Horowitz Joins DVF, Is an IPO in Future?

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Joel Horowitz, one of the architects of Tommy Hilfiger’s success, has joined Diane von Furstenberg as cochairman.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Knitted objects, art and fashion will be the focus of Benetton's pop-up store and gallery.


Benetton to Open Pop-Up Shop

Visitors will see artist Erik Ravelo’s “Lana Sutra” knitted sculptures, life-size figures of couples entwined in various Kama Sutra positions.

clock August 21, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

A snakeskin print bag from Iris Apfel.


Accessories Tell the Story at HSN

The retailer has revamped its accessories and footwear portfolio, along with its image.

clock August 24, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Sean "Diddy" Combs on HSN promoting his scent I am King -- which he sold out of in an hour -- in November 2009.


HSN Expands Its Beauty Reach

The company has transformed itself from a relatively undeveloped beauty retailer with a handful of proprietary brands to a robust venue.

clock August 24, 2012Belisa Silva

Judy Schmeling


HSN Stays Ahead of the Financial Curve

The shopping network has thrived by being able to react quickly.

clock August 24, 2012Evan Clark

Home Shopping Channel came about in 1981.


HSN: From AM Radio to Multimedia Mecca

Retailer has grown with the digital evolution.

clock August 24, 2012Sharon Edelson

Mindy Grossman

Human Resources

Mindy Grossman, Game Changer

The ceo has transformed HSN into a multimedia powerhouse.

clock August 24, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

The HSN Arcade homepage.


HSN’s Digital Array

Retailer has jumped into the deep end of the social media and e-commerce pool.

clock August 24, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Barry Diller


Timeline: Key Moments in HSN History

A look at some of the retailer’s defining moments.

clock August 24, 2012WWD Staff

HSN movie product tie-in: "Eat, Pray, Love"


Entertainment Tie-ins Prove Successful for HSN

The network is establishing itself as an entertainment and marketing channel through which studios can harness the power of its 96 million-home reach.

clock August 24, 2012Marcy Medina

Saks Fifth Avenue


Carlos Slim Sells 1.5M Shares of Saks

He remains the largest stakeholder in the retailer.

clock August 23, 2012Vicki M. Young

Denni Elias of Chic Muse in a look from Helmut Lang's fall collection.

Fashion Scoops

Helmut Lang Launches Guest Blogging Series

Phil Oh of Streetpeeper, Susanna Lau of Style Bubble and Denni Elias of Chic Muse have kicked off the series.

clock August 23, 2012Kristi Garced

The Guess store in Milan.


Guess Posts Drop in Q2 Earnings

Jeans brand’s shares fall 22 percent after annual projection lowered.

clock August 23, 2012Evan Clark


Cornerstone Grows With Lifestyle Approach

Division features e-commerce sites and catalogues for key market segments.

clock August 24, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Walgreens, in conjunction with Disney, offers a co-branded cosmetics line called Villains Palette Collection from e.l.f. Cosmetics.


Critical Mass: Beauty Firms Amp Up Exclusives

Asking for exclusive merchandise is nothing new for retailers, but the heat is on as store chains demand to have their own.

clock August 23, 2012Faye Brookman

Mergers and Acquisitions

Ackman Plays General Growth, Simon Matchmaker

The activist investor is at it again, trying to bring two mall giants together.

clock August 23, 2012Evan Clark

Boots No7 ad featuring the slogan, “The Modern Way to Loveliness,” a mantra that was developed 77 years ago when No7 was conceived.

Skin Care

Boots to Reposition Its No7 Brand

The British beauty and wellness firm is reformulating, repackaging and repositioning its entire No7 skin care brand in September.

clock August 23, 2012Belisa Silva

Coach driven by George "Frolic" Weymouth.


Newport Rules: Ball at the Breakers

The Newport Preservation Society’s triennial Ball at The Breakers bring out antique carriages, vintage fashions and plenty of old money.

clock August 23, 2012Susan Watters

Looks from Calvin Klein for fall 2012.

Ready To Wear

Better Sportswear Off to Fast Start

The area, which has had its share of challenges over the years, is working hard to get its act together.

clock August 23, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Moroccanoil's Volumizing Mousse.


Moroccanoil Partners With Made Fashion Week

The argan oil-based hair care brand is expanding its New York Fashion Week presence this season as the first hair-care sponsor of Made Fashion Week.

clock August 23, 2012Jayme Cyk

Adam Bernhard in his office.


Nordstrom’s Lessons From HauteLook

The department store chain ventured outside its four-wall comfort zone in February 2011 by purchasing the flash-sale pioneer.

clock August 24, 2012Rachel Brown

A view inside the Liberty store.

Hats, Gloves and More

Liberty Expands Store, Accessories Offerings

The 2,000-square-foot space showcases a host of brands new to the store, including Carven, Coach, Kenzo, Lanvin and Loewe.

clock August 24, 2012Samantha Conti

Kiss Mini Larger Than Life Lip Gloss Coffret.

Color Cosmetics

Nars Does Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol will live at cosmetics counters, courtesy of François Nars and a multichannel color cosmetics effort.

clock August 24, 2012Julie Naughton

Azealia Banks

Color Cosmetics

MAC Gears Up for Runway Blitz

The brand is expanding its nail sponsorship from New York to Europe and co-branding events for the upcoming rtw shows.

clock August 24, 2012Julie Naughton

HiM by Hanae Mori Parfums.


Hanae Mori to Launch Men’s Eau

With the modern man in mind, the fragrance brand is entering more rugged terrain with a new offering, HiM by Hanae Mori.

clock August 24, 2012Belisa Silva

Hal Rubenstein


Hal Rubenstein Takes New Role at InStyle

The magazine’s fashion director will move into an editor at large role in October.

clock August 24, 2012Amy Wicks


Stephanie Trong Out at The Cut

A spokeswoman said Trong had been on a personal leave of absence and voluntarily decided not to return to the company.

clock August 24, 2012Amy Wicks


Jonathan Miller Leaving News Corp.

The chief digital officer is leaving the company and, according to a spokesman, he will not be replaced.

clock August 24, 2012Amy Wicks

Joel Horowitz

Designer and Luxury

Joel Horowitz Joins DVF as Cochairman

Given his track record, the goal could be an eventual initial public offering or outside investment.

clock August 24, 2012Lisa Lockwood

The Rent the Runway closet.

Fashion Scoops

Rent the Runway Partnering With W Hotels in NY for Fashion Week

The site will set up closets at the hotels curated by fashion director Lucy Sykes.

clock August 24, 2012David Moin

Fashion Scoops

St. Regis Hotel to Debut the Bentley Suite

The 1,700-square-foot space will be outfitted with style points inspired by the high-end automaker.

clock August 24, 2012Matthew Lynch

A look at the Embellish by David Tutera collection.

Fashion Scoops

David Tutera to Debut Jewelry Line

The collection, comprised of more than 100 styles in varying colors and lengths, ranges from $15 to $350 and will launch on davidtuteraembellish.com.

clock August 24, 2012Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Offline Inc. to Launch Customer Based Design Site

Customers will be able to post and vote on images at Dahliawolf.com that they want to see mirrored in apparel.

clock August 24, 2012Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Target Australia Taps Roberto Cavalli

The Italian designer’s exclusive women’s capsule collection will launch on Oct. 21.

clock August 24, 2012Alessandra Turra


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Backstage at Prada RTW Spring 2019


Prada RTW Spring 2019

clock 18hBridget Foley

Social Studies