Rosso’s Only the Brave Takes Stake in Marni

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After months of speculation, Diesel chief Renzo Rosso is expected to confirm that he has taken a stake in Marni through his holding company, Only the Brave Srl.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Craig Alexander

Other

Craig Alexander’s Iron Journey

The Australian is the most decorated Ironman triathlete of his generation.

clock December 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

A screenshot of the new Donna Karan Atelier Facebook app.

Fashion Scoops

Donna Karan’s New Celebrity Dressing App

The app, dubbed “Celebrity Dressing 2.0,” invites users to be a “fly on the celebrity wall” in the process of dressing celebrities for the red carpet.

clock December 17, 2012Kristi Garced

Manolo Blahnik’s creative marketing campaign for London’s fall women’s ready-to-wear shows.

Fashion Scoops

Tom Ford to Show On-Schedule at London Fashion Week

Manolo Blahnik has designed the creative marketing campaign for the fall ready-to-wear shows.

clock December 19, 2012Samantha Conti

The exterior of a Printemps store in Paris.

Retail

Galeries Lafayette Said Eyeing Printemps

French media said Galeries Lafayette is preparing a buyout offer.

clock December 19, 2012Jennifer Weil

VPL by Victoria Bartlett Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

VPL by Victoria Bartlett Pre-Fall 2013

The designer got in an elegant mood for pre-fall.

clock December 19, 2012WWD Staff

Balmain's wool jacket, Jean Machine's cotton T-shirt and Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren’s cotton denim jeans.

Other

One on One With Avicii

The 23-year-old Stockholm native, one of the world’s most popular DJs and an emerging production talent, is a busy man these days.

clock December 20, 2012Matthew Lynch

Chado Ralph Rucci Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Chado Ralph Rucci Pre-Fall 2013

The designer sees his navy and black pre-fall collection as a “shadow of fall, which will be full of strong, vibrant colors.”

clock December 19, 2012WWD Staff

Joseph Abboud

Human Resources

Joseph Abboud Named Chief Creative Director of Men’s Wearhouse

The men’s wear designer lands a new job after resigning as president and chief creative officer of HMX Group at the end of November.

clock December 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Tengram Invests in Laura Geller Cosmetics

The Connecticut-based private equity firm has acquired a stake in the professional makeup artist’s color cosmetics brand.

clock December 19, 2012Pete Born

Marketing and Promotion

More Consumers Using Digital Devices to Shop

Consumers who bought something using a digital device rose to 74 percent this year, according to GfK Roper/SapientNitro’s shopping survey.

clock December 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fragrance

Kenneth Cole Signs Deal With Parlux

After spending 10 years with Coty Inc., the designer has switched horses in his fragrance business.

clock December 19, 2012Pete Born

Renzo Rosso

Designer and Luxury

Renzo Rosso Takes Stake in Marni

After months of speculation, the Diesel chief confirmed he has taken a stake in the fashion house through his holding company, Only the Brave Srl.

clock December 19, 2012Luisa Zargani

Legal

Kate Spade Saturday vs. Saturdays Surf NYC

The women’s brand is seeking a declaration that its new Kate Spade Saturday venture doesn’t infringe on the trademark of Saturdays Surf, a men’s wear company.

clock December 20, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Impact of Last-Minute Shoppers Uncertain

ShopperTrak reduces seasonal estimate while stores wait for consumers’ return.

clock December 19, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Nasty Gal’s New L.A. Home

The blazing hot e-tailer will be moving into 50,000 square feet of office space — five times the size of its current offices.

clock December 19, 2012Rachel Brown

Delpozo's cotton, silk and viscose jacket and cotton blouse and trousers. Delpozo shoes.

Fashion Trends

Summer 2013 Trend: A Clean Sweep

After several seasons of bold colors and head-to-toe prints, some designers are kicking off the summer season with layers of fresh white.

clock December 20, 2012Antonia Sardone

Media

Shelby Bryan Speaks on Anna Wintour as Ambassador

Her longtime beau has come out in support of his gal.

clock December 20, 2012Samantha Conti

Cindy Sherman

Media

‘Cindy Sherman: Early Works’ to Be Unveiled

The art exhibition will be shown at the Gucci Museo in Florence on Jan. 10.

clock December 20, 2012Luisa Zargani

Media

CH Carolina Herrera Goes In-house

Jenny Friedman has taken on the role of public-relations director.

clock December 20, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Media

Bottega Veneta Makes Communications Hires

Billy Daley was named worldwide director of advertising and digital media; Josh Gaynor changes roles.

clock December 20, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Miu Miu's spring ad campaign.

Media

Miu Miu Shows Painted Ladies for Spring

The brand’s ad campaign highlights a group of models in a series of “mise-en-scènes and still lifes, in a mysterious domestic setting.”

clock December 20, 2012Luisa Zargani

A view of the private salon in Chloé's Paris flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Chloé Amps Up Service at Paris Flagship

Beyond its prime location and beautiful interior, the brand’s new 5,000-square-foot flagship on the Rue Saint-Honoré is all about its new “attitude.”

clock December 20, 2012Katya Foreman

Erdem Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Erdem Pre-Fall 2013

He said pre-fall is an opportunity for him “to play with techniques that I wouldn’t necessarily have the opportunity to explore in the main collection.”

clock December 19, 2012WWD Staff

A Alfani look for Macy's.

Retail

Macy’s Campaign Targets Post-Holiday Shopper

The retailer will be wooing the post-Christmas shopper like never before.

clock December 20, 2012David Moin

Fashion Scoops

LVMH Taps Pauline Brown

She will serve as chairman of its North American arm, LVMH Inc.

clock December 20, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

La Grenouille Marks Anniversary

Marking the actual day it opened 50 years ago, Charles Masson’s restaurant in Manhattan was packed Wednesday with stars, executives and politicians.

clock December 20, 2012WWD Staff

Olivia von Halle silk pajamas.

Fashion Scoops

David Beckham’s Present for Posh

There’s a leak among the elf colony: WWD was tipped off on at least one thing he has bought for his wife, Victoria, for Christmas.

clock December 20, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Miracle on Madison Avenue to Benefit MSKCC

The 26th annual event will have 60 top brands donating 20 percent of sales on the day to benefit the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

clock December 20, 2012David Moin

La Samaritaine

Fashion Scoops

LVMH Gets Green Light on Renovation

On Tuesday the company received a construction permit from the City of Paris to start its renovation of La Samaritaine.

clock December 20, 2012Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Installation Comes to Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas hotel and casino, vintage retailer Decades and style concierge service The Style Contingent have teamed up on the effort.

clock December 20, 2012Rachel Brown

Essentialist

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The Estée Lauder beauty hub at Debenhams

Business

Debenhams Collapses Hours After Arcadia Files for Bankruptcy

clock 2hSamantha Conti

Social Studies

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