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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 7hMiles Socha


Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 22hDavid Moin


Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 15hWWD Staff

The Latest in Digital: 10 Trends to Watch

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From advertising on Facebook to connecting with consumers in stores, the digital world is rewriting the rules of commerce faster than ever and forcing brands to keep a close eye on the horizon.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Latest in Digital: 10 Trends to Watch

The digital world is rewriting the rules of commerce faster than ever and forcing brands to keep a close eye on the horizon for what’s next.

clock February 3, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Executive Changes

Ron Frasch Joins Castanea Partners

He will help the private equity firm identify investment opportunities in the luxury space.

clock February 3, 2014Vicki M. Young


Meredith Melling-Burke, Valerie Boster Talk New Venture

The two former Vogue editors have started their own fashion consultancy, which they’ve dubbed La Marque or, chicly, “The Brand” in French.

clock February 3, 2014Erik Maza

Fashion Features

Zac Zac Posen RTW Fall 2014

“I really looked at the girls around me and how they put together their pieces.” That was the designer’s approach to his secondary collection for fall.

clock February 3, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Escada RTW Fall 2014

Daniel Wingate’s vast fall collection carried on the pre-fall inspiration of James Turrell’s art work.

clock February 3, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Rubin Singer RTW Fall 2014

Known for his dramatic, often structural eveningwear, the designer took his fall cues from the like-minded architect Santiago Calatrava.

clock February 3, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety Says Inspections On Track

According to the alliance, 31 percent of the 700 garment factories its members use in Bangladesh have been inspected.

clock February 3, 2014Kristi Ellis

Designer and Luxury

Diane von Furstenberg Signs On at Brookfield Place

The designer has taken out a lease on a 2,000-square-foot store at the urban mall in lower Manhattan.

clock February 4, 2014Sharon Edelson


Fabergé’s Easter at Harrods

The fine jeweler plans to celebrate its Russian roots with the collaboration, which will run from April 1 to 21.

clock February 4, 2014Samantha Conti

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Bonobos’ Ayr Preps for Launch

Andy Dunn, ceo of Bonobos, wants to create “slowed-down fast fashion” with the launch of the company’s first full collection from its women’s brand.

clock February 4, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Features

Progress Seen in Model Diversity

A year after the international fashion industry was criticized for its lack of diversity on the runways, a new assessment reports signs of improvement.

clock February 4, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Stuart Vevers Ready to Unveil First Coach Collection

The brand’s new executive creative director discusses the preparation and inspiration of his fall women’s collection, which he will show on Thursday.

clock February 4, 2014Marc Karimzadeh


Sydney Wayser Living La Vie Bohème in Laurel Canyon

It was a natural disaster that prompted indie-pop songstress Clara Nova, née Sydney Wayser, to reinvent herself.

clock February 4, 2014Jenny Sundel

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Fashion Police? Tell Me About It

WWD’s executive editor had a very memorable couture season in Paris, and it wasn’t just because of the clothes.

clock February 4, 2014Bridget Foley

Fashion Features

New York Designer Inspirations: Part Two

What’s on designers’ mood boards for fall? Surrealism, landscapes and multiculti motifs are some of the leading aesthetics.

clock February 4, 2014Ricardo Hernandez

Memo Pad

Glamour Fetes 75th Anniversary With a Makeover

Cindi Leive, the magazine’s editor in chief, called the March issue the first true reflection of the changes in the masthead.

clock February 4, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Jessica Springsteen Named Gucci Riding Ambassador

Creative director Frida Giannini has designed a riding collection dedicated to the American show-jumper champion, daughter of rock legend Bruce Springsteen.

clock February 4, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Dsquared2’s Dean and Dan Caten Honored

The first edition of the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards was held Saturday at the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto.

clock February 4, 2014Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Colbie Caillat to Wear Hearts on Fire Jewelry at Red Dress Runway Show

The one-of-a-kind choker is fashioned of 18-karat rose gold and 140 diamonds totaling 12.8 carats.

clock February 4, 2014Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

Lori Goldstein’s New Digs

The fashion stylist has signed a 4,400-square-foot lease for part of the seventh floor at 54 West 21st Street, according to CBRE Group Inc.

clock February 4, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

MW’s K&G Division Shutters E-commerce Operations

The Men’s Wearhouse Inc.’s K&G discount division might have been in play for nearly a year, but it’s no longer online.

clock February 4, 2014Arnold J. Karr


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clock 22hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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