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Fashion

Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 14hBridget Foley

Fashion

Claus Dietrich Lahrs Appointed Chief Executive of Bottega Veneta

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

clock 13hLuisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Beauty

Acqua di Parma Goes Luxe, Plots Retail Expansion

Acqua di Parma is launching a higher-priced line, opening its first U.S. store and expanding its women's range.

clock 10hRachel Strugatz

Neiman Marcus Unveils Top Management Roles

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The Neiman Marcus Group will today reveal it’s merging its store and online merchandising and planning teams into a single organization.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Light Force Eyes IPO in Italy

The fashion firm could go public by 2016.

clock April 1, 2014Alessandra Turra

Kelly Slater

Textiles

Kering Partners With Kelly Slater

The pro surfer announced he was separating from sponsor Quiksilver after 23 years to launch his own brand.

clock April 1, 2014Joelle Diderich

Human Resources

Carmine Petruzello Exits Perry Ellis

There are no plans to fill the post of president of the Perry Ellis division of Perry Ellis International Inc. at this time.

clock April 1, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Human Resources

James Fielding Out at Claire’s Stores Inc.

He will be replaced by Beatrice Lafon, president of Claire’s Europe.

clock April 1, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Bagir Group Heading to Market

The Israel-based firm that designs and creates men’s and women’s formalwear for labels and retailers is gearing up to float on London’s AIM market.

clock April 1, 2014Nina Jones

Denim

True Religion Adds John Anderson, Marka Hansen to Board

The brand is also preparing to launch a new store concept later this year.

clock April 2, 2014Arnold J. Karr

A Marché bag by Nina Ricci.

Designer and Luxury

Nina Ricci Taps Sophie Templier and Iliana Giannakoura

Gearing up for an expansion phase, the brand is staffing up its fashion and accessories departments.

clock April 2, 2014Miles Socha

K-Way Maje’s nylon parka; Cleobella’s sequined silk dress; K/ller Collection necklace

Fashion Features

Fall 2014 Trend: Cat Girl

The feline queen of the jungle’s spots are the reigning print of the season.

clock April 2, 2014Kim Friday

Rag & Bone overalls are bestsellers at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Retail

In Demand in Contemporary: What’s Selling for Spring

Jumpsuits and crop tops have emerged as bestsellers in contemporary departments at major department and specialty stores.

clock April 2, 2014Lisa Lockwood

A look from Basic Terrain.

Sportswear

Joy Bryant Launches Basic Terrain Collection

The actress and her husband, stuntman David Pope, have created a line based on the couple’s love of outdoor adventure and comfortable, functional clothing.

clock April 2, 2014Marcy Medina

Renzo Rosso and Nicola Formichetti in Venice.

Designer and Luxury

Diesel to Boost Runway Show With Twitter

The brand will unveil its first full-fledged collection under the artistic direction of Nicola Formichetti in Venice on Thursday.

clock April 2, 2014Luisa Zargani

Jim Gold

Retail

Neiman Marcus Unveils Top Management Roles

In a major change at headquarters, the retailer will today reveal it’s merging its store and online merchandising and planning teams into a single organization.

clock April 2, 2014David Moin

"I would make a whole collection of beautiful summer dresses for North, because I know how much they love her, how much she means to them and how precious she is. So if I wanted to make them happy, I would do that." — Alber Elbaz

Lifestyle

Bound 2 Wed: Gifts for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

WWD asked notables: What would they get the couple that, quite literally, has everything?

clock April 2, 2014WWD Staff

Alexa Chung front row at Calvin Klein's fall show.

Fashion Scoops

Alexa Chung to Host FIT’s Future of Fashion Show

The British Vogue contributing editor will be on campus at the May 1 event, which Calvin Klein will sponsor.

clock April 2, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Black Frame P.R. Launches New Division

Called Framework, the division is dedicated to art direction, branding and video production.

clock April 2, 2014Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Glasgow Caledonian University’s New York Campus Set to Debut

GCU will welcome Scotland’s First Minister, the Rt. Hon. Alex Salmond MSP, for the inaugural Caledonian Lecture on April 7.

clock April 2, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Evening Gown of Embroidered Silk, Simonetta, 1952

Designer and Luxury

Victoria and Albert Museum Puts Italy in the Spotlight

The London museum fetes Italian glamour from the forties to today, and from Elizabeth Taylor to Sophia Loren.

clock April 2, 2014Samantha Conti

An ad from Bulgari's fall campaign, featuring Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, photographed by Terry Richardson.

Media

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s Encore for Bulgari

The Rome-based jewelry firm has tapped France’s former first lady to front its ad campaign for fall.

clock April 2, 2014Luisa Zargani

Media

Allure Launching YouTube Channel

The beauty magazine will today become the latest Condé Nast title to get its own channel, a project helmed by Condé Nast Entertainment.

clock April 2, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Media

FT’s How to Spend It Magazine Coming to Italy

The Financial Times has inked a new partnership with Il Sole 24 Ore to produce an Italian edition of the British newspaper’s luxury magazine.

clock April 2, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

A look from the Charlotte Olympia 9 till 5 collection.

Footwear

Charlotte Olympia Plots Expansion

The self-funded British footwear and accessories brand is using a cocktail of nostalgia, glamour and laughs to build an international business.

clock April 2, 2014Samantha Conti

Essentialist

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

Retail

DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

clock 8hLuisa Zargani

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