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As New York Fashion Week ended and the tent was broken down Thursday night, the question on showgoers' minds was: Where will the shows take place come September? SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Proenza Schouler RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Proenza Schouler RTW Fall 2015

This collection pulsed with a raw power that started if not quietly (no subtleties here) then simply, and escalated into an intense tribal reverie.

clock February 19, 2015Bridget Foley

Financial

Wal-Mart Boosts Pay for Associates

Retailer unveils wage boost plan.

clock February 19, 2015Sharon Edelson

Proenza Schouler RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Closer than the Front Row: Proenza Schouler

WWD visits the Proenza Schouler studio ahead of the Fall 2015 show.

clock February 19, 2015Bridget Foley

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Ralph Lauren Fall 2015

Kanye West, Chirlane McCray, Huma Abedin, and Terry J. Lundgren were among the front row guests at the fall show.

clock February 19, 2015Erik Maza

Ralph Lauren RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Ralph Lauren RTW Fall 2015

By day, a little Aspen and a little Robert Altman Southwest. By night, sleek, sensual black. It added up to a whole lot of chic from Ralph Lauren.

clock February 19, 2015Bridget Foley

A look from Jacquemus.

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Prize Short List Revealed

The 26 semifinalists include New York label Baja East, Copenhagen-based Astrid Andersen, and Canadian men’s wear designer Devon Halfnight Leflufy.

clock February 20, 2015Miles Socha and Samantha Conti

Kate Hudson

Parties

Michael Kors Debuts ‘Miranda’ Eyewear with Kate Hudson, Allison Williams

The actresses took in the designer’s fall show earlier in the day and were now back to help him launch the new collection.

clock February 19, 2015Misty White Sidell

Media

The New York Times Pivots From Page One Meeting

Executive editor Dean Baquet laid out a change in the newsroom, namely a revamp of its daily meetings that are “less tethered” to print deadlines.

clock February 19, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Mamie Gummer and Maggie Gyllenhaal

Parties

Miu Miu Debuts Latest Women’s Tales Short Film

Among the crowd were Maggie Gyllenhaal (in Prada), Mamie Gummer, Bonnie Wright, Sami Gayle, and Hanneli Mustaparta.

clock February 19, 2015Ally Betker

Ariana Grande

Beauty Features

Ariana Grande to Launch First Fragrance

The Grammy-nominated singer and actress signed a deal with Luxe Brands to release a scent in September.

clock February 20, 2015Faye Brookman

Calvin Klein Collection RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Calvin Klein Collection RTW Fall 2015

Lou Reed and Carlo Mollino were two of Francisco Costa’s key influences for his fall collection of luxurious skins.

clock February 19, 2015Jessica Iredale

Financial

Nordstrom Aims for $20B in Sales by 2020

The $20 billion-plus goal was revealed by Mike Koppel, Nordstrom’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, during a conference call Thursday.

clock February 19, 2015David Moin

Sienna Miller

Fashion Scoops

Sienna Miller Sits Front Row at Calvin

Backstage at the Calvin Klein show Thursday afternoon, Miller was the picture of serenity. “

clock February 19, 2015Taylor Harris

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski

Parties

Vanity Fair, Barneys Host Party for Oxfam

Attendees included Suki Waterhouse, Patricia Arquette, Brit Marling, Kristin Davis, Mark Lee and Graydon Carter.

clock February 19, 2015Marcy Medina

Thia Breen

Beauty Features

Thia Breen to be Elected Chair of Personal-Care Products Council

Breen, group president of North America at Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., will be succeeding E. Scott Beattie of Elizabeth Arden.

clock February 20, 2015Pete Born

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs invited some of his favorite women to sit front row — Sofia Coppola, Deborah Harry, Christina Ricci.

clock February 19, 2015Erik Maza

Financial

A.G. Lafley: P&G Getting Into Shape

The Procter & Gamble Co. is slimming down to gain muscle.

clock February 20, 2015Molly Prior

The Skylight at Moynihan Station at the James A. Farley Post Office.

Designer and Luxury

IMG Eyes New Fashion Week Venues

As New York Fashion Week ended, the question on showgoers’ minds was: Where will the shows take place come September?

clock February 20, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Chirlane McCray Tours CFDA Fashion Incubator

Chirlane McCray spent a good hour meeting designers, checking out their collections and touring the CFDA’s Fashion Incubator with Steven Kolb.

clock February 20, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Margherita Missoni To Launch Children’s Collection

Margherita Missoni is launching a collection for children, to be called Margherita.

clock February 20, 2015Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Giorgio Armani’s Acqua for Life Charity Serving 3 More Countries

Giorgio Armani’s Acqua for Life charity closed its fourth year in 2014 by adding Sri Lanka, Ivory Coast and Senegal to the list of countries getting aid.

clock February 20, 2015Cynthia Martens

Covers of Hunger magazine are affixed to the side of Milan's trams.

Media

Rankin Readies New Issue of Hunger Magazine

As Milan gears up for its women’s shows, which start Wednesday, Rankin is preparing to unveil the eighth issue of his magazine Hunger.

clock February 20, 2015Cynthia Martens

Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2015

Whether or not Jacobs has something to prove, he chose this strategic moment for his house to simultaneously answer and thumb his nose at his critics.

clock February 19, 2015Bridget Foley

Loft store on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.

Financial

Ann Inc. Seen Seeking Buyer, Stock Jumps 9%

The retailer is said to have reached out to potential buyers, including rivals, in recent weeks.

clock February 19, 2015Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Giorgio Armani saw an estimated $37 million sales boost from Cate Blanchett's Oscar win.

Business Features

Study: Oscar Win Lifts Brand Paydays

An Academy Award win not only gives actors a career boost, the gold statuette also makes them much more persuasive and valuable brand ambassadors.

clock February 20, 2015Evan Clark

Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Features

New York Fall 2015 Collections

The latest from the New York runways.

clock February 20, 2015WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Armed police at Oxford Circus conducting an evacuation after a police incident at Oxford Circus

Business

London’s Oxford Circus Hit by Reported Gun Attack on Black Friday

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Social Studies