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Sergio Rossi


Sergio Rossi Dies at 84

The footwear legend built one of Italy’s most storied luxury shoe brands and inspired generations of designers, including his son Gianvito.

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Alfredo Piferi's sandal.


Former Jimmy Choo, Burberry Designer Launches Vegan Footwear Brand

After building his résumé at Jimmy Choo and Burberry, Alfredo Piferi is striking out on his own with the debut of vegan luxury brand.

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Informa Partners With Micam Milano

The two are launching a U.S. event after Footwear News ended its collaboration with the footwear trade show.

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The Furla presentation for spring 2020.

Accessory Trends

Accessories Highlights at Milan Fashion Week

Accessories brands were out in full force at Milan Fashion Week. Precious embellishments, a vibrant, joyful mood, as well as sustainable materials, stole the spotlight.

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Accessory Trends

Accessories Scene: Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019

Eye-catching, yet functional and sophisticated at the same time, accessories in Milan popped with colors, embroideries, applications and fashion-forward designs.

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Fashion Scoops

Claudia Schiffer Hits Paris for a Series of Launches

The evergreen supermodel packed in a book signing, makeup launch and footwear launch in one day, also taking in the Balmain show.

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Chiara Ferragni


The Blonde Salad’s Chiara Ferragni Sets Retail Expansion

Chiara Ferragni Collection inked a deal with Riqing Group to fast track growth in China and they plan to open 35 stores there in the next few years.

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Uri and Rebecca Minkoff

Ready To Wear

Rebecca and Uri Minkoff Talk Digital Dominance

The company's tech focus has been a priority since the beginning.

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A rendering of Brian Atwood’s Madison Avenue shop.


Brian Atwood Opening New Store

Designer will open a 1,500-square-foot space, strategically located across the street from Barneys New York, in September.

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Kristen Bell in Walter jacket and ALC dress.


Top of the Heap: Celebrities Talk Lingerie

WWD Intimates asked a few from the Hollywood set one question: What’s your favorite item of lingerie?

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Gaurav Suri


CEO Summit: Riding the New Tech Wave

Five innovative digital case studies.

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From left: Ingeimo, Kirkwood, Rousseau and Smith


CEO Summit: New Design Class Takes Stage

Four young designers sound off on breaking into the business.

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Jay Piccola


CEO Summit: What’s Fueling Puma’s Green Machine

For the athletic giant, sustainability is a marathon, not a sprint.

clock May 9, 2011Katie Abel

Matt Rubel


CEO Summit: Rubel Reveals His Collective Mantra

The chairman and CEO is forging ahead with international growth.

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Crie de Coeur


Designers Make Sustainability Fashionable

Sustainability and high fashion aren’t exactly synonymous. But several designers are determined to change that.

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Wendy Kahn Named President of Derek Lam 10 Crosby

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