Irving Place Buys Rag & Bone Stake

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The Isabel Marant store in Seoul

Designer and Luxury

Isabel Marant Opens in Seoul

The French designer feted her first standalone flagship in South Korea last month.

clock December 7, 2012Frances Cha

Hamilton Sabot in EA7

Fashion Scoops

Armani Wardrobes Paris Gym

Employees at L’Usine are to sport EA7 Emporio Armani clothing and shoes.

clock December 11, 2012Jennifer Weil

Fashion Scoops

French Luxury Brands Target Turkey

The Comité Colbert is planning a series of events in Istanbul in January.

clock December 11, 2012Miles Socha


Billabong Grants Due Diligence on Offer

The company stated that it had reviewed a recent proposal in detail and that due diligence is expected to take up to six weeks.

clock January 1, 2013Patty Huntington

Ricky Schiffer and Leonard Keff


Keff NYC Up and Running

Knitwear factory begins production in the Garment Center.

clock December 28, 2012Arthur Friedman

Fabindia is looking to markets in Southeast Asia and the Middle East to grow.


Fabindia Looks to Expand Borders

The ethnicwear retailer is seeking to open between 20 and 50 stores outside India by 2015.

clock January 2, 2013Kristiano Ang


Overseas Retailers Flock to Germany

Apparel brands, verticals and department store retailers are entering or expanding their operations in Europe’s largest and most resilient market.

clock December 30, 2012Melissa Drier and Nina Jones and Alessandra Turra

Exterior of Nordstrom Rack store in Union Square, New York.


Excess Denim Takes on New Life

Off-price stores and outlets work their way into jeans companies’ sales plans.

clock December 28, 2012Rachel Brown


Aerie Taps ‘Girls’ Costume Designer

American Eagle Outfitters has named Jenn Rogien as style and fit expert for its lingerie brand.

clock December 28, 2012Karyn Monget

Stella McCartney


Stella McCartney Named to Queen’s Honours List

She has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to fashion.

clock December 31, 2012Julia Neel

Goga Ashkenazi

Fashion Scoops

Vionnet Owner Robbed

Goga Ashkenazi has been robbed in Barra de Moldonando, Uruguay, where she is spending the holidays with her boyfriend Lapo Elkann.

clock December 31, 2012Alessandra Turra


Bulgari Said to Face Tax Scrutiny

The Italian tax authorities are targeting another luxury company.

clock December 31, 2012Alessandra Turra

Tory Burch


Battle of the Burches Ends

Tory Burch and her ex-husband Chris Burch settled their lawsuit over the sale of his stake in Tory Burch LLC with the addition of two new minority investors.

clock December 31, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Interior of Joie's Melrose Avenue location.


Joie Expanding Stateside Footprint

After opening a store on Madison Avenue in New York last year, the Los Angeles-based brand plans to expand to as many as 15 stores.

clock January 2, 2013Rachel Brown

Jean Paul Gaultier with a model in one of his pre-fall '13 looks.

Designer and Luxury

Jean Paul Gaultier’s Fresh Start

With the backing of Puig and a deal with Gibò SpA to make his top women’s line, the designer believes he finally has the structure to grow his business.

clock January 2, 2013Miles Socha and Paulina Szmydke

A Christopher & Banks storefront.


2012 Proves to Be Solid Year for Retail Shares

Fashion stocks made big gains despite the sluggish holiday season, global economic malaise and the drawn-out debate over the fiscal cliff.

clock January 2, 2013Evan Clark

Amy Berg


Justice League: Amy Berg Discusses ‘West of Memphis’

The documentary, funded and produced by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, chronicles the 18-year fight to free the West Memphis Three.

clock January 2, 2013Constance Droganes

An image from Tatijana Shoan’s As If.


As If’s Tatijana Shoan Talks Fashion, Photography

The magazine maven has photographed and written most of the articles in the first two issues of her fledgling fashion title.

clock January 2, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Cacharel to Skip Paris Fashion Week

The French fashion house is in the process of bringing design, sales and advertising for all of its ready-to-wear lines in house.

clock January 2, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Jimmy Choo Opening Men’s Store in London

The new 1,200-square-foot location on Dover Street will spread across two floors and house a complete assortment of men’s shoes and accessories.

clock January 2, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Hanger Companies Make M&A News

The Great American Hanger Co., the largest supplier of garment hangers to retailers and fashion firms, has been acquired.

clock January 2, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Vogue Festival Returning to London in April

Alexandra Shulman, editor of British Vogue, said the event would be on an even larger scale than last year.

clock January 2, 2013Samantha Conti

Thomas Pink's first store in India.


Thomas Pink Makes Indian Debut

Two more stores are in the pipeline: one in Gurgaon in the New Delhi Capital region and the other at Palladium Mall in Mumbai.

clock January 2, 2013Mayu Saini

Courrèges sunglasses for spring-summer 2013


Courrèges Partners With Alain Mikli on Sunglasses

The French Space Age brand has teamed up with the eyewear specialist on a new range for spring.

clock January 2, 2013Joelle Diderich

Marcus Wainwright and David Neville

Business Features

Irving Place Takes Interest in Rag & Bone

The private equity firm, which John Howard heads as chief executive officer, took a minority stake in the quickly growing New York-based brand.

clock January 2, 2013Evan Clark

Jean Paul Gaultier with Madonna, Spring 1995.

Designer and Luxury

Jean Paul Gaultier’s Greatest Hits

A look back at some of the desginer’s hits over the years.

clock January 2, 2013WWD Staff


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