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Retail

Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

clock 21hVicki M. Young

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 5hRachel Strugatz

Business

Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

clock 16hEvan Clark

Neiman Marcus Files for Public Offering

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Overview

Neiman Marcus Inc. is headed back to Wall Street. The Dallas-based luxury stalwart filed its long-awaited registration statement for an initial public offering Monday. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Joe Zee to Teach at Fashion Camp in Hamptons

Elle’s creative director and his partner, Rob Younkers, are starting a two-week crash course in design and garment construction called Stitched Fashion Camp.

clock June 21, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Show Reviews

Tracy Reese Resort 2014

“Nerd chic — it’s being comfortable as yourself without trying to hard,” said Reese of her resort lineup, which she positioned as buy-now-wear-now.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Iceberg Men’s RTW Spring 2014

For his first collection as Iceberg’s new creative director for men’s wear, Federico Curradi delivered a sporty and urban-minded collection.

clock June 23, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Vivienne Westwood Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The English designer took inspiration from India, putting bright colors and vivid graphics center stage.

clock June 23, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Moncler Gamme Bleu Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The cricket-inspired collection was mostly white, boasting multi-layered looks ranging from Chesterfield coats to trenches to capes to actual cricket sweaters.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Diesel Black Gold Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Referencing military and workwear for spring, the collection was slightly more strict than usual, built mainly on black and white, and focused on outerwear.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Emporio Armani Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Giorgio Armani’s spring collection for Emporio is filled with figure-hugging silhouettes for buff bodies.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

John Richmond Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer channeled a tribal theme for summer.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Gucci Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Frida Giannini plied the Florentine house’s luxury credentials into activewear.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Giorgio Armani Nixes Joining Camera della Moda

Designer insists on total Italian unity.

clock June 24, 2013Luisa Zargani

Executive Changes

Mary Dillon Named Ulta CEO

Former U.S. Cellular chief to lead 576-door beauty chain.

clock June 24, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion

Marc Jacobs Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer referenced everything from a young Elvis Presley to Dust Bowl-era workwear, yielding a quirky and diverse collection loaded with personality.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Business

Neiman Marcus Files for IPO

Private equity owners seek to return luxe retailer to public market.

clock June 24, 2013David Moin and Evan Clark

Fashion

Front Row at Gucci

James Franco attended the show.

clock June 24, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion

Etro Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The collection was packed with embroidery, tooled leather, and suede patchwork flourishes on ranger jackets and trousers that resembled chaps.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexander McQueen Resort 2014

Creative director Sarah Burton alluded to World War II factory girls with great riffs on uniforms.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Canali Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Thanks to a playful mix of micro-patterns reminiscent of heritage prints and stripes, the lineup skewed young and elegant.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Delphine Arnault to Join Louis Vuitton

It is understood she will take over duties previously handled by Pietro Beccari, who in February 2012 left to head Fendi, but her remit will be larger.

clock June 24, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Versace Invests in New Stores

Brand to spend over $30 million on development in 2013.

clock June 24, 2013Luisa Zargani

Business Features

Building Blocks: Berlin’s Emerging Designers Face Hurdles

Preparing for Berlin Fashion Week, designers are employing new strategies to bolster their businesses.

clock June 25, 2013Melissa Drier

Fashion Features

The Icing on the Kuchen: Berlin’s Growing Accessories Market

A look at some of the established and emerging accessory designers who are making their mark in Berlin and beyond.

clock June 25, 2013Susan Stone

Textiles

Viscose Seeing Resurgence Among Italian Yarn Spinners

The fabric is considered one of the oldest fibers used as a silk alternative and should be prevalent across spring 2014 knit collections.

clock June 24, 2013Emily Backus

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Berlin Preview: Ones to Watch

Four fresh collections at Berlin Fashion Week.

clock June 25, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Launching Made to Measure, a Men’s Scent

New pillar boasts James Franco as the face and is intended as a partner to Gucci Première, the 2012 women’s eau de parfum fronted by Blake Lively.

clock June 24, 2013Cynthia Martens

Lifestyle

Berlin Preview: The Scene

An eclectic mix of exhibitions, bars, stores, spirits and stats.

clock June 25, 2013WWD Staff

Textiles

Long Road to Recovery for Lineapiù

The Italian yarn firm has made it back from bankruptcy.

clock June 24, 2013Emily Backus

Executive Changes

Estée Lauder Communications VP Moves to the White House

Maria Cristina “MC” González Noguera has resigned her post to become special assistant to President Obama and communications director to the First Lady.

clock June 24, 2013Julie Naughton

Memo Pad

Mulberry Taps Cara Delevingne for Fall

The young British model features in the brand’s fall ad campaign, which was inspired by the English countryside — and the darkness that lurks there.

