Miles Socha

Karl Lagerfeld.

Designer and Luxury

Karl Lagerfeld Dies in Paris

Chanel said it has appointed studio director Virginie Viard to perpetuate the legendary designer’s work.

clock February 19, 2019Miles Socha

Adidas Orginals by Ji Won Choi

Fashion Scoops

Adidas Originals Unveils Collaboration With Ji Won Choi

The first drop of the collection with the designer will be available from Feb. 23.

clock February 17, 2019Tianwei Zhang

International Fashion Showcase 2019 Awards Ceremony

Fashion Scoops

Thebe Magugu Wins International Fashion Showcase Award

Supported by the British Fashion Council and others, the prize recognizes emerging fashion designers.

clock February 17, 2019Tianwei Zhang

The Bonprix digital store in Hamburg.

Retail

EXPERIENCE MATTERS: Hamburg’s Bonprix Takes Retail Tech to a New Zenith

The German fashion e-tailer’s pilot store blends technology with real-life shopping.

clock February 13, 2019Cathrin Schaer

A Bathing Ape’s signature shark hoodie.

Fashion Scoops

A Bathing Ape Swings Into Russia

The streetwear brand is debuting in Eastern Europe at Moscow’s tony Tsum department store.

clock February 2, 2019Anvar Sidorov

Carine Roitfeld and Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Karl Lagerfeld Taps Carine Roitfeld for His Brand

The partnership is to kick off in September with The Edit by Carine Roitfeld, her selection of “essential pieces” from the designer’s fall 2019 collection.

clock January 31, 2019WWD Staff

Financial

Gerry Weber Files for Insolvency as Apparel Sales in Germany Weaken

One of the country’s biggest middle-market brands, it faces a host of challenges.

clock January 28, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Maison Margiela Couture Spring 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Maison Margiela Artisanal Spring 2019 Couture

John Galliano intrigued with deep-thoughts fashion, but as one known for successfully pushing the envelope, more exquisite designs could be in order.

clock January 23, 2019Bridget Foley

Backstage at Givenchy Couture Spring 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Givenchy Spring 2019 Couture

Clare Waight Keller hit the reset button to produce a collection “all about silhouette, architecture, structure and just beauty.”

clock January 23, 2019Bridget Foley

Models on the catwalkChanel show, Runway, Spring Summer 2019, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris, France - 22 Jan 2019

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Absent from Chanel Couture Shows

An announcer said Lagerfeld was tired and the house wished him a speedy recovery.

clock January 22, 2019WWD Staff

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Fashion Show Reviews

Dior Couture Spring 2019

Circus elements from Dior’s house lore came together in what was probably Maria Grazia Chiuri’s best show yet for the couture house.

clock January 21, 2019Bridget Foley

Rihanna

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Rihanna Said Readying Luxury House With LVMH

LVMH and Rihanna have been in secret talks to launch a luxury house under her name, according to multiple sources.

clock January 17, 2019WWD Staff

Louis Vuitton Men's Spring 2019 collection in New York

Fashion Scoops

Virgil’s Vuitton Is Already Selling Faster Than the Supreme Tie-up

At a Tokyo pop-up, sales in the first 48 hours were 30 percent higher than for last year’s luxury/skate collaboration.

clock January 15, 2019WWD Staff

Tanja Ruhnke

Fashion Scoops

Valentino USA Taps Communications Executive

Tanja Ruhnke has worked for KCD, Alexander Wang, Helmut Lang and other fashion brands.

clock January 8, 2019WWD Staff

Valentino RTW and Men's Pre-Fall 2019

Fashion Scoops

Valentino Taps New CEO for North America

Gianfranco Ditadi, head of Tod’s business in China, is to join the Italian brand next month.

clock January 7, 2019WWD Staff

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Karl Lagerfeld and Virginie Viard

Fashion

Chanel Names Virginie Viard as Successor

clock February 19, 2019WWD Staff

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