Kering’s Eyewear Move May Spur New Trend

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Spying "significant" growth potential for frames and sunglasses in the luxury and sport segments, Kering plans to take back control of its eyewear business.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Derek Lam 10 Crosby RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Features

Derek Lam 10 Crosby RTW Spring 2015

Vice president of design Elizabeth Giardina was inspired by cutting, pasting, patchwork and the collages of Fred Free and Sigrid Sandström.

clock August 29, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Remo Ruffini to be Honored at AmFAR Benefit

AmfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, will hold its black tie gala benefit on Sept. 20 during Milan Fashion Week.

clock September 2, 2014Luisa Zargani

Jay Strongwater frames.


Castanea Partners Invests in Aurora Brands

The firm has taken a majority stake in the owner of Jay Strongwater and MacKenzie-Childs.

clock September 2, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Gucci eyewear.


Kering to Assume Control of Eyewear Business

French group plans to “evolve” its 20-year partnership with Italy’s Safilo.

clock September 2, 2014Miles Socha and Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

Taking Stock of the U.S. Production Revival

Investments are up, exports are rising — now the only missing element in the Made in USA push is more jobs.

clock September 3, 2014Kristi Ellis

Duckie Brown RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Features

Duckie Brown RTW Spring 2015

The stole-it-from-my-boyfriend look is back on the runway at the Duckie Brown show.

clock September 2, 2014WWD Staff

Zac Zac Posen RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Zac Zac Posen RTW Spring 2015

As his Zac Zac Posen evolves, the designer is getting more adept at navigating the transition between designer and contemporary.

clock September 2, 2014WWD Staff

Band of Outsiders RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Band of Outsiders RTW Spring 2015

Brazil, through the lens of photographer Louise Dahl-Wolfe in the late Forties, set the tone for Scott Sternberg’s playful spring Band of Outsiders lineup.

clock September 2, 2014WWD Staff

Escada RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Escada RTW Spring 2015

Fashion director Daniel Wingate indeed worked florals with high frequency in a variety of ways, from bold to subtle.

clock September 2, 2014WWD Staff

M Missoni RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

M Missoni RTW Spring 2015

For spring, Angela Missoni drew from Frida Kahlo — her vibrant works as well as her homeland of Mexico.

clock September 2, 2014WWD Staff

Cut25 by Yigal Azrouël RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Cut25 by Yigal Azrouël RTW Spring 2015

A subtle riff on California surf culture, sporty silhouettes and textural play permeated Cut25’s spring collection.

clock September 2, 2014WWD Staff


Abercrombie & Fitch to Improve Corporate Governance

The new measures are part of a settlement of a lawsuit in a federal district court.

clock September 2, 2014Vicki M. Young

Styles from the Dee Ocleppo spring collection.


Dee Hilfiger Eyes Growth

Recent moves for the Dee Ocleppo brand include a new Web site, a permanent showroom and expansion of the internal team.

clock September 2, 2014Lauren McCarthy

OTW Ones to Watch Shrimps

Designer and Luxury

London Preview: Ones to Watch

Here, a selection of fashion-week freshmen.

clock September 3, 2014Lorelei Marfil

The Richelieu facility.


Richelieu Symbolizes Made in U.S. Rebirth

Richelieu is renovating an old hosiery factory into a state-of-the-art facility that encompasses and symbolizes the resurgence of the Made in America movement.

clock September 3, 2014Arthur Friedman

The Trademark store in New York.


Trademark Opens First Store in N.Y.

Working with the Swedish design firm Bozarthfornell, Pookie and Louisa Burch created an aesthetic that reflects the label’s sporty, American ethos.

clock September 3, 2014Jessica Iredale

Betty Halbreich


Bergdorf Goodman’s Betty Halbreich Talks New Tome

Now that her second book is squared away, the personal shopper and “Girls” creator Lena Dunham are teaming up for a new HBO show.

clock September 3, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Dan Abrams, Christine Cole and Dave Zinczenko.


The Wolves of White Street

Dan Abrams, Dave Zinczenko and Christine Cole discuss their new boîte, White Street, which is opening in a bi-level space in TriBeCa.

clock September 3, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Human Resources

Edmond Thomas Back, John Goodman Out as Wet Seal CEO

The troubled specialty chain dismissed Goodman following a trying 20-month tenure.

clock September 3, 2014Arnold J. Karr

The Hartmann on Madison Avenue.

Leather Goods

Hartmann Opens on Madison Ave.

The 1,734-square-foot unit is the American luggage brand’s first U.S. store.

clock September 3, 2014Sharon Edelson

"Aegean summer." — Adam Lippes

Fashion Features

New York Designer Inspirations Spring 2015: Part Two

From Miss America to the Beatles, the latest batch of inspirations is an eclectic one.

clock September 3, 2014WWD Staff

Images from Mario Testino's "In Your Face" exhibition.

Designer and Luxury

Christopher Bailey Makes Push for Burberry in Brazil

The brand’s ceo and chief creative officer made his first trip to Brazil last week for the opening of Mario Testino’s exhibition “In Your Face.”

clock September 3, 2014Claudia Garcia

Coco Rocha's app created with DWNLD.


DWNLD Looks to Bring App Creation to the Masses

The service, which launches today, will help companies and individuals build their own apps using existing content.

clock September 3, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Instagrammer Adrien Brunel covered Maison Martin Margiela's Couture show on his own account @neriad.

Fashion Features

Real-Time to Reign at #NYFW

Social media’s main impact on the show season is the increasing immediacy of the event, and how the platforms bring everyone, globally, into the tent.

clock September 3, 2014Rachel Strugatz

The cover of "Palm Angels."


Moncler’s Francesco Ragazzi Publishes Photo Book on L.A. Skate Scene

Pharrell Williams, who is known to the skate community as Skateboard P and who has been instrumental in popularizing the skate look, penned the introduction.

clock September 3, 2014Luisa Zargani


French ‘Project Runway’ Said to Be in Development

Roland Mouret, Catherine Baba and Alexandra Senes are said to be among judges for the French version of the popular reality show.

clock September 3, 2014Laure Guilbault

Naomi Watts with the Tommy Hilfiger handbag.

Fashion Scoops

Naomi Watts Links With Tommy Hilfiger for Breast Health Intl. Handbag

Naomi Watts is the latest to sign on as a global ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger’s limited-edition handbag for Breast Health International.

clock September 3, 2014Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Belstaff Names Delphine Ninous Vice President of Women’s Design

The British luxury lifestyle brand is set to make an announcement today.

clock September 3, 2014Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Maiyet Changing Format of Spring Presentation

The label has collaborated with Benjamin Millepied on a film-dance presentation, rather than a runway show.

clock September 3, 2014Jessica Iredale

Laure Heriard Dubreuil doing fittings on models of her print designs in Eres' studio.

Fashion Scoops

The Webster’s Laure Heriard Dubreuil Designs Swimwear for Eres

Laure Heriard Dubreuil has designed a 12-piece collection for Eres.

clock September 3, 2014Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Milk Studios Launching Lab Workshops With Intel

The invite-only Muzse labs will host 30 to 40 guests.

clock September 3, 2014Rachel Strugatz

A look from Emily Current and Merritt Elliott's new line, The Great.


Emily Current and Meritt Elliott Unveil The Great

The duo known for launching Current/Elliott denim are melding their girlish tomboy aesthetic into a new line.

clock September 3, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran


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