Brands See Resilience as Rebuilding Goes On

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As Japan commemorates the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 11, there is an unstated sense of relief within the country.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Laila Ali


Laila Ali on Boxing, Fitness and Her Dad

The athlete held court at the Marika showrooms for which she serves as spokeswoman for the activewear brand.

clock March 8, 2012Karyn Monget


Michael Kors Crew to Sell More Shares

Insiders take advantage of bump in company’s stock price.

clock March 9, 2012Samantha Conti and Evan Clark

Kay Krill


Ann Inc. Moves to Fix Ann Taylor

Firm has a healthy outlook for 2012 with midsingle comp-store sales gains and widening gross margins in the forecast.

clock March 9, 2012David Moin

The juniors department at Kohl's.


Kohl’s Opens New Format Stores

Seven of the eight new units are small-format stores with about 64,000 square feet or less of retail space.

clock March 9, 2012Sharon Edelson

Government and Trade

Industry Imports Dip in January

Apparel and textile imports to the U.S. fell 0.1 percent in January to 4.4 billion square meter equivalents from a year earlier.

clock March 11, 2012Kristi Ellis

Adrian Cheng


Q&A: Adrian Cheng of Chow Tai Fook

WWD spoke with the founder’s grandson, who is also the firm’s executive director, to find out what’s behind the retailer’s success.

clock March 9, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Emily Blunt and Ewan McGregor


Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor Premiere New Film

Debbie Harry, Patricia Clarkson and Helena Christensen attended the screening of “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” in New York.

clock March 9, 2012Belisa Silva

Andrey Dellos


Feast for the Eye: Brasserie Pushkin

Andrey Dellos’ first American outpost, opening in a week, is situated just a Fabergé-egg toss from Fifth Avenue, at 41 West 57th Street.

clock March 9, 2012Alessandra Codinha


Retailers Have Roles in ‘Fashion Star’

A $6 million contract with Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and H&M will be awarded to one of 14 contestants on NBC’s new show, premiering Tuesday.

clock March 12, 2012Marcy Medina

A look by Harris Wharf London.


Classic Trumps Trendy at Paris Trade Shows

Classic elegance, comfort and quality were the key items on buyers’ wish lists at the recent women’s apparel trade shows during fashion week here.

clock March 12, 2012Devorah Lauter

Tommy Hilfiger and Fern Mallis

Designer and Luxury

Getting to the Heart of Tommy Hilfiger

The designer was nothing but true-blue Thursday night, as the latest to get into the hot seat opposite Fern Mallis at 92Y.

clock March 12, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg


Hugo Lindgren Speaks at Columbia Journalism School

The New York Times Magazine editor told students that the magazine became “kind of static” before he took over.

clock March 12, 2012John Koblin


Le Monde’s M Magazine Interviews Françoise Bettencourt Meyers

The grandson of Liliane Bettencourt, who is to replace her on the board of L’Oréal next month, is a budding fashion entrepreneur.

clock March 12, 2012Miles Socha


Urban Outfitters Lawsuit Moves Forward

Hailey Clauson, the teen model who is suing Urban Outfitters Inc. for putting racy images of her on T-shirts, may get her day in court.

clock March 12, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Agyness Deyn

Fashion Scoops

Dr. Martens, Agyness Deyn Team Up

Brand will collaborate with the British model on a new clothing, footwear and accessories line.

clock March 12, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Stephen and Karin Sadove

Fashion Scoops

Saks Sponsors American Museum of Natural History Fundraiser

Guests had cocktails in the rotunda before shifting to the Hall of Ocean Life for dinner and finally to the Hall of African Mammals for dancing and more drinks.

clock March 12, 2012David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Zadig & Voltaire in Talks to Sell Minority Stake?

Company’s founder and owner Thierry Gillier declined to comment on reports in the French press that he is in discussions with a U.S.-based private equity firm.

clock March 12, 2012Alex Wynne

Michael Gould

Fashion Scoops

Bloomingdale’s CEO to Give Keynote at LIM College Graduation

Michael Gould will receive the school’s Distinguished Achievement Award and an honorary doctor of commercial science degree.

clock March 12, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

A&F Opening Kids Store on Savile Row

An opening date has not yet been confirmed.

clock March 12, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Tom Ford Launching Eyewear Collection

The fall line is inspired by looks from the Fifties and includes new frame silhouettes for both men and women.

clock March 12, 2012Alexandra Steigrad


HSBC Sees Luxury Growth Easing in 2012

Analysts are expecting a global slowdown in sales growth for the luxury goods sector this year.

clock March 12, 2012Alex Wynne

A look at the aftermath in Japan.

Business Features

A Year After, Japan Builds on Recovery

As the country commemorates the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 11, there is an unstated sense of relief.

clock March 12, 2012Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille

A look at Ralph Lauren’s sequined cardigan.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2012 Trend: Day Glow

Designers took a shine to golden daywear on their fall runways.

clock March 12, 2012WWD Staff


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Can a PC Laptop Be Fashionable?

clock September 18, 2020Adriana Lee

Social Studies