Web’s Next New Wave: Brands Moving Beyond Facebook and Twitter

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As the social media landscape changes, fashion companies on the hunt for customers and buzz are looking beyond Facebook and Twitter to new emerging platforms.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Jennifer and Margherita Missoni


A Chic Bite with the Missonis

The dinner Angela Missoni hosted Wednesday night at the new Rodeo Drive boutique was well-timed to Los Angeles’ balmy spring weather.

clock March 18, 2010WWD Staff

Business Features

Bally Confirms Fidler, Herz as Creative Directors

First collection by former Aquascutum duo will be for fall 2011.

clock March 19, 2010Samantha Conti

Joseph Ettedgui

Designer and Luxury

Obit: British Retailer Joseph Ettedgui, 74

Joseph Ettedgui, a legendary retailer, founded an eponymous chain of designer shops and helped whet the British appetite for European designer labels.

clock March 19, 2010Samantha Conti and Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Stacey and Saks at Alice + Olivia Opening

Stacey Bendet celebrated the opening of her Saks shop-in-shop with Tinsley Mortimer, Katrina Bowden and Kelly Rutherford.

clock March 19, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Feds Break Up Multimillion-Dollar Counterfeit Ring

Nine defendants charged with smuggling more than 630,000 counterfeit Gucci, Coach, Cartier and Nike items in counterfeit ring.

clock March 19, 2010Liza Casabona

Fashion Scoops

Lagerfeld Dresses Simone Veil… Kylie’s Inspiration…

French politician and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil wears Chanel couture to L’Académie française induction.

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Retail Stocks Up for Six Straight Weeks

Down session on Friday ends seven-day streak.

clock March 22, 2010Arnold J. Karr


VF’s Wiseman Sees Pay Drop 9.3%

VF Corp.’s chief executive officer pay contracted 9.3 percent last year due to the loss of a bonus and a decline in stock and option awards.

clock March 22, 2010Arnold J. Karr


Mobile Commerce to Grow

While retailers say mobile commerce is hardly a blip on the radar screen as of now, they expect it to grow significantly this year.

clock March 22, 2010Cate T. Corcoran


Tonchi Tapped for W?… Remembering McQueen… OK at OK…

The rumor mill grinds on, with some sources claiming Stefano Tonchi has signed a deal to become editor in chief of W.

clock March 22, 2010WWD Staff

Marketing and Promotion

Strong Lineup Set for Beauty Summit

Despite the tenaciousness of the global recession, the WWD Beauty CEO Summit will get under way in Palm Beach, Fla.

clock March 22, 2010Pete Born

A rendering of the new Fashion 26 hotel.

Designer and Luxury

Plotting the Garment Center’s Future

Tenants gathered at Yeohlee Teng’s showroom Thursday night to discuss the neighborhood’s inevitable reinvention.

clock March 22, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg


NRF, EBay Join Forces to Fight Retail Crime

Ebay had taken a stance against tougher legislation.

clock March 22, 2010Kristi Ellis

Girard-Perregaux’s Madison Ave. store.

Designer and Luxury

Girard-Perregaux to Open First U.S. Store

Swiss watch brand seeks to raise profile.

clock March 22, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Eyewear from Ermenegildo Zegna and John Galliano.

Accessory Trends

Mido Show Evokes Retro Trends

Nostalgia permeates eyewear styles.

clock March 22, 2010Kerry Olsen

Harlequin by Panaches’ sexy full-figure bandeau bra and briefs.


Bigger Bra Sizes Bolster Sales

Vendors and retailers are trying to keep up with the demand as the full-figure consumer base grows.

clock March 22, 2010Karyn Monget

Stephen Granovsky


Samuelsohn Sold to Grano Retail Investment

Samuelsohn Ltd. has been sold to Grano Retail Investments, an investment and advisory company headed by Stephen Granovsky.

clock March 22, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Looks from Supergirl by Nastia.


Penney’s and Olympic Gymnast Nastia Liukin Launch Girls’ Line

Supergirl by Nastia set to hit for back-to-school.

clock March 22, 2010Marcy Medina

Coutorious’s web page.


The Next Wave: Fashion Brands Test New Social Media Platforms

Fashion companies on the hunt for customers and buzz are looking beyond Facebook and Twitter to new emerging platforms.

clock March 22, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Carolina Herrera

Fashion Trends

Fall 2010 Runway Trend: Endless Gloves

Great gloves were one of the strongest accessories trends to emerge from the fall runways, and they turned up in a comprehensive range of materials and details.

clock March 22, 2010Roxanne Robinson and Shoshanna Fischhoff

Karen Elson


Karen Elson’s New Tune

Karen Elson talks about her first solo album, “The Ghost Who Walks.”

clock March 22, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Joey Campanaro, Nur Khan and Paul Sevigny.


Kenmare Opens for Dinner

Night owls Nur Khan and Paul Sevigny are intent on running a serious eatery.

clock March 22, 2010Emily Holt

Duro Olowu with Amanda Brooks in his design.


Bright on Time: Barneys Fetes Duro Olowu Collection

The arrival of spring weather on Thursday made the celebration at Barneys New York for Duro Olowu’s colorful, printed collection all the more timely.

clock March 22, 2010WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

A folkloric figure, part of Charles Jeffrey Loverboy's new installation at Dover Street Market in London.


Charles Jeffrey Brings Hope, and More, to Dover Street Market

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Social Studies

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