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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 13hBridget 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


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 18hWWD Staff

Wal-Mart Steps Up Made in USA Push

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. revealed on Thursday that the cumulative spending over the next decade will total $250 billion.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Features

Consort62/Miss Consort Fall RTW 2014

Kenneth Chang introduced his new women’s capsule, called Miss Consort.

clock March 12, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Poetic Justice RTW Fall 2014

Kalia Kirby fills a niche in the denim market by catering to the hard-to-fit woman with a small waist and curvy hips.

clock March 12, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

M the Movement RTW Fall 2014

Michael Herrera’s streetwear line looked edgy, yet approachable.

clock March 12, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

M8 Urban by Maggie Barry RTW Fall 2014

The designer’s line was full of over-the-top looks.

clock March 12, 2014WWD Staff


Aaron Paul Takes Off in ‘Need for Speed’

The actor attended the screening of his new movie at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in Manhattan Tuesday night.

clock March 12, 2014Kristen Tauer


Hugo Boss Aims to Grow Faster in 2014

The German fashion firm forecasts high single-digit growth this year as it reports a 7 percent gain in 2013 profits.

clock March 13, 2014Melissa Drier

Memo Pad

André Leon Talley to Exit Numéro Russia

According to Talley, his resignation was “mutually agreed” upon with the publisher Alexander Fedotov this morning via telephone.

clock March 13, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Features

Bellen Brand RTW Fall 2014

Alexandria Norman and Katie Kay Mead’s line of hip lifestyle basics was appealing in its comfort and ease.

clock March 13, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Bri Seeley RTW Fall 2014

The designer based her collection on classic American silhouettes in a merlot, yellow-gold and black palette.

clock March 13, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Katharine Kidd RTW Fall 2014

The designer took her floral prints into dark and dramatic territory.

clock March 13, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Stella Proseyn RTW Fall 2014

Designer Debbie Talanian let the fabrics lead the way for her fall collection.

clock March 13, 2014WWD Staff

Skin Care

Dr. Dennis Gross Launching Serums

Gross wants to turn every beauty product into a supercharged skin product — a goal that he hopes to accomplish with Clinical Concentrate Boosters.

clock March 14, 2014Julie Naughton


Art Production Fund Holds White Glove Gone Wild Gala

Carolina Herrera and Linda Yablonsky were being toasted on Wednesday night.

clock March 13, 2014Taylor Harris


Aéropostale to Get $150M in Financing From Sycamore Partners

The partnership includes a sourcing arrangement for the teen retailer through MGF Sourcing, Sycamore’s sourcing firm.

clock March 13, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Colton Dane RTW Fall 2014

The designer is targeting his year-old line toward the mature, sophisticated woman.

clock March 13, 2014WWD Staff


Civil Society Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Brad Schwartz deftly mixed materials including leather, chambray, corduroy and quilted nylon for a strong fall collection.

clock March 13, 2014WWD Staff


Adidas Launches Climachill Apparel With Cooling Technology

The line incorporates fabric woven with titanium and 3-D aluminium cooling spheres to help athletes perform in warm conditions.

clock March 13, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Government and Trade

Labor Group Report Targets Cambodian Factory

The Worker Rights Consortium charged a Cambodian apparel manufacturer with ongoing worker rights’ violations.

clock March 13, 2014Kristi Ellis


Rochas Heir Seduces With Scent

Pauline Rochas and her partner Carole Beaupré decided to enter the fragrance industry as a form of artistic expression.

clock March 14, 2014Belisa Silva

Skin Care

Unilever in Joint Venture to Launch Iluminage Skin Smoothing Laser

The hand-held antiaging laser device will be launched in the second quarter of this year in Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom.

clock March 14, 2014Pete Born

Fashion Features

Altaf Maaneshia RTW Fall 2014

The designer’s fall collection seemed to combine a Forties starlet look with a futuristic moto girl.

clock March 13, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Control Sector RTW Fall 2014

