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Retailers Add Back 258,300 Jobs With Big Gains at Specialty Stores

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Fashion

#BLM in Italy: Stella Jean Feels Lack of Support

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Beauty

Beauty’s Creative Professionals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Jacobs Bows Out

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Overview

The Marc Jacobs era at Louis Vuitton ended Wednesday morning in a spectacular display of showmanship, craft and unbridled talent.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

David Kennedy

Human Resources

David Kennedy Named Interim CEO at Revlon

Alan Ennis stepped down to pursue other interests.

clock October 2, 2013Molly Prior

Bernard Arnault, Marc Jacobs and Robert Duffy backstage at the Louis Vuitton spring 2014 show.

Business Features

Bernard Arnault on Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs IPO

LVMH chief discusses the designer’s exit from Vuitton and plans for Jacobs’ business.

clock October 2, 2013Bridget Foley

Louis Vuitton RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Louis Vuitton RTW Spring 2014

Marc Jacobs punctuated his brilliant tenure, one that transformed the house from stodgy giant to fashion marvel with a dark-side-of-Busby-Berkeley extravaganza.

clock October 2, 2013WWD Staff

Miu Miu RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Miu Miu RTW Spring 2014

The collection was a remix of Miuccia Prada standards, the Sixties/Seventies ugly-pretty ladies that have been a consistent touchstone in her canon.

clock October 2, 2013WWD Staff

Dianna Agron, Lena Dunham and Rashida Jones

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Miu Miu

Lena Dunham, Dianna Agron, Gabrielle Union and Rashida Jones took in the show.

clock October 2, 2013Joelle Diderich

The Costa Mesa, Calif. Brioni bouitque

Retail

Brioni Eyes Further Retail Rollout

Francesco Pesci reemphasized that the brand’s growth plan includes more retail locations in the U.S., sales diversification and further expansion in China.

clock October 3, 2013Rachel Brown

Retail

J. Hilburn Opening Pop-Up in New York

The Dallas-based direct seller of men’s wear will unveil its first brick-and-mortar location at 91 Grand Street in the city’s SoHo neighborhood.

clock October 3, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Hermès RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Hermès RTW Spring 2014

Christophe Lemaire closed the spring fashion season with a collection that captivated with simple but impactful silhouettes and a strong execution.

clock October 2, 2013WWD Staff

A look from 34 Heritage.

Denim

Men’s Jeans Battles Intensify

Higher price points lose traction as “sub-premium” grows.

clock October 2, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Wayne Drummond and Liz Rodbell

Retail

Lord & Taylor Revamps Men’s Department

The department store has doubled the square footage devoted to men’s at its New York flagship this fall, adding a second floor of selling space.

clock October 2, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Burlington IPO Bows With Strong Demand

Shares of Burlington Stores Inc. shot up 47.1 percent to $25.01 in the retailer’s first day of trading as a public firm on Wednesday.

clock October 2, 2013Vicki M. Young

Retail

Fitch Cuts J.C. Penney’s Debt Rating to ‘CCC’

Debt watchdog said retailer might have to raise more money next year.

clock October 2, 2013Evan Clark

Ready To Wear

Simon Kneen Leaving Banana Republic

The retailer said it will start a search for a new head of design and creative director immediately.

clock October 2, 2013Sharon Edelson

Blaine Trump, Michael Kors and Joan Rivers at God’s Love We Deliver.

Fashion Features

God’s Love We Deliver Honors Michael Kors

The designer was the guest of honor at the groundbreaking for the nonprofit’s New York headquarters that will bear his name.

clock October 2, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Business Features

G-III Apparel Group Acquires G.H. Bass From PVH Corp.

The footwear brand currently does $250 million in volume in about 160 outlet stores, or about 40 percent of PVH’s heritage brands retail business.

clock October 2, 2013David Lipke

Media

Harper’s Bazaar’s Runway Report Goes Digital

After publishing the print version for five years, publisher Carol Smith said, “It was time.”

clock October 3, 2013Sharon Edelson

Lucy’s Light Forest.

Activewear

Lucy Installation Lights Up Boston

The VF Corp.-owned activewear brand today will launch the Light Forest, an installation along the DCR’s Charles River Esplanade that runs for 10 days.

clock October 3, 2013Rachel Brown

Burberry Prorsum's wool coat, BLK DNM's wool sweater and cotton tank top and The Innercity Raiders' cotton denim jeans. Saint Laurent boots.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Denim Trend: Let It Rip

Grunge rocker is one of the main inspirations for denim companies as ripped, distressed silhouettes and skinny black jeans are the key looks of the season.

clock October 3, 2013Alex Badia

Fashion Scoops

Miu Miu Eyeing Beauty License?

According to sources, the Italian label, which helped close Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday, has held talks with Coty Inc.

clock October 3, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Versace Comments on Lifetime’s ‘House of Versace’

The company takes issue with the inspiration for the film, the 2010 book by Deborah Ball, “House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder and Survival.”

clock October 3, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Actress Rebel Wilson Sits for Q&A With Joanna Coles

The conversation revolved around the difficulties actresses, particularly full-figured women, face in Hollywood and television.

clock October 3, 2013Erik Maza

Essentialist

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clock August 7, 2020Joelle Diderich and Miles Socha

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