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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 18hBridget Foley


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


Police Arrest Suspect in Washington State Mall Shootings

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

clock 24hWWD Staff

LVMH Acquires Stake In Nicholas Kirkwood

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Signaling its ambitions in the red-hot women’s footwear category, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has taken a majority stake in London-based Nicholas Kirkwood.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Department Stores

Saks to Open More Off-5ths

The new outlets will be in various sites across the country from Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Va., to Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Fla.

clock September 19, 2013David Moin

Executive Changes

Frédéric de Narp to Head Bally

The former president and ceo of Harry Winston Inc. will take up his post on Nov. 4.

clock September 19, 2013Samantha Conti


A Big Heart: New Yorkers for Children Fall Gala Bows in N.Y.

The annual black-tie, which benefits youth in foster care, honored the man with the biggest heart of all, the charity’s founder Nicholas Scoppetta.

clock September 18, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Max Mara

Paloma Faith attended the Max Mara show Thursday morning.

clock September 19, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Show Reviews

Max Mara RTW Spring 2014

The breezy, unbelted coat is shaping up to be an important item of the spring 2014 fashion season — and Max Mara was there in spades.

clock September 19, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Blugirl RTW Spring 2014

Channeling a Sixties’ London-inspired theme, the designer sent out a plethora of A-shaped pieces.

clock September 19, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Andrea Incontri RTW Spring 2014

The designer conjured a Forties-era seaside resort with his whimsical collection, updating vintage silhouettes with a recurring swimmers motif.

clock September 19, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Fendi RTW Spring 2014

Karl Lagerfeld focused on textural play and precise lines. The effect, while graphic, was ultrasoft and appeared as sophisticated colorblocking.

clock September 19, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Just Cavalli RTW Spring 2014

Roberto Cavalli staked his claim on noisy prints and you’re-not-going-out-in-that silhouettes.

clock September 19, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Fendi

Juno Temple, Marisa Berenson and her daughter Starlite Randall sat front row at the spring show.

clock September 19, 2013Luisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Fashion Show Reviews

Krizia RTW Spring 2014

The designer demonstrated the lighter turn with a sophisticated group of whites, as well as punchy colors like deep blue and turquoise.

clock September 19, 2013WWD Staff

Department Stores

Allen B. Schwartz Doesn’t Renew Line at J.C. Penney

The designer has pulled the plug on his Allen B. collection for the beleaguered retailer after five years.

clock September 19, 2013Lisa Lockwood


Blow Salons Expanding to Department Stores

The brand’s founder and president Stuart Sklar hopes to create a trend: wet and dry styling bars on mainstream department store beauty floors.

clock September 19, 2013Julie Naughton


Neiman Marcus Profits Rise

Market sources pegged the strong results on tightened expenses and good inventory management.

clock September 19, 2013David Moin


Bulgari’s First Retrospective Bows in San Francisco

“The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950-1990” has opened at the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park.

clock September 19, 2013Diane Dorrans Saeks


Saks Sharpens Artisanal Approach to Fragrances

The department store has cleared 2,600 square feet of space in its flagship for an open-floor concept populated by branded fragrance boutiques.

clock September 20, 2013Molly Prior


Watchmaker Dominique Loiseau Dead at 64

Loiseau, whose creativity and expertise fell nothing short of visionary, is credited with creating the most complicated automatic watch in the industry.

clock September 19, 2013Paulina Szmydke


Italia Independent Profits Grow 53%

the fashion group controlled by Fiat heir Lapo Elkann reported a double-digit jump in net profits and sales for the first six months of the year.

clock September 19, 2013Gordon Sorlini

Forecasts and Analysis

Prestige Beauty Seen Losing Steam

Women these days may be passing up a new lipstick in favor of buying a new phone, or dinner with the girls.

