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Diplo Signs With Next Models

“I’ve just always wanted to be a supermodel.”

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A rendering of WWD's Facebook Messenger chatbot.

Business

WWD Launches Global Chatbot, WeChat Channel

WWD is now serving fashion news on WeChat in China and via Facebook Messenger chatbot.

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A look from Wrangler's 70th anniversary collection.

Fashion

Wrangler Celebrating 70 Years With Special Collection, New Distribution

A Seventies-inspired anniversary collection and a Peter Max-designed collaboration are in the cards for this year.

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Five ensembles from “18th Century Punk,” autumn/winter 2016-17.

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‘Rei Kawakubo/Commes des Garçons: Art of the In-Between’ Debuts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute

A year in the making, the exhibition will run May 4 through Sept. 4, displaying 140 of Kawakubo’s designs for Comme des Garçons from the early Eighties to her most recent collection.

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Bella HadidGigi Hadid and Bella Hadid out and about, New York, USA - 09 Jun 2016Bella Hadid arriving home in New York City WEARING MAJE BAG AND KEY CHAIN BY FENDI

Business

Outerwear Heats Up, Drawing Fashionistas and Dealmakers

More fashion is fueling both interest and business in parkas, bombers, the so-called shacked and more.

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Prabal Gurung, Christopher Kane, Derek LamFarfetch, Natalie Massenet & José Neves dinner, The New York Edition, USA - 28 Apr 2017

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Christopher Kane, Prabal Gurung on How They Get Ready for the Met Gala

“When did the fashion industry become about celebrities?” said Kane, Friday night from the Farfetch pre Met dinner.

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The Ralph Lauren store in Greenwich, Conn., has closed.

Business

Ralph Lauren Shutters Greenwich Store

The company had operated this store at 265 Greenwich Avenue since 2009.

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Bella HadidGigi Hadid and Bella Hadid out and about, New York, USA - 09 Jun 2016Bella Hadid arriving home in New York City WEARING MAJE BAG AND KEY CHAIN BY FENDI

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Bella Hadid Breaks Silence on Fyre Festival Scandal

“I feel so sorry and badly because this is something I couldn’t stand by.”

– April 29, 2017

Zara Tindall, a Rolex Testimonee

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British Royal Zara Tindall on Jumping and Gold Medals

The daughter of Anne, the Princess Royal, and Capt. Mark Phillips is taking part in the Rolex Kentucky three-day event in Lexington.

– April 29, 2017

Port of Los Angeles

Business

West Coast Dockworker Contract Extension Proposal to Go Before Union Members

The decision to ratify a contract extension with shippers will now go before members following a meeting of union delegates this week.

– April 29, 2017

Beyonce KnowlesCostume Institute Gala Benefit, Celebrating 'Schiaparelli and Prada : Impossible Conversations' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, America - 07 May 2012

Business

WWD Law Review: Photos of Beyoncé and Lou Reed, Alibaba’s Fakes

The week’s court actions included further developments in cases involving photos of Beyoncé and Lou Reed.

– April 29, 2017

The Epytom bot in conversation.

Business

Betabrand Tests Epytom AI Chatbot Style Assistant

Technology-driven companies team to test AI chat bot.

– April 28, 2017

A two-page spread shows Prince Charles smelling things.

Business

Us Weekly’s Latest Issue Reflects Awkward Ownership Transition

The last print issue for many staffers in layoff limbo was heavy on pictures, light on text.

– April 28, 2017

Key brands such as The North Face remain growth drivers for VF.

Business

VF Corp. Expects to Grow Market Share for Workwear

The workwear business, currently $800M in annual volume and profitable, is expected to “accelerate in Q2 and beyond.”

– April 28, 2017

Comme des Garçons RTW Fall 2017

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This Designer Has Already Worn Comme des Garçons to the Met Gala

Who will wear Rei Kawakubo’s designs on May 1?

– April 28, 2017