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Financial

Santo Versace Invests 6 Million Euros in Movie Production Company

The entrepreneur has been named president of Rome-based Minerva Pictures.

clock May 17, 2019Alessandra Turra

Kylie and Kendall Jenner in Versace

Fashion Scoops

Versace Racks Up the Most MIV for Met Gala, According to Launchmetrics

In total, the Met Gala revved up nearly $613 million in MIV, with the leading celebrities being Lady Gaga with a total MIV of $62.9 million.

clock May 16, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

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Financial

Firms With Disposable Funds

Retailers storing up billions of dollars in cash may be easy targets for activist investors wishing to make changes.

clock May 16, 2019Kellie Ell

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

Business Features

The Great Debate: Supporters, Opponents of NYC’s Proposed Fur Ban Clash at City Hall

If a ban on the sale of new fur, shearling and hair-on calfskin goes through, New York City would become the largest city in the U.S. to enact such a law.

clock May 15, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Dennis Basso RTW Fall 2019

Business Features

Showdown at City Hall: Battling Over New York’s Proposed Fur, Shearling Ban

Fur supporters and animal rights activists have been rounding up their respective constituents in advance of today’s hearing at City Hall.

clock May 15, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Katy Perry and Zac Posen at ABC's "Good Morning America."

Business Features

Art and Commerce Collide at The Met, Thanks to Media Frenzy Around ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’

Camp, celebrities, capitalists and social media create a firestorm of publicity and business opportunities for fashion types.

clock May 10, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Blake LivelyThe Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, Arrivals, New York, USA - 07 May 2018WEARING VERSACE

Fashion Scoops

Blake Lively’s Met Gala Red Carpet Style Evolution

The self-styled actress has evolved from a young Hollywood starlet to a red carpet fixture over the last 10 years.

clock April 30, 2019Layla Ilchi

Candice Swanepoel on the catwalkVersace show, Runway, Fall Winter 2019, Milan Fashion Week, Italy - 22 Feb 2019

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Versace Plucks Top Leather Goods Executive

Arnaud Bazin has been managing director of leather goods, accessories and shoes at Dior since 2013.

clock April 26, 2019WWD Staff

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Fashion Scoops

44 Met Gala Red Carpet Looks You Forgot Happened

Do you remember these Met Gala red carpet moments?

clock April 17, 2019Layla Ilchi

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Human Resources

Vogue Italia Taps Ferdinando Verderi as Creative Director

Verderi’s first issue of the magazine will bow in July.

clock April 10, 2019Luisa Zargani

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Financial

WWD List: The Top Deal Advisers

The top 10 investment banks in fashion, luxury and cosmetics in 2018, according to Dealogic.

clock April 10, 2019Evan Clark and Kellie Ell and Kathryn Hopkins

Luigi Massi, Jennifer Lopez and Donatella Versace.

Couture

Versace’s Luigi Massi Dies at 56

Working at the company for 33 years, Massi contributed to the designs of iconic gowns for the likes of Uma Thurman, Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez.

clock April 4, 2019Sandra Salibian

Stephanie Seymour on the catwalk

Designer and Luxury

Why Were So Many Familiar Models Walking the Milan Runways?

A wave of diversity and inclusivity swept through the fall 2019 collections as brands listen to changing consumers.

clock April 1, 2019Luisa Zargani

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Roberto Cavalli U.S. Subsidiary Filing for Chapter 7

All stores in North America went dark starting on Saturday and 93 employees were let go. Unions have a strike planned for Monday outside the Florence headquarters.

clock March 31, 2019Luisa Zargani

Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

Roberto Cavalli Applies for Restructuring Plan With Creditors

The Florence-based company is turning to the Court of Milan to continue to operate.

clock March 29, 2019Luisa Zargani

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clock May 24, 2019Fiona Ma

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