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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 12hRosemary Feitelberg


Kering Luxury Sales Jump 11.3% in Q3

The market-beating performance helped propel Kering’s revenues up 10 percent in the third quarter to 3.18 billion euros, or $3.54 billion.

clock 17hJoelle Diderich


Gigi Hadid Sticks With Hilfiger for Spring

They are inviting consumers to vote for their favorite designs, which will be included in the collection.

clock 10hLisa Lockwood

Lord & Taylor to Add Two Concept Shops

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While retailers generally don't get high marks for fashion innovation, Lord & Taylor is working to raise its rating by cooking up two new concept shops for fall launches — Birdcage and Brand Assembly.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A fall Lanvin ad image.


Edie Campbell Stars in Lanvin’s Fall Campaign

There are surprise cameos by Dolly, Edie Campbell’s horse, and Lanvin creative director Alber Elbaz and his men’s wear wingman Lucas Ossendrijver.

clock July 18, 2014Miles Socha

Human Resources

Dave Lewis Named CEO of Tesco

The veteran Unilever executive is to replace Philip Clarke in October.

clock July 21, 2014Samantha Conti

Christophe Lemaire

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Parts Ways With Christophe Lemaire

The designer will show his last collection for the luxury house in October.

clock July 21, 2014Joelle Diderich

The book cover featuring a photograph by Patrick Demarchelier


Louis Vuitton to Release ‘Fashion Photography’

The tome has 200 photographs by Annie Leibovitz, Peter Lindbergh and Craig McDean, among others.

clock July 21, 2014Laure Guilbault

Michael Kowalski

Human Resources

Frederic Cumenal to Succeed Michael Kowalski at Tiffany’s

The company’s chief executive officer for 15 years will stay on as non-executive chairman after he retires on March 31, 2015.

clock July 22, 2014Vicki M. Young and Lauren McCarthy

Alexa Chung

Fashion Scoops

Tinie Tempah Spins for Veuve Gold Cup

Dapper rapper performs a deejay set at weekend event.

clock July 21, 2014Julia Neel

Wayne Meichner

Business Features

Wayne Meichner Named President of Retail at John Varvatos

The veteran men’s merchant spent the last 12 years at Ralph Lauren Retail Group.

clock July 21, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

The Simone Rocha installation at Dover Street Market New York.

Designer and Luxury

A New Story at Dover Street Market N.Y.

The venue, which opened on Lexington Avenue just before Christmas, went through its first biannual changeover, which it unveiled to the public over the weekend.

clock July 22, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

President Obama and New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.

Government and Trade

CAFTA Countries Fear TPP Prowess

Central American manufacturers are increasingly concerned over Vietnam’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

clock July 22, 2014Kristi Ellis and Ivan Castano

Martha Stewart


Hamptons Party Round-Up: Martha Stewart Dinner, ACRIA Benefit

Stewart hosted a party at her East Hampton home while Calvin Klein and Jill Stuart were among guests at the annual ACRIA Cocktails at Sunset benefit.

clock July 21, 2014Todd Plummer

Target's new app helps us easily shop print ads.


Target Launches In a Snap App

The new image recognition app for Apple devices lets users shop the retailer’s print ads.

clock July 21, 2014Evan Clark

Michael Weiss

Human Resources

Michael Weiss to Retire From Express

Express Inc.’s chief executive officer will continue as nonexecutive chairman after he retires on January 30, 2015.

clock July 21, 2014Vicki M. Young


OVS IPO Expected by End of Year

Parent company Gruppo Coin is slated to spin off the Italian mass-market retailer between August and September.

clock July 21, 2014Luisa Zargani


Gap Inc. Opening Stores in Austria and Slovenia

The retailer is expanding its global reach with franchise agreements for stores in both countries.

clock July 21, 2014David Moin


Study Shows Consumers Wary of Retailer Data Protections

The survey by Aite Group and ACI Universal Payments involved responses from consumers in 20 countries seeking their concerns about types of financial fraud.

clock July 22, 2014Vicki M. Young

A rendering of Lord & Taylor's Birdcage shop for emerging creators.


Lord & Taylor Set to Launch Two Concept Shops

The Birdcage and Brand Assembly shops will both showcase emerging talent on the second floor of the retailer’s Fifth Avenue flagship in New York.

clock July 22, 2014David Moin

Apiece Apart's rayon, viscose and polyamide top and skirt worn with Pluma bracelets and Tibi shoes.

Fashion Trends

Resort 2015 Trend: Ship Chic

There’s more to nautical fashion than preppy striped T-shirts and shorts. For resort, designers made waves with glamorous cuts for a look that’s decidedly sexy.

clock July 22, 2014Mayte Allende

Looks from Tollegno 1900.


Performance Yarns Pop at Pitti Filati

Encouraging signs of recovery were registered at the three-day yarn fair, as spinners used innovation to spur sales at home and abroad.

clock July 22, 2014Alessandra Turra

The duchess in Rebecca Taylor and the Duke of Cambridge, with Prince George in Rachel Riley in April.


Prince George Turns One: A Look Back

In just 12 months, the tiny royal has already ascended to at least one throne, that of trendsetter.

clock July 22, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Phoebe English

Designer and Luxury

Phoebe English’s Controlled Chaos

The designer, whose collection is sold at all three Dover Street Markets, is playing a big part in New York’s new beginning.

clock July 22, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Carmelo Anthony Launches Investment Firm With Stuart Goldfarb

With a newly secured Knicks contract worth $122 million, the NBA star has other things on his mind — like tech investment.

clock July 22, 2014Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Bioplan and Arcade Marketing Merging

The packaging firm and marketing firm will form a new strategic venture to provide single-unit dose sampling solutions for beauty, fragrance and personal-care.

clock July 22, 2014Vicki M. Young

A view of Fenwick's Shoe Hall.

Fashion Scoops

Fenwick Unveils New Shoe Dept. at Bond Street Flagship

More than one-third of the brands on offer are new to the store, including Lanvin, Valentino, Marni, Alexander Wang and Nicholas Kirkwood.

clock July 22, 2014Samantha Conti


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Christian Dior’s Sidney Toledano: Balancing Creativity and Commercialism

clock 13hLisa Lockwood

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