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Moment 74: Miuccia the Explorer

Since 1988, Miuccia Prada has reinvented herself time and time again—often changing course 180 degrees from…

Moment 47: Calvin and Controversy

The infamous 1980 jean campaign starring a young Brooke Shields kicked off a long career of provocation for…

Moment 36: The Lunch Bunch

Since the Sixties, WWD’s photographers have captured the well-dressed socialites who meet for a midday excuse…

Moment 17: Hat Tricks

WWD covered the inclusion and evolution of hats in women’s wear, from Diane Keaton’s boyish bowler in Annie…

Moment 1: Labor Pains

WWD chronicled labor disputes and tragedies that led to the formation of a Joint Board of Sanitary Control…

We Said It

You may be surprised to see what phrases in the common lexicon originated in the pages of WWD.

Moment 86: This Old House

Pair the right designer with the right house and sparks can fly, as Alber Elbaz, Nicolas Ghesqiuère, Riccardo…

Moment 70: Campeau Gets Crazy

Hunger for acquisitions sent Robert Campeau, a developer with grand plans for malls, on a department store…

Moment 61: Family Matters

The Fendis, Missonis and Ferragamos are only a few of the Italian families that have passed their companies…

Moment 52: Logo Motion

Beginning with monogrammed Vuitton and Gucci bags in the Seventies, the status-driven logo craze among…

Moment 27: Pierre the Pioneer

An earlier adopter of licensing, Pierre Cardin has been adorning ties, fragrances, flatware and more with his…

Moment 16: Dior’s Bright New Star

Christian Dior’s debut collection was anchored in two new skirt silhouettes, a mid-calf length for daytime…