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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 16hBridget Foley

Fashion

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

Retail

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 22hWWD Staff

Lane Crawford Plots Chinese Expansion

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Overview

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

Parties

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

Department Stores

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

Parties

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

Executive Changes

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

Executive Changes

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

Department Stores

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

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

Financial

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

Jewelry

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

Parties

Bailey House Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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

clock March 29, 2013Kristi Garced

Legal

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

Memo Pad

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

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

People

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

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

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Ralph Lauren Corp. to Fold Denim & Supply Into Polo Brand

clock September 22, 2016Vicki M. Young

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