Business

Loewe Has Opened an Art-Stuffed Boutique in Paris

clock December 4, 2020Miles Socha

Fashion

Zendaya: The New Face of Valentino

clock December 4, 2020Luisa Zargani

Business

Retail Loses 34,700 Jobs in November

clock December 4, 2020Evan Clark

Penney’s CEO Johnson Aims for Revolution

No cover image

Overview

Ron Johnson is out to rewrite the retail rule book. And if that’s not bold enough, the ceo of J.C. Penney Co. Inc. has an equally ambitious vision for the retailer.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Out and about in Paris.

Fashion Features

They Are Wearing: Paris Men’s Fashion Week

Off the runways and onto the streets and sidewalks for some of the best looks.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

London Sets Men’s Shows

Three-day showcase is to start June 15 ahead of Milan and Paris.

clock January 22, 2012Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Madonna Takes Another Bow for ‘W.E.’

The director premiered her film yet again with a starry screening at the massive Ziegfeld Theatre.

clock January 24, 2012David Lipke

Ron Johnson sets a new vision for J.C. Penny.

Business Features

Ron Johnson Unveils Vision for J.C. Penney

New ceo talks pricing, promotions and presentation.

clock January 25, 2012David Moin

Nanette Lepore

Retail

J.C. Penney Signs Nanette Lepore Deal

Designer to launch exclusive line for retailer for 13-to-20-year-old girls, including a collegiate crowd as well as those embarking on careers.

clock January 25, 2012David Moin

Elie Saab Spring Couture 2012

Couture

Elie Saab Spring Couture 2012

All the blossoms and sugary tones gave the Beirut-based couturier’s spring collection a young, even girly spirit.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

Martin Margiela Artisanale Spring Couture 2012

Couture

Martin Margiela Artisanale Spring Couture 2012

The quirky house that Martin built assembled a range of found materials for its made-to-order Artisinal collection.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

Yiqing Yin Spring Couture 2012

Couture

Yiqing Yin Spring Couture 2012

For her sophomore effort, the designer stuck mostly to a palette of black, off-white and slate gray in a collection inspired by nature.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

Worn’s washed field jacket Rainforest’s toggle coat.

Retail

Men’s Vendors Move Needle at MRket

Exhibitors pushed the envelope a bit, updating their offerings to appeal to a younger customer, or an older guy ready for an update.

clock January 25, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Maxime Simoens Spring Couture 2012

Couture

Maxime Simoens Spring Couture 2012

This season, the decor had a harder, more experimental slant, with lacquered cork panels, metal studs, plastic details and “tsunami” embroidery.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

Madison Avenue’s Belstaff flagship will be located on the corner of 68th Street.

Designer and Luxury

Belstaff to Open Flagships in London, New York

The fall openings are timed with the relaunch of the label as a luxury lifestyle brand.

clock January 25, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Valentino Spring Couture 2012

Couture

Valentino Spring Couture 2012

With pristine whites, whisper-soft prints and lavish yet delicate embroideries, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli’s collection was a lovely vision.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring Couture 2012

Couture

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring Couture 2012

It was fun. It was also an ode to Amy Winehouse.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

Dries Van Noten Men's RTW Fall 2012

Retail

Retailers Give High Marks to the Paris Collections

Buyers hailed it as one of the most compelling and commercially solid seasons in some time — one strong on fashion, cohesive trends and great showcases.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

D.S. Dundee

Ready To Wear

Town and Country Looks Meld at ENK Show

The improved retail climate led buyers to take more chances on fashion and expand beyond safe, key items, said showroom owners.

clock January 25, 2012David Lipke

President Barack Obama

Fashion Features

President Obama’s Winning Style

His fashion choices are radically chic yet subtle — the perfect balance of elegance and confidence.

clock January 25, 2012WWD Staff

Beth Ditto

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Jean Paul Gaultier

Beth Ditto and Dita Von Teese attended the couture show.

clock January 25, 2012Joelle Diderich

Marketing and Promotion

Pantene Teams With Athletes in Olympic Tie-in

In its largest global sponsorship to date, the Procter & Gamble brand is naming 11 elite female athletes to be health and beauty ambassadors.

clock January 25, 2012Julie Naughton

Human Resources

The Row Taps François Kress as President, COO

He will join from Prada USA Corp., where he currently is president and chief executive officer, a position he has held since early 2010.

clock January 25, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Government and Trade

Bernanke, Obama Talk Economics

The Federal Reserve pledges to keep interest rates low as President pushes for manufacturing jobs during his State of the Union address.

clock January 25, 2012Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis

Inside a John Lobb store.

Retail

John Lobb Relocates Madison Ave. Boutique

The luxury shoemaker’s new 700-square-foot shop, designed by Rena Dumas, is located on 68th Street.

clock January 26, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

An ad for the Karl line.

Media

Karl Lagerfeld Shoots Campaign for Masstige Line

Although the designer’s marketing assault in support of Karl is largely digital, he loves paper too much to ignore print.

clock January 26, 2012Miles Socha

Stella McCartney for spring.

Media

Stella McCartney Unveils Spring Campaign

The designer is feeling the heat this spring in an ad campaign aimed at footloose, outdoorsy types.

clock January 26, 2012Samantha Conti

Beth Ditto in a visual for MAC’s campaign.

Fashion Scoops

MAC Cosmetics Signs Beth Ditto

The singer will create a limited edition line with products expected to hit counters in June.

clock January 26, 2012Julie Naughton

Valentino Spring Couture 2012

Fashion Features

Paris Spring Couture 2012: Day Three

The Paris collections bid adieu with everything from a garden party of pastels to a bold Amy Winehouse tribute.

clock January 26, 2012WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Balenciaga RTW Spring 2020

Fashion

Balenciaga Video Game Fashion Show: How to Play, What to Know

clock December 4, 2020Layla Ilchi

Social Studies

WWD logo Global Stock Index

Business Page right arrow