Diane von Furstenberg’s Confidence Game

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Overview

From day one, Diane von Furstenberg has been a journalist’s delight, a ready-made gift from the press gods. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

As president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Diane von Furstenberg has revamped and significantly grown the organization.

Fashion Features

Diane von Furstenberg’s Impact on the CFDA

Finding a way to grow and nurture an organization and its members.

clock September 8, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

The apple orchard at Cloudwalk, the von Furstenberg estate.

Lifestyle

Diane von Furstenberg’s Private Side

The designer recently took some time to run through what goes on before, after and in between of all that work.

clock September 8, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

The von Furstenbergs featured on the cover of Town + Country, 1972.

Media

Chronicling Diane von Furstenberg in the Media

The Belgian-born designer charmed the media with her fairy-tale story and good looks.

clock September 8, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Diane Von Furstenberg store on the Ginza in Tokyo.

Designer and Luxury

DVF Focuses on Retail Growth

The brand is expanding the retail footprint on all fronts.

clock September 8, 2014Sharon Edelson

Front row, from left: Panmela Castro, Chouchou Namegabe, Jaycee Dugard, Oprah Winfrey and Layli Miller-Muro. Back row: Diane Sawyer, Maria Bartiromo, Jessica Alba, Tina Brown, Diane von Furstenberg and Debra Winger at the 2012 DVF Awards.

Fashion Features

Diane von Furstenberg: Fashionable Philanthropist

Philanthropy is an integral part of the designer’s culture.

clock September 8, 2014Kristi Garced

Paula Sutter

Designer and Luxury

Paula Sutter: Spearheading the DVF Revival

As president of DVF from 1999 to 2013, Sutter was instrumental in revitalizing the brand.

clock September 8, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Amy Adams in “American Hustle,” 2013.

Designer and Luxury

Anatomy of the Wrap Dress

A look at the birth — and staying power — of a fashion icon.

clock September 8, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Signature Diane von Furstenberg dresses on display.

Fashion Features

The DVF Wrap Dress: A Timeless Style

What made the dress right for the time.

clock September 8, 2014Lorna Koski

Home fabrics from Kravet and an area rug from The Rug Co.

Footwear

DVF Plans to Expand Accessories Category

The company is banking on accessories — and it has big plans to make them a powerhouse category.

clock September 8, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Diane von Furstenberg DVF Milestone

Technology

DVF’s Tech-Savvy Style

The company has maintained its position as one of the more tech-savvy brands in the fashion space.

clock September 8, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Chainlink

Textiles

The Inspiration Behind DVF Prints

Through her work at Angelo Ferretti’s factory, Diane von Furstenberg discovered the love for her iconic prints

clock September 8, 2014Jessica Iredale

The “American Express Unstaged” Q&A.

Fashion Features

DVF’s Year of Milestone Events

In the wake of her 40-year anniversary, Diane von Furstenberg took part in a number of events and collaborations.

clock September 8, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Diane von Furstenberg featured in an early ad.

Fashion Features

DVF Timeline: ‘It All Began With the Dress’

Highlights and milestones through the years.

clock September 8, 2014Dianne M. Pogoda

Diane von Furstenberg in her Meatpacking District office.

Fashion Features

Diane von Furstenberg’s Confidence Game

Reflections on a career — and life — well-lived.

clock September 8, 2014Jessica Iredale

A Diane von Furstenberg look from Fall 1973.

Designer and Luxury

Four Decades of DVF Style

Silhouettes, prints and more from Diane von Furstenberg’s 40 years.

clock September 8, 2014WWD Staff

Joel Horowitz

Business Features

Joel Horowitz Discusses the DNA of DVF

In a wide-ranging discussion of strategy and evolution, the brand’s cochairman details the road to the next level and beyond.

clock September 8, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Essentialist

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