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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock 17hMiles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 4hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Business

Supreme Court Decision Seen as Blow to Fashion Designers

The court's ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.

clock 4hKristi Ellis

Tony Spring Outlines Bloomingdale’s Future

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Overview

Since taking the reins in February, the Bloomingdale’s ceo has been conspicuous on the fashion scene, visiting showrooms to learn what’s new and dining with designers.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Sir Stuart Rose to Become House of Lords Member

The former Marks & Spencer chairman was handed a peerage.

clock August 8, 2014Samantha Conti and Nina Jones

Mark Weber

Human Resources

Mark Weber Joins M3/Relativity as Adviser

The new role will be separate from Weber’s positions as ceo of LVMH Inc./USA and chairman and ceo of Donna Karan International, which he will maintain.

clock August 11, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

WWD Global Stock Tracker Off 2.5% in First Month

Perry Ellis International Inc. advanced the most of the 100 international fashion, luxury, retail and beauty firms monitored on the tracker.

clock August 11, 2014Arnold J. Karr

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Footwear

Resort 2015 Accessories Trend: Flower Hour

Designers decorated their resort accessories in an assortment of blooms, from dark and moody motifs to groovy Sixties-inspired patterns.

clock August 11, 2014Roxanne Robinson

Tony Spring on the selling floor, by the Fashion-Packed Life calendar.

Retail

Tony Spring Outlines Bloomingdale’s Future

Executive talks about the challenges of the department store’s “evolution.”

clock August 11, 2014David Moin

Business Features

Retail Titans Take to Air

A group of retail chief executive officers spoke separately on Bloomberg Radio’s “Titans of Retail” show Friday.

clock August 11, 2014WWD Staff

A rendering of a Diesel pop-up shop.

Designer and Luxury

Diesel Opening Pop-up in Brooklyn

The 1,000-square-foot store will be located at 101 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg and bear its street number, 101, as its name.

clock August 11, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Roberto Cavalli

Designer and Luxury

Roberto Cavalli Nears Deal With VTB Capital

The designer is said to be close to signing a deal to sell 60 percent of his namesake company for 500 million euros, or $667.5 million.

clock August 11, 2014Luisa Zargani

Vina Jung with models wearing her designs.

Intimates

Vina J. Challenges South Korea Lingerie Sensibility

Seoul native Vina Jung founded the country’s first designer lingerie line in October 2012.

clock August 11, 2014Kellie Ell

Botkier New York fall 2014 ad campaign WWD

Handbags

Botkier Re-brands for Growth Push

Monica Botkier is renaming her company Botkier New York, signaling not only the business’ geographical roots, but a number of changes.

clock August 11, 2014Lauren McCarthy

German lingerie brand Fishbelly may exhibit at a porn show in Asia.

Activewear

Fishbelly Considers a Novel Approach in Asia

Jutta Teschner, managing director and designer of the German lingerie brand, recently relocated operations to Hong Kong and opened a store.

clock August 11, 2014Kate Whitehead

Bertha Gonzalez Nieves

People

Talking Tequila With Casa Dragones CEO Bertha Gonzalez Nieves

The executive was crowned by Forbes last year as one of the top 50 most powerful women in Mexico.

clock August 11, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Oscar de la Renta Five Decades of Style exhibit George W Bush Presidential Library and Museum Dallas WWD EYE 2014

Designer and Luxury

Oscar de la Renta Exhibit Opens in Dallas

“Five Decades of Style” is up at the George W. Bush Presidential Library through Oct. 5.

clock August 11, 2014Holly Haber

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Media

Paper Magazine’s ‘Original Gangstas’

The publication may be celebrating its 30th anniversary, but it’s looking forward, not back.

clock August 11, 2014Sharon Edelson

Media

Magazine Circulation Figures Slip 1.9% in First Half

Digital-replica editions, which was reported last year as a rapidly growing sector, grew 13 percent, representing 3.8 percent of total circulation.

clock August 11, 2014David Yi

Fashion Scoops

Permira Advisers Keeping Hugo Boss Stake

A spokeswoman said Friday the company has “no current plans” to sell its shares, refuting media reports last week that it was in talks to sell.

clock August 11, 2014Samantha Conti

The ad for Eau de Gaga, which launches this fall.

Fashion Scoops

Lady Gaga Announces Second Fragrance

The entertainer revealed via her Facebook page that her newest scent, Eau de Gaga, will launch this fall.

clock August 11, 2014Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

Pamella Roland Entering Bridal

Her 12-piece line of wedding gowns will make its debut during the October bridal market.

clock August 11, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Bibhu Mohapatra Launching Fur Collection

The designer said he was encouraged to wade deeper into the category after Lane Crawford placed a significant order last year.

clock August 11, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Lyst to Unveil Web Site Redesign

The redesign puts the online fashion marketplace’s editorial content front and center.

clock August 11, 2014Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Lily and Lionel Adding RTW and Swim

The label known for its silk, cotton and wool scarves in vivid patterns and prints is launching a seven-piece collection for spring.

clock August 11, 2014Nina Jones

Joe Zee

Media

Joe Zee Links With Old Navy

The editor in chief of Yahoo’s fashion site is taking on the additional role of Old Navy’s style ambassador this fall.

clock August 11, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

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Giorgio Armani

Business

Pambianco Study: Armani, Valentino, Zegna Top Three for Potential IPOs

clock 14hLuisa Zargani

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