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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 7hBridget Foley

Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 13hWWD Staff

Kering Buys Stake in Joseph Altuzarra

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Overview

Joseph Altuzarra is the latest emerging designer to be brought into the Kering portfolio. WWD has learned that Kering, previously PPR, has taken a minority stake in Altuzarra.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Show Reviews

Harbison RTW Spring 2014

Charles Elliott Harbison’s spring influences included everything from the late Aaliyah’s Nineties tomboy style to Yves Klein colors.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Robert Rodriguez RTW Spring 2014

For his 10th anniversary collection, the designer incorporated painstakingly crafted embellishments onto his signature architectural shapes.

clock September 4, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Veronica Beard RTW Spring 2014

Overall, the collection was sportier and more body-conscious than previous seasons, with tight racer-back dresses and denim-printed leather.

clock September 4, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Ulrik Garde Due Named CEO of Temperley London

Executive was formerly ceo of Georg Jensen, which was sold to Investcorp last year for $140 million.

clock September 5, 2013Samantha Conti

Financial

August Retail Sales Pick Up Late

Most stores exceed estimates for month.

clock September 5, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Cavalli Profits Climb 19.6%

The expansion of its retail network and new licenses, with an acceleration of the newly relaunched Just Cavalli line, helped lift profits in the first half.

clock September 5, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Show Reviews

Rachel Comey RTW Spring 2014

“I loved the idea of mixing the rough with the decorative and fancy,” said the designer preshow.

clock September 5, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

BCBG Max Azria RTW Spring 2014

The men’s tailored shirt was the starting point for this go-round, shown in both crisp white cotton and chambray.

clock September 5, 2013WWD Staff

Fragrance

Simplicity at Core of R. Nichols Candles

Fragrance developer Gary McNatton collaborated with illustrator R. Nichols Hanzlik on the new home fragrance brand.

clock September 6, 2013Belisa Silva

Fashion Show Reviews

Richard Chai Love RTW Spring 2014

Richard Chai covered a lot of territory with his spring Richard Chai Love collection, wandering from airy tailoring to simple dresses.

clock September 5, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Creatures of the Wind RTW Spring 2014

The designers were drawn to the notion of the ephemeral.

clock September 5, 2013WWD Staff

Handbags

Dannijo Launches Handbags

To mark its five-year-anniversary, the New York-based jewelry line is veering into new territory.

clock September 5, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Show Reviews

10 Crosby Derek Lam RTW Spring 2014

The collection of easy pieces was inspired by the beaches of Zanzibar.

clock September 5, 2013WWD Staff

Parties

NYFW Nightlife Starts With Kendrick Lamar at Milk and Editorialist Launch

The late night games began on Wednesday night.

clock September 5, 2013Taylor Harris

Hair

Living Proof Launching Multitasking Franchise

The brand’s newest offering unites two exclusive Living Proof molecules for a dose of smoothness and volume, two usually incompatible results.

clock September 6, 2013Belisa Silva

Specialty Stores

Destination Maternity Trials New Formats

The $540 million maternity chain has 32 superstores operating, projects at least 50 in the U.S. and has just bred two prototypes.

clock September 5, 2013David Moin

Parties

Style Awards Open New York Fashion Week

Maybe it was all the cue cards, the preshow clapping lessons or the Lincoln Center setting, but somehow Wednesday night’s Style Awards fell flat.

clock September 5, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Digital

Tommy Hilfiger Show to Take Digital Turn

The designer is employing an eclectic combination of industry- and consumer-facing initiatives to elevate his runway show experience.

clock September 6, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Show Reviews

Tanya Taylor RTW Spring 2014

The designer hand-painted the floral motifs that came on a white leather dress and moto jacket, resulting in a tough-yet-girly look.

clock September 5, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

China’s Anticorruption Campaign to Affect Luxury Brands

According to industry analysts, Chinese luxury-goods consumers will be driven toward more discreet brands and products.

clock September 5, 2013Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Financial

Martha Stewart Stock Drops on J.C. Penney Worries

Home goods firm said retailer remains a partner.

clock September 5, 2013Evan Clark

Designer and Luxury

Versace Eyes Private Stake Sale

The company is considering an initial public offering in three to five years.

