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Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 14hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 4hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 21hRosemary Feitelberg

Candidates’ Plans To Boost Fashion

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Overview

What will they do for me? That’s the question on the mind of the $55 billion fashion industry as New Yorkers head to the polls for Tuesday’s mayoral primary.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Footwear

Stuart Weitzman’s Expansion Track

The footwear brand is in growth-mode, as it readies to unveil its new Zaha Hadid-designed Milan flagship.

clock September 5, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion

Billy Reid Men’s RTW Spring 2014

In a confident respite from his recent emphasis on tailoring, the designer took a turn toward the relaxed with looser silhouettes and a breezier attitude.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Front Row at Nonoo

Dree Hemingway, Jennifer Fisher and Zani Gugelmann took in the spring show.

clock September 7, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Show Reviews

Tome RTW Spring 2014

Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin generated plenty of buzz after their beautiful and feminine presentation.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Helmut Lang RTW Spring 2014

Done primarily in black and white, the collection had a decidedly Nineties feel.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Suno RTW Spring 2014

African maximalism is how Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty described their latest collection.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Lorry Newhouse RTW Spring 2014

The best looks were two floral-printed gowns: a flowy sleeveless dress with a cowl-neck, and an organza long-sleeve maxi.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Ruffian RTW Spring 2014

Brian Wolk and Claude Morais based their collection on Françoise Sagan’s novel “Bonjour Tristesse.”

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Lacoste Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Novel fabric applications were the most compelling aspect of the men’s wear, with suits and blazers constructed from sporty jersey material.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Front Row at Prabal Gurung

Allison Williams, Elettra Wiedemann and Zachary Quinto were front row at the designer’s spring show.

clock September 7, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Show Reviews

Prabal Gurung RTW Spring 2014

The designer created a wonderful synergy of bold color, technical experimentation and ambition, with a baseline of classic 1950s elegance.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Rebecca Taylor RTW Spring 2014

After several seasons going tough, Rebecca Taylor returned to her feminine tomboy aesthetic and the results were, in a word, delightful.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Front Row at Kenneth Cole

Among those taking in the presentation were Carine Roitfeld, Ken Downing, Lisa Birnbach, Cindi Leive and Maria Cuomo Cole with daughters Amanda and Emily.

clock September 7, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Kerry Washington and More Kick Back With Jason Wu

Jessica Paré and Atlanta de Cadenet were among the guests at the New York Fashion Week after party at Electric Room.

clock September 7, 2013Taylor Harris

Parties

Dior and Saks Toast New Windows With Jessica Biel

Party planners remade the midtown retailer’s third floor in the style of the set design for Raf Simons’ fall runway show.

clock September 7, 2013Matthew Lynch

Fashion Show Reviews

Jill Stuart RTW Spring 2014

The Seventies-inspired collection that was a cross between bohemian and tough girl.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Louise Goldin RTW Spring 2014

The designer offered a sharp, minimalistic take on lawn-sport style.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Kenneth Cole Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Mesh T-shirts and leather vests with zipper details contributed to the youthful edge.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Jen Kao RTW Spring 2014

The lineup started off strong with a range of denim-centered pieces featuring a workwear-inspired feel.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Hervé Léger by Max Azria RTW Spring 2014

Max and Lubov Azria looked past the bandage dress this season by incorporating hard-edged elements with artful ones to mostly good results.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexander Wang RTW Spring 2014

The street attitude, supermodels, and music scene of the Nineties were again a major influence on Alexander Wang’s aesthetic for spring.

clock September 7, 2013WWD Staff

Front Row at Louise Goldin

Kanye West returned to his habit of supporting the British designer from the front row on Saturday afternoon at Milk Studios.

clock September 7, 2013Matthew Lynch

Fashion Show Reviews

Tibi RTW Spring 2014

Playing with volume and ease, Amy Smilovic focused on boxy and cropped tops, full skirts and loose culottes

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Robert Geller Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer included many of his signatures, such as drop-crotch shorts, neoprene pieces and gym wear.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Altuzarra RTW Spring 2014

Boro, the Japanese technique used by fishermen and farmers to patch together rags and everyday garments, provided the starting point.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Monique Lhuillier RTW Spring 2014

