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Fashion Crowd Raises Record Amount at amfAR Gala

Heather Graham, Adriana Lima, Dita Von Teese and Lottie Moss were among the evening's guests at the 2016 amfAR gala at Milan Fashion Week.

clock 13hJoelle Diderich


Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock September 24, 2016Bridget Foley


Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Deals, Revamps Stir Developers’ Optimism

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Malls are turning themselves inside out. In a bid to attract more luxury tenants, including restaurants, malls are expanding with more street-facing storefronts.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Show Reviews

Marchesa Voyage Pre-Fall 2014

Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig traveled, creatively-speaking, to summertime in early 20th-century Deauville.

clock December 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Emporio Armani Pre-Fall 2014

Severe, stately silhouettes of knee-length dresses and coats were juxtaposed with more playful, girly styles.

clock December 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Pamella Roland Pre-Fall 2014

Looking to the animal kingdom for pre-fall, the label showed a collection of “after-five” cocktail looks done in a jungle motif.

clock December 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Marissa Webb Pre-Fall 2014

For her first pre-fall collection, Webb designed with herself in mind, focusing on comfortable items that polish a casual wardrobe.

clock December 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Giorgio Armani Pre-Fall 2014

Well-cut jackets and comfortable pants defined the designer’s elegant pre-fall collection.

clock December 11, 2013WWD Staff


Dennis Basso Toasts New Boutique

A gaggle of loyal clients — Katie Couric, Debra Messing and Brooke Shields among them — blew in from the evening cold to congratulate the designer.

clock December 11, 2013Taylor Harris


Van Cleef & Arpels Fetes Renovated Flagship

Blake Lively, along with Dita Von Teese, Genevieve Jones and others braved the New York cold Tuesday night to attend the company’s holiday cocktail party.

clock December 11, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Beauty Features

Power and Glamour Lead Beauty Inc Awards

Leslie H. Wexner, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of L Brands Inc., was honored with the Visionary Award.

clock December 11, 2013Jayme Cyk

Fashion Show Reviews

Alice + Olivia Pre-Fall 2014

There were pretty collars and bows and bits of fur, and flirty skirts in men’s wear box plaids, pinstripes and silver sequins.

clock December 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Theory Pre-Fall 2014

Theyskens stuck to the core of the brand, reworking its polished practicality with a relaxed attitude.

clock December 12, 2013WWD Staff


Golden Globe Awards Nominations Revealed

Cate Blanchett, Amy Adams and Sandra Bullock are among the nominees.

clock December 12, 2013Marcy Medina


Lululemon Shares Slip on Outlook

While the company’s third quarter results beat Wall Street’s consensus by 4 cents, its fourth-quarter guidance was below analysts’ expectations.

clock December 12, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion Show Reviews

Bottega Veneta Pre-Fall 2014

“The flower as a bud, the flower opening up, the flower falling apart,” said Tomas Maier of his thought process behind the label’s lineup.

clock December 12, 2013WWD Staff


Gucci Guilty Stud Makes Debut for Limited Time

Covered in 400 metallic studs and priced five percent higher the original Guilty scent, the fragrance will roll out globally to 20,000 doors in February.

clock December 13, 2013Belisa Silva


Versace and Euroitalia Tapping Into Oud Trend

Versace Pour Femme Oud Oriental will be available at a highly select number of retailers, with a special focus on the Middle East.

clock December 13, 2013Cynthia Martens

Color Cosmetics

Physicians Formula Getting New Look For 2014

Known for its problem-solution approach to beauty, the brand plans to enter the new year with a more glamorous and youthful spirit.

clock December 13, 2013Molly Prior

Trends and Analysis

Department Stores Outpace Specialty Retailers in November

Overall retail sales rose 0.7 percent in the month.

clock December 12, 2013Kristi Ellis

Executive Changes

Mindy Meads Named Calypso CEO

The former co-ceo of Aéropostale has been a consultant since leaving the teen retailer and serves on the board of The Wet Seal, among other companies.

clock December 13, 2013Sharon Edelson


Men’s Wearhouse Plans High-End Growth

Retailer is expanding Joseph Abboud custom suit program and adding categories.

clock December 12, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Calvin Klein Unveils Endless Euphoria

The newest scent marks the start of an ambitious plan: refreshing the entire brand’s fragrance portfolio, beginning in 2014.

clock December 13, 2013Julie Naughton


Miansai Opens First Store in Soho

The fast-growing accessories maker known for its trendy rope bracelets has opened on a street that has become a magnet for directional men’s wear retailers.

clock December 13, 2013David Lipke


Divas for a Cause at ACRIA’s Holiday Dinner

Calvin Klein, Kelly Klein, Donna Karan and Francisco Costa were in attendance.

clock December 12, 2013Erik Maza

Designer and Luxury

Van Cleef & Arpels’ Manhattan Flagship Gets Update

The renovation and expansion brings the space to 6,000 square feet, double the original size.

clock December 12, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Photographer Kate Barry Dead at 46

She was known for her intimate portraits of personalities including Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Diane Kruger, Sonia Rykiel, Hedi Slimane and more.

clock December 12, 2013Joelle Diderich

Real Estate

Reinventing Malls, Deals Drive ICSC

In a bid to attract more luxury tenants, including restaurants, mall are expanding with more street-facing storefronts.

clock December 13, 2013Sharon Edelson


Jones-Sycamore Deal Said Near Closing

After months of meeting with strategic and financial suitors, The Jones Group Inc. is just about ready for the altar.

clock December 13, 2013Evan Clark


Leslie H. Wexner Reflects on His Legacy

As he accepted the WWD Beauty Inc Visionary award, the L Brands founder was struck by the sense of congeniality among the beauty crowd in attendance.

clock December 13, 2013Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Kenneth Cole Talks Peanuts at 92Y

Before Tuesday’s screening of “The Battle for amfAR” and a discussion about his AIDS activism, the designer recapped his career with Fern Mallis.

clock December 13, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Popsugar Signs Miranda Kerr

ShopStyle has tapped the model to appear in its first print, TV, digital and out of home advertisements.

clock December 13, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad

Paul Smith On the Small Screen

The “Culture Show” gets up close with the designer — and his myriad sources of inspiration — in a TV program that airs Friday and Saturday on BBC World News.

clock December 13, 2013Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Moncler Wraps Up Road Show

The company said retail investors’ share requests exceeded 14 times the number of shares offered to the public in Italy.

clock December 13, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Carlos Alberini Named Lucky Brand CEO

The former Guess Inc. executive is coming back to fashion.

clock December 13, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Change Ahead in Rachel Roy’s Future?

Could the designer be trying to buy back her company from Jones Apparel Group, which is getting close to being sold?

clock December 13, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Perfumer Christine Nagel to Join Hermès

She is to work alongside the brand’s in-house perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena.

clock December 13, 2013Jennifer Weil

Designer and Luxury

Thierry Mugler Names David Koma Artistic Director

The brand is pinning its fashion future on the buzzy, London-based designer of Georgian descent known for sexy, sculptural creations.

clock December 13, 2013Miles Socha


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