Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...


Fashion Crowd Raises Record Amount at amfAR Gala

Heather Graham, Adriana Lima, Dita Von Teese and Lottie Moss were among the evening's guests at the 2016 amfAR gala at Milan Fashion Week.

clock 16hJoelle Diderich


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 September 24, 2016Bridget Foley


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

Senate Panel Blasts U.S. Firms Over Accord

No cover image


U.S. retailers and brands came under fire in the Senate Thursday for refusing, with the exception of three companies, to sign a legally binding Bangladesh fire and safety plan.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Intimates and Activewear

Skin Women’s Line Set for Barneys

The trendy Zen-inspired brand will launch a capsule collection of soft, contemporary clothing in September.

clock May 24, 2013Karyn Monget

Fashion Show Reviews

Sonia Rykiel Resort 2014

Geraldo da Conceicao’s first resort collection is a fresh and easy take on the spirit of the house and a quiet evolution of his first runway outing last season.

clock June 5, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Jean Paul Gaultier Resort 2014

Playing subtly on the house’s codes, the designer infused the lineup with a playful reinterpretation of glamour elements.

clock June 5, 2013WWD Staff


Screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher Talks ‘Violet & Daisy’

The new films stars Alexis Bledel and Saoirse Ronan as assassins for hire.

clock June 5, 2013Sharon Edelson


Donna Karan Among Honorees at Gordon Parks Foundation Gala

Swizz Beatz, Peter Beard and Carrie Mae Weems were also honored at the event.

clock June 5, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Show Reviews

Nanette Lepore Resort 2014

A “California Dreaming” vibe permeated the designer’s resort lineup.

clock June 5, 2013WWD Staff


Sofia Coppola’s ‘Bling Ring’ Comes Full Circle in L.A.

Paris Hilton, victim of the real life “Bling Ring,” stepped out carefree on Tuesday.

clock June 5, 2013Lindzi Scharf

Fashion Show Reviews

Rena Lange Resort 2014

Annick Gorman’s first outing as creative director was a refreshing and light lineup.

clock June 5, 2013WWD Staff


Seasonal Temps Boost May Comps

Most stores left in comparable sales base beat expectations.

clock June 6, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Memo Pad

Patrick Demarchelier to Shoot Stacy Keibler, Suzanne Johnson for NFL Ads

The organization is looking to ramp up high fashion in its women’s apparel ad campaign.

clock June 6, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg


Cool Weather Drags Down Ann Inc. Net

Profits fell 27.2 percent in the first quarter, while sales gained 2.5 percent.

clock June 6, 2013Evan Clark

Beauty Features

MAC Links With André Leon Talley’s ‘Little Black Dress’ Exhibit

The show, which features about 50 garments, will sashay into Paris just in time for couture week in July.

clock June 7, 2013Jennifer Weil

Department Stores

Nordstrom Details Canadian Plans

Karen McKibbin, president of Nordstrom Canada, said the first store will open in fall 2014 in Chinook Centre in Calgary.

clock June 6, 2013Constance Droganes

Fashion Show Reviews

Jason Wu Resort 2014

The designer’s resort collection nicely evolved his sophisticated, ladylike proclivities with a new sense of ease.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff


Nest Launching Peony Candle for BCRF

Laura Slatkin’s Nest Fragrances plans to honor Evelyn Lauder and the organization she founded with a bright pink flower-scented candle.

clock June 6, 2013Belisa Silva

Fashion Show Reviews

Ralph Lauren Resort 2014

Lauren stressed that unlike the cruise of old, this lineup offered more than just some fill-in merch.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Features

James Daugherty Dead at 85

A memorial service for Daugherty, one of the first African-American designers to have his own collection on Seventh Avenue, is scheduled for June 19.

clock June 6, 2013Lorna Koski

Beauty Features

Prestige Hair Brands Mine Skin-Care Innovation

Boasting ingredient lists that sound like luxury skin regimens, brands are transforming the often-marginalized hair-care category.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Files Another Lawsuit Against Hermès

LVMH filed civil charges on Tuesday against an unidentified manager at Hermès.

clock June 6, 2013Paulina Szmydke


Technology Driving Mass Hair Care Sales

After years of flat growth, mass retailers are once again experiencing a sales bounce in the category as consumers embrace hair-care treatments.

clock June 7, 2013Faye Brookman


Carita Paris Takes 4-Step Approach to Hair Care

The Shiseido-owned brand earlier this year started introducing Haute Beauté Professionnelle in select French- and Japan-based salons.

clock June 6, 2013Jennifer Weil


One Direction Launches First Scent

The super hot British-Irish boy band unveiled the new fragrance, called Our Moment, at the top of The Gherkin in London.

clock June 6, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Show Reviews

Tess Giberson Resort 2014

“The season started for me with Bauhaus and the idea of craft coupling with technical,” the designer said.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Nina Ricci Resort 2014

“She’s a Parisian headed south,” said Peter Copping of his resort inspiration.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff


