Kors Shares Decline Despite Profit Gain

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Shares in Michael Kors Holdings fell 5.9 percent Monday even though the firm reported a 50.2 percent increase in profits on a 43.4 percent gain in sales for the first quarter.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Marcolin, Catherine Deneuve Extend License

The pact, originally signed with American manufacturer Viva International in 1989, now goes through 2019.

clock August 5, 2014Alessandra Turra


Lenzing Opens ‘Jumbo’ Tencel Plant

The plant took two years to construct and will secure 140 jobs.

clock July 29, 2014Arthur Friedman


OVS Inches Closer to Its IPO

The Italian mass-market retailer late last week filed paperwork to be listed on the Milan Stock Exchange to regulatory body Consob.

clock August 5, 2014Luisa Zargani


Japan Retailers See Declines in July

Clearance sales of spring and summer merchandise lured some customers into stores, while unpredictable weather also kept them away in some cases.

clock August 4, 2014Kelly Wetherille

Michael Kors shares fell 5.9 percent Monday.


Michael Kors Shares Decline Despite Profit Gain

On Monday the brand reported a 50.2 percent increase in profits on a 43.4 percent gain in sales for the first quarter.

clock August 4, 2014Vicki M. Young

‪Inside the Nancy Gonzalez shop-in-shop at Harrods.‬


Nancy Gonzalez Doubles Space at Harrods

The Colombian accessories brand has opened a 700-square-foot space next to brands including Céline, Fendi and Saint Laurent.

clock August 4, 2014Samantha Conti

Dede Wilsey in Oscar de la Renta with the designer.


Oscar de la Renta Hosts Lakeside Luncheon

The designer, on hand for his 15th year, showed his resort 2015 collection at the annual benefit for the League to Save Lake Tahoe.

clock August 4, 2014Diane Dorrans Saeks

Apparel made from the Merino FX fabric collection.


Burlington Industries Launches Merino FX Performance Wool

It’s a collection of seasonless performance merino fabrics designed for outdoor enthusiasts.

clock August 4, 2014Arthur Friedman

Jillian Michaels in her activewear for Kmart.


Kmart to Launch Jillian Michaels Activewear Collection

The Impact by Jillian Michaels collection reflects the chain’s desire to punch up the category.

clock August 4, 2014David Moin

Christina Getty in Marc Jacobs and Vanessa Getty in Gucci.


Gucci Sponsors Sonoma Horse Park Event

The fashion brand was the presenting sponsor of the Giant Steps Charity Classic Six Bar and Gala north of San Francisco.

clock August 4, 2014Diane Dorrans Saeks

Festivalgoers at Lollapalooza.

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Lollapalooza

Everyone at the music fest in Chicago’s Grant Park seemed to get the same fashion memo: show some leg.

clock August 5, 2014Kristin Larson

Michael Froman, Secretary of State John Kerry and Jim Yong Kim at the African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum meeting.

Government and Trade

Officials Urge Swift AGOA Renewal

The AAFA led the U.S. industry effort on Monday to press the Obama administration and Congress for early renewal of the African Growth & Opportunity Act.

clock August 4, 2014Kristi Ellis

Designer and Luxury

Growth Markets Quickly Adding Luxury Share

McKinsey report anticipates nearly a third of luxury apparel to be consumed in developing markets by 2025.

clock August 4, 2014Arnold J. Karr

The Neiman's magalog cover commemorating 20 years of the Art of Fashion campaign.


Neiman’s Unveils ‘The Book’

This season, the Neiman Marcus magalogue contains an unusual flourish of photography to commemorate 20 years of the store’s Art of Fashion campaign.

clock August 4, 2014David Moin

Gustavo Arango's silk organza dress worn with Alexis Bittar jewelry.

Fashion Trends

Resort 2015 Trend: Shift Back

Designers took a step back in time for resort, showing short and sweet shiftdresses with a fun Sixties vibe.

clock August 5, 2014Mayte Allende

Crest and Co.'s women's category page.

Designer and Luxury

Crest & Co.’s High-End E-tail Approach

Offering only exclusive, one-of-a-kind or limited-edition items, the company is out to push the price boundaries of luxury goods online.

clock August 5, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Back-to-school options from jcpenney.com.

Marketing and Promotion

B-t-s: Brick and Mortar Wins, But Discounts Are Key

Surveys by Accenture, Brand Keys and Deloitte offer a glimpse into how the back-to-school selling season could shape up.

clock August 5, 2014Vicki M. Young

A glimpse of Dennis Basso’s first offerings for girls.


Dennis Basso Launches Girls’ Line at Harrods

The collection of social occasion dresses and fur items is aimed at girls ages four to 12.

clock August 5, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Steven Klein's Great Danes — Harlow, Roman and River — pose in his expansive living room.


Architectural Digest’s Fashionable Spread

The magazine’s September issue is feting fashion with a look inside the homes of designers and photographers.

clock August 5, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Etienne Aigner 2014 WWD fall ad campaign


Etienne Aigner Gets Edgy for Fall

Model Christina Kruse stars in the new ad campaign photographed by Jennifer Livingston.

clock August 5, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Victoria Beckham in the Rebecca Davies top and skirt at the 2000 VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards.

Fashion Scoops

Victoria Beckham Raiding Her Wardrobe for Sale on The Outnet

A percentage of proceeds from the private sale will go to mothers2mothers, a nonprofit organization that trains, employs and empowers mothers living with HIV.

clock August 5, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Changes Coming to Milan Fashion Week Calendar

As much of Italy closes shop for August, an early draft of the calendar began circulating, causing a stir among the local fashion set.

clock August 5, 2014Cynthia Martens


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Nicolas Ghesquiere


Louis Vuitton Renews Contract With Nicolas Ghesquière

clock 12hJoelle Diderich

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