Oscar Creates Line for The Outnet Site

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Through a partnership with The Outnet, one of three sites under the Net-a-porter umbrella, Oscar de la Renta will unveil its first offering created specifically for the outlet sector.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Porsche Design's Twin Bag in ostrich leather.?


Porsche Design Fetes 40th With Women’s Bag Line

The German brand launched its first collection of women’s handbags for spring.

clock January 7, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

A photo from the Karl Lagerfeld exhibit.

Fashion Scoops

Cassina Fetes Karl Lagerfeld Photo Exhibit in Paris

The designer photographed the Italian furniture brand’s iconic creations.

clock February 1, 2013Joelle Diderich

Deborah Lloyd


Deborah Lloyd Taps Kate Spade’s DNA

As president and chief creative officer, she oversees all touch points of the brand, from handbags to the design of the fragrance bottle.

clock February 4, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Melissa Xides and Cuan Hanly.


Jack Spade in Expansion Mode

A big retail push and additional categories are on tap for the men’s brand.

clock February 4, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Andy and Kate Spade photographed in their Manhattan apartment last month.

Fashion Features

Calling the Spades: Kate and Andy Spade Look Back

The couple and their two partners cashed out of the company seven years ago to the tune of $59 million.

clock February 4, 2013Jessica Iredale

Tabletop by Lenox.


Color My World: Kate Spade’s Licensing Strategy

With its quirky, colorful and whimsical products, the brand has successfully entered new categories with key licensing partners.

clock February 4, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Kate Spade has plans to add about 65 stores this year.

Business Features

The View From the Top: William McComb’s Bold Move

The Fifth & Pacific ceo bucked the odds by investing heavily in Kate Spade, which at the time was one of a slew in its portfolio.

clock February 4, 2013Evan Clark

A look from Kate Spade Saturday.


Kate Spade’s Growth Spurt

Ceo Craig Leavitt lays out his plans for the brand that continues to blossom.

clock February 4, 2013Lisa Lockwood

The Aoyama flagship in Tokyo.


Kate Spade Through the Years

As the brand celebrates its 20th anniversary with an eye to the future, WWD takes a look at its past.

clock February 4, 2013WWD Staff

Kate Spade's homepage at katespade.com.


Kate Spade’s Digital Play

Web sites, e-commerce, social media and mobile commerce are constantly refined to adapt to and exceed consumer expectations.

clock February 4, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Looks from Kate Spade.


Kate Spade, Accessories Sensation

A look at some of the best goods over the years.

clock February 4, 2013Roxanne Robinson

Barbour + Jack Spade's Hopper jacket with sweatshirt and Nickson's oxford shirt, fall 2012. Dolan classic chinos and Waxwear Messenger Bag, spring.


Accessorizing the Jack Spade Man

American preppy sensibility with a twist, brightly colored accessories and conversational furnishings give the brand a young-at-heart spirit.

clock February 4, 2013Alex Badia

A style from Lucky's handbag collection.


Lucky Brand Licenses Handbags

Lucky Brand is moving into handbags for fall and plans to take its first steps in the international arena before the year is over.

clock February 1, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Ed Koch, circa 1983.

Government and Trade

Edward I. Koch: Seventh Avenue Ally

A funeral for the former New York mayor will be held Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan, with burial at the Trinity Church cemetery.

clock February 3, 2013Arthur Friedman

Lise Charmel is using metal-laminated thread in its fall 2013 collection.


High End in Demand at SIL

While attendance figures at the recent Salon International de la Lingerie and Interfilière trade shows saw a significant drop, buyers were generally upbeat.

clock February 3, 2013Alex Wynne

Rooney Mara in Alexander McQueen.


‘Side Effects’ Premieres in New York

Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum and Catherine Zeta-Jones turned out to the AMC Loews Lincoln Square theater in New York on Thursday night.

clock February 1, 2013Belisa Silva

Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey


Liza Minnelli Revisits ‘Cabaret’

A standing ovation greeted the actress as a single spotlight lit her entrance for a 40th anniversary screening of her Oscar-winning performance.

clock February 3, 2013David Lipke

Jeremy Scahill and Richard Rowley


‘Dirty Wars’ Documentary Wins Praise at Sundance Debut

Directed, shot and edited by a fellow war journalist and filmmaker, it follows The Nation’s Jeremy Scahill as he reports on the U.S.’ covert war on terror.

clock February 4, 2013Marcy Medina


Walter and Giovanni Burani Sentenced in Fraud Case

Father and son have been found guilty of fraudulent bankruptcy of the Mariella Burani Fashion Group and its parent company, Burani Designer Holding.

clock February 4, 2013Luisa Zargani

Li Bingbing for Gucci.