Holt Renfrew Unveils New Beauty Hall

The Canadian retailer has doubled the size of the beauty area of its Yorkdale Shopping Center store to 10,000 square feet.

clock June 6, 2013Sharon Edelson


J. Crew Making Global Push

Expansion plans come as sales continued to grow in double digits in the first quarter even as profits were pressured by markdowns and higher expenses.

clock June 6, 2013Sharon Edelson and Arnold J. Karr


Beauty Launch Pad: Crown Heights

Designed to go beyond daily cleansing and conditioning, an explosion of new hair-care products set out to provide targeted skin-carelike benefits.

clock June 6, 2013Belisa Silva

Color Cosmetics

Revlon to Collaborate With Marchesa

Items include nail polish, lip and eye products, nail art and beauty tools.

clock June 6, 2013Belisa Silva


American Eagle Makes Retail Push in Mexico

The company plans a total of six stores by yearend, with possibly 40 to 50 total over the next four to five years.

clock June 6, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion Show Reviews

Jen Kao Resort 2014

While there was an abundance of clean white, she offered graphic bits of pattern in pop colors that were loosely inspired by a Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibit.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Rebecca Minkoff Resort 2014

The last days of punk in early-Eighties California is just the sort of multilayered reference that the designer’s girls love.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Trina Turk Resort 2014

The 17-mile stretch of California’s central coastline — from Carmel to Santa Cruz — got the designer thinking for resort.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Hugo Boss Resort 2014

Eyan Allen focused on retail-friendly silhouettes for resort, showing clean lines and classic tailoring with subtle yet interesting details.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Senate Panel Blasts U.S. Firms Over Bangladesh Accord

Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the influential Foreign Relations Committee, warned American companies to get their act together “sooner rather than later.”

clock June 6, 2013Kristi Ellis


Li & Fung Wins More Than $1.7M in Legal Dispute

A judge awarded the Hong Kong-based firm damages against Contemporary Streetwear, a New York-based supplier that failed to pay for its apparel orders.

clock June 6, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Color Cosmetics

Butter London Launching Color Cosmetics

The nail-care brand is looking to take its cheeky Great Britain-inspired product names and bold colors from hand to face.

clock June 7, 2013Belisa Silva

Fashion Features

New Designer to Watch: Rosie Assoulin

She said the decision to launch her own line was hastened by the recent successes of two close friends.

clock June 6, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Show Reviews

ICB Resort 2014

Prabal Gurung looked to the colors and patterns of Cape Town for resort.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Elizabeth and James Resort 2014

“We wanted everything to be very clean, and allow the accessories and shoes to be the pop,” said Mary-Kate Olsen.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Giulietta Resort 2014

Casting the Seventies through a graphic, sophisticated lens, Sofia Sizzi reworked classic silhouettes of the era with an eye toward quirky chic.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Pamella Roland Resort 2014

Inspired by architect Philip Johnson’s “Glass House,” the designer worked a steel and glass motif through bead work and Plexiglas embroideries.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff


Ralph Lauren Fires Up His Engine With Polo Red

Inspired by the designer’s legendary luxury car collection and the resulting adrenaline rush, the new men’s scent is due in wide release in July.

clock June 7, 2013Julie Naughton and Pete Born


Ann Dexter-Jones Launches Fine Jewelry

She cheekily described her collection, now sold at Barneys New York, Harrods and Colette, as “rock ’n’ roll chic jewels for women and secure men.”

clock June 7, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Isaac Mizrahi Heads to Southampton

The pop-up concept will feature apparel, accessories, fragrance, costume jewelry, swimwear and items manufactured solely for the local community.

clock June 7, 2013Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

Paule Ka Expands to New York

The 26-year-old French brand is getting its feet wet this summer with a pop-up shop that opened on Jobs Lane in Southampton on Memorial Day weekend.

clock June 7, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Film and TV

Remembering Esther Williams

Synonymous as her name was with swimming, she used nearly every ounce of her athletic abilities to become an actress, a swimwear designer and a businesswoman.

clock June 7, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Haider Ackermann Joining Men’s Fashion Week in Paris

The designer is to present what he’s calling a “men wardrobe” for spring 2014 on June 26.

clock June 7, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Selfridges’ London Flagship Robbed

A gang of smash-and-grab thieves hit the store at 8:30 p.m. Thursday while it was still open, and two arrests have been made, according to police.

clock June 7, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Surprise Guests Attend Screening of Pussy Riot Documentary

Two members of the Russian punk-rock band turned up at the Cinema Society screening of the HBO documentary clad in their trademark jumpers.

clock June 7, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Givenchy to Skip Couture Presentation, Debuting Watches

Riccardo Tisci has had a blizzard of projects in the first half of the year — beyond the usual glut of collections and pre-collections for women and men.

clock June 7, 2013Miles Socha and Paulina Szmydke


Today's Must Read


The Markets

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

clock September 22, 2016Vicki M. Young

Latest Galleries

Social Studies