Li & Fung Eyes Gen-Y With Vena Cava Deal

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LF USA is building a contemporary portfolio and has now turned to Vena Cava, the American label by Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai, to lead the way.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A look at the Alice + Olivia store.


Alice + Olivia Plots Expansion in U.S., Overseas

With $130 million worth of products shipping to wholesale accounts in 2012, Stacey Bendet said the brand is ready to expand.

clock April 4, 2012Sharon Edelson

Elena Roger as Eva Perón wearing a Swarovski-encrusted ball gown in Broadway’s revival of Evita.

Fashion Scoops

Swarovski, Evita Team Up

Costume designer Christopher Oram crafted the wardrobes for Broadway’s new musical using more than 340,000 Swarovski elements.

clock April 6, 2012Kristi Garced

Analeigh Tipton, Emily Blunt and Dakota Fanning in Elie Saab with the designer.


Primary Colors at Elie Saab’s Dinner

The designer held a private dinner at Crown on Thursday night for friends of the brand and a few bold-faced names.

clock April 6, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Kim Jones


Louis Vuitton Fetes Kim Jones in New York

Editors and a few famous friends turned out for dinner with the menswear designer.

clock April 6, 2012Matthew Lynch

Kathy Freston, Arianna Huffington and Wendi Murdoch.


Arianna Huffington, Wendi Murdoch Toast Kathy Freston

It was a packed soiree at Huffington’s house on Thursday night for Freston’s new book, “The Lean.”

clock April 6, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Ready To Wear

Schedule Shift for MAGIC Show

Trade shows will occur on a new, staggered schedule beginning in August.

clock April 8, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

John Malkovich Teams Up With Pirelli P Zero for Footwear

The shoe capsule collection includes two styles, both featuring the brand’s signature tire-inspired soles.

clock April 9, 2012Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Designer Tony Melillo Launches New Line

The apparel brand, called ATM, is available exclusively at Barneys New York for a year.

clock April 9, 2012Sarah Jones

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Rucci to Be Honored

Savannah College of Art and Design is giving the designer the André Leon Talley lifetime achievement award at its annual fashion show.

clock April 9, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Human Resources

Bergdorf Goodman Adds Three Merchants

All new hires have title of vice president and divisional merchandise manager.

clock April 9, 2012David Moin

Human Resources

Sage, Financo Bankers Join Intrepid

Brien Rowe, Marvin Padilla and Philippe Faraut have joined Intrepid Investment Bankers as managing directors in its consumer products group.

clock April 9, 2012Vicki M. Young

Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock with a model in an ensemble for fall.


Li & Fung Eyes Gen-Y With Vena Cava Deal

Firm is building a contemporary portfolio and has turned to Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai’s American label to lead the way.

clock April 9, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Phillip Lim

Designer and Luxury

Phillip Lim’s 2012 Push

The key word for the designer this year is expansion, starting with a move last week to a sprawling 23,000-square-foot corporate space in TriBeCa.

clock April 9, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Eddie Borgo

Fashion Features

Eddie Borgo, Building the Business

The accessories designer is about to get a new investor to help expand the hot brand.

clock April 9, 2012Bridget Foley

Isabel Marant’s wedge sneaker.


Wedge Sneakers, Pastels Star at Retail for Spring

Nike’s classic Dunk sneaker has spawned one of the leading accessory trends this season.

clock April 9, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Monica Botkier


Botkier Launches Luxury Collection

Comprising eight styles, the new line nods to the brand’s roots of handbags made from exotic skins.

clock April 9, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Carine Roitfeld


Carine Roitfeld’s Initial Foray

More than a year after her exit from French Vogue, the editor has a new magazine to call her own.

clock April 9, 2012Miles Socha

Alexander Wang’s lacquered hand-knit wool sweater Yigal Azrouël’s leather pants and Gianvito Rossi’s loafers

Fashion Trends

Fall 2012 Trend: Fine Wine

Who doesn’t love a rich burgundy? It’s a key color for fall, which designers worked into a wide range of fabrics.

clock April 9, 2012WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

From left: Carla Zampatti's children Bianca Spender, Alexander Schuman and Allegra Spender, reading a eulogy at their mother's funeral.


Australian Designer Carla Zampatti's State Funeral Held in Sydney

clock 18hPatty Huntington

Social Studies

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