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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

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

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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 September 27, 2016Bridget 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 23hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

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Overview

Jason Wu took a lighter step for spring, returning to the prettiness that garnered him early fame. Yet he combined the languid feel with utilitarian notes, as in this silk caftan.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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New York Fashion Week street style.

Lifestyle

They Are Wearing: New York Fashion Week

WWD went off the runways and onto the streets and sidewalks for the best looks from New York Fashion Week.

clock September 11, 2013WWD Staff

Hollywood, USA, 1995

People

Through the Lens of Peter Lindbergh

The photographer is the subject of an exhibition at 5A E. 78th Street that opens this weekend.

clock September 6, 2013David Lipke

Pierre Balmain RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Pierre Balmain RTW Spring 2014

Punk, as in that moment in time when New York was still raw and edgy, guided the design team for Balmain’s secondary collection.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Peter Som RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Peter Som RTW Spring 2014

The casual yet edgy implications of a surf motif gave Som permission to flex the sporty side of his aesthetic.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Adam Selman RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Adam Selman RTW Spring 2014

The designer behind Rihanna’s River Island collection created quite a frenzy with the downtown fashion crowd Thursday evening.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Kate Spade RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Kate Spade RTW Spring 2014

The Kate Spade gal took a few trips, making Paris her first stop.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Lyn Devon RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Lyn Devon RTW Spring 2014

A recent trip to Morocco triggered the designer’s interest in desert colors, pure lines and the symbolism of henna art.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Tess Giberson RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Tess Giberson RTW Spring 2014

The designer took on a classic theme — preppy collegiate — and reworked it with a fresh eye for a result that was anything but.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Kerry Washington in Giambattista Valli Couture.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Project Runway

Guest judge Kerry Washington outdid Zac Posen and Nina Garcia on the applause-o-meter after Friday’s show at Lincoln Center.

clock September 6, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Carmen Marc Valvo

For a guy whose work day started before dawn for decades, Regis Philbin’s appearance at Carmen Marc Valvo’s 11 a.m. show Friday must have felt like midnight.

clock September 6, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Carmen Marc Valvo RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Carmen Marc Valvo RTW Spring 2014

It was all very modern and fresh, but loyal Valvo customers need not worry.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Duckie Brown Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Duckie Brown Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Steven Cox and Daniel Silver delivered a chic, gender-bending collection that pushed men’s wear boundaries to the limit.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Employment Up in August

Retailers continued to hire at a strong pace in August as merchants boosted payrolls for the back-to-school season.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Reed Krakoff

Business

Investors Close on Reed Krakoff Deal

Designer partners with Venturehouse and Danaher as well as T. Rowe Price-managed funds to buy majority of namesake business from Coach.

clock September 6, 2013Evan Clark

Jessica Paré

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Jason Wu

A contingent of women striking their most ladylike looks took in the designer’s show Friday afternoon in SoHo.

clock September 6, 2013Matthew Lynch

Lindsey Wixson

Parties

The Top of the Standard Toasts Five

New York fashion’s premiere party palace celebrated the start to year five on Thursday.

clock September 6, 2013Matthew Lynch and Erik Maza

Black Sail by Nautica Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion

Black Sail by Nautica Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Designer Chris Cox kept a laser focus on the company’s heritage, as most of the collection would be apropos on a sailboat or luxury yacht.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Houghton RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Houghton RTW Spring 2014

The sunny terrace of the Meatpacking District’s Standard hotel offered a taste of Miami, which served as inspiration for Katharine Polk’s Houghton collection.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Jason Wu RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Jason Wu RTW Spring 2014

For spring, the designer sought to explore “the relationship of construction with ease.”

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Novis RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Novis RTW Spring 2014

The designer successfully combined patterns and vivid hues in her sweet dresses, cool outerwear, bold knits, sexy bustier tops and flirty shorts.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Rebecca Minkoff RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Rebecca Minkoff RTW Spring 2014

The designer looked to Mexico and strong Latin American women like Frida Kahlo and Bianca Jagger for inspiration.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Karolina Kurkova and Carmen Carrera

Memo Pad

W Magazine Parties at No. 8

Some of the most beautiful faces to have ever graced the pages of the magazine were in attendance, a bevy of today’s “It” girls and yesterday’s.

clock September 6, 2013Erik Maza

Cushnie et Ochs RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Cushnie et Ochs RTW Spring 2014

It was business as usual, only this time the designers dove into even more sensual territory with straps, buckles and heavy bandage elements.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Department Stores

Saks’ Go-Shop Expires

Luxe retailer can no longer solicit alternative offers under its buyout deal with Hudson’s Bay.

clock September 6, 2013Evan Clark

Lake Bell

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Rag & Bone

Flashbulbs crackled around Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook holding court next to Anna Wintour at the front row of Rag & Bone.

clock September 6, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Scoops

Alexander McQueen to Sponsor Frieze London

It is the first partnership of its kind for the brand.

clock September 7, 2013Samantha Conti

Nonoo RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Nonoo RTW Spring 2014

The designer was largely inspired by Gerhard Richter and his squeegee series.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Mark Cuban Now a J.C. Penney Investor

The billionaire investor and entrepreneur said in an interview on CNBC Friday that he has acquired 1 million shares of the retailer.

clock September 7, 2013Vicki M. Young

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Spring 2014

Bartlett melded activewear and sportswear for her “Fashion Active” collection.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Rag & Bone RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Rag & Bone RTW Spring 2014

At least one of the reference points in David Neville and Marcus Wainwright’s spring collection needed no explanation: Nineties minimalism.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Nicole Miller RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Nicole Miller RTW Spring 2014

Rebels with a cause. The designer made such a statement in her show notes.

clock September 6, 2013WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

Business

The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock September 27, 2016Evan Clark

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