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Men's

Berluti Confirms Haider Ackermann

Prized for his colorful, globe-trotting style, the designer is to show his first collection for the French brand next January.

clock 2hMiles Socha

Retail

J. Crew Narrows Loss in Second Quarter

Madewell continues to show gains while comp sales at the J. Crew brand remained challenged.

clock 9hDavid Moin

Retail

China Powers a 19.2% H1 Gain at SMCP

The French retail group operates the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Perlot chains.

clock 21hMiles Socha

Brooks Bros. Taps Zac to Oversee Women’s

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Overview

Brooks Brothers has turned its attention to women’s wear, hiring Zac Posen as creative director for its mainline women’s collection and accessories. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Lifestyle

WWD Postcard: Yigal Azrouël in Turks and Caicos

When the beaches came into view from the plane, the designer knew his three-day vacation was going to be just the getaway he needed.

clock June 27, 2014Yigal Azrouël

Fashion

Balenciaga Men’s RTW Spring 2015

The men’s studio under the artistic direction of Alexander Wang looked to nautical uniforms for spring, giving them a modern edge via experimental fabrics.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Julien David Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Julien David’s gang of chic surfers wore cheeky parkas cut in the shape of a swallow-tailed coat and paired with board shorts and bow ties.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Parties

Jeff Koons Retrospective Opens at the Whitney

All over the museum were some of the most important collectors in the art world.

clock June 25, 2014Erik Maza

Fashion

Raf Simons Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Perhaps as a reminder that his men’s wear comes from a raw and restless place, Raf Simons asked the audience to stand for his spring show.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Balmain Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Seventies icons of downhill skiing, motorcycle racing and Formula 1 informed Olivier Rousteing’s graphic and energetic spring collection.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

3.1 Phillip Lim Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Though essentially athletic in spirit, Phillip Lim’s collection exuded a sense of polish.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Issey Miyake Men’s RTW Spring 2015

A tropical beach might seem like a hackneyed theme but Yusuke Takahashi breathed new life into the idea with his lineup for Issey Miyake Men.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Lifestyle

Front Row at Rick Owens

Sporting stars Russell Westbrook, Victor Cruz and Serge Ibaka took in the designer’s show on Thursday.

clock June 26, 2014Alex Wynne and Paulina Szmydke

Fashion

Rick Owens Men’s RTW Spring 2015

The designer worked fabrics like a painter works his canvas.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Louis Vuitton Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Kim Jones winked to the hunting, military and sporting styles of maharajas mixed with “that modern Indian cool.”

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Kolor Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Graphic punchiness, athletic verve and comfort came together in Junichi Abe’s strong spring collection.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Alexander Wang Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Alexander Wang is going back to unisex: His spring men’s collection shared some fabrics with his women’s resort line.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Financial

Brunello Cucinelli Establishes Trust

The entrepreneur has set up a trust to benefit his daughters Camilla and Carolina in order to guarantee a proper handover of his namesake company.

clock June 26, 2014Luisa Zargani

Lifestyle

Front Row at Louis Vuitton

Luke Evans, Victor Cruz and Kai Ko attended the show in Paris.

clock June 26, 2014Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Coach Fall Collection to Make Its Debut Early at Colette

The brand’s fall ready to wear offerings will make its in-store debut beginning on June 30th, almost a full two months before any other retailer.

clock June 26, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

Alber Elbaz to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Alber Elbaz will receive an honorary doctorate from the Royal College of Art in London Friday.

clock June 26, 2014Samantha Conti

Beauty Features

Leonard A. Lauder to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at CEW Luncheon

For just the fourth time in its accolade-giving history, the CEW is bestowing a Lifetime Achievement Award in October.

clock June 27, 2014Cara Kagan

Fashion

Damir Doma Men’s RTW Spring 2015

The designer exhibited 12 looks, there for everyone to touch, plus a video depicting “real men” wearing the pieces.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Boris Bidjan Saberi Men’s RTW Spring 2015

There was a military vibe to the designer’s lineup, with the primarily green, black and khaki looks veering from past seasons’ athletic and nautical themes.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Tom Greyhound Fetes Men’s Wear Illustrations

