Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

clock June 5, 2020Miles Socha

Karl Lagerfeld

A teaser image for Chanel's 2021 cruise collection.

Fashion Scoops

Chanel to Unveil Cruise Collection Online on June 8

Chanel teased the presentation with a video offering views of Capri, where it had originally planned to show the collection in May.

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Calvin Klein got a new creative director, Ralph Lauren launched its “Way Forward Plan” and G-III Apparel bought DKI from LVMH.

Financial

G-lll Apparel Group Closing All Wilsons Leather and G.H. Bass Stores

With the majority of stores closed last quarter because of the coronavirus, the retailer and apparel supplier lost more than $39 million.

clock June 4, 2020Kellie Ell

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Media

Lost Karl Lagerfeld Scrapbook Exalts His Incredible Homes, and One Regret

The late designer shared his vast knowledge of interior design in the 2008 project, at the behest of T Magazine.

clock June 3, 2020Miles Socha

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Fashion Features

Seminal Moment: When Karl Lagerfeld Embraced H&M

The project broke down barriers between luxury and mass; democratized design; and foreshadowed rampant collaborations, drops and pop-up concepts.

clock May 13, 2020Miles Socha

The LVMH Prize finalists.

Fashion Features

LVMH Cancels Prize Final, Launches Solidarity Fund

The fund in aid of young fashion designers will benefit previous winners of both the main award and its runners-up.

clock April 14, 2020Joelle Diderich

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Fashion Scoops

How to Muscle In on an Online Workout Class by Sébastien Jondeau

The Karl Lagerfeld fashion house is to stream activities and entertainment on its social media amid coronavirus lockdowns.

clock April 1, 2020Miles Socha

Business Features

Obituary: Textile Industrialist Maurice Bidermann, 87, Dies

With licenses including Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein, Bidermann’s U.S. arm was a training ground for many of the industry’s key executives.

clock March 31, 2020WWD Staff

A photograph by Simon Procter from the Chanel rtw spring 2018 show

People

Simon Procter Trains His Lens on Lagerfeld, and Chanel’s Grand Shows

Procter’s exhibition “Lagerfeld: Chanel Shows” is on display at London’s Four Seasons Hotel this month, despite all launch activities being canceled amid the COVID-19 spread.

clock March 23, 2020Natalie Theodosi

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Fashion Show Reviews

Karl Lagerfeld RTW Fall 2020

The collection re-imagines many of the late designer’s proposals from the Nineties — and they look terrific now.

clock March 3, 2020Miles Socha

A unisex aviator part of the Karl Lagerfeld eyewear's "Icons of an Icon" range, manufactured by Marchon.

Eyewear

Marchon’s Big Bet on Karl Lagerfeld Eyewear’s New Course

The Karl Lagerfeld’s eyewear licensee since 2007 is repositioning and relaunching the brand, starting with the spring 2020 collection.

clock February 27, 2020Martino Carrera

Karl Lagerfeld headquarters in Amsterdam

Designer and Luxury

Karl Lagerfeld Brand Powers Ahead, One Year After Founder’s Passing

The company’s new Amsterdam headquarters is brimming with youthful energy, and a slate of new projects.

clock February 18, 2020Miles Socha

Show Off

Designer and Luxury

First Exhibition on Austrian Fashion Design Bows in Vienna

The exhibit, which displays designs by the likes of Helmut Lang and Rudi Gernreich, runs at the MAK Museum from Feb. 14 to July 12.

clock February 13, 2020Luisa Zargani

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People

British Fashion, Arts Writer Meredith Etherington-Smith Dies at 73

A larger-than-life character, she worked at the intersection of art and fashion and spent the latter part of her career at Christie’s in London.

clock January 30, 2020Samantha Conti

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Mens Accessories

Have Sneaker Collaborations Peaked?

With top luxury fashion houses and sportswear companies collaborating, where do fashion designer-sneaker collaborations go from here?

clock January 8, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Helena Christensen, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Donatella Versaces, Claudia Schiffer and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy on the catwalkVersace show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, Milan Fashion Week, Italy - 22 Sep 2017

Fashion Scoops

The Biggest Fashion News of the Decade

The decade saw major changes at virtually every luxury design house.

clock December 29, 2019Layla Ilchi

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clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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