Buyers Praise Paris for Salable Artistry

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Overview

Individuality, artistry and a global outlook. Buyers said those were the main strengths of Paris Fashion Week, and they lauded the French capital for an energetic season.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The cover of Nathalie Rykiel’s new book

Fashion Scoops

Nathalie Rykiel Muses on Elegance in New Book

The 160-page hardcover includes essays by Pierre Hermé and Olivier Saillard.

clock October 3, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Retail

Femmy Award Honorees Include Hudson’s Bay Co.

Lord & Taylor will be named retailer of the year at the event honoring individuals and companies that have significantly contributed to the intimates industry.

clock October 4, 2013Karyn Monget

The CFDA logo appears on T-shirts sold on FashionTargetsBreastCancer.com.

Fashion Features

CFDA Kicks Off Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Initiatives

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has unfurled a slew of programs and retail collaborations to support its initiative this month.

clock October 4, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Tao Group co-owner Rich Wolf with chef Ralph Scamardella.

Lifestyle

Feast for the Eye: Tao Downtown Opens in the Meatpacking District

Tao Group expands its footprint with its latest 22,000-square-foot restaurant and lounge.

clock October 7, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Hugh Jackman

Parties

New York Do-Gooders Party at Hudson River Park Benefit

Hugh Jackman played emcee for the evening.

clock October 4, 2013Taylor Harris

Chip Bergh

Denim

Levi’s Looks to Build on Strong Q3

Sales advance 3.7 percent in the three months ended Aug. 25 as gross and operating margins leap.

clock October 6, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Givenchy RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Trends

Spring 2014 Trend: Golden Rules

Gold stock hit a chic new high on the spring runways.

clock October 7, 2013WWD Staff

New Balance will launch domestic made apparel in November.

Textiles

New Balance Launches Made in USA 990 Apparel Line

Inspired by the sneaker label’s 990 style, the women’s and men’s items will be available starting Nov. 1.

clock October 6, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Christie Brinkley and Michael Napolitano

Fashion Scoops

Christie Brinkley Launches HairUWear Collection

The wigs and extensions accessory line, presented its latest collaboration with Brinkley.

clock October 4, 2013Jayme Cyk

Kate Moss and Sir Philip Green.

Ready To Wear

Kate Moss, Topshop Set New Collection

Launching in April, the range will be made up of about 40 styles, including ready-to-wear, accessories and footwear.

clock October 7, 2013Julia Neel

Céline RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Buyers Praise Paris Fashion Week for Salable Artistry

Top trends include shine and metallic; pleats galore; longer skirts, and ethnic influences.

clock October 7, 2013WWD Staff

A view of the Ittierre store.

Financial

Ittierre’s Financial Woes Mount

The future of the company hinges on finding a financial partner since the firm has asked the Court of Isernia to prepare a plan to avoid bankruptcy.

clock October 7, 2013Luisa Zargani

Retail

Olsen Sisters Receive Stake in BeachMint

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen have taken a minority ownership stake in the e-commerce company and signed on to be cochairs of its advisory board.

clock October 7, 2013Rachel Brown

Retail

Deborah Nicodemus Named CEO at Moda Operandi

The site, originally founded as a designer trunk show platform where consumers could preorder runway looks, has expanded its categories in the past year.

clock October 7, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough

Designer and Luxury

Proenza Schouler Opens in SoHo

Located at 121 Greene Street, the 2,500-square-foot flagship is larger, lighter and sleeker than its Madison Avenue sibling.

clock October 7, 2013David Lipke

The cover of François Nars' "Tahiti: Faery Lands."

Media

François Nars Releasing Photography Book

Designed by Giovanni Bianco, “Tahiti: Faery Lands” highlights the beauty of the makeup artist’s private island of Motu Tané.

clock October 7, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Media

Fashion Design the Focus of New Online Education Portal

The University of Fashion is the brainchild of Francesca Sterlacci, former chairman of the Fashion Institute of Technology’s fashion design program.

clock October 7, 2013Sharon Edelson

Burberry live-streamed its spring women’s show in 13 locations, including Times Square.

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Week Social Media Lessons Learned

From New York to London, Milan to Paris, brands have spent the last month trying to amplify the hype around their runway shows. Was it all worth it?

clock October 7, 2013Rachel Strugatz

The Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren store at 99 University Place in Greenwich Village.

Denim

Denim & Supply to Transform NYC Store Facade Into Art

Ralph Lauren Corp. said Friday that it will launch The Art Wall Project, an installation of large-scale outdoor artwork.

clock October 7, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Stone Island Seeking a Partner

The Italian men’s outerwear label, owned by Sportswear Co., said it has tapped Rothschild as its adviser to evaluate the offers it has received.

clock October 7, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Los Angeles Fashion Week Kicks Off With ‘Designer and the Muse’

Among the designers who attended with muses in tow Thursday night were Mike Vensel, Lloyd Klein, Walter Mendez and Michael Costello.

clock October 7, 2013Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Calvin Klein Names Asia Pacific Head

Frank Cancelloni has been appointed to the role of president of Calvin Klein Asia Pacific, a new position.

clock October 7, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Lacoste Inks Deal With Delta Galil

Firm will design, produce and distribute men’s underwear, sleepwear and loungewear for the French sportswear brand.

clock October 7, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Vince to Fete SoHo Flagship

The brand, which opened a 3,050-square-foot location at 89 Mercer Street in August, is throwing a housewarming party on Wednesday.

clock October 7, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

“The Future Streets” installation in the Meatpacking District.

Business

New York City Stores to Get More Outdoor Space to Welcome Shoppers

clock 3hRosemary Feitelberg

Social Studies

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