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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 20hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

clock 19hLisa Lockwood


Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock 21hKristi Garced

Balenciaga v. Ghesquière Case Heads to Mediation

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The lawsuit brought by Balenciaga against its former designer, Nicolas Ghesquière, has moved out of the courtroom, WWD has learned.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A sketch of a dress from the "Annie" inspired collection.

Fashion Features

Target to Launch ‘Annie’ Line

The retailer will produce a limited-edition girl’s collection inspired by the musical.

clock August 26, 2014Sharon Edelson


Instagram Adds App to Enhance Video

Instagram today unveiled Hyperlapse, a standalone video app, just in time for New York Fashion Week.

clock August 26, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Human Resources

Peggy Eskenasi Leaving Kohl’s Corp.

The retailer’s svp of product development is leaving the company to join a private equity company in New York.

clock August 26, 2014Arnold J. Karr


Confidence, Retail Sales Gain Traction

Better job prospects and cheaper gasoline could be putting consumers in a better mood for shopping as the second half of the retail year gets under way.

clock August 26, 2014Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Carolina Herrera.


Emmys Winners Celebrate at Governors Ball, HBO After Party

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Aaron Paul and Allison Janney were celebrating in Los Angeles Monday night after the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

clock August 26, 2014Ericka Franklin

Madison Truemner, Strawberry Thomas, Davis Silver, Gillian, Schneider, Alexandra Rothenberg

Fashion Features

Back to School: Making the Grade

It’s back-to-school season which means b-t-s outfits. WWD gathered 10 girls from 10 different high schools to talk fashion right now.

clock August 27, 2014Jessica Iredale


Verizon Unveils QR Code Logins

The logins will be provided as part of its Universal Identity Services portfolio to improve online security.

clock August 27, 2014Vicki M. Young

A bag from MCM.

Leather Goods

MCM to Open Manhattan Flagship

The accessories brand, which had $600 million in gross revenue last year, plans to open stores in cities throughout the world.

clock August 27, 2014Sharon Edelson

The Lands' End shop inside House of Fraser.


Lands’ End Lands in House of Fraser

In its first brick-and-mortar foray overseas, the brand has begun opening shops-in-shop inside the department store chain in the U.K.

clock August 27, 2014David Moin

Nicolas Ghesquière

Designer and Luxury

Balenciaga v. Ghesquière Case Heads to Mediation

The lawsuit brought by Balenciaga against its former designer, Nicolas Ghesquière, has moved out of the courtroom, WWD has learned.

clock August 27, 2014Miles Socha

J Brand at Project.


A Bevy of Trends at Las Vegas Trade Shows

Companies inundated the recent women’s shows with a multiplicity of choices and launches.

clock August 27, 2014WWD Staff


Lady Gaga to Perform at Harper’s Bazaar NYFW Fete

To celebrate its September issue, the magazine will host a party at The Plaza hotel on Sept. 5.

clock August 27, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

The cover of the second print issue of accessory e-commerce site The Editorialist.


The Editorialist Launches Second Print Issue

The print issue, which hits newsstands today, features Victoria’s Secret Angel Martha Hunt on the cover.

clock August 27, 2014Rachel Strugatz

The cover of Marie Claire France


Katell Pouliquen Joins Marie Claire France

She has been named deputy editor in chief, effective Sept. 2.

clock August 27, 2014Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Scott Sternberg Cancels Band of Outsiders NYFW Presentation

He has decided to cancel the label’s spring presentation in order to focus on its first Manhattan flagship, set to open Sept. 7.

clock August 27, 2014Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Hood by Air Sets Shows for New York and Paris

The show in Paris will be a presentation, while in New York it will be a runway show.

clock August 27, 2014Alex Badia

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Week Advice From the CFDA’s Top Brass

With fashion week a week away, Diane von Furstenberg and Steven Kolb e-mailed the fashion crowd to remind them to keep everything in check.

clock August 27, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

The Fat Jew's Josh Ostrovsky and Hannah Bronfman

Fashion Scoops

Beautified Taps Instagram Phenom the Fat Jew

The short film goes, which live today on Beautified’s YouTube page, shows Josh Ostrovsky rushing to get ready for a party at Acme that evening.

clock August 27, 2014Rachel Strugatz

A Louis Vuitton window designed by architect Frank Gehry.

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Taps Frank Gehry for Fall Windows

The architect will conceive the windows to accompany the arrival of Vuitton’s fall collections, including the first range designed by Nicolas Ghesquière.

clock August 27, 2014Miles Socha


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Sephora France Launches Brands Exclusively Online

clock 22hJennifer Weil

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