Saks’ Sadove Details Omnichannel World

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Within Saks Inc.’s evolving digital, omnichannel space, there’s room for brick-and-mortar. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Tommy Hilfiger flagship on the Champs-Elysées.

Parties

Tommy Hilfiger Launches Surf Shack Collection in Paris

The boutique hosted a display of the capsule collection and artist-designed surf boards.

clock June 5, 2013Miles Socha

Nathalie Edenburg

Fashion Scoops

Fendi Celebrates São Paulo Store Opening

Brazilian artists Leda Catunda, Nina Pandolfo and Isay Weinfeld were among the guests.

clock June 5, 2013Milene Chaves

Derek Lam Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Derek Lam Resort 2014

There was a lovely sense of ease throughout the collection, which was inspired by Twenties Art Deco silhouettes and the languid dunes of North Africa.

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The S&H Athletics look book mimics a packet of baseball cards.

Textiles

Shipley & Halmos Goes Retro With Active Label

The brand has a new label on deck for spring, a vintage activewear-inspired line called S&H Athletics.

clock June 5, 2013David Lipke

Calvin Klein Collection Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Calvin Klein Collection Resort 2014

A recent collaboration with Ellsworth Kelly was still top of Francisco Costa’s mind for resort.

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Number:Lab

Human Resources

Luis Fernandez Exits Number:Lab

Cofounder and creative director exited the company due to creative differences with cofounder and chief executive officer Gregory Lawrance.

clock June 5, 2013David Lipke

Ports 1961 Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Ports 1961 Resort 2014

“City Resort” was how Fiona Cibani described resort, which had the urban safari as the main inspiration.

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Proenza Schouler Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Proenza Schouler Resort 2014

The softness and layering that made their fall collection so breathtaking stayed, reworked in accordion sunburst pleated skirts and dresses done in neutrals.

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Sir Paul Smith walks through Beijing's Sanlitun Village.

Designer and Luxury

Paul Smith Hopes to Gain Foothold in Beijing

The designer, along with distribution partner Bluebell, last attempted to open stores in Mainland China in 2002, a venture that lasted five years.

clock June 5, 2013Debra Bruno

Balenciaga Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Balenciaga Resort 2014

Alexander Wang infused resort with a fresh, modern interpretation of house codes.

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Exterior of Topshop's first store in Hong Kong.

Retail

Topshop to Bow in Hong Kong

The new store will offer about 20 to 25 percent of the brand’s collections, including trends, footwear, boutique, denim, petite and beach.

clock June 5, 2013Ellen Sheng

Altuzarra Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Altuzarra Resort 2014

A distinct Seventies vibe through the lens of his native Paris defined Joseph Altuzarra’s strong collection.

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A look from "Proenza Schouler: First Collection," a capsule collection with Barneys.

Designer and Luxury

When Barneys Met Proenza: A Perfect 10

To celebrate their 10-year anniversary, Barneys and Proenza have worked up a capsule collection, titled “Proenza Schouler: First Collection.”

clock June 5, 2013Jessica Iredale

Cushnie et Ochs Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Cushnie et Ochs Resort 2014

Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs were ready to set sail for resort.

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Human Resources

A.G. Lafley Reshapes P&G’s Top Ranks

The company has grouped its global business units into four sectors in a bid to improve its performance.

clock June 5, 2013Molly Prior

Saks Fifth Avenue is showcasing father-and-son swimwear in its Father's Day catalogue this year.

Retail

Father’s Day Spending Seen Rising

Saks Fifth Avenue is showcasing father-and-son swimwear in its Father’s Day catalogue this year.

clock June 5, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

A view inside the Barneys store.

Retail

Barneys Unveils Renovated Men’s Accessories Floor

The result is a bright and airy presentation of well-known and artisanal brands that cross all categories of business, from classic to designer.

clock June 6, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

The Saint Laurent store prior to its opening.

