Dolce and Gabbana Guilty in Tax Trial

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Guilty. That was the verdict handed down to Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, as well as four other defendants in the designers’ long-running tax evasion case.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Lorenz Bäumer boutique at 19 Place Vendôme.

Jewelry

Lorenz Bäumer’s New Retail Mansion

The jewelry designer has opened a 4,300-square-foot boutique at 19 Place Vendôme.

clock June 11, 2013Miles Socha

The Royale sneaker from Greats.

Retail

Greats Footwear to Launch Via E-commerce

Founded by two industry veterans, the company will offer classic shoe styles with high production values and accessible prices.

clock June 13, 2013David Lipke

Joshua Abelow’s T-shirt for Joe Fresh in SoHo.

Retail

Joe Fresh to Open in New York’s SoHo

Joseph Mimran in September will combine art and fashion at the brand’s fifth Manhattan store.

clock June 14, 2013Sharon Edelson

H&M in Manhattan.

Financial

Weak Traffic, Markdowns Hit H&M

Second-quarter profits sank 10.8 percent to 4.66 billion Swedish kronor, or $700 million, on the back of broadly flat sales.

clock June 19, 2013Samantha Conti

A sketch by Karl Lagerfeld for Sepp magazine.

Media

Karl Lagerfeld Draws Out Brazil Moment

Designer created a series of soccer-related sketches for German magazine Sepp.

clock June 19, 2013Miles Socha

Human Resources

Revlon CFO Resigns

Steven Berns has stepped down, effective immediately, to accept the position of executive vice president and cfo of the Tribune Company.

clock June 19, 2013Molly Prior

Fragrance

P&G Prestige Inks Scent Deal With Alexander McQueen

Procter & Gamble has signed on to develop and market a men’s and women’s fragrance business for the brand.

clock June 19, 2013Cynthia Martens

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

Business Features

Dolce, Gabbana Found Guilty in Tax Trial

Designers and four others are sentenced with jail time plus legal expenses, although there is little chance they will serve any time.

clock June 19, 2013Luisa Zargani

Haspel's labels.

Designer and Luxury

Haspel to Relaunch for Spring

CFDA-winning designers Jeff Halmos and Sam Shipley have been brought on board to design the collection for the venerable men’s wear brand.

clock June 19, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Maxime Simoens Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Maxime Simoens Resort 2014

The lineup focused on what the designer called “cool” daywear done in powerful, graphic combinations of black, white and “passionate” red.

clock June 19, 2013WWD Staff

Roberto Cavalli

Fashion Features

Rites of Spring: Men’s Designer Inspirations, Milan

From the rigor of sports to the call of the Orient, inspiration comes in many guises.

clock June 20, 2013WWD Staff

A men's look from Trussardi.

Designer and Luxury

Gaia Trussardi Makes Debut at Storied Family Brand

She will unveil her first collection for Trussardi during the men’s shows in Milan on Sunday.

clock June 19, 2013Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

The windows at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Hats, Gloves and More

Accessories Drive Father’s Day Sales

The rebound in business and strong results have brightened the mood of men’s wear stores about the upcoming fall season.

clock June 19, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

MSGM Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

MSGM Resort 2014

Creative director Massimo Giorgetti tempered his girly aesthetic with charming tomboy touches in a colorful resort collection.

clock June 19, 2013WWD Staff

Mary Katrantzou Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Mary Katrantzou Resort 2014

For her first resort collection, the designer used her signature prints as a veritable collection of postcards from around the world.

clock June 19, 2013WWD Staff

The home page for the Karl Lagerfeld eyewear video game.

Designer and Luxury

Karl Lagerfeld, the Video Game

In the guise of a nimble Tokidoki cartoon, the designer taunts players to try and remove his sunglasses with the click of a mouse.

clock June 19, 2013Miles Socha

Retail

Saks to Open in Hawaii

The store will anchor International Market Place in Honolulu.

clock June 20, 2013David Moin

Prince Felipe of Asturias with his wife, Princess Letizia, who is carrying a Coach Madison satchel.

