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HBC Hires Ed Burstell to Accelerate Innovation

HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.

clock 13hDavid Moin


Balenciaga Names Cédric Charbit as New CEO

A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.

clock 14hMiles Socha


Tokyo Fashion Week: Watching for See-Now-Buy-Now

New sponsor Amazon didn't make vast changes to the format, while the local industry seemed open to the Instant Fashion experience.

clock 8hKelly Wetherille

Bangladesh, Retailers In Key Safety Steps

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In a major victory for labor rights activists, the Bangladesh government on Monday granted the right of workers to form trade unions in the core textile and apparel industry.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Chopard diamond necklace from the 2013 Red Carpet Collection.

Fashion Scoops

Chopard Enlists Colin Firth for Cannes Awards

The Oscar winner is the patron of the 13th edition of the Chopard Trophy for up-and-coming talents.

clock May 13, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Andam Names Seven Finalists for 2013 Prize

Olympia Le-Tan, Yang Li, Pedro Lourenço and four others are up for the cash prize of $324,645.

clock May 13, 2013Miles Socha


Jos. A. Bank Expects Q1 Net Dip

Quarterly sales are down 3 percent, primarily in April, despite Internet strength.

clock May 13, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Aerin Lauder

Human Resources

Aerin Lauder: Building on a Family’s Legacy

Following in the footsteps of her larger-than-life grandmother, Aerin Lauder has become a brand.

clock May 14, 2013Pete Born and Jenny B. Fine

A rending of the Aerin Southampton store, slated to open in late May.


Aerin Lauder to Open Southampton Store

The beauty executive-turned-brand-creator will open the doors to her first stand-alone store over Memorial Day weekend.

clock May 14, 2013Molly Prior

An ad for the Estée Lauder Private Collection.

Human Resources

Aerin Lauder: A Founder’s Creative Path

A timeline of the beauty-maven-turned-brand-creator’s life.

clock May 14, 2013Belisa Silva

A rendering of Lauder’s upcoming lighting and furniture lines.

Human Resources

Aerin Lauder’s Licensees: Interpreting a Vision

Lauder attributes much of her success in putting together her new brand to the high caliber of her licensees, who produce and distribute the merchandise.

clock May 14, 2013Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Garance Doré on location with Jeanne Damas.


Macy’s to Launch Maison Jules Brand

The department store is bringing Paris style to the masses with the launch of the new private label inspired by French contemporary brands.

clock May 13, 2013Joelle Diderich


Retail Sales Gain in April

All sectors show an increase in the month.

clock May 13, 2013Kristi Ellis

Salvatore Ferragamo RTW Fall 2013

Business Features

Salvatore Ferragamo Profits Climb

The brand was driven by a solid performance worldwide and continued growth in its core footwear and leather goods categories.

clock May 13, 2013Luisa Zargani

Lalique Psyche Nighttime bracelet.


Lalique Looks to the Air for Fine Jewelry

The brand last spring launched the first collection in a four-part series based on Nature’s four elements: fire, earth, air and water.

clock May 14, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Ottavio Missoni backstage at Missoni's spring 2013 menswear

Fashion Features

Remembering Ottavio Missoni’s Colorful Life

Family, friends, members of the fashion industry, employees and other well-wishers filled Gallarate’s Basilica and its facing square on Monday.

clock May 13, 2013Luisa Zargani

A look from the Carnaby Collection.


Macy’s to Launch New Men’s Private Brand

The Bar III Carnaby Collection features suit separates, sport coats, vests, trousers, dress shirts and neckwear with superslim silhouettes.

clock May 13, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

A look from QMack.


Jones, Macy’s Chase Millennials With QMack

Stefani Greenfield described the new brand, an exclusive to the department store, as “Blake Lively-meets-Zoe Saldana.”

clock May 14, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Ck Calvin Klein will be re-branded.

