J Brand Latest to Eye Sale or Stock Listing

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Denim firm is testing the waters to gauge its worth. The quickly growing brand has hired Morgan Stanley to explore a sale or even an initial public offering, sources said. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retail

Ittierre to Open Gallery for Brands

The flagship, conceived along the lines of a department store, will be called IT Gallery.

clock June 26, 2012Luisa Zargani

The JK Iguatemi mall in Brazil.

Retail

São Paulo’s JK Iguatemi Mall Draws Opening Crowd

70,000 people visited the mall on its debut weekend.

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Human Resources

Beth Cohn Tapped by Vince

She will be responsible for overseeing all retail operations and expansion plans for the contemporary brand.

clock June 28, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Longchamp’s Rockefeller Center store in New York City.

Handbags

Longchamp Opens First Midtown Store

The store will be the brand’s first Midtown location and will be located at 610 Fifth Avenue in the Channel Gardens.

clock July 2, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Chanel Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Chanel Fall Couture 2012

Karl Lagerfeld was at his brilliant best, reasserting his position of long-time standard-bearer of reality couture.

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Ulyana Sergeenko Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Ulyana Sergeenko Fall Couture 2012

It was a varied ode to the Motherland Russia: floor-sweeping woolen military coats edged in mink one minute; micro rompers with riding boots the next.

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Stéphane Rolland Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Stéphane Rolland Fall Couture 2012

The French designer has traded in his impossibly long feathered trains – last seen on Cheryl Cole and Paz Vega at the Cannes film festival – for dramatic capes.

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Atelier Gustavo Lins Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Atelier Gustavo Lins Fall Couture 2012

Gustavo Lins riffed on his signature masculine-feminine aesthetic, balancing architectural lines with fluid draping.

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Givenchy Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Givenchy Fall Couture 2012

Riccardo Tisci explored a dialogue between the “opulence of the gypsy world” and the severe, sculptural shapes of the Sixties.

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The Bank of Italy building.

Retail

On The Fly Takes Historic Space in San Francisco

The men’s lifestyle store has signed a 10-year lease to put the store and its private club under one roof.

clock July 4, 2012Rachel Brown

Armani Privé Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Armani Privé Fall Couture 2012

Giorgio Armani demonstrated a sensitivity to light and shade, applying delicate sunrise and midnight hues to produce a winning collection.

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Alexandre Vauthier Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Alexandre Vauthier Fall Couture 2012

Plunge-necked cream peplum jackets were paired with thigh-grazing mini skirts, while a gold lamé swimsuit barely covered the rear.

clock July 4, 2012WWD Staff

The new G-Star Women store in Amsterdam.

Denim

G-Star Launching Women’s-Only Concept

The denim brand’s first single-gender store is set to open in Amsterdam in September.

clock July 4, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Kirsten Dunst

Parties

Vuitton Hosts Jewelry Bash

Kirsten Dunst and Catherine Deneuve were among guests at the Ritz.

clock July 4, 2012Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

Clémence Poésy

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Valentino

Kim Kardashian and Leslie Mann are among front-row guests.

clock July 4, 2012Miles Socha

Elie Saab Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Elie Saab Fall Couture 2012

Elie Saab sent out a series of sexy, filmy and spangled black evening gowns to deafening dance music.

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Bette Midler

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Jean Paul Gaultier

Bette Midler and Valérie Lemercier attended the show, which started 70 minutes late.

clock July 4, 2012Joelle Diderich

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall Couture 2012

The primary point of reference, Metropolis, made for a futurist-by-way-of-Jazz-Age-dandy motif.

clock July 4, 2012WWD Staff

Yiqing Yin Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Yiqing Yin Fall Couture 2012

This season’s show was inspired by the sea and sky.

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CHIC ATHLETIC: Louis Vuitton Men's RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Seeing Spring

Here are the key trends from the recent spring men’s shows in London, Milan and Paris.

clock July 5, 2012Alex Badia

Sidney Toledano, Victoria Brynner, Frédéric Mitterand, Doris Brynner and Delphine Arnault.

Fashion Scoops

Doris Brynner Decorated by French Ministry

Bernard Arnault and Pierre Bergé attended the ceremony in Dior’s salons.

clock July 4, 2012Miles Socha

Kenzo Men's RTW Spring 2013

Retail

Retailers Praise Paris Brands for Creativity

Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Givenchy and Dior Homme singled out as standouts.

clock July 5, 2012WWD Staff

A Christopher & Banks storefront.

Financial

Christopher & Banks Receives Offer

Hedge fund Aria Partners disclosed that it has offered $64.2 million to buy the retailer.

clock July 5, 2012Vicki M. Young

Zhang Ziyi

Fashion Features

ChinaFile: Mainland Star Power, Still Undiscovered

The relationship between stars from Mainland China and international brands is best defined as “loose.”

clock July 5, 2012Huang Hung

From J Brand’s first sportswear collection.

Denim

J Brand Latest to Eye Sale or Stock Listing

The quickly growing denim brand has hired Morgan Stanley to explore a sale or even an initial public offering.

clock July 5, 2012Evan Clark

Fernanda Domit and José Ramón Reyes.

Designer and Luxury

José Ramón Reyes, Fernanda Domit Offer Custom Eye

When they met at a Miami trunk show for the designer’s Reyes line in 2004, they immediately hit it off.

clock July 5, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Chloë Sevigny for Miu Miu.

Media

Miu Miu Taps Chloë Sevigny

The actress reprises her role as face of the brand after posing 16 years ago for the spring 1996 campaign.

clock July 5, 2012Alessandra Turra

A sultry look from the “La Dolce Vita”-inspired ad campaign by Cosabella for fall.

Media

Cosabella Lives ‘La Dolce Vita’

The brand is launching a racy advertising campaign for its fall-holiday collection.

clock July 5, 2012Karyn Monget

A pair of earrings from Dior Joaillerie’s Dear Dior collection.

Jewelry

Dior Joaillerie’s New Collection Looks Back in Time

For the collection, designer Victoire de Castellane riffed on Fifties costume jewelry that mimicked real stones.

clock July 4, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Katie Holmes’ Fashion Plan

She might be splitting with husband Tom Cruise, but she’s sticking with her design partner Jeanne Yang in the line Holmes & Yang.

clock July 5, 2012Rachel Brown

Duchess of Cambridge

Fashion Scoops

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Attend Wimbledon

This is the young royals’ second visit to the All England Club as a married couple.

clock July 5, 2012Catherine Tipple

Valentino Fall Couture 2012

Fashion Features

Paris Couture Fall 2012: Not to Be Outdone…

Naming Chanel’s fall couture collection New Vintage, Karl Lagerfeld struck the perfect combination between traditional house codes and fresh, right-now chic.

clock July 5, 2012WWD Staff

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