HBC Fuels New Era at The Bay and L&T

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Who says you can’t teach old dogs new tricks? Hudson’s Bay Co. is out to prove you can at two of North America’s oldest department stores. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Norma Kamali

Fashion Scoops

Retailer Story Launches Project Pop-Up NYC

The project is in collaboration with the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

clock July 2, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Mergers and Acquisitions

Christopher & Banks Nixes Takeover

Specialty chain adopts poison pill in order to carry on strategic plan.

clock July 6, 2012Evan Clark

John Galliano Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

John Galliano Resort 2013

Bill Gaytten embarked on a more contemporary image, one that this season is inspired by actresses Dakota and Elle Fanning.

clock July 6, 2012WWD Staff

Chloë Grace Moretz in a look from Aéropostale.


Aéropostale Names Chloë Grace Moretz Brand Ambassador

The 15-year-old actress will appear in ads, curate looks online, tweet about the brand and turn up at events the retailer sponsors.

clock July 9, 2012Sharon Edelson

A cover-up by Oakley that doubles as ready-to-wear.


Oakley Set to Launch Women’s Swimwear

The first licensed collection, which will be unveiled at the July 14 to 18 Miami Swim Show, will hit stores globally in November.

clock July 9, 2012Karyn Monget

Alice + Olivia’s ad for the Japanese market.

Designer and Luxury

Alice + Olivia Heads to Japan

Expansion plans call for 13 in-store shops, including a launch in August at the coveted The Stage at Isetan Shinjuku.

clock July 9, 2012Sharon Edelson

Armani Privé Fall Couture 2012


Couture 2012 Trend: Getting the Chic Shoulder

Whether long, short, sleek or ornate, strapless dresses went shoulder-to-shoulder at the recent couture shows.

clock July 9, 2012WWD Staff

Diane Von Furstenberg's collection at Lord & Taylor.

Business Features

HBC Fuels New Era at The Bay and Lord & Taylor

In addition to cleaning up the balance sheet, Hudson’s Bay Co. is renovating both chains and updating merchandising to favor fashion, food and shoes.

clock July 9, 2012David Moin

An image from the “Team Karl” series.


Karl Lagerfeld Coming to Selfridges

The department store is inaugurating a space dedicated to the designer’s signature brand and is launching his new premium men’s line on July 24.

clock July 9, 2012Miles Socha

Brendan Mullane

Designer and Luxury

Brioni Names Brendan Mullane Creative Director

The British designer’s first collection for the Italian men’s wear brand will bow for fall 2013.

clock July 9, 2012Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Permira Nears Sale of Valentino Fashion Group

The Rome fashion house said that a single party had been granted exclusive rights, which would expire this month, to negotiate an acquisition.

clock July 9, 2012Luisa Zargani and Arnold J. Karr

Shoes from Stuart Weitzman’s resort 2013 collection.

Designer and Luxury

Stuart Weitzman Discusses Growth, Asia and Ping-pong

The footwear company has a new majority owner in Jones Group Inc. and now has big plans for overseas markets.

clock July 9, 2012Rachel Strugatz

The exterior of the refurbished DKNY flagship on Bond Street.

Ready To Wear

DKNY Redesigns London Flagship

The new look reflects the brand’s aggressive new strategy, stretching from international expansion to product improvements.

clock July 9, 2012Samantha Conti and Lisa Lockwood

Marisa Berenson, Halston and Liza Minnelli at the festivities.

Fashion Features

Famous Runway Showdown Revisited in ‘Versailles ’73’

A new documentary recalls the 1973 Franco-American fashion event at the Palace of Versailles — and WWD was there, too.

clock July 9, 2012Joelle Diderich

WWD November 29, 1973

Fashion Features

Ringside Seat: The ‘Battle of Versailles’ in WWD’s Eye

Women’s Wear Daily did more than give the fashion showdown its historic moniker — the paper was on hand to detail the blow-by-blow.

clock July 9, 2012Alessandra Codinha

A visual from the Calvin Klein Collection campaign.


Lara Stone Continues as Face of Calvin Klein

Overall, CKI will advertise in 34 countries this fall with print, digital, outdoor and cinema placements.

clock July 9, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Liya Kebede photographed by Collier Schorr.


Document Magazine Debuts in September

Artist Francesco Vezzoli and photographer Collier Schorr have each created covers for the debut issue of the new semiannual fashion, art and culture magazine.

clock July 9, 2012David Lipke

The Duchess of Cambridge

Fashion Scoops

Britons Brave Rain for Wimbledon Final

British Prime Minister David Cameron, the Duchess of Cambridge, her sister Pippa Middleton and David and Victoria Beckham were all in attendance at the match.

clock July 9, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Gant Names Christopher Bastin Creative Director

The Sweden-based label has promoted the designer, expanding his oversight from the younger Gant Rugger line he currently designs.

clock July 9, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Pringle of Scotland to Enter Japan

The fashion brand has inked a deal with Sanyo Shokai to launch Pringle 1815, a contemporary label for the Japanese market.

clock July 9, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

British Watch Brand Bremont Opens First Store

The store, at 29 South Audley Street in London’s Mayfair, has a vintage-looking aluminum bar in the back that serves alcoholic and nonalcoholic refreshments.

clock July 9, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Train on the Move

The fashion house recently had The Selby’s Todd Selby travel from Paris to Shanghai to document the transport of the set.

clock July 9, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

New Yorkers for Children to Honor Estée Lauder’s John Demsey

Beauty executive will be bestowed with the charity’s inaugural Business Leadership Award this fall.

clock July 9, 2012Jake Flanagin


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