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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 10hMiles Socha


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

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock September 26, 2016David 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 19hWWD Staff

J. Crew Set to Open Two Stores in Asia

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J. Crew Group is planting its flag in Hong Kong. The retailer will open two stores in the city in May, its first locations in Asia-Pacific. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Guess Hosts Fashion Week Bash

Kate Bosworth, Jared Leto and Jamie Chung made appearances at the party.

clock February 12, 2014Lauren McCarthy


Miu Miu Unveils ‘Spark and Light’

Hailee Steinfeld, Anna Kendrick, Zoe Kazan and Zosia Mamet were some of the young actresses in attendance.

clock February 12, 2014Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Love Magazine to Publish Collector’s Edition

Marc Jacobs is the sole advertiser in Love collector’s edition.

clock February 12, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Show Reviews

Elizabeth and James RTW Fall 2014

For fall Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen took over a classic car showroom in downtown Manhattan and let the clothes do most of the talking.

clock February 12, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Proenza Schouler RTW Fall 2014

The spree of frenetic colors and patterns the designers unleashed was a product of fertile imagination and incredible technical skill.

clock February 12, 2014WWD Staff


Hermès Q4 Sales Rise 4.6%

The French luxury goods maker said it expects to post a record operating margin for the full year.

clock February 13, 2014Joelle Diderich

Fashion Show Reviews

Cynthia Rowley RTW Fall 2014

The designer held her fall presentation in the basement of the Paramount Hotel.

clock February 13, 2014WWD Staff


Avon Inching Closer to SEC Settlement

The company said it may be getting closer to reaching a settlement related to the ongoing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations.

clock February 13, 2014Molly Prior

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Ralph Lauren

Kim Basinger, despite the weather, was right there beaming in the front row.

clock February 13, 2014Erik Maza

Designer and Luxury

Dior Second-Half Profits Rise 31%

French fashion house reported sales advanced 14.4 percent in the fourth quarter.

clock February 13, 2014Miles Socha

Memo Pad Makes Two Key Hires

The online fashion site has tapped two reporters to replace its deputy editor Matthew Schneier, who decamped earlier this month.

clock February 13, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Executive Changes

Denise Incandela Joins Ralph Lauren

The former top Saks Fifth Avenue executive has joined the corporation as president of global digital and global e-commerce.

clock February 13, 2014David Moin

Fashion Show Reviews

Marchesa Voyage RTW Fall 2014

An imagined journey at sea inspired Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig’s latest collection.

clock February 13, 2014WWD Staff


Cartier Launches La Panthère Fragrance

For its newest women’s fragrance, Cartier gleaned inspiration from the panther — the jewelry house’s iconic symbol that’s also the stuff of legend.

clock February 13, 2014Jennifer Weil


Bulgari Settles Tax Case for $57M

The company said the settlement will help “avoid a lengthy and costly confrontation over an issue whose interpretation is objectively uncertain.”

clock February 13, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Calvin Klein

Lupita Nyong’o and Naomi Watts sat front row at the fall show.

clock February 13, 2014Taylor Harris

Fashion Show Reviews

Calvin Klein Collection RTW Fall 2014

The collection was a bold departure that distorted the rules of minimalism with unexpected depth.

clock February 13, 2014WWD Staff


Molly Sims to Front New Nexxus Line

Beginning in the spring, blonde-haired Sims will be featured in a campaign to promote the brand’s new Color Assure line.

clock February 13, 2014Belisa Silva


L.Raphael in Expansion Mode

Over the next two years, plans call for four new spa locations in the U.S., two in London and several in the Middle East.

clock February 13, 2014Belisa Silva

Fashion Show Reviews

J.Mendel RTW Fall 2014

Gilles Mendel’s collection was all about bold geometric coats and jackets — some dizzying with the number of elements combined in a single piece.

clock February 13, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Ralph Lauren RTW Fall 2014

The designer showed two very different aspects of his world, the signature collection and his new Polo women’s line, with which he opened.

clock February 13, 2014WWD Staff

Retail Features

Weather Woes Weigh on Retail

Winter Storm Pax brought snow, sleet, rain and ice to the Northeast after pounding the South earlier in the week, forcing thousands of retailers to stay closed.

clock February 14, 2014Kristi Ellis and Sharon Edelson and David Moin and Vicki M. Young and Lisa Lockwood


J. Crew to Open in Hong Kong

The retailer will open two stores in the city in May, its first locations in Asia-Pacific.

clock February 13, 2014David Moin

Fashion Features

London Fights to Retain Fashion Cred

The momentum at London Fashion Week shows no signs of flagging, with big luxury groups backing young designers and London-based investors eager to build brands.

clock February 14, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Lisa Rhodes Out at Dots

The chief executive officer of the bankrupt chain left the company this week.

clock February 14, 2014David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Salvatore Ferragamo Fighting Counterfeits

The group is taking an aggressive stand against counterfeit merchandise, especially on the Web.

clock February 14, 2014Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Danielle de Niese Sings for Van Cleef & Arpels

The opera singer performed at a dinner that followed cocktails attended by Terrence Howard, Lisalla Montenegro, Caroline Byron, and Kate Bosworth.

clock February 14, 2014Rachel Brown


Furla Sales Rise 7% for 2013

Furla SpA ended 2013 with a 7 percent gain in sales compared with the previous year.

clock February 14, 2014Luisa Zargani

Department Stores

Holt Renfrew’s Men’s Push

The department store is developing a freestanding men’s store on Bloor Street in Toronto to tighten its grip on Canada’s luxury market.

clock February 14, 2014David Moin


New York Accessories: The Little Things

Amid the runway madness, fall accessories presentations took place all over town.

clock February 14, 2014Roxanne Robinson

Fashion Show Reviews

Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2014

The collection was beautiful — chic, unfettered and, typical of Jacobs, a reversal of last season’s dark, highly embellished Victorian melodrama.

clock February 13, 2014WWD Staff


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