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Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 12hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 2hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 19hRosemary Feitelberg

As Europeans Sign On, U.S. Retailers Divided

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Overview

The momentum for brands to address working conditions in Bangladesh is snowballing.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Fashion Show Reviews

Etro Resort 2014

An urban, contemporary breeze blew through the colorful resort collection.

clock May 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Moschino Cheap & Chic Resort 2014

The collection combined a Seventies-inspired Bohemian, gypsy look with a chic, girly attitude.

clock May 13, 2013WWD Staff

Financial

As Coty Heads for IPO, Bernd Beetz Steps Away

On Tuesday the company also filed an update of its plan in preparation to go ahead with its $700 million initial public offering.

clock May 14, 2013Vicki M. Young

Government and Trade

As Europeans Sign On, U.S. Retailers Divided Over Bangladesh Accord

It is becoming increasingly clear that many U.S. companies remain reluctant to join the accord and are trying to craft an alternative, according to sources.

clock May 14, 2013Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman and Mayu Saini

Financial

Slow Boat to Recovery in Europe

Brands and trade show exhibitors are adapting to the prolonged economic crisis.

clock May 15, 2013Samantha Conti and Arthur Friedman and Lorelei Marfil

The Markets Features

Dealing With Asia’s Shifting Dynamics

Eastern fairs are reacting to global economic and political factors.

clock May 15, 2013Lara Farrar

The Markets Features

Amid Concerns, Germany Beefs Up

Euro zone woes are weighing on the country’s normally solid exhibition scene.

clock May 15, 2013Melissa Drier

The Markets Features

U.K. Fairs Battle Adversity

The recession-weary country sees conditions improving in the second half.

clock May 15, 2013Lorelei Marfil

The Markets Features

Italy Banks on Global Growth

Trade fair organizers see internet initiatives and customer service as key in tough times.

clock May 15, 2013Cynthia Martens

The Markets Features

Paris Trade Fairs Stand United

The Paris exhibitions are betting on a new time slot and innovations to fight sluggish sales in Europe.

clock May 15, 2013Laure Guilbault

The Markets Features

International Trade Shows Calendar

Listings are accurate as of press time, but attendees are encouraged to confirm dates and locations.

clock May 15, 2013WWD Staff

Advertising

Christy Turlington Burns Returns to Calvin Klein

The celebrity model-activist will will be featured in the women’s fall global advertising campaign for Calvin Klein Underwear.

clock May 15, 2013Karyn Monget

Designer and Luxury

Brands Aim to Raise Milan’s Profile

Prada chief Patrizio Bertelli spoke on the future of Milan Fashion Week at the Chamber of Fashion’s headquarters.

clock May 14, 2013Luisa Zargani

Lifestyle

Picture This: A Look at the Newest Photo Books

Curators, writers and photographers take a look at a range of topics, from Edwardian elegance to America’s first creators of stylish maternity clothes.

clock May 15, 2013Lorna Koski

Business

Tod’s Profits, Sales Slip in Q1

A strong performance in China and the Americas couldn’t offset a drop in revenues in Italy.

clock May 14, 2013Luisa Zargani

Department Stores

Nordstrom Online Sales on a Roll

It took only 12 years for the e-commerce business of the Seattle-based retailer to exceed $1 billion.

clock May 14, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Parties

MAC Hosts L.A. Dinner for Prabal Gurung

A bevy of actresses and models turned out at Chateau Marmont for the party.

clock May 14, 2013Rachel Brown

Financial

J.C. Penney Shops for Lenders, Hawks Real Estate

Cushman & Wakefield audits put value of owned and ground-leased stores and other facilities at over $4 billion.

clock May 14, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

The Odd Couple: Donatella Versace and J.W. Anderson for Versus

Working together against the grain, Versace and Anderson are so wrong, they’re right.

clock May 15, 2013Jessica Iredale

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Alice + Olivia in Deal for Asian Expansion

Having formed a strategic partnership with ImagineX, the brand plans to open 23 freestanding stores in the region over the next five years.

clock May 14, 2013Sharon Edelson and Amanda Kaiser

Memo Pad

TV Personalities Spice Up ABC’s Upfronts

Kerry Washington helped get things rolling at the Lincoln Center presentation by headlining a pretaped skit with Jimmy Kimmel and ABC president Anne Sweeney.

clock May 15, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Mass and Off-Price

Wal-Mart Sets Own Plan to Monitor Safety in Bangladesh

Retailer plans to inspect and review all factories that produce goods for the company in the country and will publicly release the findings.

clock May 15, 2013Kristi Ellis

Jewelry

Cartier Line Inspired by Paris

Paris Nouvelle Vague, which goes on sale next month, consists of seven lines with a distinct visual identity.

clock May 15, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

LVMH’s Francesco Trapani Robbed in Rome

The president of the luxury firm’s watch and jewelry division, and Bulgari’s former ceo, was unhurt during the incident on Sunday night.

clock May 15, 2013Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Musical Chairs on Fifth & Pacific’s Board

Kay Koplovitz was succeeded by fellow board member Nancy Karch as chairman of the retailer’s board.

clock May 15, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Johan Lindeberg and Friends Party in New York

The fete is the latest in a string of such events to celebrate his recent position as creative director of Absolut vodka’s new luxury brand, Elyx.

clock May 15, 2013Matthew Lynch

Fashion Scoops

Joe’s Jeans’ Joe Dahan Hits London

The denim brand’s founder cohosted a dinner for the style set with Purple magazine’s Olivier Zahm.

clock May 15, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Bidermann Hosting an Encore Alumni Reunion

The July 18 event will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the company.

clock May 15, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Buckingham Palace Mounts Fashion Exhibit

The Queen’s Gallery is exploring the sartorial choices of royals and the upper classes of the 16th and 17th centuries in a new show that runs until Oct. 6.

clock May 15, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Denim

AG Adriano Goldschmied Upping Its Tops Output

Ksubi alumnus Mark Wiesmayr has been brought on board as the brand’s new design director.

clock May 14, 2013Arnold J. Karr

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clock 24hArthur Friedman

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