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Nine Facts About Coco Chanel

Fashion Scoops

9 Coco Chanel Facts You Probably Never Knew

In honor of the iconic fashion designer’s 136th birthday, WWD looks back at Chanel’s legacy.

clock August 19, 2019Layla Ilchi

The 2019 ITS Award winner Daoyuan Ding's men's wear collection.

Designer and Luxury

One to Watch: Daoyuan Ding, the 2019 ITS Award Winner

The Chinese designer said he wanted to explore the “gray zone” between dream and reality with his men’s collection.

clock July 15, 2019Martino Carrera

Gloria Vanderbilt in her art studio in 1972.

Fashion Scoops

Gloria Vanderbilt’s Prolific Life in Photos

A look at WWD’s archival images with the late fashion designer, socialite and artist.

clock June 17, 2019Layla Ilchi


Fashion Features

Christian Juul Nielsen Unveils Independent Line, Aknvas

“It was always in the air that I was going to do my own brand,” designer Christian Juul Nielsen expressed. “This is my new canvas,” he revealed during a private preview of his first independent advanced contemporary line, Aknvas.

clock May 29, 2019Emily Mercer

Matteo Marzotto, president of Mittelmoda International Lab and Confindustria Moda president Claudio Marenzi sign partnership.

Fashion Scoops

Confindustria Moda, Mittelmoda Ink Partnership

Marking its 26th edition, the Italian talent search will extend to accessories, footwear and textile designers, in addition to fashion.

clock April 3, 2019Martino Carrera

Frida Giannini

Fashion Scoops

Frida Giannini Plots Comeback to Fashion

In an interview with Italian daily paper Il Sole 24 Ore on Sunday, the Roman designer talked about her next moves.

clock February 3, 2019Martino Carrera

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26:  Beyonce performs onstage during 2015 Global Citizen Festival to end extreme poverty by 2030 in Central Park on September 26, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen) *** Local Caption *** Beyonce Knowles


Beyoncé Drops Lawsuit Over Feyoncé Merchandise

The music superstar and fashion designer may have reached a settlement with the indie company.

clock January 17, 2019Kellie Ell

Bernhard Willhelm at Berlin Fashion Week.

Designer and Luxury

German Designers Start Creative-led Industry Association

Inspired by similar French and American federations, the German Fashion Designers Federation wants the world to take locally designed clothing as seriously as it takes German cars.

clock January 11, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Models in Monisha Jaising at Lakme Absolute Grand Finale.

Designer and Luxury

Lakme Fashion Week Sees Growing Sponsorships

The fashion week saw a 40 percent increase in sponsorships, both of the overall shows and of individual designers.

clock September 3, 2018Mayu Saini

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Fashion Scoops

Nashville Fashion Alliance Reveals 2017 Honors Nominees

The winners will be revealed during the inaugural gala on Nov. 16.

clock September 19, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Michael Kors


Michael Kors, John Idol See Compensation Drop 43%

Although compensation was cut by 43 percent, compensation was still at least $8.6 million for fiscal 2017.

clock June 20, 2017Vicki M. Young

A look from the Fall 2017 Seeker collection.

Ready To Wear

Four New Brands to Watch During NYFW

These four emerging brands will be presenting during NYFW for the first time.

clock February 8, 2017Andrew Shang


Business Features

Oh, Ohio’s Columbus Region Ranks Third in Hosting Fashion Designers

Kenny McDonald, president and chief economic officer of Columbus 2020, shares some insights on the market.

clock January 5, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Zac Posen Adobe MAX

Fashion Scoops

Zac Posen on Fashion and Technology at Adobe MAX

The former math geek was the first fashion designer to speak at the conference.

clock November 4, 2016Maghan McDowell

Nanette Lepore


Nanette Lepore Files Lawsuit Against Bluestar Alliance

Fashion designer Nanette Lepore accuses Bluestar of breach of contract and “shoddy” licensed products.

clock October 23, 2016Kristi Ellis

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