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HBC Hires Ed Burstell to Accelerate Innovation

HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.

clock 20hDavid Moin


Balenciaga Names Cédric Charbit as New CEO

A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.

clock 20hMiles Socha


Tokyo Fashion Week: Watching for See-Now-Buy-Now

New sponsor Amazon didn't make vast changes to the format, while the local industry seemed open to the Instant Fashion experience.

clock 15hKelly Wetherille

Hudson’s Bay Sets Big Capex Program

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The $4 billion Toronto-based owner and operator of Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor sees spending $180 million annually on capital expenditures over the next five years.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Italian Eyewear’s International Push

Internationalization and innovation were among the key themes at Mido, the international eyewear trade show in Milan.

clock March 11, 2013Alessandra Turra

White double-faced cashmere pullover, cashmere turtleneck top and gray windowpane cashmere wide-leg pants.


Michael Boris Preps for a Wider Audience

The designer, who for 35 years has been quietly designing luxe, easy sportswear for private clients and a few specialty stores, is looking to shake things up.

clock March 11, 2013Lisa Lockwood

A design by Pedro Lourenço for Le Bon Marché.

Fashion Scoops

Le Bon Marché to Celebrate Brazilian Style

The Parisian department store will showcase 120 Brazilian brands.

clock March 22, 2013Alex Wynne

Inside the Journelle store in SoHo.


Journelle Plots U.S. Expansion

The trendy lingerie chain will open two new stores this year in the tristate area, and an additional four units in 2014.

clock March 26, 2013Karyn Monget

The Hudson's Bay flagship in Toronto.


Hudson’s Bay Amps Up Spending for Growth

The owner and operator of Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor expects to spend $180 million annually on capital expenditures over the next five years.

clock March 27, 2013David Moin


Consumer Confidence Declines in March

While consumers may have turned pessimistic, it didn’t seem to hurt investor confidence as U.S. equity markets end their trading sessions up.

clock March 26, 2013Vicki M. Young and Evan Clark

Sean Hornbeak and Kelly Cole


Kelly Cole Links With Sean Hornbeak

High-profile L.A. entrepreneur forms partnership with former men’s designer for Current/Elliott and J Brand.

clock March 26, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Interior of the Excelsior Milano store.


Excelsior Opens Second Location in Verona

The luxury department store unveiled its first door in Milan in September 2011, and a third flagship is set to open in Rome next year.

clock March 26, 2013Alessandra Turra

Dov Charney


Dov Charney’s Pay at American Apparel Rises

Stock options tied to EBITDA and stock performance in coming years.

clock March 26, 2013Arnold J. Karr


A Closer Look at E-tailing in Germany

Two recent studies come to varying conclusions on the country’s e-commerce customer.

clock March 26, 2013Melissa Drier

A view of the Levi's Vintage Clothing exhibition at 14 oz. in Berlin.


Levi’s Hot Rod Rally Revs Up in Berlin

Company’s Vintage Clothing unit next plans for Motown 1964 exhibit.

clock March 26, 2013Susan Stone

Sandra Savin and David Drouard performing "Time in Motion."


Hermès Fetes Watch Line With ‘Time in Motion’ Ballet

The performance was held at Manhattan’s Baryshnikov Arts Center by dancers David Drouard and Sandra Savin.

clock March 26, 2013Taylor Harris and Alexandra Steigrad

Vera Wang Bridal Fall 2013

Designer and Luxury

Vera Wang Nixes China Fees Amid Controversy

Designer’s local partner had instituted a fee of 3,000 yuan, or $482 at current exchange, to try on wedding gowns at her new bridal flagship in Shanghai.

clock March 26, 2013Casey Hall

Gryphon's linen and wool jacket with fox- and mink-fur collar, Zimmermann's rayon blouse and Timo Weiland’s wool trousers. Bijou Van Ness fascinator; Glam Rock Watches watch; Carolina Amato gloves; Raina belt; Pretty Ballerina slippers.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: Fine and Dandy

Men’s wear plaids, checks and pinstripes were all over the fall runways, reimagined in youthful silhouettes.

clock March 27, 2013Kim Friday

Designer and Luxury

Kering on the Lookout for Deals

Several initiatives were revealed Tuesday at a lunch in New York to discuss the name change of PPR to Kering, which officially takes effect on June 18.

clock March 27, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Flywheel is launching e-commerce in May.


Flywheel Bolstering Sportswear, Adding E-commerce

Knowing how loyal spinning enthusiasts are to their favorite clubs, the company is counting on its customers to shop for post-workout wear in its 22 locations.

clock March 27, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

A rendering of the main dining room at Red House.


Crown Group Readies London Opening of Red House

The force behind some of New York’s trendiest boites is taking its act abroad.

clock March 27, 2013David Lipke


Museum at FIT’s Valerie Steele Publishes Fashion Tome With Taschen

The hefty “Fashion Designers A-Z” sounds like a definitive tome on the industry, but the author is the first to admit it isn’t.

clock March 27, 2013Holly Haber


Honorees Set for Annual Outstanding Mother Awards

This year’s recipients are Arianna Huffington, Debra Messing, Margarita Arriagada and Dottie Mattison.

clock March 27, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Stella McCartney receiving her Officer of the British Empire medal from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London.

Fashion Scoops

Stella McCartney Awarded an Order of the British Empire

Queen Elizabeth II presented the designer with the OBE at Buckingham Palace in London on Tuesday.

clock March 27, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Bottega Veneta Launching Ceramic Jewelry Line

Label has entered into a partnership with historic German ceramics manufacturer KPM.

clock March 27, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Savannah Gearing Up for SCAD Style Event

The design-minded showcase, which features film screenings, panel discussions, designer interviews and more, will run April 15 to 19.

clock March 27, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

KCD Worldwide Adds Milan Open House Date

This season, the public relations firm is also rolling out digital stations where all the agency’s digital fashion shows will be available to view.

clock March 27, 2013Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Necessary Clothing Expands in New York

The Canal Street store is the brand’s sixth unit in Manhattan.

clock March 27, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy to Be Honored

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago are giving the California sisters its Legend of Fashion award.

clock March 27, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Elisabeth Weinstock Opens First Store in L.A.

“Natalie Massenet told me to do it,” answered the designer when asked why she decided to open a retail location.

clock March 27, 2013Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Fondazione Ferragamo Launches in Florence

The foundation will support new talents teach them the values on which the late namesake founder based his life and work.

clock March 27, 2013Alessandra Turra


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