clock June 25, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion

Fendi Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The Roman house staged its own desert storm, sending models parading in a continual loop down dunes the color of a popular Italian side dish.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Financial

Nordstrom Takes Stake in Gifting Site Wantful

The department store chain has taken a minority stake in the fast-growing, two-year-old online gift retailer.

clock June 24, 2013David Moin

Fashion

Band of Outsiders Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Scott Sternberg used a young Mick Jagger as the inspiration for the collection.

clock June 25, 2013Marcy Medina

Designer and Luxury

Coach Taps Stuart Vevers as Creative Director

The former creative director of Loewe will replace Reed Krakoff, who said two months ago that he would resign from the post.

clock June 24, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Saint Laurent Resort Collection Debuts Online

While retailers had a chance to peruse his cruise collection in person, members of the press are just now getting their first glimpse.

clock June 24, 2013Joelle Diderich

Textiles

Italian Spinners See Brighter Outlook

As they prepare for the Pitti Filati fair, yarn makers bank on high end, exports.

clock June 24, 2013Emily Backus

Fashion Show Reviews

Antonio Marras Resort 2014

The clothes were full of romantic touches.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Andrea Incontri Resort 2014

A play of contrasts — namely fluid silhouettes and more rigorous, constructed looks — defined most of the lineup.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Vionnet Resort 2014

While silhouettes had a Forties and Seventies feel, Ashkenazi actually took cues from a dress designed by Madeleine Vionnet in the Twenties.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Umit Benan Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer displayed a more mature and carefree approach to fashion for spring.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Executive Changes

George Zimmer Resigns as MW Director

Says ouster shows board is “determined to avoid addressing my growing concerns.”

clock June 24, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Show Reviews

Balmain Resort 2014

Olivier Rousteing demonstrated a softer touch for resort by contrasting athletic influences with a more fragile sense of femininity.

clock June 24, 2013WWD Staff

Obituaries

Lanier’s James Tuman Dies at 65

He spent 32 years with Lanier Clothes in a number of key positions, including the company’s first expatriate employee.

clock June 24, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

The Markets Features

Berlin Fashion Week Calendar

Times and locations are accurate as of press time but subject to change.

clock June 25, 2013WWD Staff

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Rent the Runway Acquires Go Try It On

The move is essentially for customer acquisition and talent, said Jennifer Hyman, cofounder and ceo of the online designer dress and accessories rental site.

clock June 25, 2013Vicki M. Young

Executive Changes

Stephen Mormoris Gets Expanded Role at Coty

The Coty Beauty executive has been named senior vice president of global marketing, American Fragrances, for Coty Prestige.

clock June 25, 2013Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Textiles

The Fiber Price Sheet: June 25, 2013

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock June 25, 2013WWD Staff

Executive Changes

Abigail Klem Joins Ivanka Trump

She has been named chief merchandising officer, as well as licensing and brand director.

clock June 25, 2013Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad

Karl Lagerfeld Taps Employee for Men’s Campaign

The ruggedly handsome Sébastien Jondeau has worked for the designer for 14 years, and also acts as his bodyguard.

clock June 25, 2013Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Lagardère Planning to Launch Elle Man in France

Edouard Dutour, deputy editor in chief at the French Elle, was tapped to head the issue.

clock June 25, 2013Laure Guilbault

Memo Pad

Kate Moss Fronts for Versace’s Fall Campaign

Promoting its so-called “Vunk” collection, the model appears nude except for three strategically placed handbags.

clock June 25, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Jamie Pallot Explains His Vanity Fair Departure

The first-person piece ran in this past weekend’s FT Magazine.

clock June 25, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Dr. Mehmet Oz in Magazine Deal With Hearst

The surgeon and television personality is collaborating on a lifestyle publication aimed at women that will be piloted with two issues next year.

clock June 25, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Ballantyne Names Roberto Menichetti Creative Director

Perhaps best known for his stint at Burberry, he has also designed for brands including Guy Laroche, Jil Sander and Céline.

clock June 25, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Conair Gearing Up for New Product Launch

The company is looking to shake up the hair tool category with a new implement said to create uniform curls with minimal effort.

clock June 25, 2013Belisa Silva

Fashion Scoops

Frida Giannini, Lapo Elkann and Friends Fete Capsule

Giannini said that she had faith the capsule collection, which reflects Elkann’s quirky sense of fashion, will perform well at retail.

clock June 25, 2013Luisa Zargani

Front Row at Calvin Klein

Michael Pitt, Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and Jack Savoretti attended the show.

clock June 25, 2013Alessandra Turra and Paulina Szmydke

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