Most chic was Lhuillier’s eveningwear, especially the bandeau-and-ball skirt combos in silk gazar.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Jonathan Simkhai RTW Spring 2014

The rockers versus the mods at the Battle of Brighton Beach in the Sixties was the inspiration behind the designer’s great spring collection.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Ostwald Helgason RTW Spring 2014

Susanne Ostwald and Ingvar Helgason were in a celebratory mood for spring.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Victoria Beckham RTW Spring 2014

Beckham transformed Cafe Rouge, near gritty Penn Station, into a gleaming white box, the perfect backdrop for the crisp lineup.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

AllSaints RTW Spring 2014

The British brand made its debut at New York Fashion Week with a well-executed collection of urban daywear staples.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Victor Alfaro RTW Spring 2014

A SoulCycle enthusiast himself, Alfaro designed for like-minded women whose bodies can handle lean silhouettes.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Parties

Lady Gaga Lives for the Applause at V Magazine Party

Paris Hilton, Rose McGowan, Courtney Love, Daphne Guinness, Richard Chai and more attended the event.

clock September 8, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Show Reviews

Lela Rose RTW Spring 2014

Inspired by mid-century modern furniture and the work of Danish industrial designer Arne Jacobsen, Rose played with geometric patterns and curvilinear shapes.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Delpozo RTW Spring 2014

Classic Balenciaga-esque couture volumes were combined with traditional craftwork details for a look that was unabashedly feminine and rooted in heritage.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Yigal Azrouël RTW Spring 2014

In a minimalist palette of black, white and gray, the designer’s latest collection was pure urbane style.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Derek Lam RTW Spring 2014

The clothes, inspired by Gauguin and Grès, offered special details, innovative fabrics and great colors in modern, classically based silhouettes.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Hood by Air Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The progressive street brand of the moment continues to break down streetwear and transform it into a new fashion expression.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Public School Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne elevated the brand’s streetwear aesthetic for spring.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Scenes From a Mall at the Alexander Wang Afterparty

The designer’s annual post-show September epic spectacle shifted to Pier 15 at the South Street Seaport this season.

clock September 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

DKNY RTW Spring 2014

The collection picked up on many ideas that have marked the brand for the past quarter-century, but was updated with contemporary street savvy.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion

Mark McNairy New Amsterdam Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer again played with a camouflage motif in a variety of ways, from classic to digitally enhanced.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Tracy Reese RTW Spring 2014

The designer said she was feeling “romantic, energetic and optimistic” when designing her collection, and the looks were just that.

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Front Row at Y-3

Justin Bieber showed his allegiance to the Y-3 brand by sitting in the front row at its runway show Sunday night at Moynihan Station.

clock September 8, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Show Reviews

Thakoon RTW Spring 2014

Attempting to condense his spring collection into a sound bite preshow, Thakoon Panichgul went for the undersell: “I liked the idea of something more classic.”

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Saturday Night’s NYFW After Parties

The cool crowd gathered for a viewing of Peter Lindbergh’s exhibition at 5A, while Prabal Gurung’s post-show party was well under way at Bar Nana.

clock September 8, 2013Taylor Harris

Footwear

J. Crew Teams With Sophia Webster

The footwear designer’s capsule collection for the brand will debut at J. Crew’s presentation during New York Fashion Week.

clock September 9, 2013Samantha Conti

Clothing/Furnishings

Coach Begins Lifestyle Transformation

Following a year in which it is revamping its product, store concept and advertising strategies, the brand is unveiling the first iteration of its evolution.

clock September 9, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Front Row at Diane von Furstenberg

Sheryl Crow, Jessica Alba, Allison Williams, Nicky and Paris Hilton and Barbara Walters sat front row at the spring show.

clock September 8, 2013Taylor Harris

Designer and Luxury

Theory Makes Executive Hires

Siddhartha Shukla is joining the brand as chief marketing officer and Chris Tate has been named president, retail and e-commerce.

clock September 9, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Topshop to Unveil New Show Space

The retailer is moving its fashion show to a new specially created space near Regents College in Regents Park.

