LVMH Said Eyeing J.W. Anderson

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Does Bernard Arnault have his eye on J.W. Anderson? According to sources, luxury giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has held talks with the hot London designer about investing in his fledgling business.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Louis Vuitton recommends rolling up T-shirts and light jerseys.

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Opens Pop-Up Travel Store in Paris

The brand is taking advantage of Fendi’s recent move further up the Avenue Montaigne to open a temporary unit at its sister brand’s former home at No. 22.

clock August 22, 2013Miles Socha

Vivienne Tam RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Vivienne Tam RTW Spring 2014

The designer described this collection as “an ode to modern Shanghai.”

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Ohne Titel RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Ohne Titel RTW Spring 2014

German designers Alexa Adams and Flora Gill hit the on-trend note with their lineup of body-con sportswear with just the right dose of sexy and street.

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Karen Walker RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Karen Walker RTW Spring 2014

There was a definable slouch to just about everything she delivered, layered with eclectic abandon, and not a matchy-matchy look in sight.

clock September 9, 2013WWD Staff

Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Spring 2014

The desert, ancient civilizations and a mirror exhibition the designer saw at the Palais de Tokyo all factored into the lineup.

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Alice + Olivia RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Alice + Olivia RTW Spring 2014

“It’s prep meets pretty, collegiate with a romantic twist,” said Stacey Bendet at her Alice + Olivia presentation.

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Thom Browne RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Thom Browne RTW Spring 2014

“The whole idea of the [Elizabethan] clown and how there’s something very interesting and sinister about the clown,” said the designer of his inspiration.

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Food & Wine October issue

Media

Time Inc. Acquires American Express Titles

The publisher purchased American Express Publishing and its five magazines, including Travel & Leisure, Food & Wine and Departures.

clock September 10, 2013Erik Maza

Reem Acra RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Reem Acra RTW Spring 2014

Disco glamour was the mood at the brand’s spring collection which was strong on sparkling, eye-catching evening dresses.

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Tory Burch RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Tory Burch RTW Spring 2014

The silhouettes were invariably clean with a sense of structure à la their Sixties inspiration.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

Rosie Assoulin RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Rosie Assoulin RTW Spring 2014

Working with luxurious Italian and Japanese fabrics, the designer mixed masculine tailoring with relaxed feminine volumes to chic and modern effect.

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Tim Coppens RTW Spring 2014

Other

Tim Coppens Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer took the utility of drivers’ one-piece protective suits and transformed it with inventive fabrics.

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Timo Weiland RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Timo Weiland RTW Spring 2014

Sportswear was mixed with feminine, romantic pieces in Timo Weiland’s cute, wearable collection.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

Trina Turk's cotton sweatshirt and cotton piqué shorts, along with a Botkier bag, as seen here with Nail Couture Los Angeles nail art.

Fashion Trends

Coterie Trend: Pattern Play

Geometrics, tropical florals and color blocks are having a moment.

clock September 11, 2013Kim Friday

Karen Elson

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Rodarte

The Mulleavy sisters drew a clutch of musicians to their Tuesday afternoon Rodarte show in Chelsea.

clock September 10, 2013Matthew Lynch

Steven Alan RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Steven Alan RTW Spring 2014

A trip to Argentina inspired the designer’s latest collection, which was a study in practicality and ease.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

Badgley Mischka RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Badgley Mischka RTW Spring 2014

Inspired by photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue’s images of women in the French Riviera in the Twenties and Thirties, the clothes had an elegant ease.

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Jil Sander Navy RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Jil Sander Navy RTW Spring 2014

For spring, the collection was all about a refined, sporty look with utilitarian references.

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A look from the collection.

Fashion Features

Petit Bateau Links With Lacroix, Paris Opera

A children’s wear brand, a French couturier and an opera house are the unexpected partners behind the latest high-street designer collaboration.

clock September 11, 2013Joelle Diderich and Miles Socha

J.Crew RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

J.Crew RTW Spring 2014

Choosing the beach as the theme of your spring collection is a no-brainer. J. Crew made it interesting by clashing two very different seaside cultures.

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Rodarte RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Rodarte RTW Spring 2014

The lineup was surprising to a degree, but disappointing and perplexing, too.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

Naeem Khan RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Naeem Khan RTW Spring 2014

A glamorous take on Spanish and Mexican culture, the designer sent out nude mesh dresses and gowns embroidered in red floral patterns of Chantilly lace.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

A rendering of the Salvatore Ferragamo boutique in Milan.

Business Features

Milan Preview: Rejuvenated Industry Buoys Expectations

A packed slate of events and promising business prospects have executives in a hopeful mood.

clock September 10, 2013Luisa Zargani

Diesel Black Gold RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Diesel Black Gold RTW Spring 2014

The leather-and-denim combos that are the cornerstone of the brand were of course there, as was a new development — color.

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Media

Beauty Rules at Allure

The magazine is celebrating both its 17th annual Best of Beauty list and the second-largest issue in its 22-year history.

clock September 10, 2013Julie Naughton

Joy Bryant

Parties

NYFW Parties Continue With Burberry, Italian Houses

Fiona Byrne, Tennessee Thomas and Genevieve Jones were on the party circuit Monday night.

clock September 10, 2013Matthew Lynch

Dennis Basso RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Dennis Basso RTW Spring 2014

Continuing his year-long 30th anniversary celebration, the designer — a favorite of the Ladies Who Lunch — is aiming to dress their daughters for spring.

