Business

Penney's Hit by Another Key Executive Departure

clock July 20, 2018David Moin

Business

Roberto Cavalli Said Open to New Investors

clock July 20, 2018Luisa Zargani

Beauty

Tmall Global Encourages Italian Beauty Brands to Enter Chinese Market

clock July 20, 2018Sandra Salibian

Forever 21

Veronica and Vanessa Merrell.

People

Influence Peddler: YouTube Stars The Merrell Twins Dive Into Fashion With True Img Label

The identical twins have created a school-appropriate collection of affordable junior apparel that is meant to help build confidence.

clock July 16, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

The Megan Fox collection has a three-day stint at Topshop in SoHo.

Fashion Scoops

Megan Fox Lingerie’s Three-Day Stint at Topshop

Actress’ namesake lingerie gets temporary home.

clock June 28, 2018Sharon Edelson

Casey Holmes wearing the Georgia shade she created for Palladio.

Color Cosmetics

Palladio Turns to Influencer for Limited-Edition Launch

Influencers, especially those in the midtier, are finding opportunities with up-and-coming brands, with Casey Holmes as the latest example with a limited-edition lip collection for Palladio.

clock April 2, 2018Faye Brookman

Fashion Nova

Fashion Features

How Fashion Nova Won the Internet

WWD sat down with Fashion Nova’s usually private ceo to talk about how this California-based company became one of the most searched fashion brands on Google.

clock February 28, 2018Aria Hughes

Riley Rose in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Beauty Features

Undercover Shopper: Riley Rose

As Forever 21 looks to establish a foothold in specialty beauty with its Riley Rose concept, WWD’s Ellen Thomas heads to the store’s first New York-area outpost to scope out how it stacks up against Sephora and Ulta.

clock February 1, 2018Ellen Thomas

A look from the new Forever 21 and Honda collaboration.

Fashion Scoops

Honda, Forever 21 Collaborate on Vintage Collection; Honda Classic Teams With Lilly Pulitzer for Hospitality Lounge

Forever 21 is touting its new collaboration with Honda and Lilly Pulitzer is creating a shopper-friendly hospitality lounge for next month’s PGA tournament the Honda Classic.

clock January 24, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Rihanna

Legal

Rihanna’s Hand in Fenty Designs Questioned as Puma, Forever 21 Suit Escalates

Forever 21 wants to know exactly how involved the singer was in the designs of some popular Fenty shoe styles.

clock January 5, 2018Kali Hays

A Forever 21 store.

Fashion Scoops

Forever 21 Releases Details of Security Breach

The retailer found encryption technology turned off and malware installed in some of its U.S. store cash register systems.

clock December 28, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Riley Rose opened in Bridgewater, N.J.

Beauty Features

Forever 21 Opens Eighth Riley Rose

Shopping centers are looking to beauty brands to build traffic. Riley Rose has expanded to eight stores in just three months. Its newest store is in Bridgewater, N.J.

clock December 23, 2017Faye Brookman

A Forever 21 store.

Legal

Forever 21 Accused of Negligence in $2 Million Bathroom Video Suit

A former employee is suing for millions after finding a very private video has made its way online. Forever 21 says an investigation is underway.

clock November 30, 2017Kali Hays

Details at Gucci RTW Spring 2018

Legal

Forever 21 Cites Dozens of Brands in Fight Over Gucci Stripes

The chain is relying on the sale of striped items by everyone from Balenciaga to J. Crew to undermine Gucci’s trademarks.

clock November 29, 2017Kali Hays

Christian Louboutin's Latest Collaborations for Fall 2017

Legal

WWD Law Review: The Red Sole Battle Walks On, Hacking Woes and Italian Taxes

Christian Louboutin continues its battle to protect its red-sole trademark, Forever 21 suffers a hack attack and the Italian tax authorities act to boost Made in Italy.

clock November 19, 2017Julie Zerbo

Details at Gucci RTW Spring 2018

Legal

Gucci Scores Tentative Dismissal of Forever 21’s Stripes Lawsuit

The fast-fashion chain has the opportunity to fix allegations around Gucci’s numerous trademarks protecting its classic stripe designs.

clock November 7, 2017Kali Hays

Beauty Bakerie

Beauty Features

Recalculating: Three Women Became Beauty Leaders When Their Careers Took a Detour

The beauty category offered options to women who started fast-growing companies.

clock October 25, 2017Faye Brookman

The new corporate name for Coach Inc.

Legal

WWD Law Review: Fast Fashion Fights Back, LuLaRoe’s Woes and the Name-Change Game

Fast-fashion retailers are fighting back against trademark infringement claims, while LuLa Rose faces a potential class-action lawsuit from sales reps over changes in terms.

clock October 21, 2017Julie Zerbo

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A protest by animal rights activiists CAFT (Coalition to Abolish the Fur trade) against the use of fur by the Fashion industry blockades one of the venues for London Fashion Week in the Aldwych.Anti-Fur Protest, London Fashion Week, UK - 17 Sep 2017

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U.K. Government Should Consider Banning Fur, Post-Brexit  

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