Ready To Wear

Ck Calvin Klein to Be Re-branded

Move is part of a strategy to strengthen the global growth strategies for Calvin Klein across product categories and geographies.

clock May 13, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Michele Scannavini


IPO Fever Gaining Speed

For the fashion and beauty world, the first out of the IPO gate is expected to be Coty Inc. next month.

clock May 13, 2013Vicki M. Young and Molly Prior

April 29: in a Tara Jamon coat and bespoke dress.

Fashion Features

Maternity Clothes: Yea or Nay?

Kate Middleton represents a growing set of pregnant women choosing to dress their bumps in non-maternity wear.

clock May 14, 2013Samantha Conti and Lorelei Marfil


Fashion Features

Kate Expectations: Maternity Designs for the Duchess of Cambridge

As her baby bump grows, designers suggest ideas for what the expecting royal might wear.

clock May 14, 2013WWD Staff

Helena Christensen


Visionaire Celebrates 63rd Edition

Helena Christensen, Hilary Rhoda, Richard Chai and Tiësto turned out to toast the magazine’s new edition, which is inspired by indestructible metals.

clock May 13, 2013Erik Maza

The Rana Plaza garment factory tragedy has now clamed the lives of 1,127 people.

Government and Trade

Bangladesh, Retailers in Key Safety Steps

In a day of dramatic developments, five of Europe’s largest retailers agreed to sign a fire and building safety agreement covering factories and workers.

clock May 14, 2013Kristi Ellis and Mayu Saini

Tali Lennox in Burberry.


Frieze Frames: NYC Art Fair Prompts Parties

Burberry and W magazine got in on the action on Thursday night while Bergdorf Goodman and Dries Van Noten celebrated on Friday.

clock May 13, 2013Matthew Lynch


Anna Wintour’s New Title Landing on Condé Nast Mastheads

Vanity Fair, Lucky and W are some of the titles that have listed her in the June issues, while a handful have left her out.

clock May 14, 2013Erik Maza

An image from Donna Karan's Fall '13 Collection campaign.


Donna Karan’s Fall Campaign an Artist Affair

The images, shot by Mikael Jansson, capture models Catherine McNeil and Andres Velencoso in a steamy, sensual tryst in an artist’s environment.

clock May 14, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Aerin Lauder visiting Aspen in 2012.

Human Resources

Aerin Lauder’s Inspiration: From Life to Launch

For Lauder, a memory is a springboard to product creation.

clock May 14, 2013WWD Staff

Hunter Bell


Hunter Bell’s Winning Designs Off to Brisk Start

As the winner of “Fashion Star,” the designer received $3 million worth of orders from Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s and Express.

clock May 14, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Emanuel Chirico Sees Pay Rise at PVH Corp.

Performance-related stock and option awards boosted the ceo’s compensation more than 45 percent last year, to $12.4 million.

clock May 14, 2013Arnold J. Karr

John C. Reilly and Diane Keaton

Fashion Scoops

Hollywood Turns Out for Matthew Rolston Book Party

The photographer’s first fine art tome, “Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits,” made its debut during Art Basel Miami.

clock May 14, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Dior Exhibit Arrives at South Coast Plaza

The center celebrated the arrival of the exhibition Friday evening with a cocktail reception at the Dior store benefiting the Orange County Museum of Art.

clock May 14, 2013Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Carolee, BCRF Partnership Hits Milestone

To mark its 20th year of partnership, the brand will bestow $125,000 to the foundation funded largely by sales from the Legacy Collection.

clock May 14, 2013Kristi Garced

Limited Edition Roksanda Ilincic doll for Barbie's 50th anniversary.

Fashion Scoops

Roksanda Ilincic Reimagining Barbie’s Dreamhouse

The designer teamed up with Nick Knight’s SHOWstudio to create a virtual Dreamhouse that will make its debut in the months ahead.

clock May 14, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg


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Antony Karabus is ceo of HRC.


HRC Report Shows Impact of Online, Recommends Rethinking Retail Real Estate

clock 6mArthur Zaczkiewicz

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