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Moment 3: The First Star, Paul Poiret

Considered a daringly modern designer in his time, Paul Poiret cultivated a lifestyle brand by offering…

Garbo Walks!

WWD staff photographer Sal Traina snags a shot of the elusive star, although she blocks her face with a…

Moment 88: September 11

Instead of covering what should have been the third day of New York Fashion Week, reporters immersed…

Moment 82: As Luxe Would Have It

Designers of a sportswear mind-set, like Michael Kors and Christophe Decarnin, redefined the luxury market in…

Moment 75: Helmut Changes the Calendar

In 1998, Helmut Lang bumped up the date of his upcoming spring show, prompting the rescheduling of New York’s…

Moment 53: The Japanese Arrive in Paris

WWD editors were fascinated by the collections shown by avant-garde Japanese designers to Paris in 1981…

Moment 37: Giorgio’s Gigolo

Richard Gere dresses in a sharp Giorgio Armani suit for his role as a male prostitute in American Gigolo…

Moment 18: The Chic American Look

American sportswear owes much to Claire McCardell, who favored a smart approach to style and worked chic…

Moment 2: Fifth Ave Origins

WWD reported the opening of the Lord & Taylor store on Fifth Avenue in 1914, while the debut of Saks…

Droll Play

“You Can Survive an Atomic Attack!...” “The Night They Prevented Champagne” and “The Grapes of Ralph” are…

Moment 87: Homeless by Dior

In 2000, Dior's John Galliano presented one of the most controversial shows ever staged: a haute couture…

Moment 81: Famous Feuds

From Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli to Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld, the fashion industry is no…