clock September 9, 2013Julia Neel

Clothing/Furnishings

Macy’s Pushes Activewear for Millennials

In its quest to attract consumers between the ages of 13 and 30, the retailer will significantly expand its activewear offerings for women over the next year.

clock September 9, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

London Preview: Ones to Watch

A few rising talents and some familiar faces on the London scene.

clock September 9, 2013WWD Staff

The Markets Features

London Fashion Week: News and Fast Facts

What’s new and different at the upcoming shows.

clock September 9, 2013Julia Neel

Lifestyle

London Preview: The Scene

The latest hot spots to check out during fashion week.

clock September 9, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Diane von Furstenberg RTW Spring 2014

The designer’s show notes described her spring collection as “a mix of quiet calm and joie de vivre.”

clock September 8, 2013WWD Staff

Retail Features

DFS Rebrands Galleria Units With New Moniker

The travel retailer has a new brand identity for its downtown locations that it believes is on par with its luxury positioning.

clock September 9, 2013Rachel Brown

Government and Trade

N.Y. Mayoral Hopefuls on Revitalizing Industry

New Yorkers head to the polls for Tuesday’s mayoral primary to pick the candidates for the race to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

clock September 9, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg and Arthur Friedman

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

ShopGrl.com Targets Millenials

The Web site, which launched this month, is working with Christian Siriano on a capsule collection that will be available during New York Fashion Week.

clock September 9, 2013Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad

‘The Firm’ Sheds Light on McKinsey, Condé Nast Relations

Duff McDonald’s new book, out Tuesday, is a history of one of the most influential companies in the country that challenges its reputation for infallibility.

clock September 9, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

MAGIC Upping Glamour Quotient With New Campaign

The mammoth trade show operator will launch a marketing campaign in trade publications this week using a photo taken by Hedi Slimane.

clock September 9, 2013David Lipke

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit to Feature ‘Transformers’

Anna Wintour, artistic director of Condé Nast; Leslie Moonves, ceo of CBS; and Terry J. Lundgren, ceo of Macy’s and Michael Kors are among the headliners.

clock September 9, 2013David Moin

Financial

Neiman Marcus Sale Talk Heats Up

TPG and Warburg Pincus are said to be in talks with a financial consortium, making an initial public offering of the luxury retailer less likely.

clock September 9, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

The Countess Says: Enough to Say Dior

When I was much younger — a mere girl, really — I was thrilled to be invited to a luncheon given by the great Christian Dior.

clock September 9, 2013Louise J. Esterhazy

Fashion Scoops

British Fashion Council Responds to Diversity Coalition Letter

BFC spokeswoman Gemma Ebelis e-mailed the organization Thursday, according to Bethann Hardison, the activist and former model championing the campaign.

clock September 9, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Viktor & Rolf Entering Eyewear

Dutch designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren are launching a range of eyewear in Europe for spring 2014 with France’s Paget Group.

clock September 9, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Moncler Heading to a Listing

The firm plans to list around 25 percent of its shares, said Claudio Costamagna, advisor for the company’s long-awaited initial public offering.

clock September 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Argentine Designers Show at NYFW

Seven top designers showed highlights of their spring collections at Lincoln Center Friday night.

clock September 9, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

National Portrait Gallery to Spotlight David Bailey

A selection of 250 images by the photographer will be on display during a major exhibition of his work in London.

clock September 9, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Edit Trade Show to Debut in February

The New York-based event will feature emerging designers in the premium women’s wear market.

clock September 9, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

China Fashion Night Gala Debuts in New York

Karolina Kurkova, Trudie Styler, Amy Tan and Petra Nemcova showed up Friday night to honor Vivienne Tam at the event.

clock September 9, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Andrea Bernholtz Launches New E-commerce Venture

The Rock & Republic cofounder’s latest project is a costume jewelry e-commerce site called My Bijoux Box.

clock September 9, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Labels Partner on NYFW Coloring Book

Kids can put their own spin on the season’s runway trends with a coloring book from social media incubator #SocialChats.

clock September 9, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Missoni to Be Featured at Tokyo Fashion Week

Angela Missoni will make an appearance in the Japanese capital, according to fashion week organizers.

clock September 9, 2013Kelly Wetherille

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