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Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 9hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 11hRosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bomber Jackets, Off-the-Shoulder and Rompers Trending

Google's Fashion Trends Report found that Gigi Hadid, Kanye West, Kendall Jenner, Michelle Obama and Taylor Swift influenced the top trends.

clock 14hMaghan McDowell

Jason Wu Sells Majority Stake

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Overview

Jason Wu sold a controlling stake in his business to InterLuxe — a new investment firm that leans on the fashion expertise of Gary Wassner and Allen Questrom.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Designer and Luxury

Donna Karan Shows Urban Zen for Fall

The collection was immediately available at the brand’s Greenwich Street store in New York.

clock September 3, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Tomas Maier RTW Spring 2015

“Loose, casual, easy, breezy.” Those four words were how Maier succinctly summed up his casually chic collection during the showroom appointment.

clock September 4, 2014WWD Staff

Legal

LVMH, Google Settle Dispute

Luxury giant and Internet giant agree to cooperate in reducing advertising and selling of counterfeits.

clock September 4, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Show Reviews

Coach RTW Spring 2015

For his spring collection, Coach’s Stuart Vevers said he referenced cultlike cinema aiming to bring something unexpected to the brand.

clock September 4, 2014WWD Staff

Color Cosmetics

Alexis Bittar to Collaborate With Sephora

The limited-edition collection of makeup brushes will debut on Sephora.com in October and in Sephora stores in November.

clock September 5, 2014Julie Naughton

Front Row at Richard Chai Spring 2015

Joe and Nick Jonas, Darren Criss and Hannah Simone sat front row for the spring show.

clock September 4, 2014Erik Maza

Fashion Show Reviews

BCBG Max Azria RTW Spring 2015

For inspiration, Lubov Azria looked to the Color Reform dyeing process, which is used to neutralize and recolor old carpets.

clock September 4, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Duckie Brown Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Coming off a very androgynous season, the duo turned their eyes to men’s wear heritage pieces with a Thirties- and Fifties-inspired lineup.

clock September 4, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Richard Chai Love RTW Spring 2015

Richard Chai’s point of view was unclear with his women’s Love collection while the men’s portion was well-executed and on-trend.

clock September 4, 2014WWD Staff

People

Remembering Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers, who was hospitalized at Mount Sinai after going into cardiac arrest during a medical procedure at Yorkville Endoscopy, died on Thursday.

clock September 5, 2014Lorna Koski

Financial

Second-Quarter Income Drops at J. Crew

Margin erosion drove J. Crew Group Inc. to lower profits in the second quarter despite a double-digit rise in revenues.

clock September 4, 2014David Moin

Fashion Show Reviews

Creatures of the Wind RTW Spring 2015

The collection was beautiful, wearable and interesting in equal measure, retaining the intellectual chic while furthering the look’s modernity.

clock September 4, 2014WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Anastasia Iafrate Wins Supima Award

Iafrate, a graduate of Kent State University, won the annual Supima Design Competition on Thursday, which carries a $10,000 prize.

clock September 4, 2014Arthur Friedman

Media Features

Media People: Q&A With Carine Roitfeld

Roitfeld is the founder and editor in chief of CR Fashion Book and the global fashion director of Hearst’s Harper’s Bazaar.

clock September 5, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Color Cosmetics

Barneys New York to Launch Deborah Lippmann Exclusive

Lippmann has created an exclusive permanent collection for the retailer, which will debut in October.

clock September 5, 2014Julie Naughton

Fragrance

Charlie Hunnam Tapped for New Calvin Klein Scent

The British actor and “Sons of Anarchy” star is the face of the newest addition to the Calvin Klein fragrances portfolio, Reveal Men.

clock September 5, 2014Julie Naughton

Financial

Silas Chou and Lawrence Stroll to Sell Remaining Stake in Michael Kors

The investors will exit the Kors business after selling slightly over 11.6 million shares of common stock in a secondary public offering.

clock September 5, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

David Yurman Sues Sam’s Club

The company is seeking injunctive relief to bar Sam’s Club from selling the alleged infringing product as well as unspecified damages and related legal costs.

clock September 5, 2014Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

Nicolas Ghesquière’s Louis Vuitton Pop-Up Bows in Paris

Attached to Vuitton’s boutique in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the temporary shop opened this week.

clock September 5, 2014Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Tod’s Unveils New-Look Flagship on Madison Ave.

The newly redesigned boutique will officially be inaugurated with an event on Monday.

clock September 5, 2014Luisa Zargani

Watches

Motorola Enters Wearables

Two colorways of the new Moto 360 smartwatch go on sale today.

clock September 5, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

New Study Rates Fashion Brands’ Mobile Sites

Tiffany & Co., Victoria’s Secret, The North Face and Pink are winning in the apparel and accessories mobile space.

clock September 5, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Gwen Stefani Talks L.A.M.B.’s Return to NYFW

Stefani took a break from overseeing the collection’s look book shoot to discuss plans for the presentation, which is today at ArtBeam.

clock September 5, 2014Marcy Medina

Fragrance

Moschino Cheap and Chic Launching Starstruck Scent

The new fragrance will be on shelves in Italy at the end of the month and the rest of Europe by the end of the year.

clock September 5, 2014Cynthia Martens

Color Cosmetics

Shu Uemura Unveils Shupette by Karl Lagerfeld Holiday Line

The Japanese makeup brand is collaborating with the designer and his pampered pet Choupette for the range.

clock September 5, 2014Miles Socha

Executive Changes

Living Proof Promotes Grace Ray

She has been named chief executive officer of scientifically driven beauty firm, succeeding Jill Beraud.

clock September 5, 2014Pete Born

Designer and Luxury

Jason Wu Sells Majority Stake to InterLuxe

The new investment firm leans on the fashion expertise of Gary Wassner and Allen Questrom.

clock September 5, 2014Evan Clark

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Andrew Rosen Discusses Theory’s Next Phase

As the contemporary brand approaches $1 billion in global sales, Rosen is looking to sharpen its sportswear offerings.

clock September 5, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Lane Crawford’s Sarah Rutson Said Headed to Net-a-porter

Sources said Rutson would take up her new role in January, and an official announcement would be made in October.

clock September 5, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Anthony Vaccarello’s Versus Versace Collection to Be Unveiled in New York

For the first time, the looks will be live-streamed and available for purchase immediately on the brand’s Web site.

clock September 5, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Betsey Johnson Readies for ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Her partner on the show, Tony Dovolani, will act as her groom when she plays a bride in her wedding-inspired runway show next week.

clock September 5, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Lionel Vermeil Joins Kering

The former communications director at Balenciaga has been named Kering’s director of fashion and luxury intelligence, a new post.

clock September 5, 2014Miles Socha

The Markets Features

Reed Exhibitions to Launch New Fair in New York

The trade-show organizer that runs Capsule and Agenda is targeting the women’s market with a new fair called Axis.

clock September 5, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

Financial

Calvin Klein Jeans Relaunch Shows Promise

PVH Corp. ceo Emanuel Chirico encouraged by initial reactions but cautious on outlook.

clock September 5, 2014Arnold J. Karr

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