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French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

clock 6hMiles Socha


Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Next Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 12hMiles Socha


Retailers Conservative on Holiday Plans

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

clock 17hDavid Moin

In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Fine of LVMH Sought In Hermès Stock Buys

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Ten million euros. That’s the amount the Autorité des Marchés Financiers recommended LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton be fined over its acquisition of a major stake in rival Hermès International.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Memo Pad

L’Officiel Taps Vincent Darré

The interior designer is to “curate” four issues of the fashion magazine.

clock May 31, 2013Laure Guilbault

Designer and Luxury

Fine Urged for LVMH in Hermès Case

A representative of the French market authority calls for the maximum penalty of 10 million euros.

clock June 2, 2013Alex Wynne


Mango Aims to Double Sales by 2019

The Spanish fast-fashion chain also plans to roll out 5,200 stores to operate 7,800 units by then.

clock June 2, 2013Ivan Castano

Fashion Scoops

Oscar de la Renta Does Double Duty for Henry Kissinger’s 90th Birthday

The designer and Hillary Clinton will leave the CFDA awards to attend.

clock May 31, 2013Bridget Foley

Fashion Show Reviews

Thakoon Resort 2014

The opposing ideas of “natural and artificial” were the starting points for Thakoon Panichgul’s resort collection.

clock May 31, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Reed Krakoff Resort 2014

Abstract expressionist artist Robert Motherwell’s “Open” series of pared-down drawings informed the palette of the designer’s resort collection.

clock May 31, 2013WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Marlies Korijn Launches VIPE Activewear

VIPE — an acronym for VIP Exercise — is a brand created in the Netherlands that will be sold exclusively in the U.S. by sales representatives nationwide.

clock June 3, 2013Karyn Monget


Trussardi, Swarovski Party in Venice

A series of events drew guests like Franca Sozzani, Jessica Chastain, Margherita Missoni and more.

clock May 31, 2013Alessandra Turra

Government and Trade

Rep. George Miller Says Strong Evidence to Revoke Bangladesh Trade Benefits

Safety issue brings country’s GSP status into question.

clock June 2, 2013Kristi Ellis

Fashion Show Reviews

Rachel Roy Resort 2014

A recent trip to the Amalfi Coast and Turkey put the designer in a Mediterranean mood for resort.

clock May 31, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Italian Espace Louis Vuitton Unveiled in Venice

The art gallery will host exhibitions organized in collaboration with Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia.

clock May 31, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Show Reviews

Adam Lippes Resort 2014

Inspired by the artist Peter Dayton, the designer played with blooming floral patterns in pink and yellow on silk track pants and an easy shirtdress.

clock May 31, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Rachel Comey Resort 2014

In keeping with a quirky beach vibe, the designer showed a strong focus on swimwear as well as boxy tops.

clock May 31, 2013WWD Staff


Chime Time: Beyoncé Stars at Gucci-Backed Women’s Concert

Other acts included Jessie J, Jennifer Lopez, Florence and the Machine, John Legend and Timbaland.

clock June 2, 2013Julia Neel


Timing the Neiman Marcus Deal

The retailer is taking a “dual track” approach, exploring an initial public offering or alternatively an outright sale to another investor.

clock June 3, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Vera’s Vision

The designer, who will receive the CFDA’s Lifetime Achievement Award tonight, discusses her career and interests.

clock June 3, 2013Bridget Foley

Designer and Luxury

DKNY Reimagines SoHo Wall With #DKNYArtworks

The multifaceted summer arts installation links the brand and New York City with 10 artists and 10 cities from around the world.

clock June 3, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Final Countdown to CFDA Awards

The list of celebrities, designers and models attending tonight’s event continues to grow.

clock June 3, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Pippa Middleton’s Next Venture?

Last week, she registered a limited company at Companies House in London, appointing herself sole director and shareholder of PXM Enterprises.

clock June 3, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Friends Turn Out for Yves Saint Laurent Tribute

Sunshine and a warm breeze added a festive air to the unveiling of a plaque in Paris to commemorate where the designer lived out much of his adult life.

clock June 3, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Show Reviews

Emporio Armani Resort 2014

Giorgio Armani mixed girly, playful looks with men’s wear-inspired pieces for the collection.

clock June 3, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Giorgio Armani Resort 2014

The designer concentrated on lightweight, luxurious fabrics, such as shiny silk and organza, for a collection of feminine, deconstructed looks.

clock June 3, 2013WWD Staff

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