Calendar Clash: Milan vs. New York Over 2012 Show Dates

No cover image


Milan wants to shake up the show calendar — and New York and London are digging in their heels. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Michael Douglas

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Michael Kors

Michael Douglas, Zoe Saldana and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley sat front row.

clock September 14, 2011WWD Staff

Selma Blair

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at J. Mendel

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and Selma Blair sat front row at the designer’s spring show.

clock September 14, 2011WWD Staff

Laura and Kate Mulleavy


Rodarte Cuts Loose After Its Show

Rooney Mara, David Byrne and Elle and Dakota Fanning all turned out to toast the spring collection.

clock September 14, 2011Matthew Lynch

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chado Ralph Rucci Spring 2012

Try as she did to keep a low profile at Wednesday’s show, Whoopi Goldberg attracted a bevy of well-wishers.

clock September 15, 2011WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Wins Key Ruling in Battle With Arnault

Court of Appeal ruled that Hermès can group family-owned shares into a nonlisted holding company by year-end.

clock September 15, 2011Joelle Diderich


Esprit Exits North America in Major Revamp

The decision will affect 93 directly managed retail stores in North America.

clock September 15, 2011Ellen Sheng

Giles Deacon

Designer and Luxury

Ungaro, Giles Deacon to Part Ways

Design team to present collection during Paris Fashion Week.

clock September 15, 2011Miles Socha and Samantha Conti


Retail Apparel Price Rise Continues

A surprising 1.1 percent jump in August is serving as the harbinger of even higher inflation to come through the crucial holiday season.

clock September 15, 2011Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

The rock band Two Door Cinema Club.


Paco Rabanne Launches Digital Campaign for Black XS

The brand is inviting fans of the fragrances to experience the life of a rock star on its new Web site,

clock September 15, 2011Joelle Diderich

Nioxin Diamax


Nioxin to Launch Diamax Thickening Treatment

Procter & Gamble Co. executives say that new product yields immediate results in increasing hair diameter.

clock September 15, 2011Andrea Nagel


Pepe Readies for U.S. Return

The London-based jeans company has bought back the rights to its name and trademarks and seeks a regional ceo.

clock September 15, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Daphne Guinness book cover.


FIT Museum Spotlights Daphne Guinness

Alexander McQueen, Azzedine Alaïa and Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel are among some of the labels on display at the exhibit.

clock September 15, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Lindsey Wixson


Channeling Liz Taylor This Way and That

Guests found a few different ways to pay homage to Elizabeth Taylor at V magazine’s Wednesday night party.

clock September 15, 2011David Lipke and Matthew Lynch

David Copperfield and Roberto Cavalli


David Copperfield Hosts a Birthday Party in his Magic Kingdom

The magician celebrated both his birthday and Fantastic Man spread at his Park Avenue penthouse on Wednesday night.

clock September 15, 2011Alessandra Codinha

The homepage of the new site.

Designer and Luxury

Moncler Unveils New Online Boutique

The brand is taking their retail a step forward, fitting in with the strategies mapped out by new owner, Paris-based investment firm Eurazeo.

clock September 15, 2011Luisa Zargani

Lisa Immordino Vreeland


Barneys New York Fetes New Vreeland Book

China Machado, Penelope Tree, Diane von Furstenberg, Calvin Klein and Mark Lee co-hosted the celebratory cocktail party.

clock September 15, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Designer and Luxury

Calendar Clash: Milan Contests Sept. 2012 Show Dates

Milan wants to shake up the show calendar — and New York and London are digging in their heels.

clock September 15, 2011Luisa Zargani and Marc Karimzadeh and Katya Foreman

An advertisement for Tommy Hilfiger's new fragrances, Eau de Prep.


Tommy Hilfiger to Launch New Fragrances

Designer is playing to his core audience with his newest fragrance masterbrand, Eau de Prep.

clock September 15, 2011Julie Naughton

Kelly Ripa


Revelers Get an Early Look at the Elizabeth Taylor Collection

InStyle held a small viewing of Taylor’s personal wardrobe, which will soon to go on the block at Christie’s.

clock September 15, 2011Matthew Lynch

Olivia Wilde

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Ralph Lauren

Olivia Wilde sought balance at the runway show on Thursday morning.

clock September 15, 2011WWD Staff

Uma Thurman

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Calvin Klein Spring 2012

Uma Thurman, Chloë Moretz, Ashley Greene and Lara Stone took in the spring show.

clock September 15, 2011WWD Staff

Sandro has sights set on SoHo for a store.


Sandro, Maje to Open New York Units

The completely autonomous French brands are designed by two sisters who are said to be friendly competitors.

clock September 15, 2011Sharon Edelson

Michael Kors: Hair by Orlando Pita, Makeup by Dick Page for Shiseido.


Looking Back: Best Hair from New York Fashion Week

Swept-back hair — buns, French twists, braids and tails — let designers’ collections take center stage for spring.

clock September 16, 2011WWD Staff

The Kate Moss ad.

Color Cosmetics

Kate Moss Marks Era in Lipstick

Rimmel is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with the model by launching the Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick collection.

clock September 16, 2011Nina Jones

Chevron print poncho top with fringe and ponte moto-stitch skinny pants.

Designer and Luxury

‘Gossip Girl,’ the Collection On the Way

Los Angeles-based contemporary label Romeo & Juliet Couture has partnered with Warner Bros. to produce a collection that will premiere at Coterie on Sunday.

clock September 16, 2011Marcy Medina

Designer and Luxury

Altagamma Study: Luxe Spending on the Web

One of the key messages delivered by the trade body at its annual meeting is that brands need to start thinking multichannel.

clock September 16, 2011Katya Foreman


Club Monaco, Dazed & Confused Fete Look Book

Waris Ahluwalia, Johan Lindeberg and Bambou and Lulu Gainsbourg were among guests a celebratory dinner on Wednesday evening.

clock September 16, 2011Amy Wicks

Brad Goreski, Connie Anne Phillips and Ariel Foxman.


InStyle Hosts Luncheon With Brad Goreski

The airdate for Bravo’s new reality vehicle, “It’s a Brad, Brad World,” has yet to be revealed, but look for the trailer in November.

clock September 15, 2011David Lipke


No Europe Trip for L.A. Times Fashion Critic

This is the first season in more than 10 years that Booth Moore won’t be attending the shows in London, Paris and Milan.

clock September 16, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Reem Acra to Create Scent?

Market rumors are circulating that the designer is in the final stages of negotiations for a possible fragrance licensing deal with TPR Holdings LLC.

clock September 16, 2011WWD Staff

The Alexander Wang White Pony Rocco bag.

Fashion Scoops

Alexander Wang to Unveil White Rocco Bag in Milan

The designer’s brand will present a white rendition of its ever-famous Rocco bag at the city’s White trade show.

clock September 16, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

A Little Rock ’N’ Roll at L’Wren Scott Show

The designer had a surprise up her sleeve on Thursday with an exclusive sampling of boyfriend Mick Jagger’s newest work.

clock September 16, 2011WWD Staff


Condé Nast Changes Begin at Brides

Moves are just the start of what is expected to be a series of shake-ups in the coming days at the publisher.

clock September 16, 2011Amy Wicks and John Koblin


New Investor at Laird + Partners

MDC Partners, a Toronto-based holding company, is said to be making a significant investment in the fashion ad agency owned by Trey Laird.

clock September 16, 2011Lisa Lockwood


Today's Must Read


Can a PC Laptop Be Fashionable?

clock September 18, 2020Adriana Lee

Social Studies