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Presidential Election Seen Clouding the Spending Picture

Studies show that shoppers are both ready to spend for the holidays and holding off because of the election.

clock 4hDavid Moin and Evan Clark


Brooks Brothers Buys Alexis Bittar Jewelry Business

The retailer's Carolee division will operate the newly acquired label.

clock 4hJean E. Palmieri


Gigi Hadid on Bootie Collaboration With Stuart Weitzman

Gigi Hadid on her collaboration with Stuart Weitzman and the corresponding James Franco-directed film in which she boxes in heels.

clock 10hSophia Chabbott

Stricter EU Legislation Targets Cosmetics Safety

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Europeans will be able to slather on creams with more confidence come Thursday. That’s when new legislation goes into effect across the European Union, ushering in more stringent safety requirements.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Fern Mallis Named to Board at

She joins the advisory board in mid-July and will also curate a page of things she likes, such as travel destinations, items for the home, books and jewelry.

clock July 9, 2013Lisa Lockwood

The Longchamp fall campaign


Coco Rocha Returns for Longchamp Fall Ads

The campaign images show the Canadian model looming over the New York skyline.

clock July 9, 2013Carter Inskeep-Rosenfeld

The Le Chameau factory.


Le Chameau to Launch Capsule Collection

The French brand is getting a makeover thanks to Marc Newson and Charlotte Stockdale.

clock July 9, 2013Samantha Conti

Cynthia Rowley's nylon and elastane swimsuit.


Swimwear: Ones To Watch

Here, a look at designer brands to keep an eye on for cruise and spring.

clock July 10, 2013Karyn Monget

Leather Goods

Hermès to Open Two Leather Goods Factories

The luxury goods maker said it would open the facilities in eastern France within the next few years.

clock July 9, 2013Joelle Diderich



Levi’s Profits, Margins Soar in Q2

Double-digit sales growth in the Americas helps offset global softness.

clock July 9, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Bill, Chelsea and Hillary Clinton with Anna Wintour and Oscar de la Renta.

Fashion Features

Bill and Hillary Clinton With Oscar de la Renta in Little Rock

Oscar de la Renta was in Arkansas for the opening reception of the exhibit “Oscar de la Renta: American Icon,” at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center.

clock July 9, 2013Holly Haber

Fashion Scoops

Alexander Wang’s Surprise Party

E-mails sent out Tuesday with the subject line “Alexander Wang — Undisclosed Special Event,” disclosed the where and when of the happening but not much more.

clock July 9, 2013Jessica Iredale

Captiva by Christina's nylon, polyamide and spandex skirted bikini. R.J. Graziano bangle.


Catch a Wave: Swimwear Poised for Growth

Having evolved into a year-round business, swimwear and beachwear are emerging as hot growth categories.

clock July 10, 2013Karyn Monget and Kim Friday

Gottex's polyamide and elastane cutout swimsuit and matching head scarf. R.J. Graziano earrings.


Swim Trend: Mysterious Ways

Exotic prints inspired by North Africa have the swim market buzzing.

clock July 10, 2013Kim Friday

Anne Cole Signature


Miami Swim Week at a Glance

The where and the when for the upcoming swimwear shows.

clock July 10, 2013WWD Staff

A view of the Maiyet store in New York.

Designer and Luxury

Maiyet Goes Clean and Chic With SoHo Store

Founder and ceo Paul van Zyl and president and creative director Kristy Caylor ultimately settled on Crosby Street for its “old sense of New York.”

clock July 9, 2013Jessica Iredale



Cruise 2014 Swim Trends: The Hit List

WWD takes a glimpse at key trends in swimwear for cruise 2014.

clock July 10, 2013Kim Friday

Boucheron's Hôtel de la Lumière Perles d'Éclat necklace.


