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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

clock 4hBridget Foley

Fashion

Fenty x Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2017

Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.

clock 7hJessica Iredale

Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

clock 15hRachel Brown

Valuing the Brand: Fashion’s Foremost

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Overview

Be big or be fast. The most valuable and dynamic fashion and beauty companies in the world are either one or the other.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Alexis Mabille Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Alexis Mabille Couture Fall 2014

The designer focused on dress variations of tuxedos, in addition to feminine reworkings of men’s shirts.

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Stéphane Rolland Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Stéphane Rolland Couture Fall 2014

The red-carpet favorite of Paz Vega and Kim Kardashian upped the theatrical factor of his architectural designs with a short film.

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Ulyana Sergeenko Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Ulyana Sergeenko Couture Fall 2014

The designer looked back to Russia’s revolutionary period, setting out to translate the political and creative turmoil into her couture lineup.

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Michele Scannavini

Beauty Features

Coty Streamlines as Part of Transformation

The company completely reorganizes from top to bottom.

clock July 9, 2014Pete Born

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

Fashion Scoops

Bulgari Puts High Jewelry on Catwalk

The Roman jeweler displayed its new collection on models at a star-studded bash.

clock July 9, 2014Joelle Diderich

Alexandre Vauthier Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Alexandre Vauthier Couture Fall 2014

Alexandre Vauthier is weaning himself off the dazzle of disco, and embracing resplendent reality.

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Elie Saab Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Elie Saab Couture Fall 2014

Daywear didn’t stand a chance at Elie Saab’s haute couture show. The designer focused solely on red-carpet looks.

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Maison Martin Margiela Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Maison Martin Margiela Couture Fall 2014

The design team at Maison Martin Margiela clearly had some leftovers from last couture’s impressive collection built on vintage fabrics.

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Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Fall 2014

“An elegant vampire in a luxurious jogging suit,” was how Gaultier described his fall couture show.

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Financial

Meet the WWD Global Stock Tracker

A new look at fashion shares in the worldwide marketplace.

clock July 9, 2014Evan Clark

Kim Kardashian and Valentino Garavani

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Valentino Couture

Kim Kardashian and Emma Watson attended the show.

clock July 9, 2014Joelle Diderich

Valentino Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Valentino Couture Fall 2014

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli channeled the pre-Raphaelite era for their goddesses, naming looks after Elizabeth Siddal and Sibylla Palmifera.

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Viktor & Rolf Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Viktor & Rolf Couture Fall 2014

The designers sourced synthetic, low-pile carpet and wrapped, knotted and draped it into minidresses, cocooning capes and off-the-shoulder coats.

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One of The Captain Series watches.

Clothing/Furnishings

Movado to Commemorate Derek Jeter

The New York Yankees shortstop has teamed with Movado Group on a trio of watches, called The Captain Series.

clock July 9, 2014David Yi

One of the allegedly bogus Diesel websites.

Financial

Diesel Sues Cybersquatters

The brand seeks about $300 million in damages from nine defendants responsible for counterfeit products and 83 unauthorized Web sites.

clock July 9, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Dov Charney

Financial

American Apparel Inks $25M Agreement With Standard General

The agreement reshapes the company’s board and gives founder Dov Charney title of strategic consultant.

clock July 10, 2014Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad

Malcolm Carfrae Joins Ralph Lauren

He has been named global head of communications, public relations and media.

clock July 9, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Rag & Bone Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion

Rag & Bone’s Gallery Outing

The New York-based brand presented its spring men’s collection using a “photo project” shot by Andreas Laszlo Konrath.

clock July 9, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Former Carter’s Execs Sentenced

Eric M. Martin and Richard T. Posey were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in an insider trading scandal involving company stock.

clock July 9, 2014Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad

Katie Rosman Joins The New York Times Styles Section

The Times has poached Rosman from The Wall Street Journal, WWD has learned.

clock July 9, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Bradley O'Brien

Executive Changes

Tommy Bahama Taps Design Chief

The company named Bradley O’Brien to the newly created position of executive vice president of design and product development.

clock July 9, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

A look from the new collection.

Sportswear

Ovadia & Sons to Launch Activewear Label

The buzzy New York-based men’s wear brand will launch Ovadia +, a new collection of athletic-inspired performance apparel during market week this month.

clock July 10, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Digital

Apple Leads in Mobile Orders

The mobile commerce market is heating up and while Samsung is coming on strong, Apple is still the go-to gateway for shopping on the go.

clock July 10, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad

Glamour Developing Conference Linked to Women of the Year Awards

According to sources, the title has begun shopping around for different agencies such as William Morris Endeavor.

clock July 10, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Business Features

Measuring Market Cap: An Industry of Giants

The most valuable and dynamic fashion and beauty companies in the world are either big or fast.

clock July 10, 2014Evan Clark and Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Yoox.com Entering Sportswear

In September, the Italian e-tailer will launch a new shopping area dedicated to activewear for women, men and children.

clock July 10, 2014Alessandra Turra

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