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Retail

J. Crew’s International Expansion Push Lands in Paris

Asked whom he sees as J. Crew’s main competitors in Paris as the American brand sets its first boutique in the Marais district, Millard “Mickey” Drexler didn’t hesitate for one second.

– 12 minutes ago

A Sandro store.

Retail

Asian Push Lifts SMCP Revenues

Paris-based SMCP Group, the holding company for contemporary brands Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, said revenues jumped 20.5 percent in 2014, marking the fifth consecutive year of growth in excess of 20 percent.

– 12 minutes ago

Fashion

Furla Art Award Marks 15 Year With Exhibit

Held at Milan’s Royal Palace, the exhibit displays art works from the winners of each edition, including the latest, Maria Iorio and Raphael Cuomo.

– March 4, 2015

Alexis Mabille RTW Fall 2015

Fashion

Alexis Mabille RTW Fall 2015

Most looks the designer sent down the runway had fabric actually turned on itself: a silk lamé dress twisted at the waist; a white crossover shirt with snap closures, and sweaters wrapped around like scarves.

– March 4, 2015

Aganovich RTW Fall 2015

Fashion

Aganovich RTW Fall 2015

Design duo Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor were back in familiar territory, showing a lineup of deconstructed outfits with a Dickensian feel.

– March 4, 2015

Vionnet RTW fall 2015

Fashion

Vionnet RTW Fall 2015

What started off harmlessly with some draped sorbet-pink and aqua dresses escalated to include a totally see-through wire mesh cage of a cape and maxiskirt.

– March 4, 2015

Taking a cue from François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne — the married French sculptors who called themselves "Les Lalanne" and designed a bronze breastplate for a 1969 Yves Saint Laurent dress — Christophe Lemaire and Sarah-Linh Tran offered their own take on surrealism via this black handbag shown with their fall collection for Lemaire.

Accessories

Accessory of the Day: Fall 2015

WWD rounds up the best accessories from the runways.

– March 4, 2015

Bouchra Jarrar RTW Fall 2015

Fashion

Bouchra Jarrar RTW Fall 2015

Jarrar’s is a wardrobe-building approach that typically starts with a great-looking jacket or coat.

– March 4, 2015

Rochas RTW Fall 2015

Fashion

Rochas RTW Fall 2015

Rochas celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, and Alessandro Dell’Acqua began his tribute with a heritage collection for fall.

– March 4, 2015

FGI, Rebecca Minkoff, 2015

Fashion

Rebecca Minkoff on Breaking the Rules

The designer addressed a largely Millennial audience at Space 530 as part of Fashion Group International’s Next Gen speaker series.

– March 4, 2015