Fashion

Dior Plots Global Retail Push for Chiuri's First Collection

The initiative combines freestanding pop-ups, partnerships with key retailers and special in-store merchandising.

clock 10hJoelle Diderich and Sharon Edelson

Eye

Franca Sozzani's Mass Draws Designers, Executives in Milan

The Mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December.

clock 20hLuisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Business

Warren Buffett Baffled by Retail

The investor praised Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and said he can’t figure out retail.

clock 10hEvan Clark

India’s Empire

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Overview

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From This Issue

Mila Kunis in Alexander McQueen and Cartier

Parties

A Mix of Looks at the SAG Awards

From winter to spring and wool to chiffon, celebrities chose a random assortment for the red carpet.

clock January 31, 2011WWD Staff

Greta Gerwig

People

Greta Gerwig, ‘Mumblecore’ No More

The indie darling readies her breakout.

clock February 1, 2011Vanessa Lawrence

Textiles

Texworld to Unveil New Format

Mixing of fibers expected to be a key trend.

clock February 1, 2011Alex Wynne

Première Vision will feature 669 exhibitors.

Retail

Première Vision Set to Power Ahead

Upscale fabric show poised to withstand higher costs.

clock February 1, 2011Alex Wynne

Business Features

Asia’s Rising Tigers

A look at the emerging markets that are poised to attract new business and expand production in 2011.

clock February 1, 2011Kristi Ellis

Cotton

Government and Trade

Focus on Vietnam

A look at the country’s vital statistics.

clock February 1, 2011WWD Staff

Shopping in Shibuya.

Markets

Japan Turns to Cheap Chic

Teens and twentysomethings seek a mix of style and price.

clock February 1, 2011Kelly Wetherille

Shanghai’s IFC mall.

Retail

China’s Middle Class on the Move

Demographic swings lead to more disposable income.

clock February 1, 2011Lara Farrar

India Hicks

Jewelry

India Hicks’ Empire

A member of the royal family, an island princess, and now, she is out to conquer jewelry.

clock February 1, 2011Jessica Iredale

Consumers in Beijing continue to flock to department stores and malls.

Financial

Climbing Prices in China Not Slowing Down Spending

On any day of the week, Beijing’s new moderate to high-end malls are crammed with customers.

clock February 1, 2011Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Christian Dior Store in Hong Kong

Designer and Luxury

Dior Expands Hong Kong Flagship

Store now features sections dedicated to the brand’s fine jewelry collection and Dior Homme as well as a VIP area.

clock February 1, 2011Constance Haisma-Kwok

A fall look from Escada.

Fashion Features

Escada: Let the Fall Games Begin

Fashion house is getting a head start on the new season, showing its fall collection this week.

clock February 1, 2011WWD Staff

Loft’s summer collection offers easy-to-wear items with an air of elegance.

Sportswear

The Loft Goes Easy and Breezy

Summer 2011 collection offers easy-to-wear items with an air of elegance.

clock February 1, 2011David Moin

Bags from Samantha Thavasa by Hanley Mellon.

Handbags

More Socials for Samantha Thavasa

Nicole Hanley and Matthew Mellon are the latest socialites to design for the Japanese accessories line.

clock February 1, 2011Jessica Iredale

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Spring bags from Michael Kors featured in The Walk campaign.

Business

Michael Kors Reprises ‘The Walk’ Street-Style Handbag Campaign

clock 10hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies