Tory Mulls Options as Carlyle Circles

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Tory Burch has all the momentum a designer could want — and The Carlyle Group is one of the key players looking to get a piece of it.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Human Resources

Rebecca Damavandi Joins Kellwood Co.

She will serve as group president of global business development, a new position for the apparel firm.

clock August 26, 2012Vicki M. Young

A Marjane Satrapi sketch of Catherine Deneuve.

Fashion Scoops

Catherine Deneuve Fetes Bon Marché

The French actress will be featured in window displays and a documentary.

clock August 24, 2012Joelle Diderich

Designer and Luxury

John Galliano Stripped of Legion of Honor

France’s official journal recently published the revocation, by decree of the President François Hollande.

clock August 24, 2012Miles Socha

Human Resources

Mulberry Appoints Carl Barbato as U.S. President

The role, which he will take up August 29, is a new position at the company.

clock August 24, 2012Nina Jones

A view of an Anya Hindmarch store.

Designer and Luxury

Anya Hindmarch’s Global March

Over the next four years, the designer and her ceo, James McArthur, plan to upgrade the business and boost her geographical reach.

clock August 26, 2012Samantha Conti

Zosia Mamet and Jemima Kirke in a scene from HBO's "Girls"


Dressing the Girls on ‘Girls’

The Emmy-nominated HBO series is a melting pot of iconic American products, specifically underwear and lingerie, said Jenn Rogien, the show’s costume designer.

clock August 24, 2012Karyn Monget

Raymond Kelly


Retail Back to Normal After N.Y.C. Shooting

Business around West 34th Street was picking up over the weekend following Friday’s fatal shooting of accessories firm executive Steven Ercolino.

clock August 26, 2012Lisa Lockwood and Alexandra Steigrad and Rosemary Feitelberg and Jessica Iredale

Alexander McQueen satin, cotton, metal and Swarovski Elements clutch. Montblanc's white and rose gold pavé diamond rings; Roland Mouret's dress.


Accessories Trend: Conversation Clutches

Impossible to ignore, the season’s style conversation starter is the lavish minaudière.

clock August 27, 2012Roxanne Robinson and Lauren McCarthy

An image and packaging in the suit.


Zephyrs Sues Victoria’s Secret

The retailer and its parent company, Limited Brands Inc., are being accused of deliberately selling cheaper “knockoffs” to unsuspecting consumers.

clock August 27, 2012Karyn Monget

Gilbert Harrison

Government and Trade

Convention Season: Clarity on Issues Needed

The presidential campaign hits high gear with the conventions getting ready to begin, and financial industry leaders are asking: What about the issues?

clock August 27, 2012Vicki M. Young

Shia LaBeouf and Mia Wasikowska in a scene from "Lawless."


Mia Wasikowska, Inscrutable Ingenue

A critical darling and rising red-carpet style plate, the actress has managed to do it all while maintaining a fundamental coy streak.

clock August 27, 2012Joelle Diderich

Tory Burch

Designer and Luxury

Tory Burch at Crossroads With The Carlyle Group in Wings

The private equity firm is said to be the most promising of the brand’s financial suitors, although questions remain about a deal.

clock August 27, 2012Evan Clark


Glamour Gets Time With President Obama

Editor in chief Cindi Leive flew to Portland, Ore., to sit down with the President for an interview that will appear in the magazine’s November issue.

clock August 27, 2012Erik Maza

Ashley Smith in the Forever 21 ad.


Forever 21 Unveils Fall Campaign

The retailer is pouring on the attitude with “Fall is Femme,” which features model Ashley Smith.

clock August 27, 2012David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Carlos Slim Continues to Trim Stake in Saks Inc.

The trust controlled by the Mexican billionaire’s family sold off another 705,000 shares of the luxe retailer on Wednesday and Thursday.

clock August 27, 2012Evan Clark

The Burberry store in São Paolo.

Fashion Scoops

Burberry Takes Exhibit to São Paolo

Brit model Cara Delevingne hosted the label’s Art of the Trench show at the just-opened JK Iguatemi mall.

clock August 27, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Peggy Moffitt modeling a Rudi Gernreich design in 1971.

Fashion Scoops

Rudi Gernreich Label to Relaunch

According to sources, the principals behind the project have secured worldwide trademark rights and are hoping to present a collection on the runway in 2014.

clock August 27, 2012Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

KCD’s Digital Platform Adds to Spring 2013 Schedule

Digital Fashion Shows is adding the Prabal Gurung-designed ICB label as well as collections from See by Chloé and Pierre Balmain.

clock August 27, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Milan Police Make Counterfeit Bust

During an inspection in several stores in Chinatown and on the Corso shopping strip, local law enforcement seized about 40,000 fake fashion accessories.

clock August 27, 2012Alessandra Turra

The van for God's Love We Deliver.

Fashion Scoops

Bloomingdale’s, God’s Love We Deliver Team Up

The retailer turned over the keys to two vans that are rigged with refrigeration units to the food-delivering charity.

clock August 27, 2012WWD Staff


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The Victoria’s Secret store in New York City.


EXCLUSIVE: A Look Inside Victoria’s Secret’s Updated Stores

clock 11hKellie Ell

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