Burberry Taps Bailey as CEO-Designate

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In a surprising move that sent the fashion brand’s shares down sharply, Burberry Group said Christopher Bailey, its chief creative officer, would add the duties of chief executive officer by mid-2014.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A bag from Fairchild Baldwin.


Premiere Classe Shows Growth of Accessories

Buyers attending the recent trade show were looking for novelty and exclusive brands to beef up their offer.

clock October 16, 2013Sarah Moroz

LVMH said it remains “confident for 2013” despite an “uncertain” economic environment in Europe.

Business Features

LVMH Sales Rise 1.7% in Q3

The French luxury goods giant said it “remains confident for 2013.”

clock October 15, 2013Miles Socha

Claire Courtin-Clarins


Claire Courtin-Clarins Talks Art Debut

The heiress and street style star will display her work for the first time at a FEED fundraiser this week.

clock October 15, 2013Taylor Harris

The Aether store in SoHo.


Aether Opens New York Flagship in SoHo

The New York and San Francisco stores are meant to boost the visibility of the brand and its online sales, which accounts for 85 percent of total brand sales.

clock October 15, 2013David Lipke

Body Care

Body Shop Buys Stake in Brazil Retailer

The Emporio Body Store retails a range of beauty products through a franchise network in Brazil.

clock October 15, 2013Pete Born


J.C. Penney Stock Dogged by Rumors

Ailing retailer denies whispers that it’s hired bankruptcy counsel.

clock October 15, 2013Evan Clark

Stefan Olander giving a demonstration of the updated Nike+ FuelBand App.

Hats, Gloves and More

Nike Unveils Nike+ FuelBand SE

One of the most significant new features addresses a gripe many had with the band’s first iteration: it wasn’t able to track specific activities.

clock October 16, 2013Rachel Strugatz

The Plaza at Preston Center in Dallas.


Fashion Retail Expands to New Frontiers in Dallas

The Plaza at Preston Center, an established open-air complex, and Knox Street have each attracted a number of fashion stores, some new to the region.

clock October 16, 2013Holly Haber

“Perry Ellis: An American Original”

Fashion Features

Reconsidering the Perry Ellis Legacy

The designer’s influential career is detailed in a sweeping new tome by fellow designer Jeffrey Banks and coauthor Doria de La Chapelle.

clock October 16, 2013David Lipke

Looks from the Sperry Top-Sider men’s and women’s lifestyle collection for fall.

Ready To Wear

Sperry Top-Sider to Launch Apparel for Fall

The 78-year-old brand, best known for its boat shoes, signed a license with LF USA to create the collection about six months ago.

clock October 16, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Raleigh's homepage


Raleigh Denim + Workshop Adds E-commerce

The company’s Web site relaunched Tuesday with an edited selection of jeans and sportswear, both men’s and women’s, available for sale.

clock October 16, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Hearst Magazines Stages ‘Magfront’ to Drum Up Business for 2014

Celebrities, including Sarah Jessica Parker and model Miranda Kerr, were rolled out as eye candy in between rah-rah speeches from executives.

clock October 16, 2013Erik Maza


Hearst Italy Unveils Italian Edition of Elle a Tavola Magazine

The monthly food and lifestyle magazine is also published in France, the Netherlands, Japan and Sweden.

clock October 16, 2013Alessandra Turra


Nanette Lepore to Give Keynote at ‘Fashion Forward’ in Dubai

The series of catwalk shows, talks and panel discussions runs through Friday at the Madinat Jumeirah.

clock October 16, 2013Lisa Lockwood


Tech and Luxury Seeing Crossover

Headhunters and other industry experts respond to Apple Inc.’s hiring of Burberry ceo Angela Ahrendts.

clock October 16, 2013Miles Socha

A look from Joe's Jeans' Else brand.


Weak Traffic, Else Brand Hit Joe’s Jeans Net

Poor traffic trends at its stores and a weak performance from its Else brand took a toll on Joe’s Jeans Inc.’s third-quarter results.

clock October 15, 2013Arnold J. Karr

THE NEW MERMAID: Oscar de la Renta Bridal Fall 2014

Fashion Trends

Fall 2014 Bridal Trends

The recent shows proved that there’s a unique look for every type of bride.

clock October 16, 2013WWD Staff

A spring '14 look from 424 Fifth.


424 Fifth: Hudson’s Bay’s New Sportswear Address

Named for Lord & Taylor’s Manhattan flagship address, the new women’s private-label line is designed to rival brands on the better-price sportswear floor.

clock October 15, 2013Lisa Lockwood


Web Site Refinery29 Raises $20 Million

Philippe von Borries, cofounder and co-ceo, told WWD the funds will be allocated for expansion in a range of areas such as health, fitness, home and news.

clock October 16, 2013Rachel Strugatz


Wal-Mart Sets Sales Goal of $500B

Mike Duke, the company’s president and ceo, revealed the target at the retailer’s annual meeting for the investment community on Tuesday.

clock October 16, 2013Sharon Edelson

Angela Ahrendts and Christopher Bailey

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Taps Christopher Bailey as CEO-Designate, Reports on Results

The brand’s chief creative officer will succeed Angela Ahrendts, who is leaving to join Apple Inc. as senior vice president of retail and online stores.

clock October 16, 2013Samantha Conti and Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Twitter Inc. Chooses NYSE for IPO

The microblogging company said it would issue its shares on the Big Board under the symbol “TWTR.”

clock October 16, 2013Evan Clark

A style from the Thakoon Addition collection.

Fashion Scoops

Thakoon Addition Expanding Into Footwear

Done through a license with Six London, Thakoon Panichgul’s contemporary collection is launching three styles for spring.

clock October 16, 2013Jessica Iredale

Leighton Meester

Fashion Scoops

Biotherm Names Leighton Meester

The actress is the new global ambassador for the L’Oréal-owned brand.

clock October 16, 2013Jennifer Weil

Fashion Scoops

DVF Dress Exhibit Headed for Los Angeles

The brand will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its iconic wrap dress in 2014, and will kick off the year with “Journey of a Dress.”

clock October 16, 2013David Lipke

Sketches of Salvatore Ferragamo gowns designed exclusively for the Beverly Hills runway presentation.

Fashion Scoops

Ferragamo Sponsoring Opening Gala for New Beverly Hills Arts Center

Brad Pitt and Robert Redford will be the honorary cochairs at the splashy affair for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

clock October 16, 2013Marcy Medina


Dallas Market Week Calendar

Upcoming dates and special events at Dallas Market Center and Fashion Industry Gallery.

clock October 16, 2013WWD Staff


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