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Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 4hMiles Socha

Business

Prada Profits Slump 25% in H1

Revenues dropped 15 percent, despite the "first signs of improving trends in mainland China.”

clock 5hGordon Sirlisi

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 14hRachel Strugatz

Online Commerce the Star of Holiday

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Overview

E-commerce is shaping up to be the holiday season’s silver lining. But while the channel is posting dramatic growth, it is basically siphoning consumer dollars from brick-and-mortar stores.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Chloé Founder to Receive Legion of Honor

Gaby Aghion, 92, created the fashion label in 1952 as an antidote to the stiff formality of couture.

clock December 2, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Show Reviews

Fendi Pre-Fall 2014

Creative director Karl Lagerfeld explored the concept of dualism via asymmetric graphics and silhouettes.

clock December 2, 2013WWD Staff

Business

Supreme Court Upholds New York Internet Tax

The High Court on Monday refused to hear a case filed by Amazon.com and Overstock.com challenging the state’s law on collecting taxes on Internet purchases.

clock December 2, 2013Kristi Ellis

Fashion Show Reviews

Missoni Pre-Fall 2014

Ornithology served as a starting point for Angela Missoni’s pre-fall collection.

clock December 2, 2013WWD Staff

Department Stores

NYC Commission on Human Rights Subpoenas Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s

The commission is looking for information that pertains to company policies on loss prevention and approaching and detaining individuals suspected of theft.

clock December 2, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Show Reviews

Sachin + Babi Pre-Fall 2014

Looking to the Industrial Revolution for inspiration, Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia interpreted the era subtly with predominantly steel and coal hues.

clock December 2, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Veronica Beard Pre-Fall 2014

The idea of a road trip — East to West — informed Veronica Swanson Beard and Veronica Miele Beard for pre-fall.

clock December 2, 2013WWD Staff

Textiles

Mohair Touted as Sustainable Luxe Fiber

An investors’ conference kicked off the 2013 International Mohair Summit held in Jansenville, South Africa,?the heart of mohair country.

clock December 2, 2013Bambina Wise

Government and Trade

Global Operation Shuts Down Counterfeit Web Sites

U.S. Customs teamed with foreign law enforcement agencies to seize domain names that were illegally selling counterfeit merchandise.

clock December 2, 2013Arthur Friedman

Fashion Show Reviews

Temperley London Pre-Fall 2014

For pre-fall the designer launched a 26-style scarf collection, the first in a handful of new categories on the horizon.

clock December 2, 2013WWD Staff

Textiles

Fire at Prato Plant Kills at Least Seven

The Chinese laborers were apparently living, eating and sleeping at the factory, and the death toll could rise as the fire department clears the rubble.

clock December 2, 2013Cynthia Martens

Designer and Luxury

Giorgio Armani Opening St. Petersburg Store

The traveling “Eccentrico” exhibition will be displayed at the store and open to the public until Dec. 8.

clock December 2, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Show Reviews

Reed Krakoff Pre-Fall 2014

“Fluidity against structure” is how the designer described this collection.

clock December 2, 2013WWD Staff

Textiles

Canopy Campaign Focus at Textile Exchange Conference

The use of wood pulp-based fibers has designers thinking about forest conservation.

clock December 2, 2013Esra Tanyildiz

Fashion Features

Christopher Kane, Miuccia Prada Among Honorees at British Fashion Awards

Guests including Samantha Cameron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Sienna Miller attended the ceremony at London’s Coliseum.

clock December 2, 2013Nina Jones

Executive Changes

Kenneth Cole Productions Taps Elana Drell Szyfer

She has been named executive vice president of global brand strategy, overseeing marketing and human resources, a new post.

clock December 2, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Chanel Goes Bigger in Boston

After trying to secure a larger space for years, the brand today quintuples its selling space with a new 10,000-square-foot store.

clock December 3, 2013Kate Bowers

Designer and Luxury

Moncler Details IPO Plans Ahead of Offering

The brand’s first day of trading on the Milan Stock Exchange is expected on Dec. 16.

clock December 2, 2013Luisa Zargani

Design

Louis Vuitton Brings Charlotte Perriand Beach House to Miami

The American public is about to learn more about one of France’s pioneering figures in architecture and design during the Design Miami fair.

clock December 3, 2013Miles Socha and Rebecca Kleinman

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Online Commerce the Star of Holiday

E-commerce is shaping up to be the season’s silver lining so far, with retailers seeing increased usage of mobile devices.

clock December 3, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad

Trussardi Marks Milestone With Animated Short

Japanese illustrator Yuko Shimizu and director James Lima have developed a short film for the 40th anniversary of the brand’s greyhound logo.

clock December 3, 2013Luisa Zargani

Memo Pad

Styled by Joe Zee Line to Debut on QVC

The retailer’s “Red Carpet Style — Live from L.A.” show is taking place for the fifth year at the Four Seasons Hotel Beverly Hills.

clock December 3, 2013Marcy Medina

Memo Pad

InStyle Names Leslie Farrand Associate Publisher

Farrand, who spent a decade at New York Magazine, most recently as executive director of print and integrated sales, will report to publisher Karin Tracy.

clock December 3, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Versace Still to Review Offers

While bids to buy a 20 percent stake in the fashion firm are in, no decision is imminent, a market source told WWD.

clock December 3, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs Fete Playboy Anniversary

The model made an appearance at the Bookmarc store in London on Monday to promote a line of T-shirts designed by Jacobs to mark the 60th anniversary issue.

clock December 3, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Alexander Wang Collaborates With Beats by Dr. Dre

The designer has created a limited-edition collection of custom Beats products.

clock December 3, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Inspires Rolex Watch

A special Lagerfeld version of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Milgauss is to go on sale today at Karl Lagerfeld flagship boutiques in Paris and Munich.

clock December 3, 2013Miles Socha

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