Made in America Gains in New Sourcing World

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As the global economic malaise continues, fashion brands are blazing new paths in the supply chain, including what firms say is an increasing emphasis on Made in America.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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John Travolta promoting Breitling timepieces in Singapore

Fashion Scoops

John Travolta Touches Down in Singapore

The actor is promoting a limited-edition watch recently launched by Breitling to mark the 60th anniversary of its Navitimer Chronograph.

clock July 30, 2012Kristiano Ang

Lia Sophia's new Sisters collection for teens.

Fashion Scoops

Lia Sophia’s New Jewelry Line for Teens

The fashion jewelry e-commerce brand is launching its first-ever collection aimed at teenagers.

clock July 30, 2012Kristi Garced

Kelly Ripa


Super Soaker Saturday in the Hamptons

The annual shopping event drew a crowd despite the rain on Saturday.

clock July 30, 2012Alessandra Codinha


J. Crew Eyes Hong Kong and Tokyo

The retailer is scouting locations for possible store launches next year.

clock July 30, 2012Ellen Sheng


Première Vision Preview: The Trends

Sabine le Chatelier, deputy fashion director of the textile fair, offered a wide range of fabric trends she feels will be important for the fall 2013 season.

clock July 30, 2012WWD Staff

The trend area at Première Vision Preview.

Government and Trade

Global Sourcing Takes New Directions

Supply-chain innovations and an increasing emphasis on Made in America were some key issues at the major trade shows in Manhattan this month.

clock July 30, 2012Arthur Friedman

A view of Michael Kors at Canal Place in New Orleans.

Business Features

New Orleans’ Retail Reflects Comeback

The influx of national and independent stores is part of a post-Hurricane Katrina push.

clock July 30, 2012Rebecca Kleinman

Rashida Jones


‘Celeste & Jesse Forever’ Screens in L.A.

Rashida Jones and Band of Outsiders co-hosted the small showing of the new comedy on Saturday.

clock July 30, 2012Kira Cole

The entrance to the Watermill Center Benefit.


Watermill Center Benefit Draws a Sodden Crowd

The annual summer party at the Hamptons arts center went on despite the rain on Saturday.

clock July 30, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Marni’s studded leather jacket in cornflower blue, worn with Marni’s cotton shirt.

Fashion Trends

Resort 2013 Trend: Mad About Hue

Forgoing the ubiquitous black, designers are falling for leather in colorful shades.

clock July 31, 2012Antonia Sardone

The view inside Christian Siriano’s store on Elizabeth Street.

Designer and Luxury

Christian Siriano Sets Up First Shop

The winner of “Project Runway’s” fourth season has opened a 1,000-square-foot unit at 252 Elizabeth Street in New York’s NoLIta neighborhood.

clock July 31, 2012Sharon Edelson

Ready To Wear

Controversy Over Nelson Mandela Affiliation With 466/64 Line

A spokeswoman said that the trademark is managed by 46664 South Africa, a not-for-profit group founded to promote Mandela’s humanitarian legacy.

clock July 31, 2012Lisa Lockwood


Martha Stewart Forging Ahead With J.C. Penney

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has amended its agreement with the department store and will receive about $288 million over the course of the 10-year deal.

clock July 31, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

The Vince Camuto store in the Dubai Mall.

Designer and Luxury

Vince Camuto Sets Aggressive International Plan

The company, which has 30 international stores, plans to expand the business to more than 100 overseas doors in 2013.

clock July 31, 2012Lisa Lockwood

A rendering of Coach's new Macy's shop-in-shop designed by OMA.


Coach Calls on Rem Koolhaas’ Firm

Office for Metropolitan Architecture will design the brand’s flagship shop-in-shop at Macy’s Herald Square and the Coach Omotesando flagship in Tokyo.

clock July 31, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

A screen shot of Lucky's new iPad edition.


Lucky, Architectural Digest Join the App Race

The magazines, which launch iPad editions today on Apple’s Newsstand, are among the last in Condé Nast’s stable to join the Apple tablet.

clock July 31, 2012Erik Maza


Jonah Lehrer Resigns From The New Yorker

The author, who has been under fire for recycling his own material on his blog for the magazine, departs after new developments surface.

clock July 31, 2012Erik Maza

The Duchess of Cambridge in Roksanda Ilincic.

Fashion Scoops

Duchess of Cambridge Hits Olympics, Red Carpet

Kate wore a Roksanda Ilincic dress to a reception for the U.K.’s creative industries at London’s Royal Academy of Arts on Monday evening.

clock July 31, 2012Nina Jones

Susan Sarandon, James Marsden and Liv Tyler.

Fashion Scoops

Cinema Society Screens ‘Robot and Frank’ in East Hampton

A beachside bonfire capped off the outdoor screening at the home of Jerry Della Femina and Judy Licht on Friday night.

clock July 31, 2012David Lipke

God’s Love We Deliver named July its Michael Kors month.

Fashion Scoops

Michael Kors, John Idol Head Into the Kitchen

The designer, who has been a supporter of God’s Love We Deliver for decades, has given staffers the chance to volunteer for the organization during work hours.

clock July 31, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Roopal Patel Exits Moda Operandi

The site’s former fashion director said she’s taken much of the summer off and vacationed in Saint-Tropez and Corsica as she considers her next career move.

clock July 31, 2012David Lipke

Looks from LAGOS' anniversary collections.

Fashion Scoops

Jewelry Designer Steven Lagos to Mark 35 Years

The Philadelphia-based designer will release a series of anniversary collections in stores this fall, highlighting some of its most memorable pieces.

clock July 31, 2012Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Diane von Furstenberg, Roxy Team Up for Swimwear

The one-time collaboration, called DVF loves ROXY, will feature 35 pieces, including swimwear, beach cover-ups, boardshorts, rash guards and beach bags.

clock July 31, 2012Karyn Monget


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