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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 19hMiles 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 September 26, 2016WWD Staff

Céline in Expansion Mode With New London Flagship

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Overview

True to Phoebe Philo’s low-key style, there will be no fanfare — not even a store cocktail — when Céline’s long-awaited London flagship opens today on buzzy Mount Street.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retail/Business

Brooks Brothers Faces Challenges With Millennials

Paulette Garafalo admitted that there was still a disconnect with younger consumers in their 20s and 30s.

clock March 18, 2014David Yi

Roberta Kaplan, Edie Windsor and Terrence McNally in conversation.

Parties

The Fashion Crowd Turns Out for Broadway

Narciso Rodriguez, Andrew Rosen and Derek Lam were among those who attended a preview performance of “Mothers and Sons,” Terrence McNally’s new play.

clock March 19, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Carolina Herrera

Parties

Carolina Herrera Celebrates Bracelet for a Cause

The collaboration was toasted on Tuesday night at the CH Carolina Herrera flagship on Madison Avenue in Manhattan.

clock March 19, 2014Kristen Tauer

Designer and Luxury

Mulberry CEO Bruno Guillon Resigns

His brief tenure was marked by turmoil, profit warnings.

clock March 20, 2014Samantha Conti

Financial

Li & Fung Eyes Possible Brand Spin-off

The company posted a 17 percent increase in net profit for full-year 2013, helped by a turnaround in the group’s LF USA business.

clock March 20, 2014Ellen Sheng

Inside the Bulgari store in Rome.

Designer and Luxury

Bulgari Puts Spotlight on Roman Roots

The Italian jeweler’s 130th anniversary celebrations have kicked off with the official reopening of its newly revamped Via dei Condotti store.

clock March 20, 2014Luisa Zargani

99%IS RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

99%IS RTW Fall 2014

The show had a post-apocalyptic mood heightened by the foil headpieces and hoods that obscured the models’ faces.

clock March 20, 2014WWD Staff

Tambourine RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Tambourine RTW Fall 2014

Formerly called Nozomi Ishiguro Tambourine after its founding designer, this season the brand has a truncated name and a new creative director.

clock March 20, 2014WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Stanford Postpones Cathy Horyn, Alexander Wang Talk

It was expected to take place April 10.

clock March 20, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Facetasm RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Facetasm RTW Fall 2014

Hiromichi Ochiai used a variety of dramatic, contrasting textures to create intricate, often asymmetric pieces.

clock March 20, 2014WWD Staff

Victor Alfaro RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Features

Victor Alfaro RTW Fall 2014

The designer reworked the silhouette he presented for spring in gentle colors and quietly luxurious materials.

clock March 20, 2014WWD Staff

Support Surface RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Support Surface RTW Fall 2014

Norio Surikabe staged his fall show at the grand ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo.

clock March 20, 2014WWD Staff

Onitsuka Tiger x Andrea Pompilio RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Onitsuka Tiger x Andrea Pompilio RTW Fall 2014

This design collaboration between the storied Japanese athletic label and the Italian designer is in its fourth season.

clock March 20, 2014WWD Staff

The Hudson Yards scent.

Fragrance

Hudson Yards Project Inspires Bond No. 9 Scent

Laurice Rahme’s 59th scent, which launches April 1, is meant as a study in modernity and nature, both elements incorporated in the development’s design.

clock March 21, 2014Belisa Silva

One Direction's That Moment fragrance.

Fragrance

One Direction Launching Second Fragrance

One year after launching its first scent, the band is coming out with a new special-edition juice known as That Moment.

clock March 20, 2014Samantha Conti

Financial

Currency Fluctuations Impact Swatch

Chief executive officer Nick Hayek said that foreign exchange variations could dent the group’s revenues by up to 500 million Swiss francs.

clock March 20, 2014Joelle Diderich

The For Women in Science 2014 laureates.

People

The L’Oréal Foundation Honors Five Female Scientists

The awards ceremony took place in Paris, at the Sorbonne, on Wednesday night.

clock March 20, 2014Jennifer Weil

Mark Parker

Business

Nike Sales Up 12.7% on Profit ‘Beat’

A hint of caution about the upcoming fiscal year slowed the pace of Nike Inc.’s third-quarter victory lap.

clock March 20, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Golden Gate Capital has acquired 9.5 percent of Ann Inc.

Financial

Golden Gate Invests in Ann Inc.

Investor bought 9.5% of retailer and is in the “early stages of discussions” to assist in creating value.

clock March 20, 2014Evan Clark

Anaïs Anaïs Premier Délice

Fragrance

Anaïs Anaïs Scent Ready to Relaunch

Thirty-six years after launching its blockbuster women’s fragrance, Cacharel will introduce Anaïs Anaïs Premier Délice.

clock March 20, 2014Jennifer Weil

Financial

Borderfree Set to Begin Trading

The logistics service facilitates cross-border e-commerce between U.S. retailers and international shoppers in more than 100 countries and territories.

clock March 21, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

Arcadia Sets Major Tech Investment

Arcadia Group Ltd., owner of chains such as Topshop, Miss Selfridge and Dorothy Perkins, will spend 50 million pounds on new technology.

clock March 21, 2014David Moin

Louise J. Esterhazy

Fashion Features

The Countess Talks Trends — or Lack of Them

Now that the fashion dust has settled in New York, London, Milan and Paris, Louise J. Esterhazy weighs in on fashion’s new reality: There are no trends.

clock March 21, 2014Louise J. Esterhazy

Views of the Céline store on Mount Street in London.

Designer and Luxury

Céline in Expansion Mode With New London Flagship

The high-profile location, boasting 79 feet of frontage on Mount Street, is also the first of a wave of 15 new stores this year for the French firm.

clock March 21, 2014Miles Socha and Samantha Conti

Hermès RTW Fall 2014

Designer and Luxury

Hermès to Push RTW, Watches, Jewelry

The Birkin could take a backseat to fashion this year as the fashion firm plans to up other fast-growing categories.

clock March 21, 2014Miles Socha

Givenchy's L'Atelier of fragrances.

Fragrance

Givenchy to Introduce L’Atelier Fragrance Line

With its new L’Atelier collection of seven women’s fragrances, Parfums Givenchy is launching its most high-end olfactive offer to date.

clock March 21, 2014Jennifer Weil

Alessandro Carlucci in New York.

Retailing

Natura Lands in New York, Opens Door to Wider World

Brazil’s leading beauty company has set up a global innovation hub in SoHo, and the direct-selling giant is now looking for partners.

clock March 21, 2014Pete Born

A Milani nail polish.

Color Cosmetics

Critical Mass: Milani Cosmetics Revs Up

Last month, the multicultural cosmetics brand staffed up for what is expected to be its biggest push since it was launched in 2002.

clock March 21, 2014Faye Brookman

A look from Maleficent by Stella McCartney.

Fashion Scoops

Angelina Jolie and Stella McCartney Team With Disney on Kids Capsule

Together they are producing a capsule collection of children’s clothes inspired by Disney’s forthcoming redux of “Sleeping Beauty.”

clock March 21, 2014Jessica Iredale

Diane von Furstenberg in Tokyo for her fall collection.

Fashion Scoops

Diane von Furstenberg Hits Tokyo Fashion Week

The designer made her first trip to the city in five years to stage a runway reprisal of her fall collection.

clock March 21, 2014Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Scoops

Abercrombie Activist Engaged Capital Hires Advisers

The unnamed professional services firm is experienced in the retail and apparel sector, including the turnaround of underperforming businesses, Engaged said.

clock March 21, 2014Vicki M. Young

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Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock September 26, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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