Macy’s Aims Higher With New Luxe Hall

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Overview

Luxury will be the new welcome mat at Macy’s Herald Square. Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Longchamp will be showcased front and center on the Broadway side of the flagship beginning in November.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Thakoon Addition RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Thakoon Addition RTW Spring 2013

The collection is light, breezy and primed for the sales floor — yet not at the expense of interesting details.

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Escada RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Escada RTW Spring 2013

For its spring collection, the brand’s design team looked to Miami’s architecture and modern art scene.

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Z Spoke RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Z Spoke RTW Spring 2013

Flirty yet sophisticated is how Zac Posen describes his spring collection.

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Fashion Scoops

Florence Welch to Perform at LACMA’s Gala

The second annual Art + Film Gala is taking place Oct. 27.

clock September 5, 2012Marcy Medina

Michelle Obama wore Tracy Reese to give her speech at the Democratic National Convention.

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama Opts for Tracy Reese

Reese told WWD that she got a request and “we did our best to come up with something that fit the occasion.”

clock September 5, 2012Lisa Lockwood

A Christian Louboutin peep-toe shoe.

Business Features

Ruling Backs Validity of Christian Louboutin Trademark

In their war over the color red, both Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent are claiming major victories.

clock September 5, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2013

The must-haves for spring include his superlong T-shirts, lean skirts in navy knitted linen and great long parkas.

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Fashion Features

Pantone Reveals Top Colors for Spring 2013

Monaco Blue is the season’s leading color for women and men.

clock September 6, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Ellie Hawke Joins Chanel

She will serve as vice president of public relations of fashion, watches and fine jewelry, effective Nov.1.

clock September 5, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

10 Crosby Derek Lam RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

10 Crosby Derek Lam RTW Spring 2013

Inspired by “rodeo beauty queens” and Johnny Cash, Lam offered a cool approach to the good Old West.

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A view of the Moods of Norway store at 75 Greene Street in SoHo.

Retail

Moods of Norway Storms SoHo

The brand, known for its irreverent fashion sensibility and whimsical sense of humor, will open its first store on the East Coast today.

clock September 5, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Harmont & Blaine Opens 100th Store, Eyes IPO

Investing in retailing around the world and seeking a partner that will help triple its sales in three years are other top priorities for the Italian company.

clock September 5, 2012Luisa Zargani

Democrats are pointing to health care and Wall Street reform to make the case for President Obama.

Government and Trade

Democrats State Case for Barack Obama’s Second Term

Speakers and party loyalists have framed their message as a choice between the Democratic party of the people versus the Republican party of the elite.

clock September 5, 2012Kristi Ellis and Erik Maza

Business Features

Executives Gather for Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference

They all faced some form of the same question from Goldman analysts: What are your second-half expectations relative to first-half performance?

clock September 5, 2012Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson

Lisa Perry RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Lisa Perry RTW Spring 2013

The collection should appeal beyond a Mod-loving clientele — a smart move now that the designer is looking to build her wholesale distribution.

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Shoes from Katie Grand's collection with Hogan.

Footwear

Katie Grand’s Hogan Debut

The fashion stylist and magazine editor will unveil her first collection for the Italian footwear and accessories brand in Milan later this month.

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Images from the launch issue of CR Fashion Book.

Media

Carine Roitfeld Unveils CR Fashion Book

The 340-page debut issue hits newsstands Sept. 13 with a fatter issue than expected.

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Tim Coppens Men's RTW Spring 2013

Other

Tim Coppens Men’s RTW Spring 2013

Channeling a post-World War II fighter pilot, the designer entitled his on-target spring collection Gentlemen of the Sky.

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Bernardo Rojo, Joseph Abboud

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Designer Inspirations: Spring 2013

The men’s mood boards in designer ateliers are about to come to life at New York Fashion Week.

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James Scully checks out a model’s runway walk during a casting.