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Brands Embrace Chinese Celebrities

This new breed of celebrity brand ambassador may be the key to success within the Chinese market.

clock February 4, 2013Casey Hall

Government and Trade

Tentative Pact Thwarts East Coast Port Strike

A consortium of shipping companies and terminal operators, and a labor group of dockworkers, reached an agreement on a master contract late Friday.

clock February 4, 2013Kristi Ellis

A rendering of the Sowwah Central megamall.


Bloomingdale’s Said Close to Abu Dhabi Deal

The retailer appears close to a deal in the Sowwah Central megamall being developed in Abu Dhabi, according to sources.

clock February 4, 2013David Moin


Christian Dior Couture Sales Jump 24% in 2012

Sales at the fashion house totaled 1.24 billion euros, or $1.59 billion, with all product lines contributing to a healthy sales progression in its stores.

clock February 4, 2013Joelle Diderich

Key colors for Fall 2013.

Fashion Features

Pantone’s Top Colors for Fall 2013

Three shades of green rank in the season’s Top 10 colors for women and men.

clock February 4, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

A look from Reed Krakoff's new Punk Glass collection.


Punk Rocks for Reed Krakoff Jewelry

The designer’s bold new jewelry collection, named Punk Glass, features a plethora of unique raw glass stones wrapped in flat metal.

clock February 4, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

A spring look from Oscar de la Renta for The Outnet.


Oscar de la Renta Creates Line for The Outnet

The designer is further exploring the off-price world through a partnership with the Net-a-porter offshoot.

clock February 4, 2013Rachel Strugatz

The store in Aoyama.


Kate Spade Continues to Thrive in Japan

One of the brand’s first foreign markets, it’s clear that the country still plays an important role in global strategy.

clock February 4, 2013Amanda Kaiser

A piece from Andrés Gallardo.


Budgets on the Rise at Paris Shows

Accessories buyers trolling the Who’s Next Paris, Première Classe and Bijorhca Paris fairs in mid-January said their budgets were flat to up.

clock February 4, 2013Jennifer Weil

Patrick Demarchelier's cover shot for Garage No. 4.


Garage Magazine Tackles Vanity in Issue No. 4

Editor in chief Dasha Zhukova is fed up with all the self-love in the air.

clock February 4, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg


Berluti Taps Isabella Capece Galeota for Communications Post

Currently Louis Vuitton’s communications director in charge of public relations and events, she is expected to arrive in late March.

clock February 4, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Silas Chou, Lawrence Stroll Decrease Michael Kors Stake

Their investment vehicle, Sportswear Holdings Ltd., owned 31.3 million shares of the company, or 15.6 percent of those outstanding, at the end of 2012.

clock February 4, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Tumi Names George Esquivel Creative Director

Footwear designer will impart his creative expertise on the product development and marketing communications sides of the company.

clock February 4, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Parsons Names Honorees for Annual Fashion Benefit

Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, as well as Bonnie Brooks, president of Hudson’s Bay Co., will receive awards.

clock February 4, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Spiegel Promotes Richard Lowe

As international creative director, he will oversee the design and creative direction of the Spiegel Collection, Newport News and Shape FX women’s brands.

clock February 4, 2013David Moin

"I am thinking about travel and camouflage." — Mona Kowalska, A Détacher

Fashion Features

Fall 2013 Designer Inspirations: New York Collections, Part One

Nostalgia and street and everything neat. That’s what this season’s muses are made of.

clock February 4, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors to Open at World Financial Center

The designer has signed a lease for a 1,700-square-foot lease at Brookfield Place in lower Manhattan.

clock February 4, 2013Sharon Edelson


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Talitha Getty by Jeanloup Sieff for Vogue Paris, February 1970.


Saint Laurent Acquires Major Private Collection of Vintage YSL Clothes

clock 9hJoelle Diderich

Social Studies