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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 5hMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 19hDavid Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 13hWWD Staff

Social Media Sites Gain in World of Digital Ads

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Overview

As digital advertising continues to mushroom, Twitter and Facebook are squaring off for a piece of the pie against the behemoth Google as if their lives depended on it — and they very well may.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion

Viktor & Rolf Monsieur Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The Dutch design duo created a terrific crossover between tracksuits and tailoring in their fun and urban collection.

clock January 17, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Junya Watanabe Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The designer sent a gang of punks on a hunt, yielding an inimitable and charming take on various strands of British style.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Maison Martin Margiela Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The design team focused on crisp tailoring — with a pinch of craziness.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Givenchy Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Riccardo Tisci raised his game for fall with a muscular show rippling with new ideas.

clock January 17, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Cerruti Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Aldo Maria Camillo was inspired by the idea of a timeworn military wardrobe for his fall collection.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

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Kris Van Assche Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The designer tapped a playful vein for fall.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Marni Sets Plans for 20th Anniversary

The brand is planning a number of events to mark the occasion.

clock January 17, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion

Comme des Garçons Homme Plus Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Rei Kawakubo is among designers who glanced back to the 19th century this season, teleporting frock coats and subjecting them to her tailoring experiments.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Façonnable in Women’s Push

The brand is going through a revamp, and earlier this month, the new women’s fall collection was unveiled in New York.

clock January 17, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion

Berluti Men’s RTW Fall 2014

For fall, designer Alessandro Sartori applied his quintessentially Italian sense of chic to sporty Alpine blousons.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

John Galliano Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Bill Gaytten took the rat race literally in his fall collection, sending out models that looked like they just jumped off a bicycle.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Kenzo Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Carol Lim and Humberto Leon tapped an industrial vein originating from America’s Northwest.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Sacai Men’s RTW Fall 2014

For her chic fall collection, Chitose Abe made familiar garments such as varsity jackets and Chesterfield coats look as if they had been turned inside out.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Dior Homme RTW Fall 2014

Bridging Wall Street and The Bowery, Kris Van Assche blended high-end tailoring and luxury streetwear in youthful ways.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Hermès Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Itsy-bitsy spider went down the Hermès runway — as a 3D motif embedded on a cashmere sweater.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Ami Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Alexandre Mattiussi stuck to his mellow, infinitely approachable take on Parisian street chic.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Kanye West Speaks Out About Fashion

“I’m beginning to be able to express myself,” the hip-hop artist said at the presentation of his second capsule collection for A.P.C.

clock January 19, 2014Alex Wynne

Fashion

Lanvin Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Everything here was unmistakably Lanvin: the fluid tailoring, the curving volumes in lustrous couture fabrics, and the sophisticated sense of proportion.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Balenciaga Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Designed by a team under Alexander Wang’s direction, this compact men’s collection stuck to a palette of grays and black and a low-key presentation format.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Y-3 Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Superheroes inspired Yohji Yamamoto’s latest Y-3 collection for Adidas, decamping from New York and making its debut on the Paris runway.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Christophe Lemaire Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The designer subtly infused a more urban touch into his Eastern-tinged wardrobe of staples.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Paul Smith Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The British designer explored the hazier side of psychedelia with a color palette veering from faded tapestry shades to dusty lilac and old pink.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Umit Benan Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Showing in Paris for the first time, the designer hit a homerun with his Forties Americana-themed collection.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Thom Browne Men’s RTW Fall 2014

There were two chapters to the designer’s whimsical fall fable.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Versace Couture

Lady Gaga, who fronts the house’s spring campaign, flew into Paris Sunday night to take in Donatella Versace’s latest couture show.

clock January 19, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion

Saint Laurent Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Hedi Slimane introduced a host of English fabric, reclaimed that inimitable squared-off YSL shoulder line, and introduced more classic styles.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Couture

Atelier Versace Couture Spring 2014

“A contemporary goddess: Power, determination, strength, and glamour — that’s what I was thinking about,” the designer explained.

clock January 19, 2014WWD Staff

Couture

Schiaparelli Couture Spring 2014

The workmanship was superb at Marco Zanini’s couture debut on Monday.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Schiaparelli

Jean Paul Gaultier, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Elle Macpherson and Inès de la Fressange were among the guests Monday.

clock January 20, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Executive Changes

Francesco Trapani to Leave Operational Role at LVMH

The Bulgari heir and former head of LVMH’s watches and jewelry division will become an adviser to Bernard Arnault.

clock January 20, 2014Alex Wynne

Fashion

Jean Paul Gaultier Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The collection tapped the same themes as the designer’s women’s pre-fall line.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Couture

Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014

At the collection’s best, unfettered (though not always simple) charm prevailed.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Couture

Giambattista Valli Couture Spring 2014

For his sixth couture show, the Italian designer went mainly short, sharp and sculptural.

clock January 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

On the Red Carpet at the SAG Awards

Most of the attendees at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards kept their time on the red carpet short and sweet before heading inside.

clock January 20, 2014Lindzi Scharf

Couture

Hussein Chalayan Goes Cutting Edge for Vionnet

The designer today will parade a demi-couture range that incorporates laser cutting and electrical wires.

clock January 21, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Fashion Folk: Beyond the Quilt

Fashion and folk art aren’t exactly natural bedfellows, but the American Folk Art Museum is making a statement that the two can cohabitate quite naturally.

clock January 21, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Digital

Social Media Sites Gain in World of Digital Ads

As digital advertising continues to mushroom, Twitter and Facebook are squaring off for a piece of the pie against the behemoth Google.

clock January 21, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad

Epicurious Launches New App

While the creation of an app is not exactly novel, it signals a larger shift for the digital brand.

clock January 21, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Parties

Entertainment Weekly Hosts Pre-SAG Awards Soiree

The impromptu dance party — sponsored by Essie, TNT and TBS — carried on at West Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont well past the party’s official end.

clock January 20, 2014Lindzi Scharf

Legal

Coach Gets $5.5M in Fakes Case Settlement

Beyond the dollar amount, what makes the settlement significant is the fact it stems from a criminal case that held the property owner accountable.

clock January 21, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Tommy Hilfiger Sets Plans for NYFW

The designer will be heading back to the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan to present his women’s runway collection on Feb. 10 at 11 a.m.

clock January 21, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Dots Planning Prepackaged Bankruptcy Filing

Financial sources said the company has been in talks to find a buyer, but that some of those discussions stalled.

clock January 21, 2014Vicki M. Young

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