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Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 7hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 10hRosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bomber Jackets, Off-the-Shoulder and Rompers Trending

Google's Fashion Trends Report found that Gigi Hadid, Kanye West, Kendall Jenner, Michelle Obama and Taylor Swift influenced the top trends.

clock 13hMaghan McDowell

Coty Shareholders Raise $1.15B in IPO

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Coty Inc. has capped off its long-anticipated quest to go public.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Memo Pad

Christoph Waltz Models for Prada

He is one of three actors featured in the Italian brand’s men’s wear campaign for fall.

clock June 11, 2013Alessandra Turra

Financial

Q1 Profit Slides at Oxford Industries

Bottom line flat at Lilly Pulitzer, down at Tommy Bahama and Ben Sherman.

clock June 12, 2013Evan Clark and Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

The Naked Heart Foundation Benefit Set for July in Monaco

The event for Natalia Vodianova’s children’s charity is being held with the high patronage of Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and Charlene, Princess of Monaco.

clock June 11, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Show Reviews

JW Anderson Resort 2014

By his own admission, Jonathan Anderson is obsessed with Japanese minimalism, using its wrapping and folding techniques to influence his resort lineup.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Issa Resort 2014

Daniella Helayel’s penultimate collection for the brand that she founded was inspired by Capri and the psychedelic colors of tropical fish.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff

Financial

Fast-Fashion Names See Slower Growth

Inditex cited a 5.2 percent increase in the first quarter, while H&M reported flat sales in the second quarter.

clock June 12, 2013Samantha Conti and Miles Socha

Advertising

Dior Confirms Robert Pattinson as New Face

“Twilight” star is to front Dior Homme fragrances.

clock June 12, 2013Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Dolce, Gabbana Lawyer Asks for Full Acquittal

On Wednesday Massimo Dinoia made the case that there was no case to proceed.

clock June 12, 2013Luisa Zargani

Financial

Suitors Line Up for Nocibé

The French perfumery chain has reportedly garnered interest from Douglas Holding, and LBO France together with Fosun.

clock June 12, 2013Jennifer Weil and Melissa Drier

Government and Trade

House Steps Into Bangladesh Safety Issue

An amendment to a Department of Defense spending bill would require all apparel made in Bangladesh and sold at military base stores comply with binding accord.

clock June 12, 2013Kristi Ellis

Financial

Hudson’s Bay Narrows Loss in Q1

The Toronto-based company posted a net loss for the period ended May 4 of $14.3 million, or 12 cents a diluted share.

clock June 12, 2013David Moin

Obituaries

Jerry Bernstein, Buying Executive, Dead at 83

He was a longtime buying-office executive who founded his own firm.

clock June 12, 2013Lorna Koski

Fashion Show Reviews

Opening Ceremony Resort 2014

Few things scream “cruise” quite like a boat party, which is how Carol Lim and Humberto Leon chose to stage their presentation at Pier 61 in Manhattan.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Veronique Branquinho Resort 2014

“It’s a new world,” said the designer of her very first pre-collection.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Marios Schwab Resort 2014

The collection started with broken-and-stapled-back-together porcelain pieces found in London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

MSGM Shows Its Playful Side

Massimo Giorgetti is gearing up to affirm the brand’s joyful fashion philosophy at the Pitti Uomo men’s international trade show.

clock June 12, 2013Alessandra Turra

Designer and Luxury

Ones to Watch at Pitti Uomo

New and noteworthy brands to check out at the upcoming men’s wear trade fair.

clock June 13, 2013WWD Staff

Clothing/Furnishings

S. Miller Harris Dead at 91

A memorial service will be held Sunday for the former head of Eagle Shirtmakers.

clock June 12, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Executive Changes

Calvin Klein Shifts Executives

Firm has promoted Steven Shiffman to president and chief commercial officer and Cheryl Abel-Hodges to global president of Calvin Klein Underwear.

clock June 12, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Clothing/Furnishings

Ath-Leisure Socks Drive Sales

Models that merge comfort and fashion are among the fastest-selling.

clock June 12, 2013Karyn Monget

Fashion Show Reviews

Emilio Pucci Resort 2014

As the self-proclaimed “biggest beach bum in fashion,” Peter Dundas felt right at home adding a sporty, beachwear gloss to Pucci’s bohemian glitz.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Louis Vuitton Resort 2014

A wardrobe fit for “the effortlessly chic French woman” was what Vuitton women’s creative director Julie de Libran imagined for resort.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Business Features

George and Oscar Feldenkreis Talk the Future of Perry Ellis

The brand is celebrating 20 years of being public and new headquarters in New York.

