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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

clock 11hWWD Staff


Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

clock 17hBridget Foley


Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

clock 13hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

A&F Goes Wholesale, Selling on Asos’ Site

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Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has taken its first steps into the world of wholesaling. Mike Jeffries told analysts that the company will sell items from its Abercrombie & Fitch assortment through Asos.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Shelley Rozenwald


Hudson’s Bay Co.’s Shelley Rozenwald Embraces Change

Rozenwald joined the 344-year-old company in 2010 and immediately set to optimizing beauty matters.

clock May 30, 2014Julie Naughton

Alli Webb


Drybar’s Alli Webb on Building Her Business

Since 2010, the company has opened 37 salons, hired more than 2,000 employees and performed 100,000 blowouts a month.

clock May 30, 2014Jayme Cyk

Charlotte Knight

Color Cosmetics

Charlotte Knight Extending Ciaté London Into Color Cosmetics

She plans to bring the same game-changing products to color that she delivered in nail.

clock May 30, 2014Faye Brookman

Eddie Roschi


Le Labo Stays True to Form

For founders Eddie Roschi and Fabrice Penot, inspiration struck from the simplest of sources: the literal definition of fragrance.

clock May 30, 2014Jenny B. Fine

Financial Sets Initial Public Offering

Online retailer is looking to raise $67 million on London’s AIM market.

clock May 30, 2014Samantha Conti

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

A&F Takes First Step in Wholesaling

The company will sell items from its Abercrombie & Fitch assortment through U.K.-based online retailer Asos beginning with the holiday season.

clock May 29, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Terry J. Lundgren


Macy’s CEO Terry J. Lundgren Honored in Philadelphia

Drexel University’s Westphal Award recognizes leaders in the fields of design, media and arts.

clock May 29, 2014Marni Prichard Manko

Amie Robertson

Fashion Features

Central Saint Martins Hosts Annual BA Fashion Show

This year’s show was dedicated to the late MA course director Louise Wilson, who died earlier this month.

clock May 29, 2014Lorelei Marfil


Guess Weighs Omnichannel Shift

The company on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss that was smaller than expected by analysts.

clock May 29, 2014Arnold J. Karr


Signet, Zale Wed After Shareholder Sign-off

Despite resistance from two large shareholders, 62.2 percent of shares voted in favor of merger.

clock May 29, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Laurence Picot

Department Stores

Holt Renfrew Exhibit Gets Inside Luxury

Laurence Picot’s exhibition, “LuxInside: Traces of Man,” will launch in four Holt Renfrew stores in Canada.

clock May 29, 2014Sharon Edelson

Government and Trade

Dems Push TPP Labor Safeguard

A group of 153 House Democrats threw up another roadblock to the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on Thursday.

clock May 29, 2014Kristi Ellis

Michele Scannavini

Marketing and Trends

Coty’s Michele Scannavini on the Rise of the ‘Four Cs’

The executive eloquently eulogized the long-held marketing principle of the four Ps — and outlined a new reality.

clock May 30, 2014Molly Prior

Lynn Tilton


Patriarch Partners’ Lynn Tilton Talks Innovation

As an entrepreneur who has owned more than 240 companies over the last 14 years, she knows more than a little about adapting and innovating.

clock May 30, 2014Julie Naughton

Chris Sanderson


The Future Laboratory’s Chris Sanderson Talks Business Strategy

Sanderson outlined some key strategies that can help brands and retailers survive — and thrive — in this turbulent decade.

clock May 30, 2014Jennifer Weil

Cedric Prouvé

Beauty Features

Cedric Prouvé Discusses Estée Lauder’s Global Philosophy

The company’s total sales balance has completely flipped from more than 50 percent in the Americas in 1996 to more than half overseas today.

clock May 30, 2014Pete Born

Designer and Luxury

Joey Laurenti Tapped to Head Ralph Rucci

The executive, who started Wednesday, is joining at a time of planned expansion for the brand.

clock May 30, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Giambattista Valli

Designer and Luxury

Giambattista Valli Launches New Line

The designer will introduce a ready-to-wear line called Giamba in September with a runway show in Milan.

clock May 30, 2014Luisa Zargani

Matthew Schechter and Tony Shalhoub in "Act One."


Jane Greenwood Talks Tonys and Costuming ‘Act One’

This year, Greenwood will be receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award — and she is, indeed, nominated once again.

clock May 30, 2014Lorna Koski

The Marie Antoinette room at Dear Irving.


Dear Irving’s Parlor Games

Meaghan Dorman of Manhattan speakeasy The Raines Law Room opens her new spot, which is dubbed a cocktail parlor, today.

clock May 30, 2014Taylor Harris

Image of Art Ortenberg from the slide show.

Fashion Features

Art Ortenberg: A Life in Fashion and Conservation

At a memorial service on Wednesday, ten speakers from divergent worlds came together to share stories about the late cofounder of Liz Claiborne Inc.

clock May 30, 2014Lisa Lockwood

A sample beauty report from


Adam Sandow Creates Beauty’s New Matchmaker

If the entrepreneur has his way, new Web site, launching to the public in early June, will become the Netflix of beauty.

clock May 30, 2014Julie Naughton

Killer Queen’s Royal Revolution.


A New Revolution for Katy Perry

The singer is tapping into a rebellious mood for her latest fragrance with Coty Inc. called Killer Queen’s Royal Revolution.

clock May 30, 2014Nina Jones

The Gucci Cosmetics range, launching globally in September, offers eye, face, lip, nail and skin preparation products that echo its fashion — and fulfill a longtime dream of creative director Frida Giannini.

Color Cosmetics

Gucci Gearing Up to Launch Cosmetics

The range, launching globally in September, offers eye, face, lip, nail and skin preparation products that echo its fashion.

clock May 30, 2014Cynthia Martens

Memo Pad

Prada Promotes Stefano Cantino to New Role

The company has created a new group marketing, communication and commercial development department and promoted Cantino to head it.

clock May 30, 2014Luisa Zargani

Sam Riley for Ermenegildo Zegna Couture, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.

Memo Pad

Ermenegildo Zegna Couture Taps Sam Riley

The actor will be the face of the brand’s fall ad campaign.

clock May 30, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Memo Pad

AD’s Margaret Russell to Speak at SCAD Commencement Ceremonies

Architectural Digest’s editor in chief has enlisted for a doubleheader —?a speech at each of the school’s campuses in one day.

clock May 30, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Angelina Jolie as “Maleficent,” photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.

Fashion Scoops

Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott Discuss Angelina Jolie’s ‘Maleficent’ Photo Shoot

The movie posters for the new Disney film feature Jolie as the titular villain with porcelain skin, architectural cheekbones and shimmering, greenish gold eyes.

clock May 30, 2014Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Betsey Johnson Launches Activewear

This fall’s collection will be sold at Nordstrom stores and via the company’s Web site, as well as Macy’s site and the designer’s Web site.

clock May 30, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Opening Ceremony Collaborates With Thierry Boutemy

The project is a series ménage a trois of sorts between OC, the Brussels-based florist and Le Labo, New Era, Vans and Manolo Blahnik, respectively.

clock May 30, 2014Jessica Iredale


Express, Pacific Sunwear Show Q1 Strain

Express plans to shutter 50 doors over three years to boost profits by $5 million to $8 million.

clock May 29, 2014Evan Clark


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A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.


The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock 20hEvan Clark

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