Saks Fifth Avenue Ups the Omnichannel Ante

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Saks Fifth Avenue is advancing its omnichannel agenda by juicing up its SaksFirst loyalty program and rolling out free shipping.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

H&M to Show During Paris Fashion Week

The Swedish high street retailer will stage its first catwalk show in eight years at the Musée Rodin.

clock January 23, 2013Joelle Diderich

Anouchka Delon

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Elie Saab

The Brant brothers, Anouchka Delon and Tallulah Harlech were in attendance.

clock January 23, 2013Katya Foreman

Tod's RTW Spring 2013

Business Features

Tod’s Revenues Tick Ahead 7.8%

Gains in Asia and in the U.S., and a strong performance of the Tod’s and Roger Vivier brands, contributed to a the rise.

clock January 23, 2013Luisa Zargani

InStyle's March 2013 cover.


Ad Pages Up in March Issues

Four new chiefs are sending out their first March issues, one of the months of the year when fashion magazines gobble up the most ad pages.

clock January 23, 2013Erik Maza

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring Couture 2013


Jean Paul Gaultier Spring Couture 2013

The designer’s theme — Indian Gypsies — was a study in elegance.

clock January 23, 2013WWD Staff

Valentino Spring Couture 2013


Valentino Spring Couture 2013

Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri wished to convey lightness and the beauty of a garden, forgetting the labor that goes into creating the pieces.

clock January 23, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury to Win Karen Harvey Award

B2B platform will receive the first Karen Harvey Business Innovator Award at today’s Rising Star Awards luncheon organized by The Fashion Group International.

clock January 23, 2013David Moin

Xi Jinping

Designer and Luxury

China Crackdown Seen Hitting Luxury

The country’s new leadership has pledged to toughen up on corruption.

clock January 23, 2013Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Abel Ferrara and his girlfriend

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Jean Paul Gaultier

Catherine Deneuve, Rossy de Palma and Amanda Lear were joined by surprise guest Abel Ferrara.

clock January 23, 2013Joelle Diderich

Cameron Silver

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Valentino

The house’s founder, Valentino Garavani, was joined by guests including Livia Firth and Natalia Vodianova.

clock January 23, 2013Joelle Diderich

Business Features

Coach Shares Fall on Holiday Slump

The handbag maker cited increased competition and challenging macroeconomic factors for its weaker-than-expected second-quarter results.

clock January 23, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Saint Laurent Men's RTW Fall 2013

Designer and Luxury

Buyers Laud Creativity in Paris Men’s Shows

Hedi Slimane’s debut at Saint Laurent seen as the breakout star of the fall season.

clock January 24, 2013WWD Staff

Arielle Dombasle and Bernard-Henri Lévy

Fashion Features

An Intimate Farewell for Andrée Putman

Some 250 people gathered to pay their respects Wednesday at the Benedictine Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

clock January 24, 2013Paulina Szmydke

The SaksFirst campaign features artwork by Mats Gustafson.


Saks Fifth Avenue Raises the Ante on Omnichannel

The department store chain is juicing up its SaksFirst loyalty program and rolling out free shipping.

clock January 24, 2013David Moin

Michelle Obama in Jason Wu.

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Fashion Pound Puppies

How does Michelle Obama get a pass on the ridiculousness surrounding her inaugural wardrobe selections?

clock January 24, 2013Bridget Foley


Ready To Wear

Outerwear, Knitwear Drive Trends at New York Market

Slim silhouettes, heritage brands, knitwear and outerwear were key draws for retailers in town to shop the trade shows this week.

clock January 24, 2013Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke

Kate Hudson in an ad from the spring campaign for Ann Taylor.


Kate Hudson Re-signs With Ann Taylor, Plans Capsule Line

The actress has created a lineup of looks inspired by her red-carpet style, reinterpreted for everyday occasions.

clock January 24, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

National Father’s Day Council Names Honorees

Terry J. Lundgren will be lunching with former President Clinton on June 11, when both are honored as Fathers of the Year.

clock January 24, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Thom Browne to Receive Pratt Fashion Visionary Award

The designer will pick up his prize April 25 at a double-barreled event.

clock January 24, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Taking Exhibition on the Road

“Impact: 50 Years of the CFDA” will be on show at the Boca Raton Museum of Art from Tuesday to April 21.

clock January 24, 2013Marc Karimzadeh


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