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The Top 10 Shows From the Men's Spring 2017 Runways

From Miuccia Prada’s activewear to Demna Gvasalia’s power suit at Balenciaga, here are the 10 most directional shows of the spring season.

clock 23hWWD Staff

The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock August 23, 2016Ritu Upadhyay


Earthquake Rattles Rome, Stirs Designers to Extend Support

Fashion personalities took to social media as the death toll reached 73 following the 6.2 magnitude quake.

clock 16hSandra Salibian and Miles Socha

In Focus

Kardashian Beauty Licensee Likely KO’d by Legal Judgment

Kardashian Beauty Fierce Collection

Macy’s Herald Square Revamps Beauty Floor

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Macy’s Herald Square, the behemoth of 34th Street, is in the early stages of transforming its beauty department with the aim of turning it into one of the most potent selling floors in the world.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Marketing and Promotion

Poppin Sets Course for Expansion

The Burch Creative Capital-backed office supply company is looking to take its fashion-geared business international.

clock June 25, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg


Balenciaga Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The collection walked the line between a classic men’s wardrobe and something more technical and futuristic.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Viktor & Rolf Monsieur Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Forgoing the catwalk to focus on their upcoming couture comeback, the two stuck to a tried-and-tested theme for their men’s collection — school uniforms.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Vince Signs Deal for Children’s Wear

The line will draw on signature styles from the brand’s ready-to-wear, featuring clean and comfortable silhouettes.

clock June 27, 2013Lisa Lockwood


Raf Simons Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The clothes were way out there: a lineup of infantile rompers with low crotches somewhat reminiscent of 19th-century swimwear.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

L’Wren Scott Co-Hosts Annual Serpentine Summer Party

Karen Elson, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Princess Beatrice, Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst and Jeremy Irons were among the guests.

clock June 27, 2013Julia Neel

Executive Changes

Jean Paul Gaultier Names Christine Chapellu

The label has recruited a top merchant from Le Bon Marché to assume the management helm.

clock June 27, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Dries Van Noten Gets Paris Expo

The Belgian designer is to be featured at Les Arts Décoratifs starting in February 2014.

clock June 27, 2013Miles Socha


3.1 Phillip Lim Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Surfer hits town. That was the idea behind the designer’s laid-back men’s collection.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Balmain Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The house’s rock ’n’ roll identity came through via a series of perfectos.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Vittorio Missoni’s Plane Found

Search for passengers continues.

clock June 27, 2013Luisa Zargani


Louis Vuitton Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Kim Jones’ spring collection was an ode to the heartland — its preppies and hippies, its forest rangers and screen idols.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Marc Jacobs Store in Paris Gets Tagged

Company to produce T-shirts showing the facade marked by graffiti guru Kidult.

clock June 27, 2013Laurent Folcher


Front Row at Louis Vuitton

David Beckham and Michael Stipe took in the men’s show in Paris.

clock June 27, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fashion Show Reviews

Kenzo Resort 2014

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim got personal for resort, reflecting on their childhoods in suburban Los Angeles in the late Eighties and early Nineties.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Jean Paul Gaultier Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Notorious for challenging traditional men’s wear codes, the designer merged elegance with ease for spring.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Maison Martin Margiela Resort 2014

“A disproportionate shape” with “stripped-back” volume is how the press notes described the resort lineup.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Dsquared2 Resort 2014

The duo merged two disparate influences — the safari and Fifties glamour — into a charming lineup that combined commercial appeal with its sexy, cheeky spirit.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Rick Owens Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The show went from slouchy to rather straight and streamlined.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Elizabeth Arden to Launch Untold Fragrance

With its first major pillar scent launch in nearly two decades, the company is hoping to continue its ongoing quest to help regain its former glory.

clock June 27, 2013Julie Naughton

Fashion Show Reviews

Douglas Hannant Resort 2014

Working a color palette of black, ecru and red, the designer offered several graphic prints, such as a striped long dress and floral trousers.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Fendi Scent an Italian Homage

