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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 8hMiles Socha


Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 23hDavid Moin


Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 16hWWD Staff

VF Corp. Sets Target of $17.3B in Sales

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VF Corp.’s plan to expand its revenues nearly 60 percent to $17.3 billion over the next five years might lead it to pursue an acquisition outside its comfort zone.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Largest Chanel Store Opens in London

The 12,600-square-foot unit is located on New Bond Street directly across the street from Louis Vuitton’s London flagship and next door to Dior.

clock June 11, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Show Reviews

No. 21 Resort 2014

Alessandro Dell’Acqua opted for a young and sophisticated look, rendering several sportswear staples in luxury fabrics.

clock June 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Stella McCartney Resort 2014

The collection was sporty and chic but never too serious, as the designer combined elegant volumes and top-notch fabric development with wit.

clock June 10, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Cédric Charlier Resort 2014

Photographer Jackie Nickerson’s “Another Africa” series informed the designer’s sharp collection.

clock June 10, 2013WWD Staff


H&M Links With Isabel Marant

One-off collection for fall retailing is to include styles for men and teenagers.

clock June 11, 2013Miles Socha


Retail Stocks Drop, Lululemon Down 17.5%

Pending departure of ceo Christine Day hits yoga firm’s stock hard.

clock June 11, 2013Samantha Conti and Evan Clark


Own Retail Drives Prada’s Growth

Company posted a 13.5 percent increase in net profits in the first quarter, lifted by its retail division and growth in the Asia-Pacific and the U.S.

clock June 11, 2013Luisa Zargani


VF Corp. Sets $17.3B Revenue Target

The plan also includes $18.00 in earnings per share by 2017.

clock June 11, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Show Reviews

Narciso Rodriguez Resort 2014

Working in black, white and natural linen shown on precise lines, Rodriguez gave the lineup a clean simplicity.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Naeem Khan Resort 2014

The designer was aiming for an “easy and light” aesthetic with touches of romance via delicate surface interest.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

CFDA Adds 32 to Membership Ranks

The new additions bring the total Council of Fashion Designers of America membership to 454.

clock June 11, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Show Reviews

Vera Wang Resort 2014

“A sense of lightness” guided the beautiful collection, in which she scaled back on the opulence and decorative effects she’s known for in favor of ease.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Michael Froman, Penny Pritzker Nominations Advance in U.S. Senate

President Obama’s nominees for the U.S. Trade Representative post and Commerce Secretary post will now go to the full Senate for approval.

clock June 11, 2013Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

Fashion Show Reviews

Costume National Resort 2014

Ennio Capasa had references from the Nineties such as lingerie details, biker jackets and men’s wear checks.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff

Department Stores

Bergdorf Goodman Unveils Revamped Chanel Boutique

Situated on the main floor in direct line of sight from the Fifth Avenue entrance, the 1,400-square-foot space is twice as large as the previous one.

clock June 11, 2013David Moin

Fashion Show Reviews

Lisa Perry Resort 2014

Resort was inspired by Sixties artist Tom Wesselmann and his use of still-life color combinations such as brights mixed with pastels.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff


Estée Lauder’s 10-Year View

The prestige beauty company plans to sail past $10 billion in sales by the end of its fiscal year on June 30.

clock June 11, 2013Molly Prior


Bill Clinton, Terry Lundgren Honored at Father’s Day Luncheon

Chelsea Clinton surprised her father by presenting him with a Father of the Year award.

clock June 11, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Show Reviews

Emanuel Ungaro Resort 2014

For his second season and his first resort collection, Fausto Puglisi articulated a rather unexpected concept of modern chic.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Catherine Malandrino Resort 2014

Femininity is a house hallmark for the designer, who spiced up the romance with a dash of Latin flavor for resort.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff


Nudie Jeans in Push for Transparency

Company will list all suppliers in a new production guide, with total traceability scheduled for 2015.

clock June 11, 2013Arnold J. Karr and Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Show Reviews

Roksanda Ilincic Resort 2014

Brazilian constructivist artist Lygia Clark’s graphic and colorful aesthetic was a perfect complement to the designer’s elegant lineup.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Robert Rodriguez Resort 2014

Architectural shapes are standard practice for the designer, who worked structure in bonded materials for resort.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Peter Pilotto Resort 2014

Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos challenged themselves to expand their commercial side without watering down the label’s signatures for resort.

clock June 11, 2013WWD Staff


Fashion Set Turns Out for FIT Gala

Alber Elbaz, Jessica Chastain, Tony Bennett, Francisco Costa and Karolina Kurkova were among the 500-plus faces in the crowd.

clock June 11, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg


Rick Owens Collaborates With Adidas

In an effort to motivate a running habit, the designer has created a line of men’s and women’s running shoes for the German athleticwear giant.

clock June 12, 2013David Lipke

Department Stores

J.C. Penney Launches Apparel Design Center in New York

The retailer is taking a page from the past to reestablish its private brand reputation.

clock June 12, 2013David Moin

Business Features

Macy’s Terry Lundgren: ‘We Will Try Everything’

The retailer is evolving with a host of new initiatives, which were among the topics discussed at the Macy’s Inc. investor meeting Tuesday.

clock June 12, 2013Sharon Edelson

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

L.A.’s Digital Scene Begins to Percolate

The city is coming into its own as a hub for digital start-ups, especially in the fashion, entertainment and media sectors that are its traditional strengths.

clock June 12, 2013Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Burberry, Google Team Up to Launch Burberry Kisses Project

Users can send virtual kisses around the globe, with the option to add a personalized message and pick a lipstick color.

clock June 12, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Eyan Allen Exits Hugo Boss

The womenswear brand creative director has left the company, following the appointment of Jason Wu on Monday to the new position of artistic director.

clock June 12, 2013Melissa Drier

Memo Pad

Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith Execs Offer Industry Outlook at MPA Conference

Three of the major industry players and rivals put up a united front on the vitality of the magazine business, in print and elsewhere, Tuesday in Philadelphia.

clock June 12, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Industry Turns Out to Celebrate Beppe Modenese Biography

On Monday night, the cream of the cream of Italy’s fashion business flocked at the Galleria Giangaleazzo Visconti for the book’s launch.

clock June 12, 2013Alessandra Turra


A Starry Garden Party at Stella McCartney Resort

The designer's presentation turned into a celeb-attended party as per recent history.

clock June 11, 2013Taylor Harris


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clock 23hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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