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The finale of the lingerie show at the Salon International de la Lingerie.


Paris Shows Fine-Tune for Growth

Despite tough economic times, shows are upping their fashion ante to generate interest.

clock November 13, 2013Laure Guilbault

Milan, Italy


Italian Fairs Building on Momentum

Increasing exports seen as the key to growth.

clock November 13, 2013Cynthia Martens

The trend area at Intertextile Shanghai.


Asian Fairs Look to Sharpen Focus

Chinese organizers aim to firm up a soft market.

clock November 13, 2013Kathleen E. McLaughlin and Kelly Wetherille

Shopping the contemporary Premium show.


Germany Adapts to Market Shifts

A more specilaized focus emerges as big brands go their own way.

clock November 13, 2013Melissa Drier

Checking out the fabrics at the Textile Forum.


Fog Slowly Lifting Over British Economy

London trade show organizers see better times ahead.

clock November 13, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Shoppers near Paris' main department store.


EU Forecast: A Cautionary Tale

The first of 2014 will be aimed at economic recovery.

clock November 13, 2013Samantha Conti


International Trade Shows Calendar

Listings are accurate as of press time, but attendees are encouraged to confirm dates and locations.

clock November 13, 2013WWD Staff

Brunello Cucinelli RTW Spring 2014

Business Features

Brunello Cucinelli Profits Rise 10.2%

The company was driven by gains in the U.S., Europe and Greater China.

clock November 12, 2013Luisa Zargani


Dolce and Gabbana File Appeal

The designers’ lawyer Massimo Dinoia argues that the duo has always focused on fashion and style, not management.

clock November 12, 2013Luisa Zargani

The new Riviera by CurvExpo trade fair will be staged at the Hyatt Regency Beach Resort & Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif.


CurvExpo, Eurovet Team With ISAM

Riviera by CurvExpo is aimed at creating a regional trade platform for swimwear and active brands and retailers in California.

clock November 12, 2013Karyn Monget


Eminence Says Men’s Wearhouse Open to Talks With Jos. A. Bank

Activist investor Ricky Sandler says he was assured MW would review “all strategic options,” including a merger.

clock November 12, 2013Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr

Lady Gaga


Glamour Honors Women of the Year

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barbra Streisand and Lady Gaga, the latter two honorees, all made appearances for an evening that packed star power.

clock November 12, 2013Erik Maza


More Details Emerge on Vince IPO

The brand’s corporate parent, Apparel Holding Corp., said it plans to sell 10 million shares at $17 to $19 each in its initial public offering.

clock November 12, 2013Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

"Cornelia Ward Hall and Her Children" by Michele Giordigiani, 1880.


New Book, ‘Gilded New York,’ Coincides With MCNY Exhibit

The exhibit is intended to launch the new Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery at the museum.

clock November 12, 2013Lorna Koski

Juan Carlos Obando, Dao-Yi Chow, Maxwell Osborne and Marc Alary.


Tom Ford Dishes Fashion Advice at CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards

As keynote speaker, Ford’s words of wisdom ranged from pragmatic and insightful to amusing and, in true Tom style, a little provocative and even risqué.

clock November 12, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Pete Hamill


Q&A: Lessons From Pete Hamill

The novelist, journalist and essayist talks about everything from growing up in Brooklyn to being honored by the Pratt Institute at its annual gala.

clock November 13, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

The Kara Ross store in New York.

Designer and Luxury

Kara Ross Opens New York Flagship

The designer’s first stand-alone store will feature pieces from her fine jewelry and handbag collections.

clock November 12, 2013Lauren McCarthy

David Easton, Thomas Schutte, James Turrell and Margaret Russell.


Pratt Honors ‘Legends’ at Annual Gala

Architectural Digest’s editor in chief Margaret Russell, Pete Hamill, James Turrell and interior decorator David Easton were celebrated.

clock November 13, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Human Resources

Hudson’s Bay Promotes Several to Exec Posts

The department store group put the final touches on its newly formed executive team by elevating several top merchants.

clock November 12, 2013David Moin

Brands are fighting to be heard in the crowded world of social media.


Social Media Space Grows Ever-Crowded

Brands and retailers are planning very carefully to get their voices heard online this holiday season.

clock November 13, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Embroidered polyester top from Whitney Eve and Kensie’s polyester skirt. Monet necklace; Lori Leigh Designs bag; Sugar shoes.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2014 Trend: Plaza Sweet

Playful young ladies let loose in Eloise’s favorite stomping ground. Their pretty party looks range from jacquard dresses to skirts with politely cropped tops.

clock November 13, 2013Kim Friday

Mary Alderete


Mary Alderete Joins True Religion as Marketing Chief

Former Levi’s and Gap executive previously worked on Amazon launch.

clock November 13, 2013Arnold J. Karr

The Eileen Fisher store in the Time Warner Center.

Ready To Wear

Eileen Fisher Unveils Two New Retail Concepts

One unit, at the Time Warner Center in New York, reopened Tuesday and was designed to reflect the designer’s passion for sustainability.

clock November 13, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Manuel Ehrensperger

Ready To Wear

Pronovias Aims to Double Sales

Chief executive officer Manuel Ehrensperger, who joined the company in July, discussed the bridal brand’s strategy.

clock November 13, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Lady Gaga for Versace Spring 2014.

Fashion Scoops

Lady Gaga to Front for Versace Campaign

It is understood fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott photographed her in London.

clock November 13, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Invesco Increases Stake in Abercrombie & Fitch

The global investment firm, with more than $750 billion in assets under management, has nearly tripled its holdings in the reeling teen retailer.

clock November 13, 2013Arnold J. Karr

An image from the Farfetch holiday campaign, featuring Hanneli Mustaparta in Lanvin.

Fashion Scoops

Farfetch Launches Holiday Initiative

The online shopping platform has tapped five creative influencers for a five-week global bonanza.

clock November 13, 2013Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Rebecca Minkoff Collaborates With Electronics Brand Frends

The designer is breaking into the music industry with an exclusive design for Frends With Benefits.

clock November 13, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

New Owners for Paris Retailer Merci

France’s Gerbi family, founders of French fashion retailer Gérard Darel, are to take over the charitable concept shop from the Cohen family.

clock November 13, 2013Miles Socha

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel


GQ Toasts Justin Timberlake

The men’s glossy saw fit to host a special dinner for the pop star at New York’s Carbone as he couldn’t make the splashier “Men of the Year” celebration in L.A.

clock November 13, 2013David Lipke

Valentino and Barbara Walters


Vanity Fair Hosts Lunch for Giancarlo Giammetti in New York

Giammetti is at the halfway mark of a multicity tour to plug his first book, “Private: Giancarlo Giammetti.”

clock November 7, 2013Erik Maza


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Speakers, including Chantal Gaemperle, Antoine Arnault, Stella McCartney and Jacques Cavallier from LVMH, and students and graduates from CSM, at the Central Saint Martins and LVMH symposium about the launch of a new phase of their partnership: Maison/0 for regenerative luxury.


LVMH Extends Central Saint Martins Maison/0 Program With Regenerative…

clock 17hTianwei Zhang and Mimosa Spencer

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