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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 9hVicki 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 11hRosemary 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 14hMaghan McDowell

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Spencer Hart Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The Moroccan inspirations made for an interesting collection.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

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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

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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

Memo Pad

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

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

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.

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Fashion Scoops

Cartier Hosts Queen’s Cup Tournament

The event took place Sunday at Guards Polo Club.

clock June 17, 2013Naomi Attwood

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

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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.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

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

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.

clock June 17, 2013WWD Staff

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

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

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

Forecasts and Analysis

Fashion Workers More Disaffected

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

clock June 17, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Executive Changes

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

Department Stores

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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