Fashion Industry’s ‘Moral Imperative’

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Today’s Think Tank column is written by Congressman George Miller of California, an apparel-producing state. He is the senior Democratic member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

Adidas Net Climbs 6% in Q1

Currency headwinds are blamed for two percent drop in revenues.

clock May 5, 2013Melissa Drier and Norma Quinto

Chelsea Handler in Carolina Herrera and André Balazs.


Saks’ ‘Unforgettable Evening’ Honors Carolina Herrera, Kylie Minogue

The stylish set from L.A. turned out for the annual cancer research charity event on Thursday night.

clock May 3, 2013Lindzi Scharf

A booth at the CurveNV fair.


Curve Expands Show Venue

A lot is happening at the Curve trade fairs since French trade show giant Eurovet acquired CurvExpo Inc. in 2012.

clock May 6, 2013Karyn Monget

A look from the Jane & Bleecker line.


Jane & Bleecker Loungewear Targets Millenials

Designed to have the look of casual sportswear, the line is being marketed as dual-purpose sleepwear and loungewear.

clock May 6, 2013Karyn Monget

Sheer, tan-colored hose are still worn by Joan Harris (right).


Legs and Lingerie Evolve on ‘Mad Men’

The women in the AMC series are divided as they enter the late Sixties: They’re either embracing “groovy” fashion influences, or they’re staying traditional.

clock May 6, 2013Karyn Monget

Olivier Rousteing


Balmain Hosts Poolside Dinner in L.A.

Olivier Rousteing hosted an intimate poolside dinner at Chateau Marmont Thursday night.

clock May 3, 2013Marcy Medina

Paul Marciano


Guess Wins Gucci Suit in Italy

Court dismisses luxury house’s claims of trademark infringement and unfair competition.

clock May 3, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Lisa Perry


Barneys Toasts Roy Lichtenstein Collection

Richard and Lisa Perry hosted a dinner to celebrate the home goods collaboration.

clock May 3, 2013Taylor Harris

Michael Govan


Vacheron, LACMA Toast James Turrell Retrospective

After cocktails at the watch brand’s new 1,600-square-foot Rodeo Drive store, guests traveled to the museum.

clock May 3, 2013Marcy Medina and Rachel Brown and Lindzi Scharf

Designer and Luxury

Trial Focuses on Value of Dolce & Gabbana Brands

The designers’ lawyers asked to give their own evaluation of the Dolce & Gabbana and D&G brands — one of the thorny issues at the heart of the trial.

clock May 5, 2013Luisa Zargani

Hats, Gloves and More

Mission, Coolcore Team Up for Cooling Accessories

Mission’s technology is being employed in a number of other products, including arm sleeves, helmet liners, skull caps and hoodies.

clock May 5, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

A Vivienne Westwood ensemble.

Fashion Features

WWD Exclusive: First Look at ‘Punk’ at the Met

Curator Andrew Bolton gave an exclusive walkthrough of the exhibition, which officially opens to the public at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Thursday.

clock May 3, 2013Marc Karimzadeh


Patricia Steele to Exit Condé Nast

Her last bit of business with the company was to write a press release Wednesday unveiling a new Condé-branded e-commerce site.

clock May 3, 2013Erik Maza

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Opens in Greenwich

The new store is the luxury label’s 27th in the U.S. and the first in Connecticut.

clock May 6, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Audrey Tautou and Vanessa Paradis

Beauty Features

Paris Exhibit Traces the Origins of Chanel No.5

The exhibit at the Palais de Tokyo features more than 240 elements, including artworks, photographs, books and archives.

clock May 6, 2013Jennifer Weil


Jonathan Adler Teams With United Legwear

Combined men’s and women’s socks could generate sales of more than $5 million, according to industry estimates.

clock May 6, 2013Karyn Monget


Sam Edelman Adds Jewelry

Brand’s collection of fashion jewelry will make its debut in department stores and online in September.

clock May 6, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

The interior of the Bucherer store in Paris.


Luxury Watch Market Heats Up in Paris

The opening of a Bucherer store has confirmed the French capital’s status as one of the fastest-growing markets globally for high-end timepieces.

clock May 6, 2013Joelle Diderich

Vionnet's wool and mohair coat, worn here with a Bounkit necklace, Fogal tights and Bruno Magli shoes.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: Watch Your Tone

Rich jewel and earth tones, many detailed with leather, are giving fall’s coats a special charm.

clock May 6, 2013Bobbi Queen

A view of the Casa Palacio store.


El Palacio Opens Third Upscale Home Store

Casa Palacio, the luxury furniture and home ware chain, has arrived in Mexico City’s posh Santa Fe shopping mall.

clock May 6, 2013Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

ILO Formulates Plan for Worker Safety as Rana Plaza Death Toll Increases

Sunday afternoon at Savar, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh, police officials took another body count, with the total now reaching more than 620.

clock May 6, 2013Mayu Saini

George Miller

Government and Trade

Think Tank: Fashion Industry’s ‘Moral Imperative’

Today’s column is written by Congressman George Miller of California, an apparel-producing state.

clock May 6, 2013Rep. George Miller


Joyus Raises $11.5M in Series B Funding

Led by Interwest Partners and Time Warner Investments, the funding brings the total capital raised to over $19 million.

clock May 6, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Christopher Kane and Natalie Massenet

Fashion Scoops

Moda Operandi, Net-a-porter Host New York Fetes

Karolina Kurkova, Kate Bosworth, Olivier Rousteing, Prabal Gurung and Eddie Borgo toasted Moda Operandi’s collection inspired by the Met’s “Punk” exhibit.

clock May 6, 2013Marc Karimzadeh and Matthew Lynch

Fashion Scoops

Giancarlo Giammetti Penning Autobiography

The collector’s volume will be published by Assouline this fall.

clock May 6, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

‘What Maisie Knew’ Screens in New York

Joanna Vanderham, Zosia Mamet, Erin Heatherton, Natalie Dormer of “Game of Thrones” and Russell Simmons mingled over popcorn before taking their seats.

clock May 6, 2013Kristi Garced

Stella McCartney (third from left) with “Designer for Tomorrow” finalists Katy Clark, Jamie Wei Huang, Hannah Kuklinski, Ioana Ciolacu Miron and Annalena Skörl Maul.

Fashion Scoops

Stella McCartney Meets ‘Designer for Tomorrow’ Finalists

The final five will present their key looks at the DFT show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin in July.

clock May 6, 2013Melissa Drier

Pieces from 1928 Jewelry Co.'s Downton Abbey line.

Fashion Scoops

1928 Jewelry Co. Inks Deal for ‘Downton Abbey’ Collection

Line is slated to hit Macy’s, and specialty retailers, as well as U.K. department stores House of Fraser, Debenhams and John Lewis, in the fall.

clock May 6, 2013Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

LN-CC Paying Homage to Raf Simons

The collection includes one-off pieces designed from 1998 to 2008 and will be available for purchase on ahead of the designer’s fall line.

clock May 6, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Stylish Set Contributes to ‘Hotel Stories’

For the book’s release, Paul James and Prosper and Martine Assouline hosted a dinner at The Chatwal in New York for guest contributors and friends.

clock May 6, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg


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