Maxwell Amadeus and Luke Deenihan gave their streetwear line a sleek turn for fall.

clock March 13, 2014WWD Staff


Assessing Bitcoin’s Retail Future

While status as a mainstream payment system might be a ways off — if ever — Bitcoin may soon have a larger place in the retail world.

clock March 14, 2014Rachel Strugatz and David Moin

Beauty Features

Vloggers Winning Online Battle Over Brands

When it comes to beauty content on the Google-owned YouTube, vloggers like Michelle Phan are running mascara rings around the major brands.

clock March 14, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Designer and Luxury

Karl Lagerfeld Opens First London Store

The 2,700-square-foot flagship is the 17th store to open since the brand’s rollout began 12 months ago.

clock March 14, 2014Samantha Conti and Julia Neel

Color Cosmetics

Peter Philips’ Colorful Plans for Dior

The new creative and image director of Christian Dior makeup said his first “full-on creation” would be unveiled for autumn 2015.

clock March 14, 2014Jennifer Weil


Salon Veterans Join Forces to Launch R+Co

Founders Howard McLaren, Garren Defazio (known professionally simply as Garren) and Thom Priano sat down with WWD to discuss the new project.

clock March 14, 2014Belisa Silva

Memo Pad

The New York Times — Still Not for Sale

The bigwigs came out Thursday at a Media Minds breakfast to talk about the status of journalism at the Gray Lady.

clock March 14, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Memo Pad

L’Officiel Launching Three New Editions

The title will make debut in Greece, Switzerland and Mexico with a March issue.

clock March 14, 2014Laure Guilbault and Alexandra Steigrad

Business Features

Wal-Mart Sold on Made in USA

On Thursday, Wal-Mart revealed that the cumulative spending on U.S. sourced goods over the decade will total $250 billion.

clock March 14, 2014Sharon Edelson


Fast Retailing Seeing J. Crew as Pricy?

The company is said to have balked at the $5 billion price tag for the U.S. retailer — potentially hurting the chances for a deal.

clock March 14, 2014Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Wes Gordon Hits Los Angeles

Rachel Zoe, Nicole Richie and Molly Sims attended a dinner in the the designer’s honor.

clock March 14, 2014Lesley McKenzie

Fashion Scoops

Facebook Launches Video Advertising

The company, which began testing video ads in December, said it would tread lightly in users’ news feeds.

clock March 14, 2014Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Fendi Perfumes Signs Kasia Smutniak

The polish-born actress, a darling of Italian cinema who is gaining traction internationally, will be the face of the brand’s new fragrance.

clock March 14, 2014Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Peuterey Group Seeks Investor

The Tuscany-based outerwear company, which owns the Peuterey, GeoSpirit, Aiguille Noir and Post Card labels, said it has tapped Deloitte as its adviser.

clock March 14, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Prabal Gurung Turns Out to Support Nepalese Humanitarian

The designer met Pushpa Basnet through Shikshya Foundation Nepal, an organization that he and his siblings founded about four years ago.

clock March 14, 2014Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Caudalie Fetes West Coast Flagship

Beauty-loving Angelenos spilled onto the patio of the new boutique on Abbot Kinney Boulevard to celebrate the opening on Wednesday.

clock March 14, 2014Ericka Franklin

Fashion Scoops

Michael Lo Sordo Wins Big in Sydney

The designer took home the 2014 BT Emerging Fashion Designer Award at the annual BT Runway for Success event Wednesday night.

clock March 14, 2014Lisa Lockwood


Jimmy Choo Sponsors Luncheon Honoring Stylists

Actresses — Elle Fanning, Olivia Munn, Ashley Greene — were the plus ones to their BFF stylists at SoHo House on Wednesday.

clock March 13, 2014Marcy Medina


Sofia Vergara’s Splash Into Fragrance

The Colombian bombshell actress has been shrewdly piling up her off-screen projects, and is now adding fragrance to the list.

clock March 14, 2014Rachel Brown


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