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Fashion Crowd Raises Record Amount at amfAR Gala

Heather Graham, Adriana Lima, Dita Von Teese and Lottie Moss were among the evening's guests at the 2016 amfAR gala at Milan Fashion Week.

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Fashion

Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock September 24, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Alibaba Enters U.S. With 11 Main Launch

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The Alibaba Group is making its first go at the U.S. consumer with 11 Main, a multicategory e-commerce destination that is launching in consumer beta mode today.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Show Reviews

Jason Wu Resort 2015

Industrial designer Dieter Rams, known for his work with Braun, was Jason Wu’s muse for resort.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Prabal Gurung Resort 2015

“Feminine detail, but with bite,” Prabal Gurung said of his resort collection.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Thom Browne Resort 2015

The semipsychedelic bloom of his resort collection was born from the most banal bouquet out there: gerbera daisies by the bunch at the corner deli.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Kenzo Resort 2015

“We wanted to embrace Paris as an outsider and interpret what we feel the French girl is,” said Humberto Leon of the brand’s inspiration.

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Government and Trade

Asian Wealth Growing Quickly

Wealth grew faster in the Asia-Pacific region than any other region in the world last year, according to The Boston Consulting Group.

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Executive Changes

Christos Angelides Named Abercrombie Brand President

Angelides, who starts Oct. 6, will report directly to Michael Jeffries, A&F’s chief executive officer.

clock June 10, 2014Vicki M. Young

Executive Changes

Fernando Madeira Takes Reins at Walmart.com

Latin American e-commerce chief heads to U.S.

clock June 10, 2014Sharon Edelson

Executive Changes

Comptoir des Cotonniers Names Creative Director

Anne Valérie Hash joins the French contemporary chain after running her own label.

clock June 10, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Show Reviews

Narciso Rodriguez Resort 2015

A collection dominated by color and florals is atypical for Rodriguez. But sometimes stepping out of one’s comfort zone yields the best results.

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Trends and Analysis

Hong Kong Retailers Hit by Tensions Over China Tourists

New figures show retailers have every reason to be concerned, especially those in the jewelry, watch and luxury goods market.

clock June 10, 2014Kate Whitehead

Denim

Jeans Fight Back at Denim By PV

Yoga denim, tailored pieces and performance fabrics were among trends seen at the first edition of the trade show in Barcelona.

clock June 10, 2014Laure Guilbault

Executive Changes

Target Taps Brad Maiorino for Tech Security

Brad Maiorino, whose appointment is effective Monday, will be responsible for Target’s information security and technology risk strategy.

clock June 10, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Show Reviews

Richard Chai Love Resort 2015

After showing a heavily textured collection for fall, Richard Chai liked the idea of heady graphics for resort.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Badgley Mischka Resort 2015

Mark Badgley and James Mischka took a streamlined approach to resort for both their Collection and Couture lineups.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Alberta Ferretti Resort 2015

Alberta Ferretti was channeling positive energy with her resort lineup, a shiny, happy ode to the late Sixties-early Seventies when love was in the air.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Emanuel Ungaro Resort 2015

“Order/Disorder” was Fausto Puglisi’s quip for resort.

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Parties

Net-a-porter Toasts Victoria Beckham

The dinner also coincidentally served as a birthday party for the retailer, which turned 14.

clock June 10, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Parties

Clint Eastwood Debuts ‘Jersey Boys’ at The Plaza

Broadway, curious about Eastwood’s musical chops, turned out to check out the goods — among guests was new Tony Award winner Lena Hall, Alan Cumming and more.

clock June 10, 2014Kristen Tauer

Designer and Luxury

Roksanda Ilincic in Expansion Mode

Backed by a new minority investor, Ilincic has opened her first store, re-branded her company as Roksanda, and plans to open more stand-alone units.

clock June 10, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Show Reviews

Peter Pilotto Resort 2015

Prints are basically a sure thing in any collection by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.

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Fashion Scoops

Catching Up With Chloë Sevigny at Kenzo Resort

Upon arriving, the actress made a beeline to designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim.

clock June 10, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Show Reviews

Cédric Charlier Resort 2015

Taking cues from a Greek vacation as well as colorful carpets, Cédric Charlier’s resort lineup had an effortless sensibility.

clock June 10, 2014WWD Staff

Parties

FIT Gala Honors Three

FIT’s black-tie night drew guests including Carolina Herrera, Prabal Gurung and Marigay McKee.

clock June 10, 2014David Moin

Human Resources

Jeff Rudes Plans 2015 Return With New Venture

The founder of J Brand, who stepped down as chief executive officer last month, plans to have a new collection ready to launch at retail for fall 2015.

clock June 11, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Parties

Maggie Gyllenhaal Celebrates Renovated Chloé Store

On Monday night, the actress was in the Upper East Side of Manhattan at the opening of the renovated store on Madison Avenue.

clock June 11, 2014Erik Maza

Financial

PVH, Nordstrom Talk Growth at Conference

Both companies were courting investors at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference on Tuesday, offering different takes on the same theme: growth.

clock June 11, 2014Evan Clark and Arnold J. Karr

Fragrance

Maria Sharapova to Front Avon Luck Scents

The tennis star claimed her second French Open title on Saturday, and has signed with Avon Products Inc. as the face of a pair of fragrances for women and men.

clock June 11, 2014Molly Prior

Fashion Scoops

Spanx to Launch Denim Jeans

Women often ask Sara Blakely for full-body Spanx, and while she envisions dressing women head to toe, she is sticking to one body part at a time.

clock June 11, 2014Holly Haber

Memo Pad

John Galliano Opens Up in Le Point

The designer donned a three-piece navy suit for his latest confessional: a Q&A with renowned French psychiatrist Boris Cyrulnik in French newsweekly Le Point.

clock June 11, 2014Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Forbes and Men’s Health Go Digital

Magazines are pumping more capital into their digital platforms, as both readers and advertisers alike have turned their attention to the Web.

clock June 11, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Alibaba Takes on U.S. E-commerce Market With 11 Main

The Chinese Web giant is making its first go at the U.S. consumer with a multicategory e-commerce destination that is launching in consumer beta mode today.

clock June 11, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Clothing/Furnishings

Mr Porter to Launch Kingsman Line

The company has partnered up with the upcoming film “Kingsman: The Secret Service” to create a new men’s wear label.

clock June 11, 2014David Yi

Designer and Luxury

Zac Posen Talks Career at FIT’s Couture Council Luncheon

The designer mentioned the myriad of friends and insiders who influenced him during a Q&A with Valerie Steele on Tuesday.

clock June 11, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Government and Trade

USFIA Survey Backs Made in America Revival

Made in America will continue to pick up steam in the next two years, according to a new fashion industry benchmarking study.

clock June 11, 2014Kristi Ellis

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The Markets

Ralph Lauren Corp. to Fold Denim & Supply Into Polo Brand

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