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Retail

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 19hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

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

clock 14hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

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 14hWWD Staff

Wearable Technology Nears Tipping Point

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Overview

The soldiers in the wearable revolution are amassing. And they’re a formidable force, from tech giants Google Inc. and Apple Inc., to online retailers Net-a-porter and Amazon to brands such as Fossil. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

Paris Marks End of Couture Week With Black-Tie Party

Raf Simons, Christian Louboutin, Marco Zanini and a host of other designers attended.

clock July 11, 2014Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Designers Turn Out for Fifties Fashion Exhibit

Claude Montana, Guillaume Henry and Bruno Frisoni were among guests attending the event at Paris’ Palais Galliera on Thursday.

clock July 11, 2014Laure Guilbault

Financial

Burberry Shareholders Reject Christopher Bailey’s Pay Package

The vote at the annual general meeting Friday is non-binding.

clock July 13, 2014Samantha Conti

Parties

‘I Origins’ Premieres in New York

Michael Pitt, Brit Marling and Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey star in the latest sci-fi thriller from director Mike Cahill.

clock July 11, 2014Kristi Garced

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Anna Sui Goes Retro for O’Neill Line

A retro wave is hitting the surf industry next summer in the form of Anna Sui’s 16-piece collection for O’Neill.

clock July 14, 2014Rebecca Dancer

Denim

Calvin Klein Launching Capsule With Mytheresa.com

The collection features modernized, limited-edition versions of nine of the brand’s most iconic pieces.

clock July 14, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Currencies, Marni Deal Cut Into OTB Net

As reported preliminarily in April, revenues totaled 1.57 billion euros, or $2.07 billion, up 4.3 percent.

clock July 13, 2014Luisa Zargani

People

Soul Sister: Catching Up With SoulCycle’s Stacey Griffith

Known as Stacey G, she is among the most in-demand spin instructors at the New York studio, and getting in to her classes is tough.

clock July 14, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Clothing/Furnishings

Wearable Tech Inching Closer to the Everyday

The soldiers in the wearable revolution are amassing. And they’re a formidable force, from tech giants like Google Inc. to online retailers like Amazon.

clock July 14, 2014Sharon Edelson

Couture

Fall 2014 Couture Trend: Good Evening, Ladies

The recent runways were filled with shimmer and shine, from the curvy at Versace to the cash-rich at Maison Martin Margiela.

clock July 14, 2014WWD Staff

Jewelry

Houses Look to Past for Latest High-Jewelry Collections

Many brands showcasing their wares during Paris Couture Week conjured the spirit of the Roaring Twenties.

clock July 14, 2014Joelle Diderich

Handbags

Niche Luxe Brands Seek Growth in China

Demand for luxury goods may be slowing, but small, artisanal companies that offer limited or bespoke products are hoping they can step into the gap.

clock July 14, 2014Hannah Gardner

Memo Pad

Coach Unveils Fall Advertising Campaign

The brand’s new look continues with its first campaign under the creative direction of Stuart Vevers.

clock July 14, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Memo Pad

Wallpaper’s Handmade Issue Turns Five

The magazine is marking the anniversary with five covers featuring the handprints of famous designers.

clock July 14, 2014WWD Staff

Financial

Alibaba Raises Valuation to $130B

The Chinese e-commerce giant has increased its valuation ahead of its initial public offering.

clock July 14, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Monique Péan Names Global Sales Director

Katelyn Buckley Colas was previously in charge of wholesale for the Americas at Balenciaga.

clock July 14, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Britain’s Channel 4 TV Critical of Net-a-porter

On Friday evening, the station aired a program that criticized the way the company pays its taxes.

clock July 14, 2014Samantha Conti

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Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

clock 14hLorelei Marfil

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