clock September 6, 2013Luisa Zargani

Food

Juergen Teller Discusses ‘Eating at the Hotel Il Pellicano’

WWD caught up with the photographer in London to discuss the book and his culinary experiences at the paradisal hotel.

clock September 5, 2013Karen Marta

Fashion Show Reviews

Escada RTW Spring 2014

Escapism was the key word at the spring show.

clock September 5, 2013WWD Staff

Retailing

IOMA Looks to Expand in Asia

The brand will enter its first department store in Singapore in October, then follow up by entering six more stores by next April.

clock September 6, 2013Pete Born

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Moves to Improve Working Conditions

Foreign Minister Dipu Moni was in the nation’s capital on Thursday addressing the specter that has been hanging over the fashion industry.

clock September 5, 2013Kristi Ellis

Fashion Show Reviews

Desigual RTW Spring 2014

The Spanish megaretailer chose New York City for its first runway show because it’s “the most international city in the world.”

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Fashion Show Reviews

Honor RTW Spring 2014

Creative director Giovanna Randall set the tone of her cute collection with a girly, fairylike appeal.

clock September 5, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Benefit Cosmetics Toasts NYFW by Honoring Strong Women

Honorees included Ashley Tisdale, Chrissy Teigen, Jodie and Danielle Synder of Dannijo, Stacey Bendet of Alice + Olivia and Joan Rivers.

clock September 6, 2013Belisa Silva

Fashion Scoops

Diane von Furstenberg to Preview New High Line Headquarters

After her show Sunday, the designer will celebrate with her husband Barry Diller, Jessica Alba, Allison Williams, Brittany Snow and scores more.

clock September 5, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Net-a-Porter Names Magazine

The first consumer magazine from the Net-a-Porter Group will be called Porter.

clock September 5, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Show Reviews

Marissa Webb RTW Spring 2014

In her third season, the designer sent out a tight lineup of great clothes for real life, with each item able to stand on its own.

clock September 5, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Diversity Coalition Letter Alleges Runway Racism

The organization, led by activist and former model Bethann Hardison, sent letters to the governing bodies of fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris.

clock September 6, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg and Samantha Conti and Luisa Zargani and Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Alexa Chung Talks First Book at Liberty in London

The 192-page book, called “It,” is a hodgepodge of her personal photos, drawings, random thoughts and advice.

clock September 6, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Organics

Pharmaca Does It Naturally

The opening of five new Natural Beauty Bars illustrates the Boulder, Colo.-based retailer’s commitment to natural beauty in an elegant setting.

clock September 6, 2013Faye Brookman

Fragrance

Valentino Fetes New Men’s Fragrance

Valentino Uomo aims to channel the direction of the Italian fashion house’s men’s collections and become a pillar in the industry.

clock September 6, 2013Cynthia Martens

Fragrance

Kilian to Open Store in New York

The 450-square-foot unit — slated to open in late November in the Meatpacking District — will stock his brand’s new scent: Apple Brandy by Kilian New York.

clock September 6, 2013Jennifer Weil

Marketing and Trends

Bobbi Brown Launching YouTube Channel

The makeup artist is looking to lure Millennials, with a lofty goal of attracting 100 million Internet views in the next 12 months.

clock September 6, 2013Julie Naughton

Designer and Luxury

Kering Takes Stake in Altuzarra

Joseph Altuzarra is the latest emerging designer to be brought into the Kering portfolio.

clock September 6, 2013Jessica Iredale and Miles Socha

Fashion Features

RISD Graduate Morgan Selin Awarded Supima Design Prize

The designer competed with seven other finalists at a runway show staged at The Studio at Lincoln Center on Thursday.

clock September 6, 2013Karyn Monget

Fashion Scoops

Lily Aldridge Prepping Sophomore Collection With Velvet by Graham & Spencer

The collection will reflect the model’s California roots and New York career mixed with Nashville’s music scene.

clock September 6, 2013Khanh T.L. Tran

Fashion Scoops

Fire Backstage at BCBG Max Azria

Upon noticing it, makeup artist Val Garland, who was making faces for the show on behalf of Sephora Pro, kept right on working.

clock September 6, 2013Belisa Silva

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