clock June 12, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Show Reviews

See by Chloé Resort 2014

A naughty English schoolgirl morphing into an adult while discovering Paris was the inspiration for the line, which is undergoing a reinvention of sorts.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Dennis Basso Resort 2014

Continuing his 30th anniversary celebration, for resort Dennis Basso channeled iconic women — Guest, Paley, Guinness.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Monique Lhuillier Resort 2014

A new focus on separates yielded embellished T-shirts, lace jackets, capes and head-to-toe prints, yet Lhuillier worked the cocktail party circuit.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Legal

Grand Jury Convicts L.A. Businessman Over Customs Fraud

Executive and his corporation M Trade Inc. were found guilty of conspiring to evade duties on more than $30 million in Chinese-made apparel.

clock June 12, 2013Kristi Ellis

Forecasts and Analysis

Brands Talk Product Diversity at Investor Conferences

Diversifying in one way or another to more effectively capture market share was a common theme on Wednesday.

clock June 12, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion Show Reviews

Giambattista Valli Resort 2014

Extravagance merged with eccentricity in the luxurious fabrics done in both delicate and loud patterns.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Cynthia Rowley Resort 2014

“The idea was adventure,” said the designer, whose travel to Mexico, Africa and Brazil influenced the prints for her collection.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Financial

PVH Tops Expectations in First Quarter

Revenues and operating income were up at all three segments of business — Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and Heritage Brands.

clock June 12, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Show Reviews

Suno Resort 2014

For Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis, the recent winners of the CFDA’s Swarovski Award for Womenswear, resort isn’t the time to be tricky.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Financial

Protestors Mar Target Annual Meeting

They were upset over the reported firing of thousands of employees in connection with Target’s acquisition of leasehold interests from Zellers Inc.

clock June 12, 2013Sarah Protzman Howlett

Financial

Coty IPO Set at $1.15B

Trading of the company’s shares, priced at $17.50, begins Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.

clock June 12, 2013Molly Prior

Fashion Show Reviews

Milly by Michelle Smith Resort 2014

The designer’s abstract, painterly prints, used on sporty Neoprene crop tops and midiskirts, were inspired by a trip to Art Basel Miami Beach.

clock June 12, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Kolor to Take Center Stage at Pitti Uomo

As Pitti Immagine Uomo’s guest designer, Junichi Abe will take over an athletic field dating back to the 19th century to unveil his spring collection.

clock June 13, 2013Amanda Kaiser

Fashion

Men’s Wear Trend: Happy Feet

There’s a revolution in the sock market, with traditional dark solids being replaced by an explosion of colorful prints.

clock June 13, 2013Alex Badia

Clothing/Furnishings

Izod Socks to Hit J.C. Penney This Month

American Essentials Inc. will launch a collection of licensed men’s socks in mid-June at stores nationwide.

clock June 13, 2013Karyn Monget

Designer and Luxury

Italian Men’s Brands Tout Their Heritage

The outlook for Pitti Uomo is positive with many brands routing the attributes of Made in Italy manufacturing and savoir-faire.

clock June 13, 2013Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Clothing/Furnishings

Alvaro Gonzalez Goes It Alone

The accessories designer, who has built a career working for brands including Stuart Weitzman’s SW1, is launching a namesake collection.

clock June 13, 2013Samantha Conti

Memo Pad

Cerruti 1881 Unveils Fall Campaign

The French brand’s new artistic director Aldo Maria Camillo selected little-known Belgian musician Laurence Wasser to appear in the fall advertising.

clock June 13, 2013Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Annabel Tollman to Be Remembered

A private memorial service will be held for the British stylist on Friday at 2 p.m. at Grace Church in Manhattan.

clock June 13, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Intimates and Activewear

‘Magic’ on the Runway in Times Square

A crush of curious tourists and New Yorkers were treated to a retro Miami Beach-inspired fashion show that brought Little Havana to Manhattan.

clock June 13, 2013Karyn Monget

Fashion Scoops

Rag & Bone Taps Léa Seydoux, Michael Pitt for Fall

The new ads were photographed by Glen Luchford, with creative direction by MAD London, a consulting firm headed by Jefferson Hack.

clock June 13, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Tabitha Simmons and Toms Team on Footwear

The collection for women and children hits retailers in November.

clock June 13, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

The Accessories Council Names Honorees for ACE Awards Gala

The council is rolling out a new award dubbed Legacy, which recognizes an individual or an organization for 50 years or more of contributions to the industry.

clock June 13, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Park Avenue Garage Spring Sale Kicks Off

The vast collection of goods ranges from chinaware to evening gowns.

clock June 13, 2013Layla Ilchi

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PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

clock 14hArthur Friedman

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