The New Downtown

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Overview

The unveiling of the West Concourse of the World Trade Center in New York is a major milestone for the rebirth of the iconic site.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

A spring look from Madewell.

Fashion Features

Madewell Spring 2014

Somsack Sikhounmuong thought about “traveling and what your suitcase looks like before you get on the plane and what it looks like after.”

clock October 22, 2013WWD Staff

Jean-Paul Agon

Beauty Features

L’Oréal Lays Out 2020 Sustainability Targets

Jean-Paul Agon believes that the “Sharing Beauty with All” program will be an integral part of helping the company to conquer a billion new consumers.

clock October 23, 2013Alex Wynne

Leslie Berglass

Financial

Retailers Underestimate Spending Power of Millennials

According to a new research study, “What Happens When Millennials Get the Wallet,” retailers may not fully understand their needs.

clock October 23, 2013Lisa Lockwood

A look from Samuelsohn.

Sportswear

Grano Plans Major Expansion of Hickey Freeman Brand

A younger-skewed collection and revamped styling are in the cards.

clock October 24, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

The new Pockets.

Retail

Pockets Reopens in Dallas With New Owners

The upscale specialty retailer has is back with new management in the Plaza at Preston Center, about two miles away from its former home.

clock October 24, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Miley Cyrus in Marc Jacobs.

Designer and Luxury

Marc Jacobs, Robert Duffy Honored at FGI Night of Stars

Everyone worth their salt in fashion came out to show their support for friends and family in the business.

clock October 23, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Government and Trade

Report Critical of Bangladesh Victim Compensation

Labor groups claim payments have either not been made or not agreed upon.

clock October 23, 2013Kristi Ellis

The Sandro store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Retail

Sandro Opens in Brooklyn

French contemporary retailer’s Williamsburg outpost puts a spotlight on its fast-growing men’s business.

clock October 23, 2013David Lipke

A still from Kiton’s “A Neopolitan Dream.”

Designer and Luxury

Kiton Creates Film for Spring Women’s Collection

Set in the Museo di Capodimonte in Naples, there are 12 clothing changes during the film, which also features shots of Capri, a luxury boat and a private jet.

clock October 23, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Giorgio Armani

Designer and Luxury

Giorgio Armani Day in New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg proclaimed today Giorgio Armani Day in honor of the designer’s longtime relationship with the city.

clock October 24, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

A rendering of the West Concourse of the World Trade Center’s dramatic Oculus.

Retail

World Trade Center Ushers in Rebirth of Downtown

Today’s unveiling of the West Concourse is the latest step in the renaissance of the emotionally resonant site.

clock October 24, 2013Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

Diesel Black Gold to Guest at Pitti

The brand will unveil the first men’s wear collection by Andreas Melbostad, while Barbara Casasola will be the show’s guest women’s wear designer.

clock October 24, 2013Alessandra Turra and Julia Neel

Tokyo Fashion Week street style.

Fashion Features

They Are Wearing: Tokyo’s Rising Sons

Tokyo is a fashion capital of men’s wear, particularly when it comes to street style.

clock October 24, 2013WWD Staff

Media

Media Execs Present United Front at Association of Magazine Media Conference

At one afternoon panel, five of the industry’s chieftains weighed in on the state of things and delivered an optimistic prognosis.

clock October 24, 2013Erik Maza

Media

Glamour Names Paul Ritter Creative Director

He joins from the Hearst Magazines-owned Elle, where he was design director.

clock October 24, 2013WWD Staff

A sketch of a Calvin Klein design for Drake.

Fashion Scoops

Drake to Wear Calvin Klein Collection on Tour

Men’s creative director Italo Zucchelli designed bomber jackets, hoodies, T-shirts, tanks and pants for the “Nothing Was the Same” rapper.

clock October 24, 2013David Lipke

An image from the campaign for Kate Bosworth’s Topshop collection, shot by Michael Polish.

Fashion Scoops

Kate Bosworth Teams Up With Topshop

The actress has collaborated with the retailer’s design team on a 46-piece collection called simply The Collection.

clock October 24, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Carven to Open First U.S. Store

The boutique at 83 Mercer Street in New York’s SoHo neighborhood will be the Paris-based brand’s 16th global unit.

clock October 24, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Bon-Ton Stores Joins Retailers Opening on Thanksgiving

Retailer said Wednesday it will open at 8 p.m. on the holiday with 500-plus doorbusters.

clock October 24, 2013Vicki M. Young

Essentialist

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Manish Chandra, Poshmark

Business

Poshmark Slumps After Big IPO Increase

clock 4hEvan Clark

Social Studies

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