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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 4hMiles Socha


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

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 19hDavid Moin


Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

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

clock 12hWWD Staff

Lafley on P&G Beauty: ‘A Sense of Urgency’

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A.G. Lafley knows he has something to prove during his second tour as chief executive officer of The Procter & Gamble Co.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Memo Pad

Léa Seydoux Fronts Lui Cover

The first issue of the revived men’s magazine is set to hit French newsstands Thursday.

clock September 4, 2013Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Boy Meets Girl, Roman & Sunstone Collaborate on Rings

The brands have collaborated on a collection of four rings to debut during Style360’s Just Dance and Boy Meets Girl runway show at New York Fashion Week.

clock September 4, 2013Kristi Garced

Fashion Show Reviews

Josie Natori RTW Spring 2014

For her first runway show, the designer channeled the splashy sophistication of Thirties Hollywood glamour.

clock September 4, 2013WWD Staff


DKNY Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The clean and minimal DNA of the brand was updated this season with a hint of sporty chic via high-tech fabrics.

clock September 4, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2014

The designer stuck to his tried-and-true formula of tactile organic cottons and silks cut in classic shapes.

clock September 4, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Hellessy RTW Spring 2014

Sylvie Millstein wanted to “inject more fashion” into her spring collection. A reflection of her French roots, the lineup was a mix of laid-back and luxurious.

clock September 4, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Diesel Black Gold Taps Andreas Melbostad for Men’s Design

Almost a year after being tapped as the brand’s women’s wear creative director, he is taking on responsibility for the men’s division as well.

clock September 4, 2013Luisa Zargani


Eton Celebrates 85th Anniversary With Growth Plans

The Swedish brand will host parties and introduce a limited-edition collection, DnA, which is named for the company’s founders, David and Annie Petersson.

clock September 5, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Dior Homme Adds Artworks to New York, Beverly Hills Stores

The label is extending a strategy of installing site-specific works in key stores to elevate the brand and tailor each boutique to the local geography.

clock September 4, 2013David Lipke

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Joan Rivers, Retail Top Brass Come Out to Celebrate Elie Tahari Day

As part of his special day, Tahari donated $35,000 to Save the Garment Center from proceeds from sales of a dress he created for “Project Runway All Stars.”

clock September 4, 2013Lisa Lockwood


Ralph Lauren Opens Shoe Salon at Rhinelander

The shop will feature the full breadth of the company’s footwear offerings.

clock September 4, 2013Jean E. Palmieri


Dockers Spotlights Alpha Collection

The San Francisco-based brand took over the Highline Stages in the Meatpacking District on the eve of fashion week.

clock September 4, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Show Reviews

Lisa Perry RTW Spring 2014

The designer transformed her Madison Avenue boutique into a chic tennis court replete with white side benches for guests.

clock September 4, 2013WWD Staff


Michael Bastian Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Bastian was inspired by a series of classic French films, like “The Red Balloon” and “The Dreamers,” that he watched while battling a cold.

clock September 4, 2013WWD Staff


Belk Q2 Profits Up 11.3%

The retailer’s ceo Tim Belk acknowledges a “softening retail environment” as pace of comparable sales slows.

clock September 4, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Show Reviews

Tia Cibani RTW Spring 2014

Forties film noir provided the starting point for Cibani’s collection, but the designer had a second impulse after a recent trip to Mexico.

clock September 4, 2013WWD Staff


Anniversary Exhibit Opens in Antwerp

The fashion department of the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts is celebrating its 50th year with an exhibition at the MoMu.

clock September 5, 2013Laure Guilbault


Spring 2014 Designer Inspirations: New York Men’s Collections

Designers’ visions are set to come to life during New York Fashion Week.

clock September 5, 2013Luis Campuzano

Business Features

A.G. Lafley on P&G Beauty: ‘A Sense of Urgency’

Procter & Gamble’s ceo laid out more of his vision for the consumer products giant at the Barclays Back-to-School investor conference in Boston Wednesday.

clock September 5, 2013Evan Clark

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Stella McCartney, Gwyneth Paltrow Talk Their Goop Line