Designer and Luxury

The Scenes Behind the Scenes: Part Two

A megaretailer, a major casting agent and a p.r. exec weigh in on the trials and tribulations of prepping for the shows.

clock September 6, 2012Marc Karimzadeh and Jessica Iredale

Financial

Cherokee Acquires Liz Lange Brands

The apparel firm has purchased both Liz Lange Maternity and Completely Me, Lange’s sportswear offshoot, for $14 million.

clock September 6, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Marion Cotillard on the cover of the first issue of Dior magazine.

Designer and Luxury

Dior Launches Magazine, Teams With Printemps for Holidays

Christian Dior is splashing its famous name over two glossy initiatives this fall and winter.

clock September 6, 2012Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

Katie Holmes

Human Resources

Katie Holmes on Fashion, Beauty and Crafts

The actress sits down with WWD to discuss becoming the first face of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, as well as her fashion and acting projects.

clock September 6, 2012Julie Naughton and Pete Born

A rendering of the Macy's luxury hall on the 35th Street side of the flagship.

Retail

Macy’s Aims Higher With New Luxe Hall

Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Longchamp will be showcased front and center on the Broadway side of the Herald Square flagship beginning in November.

clock September 6, 2012David Moin

Oscar de la Renta and Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Parties

Couture Council Honors Oscar de la Renta

At a luncheon that drew 1,000 guests, the designer was given the council’s Award for Artistry.

clock September 6, 2012Sharon Edelson and Bridget Foley

Dance team Vernon and Irene Castle, who helped launch the ragtime Turkey Trot and Grizzly Bear...along with bobbed hair.

Fashion Features

The American Way: Forever Young

From the turn of the last century, youthful fashion came to the fore.

clock September 6, 2012WWD Staff

Macys.com

Media

Ranking Retailers’ Digital IQs

Social media is starting to play a smaller role in overall digital initiatives as e-commerce becomes the most important aspect of retailers’ online strategies.

clock September 6, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Media

Joanna Coles on Sex and Cosmo

A day after she was named the new editor in chief of Cosmopolitan, Coles was in Charlotte, N.C. moderating a town hall discussion on women’s issues.

clock September 6, 2012Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Elyse Kroll Said to Exit ENK International

A representative for ENK said the trade show company had no comment at press time.

clock September 6, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

High-Level Talks Between Bernard Arnault, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault

On Wednesday the luxury goods titan, the richest man in France, had an audience with France’s new Socialist government.

clock September 6, 2012Jennifer Weil

Fashion Scoops

Tengram Takes Stake in Nest Fragrances

Once the deal is closed, the candle and home fragrance specialist will continue to be led by founder and ceo Laura Slatkin.

clock September 6, 2012Evan Clark

Kiernan Shipka

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren Hosts Runway Show for Girls Collection

The designer invited future style icons to his Madison Avenue office on Wednesday afternoon for the presentation.

clock September 6, 2012Antonia Sardone

Fashion Scoops

Saks Fifth Avenue Sets Store Closures

The retailer will close the Renaissance Place store in Highland Park, Ill., and the store in the Arboretum Market in Austin, Tex., on Dec. 31.

clock September 6, 2012David Moin

Fashion Scoops

W Hotels Partners With CFDA

The partnership will bolster the presence and awareness of young designers in the Fashion Incubator program.

clock September 6, 2012Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Kimberly Ovitz Updates E-commerce Site

The new site, which includes several new features, went live Tuesday.

clock September 6, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts Heading to Shanghai

The luxury brand has signed an agreement with developer OCT Group for a new hotel due to open in 2015.

clock September 6, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Luxottica Group Founder Selling Shares

Delfin Sarl, the holding company controlled by Leonardo Del Vecchio, is selling around 7 percent of its shares to increase trading liquidity.

clock September 6, 2012Luisa Zargani

Kate Beckinsale

Fashion Scoops

Porsche Design Revs Up Women’s

The brand is relaunching its women’s offerings, some of which debuted at its 40th anniversary celebration in Los Angeles Tuesday night.

clock September 6, 2012Marcy Medina

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