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Arguably one of today's most Teflon-coated industries, fashion continues its global advance at breakneck speed, seemingly immune to any geographic, nationalist, political, religious or moral barriers., Fashion show by Fendi being held on the Great Wall of China, at night.

Designer and Luxury

Seminal Moments: When Fendi Conquered the Great Wall of China

The audacious spectacle foreshadowed China’s importance — and ignited the trend to event marketing and itinerant fashion shows.

clock September 24, 2020Miles Socha

Kim Jones

Designer and Luxury

With Fendi Move, Kim Jones Expands His Impact

In being named artistic director of Fendi’s haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections for women, Kim Jones has joined the group of designers who started in men’s wear and expanded into women’s.

clock September 10, 2020Miles Socha

Alicia Vikander, Thebe Magugu, Delphine Arnault and Jean-Paul ClaverieLVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize, Paris, France - 04 Sep 2019

Fashion Features

LVMH Opens Applications for Designer Solidarity Fund

The grant will benefit the 13 previous winners of both the LVMH Prize for Young Designers and its runners-up, upon application.

clock June 26, 2020Joelle Diderich

Kenneth Ize

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Karl Lagerfeld Brand Taps Kenneth Ize for Capsule

A limited-edition capsule collection is to debut in April 2021.

clock June 26, 2020Miles Socha

The Fashion Weeks and Major Events Disrupted Because of Coronavirus


Chanel Forecasts ‘Significant’ Hit From COVID-19

Chief financial officer Philippe Blondiaux said the external environment will impact Chanel for at least the next 18 to 24 months.

clock June 18, 2020Joelle Diderich

Long Tall Sally

Fashion Scoops

Long Tall Sally Closing Forever

The latest retail casualty of the coronavirus.

clock June 16, 2020Kellie Ell

Bruno Pavlovsky at The Chanel Paris in Rome collection showcase in Beijing.

Designer and Luxury

Chanel Plots Return to Prior Runway, Collections Pace

Despite the upheaval triggered by COVID-19, Bruno Pavlovsky says the house is sticking with its strategy.

clock June 8, 2020Joelle Diderich

Chanel Cruise 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Chanel Cruise 2021

Forced to cancel its planned cruise show in Capri in May, Chanel brought Capri to Paris for its digital presentation of the collection.

clock June 8, 2020Joelle Diderich

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.

clock June 6, 2020Joelle Diderich

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


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

karl lagerfeld forgotten scrapbook


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

Sébastien Jondeau

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

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