shirt.

clock April 1, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Judge Drops Buccellati Holding Italia Lawsuit in New York

Citing lack of jurisdiction, Judge Paul G. Gardephe dismissed the case against Laura Buccellati, the grandniece of Mario Buccellati, the company’s founder.

clock April 1, 2013Alexandra Steigrad


Today's Must Read

Mary Charteris, Tyrone Wood and Harley Viera-Newton


Cartier Hosts Queen's Cup in Windsor

clock 2hNatalie Theodosi

Social Studies