Business

Ken Downing Leaving Neiman Marcus

clock March 22, 2019David Moin

Business

Galeries Lafayette's Billion Euro China Plan

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Fashion

Is L.A. the Future of the American Runway?

clock March 22, 2019Booth Moore

Fur

Stella McCartneyBloomberg and Vanity Fair Gala Dinner, London, United Kingdom - 11 Dec 2018

Business Features

WWD List: Designers Warming Up to Faux Fur

As more consumers are ditching fur, fashion brands are taking note.

clock March 13, 2019Kellie Ell

PETA demonstrators in cat outfits celebrate a "No Fur" fashion week last fall in London.

Government and Trade

Proposed Statewide Fur Ban Inches Forward in California

A bill first introduced in December in the state Assembly has cleared its first committee hearing and now moves to the Judiciary Committee.

clock March 12, 2019Kari Hamanaka

PETA demonstrators in cat outfits celebrate a "No Fur" fashion week last fall in London.

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Film Denouncing Fur Deemed ‘Staged’ by IFF Investigators

The International Fur Federation described the 2009 video, which is used by antifur groups, as a “snuff film.”

clock March 5, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

TheOneMilano

Designer and Luxury

Italian Fur Industry Takes a Green Path at TheOneMilano

Nearly 400 companies exhibited at the trade show running Feb. 22 to 25 with one area dedicated to Chinese firms.

clock February 28, 2019Teresa Potenza

The 2019 Remix design contest's finalists.

Fashion Scoops

International Fur Federation Toasts Winners of Remix Fur Contest

Netherlands-born designer Berivan Cemal scooped up the gold award.

clock February 25, 2019Martino Carrera

Chiara Capitani.

Fashion Scoops

Chiara Capitani Presents Latest Numero Otto Collection

The Italian Internet personality co-designed a 20-piece lineup of Eighties-inspired furs.

clock February 24, 2019Sandra Salibian

A look from Maison Atia's fall campaign.

Designer and Luxury

Maison Atia Emphasizes Personal Touch in Faux-Fur Collection

With select distribution, pop-up stores, casual celebrity product placement and direct-to-consumer sales, Maison Atia takes an offbeat approach to business.

clock February 13, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Models on the catwalkGivenchy show, Runway, Fall Winter 2018, Paris Fashion Week, France - 04 Mar 2018

Fashion Scoops

City of Los Angeles Approves Ban of Fur Starting in 2021

The L.A. City Council voted to ban the sale of new fur, but fur supporters challenge that decision.

clock February 12, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Fall 2018 looks from Maison Atia.

Fashion Scoops

What to Watch: Up Next for Fur Industry, Furriers

While designer labels like Gucci, Burberry and Michael Kors have vowed to go fur-free, the fur trade is estimated to be a $35.8 million business at retail.

clock January 3, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Dennis Basso Pre-Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Dennis Basso Pre-Fall 2019

Dennis Basso’s pre-fall collection included a mash-up of simpler, sportier garb and men’s wear-inspired, ultrafeminine attire.

clock December 6, 2018Emily Mercer

On the eve of its pre-fall Metiers d’Art show here at the Met on Tuesday, Chanel said it will “no longer use exotic skins in our future creations.”

Fashion Scoops

Chanel to Halt Use of Exotic Skins

The French firm cited difficulty sourcing skins that match its ethical standards.

clock December 3, 2018WWD Staff

Sally LaPointe Pre-Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Sally LaPointe Pre-Fall 2019

LaPointe continued to expand her fur language into pre-fall, using fox fur as trimming on knitwear and faux fur and shearling in outerwear.

clock November 30, 2018Andrew Shang

Fashion Scoops

French Independent Advertising Authority Finds Pro-Fur Campaign Misleading

The JDP concluded claims made in the ad by the International Fur Federation on fur’s ethical and sustainable properties are deceptive.

clock November 29, 2018Katya Foreman

The Aspen store will have a grand opening on Dec. 6.

Retail

Peruvian Connection Opens Aspen Store

The 1,400-square-foot location in Aspen, Colo., will house “ethnographic textiles” and Peruvian alpaca product.

clock November 14, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

Backstage at Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Fall 2018

Fashion Scoops

Gaultier May Join Ranks of Designers Going Fur-Free

The couturier revealed plans to drop fur in an interview on French TV.

clock November 12, 2018WWD Staff

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A woman walks past a Tiffany & Co. store at a shopping mall in Beijing. The designer boutiques of Manhattan and Paris are feeling the chill of a Chinese economic slowdown that has hammered automakers and other industries. That is jolting brands such as Louis Vuitton and Burberry that increasingly rely on Chinese customers who spend $90 billion a year on jewelry, clothes and other high-end goods. The industry already is facing pressure to keep up as China's big spenders shift to buying more at the spreading networks of luxury outlets in their own countryLuxury Shopping Chill, Beijing, China - 29 Nov 2018

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