Designer and Luxury

Coach to Open First Flagship in Spain

The new Madrid store, which bows in November, is indicative of broader expansion in Europe for the brand.

clock June 20, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Mel Goldfeder, John Pomerantz and Allan Ellinger.

Human Resources

UJA Hosts Honors Night

The UJA-Federation of New York’s Fashion Division honored three executives at its annual spring reception.

clock June 20, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

A look from Free People.

Ready To Wear

Free People Lands in U.K.

The retailer on Monday unveiled a pop-up shop at Selfridges in London that will operate through the summer.

clock June 20, 2013Sharon Edelson

Retail

Richard Baker Highlights Goals for Hudson’s Bay Co.

The ceo said the company must elevate productivity, noting that Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor lag behind the North American department store average.

clock June 19, 2013David Moin

Kiton

Ready To Wear

Prints, Dark Colors for Summer Set the Tone at Pitti Uomo

An unusually subdued color palette expressed in prints and innovative fabrics impressed retailers.

clock June 20, 2013Paulina Szmydke and Alessandra Turra and Gordon Sorlini

Legal

French Luxury Brands Head to Court

On Wednesday, Hermès International confirmed it has filed another lawsuit against LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

clock June 19, 2013Miles Socha and Jennifer Weil

A Hue legwear look.

Activewear

Hue Legwear to Launch in China

The U.S.-based legwear brand will be sold in 15 doors in the country, including shops-in-shop in major department stores and branded Hue boutiques.

clock June 20, 2013Karyn Monget

George Zimmer

Human Resources

George Zimmer’s Ouster Leaves Industry Guessing

Surprise termination might have been prompted by friction prior to scheduled, and postponed, annual meeting.

clock June 19, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Nick Graham

Retail

Think Tank: Men Are the New Women*

Today’s column is written by Nick Graham, chief executive of NGO Inc. and founder of Joe Boxer.

clock June 20, 2013Nick Graham

A view of the Gucci store in the Brera district.

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Opens Men’s Flagship in Milan

Label will officially unveil its first men’s wear flagship in Europe on Sunday evening with a party during Men’s Fashion Week.

clock June 20, 2013Luisa Zargani

Christopher Peters and Shane Gabier

Designer and Luxury

Creatures of the Wind Gets Investment

The Dock Group’s strategy is to invest $300,000 to more than $1 million in brands.

clock June 20, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

The DFS LAX space.

Designer and Luxury

DFS Raising the Luxe Experience

On Thursday, the travel retailer, which is majority owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, unveiled 10 spaces covering 25,000 square feet at LAX.

clock June 20, 2013Rachel Brown

An image from Valentino’s fall campaign.

Media

Craig McDean Lenses for Valentino Campaign

The brand’s fall 2013 men’s advertising campaign was shot in Paris at the Hotel Salomon de Rothschild.

clock June 20, 2013Alessandra Turra

Media

Saks Teams Up With London College of Fashion for Internship

One student will secure a 16-week paid internship to work on its private-label footwear collection.

clock June 20, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Mulberry Gifts Bags to Leaders at G8 Summit

British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Obama received the Matthew 24, a work and overnight bag that boasts leather and signature Mulberry hardware.

clock June 20, 2013Lorelei Marfil

David Gandy

Fashion Scoops

British GQ Hosts Dinner to Mark End of London Collections: Men

“We didn’t talk about anything sensible at all; blagging tickets to Glastonbury, pole dancing, general bawdiness,” said Patrick Grant.

clock June 20, 2013Julia Neel

Maria Lamanna's winning design for Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design.

Fashion Scoops

Independent Handbag Designer Awards Name Winners

More than 1,000 applicants submitted designs to be considered for the seventh annual event.

clock June 20, 2013Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Milan’s Domus Academy Honors Roberto Cavalli

The designer was given an honorary master’s degree in fashion management.

clock June 20, 2013Cynthia Martens

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Fashion

Carly Cushnie Closes Her Designer Business

clock 7hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies

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