Johann Rupert Nixes Talk of Brand Sales

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Overview

Johann Rupert, the executive chairman and main shareholder of Compagnie Financière Richemont, may be one headstrong luxury captain — but he’s also a steadfast one.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Daisy Fuentes and Vivica A. Fox

Parties

K.I.D.S., Fashion Delivers Event Raises $1.4M

The two charities, which are in the final stages of a merger, held a combined fund-raiser at New York’s Chelsea Piers.

clock November 10, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Retail

Printemps Sets E-commerce Strategy

French department store to leverage acquisition to boost online sales to 10 percent.

clock November 8, 2013Miles Socha

Lisa Perry

Fashion Scoops

Lisa Perry Hosts CFDA’s New Members Party

Zac Posen, Shane Gabier, Liz Lange, Patrik Ervell and more attended the event.

clock November 8, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Moncler Sells Sportswear Brands

The division includes brands Marina Yachting, Henry Cotton’s, Coast Weber & Ahaus and the 18CRR81 Cerruti license.

clock November 8, 2013Luisa Zargani

Media

Internal Shifts at Time Inc.

Nancy Gibbs, the newly-crowned managing editor of Time magazine, has promoted Michael Duffy and Radhika Jones to deputy managing editors.

clock November 8, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Natalie Portman in Dior.

Parties

Dior, Guggenheim Host Gala

The arty fashion crowd consisted of Stella Tennant, Jeff and Justine Koons, Shala Monroque, Gaia Repossi, Olympia Scarry, Cindy Sherman, Peter Marino and more.

clock November 8, 2013Taylor Harris

Lindsay Ellingson as the Snow Queen.

Intimates

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Behind the Curtain

The fantasy world of a make-believe Snow Queen and her Snow Angels swathed in Swarovski Elements took over the brand’s Manhattan offices on Wednesday.

clock November 8, 2013Karyn Monget

Media

Art Partner Relocating to Brooklyn’s City Point

The artists management and creative content agency has secured a 15-year lease for 10,000 square feet.

clock November 8, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Human Resources

Robert Friedman, Former CEO of Famous-Barr, Dies at 82

Friedman died Thursday at Horizon Hospice at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee.

clock November 8, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Retail

Mary Katrantzou Unveils Web Update

The designer will launch her first e-commerce site later this month.

clock November 11, 2013Samantha Conti

Louis Vuitton's three-story shop-in-shop at Selfridges in London.

Retail

Louis Vuitton Opens ‘Townhouse’ at Selfridges

Five years in the making, the brand’s latest “retail playground” — a 10,000-square-foot, three-story shop-in-shop — has opened in the London department store.

clock November 11, 2013Samantha Conti

An outside view of the Bottega Veneta facility.

Designer and Luxury

Bottega Veneta Unveils New ‘Green’ Headquarters

The luxury brand is investing in its human resources by providing its 300 employees with a new office space — the stately 18th-century Villa Schroeder-Da Porto.

clock November 11, 2013Luisa Zargani

Johann Rupert

Financial

Johann Rupert Stays the Course at Richemont

The group said that it no longer intends to make any asset disposals, and will instead invest in its soft luxury portfolio.

clock November 11, 2013Samantha Conti and Miles Socha

A look inside Issey Miyake's concept store, Reality Lab Issey Miyake, in Tokyo.

Designer and Luxury

Issey Miyake to Open New Concept Store in Tokyo

The new store, featuring the work of five young designers, collectively known as Reality Lab, marks the launch of a new men’s line.

clock November 11, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Alexis Bittar's hand-painted Lucite with 14-karat-gold tone, Swarovski Elements' brooch.

Accessory Trends

Spring 2014 Trend: Wings of Desire

Butterflies transform into magical spring accessories.

clock November 11, 2013Roxanne Robinson

Fashion Scoops

Guccio Gucci SpA Wins Trademark Case in China

The Nanjing Intermediate People’s Court of China sided with the firm in a dispute with Guess over trademark infringement and unfair competition activities.

clock November 11, 2013Arnold J. Karr and Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Ermenegildo Zegna Fetes Rodeo Drive Debut

Jeremy Renner, Edward Norton, Gerard Butler, Joe Jonas, Jim Parsons, Ed Weeks and Joe Manganiello were among those suited up for the occasion.

clock November 11, 2013Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Yoox Gears Up for the Holidays

The e-tailer is unveiling today a special area dedicated to the upcoming holiday season.

clock November 11, 2013Alessandra Turra

Christian Wijnants RTW Spring 2014

Intimates

Spring 2014 Legwear Trend: Sporting Chance

Ribs, stripes, layers! The season’s big athletic motif included ample active legwear.

clock November 11, 2013Mayte Allende

Simone Rocha RTW Spring 2014

Intimates

Spring 2014 Legwear Trend: Gone Girly

Jewels, lace and embroidery gussied up hosiery to a charming effect.

clock November 11, 2013WWD Staff

Miu Miu RTW Spring 2014

Intimates

Spring 2014 Legwear Trend: The Odd Squad

Wild patterns, neon brights and extreme embellishments delivered an eccentric beat.

clock November 11, 2013WWD Staff

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Fashion

Bottega Veneta’s Berlin Show, Party Receive Backlash on Social Media

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Social Studies

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