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Designer and Luxury

A look from Just Cavalli's Pre-Fall 2015 collection.

Cavalli’s New Owners See Eventual IPO

Clessidra acquires a 90 percent stake in the brand, ending a long-running saga

Launch Tennessee Features Several Fashion Industry Speakers

Among the topics they are expected to address are the importance of American manufacturing, how to create and build brands with longevity and the role of the newly formed.

Hiromichi Ochiai in his Tokyo studio.

Tokyo’s Rising Son: Facetasm’s Hiromichi Ochiai

Working out of a small office in a nondescript, late-Sixties apartment building in the heart of Tokyo’s fashionable Jingumae district, Hiromichi Ochiai runs one of the city’s buzziest brands: Facetasm.

Alexander Wang

The WWD Six

Who will build the powerhouse brands of tomorrow? A look at six of the industry’s best bets.

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne Tapped as DKNY Creative Directors

The founders and creative directors of Public School, the buzzy men’s and women’s wear brand will become the new creative directors of DKNY.

Jonathan Anderson

J.W. Anderson: The Thinker

Anderson has brought innovation to Loewe and employed androgyny to lift the notoriety of his namesake brand.

Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang: The Energizer

At age 31 Wang has built an ultracool brand synonymous with street grit, irreverence, the spirit of youth and spontaneity.

Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane: The Stargazer

Retailers say Kane is redefining luxury for a new generation of men and women.

Chitose Abe

Chitose Abe: The Enigma

She launched her label, Sacai, in Tokyo in 1999 but didn’t hold her first runway show until 2011.