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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 12hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

clock 11hLisa Lockwood


Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock 14hKristi Garced

U.S. and Bangladesh to Meet on Tragedies

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As the Bangladesh government said it would begin talks about a wage increase in its textiles sector, the Obama administration is taking an active role in dealing with the collapse of the Rana Plaza building.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Natalie Joos and Peter Som


Anthropologie Hosts Peter Som Dinner

The designer was being celebrated at a dinner hosted by the retailer for about 30 guests at the Beatrice Inn on Thursday night.

clock May 10, 2013Kristi Garced

A view of Galeries Lafayette's lingerie space.


Galeries Lafayette Opens New Lingerie Floor

The French department store revamped its fourth floor into a 37,675-square-foot lingerie temple, a new step in its plan to reorganize its flagship.

clock May 13, 2013Laure Guilbault

Freida Pinto


Maiyet Toasts New Facility With New York Dinner

Freida Pinto co-hosted a dinner at Barneys with the consciously-sourced fashion brand.

clock May 10, 2013Taylor Harris

Noah Wrubel and Bill Richardson


Bare Necessities Marks 15th Year

The company has good reason to celebrate, following a growth rate of 18.1 percent in 2012 to annual sales of $66 million.

clock May 13, 2013Karyn Monget

Shoppers at the Comme des Garcons New York Market Market 2.

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Comme des Garçons New York Market Market

The fashion-obsessed were up bright and early on Friday for Day One of the shopping festival.

clock May 10, 2013Lauren McCarthy

A piece from 88 Rue du Rhone.


As China Slows, Watch Brands Invest in Innovation

Facing a sharp slowdown in growth following a record 2012, watch brands pulled out the stops at Baselworld.

clock May 13, 2013Joelle Diderich

Drena DeNiro, Iman, Bethann Hardison and Liya Kebede

Designer and Luxury

Iman, Liya Kebede Celebrate Bethann Hardison

The activist and documentarian was honored Thursday for championing racial diversity for decades.

clock May 10, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Monika Chiang and Christopher Burch


Monika Chiang Fetes Eve Album

Christopher Burch said the brand is taking off “thanks to being embedded in all the blogs.”

clock May 13, 2013Sharon Edelson

The view outside a True Religion store.


True Religion Headlines Denim Deals

On Friday, three denim brands — True Religion, Jag Jeans and Christopher Blue — were part of two separate deals on the mergers and acquisitions front.

clock May 13, 2013Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

FROM TOP: Paris Hilton, Lauren Merkin, Sophia Webster shoe and Ella McHugh.


Fall 2013 Accessories Trend: That’s Fierce

Animal prints are back for fall, this time reinvented on calf-hair accessories for a wildly fresh look.

clock May 13, 2013Roxanne Robinson


Rodale Venturing Into Retail

The publisher of Women’s Health, Men’s Health and Prevention will launch its first online specialty store, Rodale’s, later this month.

clock May 13, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Valentino's fall accessories ad.


Valentino Taps Terry Richardson for Campaign

The label’s fall accessories campaign brings edginess to the brand better known for its aspirational glamour.

clock May 13, 2013Cynthia Martens


Catching Up With Chris Heath, National Magazine Award Winner

The longtime men’s magazine contributor won for an 11,000-word piece in the March 2012 GQ on a wild animal hunt and massacre in Zanesville, Ohio.

clock May 13, 2013Erik Maza

Human Resources

David’s Bridal Taps Pamela Wallack as CEO

Executive is still heading up Gap’s Global Creative Center in New York and will exit Wednesday, a Gap Inc. spokeswoman said.

clock May 13, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Ryan Caldbeck


CircleUp Raises $7.5M Series A Funding

It is believed to be the largest amount raised for an equity-based crowdfunding site.

clock May 13, 2013Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren to Open on Fifth Avenue

Sources believe the size of the store at 711 Fifth Avenue between 55th and 56th Streets will be 35,000 square feet.

clock May 13, 2013Sharon Edelson

The rescue effort at the Rana Plaza collapse that prompted scrutiny of industry safety.

Government and Trade

U.S., Bangladesh to Confer on Tragedies

The Obama administration is beginning to take an active role in dealing with the collapse of the Rana Plaza building that now has claimed 1,126 lives.

clock May 13, 2013Kristi Ellis and Mayu Saini and John Zarocostas

Fashion Scoops

Olivier Theyskens Hits Los Angeles for Theory

The designer hosted a cocktail party at the brand’s newly expanded Melrose Avenue store Thursday and a breakfast at the new Beverly Hills store on Friday.

clock May 13, 2013Marcy Medina

Minnie Mortimer in a Patrik Ervell top and Suno skirt.

Fashion Scoops

Saks Fifth Avenue Toasts Haider Ackermann in Beverly Hills

China Chow, Cameron Silver, Juan Carlos Obando, Janie Bryant, Minnie Mortimer and Kendall Conrad were among the guests at Mr. Chow Thursday evening.

clock May 13, 2013Rachel Brown

Charlotte Tilbury

Fashion Scoops

Selfridges to Spotlight Charlotte Tilbury

The celebrity makeup artist will step into the spotlight next month for a one-off, week-long beauty event.

clock May 13, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Johan Lindeberg Ties Up With Absolut

The designer has been appointed creative director of the new “single-estate handcrafted luxury vodka,” Absolut Elyx.

clock May 13, 2013Arnold J. Karr


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clock 14hJennifer Weil

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