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A look at the festivities from April 11 to 17 and the 50th anniversary of the Salone del Mobile home goods fair.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Kay Krill


Gap, Ann Inc. CEOs Receive Pay Hikes

Glenn Murphy and Kay Krill saw compensation grow 18 percent and 13.4 percent last year, respectively.

clock April 5, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Anlo’s silk tank top with J Brand’s cotton and Lycra ombré denim jeggings. Jimmy Choo scarf and sandals; Circa Sixty Three rings.


NPD Group: New Styles Boosting Women’s Jeans

Sales of denim surge nearly 20 percent in the three months through February, market research firm reports.

clock April 6, 2011Arnold J. Karr



Abercrombie & Fitch Sees $7.5B in Sales by 2015

After rebounding in 2010, the specialty retailer has become more bullish on the future.

clock April 6, 2011David Moin

699 Superleggera, 1951

Designer and Luxury

Milan Design Week: Greatest Hits

To mark the Salone del Mobile’s 50th anniversary, the Triennale Design Museum will host an exhibition dedicated to the history of Italian design.

clock April 6, 2011WWD Staff


Fashion Features

Milan Design Week: My Favorite Things

Fashion designers reveal their top home design pieces.

clock April 6, 2011WWD Staff

Bed linens from Missoni.

Designer and Luxury

Milan Design Week: Heading for Home

Fashion houses continue to find success with their home collections and exposure in hotel projects.

clock April 6, 2011Luisa Zargani

A chair by Enzo Mari for Hermès

Designer and Luxury

Milan Design Week: A Maison for the Maison

Hermés makes its debut at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile this year, showcasing its first comprehensive home collection.

clock April 6, 2011Luisa Zargani

Carlo Guglielmi

Fashion Features

Milan Design Week: At the Half-Century Mark

WWD caught up with Carlo Guglielmi, president of Cosmit, the association that organizes the trade show, to take stock of this milestone event.

clock April 6, 2011Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

Milan Design Week: ‘Kartell Loves Milano’

Company invited a range of personalities — designers, photographers, chefs and socialites — to try their hand at designing objects for the home.

clock April 6, 2011Alessandra Ilari

Thomas Heatherwick's spinning top-inspired chair called “Spun (Coriolis)” comes in bronzed-brass or steel with a black acid finish.

Designer and Luxury

Milan Design Week: Launch Pad

Here are products bowing at Salone del Mobile this year that one day may reach “classic” design status.

clock April 6, 2011Christine Lee


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Justine Bateman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alysia ReinerChanel x Tribeca Film Festival Women's Filmmaker luncheon, Odeon Restaurant, New York, USA - 20 Apr 2018


Chanel, Jane Rosenthal Celebrate Female Filmmakers at TFF 2018

clock April 20, 2018Kristen Tauer

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