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Indigo Reimagined: While Touting Sustainability, Denim Gets a Makeover

The denim market’s expansion into new apparel categories signals change for the industry.

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Photo courtesy of Denim Days.

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Denim Days Returns to New York for Fall Festival

The two-day event will take place Sept. 22 and 23 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan.

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Martha StewartDean & Deluca Design Dinner, Casa Tua, Miami Beach, USA - 28 Nov 2016

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Martha Stewart Among YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Honorees

The fund will award $1 million in scholarships this year.

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Première Vision Boosts Focus on Sustainability

The fashion world still has significant room for improvement, but more and more brands are stepping up their efforts on sustainability.

clock September 20, 2018Suna Erdem

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CEO TALKS: At Salvatore Ferragamo, Wanting Actions to Speak

Micaela Le Divelec Lemmi speaks to WWD in her first solo interview ahead of the brand’s coed fashion show on Sept. 22 in Milan on her career, what attracted her to the job and how women managers are really rewarded at the company.

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Asahi Kasei Paris Textile Fairs

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Technical and ‘Second Skin’ Materials Lead in Textile Trends

Activewear is taking hold as a “relevant sector in the fashion industry.”

clock September 19, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Closeup of weaving loom at a textile factory.

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Threading the Sustainability Needle

A report from the Textile Exchange and KPMG offers a road map for companies to follow.

clock September 19, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Celebrations, Capsules, Events Add Buzz to Milan Fashion Week

Missoni, Etro and Les Copains are marking their anniversaries with exhibitions and capsule collections as events flesh out the city’s calendar.

clock September 19, 2018Luisa Zargani

Broken window panels in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut are seen on the IFC complex in Hong Kong.

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Stores Mostly Resume Business After Typhoon Manghut

Some retailers remained closed through Monday morning and the office tower home to the Lane Crawford Joyce Group sustained damage.

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WWD Executive Editor Bridget Foley interviews Mark Badgley and James Mischka. Photo Credit: Patrick MacLeod

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Style Dimension Panelists Talk Brand DNA, Education, Industry Careers

Style Dimension panels focused on brand DNA, authenticity and career advice.

clock September 14, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Origins' pop-up cafe at Style Dimension. Photo Credit: Patrick MacLeod

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Style Dimension Blends Beauty and Tech, Woos ‘Experiential Consumers’

Style Dimension unveiled exclusive beauty brand launches and offered bespoke pop-up experiences.

clock September 14, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Stephanie Phair is chair of the British Fashion Council.

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LFW Preview: Stephanie Phair Addresses the Fashion, Commerce, Digital Puzzle

The new BFC chair wants to drum up more support for emerging and mature designers and brands.

clock September 14, 2018Samantha Conti

Tmall China Day: Particle Fever RTW Spring 2019

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NYFW China Day Event Showcases East-West Conduit

The event included a media session and fashion showroom at Spring Studios.

clock September 14, 2018Michelle Elise

Apple Pay Apps Run on Iphones in an Apple Store in Beijing China 18 February 2016 Us Electronics Giant Apple Inc Launched Its Mobile Payment Service Apple Pay in China Amid Strong Competition From Local Players Like Wechat Payment and Alipay China BeijingChina Apple Pay - Feb 2016

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Chinese Companies Gain on Multinationals in Prophet’s Brand Index

Data shows a Chinese consumer who has more faith in Chinese brands.

clock September 13, 2018Tiffany Ap

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Business Features’s Luxury Platform Toplife Targets 80 Luxury Houses By End of Year

Xia Ding, president of’s fashion business, discusses Toplife’s evolving relationship with luxury houses.

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