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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock 18hVicki M. Young


Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 13hMaghan McDowell


Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 13hWWD Staff

HBC in Growth Push With Digital, Off 5th

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Hudson's Bay Co., eyeing $10 billion in revenues and a 10 to 12 percent profit margin rate in five years, has a plateful of initiatives in motion to meet the objectives.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Show Reviews

Jill Stuart Resort 2015

Calling all tomboys. The designer’s got your number this season with a collection chock full of easy, breezy wares.

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Fashion Scoops

Jean Paul Gaultier to Design for Lindex

The French couturier is creating a fall collection for Scandinavian fashion chain.

clock June 3, 2014Miles Socha

Department Stores

Hudson’s Bay Co. in Growth Push With Digital, Off 5th

Eyeing $10 billion in revenues and a 10 to 12 percent profit margin rate in five years, the retailer has a plateful of initiatives in motion.

clock June 3, 2014David Moin

Executive Changes

Mark Brashear Exits Hugo Boss

Claus Dietrich Lahrs, ceo of the Metzingen, Gemany-based company, will oversee the Americas until a successor is named.

clock June 3, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Show Reviews

Erdem Resort 2015

The designer punctuated his feminine designs with a clutch of clean, androgynous silhouettes.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Alexander Wang Resort 2015

For resort, Wang explored the concept of laundry mishaps with tie-dyed patterns — some pretty, some fiercely graphic.

clock June 3, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Zero + Maria Cornejo Resort 2015

The designer showed softly cut jumpsuits (“easy to wear without thinking about it,”she said), tunics and lots of geometrically cut dresses.

clock June 3, 2014WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Loewe Redesigns Logos and Packaging

The Spanish brand’s makeover is taking shape, from a new graphic identity to plans for art-driven store concepts in key cities.

clock June 4, 2014Miles Socha


Longchamp Returns to the Champs-Elysées

The French leather goods firm plans to open a new flagship in Paris just a stone’s throw from its historic location.

clock June 3, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Sees Opportunity in Jewelry

The category is poised to be a major growth engine this year, ceo Axel Dumas said Tuesday at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Paris.

clock June 3, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Show Reviews

Derek Lam Resort 2015

The designer pinpointed 1966, the year he was born, as the real root of his aesthetic.

clock June 3, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Gucci Resort 2015

“Surface and substance.” Frida Giannini’s mantra for resort played out chicly with interpretations of house codes.

clock June 3, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Features

FIT Gets ‘Exposed’ With Lingerie Exhibit

The mystique of lingerie is the centerpiece of “Exposed: A History of Lingerie” at the Museum at FIT.

clock June 3, 2014Karyn Monget

Fashion Show Reviews

Rag & Bone Resort 2015

David Neville and Marcus Wainwright used the season to pursue territory yet unchartered for the brand: leopard prints.

clock June 3, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2015

“Celebration” was the overriding theme of the designer’s resort collection, though there was more than just party-ready clothes.

clock June 3, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Jean Paul Gaultier Resort 2015

Graphic elements were mixed into the designer’s latest collection, which he often piled on together for an eclectic and optimistic look.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Altuzarra Resort 2015

Nautical motifs have become part of Altuzarra’s vocabulary, and this lineup was about crystallizing classics.

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G-III’s Q1 Beats Wall Street’s Estimates

Strength in the wholesale business was the main contributor to the quarter.

clock June 3, 2014Vicki M. Young


Winners Party After the CFDA Awards

Raf Simons threw this year’s after party on Monday night at the Ladurée macaron shop in SoHo.

clock June 3, 2014Taylor Harris and Erik Maza

Fashion Show Reviews

Carolina Herrera Resort 2015

“An uncomplicated silhouette” is what Carolina Herrera had in mind for resort.

clock June 3, 2014WWD Staff


Hockey Fashion Face-off: Rangers Take on Kings

With the Stanley Cup Final beginning tonight, former New York Rangers center and MSG Network analyst Ron Duguay discusses the style of hockey players.

clock June 4, 2014Jean E. Palmieri


L.A. Meets New York: Top Style Setters in the Stanley Cup

While potentially there are seven games to go in the Stanley Cup, the Rangers already won in the style stakes with their sharp suits and classic choices.

clock June 4, 2014Marcy Medina and Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: John Waters’ Pearl

The CFDA Fashion Awards host’s witty opening remarks lead to a search for the backstory to Waters fashion muse, Brooklyn native Poor Pitiful Pearl.

clock June 4, 2014Bridget Foley

Memo Pad

Britt Aboutaleb Named Managing Editor at Yahoo Beauty

Bobbi Brown has made her first big hire, poaching Aboutaleb from Allure, where she spent less than three months.

clock June 4, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Memo Pad

Jess Cagle Updates People’s Front of Book

The editorial director’s changes to People Picks, StyleTracks and Chatter will be visible in the June 16 issue.

clock June 4, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Proenza Schouler Inks Deal for Swimwear

Designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez are launching the category in a licensing partnership with Swimwear Anywhere.

clock June 4, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Linda Evangelista and Steven Meisel Sign On for Moschino Campaign

The concept is anyone’s guess, although the collection’s SpongeBob SquarePants sweaters and McDonald’s-inspired bathrobes suggest humor is on the menu.

clock June 4, 2014Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Parsons and Kering Announce Empowering Imagination Winners

Justin Chu has been selected for his women’s ready-to-wear designs and Mijia Zhang has been chosen for her unisex collection.

clock June 4, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Fondazione Prada’s Next Exhibit Opening in Venice

Artists, architects and museum directors will join Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli on Wednesday to celebrate the “Art or Sound.”

clock June 4, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Show Reviews

Kate Spade New York Resort 2015

It’s always an adventure at the brand and for resort, chief creative officer Deborah Lloyd went with “the sky’s the limit.”

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