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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 13hBridget 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 9hRachel Strugatz

The Quiet Giant Tells His Story

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Overview

WWD dubbed Sidney Kimmel “A Quiet Giant” in 1988, 18 years after he founded the Jones New York label. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Fashion Scoops

Krupp Group to Open L.A. Office

The New York-based fashion public relations firm, founded by Cindy Krupp in 2001, will open May 15 at 8451 Beverly Boulevard in West Hollywood.

clock April 14, 2014Jessica Iredale

Dsquared2's third store in Shanghai.

Designer and Luxury

Dsquared2 Show Closes Shanghai Fashion Week

Canadian twins Dean and Dan Caten also celebrated the grand opening of their third store in Shanghai, located in the newly opened IAPM shopping mall.

clock April 18, 2014Lara Farrar

Amato by Furne One showcased a collection inspired by the travels of Alexander the Great.

Fashion Features

Dubai Event Spotlights Regional Talents

The Fashion Forward showcase included runway shows and panel discussions.

clock April 18, 2014Ritu Upadhyay

Media

Louis Vuitton Heads to Iceland for Men’s Ads

Actor Matthias Schoenaerts returns for his second campaign.

clock April 20, 2014Miles Socha

Human Resources

Benetton Parent Appoints New CEO

Marco Airoldi is to helm Edizione Srl starting May 8.

clock April 18, 2014Alessandra Turra

Giorgio Armani

Legal

Armani Group Settles With Italian Tax Authority

The case concerns three foreign subsidiaries in the 2002-2009 period.

clock April 20, 2014Alessandra Turra

Riccardo Tisci

Fashion Scoops

Paris Exhibits Spotlight Fashion Folk

The showcases span selfies, stylized portraits and early Polaroids.

clock April 18, 2014Laure Guilbault

Retail

Wal-Mart Alters Course in Latin America

The company’s Walmex subsidiary could open 35 stores in Central America this year to offset sluggish growth in the region.

clock April 20, 2014Ivan Castano

Hal Rubenstein

Human Resources

Gabriel & Co. Taps Hal Rubenstein

Effective May 1, he will become global style director at the New York-based fine jewelry brand.

clock April 18, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

An image from inside "Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool."

Designer and Luxury

Jay Jeffers Talks ‘Collected Cool’

The 251-page image-heavy book categorizes the interior designer’s work into thematic chapters.

clock April 18, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Robert De Niro with wife, Grace Hightower

Parties

IWC Hosts Tribeca Film Festival Dinner

Whoopi Goldberg, Carmelo Anthony and Karen Elson attended the event, held at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation in the West Village.

clock April 18, 2014Kristen Tauer

Government and Trade

Chinese Worker Strike Spreads to Jiangxi

The strike involving tens of thousands of workers at factories in Dongguan has now spilled over into manufacturing facilities located in another province.

clock April 21, 2014Lara Farrar

Backstage at the Dior Homme Fashion show in Shanghai.

Designer and Luxury

Dior Homme Presents Line in Shanghai

Friday night’s presentation was the second time the brand has shown in Asia.

clock April 21, 2014Lara Farrar

Sidney Kimmel at his Malibu home.

Markets

In Conversation With Sidney Kimmel: ‘The Quiet Giant’ Tells His Story

Now that the sale of the Jones Group has been completed, the founder of the Jones New York label has some things he’d like to say.

clock April 21, 2014Lisa Lockwood

“Moneyball”

Media

Sidney Kimmel’s Hollywood Connection

As chairman of Los Angeles-based Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, he has financed and produced about 40 feature films.

clock April 21, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Media

Newspaper Association of America Reports on State of the Industry

Newspaper publishers were able to cobble together increases in circulation last year.

clock April 21, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Anne V by Stewart Shining

Media

Diane Smith Launches Beach and Lifestyle Blog

After 13 years as senior editor of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, Smith has seen her share of risqué swimwear.

clock April 21, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Coach Links With Tribeca Film Festival

Today, the brand will launch the collaboration by cohosting the Women’s Filmmaker Brunch.

clock April 21, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Models in Ann Demeulemeester looks at the Shanghai opening.

Fashion Scoops

Ann Demeulemeester Arrives in China

The brand’s retail space, located in the Réel Mall in central Shanghai, officially opened on Thursday night.

clock April 21, 2014Lara Farrar

Fashion Scoops

Adam Levine at the Art Gallery

While it might seem that Maroon 5 front man is a newcomer to fashion designing, he actually knows his way around a shoulder pad.

clock April 21, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

A sketch of Angel Sanchez's creation for the Ballet Hispanico’s annual Junior Society benefit, “Dance Into Fashion.”

Fashion Scoops

Angel Sanchez Collaborates With Ballet Hispanico

The Venezuelan-born fashion designer created original costumes for a new work to be presented during the company’s New York season at the Joyce Theater.

clock April 21, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Assembly’s merino wool overcoat and pants; Jonathan Simkhai’s polyester and rayon jacket, and Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen’s cotton and polyester shirt. Pretty Loafers shoes.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2014 Trend: Feeling Slouchy

With cold weather comes the need to get cozy, and what better way than with layer upon layer of fall’s boyish basics.

clock April 21, 2014WWD Staff

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 7hLuisa Zargani

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