A cocktail Wednesday night was held in Paris for the opening of “The Cosmo Sketches” exhibition.

clock June 26, 2014Laure Guilbault

Fashion

Yohji Yamamoto Men’s RTW Spring 2015

A nomadic spirit ran through the collection, with outfits that were spliced together like vintage treasures given a second lease of life.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Parties

Stacey Bendet Hosts Dinner to Celebrate New Alice + Olivia Store

The designer invited her downtown posse — Cleo Wade, Mia Moretti and Jenné Lombardo — to journey uptown.

clock June 26, 2014Kristen Tauer

Designer and Luxury

Carolina Herrera Shares Her Secrets

On Wednesday night, the designer and company president Caroline Brown hosted Sallie Krawcheck and members of her Ellevate group at her showroom.

clock June 27, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Beauty Features

Spotlight: CEW’s Cancer and Careers Program

The program is dedicated exclusively to serving people who work during and after cancer treatment.

clock June 27, 2014Alev Aktar

Fashion

Dries Van Noten Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Dries Van Noten took the elements of a dancer’s rehearsal, performance and backstage wardrobes and created a collection as chic as it was languid.

clock June 26, 2014WWD Staff

Front Row at Dries Van Noten

Radiohead bass player Colin Greenwood, who performed live at the designer’s last men’s show, took a front-row seat on Thursday.

clock June 26, 2014Miles Socha

Fragrance

Marc Jacobs Adds New Scent to Daisy Franchise

Daisy Dream, the designer’s newest fragrance with Coty Prestige, hits counters in July.

clock June 27, 2014Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

The New Wave: CEW’s Young Executives

The Young Executive Committee was formed to support the next generation of female leaders in the beauty industry. But there’s no members-only attitude in sight.

clock June 27, 2014Kristi Garced

People

Heidi Manheimer Talks CEW Involvement

For the chief executive officer of Shiseido Cosmetics America, giving is a beautiful thing, especially in an industry devoted to making women feel their best.

clock June 27, 2014Julie Naughton

People

CEW Chairwoman Jill Scalamandre a Driving Force

A modest Scalamandre, who is also senior vice president of Philosophy and Coty Prestige Skin Care, deflects the praise to the CEW’s board and staff.

clock June 27, 2014Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

CEW U.K. Members Primed for Success

The organization was visionary with its early focus on networking — long before social media came to the fore.

clock June 27, 2014Samantha Conti

People

Robin Burns-McNeill Reflects on CEW

Burns-McNeill had just stepped into her post as president of Calvin Klein Cosmetics Co. in 1983, when Cosmetic Executive Women came calling.

clock June 27, 2014Molly Prior

Beauty Features

CEW Focuses on Creating an Award-Winning Experience

The organization has been intent on transitioning its trademark Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards from coveted industry accolades into practical advantages.

clock June 27, 2014Cara Kagan

Beauty Features

CEW’s Beauty Insider Series at a Glance

The series invites members to hear from their contemporaries on topics ranging from risk taking to the importance of digital and social media.

clock June 27, 2014Jayme Cyk

People

Carlotta Jacobson: CEW’s Mission Director

The CEW president is laser-focused on recognition, moving the beauty industry forward, professional development and philanthropy.

clock June 27, 2014Pete Born

Beauty Features

CEW France Dreaming Big

Created in 1986, it now boasts 440 members whose good works resonate widely.

clock June 27, 2014Jennifer Weil

People

Roll Call: The CEW Team

In a rare group appearance, the CEW team gathers from across the country.

clock June 27, 2014WWD Staff

Executive Changes

Cos Policastro to Retire From Givaudan

The executive vice president of fine fragrances at Givaudan Fragrances Corp. will retire by yearend.

clock June 26, 2014Jayme Cyk

Fragrance

Josie Natori Reenters Scent Arena

In mid-July, the designer will launch Josie, a women’s fragrance aimed at an age 25-plus customer.

clock June 26, 2014Pete Born

Executive Changes

Michael Schriver Named President of Louis Vuitton in North Asia

According to market sources, Schriver is to officially take up his post in the fall.

