Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Eye

French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

clock 12hMiles Socha

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Next Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 19hMiles Socha

Media

Condé Nast Said to Mull Cost Cutting, Publisher Changes

Cuts may be coming to Condé Nast.

clock 9hAlexandra Steigrad

Cyber Monday Climbs But Growth Slows

No cover image

Overview

Digital pure plays and mobile shopping shined on Cyber Monday, but overall the day lost some steam versus a year ago as merchants focused on the five-day period from Thanksgiving through Monday.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Parties

Britain Doles Out Fashion Awards

Marc Jacobs, Miuccia Prada and Kate Moss were among attendees.

clock December 3, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Show Reviews

Alice by Temperley Pre-Fall 2014

“She’s much sassier and more in charge,” said Alice Temperley of her Alice girl.

clock December 3, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexander Wang Pre-Fall 2014

Wang combined strong men’s wear with high-tech influences.

clock December 3, 2013WWD Staff

Denim

New Fabric Ideas Lead in Denim PV Paris Finale

Interest in texture and hand, often accomplished through blends, extends into 2015.

clock December 3, 2013Laure Guilbault

Fashion Show Reviews

Altuzarra Pre-Fall 2014

For his first pre-fall collection, Joseph Altuzarra wanted to pick up where he left off for spring: “That sentiment of ease.”

clock December 3, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Lela Rose Pre-Fall 2014

A common theme was found in the undulating lines of sleeves and skirts, a look that tied back to the designer’s birdcage inspiration.

clock December 3, 2013WWD Staff

Legal

Balenciaga Trial Inches Forward

A legal representative for stylist Marie-Amélie Sauvé filed defenses in the face of a lawsuit brought by the fashion firm against her and Nicolas Ghesquière.

clock December 3, 2013Miles Socha

Financial

J.C. Penney Comps Rise 10.1% in November

Retailer said e-commerce also continued to be strong.

clock December 3, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Show Reviews

Diane von Furstenberg Pre-Fall 2014

The designer artfully merged two inspirations: the colorful, organic shapes of midcentury Venetian glass and the glamour and energy of New York.

clock December 3, 2013WWD Staff

Parties

Stars Turn Out for Gotham Independent Film Awards

The 23rd annual event drew Jared Leto, Rashida Jones, Ethan Hawke, Steve Buscemi, Forest Whitaker and more to Cipriani Wall Street on Monday night.

clock December 3, 2013Kristi Garced

Lifestyle

Cartier Exhibition Opens in Paris

Billed as the most extensive show to date dedicated to the French jeweler, “Cartier — Style and History” is set to run at the Grand Palais until Feb. 16.

clock December 3, 2013Joelle Diderich

Financial

Engaged Pushes for Michael Jeffries’ Ouster, Sale at A&F

Shareholder group pushes board to initiate search for longtime ceo’s successors.

clock December 3, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Retail Features

Madison Ave. Retailers to Participate in ‘Miracle Saturday’

Graff, Georg Jensen, Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Mulberry and Missoni are among 85 retailers to donate 20 percent of their sales to The Society of MSKCC.

clock December 3, 2013David Moin

Government and Trade

New Rules to Dictate Spending Habits of China Officials

The nation’s leadership is deepening its pledge to crack down on corruption and ostentation.

clock December 3, 2013Lara Farrar

Financial

Quiksilver Looking to Trim Portfolio

The company plans to continue paring back its operations to focus on the Quiksilver, Roxy and DC Shoes businesses.

clock December 3, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Clothing/Furnishings

Burton Unveils U.S. Olympic Snowboard Look

The Vermont-based brand has been tapped to dress the U.S. snowboarding team at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

clock December 3, 2013Kim Friday

Executive Changes

Stuart Weitzman Names François Kress Global President

Most recently, he was president and chief operating officer of The Row.

clock December 4, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Memo Pad

Condé Nast’s Digital Moves

The publisher is eager to scoop up more digital dollars, tapping David DeRobbio for the newly created role of senior executive director of digital sales.

clock December 4, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Juniors

American Eagle Inks Overseas Deals

The teen retailer is expanding its presence in the Americas and in Asia-Pacific.

clock December 4, 2013Vicki M. Young

Clothing/Furnishings

H&M Sport to Compete in Activewear

The Swedish high-street retailer will reveal today that it is launching an expanded activewear concept on Jan. 2 in all its markets worldwide.

clock December 4, 2013Joelle Diderich

Designer and Luxury

Donna Karan Opens Urban Zen Marketplace

The pop-up shopping environment aims to make a philanthropic difference with all kinds of artisanal pieces from around the world.

clock December 4, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Media Features

Peter Kaplan Remembered

In a send-off that was true to the multihyphenated life he led, Kaplan was remembered Tuesday as a father, editor, mentor, prankster and confidante.

clock December 4, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Cyber Monday Strong, but Growth Slows

The shopping day lost some steam versus a year ago as merchants focused on the five-day period from Thanksgiving through Monday.

clock December 4, 2013Rachel Strugatz and David Moin

Retail Features

Westfield Updates Garden State Plaza

At a time when few new malls are being built in the U.S., the Australian developer is reinvesting in existing properties.

clock December 4, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Filing Reveals Edward Lampert’s Stake in Sears

Sears Holdings Corp.’s chairman and ceo pared his stake in the company over the last few months, but the pruning job was relatively modest.

clock December 4, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

First Look at ‘Charles James’ at The Met

Those counting down to next May’s exhibition at the Costume Institute will get their first preview today.

clock December 4, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Valentino USA Links With New Yorkers for Children Event

Just like last year, employees of the fashion house’s U.S. arm will help wrap more than 1,000 gifts for children in foster care.

clock December 4, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Telva Magazine Hosts Annual Awards in Madrid

What is generally considered Madrid’s best night out drew a bevy of designers, models, socialites, actresses and one royal couple.

clock December 4, 2013Barbara Barker

Latest Galleries

Social Studies