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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 19hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

clock 18hLisa Lockwood


Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock 20hKristi Garced

G-III, Sycamore Said Near Jones Deals

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The end game for The Jones Group Inc. is fast approaching — and it’s making for some interesting pairings.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Human Resources

Styling Service Stitch Fix Gets Funding

The San Francisco-based online personal styling service has raised $12 million in a round of funding led by Benchmark.

clock October 17, 2013Rachel Brown

Georgina Chapman


Georgina Chapman Screens Canon Short Film in New York

The Marchesa designer celebrated her directorial debut.

clock October 17, 2013Kristi Garced

The Duchess of Cambridge

Fashion Scoops

Duchess of Cambridge Plays Volleyball

The Duchess of Cambridge took part in a volleyball game wearing 5-inch heels.

clock October 18, 2013Julia Neel

A Kelly Bensimon fragrance.

Fashion Scoops

Kelly Killoren Bensimon Launching First Scent

The New York Housewives alum collaborated with the California-based custom fragrance company Original Scent.

clock October 18, 2013Jayme Cyk

Catherine Deneuve and Isabelle Huppert

Fashion Scoops

Jaeger-LeCoultre Celebrates Anniversary in Paris

Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert and Elodie Yung attended the party at the brand’s Place Vendôme store.

clock October 18, 2013Joelle Diderich


J.C. Penney to Open Thanksgiving Night

The retailer is the latest to move up its opening hours on the holiday, revealing plans to open many of its stores at 8 p.m.

clock October 20, 2013Vicki M. Young

Spring looks from Ann Taylor.

Fashion Features

Ann Taylor Spring 2014

The focus was crisp American sportswear all in a neutral palette heavy on navy.

clock October 18, 2013WWD Staff

Jessica Hart in Salvatore Ferragamo.


Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Opens With a Very Big Night

The opening night gala at the long-awaited Beverly Hills performing arts space pulled a starry crowd on Thursday.

clock October 18, 2013Marcy Medina

The scene outside Galeries Lafayette in Beijing.


Galeries Lafayette Beijing Opening Draws a Crowd

French actress Audrey Tautou headlined the roster of celebrities at the opening, along with Hong Kong actors Aaron Kwok, Chilam Cheung and Shawn Yue.

clock October 20, 2013Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Brandon Bollig, Patrick Sharp and Michael Kostka.


Zegna Celebrates Chicago Reopening

Chicago Blackhawks teammates Patrick Sharp, Brandon Bollig and Michael Kostka attended the grand reopening on Wednesday.

clock October 20, 2013Ed Finkel


ShopperTrak: Shutdown Drove Down Store Traffic

Customer counts down more than 7 percent with Washington declines higher.

clock October 18, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Joshua Schulman, Nancy Gonzalez, Linda Fargo and Santiago Gonzalez.


Nancy Gonzalez Fetes Partnership With Bergdorf Goodman

The designer and her son, Santiago, who serves as brand president talked about the past, present and future of the handbag company.

clock October 20, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Behnaz Sarafpour and Elettra Wiedemann

Designer and Luxury

Behnaz Sarafpour Honored at National Design Awards

Elettra Wiedemann touted the Fashion Design winner, one of the honorees at the Cooper-Hewitt’s David Stark-designed bash at Pier Sixty Thursday night.

clock October 21, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Human Resources

Brenda Malloy Named President of Herbert Mines Associates

She joined HMA in March as managing director.

clock October 18, 2013Lisa Lockwood


EBay: Omnichannel Is Overused Term

David Geisinger, Ebay’s head of retail business strategy, spoke at the Stella Summit 2013 at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.

clock October 21, 2013Vicki M. Young

Brian Atwood’s python shoe with a ceramic and wood wedge; Michael Kors' leather sneaker; Donna Karan's python clutch; Proenza Schouler’s animal skull and thistles in copper necklace.


Accessories Trend: Wanderlust

Away we go for spring, as designers look to far-flung locales for exotic shoes, bags and jewelry.

clock October 21, 2013Roxanne Robinson

The revamped Tiffany Web site.


Tiffany & Co. Retools Web Site

The site today sees its first significant update since 2007, reinvigorating the luxe jeweler’s online efforts.

clock October 21, 2013Rachel Strugatz

A look from Tse's collaboration with Zarif Initiative.

Designer and Luxury

Tse Partners With Afghanistan’s Zarif Initiative

The Kabul-based collective’s 52 workers have been busy sewing, weaving and embroidering a limited-edition top.

clock October 21, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

The exhibition of Perry Ellis designs.

Designer and Luxury

Parsons, CFDA Celebrate Perry Ellis

Friends, family and admirers of the late designer congregated at the midtown campus of Parsons The New School for Design Thursday night.

clock October 21, 2013David Lipke

A look from Rachel Roy.

Business Features

G-III Apparel, Sycamore Said Near Jones Deals

The end game for The Jones Group Inc. is fast approaching — and it’s making for some interesting pairings.

clock October 21, 2013Evan Clark

Giancarlo Giammetti and Valentino in an image from "Private: Giancarlo Giammetti."


Giancarlo Giammetti Kicks Off Transatlantic Book Tour

His giant, photography-heavy, coffee-table autobiography “Private: Giancarlo Giammetti” will be released later this month.

clock October 21, 2013Samantha Conti

Inside Amazon's photography facility in Williamsburg.


Amazon Opens New York Photo Studio

A new 40,000-square-foot photography facility that officially opened in Brooklyn on Friday provides an idea of the e-commerce giant’s commitment to fashion.

clock October 21, 2013Sharon Edelson

Lucky magazine


Lucky Magazine Transformation Continues

The title has been undergoing changes for several months now under new editor in chief Eva Chen and Condé Nast artistic director Anna Wintour.

clock October 21, 2013Erik Maza


Mona Sharf Swanson Joins Valentino USA

As vice president of communications, she will be in charge of the brand’s public relations efforts, events and marketing activity in the U.S.

clock October 21, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

J. Crew Opens First London Store

The new men’s-only store at 38 Lamb’s Conduit Street is the first of three stand-alone locations set to debut in the city this fall.

clock October 21, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Guess Inc. Teaming With FIDM on Design Contest

Students in the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Creative Design Analysis and Portfolio Preparation and Presentation classes will compete.

clock October 21, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Ascena Retail Group Sells Figi’s

Sale gives the company some funds to reduce indebtedness under its credit facility.

clock October 21, 2013Evan Clark


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