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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 17hEvan 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 7hMiles 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 August 29, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

New Faces, Trends Spur Praise in Milan

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Overview

The first signs of a recovery in the Italian economy and a crop of new young designers leaving their mark on the scene contributed to an effervescent season that left retailers excited.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Executive Changes

Frederic Cumenal Named Tiffany President

In his new role, Cumenal, 54, will retain his regional responsibilities and will assume responsibility for the design, merchandising and marketing functions.

clock September 24, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Diego Della Valle Hits Back at Giorgio Armani

War of words goes on.

clock September 24, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Prabal Gurung Becomes U.S. Citizen

The designer took his United States citizenship test on Sept. 6, just 24 hours before his spring 2014 runway show.

clock September 24, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Food

Alain Ducasse Takes on Le Meurice

The Michelin-starred chef is adding the famed Parisian eatery to his portfolio.

clock September 25, 2013Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Cécile Cassel to Front for Secret de Rochas Scent

The French actress and singer will appear in the fragrance’s advertising starting in December.

clock September 24, 2013Jennifer Weil

Financial

Jones Group Weighing Sale Options

The company is still evaluating bids from the Citi-led auction.

clock September 24, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Features

H&M Opens Design Competition to U.S.

The Swedish retailer will open the 2014 contest to students from the Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons the New School For Design.

clock September 24, 2013Sharon Edelson

Intimates and Activewear

Invista in Collaboration With Eurovet

The French trade-show giant will bring a taste of the Parisian Interfilière textile fair to North America.

clock September 25, 2013Karyn Monget

Executive Changes

Lancel Names Nicole Stulman Creative Director

The leather accessories house has tapped Stulman as Richemont shops the brand around the investment community.

clock September 25, 2013Samantha Conti and Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Azzedine Alaïa Retrospective Opens in Paris

Organized by fashion curator Olivier Saillard, the exhibition showcases about 80 dresses amid the 19th-century splendor of the Galliera Palace.

clock September 25, 2013Miles Socha

Mass and Off-Price

Value Retail to Open Second China Site

The developer of the nine Chic Outlet Shopping Villages in Europe has signed an agreement with Shanghai Shendi Group to develop and operate Shanghai Village.

clock September 25, 2013David Moin

Fashion Features

New Designers, Craftsmanship Entice Milan Buyers

The first signs of a recovery in the Italian economy and a crop of new young designers leaving their mark on the scene contributed to an effervescent season.

clock September 25, 2013WWD Staff

Clothing/Furnishings

Chip & Pepper Adds Spice to Belk’s Denim

Retailer has partnered with Chip and Pepper Foster, the twin brothers who founded the brand, to launch Chip & Pepper California, an exclusive at Belk Inc.

clock September 25, 2013David Moin

Denim

M&A Deals Stalling Near Finish Line

Fifth & Pacific’s divestitures of both Lucky Brand and Juicy Couture — and Joe’s Jeans’ acquisition of Hudson Jeans —?are taking longer than expected.

clock September 25, 2013Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Department Stores

Get Carter: Barneys New York Teams With Jay Z for Holiday

The luxury retailer has partnered with Shawn “Jay Z” Carter for a high-wattage promotion, dubbed “A New York Holiday.”

clock September 25, 2013David Lipke

Memo Pad

Brides Editor Keija Minor Gaining Momentum

A look at the magazine’s up-and-down year since Minor, the former executive editor, became editor in chief.

clock September 25, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Teen Vogue, Goldman Sachs Partner on Millennials Survey

For the 2013 Brand Affinity Index, fashion, retail and beauty brands are assessed by three criteria — brand awareness, favorability and word of mouth.

clock September 25, 2013Sharon Edelson

Memo Pad

Franca Sozzani Heading to L.A.

The Vogue Italia editor will be honored at the Dream for Future Africa Gala hosted by Wolfgang and Gelila Puck, Naomi Campbell and Amber Valletta.

clock September 25, 2013Marcy Medina

Department Stores

Saks, ABC Team on ‘Scandal’ Promo

Saks Fifth Avenue has linked with the popular television show to try to win style points with some of its estimated 10 million weekly viewers.

clock September 25, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Digital Developments at Victoria Beckham, CFDA

Beckham is partnering with Skype on a collaborative project, while the CFDA is working with Google on a Google+ Hangouts on Air app.

clock September 25, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Sport Line on Deck at Tory Burch

The designer is developing the line with the goal of introducing it in 2015.

clock September 25, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Gucci, P&G Prestige Building Support for Chime for Change

Kering ceo François-Henri Pinault participated in a special strategy session at the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York this week.

clock September 25, 2013Cynthia Martens

Fashion Features

Spring 2014 Collections: Milan’s New Guard

Emerging talent was a major focus in Milan this season.

clock September 25, 2013WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

Business

PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

clock August 29, 2016Arthur Friedman

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