clock June 26, 2014Miles Socha

Beauty Features

CEW Looks Back at 60 Years

Highlights from CEW’s 60 year history.

clock June 27, 2014WWD Staff

People

CEW: Forging New Bonds

The organization has been busily partnering with trend forecasters, think tanks, number crunchers and media outlets to help accomplish its lofty goals.

clock June 27, 2014Cara Kagan

People

CEW Goes Co-ed

The name may be Cosmetic Executive Women, but since 2010, men have become an important segment of the roster.

clock June 27, 2014Faye Brookman

People

Trailblazers Tell Their Tales at CEW’s Newsmaker Forum

In the 12 years since its inception, the series, which is held twice a year, has featured stalwart figures in beauty.

clock June 27, 2014Molly Prior

Beauty Features

CEW Spotlights Emerging Executives

While it may be turning 60, Cosmetic Executive Women is looking to get younger every year.

clock June 27, 2014Jayme Cyk

Skin Care

Korres Puts Renewed Focus on U.S. Market

The Greek skin-care and color cosmetics brand is making another push into the U.S. with a new antiaging brand, a new president and a renewed resolve.

clock June 27, 2014Pete Born

Retailing

Bringing Beauty Home: House Parties Take Off

While some women enjoy shopping for beauty online in the privacy of their homes, there’s a growing segment opting for the camaraderie of home parties.

clock June 27, 2014Faye Brookman

Business

Soccer Helps Nike Score in Q4

The U.S. Soccer team at the FIFA World Cup wasn’t the only American group to advance Thursday.

clock June 27, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Financial

American Apparel Still Talking With Lion Capital Over Loan

Allan Mayer, cochairman of the company, refuted a report that Lion Capital had demanded immediate repayment of its $10 million loan.

clock June 27, 2014Evan Clark

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Brooks Bros. Taps Zac Posen to Oversee Women’s

Seven years after bringing Thom Browne on board, the retailer has turned its attention to women’s wear.

clock June 27, 2014Jean E. Palmieri and Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Chanel Comes to Aspen Via Dallas

Today, the fashion house will open its first U.S. pop-up shop, which it refers to as an “ephemeral boutique.”

clock June 27, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Obituaries

Kenneth Zimmerman, Kenar Cofounder, Dead at 63

Beginning with two employees, Kenar grew into a $75 million apparel company known as much for its provocative advertising campaigns as for its sportswear.

clock June 27, 2014Lisa Lockwood and Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Cara Delevingne Talks Bali and John Hardy

The model spoke to WWD from Bali, where the upcoming John Hardy ad campaign had been shot over the weekend.

clock June 27, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Memo Pad

Balenciaga Taps Gisele Bündchen for Fall

In February the model walked the brand’s runway show in a rare catwalk appearance.

clock June 27, 2014Alex Wynne

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren’s Pay Declines for Fiscal 2014

The chairman and ceo of Ralph Lauren Corp. received a total compensation of $24.5 million for the year.

clock June 27, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Prabal Gurung Teams With MAC Cosmetics

The designer and beauty brand are creating an ultraluxe, deco-themed holiday collection.

clock June 27, 2014Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

CEW Thriving on the West Coast

The West Coast has long been a fertile ground for new ideas, and the beauty industry there is no exception.

clock June 27, 2014Marcy Medina

Fragrance

Jessica Simpson Launching Namesake Fragrance

Her signature fragrance is more sophisticated and mature, and so is Simpson.

clock June 27, 2014Rachel Brown

Fragrance

Bethany Mota Enters Scent World

The 19-year-old YouTube fashion and beauty vlogger is launching Bethany Mota Signature Fine Fragrance, a collaboration with teen retailer Aéropostale.

clock June 27, 2014Jayme Cyk

Fragrance

Fendi to Launch Fierce Fragrance With Furiosa

Fendi is introducing Furiosa Fendi, a women’s eau de parfum that captures the animal spirit of the fashion house.

clock June 27, 2014Cynthia Martens

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Tom Mora Named Cole Haan Creative Director, Women’s and Licensed Goods

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