Couture Jewelry Becoming Everyday Pleasure

That was the overarching message from the jewelers who displayed their wares on the sidelines of Paris Couture Week.

clock July 9, 2013Joelle Diderich


Report Claims Sandblasting in China Persists

Under-the-radar activities continue in Guangdong province, according to research.

clock July 9, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Colombian Textile Firms Ensnared in Alleged Money-Laundering Case

Thirty one individuals and entities were charged with funneling hundreds of millions of dollars of alleged drug money through several companies.

clock July 9, 2013Kristi Ellis


Fashion Scoops

Joseph Altuzarra Named U.S. Woolmark Winner

Designer will be awarded $100,000 toward his next collection and will represent the U.S. in the international competition.

clock July 9, 2013Lisa Lockwood

A bridal look by Erin Fetherston & Cosabella.


Erin Fetherston, Cosabella Link for Bridal Intimates

The spring 2014 collection contains a full range of bridal underpinnings.

clock July 10, 2013Karyn Monget

Jeans from Rick Owens' DRKSHDW collection.


Rick Owens’ DRKSHDW Shops to Debut

The Ephemere store will open at 70-72 Wooster Street in Manhattan from July 16 to Oct. 26.

clock July 10, 2013Lisa Lockwood

A sketch from the Banana Republic L'Wren Scott collection.

Ready To Wear

L’Wren Scott Teams With Banana Republic

Designer and retailer have collaborated on a 50-piece holiday collection that is due in select stores worldwide and online Dec. 5.

clock July 10, 2013Sharon Edelson

Max Snow


The Summer of Max Snow

Artist, scion and sometime scenester has installed himself at the Surf Lodge as the Montauk beach haunt’s inaugural artist in residence.

clock July 10, 2013Taylor Harris

Natasha Lyonne


Natasha Lyonne: Time Served

The actress stars in a new Netflix original series set in the slammer called “Orange Is the New Black.”

clock July 10, 2013Taylor Harris

Beauty Features

Stricter EU Legislation Targets Cosmetics Safety

New legislation goes into effect across the European Union on Thursday, ushering in more stringent safety requirements and detailed labeling.

clock July 10, 2013Cynthia Martens

The Nordstrom home page.


Nordstrom Tops Digital Department Store Study

NYU think tank Luxury Lab ranked 40 global department stores using metrics from their Web sites, digital marketing, mobile and social media efforts.

clock July 10, 2013Rachel Strugatz

An ad from Lanvin's fall campaign.


Lanvin Unveils Fall Campaign

Alber Elbaz booked six different men for the fall ads,?and one chameleon female model, Edie Campbell.

clock July 10, 2013Miles Socha


Art and Fashion Figures Talk Creative Collaboration in Short Film Series

The five films will launch on leading up to the opening in the fall of the London Edition, a new hotel by Ian Schrager.

clock July 10, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Kinjil Mathur Exiting Saks for

Retailer’s vice president of digital marketing has been tapped as chief marketing officer of the online gallery platform.

clock July 10, 2013Lisa Lockwood

The Maison Martin Margiela for Atelier Swarovski collection.

Fashion Scoops

Swarovski, Maison Martin Margiela in Collaboration

The collection features couture and ready-to-wear jewelry pieces made from Crystalactite.

clock July 10, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Andrew Taussig’s Team Grows at Guggenheim Partners

Retail investment banker Adam Rifkin has left Barclays and is reuniting with his former colleagues at the financial services firm.

clock July 10, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Mulleavy Sisters Sign On for Miranda July’s ‘We Think Alone’

The Rodarte designers are among the bold-faced names who opened up their in-boxes for the artist’s latest project.

clock July 10, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Uri Minkoff to Give Keynote at Fashion Campus NYC

As the ceo and cofounder of Rebecca Minkoff, he will share his view of the fashion industry with the pool of fashion and retail management talent.

clock July 10, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg


Today's Must Read

A look from Deveaux and F.S.Z., which will be offered on Continuum


Liberty Fairs Creates E-commerce Site With Farfetch

clock 13hJean E. Palmieri

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