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Presidential Election Seen Clouding the Spending Picture

Studies show that shoppers are both ready to spend for the holidays and holding off because of the election.

clock 3hDavid Moin and Evan Clark


Brooks Brothers Buys Alexis Bittar Jewelry Business

The retailer's Carolee division will operate the newly acquired label.

clock 3hJean E. Palmieri


Gigi Hadid on Bootie Collaboration With Stuart Weitzman

Gigi Hadid on her collaboration with Stuart Weitzman and the corresponding James Franco-directed film in which she boxes in heels.

clock 9hSophia Chabbott

Fidelity Takes Stake in Burch’s C. Wonder

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Christopher Burch has found a new partner for C. Wonder — and it’s willing to pay big bucks to go along for the ride.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

The John Varvatos homepage.

Fashion Scoops

John Varvatos Relaunching Web Site, E-commerce

New to the site is an editorial component called Style & Substance, a monthly section that profiles and photographs real men.

clock February 4, 2013Jean E. Palmieri


Swatch Group Full-Year Net Up 26%

The world’s largest watchmaker said it expects another year of healthy growth in 2013.

clock February 4, 2013Joelle Diderich

Inside Buffalo David Bitton's SoHo store.


Iconix Buys Control of Buffalo David Bitton

Canadian firm becomes the “core licensee” for the brand it started in 1985, and royalties from Buffalo and other licensees will flow into a new joint venture.

clock February 4, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Swarovski 2013 Ad Campaign


Swarovski’s New Campaign Has Plenty of Sparkle

Shot by Nick Knight, the campaign features lots of glitter — but no specific product.

clock February 4, 2013Samantha Conti

Government and Trade

Touting Southeast Asia’s Potential

Participants at the Prime Source Forum cited rising costs in China and other countries as reason to feel the region’s sourcing potential is on the rise.

clock February 4, 2013Kristiano Ang

The Expofil area of Première Vision Pluriel.


Première Vision Offering More Choices, Creativity

Organizers continue to bank on versatility and high quality to attract buyers.

clock February 4, 2013Joelle Diderich

John Galliano leaving a Paris court.

Designer and Luxury

John Galliano Wins Round in Dior Case

His lawyer claimed victory after the court ruled that it was qualified to hear Galliano’s claims against his dismissal.

clock February 4, 2013Joelle Diderich

Bryan Boy for Adrienne Landau's fur accessories.

Designer and Luxury

BryanBoy Teams With Adrienne Landau

The blogger has struck a long-term deal with the company to launch a line of fur accessories —?his first designer collaboration.

clock February 5, 2013Lisa Lockwood

There will be 625 exhibitors at next week's Texworld show in Paris.


Texworld Helps Makers Find the Edge

Organizers say trade fair networking key for being competitive.

clock February 4, 2013Devorah Lauter

Christopher Burch


Christopher Burch Sells C. Wonder Stake to Fidelity

Investment giant said to have paid $35 million for 10 percent of the budding retail chain.

clock February 4, 2013Evan Clark

Sketches for Alé by Alessandra, Alesandra Ambrosio's collection with Cherokee.

Ready To Wear

Cherokee Links With Alessandra Ambrosio

The model’s midrange lifestyle brand, Alé by Alessandra, will make its debut in spring 2014.

clock February 5, 2013Marcy Medina

Charles Kernaghan


Think Tank: Sweatshop Garments Drag All of Us Down

Today’s column is written by Charles Kernaghan, director of The Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights.

clock February 5, 2013Charles Kernaghan

A look from Adam Lippes' fall collection.

Designer and Luxury

Adam Lippes: The Comeback Kid

After buying back the rights to his name from Kellwood Co., the designer is returning to fashion.

clock February 5, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

A Made Fashion Week for Impulse ad.


Macy’s Launches Collection With Made

This spring, the department store is taking an edgy turn with a collection designed together with Made Fashion Week.

clock February 5, 2013David Moin

Kristina O'Neill at the NoMad Hotel.


First Look at Kristina O’Neill’s WSJ. Magazine

The new editor in chief sat down with WWD at the Nomad Hotel on a recent Wednesday recounting how she conceived some of her changes.

clock February 5, 2013Erik Maza

An image from Rebecca Minkoff's spring campaign.


Rebecca Minkoff Channels California Cool for Spring

Shot by Santiago and Mauricio Sierra, the images feature Hilary Rhoda at a private residence in Palm Springs.

clock February 5, 2013Kristi Garced

André Leon Talley


André Leon Talley Headed for Late-Night TV?

The voluble Vogue contributing editor has inked a deal with production company Electus to develop a late-night talk show.

clock February 5, 2013David Lipke

A L.A.M.B. for Burton look.

Fashion Scoops

L.A.M.B., Burton Collaborate on Outerwear

Gwen Stefani’s new capsule collection is all brash patterns and street-style details and will be hitting slopes come fall.

clock February 5, 2013Kim Friday

Fashion Scoops

Joe Zee in Book Deal With St. Martin’s Press

The creative director at Elle, his still-unnamed style guide will mix personal history and self-help fashion advice.

clock February 5, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Macy’s Inc. Prepping for Trial

Retailer filed a pretrial memorandum late Monday night detailing its contract dispute case against Martha Stewart and J.C. Penney Co. Inc.

clock February 5, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Myron E. Ullman Joins Saks Inc.’s Board

A 30-year veteran of retail and luxury businesses, the former chairman and ceo of J.C. Penney retired in February 2012.

clock February 5, 2013David Moin

"I started by looking at the musical 'Into the Woods.' I was fascinated by the way different folktales intertwined with each other, and also the fantastical forest backdrop that brought everything together...." — Hanako Maeda, Adeam

Fashion Features

Fall 2013 Designer Inspirations: New York Collections, Part Two

Anything goes this season, from the more expected fairy tales and films to the more eccentric like, yes, human hair.

clock February 5, 2013Lauren McCarthy


Today's Must Read

A look from Deveaux and F.S.Z., which will be offered on Continuum


Liberty Fairs Creates E-commerce Site With Farfetch

clock 12hJean E. Palmieri

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