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Emanuel Chirico

Denim

PVH Aims for 2014 Calvin Klein Jeans Profit

Difficult conditions in southern Europe complicate efforts to reposition the brand in denim.

clock September 10, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Moody’s, S&P Put Neiman Marcus on Credit Watch

Debt agencies say leveraged buyout could add debt to luxe retailer.

clock September 10, 2013Evan Clark

Wes Gordon RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Wes Gordon RTW Spring 2014

A below-the-knee silhouette was the focal point for spring, with lots of figure-hugging silk crepe.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

Eve at Catherine Malandrino.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Catherine Malandrino

As the models darted from their perches in the cavernous space Tuesday, the rapper Eve politely posed for iPhone photos.

clock September 10, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg and Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Girl Talk at Dennis Basso

Brooke Shields, Carol Alt, Carmen Dell’Orefice, Helen Lee Schifter, Renee Rockefeller and Jamie Tisch were among the many socials on the scene.

clock September 10, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Hailee Steinfeld in DKNY.

Parties

DKNY Turns 25 With a Bang

The quintessential Nineties brand had Rita Ora and A$AP Rocky on hand to celebrate its 25th on Monday.

clock September 10, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Badgley Mischka

The show had a stylish second row, thanks to the designers’ relatives who flew in for Mark Badgley and James Mischka’s silver anniversary.

clock September 10, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg and Lisa Lockwood

Clockwise from top: James Jeans, True Religion, Henry & Belle, AG Adriano Goldschmied and Dittos.

Denim

Coterie Trend: Pale Storm

Washed-out hues are front and center for spring.

clock September 11, 2013Kim Friday

3x1's cotton denim jacket, cotton blouse and skirt. Simon Sebagg earrings, B-Low the Belt belt; Boutique 9 shoes.

Markets

Coterie Brands See Upswing on the Horizon

Vendors and organizers have an upbeat spirit going into the spring 2014 Fashion Coterie show.

clock September 11, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Marc by Marc Jacobs RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Marc by Marc Jacobs RTW Spring 2014

The tailoring was cool and casual for both sexes.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

Dita Von Teese and Carmen Dell'Orefice

Media

Talking the Mayoral Race at Vanity Fair Party

The party for its annual international best-dressed list was teeming with the usual faces.

clock September 10, 2013Erik Maza

Elie Tahari RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Elie Tahari RTW Spring 2014

A cool lineup of clothes along the walls and well-wishers greeting him at every turn.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

J.W. Anderson

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Said Eyeing London’s J.W. Anderson

According to sources, the luxury giant has held talks with the hot London designer about investing in his fledgling business.

clock September 11, 2013Samantha Conti and Miles Socha

Daisy Fuentes

Retail

Daisy Fuentes Marks 10 Years in Fashion

Her namesake apparel brand has racked up an estimated $1.5 billion in sales at Kohl’s, which has held the exclusive on the label since the beginning.

clock September 11, 2013Rachel Brown

Robert R. Taylor in 1981.

Human Resources

Robert R. Taylor, Beauty Entrepreneur, Dead at 77

Taylor is credited with making a number of blockbuster moves, including the creation of Softsoap and founding the modern Calvin Klein fragrance business.

clock September 11, 2013Molly Prior and Pete Born

Reed Krakoff

Designer and Luxury

Reed Krakoff’s State of Independence

The spring collection marks the first time in the brand’s three-year history that the designer is staging a runway show as an independent company.

clock September 11, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Gap sees great potential for Old Navy.

Retail

Gap to Push International, E-commerce

Glenn Murphy was among the executives to speak at Day One of the Goldman Sachs 20th Annual Global Retail conference.

clock September 10, 2013Sharon Edelson and Evan Clark

Sansovino 6

Designer and Luxury

Milan Preview: Ones to Watch

From ready-to-wear to jewelry and footwear, some new names to check out.

clock September 11, 2013Alessandra Turra

Vera Wang RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Vera Wang RTW Spring 2014

Her spring collection was all about clothes that move, either in concert with the body like a second skin or wafting gracefully around it.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

One of Susan Standen's looks.

Hats, Gloves and More

Susan Standen Doing Women’s Scarves

The line will keep the same pricing and distribution as her men’s line — which retails from $300 to $700 at Barneys, The Webster in Miami and Colette.

clock September 11, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2014

The lineup was nothing short of a celebration of the fairer sex, every outfit designed to make a woman out of its wearer.

clock September 10, 2013WWD Staff

Media

Pilar Guzmán Building Team at Condé Nast Traveler

The new editor in chief raided her old magazine, Martha Stewart Living, for her new creative director, Yolanda Edwards, who started last Wednesday.

clock September 11, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Matthew Williamson Launches MW Daily on Revamped Web Site

The new site, to be unveiled today, will offer followers a more in-depth brand experience, including five news items per week.

clock September 11, 2013Samantha Conti

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