Chinese Fortune: Miuccia Prada on China, the Web — and More

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Overview

“There are fashionable people here that you wouldn’t even find in Paris, New York or London,” Miuccia Prada said of the Chinese market. “They have already understood everything that they had to understand.”SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Prada RTW Spring 2011

Fashion Features

Miuccia Prada On China, the Web — and More

In an exclusive interview with WWD, the designer discussed everything from the challenges of globalization to fast fashion.

clock January 25, 2011Amanda Kaiser

Jemima West

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Alexis Mabille Spring Couture 2011

Emmanuelle Alt made her front-row debut as editor in chief of Vogue Paris at Alexis Mabille.

clock January 24, 2011WWD Staff

William Ackman

Business Features

William Ackman’s Impact Felt at J.C. Penney

Activist to join board; retailer to close five department stores.

clock January 24, 2011Evan Clark

Dan Abrams

Media

Dan Abrams in Talks With ABC News

According to sources close to Abrams, the former MSNBC general manager’s contract finished at the end of last year, and NBC has been attempting to renegotiate.

clock January 24, 2011Zeke Turner

Jodie Foster

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Giorgio Armani Privé Spring Couture 2011

Jodie Foster, Olivia Wilde and Sophia Loren sat front row at Giorgio Armani Privé.

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Hélène de Fougerolles

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Christian Dior Spring Couture 2011

Pedro Almodovar and Stella Tennant sat front row at the Christian Dior spring 2011 couture show.

clock January 24, 2011WWD Staff

Shopping the Texworld USA show.

Financial

Fabric Firms Eye Slow Rebound

Challenges include ongoing uncertainty in the global economy, exchange rates and the price of raw materials.

clock January 25, 2011Vicki M. Young and Marc Karimzadeh

First Lady Michelle Obama in Alexander McQueen with President Barack Obama

Fashion Features

Michelle Obama, Oscar de la Renta and a Pretty British Dress

What will the First Lady wear to tonight’s State of the Union address? Does it matter?

clock January 25, 2011Bridget Foley

VIVETTA

Sportswear

Milano Rising: Ones to Watch

A look at who’s news at upcoming trade shows.

clock January 25, 2011Alessandra Turra

A Betsey Johnson watch.

Watches

Betsey Johnson Teams With Haskell for Watches

The collection, which encompasses 120 styles, will arrive in department stores in July.

clock January 25, 2011Lauren Benet Stephenson

Media

Memo Pad: Choo-in

John Cross, who most recently was a public relations consultant at Tory Burch, is taking up a new home at Jimmy Choo USA.

clock January 25, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

DVF on the Mend… Chanel, Celebrity Magnet… More Champagne for LVMH?…

Diane von Furstenberg has other things on her mind after a mishap on the slopes.

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Beyonce and Tina Knowles for House of Dereon

Sportswear

LF USA Acquires Beyond Productions

The apparel and accessories company, led by Beyoncé and Tina Knowles, is a designer and licenser of women’s fashion apparel and accessories.

clock January 25, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Elizabeth Olsen

People

Sundance Report: The Newbies

As the film festival entered its second week, WWD took stock of the freshest, and most buzzed about, faces in Park City, Utah, this year.

clock January 25, 2011WWD Staff

Pat Cleveland, Oscar de la Renta, Donna Karan and Iman

Fashion Features

Designers Fete 1973 Versailles Victory

Stephen Burrows and Oscar de la Renta hosted a luncheon to toast the models who helped them to victory in the famed showdown at Versailles in 1973.

clock January 24, 2011WWD Staff

Stephane de la Faverie

Human Resources

Estée Lauder’s Stephane de la Faverie In New Role

Executive has been named global senior vice president and general manager for the Aramis and Designer Fragrances division.

clock January 25, 2011Julie Naughton

Ready To Wear

Woolrich Taps Paula Gerbase for Black Label Launch

The line will make its debut in a presentation during New York Fashion Week next month and be available at retail in the fall.

clock January 25, 2011David Lipke

Boucheron’s snake cuff

Jewelry

A Fine Way to Shine

For its curiosity cabinet-themed presentation, Boucheron will unveil around 45 new watch and jewelry creations.

clock January 25, 2011WWD Staff

Roger Vivier

Footwear

Roger Vivier’s Wicked Beauty

Creative director Bruno Frisoni channeled rock ’n’ roll types like Keith Richards and Patti Smith for the limited edition Rendez-Vous line.

clock January 25, 2011WWD Staff

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