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Fashion Features

12 Emerging Brands Melding Style With Sustainability

See 12 emerging green designers below as part of WWD’s special Earth Day coverage.

clock 12hAndrew Shang and Emily Mercer

Natasa Cagalj

Designer and Luxury

Nataša Čagalj Exits Ports 1961

The designer joined the company as women’s creative director in 2014. A successor will be named soon.

clock April 19, 2019Alessandra Turra

Business Features

Predicting and Seeing Fashion’s Future

The thoughts of Bud Konheim that turned into reality.

clock April 19, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Kevin PlankUnder Armour 'I Will I Want' Women's Campaign, New York, America - 31 Jul 2014(CEO and founder of Under Armour, Inc)

Financial

The C-suite Shuffle Continues at Under Armour

Another exec announces his departure.

clock April 18, 2019Kellie Ell

Ruth E. Carter, Black Design Collective Honoree and Academy Award Winning Costume Designer for ÒBlack PantherÓ and Gabrielle Union attend the Black Design CollectiveÕs 1st Annual Scholarship Tribute, honoring Ruth E. Carter, at FIDM, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, April 13, 2019. (Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Fashion Features

Gabrielle Union Honors ‘Black Panther’ Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter

Beverly Johnson and Tina Knowles-Lawson also attended the Black Design Collective’s first annual scholarship tribute in Los Angeles.

clock April 14, 2019Ericka Franklin

Natasha Poly Leavers lace bodysuit Etam

Business Features

Bodysuits Are Heating Up

The one-pieces are gaining traction as the innerwear-as-outerwear trend continues.

clock March 28, 2019Kellie Ell

Korean fashion designer Hyunsook Park adds a modern twist to the traditional Korean wedding dress. Her ready-to-wear designs can be worn anywhere.

Fashion Features

Seoul Fashion Designer Adds Modern Twist to Traditional Korean Dresses

Hyunsook Park is pushing the hanbok, the traditional wedding dress, into mainstream couture.

clock March 19, 2019Kellie Ell

Norma Kamali.

Fashion Scoops

Sustainability Is the Guest of Honor at Fashion for Peace Event

To emphasize eco-freindly practices, Norma Kamali, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Mara Hoffman and Mimi Prober used natural Indian textiles for their designs.

clock February 14, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

The campaign for Sarah Jessica Parker's collaboration with Kat Florence.

Legal

Sarah Jessica Parker and Kat Florence Reach Preliminary Settlement

The jewelry company accused the actress of not fulfilling a 2015 contract worth $7.5 million.

clock February 4, 2019Kellie Ell

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 10: Franca Sozzani arrives at Valentino Fashion Show during Paris Fashion Week Fall Winter 2015/2016 on March 10, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/GC Images)

Fashion Scoops

Yoox to Sell Franca Sozzani’s Private Collection of Designer Clothes, Accessories

Proceeds will benefit the Franca Sozzani Fund for Preventive Genomics at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard, established by Francesco Carrozzini, son of the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia.

clock January 18, 2019Luisa Zargani

JCRT has designed a limited-edition collection to help the IAVA.

Fashion Scoops

Designers Support Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Group

Having seen how some of their own relatives, who had served in the military returned from war — with and without a support system — Costello and Tagliapietra wanted to team up with IAVA for a variety of reasons.

clock November 8, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

The handbag collection inside a Michael Kors store.

Markets

Sales Slowdown at Michael Kors Sends Stock Near 52-Week Low

While Jimmy Choo and Versace can add accretion value over the long term, the immediate concern is a slowdown at the Kors brand.

clock November 7, 2018Vicki M. Young

Michael Vollbracht's mixed media painting of Marlene Dietrich.

People

Fashion Designer Michael Vollbracht’s Artwork to Be Spotlighted in Sale, Show

As the executor of the designer’s estate, Vollbracht’s niece Tracy Stanley has the task of piecing together his archives, even though they hadn’t seen each other in more than 20 years.

clock November 6, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Ralph Lauren on the catwalkRalph Lauren show, Runway, Spring Summer 2019, New York Fashion Week, USA - 07 Sep 2018

Markets

Higher Costs Ahead Hurt Ralph Lauren Shares

The company said it expects higher costs ahead due to tariffs, foreign exchange and freight inflation.

clock November 6, 2018Vicki M. Young

Oleg Cassini

People

Marianne Cassini Alleges ‘Abuse of Power,’ Legal Battle Continues

Marianne Cassini was held in civil contempt after refusing to turn over financial statements and business records to a court-appointed receiver.

clock November 3, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Models walk the runway for Fashion 4 Development.

Business

Sustainability Needs Action, Not Discussion, Authorities Say

clock 12hRosemary Feitelberg

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