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 22hMiles Socha

Saint Laurent

Backstage at Khaite RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Features

How Retailers Are Reshaping Fall 2020 Buys

Minimalist trends and labels are gaining new relevance for the upcoming season.

clock May 7, 2020Natalie Theodosi

Francesca Bellettini and Anthony Vaccarello.

Designer and Luxury

WWD EXCLUSIVE: Saint Laurent to Skip Paris Fashion Week, Set Own Schedule

The French fashion house will not present its collections in any of the preset schedules of 2020 as it adapts to the coronavirus crisis.

clock April 27, 2020Joelle Diderich

Gucci

Financial

Kering Braces for Tough Year, Despite Chinese Recovery

The group plans “drastic” cost cuts at its brands, as two-thirds of its stores remained closed as of last week.

clock April 21, 2020Joelle Diderich

The logo of luxury group Kering is pictured at the company's headquarters in Paris.

Business Features

Kering Ups Its Efforts to Fight COVID-19

The luxury group continues its support, making contributions to three U.S.-based organizations including the CDC Foundation.

clock April 7, 2020Bridget Foley

Richard Quinn's silk dress over latex bodysuit and gloves

Fashion Features

Latex Squeaks Onto the Cultural Radar

Kim Kardashian squeaked into rubbery Balmain right off the runway.

clock March 27, 2020Miles Socha

An image from Purienne's "Jeux de Peau."

Fashion Scoops

Henrik Purienne Ties Up With Saint Laurent

The photographer was in Paris signing copies of an exclusive edition of his book “Jeux de Peau” produced in collaboration with the label.

clock March 1, 2020Alex Wynne

Saint Laurent RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Saint Laurent RTW Fall 2020

Anthony Vaccarello used Latex to put his spin on fashion’s throwback bourgeois trend. 

clock February 26, 2020Booth Moore

Ezra Miller in Saint Laurent's spring 2020 campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Ezra Miller Wears Sequins and Lamé in Saint Laurent Ads

The “Fantastic Beasts” star strikes dancerly poses in the campaign art directed by the label’s creative director Anthony Vaccarello.

clock February 19, 2020Joelle Diderich

Loulou de la Falaise, Saint Laurent and Betty Catroux in 1978.

Lifestyle

Saint Laurent Museum to Spotlight Muse Betty Catroux

For the first time, the institution is giving Saint Laurent creative director Anthony Vaccarello carte blanche for the exhibition.

clock February 5, 2020Joelle Diderich

Saint Laurent

Financial

Saint Laurent Formalizes Plans for Industrial Complex in Tuscany

The complex is expected to be completed in September 2022 and to function as a hub for the development of Saint Laurent accessories and to train new professional figures.

clock January 10, 2020Luisa Zargani

The Paris Big League Fashionmakers: Anne-Marie Munoz of YSL, Lou Lou Klossowski, Yves St. Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld in front, Pierre Berge and Thadee Klossowski behind

Fashion Features

Anne-Marie Muñoz, Key Saint Laurent Figure, Dies at 87

The “darkly beautiful, highly intense and publicity-shy woman,” as described by WWD, managed the Saint Laurent studio for decades.

clock January 7, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Prague Old Town Square.

Retail

Czech This Out: Luxury Is Flourishing in Prague

Surging Chinese tourism and a resilient local economy is making the Czech city a new hotbed of luxury consumption.

clock December 18, 2019Milosh Harajda

A look from Atelier Caito for Hervé Pierre.

Fashion Scoops

Atelier Caito for Hervé Pierre Takes a Personalized Approach to Building a Business

Specially stores are increasingly looking for labels that they cannot find in other places.

clock December 11, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Valérie Hermann

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Valérie Hermann to Join Parent of Bonpoint, J.M. Weston

The high-profile fashion executive was most recently president of global brands at Ralph Lauren Corp.

clock December 10, 2019Miles Socha

The star-studded front row of friends at one of YvesÕ collections at rue Spontini in the early 1970s. From left, HŽlne Rochas, Countess Lily Volpi, Betty Catroux, Silvia de Waldner, Olympia de Rothschild. Behind: Charlotte Aillaud, Kim dÕEstainville, Clara Saint, Franois Catroux, the Lalannes, and Suzanne Luling.

People

She Was Right There With Karl, Yves and Loulou

Fashion editor Mary Russell just published her personal photos documenting the Paris fashion scene in the Sixties and Seventies.

clock November 22, 2019Miles Socha

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clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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