Designer and Luxury

Saint Laurent Opening in SoHo

The 4,000-square-foot store at 80 Greene St. attracted creative director Hedi Slimane for its historic SoHo architectural elements.

clock June 5, 2013Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Survey Points to Entertainment Over Fashion

High-net-worth consumers plan to spend more on travel, dining and wine, and less on jewelry and handbags, in the second half of 2013, Luxury Institute finds.

clock June 5, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Steve Sadove

Retail

Saks’ Sadove Sees Opportunity in Omnichannel, New Formats

The one thing the retailer’s ceo didn’t discuss at its annual meeting was the ongoing speculation that it is looking for a buyer.

clock June 6, 2013David Moin

Anna Sui Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Anna Sui Resort 2014

The designer’s resort lineup mainly focused on conversational prints, from hearts and cats to elephants and envelopes.

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Financial

NRF: Retail Crime Taking Violent Turn

Organized retail crime syndicates are increasingly resorting to violence in their quest for ill-gotten gains.

clock June 6, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Human Resources

Stephanie Solomon to Retire From Bloomingdale’s

The retailer’s vice president of fashion direction and a popular figure on the collections circuit is departing after 29 years in the fashion office.

clock June 6, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Government and Trade

Labor Groups Pressure Wal-Mart on Policies at Home and Abroad

Labor leaders and workers are turning up the pressure in the run-up to the retailer’s annual meeting on Friday.

clock June 6, 2013Kristi Ellis and Karyn Monget

Financial

Jos. A. Bank Net Down in Q1

A change in the weather has failed to produce a change in sales climate at Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.

clock June 5, 2013Arnold J. Karr

BLK DNM's denim vest, Surface to Air's hoodie and Diesel's denim jeans, all in cotton. Timberland boots; Trash and Vaudeville chain belt.

Denim

Men’s Wear Denim Trend: Past Perfect

Drawing inspiration from the streetwear renaissance and the return of grunge, denim brands are embracing a straight skinny silhouette in lighter washes.

clock June 6, 2013Alex Badia

Jay-Z, Beyoncé in Billionaire Girls Club and Pharrell Williams.

Sportswear

New Strategy for Billionaire Boys Club

Hip-hop and hipster royalty converged on Tuesday evening to toast the 10th anniversary of Pharrell Williams’ brand, in which Jay-Z and Iconix are partners.

clock June 6, 2013David Lipke

Berluti's Conduit Street maison.

Designer and Luxury

Berluti Opens First Maison in London

The three-floor store stocks the label’s ready-to-wear collection, leather goods and shoes, and has a dedicated space to handle bespoke appointments.

clock June 6, 2013Julia Neel

A Brioni ad photographed by Collier Schorr.

Media

Brioni Taps Collier Schorr to Lense Campaign

Photographed in Rigi, Switzerland, the black-and-white images “provide pure, intense emotion,” said creative director Brendan Mullane.

clock June 6, 2013Luisa Zargani

Media

Mirror Awards Honor Excellence in Media Reporting

The New Yorker’s Ken Auletta and the New York Times’ polls guru and blogger Nate Silver were among this year’s the winners.

clock June 6, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren Opening Men’s Flagship in Hong Kong

The nearly 10,000-square-foot store in the city’s Princes Building is the designer’s first in Asia.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

The cover of the new Karl Lagerfeld quote book.

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Book of Quotes Slated for Fall Release

The designer did not cooperate on the book project but is said to be happy with the compilation.

clock June 6, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Takes Home Legacy Award at First Up2Us Benefit

Naomi Watts, Sienna Miller and Erin Heatherton made cameos Tuesday night for their favorite dermatologist David Colbert, an Up2Us board member.

clock June 6, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Toasts Current CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Winners

J. Crew’s Jenna Lyons and Vogue’s Mark Holgate hosted the evening at Lafayette on Tuesday.

clock June 6, 2013Jessica Iredale

A look from the runway show at Giorgio Armani's "One Night Only Roma" event.

Designer and Luxury

Roman Holiday: One Night With Giorgio Armani

Long-standing supporters including Tina Turner, Samuel L. Jackson and Sophia Loren were among revelers at the “One Night Only Roma” event Wednesday night.

clock June 5, 2013Luisa Zargani

Essentialist

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Ralph Lauren's Olympic Closing Ceremony uniforms.

Fashion

Ralph Lauren Unveils Olympic Closing Ceremony Uniforms

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Social Studies

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