The BFFs have teamed up to create a capsule collection for Goop, Paltrow’s lifestyle Web site.

clock September 5, 2013Sharon Edelson

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Ittierre’s Lagerfeld License Terminated

Owner Antonio Bianchi told WWD that “relations with the Lagerfeld Maison remain excellent.”

clock September 5, 2013Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Rue du Mail Label Suspended

The fashion house helmed by designer Martine Sitbon will take a sabbatical of at least one year.

clock September 5, 2013Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Halston Heritage Adding Stores, E-commerce

The Los Angeles-based brand is spreading its retail footprint at home and abroad, and will have 21 units by the end of the year.

clock September 5, 2013Rachel Brown

Mass and Off-Price

Peter Som Links With Kohl’s

Peter Som is the latest guest designer in Kohl’s DesigNation series, where designers take inspiration from an international locale.

clock September 5, 2013Sharon Edelson

Specialty Stores

The Webster to Open Bal Harbour Unit

Down the road, ceo Laure Heriard Dubreuil said she would also like to one day open a store in New York City.

clock September 5, 2013Jean E. Palmieri


True Religion Taps Gary Harvey as Creative Director

The former Levi’s merchandising executive has headed his own London-based consulting business for the past eight years.

clock September 5, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Karl Lagerfeld Begins China Store Rollout

Transporting a megadesigner name into a major untapped market, Apax Partners is out to spark Karl mania in Greater China.

clock September 5, 2013Miles Socha


Former Topshop CMO Launches Innovate7

Justin Cooke will today open the doors of a new ad agency, where he is founder and chief executive officer.

clock September 5, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Department Stores

Karstadt to Launch British Campaign

Country promotions are back in vogue and the Germany department store has embraced the strategy.

clock September 5, 2013David Moin

Fashion Features

Spring 2014 Designer Inspirations: New York Collections, Part Three

Enter the designer dream world, where visions of romance and adventure are celebrated for spring.

clock September 5, 2013Lauren McCarthy


Museum at FIT’s Couture Council Honors Michael Kors

Tables at Lincoln Center teemed with the likes of Jamee Gregory, Julie Macklowe, Linda Fargo, Iman, Cornelia Guest, Fe Fendi and other Ladies Who Lunch types.

clock September 5, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Scoops

Belstaff Cancels New York Presentation

According to the company, the decision was made in order to focus all efforts on the opening of its London flagship on New Bond Street.

clock September 5, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

H&M Showcases Spring Lineup in New York

H&M head of design Ann-Sofie Johansson infused a Seventies, bohemian vibe in the collection.

clock September 5, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Show Producer People’s Revolution Cuts Ties With David Tlale

The show will still go on at 9:30 a.m. today at the Box in Lincoln Center.

clock September 5, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Anya Hindmarch Fetes New York Flagship

With fashion week now upon the city, the store held a proper, if subdued, launch party on Wednesday afternoon.

clock September 5, 2013Matthew Lynch

Fashion Scoops

Dior Names Arnaud Bazin to Accessories Post

The longtime Chanel executive is to join the fashion house later this month as managing director of the leather goods, shoes and accessories division.

clock September 5, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Raymond Weil Teams Up With ‘Live From the Artists Den’

The brand’s partnership with the Emmy-nominated PBS series will kick off at a secret location during New York Fashion Week with a performance by Sheryl Crow.

clock September 5, 2013Kristi Garced

Executive Changes

Three Oceans Taps Jennifer Doré Russo

The New York-based merchant banking boutique’s new partner will focus on the consumer market.

clock September 5, 2013Evan Clark

Memo Pad

Details Hosts First ‘Tech & Tastemakers’ Summit

Magazines are increasingly waking up to the potential of conferences as a tidy source of revenue.

clock September 5, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Achtung Takes a Field Trip to Moscow

The Berlin-based magazine detoured from its mission to cover fashion culture in Germany and focus on Russia for its 10th anniversary issue.

clock September 5, 2013Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Condé Nast Germany’s Group Project

Under the working title “Shokunin,” the one-time-only magazine will be conceived and managed by the editors in chief of its five leading publications.

clock September 5, 2013Melissa Drier


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