Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

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 August 30, 2016Vicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

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

clock 24hMaghan 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 24hWWD Staff

Kors Shares Decline Despite Profit Gain

No cover image

Overview

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

From This Issue

Eyewear

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

Textiles

Lenzing Opens ‘Jumbo’ Tencel Plant

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

clock July 29, 2014Arthur Friedman

Financial

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

Financial

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

Financial

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

Department Stores

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

Parties

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

Retail/Business

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

Intimates and Activewear

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

Parties

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

They Are Wearing

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

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

Department Stores

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

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

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

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

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

Department Stores

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

Memo Pad

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

Memo Pad

Etienne Aigner Gets Edgy for Fall

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

clock August 5, 2014Lisa Lockwood

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

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Topshop Unique

Fashion

Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

clock 24hLorelei Marfil

Latest Galleries

Social Studies