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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

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

clock 15hWWD 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 21hBridget 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 16hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

Qataris and Chinese Said Circling Versace

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Overview

Versace’s talks to secure a minority shareholder are on track and industry sources point to a short list that includes the IQ Made in Italy joint venture, created last year to invest in Italian brands.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Liya Kebede, Franca Sozzani and Kenneth Cole

Parties

Franca Sozzani Honored at amfAR Milan Gala

Juliette Lewis, Roberto and Eva Cavalli and Karolina Kurkova attended the fundraiser.

clock September 22, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fausto Puglisi RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Fausto Puglisi RTW Spring 2014

While Puglisi’s work showed promise, it also raised questions.

clock September 22, 2013WWD Staff

Executive Changes

Richard Cohen, Marienne Hill-Treadway to Exit Saks

Cohen, vice president of business development, was brought into the company by outgoing chief merchant Ron Frasch, so his exit is not surprising.

clock September 23, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Marco de Vincenzo RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Marco de Vincenzo RTW Spring 2014

The designer once again proved his skills in controlling fabrics, generating movement in the clothes and creating optical illusions on the surfaces.

clock September 23, 2013WWD Staff

Marie de Villepin

Fashion Scoops

Diego Della Valle, Giorgio Armani Face Off on Restorations

Designer shoots back at Tod’s chief over calls to support Italian historical sites.

clock September 23, 2013Luisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Genny RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Genny RTW Spring 2014

An elegant collection marked Sara Cavazza Facchini’s debut as creative director of the brand.

clock September 23, 2013WWD Staff

Uma Wang RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Uma Wang RTW Spring 2014

The display exuded a poetic fragility and cemented Wang’s status as a rising talent.

clock September 23, 2013WWD Staff

Giorgio Armani RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Giorgio Armani RTW Spring 2014

Let in the light. That was the designer’s message for spring in a collection infused with a gentleness that did not diminish the power of the clothes.

clock September 23, 2013WWD Staff

Gianfranco Ferré RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Gianfranco Ferré RTW Spring 2014

The collection displayed architectural silhouettes, tricky tailoring, a strong Eighties vibe and a high-gloss attitude.

clock September 23, 2013WWD Staff

Tomas Maier

Fashion Scoops

Bottega Veneta Unveils Maison in Milan

The boutique houses all the brand’s products, including its furniture and home collection.

clock September 23, 2013Luisa Zargani

Mantù RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Mantù RTW Spring 2014

For his second collection for for the brand, Dzemal Mahmutovic took on layering.

clock September 23, 2013WWD Staff

I'm Isola Marras RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

I’m Isola Marras RTW Spring 2014

The collection offered crisper, more precise shapes than in the past.

clock September 23, 2013WWD Staff

N-U-DE RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

N-U-DE RTW Spring 2014

Designers Francesca Liberatore and Mauro Gasperi unveiled their collections during the New Upcoming Designers show organized by Camera Nazionale della Moda.

clock September 23, 2013WWD Staff

Mergers and Acquisitions

Invista Acquires Advansa Polyester Assets

Move expands market share for one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and fibers.

clock September 23, 2013Arthur Friedman

Retail/Business

Gildan to Spend $200M on New U.S. Yarn Plants

The move enhances the company’s investment in U.S. manufacturing facilities.

clock September 23, 2013Arthur Friedman

Retail Features

Military Efforts Continue in Kenyan Mall

Military forces continued to besiege the Westgate mall in Nairobi in an attempt to capture the Islamist militants inside and free their remaining hostages.

clock September 23, 2013WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Strikes Hit Bangladesh Apparel Industry

A failure to agree on a minimum wage for the garment sector has set off a series of protests in Dhaka.

clock September 23, 2013Mayu Saini

Textiles

The Fiber Price Sheet: September 24, 2013

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock September 24, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Taps Accessories Designer Darren Spaziani

He will spearhead new lines of “very high-end” leather goods to complement existing collections, WWD has learned.

clock September 24, 2013Miles Socha

Nicole Miller RTW Spring 2014

Financial

Nicole Miller Eyed by Suitors

Brand ceo Bud Konheim has engaged Mary Ann Domuracki, managing director at investment bank Financo, and is directing would-be investors toward her.

clock September 24, 2013Evan Clark

Footwear

Francesco Russo to Launch Footwear Line

Six months after his departure from Sergio Rossi, the footwear designer is ready for a return to the fashion scene.

clock September 24, 2013Alessandra Turra

Gian Giacomo Ferraris

Designer and Luxury

Talks on Versace Stake Progress

Industry sources point to a short list that includes the IQ Made in Italy joint venture, created last year to invest in Italian brands.

clock September 24, 2013Luisa Zargani

Tabletop from Tommy Hilfiger.

The Markets Features

Tommy Hilfiger Licenses LF USA for Home Decor

The home collection will launch for spring with bedding, bath, tabletop decor and decorative accessories.

clock September 24, 2013Lisa Lockwood

The Sofia Coppola Louis Vuitton windows for Le Bon Marché

Department Stores

Sofia Coppola Designs Le Bon Marché Windows

The windows, on display until Oct. 26, mark the launch of a new version of her SC bag for Louis Vuitton.

clock September 24, 2013Joelle Diderich

Memo Pad

Iconix Brand Group Invests $25M in Complex Media

Cofounded by Marc Ecko, who also is a partner in Iconix, the multimedia platform consists of a network of digital publications geared toward Millennial men.

clock September 24, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Nars Previewing Guy Bourdin Collection on Snapchat

Starting Tuesday, those who follow Narsissist on Snapchat can briefly — for less than 10 seconds — see a few products from the limited-edition line.

clock September 24, 2013Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

Missoni and Rankin in Creative Collaboration

In a new editorial spread and short film, the brand has teamed up with the photographer to tell the humorous story of a lonely Zig looking for her Zag.

clock September 24, 2013Cynthia Martens

Kenzo's clutch for Google's Nexus

Fashion Scoops

Kenzo Creates Cover for Google’s Nexus 7 Tablet

The creative joint venture was unveiled during a press conference in Paris on Monday.

clock September 24, 2013Paulina Szmydke

A Sundance Film Festival tote.

Fashion Scoops

Todd Oldham Designs for Sundance Film Festival

In addition to his own items, he lined up “Artist Editions” by Susan Sarandon, Anna Sui, Wayne White, Andrew Dosunmu, Dave Grohl and Miranda July.

clock September 24, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Jeanette Nostra’s Role Shifts at G-III Apparel Group

After 32 years with the company, she has resigned as president, but will join G-III’s board and remain with the company.

clock September 24, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor for the Bats & Cats line.

Fashion Scoops

Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor Fronts for Forever 21 Campaigns

The 21-year-old is the face of the retailer’s fall campaign and will also be in images touting the limited-edition Bats & Cats collection launching Friday.

clock September 24, 2013Rachel Brown

Charlotte Olympia's red stain pumps with fangs.

Fashion Scoops

Charlotte Olympia Creating Halloween Capsule

The limited-edition collection will be available from Oct. 1 exclusively at Charlotte Olympia stores, as well as at charlotteolympia.com and net-a-porter.com.

clock September 24, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

‘Loot’ Returns to Museum of Arts and Design in New York

The New York museum’s annual curated exhibition and sale of one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry will run from Oct. 1 to 5.

clock September 24, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul

Parties

HBO, Governor’s Ball Round Out Emmy’s After Parties

First stop on the Sunday night post-ceremony party circuit: The Governor’s Ball.

clock September 23, 2013Marcy Medina and Lindzi Scharf

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

Business

The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock 24hEvan Clark

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