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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 5hBridget Foley

Fashion

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

Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 11hWWD Staff

Men’s Wearhouse Raises Offer for Jos. A. Bank

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Shrugging off an earlier rejection, The Men’s Wearhouse has taken its offer to acquire archrival Jos. A. Bank Clothiers directly to Bank’s shareholders.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Men’s Wearhouse Sets $1.61 Billion Offer for Jos. A. Bank

Shrugging off an earlier rejection, The Men’s Wearhouse has taken its offer to acquire archrival Jos. A. Bank Clothiers directly to Bank’s shareholders.

clock January 6, 2014Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr

Fashion

Lou Dalton Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Lou Dalton’s focused collection had a worn-in, wistful feel, thanks to its faded-out colors and cozy, textured fabrics.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

More Than $250M Lost During Cambodia Strikes

The Cambodian apparel industry suffered losses of more than $250 million in sales and investment.

clock January 6, 2014Dene-Hern Chen

Fashion

Topman Design Men’s RTW Fall 2014

At the end of its show, the brand stirred up a rainstorm on the catwalk after sending out a polished, outerwear-heavy collection.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Matthew Miller Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Matthew Miller turned out an androgynous collection that mixed fluid and tailored shapes, with pops of texture coming from fluttering bits of fabric.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Carolina Herrera to Show at Lincoln Center

There were rumblings last month that she was considering showing offsite because she was unhappy that the space had gotten too commercial.

clock January 6, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion

Astrid Andersen Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The Danish designer is known for her high-octane take on street-wear staples, and this season was no exception.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Jonathan Saunders Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Saunders said his inspiration for fall sprang from the Eighties. “a time period that was about freedom of expression…when no one had any money.”

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Hardy Amies Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Designer director Mehmet Ali showed military-influenced outerwear, including Harrington jackets and cropped blazers.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Givenchy Pre-Fall 2014

Riccardo Tisci delivered a strategic evolution of his stellar spring lineup.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Thom Browne Pre-Fall 2014

“Ideas of camouflage and repp stripes,” noted Thom Browne of his pre-fall collection, which riffed on the two with tailored precision.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Acne Pre-Fall 2014

Fall days at his beach house and paper cutouts made by one of his sons provided creative director Jonny Johansson with his design cues for pre-fall.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Textiles

N.Y. Shows Help Set Sourcing Course

PV New York and Texworld provide impetus for new year.

clock January 6, 2014Arthur Friedman

Fashion Show Reviews

Chloé Pre-Fall 2014

A 1966 archival photo of a Chloé blanket coat was the starting point for Clare Waight Keller’s pre-fall lineup.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexander Lewis Pre-Fall 2014

The designer went for a “clash of cultures,” merging London, where he’s based, with East Los Angeles and Aztlán, the home of the Aztec, as references.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Richard Nicoll Men’s RTW Fall 2014

His lineup of cowboy dandies and urban peacocks lit up London’s dark skies like a late blast of New Year’s fireworks.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

People

Yves Saint Laurent Biopic Wins Pierre Bergé’s Approval

Bergé’s support was not only moral but practical: His foundation loaned the production 77 vintage outfits from its archives.

clock January 6, 2014Joelle Diderich

Fashion Show Reviews

Christopher Kane Pre-Fall 2014

The designer looked back to the snakeskin print that adorned his romantic silhouettes for spring 2008.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Vionnet Pre-Fall 2014

Goga Ashkenazi looked in two disparate ways for pre-fall: the Pink Panther and the house of Vionnet’s signature pleating.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Maiyet Pre-Fall 2014

Photos of a young Frida Kahlo, plus the work of Rudolf Steiner and Viviane Sassen, played into Kristy Caylor’s pre-fall collection.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Cushnie et Ochs Pre-Fall 2014

Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs incorporated pearl embroideries and oval motifs into their collection.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Fausto Puglisi Pre-Fall 2014

The designer played to the two women he designs for: “conservative, sophisticated, ladylike and, on the other end, the girl, the new young generation,” he said.

clock January 6, 2014WWD Staff

Business Features

Jane Reeve Steps Into Role at Camera

The first chief executive officer of the Italian Camera della Moda discusses Milan’s fashion industry with WWD.

clock January 6, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

CFDA Members Design ‘Haute Couture’ Football Helmets

The initiative came about in conjunction with Bloomingdale’s and the NFL, to honor Super Bowl XLVIII being held in the New York area next month.

clock January 7, 2014David Moin and Jean E. Palmieri and Marc Karimzadeh

Denim

NYDJ Names Robert Skinner Jr. CEO

Edwin Lewis, who’s been chairman and ceo of the company since its acquisition by Falconhead, will leave after a brief transition period.

clock January 7, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Business

Bluestar Alliance Eyeing Rachel Roy, Brian Atwood

Financial and market sources said talks have been ongoing and that a transaction could be forthcoming shortly.

clock January 7, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

Loehmann’s IP Assets Sold

It’s not likely the end of the road for the Loehmann’s brand name, although what form that new life takes remains unclear.

clock January 7, 2014Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

International Woolmark Prize Finalists to Show in Milan

The Woolmark Co. has finalized plans for the competition that will take place during fashion week on Feb. 21.

clock January 7, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Memo Pad

Condé Nast Entertainment Names Chief Revenue Officer

Lisa Valentino joins CNE from ESPN, where she served as senior vice president of multimedia sales.

clock January 7, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Memo Pad

David Carey Gives Update on Hearst’s Magazine Business

The division president sent out a letter on Monday that provided employees with a litany of accomplishments from 2013.

clock January 7, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Intel Making Fashion Push Into Wearable Technology

The company disclosed Monday that it is teaming with the CFDA, Barneys New York and Opening Ceremony to make a significant statement in the area.

clock January 7, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Essentialist

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The Markets

Ralph Lauren Corp. to Fold Denim & Supply Into Polo Brand

clock September 22, 2016Vicki M. Young

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