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Tiffany’s Moves Uptown in 1940

The jewelry firm opened its famous 57th Street flagship — where Holly Golightly would have breakfast 20 years…

Poiret’s Time Machine

While Paul Poiret is known for popularizing trends like the hobble skirt and the kimono coat, he also…

Lindbergh Flight a Marketing Windfall

In 1927, the fashion world took a bite of the Charles Lindbergh flight pie.

Art Imitates Life: Dior’s ‘Homeless’ Couture

In 2000, the spring couture collection John Galliano showed played with the idea of rich people trying to…

Computer Revolution in 1980

The flashy iPad is getting lots of attention in the fashion sphere. In 1980, things were a little different.

The Titanic Disaster

On April 16, WWD brought the news of the catastrophe to a stunned fashion industry.

Oscar de la Renta’s Debut

As Moises de la Renta launches a capsule collection for Mango, we took at look at his father Oscar's…

Liza the Menace: Minnelli at 19

Though still a teenager, Liza Minnelli handled her Broadway debut like a veteran.

Liza the Menace: Minnelli in 1965

Liza Minnelli, was just shy of her 19th birthday, but she handled her Broadway debut like a vet.

Dolly Parton at the New York Hospital Benefit

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but this shot of Henry Kissinger keeping, er, abreast of Dolly…

Fall 2010 Legwear Trend: Romancing the Tone

For fall, legwear on the runways took a turn toward soft with gauzy textures, floral motifs and light…

France Unifies Its Fashion Industry

In 1973, the French fashion industry underwent a seismic shift.

Gone with the Wind Wins Academy’s Honors and Fashion’s Hearts

While the director and star of "Gone With the Wind" were accepting their Oscars, WWD reporters were writing…

Moving Company: New York Fashion Week Tries A New Home

In 1997, the organizers of 7th on Sixth were forced out of Bryant Park.

Première Vision Grows Up

PV is one the most respected textiles industry trade shows in the world. But back in 1980, the small…