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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 2hMiles Socha


Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 16hDavid Moin


Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 10hWWD Staff

Wal-Mart Names Foran to Lead U.S. Business

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In a surprise shift, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has tapped its top Far East executive to revive its stores at home in the U.S.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Australian Fashion Foundation Parties at The Skylark

Among the Aussies and those who love them at the party were Ramon Martin and Ryan Lobo of the label Tome, Dion Lee, Francisco Costa and Jason Wu.

clock July 23, 2014Erik Maza


Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman at the ‘A Most Wanted Man’ Premiere

The Cinema Society and Montblanc hosted a premiere of Anton Corbijn’s latest film at MoMA on Tuesday night.

clock July 23, 2014Kristen Tauer

Designer and Luxury

Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski Confirmed as Hermès Artistic Director

The French designer succeeds Christophe Lemaire, who has left the house after a four-year collaboration.

clock July 24, 2014Joelle Diderich

Executive Changes

Wal-Mart Names Greg Foran to Lead U.S. Business

In a surprise shift, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has tapped its top Far East executive to revive its stores at home in the U.S.

clock July 24, 2014David Moin


LVMH Profits Slide on Asia Slump

The French luxury giant reported a 4.3 percent dip in net profits in the six months to June 30 to 1.51 billion euros, or $2.07 billion.

clock July 24, 2014Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Ports 1961 Taps Milan Vukmirovic for Men’s Wear

His first collection will bow for fall 2015.

clock July 24, 2014Luisa Zargani


Luxottica Posts 11% Net Gain in Q2

Growth accelerated in the period, which also registered an all-time quarterly record in operating margin and free cash flow.

clock July 24, 2014Luisa Zargani


Feast for the Eye: Obicà Opens in New York

Silvio Ursini, executive vice president of Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, founded the concept in Rome in 2004.

clock July 24, 2014Kristen Tauer

Fashion Features

CFDA Looks to Unify, Acquires Fashion Calendar

The move will streamline the scheduling of fashion shows and events in New York.

clock July 24, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Marketing and Trends

L’Oréal Professional Partners With StyleSeat

The platform helps stylists track their clients and book appointments, and showcases stylists’ work with an online portfolio.

clock July 24, 2014Jayme Cyk

Fashion Features

Giorgio Armani Signs Deal for Exhibition Space in Milan

The Italian designer and entrepreneur will finance the works for the requalification of a former Nestlé factory.

clock July 24, 2014Alessandra Turra


N.Y. Fashion Tech Lab Holds Demo Day

There are plans for the accelerator to become an annual 12-week program.

clock July 25, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Zowie Broach to Head Fashion at Royal College of Art in London

She will succeed Professor Wendy Dagworthy.

clock July 24, 2014Samantha Conti

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Amazon Loss Widens to $126M in Q2

Sales for the period ended June 30 shot up 23.2 percent to $19.34 billion from $15.7 billion.

clock July 24, 2014Evan Clark

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kellwood Buys Parker Brand

The contemporary apparel company has a wholesale volume approaching $50 million.

clock July 25, 2014Lisa Lockwood and Vicki M. Young


M&A Landscape Shifting Away From Contemporary

The reduction in activity for deals in contemporary also explains the growing interest in emerging brands — many of which are still early-stage start-ups.

clock July 25, 2014Vicki M. Young

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Looking for an Edge at Cosmoprof North America

Protecting their turf. That was the imperative for the beauty industry last week at the country’s most influential trade show.

clock July 25, 2014Faye Brookman


Enrique Iglesias Launching Men’s Scent With Coty

The signer’s first fragrance — called Adrenaline — will launch in August.

clock July 25, 2014Julie Naughton


Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian to Unveil New Fragrance Duo

Called Pluriel, there’s an iteration for women and one for men, meant to capture the multiplicity of life today and become modern classics.

clock July 25, 2014Jennifer Weil

Color Cosmetics

Clé de Peau Beauté Adds to Line

Shiseido is introducing a series of new and reformulated products under the brand, including new color cosmetics for fall and additions to its skin-care range.

clock July 25, 2014Kelly Wetherille

Media Features

Media People: Q&A With Jean-Paul Goude

The graphic designer, illustrator and advertising film director has created some of fashion’s most compelling imagery over the past four decades.

clock July 25, 2014Laure Guilbault

Intimates and Activewear

Under Armour Focuses on Women’s

The brand is working off an ambitious playbook that has it sprinting ahead, bulking up and adding some finesse — all at the same time.

clock July 25, 2014Evan Clark

Memo Pad

More Layoffs Hit Self Magazine

Eight staffers were let go, six of whom came from the fashion department, one from the photo department and one from art.

clock July 25, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Michael Simon Launching Kickstarter for DIY Holiday Sweater

His $15,000 online quest starts Tuesday and is meant to try to bring The Mr. Micknit Holiday Patch Kit to the masses.

clock July 25, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Yoox Group Teams With Messaging Service WeChat

Users will be able to send instant messages to the company’s customer care and personal stylists, along with the ability to access exclusive shopping areas.

clock July 25, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

No. 21 Opening First Store in Tokyo

The 1,830-square-foot boutique will be located in the city’s prestigious Omotesando district.

clock July 25, 2014Alessandra Turra


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