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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 7hMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 22hDavid Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 15hWWD Staff

Resort 2014 Accessories Trend: Petal Power

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Overview

Accessories were in full bloom this resort. Designers embraced a floral theme in various ways, including some with ample drama.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

London Fashion Week Schedule Released

The city’s better-known designers are spread across the five-day event, which runs from Sept. 13 to 17.

clock July 11, 2013Julia Neel

Intimates and Activewear

Mara Hoffman Wins Mercedes-Benz Presents Award

The program recognizes designers who demonstrate dedication to the use of quality materials, unique style and original design within their collections.

clock July 11, 2013Karyn Monget

Government and Trade

Swiss Regulator Rejects Swatch Agreement

The Competition Commission said it considers it “premature” for firm to phase out the supply of essential regulating mechanisms.

clock July 14, 2013Joelle Diderich

People

Ahna O’Reilly’s Breakout Summer

The actress is about to gain wider exposure in “Jobs,” starring as Chris-Ann Brennan, the first girlfriend of Apple founder Steve Jobs.

clock July 12, 2013Joelle Diderich

Intimates and Activewear

Visitor Numbers Flat at Mode City

The show celebrated its 30th anniversary with a well-being theme, with certain areas open to the public for the first time.

clock July 12, 2013Alex Wynne

Handbags

Michael Kors Sues Costco

Brand claims the wholesale club falsely advertised that it sold Kors handbags in e-mail blasts that it sent out in April in advance of Mother’s Day.

clock July 12, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Government and Trade

U.S., EU Wrap Up First Round of Trade Talks

Both sides note progress and issues to be addressed.

clock July 12, 2013Kristi Ellis

Fashion Scoops

Belk Gives Back for Back-to-School

10,000 associates descended on more than 300 Title 1 elementary schools in the South, giving makeovers to both school facilities and many of the principals.

clock July 12, 2013David Moin

Footwear

Joseph ‘Joe’ Famolare Jr. Dead at 82

Footwear designer combined a heritage in shoemaking with the instincts of an entertainer to produce a number of signature trends in the Seventies and Eighties.

clock July 14, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Handbags

Max Mara Puts Focus on Accessories

Brand is launching the JBag and has tapped Hollywood A-lister Jennifer Garner to front its first advertising campaign in the arena.

clock July 15, 2013Luisa Zargani

Executive Changes

Puma Names Torsten Hochstetter Global Creative Director

He will be responsible for designing, creating and developing the performance and lifestyle collections of the brand.

clock July 15, 2013Samantha Conti

Design

Luxe for Life: Yabu Pushelberg Designers Discuss Their Work

For the well-traveled consumer with a fondness for the good life, it’s hard to be far from a project by George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg these days.

clock July 15, 2013David Lipke

People

‘Mad Men’ Costume Designer Janie Bryant Talks Reality

With next year’s debut of her new reality show, “Mad Men” costume designer Janie Bryant said she will flaunt her passions — film, costume design and fashion.

clock July 15, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Tyra Banks Invests in Shopping Start-up The Hunt

It’s the first fashion investment for Banks through Fierce Capital, which was set up as a vehicle to provide seed funding to early-stage start-up firms.

clock July 15, 2013Vicki M. Young

Trends

Resort 2014 Accessories Trend: Petal Power

Designers embraced a floral theme in various ways, including some with ample drama.

clock July 15, 2013Roxanne Robinson

Memo Pad

Mario Testino Marks 10 Years Lensing for Michael Kors

The fall campaign features models Karmen Pedaru and Simon Nessman photographed in Los Angeles with a helicopter.

clock July 15, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

New York Magazine Hires Fashion Critic Robin Givhan

Formerly of The Washington Post and the Daily Beast/Newsweek, Givhan is notable for winning a Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 2006.

clock July 15, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Forbes Wine Club Set to Launch

The club officially launches Thursday with a cocktail party in the magazine’s galleries in its Fifth Avenue headquarters.

clock July 15, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

PR Consulting Opening Los Angeles Office

Laurence Goldberg will serve as a partner in the West Coast endeavor with Pierre Rougier and Sylvie Picquet-Damesme.

clock July 15, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Tom Ford Opening Flagships in Chicago, Dallas

The two new units bring the U.S. store count to five.

clock July 15, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

L.A. Label Wren, Lula’s Leith Clark Collaborate on Capsule

The stylist’s friend and client Kirsten Dunst appears in the look book, which was shot at her Los Angeles home by her boyfriend, actor Garrett Hedlund.

clock July 15, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Mohamed Al-Fayed Sells Fulham Football Club

The tycoon is slowly divesting of his long-held properties in a bid to spend more time with his family.

clock July 15, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Milan Fashion’s Night Out to Kick Off Women’s Fashion Week

Vogue Italia editor in chief Franca Sozzani discusses what’s on the agenda for the next edition, which will take place on Sept. 17.

clock July 15, 2013Alessandra Turra

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Retail

Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock 22hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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