McQueen for a Day

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When Kate Middleton — make that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge — emerged from the Royal Rolls-Royce on Friday wearing Sarah Burton’s Alexander McQueen gown, the design verdict was swift and enthusiastic.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge emerge from Westminster Abbey after the wedding ceremony.

Fashion Features

Designers React to Royal Wedding Dress

Praise for design worn by Catherine Middleton from Karl Lagerfeld, Christian Lacroix, Hubert de Givenchy, Donatella Versace, Viktor & Rolf and Elie Saab.

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Business Features

Inventory Buildup Clouds Profit Boost for VF Corp.

The company’s revised guidance calls for revenue growth of 10 percent this year.

clock May 1, 2011Vicki M. Young

Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller

Fashion Scoops

Diane von Furstenberg Medals in Landmark Preservation

The Municipal Art Society of New York gave its Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal to the designer for her work to revitalize the Meatpacking District.

clock April 29, 2011Matthew Lynch

ABS by Allen Schwartz wedding gown, inspired by Princess Catherine.

Fashion Scoops

ABS Gets to Work on Wedding Dress Replica

Allen Schwartz said he’ll start booking the dress for June 30 delivery.

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Columbia Shares Up on Boosts in Profits, Backlog

Firm raises quarterly dividend 10%.

clock May 1, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Rihanna at Macy's


Rihanna Rings in Fragrance Sales

Reb’l Fleur has remained a top 10 women’s fragrance at Macy’s since its launch in January.

clock May 2, 2011Belisa Silva

David and Victoria Beckham

Hats, Gloves and More

The Royal Wedding: Hat Tricks

Hats — colored, ornate, bow and ribbon-laden styles in all shapes and sizes — were the must-have accessory for wedding attendees.

clock May 2, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Natacha Langerman


Natacha Langerman’s Diamond Life

The jewelry line by this diamond-dealer-turned-designer hinges on simple elegance.

clock May 2, 2011Venessa Lau

From top: The Rhapsody, the Mimi, the Chet and the Flange.


Morgenthal Frederics Turns 25

To celebrate, the house will release four new sunglass styles and produce only 25 pairs of each.

clock May 2, 2011Roxanne Robinson

A ladies watch from Roger Dubuis.


Roger Dubuis Relaunches Women’s Timepieces

The seven-piece Excalibur Lady Collection will hit stores next month.

clock May 2, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Zaha Hadid

Fashion Features

Zaha Hadid: A Fashionable Construct

A new exhibit featuring work by the acclaimed architect opens in Paris at the otherworldly pavilion Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel commissioned in 2007.

clock May 2, 2011Miles Socha

Prince William and Prince Harry

Fashion Features

The Royal Wedding: Don’t Forget the Men

The women were the focus of the day, while the men at Westminster went the traditional route.

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Designer and Luxury

The Business Impact of the Royal Wedding

Dressing Catherine Middleton has made the house of Alexander McQueen a household name.

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William Ivey Long


Q&A: William Ivey Long, Designer

WWD caught up with the designer to discuss lingerie, Broadway and divas.

clock May 2, 2011Karyn Monget

Seth Meyers with Michelle Obama


Notes From the Correspondents’ Dinner

Highlights from the White House’s annual event.

clock May 2, 2011Amy Wicks and John Koblin and Zeke Turner


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