Rihanna and MAC: First Timers

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Overview

Rihanna and MAC Cosmetics are headed for two firsts: the first time the entertainer has entered the color cosmetics realm, and the first time the brand has done a multiseason collaboration with one celebrity.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Louise Gray RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Louise Gray RTW Fall 2013

This riotous collection was packed with Gray’s signature color and pattern.

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Pringle of Scotland RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Pringle of Scotland RTW Fall 2013

A light and modern taken on its signature knits, the fall collection was a cool fusion of classic technique and knitwear innovation.

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Huizhan Zhang RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Huishan Zhang RTW Fall 2013

This sparkling, dreamy collection looked as if it was made by hand and was among the strongest outings so far at London Fashion Week.

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Sophia Webster

Fashion Scoops

Welcome to the Funhouse: Sophia Webster, Anya Hindmarch Unveil New Collections

The designers both made their guests feel like kids again with London presentations that amused and charmed.

clock February 18, 2013Jessica Iredale

JW Anderson RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

JW Anderson RTW Fall 2013

Jonathan Anderson banished last season’s frills and replaced them with a linear, clinical collection of elongated silhouettes and unexpected angles.

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Prada RTW Spring 2013

Business Features

Prada Posts 29% Revenue Gain in 2012

The company’s sales were boosted by a strong performance of the Prada and Miu Miu brands and global market growth.

clock February 19, 2013Luisa Zargani

Simone Rocha RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Simone Rocha RTW Fall 2013

A charming ode to her elders, Simone Rocha’s fall collection drew on her grandmothers — one Irish, the other Chinese.

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Meadham Kirchhoff RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Meadham Kirchhoff RTW Fall 2013

While it had a sinister edge, it was one of the best outings so far from Edward Meadham and Benjamin Kirchhoff.

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Roksanda Ilincic RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Roksanda Ilincic RTW Fall 2013

The designer banished the conventional fall color palette, and made a range of pinks, plums, and greens the focus of her ultra-feminine collection.

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A look from Cruciani.

Sportswear

Cruciani Unveils Apparel Line

The rtw collection isn’t the only development at the company: The brand opened a shop-in-shop at Barneys New York earlier this month.

clock February 19, 2013Luisa Zargani

A sketch from Maxime Simoëns' fall 2013 collection.

Designer and Luxury

Paris Ones to Watch

Some news from the city’s fashion scene.

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Minka Kelly in Gucci.

Parties

Vanity Fair and Juicy Couture Kick Off Oscar Week

The magazine celebrated its inaugural “Vanities” calendar on Monday night.

clock February 19, 2013Lindzi Scharf

Joe Dahan and Marc Crossman

Denim

Joe’s, Dahan End Earn-out Arrangement

Creative director to receive $9.2 million over 33-month period instead.

clock February 19, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Lynn Wyatt with members of the Houston Ballet Corps.

Parties

Houston Ballet Ball Honors Lynn Wyatt

The flash-mob-style dance and attendance of the socialite’s close friend Carolina Herrera were highlights of the “Rite of Spring”-themed party.

clock February 19, 2013Heather Staible

Retail

Macy’s, Martha Stewart and J.C. Penney Ready for Trial

The parties met in court Tuesday to settle some last minute issues before going to trial on Wednesday.

clock February 19, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors Tops List of Most Sought-After U.S. Brands Online

Digital Luxury Group analyzed more than 31 million Internet searches covering 35 U.S. fashion brands in 10 global markets.

clock February 19, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Feel the Piece

Markets

WWD Coterie Preview: Brand Outlook on the Upswing

Many vendors heading to the show have a sense that despite economic malaise, the fall season is shaping up well.

clock February 20, 2013Marc Karimzadeh and Arthur Friedman

Calvin Rucker

Denim

New Denim Players Enter Coterie Ring

A new class of upscale jeanswear specialists will be making their first appearance at next week’s show in New York.

clock February 20, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Olive & Oak's cotton twill and fake leather jacket; True Religion Brand Jeans' cotton, polyester and spandex jeans with leather knee patches.

Fashion Trends

WWD Coterie Preview: A Girl for All Seasons

Fall is filled with wonderful trends that fit any style, from luxe leather and modern graphics to French bohemian flair.

clock February 20, 2013Kim Friday

Beth Buccini and Sarah Easley

Retail

Kirna Zabête on the Move

Retailer will open a 10,000-square-foot flagship in New York in May in a space twice as large as the original location.

clock February 19, 2013Sharon Edelson

Amélie Gillier

Sportswear

Comptoir des Cotonniers Taps Amélie Gillier, Teams With Calla

As creative director, Gillier will be in charge of women’s ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as the French contemporary brand’s image and visual identity.

clock February 20, 2013Joelle Diderich

Financial

Pianoforte Considering 2015 for IPO

Italian fashion firm is comprised of fast-fashion accessories brand Carpisa, innerwear and beachwear brand Yamamay and swimwear brand Jaked.

clock February 20, 2013Sofia Celeste

Brigitte Bogart

Human Resources

Brigitte Bogart Returns to Bebe Stores

She will be named executive vice president of design and product development today, WWD has learned.

clock February 20, 2013David Moin

Rihanna

Color Cosmetics

MAC Joins Forces With Rihanna

Groundbreaking deal marks the entertainer’s color cosmetics debut and the first time the brand has done a multiseason collaboration with one celebrity.

clock February 20, 2013Samantha Conti and Julie Naughton

Media

Details Magazine Launching Blogger Network

The creation of The Style Network was motivated by an uptick in advertising from men’s wear brands, said Dan Peres, editor in chief.

clock February 20, 2013Erik Maza

Kim Kardashian in DuJour.

Media

DuJour Spring Issue to Feature Pregnant Kim Kardashian

Shot by Bruce Weber at his Miami home, the photo feature launched online Tuesday and hits stands in March.

clock February 20, 2013Marcy Medina

Media

Editor in Chief Joerg Koch Stepping Down at Interview Germany

Lisa Feldmann, most recently editor in chief of Annabelle, Switzerland’s largest women’s magazine, has been named to the post.

clock February 20, 2013Melissa Drier

The Duchess of Cambridge in Max Mara at Hope House in Clapham, London.

Fashion Scoops

The Duchess of Cambridge Under Fire

Recently, Kate has been publicly criticized by Vivienne Westwood and author Hilary Mantel.

clock February 20, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Early Investors Selling More of Michael Kors

Move marks the third time the company’s early shareholders have offered more stock to the public since the December 2011 initial public offering.

clock February 20, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Donald Trump Responds to Petition Against His Products at Macy’s

The Donald is happy with his fashion business with the department store and doesn’t want anyone upsetting it.

clock February 20, 2013David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Gucci’s Horsebit Loafer Celebrates 60th Anniversary

In honor of the occasion, a dedicated exhibit will open today at the Gucci Museo in Florence.

clock February 20, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Michael Hainey

Other

A Son’s Search: Michael Hainey Discusses His Family Memoir

“After Visiting Friends” was 10 years in the making, but the deputy editor at GQ has pretty much been writing it all his life.

clock February 20, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Essentialist

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Business

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Social Studies

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