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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 10hRosemary Feitelberg


Kering Luxury Sales Jump 11.3% in Q3

The market-beating performance helped propel Kering’s revenues up 10 percent in the third quarter to 3.18 billion euros, or $3.54 billion.

clock 14hJoelle Diderich


Gigi Hadid Sticks With Hilfiger for Spring

They are inviting consumers to vote for their favorite designs, which will be included in the collection.

clock 8hLisa Lockwood

Macy’s Inc. Promotes Gennette to President

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Macy's Inc. on Monday promoted Jeffrey Gennette to president of the corporation, giving him the additional responsibility of overseeing its rapidly growing private label brands.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue


Alibaba Invests $692 Million in Chinese Retailer

The e-commerce giant is buying a minority stake in Intime Retail in a bid to create “online to offline” retail opportunities.

clock March 30, 2014Amanda Kaiser


New York Fashion Tech Lab Boosts Start-ups

The incubator is holding an open application period for firms working in such areas as 3-D printing, business intelligence, Fit-Tech and merchandising.

clock March 31, 2014Vicki M. Young

The scene at SpinExpo in Shanghai.


SpinExpo Grows Beyond Its Yarn Core

The three-day fair in Shanghai introduced new knitwear and cashmere areas.

clock March 31, 2014Casey Hall

The demand for python skins is rising — particularly in Asia.


Kering Outlines Sustainable Python Sourcing Plan

The group, which presented its first Python Conservation Partnership report on Monday, said the demand for python skin is quickly on the rise.

clock March 31, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Jeff Gennette


Macy’s Promotes Jeff Gennette to President

Seen as a rising star in the retail world, Gennette has served for the past five years as the company’s chief merchandising officer.

clock March 31, 2014David Moin

Anne Hildalgo

Human Resources

Anne Hidalgo: Paris’ First Female Mayor

The Socialist beat right-wing candidate Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, better known as NKM. Here, a primer on Hidalgo.

clock March 31, 2014Laure Guilbault

Diana Ross


L.A.’s MOCA Gala Attracts Katy Perry, Diana Ross

Chloë Sevigny, Patricia Arquette, Dianna Agron, Isabel Lucas and Dita Von Teese were among the 850 or so guests on hand.

clock March 31, 2014Marcy Medina

An image from the Free People catalog.

Ready To Wear

Free People Makes Hong Kong Debut

The in-store shop, which is a partnership with Lab Concept, is part of the brand’s broader push into Asia.

clock April 1, 2014Sharon Edelson


Chapter 11 a Possibility for Coldwater Creek

Shares fell 76.1 percent on Monday after the women’s specialty chain was said to be eyeing a voluntary petition.

clock March 31, 2014Vicki M. Young

Mackage's lambskin jacket; Kinross' cashmere turtleneck

Fashion Trends

Fall 2014 Trend: Light Shift

The puffer is getting depuffed. Moving away from those bulky ski shapes, the silhouette is lightening up with sleek, quilted styles.

clock April 1, 2014Bobbi Queen

A look from RACHELALEX's Spring/Summer 2014/2015 collection.

Designer and Luxury

Designers to Watch at Australia Fashion Week

A host of newcomers are set to show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, which starts Sunday.

clock April 1, 2014Patty Huntington

Bill Jasper

Business Features

U.S. Production Momentum Faces Obstacles

Made in America is undoubtedly a growing movement, but there are caveats.

clock April 1, 2014Kristi Ellis

Coca Rocha in a Diane von Furstenberg wrap dress.


The Digital Life of Diane von Furstenberg

The designer — in the midst of a year-long 40th anniversary celebration of her wrap dress — discusses the brand’s latest digital initiative.

clock April 1, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad cosmo


Cosmopolitan’s May Issue Features Peel-Away Cover

Sponsored by L’Oréal, cover could further blur the line between advertising and editorial in the U.S. market.

clock April 1, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Dan Croll


Dan Croll on Music, Muses and Meeting Paul McCartney

A chat with the British singer-songwriter, whose debut album, “Sweet Disarray” drops in the U.S. today.

clock April 1, 2014Tara Bonet-Black

Gisele Bündchen in the H&M campaign.


Gisele Bündchen, H&M Link Up Again

The Brazilian model is doing an encore as the face and voice of the retailer’s summer ads.

clock April 1, 2014Miles Socha

Phoebe Philo

Fashion Scoops

Phoebe Philo Takes the Stage at Vogue Festival in London

The designer, not one for making public statements, broke her silence over the weekend to talk about the possibility one day of having her own label.

clock April 1, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Mark Herzlich

Fashion Scoops

NFL Teams With Macy’s on Football Fashion Shoot

The internal shoot was designed to showcase how to blend NFL-branded merchandise with street clothes for a stylish overall look.

clock April 1, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Giorgio Armani Announces Next #ArmaniTweetTalks

The fourth event will take place April 10 during the upcoming Milan Design Week.

clock April 1, 2014Alessandra Turra

"The Pursuit of Style," the CFDA's latest book.

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Set to Release ‘The Pursuit of Style’

Published by Abrams, the tome features musings from the organization’s 400-plus members, including Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren and Narciso Rodriguez.

clock April 1, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Anne-Marie Gaultier Named to Global Marketing Post at Bally

As vice president of global marketing and communications, a new position, she will report directly to ceo Frédéric de Narp.

clock April 1, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Italian Jewelry Firm CA&LOU Finds Partner

The high-end costume jewelry company has found a business partner in Andrea Morante to help grow the brand globally.

clock April 1, 2014Alessandra Turra


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Christian Dior’s Sidney Toledano: Balancing Creativity and Commercialism

clock 10hLisa Lockwood

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