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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 14hMiles Socha

Retail

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

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock September 26, 2016David Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

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

clock 22hWWD Staff

Valentino Sees 2014 as Expansion Year

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Overview

In an interview, chief executive officer Stefano Sassi touted the company's upward trajectory and current standing in the luxury arena. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Inès de la Fressange

Lifestyle

Inès de la Fressange Talks French Chic

The fashion icon credits Karl Lagerfeld for defining her approach to her lifestyle brand.

clock March 13, 2014Joelle Diderich

A Box Stitch Sweater from Lou & Grey.

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Ann Inc. Readies Lou & Grey Launch for Fall

Four freestanding stores are scheduled to open, and Lou & Grey shops-in-shop will be installed in Loft locations.

clock March 14, 2014David Moin

Elettra Wiedemann and James Marshall in Paule Ka.

Parties

The Frick Collection Hosts Annual Gala

Ethereal black tie was the theme of this year’s event.

clock March 14, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Christian Slater and Charlotte Gainsbourg

Parties

Rated X: ‘Nymphomaniac’ Screens in New York

Uma Thurman, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Christian Slater turned out for the screening at MoMa on Thursday night.

clock March 14, 2014Kristi Garced

Alibaba, operator of Chinese e-commerce site Taobao.com, could raise more than $15 billion in an initial public offering.

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Alibaba Prepares for IPO in U.S.

The Chinese e-commerce giant’s New York stock market listing could raise more than $15 billion.

clock March 16, 2014Amanda Kaiser and Lara Farrar

The Baume & Mercier campaign.

Memo Pad

Baume & Mercier Taps Peter Lindbergh

The Swiss luxury watch brand is celebrating key moments with a black-and-white advertising campaign.

clock March 16, 2014Joelle Diderich

Stefano Sassi

Business Features

Stefano Sassi Eyes Sustained Growth for Valentino

In an interview with WWD, the executive touted the company’s upward trajectory and current standing in the luxury arena.

clock March 17, 2014Luisa Zargani

"We were inspired by traditional Japanese-style landscape gardens." —Takeshi Kitazawa and Emiko Sato, Dressedundressed

Fashion Features

Tokyo Designer Inspirations

Japan Fashion Week offers some of the most creative work on the runway.

clock March 17, 2014WWD Staff

Fendi

Hats, Gloves and More

Fall 2014 Trend: From the Top

The recent runways were full of fanciful chapeaus.

clock March 17, 2014WWD Staff

Inside the Lane Crawford store in Chengdu.

Retail Features

Chengdu Becomes China’s Latest Retail Hot Spot

The capital of Sichuan Province is quickly becoming a bright spot for retailers, especially high-end and luxury brands.

clock March 17, 2014Lara Farrar

Business

Jimmy Choo Said Mulling Offering

The shoe company has embarked on a path that could lead to an initial public offering over the next 12 months.

clock March 17, 2014Samantha Conti

Bill Cunningham

Memo Pad

New York Historical Society Fetes Bill Cunningham

The photographer was in his element at Thursday’s opening night party for his “Facades” exhibition.

clock March 17, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Louis Vuitton Taps Edouard Schneider to Head P.R.

He starts April 7 and reports to Frédéric Winckler, Vuitton’s communications and events director.

clock March 17, 2014Miles Socha

A rendering of the Moynat pop-up at Dover Street Market.

Designer and Luxury

Moynat Pops Up at Dover Street Market in New York

The luxury leather goods firm is to set up shop in the retailer’s petite ground-floor event space for a two-month run from April 24.

clock March 17, 2014Miles Socha

The Gucci Museo Web site goes live today.

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Museo Goes Global

A new Web site, guccimuseo.com, launches today and is translated into eight languages.

clock March 17, 2014Lisa Lockwood

A marketing image for Empowered by You.

Fashion Scoops

Lingerie Brand Empowered by You Links With Scoop NYC

The brand is launching its first retail collaboration today with a line of Empowered by Scoop NYC seamless undies.

clock March 17, 2014Karyn Monget

Fashion Scoops

Saks Fetes Donna Karan’s Bal Harbour Shop-in-Shop

A pool party at the SLS Hotel featured a fashion show, after which the crowd spilled into Hyde Beach lounge.

clock March 17, 2014Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Scoops

Prada Takes Majority Stake in Milan’s Pasticceria Marchesi

The acquisition of the pastry shop is in line with the fashion firm’s expansion strategy in Milan.

clock March 17, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Catherine Roggero Joins Christian Louboutin Beauté

Catherine Roggero has been named the New York-based general manager for Christian Louboutin Beauté.

clock March 17, 2014Pete Born

Robert Wagner and Dionne Warwick

People

James E. Marshall OCD Foundation Marks 10th Anniversary

Linda Marshall recruited Dionne Warwick and Robert Wagner for the annual dinner.

clock March 17, 2014Pete Born

Essentialist

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Milken Institute Global Conference

Retail

Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock September 26, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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