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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 10hRosemary Feitelberg


Kering Luxury Sales Jump 11.3% in Q3

The market-beating performance helped propel Kering’s revenues up 10 percent in the third quarter to 3.18 billion euros, or $3.54 billion.

clock 14hJoelle Diderich


Gigi Hadid Sticks With Hilfiger for Spring

They are inviting consumers to vote for their favorite designs, which will be included in the collection.

clock 7hLisa Lockwood


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Computers have already remade the world. But now technology is growing even more prevalent, moving beyond the back office and factory floor and creeping toward the accessories, dresses and shirts themselves.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Kyle DeWoody


Parrish Art Museum Hosts Midsummer Party

The museum held its annual summer fete on Saturday, a first in its new Water Mill building.

clock July 15, 2013Alessandra Codinha

In honor of Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday Thursday, a short film highlighting words from his more powerful speeches will be shown on billboards in Times Square.

Fashion Scoops

Nelson Mandela Tribute to Debut in Times Square

This short video installation will highlight the South African leader’s powerful words and teachings.

clock July 15, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Business Features

Billabong Lands a Lifeline, Ousts CEO

The move was part of the terms of a refinancing deal struck with a consortium led by former private equity suitor Altamont Capital Partners.

clock July 16, 2013Patty Huntington

L'Oreal Youth Code Texture Perfector Day/Night Cream


L’Oréal Sales Ahead 5.2% in Quarter

The French beauty giant registered a 4.7 percent revenue increase in the first half of this year.

clock July 16, 2013Jennifer Weil

Human Resources

Elizabeth Schimel Named President of Condé Nast in China

The Beijing office is responsible for brands including Vogue, Self and GQ.

clock July 16, 2013Samantha Conti

Christoph and Susanne Botschen


International Vendors Help Mytheresea Thrive Online

Christoph and Susanne Botschen have parlayed their discerning eye and elite stable of brands into an online retail phenomenon.

clock July 17, 2013Miles Socha

Jessica Deluca


Jessica DeLuca Talks Cult Beauty

The cofounder and ceo of said her site was born out of the disappointment she felt about the half-used products accumulating in her bathroom.

clock July 17, 2013Julia Neel

Dana Gers


Jimmy Choo’s Dana Gers Discusses Stylemakers Initiative

The microsite allows Jimmy Choo customers worldwide to post images of themselves wearing the shoes at various times of day.

clock July 17, 2013Samantha Conti

Matt Hiscock

Retail Channels Twentysomethings for International Growth

Today, some 65 percent of sales come from territories outside the site’s U.K. home market.

clock July 17, 2013Julia Neel

Martin McNulty


Forward 3D’s Martin McNulty Talks Clicks

The international digital agency’s ceo has a handle on how the world is shopping online at this moment for fashion and other merchandise.

clock July 17, 2013Julia Neel

Stephanie Phair


Stephanie Phair Talks Growth for The Outnet

The e-commerce site’s managing director said the Net-a-Porter division has rapidly evolved into a compelling stand-alone offer.

clock July 17, 2013Samantha Conti

Federico Barbieri

Designer and Luxury

Kering’s Federico Barbieri on Digital and Luxury

Executive acknowledged that it’s essential to embrace digital, which currently impacts about 30 percent of offline sales and a growing online volume.

clock July 17, 2013Miles Socha

Miki Racine Berardelli

Designer and Luxury

Tory Burch’s Miki Racine Berardelli Talks Social Media

The brand’s chief marketing officer stressed the need to try, test, learn and adjust across various social media to ensure a differentiated approach.

clock July 17, 2013Miles Socha

Jordon Nasser


Jordan Nasser on H&M’s Digital Evolution

The retailer’s global head of digital traced how its online presence has evolved from a MySpace page in 2006.

clock July 17, 2013Miles Socha

José Neves


Farfetch’s José Neves on Fusing Old With New

The e-tailer’s founder and chief executive officer has never forgotten about the power of old-fashioned brick-and-mortar retailing in the fashion arena.

clock July 17, 2013Samantha Conti

Justin Cooke

Marketing and Promotion

Topshop’s Justin Cooke Talks Seduction

The cmo said his approach with the retailer’s e-commerce site has been about re-creating the in-store experience, then embellishing it with humor and intrigue.

clock July 17, 2013Samantha Conti

David Rich

Marketing and Promotion

MasterCard’s David Rich on Marketing to Mellenials

A one-size-fits-all approach will not always be successful in targeting this, or for that matter, any other generation.

clock July 17, 2013Julia Neel

An ad from William Rast's fall 2013 campaign.


William Rast Set for Hudson’s Bay Stores

Justin Timberlake and Trace Ayala were in Canada on Tuesday for an early preview of the collection via a fashion show.

clock July 16, 2013Vicki M. Young

Matt Dillon with Kristen Wiig in Viktor & Rolf and Darren Criss in Brooks Brothers.


‘Girl Most Likely’ Screens in New York

Kristen Wiig stars in the new “screwed-up comedy.”

clock July 16, 2013Kristi Garced

The Rakuten website.


E-commerce Comes of Age in Japan

The country’s top players, like Rakuten and Brand Avenue, are vying for a piece of the growing market.

clock July 16, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Luca Bertolini

Designer and Luxury

Les Copains Names Luca Bertolini CEO

The new post is in line with founder and chairman Mario Bandiera’s strategy to restructure the brand’s parent company, BVM SpA, based in Bologna, Italy.

clock July 16, 2013Luisa Zargani

Matt Harvey


Fashion Brands Tie Up With MLB All-Stars

Nicole Miller, Tommy Bahama and Vineyard Vines were among the brands that lured Major League Baseball’s All-Stars to the Bryant Park Grill for some swag.

clock July 16, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Government and Trade

More Demanded From Bangladesh Reforms

Global union leaders, labor diplomats and experts said the reforms do not go far enough in meeting international standards.

clock July 16, 2013John Zarocostas

CuteCircuit's dress is made with 9,000 LED lights that are controlled by an iPhone and can change colors and flash patterns.

Fashion Features

Tech-to-Wear: Wearable Technology on the Rise

Technology is moving beyond the back office and factory floor and creeping toward the accessories, dresses and shirts themselves.

clock July 17, 2013Evan Clark


Valerie Salembier Tapped by NYPD

As assistant deputy commissioner, the fashion veteran has been assigned to the public information office with a part-time position facilitating press relations.

clock July 17, 2013Erik Maza

Karl Lagerfeld's take on the dirndl.

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Creates Bavarian-Flavored Capsule

The collection, which features the designer’s take on the dirndl, will debut at his new Munich concept store, slated to open in September.

clock July 17, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Kardashian Kollection, Lipsy London Team Up on Collection

Kardashian Kollection for Lipsy is set to debut in the U.K., Spain and the Middle East in October.

clock July 17, 2013Marcy Medina

An exterior view of the Prada store in Osaka.

Fashion Scoops

Prada Opens Freestanding Store in Osaka

Designed by Roberto Baciocchi, the store consists of 16,145 square feet spread over five levels.

clock July 17, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Fashion Scoops

Prada’s Luna Rossa Ready to Race

After opting out of a race July 7 against Emirates Team New Zealand, the sailing team is back in the game.

clock July 17, 2013Cynthia Martens


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Christian Dior’s Sidney Toledano: Balancing Creativity and Commercialism

clock 10hLisa Lockwood

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