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HBC Hires Ed Burstell to Accelerate Innovation

HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.

clock 14hDavid Moin


Balenciaga Names Cédric Charbit as New CEO

A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.

clock 15hMiles Socha


Tokyo Fashion Week: Watching for See-Now-Buy-Now

New sponsor Amazon didn't make vast changes to the format, while the local industry seemed open to the Instant Fashion experience.

clock 9hKelly Wetherille

Nordstrom Steps Up Rollout of Topshop

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Nordstrom Inc. is ready to blow out its Topshop partnership — and it could prove to be the model for other brand deals.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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On Zushi Beach an hour south of Tokyo.

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Zushi Beach, Japan

Japan isn’t exactly a nation of sun worshippers. But on Zushi Beach, there are die-hard beachgoers for whom no tan is too dark and no bikini too tiny.

clock August 21, 2013Amanda Kaiser

The Gant Rugger store on Beak Street in London.

Human Resources

Gant Appoints Global Marketing Director

Caroline Roth joins sportswear firm from Polo Ralph Lauren.

clock August 26, 2013Miles Socha

Industrial Revolution II workers

Government and Trade

A Revolutionary Factory Opens in Haiti

Industrial Revolution II aims to be a model of corporate social responsibility, while answering the call for aiding the beleaguered Caribbean nation.

clock August 26, 2013Arthur Friedman

Sydney Albertini


Sydney Albertini Talks FiveStory Collaboration

The artist will launch a 27-piece lineup for the Upper East Side boutique next month.

clock August 26, 2013Taylor Harris

Bill Ackman


William Ackman to Bail Out of Penney’s

The activist investor arranged on Monday to sell his 39.1 million shares in a stock offering being underwritten by Citigroup.

clock August 26, 2013Evan Clark

Kat Von D


Kat Von D Tops Stylophane Report

The color cosmetics brand, which is exclusive to Sephora, has the most engaged Facebook consumers of 350 ranked beauty brands.

clock August 26, 2013Julie Naughton

Milly's nylon and elastane top and skirt. Hadria by Adrianna Beer necklaces and bracelets.

Fashion Trends

Resort 2014 Trend: Gallery Girl

Abstract painterly prints gave the season’s collections a colorful, contemporary art touch.

clock August 27, 2013Mayte Allende


The Fiber Price Sheet: August 27, 2013

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock August 27, 2013WWD Staff

The sixth-floor men’s department in Barneys New York's Madison Avenue flagship.


Barneys Continues Madison Ave. Makeover

The upscale retailer over the weekend completed the renovation of the sixth-floor men’s department, as well as an expanded made-to-measure department.

clock August 27, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Ready To Wear

VF Corp. to Launch Trio of Innovation Hubs

Centers dedicated to new frontiers in technical apparel, jeans and footwear will open during the first half of 2014.

clock August 27, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Averyl Oates to Join Galeries Lafayette

She has been named fashion director and deputy commercial director within the group’s department stores division, a newly created role.

clock August 27, 2013Julia Neel

Bloomingdale's headed to the U.K. to shoot trend catalogues for fall.


Bloomingdale’s Launching British Promotion

As a part of “Brit Style,” a creative team from the retailer swept across the U.K. to shoot the Best of Men’s and Young Men’s trend catalogues for fall.

clock August 27, 2013Samantha Conti

Topshop at Nordstrom in Dadeland Mall.


Nordstrom Steps Up Rollout of Topshop

The upscale department store is ready to blow out its Topshop partnership — and it could prove to be the model for other brand deals.

clock August 27, 2013David Moin

Joe Zee and Zac Posen in the Sundance Channel original series "Revealing."


Joe Zee Series to Debut on Sundance Channel

“Revealing: Extravagance,” the first of four specials, airs Sept. 20 at 10 p.m.

clock August 27, 2013Sharon Edelson

A shot from the video teaser featuring Hailey Gates inside the Galeries Lafayette


Galeries Lafayette Planning Paris Fashion Week Stunt

On Sept. 24, graffiti artist André Saraiva will rope down the facade of the flagship to tag a giant billboard designed by Jean-Paul Goude.

clock August 27, 2013Laure Guilbault

Oscar de la Renta

Fashion Scoops

Oscar de la Renta Editing List of NYFW Invitees

For his spring show on Sept. 10, he will stage a single show with a maximum capacity of 350.

clock August 27, 2013Bridget Foley

Chris Hemsworth in the film “Rush.”

Fashion Scoops

Ferragamo Sponsoring London Screening of ‘Rush’

An after party for Ron Howard’s Formula One biopic is expected to draw the cast, the director and around 1,200 guests.

clock August 27, 2013Luisa Zargani

Michele Bohbot

Fashion Scoops

Bisou Bisou Launches in India

To mark the debut, designer Michele Bohbot organized a fashion show in Mumbai, appeared in stores and spoke at Indian fashion universities.

clock August 27, 2013Sharon Edelson


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Antony Karabus is ceo of HRC.


HRC Report Shows Impact of Online, Recommends Rethinking Retail Real Estate

clock 2hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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