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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 16hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 6hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 23hRosemary Feitelberg

G-III, Sycamore Said Near Jones Deals

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Overview

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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Executive Changes

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

Parties

Georgina Chapman Screens Canon Short Film in New York

The Marchesa designer celebrated her directorial debut.

clock October 17, 2013Kristi Garced

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

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

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

Department Stores

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

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

Parties

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

Department Stores

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

Parties

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

Forecasts and Analysis

ShopperTrak: Shutdown Drove Down Store Traffic

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

clock October 18, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Handbags

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

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

Executive Changes

Brenda Malloy Named President of Herbert Mines Associates

She joined HMA in March as managing director.

clock October 18, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

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

Handbags

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

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

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

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

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

Business

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

Lifestyle

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

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

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

Memo Pad

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

Memo Pad

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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clock August 29, 2016Arthur Friedman

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