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The Relaxed Suit Rules Milan for Spring 2023

While a return of tailoring was welcomed by retailers, designers opted for a more modern, nonchalant take on…

Beauty Buyers Talk Must-haves

Executives shared what was on their to-find lists at the most recent edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna.

Retailers Praise Strong Milan Fashion Week Energy and Creativity

Expectations were high for Milan to deliver as it returned to IRL shows, and its fashion week did not…

Tailoring Is Back and Those Dior Birkenstocks Are a Must-Have, Buyers Say

Virgil Abloh's grand finale at Louis Vuitton, Nigo's debut at Kenzo and Kim Jones celebrating 75 years of…

A Minimal Wave Rises Virtually in Milan

Despite the difficulties of digital buying, international retailers praised Italian brands' focus on a warmer…

Consumers Connecting to Sentimental Jewelry During the Coronavirus

Always an emotional purchase, in such uncertain times customers are finding even deeper meaning in jewels…

Giacomo Santucci Named President of Camera Buyer Italia

The former Gucci and Prada executive will succeed Francesco Tombolini at the helm of the Italian association…

Love Those Boots, Say Buyers in Paris

Combat boots are the new must-have, according to retailers who braved coronavirus anxiety to see the shows in…

Tokyo Fashion Week Shows Growth Amid Subdued Atmosphere

Rakuten took over as headlining sponsor, while young designers continued to show improvement.

Multibrands Stay the Course, Says Head of Italian Buyers’ Association

While admitting retailers feel the pinch of online distribution, Francesco Tombolini touted their resilience…

Shoppe Object Spotlights Artistic Edge in Discreet Setting

The new independent show for home and gift is held semiannually — in February and August — with its anchor…

Buyers Encouraged at Couture Vegas, Prompting Budgets to Expand

WWD speaks to retailers to see what trends they saw, new designers who stood out, and most importantly…

Buyers Laud Paris’ New Elegance

It was out with the hoodies, in with the animal prints: men's fashion veers into more polished territory.

Francesco Tombolini Named President of Italian Buyers Chamber

This is the first time a manager is called to cover the role instead of a member of the association.

All Hail Futurism: Retailers Laud the Paris Look

The Balenciaga set captured imaginations; key trends included amped-up power shoulders, cyclist shorts and a…