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Penney's Hit by Another Key Executive Departure

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Business

Roberto Cavalli Said Open to New Investors

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Tmall Global Encourages Italian Beauty Brands to Enter Chinese Market

clock July 20, 2018Sandra Salibian

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Retail Realities On Display at ReCon

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Retail Realities at ReCon

Attendees drew different conclusions from the event.

clock May 31, 2018Sharon Edelson

Judging by the crowds at the CityOn.X'ian shopping center, Chinese consumers clearly haven't lost interest in shopping.

Retail

Global Retailers See Opportunity in China

The country of 1.4 billion has been somewhat of a roller-coaster ride for global retailers and shopping center owners, but nonetheless remains a source of fascination.

clock May 30, 2018Sharon Edelson

A 1936 Lanvin evening dress on view at "Heavenly Bodies" in The Met.

People

True Confessions: James Martin Discusses His Take on ‘Heavenly Bodies’ Exhibition at the Met’s Costume Institute

Curator in charge Andrew Bolton was referred to James Martin by former Met president Emily Rafferty.

clock May 7, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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The Met’s Costume Institute Unveils ‘Heavenly Bodies’

Rick Owens, Rodarte, Lanvin, Chanel, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent and Valentino are among the designers featured in the show which spans a few areas in The Met and The Cloisters.

clock May 7, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

The fight broke out over Balenciaga sneakers.

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Apologizes to Chinese Customers for Fight at Printemps

A fight that erupted over sneakers underscores the problem with a persistent gray market.

clock April 27, 2018Tiffany Ap

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Kering Leads the Luxury Pack as Gucci Drives Growth

Despite a strong comparison base, organic sales at Gucci vaulted up 48.7 percent in the first quarter.

clock April 24, 2018Joelle Diderich

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Eyewear

Balenciaga Inks Agreement With Kering Eyewear

The first collection will bow for spring 2019 and be in stores from January next year.

clock April 24, 2018Luisa Zargani

A view of the new Balenciaga boutique in the Miami Design District.

Designer and Luxury

Balenciaga Opens Store in Miami Design District Today

The interior and furnishings create an industrial yet luxurious environment.

clock April 20, 2018Lisa Lockwood

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Human Resources

Balenciaga Names Daniel Motta Mello for American PR

The former Karla Otto executive will report to Vira Capeci, who runs American operations.

clock April 9, 2018Mimosa Spencer

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Designer and Luxury

Vetements’ Guram Gvasalia, Buyers Say Highsnobiety Story Is Fake News

The chief executive officer along with buyers from Saks Fifth Avenue, Harrods, Jeffrey New York and more say the brand isn’t losing steam with consumers despite a story claiming it is.

clock March 30, 2018Aria Hughes

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga to Open Store on Milan’s Via Montenapoleone

The boutique is expected to be unveiled in the latter part of the year.

clock March 23, 2018Luisa Zargani

The new Jeffrey store at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, California.

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EXCLUSIVE: Jeffrey Is Expanding Into California

The retailer is to open in Palo Alto in August at a “really good time” for specialty stores.

clock March 23, 2018WWD Staff

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Kentucky Countess Mona Bismarck’s Couture Wardrobe, Designer Friends and Artist Admirers

Along with the 20-plus evening gowns and the numerous pairs of Roger Vivier shoes, visitors will find handwritten notes from Cristóbal Balenciaga and Hubert de Givenchy.

clock March 19, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Designer and Luxury

Hubert de Givenchy Has Died at 91

The aristocratic French designer dressed his friend and muse Audrey Hepburn in films such as “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “Funny Face.”

clock March 12, 2018WWD Staff

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2018

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Balenciaga RTW Fall 2018

Demna Gvasalia found his comfort zone at Balenciaga, keeping up the momentum but adding steadiness and consistency.

clock March 4, 2018Jessica Iredale

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