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Beauty

Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock December 2, 2016Peter Born

Fashion

Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

Barneys Unites Stores Under Flagship Brand

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Overview

The Co-op era at Barneys New York is coming to an end. “We’re retiring the Co-op name,” said Mark Lee, Barneys ceo. All existing Co-ops will be re-branded as smaller Barneys New York units.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Swatch Group's net profit rose 6.1 percent in the half.

Financial

Swatch Group Projects Strong Second Half

The world’s largest watchmaker said gross sales rose 8.7 percent in the first six months.

clock July 23, 2013Joelle Diderich

Daisy Lowe

Parties

Brits Turn Out for Veuve Clicquot Polo

The Champagne maker hosted its Gold Cup in West Sussex on Sunday.

clock July 23, 2013Julia Neel

A visual from the Billabong World of Adventure campaign.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Billabong Deal Facing Takeover Panel

U.S. hedge funds Oaktree Capital Management and Centerbridge Partners are not going away quietly.

clock July 23, 2013Patty Huntington

Designer and Luxury

Milan’s 10 Corso Como to Open Shanghai Store

In a partnership with Trendy International Group, the 27,000-square-foot, four-level unit will bow on Nanjing West Road in September.

clock July 23, 2013Luisa Zargani

Denim

Cone Expands Selvage Denim Production

Company adds looms to its historic White Oak facility in Greensboro, N.C., in response to the growing demand for Made in the USA selvage denim.

clock July 23, 2013Arthur Friedman

IMISSW

Sportswear

Milan Trade Show Preview: Ones to Watch

Here are some brands that have made the journey, showing at Super, White, Milano Prêt-à-Porter and Mipel.

clock July 23, 2013Alessandra Turra

Michael Kininmonth, Manon Clavel and Sarah Ahmed

Denim

Industry Will Drive Sustainability Push: Panel

Consumers not yet plugged into efforts to improve worker conditions, lower environmental impact.

clock July 23, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Textiles

Karl Lagerfeld, Lapo Elkann to Collaborate on Eyewear

The two men are to create a capsule collection of sunglasses and optical frames, WWD has learned.

clock July 24, 2013Miles Socha

The Micam shoe fair.

Retail

Retailers Prep for Italian Trade Fairs

Italy’s fashion fairs are working to attract international buyers, and September is a key month for organizers and exhibitors.

clock July 23, 2013Alessandra Turra and Cynthia Martens

The scene at White.

Markets

Milan Preview: Trade Shows at a Glance

Following are shows in September.

clock July 23, 2013WWD Staff

NYDJ's ad campaign featuring Helena Christensen.

Marketing and Promotion

NYDJ Enlists Helena Christensen, Heads to TV

Fall ad campaign will be the first to feature a known personality in its advertising as well as the first to include television advertising.

clock July 23, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Georgia Elrod’s cross-country map for Story.

Retail

Story Boutique Promotes Made in America

The store in New York’s West Chelsea neighborhood will showcase items from more than 100 domestic labels.

clock July 24, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Saks Fifth Avenue

Financial

Major Saks Stakeholder Sells Block of Shares

Sources believe Southeastern Asset Management has sold off 3.7 million shares, capitalizing on a price that’s increased since the luxury chain went up for sale.

clock July 23, 2013David Moin and Evan Clark

Cate Blanchett in Balenciaga and Van Cleef & Arpels with Peter Sarsgaard in Dior Homme and Emporio Armani.

Parties

‘Blue’ Monday: Woody Allen’s Latest Bows at MoMA

Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Andrew Dice Clay and other cast members were on hand for a screening of “Blue Jasmine.”

clock July 23, 2013Erik Maza

A.L.C.'s cotton and wool leopard jacquard suit worn with Diesel Black Gold's silk knit tank. Necklace by Eddie Borgo and ring by Juicy Couture.

Fashion Trends

Resort 2014 Trend: Tux Redux

There’s more than one way to wear the tux. For resort, designers tweaked the men’s wear classic for women in versions that ranged from sexy to chicly sassy.

clock July 24, 2013Antonia Sardone

View of a re-branded Co-op unit.

Retail

Barneys New York Unites Stores Under One Banner

The Co-Op era is coming to an end, while at the same time, the firm continues its aggressive search for a significant downtown New York store.

clock July 24, 2013Sharon Edelson

A teaser for Oscar de la Renta's fall ad campaign.

Media

Oscar de la Renta’s Fall Ad Campaign Debuts on Instagram

The launch is an early test on the part of the brand — and another sign of how the digital world is impacting the way fashion brands reach consumers.

clock July 24, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Media

Barneys New York and Jay-Z?

The luxury retailer is said to have held secret talks with the artist about a possible future collaboration.

clock July 24, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Media

More Publisher Sabine Feldmann Heading to Glamour

Connie Anne Phillips, the new publisher of Glamour, has named Feldmann the title’s new associate publisher, replacing Julia Fry.

clock July 24, 2013Erik Maza

Michelle Williams for Louis Vuitton.

Media

Louis Vuitton Taps Michelle Williams

The actress will appear in a campaign spotlighting two new handbags, the W and the Capucines.

clock July 24, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Trouble at Monika Chiang?

A spokeswoman from Burch Creative Capital, which backs the brand, denied claims that the brand is shuttering its two doors and laying off employees.

clock July 24, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Former Versace Mansion Slated for Auction

The Miami Beach residence is scheduled to be auctioned on Sept. 17 by an order of the federal bankruptcy court in Miami.

clock July 24, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Stella Jean to Show Collection at Armani Theater

She will be the second designer to show at Giorgio Armani’s theater in Via Bergognone.

clock July 24, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Calypso St. Barth Signs Lease at Brookfield Place

Retailers will open their doors in the fall of 2014, when the renovation of the downtown New York complex, formerly the World Financial Center, is completed.

clock July 24, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

M Missoni, Epic Records Create Summer Mix

Titled “M Missoni Is for Music,” the mix CD was curated by L.A. Reid, chairman and chief executive officer of Epic Records.

clock July 24, 2013Lisa Lockwood

A jacket designed by Dafne Maio.

Fashion Scoops

OVS Unveils Next Capsule for #Fashion for Young Generation

Dafne Maio, a 23-year-old graduate of Milan’s Istituto Marangoni, was chosen by the Italian retailer to design a collection of lightweight down jackets.

clock July 24, 2013Alessandra Turra

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