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French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

clock 12hMiles Socha

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Next Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 18hMiles Socha

Media

Condé Nast Said to Mull Cost Cutting, Publisher Changes

Cuts may be coming to Condé Nast.

clock 8hAlexandra Steigrad

Edward S. Finkelstein Dies at the Age of 89

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Overview

Edward S. Finkelstein, former chairman and ceo of R.H. Macy & Co., once a towering figure who orchestrated the rise of the retailer in the Seventies and Eighties, died Saturday of natural causes at age of 89.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Show Reviews

Roland Mouret Resort 2015

The designer showed a curve-hugging collection done in patterns that recalled the paintings of Piet Mondrian.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Pamella Roland Resort 2015

The designer was inspired by her mother’s garden this resort season.

clock May 29, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Apiece Apart Resort 2015

Laura Cramer and Starr Hout’s first resort collection offered plenty of great basics in elevated materials.

clock May 29, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Adam Lippes Resort 2015

Both the designer’s silhouettes and prints were inspired by artistic musings, specifically the work of French artist Willy Daro.

clock May 29, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Cambodian Court Frees Protesters

Twenty-three people, including unionists and garment workers, were found guilty of violence but the court issued suspended sentences.

clock June 1, 2014Daniel de Carteret

Fashion Show Reviews

Marc by Marc Jacobs Resort 2015

Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley showed a feminine side for resort, with dual references centered around space.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Tess Giberson Resort 2015

After slogging through the long winter, the ideas of escapism, lightness and ease were hot on the designer’s mind. Enter the pool.

clock May 30, 2014WWD Staff

Executive Changes

Shelley Broader to Head Wal-Mart EMEA

She will continue to supervise Wal-Mart Canada until successor is named.

clock June 1, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Show Reviews

M. Patmos Resort 2015

For resort, Marcia Patmos envisioned an “Upper East Side woman who goes to Bushwick Open Studios for an opening.”

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Fashion Show Reviews

Marni Evening Resort 2015

Creative director Consuelo Castiglioni subverted the rules of eveningwear with her second Marni Evening collection.

clock June 2, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Patrick Janelle Wins CFDA Fashion Instagrammer of the Year

Janelle, who was given the opportunity to collaborate with fellow CFDA nominee Thom Browne, was one of eight nominees.

clock May 30, 2014Kristi Garced

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: ‘Lifetime’ Achievement — Tom Ford Takes Stock

Tonight, the CFDA honors the designer with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

clock June 2, 2014Bridget Foley

People

The Countess Says: Just One Word — Knees

Now, as I gaze out at the couples canoodling on the park benches, my thoughts turn to other things I love. And, conversely, things I hate.

clock June 2, 2014Louise J. Esterhazy

People

WWD Postcard: Cornelia Guest

When Countess Marina Cicogna calls you to Rome, all her pals from around the world go.

clock June 2, 2014Cornelia Guest

Obituaries

Retail Giant Ed Finkelstein Dies at 89

The former chairman and chief executive officer of R.H. Macy & Co. died of natural causes at his home in Thousand Oaks, Calif., his son Daniel said.

clock June 1, 2014David Moin and Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Natalie Ratabesi Exits Philosophy Design Post

The spring 2015 collection will be designed by an in-house team and will be presented in Milan in September.

clock June 2, 2014Luisa Zargani

Financial

Ann Inc. Upbeat About Second Half

The retailer is painting a positive picture about the year ahead, after a challenging first quarter.

clock June 2, 2014David Moin

Memo Pad

Condé Nast Traveler Launches New App

The Gold List will highlight hotel and resort properties and cruise lines worldwide.

clock June 2, 2014Sharon Edelson

Memo Pad

Daria Werbowy Links Up With AG

With her modeling commitments, a home in Ireland and a thirst for adventure travel, Daria Werbowy is never in one city for too long.

clock June 2, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Katy Perry Holds Court in London

The singer was in studious form when she held a scent workshop to launch her latest fragrance with Coty on Friday.

clock June 2, 2014Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Richard Buckley Doing Double Duty at CFDA Awards

Not only is he accompanying husband Tom Ford, who is receiving this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award, but Buckley is also presenting Ford with the honor.

clock June 2, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Roberto Cavalli Rumor Mill Continues

The merry-go-round list of names of potential investors looking at the brand shows no sign of slowing down.

clock June 2, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

Dorchester Collection Suspends Fashion Prize

A company spokeswoman said Sunday that the decision was made at the beginning of this year, “due to other newly created similar awards.”

clock June 2, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Mergers and Acquisitions

FTC OKs Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank Deal

The Federal Trade Commission on Friday cleared the way for the $1.8 billion merger to proceed.

clock June 2, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Show Reviews

Giorgio Armani Resort 2015

For resort, Armani focused on an elegant collection for powerful women.

clock June 2, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Emporio Armani Resort 2015

Giorgio Armani paired his signature blue hues with fresh white for a marine-inspired look.

clock June 2, 2014WWD Staff

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