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Business

Sears Sees Cash Dwindle as Losses Grow

Sears Holdings, parent to Kmart and Sears, posted a wider third-quarter loss and said cash balance was lower than a year ago.

clock 7hVicki M. Young

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock 7hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock 15hNyima Pratten

Retailer Said Planning New Role for Brooks

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Overview

In a surprising high-level reorganization, the Toronto-based Hudson’s Bay Co. is expected to soon unveil new roles for Bonnie Brooks and Liz Rodbell that will take effect at the beginning of 2014.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Christopher Kane Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Christopher Kane Men’s RTW Spring 2014

His men’s collection echoed some of the themes in his resort offer, in particular prints inspired by the fluid, intersecting lines of 3-D computer imagery.

clock June 16, 2013WWD Staff

Topman Design Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Topman Design Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Models paraded in white silk Western-style shirts or dark varsity jackets, hand-embroidered on back or front with delicate flowers, palm trees and spiders.

clock June 16, 2013WWD Staff

Jonathan Saunders Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Jonathan Saunders Men’s RTW Spring 2014

His razor-sharp vision was in full focus in a collection that played with “early digitization, synthetic color, tailoring and suits with flashes of color.”

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

Gieves & Hawkes Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Gieves & Hawkes Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The Savile Row tailor staged a ready-to-wear presentation with a host of unfussy tailored clothing in unexpected fabrics and configurations.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

Spencer Hart Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Spencer Hart Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The Moroccan inspirations made for an interesting collection.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

Margaret Howell RTW Men's Spring 2014

Fashion

Margaret Howell Men’s RTW Spring 2014

There was a boyish charm to short-sleeve shirts that came styled with little neckerchiefs tied boy-scout style over the collar.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

JW Anderson Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

JW Anderson Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Lines worked perfectly with the contours of the body, and the overall effect was organic as one look flowed effortlessly into the next.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

Media

Connie Anne Phillips Headed to Glamour

Bill Wackermann, an 18-year veteran of the company, is moving to Condé Nast Traveler.

clock June 17, 2013Erik Maza

Christopher Kane Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Christopher Kane Resort 2014

The designer turned his attention away from the natural sciences to the technological ones in his rich and varied resort lineup.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

Richard James Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Richard James Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer sent out elegant silhouettes in soothing shades of lilac, robin’s egg blue, gazpacho red and a delicate brown resembling wet sand.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

Sharon Stone with a member of the Queen's Guard.

Fashion Scoops

Cartier Hosts Queen’s Cup Tournament

The event took place Sunday at Guards Polo Club.

clock June 17, 2013Naomi Attwood

Rag & Bone Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Rag & Bone Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Looks ranging from canvas jackets to cargo pants came with water-resistant Teflon coatings.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

Alexander McQueen Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Alexander McQueen Men’s RTW Spring 2014

This dreamy, decadent and romantic collection unfurled — in true McQueen style — on a cobblestone catwalk underneath an abandoned railway track.

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Ralph Rucci Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Ralph Rucci Resort 2014

“Timeless and of the moment” — the designer’s own words on his resort lineup, which was a graceful evolution of his signatures.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

Reem Acra Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Reem Acra Resort 2014

The womanly lineup was not short on embellishment that ranged from grand opulence on ballgowns to graphic black-and-white lace on day dresses.

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Francisco Sanchez

Government and Trade

Commerce Looks to Ease Mexican Export Barriers

Undersecretary Francisco Sanchez leads mission to urge Mexico to reform Customs process.

clock June 17, 2013Kristi Ellis

A demonstration by embroidery house Vermont at Dior.

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Opens Its Doors

The second edition of Les Journées Particulières drew more than 120,000 people to the French luxury giant’s ateliers and other facilities.

clock June 17, 2013Miles Socha and Jennifer Weil

Marketing and Promotion

Wool Confab Discusses Fresh Marketing Approaches

Experts looks to identify new wool consumers.

clock June 17, 2013Alessandra Turra

Designer and Luxury

Italia Independent IPO Seen in July

A market source said the procedure to publicly list the company is “moving faster than expected.”

clock June 17, 2013Luisa Zargani

Richard Nicoll Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Richard Nicoll Resort 2014

The designer delivered a sportswear-influenced resort lineup that riffed on wardrobe classics for “powerful and sporty women.”

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

Celeste Gudas, President of 24 Seven

Financial

Fashion Workers More Disaffected

24 Seven survey finds dissatisfaction and openness to change on the rise.

clock June 17, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Human Resources

Hunter Boot Makes Management Moves

The British accessories firm has appointed a new global design director, a chief financial officer, an online director and a global communications director.

clock June 17, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Government and Trade

U.S., EU Set Free-Trade Talks

The first round of negotiations will launch in Washington the week of July 8.

clock June 17, 2013Kristi Ellis

Bonnie Brooks

Retail

Hudson’s Bay Co. Said Planning New Role for Bonnie Brooks

In a surprising high-level reorganization, the Toronto-based retailer is expected to soon unveil new roles for Brooks and Liz Rodbell.

clock June 18, 2013David Moin

The 3.1 Phillip Lim brandmark that will be used for the designer's ready-to-wear and footwear sold in China.

Designer and Luxury

3.1 Phillip Lim Creates Brand Mark for China

Rather than give in to what the company describes as “a trademark squatter” the fashion label has gone on the offensive.

clock June 18, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Justice Stephen Breyer, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Samuel Alito, Judge Douglas Ginsburg and Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Mock Trial 2013, "The Pen vs. The Sword."

People

Social Justices: Washington’s New Power Guests

The nine members of the Supreme Court have become the new high-society superheroes.

clock June 18, 2013Susan Watters

John Pomerantz

Fashion Scoops

Friends and Family Toast John Pomerantz’s 80th Birthday

In keeping with the former Leslie Fay chief’s love of colorful clothing, the party’s dress code was red, white and blue.

clock June 18, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Jesse Metcalfe

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Richard James

Sean Lennon and Jesse Metcalfe sat front row the men’s runway show in a BMW showroom on London’s Park Lane.

clock June 18, 2013Samantha Conti

Dannijo's Lainey earrings, created specifically for the brand's fifth anniversary.

Fashion Scoops

Dannijo Marks Fifth Anniversary With Capsule Collection

The limited-edition line includes some of sisters Danielle and Jodie Snyder’s most popular necklaces, earrings and bracelets.

clock June 18, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 9hKristi Ellis

Social Studies