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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

clock 12hWWD Staff

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

clock 17hBridget Foley

Retail

Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

clock 13hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

Penney’s Wins Battle But Struggles Remain

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Overview

William Ackman has left the board of J.C. Penney Co. Inc., and while the public squabble is over, the retailer still has the same key problems as before. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Bruce Rockowitz

Business

U.S. Weakness Hits Li & Fung Profits

The sourcing giant’s earnings slid on a high base, inflated by one-off gains a year ago. Sales were flat for the period.

clock August 13, 2013Ellen Sheng

William Ackman

Department Stores

J.C. Penney Wins Battle; Struggles Remain

William Ackman has left the board, and while the public squabble is over, the retailer still has the same key problems as before.

clock August 13, 2013Vicki M. Young and Lisa Lockwood

A look from Freya Dalsjø.

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Upbeat Mood at Copenhagen Fashion Week

Dansk Fashion and Textile, the trade association for local companies, expects Denmark’s fashion business to grow 2 to 3 percent this year.

clock August 13, 2013Laure Guilbault

A look from StyleSaint.

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

StyleSaint Marches Into Apparel

Fueled by a $4.3M round of Series A funding led by General Catalyst Partners and eVentures, the online fashion start-up is officially launching a collection.

clock August 14, 2013Rachel Brown

Financial

Retail Sales Rise in July

Consumers heading into the back-to-school season stepped up their purchases of apparel and accessories.

clock August 13, 2013Kristi Ellis

Leather crop top and silk and leather skirt by Calvin Rucker with CC Skye's cuff, both and ENKVEGAS. Steve Madden sandals at FN Platform.

The Markets Features

Vegas Trend: Artists’ Way

Watercolor prints and treatments add a special touch.

clock August 14, 2013Kim Friday

Keri Russell in Stella McCartney.

Parties

‘Austenland’ Screens in New York

Castmates Keri Russell, Jennifer Coolidge and J.J. Feild attended the screening and after party on Monday night.

clock August 13, 2013Kristi Garced

MiH Jeans' leather coat, suede peasant top and cotton denim jeans at ENKVEGAS. BCBGeneration sandals at WWDMAGIC.

Denim

Vegas Trend: Her Style

Slouchy styles borrowed from the boys continue to impress.

clock August 14, 2013Kim Friday

The Markets Features

Vegas Preview: Trade Shows at a Glance

A quick listing of the upcoming trade shows in Las Vegas.

clock August 14, 2013WWD Staff

This season, 15 bloggers, including Marta Pozzan, Mai and Samii Ryan will be live blogging from the WWDMAGIC social house.

Retail Features

19 Things to Know at the Vegas Shows

Some key highlights, changes and additions to the upcoming lineup.

clock August 14, 2013WWD Staff

A.B.S. Dresses by Allen Schwartz's polyester satin party dress and BCBGeneration's polyurethane clutch, both and WWDMAGIC.

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Vegas Trend: Opposites Attract

There’s no stopping black and white for spring.

clock August 14, 2013Kim Friday

On the streets of Copenhagen

They Are Wearing

They Are Wearing: Copenhagen

In the month leading up to Copenhagen Fashion Week, local residents showed they don’t shy away from the bold, opting for plenty of prints, color and edgy cuts.

clock August 14, 2013WWD Staff

Andrea's

The Markets Features

Las Vegas Preview: The Scene

The skinny on the shows and places to have fun after hours.

clock August 14, 2013WWD Staff

Retail Features

NRF Show Battles Javits Change

The convention center on Tuesday changed its schedule and programmed another event during the Jan. 12 to 15 period that the NRF had reserved.

clock August 13, 2013Sharon Edelson

A lace look from Silent Assembly spring collection.

Intimates and Activewear

Kay Cohen Launches New High-Tech Lingerie

The industry veteran returns with Silent Assembly, an upscale brand that uses proprietary Curvessence technology.

clock August 13, 2013Laure Guilbault

Financial

Macy’s Seen Shining in Lackluster Second Quarter

Results expected to show divide between weak and strong players.

clock August 14, 2013Evan Clark

Paule Ka's wool bouclé coat and pants and Stouls' perforated leather T-shirt. Mallarino earring; Epice scarf; Maison Fabre gloves; Courrèges patent boots.

Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: Saturation Point

In fall fashion, which is hitting stores now, color — and red in particular — can translate into sales.

clock August 14, 2013Laurent Folcher

Shona Heath for J.Crew

Retail/Business

J. Crew Gets Creative With Plywood on London Units

Shona Heath, the London-based set designer and art director, and artist Hugo Guinness have been tapped to spice up the exterior of three soon-to-open locations.

clock August 14, 2013Samantha Conti

Bullett magazine

Memo Pad

Bullett to Skip Fall Issue

The nearly three-year-old fashion and art quarterly may eventually pull away from a print edition altogether.

clock August 14, 2013Erik Maza

Louise J. Esterhazy

Fashion Features

The Countess on That Special Isle

Louise J. Esterhazy takes a look at what makes Nantucket her favorite island to spend the summer.

clock August 14, 2013Louise J. Esterhazy

Fashion Scoops

Theodora & Callum Teams With New York Aquarium

The brand will donate half of the proceeds from the limited-edition scarf to help rebuild the aquarium, which was damaged from Hurricane Sandy.

clock August 14, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

The Kooples to Open First U.S. Store in L.A.

The brand has signed a lease for 100 South Robertson Boulevard, the former retail home of Seven For All Mankind.

clock August 14, 2013Rachel Brown

A fall ad image from Vivienne Westwood.

Memo Pad

Vivienne Westwood Taps Artist Jack Pierson for Campaign

The designer herself appears in the campaign alongside Dutch model Iekeliene Stange.

clock August 14, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Trunk Club Partners With Esquire for Fall

Brands including Billy Reid, AG Adriano Goldschmied, Barbour and Vince created exclusive designs for The Esquire Collection.

clock August 14, 2013David Lipke

Financial

Activist Investors Have Taken Aim at Retail

Activist shareholders like William Ackman have long taken an interest in the retail and apparel sector.

clock August 14, 2013Vicki M. Young

Essentialist

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A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

Business

The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock 20hEvan Clark

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