clock September 19, 2013Belisa Silva

Fashion Show Reviews

Prada RTW Spring 2014

Miuccia Prada celebrated a new-age power woman who wears her audacity and feminine strength more as beacon than armor.

clock September 19, 2013WWD Staff

Department Stores

Opera’s Mariusz Kwiecien, Piotr Beczala Hit Macy’s for Wardrobe

The male leads in the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” which opens Monday night, have markedly different styles.

clock September 20, 2013Jean E. Palmieri


Adidas Cuts Outlook for Year

The firm trimmed back expectations in the wake of stiffer currency headwinds, a “short-term distribution constraint” in Russia and softness in the golf market.

clock September 19, 2013Evan Clark

Leather Goods

Furla in Expansion Mode

The label has aggressive plans to develop as a lifestyle brand, eyeing growth prospects in Asia.

clock September 20, 2013Luisa Zargani


LVMH Acquires Stake in Nicholas Kirkwood

The French luxury giant characterized the deal as a “long-term partnership” that affirmed its commitment to “nurture talent and creativity.”

clock September 20, 2013Miles Socha

Government and Trade

Obama Hopeful on Trade Authority

The president said Thursday there could be enough bipartisan support in Congress to get approval for Trade Promotion Authority.

clock September 20, 2013Kristi Ellis


Roberto Bolle Hits New York

The performance of “Roberto Bolle and Friends,” which was sponsored by Acqua di Parma, falls within the year of Italian culture in America.

clock September 20, 2013Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Paris Preview: Ones to Watch

Five emerging talents showing in the City of Light.

clock September 20, 2013WWD Staff


Paris Preview: The Scene

The city is percolating this fall, with new art exhibitions and eateries galore. The shop scene is heating up, too.

clock September 20, 2013WWD Staff

Hats, Gloves and More

Bow & Drape to Offer 3-D Printed Hardware

The fashion brand start-up appears to be the first to provide three-dimensionally printed hardware to go with belt straps, as well as metal pulls for clutches.

clock September 20, 2013Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad

Meredith Melling Burke Exiting Vogue

The senior market editor is leaving to pursue a new venture she’s forming with another Vogue staffer, bookings editor Valerie Boster.

clock September 20, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Neiman Marcus Launching Ad Campaign for Cusp Department

The retailer chose up-and-coming rockers ZZ Ward, Natalie Bergman of Wilde Belle and Noelle Scaggs of Fritz and The Tantrums as models.

clock September 20, 2013Sharon Edelson

Memo Pad

Bryanboy Defects to IMG Models

Bryan Grey Yambao, aka Bryanboy, is the third blogger IMG has signed in the space of five months.

clock September 20, 2013Patty Huntington

Fashion Scoops

Anthony Vaccarello to Take a Turn at Versus?

Donatella Versace is plotting a rotating cast of young talents to interpret the brand’s second line.

clock September 20, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Alessandro Dell’Acqua Exiting Les Copains

The Italian designer’s contract has come to an end, and he was only marginally involved in the design of the spring collection showing in Milan today.

clock September 20, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Alejandro Ingelmo Teams Up With Swarovski for Red Carpet Collection

The designer will show his collection in Paris this season with an event cosponsored by Swarovski to introduce the line to press and buyers.

clock September 20, 2013Roxanne Robinson

Fashion Scoops

Vicki Sarge Strikes Out on Her Own

She has parted ways with Erickson Beamon, the jewelry brand she founded with Karen and Erick Erickson in the Eighties.

clock September 20, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Details Emerge About Roger Farah’s New Contract With Ralph Lauren

According to a SEC filing, the executive is only required to devote 50 percent of his working time and efforts to the business and affairs of the company.

clock September 20, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Prada’s Made to Order Collection Finishes Worldwide Tour in Milan

The most recent addition to the “Ultimate Prada Made to Order Collection” is furs, a lineup of 35 intricately crafted coats in mink, sable and long-haired goat.

clock September 20, 2013Luisa Zargani


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