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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 10hBridget 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 16hWWD Staff

MW Ups Pressure on Jos. A. Bank

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Overview

The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. just won’t give up on Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. — and is now willing to pay up to $1.8 billion for it.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Denim

Calvin Klein Jeans/Underwear Fall 2014

At its Milan showroom, the company premiered its Jeans relaunch for fall.

clock February 25, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

MSGM RTW Fall 2014

Intricate patterns remained the heart of the line, with metallic jacquards done in beautiful paintbrush effects inspired by Gerhard Richter’s work.

clock February 24, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Dsquared2 RTW Fall 2014

Welcome to crazy town. Dan and Dean Caten issued a 5150 on their fall collection.

clock February 24, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Giorgio Armani RTW Fall 2014

The designer fused gray and black with shots of lime green.

clock February 24, 2014WWD Staff

Financial

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

On Monday morning, the California-based retailer increased its cash tender offer for its archrival to $63.50 a share, from $57.50.

clock February 24, 2014Jean E. Palmieri and Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Dillard’s Net, Sales Down in Q4

Comparable-store sales rose two percent in the period.

clock February 25, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Show Reviews

Stella Jean RTW Fall 2014

The designer is carving out a niche with her inclination toward diverse cultural influences and strong prints.

clock February 24, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Philipp Plein RTW Fall 2014

The designer hired British singer Rita Ora to perform and Naomi Campbell to open and close his fall show.

clock February 24, 2014WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

North America, Japan Boost Moncler

The company said Monday that net profit rose 12 percent to 92.1 million euros, or $126.2 million, in 2013.

clock February 24, 2014Sofia Celeste

Designer and Luxury

Giorgio Armani Sounds Off

The designer was feeling feisty on Monday, taking on some of his favorite targets at his postshow press conference.

clock February 25, 2014Alessandra Turra

Footwear

Milan Accessories: Behind the Scenes

Off the runways and into the showrooms for a look at the bags and shoes of Milan Fashion Week.

clock February 24, 2014Roxanne Robinson

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Protestors Demand Rana Plaza Compensation

Survivors, relatives of the dead and activists blamed foreign retailers, the government and employers for subjecting them to a long delay.

clock February 24, 2014Mayu Saini

Fashion Scoops

Michael and Nicole Colovos Exiting Helmut Lang

After eight years of handling the artistic control at the brand, they have left to pursue other opportunities.

clock February 24, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Buyers: In Milan, It Was All About Detail

Designers did not hold back this season, indulging their flights of fantasy with intricate craftsmanship and high-wattage collections.

clock February 25, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Italy’s Fashion World Praises New PM Renzi

Fashion entrepreneurs, executives and designers largely expect the country’s youngest prime minister to fix several thorny problems.

clock February 25, 2014Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Confirms Marco de Vincenzo Deal

The luxury group said Monday it has formed a joint venture with the Italian designer to develop his ready-to-wear label.

clock February 24, 2014Miles Socha

Department Stores

J.C. Penney Unveils Evan-Picone Line

The retailer is launching Black Label by Evan-Picone in another effort to woo back customers abandoned two years ago and plug a merchandise hole.

clock February 25, 2014David Moin

Memo Pad

Louis Vuitton Treks to South Africa for Campaign

The new “Spirit of Travel” spots, slated to break in an array of April magazines, exalt the French brand’s travel heritage.

clock February 25, 2014Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Elie Saab Launching Digital Magazine

Called The Light of Now, it is set to go live during Paris Fashion Week on Monday to coincide with the designer’s fall show.

clock February 25, 2014Laure Guilbault

Retail/Business

Express Goes Big in Times Square

The retailer’s new Manhattan store is the largest and splashiest in the chain, with a towering LED screen on the exterior.

clock February 25, 2014David Moin

Fashion Scoops

J. Press, Ovadia Brothers Parting Ways

Consulting creative directors Ariel and Shimon Ovadia have been designing collections under the J. Press York Street moniker for the past four seasons.

clock February 25, 2014David Yi

Fashion Scoops

Versa Capital Eyeing Ashley Stewart?

The private equity firm may be considering purchasing the retail chain for large sizes market sources said last week.

clock February 25, 2014David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Rossella Jardini to Lend a Hand at Missoni

Angela Missoni is turning to her friend, former creative director of Moschino, “to exchange ideas” on her fashion collections.

clock February 25, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Proenza Schouler Exhibition to Debut at Le Bon Marché

Los Angeles rocker Ariel Pink will perform in the atrium of the Left Bank department store during the opening party Wednesday night.

clock February 25, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Luxe Brands Shifting Digital Strategy in U.K.

Ledbury Research found that during the second half of 2013, luxury brands rushed to engage with consumers on the image-centric sites Instagram and Pinterest.

clock February 25, 2014Nina Jones

Textiles

The Fiber Price Sheet: February 25, 2014

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock February 25, 2014WWD Staff

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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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