Ullman to Visit Vendors After Martha Court Win

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Marketing and Promotion

Digital Is About People, Not Technology

Engaging the consumer and letting them participate in the story is a key element of brand positioning in the digital format.

clock April 11, 2013Vicki M. Young

A sketch of a Stuart Weitzman-designed shoe for Beyoncé's upcoming tour.

Fashion Scoops

Beyoncé to Don Dsquared2, Stuart Weitzman for Tour

The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour kicks off on Monday in Belgrade, Serbia.

clock April 12, 2013Kristi Garced and Cynthia Martens


WWD Japan Taps Two New Editors

Chika Tsuzuki and Ken Mori take over the roles vacated by Kazuyuki Yamamuro, who unexpectedly passed away last month.

clock April 12, 2013Amanda Kaiser

Calvin Klein RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Features

Calvin Klein Fall 2013

Kevin Carrigan drew from the house’s memorable Bruce Weber moments and style of the late Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy.

clock April 12, 2013WWD Staff

Agent Provocateur expects to open 20 to 25 stores this year.


Agent Provocateur to Open Doors in Atlanta

The brand is on track with its retail expansion plan this year.

clock April 15, 2013Karyn Monget


Retail Sales Decline in March

Unseasonably cold weather led to the 0.4 percent decline in retail sales reflected in the Commerce Department’s monthly report released on Friday.

clock April 14, 2013Kristi Ellis

Dior Homme RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Features

Dior Homme to Show in Beijing

It’s the brand’s first runway show in China, a vital and vibrant market that has encouraged its ongoing upscaling drive.

clock April 14, 2013Miles Socha

Bruno Frisoni and Inès de la Fressange.

Fashion Features

Bruno Frisoni Talks Roger Vivier at FIT

Ines de la Fressange was also in town for a cocktail party at the French Embassy that toasted “Roger Vivier,” a book published by Rizzoli New York.

clock April 14, 2013Rachel Strugatz


Coach Wins $8M Award in Counterfeit Case

The lawsuit was filed in a federal district court in Los Angeles and is believed to be the first verdict against a customs brokerage firm.

clock April 12, 2013Vicki M. Young

Amanda Seyfried

Fashion Scoops

Linda Wells Toasts Allure’s ‘Look Better Naked’ Issue

Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Morrison and Naya Rivera turned out for the event in Los Angeles.

clock April 12, 2013Marcy Medina

Exterior of a J.C. Penney store


Mike Ullman to Visit Vendors After MSLO Court Win

The retailer caught a break in its court battle with Macy’s Inc. over selling Martha Stewart products.

clock April 15, 2013David Moin and Alexandra Steigrad and Lisa Lockwood


Barington Capital Buys Stake in The Jones Group

Activist investor plans to push for the group to sell off some smaller brands and tighten up operations.

clock April 15, 2013Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Terry Lundgren


Terry Lundgren, Tory Burch Discuss Challenges in Retail

Retail, e-commerce and apparel executives convened at the annual Global Retailing Conference in Tuscon, Ariz., last week.

clock April 15, 2013Rachel Brown

A piece from Fleur du Mal's bridal collection.


Fleur du Mal Introducing Bridal Range

The first bridal collection for the recently launched lingerie and ready-to-wear line is partially inspired by Jennifer Zuccarini’s own impending nuptials.

clock April 15, 2013Jessica Iredale

Leather Goods

Christian Lacroix Inks Licenses With Lubiam, AHQ

The brand has shifted gears with its men’s wear development, putting on hold a project in North America with Peerless Clothing International.

clock April 15, 2013Miles Socha and Rachel Strugatz

Diane von Furstenberg and Ron Frasch


Diane von Furstenberg Hits D.C. for Saks Opening

The designer chatted about her health, her brand and her favorite presidential candidate — Hillary Rodham Clinton.

clock April 15, 2013Susan Watters

The Nova bracelet from Miansai's first women's collection.


Miansai to Launch Women’s Line

The brand will unveil its first women’s collection today on miansai.com.

clock April 15, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Bonobos' mailer for consumers who previously purchased golf gear.


Digital’s Next Wave: Hyper-Personalization

The ever-more-personal drive is allowing marketers to get more bang for their buck since it enables them to develop messages tailored for the recipient.

clock April 15, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Pieces from the Armani/Casa collection.

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Brands Step It Up at Milan Design Week

The home lines that showed at Salone del Mobile and around town mirrored the labels’ most luxurious — and extreme — runway looks.

clock April 15, 2013Samantha Conti and Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra


Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design Opens in London

The inaugural intake of 45 students from 23 countries will take part in the Vogue Fashion Certificate, an intensive course on the ins and outs of the industry.

clock April 15, 2013Lorelei Marfil

The Prince of Wales


Prince of Wales to Guest Edit Country Life Magazine

The edition is set to be published on his 65th birthday and will feature an exclusive interview with His Royal Highness.

clock April 15, 2013Lorelei Marfil

The Cos pop-up store.

Designer and Luxury

Around and About at Milan Design Week

Fashion took center stage with a series of events celebrating its creative bond with design.

clock April 15, 2013Alessandra Turra

Nasim Pedrad


Nasim Pedrad’s World After ‘Saturday Night Live’

The cast member will leave the show after four years to costar in “SNL” writer John Mulaney’s buzzed-about sitcom if the pilot is picked up next month.

clock April 15, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Calzedonia Staging First Fashion Show

The runway event will be broadcast Tuesday on Italian television in a similar format to that of the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion extravaganza.

clock April 15, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Susan Gutfreund in Planning Mode

The interior decorator and consummate New York hostess is currently proving her focus in the plans for her son’s wedding later this month.

clock April 15, 2013Matthew Lynch

Fashion Scoops

Donna Karan and Friends Celebrate ‘Fashion for Haiti: One Million Hearts’

In a collaboration between Urban Zen, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and eBay,

clock April 15, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Swarovski Foundation Launching at Venice Biennale

Company will take part in the exhibition “Perspectives,” an installation by British designer John Pawson displayed at the Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore.

clock April 15, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Marymount University to Honor Tadashi Shoji

The Los Angeles-based designer will be named 2013 Designer of the Year at the school’s Portfolio in Motion student fashion show on May 2.

clock April 15, 2013Kristi Ellis


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