The brand wanted to explore “another facet of Fendi” with L’Acquarossa.

clock June 27, 2013Cynthia Martens

Fashion Show Reviews

Lorry Newhouse Resort 2014

The collection was at once romantic and breezy with a relaxed ease.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Dries Van Noten Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The subject of an exhibition next year at Les Arts Décoratifs, the Belgian designer has already dug into the museum’s archives.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Yohji Yamamoto Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer played mostly with layers, conjuring a series of ensembles that evoked the image of urban samurais.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff


Alexander Wang Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer used lighter treatments to propel his zip-up leather jackets and classic bomber silhouettes into spring.

clock June 27, 2013WWD Staff

Department Stores

Macy’s Reaches Settlement With Justice Department

Agreement resolves allegations the company violated the antidiscrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

clock June 27, 2013Arthur Friedman

Human Resources

Marvin Traub Associates Launches Traub Europe

The London-based division’s goal is to offer clients a centrally located global hub that provides guidance in expanding their businesses.

clock June 27, 2013Lisa Lockwood


CH Carolina Herrera Fetes Store Opening in L.A.

Amy Adams, Kiernan Shipka, Camilla Belle and Kat Graham attended a party Wednesday evening benefiting Stuart House.

clock June 27, 2013Rachel Brown

Government and Trade

U.S. to Suspend Trade Benefits to Bangladesh

The Obama administration is turning up the pressure on the Southeast Asian nation to make serious reforms to workers’ rights and safety.

clock June 27, 2013Kristi Ellis


Nike Net Up 21.7% in Q4

North American performance strong as modest improvements were noted in China.

clock June 27, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Conair Aims to Spring Ahead in Devices With Curl Tool

The company’s newest hair tool, which the company calls a “curl machine,” is designed to deliver a head full of uniform curls with ease.

clock June 28, 2013Belisa Silva


Critical Mass: Beauty Gadgets on the Rise

A number of brands see high-tech skin devices and hair tools as the next big do-it-yourself category.

clock June 28, 2013Faye Brookman


Burlington Coat Factory Files for IPO

The filing confirms a story in WWD last month that owner Bain Capital was considering an initial public offering as a partial exit strategy.

clock June 28, 2013Vicki M. Young


Hemansu Kotecha, Beauty Executive, Dies at 62

His company, Baccarose, distributes more than 55 beauty brands in India including Shiseido, Clarins, Elizabeth Arden, Guerlain, Escada and Burberry.

clock June 28, 2013Mayu Saini


Paris Scene: All Around the Ville

Hot happenings in retail, restaurants, relaxation and more.

clock June 28, 2013WWD Staff

Department Stores

Macy’s Herald Square Revamping Beauty Floor

The flagship is in the early stages of transforming its beauty department with the aim of turning it into one of the world’s most potent selling floors.

clock June 28, 2013Julie Naughton and Pete Born


Pop Bottles: Jeff Koons Teams With Dom Pérignon

The Champagne and sculpture package, limited to an edition of a few hundred, will sell at retail for about $20,000.

clock June 27, 2013Matthew Lynch

Memo Pad

Port Magazine, Moynat Throw a Party

Editor in chief Dan Crowe was probably not banking on controversy when he organized a joint cocktail during Paris Men’s Fashion Week.

clock June 28, 2013Joelle Diderich

Memo Pad

Net-a-porter Postpones Launch of Glossy

Originally set for the fall, the launch for the as-yet-unnamed print title has been delayed until early 2014.

clock June 28, 2013Samantha Conti

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Modnique Buys Totsy Assets

The acquisition provides for expansion of the global e-commerce retailer in several different directions.

clock June 28, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

LVMH Takes Stake in Pasticceria Confetteria

Company is the owner of the Cova brand and of the firm that manages the iconic Cova coffee house on Via Montenapoleone in Milan.

clock June 28, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Moncler Taking Production of Children’s Line In-House

Development plans for Moncler Enfant include the extension of the line to infants from one to 14 months and expanding the offering in general.

clock June 28, 2013Cynthia Martens

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